Description

Covering both disorders and wellness, Gerontologic Nursing provides the essential information you need to provide the best nursing care to older adults. A body-system organization makes information easy to find, and discussions include health promotion, psychologic and sociocultural issues, and the common medical-surgical problems associated with aging adults. Written by expert educator and clinician Sue Meiner, EdD, RN, CS, GNP, this book also emphasizes topics such as nutrition, chronic illness, emergency treatment, patient teaching, home care, and end-of-life care.


Key Features:-

  • Comprehensive assessment guidelines identify findings that are normal, deviate from normal, and abno
  • A separate Health Promotion chapter and specialty boxes provide information related to promoting hea
  • Detailed coverage of pain, infection, cancer, chronic illness, loss, death and dying, and substance
  • Cultural Influences chapter and Cultural Awareness boxes focus on clients\' specific customs and how
  • Client/Family Teaching boxes help you communicate effectively on self-care.
  • Home Care Tips boxes promote practical, effective care for the homebound older client.

More Details about Gerontologic Nursing 4e (PB)

General Information  
Author(s)Meiner
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition4
ISBN9780323069991
Pages668
BindingPaper Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2011