Basic Geriatric Nursing presents the theories and concepts of aging, the physiologic and psychological changes and problems associated with the process, and appropriate nursing interventions. Features: * Care plans which include NANDA diagnoses and expected outcomes * Nursing interventions are grouped according to health care setting (ie: ...Read MoreBasic Geriatric Nursing presents the theories and concepts of aging, the physiologic and psychological changes and problems associated with the process, and appropriate nursing interventions. Features: * Care plans which include NANDA diagnoses and expected outcomes * Nursing interventions are grouped according to health care setting (ie: hospitals, extended care facilities, home-based care) New to this edition: * Material throughout will be revised to reflect changes in practice and new government regulations and policies. * Coverage of a number of topics will be expanded, including pressure ulcers, interdisciplinary/collaborative care and rehabilitative care. * Care Plans will add the Evaluation step of the nursing process * Updated 1997 classifications are included for diabetes mellitus * New chapter - Meeting Safety Needs of the Elderly * New - Worksheets for each chapter (with answers provided) will be in a perforated section at the end of the book for student useRead Less
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New in new dust jacket. The bestselling LPN/LVN geriatric nursing textbook, Basic Geriatric Nursing, 5th Edition covers age-appropriate nursing interventions in a variety of health care settings. It includes the theories and concepts of aging, covers expected physiologic and psychosocial changes, and highlights delegation, coordinated care, end-of-life care, patient teaching, quality of life, safety, and home care. This edition is updated with the latest issues and trends in geriatric nursing, including changes to the health care system and demographics. Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Gloria Hoffman Wold's text provides a clear and compassionate introduction to geriatric care.
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