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 | December 11, 2013

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Gerontology for the Health Care Professional, Third Edition is a comprehensive, practical text covering the evolving field of gerontology, developed for healthcare students and professionals. Written by experts across many health disciplines, Gerontology for the Health Care Professional, Third Edition presents an up-to-date and realistic assessment of the aging process.Gerontology for the Health Care Professional, Third Edition begins with a review of demographic trends and continues with an overview of key topics such as the physiology, pathology, pharmacotherapy, nutrition, communication, and social concerns related to caring for older patients. This interprofessional resource concludes with future concerns for an aging society and includes an epilogue encouraging all health care professionals to embrace patient or client advocacy, especially for older adults. With new case studies, review questions, and interactive activities, this accessible resource will provide an active learning experience for all health professions students.
Title:Gerontology For The Health Care ProfessionalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:420 pages, 8.9 × 7 × 0.88 inPublished:December 11, 2013Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1284038874

ISBN - 13:9781284038873


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Demographic Trends of an Aging SocietyChapter 2: Social GerontologyChapter 3: The Physiology and Pathology of AgingChapter 4: The Cognitive and Psychological Changes Associated with AgingChapter 5: Functional Performance in Later LifeChapter 6: Geriatric PharmacotherapyChapter 7: Nutrition and AgingChapter 8: An Oral Perspective on Healthy Aging and Prevention for the Older AdultChapter 9: Sexuality and AgingChapter 10: Living Options and the Continuum of CareChapter 11: Policy and Ethical Issues for Older AdultsChapter 12: Health Literacy and Clear Health CommunicationChapter 13: Future Concerns in an Aging Society