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Ebersole and Hess Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging in Canada

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ISBN: 978-1-77172-093-9

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Ebersole and Hess' Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging in Canada , 2nd Edition

By Theris A. Touhy, DNP, CNS, DPNAP, Kathleen F Jett, PhD, GNP-BC, Veronique Boscart, RN, MScN, MED, PhD and Lynn McCleary, RN, BScN, PhD

512 pages
Trim Size 7 1/2 X 9 1/4 in
Copyright 2019
$82.95, Paperback, Reference

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Equip yourself with the skills to meet the needs of an aging Canadian population. Ebersole and Hess’ Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging in Canada, Second Edition is a concise, gerontological nursing text that follows a wellness-based, holistic approach to older adult care. Featuring the most up-to-date CGNA guidelines, this new edition identifies potential problems and gives you the means to address complications, alleviate discomfort, and assist older adults to help them lead healthy lives. Plus, it contains a variety of learning features that focus your attention on statistics, legislation, practice guidelines, standards of care, and examples relevant to Canadian practice.

Key Features

  • Focus on health and wellness throughout the book highlights all aspects of the aging process. 
  • Core competencies identified by the CGNA integrated throughout book.
  • Careful attention to age, cultural, and gender differences are integrated throughout book to help you care for different population groups. 
  • Expanded assessment guidelines and tools incorporated throughout as tables, boxes, and forms, including the latest scales and guidelines for proper health assessment.
  • Activities and discussion questions at the end of every chapter ensure you understand the material and know how to use it in clinical situations.

New to this Edition

  • NEW! Enhanced coverage regarding the safety of nurses and clients emphasizes important information for you to consider while working in a clinical setting.
  • NEW! UNIQUE! Latest CGNA guidelines/standards included to ensure you have access to the most up-to-date knowledge and understanding of gerontological nursing.
  • NEW! Additional coverage on disease process and treatment for the older adult covers current findings on timely issues.
  • NEW! Evidence-informed Practice boxes summarize research findings that confirm effective practices and identify practices with unknown, ineffective or harmful effects.
  • NEW! UNIQUE! Gerontology coverage adequately addresses questions on the NCLEX®-RN.

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Author Information

By Theris A. Touhy, DNP, CNS, DPNAP, Emeritus Professor, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida ; Kathleen F Jett, PhD, GNP-BC, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, Oak Hammock at the University of Florida, Department of Aging and Geriatrics, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; Research Consultant, College of Nursing, University of Florida, Gainesville Florida ; Veronique Boscart, RN, MScN, MED, PhD, Executive Dean, School of Health & Life Sciences; CIHR/Schlegel Industrial Research Chair for Colleges in Senior Care; Director, Schlegel Centre for Advancing Seniors Care,Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Kitchener, Ontario; Associate Professor, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario; Associate Professor, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario; Adjunct Scientist, Intelligent Design for Adaptation, Participation and Technology (iDAPT), Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario; and Lynn McCleary, RN, BScN, PhD, Professor, Nursing, Brock University, Canada

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