Ebersole & Hess' Toward Healthy Aging

Human Needs and Nursing Response

Author: Theris A. Touhy,Kathleen F Jett

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323321399

Category: Medical

Page: 544

View: 5488

Get all the knowledge you need to provide effective care for adults as they age. Grounded in the core competencies recommended by the AACN in collaboration with the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, Ebersole & Hess’ Toward Healthy Aging, 9th Edition is the only comprehensive text to address all aspects of gerontological nursing care. The new ninth edition has been extensively revised and updated and now includes shorter, more streamlined chapters and pedagogical features to facilitate learning, covering the areas of safety and ethical considerations, genetics, communication with the patient and caregiver, promoting health in persons with conditions commonly occurring in later-life world-wide addressing loss and palliative care and much more. This new edition considers the experience of aging as a universal experience and the nurse’s role in the reduction of health disparities and inequities as a member of the global community. Plus, it contains a variety of new learning features that focus the readers’ attention on applying research and thinking critically in providing care to aging adults across the care continuum. Learning objectives found at the beginning of every chapter help students identify the primary take away messages they should learn from the chapter. I think the Key Concepts identify the primary take away messages/important content Safety Alert boxes emphasize important safety tips for students to consider while working in a clinical setting. Promoting Healthy Aging: Implications for Gerontological Nursing sections provide best practice guidelines for management and promotion of wellness for older adults with chronic illness and those at the end of life Key concepts are bulleted at the end of every chapter to provide a quick review of the most important concepts found in the chapter. Nursing studies with critical thinking questions and activities assist students in assessment, interventions, and outcomes to promote healthy aging. Research questions at the end of each chapter stimulate thinking about ideas for nursing research. Information addressing and illustrating potential ethical issues that nurses encounter when dealing with this specific population of adults. The most current information on nutritional needs of the older adult is covered in a separate chapter. Research Highlights boxes identify important research studies in the field of gerontology to give students information about the latest findings in the field. The latest scales and guidelines for use when conducting health assessments within the unique context of working with an older adult and potentially his or her significant others. Careful attention to age, cultural, and gender differences are addressed throughout the text along with a chapter dedicated to culture and aging help the nurse understand these important considerations in caring for older adults in a way that fosters health equity across the globe. Healthy People boxes reference the goals cited in Healthy People 2020. Content consistent with the core competencies for geriatric nursing incorporates the Recommended Baccalaureate Competencies and Curricular Guidelines for the Nursing Care of Older Adults, the Geriatric Nursing Education State of the Science Papers, and the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults. A Student Speaks and An Elder Speaks sections at the beginning of every chapter provide honest and candid thoughts from students and elders. Disease processes discussed in the context of healthy adaptation, nursing support, and responsibilities helps students gain an understanding of an older client’s experience.

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Ebersole and Hess' Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging

Author: Theris A. Touhy,Kathleen Freudenberger Jett,Priscilla Ebersole

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323096069

Category: Medical

Page: 436

View: 6848

Ebersole & Hess' Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging is the only gerontological nursing text that follows a wellness-based, holistic approach to older adult care. Designed to facilitate healthy aging regardless of the situation or disease process, this text goes beyond simply tracking recommended treatments to address complications, alleviate discomfort, and help older adults lead healthy lives. Featuring evidence-based practice boxes, safety alerts, expanded tables, and careful attention to age, gender, and cultural differences, Ebersole & Hess' Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging is the most complete text on the market. Focus on health and wellness helps you gain an understanding of the patient's experience. AACN and the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing core competencies integrated throughout. Consistent chapter organization and pedagogy, including Learning Objectives, Glossary, and Research and Study Questions/Activities. Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize research findings that confirm effective practices or identify practices with unknown, ineffective, or harmful effects. Careful attention to age, cultural, and gender differences helps you understand these important considerations in caring for older adults Expanded tables, boxes, and forms, including the latest scales and guidelines for proper health assessment make information easy to find and use. Activities and discussion questions at the end of every chapter equip you with the information you need to assess the patient. UPDATED! Healthy People 2020 boxes integrate information about healthy aging. NEW! Safety Alerts highlight safe practices and quality of care QSEN competencies. NEW! Chapter on Neurologic Compromise expands content on stroke and Parkinson's disease.

