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The Resource Basic geriatric nursing, Gloria Hoffmann Wold

Basic geriatric nursing, Gloria Hoffmann Wold

Label
Basic geriatric nursing
Title
Basic geriatric nursing
Statement of responsibility
Gloria Hoffmann Wold
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Basic geriatric nursing, Gloria Hoffmann Wold
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
Control code
7ocm07710847
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xiv, 397 pages
Isbn
9780323073998
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011010833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Basic geriatric nursing, Gloria Hoffmann Wold
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
Control code
7ocm07710847
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xiv, 397 pages
Isbn
9780323073998
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011010833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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