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Primary care of the older adult : a multidisciplinary approach

by Burke Mary M.


A practical, accessible reference for gerontologic, adult and family nurse practitioners and students, PRIMARY CARE FOR THE OLDER ADULT presents all the necessary information on the most common conditions and problems for the older adult. This comprehensive text addresses issues related to health maintenance, including assessment, exercise, and nutrition. A clinical management section details assessment, differential diagnosis, and treatment for typical conditions within each body system. Additionally, it covers the most common syndromes, such as pressure ulcers or incontinence as well as important vulnerabilities that the nurse should be aware of when caring for the older adult. It concludes with a quick reference to other aspects of care such as epidemiology and ethics.

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Book Information

Copyright year 2000
ISBN-13 9780815189169
ISBN-10 0815189168
Class Copyright
Publisher Mosby
File Size 0 MB
Number of Pages 684
Shelf No. GH417
Lexile 1330L