Rays of Sunshine Revised and Expanded is a unique collection of health facts along with a bundle of poems. This book was written to promote healthy lifestyles and habits. It offers helpful advice for people who are struggling with health problems such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, in order to prolong their lives and revive their over-all well-being. There is an emphasis on health tips, dietary advice, and mental health to recognize common health problems in order to restore wholeness in the readers' lives. The poetry sections encourage wholesome family relationships, inspire good moral values and entertain readers with stimulating ideas. An assemblage of spiritual poems advocates readers to establish and strengthen their relationship with God. In a world filled with danger, diseases and doubt --these poems provide comfort, reassurance and optimism to every day people. This book is important because a person's health and body are the only two things someone will have with them from the cradle to the grave. True happiness is found in positive, long-lasting relationships --not money or material things. The information and poems in this book offers readers productive possibilities to change their lives and improve their health. Like bright, shining rays of sunshine, this book is intended to restore broken relationships, repair and sustain physical, mental and spiritual health, and rouse provoking thoughts to urge readers to ponder the direction of their lives while they think of ways they can improve themselves.
Nutrition for the Older Adult is a clear, comprehensive text that introduces students to nutrition and health promotion for older adults. Covering such important topics as the physiological changes of aging, weight and nutrition problems in older adults, nutritional assessment and support for the elderly, and diet and cultural diversity as well as exercise prescriptions for older adults, this text is an essential resource for students in the fields of nutrition, nursing, and gerontology. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
The only book featuring nursing care plans for all core clinical areas, Swearingen's All-In-One Nursing Care Planning Resource, 4th Edition provides 100 care plans with the nursing diagnoses and interventions you need to know to care for patients in all settings. It includes care plans for medical-surgical, maternity/OB, pediatrics, and psychiatric-mental health, so you can use just one book throughout your entire nursing curriculum. This edition includes a new care plan addressing normal labor and birth, a new full-color design, new QSEN safety icons, new quick-reference color tabs, and updates reflecting the latest NANDA-I nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems. Edited by nursing expert Pamela L. Swearingen, this book is known for its clear approach, easy-to-use format, and straightforward rationales. NANDA-I nursing diagnoses are incorporated throughout the text to keep you current with NANDA-I terminology and the latest diagnoses. Color-coded sections for medical-surgical, maternity, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing care plans make it easier to find information quickly. A consistent format for each care plan allows faster lookup of topics, with headings for Overview/Pathophysiology, Health Care Setting, Assessment, Diagnostic Tests, Nursing Diagnoses, Desired Outcomes, Interventions with Rationales, and Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning. Prioritized nursing diagnoses are listed in order of importance and physiologic patient needs. A two-column format for nursing assessments/interventions and rationales makes it easier to scan information. Detailed rationales for each nursing intervention help you to apply concepts to specific patient situations in clinical practice. Outcome criteria with specific timelines help you to set realistic goals for nursing outcomes and provide quality, cost-effective care. NEW! Care plan for normal labor and birth addresses nursing care for the client experiencing normal labor and delivery. UPDATED content is written by practicing clinicians and covers the latest clinical developments, new pharmacologic treatments, patient safety considerations, and evidence-based practice guidelines. NEW full-color design makes the text more user friendly, and includes NEW color-coded tabs and improved cross-referencing and navigation aids for faster lookup of information. NEW! Leaf icon highlights coverage of complementary and alternative therapies including information on over-the-counter herbal and other therapies and how these can interact with conventional medications.