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Author Miller, Carol A., author

Title Nursing for wellness in older adults / Carol A. Miller
Edition Sixth edition
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2012]
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, [2012]


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Description xxix, 603 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
regular print
Contents Older adults and wellness -- Seeing older adults through the eyes of wellness -- Addressing diversity of older adults -- Applying a nursing model for promoting wellness in older adults -- Theoretical perspectives on aging well -- Nursing considerations for older adults -- Gerontological nursing and health promotion -- Diverse health care settings for older adults -- Assessment of health and functioning -- Medications and other bioactive substances -- Legal and ethical concerns -- Elder abuse and neglect -- Promoting wellness in psychosocial function -- Cognitive function -- Psychosocial function -- Psychosocial assessment -- Impaired cognitive function: delirium and dementia -- Impaired affective function: depression -- Promoting wellness in physical function -- Hearing -- Vision -- Digestion and nutrition -- Urinary function -- Cardiovascular function -- Respiratory function -- Mobility and safety -- Integument -- Sleep and rest -- Thermoregulation -- Sexual function -- Promoting wellness in all stages of health and illness -- Caring for older adults during illness -- Caring for older adults experiencing pain -- Caring for older adults at the end of life
Summary Textbook provides a theory-based framework for nursing students and practicing nurses enabling them to address the unique health care needs of older adults. Features critical thinking exercises and abundant color illustrations
Notes Previous ed.: 2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Health promotion.
Older people -- Care.
Geriatric nursing.
Geriatric Nursing.
Aged -- psychology.
Health Promotion.
Nursing Theory.
LC no. 2010043818
ISBN 9781605477770