3 Jan 2019

Geriatric Security and Nursing

Geriatric staff nurses focus on caring for older adults. As the U.S. population ages, this career is in high demand. Geriatric nurses are educated to understand and treat the often complex physical and mental health needs of older people. They try to help their patients protect their health and cope with changes in their mental and physical abilities, so older people can stay independent and active as long as possible. They must be patient, listen extremely carefully and balance the needs of their patients with sometimes conflicting demands from family members. Many older people have health conditions that do not require hospitalization, but must be treated with medication, changes in diet, use of special equipment (such as a blood sugar monitor or walker), daily exercises or other adaptations.

Dr. S. N. Pandey has been a renowned expert in the area of yoga, meditation and naturopathy. He has been working at the Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India for the last twentyfive years. Dr. Pandey is presently the Professor and Head, School of Oriental Medicine (SOM) at The Global Open University, Nagaland where he has introduced new courses at the M.Sc. and M.Phil levels in the areas of mental health, yoga, psychology, pscho-therapy, counselling and guidance. Dr. Pandey has successfully conducted a research study at The Global Open University, Nagaland commissioned by the Government of India for evaluating the impact of the rural health mission project through the indigenous systems of medicine including ayurveda, yoga, unani, siddha and homeopathy. Dr. Pandey has successfully edited many Encyclopaedias including the 10 Volume World Encyclopaedia of Geriatric Care and the 10 Volume World Encyclopaedia of Health Care and Hospital Management.

Dr. S.N. Pandey
ISBN : 978-81-7139-917-8
Price : Rs1400
Edn. : 2018

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