Table of contents for Matteson & McConnell's gerontological nursing : concepts and practice / Adrianne Dill Linton, Helen W. Lach.


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Chapter 1 Gerontological Nursing: Issues and Trends in Practice, 3
Chapter 2 Assessment: Focus on Function, 25
Chapter 3 Tools for Screening and Assessment, 52
Chapter 4 Application of Nursing Theory, 82
Chapter 5 Evidence-Based Practice, 93
Chapter 6 Gerontology: The Study of Aging, 125
Chapter 7 Pharmacological Considerations, 138
Chapter 8 Nutritional Considerations, 169
Chapter 9 Ethical Considerations, 198
Chapter 10 Integument System, 225
Chapter 11 Musculoskeletal System, 259
Chapter 12 Cardiovascular System, 313
Chapter 13 Respiratory System, 353
Chapter 14 Neurological System, 406
Chapter 15 Gastrointestinal System, 442
Chapter 16 Genitourinary System, 484
Chapter 17 Endocrine System, 525
Chapter 18 Immune System, 572
Chapter 19 Age-Related Changes in the Special Senses, 600
Chapter 20 Age-Related Psychological Changes,-631
Chapter 21 Age-Related Sociological Changes, 685
Chapter 22 End of Life Care of the Older Adult, 712
Chapter 23 Leadership Skills, 739
Chapter 24 Therapeutic Groups for Older Adults, 748
Chapter 25 Team Work: Interdisciplinary Geriatric Care, 759
Chapter 26 Case Management, 777
Chapter 27 Health Promotion and Health Education for
Older Adults, 785
Chapter 28 Quality Improvement, 810
Chapter 29 The Geriatric Continuum of Care, 827
Chapter 30 Community Care, 850
Chapter 31 Assisted Living Care, 897
Chapter 32 Acute Care, 907
Chapter 33 Subacute Care, 928
Chapter 34  Long-Term Care, 939



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Geriatric nursing, Geriatric Nursing, Aging physiology