Evidence Based Practice In Dementia For Nurses And Nursing Students

Author by : Karen Harrison Dening
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Description : This essential textbook on dementia care introduces the knowledge that nurses need, including the evidence base for practice and the guidance to transfer this newly acquired knowledge into everyday practice. Each of the 25 chapters are written by experts in the field of dementia care and are grounded in thoroughly researched, up-to-date evidence, have a direct bearing to nurse practice, and use case studies to give examples of application of the evidence to practice. It begins by introducing dementia as a diagnosis, a syndrome, and a set of diseases, signs and symptoms. It then deals with various principles that underpin dementia care, including person-centred care, behaviours that challenge, risk management, and understanding relationships affected by dementia. Finally, it assesses dementia care across a range of care settings, such as primary care, care homes, domiciliary care, acute hospital, and hospice services.


Evidence Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols For Best Practice

Author by : Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN
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Description : Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! "The evidence-based protocols are designed as a primary reference and are useful, substantive, and timely...The broader contributions of useful format and succinct review of the evidence make it likely that this text will continue to be the leading resource in nursing education and practice."--The Gerontologist "Now more than ever, nurses are called upon to lead efforts to embed evidence-based practice in daily operations. As the IOM report states, 'nurses have key roles to play as team members and leaders for a reformed and better-integrated, patient-centered health care system.' The process of implementing sweeping change in health care will likely take years; however, nurses must start pragmatically and focus on these critically important protocols that have demonstrated improved outcomes for older adults. Simply stated, 'Pick this book up and use it.'" From the Foreword, Susan L. Carlson, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, GNP-BC, FNGNA President, National Gerontological Nursing Association "As a gerontological clinical educator/research nurse, I will often use this as a reference. The format and the content are good, and the explanations of how to best use the evidence simplify the process of sifting through mountains of information to figure the best practice." Score: 97, 5 Stars. --Doody's 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 leading practitioners and educators in geriatric nursing and New York University College of Nursing. Protocols for each clinical condition have been developed by experts in that particular area, and most have been systematically tested by over 300 participating hospitals in "Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders" (NICHE). Evidence is derived from all levels of care, including community, primary, and long-term care. A systematic method in compliance with the AGREE appraisal process was used to rate the levels of evidence for each protocol. Protocols are organized in a consistent format for ease of use, and each includes an overview, evidence-based assessment and intervention strategies, and an illustrative case study with discussion. Additionally, each protocol is embedded within chapter text, which provides the context and detailed evidence for the protocol. Each chapter contains resources for further study. Key Features: Updated to provide a wide range of evidence-based geriatric protocols for best practices Contains new chapters on function-focused care, catheter-associated urinary tract infections, mistreatment detection, acute care models, and transitional care Illustrates application of clinical protocols to real-life practice through case studies and discussion Edited by nationally known leaders in geriatric nursing education and practice, who are endorsed by the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing and NICHE Encompasses the contributions of 58 leading practitioners of geriatric care Written for nursing students, nurse leaders, and practitioners at all levels, including those in specialty roles


Evidence Based Practice In Nursing

Author by : Peter Ellis
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Description : Do your students ever struggle to grasp what exactly constitutes evidence or struggle to see how it applies to practice? Would you like them to feel more confident about critiquing evidence? The need for an evidence base for nursing practice is widely accepted. However, what constitutes evidence and how nurses might apply it to practice is not always clear. This book guides nursing students through the process of identifying, appraising and applying evidence in nursing practice. It explores a wide range differing sources of evidence and knowledge, and helps students to develop key skills of critiquing research and using evidence in clinical decision making.


Evidence Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols For Best Practice

