Ebersole and Hess' Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging, Canadian Edition

1st Edition


  • Kathleen Jett
  • Theris Touhy
  • Veronique Boscart
  • Lynn McCleary
  • Key Features

    • Canadian demographics and statistics
    • Canadian practice guidelines
    • Canadian law
    • Roles of Canadian health care providers
    • CNA code of ethics
    • Canadian drug names
    • Canadian lab values
    • Canadian research findings
    • Canadian assessment tools
    • Canadian screening guidelines

    Table of Contents

    Section 1: Foundations of Healthy Aging

    Ch 1: Introduction to Healthy Aging

    Ch 2: Gerontological Nursing History, Education, and Roles

    Ch 3: Communicating with Elders

    Ch 4: Culture and Aging

    Ch 5: Documentation for Optimal Care

    Section 2: Changes of Aging

    Ch 6: Theories and Physical Changes of Aging

    Ch 7: Social, Psychological, Spiritual, and Cognitive Aspects of Aging

    Ch 8: Nutritional Needs

    Ch 9: Fluids and Continence

    Ch 10: Rest, Sleep, and Activity

    Ch 11: Promoting Healthy Skin and Feet

    Ch 12: Maintaining Mobility and Environmental Safety

    Ch 13: Assessment Tools in Gerontological Nursing

    Ch 14: Safe Medication Use for Older Adults

    Section 3: Coping with Chronic Disorders in Late Life

    Ch 15: Living with Chronic Illness

    Ch 16: Pain and Comfort

    Ch 17: Diabetes Mellitus

    Ch 18: Bone and Joint Problems

    Ch 19: Diseases Affecting Vision and Hearing

    Ch 20: Cardiac and Respiratory Disorders

    Ch 21: Cognitive Impairment

    Section 4: Caring for Elders and their Caregivers

    Ch 22: Economic and Legal Issues

    Ch 23: Relationships, Roles, and Transitions

    Ch 24: Mental Health and Wellness in Late Life

    Ch 25: Loss, Grief, Dying, and Death in Late Life

    Ch 26: Care Across the Continuum


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    Mosby Canada
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