Toward Healthy Aging: Human Needs and Nursing Response
5 Revised edition
Duke University Press
With a focus on wellness and healthy aging, this fifth edition emphasises the individuality of the aged and the humanistic and spiritual potential for further development in late life. Disease processes are discussed in the context of healthy adaptation, nursing support and responsibilities. The text is organised from the basic to the complex in terms of understanding the aged and their needs. Extensive current references, nursing care plans, case studies, student activities, research questions, resources, and appendices are included in each chapter.