Gerontological Nursing
Gerontological Nursing Gerontological Nursing

Gerontological Nursing

Publication Date: January 09, 2013
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781451172775
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Eliopoulos provides students with the content they need, taking a holistic approach to gerontological nursing.  Updated for currency, the text works to ensure students are prepared for their careers with new real world application and care competencies to help guide work place decisions. With DocuCare availability, this new edition also connects textbook resources with clinical and simulation setting via supplementary resources.

  • NEW - Bringing Research to Life boxes (EBP boxes) highlight current research related to chapter topic and related best practices
  • NEW - Practice Realities translate chapter topic to a real life scenario
  • NEW  - content on empowering the older adult and discussion of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender older adults
  • Extensive discussion on revised appropriate use and regulations regarding "chemical restraint"
  • Enhanced discussion of end-of-life decision making including cultural considerations
  • Nursing Diagnosis Highlight provides a case with nursing care plan steps that can be implemented
  • Case Study with critical thinking questions related to chapter topic
  • Key Concepts and Points to Ponder help guide students through each chapter
  • Terms to Know highlight the key terms for each chapter topic

Charlotte Eliopoulos RN, MPH, PhD
American Association for Long Term Care Nursing

Edition: 8
ISBN/ISSN: 9781451172775
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 7 x 10
Pages: 576
Pub Date: January 09, 2013
Weight: 1.85

1 The Aging Population

2 Theories of Aging

3 Diversity

4 Life Transitions and Story

5 Common Agiing Changes

6 The Speicialty of Gerontological Nursing

7 Holisitic Model for Gerontological Nursing

8 Legal Aspects of Gerontological Nursing

9 Ethical Aspects of Gerontological Nursing

10 Continuum of Care in Gerontological Nursing

11 Self-Care for the Gerontological Nurse

12 Sexuality and Intimacy

13 Spirituality

14 Nutrition and Hydration

15 Rest and Sleep

16 Comfort and Pain Management

17 Safety

18 Safe Medication Use

19 Respiration

20 Circulation

21 Digestion and Bowel Elimination

22 Urinary Elimination

23 Reproductive System Health

24 Movement

25 Neurologic Function

26 Sensation

27 Endocrine Function
28 Integumentary Function

29 Immune Function

30 Infections

31 Cancer

32 Mental Health Disorders

33 Delirium and Dementia

34 Living in Harmony with Chronic Conditions

35 Rehabilitative Care

36 Acute Care

37 Long-Term Care

38 Family Caregiving

39 End-of-Life Care

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