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Gerontologic Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • 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.

Key Features

    • 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. 

Author Information

    By Sue E. Meiner, EdD, APRN, BC, GNP, Nurse Practitioner; President, Consultant on Health Issues Inc.; formerly Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, USA

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Gerontologic Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2011