Author by : Marie Boltz, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN
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Description : Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. AJN Book of the Year 2016 First-Place Winner in Gerontological Nursing! “The evidence-based protocols are designed as a primary reference and are useful, substantive, and timely....The broader contributions of useful format and succinct review of the evidence make it likely that this text will continue to be the leading resource in nursing education and practice.” —The Gerontologist “As a gerontological clinical educator/research nurse, I will often use this as a reference. The format and the content are good, and the explanations of how to best use the evidence simplify the process of sifting through mountains of information to figure the best practice.” Score: 97,**** —Doody’s The newest edition of this distinguished reference in geriatric nursing delivers updated guidelines, new illustrative case studies, and the latest evidence-based protocols developed by leading researchers, educators, and practitioners in each topic area. The sixth edition includes new approaches devoted to supporting LGBTQ+ elders, persons living with dementia and their families, and older adults living with HIV. New operational strategies provide guidance in using the electronic health record, implementing improved person-centered care approaches, and maintaining age-friendly atmospheres. Using evidence derived from all levels of care, this text offers developed guidelines for improving both quality and outcomes when caring for older adults in multiple disciplines, including interprofessional team members, long-term care and other staff educators, social workers, dietitians, and physicians. Chapters provide assessment and management principles, clinical interventions, specialty practice, and models of care. They consistently feature chapter objectives, annotated references, evidence ratings for each protocol, and resources for further investigation. Each protocol is embedded within the chapter content to provide context and detailed evidence. The protocols consistently include an overview, evidence-based assessment, intervention strategies, and a supporting case study with discussion. PowerPoint presentations and a test bank are available as instructor’s resources. New Chapters: Informational Technology: Embedding CPGs Organizational Approaches to Promote Person-Centered Care Environmental Approaches to Support Aging-Friendly Care HIV Prevention and Care for the Older Adult LGBTQ+ Perspectives Key Features: Best practices for in-patient, in-home, and long-term care settings Case studies with discussions in each chapter to illustrate application of clinical practice and related Nursing Standard of Practice Protocol The AGREE systematic method was used to evaluate each protocol and validate this book’s content Instructor’s resources including PowerPoints and a Test Bank Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices and computers


Essentials Of Nursing Adults

Author by : Karen Elcock
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Description : Drawing together the best of text, video and interactive material for the definite guide to adult nursing. This one-stop-shop will enable students to understand the core aspects of care, learn the essential nursing skills and knowledge that underpin practice, deal with the complexities of the role and apply their learning to common conditions and patient groups. It has been developed in line with the 2018 NMC standards to provide a complete learning resource for adult nursing students. Key features · Blends the best of print and online learning with a companion website for further study and 12 months free access to an electronic version of the book further bringing the material to life. · Uses patient centred care and evidence-based practice as guiding principles throughout · Clear and engaging features help students to understand the core theory and knowledge, apply it nursing practice, go further in their independent study and revise for assessments and exams. Designed to make learning flexible and fun leaving students better prepared for practice and ready to thrive in their future careers.


Evidence Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols For Best Practice Fifth Edition

Author by : Marie Boltz, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN
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Description : This new 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 patients. 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, systematically tested by more than 300 participating NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health system Elders) hospitals‚ 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 ratings 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: Includes PowerPoints and a test bank for instructors Delivers evidence-based, current guidelines and protocols for care of common clinical conditions in the older person Illustrates the 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 and NICHE Written for nursing students, nurse leaders, and practitioners at all levels, including those in specialty roles


Palliative Nursing

Author by : Elaine Stevens
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Description : Palliative Nursing is an evidence-based practical guide fornurses working in areas of practice where general palliative careis provided. This may be in hospitals, nursing homes, dementiaunits, the community and any other clinical areas which are notclassified as specialist palliative care. This book first explores the history and ethos of palliativecare, and then looks at palliative nursing across various caresettings. It then looks at palliative nursing care for peoplewith specific illnesses, including heart failure, dementia, chronicobstructive pulmonary disease, cancer, and neurological conditions.Palliative care for children and young people is discussed, andthen the book finally looks at education and research in palliativenursing. Palliative Nursing will be essential readingfor all nurses working with palliative care patients in a nonspecialist role, i.e. in hospitals, primary care and nursing homes,as well as nursing students. SPECIAL FEATURES Explores the palliative nursing issues related to specificdiseases groups Written in the context of the new national tools, i.e. the endof life initiative, preferred place of care, Liverpool care pathwayand Gold standards framework. Each chapter includes practice points and cases to allow thepractitioner to undertake guided reflection to improvepractice Written by nurses for nurses Provides guidance for nurses working in all four countries ofthe UK


Evidence Based Nursing Care Guidelines

Author by : Betty J. Ackley
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Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : From an internationally respected team of clinical and research experts comes this groundbreaking book that synthesizes the body of nursing research for 192 common medical-surgical interventions. Ideal for both nursing students and practicing nurses, this collection of research-based guidelines helps you evaluate and apply the latest evidence to clinical practice.


