Functional Assessment of the Elderly, Part 2: Activities of Daily Living
Shows how to assess an elderly client's functions after age-related and pathophysiological changes have occurred. Teaches how to use assessment data to plan appropriate nursing interventions. Covers eating, ambulating, toileting and grooming, climbing stairs, shopping, keeping house, interacting with others, and traveling. Examines the cardiovascular, respiratory, neuromuscular, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary systems and their effect on such functions.