The Encyclopedia of Elder Care

Editor/Author Capezuti, Elizabeth
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-82-613735-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Available
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This interdisciplinary clinical reference encompasses hundreds of current entries on a broad range of topics related to geriatrics and geriatric care across multiple health care disciplines. The third edition reflects the many advances in geriatrics that have occurred since the publication of the second edition in 2006. It contains the updated, evidence-based contributions of more than 260 nationally recognized geriatric healthcare professionals regarding elder-care concerns relating to society, community, caregiving, and the individual.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • List of Entries
  • A
  • AARP (Previously the American Association of Retired Persons)
  • Access to Care
  • Access to Hospice Care
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Acute Care for Elders
  • Adult Day Services
  • Adult Foster Care Homes
  • Adult Protective Services
  • Advance Directives
  • Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Affordable Health Care for the Elderly
  • African Americans and Health Care Disparities
  • Ageism
  • Aging Agencies: City and County Level
  • Aging Agencies: Federal Level
  • Aging Agencies: State Level
  • Alternative and Complementary Medicine
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine
  • American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
  • American Federation for Aging Research
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • American Health Care Association
  • American Indian Elders
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Society on Aging
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Anemia
  • Animal-Assisted Health Care
  • Anxiety Disorders, Traumatic and Stressor-Related Disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders in Late Life
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Elders
  • Assessing Needs of Family Caregivers
  • Assisted Living
  • Assistive Devices
  • Assistive Technology
  • Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
  • Autonomy
  • B
  • Balance
  • Behavioral Expressions of Distress in People Living With Dementia
  • Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Affective Disorder
  • Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Awards Program
  • C
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Care Management
  • Caregiver Burden
  • Caregiver Burnout
  • Caregiver Support Groups
  • Caregiving Relationships
  • Centenarians
  • Challenges of Hospital Care: Preventable Hospitalization, Complex Care Transitions, and Rehospitalization
  • Chronic Illness
  • Clinical Pathways
  • Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations (CGNO)
  • Cognitive Changes in Aging
  • Cognitive Instruments
  • Communication Issues for Practitioners
  • Community Assessment
  • Competency and Capacity
  • Constipation in the Elderly
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities
  • Contractures
  • Coping With Chronic Illness
  • Creativity
  • Crime Victimization
  • Cultural Assessment
  • Cultural Competence and Aging
  • Culture Change
  • D
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Death and Dying
  • Deconditioning Prevention
  • Dehydration
  • Delirium
  • Dementia: Special Care Units
  • Demography
  • Dentures
  • Depression in Dementia
  • Depression Measurement Instruments
  • Diabetes: Management
  • Diabetes: Overview
  • Diarrhea in Elderly
  • Discharge Planning
  • Dizziness
  • Driving
  • Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath)
  • E
  • Eating and Feeding Behaviors: Problems in Dementia
  • Elder Mistreatment: Overview
  • Elder Neglect
  • Elderspeak
  • Emergency Department Care
  • Employment
  • Environmental Modifications: Home
  • Environmental Modifications: Shared Residential Settings
  • Ergonomics
  • Euthanasia
  • Evidence-Based Health Care
  • Exercise
  • Eye Care Providers
  • F
  • Falls Prevention
  • Family Care for Elders With Dementia
  • Family Care for Frail Elders
  • Fatigue
  • Feeding: Non-Oral
  • Financial Abuse
  • Foot Problems
  • Fractures
  • Future of Care
  • G
  • Gait Assessment Instruments
  • Gait Disturbances
  • Gastrointestinal Bleed
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geriatric Consultation
  • Geriatric Dentistry: Clinical Aspects
  • Geriatric Evaluation and Management Units
  • Geriatric Resource Nurse
  • Geriatrician
  • Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
  • Gerontological Social Workers
  • Gerontological Society of America
  • Grandparents as Family Caregivers