Adult Nursing Practice

Author by : Ian Bullock
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Publisher by : OUP Oxford
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Description : Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care enables today's students and newly qualified nurses develop the knowledge and skills they need to deliver, and lead care tomorrow. Reflecting the principles of evidence-based care in line with the current NMC competencies, this textbook helps students learn to manage patients with common conditions and fundamental health needs so they can provide the best possible evidence-based care. Written, and edited by leading nurses from practice, education and research, it focuses on common diseases, fundamental health needs, and symptoms that nurses' encounter in daily practice. Conditions are clearly explained so that the causes of ill health are easily understood. Every chapter covers pathophysiology, indicates the key priorities for nursing assessment, and discusses 'what the evidence says', before considering nursing management options. Throughout the authors' clear signposts to trustworthy evidence mean that students can effortlessly select the best nursing interventions for their patients using the current available evidence-base. The ideal guide for students preparing for registration and newly qualified staff going through preceptorship, it is packed with over 115 illustrations and lots of features to bring the subject to life and make learning easier: BLNursing assessment illustrations outline challenges caused by common diseases in a helpful and memorable way, highlighting issues that need assessment BLRed flag icons indicate the warning signs of deterioration and urgent questions are listed that can be used for assessment and monitoring BLCase studies of effective evidence-based interventions show the difference that high quality nursing care makes BLCross references between common conditions' causes and managing related health needs and symptoms develop understanding by clearly linking pathophysiology with nursing management options BLTheory into practice boxes further enhance learning through suggested activities, such as exploring key evidence, considering major practice issues or applying core knowledge while out on placement BLOnline resource centre at www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/bullock /. Filled with interactive and useful e-learning resources to help students test their learning, keep up-to-date with the latest evidence and further expand their knowledge, it features: BLClinical decision making scenarios BLQuiz questions BLUpdates to content BLHyperlinked references BLimages from the book BLLecturer resources


Dementia Nursing

Author by : Rosalie Hudson
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Description : Dementia is one of the major health problems of our ageing society. Dementia nursing is one of the most important and highly skilled of nursing specialties. And yet this vital nursing speciality within a field of growing importance is often neglected and undervalued. Dementia Nursing: A Guide to Practice addresses this need by empowering nurses and other health professionals with the latest knowledge and the best clinical practice in dementia care -- presented within a holistic philosophy of person-centred care. This book encourages nurses to go beyond the technical aspects of nursing practice to hear the deeply human needs of the people in their care. The purpose of the book is not only to identify physical problems and clinical needs, but also to capture the lived experience of those with dementia, and to encourage all carers to respond with creativity and imagination. The breadth and depth of this definitive textbook are impressive, with evidence-based chapters on all major subjects within the field of dementia nursing. The chapters are written primarily by nurses for nurses. But dementia nursing is essentially an exercise in teamwork, and valuable contributions and insights are offered by other health professionals, carers, artists, and relatives from a variety of backgrounds and countries. The result is a comprehensive international volume on all aspects of dementia nursing. Biographical sketches and photographs of all authors are provided, and a comprehensive cross-referenced index ensures easy access to the many topics of interest covered. Book jacket.


Evidence Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols For Best Practice

