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The Resource Ebersole and Hess' gerontological nursing & healthy aging, Theris A. Touhy, Kathleen F. Jett

Ebersole and Hess' gerontological nursing & healthy aging, Theris A. Touhy, Kathleen F. Jett

Label
Ebersole and Hess' gerontological nursing & healthy aging
Title
Ebersole and Hess' gerontological nursing & healthy aging
Statement of responsibility
Theris A. Touhy, Kathleen F. Jett
Title variation
Gerontological nursing & healthy aging
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Touhy, Theris A
Dewey number
618.97/0231
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC954
LC item number
.G455 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2013 D-878
  • WY 152
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jett, Kathleen Freudenberger
  • Ebersole, Priscilla
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geriatric nursing
  • Aging
  • Older people
  • Geriatric Nursing
  • Aged
  • Aging
  • Holistic Nursing
  • Health Promotion
  • Personnes âgées
  • Soins infirmiers en gériatrie
  • Vieillissement
  • Aging
  • Geriatric nursing
  • Older people
  • Geriatric Nursing
  • Aged
  • Aging
  • Health Promotion
  • Holistic Nursing
Label
Ebersole and Hess' gerontological nursing & healthy aging, Theris A. Touhy, Kathleen F. Jett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • section 1. Foundations of healthy aging -- 1. Introduction to healthy aging -- Aging in the United States -- Moving toward healthy aging -- Maslow's Hierarchy of Human Needs -- 2. Gerontological nursing history, education, and roles -- Care of older adults : a nursing imperative -- History of gerontological nursing -- Gerontological nursing education -- Roles in gerontological nursing -- Gerontological nursing and gerontology organizations -- 3. Care across the continuum -- Elder-friendly communities -- Residential options in later life -- Community and home care -- Acute care -- Nursing home (long-term care facilities) -- Improving transitions across the continuum of care -- 4. Culture and aging -- The gerontological explosion -- Health disparities -- Increasing cultural competence -- 5. Theories of aging and physical changes -- Biological theories of aging -- Physical changes that accompany aging -- 6. Social, psychological, spiritual, and cognitive aspects of aging -- Life span development approach -- Types of aging -- Sociological theories of aging -- Psychological theories of aging -- Spirituality and aging -- Cognition and aging -- Learning in late life
  • section 2. Fundamentals of caring -- 7. Assessment and documentation for optimal care -- Assessment tools in gerontological nursing -- Activities of daily living -- Instrumental activities of daily living -- documentation for quality care -- Documentation across health care settings -- Appendix 7-1. Assessment topics are addressed -- 8. Safe medication use -- Pharmacokinetics -- Pharmacodynamics -- Chronopharmacology -- Medication-related problems and older adults -- Potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) -- Psychoactive medications -- 9. Nutrition and hydration -- Nutrition -- Age-related requirements -- Obesity (overnutrition) -- Malnutrition -- Factors affecting fulfillment of nutritional needs -- Special considerations in nutrition for older people : hydration, dysphagia, oral care -- 10. Elimination -- Bladder function -- Bowel elimination -- 11. Rest, sleep, and activity -- Rest and sleep -- Activity -- Interventions -- 12. Promoting healthy skin and feet -- Skin -- Healthy feet -- 13. Promoting safety -- Falls and fall risk reduction -- Restraints and side rails -- Environmental safety -- Transportation safety
  • section 3. Coping with chronic disorders in late life -- 14. Living with chronic illness -- Chronic illness -- Theoretical frameworks for chronic illness -- 15. Pain and comfort -- Acute and persistent pain -- 16. Diseases affecting vision and hearing -- Vision -- Hearing impairment -- 17. Metabolic disorders -- Thyroid disease -- diabetes -- 18. Bone and joint problems -- Musculoskeletal system -- Osteoporosis -- The Arthritides -- 19. Cardiovascular and respiratory disorders -- Cardiovascular disease -- Respiratory disorders -- 20. Neurological disorders -- Cerebrovascular disease -- Parkinson's disease -- Communication and elders with neurological disorders -- 21. Cognitive impairment -- Cognitive assessment -- Delirium -- Dementia -- Caregiving for persons with dementia -- 22. Mental health -- Factors influencing mental health care -- Mental health disorders -- Psychiatric symptoms in older adults -- Schizophrenia -- Bipolar disorder -- Depression -- Suicide -- Substance misuse and alcohol use disorders
