Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice

Editor/Author Boltz, Marie
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-0-82-617166-5
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Available
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The new fifth 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. Several new expert contributors present current guidelines about hip fractures, frailty, perioperative and postoperative care, palliative care, and senior-friendly emergency departments.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Contributors
  • Foreword - J. Taylor Harden, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • PART I. Incorporating Evidence Into Practice
  • 1. Developing and Evaluating Clinical Practice Guidelines: A Systematic Approach - Rona F. Levin and Susan Kaplan Jacobs
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Definition of Terms
  • 2. Measuring Performance and Improving Quality - Lenard L. Parisi
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Quality Health Care Defined
  • Clinical Outcomes and Publicly Reported Quality Measures
  • Measuring Quality of Care
  • Addressing the Challenges
  • Measuring Performance-Selecting Quality Indicators
  • Implementing the Quality-Assessment and Performance-Improvement Program
  • PART II. Assessment and Management Principles
  • 3. Age-Related Changes in Health - Constance M. Smith and Valerie T. Cotter
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Pulmonary System
  • Renal and Genitourinary Systems
  • Oropharyngeal and Gastrointestinal Systems
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Nervous System and Cognition
  • Immune System and Vaccination
  • Atypical Presentation of Disease
  • 4. Health Care Decision Making - Linda Farber Post and Marie Boltz
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Decision Aids
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 5. Sensory Changes - Pamela Z. Cacchione
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Normal Changes of Aging Senses
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 6. Assessing Cognitive Function - Pieter Heeren, Johan Flamaing, Jos Tournoy, Marquis D. Foreman, and Koen Milisen
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • 7. Assessment of Physical Function - Denise M. Kresevic
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 8. Oral Health Care - Linda J. O'Connor
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Intervention and Care Strategies
  • 9. Managing Oral Hydration - Janet C. Mentes
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Definitions
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • 10. Nutrition - Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 11. Family Caregiving - Deborah C. Messecar
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 12. Issues Regarding Sexuality - Elaine E. Steinke
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 13. Mistreatment Detection - Billy A. Caceres and Terry Fulmer
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • PART III. Clinical Interventions
  • 14. Preventing Functional Decline in the Acute Care Setting - Marie Boltz, Barbara Resnick, and Elizabeth Galik
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Physical Function as a Clinical Measure
  • Patient Risk Factors for Functional Decline
  • The Care Environment and Function
  • Interventions to Promote Physical Function
  • 15. Late-Life Depression - Glenise L. McKenzie and Theresa A. Harvath
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Cause and Risk Factors
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Differentiation of Medical or Iatrogenic Causes of Depression
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • Psychosocial Approaches
  • 16. Dementia: A Neurocognitive Disorder - Kathleen Fletcher
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 17. Delirium: Prevention, Early Recognition, and Treatment - Dorothy F. Tullmann, Cheri Blevins, and Kathleen Fletcher
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • 18. Pain Management - Ann L. Horgas, Mindy S. Grall, and Saunjoo L. Yoon
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Assessment of Pain
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • Improving Pain Management in Care Settings
  • 19. Preventing Falls in Acute Care - Deanna Gray-Miceli and Patricia A. Quigley
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Falls and Injury Risk Assessment
  • Interventions for Fall Prevention and Management
  • 20. Reducing Adverse Drug Events - DeAnne Zwicker and Terry Fulmer
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Evaluation of the Problem
  • Assessment Strategies
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 21. Urinary Incontinence - Annemarie Dowling-Castronovo and Christine Bradway
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Assessment Parameters
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 22. Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection - Heidi L. Wald, Regina M. Fink, Mary Beth Flynn Makic, and Kathleen S. Oman
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 23. Physical Restraints and Side Rails in Acute and Critical Care Settings - Cheryl M. Bradas, Satinderpal K. Sandhu, and Lorraine C. Mion
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Legal Issues
  • Prevalence and Rationale of Staff
  • Ethical Issues in the Use of Physical Restraint
  • Administrative Responsibilities
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • Alternatives to Physical Restraints
  • 24. Preventing Pressure Ulcers and Skin Tears - Elizabeth A. Ayello and R. Gary Sibbald
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Does Race Make a Difference?
