Ebersole & Hess' Toward Healthy Aging E-Book: Human Needs and Nursing Response

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Aug 24, 2019 - Medical - 536 pages

Ensure you thoroughly understand the intricate details of providing effective care for adults as they age. Ebersole & Hess’ Toward Healthy Aging, 10th Edition is the only comprehensive gerontological nursing text that effectively communicates how to provide holistic care, promote healthy lives, and address end-of-life issues and concerns. Grounded in the core competencies recommended by the AACN in collaboration with the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, the tenth edition has been extensively revised and updated with shorter, more streamlined chapters and pedagogical features to facilitate learning. It covers the areas of safety and ethical considerations, genetics, communication with the patient and caregiver, promoting health in persons with conditions commonly occurring in later-life world-wide addressing loss and palliative care and much more. Special sections provide an honest look at the universal experience of aging and the nurse’s role in the reduction of health disparities and inequities as a member of the global community. Plus, it contains a variety of new learning features that focus on applying research and thinking critically in when providing care to aging adults across the care continuum.

 

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Contents

1 Foundations of Healthy Aging
1
2 Foundations of Caring
68
3 Wellness and Function
132
4 Wellness and Chronic Illness
275
5 Healthy Aging for Older Adults and Their Families
398
Index
509
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About the author (2019)

Dr. Theris A. Touhy, DNP, CNS, DPNAP

Dr. Kathleen F. Jett, PhD, GNP-BC

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