Table of contents for Gerontological nursing / Charlotte Eliopoulos.


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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