Essential gerontological coverage--perfect for Advanced Practice Nursing students. A focus on caring for the older adult along the wellness-illness continuum and how to help this population maintain wellness and independence. Body Systems chapters covering common disorders in the older adult. Coverage of psychosocial issues that can affect the health and wellness of the older adult, family, and society. Evidence-based citations to support practice. Signal Symptoms feature to help you quickly target potential differential diagnoses . Student Resources online at Davis Plus (Redeem the Plus Code, inside new, printed texts, to access these Davis Plus Resources) Davis Digital Version --your complete text online. Quickly search for the content you need. Add notes, highlights, and bookmarks. Additional case studies, learning activities, and review questions .