  • section 4. Caring for elders and their caregivers -- 23. Economic and legal issues -- Social Security -- Medicare and Medicaid -- Care for veterans -- Long-term care insurance -- Legal issues in gerontological nursing -- Elder mistreatment and neglect -- Appendix 23-1. Definitions of elder abuse and neglect -- 24. Relationships, roles, and transitions -- Families -- Later life transitions -- Caregiving -- Intimacy and sexuality -- HIV/AIDS and older adults -- 25. Loss, death, and palliative care -- The grieving process -- Dying, death, and palliative care -- Dying and the nurse -- Decision making at the end of life
Control code
ocn819641632
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xiii, 436 pages
Isbn
9780323096065
Lccn
2012047074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780323096065
  • (OCoLC)819641632
Label
Ebersole and Hess' gerontological nursing & healthy aging, Theris A. Touhy, Kathleen F. Jett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • section 1. Foundations of healthy aging -- 1. Introduction to healthy aging -- Aging in the United States -- Moving toward healthy aging -- Maslow's Hierarchy of Human Needs -- 2. Gerontological nursing history, education, and roles -- Care of older adults : a nursing imperative -- History of gerontological nursing -- Gerontological nursing education -- Roles in gerontological nursing -- Gerontological nursing and gerontology organizations -- 3. Care across the continuum -- Elder-friendly communities -- Residential options in later life -- Community and home care -- Acute care -- Nursing home (long-term care facilities) -- Improving transitions across the continuum of care -- 4. Culture and aging -- The gerontological explosion -- Health disparities -- Increasing cultural competence -- 5. Theories of aging and physical changes -- Biological theories of aging -- Physical changes that accompany aging -- 6. Social, psychological, spiritual, and cognitive aspects of aging -- Life span development approach -- Types of aging -- Sociological theories of aging -- Psychological theories of aging -- Spirituality and aging -- Cognition and aging -- Learning in late life
  • section 2. Fundamentals of caring -- 7. Assessment and documentation for optimal care -- Assessment tools in gerontological nursing -- Activities of daily living -- Instrumental activities of daily living -- documentation for quality care -- Documentation across health care settings -- Appendix 7-1. Assessment topics are addressed -- 8. Safe medication use -- Pharmacokinetics -- Pharmacodynamics -- Chronopharmacology -- Medication-related problems and older adults -- Potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) -- Psychoactive medications -- 9. Nutrition and hydration -- Nutrition -- Age-related requirements -- Obesity (overnutrition) -- Malnutrition -- Factors affecting fulfillment of nutritional needs -- Special considerations in nutrition for older people : hydration, dysphagia, oral care -- 10. Elimination -- Bladder function -- Bowel elimination -- 11. Rest, sleep, and activity -- Rest and sleep -- Activity -- Interventions -- 12. Promoting healthy skin and feet -- Skin -- Healthy feet -- 13. Promoting safety -- Falls and fall risk reduction -- Restraints and side rails -- Environmental safety -- Transportation safety
  • section 3. Coping with chronic disorders in late life -- 14. Living with chronic illness -- Chronic illness -- Theoretical frameworks for chronic illness -- 15. Pain and comfort -- Acute and persistent pain -- 16. Diseases affecting vision and hearing -- Vision -- Hearing impairment -- 17. Metabolic disorders -- Thyroid disease -- diabetes -- 18. Bone and joint problems -- Musculoskeletal system -- Osteoporosis -- The Arthritides -- 19. Cardiovascular and respiratory disorders -- Cardiovascular disease -- Respiratory disorders -- 20. Neurological disorders -- Cerebrovascular disease -- Parkinson's disease -- Communication and elders with neurological disorders -- 21. Cognitive impairment -- Cognitive assessment -- Delirium -- Dementia -- Caregiving for persons with dementia -- 22. Mental health -- Factors influencing mental health care -- Mental health disorders -- Psychiatric symptoms in older adults -- Schizophrenia -- Bipolar disorder -- Depression -- Suicide -- Substance misuse and alcohol use disorders
  • section 4. Caring for elders and their caregivers -- 23. Economic and legal issues -- Social Security -- Medicare and Medicaid -- Care for veterans -- Long-term care insurance -- Legal issues in gerontological nursing -- Elder mistreatment and neglect -- Appendix 23-1. Definitions of elder abuse and neglect -- 24. Relationships, roles, and transitions -- Families -- Later life transitions -- Caregiving -- Intimacy and sexuality -- HIV/AIDS and older adults -- 25. Loss, death, and palliative care -- The grieving process -- Dying, death, and palliative care -- Dying and the nurse -- Decision making at the end of life
Control code
ocn819641632
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xiii, 436 pages
Isbn
9780323096065
Lccn
2012047074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780323096065
  • (OCoLC)819641632

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