This text addresses basic competencies by focusing on clinical practice and presenting research-based "best practices" for effective care of older adults in all settings. While there are a number of excellent texts aimed at this market, Wallace's is more clinical and less theoretical, more concise to fit the length of the typical course, and it provides "need-to-know vs. nice-to-know" information.It provides essential clinical information needed to care for older adults. The content is designed to fit into a one-semester course. It also offers more clinical, and less theoretical, content than longer competing texts.
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(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
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Author Biography - Meredith Wallace
Meredith Wallace PhD, APRN-BC is currently an Associate Professor at Yale School of Nursing. Dr. Wallace is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and has authored or edited such books as Prostate Cancer: Nursing Assessment Management and Care (Springer Publishing, 2002), an AJN Book of the Year Award winner; the Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, as Associate Editor (Springer Publishing, 2006), another AJN winner; and Essentials of Gerontological Nursing (Springer Publishing, 2007). . She is an adult nurse practitioner and currently maintains a practice in primary care with a focus on chronic illness in the elderly.