Ebersole and Hess' gerontological nursing & healthy aging / Theris A. Touhy, Kathleen F. Jett.
By: Touhy, Theris A.
Contributor(s): Jett, Kathleen Freudenberger | Ebersole, Priscilla | Hess, Patricia A.Material type: TextPublisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, c2010Edition: 3rd ed.Description: x, 483 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780323057011 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0323057012 (pbk. : alk. paper).Other title: Gerontological nursing & healthy aging | Ebersole and Hess' gerontological nursing and healthy aging.Uniform titles: Gerontological nursing & healthy aging. Subject(s): Geriatric nursing | Aging | Older people -- Health and hygieneDDC classification: 618.97/0231
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Rev. ed. of: Gerontological nursing & healthy aging / Priscilla Ebersole ... [et al.]. 2nd ed. c2005.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction to healthy aging -- Gerontological nursing history, education, and roles -- Communicating with elders -- Culture and aging -- Documentation for optimal care -- Theories and physical changes of aging -- Social, psychological, spiritual and cognitive aspects of aging -- Nutritional needs -- Fluids and continence -- Rest, sleep, and activity -- Promoting healthy skin and feet -- Maintaining mobility and environmental safety -- Assessment tools in gerontological nursing -- Safe medication use for older adults -- Living with chronic illness -- Pain and comfort -- Diabetes mellitus -- Bone and joint problems -- Diseases affecting vision and hearing -- Cardiac and respiratory disorders -- Cognitive impairment -- Economic and legal issues -- Relationships, roles, and transitions -- Mental health and wellness in late life -- Loss, grief, dying, and death in late life -- Care across the continuum.