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Title Matteson & McConnell's gerontological nursing : concepts and practice / [edited by] Adrianne Dill Linton, Helen W. Lach.

Imprint St. Louis, MO : Saunders, Elsevier, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  610.7365 M429g 2007    ---  Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xxxiii, 1006 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Note Rev. ed. of: Gerontological nursing / Mary Ann Matteson, Eleanor S. McConnell, Adrianne Dill Linton. 2nd ed. c1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Gerontological nursing: issues and trends in practice / Helen W. Lach -- Assessment: focus on function / Helen W. Lach & Carrie M. Smith -- Tools for screening and assessment / Helen W. Lach & Carrie M. Smith -- Application of nursing theory / Helen W. Lach -- Evidence-based practice / Marita G. Titler & Jane Hsiao-Chen Tang -- Gerontology: the study of aging / Helen W. Lach -- Pharmacological considerations / Adranne Dill Linton -- Nutritional considerations / Anna J. Biggs -- Ethical considerations / Kathleen T. Lucke -- Integument system / Adrianne Dill Linton -- Musculoskeletal system / Adrianne Dill Linton -- Cardiovascular system / Mary Ann House-Fancher & Ronald J. Lynch -- Respiratory system / Adrianne Dill Linton -- Neurological system / Pamela Millsap -- Gastrointestinal system / Adrianne Dill Linton -- Genitourinary system / Adrianne Dill Linton -- Endocrine system / Adrianne Dill Linton, Lisa J. Hooter, & Coleen R. Elmers -- Immune system / Adrianne Dill Linton -- Age-related changes in the special senses / Adrianne Dill Linton --
Age-related psychological changes / David W. Carroll & Adrianne Dill Linton -- Age-related sociological changes / Cheryl Lyn Zukerberg & Adrianne Dill Linton -- End of life care of the older adult / Pamela Z. Cacchione & Patrick J. Cacchione -- Leadership skills / Nina Tumosa & Helen W. Lach -- Therapeutic groups for older adults / James H. Cook, Jr. & Candace M. Ball -- Team work: interdisciplinary geriatric care / Helen W. Lach -- Case management / Todd M. Ruppar -- Health promotion and health education for older adults / Helen W. Lach -- Quality improvement / Carolyn D. Philpot ... [et al.] -- Geriatric continuum of care / Susan A. Ruzicka -- Community care / Mary Z. Dunn -- Assisted living care / Cheryl Lyn Zukerberg -- Acute care / Maria B. Carroll -- Subacute care / Elizabeth A. Capezuti -- Long-term care / Adrianne Dill Linton & Helen W. Lach.
Summary Matteson & McConnell's Gerontological Nursing, 3rd Edition provides comprehensive, research-based information on nursing care of older adults. Beginning with the basics, the text uses a systems approach to describe the aging process from wellness to illness. It also describes physiological and psychological aspects of aging in detail, as well as assessment and practice in all settings using the nursing process.
Subject Geriatric Nursing.
Aging -- physiology.
Geriatric nursing.
Added Author Linton, Adrianne Dill.
Lach, Helen W.
Matteson, Mary Ann. Gerontological nursing.
Added Title Matteson and McConnell's gerontological nursing
Gerontological nursing : concepts and practice
ISBN 1416001662
Standard No. NLM 101294755
YDXCP 2474223
NZ1 11112435
AU@ 000041203079

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