In the name of Allah the Merciful

Toward Healthy Aging: Human Needs and Nursing Response

Theris A. Touhy, Kathleen F Jett, 032380988X, 9780323809887, 978-0323809887

English | 2023 | PDF

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Provide holistic, compassionate nursing care for older adults! Based on  evidence-based protocols, Toward Healthy Aging, 11th Edition helps you  master gerontological nursing skills with an approach thatfocuses on  health, wholeness, and the potential in aging. In promoting healthy  aging, the text emphasizes caring and respect for the person. Special  sections provide an honest look at the universal experience of aging.  Written by gerontological nursing experts Theris A. Touhy and Kathleen  F. Jett, this classic text helps you learn to apply scientific research,  build critical thinking skills, and prepare for success on the NCLEX®  exam and in clinical practice.
Promoting Healthy Aging: Implications  for Gerontological Nursing sections help you apply concepts to  assessments and interventions.A Student Speaks and An Elder Speaks  sections at the beginning of every chapter provide perspectives of older  people and nursing students.Nursing Studies provide practice examples  designed to assist you in assessment, planning, interventions, and  outcomes to promote healthy aging. Learning objectives in every chapter  introduce important content and define learning goals and  expectations.Key concepts provide a concise review of the most important  points found in each chapter.Critical Thinking Questions and Activities  help you apply concepts and build clinical judgment skills. Safety  Alerts emphasize QSEN competencies and safety issues related to care of  older adults. Tips for Best Practice boxes summarize evidence-based  nursing interventions for practice.Research Highlights boxes summarize  important research studies in the field of gerontologyResearch  Questionsinclude suggestions and ideas for pursuing nursing  research.Healthy People boxes reference the goals cited in Healthy  People 2020.NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) examination-style case  studies at the end of chaptersinclude questions to help you prepare for  the NGN exam.NEW! Completely updated content helps you develop clinical  judgment skills, identified by the NCSBN and the AACN as a key attribute  of professional nursing.NEW! Updated topics includeCOPD guidelines,  theories of aging, medication use and misuse, palliative care, wound  care guidelines, genomic research, and LGBT family relationships and  sexualty in older adults.