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Caring for Older Adults Holistically - 4th edition

Caring for Older Adults Holistically (ISBN10: 0803616791; ISBN13: 9780803616790)
ISBN13: 978-0803616790
ISBN10: 0803616791

Summary: Mary Ann Anderson's personal, easy-to-read style has made her books staples of LPN/LVN programs. In the new fourth edition of her engaging Caring for Older Adults Holistically, she gives her text a complete overhaul to more comprehensively address the needs of a burgeoning population of elderly who require a wide range of care from LPN/LVNs. All chapters have been revised and updated in light of Healthy People 2010 initiatives.

Key Features
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  • Now with the added impact of full color and an entirely new photography program to be more engaging for your students, enhancing the learning process for the visual learner.
  • More comprehensive and well-rounded nursing "foundations of care" content added to the first section of the book with new chapters:
  • Holistic Caring
  • Nutrition for the Older Adult
  • Culturally Specific Care
  • Sleep, Rest and Activity
  • More concept-map focused with added emphasis on the theories of aging included.
  • "Points to Ponder" and "Critically Examine This" exercises place students more in the nurse's role, urging them to more carefully consider the topics covered in the chapters.
  • Updated content on sexuality, macular degeneration and other eye disorders of aging, and common infectious diseases found in the elderly.
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Summary: Mary Ann Anderson's personal, easy-to-read style has made her books staples of LPN/LVN programs. In the new fourth edition of her engaging Caring for Older Adults Holistically, she gives her text a complete overhaul to more comprehensively address the needs of a burgeoning population of elderly who require a wide range of care from LPN/LVNs. All chapters have been revised and updated in light of Healthy People 2010 initiatives.

Key Features
  • Now with the added impact of full color and an entirely new photography program to be more engaging for your students, enhancing the learning process for the visual learner.
  • More comprehensive and well-rounded nursing "foundations of care" content added to the first section of the book with new chapters:
  • Holistic Caring
  • Nutrition for the Older Adult
  • Culturally Specific Care
  • Sleep, Rest and Activity
  • More concept-map focused with added emphasis on the theories of aging included.
  • "Points to Ponder" and "Critically Examine This" exercises place students more in the nurse's role, urging them to more carefully consider the topics covered in the chapters.
  • Updated content on sexuality, macular degeneration and other eye disorders of aging, and common infectious diseases found in the elderly.
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Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
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Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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