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Advanced Practice Nursing in the Care of Older Adults



Advanced Practice Nursing in the Care of Older Adults
Author

Laurie Kennedy-Malone


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  • Publisher:
  • F. A. Davis Company
  • Edition:
  • 2
  • Year Published:
  • 2019
  • Pages:
  • 544
  • Format:
  • Soft Cover
  • ISBN:
  • 9780803666610
  • Product Code:
  • APNOA2
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Description

Meet the diverse health care needs of older adults! Explore effective ways to enhance the wellness and independence of older adults across the wellness-illness continuum, including acute, primary, and long-term care. This edition features:

  • Essential gerontological coverage perfect for Advanced Practice Nursing students
  • A focus on caring for the older adult along the wellness-illness continuum and how to help this population maintain wellness and independence.
  • Body Systems chapters covering common disorders in the older adult.
  • Coverage of psychosocial issues that can affect the health and wellness of the older adult, family, and society.
  • Evidence-based citations to support practice.
  • "Signal Symptoms" feature to help you quickly target potential differential diagnoses.
  • Consistent presentation of symptoms and syndromes and diseases and disorders to make reference easy
  • Thoroughly reviewed, revised and expanded content throughout that reflects the advances in the field
  • Polypharmacy chapter with coverage of anticholinergics, Beers criteria, stop/start tools for inappropriate medications, and medication reduction
  • Content on chronic illness with coverage of chronic care management billing/coding and transitional care
  • Changes in Aging chapter with content on atypical/altered presentations, geriatric syndromes, bimodal presentations of illness, and myasthenia gravis
  • Content on health promotion with coverage of the annual Medicare exam, welcome to Medicare visit, and cholesterol treatment guidelines