Advanced Practice Nursing with Older Adults

Paperback | August 31, 2001

byCotter&Strumpf

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Written by an author team from a top-ranked nursing program, this ground-breaking new text, presents state of the art guidelines for geriatric care for the advance practice nursing student. Practical, logically organized, and complete, this text features;
* Expert guidelines, strategies, protocols, and principles for working with older adults
* Essential coverage of diagnosis, treatment standards, management, special concerns, judgment calls, and more, organized by body system
* Unique coverage of pain management, care for the dying, palliative care, and advance directives
* Hands-on help with evaluation and treatment of cardiovascular, respiratory, genitourinary, GI, thyroid, gynecological, musculoskeletal, and CNS disorders, as well as diabetes mellitus
* In-depth guidance on problems such as falls, sensory deficits, pressure injuries, and elder abuse and neglect

Comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date, this text is sure to become an essential component of your nurse practitioner curriculum.

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Written by an author team from a top-ranked nursing program, this ground-breaking new text, presents state of the art guidelines for geriatric care for the advance practice nursing student. Practical, logically organized, and complete, this text features; * Expert guidelines, strategies, protocols, and principles for working with ol...

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* Principles and protocols by expert editors and contributors from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing* Essential diagnostic strategies and treatment protocols for common health and functional problems among the elderly* Treatment procedures* Unique chapter on palliative care and advance directivesPractical, logically orga...

Format:PaperbackPublished:August 31, 2001Publisher:McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing

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ISBN - 10:0071341579

ISBN - 13:9780071341578

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Table of Contents

PART I ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING WITH OLDER ADULTS

Chapter 1. Advanced Practice Nurses in Care of Older Adults

Chapter 2. Principles Guiding Care of Older Adults

PART II EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF DISEASE AND ILLNESS

Chapter 3. Cardiovascular Disease in Older Adults

Chapter 4. Respiratory Problems in Older Adults

Chapter 5. Genitourinary Problems

Chapter 6. Diabetes Mellitus

Chapter 7. Thyroid Disorders

Chapter 8. Delirium and Depression

Chapter 9. Stroke and Dizziness

Chapter 10. Dementia

Chapter 11. Gastrointestinal Problems

Chapter 12. Gynecological Problems of Postmenopausal Women

Chapter 13. Musculoskeletal Problems

PART III FUNCTIONAL AND CLINICAL PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH FRAILTY

Chapter 14. Falls

Chapter 15. Sensory Impairments

Chapter 16. Nutritional Problems

Chapter 17. Pressure Injury and Ulceration

Chapter 18. Elder Abuse and Neglect

Chapter 19. Pain

Chapter 20. Palliative Care

Editorial Reviews

This book more than fulfills its objective of providing APNs state-of-the art practice guidelines for major health problems experienced by older adults across the spectrum of care settings. Moreover, pain management, palliative care, care for the dying, and advance directives are uniquely addressed in this book -- a book that is must reading for all APNs and students.4 Stars