The Geriatric Nursing Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Advanced Practice Geriatric Nursing, 5th Edition (GNRS5),is a concise, up-to-date, and comprehensive text developed by the American Geriatrics Society. The GNRS5 is based on the Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine, 9th Edition, and adapted for advanced practice geriatric nurses. The GNRS5 is authored by more than 150 interdisciplinary experts in the care of older adults and is composed of:The GNRS5 is authored by more than 150 interdisciplinary experts in the care of older adults and is composed of: 66 chapters covering the prevailing management strategies and recent research findings in six broad areas of geriatric care: Current Issues in Aging, Approach to the Patient, Care Systems, Syndromes, Psychiatry, and Diseases and Disorders A concise, up-to-date, and comprehensive reference on geriatric medicine.References that allow the interested reader to pursue topics in greater depth. 130 case-oriented, multiple-choice questions with answers and critiques, providing an effective, valuable self-assessment tool The GRNS5 is : the authoritative source for information on care of older adults. a convenient self-assessment program an excellent teaching resource
The latest addition to the Evidence-Based Book series, Evidence-Based Geriatric Medicine provides non-geriatrician clinicians an overview of key topics central to the care of the older patient. This guide focuses on the management of common problems in the elderly taking into account their life situations as well as treatment of specific conditions. Leading geriatricians with expertise in evidence-based medicine utilize the best available evidence and present this information in a concise, easy-to-use, question-based format. Evidence-Based Geriatric Medicine is a unique guide to the optimum management of older patients.
The leading reference in the field of geriatric care, Brocklehurst’s Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 8th Edition, by Drs. Howard M. Fillit, Kenneth Rockwood, and John B. Young, provides a contemporary, global perspective on topics of importance to today’s gerontologists, internal medicine physicians, and family doctors. An increased focus on frailty, along with coverage of key issues in gerontology, disease-specific geriatrics, and complex syndromes specific to the elderly, makes this 8th Edition the reference you’ll turn to in order to meet the unique challenges posed by this growing patient population.Consistent discussions of clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more make reference quick and easy. More than 250 figures, including algorithms, photographs, and tables, complement the text and help you find what you need on a given condition. Clinical relevance of the latest scientific findings helps you easily apply the material to everyday practice. A new chapter on frailty, plus an emphasis on frailty throughout the book, addresses the complex medical and social issues that affect care, and the specific knowledge and skills essential for meeting your patients’ complex needs. New content brings you up to date with information on gerontechnology, emergency and pre-hospital care, HIV and aging, intensive treatment of older adults, telemedicine, the built environment, and transcultural geriatrics. New editor Professor John Young brings a fresh perspective and unique expertise to this edition.
The Geriatric Hand is indicated following stroke, arthritis, trauma, or hand injury, for the treatment of finger, wrist, and thumb contractures. Its lightweight, durable Kydex plastic construction provides stable wrist and finger positioning, and can be heat molded at low temperature for progressive patient needs.
Geriatric Physical Therapy offers a comprehensive presentation of geriatric physical therapy science and practice. Thoroughly revised and updated, editors Andrew Guccione, Rita Wong, and Dale Avers and their contributors provide current information on aging-related changes in function, the impact of these changes on patient examination and evaluation, and intervention approaches that maximize optimal aging. Chapters emphasize evidence-based content that clinicians can use throughout the patient management process. Six new chapters include: Exercise Prescription, Older Adults and Their Families, Impaired Joint Mobility, Impaired Motor Control, Home-based Service Delivery, and Hospice and End of Life. Clinically accurate and relevant while at the same time exploring theory and rationale for evidence-based practice, it’s perfect for students and practicing clinicians. It’s also an excellent study aid for the Geriatric Physical Therapy Specialization exam.Comprehensive coverage provides all the foundational knowledge needed for effective management of geriatric disorders.Content is written and reviewed by leading experts in the field to ensure information is authoritative, comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate.A highly readable writing style and consistent organization make it easy to understand difficult concepts.Tables and boxes organize and summarize important information and highlight key points for quick reference.A well-referenced and scientific approach provides the depth to understand processes and procedures.Theory mixed with real case examples show how concepts apply to practice and help you enhance clinical decision-making skills.Standard APTA terminology familiarizes you with terms used in practice.A new chapter, Exercise Prescription, highlights evidence-based exercise prescription and the role of physical activity and exercise on the aging process.A new chapter, Older Adults and Their Families, helps physical therapists understand the role spouses/partners and adult children can play in rehabilitation, from providing emotional support to assisting with exercise programs and other daily living activities.New chapters on Impaired Joint Mobility, Impaired Motor Control, Home-based Service Delivery, and Hospice and End of Life expand coverage of established and emerging topics in physical therapy.Incorporates two conceptual models: the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, and the International Classification of Function, Disability, and Health (ICF) of the World Health Organization (WHO) with an emphasis on enabling function and enhancing participation rather than concentrating on dysfunction and disabilityA companion Evolve website includes all references linked to MEDLINE as well as helpful links to other relevant websites.
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Our disposable geriatric bibs are made from tissue-poly. The bibs have a white tissue backing with a blue plastic front. The die cut hole at the top makes the bib easy to pull over your head and offers a snug fit. These bibs are great for restaurants, weddings, parties, in home care, nursing home facilities, or just to wear at home. Bibs measure 20" wide by 29" long and are made in the USA. To start protecting your clothing from food today go to the top of this page and click add to cart. Bibs will ship within one business day.