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Gerontological Nursing

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Edition:
6th
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9780781744287

ISBN10:
0781744288
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Pub. Date:
7/8/2004
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 Understanding the Aging Experience
The Aging Population
3(10)
The Aged Through History
4(1)
Growth of The Older Population
5(1)
Race and Gender Differences
6(1)
Income and Employment
7(1)
Education
8(1)
Health Status
8(2)
Use of Resources
10(1)
Impact of the Baby Boomers
10(3)
Theories of Aging
13(10)
Biological Theories
14(3)
Psychosocial Theories
17(2)
Nursing Implications
19(4)
Diversity
23(12)
Black Americans
24(1)
Native Americans
25(1)
Jewish Americans
26(1)
Asian Americans
27(2)
Hispanic Americans
29(1)
Elderly Prisoners
30(1)
Nursing Considerations
30(5)
Life Transitions and Story
35(16)
Role Changes
36(1)
Ageism
37(1)
Grandparenting
37(2)
Widowhood
39(1)
Retirement
40(1)
Awareness of Mortality
41(2)
Increasing Health Risks
43(1)
Reduced Income
43(1)
Shrinking Social World
44(1)
Life Story
45(6)
Common Aging Changes
51(22)
Changes to the Body
52(12)
Changes to the Mind
64(2)
Nursing Implications
66(7)
UNIT II Foundations Of Gerontological Nursing
The Specialty of Gerontological Nursing
73(12)
Development of Gerontological Nursing
74(2)
Gerontological Nursing Roles
76(1)
Advanced Practice Nursing
77(1)
Standards
78(1)
Evidence-Based Practice
78(1)
Principles Guiding Gerontological Nursing Practice
78(3)
Holistic Gerontological Care
81(4)
Holistic Model for Gerontological Care
85(18)
Health Promotion-Related Needs
86(2)
Health Challenges-Related Needs
88(1)
Requisites to Meet Needs
88(2)
Gerontological Nursing Interventions
90(1)
Examples of Application
90(13)
Legal Aspects of Gerontological Nursing
103(12)
Laws Governing Gerontological Nursing Practice
104(1)
Legal Risks Facing Nurses
104(8)
Legal Safeguards
112(3)
Ethics of Caring
115(8)
Changes Increasing Ethical Dilemmas for Nurses
115(1)
Philosophies Guiding Ethical Thinking
116(1)
Ethics in Nursing
117(2)
Ethical Dilemmas Facing Nurses
119(1)
Measures to Help Nurses Make Ethical Decisions
119(4)
Gerontological Nursing Practice Settings
123(16)
Role of Gerontological Nurses in Diverse Care Settings
124(1)
Practice Settings for Gerontological Nurses
124(1)
Preventive and Ancillary Services
125(4)
Supportive Services
129(2)
Partial and Intermittent Care Services
131(1)
Complete and Continuous Care Services
132(1)
Nonconventional Services
132(1)
Matching Services to Needs
133(6)
Self-Care for the Gerontological Nurse
139(10)
Gerontological Nurses Create Foundations for Healing
139(1)
Characteristics of Nurse Healers
140(1)
Self-Care and Nurturing
141(4)
Self-Care Is a Dynamic Process
145(4)
UNIT III Fostering Connection and Gratification
Connecting With Self
149(12)
Self-Reflection
150(2)
Strengthening Inner Resources
152(1)
Sexuality
153(2)
Menopause as a Journey to Inner Connection
155(6)
Connecting with Others
161(14)
Communication
162(1)
Social Interaction and Nursing Intervention
163(1)
Sex and the Elderly
164(1)
Sexual Intercourse
165(1)
Sexual Dysfunction
166(5)
Facilitating Connections
171(4)
Spirituality
175(12)
Spiritual Needs
176(1)
Assessing Spiritual Needs
177(1)
Supporting Spiritual Needs
177(10)
UNIT IV Facilitating Physiological Balance
Respiration and Circulation
187(6)
Tissue Health
187(2)
Effective Breathing
189(4)
Nutrition and Hydration
193(14)
Nutritional Needs of Elders
193(4)
Special Needs of Women
197(1)
Hydration
197(1)
Oral Health
197(2)
Nutritional Supplements
199(1)
Threats to Good Nutrition
200(7)
Elimination
207(8)
Bladder Elimination
207(2)
Bowel Elimination
209(1)
Excretion Through the Skin
210(1)
Elimination of Toxins via Fasting
211(4)
Movement
215(14)
Physical Activity
215(3)
Special Adjustments for the Elderly
218(5)
Mind-Body Connection
223(1)
Hazards of Inactivity
223(1)
Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
223(6)
Rest
229(10)
Sleep
229(3)
Sleep Disturbances
232(2)
Activity and Rest
234(1)
Pain Control
234(1)
Stress Management
235(4)
Comfort
239(10)
Comfort
239(1)
Pain---A Complex Phenomenon
240(1)
Types of Pain
240(1)
Pain Management
240(3)
An Integrative Approach to Pain Management
243(2)
Medication
245(1)
Comforting
245(4)
Immunity
249(6)
