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Caring for Older Adults Holistically

Caring for Older Adults Holistically - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0803616790

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ISBN10: 0803616791
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Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2007
International: No

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Caring for Older Adults Holistically - 4TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0803616790

Mary Ann Anderson

ISBN13: 978-0803616790
ISBN10: 0803616791
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.

Published: 2007
International: No
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.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Foundations of Care for the Older Adult

1. Holistic Caring New!
2. The Aging Experience
3. Use of the Nursing Process and Nursing Diagnosis in the Care of the Older Adult
4. Legal and Ethical Considerations Regarding the Elderly
5. Promoting Wellness
6. Nutrition for the Older Adult New!
7. Culturally Specific Care New!
8. Sleep, Rest and Activity New!
9. End -of-Life Issues
10. Environments of Care
11. The Management Role of the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse

Unit 2: Clinical Practice

12. Common Infectious Diseases
13. Common Medical Diagnoses
14. Physiological Assessment
15. Common Clinical Problems: Physiological
16. Psychological Assessment
17. Common Clinical Problems: Psychological
18. Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
19. Pharmacology and its Significance for Older Adults
20. Laboratory Values and the Older Adult

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