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This student-friendly text focuses on how to provide the type of high quality of life that older adults desire and need. Presented in a concise, easy-to-understand manner, this edition focuses on the integration of holistic concepts and practices; and places a greater emphasis on the emotional and spiritual aspects of aging and gerontological care. Improved organization, new special features, and updated illustrations and photos are key changes to the seventh edition.
Table of Contents
|Understanding the Aging Experience|
|The Aging Population|
|Theories of Aging|
|Life Transitions and Story|
|Common Aging Changes|
|Foundations of Gerontological Nursing|
|The Specialty of Gerontological Nursing|
|Holistic Model for Gerontological Nursing|
|Legal Aspects of Gerontological Nursing|
|Ethical Aspects of Gerontological Nursing|
|Continuum of Care in Gerontological Nursing|
|Self-Care for the Gerontological Nurse|
|Fostering Connection and Gratification|
|Sexuality and Intimacy|
|General Care Concerns|
|Nutrition and Hydration|
|Rest and Sleep|
|Comfort and Pain Management|
|Safe Medication Use|
|Facilitating Physiological Balance|
|Digestion and Bowel Elimination|
|Reproductive System Health|
|Mental Health Disorders|
|Delirium and Dementia|
|Gerontological Care Issues|
|Living in Harmony with Chronic Conditions|
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