achievements achievements activity activity activity-online activity-online add-circle add-circle add-users add-users alarm-clock alarm-clock alert-circle alert-circle alert-drug alert-drug alert-page-not-found alert-page-not-found alert-qsen alert-qsen alert-safety alert-safety alert-tornado alert-tornado alert-triangle alert-triangle alert-unexpected-error alert-unexpected-error alert-unsupported-browser alert-unsupported-browser alerts alerts arrow-right arrow-right arrow-stat-up arrow-stat-up assessment-activity assessment-activity assignments assignments blueprint blueprint bookmarkoff bookmarkoff bookmarkon bookmarkon calculator calculator calendar calendar calendar-empty calendar-empty calendar-not-available calendar-not-available card-collapse card-collapse card-expand card-expand case-study case-study checkmark checkmark chevron-down chevron-down chevron-left chevron-left chevron-right chevron-right chevron-up chevron-up circle circle clipboard-check clipboard-check clock clock close close coffee coffee-not-available collapse collapse cycle-question cycle-question cycle-square cycle-square discussion discussion document-check document-check document-csv document-csv document-new document-new document-not-available document-not-available download download drag-handle drag-handle ebook-reading ebook-reading edit edit ellipsis ellipsis email email enlarge enlarge espresso espresso exam exam expand expand export export eye-not-visible eye-not-visible eye-visible eye-visible feedback-excited feedback-excited feedback-happy feedback-happy feedback-meh feedback-meh feedback-sad feedback-sad filter filter finger-point-up finger-point-up flag flag flip-tile flip-tile folder folder folder-solid folder-solid gear gear globe globe hand hand help-hollow help-hollow help-solid help-solid home home information-hollow information-hollow information-solid information-solid lab-skills lab-skills lesson lesson lightbulb lightbulb link link list list lock lock menu menu minus minus nav collapse nav-collapse nav expand nav-expand new-window new-window note note open-folder open-folder page page pause-hollow pause-hollow pause-solid pause-solid performance performance performance-not-available performance-not-available person person pin pin play-hollow play-hollow play-solid play-solid plus plus ppt ppt rationale rationale redo redo reduce reduce rotate rotate ruler ruler ruler-rotate ruler-rotate schedule schedule search search simulation-nursing simulation-nursing skills-checklist skills-checklist sorting-down sorting-down sorting-up2 sorting-up2 speaker speaker spinner spinner standard standard study study suitcase suitcase syllabus syllabus thumbs-down thumbs-down thumbs-up thumbs-up timer timer trash trash undo undo unlock unlock upload upload user user users users
lms folder add youtube facebook instagram google-plus link linkedin twitter
cover image - Ebersole & Hess' Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323096041
Page Count: 456
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $58.95

Ebersole & Hess' Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

by Theris A. Touhy, DNP, CNS, DPNAP and Kathleen F Jett, PhD, GNP-BC, DPNAP

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Ebersole & Hess' Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323096041
Page Count: 456
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $58.95
Was $58.95
Now $56.00
Or $0.00 with a valid access code

Ebersole & Hess’ Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging is the only gerontological nursing text that follows a wellness-based, holistic approach to older adult care. Designed to facilitate healthy aging regardless of the situation or disease process, this text goes beyond simply tracking recommended treatments to address complications, alleviate discomfort, and help older adults lead healthy lives. Featuring evidence-based practice boxes, safety alerts, expanded tables, and careful attention to age, gender, and cultural differences, Ebersole & Hess’ Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging is the most complete text on the market.

    • Focus on health and wellness helps you gain an understanding of the patient’s experience.
    • AACN and the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing core competencies integrated throughout.
    • Consistent chapter organization and pedagogy, including Learning Objectives, Glossary, and Research and Study Questions/Activities.
    • Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize research findings that confirm effective practices or identify practices with unknown, ineffective, or harmful effects.
    • Careful attention to age, cultural, and gender differences helps you understand these important considerations in caring for older adults
    • Expanded tables, boxes, and forms, including the latest scales and guidelines for proper health assessment make information easy to find and use.
    • Activities and discussion questions at the end of every chapter equip you with the information you need to assess the patient.
    • UPDATED! Healthy People 2020 boxes integrate information about healthy aging.
    • NEW! Safety Alerts highlight safe practices and quality of care QSEN competencies.
    • NEW! Chapter on Neurologic Compromise expands content on stroke and Parkinson’s disease.
  •  

    Part 1: Foundations of Healthy Aging

    1. Introduction to healthy aging
    2. Gerontological nursing history, education, and roles
    3. Care across the continuum
    4. Culture and aging
    5. Theories of aging and physical changes
    6. Social, psychological, spiritual, and cognitive aspects of aging
    7. Part 2: Fundamentals of caring

    8. Assessment and documentation for optimal care
    9. Safe medication use
    10. Nutrition and Hydration
    11. Elimination
    12. Rest, sleep, and activity
    13. Promoting healthy skin and feet
    14. Promoting safety
    15. Part 3: Coping with chronic disorders in late life

    16. Living with chronic illness
    17. Pain and comfort
    18. Diseases affecting vision and hearing
    19. Metabolic disorders
    20. Bone and joint problems
    21. Cardiac and respiratory disorders
    22. Neurological disorders
    23. Cognitive impairment
    24. Mental health
    25. Part 4: Caring for elders and their caregivers

    26. Economic and legal issues
    27. Relationships, roles, and transitions
    28. Loss, death, and palliative care
  • Theris A. Touhy, DNP, CNS, DPNAP, Emeritus Professor, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida and Kathleen F Jett, PhD, GNP-BC, DPNAP, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, Oak Hammock at the University of Florida, Department of Aging and Geriatrics, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; Research Consultant, College of Nursing, University of Florida, Gainesville Florida
Was $58.95
Now $56.00
Or $0.00 with a valid access code