Basic Geriatric Nursing by Gloria Hoffmann Wold

Full Title: Basic Geriatric Nursing
Author/Editor(s): Gloria Wold
ISBN: 0323073999, 9780323073998
Publisher: Elsevier/Mosby
Published Place: St. Louis, Mo.
Published/Copyright Year: 2012
Language: English
Physical Description: Illustrations (some Colored) included, 28 cm
LCCN: 2011010833
Edition: 5th Edition [View All Editions]
Number of pages: 397 (xiv, 397 pages)
Geriatric Nursing
Geriatric Nursing > Methods
Nursing Care

unit I. Overview of aging. 1. Trends and issues : Introduction to geriatric nursing ; Attitudes toward aging ; Demographics ; Economics of aging ; Housing arrangements ; Health care provisions ; Impact of aging members in the family
2. Theories of aging : Biologic theories ; Psychosocial theories ; Implications for nursing
3. Physiologic changes : The integumentary system ; The musculoskeletal system ; The respiratory system ; The cardiovascular system ; The hematopoietic and lymphatic systems ; The gastrointestinal system ; The urinary system ; The nervous system ; The special senses ; The endocrine system
The reproductive and genitourinary systems

unit II. Basic skills for gerontologic nursing. 4. Health promotion, health maintenance, and home health considerations : Recommended health practices or older adults ; Factors that affect health promotion and maintenance ; Home health
5. Communicating with older adults : Information sharing (framing the message) ; Formal or therapeutic communication ; Informal or social communication ; Nonverbal communication
Acceptance, dignity, and respect in communication
Barriers to communication
Skills and techniques
6. Maintaining fluid balance and meeting nutrition needs : Nutrition and aging ; Malnutrition and the elderly
7. Medications and older adults : Risks related to drug-testing methods ; Risks related to the physiologic changes of aging ; Beers criteria for potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults ; Risks related to cognitive or sensory changes ; Risks related to inadequate knowledge ; Risks related to financial factors ; Medication administration in an institutional setting ; Nursing assessment and medication ; Medications and the nursing care plan ; Patient rights and medication ; Self-medication and older adults ; Teaching older adults about medications ; Safety and noncompliance (nonadherence) issues
8. Health assessment of older adults : Health screening ; Health assessments ; Interviewing older adults ; Obtaining the health history ; Physical assessment of older adults ; Assessing vital signs in older adults ; Sensory assessment of older adults ; Psychosocial assessment of older adults ; Assessment of condition change in the elderly
9. Meeting safety needs of older adults : Internal risk factors ; External risk factors ; Summary

unit III. Psychosocial care of the elderly. 10. Cognition and perception : Normal cognitive-perceptual functioning
11. Self-perception and self-concept : Normal self-perception and self-concept ; Self-perception/self-concept and aging
12. Roles and relationships : Normal roles and relationships ; Roles, relationships, and aging
13. Coping and stress : Normal stress and coping
14. Values and beliefs : Common values and beliefs of older adults
15. End-of-life care : Death in western cultures ; Attitudes toward death and end-of-life planning ; Values clarification related to death and end-of-life care ; What is a "good" death ; Where people die ; Palliative care ; Collaborative assessment and interventions for end-of-life care ; Communication at the end of life ; Psychosocial perspectives, assessments, and interventions ; Physiologic changes, assessments, and interventions ; Death ; Funeral arrangements ; Bereavement
16. Sexuality and aging : Factors that affect sexuality of older adults ; Marriage and older adults ; Caregivers and the sexuality of older adults ; Sexual health and sexual orientation

unit IV. Physical care of the elderly. 17. Care of aging skin and mucous membranes : Age-related changes in skin, hair, and nails ; Age-related changes in oral mucous membranes
18. Elimination : Normal elimination patterns ; Elimination and aging
19. Activity and exercise : Normal activity patterns ; Activity and aging ; Effects of disease processes on activity ; Rehabilitation
20. Sleep and rest : Sleep-rest health pattern
Appendices : A. Laboratory values for older adults ; B. The Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) ; C. Dietary information for older adults ; D. Resources for older adults.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBNPlus ID: LOC.V40.132823-1-3326829
Other ID: GBB193951(NBN);707710847(OCLC)
Nature: Bibliographies
Form: Nonfiction
LC Call No: RC954 .W58 2012
Dewey Decimal: 618.97/0231
Released Date: 20120127

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