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Author Miller, Carol A.

Title Miller's nursing for wellness in older adults / edited by Sharyn Hunter
Edition First Australian and New Zealand edition
Published Sydney, N.S.W. : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2012]
Sydney, NSW : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Pty Ltd, [2012]


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Description xiv, 604 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Part 1: Older adults and wellness. 1. Seeing older adults through the eyes of wellness -- 2. Addressing diversity of older adults -- 3. Applying a nursing model for promoting wellness in older adults -- 4. Theoretical perspectives on ageing well -- Part 2: Nursing considerations for older adults. 5. Nursing older adults and the promotion of wellness -- 6. Continuum of care for older adults -- 7. Assessment of health and functioning -- 8. Medicines -- 9. Legal and ethical concerns relating to older adults -- 10. Elder abuse and neglect Part 3: Promoting wellness in psychosocial function. 11. Cognitive function -- 12. Psychosocial function -- 13. Cognitive and psychosocial assessment -- 14. Delirium and dementia -- 15. Depression -- Part 4: Promoting wellness in physical function. 16. Hearing -- 17. Vision -- 18. Digestion nutrition and hydration -- 19. Urinary function -- 20. Cardiovascular function -- 21. Respiratory function -- 22. Mobility and safety -- 23. Integument -- 24. Sleep and rest -- 25. Thermoregulation -- 26. Sexual function -- Part 5: Promoting wellness in all stages of health and illness. 27. Caring for older adults during illness -- 28. Caring for older adults experiencing pain -- 29. Caring for older adults at the end of life
Summary Adapted by Sharyn Hunter, this substantially modified Australian and New Zealand edition provides a holistic view of the health care needs of older adults Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults uses a well-being approach to the theory and practice of gerontological nursing that deals with both physiological and psychosocial aspects of aging. Australia and New Zealand cultural, social and legislative considerations are included throughout
Analysis Australian
Gerontology/geriatric medicine (Australia,New Zealand)
Nursing (Australia,New Zealand)
Notes "adaptation of Carol Miller's original version of 'Nursing for wellness in older adults'"--acknowledgements
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Geriatric nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Geriatric nursing -- Textbooks.
Geriatric nursing -- Australia.
Geriatric nursing.
Nurses -- Training of.
Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing -- Textbooks.
Nursing -- Australia.
Older people -- Care.
Education, Nursing.
Geriatric Nursing.
Genre/Form Textbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Author Hunter, Sharyn, editor
Based on (work) Miller, Carol A. Nursing for wellness in older adults
Hunter, Sharyn.
ISBN 1920994297
9781920994297 (paperback)
Other Titles Nursing for wellness in older adults