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Gerontological Nursing,9780781723626

Gerontological Nursing

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Edition:
5th
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9780781723626

ISBN10:
0781723620
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/21/2000
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Summary

The new edition of Gerontological Nursing changes the focus of materials from a "nurse-centered approach," to a focus on "elder-centered care," which highlights how to promote the type of high-quality life that older adults desire and need. In color for the first time, Gerontological Nursing includes such features as: Key Concept Boxes, Points to Ponder Boxes, Critical Thinking Exercises, and Sample Care Plans.

Table of Contents

UNIT I Foundations of Nursing an Aging Population
Framework for Gerontological Nursing
3(10)
The Aged Through History
3(1)
Development of Gerontological Nursing
4(2)
Gerontological Nursing Roles
6(1)
Standards
7(1)
Principles Guiding Gerontological Nursing Practice
8(2)
Holistic Gerontological Care
10(3)
Facts About the Aging Population
13(8)
Growth of the Older Population
13(2)
Race and Gender Differences
15(1)
Income and Employment
16(1)
Education
16(1)
Health Status
16(1)
Use of Resources
17(2)
Impact of the Baby Boomers
19(2)
Theories of Aging
21(10)
Biological Theories
22(3)
Psychosocial Theories
25(2)
Nursing Implications
27(4)
Cultural Diversity
31(10)
Black Americans
31(2)
Native Americans
33(1)
Jewish Americans
34(1)
Asian Americans
34(3)
Hispanic Americans
37(1)
Nursing Considerations
38(3)
Life Transitions
41(12)
Role Changes
42(1)
Ageism
42(1)
Grandparenting
43(1)
Widowhood
44(1)
Retirement
45(2)
Awareness of Mortality
47(1)
Declining Function
48(1)
Reduced Income
49(1)
Shrinking Social World
49(4)
Common Aging Changes
53(22)
Changes to the Body
54(13)
Changes to the Mind
67(2)
Nursing Implications
69(6)
UNIT II Health and Wellness
Facilitating Health, Wellness, and Self-Care
75(13)
The Meaning of Health
76(1)
Self-Care Model and Gerontological Nursing
76(2)
Self-Care Model and Geriatric Nursing
78(10)
Ventilation and Circulation
88(5)
Tissue Health
88(2)
Effective Breathing
90(3)
Nutrition
93(12)
Nutritional Needs of Elders
93(2)
Special Needs of Women
95(2)
Hydration
97(1)
Oral Health
97(2)
Nutritional Supplements
99(1)
Threats to Good Nutrition
100(5)
Excretion
105(7)
Bladder Elimination
105(2)
Bowel Elimination
107(1)
Excretion Through the Skin
108(1)
Elimination of Toxins via Fasting
109(3)
Activity and Exercise
112(11)
Physical Activity
112(7)
Mental Stimulation
119(1)
Hazards of Inactivity
119(1)
Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
120(3)
Sleep and Rest
123(8)
Sleep
123(4)
Activity and Rest
127(1)
Pain Control
127(1)
Stress Management
127(4)
Solitude and Connection
131(7)
Balance of Social Interaction and Solitude
131(1)
Communication
131(2)
Social Interaction and Nursing Intervention
133(1)
Spirituality
134(1)
Being Alone Versus Loneliness
135(3)
Safety
138(10)
Aging and Risks to Safety
138(1)
Reducing Risks
139(3)
Early Detection
142(1)
Risks Associated With Functional Impairment
143(1)
Falls
143(2)
Safety Aids
145(3)
Environmental Considerations
148(12)
Purpose of the Environment
149(1)
Impact of Aging on Environmental Safety and Function
150(1)
Lighting
150(2)
Temperature
152(1)
Colors
152(1)
Scents
152(1)
Floor Coverings
153(1)
Furniture
154(1)
Sensory Stimulation
154(1)
Noise Control
155(1)
Bathroom Hazards
155(1)
Psychosocial Considerations
156(4)
Sexuality and Intimacy
160(13)
Societal Attitudes
160(1)
Sexuality
161(2)
Sexual Intercourse
163(1)
Menopause
164(1)
Sexual Dysfunction
165(4)
Promoting Sexuality and Intimacy
169(4)
Safe Medication Use
173(12)
Drugs Consumed by the Older Population
173(1)
Response of Older Adults to Drugs
174(1)
Pharmacokinetics
174(4)
Pharmacodynamics
178(1)
Promoting the Safe Use of Drugs
179(2)
Alternatives to Drugs
181(4)
Immunity and Infectious Diseases
185(14)
The Immune System in Late Life
185(1)
Common Infections
186(5)
Promoting Immunologic Health
191(8)
UNIT III Common Geriatric Conditions
