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Ebersole and Hess' Toward Healthy Aging : Human Needs and Nursing Response - 8th edition

Ebersole and Hess` Toward Healthy Aging : Human Needs and Nursing Response (ISBN10: 0323073166; ISBN13: 9780323073165)
ISBN13: 978-0323073165
ISBN10: 0323073166

Summary: Grounded in the core competencies recommended by the AACN in collaboration with the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, Ebersole & Hess' Toward Healthy Aging, 8th Edition is the most comprehensive resource on health promotion and maintenance for older adults and their caregivers. With coverage of communication, safety and ethical considerations, new genetic research, key aging issues, and common and uncommon conditions, you will have the knowledge yo ...show moreu need to promote healthy lifestyle choices, properly address end-of-life issues, and provide effective, holistic care for older adults.

  • Consistent chapter organization with objectives, case studies with critical thinking questions, and research questions make information easy to access and use.
  • A strong focus on health and wellness emphasizes a positive approach to aging.
  • Disease processes are discussed in the context of healthy adaptation, nursing support, and responsibilities.
  • Research highlights help incorporate the latest research findings into practice.
  • Nutrition chapter includes the most current guidelines for older adults and addresses patients' dietary needs.
  • Scales and guidelines for proper health assessment provide the essential information for assessing the older adult patient.
  • Case studies with critical thinking questions offer realistic situations to expand your knowledge and understanding.
  • Careful attention to age, cultural, and gender differences are integrated throughout and highlight important considerations when caring for older adults.
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Edition/Copyright: 8TH 12
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Year Published: 2012
International: No

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