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Title Matteson & McConnell's gerontological nursing : concepts and practice / [edited by] Adrianne Dill Linton, Helen W. Lach.

Published St. Louis, Miss. : Saunders/Elsevier, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  618.970231 MATT    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd ed.
Physical description xxxiii, 1006 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm
Notes Rev. ed. of: Gerontological nursing / Mary Ann Matteson, Eleanor S. McConnell, Adrianne Dill Linton. 2nd ed. c1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to practice in gerontological nursing. Gerontological nursing: issues and trends in practice / Helen W. Lach. Assessment: focus on function / Helen W. Lach & Carrie M. Smith. Tools for screening and assessment / Helen W. Lach & Carrie M. Smith. Application of nursing theory / Helen W. Lach. Evidence-based practice / Marita G. Titler & Jane Hsiao-Chen Tang. Gerontology: the study of aging / Helen W. Lach. Pharmacological considerations / Adranne Dill Linton. Nutritional considerations / Anna J. Biggs. Ethical considerations / Kathleen T. Lucke -- Aging changes and health deviations. Integument system / Adrianne Dill Linton. Musculoskeletal system / Adrianne Dill Linton. Cardiovascular system / Mary Ann House-Fancher & Ronald J. Lynch. Respiratory system / Adrianne Dill Linton. Neurological system / Pamela Millsap. Gastrointestinal system / Adrianne Dill Linton. Genitourinary system / Adrianne Dill Linton. Endocrine system / Adrianne Dill Linton, Lisa J. Hooter, & Coleen R. Elmers. Immune system / Adrianne Dill Linton. Age-related changes in the special senses / Adrianne Dill Linton. Psychosocial aging. Age-related psychological changes / David W. Carroll & Adrianne Dill Linton. Age-related sociological changes / Cheryl Lyn Zukerberg & Adrianne Dill Linton. End of life care of the older adult / Pamela Z. Cacchione & Patrick J. Cacchione -- Competencies and roles in gerontological nursing. Leadership skills / Nina Tumosa & Helen W. Lach. Therapeutic groups for older adults / James H. Cook, Jr. & Candace M. Ball. Team work: interdisciplinary geriatric care / Helen W. Lach. Case management / Todd M. Ruppar. Health promotion and health education for older adults / Helen W. Lach. Quality improvement / Carolyn D. Philpot ... [et al.] Gerontological nursing in the context of care. The geriatric continuum of care / Susan A. Ruzicka. Community care / Mary Z. Dunn. Assisted living care / Cheryl Lyn Zukerberg. Acute care / Maria B. Carroll. Subacute care / Elizabeth A. Capezuti -- Long-term care / Adrianne Dill Linton & Helen W. Lach.
Summary Matteson & McConnell's Gerontological Nursing, 3rd Edition provides comprehensive, research-based information on nursing care of older adults. Beginning with the basics, the text uses a systems approach to describe the aging process from wellness to illness. It also describes physiological and psychological aspects of aging in detail, as well as assessment and practice in all settings using the nursing process.
Other author Linton, Adrianne Dill.
Lach, Helen W.
Matteson, Mary Ann.
McConnell, Eleanor S.
Subject Geriatric nursing.
Variant Title Gerontological nursing : concepts and practice.
Standard Number 9781416001669
ISBN 1416001662
9781416001669 (hbk.)
1416001662 (hbk.)