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Gerioperative nursing care : principles and practices of surgical care for the older adult

Author: Raelene V Shippee-Rice; Susan Fetzer; Jennifer V Long
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2012.
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This timely volume introduces gerioperative care, a new model of surgical care for the elderly designed to improve surgical outcomes and prevent complications through a focus on communication and relationship-centered care. It is the only book to specifically address the care of older adults undergoing surgery, providing practitioners with critical, practical, and theoretical information from the initial decision to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Shippee-Rice, Raelene V.
Gerioperative Nursing Care : Principles and Practices of Surgical Care for the Older Adult.
New York : Springer Publishing Company, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raelene V Shippee-Rice; Susan Fetzer; Jennifer V Long
ISBN: 9780826104717 0826104711
OCLC Number: 768082829
Notes: Intraoperative Considerations.
Description: 1 online resource (626 pages)
Contents: Gerioperative demographics --
Introduction to gerioperative care --
Gerioperative practice standards and quality care --
Gerioperative informed consent --
Gerioperative medication safety --
Gerioperative coaching --
Gerioperative assessment --
Gerioperative anesthesia --
Cardiovascular --
Renal --
Pulmonary --
Neurological --
Musculoskeletal --
Skin --
Gastrointestinal --
Hematology --
Immune --
Endocrine --
Frailty and reserve capacity --
Depression and dementia --
Delirium and postoperative cognitive dysfunction --
Gerioperative pain relief --
Promoting discharge wellness --
Appendix I: Protocol for prevention, early detection, and treatment of postoperative delirium in the older adult. Gerioperative Nursing Care Principles and Practices of Surgical Care for the Older Adult; Half Title; About the Author; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Contributing Authors; Illustrators; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I. Introduction to Gerioperative Care; Chapter I. Gerioperative Demographics; Demograhy of Aging; Aging of the Oldest Old; Aging in Men and Women; Aging in Racial and Ethnic Populations; Aging and Chronic Disease; Aging and Health Care; Aging and the Demand for Surgical Care; Aging and Surgical Care; Summary; Key Points. Chapter II. Introduction to Gerioperative CareGerioperative Care; Key Elements of Gerioperative Care; Assessment; Risk Identification; Primary and Secondary Prevention; Care Transitions; Gerioperative Facilitated Care; Uniqueness of Gerioperative FAcilitated Care; Gerioperative Facilitated Care Team; Core Principles; Impact; Structure; Gerioperative Care Facilitator; Gerioperative Companion-Coach; Gerioperative Facilitated Care Practice Model; Comfort Theory; Best Practice; Relationship-Centered Care; Evaluation Gerioperative Facilitated Care; Access to the Gerioperative Care Facilitator. Related Transitional Care ModelsSummary; Key Points; Chapter III. Gerioperative Practice Standards and Quality Care; Professional Practice Standards; Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice; Nursing Clinical Specialty Standards of Practice; Allied Health Professional Standards; Position Statements; Nursing Position Statements; Practice Guidelines; Protocols; Order Sets; Quality Care; Measuring Quality Care: Clinical Indicators; Gerioperative Care Clinical Indicators; Nursing Quality Indicators; Gerioperative Care Quality Indicators; Implementing Quality Care; Summary; Keypoints. Chapter IV. Gerioperative Informed ConsentDefinition; Legal Perspective; Ethical Perspective; Professional Standards; Provider-Patient Communication; Elements of Informed Consent; Information Sufficiency; Culture and Language; Literacy; Voluntary Action; Medication Administration; Competence and Capacity; Informed Consent and Aging; Decisional Support; Gerioperative Communication and Informed Consent; Communication; Elements of Informed Consent and the Gerioperative Patient; Understanding; Capacity; Transient Capacity; Depression, Executive Function, and Decisional Capacity. Provider Attitudes, Ageism and Decision CapacityVoluntariness; Anesthesia, Capacity, and Informed Consent; Preoperative Considerations; Advance Directives; Do Not Resuscitate; Informed Consent for Research; Summary; Key Points; Chapter V. Gerioperative Medication Safety; Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics; Age-Related Changes; Comorbidity; Adverse Drug Events; Epidemiology; Medication Errors; Risk Factors; Promoting Medication Safety; Prescribing Cascade and Drug Underutilization; Gerioperative Care; Preoperative Considerations; Preoperative Testing; Preoperative Intervention.
Responsibility: Raelene V. Shippee-RIce, Susan J. Fetzer, Jennifer V. Long.

Abstract:

This timely volume introduces gerioperative care, a new model of surgical care for the elderly designed to improve surgical outcomes and prevent complications through a focus on communication and relationship-centered care. It is the only book to specifically address the care of older adults undergoing surgery, providing practitioners with critical, practical, and theoretical information from the initial decision to have surgery through the first follow-up visit post-discharge. The text includes the anatomy and physiology of aging, preoperative care, intraoperative and post-anesthesia care, po.
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