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One of the premier reference books for geriatric nurses in hospital, long-term, and community settings, this fourth 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 leading practitioners and educators in geriatric nursing and New York University College of Nursing.
Table of Contents
|Developing and Evaluating Clinical Practice Guidelines: A Systematic Approach||p. 1|
|Measuring Performance, Improving Quality||p. 11|
|Age-Related Changes in Health||p. 23|
|Sensory Changes||p. 48|
|Excessive Sleepiness||p. 74|
|Assessment of Physical Function||p. 89|
|Interventions to Prevent Functional Decline in the Acute Care Setting||p. 104|
|Assessing Cognitive Function||p. 122|
|Depression in Older Adults||p. 135|
|Iatrogenesis: The Nurse's Role in Preventing Patient Harm||p. 200|
|Physical Restraints and Side Rails in Acute and Critical Care Settings||p. 229|
|Pain Management||p. 246|
|Fall Prevention: Assessment, Diagnoses, and Intervention Strategies||p. 268|
|Preventing Pressure Ulcers and Skin Tears||p. 298|
|Reducing Adverse Drug Events||p. 324|
|Urinary Incontinence||p. 363|
|Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Prevention||p. 388|
|Oral Health Care||p. 409|
|Managing Oral Hydration||p. 419|
|Mealtime Difficulties||p. 453|
|Family Caregiving||p. 469|
|Issues Regarding Sexuality||p. 500|
|Substance Misuse and Alcohol Use Disorders||p. 516|
|Mistreatment Detection||p. 544|
|Health Care Decision Making||p. 562|
|Advance Directives||p. 579|
|Comprehensive Assessment and Management of the Critically Ill||p. 600|
|Fluid Overload: Identifying and Managing Heart Failure Patients at Risk for Hospital Readmission||p. 628|
|Cancer Assessment and Intervention Strategies||p. 658|
|Acute Care Models||p. 670|
|Transitional Care||p. 682|
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