Publication Year: 2002
Edition: 1st Ed.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Write better, more complete care plans and improve the special care provided to older adults by exploring the insights and up-to-date, practical information that fills this hands-on reference.
Investigate 60 disorders, organized by body system, covering both acute and chronic health problems, and learn the proper interventions through clear rationales. Care plans include description of the disorder, etiology, assessment findings, diagnostic test findings, and potential complications. Also includes an overview of the physiological changes in older patients, as well as special techniques for obtaining a history and performing a physical examination, collaborative problems, discharge planning, and patient teaching.