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Contents Unit I Understanding the Aging Experience 1. The Aging Population 2. Theories of Aging 3. Diversity 4. Life Transitions and Story 5. Common Aging Changes Unit II Foundations of Gerontological Nursing 6. The Specialty of Gerontological Nursing 7. Holistic Model for Gerontological Care 8. Legal Aspects of Gerontological Nursing 9. Ethics of Caring 10. Gerontological Nursing Practice Settings 11. Self-Care for the Gerontological Nurse Unit III Fostering Connection and Gratification 12. Connecting with Self: 13. Connecting with Others 14. Spirituality Unit IV Facilitating Physiological Balance 15. Respiration and Circulation 16. Nutrition and Hydration 17. Elimination 18. Movement 19. Rest 20. Comfort 21. Immunity 22. Risk Reduction Unit V Selected Health Conditions 23. Infections 24. Cardiovascular Conditions 25. Respiratory Conditions 26. Gastrointestinal Conditions 27. Musculoskeletal Conditions 28. Genitourinary Conditions 29. Neurologic Conditions 30. Sensory Deficits 31. Dermatologic Conditions 32. Metabolic and Endocrine Conditions 33. Cancer 34. Conditions Affecting Mood and Cognition Unit VI Gerontological Care Issues 35. Safe Medication Use 36. Living in Harmony with Chronic Conditions 37. Rehabilitative Care 38. Acute Care 39. Nursing in Long-Term Care Facilities 40. Family Caregiving 41. End of Life Care 42. Challenges of the Future Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Geriatric nursing, Geriatric Nursing