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Caring for Older People in Australia: Principles for Nursing Practice, 2nd Edition

Caring for Older People in Australia: Principles for Nursing Practice, 2nd Edition

Amanda Johnson (Editor), Esther Chang (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-730-32834-6

Jun 2016

256 pages

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From a combined team of academics and practicing clinicians, Johnson’s Caring for Older People 2e is the most representative resource in the market, featuring a diverse range of ethnicities, genders and sexualities. The experiences of minority groups are featured throughout, and the chapter on sexuality in older people is the most comprehensive of any text in the field. The only aged care resource to be delivered as an interactive Wiley E-Text, Johnson’s second edition is an engaging digital resource rich in media such as videos, animations and interactives that bring cases to life.

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Chapter 1. Healthy ageing and the older person

Chapter 2. Understanding the ageing process

Chapter 3. Person-centred care: culture, diversity and spirituality

Chapter 4. Attitudes and communication: the older person, carers and families

Chapter 5. Nutrition, hydration and feeding: impact on the older person

Chapter 6. Pharmacology and complementary therapies

Chapter 7. Risk assessment of the older person

Chapter 8. Care of the older person in the emergency department

Chapter 9. Rehabilitation, co-morbidity and complex care

Chapter 10. Transition of settings: loss and grief

Chapter 11. Pain and the older person

Chapter 12. A palliative approach

Chapter 13. Promoting continence

Chapter 14. Depression in older people

Chapter 15. Dementia: understanding & responding to behaviours

Chapter 16. Sexuality

Chapter 17. Continuous improvement in aged care

Chapter 18. Bereavement care

  • Positive Approach: Unlike some aged care resources, Johnson 2e takes a positive approach to caring for older people with a focus on promoting healthy and active ageing
  • Representative Content: The second edition is the most representative resource in the aged care discipline, featuring a variety of ethnicities, genders and sexualities
  • Interactive Animations: Animated video cases bring nursing theory to life, helping students connect course concepts to real-world cases
  • Revision Modules: ‘Critical Thinking’ questions are embedded throughout the text, encouraging students to apply their learning in response to industry issues
  • Interactive E-Text: Bring course content to life with embedded rich media such as videos, interactives and revision materials to keep students engage and study effectively
  • Trusted Authorship: Know you’re getting the best content from a combined team of academics and practicing clinicians