Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults

Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults

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Now in its Fifth Edition, this text provides a comprehensive and wellness-oriented approach to the theory and practice of gerontologic nursing. Organized around the author's unique qfunctional consequences theoryq of gerontologic nursing, the book explores qnormalq age-related changes and risk factors that often interfere with optimal health and functioning, to effectively identify and teach health-promotion interventions. The author provides research-based background information and a variety of practical assessment and intervention strategies for use in every clinical setting. Highlights of this edition include expanded coverage of evidence-based practice, more first-person stories, new chapters, and clinical tools such as assessment tools recommended by the Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing.Dental care of elderly in nursing homes: Perceptions of managers, nurses, and physicians. Special Care Dentistry, 20. 12-17. Chung. ... Improving oral health care for the frail elderly: A review of widespread problems and best practices. Geriatric Nursing. 23. ... The Merck manual of geriatrics (3rd ed.. pp. 1 000- 1006) .

Title:Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults
Author:Carol A. Miller
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2009


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