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • Skin Tears
  • 25. Mealtime Difficulties in Dementia - Melissa Batchelor-Murphy and Sarah Crowgey
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • C3P Model for Assessment and Care Strategies
  • 26. Excessive Sleepiness - Grace E. Dean, Michelle L. Klimpt, Jonna Lee Morris, and Eileen R. Chasens
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Consequences of Excessive Sleepiness
  • Physiological Changes in Sleep That Accompany Aging
  • Primary Causes of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Secondary Causes of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 27. The Frail Hospitalized Older Adult - Stewart M. Bond, Rebecca Bolton, and Marie Boltz
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • PART IV. Interventions in Specialty Practice
  • 28. Substance Misuse and Alcohol Use Disorders - Madeline A. Naegle and Donna McCabe
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of Substance Use Disorders
  • Assessment of Substance Use
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 29. Comprehensive Assessment and Management of the Critically Ill - Michele C. Balas, Colleen M. Casey, Lauren Crozier, and Mary Beth Happ
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of Problem and Nursing Care Strategies
  • 30. Fluid Overload: Identifying and Managing Heart Failure Patients at Risk of Hospital Readmission - Judith E. Schipper
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 31. Cancer Assessment and Intervention Strategies - Janine Overcash
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Assessment of the Older Hospitalized Patient
  • Developing a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment for Hospitalized Patients
  • Medical Emergencies Associated With Cancer and Cancer Treatment
  • 32. Perioperative Care of the Older Adult - Fidelindo Lim and Larry Z. Slater
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of Problem and Nursing Care Strategies
  • Postanesthesia Care Unit Considerations
  • General Perioperative Considerations
  • 33. General Surgical Care of the Older Adult - Larry Z. Slater and Fidelindo Lim
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem and Nursing Care Strategies
  • 34. Care of the Older Adult With Fragility Hip Fracture - Anita J. Meehan, Ami Hommel, Karen Hertz, Valerie MacDonald, and Ann Butler Maher
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Definition of Fragility Hip Fracture
  • Surgical Repair of Hip Fracture
  • Pathophysiology
  • Common Complications and Evidence-Based Nursing Care Strategies
  • Pain: Significance in Hip-Fracture Patients
  • Delirium: Significance in Hip-Fracture Patients
  • Malnutrition: Significance in Hip-Fracture Patients
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance: Significance in Hip-Fracture Patients
  • Pressure Ulcer: Significance in Hip-Fracture Patients
  • VTE: Significance in Hip-Fracture Patients
  • Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection: Significance in Hip-Fracture Patients
  • Loss, Grief, and Depression: Significance in Hip-Fracture Patients
  • Functional Decline: Significance in Hip-Fracture Patients
  • Care Transitions: Significance in Hip-Fracture Patients
  • Secondary Prevention: Significance in Hip-Fracture Patients
  • PART V. Models of Care
  • 35. Acute Care Models - Elizabeth Capezuti, Ana Julia Parks, Marie Boltz, Michael L. Malone, and Robert M. Palmer
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Objectives of Geriatric Acute Care Models
  • Types of Acute Care Models
  • 36. Transitional Care - Fidelindo Lim, Janice B. Foust, and Janet H. Van Cleave
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Problem
  • Interventions and Care Strategies
  • 37. Palliative Care Models - Constance Dahlin
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Current State of Palliative Care
  • Quality and Palliative Care
  • Outcomes
  • Models Across Health Care Venues
  • Appendix
  • 38. Care of the Older Adult in the Emergency Department - Marie Boltz and Amala Sooklal
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background and Statement of Problem
  • Assessment of the Older Adult in the ED
  • Nursing Interventions
  • Transitions From the ED
  • 39. Advance Care Planning - Linda Farber Post and Marie Boltz
  • Educational Objectives
  • Overview
  • Background
  • Types of Advance Directives
  • Advance Directives and Decision Making
  • Other Types of ACP
  • Decisional Capacity to Engage in ACP
  • Cultural Perspectives on ACP
  • Nurses’ Roles in ACP
  • ACP Interventions and Strategies