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Improving Care in the Nursing Home : Comprehensive Reviews of Clinical Research - Laurence Z. Rubenstein

Improving Care in the Nursing Home

Comprehensive Reviews of Clinical Research

By: Laurence Z. Rubenstein (Editor), Darryl Wieland (Editor)

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Published: 1st October 1993
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This volume provides systematic reviews of the state of clinical and health services research, in particular patient-care problem areas pertinent to nursing homes. Each chapter defines progress on a specific nursing home clinical problem and provides a critical synthesis and review of research information. Topics covered include: medication use; infection control; pressure ulcers; falls; urinary incontinence; and behavioural problems.

Introduction
Clinical Research in the Nursing Home
Rehabilitation in the Nursing Facility
Improving Medication Use in the Nursing Home
Infections and Infection Control
Pressure Ulcers in the Nursing Home
Assessment, Treatment, and Management of Urinary Incontinence in the Nursing Home
A Review of Research on Common Bowel Problems in the Nursing Home
Nutritional Problems in the Nursing Home Population
Opportunities for Clinical Interventions
Clinical Research on Falls in the Nursing Home
The Assessment and Control of Pain in the Nursing Home
The Management of Depression in the Nursing Home
Assessment and Management of Behavior Problems in the Nursing Home
Managing Nurse Aides to Promote Quality of Care in Nursing Homes
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ISBN: 9780803943070
ISBN-10: 0803943075
Series: Comprehensive reviews of clinical research
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 1st October 1993
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.57