By Meredith Wallace Kazer, Leslie Neal-Boylan
Because the quickest becoming inhabitants zone around the world, older adults are obvious in nearly each care surroundings during which clinicians perform. constructed as a source for complicated perform nurses in any environment, Case reviews in Gerontological Nursing for the complicated perform Nurse provides readers with more than a few either standard and abnormal instances from actual medical eventualities.
The publication is prepared into six devices masking situations with regards to ageism, universal health and wellbeing demanding situations, wellbeing and fitness merchandising, environments of care, cognitive and mental matters, and concerns with regards to getting older and independence. each one case follows an analogous layout together with the patient's presentation, serious pondering questions, and an intensive dialogue of the case answer by which scholars and clinicians can increase their scientific reasoning talents.
Designed to advertise geriatric medical schooling via self-assessment or school room use, Case reviews in Gerontological Nursing for the complicated perform Nurse is a key source for all these devoted to bettering take care of older adults.Content:
Chapter 1.1 Recipe for profitable getting older (pages 1–13): Christine Tocchi
Chapter 1.2 Cultural Competence Is a trip (pages 15–22): Jina Ko and Julie M. L. Lautner
Chapter 1.3 The gruesome Face of Ageism (pages 23–30): Shelley Yerger Hawkins
Chapter 1.4 If in basic terms We Had nationwide medical health insurance (pages 31–36): Philip A. Greiner
Chapter 2.1 the guts of all of it (pages 37–45): Jaclyn R. Jones
Chapter 2.2 i've got This factor on My pores and skin (pages 47–55): Everol M. Ennis
Chapter 2.3 Why Is My mom donning a Diaper? (pages 57–64): Annemarie Dowling‐Castronovo
Chapter 2.4 My Aching again (pages 65–73): Anne Moore
Chapter 2.5 greater than simply Constipation (pages 75–83): Frieda R. Butler
Chapter 2.6 Are You within the sanatorium back? (pages 85–92): Kimberly O. Lacey
Chapter 2.7 It Hurts while I Pee (pages 93–99): Rebecca Herter
Chapter 2.8 The historical past finds All (pages 101–109): Devon Kwassman
Chapter 2.9 Kneedless soreness (pages 111–124): Maureen E. O'Rourke and Kenneth S. O'Rourke
Chapter 2.10 lifestyles after a correct CVA (pages 125–133): Cynthia S. Jacelon
Chapter 2.11 It Takes My Breath Away (pages 135–143): Kathy Murphy, Dympna Caseyv and Bernard McCarthy
Chapter 2.12 what is Shaking? (pages 145–152): Donna Packo Diaz and Cathi A. Thomas
Chapter 2.13 an excessive amount of to regulate (pages 153–165): Melanie J. Holland
Chapter 2.14 Them Bones, Them Bones (pages 167–180): Ivy M. Alexander
Chapter 3.1 by no means Too outdated to give up (pages 181–188): Geraldine Marrocco and Amanda LaManna
Chapter 3.2 safety by means of Prevention (pages 189–194): Kimberlee‐Ann Bridges
Chapter 3.3 Is Being cautious sufficient? (pages 195–201): Bonnie Cashin Farmer
Chapter 3.4 in poor health and bored with Being unwell and drained (pages 203–212): Kathleen Lovanio, Patricia C. Gantert and Susan A. Goncalves
Chapter 3.5 To monitor or to not reveal (pages 213–219): Meredith Wallace Kazer
Chapter 4.1 Who Says i will not cross domestic? (pages 221–230): Antoinette Larkin and Claire Welford
Chapter 4.2 Regressing in Rehab (pages 231–238): Kendra M. Grimes
Chapter 4.3 there isn't any position Like domestic (pages 239–244): Nicholas R. Nicholson
Chapter 4.4 taking good care of the Caregiver (pages 245–251): Evanne Juratovac
Chapter 4.5 Transitions (pages 253–260): Elizabeth McGann and Lynn Price
Chapter 4.6 transferring the focal point of Care (pages 261–266): Alison Kris
Chapter 4.7 and not using a domestic (pages 267–275): Mary Shelkey
Chapter 4.8 a spot referred to as domestic (pages 277–284): Kelly Smith Papa and Eileen O'Connor Smith
Chapter 4.9 getting older in position (pages 285–291): Karen Dick
Chapter 5.1 The Diabolical Ds (pages 293–304): Kathleen Lovanio, Patricia C. Gantert and Susan A. Goncalves
Chapter 5.2 What a distinction an afternoon Makes (pages 305–312): Cora D. Zembrzuski
Chapter 5.3 i do not consider reliable (pages 313–322): Evanne Juratovac
Chapter 5.4 figuring out misery (pages 323–331): Eileen O'Connor Smith and Kelly Smith Papa
Chapter 6.1 an excessive amount of of an exceptional factor (pages 333–341): Susan C. Frazier
Chapter 6.2 riding in My vehicle (pages 343–349): Valerie C. Sauda
Chapter 6.3 intercourse doesn't cease with Seniority (pages 351–357): Ashley Domingue
Chapter 6.4 Hidden Pathology (pages 359–365): Marie Boltz
Chapter 6.5 Taking keep an eye on of the soreness (pages 367–372): Alison Kris
Chapter 6.6 the line towards End‐of‐Life selection Making: Who Has the correct of method? (pages 373–380): Barbara L. Kramer and Christine M. Goldstein
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