Neither superficial nor unduly technical, this book is highly rated by those who teach gerontology to nurses, rehabilitation a physical therapists, a others with a limited background in geriatrics. It provides up-to-date information in plain, straightforward language enhanced by illustrations. Stressing the distinction between normal aging a pathology, the book also emphasizes the psychological a social implications of aging. Thus, each major body system is discussed in terms of: * normal functioning; * normal age-related change; * psychological/social implications of these changes; * major age-related disorders a diseases. Separate chapters discuss exercise, nutrition, medications, dementia, death, teaching older adults, a four topics of particular concern: alcoholism, falls, foot care a pain. NAMED A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NURSING. qFILLS A CURRENT GAP. OF VALUE TO TEACHERS OF GERONTOLOGY.q--Educational Gerontology. qOUTSTANDING.q--J Cont Education in Nursing. Order from: The Tiresias Press, Inc., 116 Pinehurst Ave., New York, NY 10033. Add $4 pstg/hdlg. (212) 568-9570.a guide for the helping professions Sue V. Saxon, Mary Jean Etten ... at written as aquot;No Codeaquot;) a before DO. doctor of osteopathy ACLF adult congregate living Dx diagnosis facility, same as boarding ECF extended care facility home (BH) ( skilled nursing facility, ADL activities of daily living nursing home) a.c. before meals ECG ... extremities CNA Certified Nursing Assistant It. left CNS central nervous system lat lateral CMO comfort measures only ig. large CPR cardiopulmonary M.D.anbsp;...
|Title||:||Physical change & aging|
|Author||:||Sue V. Saxon, Mary Jean Etten|
|Publisher||:||Tiresias Pr - 1994|