geriatric nursing


Summary: Nursing care of the aged patient given in the home, the hospital, or special institutions such as nursing homes, psychiatric institutions, etc.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Evolving models of Geriatric Nursing care
    Mathy Mezey
    Division of Nursing, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 26:11-5. 2005
  2. ncbi Meeting communication needs: topics of talk in the nursing home
    Kristine Nordlie Williams
    University of Kansas School of Nursing, Kansas City 66160 7502, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 43:38-45. 2005
  3. ncbi Oral health protocol for the dependent institutionalized elderly
    Jose Antonio Gil-Montoya
    School of Dentistry, Granada University, Department of Special Care in Dentistry and Gerodontology, Granada City, Spain
    Geriatr Nurs 27:95-101. 2006
  4. ncbi Caring for residents with dementia and aggressive behavior: impact of life history knowledge
    Mary Y Egan
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:24-30. 2007
  5. ncbi Aggressive behaviour by people with dementia in residential care settings: a review
    D Pulsford
    Division of Mental Health, Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:611-8. 2006
  6. ncbi People living with diabetes resident in nursing homes--assessing levels of disability and nursing needs
    R Gadsby
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Diabet Med 28:778-80. 2011
  7. ncbi Factor structure of the geriatric institutional assessment profile's professional issues scales
    Marie Boltz
    NICHE Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 3:126-34. 2010
  8. ncbi Functional decline in hospitalized older adults
    Carla Graf
    University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:58-67, quiz 67-8. 2006
  9. ncbi Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE): using outcomes and benchmarks for evidenced-based practice
    Terry Fulmer
    Division of Nursing, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 23:121-7. 2002
  10. ncbi The nursing practice environment and nurse-perceived quality of geriatric care in hospitals
    Hongsoo Kim
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003, USA
    West J Nurs Res 31:480-95. 2009

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  1. ncbi Evolving models of Geriatric Nursing care
    Mathy Mezey
    Division of Nursing, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 26:11-5. 2005
    ..This article highlights some of these evolving models of nursing practice in assisted living, home care, hospitals, and nursing homes...
  2. ncbi Meeting communication needs: topics of talk in the nursing home
    Kristine Nordlie Williams
    University of Kansas School of Nursing, Kansas City 66160 7502, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 43:38-45. 2005
    ..With increased communication awareness, staff can learn to modify conversational topics to better meet older adults' psychosocial needs...
  3. ncbi Oral health protocol for the dependent institutionalized elderly
    Jose Antonio Gil-Montoya
    School of Dentistry, Granada University, Department of Special Care in Dentistry and Gerodontology, Granada City, Spain
    Geriatr Nurs 27:95-101. 2006
    ..This type of protocol should include regular collaboration with dental professionals and provide a program of continuous training for nursing staff on oral health issues...
  4. ncbi Caring for residents with dementia and aggressive behavior: impact of life history knowledge
    Mary Y Egan
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:24-30. 2007
    ..This study demonstrates the feasibility and potential value of using life histories with residents who demonstrate aggressive behavior...
  5. ncbi Aggressive behaviour by people with dementia in residential care settings: a review
    D Pulsford
    Division of Mental Health, Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:611-8. 2006
    ..There is also little empirical information about how professional carers actually manage aggressive behaviour in practice...
  6. ncbi People living with diabetes resident in nursing homes--assessing levels of disability and nursing needs
    R Gadsby
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Diabet Med 28:778-80. 2011
    ..To describe the degree of disability and nursing need of people living with diabetes resident in nursing homes in one Primary Care Trust in the UK...
  7. ncbi Factor structure of the geriatric institutional assessment profile's professional issues scales
    Marie Boltz
    NICHE Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 3:126-34. 2010
    ..The six factors were validated in a half randomly selected sample, with a root-mean-square error of approximation fit index of 0.07 and the normed and non-normed fit indices both 0.8, all indicating adequate fit of the six-factor model...
  8. ncbi Functional decline in hospitalized older adults
    Carla Graf
    University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:58-67, quiz 67-8. 2006
    ..Routine walking schedules, activities to prevent sensory deprivation, and timely hospital discharge are among the interventions that can help prevent functional decline...
