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Matteson and McConnell's gerontological nursing : concepts and practice / ed. LINTON, Adrianne Dill ; ed. LACH, Helen W..
Philadelphia, Philadelphia ; Toronto : Saunders;Elsevier, 2007 (3rd ed.), , xxxiii, 1006 p.


Lieux géographiques
: United States

Descriptors
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Geriatric nursing care
Professional practice

Mots-clés secondaires : Group animation techniques ; Psychosocial aspects ; Nursing process ; Nursing diagnosis ; Multidisciplinary teams ; Clinical ethics ; Functional assessment ; Geriatric assessment ; End of life ; Managed care ; Leadership ; Job environment ; Nursing models and theories ; Nutrition ; Assessment tools ; Pharmacotherapy ; Professional practice ; Geriatric case management ; Health promotion ; Evidence based nursing ; Clinical techniques ; Aging ; Pathological aging ; Normal aging

Résumé :

Matteson & McConnell's Gerontological Nursing, 3rd Edition provides comprehensive, research-based information on nursing care of older adults. Beginning with the basics, the text uses a systems approach to describe the aging process from wellness to illness. It also describes physiological and psychological aspects of aging in detail, as well as assessment and practice in all settings using the nursing process.

-Each chapter incorporates a research and theory-based approach to the aging process.
-Content is comprehensive and focuses on caring for the older adult.
-The text examines the differences between normal aging conditions and clinical problems/conditions.

-Competencies and Roles in Gerontological Nursing section focuses on the process that nurses, especially clinical nurse specialists, use to impact gerontological nursing care.
-Nursing care plans provide the practitioner with nursing care scenarios applied to clinical practice.
-Expanded content on functional assessment, including addressing communication issues, both verbal and non-verbal, alerts the reader to vital issues that may affect the patient's plan of care.
-Color insert visually complements material on the integumentary section as it illustrates some of the major integumentary conditions affecting the gerontologic population.
-Reflections boxes written by experts across different nursing fields share personal experiences related to the chapters' content.
-Toward Better Health boxes provide key considerations for promoting healthy lifestyles.
-Assessment boxes emphasize specific physical tests and observations to make when assessing a patient.
-Age-Related Changes boxes detail the ways in which particular body systems are affected by the aging process.
-New chapters on End of Life Care, Evidence-Based Practice, and Assisted Living Care give the reader a more comprehensive look at gerontological nursing care.

Illustrations : ill.
Language : Anglais
Doc n° : 24473 ISBN / ISSN : 9781416001669
NumRec : 2447303
 

       

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