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    Laurie Kennedy-Malone, PhD, GNP-BC, FAANP, FGSA, Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, ... Show More University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, Lori Martin-Plank, PhD, FNP-BC, NP-C, GNP-BC, FAANP, Clinical Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, Evelyn Groenke Duffy, Associate Professor, Director of the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program, Associate Director of the University Center on Aging and Health, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
    Summary: Explore effective ways to enhance the wellness and independence of older adults across the wellness-illness continuum, including acute, primary, and long-term care. From an overview of the theories of aging and assessment through the treatment of disorders, including complex illnesses, this evidence-based book provides the comprehensive gerontological coverage you need to prepare for your role as an Advanced Practice Nurse. You'll be prepared for boards and for practice. -- From product description.

    Contents:
    Changes with aging
    Health promotion
    Exercise in older adults
    Comprehensive geriatric assessment
    Symptoms and syndromes
    Skin and lymphatic disorders
    Head, neck, and face disorders
    Chest disorders
    Peripheral vascular disorders
    Abdominal disorders
    Urological and gynecological disorders
    Musculoskeletal disorders
    Central and peripheral nervous system disorders
    Endocrine, metabolic, and nutritional disorders
    Hematological and immune system disorders
    Psychosocial disorders
    Polypharmacy
    Chronic illness and the advanced practice registered nurse (APRN)
    Palliative care and end-of-life care.
    Digital Access R2Library 2019
    Limited to 1 simultaneous user