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Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice  : 5th Edition - Elizabeth Capezuti

Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice

5th Edition

By: Elizabeth Capezuti (Editor), Terry T. Fulmer (Editor), DeAnne Zwicker (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st April 2016
ISBN: 9780826171665
Number Of Pages: 730

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The new fifth edition of one of the premier references for geriatric nurses in hospital, long-term, and community settings, delivers current guidelines, real-life case studies, and evidence-based protocols developed by master educators and practitioners.

With a focus on improving quality of care, cost-effectiveness, and outcome, the fifth edition is updated to provide the most current information about care of common clinical conditions and issues in older adults. Several new expert contributors present current guidelines about hip fractures, frailty, perioperative and postoperative care, palliative care, and senior-friendly emergency departments. Additionally, chapters have been reorganized to enhance logical flow of content and easy information retrieval.

Protocols are organized in a consistent format and include an overview, evidence-based assessment and intervention strategies, and an illustrative case study with discussion. Additionally, protocols are embedded within chapter text, providing the context and detailed evidence for each. Chapter objectives, annotated references, and evidence rating for each protocol are provided along with resources for additional study.

New to the Fifth Edition:

  • Reorganized to enhance logical flow of information and ease of use
  • Updated and revised
  • Includes new contributions from expert educators and practitioners
  • Provides new chapters on perioperative and postoperative care, general surgical care, care of hip fracture, palliative care, and the senior-friendly emergency department.

Key Features:
  • Delivers evidence-based, current guidelines and protocols for care of common clinical conditions in the elderly
  • Illustrates application of clinical protocols to real-life practice through case studies and discussion
  • Edited by nationally known geriatric leaders who are endorsed by the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
  • Written for nursing students, nurse leaders, and practitioners at all levels, including those in specialty roles.

About the Author

Marie Boltz, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN, is Associate Professor, Boston College Connell School of Nursing and Senior Nurse Scientist, Munn Center for Nursing Research, Massachusetts General Hospital. Her areas of research are the geriatric care environment, family-centered dementia care, and interventions that promote functional recovery in acute and post-acute care. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the Gerontological Society of America and has served on several national and international expert panels and work groups. Dr. Boltz has co-edited five books, and authored/ co-authored numerous journal publications, organizational tools, and book chapters.

Elizabeth A. Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, is William Randoph Hearst Foundation Chair in Gerontology and Professor, Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing. She is an internationally recognized geriatric nurse researcher, known for her work in improving the care of older adults by interventions and models that positively influence health care provider’s knowledge and work environment. The recipient of more than $8M in research and training grants, she has disseminated the findings of 35 funded projects in four co-edited books and more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN is President of the John A. Hartford Foundation and leads its work to improve the health of older adults in the United States. Her research focuses on acute care of older adults and, specifically, elder abuse and neglect. Dr. Fulmer served on the National Research Council’s panel to review risk and prevalence of elder abuse and neglect and has published widely on this topic. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, the Gerontological Society of America, and the New York Academy of Medicine. Dr. Fulmer is a member of the National Committee for Quality Assurance Geriatric Measurement Assessment Panel and the Veteran’s Administration Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee. She completed a Brookdale National Fellowship and is a distinguished Practitioner of the National Academies of Practice. Dr. Fulmer was the first nurse to be elected to the Board of the American Geriatrics Society and to serve as the President of the Gerontological Society of America.

C. DeAnne Zwicker, DrNP©, APRN, BC, has been working in gerontology and geriatrics since 1993. She was an ANCC-certified adult and geriatric nurse practitioner in adult primary care, geriatric primary care, as well as subacute, rehabilitation, and long term (LTC). Dr. Zwicker has also taught nursing at the graduate level at New York University, Drexel University, and George Mason University, and served as faculty and consultant for over 10 years with the Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing, New York University. Likewise, she has consulted with George Washington University on evaluating risk of falls for various hospital and LTC settings across the DC metro area, as well as in many other arenas. Dr. Zwicker helped build the ConsultGeriRN (www.consultgerirn.org) website with the NYU team from the ground up and has continued to be involved in updates. Her areas of interest include adverse drug events in older adults, caregivers of persons with dementia, and multimorbidity.

Incorporating Evidence into Practice

Developing and Evaluating Clinical Practice Guidelines: A Systematic Approach

Rona F. Levin and Susan Kaplan Jacobs

Measuring Performance, Improving Quality Leonard L. Parisi

1. Assessment and Management Principles

Age-Related Changes in Health Constance M. Smith and Valerie T. Cotter

Health Care Decision Making (Marie to edit this one) Linda Farber Post

Sensory Changes Pamela Z. Cacchione

Assessing Cognitive Function Pieter Heeren, Koen Milisen, and Marquis D. Foreman

Assessment of Physical Function Denise M. Kresevic

Oral Health Care Linda J. O’Connor

Managing Oral Hydration Janet Mentes

Nutrition Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili

Family Caregiving Deborah C. Messecar

Issues Regarding Sexuality Elaine Steinke

Mistreatment Detection Billy Caceres and Terry Fulmer

2. geriatric syndromes

Preventing Functional Decline in the Acute Care Setting

Marie Boltz, Barbara Resnick, and Elizabeth Galik

Depression Glenise McKenzie and Theresa A. Harvath

Delirium: Prevention, Early Recognition, and Treatment Dorothy F. Tullmann, Kathleen

Fletcher, and Marquis D. Foreman

Pain Management Ann L. Horgas, Saunjoo L. Yoon, and Mindy Grall

Preventing Falls in Acute Care Deanna Gray-Miceli and Patricia Quigley

Reducing Adverse Drug Events DeAnne Zwicker and Terry Fulmer

Urinary Incontinence Annemarie Dowling-Castronovo and Christine Bradway

Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Prevention

Heidi Wald, Regina Fink, MaryBeth Flynn Makic, and Kathy Oman

Physical Restraints and Side Rails in Acute and Critical Care Settings

Cheryl M. Bradas, Satinderpal K. Sandhu, and Lorraine C. Mion

Preventing Pressure Ulcers and Skin Tears Elizabeth A. Ayello and R. Gary Sibbald

Mealtime Difficulties Melissa Aselage and Sarah Crowgey

Excessive Sleepiness Eileen R. Chasens and Mary Grace Umlauf

New chapter
Frailty Rebecca Bolton, Marie Boltz

3. Specialty Practice

Chapter 26 Substance Misuse and Alcohol Use Disorders Madeline Naegle

Chapter 30 Comprehensive Assessment and Management of the Critically Ill

Michele C. Balas, Colleen M. Casey, and Mary Beth Happ

Chapter 31 Fluid Overload: Identifying and Managing Heart Failure Patients Judith Schipper

Chapter 32 Cancer Assessment and Intervention Strategies Janine Overcash

New chapter
Perioperative Care of the Older Adult Larry Slater and Fidel Lim

New chapter
: General Surgical Care of the Older Adult Larry Slater and Fidel Lim

New chapter
Care of the Older Adult with Hip fracture Anita Meehan, Ami Hommel, Karen Hertz, Valerie MacDonald and Ann Maher

4.Models of Care

Chapter 33 Acute Care Models Elizabeth Capezuti, Marie Boltz, and Cynthia J. Nigolian

Chapter 34 Transitional Care Fidelindo Lim, Janice Foust, and Janet Van Cleave

New chapter
Palliative Care Connie Dahlin

New chapter
The Senior friendly Emergency Department Marie Boltz

ISBN: 9780826171665
ISBN-10: 0826171664
Series: 5th Edition
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 730
Published: 1st April 2016
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 5.08
Weight (kg): 1.63
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised

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