  9. ncbi Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE): using outcomes and benchmarks for evidenced-based practice
    Terry Fulmer
    Division of Nursing, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 23:121-7. 2002
    ..The opportunities for continuous quality improvement through the NICHE program are described...
  10. ncbi The nursing practice environment and nurse-perceived quality of geriatric care in hospitals
    Hongsoo Kim
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003, USA
    West J Nurs Res 31:480-95. 2009
    ..All three subdomains of the geriatric-specific NPE measured by the Geriatric Nursing Practice Environment scale were positively related to quality of geriatric care when adjusting for general ..
  11. ncbi Hospital nurses' perception of the geriatric nurse practice environment
    Marie Boltz
    College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY 10003 6677, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 40:282-9. 2008
    To test the relationship between nurses' perceptions of the geriatric nurse practice environment (GNPE) and perceptions of geriatric-care delivery, and geriatric nursing knowledge.
  12. ncbi The Geriatric Resource Nurse Model: a culture change
    Jann Pfaff
    Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Wisconsin, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 23:140-4. 2002
    ..The following article contains an outline of the initial steps taken to implement the GRN model and a NICHE program, the way both became fully integrated into the culture of care, and evidence of positive patient and staff outcomes...
  13. ncbi Nurses Improving Care to Health System Elders (NICHE): implementation of best practice models
    Mathy Mezey
    The John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, Steinhardt School of Education, Division of Nursing, New York University, 246 Greene Street, New York, NY 10003 6677, USA
    J Nurs Adm 34:451-7. 2004
  14. ncbi Supporting care homes: the older people's specialist nurse
    Nicky Hayes
    King s College Hospital NHS Trust and Care Homes Support Team, Southwark Primary Care Trust, London
    Br J Nurs 13:1250-7. 2004
    ..The emergent role of the older people's specialist nurse as key to managing the interface between the nursing homes and primary care is highlighted as a key benefit of this unique role...
  15. ncbi Changes in the Geriatric Care Environment Associated with NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for HealthSystem Elders)
    Marie Boltz
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, New York, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 29:176-85. 2008
    ..This secondary analysis examines the influence of the NICHE program on nurse perceptions of the geriatric nursing practice environment and quality of geriatric care, as well as geriatric nursing knowledge in a sample ..
  16. ncbi Appraisal of the quality of care of older adults with cognitive impairment in the emergency department
    Linda M Schnitker
    University of Queenland, The Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, Brisbane, Australia
    J Gerontol Nurs 39:34-40. 2013
    ..Recommendations for improvement are discussed...
  17. ncbi Hospital nurses' perceptions of the geriatric care environment in one Canadian health care region
    Jo Ann Lapointe McKenzie
    Xi Lambda, Deer Lodge Centre and WRHA Program Director, Rehab Geriatric Program, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Nurs Scholarsh 43:181-7. 2011
    ..To identify and compare perceptions of the geriatric care environment among nurses in three different urban hospital types in one health authority in a Midwestern Canadian province...
  18. ncbi A system-level approach to improving the care of the older critical care patient
    Marie Boltz
    Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, 726 Broadway, New York, NY 10003, USA
    AACN Adv Crit Care 22:142-9. 2011
    ..healthy and productive practice environments aligned with meeting the specialized needs of older adults and their families ("geriatric nursing practice environments"); and (4) conduct comprehensive measurement of geriatric initiatives.
  19. ncbi The Hartford Geriatric Nursing Initiative experience in geriatric nursing education: looking back, looking forward
    Geraldine Bednash
    American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington, DC, USA
    Nurs Outlook 59:228-35. 2011
    This article traces the impact of the John A. Hartford Foundation's (JAHF) Hartford Geriatric Nursing Initiative (HGNI) on the geriatric preparation of nursing students. With over 2...
  20. ncbi Dignity of older people in a nursing home: narratives of care providers
    Rita Jakobsen
    Lovisenberg Deaconal University College, Oslo, Norway
    Nurs Ethics 17:289-300. 2010
    ..It is possible to understand their experiences in terms of Habermas's theory of modern society and the concept of the system's colonization of the life world...
