Gerontological Nursing, 4th edition

  • Patricia A. Tabloski

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Gerontological Nursing addresses the normal and pathophysiological changes of aging, as well as psychosocial, cultural and public health influences. With a focus on “adding life to years,” not just extending life, it illuminates evidence and best practices promoting safe, effective assessment, diagnoses and outcomes.

Published by Pearson (August 15th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780134554303

Subject: Upper-Level Nursing

Category: Gerontological Nursing

Table of contents

Brief Contents


  1. Principles of Gerontology
  2. Contemporary Gerontological Nursing
  3. Principles of Geriatrics


  1. Cultural Diversity
  2. Nutrition and Aging
  3. Pharmacology and Older Adults
  4. Psychological and Cognitive Function
  5. Sleep and the Older Adult
  6. Pain Management
  7. Violence and Elder Mistreatment
  8. Care at the End of Life


  1. The Integument
  2. The Mouth and Oral Cavity
  3. Sensation: Hearing, Vision, Taste, Touch, and Smell
  4. The Cardiovascular System
  5. The Respiratory System
  6. The Genitourinary and Renal Systems
  7. The Musculoskeletal System
  8. The Endocrine System
  9. The Gastrointestinal System
  10. The Hematologic System
  11. The Neurologic System
  12. The Immune System
  13. Caring for Frail Older Adults with Comorbidities

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