Author by : Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN
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Description : Designated a Doody's Core Title! "As a gerontological clinical educator/research nurse, I will often use this as a reference. The format and the content are good, and the explanations of how to best use the evidence simplify the process of sifting through mountains of information to figure the best practice." Score: 97, 5 stars --Doody's "This third edition holds the promise of bringing yet another level of depth and sophistication to understanding the best practices for assessment, interventions, and anticipated outcomes in our care of older adultsÖ. Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice is intended to bring the most current, evidence-based protocols known to experts in geriatric nursing to the audience of students, both graduate and undergraduate, practitioners at the staff level from novice to expert, clinicians in specialty roles (educators, care managers, and advanced practice nurses), and nursing leaders of all levelsÖ.We owe a debt of gratitude to the many authors and the editors for bringing this work to us."--from the preface by Susan Bowar-Ferres, PhD, RN, CNAA-BC, Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer, New York University Hospitals Center "The greatest beneficiaries of these new practice protocols, however, will be the older adults and their family members who stand to benefit from the greater consistency in care and improved outcomes from care based on the best evidence that is tempered with the expertise of advanced clinician-scholars."--from the foreword by Eleanor S. McConnell, RN, PhD, APRN, BC, Associate Professor and Director, Gerontological Nursing Specialty; Clinical Nurse Specialist, Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center; Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center This is the third, thoroughly revised and updated edition of the book formerly entitled Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice. The protocols address key clinical conditions and circumstances likely to be encountered by a hospital nurse caring for older adults. They represent "best practices" for acute care of the elderly as developed by nursing experts around the country as part of the Hartford Foundation's Nurses Improving Care to the Hospitalized Elderly project (NICHE). This third edition includes 17 revised and updated chapters and more than 15 new topics including critical care, diabetes, hydration, oral health care, palliative care, and substance abuse. Each chapter includes educational objectives, assessment of the problem, nursing intervention or care strategies, and references; most chapters have case studies.


Evidence Informed Nursing With Older People

Author by : Debbie Tolson
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Description : Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People is an essential text for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who are seeking to make connections between theory, evidence and value based gerontological practice. The rapidly rising aging global population requires that more attention is given to the needs and requirements of older people. This textbook is a key resource for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who wish to improve their practice. Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People takes a unique case-study approach, with individual chapters presenting nursing practice-based case studies on some of the most common areas of care faced by nurses working around the world with older people. Each case study illustrates the connections between practice, theory, evidence and values. User-friendly and accessible, this textbook includes key points, reflection activities, test points, and perspectives from older people throughout. Key features An up-to-date treatment of the nursing contribution to key geriatric syndromes International expert contributions from the UK, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia and China An evidence-based, case-study approach to the care of older people


Evidence Based Nursing Education On Dementia And Dementia Care

Author by : Sun O. Weaver
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Description : The purpose of this research study was to identify the relationship between nursing education and nurses’ knowledge of dementia and dementia care in a long-term care setting. Residents of long-term care settings who have dementia often have behavior problems that affect their quality of life, psychosocial dynamics, and the requirements of their nursing care. The effectiveness of the nursing care delivered to nursing home residents with dementia and behavior problems makes a crucial difference in their quality of life. Best practice nursing to promote optimal dementia care uses nonpharmacological interventions and avoids unnecessary psychotropic medication in residents with age-related dementia and behavior problems. This research study showed that effective nursing education improved nursing staff’s Dementia Knowledge Assessment Tool Version Two scores, indicating increases in nursing knowledge of dementia and dementia care. That is, with education, students had an increased understanding of dementia care, communication, and teamwork ethics.


Current Issues In Nursing

Author by : Joanne McCloskey Dochterman
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Publisher by : Mosby Incorporated
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Description : Chapters in this outstanding text are grouped into sections focusing on major themes. Each features an overview, a debate chapter, and several viewpoint chapters. This format gives students the opportunity fo analyze conflicting viewpoints and encourages critical thinking. The text boasts a well-known and well-respected author group, allowing students to learn from recognized leaders in the field. (Includes a FREE MERLIN website. at:www.harcourthealth.com/merlin/Dochterman/current/)


