... offers evidence-based coverage of the aging process, factors contributing to healthy aging, and unique aspects of disease presentation and management in older adults. Content is logically organized in five units that provide a concise yet comprehensive overview of the aging process and guide students through the complexities of gerontological care. The tenth edition retains the text's acclaimed holistic approach through insightful coverage of the psychosocial, legal, ethical, and spiritual elements of patient care, with updated content throughout to help students meet the challenges of a changing healthcare environment and an increasingly diverse population.
Unit 1. The aging experience -- Unit 2. Foundations of gerontological nursing -- Unit 3. Health promotion -- Unit 4. Geriatric care -- Unit 5. Settings and special issues in geriatric care.
The New Leadership Challenge: Creating the Future of Nursing has been written as a reference book and textbook for undergraduate students in nursing, as well as for nurses in any practice role. The book also is helpful for nurses pursuing graduate study, including those preparing as clinical nurse leaders, nurse educators, or those pursuing doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degrees. It provides an overview of major ideas related to the multidimensional concept of "leadership" and explores the relevance of those ideas at various points throughout one?s career development: beginning, intermediate, and advanced.