Toward Healthy Aging

Human Needs & Nursing Response

Author: Priscilla Ebersole

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323047302

Category: Medical

Page: 727

View: 4201

As the most comprehensive resource on health promotion and maintenance for older adults and their families and caregivers, Toward Healthy Aging, 7th Edition includes the most current information you need to provide effective holistic care, promote healthy lifestyle choices, and address end-of-life issues. Grounded in the core competencies recommended by the AACN in collaboration with the Hartfound Institute for Geriatric Nursing and using Maslow's hierarchy of needs, this book includes complete coverage of both common and uncommon conditions in the older adult. Towards Healthy Aging also highlights key aging issues with sections devoted to basic physiologic needs, safety and security, the need to belong, self-esteem, and self-actualization. A strong focus on health and wellness emphasizes a positive approach to aging. Disease processes are discussed in the context of healthy adaptation, nursing support, and responsibilities. Careful attention to age, cultural, and gender differences are integrated throughout to help you remember these important considerations when caring for older adults. Up-to-date content on AIDS provides important information on addressing this growing concern among older adults. Consistent chapter is organization with objectives, case studies, critical thinking questions, research, and study questions make information easy to find and use. Assessment guidelines are incorporated throughout in helpful tables, boxes, and forms for quick access. Case studies at the end of most chapters explore realistic patient care scenarios to help you expand your knowledge and understanding. Resource lists and appendices provide opportunities for further research and study. With over 200 illustrations, the full-color design is engaging and easy to read. Healthy People 2010 boxes address healthy aging considerations. Evidence-Based Practice boxes help you incorporate the latest research findings into practice and advise you on how to avoid potentially harmful practices. A Nutritional Needs chapter includes the most current nutritional guidelines for older adults to help you better address patients' nutritional needs. Includes the latest scales and guidelines for assessing the gerontologic patient in the Health Assessment in Gerontological Nursing chapter. Expanded coverage of end-of-life issues helps you meet the needs of older adults and their families and caregivers during this difficult transition. Economics of aging discussions help you better understand the financial challenges your patients may face. The latest pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic pain management information helps you reduce pain and discomfort for your patients and helps you provide more effective care.

Ebersole & Hess' Toward Healthy Aging

Human Needs and Nursing Response

Author: Theris A. Touhy,Kathleen Freudenberger Jett

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323321389

Category: Medical

Page: 528

View: 7879

Healthy Ageing

Nursing Older People

Author: Hazel Heath,Irene Schofield

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780723429524

Category: Medical

Page: 556

View: 6311

This book is a UK adaptation of a Mosby US text, Ebersole & Hess: Toward Health and Aging: Human Needs and Nursing Response. It outlines the theoretical foundations which underpin caring for elderly people, before moving on toconsider the specific physiological and psychological problems that the elderly face and that those caring for them have to deal with. The latest research, theory and discussions of current practice are integrated throughout the book. The book acknowledges the diversity of older peoples' lives and the environment they inhabit in the UK. It also adopts a theoretical framework "Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs". This states that each individual has an innate hierarchy of needs that motivates all human behavior. These human needs have different priorities. When people achieve fulfillment of elementary needs, they strive to meet those on the next level until the highest order of needs is reached. Maslow's model is widely known and has been found particularly helpful in facilitating a holistic view of older people. * Adopts Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs model, helpful in facilitating a holistic view of older people. * Provides bridge between theoretical foundations of care and actual care provision. * Incorporates 115 illustrations which enhance the text and clarify concepts. * Provide Case Studies for real-life learning. * Includes Chapter Introductions and Chapter Summaries which point out main concepts and provide a useful revision tool. * Features Further Reading lists with the most current book and journal articles for additional information. Not available in the U.S

Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice

A Practical Guide For Nursing

Author: Lisa Hopp,Leslie Rittenmeyer

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 080363286X

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 845

Employers expect new graduates to be well-versed in evidence-based practice—its theory and its implementation. Begin with a concise introduction to evidence-based practice to gain a full perspective of what it is and why it's so important. Then draw upon must-have guidance and tools that will help you immediately apply what you’ve learned in both classroom and clinical settings. This practical, step-by-step approach develops the critical-thinking and decision-making skills you need to effectively apply and deliver effective patient care.

Nursing Care at the End of Life

Palliative Care for Patient and Families

Author: Joyce V Zerwekh

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803620284

Category: Medical

Page: 453

View: 3976

Nursing Care at the End of Life: Palliative Care for Patients and Families explores the deep issues of caring for the dying and suffering. The book is based on the Hospice Family Caregiving Model previously published by the author and focuses on the practice implications of care for the dying. The book is written in a clear and user-friendly style, and is ideal for undergraduate nursing students learning about dying, suffering, and caring for individuals and their families.

