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Caring for the Elderly Client - 2nd edition

Caring for the Elderly Client (ISBN10: 0803604629; ISBN13: 9780803604629)
ISBN13: 978-0803604629
ISBN10: 0803604629

Summary: This newly updated text covers concepts of normal and abnormal aging processes, with an emphasis on the normal aging process and a wellness lifestyle. With a strong clinical practice emphasis, it focuses on providing the specialized skills needed to meet the needs of elderly patients.

Focus on nursing in acute care, long-term care, home health care, and other settings

Strong focus on wellness issues and promotion of functional abilities in the fa
ce of illness

Full incorporation of nursing diagnosis and care planning in the presentation of all nursing care

Full chapter on leadership/management issues

Chapter on ethical and legal considerations, with expanded coverage of living wills and advance directives

Coverage of OBRA legislation, including the newest Minimum Data Set, and its impact on nursing care

Expanded chapter on pharmacology and its implications with elderly clients

Full chapter on laboratory tests and the elderly client

State-of-the-art topics such as restraint-free environments, validation therapy, restorative care, and interdisciplinary care

Pedagogical features include learning objectives, case studies, learning activities, references, and a multimedia bibliography
...show more
Summary: This newly updated text covers concepts of normal and abnormal aging processes, with an emphasis on the normal aging process and a wellness lifestyle. With a strong clinical practice emphasis, it focuses on providing the specialized skills needed to meet the needs of elderly patients.

Focus on nursing in acute care, long-term care, home health care, and other settings

Strong focus on wellness issues and promotion of functional abilities in the face of illness

Full incorporation of nursing diagnosis and care planning in the presentation of all nursing care

Full chapter on leadership/management issues

Chapter on ethical and legal considerations, with expanded coverage of living wills and advance directives

Coverage of OBRA legislation, including the newest Minimum Data Set, and its impact on nursing care

Expanded chapter on pharmacology and its implications with elderly clients

Full chapter on laboratory tests and the elderly client

State-of-the-art topics such as restraint-free environments, validation therapy, restorative care, and interdisciplinary care

Pedagogical features include learning objectives, case studies, learning activities, references, and a multimedia bibliography ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 99
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Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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