Gerontology for the Health Care Professional

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Author: Regula Robnett, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Nancy Brossoie, PhD, Walter Chop, MS, RRT
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2020
ISBN 10: 1284140563
ISBN 13: 9781284140569
eISBN: 9781284140613
Edition: 4th
Gerontology for the Health Care Professional, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive, practical text covering the evolving field of gerontology, developed for healthcare students and professionals. Written by experts across many health disciplines, this text presents an up-to-date and realistic assessment of the aging process. Gerontology for the Health Care Professional, Fourth Edition begins with a review of demographic trends and continues with an overview of key topics such as the physiology, pathology, pharmacotherapy, nutrition, communication, and social concerns related to caring for older patients. This interprofessional resource concludes with future concerns for an aging society and includes an epilogue encouraging all health care professionals to embrace patient or client advocacy, especially for older adults.
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