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Home care of the elderly

Author: Sheryl Mara Zang; Judith Ann Allender
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott, ©1999.
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Using a clear, reader-friendly style and comprehensive scope, this hands-on text provides organized guidelines to help you deliver competent and compassionate care to the ever-increasing senior population. Inside you'll find: complete coverage addresses a wide range of commonly encountered problems including skin breakdown, incontinence, confusion and dementia, verbally abusive behavior, and more; practical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nurses' Instruction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Home care of the elderly.
Philadelphia : Lippincott, ©1999
(OCoLC)607225570
Online version:
Home care of the elderly.
Philadelphia : Lippincott, ©1999
(OCoLC)607821814
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheryl Mara Zang; Judith Ann Allender
ISBN: 0781715423 9780781715423
OCLC Number: 39094238
Description: xx, 524 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: I. Foundational issues in home care for the older adult. Effectively managing the elderly client in the community / Ann Marie D'Angelo --
Financial, legal, and ethical issues when providing healthcare for elderly clients at home / Frank G. D'Angelo and Ann Marie D'Angelo --
Assessment of the elderly client in the home / Herminia B. Nueva Espana. II. Promoting wellness among elderly home care clients. Ensuring safety for the elderly client at home / Mary Farren --
Promoting and maintaining mobility in the homebound elderly client / Dianna D'Amico-Panomeritakis and Joan Kurtz Sommer --
Maintaining optimum nutrition among elderly clients at home / Vilma Baltazar, Olivia Babol Ibe, and Judith A. Allender --
Enhancing intimacy and sexual health / Mary Ellen McCann. III. Home care management of issues common to elderly clients. Managing medication regimens in elderly clients / Henry Cohen --
Improving communication ability of older adults with hearing and vision loss / Rae Lord Crowe --
Dealing effectively with physically and verbally abusive elderly clients and families / Margaret Walsh --
Caring for the elderly client with urinary and bowel problems / Janice H. Hentgen, Marilyn Oppong-Addae, and Victoria D. Tanico --
Promoting skin integrity and pressure ulcer healing in the elderly client / Maureen Dailey. IV. Home care management of elderly clients with specific medical and surgical diagnoses. Caring for the elderly postoperative client / Sheryl Mara Zang --
Caring for the elderly client with rheumatic disease / Eileen Garry --
Caring for the elderly client with diabetes / Elaine Edelstein --
Caring for the elderly cardiac client / Patrice Kenneally Nicholas, Alexandra Paul-Simon --
Caring for the elderly client with respiratory problems / Andrew J. Devlin --
Caring for the elderly client with neurological deficits / Donna Diamantopulos --
Caring for the elderly psychiatric client / Mark D. Bienstock and Flora R. Bienstock --
Caring for the elderly client with cancer / Bettina Bentley Willis --
Caring for the elderly client with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias / Anne Walsh --
Providing palliative care for the dying elderly client / Vivian Schulkin.
Responsibility: [edited by] Sheryl Mara Zang, Judith A. Allender.
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Using a clear, reader-friendly style and comprehensive scope, this hands-on text provides organized guidelines to help you deliver competent and compassionate care to the ever-increasing senior population. Inside you'll find: complete coverage addresses a wide range of commonly encountered problems including skin breakdown, incontinence, confusion and dementia, verbally abusive behavior, and more; practical guidelines help you institute effective and efficient programs to bring clients from an acute problem stage to optimal functioning and improved quality of life; helpful illustrations and graphics guide you through each step of commonly performed home care procedures; easy-access organization lets you locate needed facts by disease and body system; coverage of cultural diversity removes barriers to effective communication and client education; and legal and ethical issues advise you on caregiver rights and responsibilities.

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