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By Rhonda Nay, RN, PhD, FRCNA FCN(NSW), Sally Garratt, RN, CertMidwifery, DipAppSc(NursEd), MScN, FRCNA and Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh
544 pagesCopyright 2014$126.00, Paperback, Reference
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Now in its fourth edition trusted textbook Older People: Issues and Innovations in Care provides a unique collection of conversations and commentaries by leading international and local experts on a range of contemporary issues around the care of older people.
Featuring six new chapters, current research and policy changes, the esteemed author team continue to highlight the importance of interdisciplinary healthcare in providing a comprehensive, person-centred approach to care.
This edition encourages readers to explore care issues, innovations and change, and to utilise evidence-based practice to improve the care of older people and their families.
This text reflects new thinking in care; include the ideas and experiences of policy analysts, nurses, doctors, allied health professionals and the consumer experience mainly from Australia but with international contributions and be based on contemporary research. It will also point readers to ‘the evidence’ where it exists, and include vignettes of practice and ‘video’ clips where appropriate.
By Rhonda Nay, RN, PhD, FRCNA FCN(NSW), Professor of Gerontic Nursing, Gerontic Nursing Professional Unit and Clinical School Bundoora Extended Care Centre, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.; Sally Garratt, RN, CertMidwifery, DipAppSc(NursEd), MScN, FRCNA, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Nursing, LaTrobe University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh