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Evidence-based geriatric nursing protocols for best practice

Author: Marie Boltz
Publisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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One of the premier reference books for geriatric nurses in hospital, long-term, and community settings, this 4th edition has been thoroughly updated to provide the most current, evidence-based protocols for care of common clinical conditions and issues in elderly patients. Designed to improve the quality, outcomes, and cost-effectiveness of health care, these guidelines are the result of collaboration between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Evidence-based geriatric nursing protocols for best practice.
New York : Springer Pub. Co., ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Boltz
ISBN: 082617129X 9780826171290
OCLC Number: 779454295
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Developing and evaluating clinical practice guidelines : a systematic approach / Rona F. Levin and Susan Kaplan Jacobs --
Measuring performance, improving quality / Lenard L. Parisi --
Age-related changes in health / Constance M. Smith and Valerie T. Cotter --
Sensory changes / Pamela Z. Cacchione --
Excessive sleepiness / Eileen R. Chasens and Mary Grace Umlauf --
Assessment of physical function / Denise M. Kresevic --
Interventions to prevent functional decline in the acute care setting / Marie Boltz, Barabara Resnick, and Elizabeth Galik --
Assessing cognitive function / Koen Milisen, Tom Braes, and Marquis D. Foreman --
Depression in older adults / Theresa A. Harvath and Glenise L. McKenzie --
Dementia / Kathleen Fletcher --
Delirium / Dorothy F. Tullmann, Kathleen Fletcher, and Marquis D. Foreman --
Iatrogenesis : the nurse's role in preventing patient harm / Deborah C. Francis and Jeanne M. Lahaie --
Physical restraints and side rails in acute and critical care settings / Cheryl M. Bradas, Satinderpal K. Sandhu, and Lorraine C. Mion --
Pain management / Ann L. Horgas, Saunjoo L. Yoon, and Mindy Grall --
Fall prevention : assessment, diagnoses, and intervention strategies / Deanna Gray-Miceli and Patricia A. Quigley --
Preventing pressure ulcers and skin tears / Elizabeth Ann Ayello and Gary Sibbald --
Reducing adverse drug events / DeAnne Zwicker and Terry Fulmer --
Uriniary incontinence / Annemarie Dowling-Castronovo and Christine Bradway --
Catheter-associated urinary tract infection prevention / Heidi L. Wald [and others] --
Oral health care / Linda J. O'Connor --
Managing oral hydration / Janet C. Mentes --
Nutrition / Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili --
Mealtime difficulties / Elaine J. Amella and Melissa B. Aselage --
Family caregiving / Deborah C. Messecar --
Issues regarding sexuality / Meredith Wallace Kazer --
Substance misuse and alcohol use disorders / Madeline Naegle --
Mistreatment detection / Billy A. Caceres and Terry Fulmer --
Health care decision making / Ethel L. Mitty and Linda Farber Post --
Advance directives / Ethel L. Mitty --
Comprehensive assessment and management of the critically ill / Michele C. Balas, Colleen M. Casey, and Mary Beth Happ --
Fluid overload : identifying and managing heart failure patients at risk for hospital readmission / Judith E. Schipper, Jessica Coviello, and Deborah A. Chyun --
Cancer assessment and intervention strategies / Janine Overcash --
Acute care models / Elizabeth Capezuti, Marie Boltz, and Cynthia J. Nigolian --
Transitional care / Fidelindo Lim, Janice Foust, and Janet Van Cleave.
Responsibility: Marie Boltz [and others], editors.

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Rev. ed. of: Geriatric nursing protocols for best practice / Mathy Mezey ...[et al.], editors. 2nd ed. c2003.  Read more...

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