  21. ncbi Patients who present with dementia: exploring the knowledge of hospital nurses
    Victoria Fessey
    Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Care, Coventry University
    Nurs Older People 19:29-33. 2007
    ..The findings about nurses' knowledge and understanding of person-centred dementia care and gaps in this area are discussed, and implications for future education and training of nurses presented...
  22. pmc Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders - a model for optimising the geriatric nursing practice environment
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Nurs 21:3117-25. 2012
    ..To describe the components of NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) programmes that contribute to a positive geriatric nursing practice environment.
  23. ncbi Work situation of registered nurses in municipal elderly care in Sweden: a questionnaire survey
    Karin Josefsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Orebro University, S 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:71-82. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the specialisation in dementia care divided elderly care into two groups: dementia and general care. This change has had a significant impact on the work situation of registered nurses (RNs)...
  24. ncbi Fall prevention in residential care: a cluster, randomized, controlled trial
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:524-31. 2004
    ..To establish the effectiveness of a fall-prevention program in reducing falls and injurious falls in older residential care residents...
  25. ncbi Everyday ethical problems in dementia care: a teleological model
    Ingrid Agren Bolmsjö
    Department of Health Sciences, The Vardal Institute, PO Box 157, Lund University, SE 22100 Lund, Sweden
    Nurs Ethics 13:340-59. 2006
    ..The model proved useful for the analysis of nurses' everyday ethical dilemmas and will be further explored to evaluate how well it can serve as a tool to identify and handle problems that arise in nursing care...
  26. ncbi Nurses' perceptions of ethical issues in the care of older people
    Jenny Rees
    Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
    Nurs Ethics 16:436-52. 2009
    ..Wider training is required in the care of older people, workplace skills, palliative care and pain management for older people. The demands of a changing global demography will necessitate further research in this field...
  27. pmc An outreach intervention to implement evidence based practice in residential care: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN67855475]
    Maria Crotty
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Australia 5042
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:6. 2004
    ..The aim of this project was to assess whether outreach visits would improve the implementation of evidence based clinical practice in the area of falls reduction and stroke prevention in a residential care setting...
  28. ncbi Prevalence of skin and back diseases in geriatric care nurses
    Madeleine Dulon
    Institution of Statutory Accident Insurance of the Health and Welfare Service, Hamburg, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:983-92. 2008
    ..The prevalence of hand eczema, low back disorders (LBD) and neck/shoulder disorders (NSD) in geriatric nurses and the association of work-related factors with hand eczema, LBD and NSD in geriatric nurses were examined...
  29. ncbi The effect of staff training on the use of restraint in dementia: a single-blind randomised controlled trial
    I Testad
    Stavanger University Hospital, Psychiatric Clinic, Stavanger Norway
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:587-90. 2005
    ..Use of restraint amongst institutionalised elderly with dementia and problem behaviour not only remains widespread, but also appears to be accepted as inevitable...
  30. ncbi Experts recommend strategies for strengthening the use of advanced practice nurses in nursing homes
    Mathy Mezey
    John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University, Steinhardt School of Education, Division of Nursing, NY, NY 10003, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1790-7. 2005
    In 2003, The John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University Division of Nursing, convened an expert panel to explore the potential for developing recommendations for the caseloads of advanced practice ..
  31. ncbi Leadership development in the John A. Hartford Foundation Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence
    Claudia J Beverly
    Arkansas Health Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Nurs Outlook 54:231-5. 2006
  32. ncbi A model of nurse assistant care to promote functional status in hospitalized elders
    Tina Weitzel
    PICHE Project at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Illinois, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 20:181-6. 2004
    ..Length of stay decreased by 2.4 days (p =.0007), and there was a significant increase in the number of elders who were able to return home (p =.024)...
  33. ncbi Measuring quality of care with an inpatient elderly population. The geriatric resource nurse model
    J T Turner
    University of Virginia (UVA, School of Nursing, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 27:8-18. 2001
    ..Participants in both groups stressed the importance of nurses' demonstrating understanding and caring when working with older individuals...
