9780803689923

Caring for Older Adults Holistically

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  • ISBN13:

    9780803689923

  • ISBN10:

    0803689926

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2019-11-12
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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Summary

Be prepared to meet the growing demand for licensed practical/vocational nurses with the knowledge and skills to provide quality care to older adults. Easy-to-understand writing and a positive outlook enliven every page of this popular resource.

Step by step, you’ll master the knowledge and skills you need, while also honing the leadership, management, and delegation abilities essential to your professional success. Feel confident in an important area as this text considers common myths about aging and includes applicable case studies to prepare you for a future career working with older adults.

Table of Contents

1: Foundations of Care for the Older Adult
1. Holistic Caring
2. The Aging Experience
3. Supporting Life Transitions and Spirituality
4. The Use of the Nursing Process and Nursing Diagnosis
5. Legal, Ethical, and Financial Considerations
6. Promoting Wellness
7. Safety
8. Nutrition
9. Activity, Rest, and Sleep as Criteria for Health
10. End-of-Life Issues
11. Environments of Care
12. Management and Leadership Role of the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse

2: Clinical Practice and the Older Adult
13. Infection
14. Common Medical Diagnoses
15. Physiological Assessment
16. Common Clinical Problems: Physiological
17. Psychological Assessment
18. Common Clinical Problems: Psychological
19. Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
20. Pharmacology
21. Laboratory Values

Appendix A: Sample Advance Directives: Living Will and Power of Attorney for Health Care
Glossary
Index

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