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Be prepared to meet the growing demand for nurses with the knowledge and skills to provide quality care to older adults. Mary Ann Anderson's easy-to-understand writing and positive outlook continue to enliven every page of this popular resource! Completely updated and fully revised throughout, the 5th Edition features coverage of the field's hottest topics, including a new chapter on transitions and new coverage of gerotranscendence. There are also new interactive exercises for students online at DavisPlus that make learning and studying easier.
Table of Contents
|Foundations of Care for the Older Adult||p. 1|
|Holistic Caring||p. 3|
|The Aging Experience||p. 18|
|Supporting Life Transitions and Spirituality in the Elderly||p. 34|
|The Use of the Nursing Process and Nursing Diagnosis in the Care of Older Adults||p. 52|
|Legal and Ethical Considerations Regarding Older Adults||p. 79|
|Promoting Wellness||p. 92|
|Nutrition for Older Adults||p. 109|
|Culturally Specific Care||p. 126|
|Activity, Rest, and Sleep as Criteria for Health||p. 144|
|End-of-Life Issues in Older Adults||p. 157|
|Environments of Care||p. 171|
|Management Role of the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse||p. 186|
|Clinical Practice||p. 209|
|Common Infectious Diseases||p. 211|
|Common Medical Diagnoses||p. 230|
|Physiological Assessment||p. 250|
|Common Clinical Problems: Physiological||p. 271|
|Psychological Assessment||p. 291|
|Common Clinical Problems: Psychological||p. 308|
|Rehabilitation and Restorative Care||p. 329|
|Pharmacology and Its Significance for Older Adults||p. 346|
|Laboratory Values and Older Adults||p. 364|
|Unit Resources||p. 387|
|Sample Advance Directives: Living Will and Power of Attorney for Health Care||p. 389|
|Answers to Chapter Study Questions||p. 401|
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