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Title Gerontological nursing : promoting successful aging with older adults / [edited by] Mickey Stanley, Kathryn A. Blair, Patricia Gauntlett Beare
Edition Third edition
Published Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co., [2005]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  618.97 Sta/Gnp 2005  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 387 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Promoting health through public policy and standards of care -- Theories of aging -- Mental health wellness -- Cultural dimensions -- Legal issues affecting older adults -- Ethical issues -- Health teaching and compliance -- Pharmacology and older adults -- Settings of care -- Normal aging and physical assessment -- The aging sensory system -- The aging integumentary system -- The aging musculoskeletal system -- The aging neurological system -- The aging cardiovascular system -- The aging pulmonary system -- The aging endocrine system -- The aging genitourinary system -- The aging gastrointestinal system and nutrition -- Immobility and activity intolerance in older adults -- Assessment and prevention of falls -- Pain management in older adults -- Cancer in older adults -- HIV disease in older adults -- Developmental tasks and development in later years of life -- Family dynamics -- Elder mistreatment -- Depression, alcoholism, and suicide -- Spirituality in older adults -- Sexuality in older adults -- End-of-life and palliative care -- Sleep disturbances -- Acute confusion -- Dementia in older adults -- Future of gerontological nursing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Geriatric nursing.
Geriatric Nursing.
Nursing Assessment.
Author Beare, Patricia Gauntlett.
Stanley, Mickey.
Blair, Kathryn A.
LC no. 2004014154
ISBN 080361165X alkaline paper