Ebersole & Hess' Toward Healthy Aging: Human Needs & Nursing Response (Paperback)
Grounded in the core competencies recommended by the AACN in collaboration with the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, Ebersole & Hess' Toward Healthy Aging, 8th Edition is the most comprehensive resource on health promotion and maintenance for older adults and their caregivers. With coverage of communication, safety and ethical considerations, new genetic research, key aging issues, and common and uncommon conditions, you will have the knowledge you need to promote healthy lifestyle choices, properly address end-of-life issues, and provide effective, holistic care for older adults.
- Consistent chapter organization with objectives, case studies with critical thinking questions, and research questions make information easy to access and use.
NEW QSEN content highlights quality and safety issues students need to know when treating older patients.
NEW Chapter covering the role of communication emphasizes the importance of communication in improving care.
NEW Focus on genetics highlights the vast amount of new genetic research and its effects on all aspects of health and aging.
NEW Information on ethical considerations explores and illustrates potential issues when dealing with older adults.
NEW Healthy People 2020 information assists your students in integrating their knowledge about healthy aging considerations into care.