  34. ncbi A survey of ethical issues experienced by nurses caring for terminally ill elderly people
    S Patricia D Enes
    Princess Alice Hospice, Esher, Surrey, UK
    Nurs Ethics 11:150-64. 2004
    ..These issues related to the unique needs of elderly people (such as dementia sufferers) and could have an impact on patients' quality of death...
  35. ncbi Specialist support teams: influencing the nursing care of older people
    William Anderson
    East Kent Health Authority, Dover
    Nurs Older People 16:18-20. 2004
  36. ncbi Best care for the elderly at Forsyth Medical Center
    Kelly Swauger
    Forsyth Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 23:145-50. 2002
    ..This article describes the team and the methods they used to modify models and design processes to meet the needs of the organization and this patient population. Successes and opportunities for continued improvement also are identified...
  37. ncbi Using nurse practitioners to implement best practice care for the elderly during hospitalization: the NICHE journey at the University of Virginia Medical Center
    Kathleen Fletcher
    Senior Services, University of Virginia Health System, 2071 McKim Hall, P O Box 800566, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0566, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 19:321-37, vii. 2007
    ..Sustainability and growth of NICHE is contingent upon demonstrating favorable outcomes that can be directly attributed to NICHE...
  38. ncbi The Duke-NICHE program: an academic-practice collaboration to enhance geriatric nursing care
    Cristina C Hendrix
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    Nurs Outlook 59:149-57. 2011
    ..Although challenging to develop and sustain, academic-health system partnerships hold potential to improve care through both improved implementation of evidence and stimulating new research at the point of care...
  39. ncbi Leadership role of Consultant Nurses working with Older People: a co-operative inquiry
    Kim Manley
    Resources for Learning and Improving, Royal College of Nursing, RCN Institute, London, UK
    J Nurs Manag 16:147-58. 2008
    ..The aim of the co-operative enquiry undertaken was to explore how the leadership component of the Consultant Nurse for Older People role was reflected in day-to-day working...
  40. ncbi Providing meaningful continuing education in a changing long-term care environment
    Joyce Tryssenaar
    McMaster University, School of Rehabilitation Science, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Nurses Staff Dev 20:1-5. 2004
    ..The inclusion of all staff encouraged cross discipline learning and a common language of care within the facilities. The format is easy to use and applicable to a variety of continuing education issues...
  41. ncbi TWICE: A NICHE program at North Memorial Health Care
    Patricia Finch Guthrie
    North Memorial Health Care, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 23:133-8; quiz 138-9. 2002
    ..As a result, the incidence of acute confusion and the percentage of acutely confused patients at discharge decreased...
  42. ncbi Influence of policies on nursing practice in long-term care environments for older people
    Debbie Tolson
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Community Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
    J Adv Nurs 50:661-71. 2005
    ..This paper reports a study exploring nurses' awareness of, access to and use of policies within long-term care environments for older people in Scotland...
  43. ncbi Sustaining the Geriatric Resource Nurse Model at the University of Virginia
    Virginia K Lee
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 23:128-32. 2002
    ..Flexibility, mentoring relationships, a core curriculum, additional stimulating educational offerings, and a strong leadership team have been key influences on sustainability and growth...
  44. ncbi Perceptions of autonomy, privacy and informed consent in the care of elderly people in five European countries: comparison and implications for the future
    Helena Leino-Kilpi
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Finland
    Nurs Ethics 10:58-66. 2003
    ..Multicultural international research is needed in this area. This is the last of a set of five articles published together in this issue of Nursing Ethics in which the results of this comparative research project are presented...
  45. ncbi Advanced primary nursing: liberating the talents
    Wendy Jehan
    Luton Teaching Primary Care Trust
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 12:20-3. 2006
  46. ncbi Long-term nursing care of elderly people: identifying ethically problematic experiences among patients, relatives and nurses in Finland
    Sari Teeri
    University of Turku, Turku and Satakunta Polytechnic, Pori, Finland
    Nurs Ethics 13:116-29. 2006
    ..This study provided no information on the prevalence of ethical problems. However, it is clear from the results that patient integrity warrants more attention in the nursing care of elderly patients...
