Better Elder Care : A Nurse's Guide to Caring for Older Adults

Better Elder Care : A Nurse's Guide to Caring for Older Adults

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 576 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781582551043
  • DDC分類 610.7365

Table of Contents

Contributors                                       v
Foreword vii
Understanding the geriatric population 1 (17)
Tailoring your assessment 18 (38)
Maintaining physical health 56 (24)
Meeting mental and emotional needs 80 (21)
Reducing the risk of falls 101(17)
Managing ear and eye problems 118(17)
Managing cardiovascular problems 135(26)
Managing respiratory problems 161(21)
Managing neurologic problems 182(33)
Managing musculoskeletal problems 215(17)
Managing urinary tract problems 232(14)
Managing cancer 246(30)
Managing diabetes 276(15)
Responding to drug and alcohol abuse 291(15)
Detecting elder abuse and neglect 306(20)
Administering and monitoring medications 326(47)
Guiding bladder and bowel retraining 373(26)
Providing skin and wound care 399(44)
Controlling chronic pain 443(29)
Addressing legal and ethical concerns 472(33)
Understanding end-of-life issues 505(20)
Appendices
A Community services for elderly patients 517(7)
B Adverse reactions misinterpreted as 524(1)
age-related changes
Selected references 525(2)
Index 527