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cover image - Toward Healthy Aging Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,11th Edition
ISBN: 9780323811682
Page Count: 536
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $80.99

Toward Healthy Aging Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 11th Edition

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

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Toward Healthy Aging Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,11th Edition
ISBN: 9780323811682
Page Count: 536
Imprint: Mosby
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Provide holistic, compassionate nursing care for older adults! Based on evidence-based protocols, Toward Healthy Aging, 11th Edition helps you master gerontological nursing skills with an approach that focuses on health, wholeness, and the potential in aging. In promoting healthy aging, the text emphasizes caring and respect for the person. Special sections provide an honest look at the universal experience of aging. Written by gerontological nursing experts Theris A. Touhy and Kathleen F. Jett, this classic text helps you learn to apply scientific research, build critical thinking skills, and prepare for success on the NCLEX® exam and in clinical practice.

    • Promoting Healthy Aging: Implications for Gerontological Nursing sections help you apply concepts to assessments and interventions.
    • A Student Speaks and An Elder Speaks sections at the beginning of every chapter provide perspectives of older people and nursing students.
    • Nursing Studies provide practice examples designed to assist you in assessment, planning, interventions, and outcomes to promote healthy aging.
    • Learning objectives in every chapter introduce important content and define learning goals and expectations.
    • Key concepts provide a concise review of the most important points found in each chapter.
    • Critical Thinking Questions and Activities help you apply concepts and build clinical judgment skills.
    • Safety Alerts emphasize QSEN competencies and safety issues related to care of older adults.
    • Tips for Best Practice boxes summarize evidence-based nursing interventions for practice.
    • Research Highlights boxes summarize important research studies in the field of gerontology
    • Research Questions include suggestions and ideas for pursuing nursing research.
    • Healthy People boxes reference the goals cited in Healthy People 2020.
    • NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) examination-style case studies at the end of chapters include questions to help you prepare for the NGN exam.
    • NEW! Completely updated content helps you develop clinical judgment skills, identified by the NCSBN and the AACN as a key attribute of professional nursing.
    • NEW! Updated topics include COPD guidelines, theories of aging, medication use and misuse, palliative care, wound care guidelines, genomic research, and LGBT family relationships and sexualty in older adults.
  • PART 1 Foundations for Clinical Judgment to Promote Healthy Aging
    1 Gerontological Nursing Across the Continuum of Care
    2 Aging, Health, and Wellness in a Global Community
    3 Theories of Aging
    4 Providing Cross-Cultural Care
    5 Economics and Health Care in Late Life
    6 Promoting Excellence in Long-Term Care
    PART 2 Foundations for Taking Action
    7 Therapeutic Communication With Older Adults
    8 Cognitive Health and Learning
    9 Recognizing and Analyzing Cues to Maximize Outcomes
    10 Using Laboratory Data in Clinical Judgment
    11 Safe Medication Use
    PART 3 Clinical Judgment to Promote Wellness and Function
    12 Visual Health
    13 Auditory Health
    14 Healthy Skin
    15 Nutritional Health
    16 Hydration and Oral Health
    17 Elimination
    18 Sleep
    19 Activity and Exercise
    20 Falls and Fall Risk Reduction
    21 Safe and Secure Environments
    PART 4 Clinical Judgment to Promote Wellness for Persons With Chronic Illnesses
    22 Living Well With Chronic Illness
    23 Vascular Disorders
    24 Respiratory Disorders
    25 Neurocognitive Disorders
    26 Care of Individuals With Neurocognitive Disorders
    27 Endocrine and Immune Disorders
    28 Common Musculoskeletal Disorders
    29 Pain and Comfort
    30 Mental Health
    PART 5 Clinical Judgment to Promote Healthy
    Aging With Older Adults and Families
    31 Ethics, Decision Making, and Mistreatment
    32 Relationships, Roles, and Life Transitions
    33 Intimacy and Sexual Health
    34 Loss, Death, and Palliative Care
    35 Spiritual Health, Meaning, and Self-Actualization
    Index
  • 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
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