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Basic Geriatric Nursing

Wold, Gloria Hoffmann MS, RN
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Edition: 5th
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0-323-07399-9 (0323073999)
ISBN-13: 978-0-323-07399-8 (9780323073998)
New Edition: 0-323-18774-9
Format: Textbook/Undergrad
Binding: Softcover
Copyright: 2012
Publish Date: 10/11
Weight: 1.83 Lbs.
Pages: 397
Carton Quantity: 20
Subject Class: N-G (Geriatric Nursing)
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A New Edition of this Title is Available
Return Policy: Returns accepted up to 10 months
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Class Specifications
ISSN Series: LPN Threads
Discipline: Nursing
Subject Definition: Geriatric Nursing-Methods; Aged; Aging; Nursing Care
NLM Class: WY 152
LC Class: RC954
Abstract: The bestselling LPN/LVN geriatric nursing textbook, Basic Geriatric Nursing, 5th Edition covers age-appropriate nursing interventions in a variety of health care settings. It includes the theories and concepts of aging, covers expected physiologic and psychosocial changes, and highlights delegation, coordinated care, end-of-life care, patient teaching, quality of life, safety, and home care. This edition is updated with the latest issues and trends in geriatric nursing, including changes to the health care system and demographics. Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Gloria Hoffman Wold's text provides a clear and compassionate introduction to geriatric care. Complete coverage of key topics includes baby boomers and the impact of their aging on the health care system, therapeutic communication, cultural considerations, spiritual influences, evidence-based practice in geriatric nursing, and elder abuse, restraints, and ethical and legal issues in end-of-life care. UNIQUE! Nursing interventions are numbered and grouped according to health care setting (e.g., acute care, extended care, home care), in a patient-centered approach emphasizing the unique needs of the older adult. UNIQUE! LPN Threads make learning easier, featuring an appropriate reading level, key terms with phonetic pronunciations and text page references, chapter objectives, special features boxes, and full-color art, photographs, and design. UNIQUE! Streamlined coverage of nutrition and fluid balance integrates these essential topics.

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