Caring For Older People In Australia. Principles For Nursing Practice

Johnson Amanda, Chang Esther

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
Publisher Place: Australia
Publisher Year: 2014
Edition: First Edition

Description: 617 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Drawing on the multidisciplinary expertise of Australias preeminent academics and clinicians from the aged care community,Caring for Older People in Australia presents undergraduatestudents with a holistic guide to care provision in a rapidlygrowing sector. In recognition that clinical competencies andissues do not occur in isolation, the text integratesthe most up-to-date multidisciplinary research and policy with thepractical realities of caring for older people. Caring for Older People in Australia adopts aperson-centred, primary healthcare focus to explore the mostcontemporary issues in aged care, such as: Sexuality Culture, diversity and spirituality Nutrition and hydration Prevention of falls Promoting continence Pharmacology and complementary therapies Attitudes and communication Care of the older person in the emergency department Rehabilitation, co-morbidity and complex care Pain and the older person Palliation Depression Understanding and responding to behaviours Bereavement Caring for Older People in Australia reflects the richdiversity of people, settings and approaches to care and providesstudents numerous opportunities for critical reflectionthroughout.

ISBN: 9781118384121


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