Health Psychology in Nursing Practice

Author: Elizabeth Barley

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473965772

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 9504

Health Psychology in Nursing Practice gives nurses and healthcare practitioners the essentials of health psychology to assist patients and their relatives in adjusting to diagnoses, coping with treatments and other disease-related life changes, managing symptoms and making healthy choices. Directly aimed at nurses, this textbook helps them improve their practice in a very practical way. Key features: * Concise content specifically aimed at nurses and other healthcare professions and taking both an evidence-based and applied approach * Key learning objectives and chapters summaries for revision * Case examples give even more insight into how theory works in the real world * Reflective activities help think about real life practice and quizzes test your knowledge Elizabeth Barley is a Chartered Psychologist, Practitioner Health Psychologist and Registered General Nurse. She is Professor in Health and Wellbeing at the University of West London and Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London.

A Sacred Covenant: The Spiritual Ministry of Nursing

Author: Mary Elizabeth O'Brien

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763755710

Category: Medical

Page: 116

View: 2551

Publisher's description: 'A Sacred Covenant: the Spiritual Ministry of Nursing' focuses on the nurse's personal spiritual needs. Grounded in biblical passages taken from both Old and New Testament scripture, it provides a broad spiritual foundation. Each chapter begins with a scripturally oriented nursing mediation and ends with a biblically themed nurse's prayer. Anecdotes from practicing nurses are woven throughout each chapter to illustrate the spiritual themes. Key Themes Explore: The nurse-patient covenant, The nurse as minister, The nurse's tradition of service, The nurse's compassion, The nurse's devotion and commitment to caring, The nurse's vulnerability, and The nurse's faith.

2013 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide

Author: Amy Morrison Karch

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451150229

Category: Medical

Page: 1486

View: 330

A comprehensive, annual guide for nursing students and practicing nurses, the 2013 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide provides quick A-to-Z access to current, vital drug information. The book has complete monographs for more than 700 common drugs. In addition, an appendix summarizes key information on more than 200 less commonly used drugs. Complete monographs contain generic and trade names, pronunciations, pregnancy risk category, controlled substance schedule (if appropriate), drug classes, therapeutic actions, indications, contraindications and cautions, available forms, dosages, pharmacokinetics, IV facts (if appropriate), adverse effects, interactions, and a nursing considerations section based on nursing process steps including assessment, interventions, and teaching points. The book also includes a 32-page full-color photo guide to pills and capsules for easy reference and multiple additional appendices that summarize key clinical information. This is the only drug book to include a "DO NOT CRUSH" logo so nurses can quickly identify medications that should not be crushed - a key patient safety feature. The Web Toolkit provides convenient features including FDA warnings, new drug and herb updates, medication administration and safety videos, dosage calculator, patient teaching handouts, pharmacology animations, English-Spanish audio medical and medication administration terms and phrases, audio generic drug pronunciations, medication administration procedures, NCLEX-style questions, mechanisms of action of selected drug classes, foods that contain tyramine, one free CE test plus additional CE discounts, and various handy charts and information, such as controlled substance schedules, I.V. drug incompatibility, dialyzable drugs, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more.

Delmar's Geriatric Nursing Care Plans

Author: Sheree Comer

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766859920

Category: Medical

Page: 335

View: 6594

Care for your elderly patients with compassion, competence, and sound nursing skill. Delmar's Geriatric Nursing Care Plans, Third Edition, provides detailed information for nurses caring for the aging population. The increasing number of geriatric patients and the varying areas of care delivery (home, hospital, long-term care facility, retirement community, and outpatient clinics) mean that highly skilled and competent nursing care is a must. All the information needed to develop specific and effective nursing care plans for the most commonly-seen disorders is included in this user-friendly resource. Care plans solicit specific patient data and prompt the user to customize the interventions and evaluate the patient's individual responses to care provided.

The Eight-Step Approach for Student Clinical Success

Tools for Students

Author: Lydia R. Zager,JoAnne Herman,Loretta Manning

Publisher: I Can Publishing Incorporated

ISBN: 9780984204052

Category: Medical

Page: 94

View: 7242

Like a GPS or roadmap that guides us to our unknown destination, the insights in this book will both help you focus and provide your clinical experience with the structure you need to experience successful clinical learning. Tools and forms have been specially designed to be used as templates during clinical to assist in connecting theory to practice maximizing your success as a student. This book has been designed to assist you while you are still in clinical to prepare for the NCLEXr. The Eight-Step Approach for Student Clinical Success chapter titles are illustrated by using the word CLINICAL: C Clinical: How Do I Start? L Learn How to Structure the Clinical Day I Improve My Critical Thinking and Clinical Judgment N Nursing Concept Map I Interactive Strategies for Clinical Learning C Collaborating with Multi-Generational Learners A Assessment and Evaluation L Linking Clinical Experience to NCLEXr Success

Client Education: Theory and Practice

Author: Miller

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284155536

Category: Medical

Page: 386

View: 6575

Client Education: Theory and Practice, Third Edition teaches nursing students the important skills of patient education and communication.

Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care

Author: Marie Truglio-Londrigan,Sandra B. Lewenson

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284149374

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 8005

Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care, Third Edition is a comprehensive resource for students and faculty interested in public health nursing and education.

The Spiritual Dimension of Ageing

Author: Elizabeth MacKinlay

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1843100088

Category: Religion

Page: 272

View: 7638

"Drawing on in-depth interviews with older people, Elizabeth MacKinlay, develops an understanding of spirituality that enables the reader to explore the spiritual dimension of ageing and to learn how it contributes to well being and health in later life. This book will be a useful text for students, trainers and academics, policy makers and practitioners in health and social care, as well as religious professionals, in hospital, residential and other caring settings."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Lippincott's Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans

Author: Judith M. Schultz,Sheila L. Videbeck

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781768689

Category: Medical

Page: 439

View: 7561

Accompanying CD-ROM has nursing care plans, a customizable psychosocial assessment tool, and monographs about psychotropic drugs.

Applied Descriptive Geometry

Author: Kathryn Holliday-Darr

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780827379121

Category: Mathematics

Page: 482

View: 3071

Excellent for engineering and technology students, this text goes far beyond instruction in standard orthographic projection to clarify all the tools of descriptive geometry--and how they apply to individual fields. The text places special emphasis on applications in all the various engineering disciplines: mechanical, plastics, industrial, piping, aerospace, marine, civil, and structural. As a result, students quickly grasp the value of descriptive geometry as they apply the tools and techniques to practical problems. By organizing information around the field's central concept--line of sight--the presentation facilitates understanding in a way unmatched by any other text. The worktext format provides students with all the resources they need--text and workbook--under one cover.ALSO AVAILABLEINSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Guide, ISBN: 0-7668-0118-7Keywords: Descriptive Geometry

Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging, Third Edition

Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives

Author: Carolyn M. Aldwin, Ph.D.,Heidi Igarashi, PhD,Diane Fox Gilmer, Ph.D.,Michael R. Levenson, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 082613405X

Category: Social Science

Page: 424

View: 4332

Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging: Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives, Third Edition shows the continuity and advancements in our understanding of human life-span development... It offers a solid foundation for exploring the art and science of successful aging.- Robert M. Kaplan, Stanford University

Ebersole and Hess' Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging, Canadian Edition - E-Book

Author: Theris A. Touhy,Kathleen F Jett,Veronique Boscart,Lynn McCleary

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1771720298

Category: Medical

Page: 520

View: 1899

Learn a positive, uniquely Canadian approach to older adult care. Canada's rapidly aging population will place an unprecedented burden on the health care system and on tomorrow's nurses. It is critical that health care professionals be properly equipped to address the needs and comfort of your older adult patients and clients. Ebersole and Hess' Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging, First Canadian Edition includes statistics, legislation, practice guidelines, standards of care, and examples relevant to Canadian practice. Chronic disorders are presented in the framework of health promotion and illness prevention. Canadian demographics and statistics Canadian practice guidelines Canadian law Roles of Canadian health care providers CNA code of ethics Canadian drug names Canadian lab values Canadian research findings Canadian assessment tools Canadian screening guidelines

Community & Public Health Nursing: Promoting the Public’s Health

Author: Judith Allender,Cherie Rector,Kristine Warner

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469826658

Category: Medical

Page: 1056

View: 4286

Community & Public Health Nursing is designed to provide students a basic grounding in public health nursing principles while emphasizing aggregate-level nursing. While weaving in meaningful examples from practice throughout the text, the authors coach students on how to navigate between conceptualizing about a population-focus while also continuing to advocate and care for individuals, families, and aggregates. This student-friendly, highly illustrated text engages students, and by doing so, eases students into readily applying public health principles along with evidence-based practice, nursing science, and skills that promote health, prevent disease, as well as protect at-risk populations! What the 8th edition of this text does best is assist students in broadening the base of their knowledge and skills that they can employ in both the community and acute care settings, while the newly enhanced ancillary resources offers interactive tools that allow students of all learning styles to master public health nursing.