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Author Touhy, Theris A.

Title Ebersole and Hess' gerontological nursing & healthy aging / Theris A. Touhy, Kathleen F. Jett.

Imprint St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  618.970231 T643g 2010    ---  Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description x, 483 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Rev. ed. of: Gerontological nursing & healthy aging / Priscilla Ebersole ... [et al.]. 2nd ed. c2005.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to healthy aging -- Gerontological nursing history, education, and roles -- Communicating with elders -- Culture and aging -- Documentation for optimal care -- Theories and physical changes of aging -- Social, psychological, spiritual and cognitive aspects of aging -- Nutritional needs -- Fluids and continence -- Rest, sleep, and activity -- Promoting healthy skin and feet -- Maintaining mobility and environmental safety -- Assessment tools in gerontological nursing -- Safe medication use for older adults -- Living with chronic illness -- Pain and comfort -- Diabetes mellitus -- Bone and joint problems -- Diseases affecting vision and hearing -- Cardiac and respiratory disorders -- Cognitive impairment -- Economic and legal issues -- Relationships, roles, and transitions -- Mental health and wellness in late life -- Loss, grief, dying, and death in late life -- Care across the continuum.
Subject Geriatric nursing.
Older people -- Health and hygiene.
Geriatric Nursing.
Health Promotion.
Holistic Nursing.
Added Author Jett, Kathleen Freudenberger.
Ebersole, Priscilla.
Hess, Patricia A., 1938-
Added Title Gerontological nursing & healthy aging
Ebersole and Hess' gerontological nursing and healthy aging
Gerontological nursing & healthy aging.
ISBN 9780323057011 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0323057012 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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