Gerontological Nursing by Kristen L. MaukGerontological Nursing by Kristen L. Mauk

Gerontological Nursing

byKristen L. Mauk

Paperback | March 29, 2013

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Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Third Edition is a comprehensive and student-accessible text that offers a holistic and inter-disciplinary approach to caring for the elderly. The framework for the text is built around the Core Competencies set forth by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing. This new edition gives students the skills and theory needed to provide outstanding care for the growing elderly population. Key features include chapter outlines, learning objectives, discussion questions, personal reflection boxes, and case studies.
Title:Gerontological NursingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1062 pages, 9 × 7.75 × 1.5 inPublished:March 29, 2013Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1284027198

ISBN - 13:9781284027198

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Table of Contents

Unit One: Foundations for Gerontological Nursing Chapter 1: Introduction to Gerontological NursingChapter 2: The Aging PopulationChapter 3: Theories of AgingUnit Two: Communication and Assessment Chapter 4: Therapeutic Communication with Older Adults, Families and CaregiversChapter 5: Teaching Older Adults and Their FamiliesChapter 6: Comprehensive Assessment of the Older AdultUnit Three: Health Promotion, Risk Reduction, and Disease Prevention Chapter 7: Promoting Healthy AgingChapter 8: Identifying and Preventing Common Risk Factors in the ElderlyUnit Four: Illness and Disease Management Chapter 9: Management of Common Illnesses, Diseases, and Health ConditionsChapter 10: Nursing Management of DementiaUnit Five: Management of Geriatric Syndromes Chapter 11: PolypharmacyChapter 12: FallsChapter 13: DeliriumChapter 14: Depression and AnxietyChapter 15: Urinary IncontinenceChapter 16: Sleep DisordersChapter 17: Dysphagia and MalnutritionChapter 18: Pressure UlcersUnit Six: Leadership and Responsibility Chapter 19: The Gerontological Nurse as Manager and LeaderChapter 20: Ethical Principles and IssuesUnit Seven: Gerontological Care Issues Chapter 21: Culture and Spirituality Chapter 22: Sexuality Chapter 23: Prevention and Treatment of Elder AbuseChapter 24: Alternative Health ModalitiesChapter 25: Caring Across the ContinuumChapter 26: End of Life CareChapter 27: Global Models of Health CareChapter 28: Using Current System Models to Guide CareUnit Eight: E-chaptersChapter 29: Review of the Aging of Physiological SystemsChapter 30: Care of the Older Adult with CancerChapter 31: The Interdisciplinary TeamChapter 32: Legal Aspects of Gerontological NursingChapter 33: Technology and Care of Older AdultsChapter 34: Pain ManagementChapter 35: Emergent Care of the Older AdultChapter 36: Health Policy