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cover image - Basic Geriatric Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323828901
Copyright: 2023
Publication Date: 08-02-2022
Page Count: 416
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $48.99

Basic Geriatric Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 8th Edition

by Patricia A. Williams, MSN, RN, CCRN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

cover image - Basic Geriatric Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323828901
Copyright: 2023
Publication Date: 08-02-2022
Page Count: 416
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $48.99
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Help your students learn to provide compassionate, professional nursing care for older adults! Designed for LPN/LVNs, Basic Geriatric Nursing, 8th Edition offers a practical introduction to concepts of aging and the physiologic and psychosocial changes that affect the elderly adult. Clear guidelines help students master basic skills such as health assessment, nursing diagnosis, therapeutic communication, medication administration, and nursing interventions in a variety of health care settings. New Next-Generation NCLEX® examination-style case studies help in developing clinical judgment, and nursing care plans show how to apply theory to practice. With this text, students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to care for an aging population.

    • NEW! Next-Generation NCLEX® examination-style case studies at the end of chapters include new-format questions to help students prepare for the licensure examination.
    • NEW! Discussion of the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model helps students learn decision making and develop the skills needed to plan effective nursing care.
    • NEW! Free Study Guide on the Evolve website includes Next-Generation case studies and review questions to reinforce student understanding.
    • Learning features in each chapter include objectives, key terms with phonetic pronunciations, basic concepts, and clinical application, all connected by case examples and a relevant research study or analysis of multiple studies.
    • Nursing Process sections provide a framework for nursing care of older adults as related to specific disorders.
    • Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! sections include key points, additional learning resources, and NCLEX review questions with answers and rationales on the Evolve website.
    • Nursing Care Plans provide real-world examples of care plans along with critical thinking questions.
    • Nursing interventions are grouped by health care setting, e.g., acute care, extended care, home care.
    • Clinical Situation boxes highlight real-life care scenarios.
    • Coordinated Care boxes address leadership and management issues for the LPN/LVN, and include topics such as restraints and end-of-life care.
    • Critical Thinking boxes help students develop and improve skills in clinical judgment.
    • Special boxes are included for health promotion, safety, nurse alerts, patient education, cultural considerations, home health considerations, complementary health approaches, and more.
    • Medication tables summarize information about drugs commonly used in geriatric nursing.
    • NEW! Next-Generation NCLEX® examination-style case studies at the end of chapters include new-format questions to help you prepare for the licensure examination.
    • NEW! Discussion of the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model helps you learn decision making and develop the skills needed to plan effective nursing care.
    • NEW! Free Study Guide on the Evolve website includes Next-Generation case studies and review questions to reinforce your understanding.
  • UNIT I OVERVIEW OF AGING
    1 Trends and Issues
    2 Theories of Aging
    3 Physiologic Changes
    UNIT II BASIC SKILLS FOR GERONTOLOGIC NURSING
    4 Health Promotion, Health Maintenance, and Home Health Considerations
    5 Communicating With Older Adults
    6 Maintaining Fluid Balance and Meeting Nutritional Needs
    7 Medications and Older Adults
    8 Health Assessment for Older Adults
    9 Meeting Safety Needs of Older Adults
    UNIT III PSYCHOSOCIAL CARE OF THE ELDERLY
    10 Cognition and Perception
    11 Self-Perception and Self-Concept
    12 Roles and Relationships
    13 Coping and Stress
    14 Values and Beliefs
    15 End-of-Life Care
    16 Sexuality and Aging
    UNIT IV PHYSICAL CARE OF THE ELDERLY
    17 Care of Aging Ski
    18 Elimination
    19 Activity and Exercise
    20 Sleep and Rest
    APPENDIXES
  • Patricia A. Williams, MSN, RN, CCRN, Former Nursing Educator,University of California Medical Center,San Francisco, California,Alumnus, iSAGE Mini Fellowship Program,Successful Aging Project Stanford University Medical School Stanford, California
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