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A Creative Toolkit for Communication in Dementia Care

by Marshall, Karrie

Overflowing with creative activities, this accessible toolkit is an invaluable resource for carers and relatives who hope to support and communicate effectively with people with dementia. Portraits, parlour games, puppets and more can be used to

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Adult-Gerontology Practice Guidelines

by Jill C. Cash, MSN, APN, FNP-BC & Cheryl A. Glass, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC

<p>The first book to encompass adult-gerontology practice guidelines for primary care, this comprehensive resource is designed as a text and reference for health care practitioners specializing as adultgerontology nurse practitioners (A-GNP). It

ISBN: 9780826127631

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Aging, Society, and the Life Course, Fifth Edition

by Leslie A. Morgan, PhD & Suzanne R. Kunkel, PhD

<p>&quot;[This] book’s unfading preoccupation with social context, social processes, and social structures distinguishes itself and greatly contributes to the discourse in gerontology.&quot;</p> <p>-The Gerontologist</p> <p>This classic text, ...

ISBN: 9780826121738

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 36, 2016

Optimizing Physical Activity and Function Across All Settings

by Dr. Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN & Marie Boltz, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN

<p>The 36th <em>Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics</em> is replete with state-of-the-art scholarship along with a cornucopia of research-based and innovative strategies for optimizing function in older adults through exercise and ...

ISBN: 9780826198167

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Atkins Cookbook

Over 50 Low Carb Recipes For All Phases

by Katy Parsons

<p><b>Lose 15 pounds in two weeks without cravings or hunger!</b></p> <p><br />What if we told you that there was a diet out there that wouldn’t leave you feeling hungry, where you could eat most of your favorite foods, and you would still lose ...

ISBN: 9781365766022

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Care of Gastrointestinal Problems in the Older Adult

by Sue E. Meiner, EdD, APRN, BC, GNP

<p>This book provides nurses with practical information on the most frequently encountered gastrointestinal disorders and problems found in the elderly ó from constipation, hemorrhoids, and diverticulosis to cancers of the GI tract. It was ...

ISBN: 9780826118660

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Case Studies in Gerontological Nursing for the Advanced Practice Nurse

by Meredith Wallace Kazer & Leslie Neal-Boylan

<p>As the fastest growing population sector worldwide, older adults are seen in almost every care setting in which clinicians practice. Developed as a resource for advanced practice nurses in any setting, <em>Case Studies in Gerontological ...

ISBN: 9781118277843

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Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

by Brian De Vries & Catherine F. Croghan

<p>The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of this ...

ISBN: 9781317514084

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Complementary & Alternative Therapies in Nursing, Eight Edition

by Ruth Lindquist, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, Mary Fran Tracy, PhD, RN, CCNS, FAAN & Mariah Snyder, PhD

<p>Now in its eighth edition, this highly acclaimed, newly revised and expanded text continues to deliver innovative practice guidelines for evidence-based complementary and alternative therapies that can easily be incorporated into curriculum ...

ISBN: 9780826144348

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Comprehensive Nursing Care for Parkinson's Disease

by Lisette K. Bunting-Perry, MScN, RN & Gwyn M. Vernon, MSN, CRNP

<p>"This is a wonderful resource for nurses and other healthcare professionals providing care for patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD)Ö.This unique book provides readers with access to multiple experts in the field and a wide variety of ...

ISBN: 9780826103451

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Dementia and Wandering Behavior

Concern for the Lost Elder

by Gerald Flaherty, Terri Tobin, PhD & Nina M. Silverstein, PhD

<p><strong>Winner of an <em>AJN</em> Book of the Year Award!</strong></p> <p>Alzheimer's is quickly becoming the epidemic of the 21st century. Today, an estimated four million Americans suffer from this devastating disease. This number could ...

ISBN: 9780826196835

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Elder Abuse and Nursing

What Nurses Need to Know and Can Do

by Carol Miller, MSN, RN-BC

<p>Nurses are required by law to report elder abuse even when it is suspected but not verified. This is the only research-based and clinically oriented text that applies what is known about different forms of elder abuse in domestic and ...

ISBN: 9780826131539

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Elder Abuse Prevention

Emerging Trends and Promising Strategies

by Lisa Nerenberg, MSW, MPH

<p><em>&quot;I found this book to be informative, well-researched, and well-thought out...The book is an asset to students, scholars, and seasoned practioners alike.&quot;</em></p> <p><em><strong>--International Perspectives in ...

ISBN: 9780826103383

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Enduring Questions in Gerontology

by Debra J. Sheets, RN, PhD, Dana Burr Bradley, PhD & Jon Hendricks, PhD

<p><em>Enduring Questions in Gerontology</em> provides a comprehensive perspective on the abiding issues in gerontology. Both current and future gerontologists will find this book useful in examining emerging dilemmas and creating a context for ...

ISBN: 9780826164162

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Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice

by Marie Boltz, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Terry T. Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN & others

<p>The new fifth edition of one of the premier references for geriatric nurses in hospital, long-term, and community settings, delivers current guidelines, real-life case studies, and evidence-based protocols developed by master educators and ...

ISBN: 9780826171672

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Fast Facts for the Gerontology Nurse

A Nursing Care Guide in a Nutshell

by Charlotte Eliopoulos, MPH, PhD, RN

<p>This convenient and easy-to-use pocket-sized reference provides gerontology nurses with the foundational knowledge they need to provide all aspects of safe, effective care to older patients. It contains crucial evidence-based information that

ISBN: 9780826198280

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Geriatric Emergent/Urgent and Ambulatory Care

The Pocket NP

by Renee Holleran, PhD, FNP-BC, CEN, CCRN, FAEN, Karen Sue Hoyt, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, FAAN & Sheila Sanning Shea, MSN, RN

<p>Fast-track medical settings call for “at-your-fingertips” information. Here is an easy to use, quick-reference guide for nurse practitioners and other healthcare providers in emergency, medical, screening, fast-track and/or primary care ...

ISBN: 9780826134165

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Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

by Sheila C. Grossman, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN

<p><em>&quot;[This book] is an important reference for nurses seeking to take the certification exam to validate their own practice. The practice of nursing over the next decades will demand age-specific knowledge for people across the life ...

ISBN: 9780826106445

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Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging, Third Edition

Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives

by Heidi Igarashi, PhD, Diane Gilmer, Ph.D., Carolyn Aldwin, Ph.D. & others

<p><em>Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging: Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives, Third Edition shows the continuity and advancements in our understanding of human life-span development… It offers a solid foundation for exploring the art and ...

ISBN: 9780826134059

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Home and Identity in Late Life

International Perspectives

by Graham D. Rowles, PhD & Habib Chaudhury, PhD

<p>Leading scholars, offering international and multidisciplinary viewpoints, examine the meaning of home to elders and the ways in which this meaning may be sustained, threatened, or modified according to changes associated with growing ...

ISBN: 9780826127167

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