Partnerships In Community Mental Health Nursing Dementia Care

Author by : John Keady
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Description : "How useful is this book? I have referred to it often, and found myself quoting information and models of care from it. I lent it to a colleague to prepare a presentation on 'challenging behaviour' to our local carers' group and he thought it was an excellent resource. It is key reading for any mental health professional with an interest in improving the quality of life of people with dementia. I would recommend that all community teams have a copy." Dementia "Overall, this book is useful. It is well-indexed and has helpful summaries and sections on lessons for practice. It is to be hoped that the title will not deter clinicians other than nurses from reading it, as it will be of interest and of use to them too." mentalhealth today "This is an excellent reader aimed at a wide readership. I believe it is particularly appropriate for qualified staff in CMHTs, but also for mental health, occupational therapy and social work students as a comprehensive introductory text for mental health for older people in community settings." Mark Vincent, University of Northampton, UK "A very useful foundation book for those wishing to understand the challenges of dementia care. " Anthony Fraher, University of the West of England, UK What is the role of the community mental health nurse (CMHN) in dementia care? What knowledge and frameworks influence the way CMHNs practice in dementia care? How will community mental health nursing be driven forward in the future? This exciting and long-awaited new book is a companion volume to the respected Community Mental Health Nursing and Dementia Care: Practice Perspectives (Open University Press, 2003, edited by Keady, Clarke and Adams). The book enhances the link between theory and practice, providing a rounded and evidence-based account of the complexity, breadth and diversity of community mental health nursing practice in dementia care. The text is divided into three distinct sections: Models of community support and practice values Professional roles and clinical work Moving forward: Changing and developing CMHN practice The book includes coverage of key contemporary issues such as service user involvement, nurse prescribing, younger people with dementia, social exclusion and vulnerability.Partnerships in Community Mental Health Nursing and Dementia Care: Practice Perspectives is key reading for students of dementia care at all levels. It is also of relevance to professionals within the field of community mental health nursing and all other mental health or gerontology related areas. Contributions to this book are drawn from practising CMHNs in dementia care, researchers and commentators who are working at the forefront of their respective fields. Contributors: Trevor Adams, Susan Ashcroft-Simpson, Caroline Baker, Diane Beavis, Catherine Brannan, Dawn Brooker, Shane Burke, Suzanne Cahill, Caroline Cantley, Peter Caswell, Charlotte L. Clarke, Vivienne Davies-Quarrell, Kenneth Day, Kay de Vries, Aine Farrell, Paula Gardiner, Sue Gunstone, Philip Hardman, Steve Iliffe, Dee Jones, Gary and Linda Jones, John Keady, Cordelia Man-yuk Kwok, Jenny Mackenzie, Mike Nolan, Simon O’Donovan, Sean Page, Emma Pritchard, Jan Reed, Jeannie Robinson, David Stanley, Fiona Wilkie, Heather Wilkinson, Kevin G. Wood


Fundamentals Of Mental Health Nursing

Author by : Andrew Clifton
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Description : "This book is an accessible evidence-based introduction to the role of the mental health nurse. This comprehensive overview explores concepts of mental health and distress, ethics and accountability, key nursing models to be aware of, and the prevalence, predisposing factors and features of the most commonly occurring mental health problems"--Provided by publisher.


