1. Introduction

  1. Terry Mahan Buttaro and
  2. Kate A. Barba
  1. Terry Mahan Buttaro

Published Online: 15 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704769.ch1

Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

How to Cite

Buttaro, T. M. (2012) Introduction, in Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient (eds T. M. Buttaro and K. A. Barba), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704769.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813810461

Online ISBN: 9781118704769

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Keywords:

  • Activities of daily living (ADL);
  • Administration on Aging (AOA);
  • Ageism;
  • Continuity theory;
  • Demographics;
  • Erikson's theory;
  • Health literacy;
  • Healthy aging;
  • Normal aging;
  • Theories of aging

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Demographics

  • Theories of Aging

  • Healthy Aging

  • Normal Aging Changes

  • Impact of Hospitalization on Older Adults

  • Ageism

  • Health Literacy

  • References

  • Further Reading