Gerontology For The Health Care Professional by Regula H. RobnettGerontology For The Health Care Professional by Regula H. Robnett

Gerontology For The Health Care Professional

byRegula H. Robnett, Walter C. Chop

Paperback | November 15, 2013

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Gerontology for the Health Care Professional, Third Edition is a comprehensive, practical text covering the evolving field of gerontology, written for health care students and professionals. Written by experts across many health professions, Gerontology for the Health Care Professional, Third Edition presents an up-to-date and realistic view on the aging process. With topics presented in an introductory fashion, this book covers all the important aspects of aging and instills an appreciation for the multidimensional aspects of aging for those who are working with and caring for elderly patients or clients. Each chapter includes objectives, chapter outlines, cast studies, multiple-choice review questions, and learning activities. The Third Edition begins with chapters on different aspects of the aging process. Later chapters explore various issues that are of primary importance to the older population. This comprehensive, accessible text concludes with the future concerns of an aging society. There is also an epilogue encouraging all health care professionals to embrace patient or client advocacy, especially for older adults. New to the Third Edition Chapter on dental issues: An Oral Perspective on Healthy Aging and Prevention for the Older Adult More Case Studies New Test Bank New Epilogue More information on policy and legislative issues, patient advocacy, ethics, elder abuse, cultural issues, communication issues, and social theories of aging Updated information, statistics, and census data Expand dementia section to include comparing and contrasting delirium and dementia, and including more about different types of dementia such as Lewy Body Dementia, and Parkinsonian Dementia Expanded information on sleep disorders and continence Expanded medication therapy management services section including Beers list, new drugs, and links to up-to-date medication information
Title:Gerontology For The Health Care ProfessionalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:420 pages, 8.9 × 7 × 0.88 inPublished:November 15, 2013Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1284038874

ISBN - 13:9781284038873

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