Handbook of Geriatric Nursing Care
Springhouse Corporation, 1999 - Geriatric nursing - 634 pages
This compact and practical manual offers more than 250 entries and scores of helpful illustrations. Contents include contributors and consultants; foreword; A-to-Z topics covering diseases and disorders, treatments, medication administration, pressure ulcer prevention, patient teaching, wound care, and more; social, legal, and ethical challenges, including abuse and neglect, advance directives, falls and prevention, polypharmacy, and more; and appendices: physiologic changes in aging, lab value changes in aging, pharmacodynamic changes and aging, and levels of care.
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