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Author Touhy, Theris A.
Title Ebersole & Hess' toward healthy aging : human needs & nursing response / Theris A. Touhy, Kathleen Jett.
Publisher St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, c2012.
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 Book Stacks  RC954 .E23 2012  AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 500 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Edition 8th ed.
Note Rev. ed. of: Toward healthy aging / Priscilla Ebersole ... [et al.]. 7th ed. c2008.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foundations of Healthy Aging. Gerontological nursing and an aging society -- Health and wellness -- Theories of aging -- Physiological changes -- Culture, gender, and aging -- Communicating with older adults -- Foundations of Caring. Health assessment -- Laboratory values and diagnostics -- Geropharmacology -- The use of herbs and supplements -- Wellness and Function. Elimination, sleep, skin, and foot care -- Mobility -- Environmental safety and security -- Nutrition and hydration -- Wellness and Chronic Illness. Chronic conditions -- Care across the continuum -- Pain and comfort -- Mental health -- Cognitive impairment -- Healthy Aging for Elders and their Families. Economic, legal, and ethical issues -- Intimacy and sexuality -- Relationships, roles, and transitions -- Loss, death, and palliative care -- Self-actualization, spirituality, and transcendence.
Summary Grounded in the core competencies recommended by the AACN in collaboration with the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, The 8th edition of this textbook is a comprehensive resource on health promotion and maintenance for older adults and their caregivers. It includes coverage of communication, safety and ethical considerations, new genetic research, key aging issues, and common and uncommon conditions. Provides the knowledge needed to promote healthy lifestyle choices, properly address end-of-life issues, and provide effective, holistic care for older adults.
ISBN 9780323073165 (softcover : alk. paper)
0323073166 (softcover : alk. paper)
Subject Geriatric nursing.
Aging.
Older people -- Health and hygiene.
Alt Author Jett, Kathleen Freudenberger.
Ebersole, Priscilla.
Hess, Patricia A., 1938-
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