The bestselling LPN/LVN geriatric nursing textbook, Basic Geriatric Nursing, 5th Edition covers age-appropriate nursing interventions in a variety of health care settings. It includes the theories and concepts of aging, covers expected physiologic and psychosocial changes, and highlights delegation, coordinated care, end-of-life care, patient teaching, quality of life, safety, and home care. This edition is updated with the latest issues and trends in geriatric nursing, including changes to the health care system and demographics. Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Gloria Hoffman Wold's text provides a clear and compassionate introduction to geriatric care.

Key Features:-

  • Complete coverage of key topics includes baby boomers and the impact of their aging on the health ca
  • Delegation, leadership, and management content is integrated throughout.
  • Nursing Process sections provide a framework for the discussion of the nursing care of the elderly p
  • A FREE Study Guide in the back of the book reinforces understanding with scenario-based clinical act
  • Nursing interventions are numbered and grouped according to health care setting (e.g., acute care, e
  • Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help in understanding how a care plan is develop

More Details about Basic Geriatric Nursing 5e (PB)

General Information  
PublisherElsevier Science
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2012