  • Green House
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • H
  • Hartford Institute Geriatric Nursing Research Scholars Program
  • Headache
  • Health Promotion Screening
  • Hearing Aids
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Hispanic and Latino Elders
  • HIV and AIDS
  • HIV, AIDS, and Aging
  • Home Health Care
  • Homeless Elders
  • Hospice
  • Hospital-Based Services
  • Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)
  • Hypertension
  • I
  • Iatrogenesis
  • Immigrant Elders
  • Immunization
  • Information Technology
  • Injury and Trauma
  • Institutional Mistreatment: Abuse and Neglect
  • Institutionalization
  • Integumentary System
  • Interdisciplinary Teams
  • Intergenerational Care
  • International Psychogeriatric Association
  • Interviewing
  • J
  • Joint Replacement
  • L
  • Leisure Programs
  • Life Events
  • Life Review
  • Long-Term Care Policy
  • Low Vision
  • M
  • Meals On Wheels
  • Measurement
  • Measuring Physical Function
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medication Adherence
  • Mental Capacity Assessment
  • Mental Health Services
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Money Management
  • Morbidity Compression
  • Multidimensional Functional Assessment: Overview
  • N
  • National Asian Pacific Center on Aging
  • National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care
  • National Council on Aging
  • National Gerontological Nursing Association
  • National Indian Council on Aging
  • National Institute on Aging
  • National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
  • Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs)
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Neuropsychologists
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nurses Improving Care of Healthsystem Elders (NICHE)
  • Nursing Home Managed Care
  • Nursing Home Reform Act
  • Nursing Homes
  • Nutritionists
  • O
  • Obesity
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assessment and Evaluation
  • Older Americans Act
  • Oral Health Assessment
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Over-the-Counter Drugs and Self-Medication
  • P
  • Pain Assessment Instruments
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinsonism
  • Participant-Directed Care
  • Patient–Provider Relationships
  • Patient Safety
  • Pensions and Financing Retirement
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Personality Disorders in the Elderly
  • Pet Ownership Among Older Adults
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical and Mental Health Needs of Older LGBT Adults
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Physician-Assisted Suicide, Physician Aid in Dying, and Euthanasia
  • Physician Competence in Aging
  • Pioneer Network
  • Podiatric Medicine
  • Polypharmacy
  • Polypharmacy: Drug–Drug Interactions
  • Post-Acute Care
  • Poverty
  • Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment
  • Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment
  • Primary Palliative Care
  • Prison-Residing Elders
  • Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
  • Psychological/Mental Status Assessment
  • Psychology
  • Psychosis in Late Life
  • Psychotropic Medication Use in Nursing Homes
  • Q
  • Quality-of-Life Assessment
  • R
  • Rehabilitation
  • Relocation Stress
  • Respite Care
  • Restraints
  • Retirement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Risk Assessment and Identification
  • Rural Elderly
  • S
  • Satisfaction Measurement
  • Self-Rated Health
  • Senior Centers
  • Senior Hunger
  • Senior Service Line
  • Sexual Health
  • Signage
  • Skin Issues: Bruises and Discoloration
  • Skin Tears
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Isolation
  • Social Security
  • Social Supports (Formal and Informal)
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Spirituality
  • Staff Development
  • Subcontinental Elders
  • Substitute Decision Making
  • Suicide in Late Life
  • Sundowning
  • Support Groups
  • Surgery in the Elderly
  • Swallowing Disorders and Aspiration
  • T
  • Tax Policy
  • Technology
  • Telehealth
  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialists and Recreation(al) Therapists
  • Thyroid Disease in Older Adults
  • Transitional Care
  • Transportation
  • Treatments for Cognitive Impairment in Dementia
  • U
  • Undue Influence Assessment in Elder Care
  • Urinary Incontinence Assessment
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • V
  • Validation Therapy
  • Vascular and Lewy Body Dementias
  • Veterans and Veteran Health
  • Vision Changes and Care
  • Volunteerism
  • W
  • Walking Aids, Mobility Devices, and Amputation
  • Wandering and Elopement
  • X
  • Xerostomia