These chapters from other Jones and Bartlett titles provide further information on gerontological nursing in different areas such as ethics, psychiatric mental health, communication with patients and long-term care.
Therapeutic Interaction in Nursing, Second Edition
Christine Williams, DNSc, RN, BC, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
Chapter: Communicating with Older Adults
- Allows the reader to consider the significance of communication in the lives of older adults, discusses the detrimental effects of ageism on communication with older clients, explores strategies to improve communication with older adults and describes communication challenges common to older clients and adaptations to meet those challenges.
Nursing Ethics: Across the Curriculum and Into Practice, Second Edition
Janie B. Butts, DSN, RN, The University of Southern Mississippi, School of Nursing, Mississippi
Karen L. Rich, PhD, RN, The University of Southern Mississippi, Long Beach, Mississippi
Chapter: Ethics and the Nursing Care of Elders
- This chapter discusses the principle of autonomy as it relates to the ethical care of elders, identifies factors that influence elders' experiences of living meaningful lives, assesses the practice range of paternalism as it relates to the ethical nursing practice, discriminates between different levels of moral agency, discusses the different perspectives about quality of life assessments, identifies the signs of elder abuse and appropriate nursing interventions discusses the ANA's Code of Ethics for Nurses in relation to the nursing care of elders and defines "ageism."
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: An Introduction to Theory and Practice
Patricia G. O'Brien, PhD, RN, CS, NP, BC, Long Island University, School of Nursing, Brooklyn, New York
Winifred Z. Kennedy, MSN, RN, CS, BC, Maimonides Medical Center, Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, New York University Graduate Division
Karen A. Ballard, MA, RN, Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University, Division of Nursing, Molloy College, Professional Nursing Issues and Health Policy
Chapter: The Aging Client
- Describes the aging population in the United States, discusses how nutrition, elimination, sleep problems, and pain can affect an elder's mental status, focuses on the most commonly used screening tools for older people exhibiting mental disorders, Determines the impact polypharmacy can have on an older individual's mental status, differentiates the differences in suicide in the older population versus younger adults, examines the effect unrecognized and untreated depression and anxiety can have on the older adult and identifies the differences in late-onset and early-onset substance abuse in the older adult.
Chronic Illness: Impact and Intervention, Seventh Edition
Pamala D. Larsen, PhD, CRRN, FNGNA, Associate Dean and Professor, Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing, University of Wyoming
Ilene Morof Lubkin, RN, MS, GNP, California State University, California
Chapter: Long-Term Care
- This chapter defines long-term care, depicts the major problems facing both caregivers and clients in today's long-term care continuum, discusses the principle of autonomy in relationship to the community-dwelling client versus the person in a residential facility, describes the major settings in which long-term care is provided, describes those individuals who are considered vulnerable populations, provides an analysis of nursing interventions that would most likely support the goals of an ideal long-term care system and focuses on the the most essential issues for the federal government to address first in regards to long-term care.