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Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780813810461Publication details: Arnes, AI : Wiley, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781118292846
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older PatientDDC classification:
  • 618.970231
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Contents:
Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Introduction; Demographics; Theories of aging; Healthy aging; Normal aging changes; Impact of hospitalization on older adults; Ageism; Health literacy; References; Further reading; Chapter 2 Health Assessment; Introduction; Geriatric assessment; Health history; Physical assessment; Clinical presentation; Laboratory interpretation; References; Chapter 3 Clinical Issues; Unit 1 Skin Disorders; Part 1 Overview; Reference; Part 2 Burns; References; Further reading
Hyperparathyroidism
Part 2 Atrial FibrillationReferences; Part 3 Venous Thromboembolism; References; Part 4 Heart Failure; References; Part 5 Hypertension; Hypertensive emergency and hypertensive urgency; References; Further reading; Part 6 Peripheral Vascular Disease; References; Part 7 Heart Valve Disease; References; Unit 3 Respiratory Disorders; Part 1 Asthma; References; Part 2 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); References; Web links to guidelines to diagnosing and managing COPD; Part 3 Influenza; References; Web links for further information; Part 4 Pneumonia; References
Part 3 CellulitisReference; Further reading; Part 4 Contact Dermatitis; Reference; Further reading; Part 5 Herpes zoster; References; Part 6 Purpura; References; Part 7 Pruritus; References; Part 8 Acne Rosacea; References; Part 9 Seborrheic Dermatitis; References; Further reading; Part 10 Thrush; References; Part 11 Tinea; References; Part 12 Pressure Ulcers; References; Further reading; Part 13 Lower Extremity Ulcers; References; Part 14 Skin Tears; References; Further reading; Unit 2 Cardiovascular Disorders; Part 1 Acute Coronary Syndrome; References; Further reading
Unit 6 Neurologic DisordersPart 1 Dementia; References; Part 2 Delirium in the Older Hospitalized Adult; References; Further reading; Part 3 Ischemic Stroke; Further reading; Part 4 Dizziness; References; Part 5 Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus; References; Further reading; Part 6 Parkinson's Disease; References; Further reading; Part 7 Seizures; References; Unit 7 Endocrine; Part 1 Diabetes; Hypoglycemia; Hyperglycemic crises; References; Further reading; Selected websites; Part 2 Hypo/Hyperthyroidism; Hypothyroidism; Hyperthyroidism; References; Part 3 Hyperparathyroidism/Hypoparathyroidism
Web links for further informationUnit 4 Gastrointestinal Disorders; Part 1 Appendicitis; References; Further reading; Part 2 Diverticular Disease; References; Further reading; Part 3 Ischemic Bowel; References; Part 4 Pancreatitis; References; Part 5 Constipation; References; Part 6 Diarrhea; References; Further reading; Part 7 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease; References; Further reading; Unit 5 Genitourinary Disorders; Part 1 Acute Kidney Injury; References; Further reading; Part 2 Chronic Kidney Disease; References; Further reading; Part 3 Urinary Tract Infections; References
Summary: Nursing Care for the Hospitalized Older Patient is a comprehensive, quick-reference for nurses and advanced practice nurses working with older patients in a hospital setting. Organized in user-friendly format, the book provides vital information on all aspects of hospital care and the full range of health issues encountered by elderly patients. The book is organized into four major sections. The first section provides an overview of the aging patient, including demographics, normal aging changes, and the general impact of hospitalization. The second section covers proper health assess
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Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Introduction; Demographics; Theories of aging; Healthy aging; Normal aging changes; Impact of hospitalization on older adults; Ageism; Health literacy; References; Further reading; Chapter 2 Health Assessment; Introduction; Geriatric assessment; Health history; Physical assessment; Clinical presentation; Laboratory interpretation; References; Chapter 3 Clinical Issues; Unit 1 Skin Disorders; Part 1 Overview; Reference; Part 2 Burns; References; Further reading

Hyperparathyroidism

Part 2 Atrial FibrillationReferences; Part 3 Venous Thromboembolism; References; Part 4 Heart Failure; References; Part 5 Hypertension; Hypertensive emergency and hypertensive urgency; References; Further reading; Part 6 Peripheral Vascular Disease; References; Part 7 Heart Valve Disease; References; Unit 3 Respiratory Disorders; Part 1 Asthma; References; Part 2 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); References; Web links to guidelines to diagnosing and managing COPD; Part 3 Influenza; References; Web links for further information; Part 4 Pneumonia; References

Part 3 CellulitisReference; Further reading; Part 4 Contact Dermatitis; Reference; Further reading; Part 5 Herpes zoster; References; Part 6 Purpura; References; Part 7 Pruritus; References; Part 8 Acne Rosacea; References; Part 9 Seborrheic Dermatitis; References; Further reading; Part 10 Thrush; References; Part 11 Tinea; References; Part 12 Pressure Ulcers; References; Further reading; Part 13 Lower Extremity Ulcers; References; Part 14 Skin Tears; References; Further reading; Unit 2 Cardiovascular Disorders; Part 1 Acute Coronary Syndrome; References; Further reading

Unit 6 Neurologic DisordersPart 1 Dementia; References; Part 2 Delirium in the Older Hospitalized Adult; References; Further reading; Part 3 Ischemic Stroke; Further reading; Part 4 Dizziness; References; Part 5 Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus; References; Further reading; Part 6 Parkinson's Disease; References; Further reading; Part 7 Seizures; References; Unit 7 Endocrine; Part 1 Diabetes; Hypoglycemia; Hyperglycemic crises; References; Further reading; Selected websites; Part 2 Hypo/Hyperthyroidism; Hypothyroidism; Hyperthyroidism; References; Part 3 Hyperparathyroidism/Hypoparathyroidism

Web links for further informationUnit 4 Gastrointestinal Disorders; Part 1 Appendicitis; References; Further reading; Part 2 Diverticular Disease; References; Further reading; Part 3 Ischemic Bowel; References; Part 4 Pancreatitis; References; Part 5 Constipation; References; Part 6 Diarrhea; References; Further reading; Part 7 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease; References; Further reading; Unit 5 Genitourinary Disorders; Part 1 Acute Kidney Injury; References; Further reading; Part 2 Chronic Kidney Disease; References; Further reading; Part 3 Urinary Tract Infections; References

Nursing Care for the Hospitalized Older Patient is a comprehensive, quick-reference for nurses and advanced practice nurses working with older patients in a hospital setting. Organized in user-friendly format, the book provides vital information on all aspects of hospital care and the full range of health issues encountered by elderly patients. The book is organized into four major sections. The first section provides an overview of the aging patient, including demographics, normal aging changes, and the general impact of hospitalization. The second section covers proper health assess