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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Andrew Hindle; Alison Coates
|Notes:||A textbook for students and nurses.|
|Description:||xviii, 266 s. : ill.|
|Contents:||PART 1: COMMUNICATION AND DIGNITY; 1. Introduction; 2. Values, attitudes and dignity- person centred care; 3. Hearing and sight loss; 4. Law and ethics; 5. Family, carers and single households in the community; PART 2: PATIENT SAFETY; 6. Mobility and falls; 7. Medication management; PART 3: CARE SETTINGS; 8. Primary and community care; 9. Hospital care; PART 4: CHANGES IN THE AGEING PROCESS; 10. Key health conditions and the older adult; 11. Dementia, mental health and the older adult; 12. Learning disability and the older adult; 13. Nutrition and fluids; 14. Elimination and continence; 15. Hygiene and infection control; 16. Pain management; 17. Sleep in older people; 18. End of life care.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Andrew Hindle and Alison Coates ; with consultant editor Paul Kingston.|