Ebersole & Hess' Toward Healthy Aging, Human Needs and Nursing Response, 8th Edition

Ebersole & Hess' Toward Healthy Aging

8th Edition Human Needs and Nursing Response

By Theris A. Touhy, DNP, CNS, DPNAP, Professor Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida and Kathleen F Jett, PhD, GNP-BC, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA


PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTHY AGING

1. Gerontological Nursing and an Aging Society

2. Health and Wellness

3. Theories of Aging

4. Physiological Changes with Aging

5. Culture, Gender, and Aging

6. Communicating with Older Adults

PART TWO: FOUNDATIONS OF CARING

7. Health Assessment in Gerontological Nursing

8. Laboratory Values and Diagnostics

9. Geropharmacology

10. The Use of Herbs and Supplements in Late Life

PART THREE: WELLNESS AND FUNCTION

11. Elimination, Sleep, Skin, and Foot Care

12. Mobility

13. Environmental Safety and Security

14. Nutrition and Hydration

PART FOUR: WELLNESS AND CHRONIC ILLNESS

15. Chronic Conditions

16. Care Across the Continuum

17. Pain and Comfort

18. Mental Health

19. Cognitive Impairment

PART FIVE: HEALTHY AGING FOR ELDERS AND THEIR FAMILIES

20. Economic, Legal and Ethical Issues

21. Intimacy and Sexuality in Late Life

22. Relationships, Roles, and Transitions

23. Loss, Death, and Dying in Late Life

24. Self-Actualization, Spirituality, and Transcendence