Gerontologic Nursing

Author: Annette Giesler Lueckenotte
Editor: Mosby Incorporated
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GERONTOLOGIC NURSING provides comprehensive coverage of health promotion, gerontologic concepts and issues, and medical-surgical problems associated with the older adult. Divided into seven parts, each chapter follows a consistent organization including learning objectives, emergency boxes, client and family teaching boxes, research boxes, key points, special insights, and new health promotion and nutrition boxes. The second edition also includes a new chapter on health promotion, expanded chapters on nutrition and functional assessment, and a dedicated MERLIN which provides the student and instructor with additional up-to-date tools and resources to enhance and expand their content knowledge. Highlights fundamental aging theories to provide a basis for biological and psychosocial aspects of quality nursing care. Provides complete and comprehensive coverage of assessment recapping normal, deviations from normal and abnormal findings. Uses a 5-step nursing process format to provide the consistent framework for presentation of nursing care. Features care plans with clinical situations for those disorders most prevalent in the elderly. Includes a separate chapter on cultural influences and integrates cultural awareness boxes throughout to focus on specific customs related to how a nurse might care for the aging client. Includes separate chapters focusing on acute, home and long term care to provide a complete discussion of care in each of these settings. Provides detailed coverage of pain, infection, cancer, chronic illness, loss, death and dying, and substance abuse to explain potentially complex aspects of aging and the related care. Provides a consistent chapter pedagogy including learning objectives, summary, key points, and critical thinking exercises. Includes Client/Family teaching boxes that emphasize key aspects of practice and teaching for self-care. Highlights Home Care Tips Boxes to promote practical, effective care for the home-bound older client. Integrates Insight boxes that provide realistic vignettes on caring for the elderly and helpful hints from today's practicing gerontological nurses. Provides Emergency Treatment boxes that alert the student to danger signs and list immediate interventions. Includes research boxes with abstracts of current research and implications for practice. Provides a nuts-and-bolts guide to blood-product administration for adult and pediatric patients. Outlines and explains transfusion reactions. Describes the effect of different types of fluids used in resuscitation. Includes formulas used in fluid administration. Provides the most up-to-date information about oxygen delivery devices. Presents information on how to help a Spanish-speaking child identify his/her level of pain. Includes the pediatric coma scale. Features the pediatric trauma score which is used to help evaluate the severity of injury. Provides information about domestic violence in the Mental Health Conditions chapter. Includes a section on the role of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) and the latest findings on sexual assault. Presents additional information on mammalian bites and anaphylactic shock. Highlights major points of care for quick reference with bold or italicized text. Presents pediatric and adult content separately in the reference section of the book for fast and easy access. Includes stroke and hypothermia algorithms. Covers the latest information on conscious sedation according to JCAHO standards, including a table on deep sedation. Features several new and updated tables which include the following information: conversion of Centigrade and Fahrenheit, updated normal lab values, updated medication tables, etc. (Includes a FREE MERLIN website at: www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/Lueckenotte/)

Gerontologic Nursing E Book

Author: Sue E. Meiner
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293794
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Gerontologic Nursing, 5th Edition offers comprehensive disorder and wellness coverage to equip you with the essential information you need to provide the best nursing care to older adults. A body-system organization makes information easy to find, and includes discussions on health promotion, psychologic and sociocultural issues, and the common medical-surgical problems associated with aging adults. Written by expert educator and clinician Sue Meiner, EdD, APRN, BC, GNP, this book also emphasizes topics such as nutrition, chronic illness, emergency treatment, patient teaching, home care, and end-of-life care. Case Studies specialty boxes provide realistic situations to expand your knowledge and understanding. UNIQUE! Nursing care plans supply guidance on selecting appropriate nursing activities and interventions for specific conditions. Evidence-Based Practice specialty boxes pull the critical evidence-based information contained in the text into boxes for easy access and identification. UNIQUE! Client/Family Teaching specialty boxes emphasize key aspects of practice and teaching for self-care. UNIQUE! Home Care specialty boxes highlight tips to promote practical, effective home care for the older adult. UNIQUE! Emergency Treatment specialty boxes highlight critical treatment needed in emergency situations. UNIQUE! Nutritional Considerations specialty boxes demonstrate special nutritional needs and concerns facing the aging population. NEW! Completely revised Pharmacologic Management chapter covering substance abuse. NEW! Completely revised Cognitive and Neurologic Function chapter covering mental health. NEW! Up-to-date content equips you with the most current information as the basis of the best possible care for problems affecting the older adult population. Streamlined focus presents the essential "need to know" information for the most common conditions in older adults in a format that you can easily and quickly grasp. UNIQUE! Disorder index on the inside cover supplies a handy reference to guide students to the information they need quickly and easily. Complex aspects of aging offers detailed and comprehensive coverage of pain, infection, cancer, chronic illness, loss, death, and dying, and substance abuse. Thorough assessment coverage recaps normal, deviations from normal, and abnormal findings of vitals for the older adult for students and practitioners.

