Gerontologic nursing / Annette G. Lueckenotte.

By: Lueckenotte, Annette Giesler
Material type: TextTextPublisher: St. Louis : Mosby, c2000Edition: 2nd editionDescription: xxix, 846 p. : ill. ; 29 cmISBN: 0323007570Subject(s): Geriatric nursing | Geriatric Nursing | Aged -- psychology | Long-Term Care -- in old ageDDC classification: 610.7365
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Part one: Introduction to Gerontologic Nursing
Chapter. 1. Overview of gerontologic nursing
Chapter. 2. Theories of aging
Chapter. 3. Legal and ethical issues
Chapter. 4. Gerontologic assessment

Part two: Influences on health and illness
Chapter. 5. Cultural influences
Chapter. 6. Family influences
Chapter. 7. Socioeconomic and environmental influences
Chapter. 8. Health promotion

Part three: Wellness Issues
Chapter. 9. Nutrition
Chapter. 10. Sleep and activity
Chapter. 11. Intimacy and sexuality
Chapter. 12. Safety
Chapter. 13. Mental health

Part four: Common Psychophysiologic stressors
Chapter. 14. Pain
Chapter. 15. Infection
Chapter. 16. Cancer
Chapter. 17. Chronic illness and rehabilitation
Chapter. 18. Loss, dying, and death
Chapter. 19. Substance abuse

Part five: Diagnosis studies and pharmacologic management
Chapter. 20 Laboratory and diagnostic tests
Chapter. 21. Pharmacologic management

Part six: Nursing care of physiologic and psychologic disorders
Chapter. 22. Cardiovascular function
Chapter. 23. Respiratory function
Chapter. 24. Endocrine function
Chapter. 25. Gastrointestinal function
Chapter. 26. Urinary function
Chapter. 27. Cognitive and neurologic function
Chapter. 28. Integumentary function
Chapter. 29. Sensory function
Chapter. 30. Musculoskeletal function

Part seven: Continuum of older adult care
Chapter. 31. Acute care
Chapter. 32. Home care and hospice
Chapter. 33. Long-term care.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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