Basic geriatric nursing / Patricia Williams.Call number: WY152 W726B 2020 Material type: BookPublisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier, c2020. Edition: 7th ed.Description: xvi, 379 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780323554558 (pbk.).Subject(s): Geriatric nursing -- Methods | Nursing care | Aging | Aged
Trends and issues -- Theories of aging -- Physiologic changes -- Health promotion, health maintenance, and home health considerations -- Communicating with older adults -- Maintaining fluid balance and meeting nutritional needs -- Medications and older adults -- Health assessment of older adults -- Meeting safety needs of older adults -- Cognition and perception -- Self-perception and self-concept -- Roles and relationships -- Coping and stress -- Values and beliefs -- End-of-life care -- Sexuality and aging -- Care of aging skin and mucous membranes -- Elimination -- Activity and exercise -- Sleep and rest.