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Gerontological nursing : a holistic approach to the care of older people / edited by Caroline Vafeas and Susan Slatyer.

Contributor(s): Vafeas, Caroline | Slatyer, SusanPublisher: Chatswood NSW : Elsevier, 2022Description: xv, 392 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 24 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780729543675Subject(s): Geriatric Nursing | Aged | Aging | Holistic Nursing | Quality of Health Care | Australia | New ZealandDDC classification: 610.7365 VAF 2022

This first edition Australian text aligns nursing care principles and practice to the unique requirements of older people. Written by leading academics and clinicians, Gerontological Nursing: A holistic approach to the care of older people covers the essential skills of gerontological care with a focus on chronic diseases, neurocognitive disorders, mental health, quality of life and healthy ageing, palliative care and bereavement, safety issues, and the role of the caregiver. As nurses play an ever more critical role in supporting the needs of an ageing population, this essential text will enable nursing students to navigate the complexities of older people's healthcare, promote healthy ageing, and help people to live well.

1. Gerontological Nursing in Australia 2. Contemporary Ageing 3. Cross-Cultural Ageing 4. Promoting Healthy Ageing 5. Navigating the Health Care System 6. Gerontological Nursing across the Continuum of Care 7. Communication and Shared Decision Making 8. Comprehensive Health Assessment 9. Living with Chronic Conditions 10. Infection Prevention and Control 11. Safe Use of Medications 12. Nutrition and Hydration 13. Elimination 14. Sleep and Rest 15. Promoting Healthy Skin 16. Falls and Falls Prevention 17. A Palliative Approach 18. Safety and Security 19. Pain Assessment and Management 20. Hearing 21. Vision 22. Musculoskeletal Health 23. Cardiovascular Health 24. Respiratory Health 25. Mental Health in Older Age 26. Neurocognitive Disorders 27. Relationships in Later Life 28. The Caregiver 29. Loss, Grief and Bereavement.

Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
14 day loan (Class Sets) Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation, Victorian Branch
Class Sets 610.7365 VAF 2022 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Checked out 12/12/2023 L0008753
Total holds: 0

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