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Title Gerontological nursing : promoting successful aging with older adults / [edited by] Mickey Stanley, Kathryn A. Blair, Patricia Gauntlett Beare.

Imprint Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co., c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  618.970231 G319n 2005    ---  Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xv, 387 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Geriatric nursing.
Added Author Stanley, Mickey.
Blair, Kathryn A.
Beare, Patricia Gauntlett.
ISBN 080361165X (alk. paper)

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