Cardiovascular Conditions
199(20)
Facilitating Cardiovascular Health
199(2)
Cardiovascular Conditions
201(11)
General Nursing Considerations
212(4)
Complementary Therapies
216(3)
Respiratory Conditions
219(11)
Effects of Aging on Respiratory Health
219(1)
Facilitating Respiratory Health
220(2)
Selected Disorders
222(4)
Nursing Considerations
226(4)
Gastrointestinal Conditions
230(11)
Scope and Impact of Gastrointestinal Problems in Late Life
230(2)
Facilitating Gastrointestinal Health
232(1)
Selected Disorders
233(8)
Musculoskeletal Conditions
241(17)
Facilitating Musculoskeletal Function
241(3)
Selected Disorders
244(7)
Nursing Considerations
251(7)
Genitourinary Conditions
258(15)
Facilitating Genitourinary Health
259(1)
Selected Disorders
259(9)
Additional Nursing Considerations
268(5)
Neurologic Conditions
273(10)
Facilitating Neurologic Health
273(3)
Selected Disorders
276(2)
Nursing Interventions Related to Neurologic Problems
278(5)
Sensory Deficits
283(17)
Importance of Good Sensory Function
283(1)
Facilitating Optimal Sensory Function
284(1)
Visual Deficits and Related Nursing Interventions
284(9)
Hearing Deficits and Related Nursing Interventions
293(2)
Other Sensory Deficits and Related Nursing Interventions
295(5)
Dermatologic Conditions
300(7)
Facilitating Good Skin Status
300(2)
Selected Conditions
302(3)
Nursing Considerations
305(2)
Metabolic and Endocrine Conditions
307(11)
Diabetes
307(7)
Hypothyroidism
314(1)
Hyperthyroidism
315(1)
Hyperlipidemia
315(3)
Conditions Affecting Mood and Cognition
318(29)
Aging and Mental Health
319(1)
Promoting Mental Health
319(4)
Selected Conditions
323(15)
Nursing Considerations
338(9)
UNIT IV Gerontological Care Issues
Living in Harmony With Chronic Conditions
347(12)
Chronic Illness and the Elderly
348(1)
Healing Versus Curing
348(2)
Chronic Care Goals
350(1)
Assessing Chronic Care Needs
351(1)
Maximizing Function
352(3)
Following the Course of Chronic Care
355(4)
Rehabilitative Care
359(19)
Living With Disability
360(1)
Rehabilitative Nursing
361(1)
Assessing Functional Capacity
362(1)
Proper Positioning
362(1)
Range-of-Motion Exercises
362(2)
Mobility Aids
364(4)
Bowel and Bladder Training
368(1)
Maintaining and Promoting Mental Function
368(5)
Resources for Rehabilitative Needs
373(5)
Acute Conditions
378(18)
Risks Associated With Hospitalization
378(2)
Surgical Care
380(6)
Emergencies
386(1)
Infection Control
387(6)
Discharge Planning
393(3)
Nursing in Long-Term Care Facilities
396(12)
Development of Long-Term Institutional Care
396(4)
Facility Residents
400(1)
Facility Standards
400(2)
Nursing Responsibilities
402(2)
A New Model of Long-Term Care
404(4)
Family Caregiving
408(10)
Various Family Compositions
409(1)
Family Roles
410(1)
Family Dynamics
410(1)
Scope of Family Caregiving
411(1)
Protecting the Health of Patient and Caregiver
412(1)
Family Dysfunction
413(1)
Rewards of Caregiving
414(4)
Death and Dying
418(16)
Definitions of Death
418(3)
Family Experience With Mortality in the Past
421(1)
Family Experience With Mortality in the Present
421(1)
Supporting the Dying Individual
422(8)
Supporting Family and Friends
430(2)
Supporting Nursing Staff
432(2)
Legal Aspects of Gerontological Nursing
434(11)
Laws Governing Gerontological Nursing Practice
434(1)
Legal Risks Facing Nurses
435(8)
Legal Safeguards
443(2)
Ethics of Caring
445(7)
Changes Increasing Ethical Dilemmas for Nurses
445(1)
Philosophies Guiding Ethical Thinking
446(1)
Ethics in Nursing
447(1)
Ethical Dilemmas Facing Nurses
448(2)
Measures to Help Nurses Make Ethical Decisions
450(2)
The Continuum of Services
452(14)
Role of Gerontological Nurses in Diverse Care Settings
452(1)
Practice Settings for Gerontological Nurses
453(1)
Preventive and Ancillary Services
454(3)
Supportive Services
457(2)
Partial and Intermittent Care Services
459(1)
Complete and Continuous Care Services
460(1)
Nontraditional Services
461(1)
Matching Services to Needs
462(4)
Challenges of the Future
466(5)
The Past, Present, and Future Status of Gerontological Nursing
466(1)
Challenges
467(4)
Index 471


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