Ebook Excellence In Dementia Care Research Into Practice

Author by : Murna Downs
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Description : Reviews of the previous edition: "Dementia care has come of age with this book. It will provide knowledge, encouragement and motivation to a hard-pressed workforce." Mary Marshall OBE, Emeritus Professor, University of Stirling, Scotland "It's an admirably comprehensive and user-friendly resource for anyone with a professional or personal interest in excellent dementia care." Community Care "Written by leading theorists from a range of countries, this comprehensive text is a unique achievement. The expertise of researchers, practitioners and academic tutors is brought together in a stimulating, informative and sometimes provocative read." Nursing Standard "Essential and required reading for anyone interested in dementia care, ranging from first-year health and social care students (of any discipline) right through to experienced academics." John Keady, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and University of Manchester, UK This scholarly yet accessible textbook is the most comprehensive single text in the field of dementia care. Drawn from research evidence, international expertise and good practice guidelines, the book has been crafted alongside people with dementia and their families. Case studies and quotes in every chapter illustrate the realities of living with dementia and bring the theory to life. Fully updated with 10 brand new chapters, this landmark textbook has enormous breadth and gives an authoritative overview of dementia care. The 2nd edition now includes chapters on the following topics: Dementia friendly communities Representations of dementia in the media Younger people with dementia The arts and dementia Relationships within families or with family carers Whole person assessment Transitions in care With engaging and varied pedagogy in each chapter this authoritative and compelling textbook is an absolute must purchase for a range of professionals and academics. Those working or volunteering in health and social care, undergraduate and postgraduate students across a range of disciplines in health and social work, and anyone interested in the field of dementia care will find this text enlightening and essential. Contributors: Kate Allan, Clive Baldwin, Jesse F. Ballenger, Anne Basting, Linda Boise, Barbara Bowers, Carol Brayne, Errollyn Bruce, Georgina Charlesworth, Habib Chaudhury, Linda Clare, Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, Heather Cooke, Karen Croucher, Murna Downs, Brandi Estey-Burtt, Simon Evans, Richard H. Fortinsky, Jane Fossey, Katherine Froggatt, Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, Claire Goodman, Cathy Henwood, Amy Illsley, John Killick, Amy Kind, Pia Kontos, Rachel Litherland, Michael L. Malone, Benjamin T. Mast, Kimberly Nolet, Jan Oyebode, Tonya Roberts, Steven R. Sabat, Pam Schweitzer, Blossom Stephan, Sarah Vallelly, Carol J. Whitlatch, John Young, Judy M. Zarit, Steven H. Zarit and Hannah Zeilig. Cover Image © Cathy Greenblat "Awareness of dementia is at its highest and this reflects the importance of the condition for individuals, their families, health and social care services and the wider community. While we have made significant advances in the care for people with dementia and their families, there is much work yet to be done. This book provides a fantastic framework in which to set our understanding of dementia and to take things forward." Alistair Burns, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, UK "This edition of Excellence in Dementia Care provides an important, new and comprehensive overview of the state of the art in caring for the diversity of people with dementia. The international authors and global focus have created a unique textbook that will help educators, students and the broader care community to better understand the challenges and opportunities related to dementia care. I am particularly excited about this new edition because it goes beyond the individual and the family by showcasing efforts to create dementia-friendly communities and adapt physical design, offers a critical perspective on how dementia is portrayed in the media, literature and the arts, tackles issues related to whole person assessment, care planning and care transitions, and addresses the unique concerns of living with young-onset dementia. This volume is a welcome addition to the dementia care toolbox and will prove valuable to a very diverse international audience." Dr Robyn I. Stone, Senior VP for Research, LeadingAge, Washington DC, USA "The depth and breadth of this book invites all involved in practice, research and policy to reconsider dementia as something other than a degenerative brain disease and to shift their perspective to the person. The voice of the individual living with dementia, their family, care partners and collaborating professionals are all reconsidered within the context of our current evidenced-based knowledge. This book deeply challenges the status quo of dementia care and sets an expectation for so much more." Anna Ortigara, Organizational Change Consultant, PHI PolicyWorks, USA "This text will meet the needs of registered and preregistered student nurses working with people with dementia. It skilfully discusses all aspects of dementia drawing on the work of a number of experts in the field. The book considers the biological, social and physiological impact of the condition. It presents a balanced discussion of current research and thinking on the treatment of the condition and the care of dementia sufferers and their families. New and updated chapters help ensure readers of this text gain a holistic understanding of contemporary issues around this distressing and life-limiting condition." Nichola Barlow, Senior Lecturer Adult Nursing, University of Huddersfield, UK "The first edition of this book was a vitally important and a key text in its field combining the talents of multiple experts in dementia and older people's care. It is pleasing to say that the second edition is equally as pivotal in gathering key expertise and providing the reader with the essential and important insight to provide forward-thinking care. The text takes forwards the concepts of dementia-friendly communities and explores the crucial topics of care in acute wards and end of life care. The text is a comprehensive book that would be useful to many health and social care professionals across a range of diverse organisations within the NHS, Voluntary Sector and other private and public health sector providers. Anyone working with older people and people with dementia and their carers should have access to a copy within their organization or I would strongly encourage individuals to purchase their own copy. I feel this is an essential text for anyone teaching health and social care courses from undergraduate to postgraduate students across a range of health and social care education settings. The sound evidence base to each chapter allows people working with individuals with dementia and their families to have access to the evidence quickly and easily, which is ultimately useful to practitioners and staff working on the ground. I feel this text is long overdue and of immense value to the field." Donna Doherty, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health Sciences, Staffordshire University, UK "Bravo to the authors of Excellence in Dementia Care! They have created a must read guidebook for those providing care to persons experiencing cognitive changes and their families. This collaborative effort focuses on successful provider strategies encompassing topics across the dementia journey and is filled with spot on, relevant, and timely information. Best of all, this work is loaded with real case studies to help translate knowledge to practice, making it a true resource for all practitioners." Suzanne Bottum-Jones, MA, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute, School of Medicine & Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA "..... the frequent use of narrative case studies and quotes from patients and carers makes for an excellent text that can be used in courses and training for those working in the field. The topics covered are diverse, ranging from ethics to ethnicity and from the designed environment to diagnosis and care pathways. The burning desire to put the best research into practice is clear throughout and the evidence base for good practice is carefully examined." John Wattis, Visiting Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Huddersfield, UK


