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Gerontology

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  • Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practiceby Marie Boltz; Elizabeth Capezuti; Terry T. Fulmer

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 89.00

    "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...

  • Restorative Care Nursing for Older Adultsby Barbara Resnick; Elizabeth Galik; Marie Boltz

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 60.00

    "[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...

  • Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patientby Terry Mahan Buttaro; Kate A. Barba

    Wiley 2012; US$ 71.99

    Nursing Care for the Hospitalized Older Patient is a comprehensive, quick-reference resource for registered 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... more...

  • The Craft of Life Course Researchby Glen H. Jr. Elder; Janet Z. Giele

    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...

  • Fast Facts for the Gerontology Nurseby Charlotte Eliopoulos

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 30.00

    This convenient and easy-to-use pocket-sized reference provides gerontology nurses with the foundational knowledge they need to provide all aspects of safe, effective care to older patients. It contains crucial evidence-based information that enables nurses to differentiate between normal and abnormal findings, understand the presentation and management... more...

  • Waiting at the Gateby Susan L Sandel; David Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    Here is the result of over ten years of hands-on clinical experience by two experts wha have worked with the elderly. The authors explore the contributions of the creative arts therapies, specifically movement and drama therapy, to the individual and communal welfare of residents in nursing homes. Waiting at the Gate: Creativity and Hope in the Nursing... more...

  • Evidence Informed Nursing with Older Peopleby Debbie Tolson; Jo Booth; Irene Schofield

    Wiley 2011; US$ 46.99

    Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People is an essential text for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who are seeking to make connections between theory, evidence and value based gerontological practice. The rapidly rising aging global population requires that more attention is given to the needs and requirements... more...

  • Nurse to Nurse Dementia Careby Cynthia D. Steele

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 23.00

    Learn dementia care from an experienced colleague! From a senior faculty member of the Copper Ridge Institute comes peer-to-peer guidance on how you can give the best possible care to dementia patients and their families. Part of McGraw-Hill's Nurse to Nurse series, this title includes PDA download of the entire text, vignettes, nursing alerts... more...

  • Caring for Older People in the Communityby Angela Hudson; Lesley Moore

    Wiley 2009; US$ 57.99

    Caring for older people encompasses complex physical, social and psychological needs, and poses many diverse challenges for nurses. Caring for Older People in the Community provides nurses with an up to date practical resource that explores these challenges. Throughout the book the use of reflection points and scenarios enable the reader to reflect... more...

  • Lernfelder der Altenpflegeby Friedhelm Henke

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 17.65

    Entsprechend der Anlage 1 zu § 1 Abs. 1 der Altenpflegeausbildungs- und Prüfungsverordnung (AltPflAPrV) ist das Buch in vier Lernbereiche und 14 Lernfelder unterteilt. Jedes Lernfeld beginnt mit einleitenden Fallbeispielen aus der Praxis. Der Titel umfasst: Aufgaben und Konzepte in der Altenpflege, Unterstützung alter Menschen bei der Lebensgestaltung... more...