Matteson & McConnell's gerontological nursing : concepts and practice /

Matteson & McConnell's Gerontological Nursing, 3rd Edition provides comprehensive, research-based information on nursing care of older adults. Beginning with the basics, the text uses a systems approach to describe the aging process from wellness to illness. It also describes physiological...

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Main Authors: Linton, Adrianne Dill (Author), Lach, Helen W. (Author)
Other Authors: Matteson, Mary Ann, McConnell, Eleanor S.
Format: Book
Published: Philadelphia : Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, c2007
Edition:3rd ed.
Online Access:Table of contents only
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction to practice in gerontological nursing. Gerontological nursing: issues and trends in practice / Helen W. Lach. Assessment: focus on function / Helen W. Lach & Carrie M. Smith. Tools for screening and assessment / Helen W. Lach & Carrie M. Smith. Application of nursing theory / Helen W. Lach. Evidence-based practice / Marita G. Titler & Jane Hsiao-Chen Tang. Gerontology: the study of aging / Helen W. Lach. Pharmacological considerations / Adranne Dill Linton. Nutritional considerations / Anna J. Biggs. Ethical considerations / Kathleen T. Lucke
  • Aging changes and health deviations. Integument system / Adrianne Dill Linton. Musculoskeletal system / Adrianne Dill Linton. Cardiovascular system / Mary Ann House-Fancher & Ronald J. Lynch. Respiratory system / Adrianne Dill Linton. Neurological system / Pamela Millsap. Gastrointestinal system / Adrianne Dill Linton. Genitourinary system / Adrianne Dill Linton. Endocrine system / Adrianne Dill Linton, Lisa J. Hooter, & Coleen R. Elmers. Immune system / Adrianne Dill Linton. Age-related changes in the special senses / Adrianne Dill Linton.
  • Psychosocial aging. Age-related psychological changes / David W. Carroll & Adrianne Dill Linton. Age-related sociological changes / Cheryl Lyn Zukerberg & Adrianne Dill Linton. End of life care of the older adult / Pamela Z. Cacchione & Patrick J. Cacchione
  • Competencies and roles in gerontological nursing. Leadership skills / Nina Tumosa & Helen W. Lach. Therapeutic groups for older adults / James H. Cook, Jr. & Candace M. Ball. Team work: interdisciplinary geriatric care / Helen W. Lach. Case management / Todd M. Ruppar. Health promotion and health education for older adults / Helen W. Lach. Quality improvement / Carolyn D. Philpot ... [et al.]
  • Gerontological nursing in the context of care. The geriatric continuum of care / Susan A. Ruzicka. Community care / Mary Z. Dunn. Assisted living care / Cheryl Lyn Zukerberg. Acute care / Maria B. Carroll. Subacute care / Elizabeth A. Capezuti
  • Long-term care / Adrianne Dill Linton & Helen W. Lach.