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Author Kennedy-Malone, Laurie, 1957- author

Title Advanced Practice Nursing in the Care of Older Adults / Laurie Kennedy-Malone, Kathleen Ryan Fletcher, Lori Martin-Plank
Published Philadelphia, PA : F.A. Davis Company, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 665 pages) : illustrations
Contents UNIT I. The Healthy Older Adult -- 1. Changes With Aging -- 2. Health Promotion -- 3. Exercise in Older Adults -- UNIT II. Assessment -- 4. Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment -- 5. Symptoms and Syndromes -- UNIT III. Treating Disorders -- 6. Skin and Lymphatic Disorders -- 7. Head, Neck, and Face Disorders -- 8. Chest Disorders -- 9. Peripheral Vascular Disorders -- 10. Abdominal Disorders -- 11. Urological and Gynecological Disorders -- 12. Musculoskeletal Disorders -- 13. Central and Peripheral Nervous System Disorders -- 14. Endocrine, Metabolic, and Nutritional Disorders -- 15. Hematological and Immune System Disorders -- 16. Psychological Disorders -- UNIT IV. Complex Illness -- 17. Nutritional Support in the Older Adult -- 18. Chronic Illness and the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) -- 19. Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care -- Appendix A. Physiological Influences of the Aging Process -- Appendix B. Laboratory Values in the Older Adult
Summary "Meet the diverse health care needs of older adults! Explore effective ways to enhance the wellness and independence of older adults across the wellness-illness continuum. From an overview of the theories of aging and assessment through the treatment of disorders, including complex illnesses, this evidence-based book provides the comprehensive gerontological coverage you need to prepare for your role as an Advanced Practice Nurse. Understand how to easily identify factors that may affect the wellness of your patients and their families. Plus, enhance your critical-thinking skills with real-world case studies that bring concepts to life"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record and online resource ; title from PDF title page (EBSCOhost eBook Collection, viewed July 30, 2014)
Subject Geriatric nursing.
Advanced Practice Nursing.
Geriatric Nursing.
Geriatric Assessment.
Form Electronic book
Author Fletcher, Kathleen Ryan, 1951- author
Plank, Lori Martin, author
ISBN 0803641249 (electronic bk)
1306383145 (electronic bk)
9780803641242 (electronic bk)
9781306383141 (electronic bk)