Gerontologic Nursing

Author(s): Sue E. Meiner; Jennifer J. Yeager

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  • Comprehensive assessment guidelines identify findings that are normal, deviate from normal, and abnormal.
  • A separate Health Promotion chapter and specialty boxes provide information related to promoting healthy lifestyles and preventing disease.
  • Detailed coverage of pain, infection, cancer, chronic illness, loss, death and dying, and substance abuse explains the complex aspects of aging and related care.
  • Cultural Influences chapter and Cultural Awareness boxes focus on clients' specific customs and how they affect your nursing care.
  • Client/Family Teaching boxes help you communicate effectively on self-care.
  • Home Care Tips boxes promote practical, effective care for the homebound older client.
  • Emergency Treatment boxes highlight critical care in emergency situations.
  • Nutrition boxes discuss the special nutritional needs and concerns of an aging population.
  • Key points help you remember what you've read, and critical thinking activities help expand learned concepts.
  • Up-to-date content includes the latest on hip and knee replacement, Lyme disease, lactose intolerance, upper respiratory infections, current arthritis therapies and treatments, and expanded information on abuse of older adults.
  • Unique Nursing Care Plans link NANDA-I nursing diagnoses, NIC priority interventions for specific conditions, and NOC suggested outcomes for guidance in providing appropriate care.
  • Unique Evidence-Based Practice boxes help you apply the research leading to better outcomes of nursing care.
  • Unique Nursing Process boxes provide quick and easy access to care information.

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General Fields

  • : 9780323498111
  • : Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • : Mosby
  • : November 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sue E. Meiner; Jennifer J. Yeager
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 672