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- Wiley 2012; US$ 62.99
As the fastest growing population sector worldwide, older adults are seen in almost every care setting in which clinicians practice. Developed as a resource for advanced practice nurses in any setting, Case Studies in Gerontological Nursing for the Advanced Practice Nurse presents readers with a range of both typical and atypical cases from real... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 80.00
"Now more than ever, nurses are called upon to lead efforts to embed evidence-based practice in daily operations. As the IOM report states, 'nurses have key roles to play as team members and leaders for a reformed and better-integrated, patient-centered health care system.' The process of implementing sweeping change in health care will... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 55.00
"[This] book provides a practical hands-on perspective for implementing function focused care in all settings [It] is a unique resource that is relevant for all nurses and health care providers working with older adults. In addition to addressing functional decline, function-focused care provides a fresh and practical solution to many of the problems... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 69.99
Nursing Care for the Hospitalized Older Patient is a comprehensive, quick-reference for nurses and advanced practice nurses working with older patients in a hospital setting. Organized in user-friendly format, the book provides vital information on all aspects of hospital care and the full range of health issues encountered by elderly patients. The... more...
- Guilford Publications 2009; US$ 46.00
This book brings together prominent investigators to provide a comprehensive guide to doing life course research, including an 'inside view' of how they designed and carried out influential longitudinal studies. Using vivid examples, the contributors trace the connections between early and later experience and reveal how researchers and graduate... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 63.99
Nursing in Care Homes is a practical guide for nurses of all levels working in care homes. It is directly relevant to everyday practice and covers clinical issues such as continence care, wound care, infection control, and nutrition, as well as information on a wide range of issues including legal requirements, care home standards, and liasing with... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 40.00
This new and up-to-the-minute compendium of reliable and authoritative information on complementary and alternative therapies seeks to provide information that older adults may use as they seek to improve their health and quality of life. Covering dietary means; physical, mental, and spiritual methods of treatment; and various types of therapies, this... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 60.00
By applying the Selective Optimization with Compensation (SOC) model to various care settings, the editors are able to examine current LTC practices and existing psychosocial issues confronting older LTC patients; either support or challenge them; and offer suggestions and strategies, such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy, for improving the LTC system... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 45.00
Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI. Reference for professionals on services for the elderly. Focuses on new programs, especially those mandated by the Older Americans Act. Lists federal, state, and local programs that can locate transportation, legal assistance, employment, income maintenance, and volunteer programs. Previous edition: c1993. Softcover,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 72.00
Based on the premise that every health professional should be a health educator, this book contains model programs, questions for discussion at the end of each chapter, checklists, a health/contract calendar, assessment tools, resource lists, and illustrations. more...