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Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults

Edition: 9
9781975179137
ISBN/ISSN:
9781975179137
Publication Date:
September 1, 2022
2022-09-1
9781975179137
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Cultivate confident, wellness-oriented care for older adults across a changing healthcare environment with the latest evidence-based coverage of gerontological nursing....
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    Cultivate confident, wellness-oriented care for older adults across a changing healthcare environment with the latest evidence-based coverage of gerontological nursing. Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults, 9th Edition, fosters students’ understanding of both the physiologic and psychosocial aspects of aging, as well as common risk factors that may interfere with optimal health and functioning. 
     
    Organized around the author’s Functional Consequences Theory for Promoting Wellness in Older Adults and extensively updated to reflect current issues in gerontological practice, this trusted text equips students to work proactively with older adults to promote high levels of functioning and quality of life, despite limitations that may accompany aging, disease, and related conditions.
     
  • Specs
    Edition
    9
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781975179137
    Product Format
    Paperback Book
    Trim Size
    8 3/8 x 10 7/8
    Pages
    664
    Edition
    9
    Publication Date
    September 1, 2022
  • Carol A Miller
    Carol A. Miller MSN, RN-BC
    Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Care Manager
    Care & Counseling, Miller/Wetzler Associates
    Cleveland, Ohio

    Faculty
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
    Case Western Reserve University
    Cleveland, Ohio
     
  • Table of contents
    • Part 1 Older Adults and Wellness
      • Chapter 1 Seeing Older Adults Through the Eyes of Wellness
      • Chapter 2 Addressing Diversity of Older Adults
      • Chapter 3 Applying a Nursing Model for Promoting Wellness in Older Adults
      • Chapter 4 Theoretical Perspectives on Aging Well
    • Part 2 Nursing Considerations for Older Adults
      • Chapter 5 Gerontological Nursing and Health Promotion
      • Chapter 6 Current Foci of Nursing Care for Older Adults
      • Chapter 7 Health Care for Older Adults in Various Settings
      • Chapter 8 Assessment of Health and Functioning
      • Chapter 9 Medications and Other Bioactive Substances
      • Chapter 10 Legal and Ethical Concerns
      • Chapter 11 Elder Abuse and Neglect
    • Part 3 Promoting Wellness in Psychosocial Function
      • Chapter 12 Cognitive Wellness
      • Chapter 13 Psychosocial Wellness
      • Chapter 14 Psychosocial Assessment
      • Chapter 15 Impaired Cognitive Function: Delirium and Dementia
      • Chapter 16 Impaired Affective Function: Depression and Suicide
    • Part 4 Promoting Wellness in Physical Function 
      • Chapter 17 Hearing
      • Chapter 18 Vision
      • Chapter 19 Digestion and Nutrition
      • Chapter 20 Urinary Function
      • Chapter 21 Cardiovascular Function
      • Chapter 22 Respiratory Function
      • Chapter 23 Safe Mobility
      • Chapter 24 Integumentary Function
      • Chapter 25 Sleep and Rest
      • Chapter 26 Thermoregulation
      • Chapter 27 Sexual Function
    • Part 5 Promoting Wellness During Illness and Transitions in Care
      • Chapter 28 Caring for Older Adults During Illness
      • Chapter 29 Caring for Older Adults Experiencing Pain
      • Chapter 30 Caring for Older Adults at the End of Life
    • Index
     
     
  • Features
    • NEW! Health Inequities boxes alert students to common inequities that may impact the care of older populations.
    • NEW! Expanded coverage of health inequity, health literacy, and social determinants of health familiarizes students with current information on these important topics. 
    • NEW! Added content helps students implement principles of the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative and keeps students current with the latest insights on Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)transitional careinterprofessional collaborationtechnology to promote wellness in older adults, and addressing needs of caregivers.  
    • Multipart Clinical Judgment Unfolding Cases, including a Transitional Care case, illustrate the cumulative effects of age-related changes and risk factors with real-life examples. Think Like a Nurse questions and Nursing Care Plans in each unfolding case hone students’ clinical judgment and application skills.
    • Single-part Case Studies in some chapters illustrate application of content to clinical settings.
    • Unfolding Patient Stories, written by the National League for Nursing, encourage classroom discussion and engage students in realistic patient encounters. 
    • Technology to Promote Wellness in Older Adults boxes demystify technological approaches to gerontological care. 
    • Interprofessional Collaboration (IPC) content helps students work efficiently alongside other health care professionals and paraprofessionals.
    • Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN) examples guide students in applying knowledge and skills to care plans for unfolding cases.
    • Online Learning Activities enhance students’ understanding of concepts in the text. 
    • Wellness Opportunities highlight ways students can promote wellness in everyday practice.
    • Learning Objectives and Key Terms keep students focused on essential chapter content.
    • Assessment boxes detail specific approaches and tools for nursing assessment. 
    • Interventions boxes deliver succinct guidelines with an emphasis on health promotion. 
    • Evidence-Based Practice boxes reinforce connections between research and clinical application. 
    • Cultural Considerations boxes broaden students’ awareness of possible cultural variations.
    • Chapter Highlights and Critical Thinking Exercises at the end of each chapter emphasize key takeaways.  
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