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Edited by Fiona M. Ross, CBE PhD BSc RN, Ruth Harris, BSc (Hons) MSc PhD RN, Joanne M. Fitzpatrick, BSc PhD RN PGCEA and Clare Abley
624 pagesTrim Size 7 1/2 X 9 1/4 inCopyright 2023$83.99, Paperback, Reference
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Redfern’s Nursing Older People provides accessible, evidence-based information for nurses, care assistants and other health professionals wanting to improve the quality of health and social care for older people.
Republished for the first time since 2006, this fifth edition has been comprehensively revised and rewritten by a large team of expert contributors, while preserving the person-centred spirit of earlier editions. It applies best evidence in straightforward and practical ways to the demographic, physical, psychological, social and emotional challenges of ageing, with a focus on supporting independence and health maintenance.
With new contributions covering emerging challenges such as understanding frailty and the use of digital technology, and the themes of diversity, service-user perspectives and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic woven throughout, Redfern’s Nursing Older People is essential reading to help nurses shape practice, improve outcomes and promote opportunities for ageing well.
Edited by Fiona M. Ross, CBE, PhD, BSc, RN, Professor Emerita Health and Social Care,Kingston University; Ruth Harris, BSc (Hons) MSc PhD RN, Professor of Health Care for Older Adults, Care for Long Term Conditions Research Division, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care, King's College London, UK ; Joanne M. Fitzpatrick, BSc PhD RN PGCEA, Reader in Older People’s Healthcare, Care for Long Term Conditions Research Division, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care, King's College London and Clare Abley, Nurse Consultant Vulnerable Older Adults, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Institute of Population and Health Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK