Gerontologic Nursing, 6th Edition

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Title Gerontologic Nursing, 6th Edition
ISBN Number 9780323498111
Main Author By Sue E. Meiner, EdD, APRN, BC, GNP and Jennifer J. Yeager, PhD, RN
Copyright Year 2019
Edition Number 6
Format Book
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Illustrations Approx. 120 illustrations (120 in full color)
Imprint Mosby
Page Count 672
Publication Date 28-Nov-18
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Compassionately care for the aging population with Gerontologic Nursing, 6th Edition, uniquely known for its comprehensive coverage of the most common medical-surgical problems associated with older adults. Organized by body system for easy retrieval of information, it delves into health promotion and both basic and complex gerontologic concepts and issues. This disorder-focused gerontologic nursing text features an enhanced focus on nursing management and care coordination across health care delivery settings. It emphasizes topics such as nutrition, chronic illness, emergency treatment, patient teaching, home care, and end-of-life care - and includes the latest guidelines for mammograms, colonoscopies, pneumonia, and shingles vaccinations. With the addition of new nursing theories, this edition offers a valuable framework for gerontologic care..



New to this Edition

  • EXPANDED! Increased focus on nursing management and care coordination across health care delivery settings.

  • NEW! New nursing theories in chapter 2 provide a framework for gerontologic care.

  • UPDATED! Up-to-date guidelines for mammograms, colonoscopies, pneumonia, and shingles vaccinations.

  • UPDATED! Fall prevention updates help you better protect your patients.

  • UPDATED! Updates on the challenges of caring for older adults with cognitive disorders ensure you are prepared.

  • UPDATED! Updated chapters throughout reflect the current evidence to guide practice.



Key Features

  • Overview of age-related changes in structure and function included in all body system chapters.

  • The most current standards and guidelines keep you in the know.

  • Psychologic and sociocultural issues and aspects of older adult care integrated throughout the text.

  • Critical thinking questions included at end of chapters.

  • UNIQUE! Patient/Family Teaching boxes emphasize key aspects of practice and teaching for self-care.

  • Health Promotion/Illness Prevention boxes provide tips to promote leading a healthy life.

  • UNIQUE! Nutritional Consideration boxes demonstrate special nutritional needs and concerns facing the aging population.

  • Evidence-Based Practice boxes pull the critical evidence-based information contained in the text into boxes for easy access and identification.

  • Cultural Awareness boxes highlight differences in how key concepts are understood or practiced in various cultures.

  • Home Care boxes highlight tips to promote practical, effective home care for the older adult.

  • Key Points at end of chapters summarize the important concepts discussed in the chapter.



Author Information

By Sue E. Meiner, EdD, APRN, BC, GNP, Nurse Practitioner; President, Consultant on Health Issues Inc.; formerly Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, USA and Jennifer J. Yeager, PhD, RN , Assistant Professor, Director of the Graduate Nursing Program, Department of Nursing, Tarleton State University , Member of The Texas A&M University System



Table of Contents 

Part I: Introduction to Gerontologic Nursing

1. Overview of Gerontologic Nursing

2. Theories Related to Care of the Older Adult

3. Legal and Ethical Issues

4. Assessment of the Older Adult


Part II: Influences on Health and Illness

5. Cultural Influences

6. Family Influences

7. Socioeconomic and Environmental Influences

8. Health Promotion and Illness/Disability Prevention


Part III: Influences on Quality of Life

9. Nutrition

10. Sleep and Activity

11. Safety

12. Sexuality and Aging

13. Pain

14. Infection and Inflammation


Part IV: Diagnostic Studies and Pharmacologic Management

15. Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

16. Drugs and Aging


Part V: Nursing Care of Physiologic and Psychologic Disorders

17. Integumentary Function

18. Sensory Function

19. Cardiovascular Function

20. Respiratory Function

21. Gastrointestinal Function

22. Urinary Function

23. Musculoskeletal Function

24. Cognitive and Neurologic Function

25. Endocrine Function


Part VI: Health Care Transitions

26. Health Care Delivery Settings and Older Adults

27. Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation

28. Cancer

           29. Loss and End-of-Life Issues
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