The Resource Basic geriatric nursing, Patricia Williams, RN, MSN, CCRN, Formerly, Nursing Educator, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, California; Alumnus, iSAGE Mini Fellowship Program, Successful Aging Project, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, California

Basic geriatric nursing, Patricia Williams, RN, MSN, CCRN, Formerly, Nursing Educator, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, California; Alumnus, iSAGE Mini Fellowship Program, Successful Aging Project, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, California

Label
Basic geriatric nursing
Title
Basic geriatric nursing
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Williams, RN, MSN, CCRN, Formerly, Nursing Educator, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, California; Alumnus, iSAGE Mini Fellowship Program, Successful Aging Project, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, California
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Overview: Prepare for a successful career in caring for geriatric populations with Williams' Basic Geriatric Nursing, 6th Edition. This easy-to-read bestseller includes the latest information on health care policy and insurance practices, and presents the theories and concepts of aging and appropriate nursing interventions with an emphasis on health promotion. Part of the popular LPN/LVN Threads series, it provides opportunities for enhanced learning with additional figures, an interactive new Study Guide on Evolve, and real-world clinical scenarios that help you apply concepts to practice. 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. -- Updated discussion of issues and trends includes demographic factors and economic, social, cultural, and family influences. -- Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! Section at the end of each chapter includes key points along with new Review Questions for the NCLEX examination and critical thinking which may be used for individual, small group, or classroom review. -- UNIQUE! Streamlined coverage of nutrition and fluid balance integrates these essential topics. -- Delegation, leadership, and management content integrated throughout. -- Nursing Process sections provide a framework for the discussion of the nursing care of the elderly patient as related to specific disorders. -- Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help in understanding how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply knowledge to clinical scenarios. -- LPN/LVN 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! Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes address specific therapies commonly used by the geriatric population for health promotion and pain relief. -- Health Promotion boxes highlight health promotion, disease prevention, and age-specific interventions. -- Home Health Considerations boxes provide information on home health care for the older adult. -- Coordinated Care boxes address such topics as restraints, elder abuse, and end-of-life care as related to responsibilities of nursing assistants and other health care workers who are supervised by LPN/LVNs. -- Clinical Situation boxes present patient scenarios with lessons for appropriate nursing care and patient sensitivity. -- Critical Thinking boxes help you to assimilate and synthesize information. -- 10th grade reading level makes learning easier. -- NEW! QSEN competencies briefly introduced in the text to help you provide safe, quality care. -- NEW and UNIQUE! A FREE Study Guide, presented in a comprehensive PDF format on Evolve, reinforces understanding and features an interactive grading functionality for instructors' convenience
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Patricia
Dewey number
618.97/0231
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC954
LC item number
.W58 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2015 K-955
  • WY 152
  • WY 152
NLM item number
W726b 2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wold, Gloria
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geriatric nursing
  • Geriatric nursing
  • Geriatric Nursing
  • Nursing Care
  • Aging
  • Aged
Label
Basic geriatric nursing, Patricia Williams, RN, MSN, CCRN, Formerly, Nursing Educator, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, California; Alumnus, iSAGE Mini Fellowship Program, Successful Aging Project, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, California
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Preceded by Basic geriatric nursing / Gloria Hoffmann Wold. 5th ed. c2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Trends and issues -- Theories of aging -- Physiologic changes -- Health promotion, health maintenance, and home health considerations -- Communicating with older adults -- Maintaining fluid balance and meeting nutritional needs -- Medications and older adults -- Health assessment for older adults -- Meeting safety needs of older adults -- Cognition and perception -- Self-perception and self-concept -- Roles and relationships -- Coping and stress -- Values and beliefs -- End-of-life care -- Sexuality and aging -- Care of aging skin and mucous membranes -- Elimination -- Activity and exercise -- Sleep and rest
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
6th edition.
Extent
xvi, 382 pages
Isbn
9780323187749
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015003574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)902727174
  • (OCoLC)ocn902727174
Label
Basic geriatric nursing, Patricia Williams, RN, MSN, CCRN, Formerly, Nursing Educator, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, California; Alumnus, iSAGE Mini Fellowship Program, Successful Aging Project, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, California
Publication
Note
Preceded by Basic geriatric nursing / Gloria Hoffmann Wold. 5th ed. c2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Trends and issues -- Theories of aging -- Physiologic changes -- Health promotion, health maintenance, and home health considerations -- Communicating with older adults -- Maintaining fluid balance and meeting nutritional needs -- Medications and older adults -- Health assessment for older adults -- Meeting safety needs of older adults -- Cognition and perception -- Self-perception and self-concept -- Roles and relationships -- Coping and stress -- Values and beliefs -- End-of-life care -- Sexuality and aging -- Care of aging skin and mucous membranes -- Elimination -- Activity and exercise -- Sleep and rest
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
6th edition.
Extent
xvi, 382 pages
Isbn
9780323187749
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015003574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)902727174
  • (OCoLC)ocn902727174

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