Gerontologic Nursing

Author: Sue Meiner
Editor: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323069991
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This text covers health promotion, gerontologic concepts and issues, and medical-surgical problems associated with the older adult. Each chapter includes learning objectives, emergencies, client and family teaching, research and nutrition.

Gerontologic Nursing

Author: Mary M. Burke
Editor: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780815113317
File Size: 67,59 MB
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This new edition of GERONTOLOGIC NURSING turns its focus to the care of all older adults, not just those who are ill. It identifies the diverse needs of the geriatric population and addresses the care of common conditions as well as illness prevention. Throughout, Health Promotion boxes and Healthy People 2000 objectives reinforce a commitment to wellness. New chapters discuss psychosocial aspects of aging, drug therapy, cancer, and ethical issues. Incorporates the 6-step nursing process framework to provide a clear, consistent presentation of specific conditions in the older adult Nursing interventions are individualized according to three care settings: acute care, Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-308-9

Gerontologic Nursing

Author: Mary Ann Christ
Editor: Springhouse Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780874344882
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Manual Of Gerontologic Nursing

Author: Charlotte Eliopoulos
Editor: Mosby Incorporated
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Features practical information on gerontologic conditions and care within a nursing diagnosis framework. The book begins with general facts about the older population and then focuses on the major functional health patterns and selected health problems seen in the elderly. Special care issues such as safe drug use and legal-ethical issues are included.

Decision Making In Gerontologic Nursing

Author: Paula A. Loftis
Editor: Mosby Incorporated
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DECISION MAKING IN GERONTOLOGIC NURSING provides practicing nurses with valuable assessment and intervention strategies in the clinical setting. This practical text enhances decision-making skills through the use of unique algorithm, or decision tree, which walks the nurse through pertinent principles of anatomy and physiology, a patient's history, clinical manifestations, interventions, and patient teaching. Divided into physical, psychosocial, and functional disorders, DECISION MAKING IN GERONTOLOGIC NURSING focuses on the conditions commonly seen in elderly people.

Exam Prep For Gerontologic Nursing Caring For The Older

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Gerontologic Nursing

Author: Sue E. Meiner
Editor: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323060295
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Future Of Health Care And The Elderly Geriatric Medicine

Author: United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care
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Exam Prep For Gerontologic Nursing

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Report On The First Annual Meeting Of The Nia Geriatric Medicine Academic Awardees

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Journal Of Gerontological Nursing

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Determining The Future Of Gerontological Nursing Education

Author: Christine Heine
Editor: National League for Nursing
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Geriatric Nursing Healthy Aging

Author: Priscilla Ebersole
Editor: Mosby Incorporated
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Each unit builds the fundamental concepts required to effectively treat older adults and teaches how to help them to reach their highest level of welness regardless of their physical disorder.

Developments In Aging

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging
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Strengthening Geriatric Nursing Education

Author: Terry T. Fulmer
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The purpose of this book is to promote geriatric content in the basic nursing curriculum in order to ensure that new nurse graduates are properly prepared to care for the growing numbers of elderly in the United States. Distinguished nurse educators review the current state of geriatrics and gerontology in the nursing curriculum, and make recommendations for fully incorporating it into the program of study. Among the contributors to this volume are Mathy Mezey, May Wykle, and Betty Friedan.

Special Projects For Improvement In Nurse Training

Author: United States. Public Health Service. Division of Nursing
Editor: U.S. Government Printing Office
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Gerontological Nursing

Author: Sheila L. Molony
Editor: Prentice Hall
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Designed to supplement adult, family, and geriatric courses in nurse practitioner programs, this book uses a case study approach to present practical information about the clinical management of the older adult. KEY TOPICS: It focuses on common problems of the geriatric in acute, community and long-term settings. Comprehensive coverage of assessment and diagnostic tools, cognitive and ethical issues, and the planning of care encourages the development of critical thinking and decision-making skills. Clinical pearls and vignettes highlight information necessary for effective geriatric care. Nurse practitioners, nurse practitioner students, advance practice nurses.

Gerontological Nursing Competencies For Care

Author: Kristen L. Mauk
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284104478
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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Fourth Edition focuses on caring for the elderly by employing a holistic and inter-disciplinary approach. The Fourth Edition will feature a greater emphasis on healthy aging and continues to follow the framework of the Core Competencies of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing. This framework allows students to learn and develop all aspects of nursing care in a familiar and structured learning platform.