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Gerontological nursing

Author: Charlotte Eliopoulos
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Ninth editionView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the content that students need to know for effective practice, this text offers engaging, evidence-based coverage of the aging process, factors contributing to healthy aging, and unique aspects of disease presentation and management in older adults. Updated to help students meet the challenges of this increasingly diverse population, the ninth edition retains its acclaimed holistic approach through  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eliopoulos, Charlotte.
Gerontological nursing.
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2018]
(OCoLC)1007548501
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Eliopoulos
ISBN: 9780060000387 0060000384 9781496377258 1496377257
OCLC Number: 953525190
Description: xxii, 539 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Unit 1: The aging experience. The aging population --
Theories of aging --
Diversity --
Life transitions and story --
Common aging changes --
Unit 2: Foundations of gerontological nursing. The specialty of gerontological nursing --
Holistic assessment and care planning --
Legal aspects of gerontological nursing --
Ethical aspects of gerontological nursing --
Continuum of care in gerontological nursing --
Unit 3: Health promotion. Nutrition and hydration --
Sleep and rest --
Comfort and paint management --
Safety --
Spirituality --
Sexuality and intimacy --
Safe medication use --
Unit 4: Geriatric care . Respiration --
Circulation --
Digestion and bowel elimination --
Urinary elimination --
Reproductive system health --
Mobility --
Neurologic function --
Vision and hearing --
Endocrine function --
Skin health --
Cancer --
Mental health disorders --
Delirium and dementia --
Living in harmony with chronic conditions --
Unit 5: Settings and special issues in geriatric care --
Rehabilitative and restorative care --
Acute care --
Long term care --
Family caregiving --
End of life care
Responsibility: Charlotte Eliopoulos, PhD, MPH, RN.

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Focusing on the content that students need to know for effective practice, this text offers engaging, evidence-based coverage of the aging process, factors contributing to healthy aging, and unique aspects of disease presentation and management in older adults. Updated to help students meet the challenges of this increasingly diverse population, the ninth edition retains its acclaimed holistic approach through insightful coverage of the psychosocial, legal, ethical, and spiritual elements of patient care.

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