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 - Gerontologic Nursing,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323498111
Page Count: 672
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $90.99

Gerontologic Nursing, 6th Edition

by Sue E. Meiner, EdD, APRN, BC-GNP and Jennifer J. Yeager, PhD, RN, APRN


cover image - Gerontologic Nursing,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323498111
Page Count: 672
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $90.99
Free Shipping!
In Stock
Please note
This item has low stock levels and may be back-ordered. We'll let you know if it is back-ordered, and you will not be charged until the item ships.

Compassionately care for the aging population with Gerontologic Nursing, 6th Edition, uniquely known for its comprehensive coverage of the most common medical-surgical problems associated with older adults. Organized by body system for easy retrieval of information, it delves into health promotion and both basic and complex gerontologic concepts and issues. This disorder-focused gerontologic nursing text features an enhanced focus on nursing management and care coordination across health care delivery settings. It emphasizes topics such as nutrition, chronic illness, emergency treatment, patient teaching, home care, and end-of-life care — and includes the latest guidelines for mammograms, colonoscopies, pneumonia, and shingles vaccinations. With the addition of new nursing theories, this edition offers a valuable framework for gerontologic care.

    • Overview of age-related changes in structure and function included in all body system chapters.
    • The most current standards and guidelines keep you in the know.
    • Psychologic and sociocultural issues and aspects of older adult care integrated throughout the text.
    • Critical thinking questions included at end of chapters.
    • UNIQUE! Patient/Family Teaching boxes emphasize key aspects of practice and teaching for self-care.
    • Health Promotion/Illness Prevention boxes provide tips to promote leading a healthy life.
    • UNIQUE! Nutritional Consideration boxes demonstrate special nutritional needs and concerns facing the aging population.
    • Evidence-Based Practice boxes pull the critical evidence-based information contained in the text into boxes for easy access and identification.
    • Cultural Awareness boxes highlight differences in how key concepts are understood or practiced in various cultures.
    • Home Care boxes highlight tips to promote practical, effective home care for the older adult.
    • Key Points at end of chapters summarize the important concepts discussed in the chapter.
    • EXPANDED! Increased focus on nursing management and care coordination across health care delivery settings.
    • NEW! New nursing theories in chapter 2 provide a framework for gerontologic care.
    • UPDATED! Up-to-date guidelines for mammograms, colonoscopies, pneumonia, and shingles vaccinations.
    • UPDATED! Fall prevention updates help you better protect your patients.
    • UPDATED! Updates on the challenges of caring for older adults with cognitive disorders ensure you are prepared.
    • UPDATED! Updated chapters throughout reflect the current evidence to guide practice.
  • Part I: Introduction to Gerontologic Nursing
    1. Overview of Gerontologic Nursing
    2. Theories Related to Care of the Older Adult
    3. Legal and Ethical Issues
    4. Assessment of the Older Adult
    Part II: Influences on Health and Illness
    5. Cultural Influences
    6. Family Influences
    7. Socioeconomic and Environmental Influences
    8. Health Promotion and Illness/Disability Prevention
    Part III: Influences on Quality of Life
    9. Nutrition
    10. Sleep and Activity
    11. Safety
    12. Sexuality and Aging
    13. Pain
    14. Infection and Inflammation
    Part IV: Diagnostic Studies and Pharmacologic Management
    15. Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
    16. Drugs and Aging
    Part V: Nursing Care of Physiologic and Psychologic Disorders
    17. Integumentary Function
    18. Sensory Function
    19. Cardiovascular Function
    20. Respiratory Function
    21. Gastrointestinal Function
    22. Urinary Function
    23. Musculoskeletal Function
    24. Cognitive and Neurologic Function
    25. Endocrine Function
    Part VI: Health Care Transitions
    26. Health Care Delivery Settings and Older Adults
    27. Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation
    28. Cancer
    29. Loss and End-of-Life Issues
  • Sue E. Meiner, EdD, APRN, BC-GNP, President Consultant on Health Issues, Inc. McKinney, Texas Formerly Nurse Practitioner in Private Practice Las Vegas, Nevada Assistant Professor University of Nevada, Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada and Jennifer J. Yeager, PhD, RN, APRN, Assistant Professor,Director of the Graduate Nursing Program and RN-BSN Liaison,Tarleton State University, Member of The Texas A&M University System,Stephenville, Texas
Free Shipping!
In Stock
Please note
This item has low stock levels and may be back-ordered. We'll let you know if it is back-ordered, and you will not be charged until the item ships.