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Case studies in gerontological nursing for the advanced practice nurse [electronic resource] /
editors, Meredith Wallace Kazer, Leslie Neal-Boylan.
imprint
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
description
xxv, 398 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0813823781 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780813823782 (pbk. : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
More Details
imprint
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
isbn
0813823781 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813823782 (pbk. : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
9140442
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Meredith Wallace Kazer, PhD, APRN, A/GNP-BC, FAAN, is Associate Professor at Fairfield University School of Nursing. Dr. Kazer has authored or edited numerous books, two of which received the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award. She has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed journal publications and 22 book chapters. Dr. Kazer maintains a clinical practice with a focus on chronic illness in older persons. Leslie Neal-Boylan, PhD, RN, CRRN, APRJSI, FNP-BC, is Professor and Graduate Coordinator at Southern Connecticut State University. Dr. Neal-Boylan has extensive experience in academia as well as family practice, chronic care, and internal medicine. She has edited or co-edited four books, including one which won the American Journal of Nursing Award in the medical-surgical division in 2005. Additionally, Dr. Neal-Boylan has published more than 90 articles in peer-reviewed journals.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This book includes more than 40 cases covering a range of geriatric health issues. It presents critical thinking questions separately before disclosing answers to promote self-assessment.
Main Description
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 clinical scenarios. The book is organized into six units covering cases related to ageism, common health challenges, health promotion, environments of care, cognitive and psychological issues, and issues relating to aging and independence. Each case follows a similar format including the patient's presentation, critical thinking questions, and a thorough discussion of the case resolution through which students and clinicians can enhance their clinical reasoning skills. Designed to promote geriatric clinical education through self-assessment or classroom use, Case Studies in Gerontological Nursing for the Advanced Practice Nurse is a key resource for all those dedicated to improving care for older adults.
Main Description
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 clinical scenarios. The book is organized into six units covering cases related to ageism, common health challenges, health promotion, environments of care, cognitive and psychological issues, and issues relating to aging and independence. Each case follows a similar format including the patients presentation, critical thinking questions, and a thorough discussion of the case resolution through which students and clinicians can enhance their clinical reasoning skills. Designed to promote geriatric clinical education through self-assessment or classroom use, Case Studies in Gerontological Nursing for the Advanced Practice Nurse is a key resource for all those dedicated to improving care for older adults.
Main Description
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 clinical scenarios. The book is organized into six units covering cases related to ageism, common health challenges, health promotion, environments of care, cognitive and psychological issues, and issues relating to aging and independence. Each case follows a similar format including the patient's presentation, critical thinking questions, and a thorough discussion of the case resolution through which students and clinicians can enhance their clinical reasoning skills. Designed to promote geriatric clinical education through self-assessment or classroom use, Case Studies in Gerontological Nursing for the Advanced Practice Nurse is a key resource for all those dedicated to improving care for older adults. Key Features: Includes more than 40 cases covering a range of geriatric health issues Presents critical thinking questions separately before disclosing answers to promote self-assessment Well-referenced with links to current web resources where relevant Written by experts in the field from a variety of practice settings
Table of Contents
Contributorsp. ix
Introductionp. xvii
Abbreviations and Acronymsp. xxi
The Aging Populationp. 1
Recipe for Successful Agingp. 3
Cultural Competence Is a Journeyp. 15
The Ugly Face of Ageismp. 23
If Only We Had National Health Insurancep. 31
Common Health Challenge of Agingp. 37
The Heart of It Allp. 39
I Have This Thing on My Skinp. 47
Why Is My Mother Wearing a Diaper?p. 57
My Aching Backp. 65
More Than Just Constipationp. 75
Are You in the Hospital Again?p. 85
It Hurts When I Peep. 93
The History Reveals Allp. 101
Kneedless Painp. 111
Life after a Right CVAp. 125
It Takes My Breath Awayp. 135
What's Shaking?p. 145
Too Much to Managep. 153
Them Bones, Them Bonesp. 167
Health Promotionp. 181
Never Too Old to Quitp. 183
Protection by Preventionp. 189
Is Being Careful Enough?p. 195
Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tiredp. 203
To Screen or Not to Screenp. 213
Environments of Carep. 221
Who Says I Can't Go Homep. 223
Regressing in Rehabp. 231
There's No Place Like Homep. 239
Caring for the Caregiverp. 245
Transitionsp. 253
Shifting the Focus of Carep. 261
Without a Homep. 267
A Place Called Homep. 277
Aging in Placep. 285
Cognitive and Psychological Issues in Agingp. 293
The Diabolical Dsp. 295
What a Difference a Day Makesp. 305
I Don't Feel Goodp. 313
Understanding Distressp. 323
Issues of Aging and Independencep. 333
Too Much of a Good Thingp. 335
Driving in My Carp. 343
Sex Does Not Stop with Seniorityp. 351
Hidden Pathologyp. 359
Taking Control of the Painp. 367
The Road toward End-of-Life Decision Making: Who Has the Right of Way?p. 373
Indexp. 381
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