The Immune System in Late Life
249(1)
Promoting Immunologic Health
250(5)
Risk Reduction
255(24)
Aging and Risks to Safety
256(1)
Impact of Environment
257(2)
Impact of Aging on Environmental Safety and Function
259(1)
Lighting
259(1)
Temperature
260(1)
Colors
261(1)
Scents
261(1)
Floor Coverings
262(1)
Furniture
262(1)
Sensory Stimulation
263(1)
Noise Control
263(1)
Bathroom Hazards
263(1)
Psychosocial Considerations
264(1)
Reducing Risks
265(3)
Early Detection
268(1)
Risks Associated With Functional Impairment
268(1)
Falls
269(1)
Restraints
269(3)
Safety Aids
272(7)
UNIT V Selected Health Conditions
Infections
279(10)
Common Infections
279(10)
Cardiovascular Conditions
289(24)
Facilitating Cardiovascular Health
290(2)
Cardiovascular Conditions
292(14)
General Nursing Considerations
306(3)
Complementary Therapies
309(4)
Respiratory Conditions
313(12)
Effects of Aging on Respiratory Health
313(1)
Facilitating Respiratory Health
314(2)
Selected Disorders
316(2)
Nursing Considerations
318(7)
Gastrointestinal Conditions
325(14)
Scope and Impact of Gastrointestinal Problems in Late Life
325(1)
Facilitating Gastrointestinal Health
326(1)
Selected Disorders
326(13)
Musculoskeletal Conditions
339(18)
Facilitating Musculoskeletal Function
340(1)
Selected Disorders
340(10)
Nursing Considerations
350(7)
Genitourinary Conditions
357(16)
Facilitating Genitourinary Health
358(1)
Selected Disorders
358(11)
Additional Nursing Considerations
369(4)
Neurologic Conditions
373(12)
Facilitating Neurologic Health
373(2)
Selected Disorders
375(4)
Nursing Interventions Related to Neurologic Problems
379(6)
Sensory Deficits
385(18)
Importance of Good Sensory Function
385(1)
Facilitating Optimal Sensory Function
386(3)
Visual Deficits and Related Nursing Interventions
389(7)
Hearing Deficits and Related Nursing Interventions
396(2)
Other Sensory Deficits and Related Nursing Interventions
398(5)
Dermatologic Conditions
403(10)
Facilitating Good Skin Status
403(3)
Selected Conditions
406(3)
Nursing Considerations
409(4)
Metabolic and Endocrine Conditions
413(12)
Diabetes
413(7)
Hypothyroidism
420(1)
Hyperthyroidism
421(1)
Hyperlipidemia
421(4)
Cancer
425(12)
Aging and Cancer
427(1)
Cancer Risk Factors
427(3)
Prevention
430(1)
Screening
430(1)
Treatment
430(3)
Nursing Considerations
433(4)
Conditions Affecting Mood and Cognition
437(30)
Aging and Mental Health
438(1)
Promoting Mental Health
438(4)
Selected Conditions
442(16)
Nursing Considerations
458(9)
UNIT VI Gerontological Care Issues
Safe Medication Use
467(12)
Drugs Consumed by the Older Population
467(1)
Response of Older Adults to Drugs
468(1)
Pharmacokinetics
468(4)
Pharmacodynamics
472(1)
Promoting the Safe Use of Drugs
473(2)
Alternatives to Drugs
475(4)
Living in Harmony With Chronic Conditions
479(14)
Chronic Conditions and the Elderly
480(1)
Healing Versus Curing
480(2)
Chronic Care Goals
482(1)
Assessing Chronic Care Needs
483(1)
Maximizing Function
484(4)
Following the Course of Chronic Care
488(5)
Rehabilitative Care
493(20)
Living With Disability
494(1)
Rehabilitative Nursing
495(1)
Assessing Functional Capacity
496(1)
Proper Positioning
497(1)
Range-of-Motion Exercises
498(4)
Mobility Aids
502(1)
Bowel and Bladder Training
503(3)
Maintaining and Promoting Mental Function
506(2)
Resources for Rehabilitative Needs
508(5)
Acute Care
513(14)
Risks Associated With Hospitalization
513(2)
Surgical Care
515(4)
Emergencies
519(1)
Infection Control
519(5)
Discharge Planning
524(3)
Nursing in Long-Term Care Facilities
527(14)
Development of Long-Term Institutional Care
528(3)
Facility Residents
531(2)
Facility Standards
533(1)
Nursing Responsibilities
533(2)
A New Model of Long-Term Care
535(6)
Family Caregiving
541(12)
Various Family Compositions
542(1)
Family Roles
542(1)
Family Dynamics
543(1)
Scope of Family Caregiving
544(1)
Protecting the Health of Patient and Caregiver
544(3)
Family Dysfunction
547(1)
Rewards of Caregiving
548(5)
End of Life Care
553(16)
Definitions of Death
554(1)
Family Experience With Mortality in the Past
554(2)
Family Experience With Mortality in the Present
556(1)
Supporting the Dying Individual
557(7)
Supporting Family and Friends
564(2)
Supporting Nursing Staff
566(3)
Challenges of the Future
569(6)
The Past, Present, and Future Status of Gerontological Nursing
569(1)
Challenges
570(5)
Index 575


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