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Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 20, 2002 : Geriatric Nursing Research - Patricia Archbold

Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 20, 2002

Geriatric Nursing Research

By: Patricia Archbold (Editor), Joyce J. Fitzpatrick (Editor)


Published: 28th May 2002
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This twentieth volume of this landmark series focuses on geriatric nursing research. Clinicians, educators, students, and researchers will find an up-to-date synthesis of nursing research relating to over a dozen important topics, including pain, pressure ulcers, dementia, home health and hearing impairment. Future-oriented topics include the implication of genetics and telehealth for geriatric care. Distinguished contributors include Mary Taylor, Patricia Flatley Brennan, and Terry Fulmer.

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. xi
Contributorsp. xv
Managing Common Conditions in Elders
Maintaining and Improving Physical Function in Eldersp. 3
Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Managementp. 35
Pain in Older Adultsp. 63
Interventions for Persons with Irreversible Dementiap. 89
Settings for Elder Care
Transitional Care of Older Adultsp. 127
Interventions for Family Members Caring for an Elder with Dementiap. 149
End-of-Life Care for Older Adults in ICUsp. 181
Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities As Places for Dyingp. 231
Public Health, Social, and Scientific Trends
Home Health Services Researchp. 267
Telehealth Interventions to Improve Clinical Nursing of Eldersp. 293
Genetics and Gerontological Nursing: A Need to Stimulate Researchp. 323
Neglected Areas of Research in Gerontological Nursing
Hearing Impairmentp. 341
Elder Mistreatmentp. 369
Indexp. 397
Contents of Previous Volumesp. 415
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ISBN: 9780826141323
ISBN-10: 0826141323
Series: Annual Review of Nursing Research : Book 20
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 28th May 2002
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 15.24  x 2.72
Weight (kg): 0.74