*We are the Amazon Partner and students can purchase the books shown on this page. We are also providing an authentic solution manual, formulated by our SMEs, for the same.Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults offers a comprehensive wellness approach in caring for older adults that deals with both the physiological and the psychosocial aspects of ageing. This how-to-guide provides nursing students with learning materials to assist them with developing their knowledge, skills, behaviours and attitudes that are aligned with olde-rperson-centred care and which emphasise wellness outcomes and support healthy ageing. The second edition has 29 chapters, organised into five parts. Chapters in Parts 1 and 2 introduce topics relevant to ageing, wellness, older adults, and the role of nurses in promoting wellness in older adults. Chapters in Parts 3 and 4 are organised around the Functional Consequences Theory of Nursing Older Adults, so each facet of physiological or psycho-social function is presented according to age-related changes, risk factors, functional consequences, nursing assessment, nursing issues, wellness outcomes, nursing interventions and the evaluation of nursing care. The three chapters in Part 5 help nurses provide holistic care for older adults during illness. Features: -Learning objectives, key points and theory illustrations at the start of each chapter help identify important content. - Unfolding case studies provide real-life examples of the effects of age-related changes and risk factors, while thinking points help students to apply the chapter content to the case example. -Critical thinking exercises help students to gain insight and develop problem-solving skills. -Evidence-based practice boxes summarise guidelines for research-based care of older adults. - A student's perspective provides stories to illustrate the application of wellness concepts in clinical practice. - A nurse's perspective promotes students' understanding by providing insights into the roles of nurses who work with older adults. - Cultural considerations and diversity notes help to identify cultural differences that may influence the nurse's approach to a patient, resident or client. - Assessment and interventions boxes provide guides for assessment and and nursing interventions.
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