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The Gerontology Nurse's Guide to the Community-Based Health Network

by RN Brenda Bonham Howe MSN

This is a timely and vital resource for new and seasoned gerontology nurses responsible for coordinating care and advocacy for their patients as health care shifts from hospital-based to community-based care....


How We Think About Dementia: Personhood, Rights, Ethics, the Arts and What They Mean for Care

by Julian C. Hughes

Providing a much-needed accessible overview of the complex philosophical and ethical underpinnings of dementia care, this book explores current thinking around the concepts of ageing, personhood, capacity, liberty,...


Creating Culturally Appropriate Outside Spaces and Experiences for People with Dementia: Using Nature and the Outdoors in Person-Centred Care

by Jane Gilliard & Mary Marshall

Cultural sensitivity is a key component of person-centred dementia care. This book acts as a rich source of information and ideas for all those interested in creating culturally-appropriate outdoor spaces and...


Aging: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants

by Victor R. Preedy

Aging: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants bridges the trans-disciplinary divide and covers in a single volume the science of oxidative stress in aging and the potentially therapeutic use of natural antioxidants...


The Encyclopedia of Elder Care: The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric Health and Social Care, Third Edition

by RN Elizabeth A. Capezuti PhD & Michael L., MD Malone

This interdisciplinary clinical reference encompasses more than 310 current entries on a broad range of topics related to geriatrics and geriatric care across multiple health care disciplines. The third edition...


Fast Facts for the Gerontology Nurse: A Nursing Care Guide in a Nutshell

by PhD RN Charlotte Eliopoulos MPH

This convenient and easy-to-use pocket-sized reference provides gerontology nurses with the foundational knowledge they need to provide all aspects of safe, effective care to older patients. It contains crucial...


Connecting through Music with People with Dementia: A Guide for Caregivers

by Robin Rio

This user-friendly book demonstrates how even simple sounds and movements can engage people with dementia, promoting relaxation and enjoyment. All that's needed to succeed is a love of music, and a desire to...


Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

by Terry Mahan Buttaro & Kate A. Barba

Nursing Care for the Hospitalized Older Patient is a comprehensive, quick-reference resource for registered and advanced practice nurses working with older patients in a hospital setting. Organized in user-friendly...


Integrating Gerontological Content Into Advanced Practice Nursing Education

by Carolyn Auerhahn & Dr Laurie Kennedy-Malone

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This is a valuable and timely resource as primary care practitioners are facing a growing aging population. Advanced practice nurses have always been swift to recognize and respond to healthcare challenges,...


Restorative Care Nursing for Older Adults: A Guide for All Care Settings, Second Edition

by Barbara Resnick & Elizabeth Galik

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[This] book provides a practical hands-on perspective for implementing function focused care in all settings? [It] is a unique resource that is relevant for all nurses and health care providers working with...


Essentials of Gerontological Nursing

by Meredith Wallace

Essentials of Gerontological Nursing presents the best practices needed to care for older adults. Its brief, yet comprehensive, grasp of issues in elder care is a refreshing addition to the current literature,...


Assisted Living Nursing: A Manual for Management and Practice

by Dr. Barbara Resnick & Dr. Ethel Mitty

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Designated a Doody's Core Title!

Caring for the older adult population is a challenge and the goal of nursing practice is to help preserve or restore an older adult's function and maximize their well-being and...


Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice

by Elizabeth Capezuti & DeAnne Zwicker

Designated a Doody's Core Title!

"As a gerontological clinical educator/research nurse, I will often use this as a reference


Comprehensive Nursing Care for Parkinson's Disease

by Lisette K. Bunting-Perry & Gwyn M. Vernon

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This is a wonderful resource for nurses and other healthcare professionals providing care for patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD)?.This unique book provides readers with access to multiple experts in the...


End of Life: Nursing Solutions for Death with Dignity

by Lynn Keegan & Carole Ann Drick

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The book is easy to read and is essential to all who work and care for those at the end of life.

--David Shields, RN, MSN, QTTT

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Capital University

The book is thought provoking...


Care of Gastrointestinal Problems in the Older Adult

by Sue E. Meiner

This book provides nurses with practical information on the most frequently encountered gastrointestinal disorders and problems found in the elderly - from constipation, hemorrhoids, and diverticulosis to cancers...


Gerontology Nursing Case Studies: 100 Narratives for Learning

by Donna J. Bowles

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This is an excellent teaching guide and resource manual for instructors, gerontological nursing students, and practicing nurses and social workers who wish to learn more about geriatric concerns and care. It...


Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice: Fourth Edition

by Marie Boltz & Elizabeth Capezuti

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Now more than ever, nurses are called upon to lead efforts to embed evidence-based practice in daily operations. As the IOM report states, 'nurses have key roles to play as team members and leaders for a reformed...


Case Studies in Gerontological Nursing for the Advanced Practice Nurse

by Meredith Wallace Kazer & Leslie Neal-Boylan

As the fastest growing population sector worldwide, older adults are seen in almost every care setting in which clinicians practice. Developed as a resource for advanced practice nurses in any setting, Case...


Mental Disorders in Older Adults, Second Edition: Fundamentals of Assessment and Treatment

by Steven Zarit & Judy Zarit

Illustrated with abundant clinical material, this book provides essential knowledge and skills for effective mental health practice with older adults. It demonstrates how to evaluate and treat frequently encountered...