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Toward Healthy Aging : human Needs and Nursing Response /

by Ebersole, Priscilla; Hess, Patricia A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: St. Louis : Mosby, c1998Edition: 5th ed.Description: xviii, 1132 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.ISBN: 0815128797.Subject(s): Geriatric nursing | Aging | Geriatric Nursing | Aging -- nurses' instruction
Contents:
Aging Today -- Theories of Aging -- Health and Wellness -- Age-Related Changes -- Laboratory Values and Implications for the Aged -- Managing Basic Physiologic Needs -- Biologic Maintenance Needs -- Common Chronic Problems and Their Management -- Pain and Comfort -- Pharmacology and Drug Use -- Mobility -- Maximizing Sensory Function -- Environmental Safety and Security -- Health Care, Economic, and Legal Concerns of the Aged -- Frailty, Vulnerability, and Neglect -- Intimacy, Sexuality, and Aging -- Relationships and Their Significance -- Isolation, Loneliness, Alienation, and Stigmatization -- Crisis and Stress Management -- Transitions and Role Changes -- Mental Health and Mental Disorders -- Cognition: Function and Dysfunction in Old Age -- Psychotropic Drug Management --
Gender, Cohort, and Culture -- Actualizing the Self -- Death, Dying, and Grief -- Transcendence, Spirituality, and Legacies -- The Professionalization of Gerontic Nursing -- NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses: 1997-1998 -- Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers (GRECCs) -- Resources on Aging -- Resources on the Internet -- Journals on Aging.
List(s) this item appears in: Nursing Research
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Hamu Mukasa Library - Law and Science section; Level 3
Open Access / General collection
610.7365 EBE (Browse shelf) Available 76584

Includes Appendices (p 1054-1072),Glossary (p. 1073-1077) and Index (p. 1078-1132)

Includes bibliographical references.

Ch. 1. Aging Today -- Ch. 2. Theories of Aging -- Ch. 3. Health and Wellness -- Ch. 4. Age-Related Changes -- Ch. 5. Laboratory Values and Implications for the Aged -- Ch. 6. Managing Basic Physiologic Needs -- Ch. 7. Biologic Maintenance Needs -- Ch. 8. Common Chronic Problems and Their Management -- Ch. 9. Pain and Comfort -- Ch. 10. Pharmacology and Drug Use -- Ch. 11. Mobility -- Ch. 12. Maximizing Sensory Function -- Ch. 13. Environmental Safety and Security -- Ch. 14. Health Care, Economic, and Legal Concerns of the Aged -- Ch. 15. Frailty, Vulnerability, and Neglect -- Ch. 16. Intimacy, Sexuality, and Aging -- Ch. 17. Relationships and Their Significance -- Ch. 18. Isolation, Loneliness, Alienation, and Stigmatization -- Ch. 19. Crisis and Stress Management -- Ch. 20. Transitions and Role Changes -- Ch. 21. Mental Health and Mental Disorders -- Ch. 22. Cognition: Function and Dysfunction in Old Age -- Ch. 23. Psychotropic Drug Management --

Ch. 24. Gender, Cohort, and Culture -- Ch. 25. Actualizing the Self -- Ch. 26. Death, Dying, and Grief -- Ch. 27. Transcendence, Spirituality, and Legacies -- Ch. 28. The Professionalization of Gerontic Nursing -- App. A. NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses: 1997-1998 -- App. B. Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers (GRECCs) -- App. C. Resources on Aging -- App. D. Resources on the Internet -- App. E. Journals on Aging.

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