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ElderCare Strategies Expert Care Plans for Older Adults

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ISBN-10: 1582551847

ISBN-13: 9781582551845

Edition: 2003

Authors: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Staff, Springhouse Publishing Company Staff

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Description:

Write better, more complete care plans and improve the special care providedto older adults by exploring the insights and up-to-date, practicalinformation that fills this hands-on reference. Investigate 60 disorders,organized by body system, covering both acute and chronic health problems,and learn the proper interventions through clear rationales. Care plansinclude description of the disorder, etiology, assessment findings, diagnostic test findings, and potential complications. Also includes anoverview of the physiological changes in older patients, as well as specialtechniques for obtaining a history and performing a physical examination,collaborative problems, discharge planning, and patient teaching.
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Book details

List price: $50.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 10/10/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Contributors and consultants
Foreword
Assessment of the older adult
Cardiovascular system
Respiratory system
Genitourinary and reproductive systems
Gastrointestinal system
Endocrine and immunologic systems
Musculoskeletal system
Integumentary system
Neurologic system
Psychological disorders
Psychosocial disorders
General care plans
Community services for the older adult
NANDA Taxonomy II codes
Patient-teaching aids for the older adult
Index