COVID-19 Response at Fishpond.com.au

Read what we're doing...

Ebersole and Hess' Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Part 1: Foundations of Healthy Aging * Introduction to healthy aging * Gerontological nursing history, education, and roles * Care across the continuum * Culture and aging * Theories of aging and physical changes * Social, psychological, spiritual, and cognitive aspects of aging Part 2: Fundamentals of caring * Assessment and documentation for optimal care * Safe medication use * Nutrition and Hydration * Elimination * Rest, sleep, and activity * Promoting healthy skin and feet * Promoting safety Part 3: Coping with chronic disorders in late life * Living with chronic illness * Pain and comfort * Diseases affecting vision and hearing * Metabolic disorders * Bone and joint problems * Cardiac and respiratory disorders * Neurological disorders * Cognitive impairment * Mental health Part 4: Caring for elders and their caregivers * Economic and legal issues * Relationships, roles, and transitions * Loss, death, and palliative care

About the Author

Dr. Theris A. Touhy, DNP, CNS, DPNAP Dr. Kathleen F. Jett, PhD, GNP-BC

Reviews

The text is also well supported with a variety of student and academic resources, which can be accessed through the publisher's website. Thus a particular strength of the book is that it can be used as the core component of a wide ranging and interactive learning experience. I consider this text valuable learning material for all nurses who work with older adults and I would particularly recommend it for undergraduate nursing students and postgraduate students specialising in the field. Nurse Education in Practice, November 2009

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Science » Medical » Geriatric
Home » Books » Science » Medical » Nursing » Gerontology
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling Ebersole and Hess' Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top