Now in its Fifth Edition, this text provides a comprehensive and wellness-oriented approach to the theory and practice of gerontologic nursing. Organized around the author's unique qfunctional consequences theoryq of gerontologic nursing, the book explores qnormalq age-related changes and risk factors that often interfere with optimal health and functioning, to effectively identify and teach health-promotion interventions. The author provides research-based background information and a variety of practical assessment and intervention strategies for use in every clinical setting. Highlights of this edition include expanded coverage of evidence-based practice, more first-person stories, new chapters, and clinical tools such as assessment tools recommended by the Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing.Obesity is another health-related risk factor that can interfere with respiratory function through its effects on an ... PATHOLOGIC CONDITION AFFECTING RESPIRATORY FUNCTION: COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ... with someone who has emphysema, and to learn about her struggles and about how care needs to be specialltced for her because of her condition. ... It really hit me after I walked out of the nursing home on Friday that she literally talked to me for 3 hours.
|Title||:||Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults|
|Author||:||Carol A. Miller|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2009|