Vulnerable Older Adults: Health Care Needs and Interventions
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BeschreibungWinner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!
Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2007 by "Choice!"
"Well organized, extensively referenced, and illustrated with figures/tables, this work represents a unique, multipurpose, interdisciplinary approach to elder care...Highly recommended."
This book takes a closer look at vulnerability in five specific populations within the elderly: prisoners, homeless, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people, those who are HIV positive or living with AIDS, and the frail.
Unique features include: " The latest research and theoretical approaches summarized to give health professionals a concise picture of health care needs" Themes of interdisciplinary approach to care, cultural considerations, and neglect and abuse" Strategies and resources for caring for older adults with dementia for each vulnerable population
Physical and psychosocial health care issues and needs are addressed as well as interventions and resources for these populations.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER PUB CO
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2006
Seitenanzahl: 280 Seiten