Case Studies in Gerontological Nursing for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Case Studies in Gerontological Nursing for the Advanced Practice Nurse

eBook - 2012
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As the fastest growing population sector worldwide, older adultsare seen in almost every care setting in which clinicians practice.Developed as a resource for advanced practice nurses in anysetting, Case Studies in Gerontological Nursing for the AdvancedPractice Nurse presents readers with a range of both typicaland atypical cases from real clinical scenarios.

The book is organized into six units covering cases related toageism, common health challenges, health promotion, environments ofcare, cognitive and psychological issues, and issues relating toaging and independence. Each case follows a similar formatincluding the patient's presentation, critical thinking questions,and a thorough discussion of the case resolution through whichstudents and clinicians can enhance their clinical reasoningskills.

Designed to promote geriatric clinical education throughself-assessment or classroom use, Case Studies in GerontologicalNursing for the Advanced Practice Nurse is a key resource forall those dedicated to improving care for older adults.

Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
ISBN: 0813823781
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxv, 398 pages) : illustrations


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