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Ebersole & Hess' Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Incorporates the core competencies identified by the AACN and the Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing.
    • Healthy People 2010 boxes assist you in integrating knowledge about healthy aging considerations.
    • Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize research findings that confirm effective practices or identify practices with unknown, ineffective, or harmful effects.
    • Expanded sexuality-related content includes older adults living with AIDS and STDs.
    • Genetics section reflects the emergence of the role of genetics in gerontological assessment.

Key Features

    • Focus on health and wellness establishes a positive perspective to aging.
    • Careful attention to age, cultural, and gender differences are integrated throughout to help you understand these important considerations when caring for older adults.
    • Healthy aging strategies maximize the healthiest behaviors of clients with dementia and their caregivers.
    • Consistent chapter organization includes learning objectives, research, and study questions/activities to make information easy to find and use.
    • Incorporates assessment guidelines throughout provide useful tools for practice.
    • End-of-chapter activities and discussion questions help you expand your knowledge and understanding of the content.
    • Resource lists provide you with additional means to explore ways to care for the older adult.

Author Information

    By Theris A. Touhy, DNP, GCNS-BC, Professor
    Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
    Florida Atlantic University; and Kathleen Jett, PhD, GNP-BC, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, Gaithersburg, MD, USA

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Ebersole & Hess
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  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2010