eBook Healthy Aging: Principles and Practice for Clinicians, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469870991
  • ISBN-13: 9781469870991
  • DDC: 613.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 728 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

Includes 29 chapters, divided into chronic illness both physical and emotional, cover only the most common illnesses of older adults. The chapters are consistent in their framework and are embedded with current treatment modalities. This text incorporates the holistic framework that comprises geriatric care in partnership with physicians, gerontologists and nurses. The multiple contributions address these partnerships and illustrate the need for APN practice within multiple professional modalities. The uniqueness of this text is not only in these identified partnerships, but also in addressing the Healthy People 2020 objectives that all practitioners must incorporate into their practice.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contributors.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Contents.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Chronic Illness.
2: Advanced Practice for Geriatric Clinicians.
3: Healthy People 2020: Implications for Practice.
4: Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment.
5: Cardiovascular Disease.
6: Skin Cancer.
7: Gastrointestinal Disease.
8: Neurologic Disorders.
9: Pulmonary Disease.
10: Diabetes.
11: Nutrition.
12: Exercise.
13: Osteoporosis.
14: Arthritis, Gout, and Chronic Pain.
15: Kidney Disease.
16: Septicemia and Infection.
17: Anemia and Leukemia.
18: Pressure Ulcers.
19: Medication Safety.
20: Mental Health.
21: Psychiatric Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation.
22: Psychosocial Challenges.
23: Alcohol Use Disorders.
24: Substance Abuse.
25: Dementia.
26: Bipolar Disorder.
27: Schizophrenia.
28: Depression.
29: Suicide.
30: Anxiety Disorders.
31: Final Stage of Life.
32: End-of-Life Care.
General IT Resources.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contributors.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Contents.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Chronic Illness.
2: Advanced Practice for Geriatric Clinicians.
3: Healthy People 2020: Implications for Practice.
4: Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment.
5: Cardiovascular Disease.
6: Skin Cancer.
7: Gastrointestinal Disease.
8: Neurologic Disorders.
9: Pulmonary Disease.
10: Diabetes.
11: Nutrition.
12: Exercise.
13: Osteoporosis.
14: Arthritis, Gout, and Chronic Pain.
15: Kidney Disease.
16: Septicemia and Infection.
17: Anemia and Leukemia.
18: Pressure Ulcers.
19: Medication Safety.
20: Mental Health.
21: Psychiatric Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation.
22: Psychosocial Challenges.
23: Alcohol Use Disorders.
24: Substance Abuse.
25: Dementia.
26: Bipolar Disorder.
27: Schizophrenia.
28: Depression.
29: Suicide.
30: Anxiety Disorders.
31: Final Stage of Life.
32: End-of-Life Care.
General IT Resources.
Index.