Primary Care of the Older Adult: A Multidisciplinary Approach

By Mary M. Burke; Joy A. Laramie | Go to book overview

Primary
Care of the
OLDER
ADULT

A Multidisciplinary
Approach

Mary M. Burke, RN, DNSc, GNP-C
Gerontologic Nursing Consultant
Washington, DC

Joy A. Laramie, MSN, CNP
Assistant Clinical Professor of Health Care Sciences
George Washington University
Washington, DC

Mosby

A Harcourt Health Sciences Company

St. Louis Philadelphia London Sydney Toronto

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  • Primary Care of the Older Adult - A Multidisciplinary Approach *
  • Contributors vii
  • Preface ix
  • Contents xi
  • Introduction to the Text xv
  • Unit 1 1
  • 1 - Health Assessment and Health Maintenance Screening 1
  • 2 - Exercise 31
  • 3 - Nutrition 64
  • 4 - Stroke Prevention 78
  • Unit II 87
  • 5 - Clinical Pharmacology 87
  • 6 - Aging Skin 142
  • 7 - Respiratory System 161
  • 8 - The Aging Cardiovascular System 202
  • 9 - Gastrointestinal Conditions 254
  • 10 - Indocrine Conditions 269
  • 11 - Osteoporosis 291
  • 12 - Musculoskeletal: Common Injuries 302
  • 13 - Musculoskeletal Common Disoders 354
  • 14 - Reproductive : Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia 378
  • 15 - Reproductive : Menopause 391
  • 16 - Neurologic: Parkinson's Disease 399
  • 17 - Dementia 411
  • 18 - Neurologic: Depression/Suicide 426
  • Unit III 439
  • 19 - Sensory Impairment 439
  • 20 - Sleep Disordes 453
  • 21 - Pressure Ulcers 467
  • 22 - Foot Problems 487
  • 23 - Falls 498
  • 24 - Incontinence 509
  • 25 - Constipation 534
  • Unit IV 541
  • 26 - Driving 541
  • 27 - Alcohol Abuse 551
  • 28 - Abuse and Neglect 561
  • 29 - Grief 571
  • 30 - Caregivers 578
  • Unit V 589
  • 31 - Demographics: the Older Population in the United States 589
  • 32 - Health Care Delivery System 610
  • 33 - Ethics 621
  • Appendix A - Minimum Data Set for Nursing Home Resident Assessment and Care Screening (v2) 634
  • Appendix B - Medicare Home Health Care Quality Assurance and Improvement Demonstration Outcome and Assessment Information Set (oasis-B) 643
  • Appendix C - Advanced Practice Nurse Legislation 655
  • Index 659
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