Nursing Care Of The Hospitalized Older Patient

Author: Terry Mahan Buttaro
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118292855
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Online. Available from http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/index.html (
accessed 22 March 2012). The Merck Manual of Geriatrics (2000) Online.
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March 2012). Middleton, L.E. & Yaffe, K. (2009) Promising strategies for the
prevention of dementia. Archives of Neurology66(10), 1210–1215. Remington, R.
, Gerdner, L.A. & Buckwalter, K.C. (2005) Nursing management of clients
experiencing dementias ...

Restorative Care Nursing For Older Adults

Author: Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826133854
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J Nurs Care Qual. 2010. 5. National Patient Safety Foundation. Agenda for
research and development in patient safety. 2006. http://www.npsf.org/download/
researchagenda.pdf. Accessed April 12, 2011. 6. Inouye SK, Studenski S, Tinetti
ME, Kuchel GA. Geriatric syndromes: clinical, research, and policy implications of
a core geriatric concept. JAm Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(5):780–791. 7. Picone DM,
Titler MG, Dochterman J, et al. Predictors of medication errors among elderly
hospitalized ...

The Encyclopedia Of Elder Care

Author: Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826103536
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perceived less difficulty in caring for older patient and increased satisfaction with
geriatric care. Nurses' knowledge about restraints, incontinence management,
and pressure ulcers improved significantly. Finally, perceived obstacles to
introducing best practice in care of hospitalized older adults decreased
significantly (Fulmer et al., 2002). A study surveying 85 NICHE hospitals with 63
% employing the GRN model reported that NICHE is a useful system-wide
strategy to maximize the ...

Gerioperative Nursing Care

Author: Dr. Raelene V. Shippee-Rice, PhD, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826104711
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Predicting delirium in hospitalized older patients. American Family Physician, 76(
10), 1527–1529. Ebersole, P. (1996). A little knowledge can be dangerous.
Geriatric Nursing, 17(5), 197–198. Eid, T. (2008). Documenting and
implementing evidence-based post-operative pain management in older patients
with hip fractures. Journal of Orthopedic Nursing, 12(2), 90. Eilers, H., & Niemann
, C. (2003). Clinically important drug interactions with intravenous anaesthetics in
older patients.

Quality An Issue Of Critical Nursing Clinics Of North America

Author: Barbara Leeper
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323326455
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The hospital elder life program: a model of care to prevent cognitive and
functional decline in older hospitalized patients. JAm Geriatr Soc 2000;48(12):
1697–706. Foreman MD, Schuurmans M, Milisen K. Delirium in critical illness. In:
Foreman MD, Milisen K, Fulmer TT, editors. Critical care nursing of older adults:
best practices. 3rd edition. New York: Springer; 2010. p. 577–97. Arora VM, Plein
C, Chen S, et al. Relationship between quality of care and functional decline in
hospitalized ...

Integrating Gerontological Content Into Advanced Practice Nursing Education

Author: Carolyn Auerhahn, EdD, GNP-BC, FAANP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826105378
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for nursing care of hospitalized older adults. Written for an audience that includes
undergraduate- and graduate-level nursing students, staff nurses, nursing
educators, care managers, APNs, and nursing leaders, it provides a scientific
foundation for nursing care of acutely ill older adults. The editors, all renowned
experts and leaders in gerontological nursing, have convened a group of experts
in gerontological nursing as contributing authors. As in earlier editions, the text
presents ...

Ebersole And Hess Gerontological Nursing Healthy Aging4

Author: Theris A. Touhy
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323096069
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National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners is established. 1984
National Gerontological Nurses Association is established. Division of
Gerontological Nursing Practice becomes Council on Gerontological Nursing (
councils established for all practice specialties). 1989 ANA certifies
gerontological clinical nurse specialists. 1992 John A. Hartford Foundation funds
a major initiative to improve care of hospitalized older patients: Nurses Improving
Care for Healthsystem ...

Ethics Law And Aging Review Volume 7

Author: Marshall B. Kapp, JD, MPH, FCLM
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826115799
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Liability Issues and Risk Management in Caring for Older Persons Marshall B.
Kapp, JD, MPH, FCLM. Hamilton, L., & Lyon, P. S. (1995). A nursing-driven
program to preserve and restore functional ability in hospitalized elderly patients.
Journal of Nursing Administration, 25 (4), 30–37 (1995). Hammond, M., & Levine,
J. M. (1999). Bedrails: Choosing the best alternative. Geriatric Nursing 20, 297–
300. Hendrich, A. L. (1988). An effective unit-based fall prevention plan. Journal
of ...

Hospital Medicine

Author: Robert M. Wachter
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781747271
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Patient. C. Seth. Landefeld. C. Bree. Johnston. INTRODUCTION Older people
are at disproportionate risk of becoming seriously ill and requiring hospital care.
Persons 65 years of age or older make up only 13% of the U.S. population but
account for 35% of acute-care hospital admissions and 45% of hospital
expenditures for adults. ... another 20% are discharged without recovering their
baseline abilities, and 15% of those admitted from home are discharged to a
nursing home (1).

Nursing Diagnosis Handbook

Author: Betty J. Ackley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032307152X
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Fortinsky RH, Baker D, Gottschalk M et al: Extent of implementation of evidence-
based fall prevention practices for older patients in home health care, JAm
Geriatr Soc 56(4):737–743, 2008. Frazier-Rios D, Zembrzuski C: Try this: best ...
In: The John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing: Communication difficulties:
assessment and interventions in hospitalized older adults with dementia, 2007.
www.consultgerirn.org/ uploads/File/trythis/communication.pdf. Accessed March
15, 2009.