Ebook Nursing Older Adults

Author by : Jan Reed
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Description : "Never was a book like this more urgently needed. Its combination of authority and experience makes it especially valuable. Its wisdom is based on the knowledge and understanding of how growing frail really afflicts older people. We who have known independence and freedom need to have our lives respected. This book makes a good case for encouraging older people to enjoy as much autonomy as possible and to collaborate with their carers in keeping well. Those who nurse older people will find much sound help within these pages." Broadcaster and writer Dame Joan Bakewell "I am delighted to commend this book to you. Putting older people at the centre of their care and support is central in all good nursing care.However, this publication clearly demonstrates the changes to nursing practice that are needed to make this a reality for individual older people.At a time when the number of older people in our society is growing and, when their care is often unfavourable under the spotlight, this publication will provide an invaluable resource for nurses." Dame Christine Beasley, DBE, Chief Nursing Officer for England "Nurses have always known the importance of including the consumer’s voice into practice; however, this text takes this view to additional heights and incorporates the voice of the older person in true partnership as a book editor. This text makes an extraordinary contribution to scholarship and practice and is sure to be on most undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students “must have” list of texts." Wendy Moyle, PhD, RNDirector, Research Centre for Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Australia "A great book: giving a comprehensive insight in the fundamentals of working with older people and key issues in nursing older people... The voice of older people is vividly written in many examples and scenarios given. I recommend this book to nurses, care staff, all who are in the education and qualification sector and other stakeholders in elder care." Professor Dr. Barbara Klein, Fachhochschule Frankfurt am Main - University of Applied Sciences, Germany "This is exactly the book to choose when looking for a straightforward study book, and is particularly good for students and newly qualified nurses. The chapters are easy to dip into and the language is in layman’s terms. The further resources in the back of the book have some great links to specialist sites. Staff on the ward also found it useful despite their years of experience. I would strongly recommend this book." Susan Doyle, Student Nurse, Bangor University Wales, UK This timely textbook aims to provide adult nurses with the principles and practice insights needed to deliver exceptional care in partnership with older adults. Written by a world renowned author team and includes contributions by older people, ensuring their needs and concerns about nursing care are reflected across the book. This important book: Considers the social perspectives, wider issues and themes, such as ageism, policy, services and demographics Evaluates daily activities and needs, including: mobility, nutrition, communication, sexuality and leisure Features scenarios based on real situations and narratives from older people Examines the use of affirmative language to promote wellbeing and dignity when nursing older adults Nursing Older Adults will help nurses to better appreciate the experiences and strengths of older people. The book emphasises the importance of undertaking a collaborative approach when shaping the care that older people receive in a variety of healthcare settings. Contributors Serena Allan, Michael Bauer, Sheena E. E. Blair, Jo Booth, Mima Cattan, Charlotte Clarke, Amanda Clarke, Christine Brown Wilson, Angela Dickinson, Karen S. Dunn, Soong-Nang Jang, Diana Jones, Mike Nolan, Linda McAuliffe, Brendan McCormack,Patricia McGeever, Ann MacFarlane, Rhonda Nay, Bhanu Ramaswamy, Jan Reed, Isabell Reid and Debbie Tolson.


Care Of The Person With Dementia

Author by : Dawn Forman
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Description : Care of the Person with Dementia responds to the urgent need for health practitioners to take an innovative approach to the challenge of dementia. The first Australian text of its kind, it combines evidence-based resources with interprofessional education and practice, exploring the ethical, social and environmental repercussions of dementia to provide a comprehensive overview of dementia care in an Australian context. The text is structured around a model of interprofessional education and practice (IPE) tailored to dementia care. This model incorporates the context of care, an important element missing from other recognised models of IPE. Throughout the book, principles of IPE are explained within the context of dementia, drawing on exemplars from a body of current, well-researched and evaluated dementia practice. Written by experienced academics, and providing national and international perspectives, this is a unique and crucial resource to develop collaborative skills and professional knowledge in the management of dementia.


Iowa Alumni Magazine

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Penn State Outreach

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Nursing Times

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Neuroscience Nursing

Author by : Sue Woodward
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Description : “Superior... An important resource for nurses” Shanne McNamara, Vice President, British Association of Neuroscience Nurses Neuroscience Nursing is a comprehensive, practical text that reflects both the richness and the diversity of contemporary neuroscience nursing. It aims to inform the practice of neuroscience nursing through the report of current research, best available evidence, policy and education. This important new book is divided into several sections exploring anatomy and physiology of the nervous system; assessment, interpretation and management of specific problems in the neurological patient; neurological investigations and neurosurgical procedures; management of patients with intracranial disorders; and management of patients with long-term conditions. It also explores the underpinning concepts of neuroscience care, including its history and development, and legal and ethical issues. Uniquely, this text also includes patients’ perspectives of living with a variety of neurological conditions. Key features: The first evidence-based UK neuroscience textbook for nurses Extensive full colour illustrations throughout Applicable to a wide variety of settings including prevention, primary care, acute and critical care, rehabilitation and palliative care Contributions from nurse specialists, nurse consultants, academics and subject experts from throughout the UK


Evidence Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols For Best Practice

Author by : Marie Boltz
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Description : "Across health care settings, older adults represent the majority of consumers served. They present with the most clinically and socially complex situations, and thus require nurses to possess highly developed assessment competencies, critical thinking abilities, and relationship-based skills. Nurses have an enormous responsibility when providing care to older adults in this rapidly changing health care environment with its increasing regulatory requirements, variable staffing levels, and unpredictable reimbursement. Nurses also have an amazing opportunity to positively change the daily experiences and health of older adults. The nurse who is armed with an understanding of the unique clinical presentations and response to treatment in older adults, and who has knowledge about evidence-based assessment and interventions, is situated to not only prevent and manage health problems, but also to promote function and quality of life"--


Evidence Based Practice

Author by : Martin Dawes
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Gerontology Nursing Case Studies Second Edition

Author by : Dr. Donna J. Bowles, MSN, EdD, RN, CNE
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Description : Praise for the first edition: “This is an excellent teaching guide and resource manual for instructors, gerontological nursing students, and practicing nurses and social workers who wish to learn more about geriatric concerns and care. It will be kept by nursing students long after they graduate as a guide to resources that will be valuable throughout their nursing careers. As a home care nurse working mainly with the geriatric community, I found the resources helpful in my practice. As an instructor, I found the book to be a very useful guide for teaching geriatrics.” Score: 90, 4 Stars —Doody’s Medical Reviews “[This] is a unique volume that effectively addresses the lack of gerontology case studies for use with undergraduate nursing students. Case studies are a pedagogically powerful approach to active learning that offer opportunities to apply content to clinical practice.” —The Gerontologist “The case narrative approach of this book promotes active learning that is more meaningful to students (and practicing nurses) and more likely to increase the transfer of evidence into practice. An excellent resource for faculty (staff educators) to facilitate critical learning skills.” —Liz Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN Dr. John W. Rowe Professor in Successful Aging Co-Director, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing New York University College of Nursing Vivid case examples help guide nurses in developing appropriate interventions that include complementary and alternative health therapies and provide a basis for evaluating outcomes. Exercises interspersed throughout each case study include numerous open-ended and multiple-choice questions to facilitate learning and critical thinking. The text is unique in that some of the presented cases focus on psychosocial issues such as gambling addiction, hoarding behavior, emergency preparedness, and long-distance caregiving. Cases also depict geriatric clients who are living healthy, productive lives to counter myths and negative attitudes about older adults. Scenarios demonstrating ethical dilemmas prepare students to appropriately respond to “gray area” situations. The text is geared for AACN and NLN accreditation and is organized according to the needs of actual clinical settings. With cases that take place in the home and community or within primary, acute, and long-term care facilities, this book will be useful for courses specific to gerontology nursing or across any nursing curriculum. New to the Second Edition: A completely new section of Aging Issues Affecting the Family New cases addressing health care disparities, aging in place, and prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infection Additional contemporary case studies The addition of Quality for Safety in Nursing Education (QSEN) initiatives A greater focus on prioritization and delegation of client’s needs infused throughout exercises


Oncology Nursing Forum

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