  47. ncbi Psychosocial group rehabilitation for lonely older people: favourable processes and mediating factors of the intervention leading to alleviated loneliness
    Niina Savikko
    The Central Union for the Welfare of the Aged, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Older People Nurs 5:16-24. 2010
    ..Loneliness among community-dwelling older people is a common problem, with serious health consequences...
  48. ncbi The NICHE geriatric resource nurse model: improving the care of older adults with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
    Josh Allen
    Care and Compliance Group, Inc, Wildomar, CA, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 31:128-32. 2010
    ..This article addresses the NICHE/GRN model and its implementation at Palomar Pomerado Health...
  49. ncbi Prevention of unethical actions in nursing homes
    Eva Merethe Solum
    Vestfold University College, Vestfold, Norway
    Nurs Ethics 15:536-48. 2008
    ..This theory has four basic requirements: communicative competence, equality, self-determination, and openness about motives...
  50. ncbi Current evidence regarding models of acute care for hospitalized geriatric patients
    Julia S Steele
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Arlington, VA, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 31:331-47. 2010
    ..Recommendations for additional research, use of the models in clinical nursing practice, and nursing implications of the models...
  51. ncbi Implementing a geriatric resource nurse model
    Marilyn Lopez
    Department of Medical Affairs, NYU Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Nurs Adm 32:577-85. 2002
  52. ncbi Empowerment in nursing homes: lessons for district nursing?
    Ashild Slettebø
    Oslo University College, Faculty of Nursing, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Community Nurs 11:115-8. 2006
    ..The main finding was that the nurses where striving for the best outcome for the residents, and used strategies including negotiation and raising awareness to empower residents and each other...
  53. ncbi Outcomes and lessons learned from the John A. Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Initiative Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence
    G J Huba
    Hartford Geriatric Nursing Initiative, Culver City, CA 90230, USA
    Nurs Outlook 54:243-53. 2006
  54. ncbi Poor oral hygiene in long-term care
    Pamela S Stein
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, KY, USA
    Am J Nurs 109:44-50; quiz 51. 2009
    ..Nurses can take action by making sure supplies are in place, promoting oral care to all direct care staff and administrators, and making evidence-based recommendations during resident care conferences...
  55. ncbi Let's not call it custodial care
    Christine R Kovach
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:5-6. 2006
  56. ncbi Adult failure to thrive in the older rehabilitation patient
    Patricia A Higgins
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 30:152-9. 2005
    ..Patients discharged home differed from patients who were unable to return home in mood state, physical function score, and admission serum albumin. Suggestions for practice and further research are offered...
  57. ncbi Staff and home caregiver expectations of residential respite care for older people
    Christine C Neville
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Queensland, Queensland
    Collegian 14:27-31. 2007
    ..This study provided insight into the value that is placed on residential respite care by identifying reasons and expectations for use so that nursing care and service provision can be continually directed at meeting these needs...
  58. ncbi Working together for success
    Linda L Haney
    Director 13:75-8, 80-1. 2005
  59. ncbi Taking a stand against falls. Interview by Emma Vere_Jones
    Janet Robson
    Nurs Times 102:16-7. 2006
  60. ncbi Conceptual model of attractiveness as a factor influencing quality of care and outcomes of residents in nursing home settings
    Sara L Campbell
    Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 28:107-15. 2005
    ..Case study application is used to depict the interplay of the model with the provision of resident care and outcomes...
  61. ncbi The bathing of older adults with dementia
    Joanne Rader
    Rader Consulting, Silverton, OR, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:40-8, quiz 48-9. 2006
    ..Research supports this change in philosophy and practice, whereby bathing is not a task to be performed but rather a human interaction. Inexpensive, practical, and evidence-based alternatives are discussed...
  62. ncbi Pressure ulcer prevention in black and white nursing home residents: A QI initiative of enhanced ability, incentives, and management feedback
    Jules Rosen
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 19:262-8. 2006
    ..To determine if educating nursing home staff about pressure ulcer prevention reduces the differential risk of pressure ulcer development in black and white nursing home residents...
  63. ncbi On paternalism, autonomy and best interests: telling the (competent) aged-care resident what they want to know
    Anthony G Tuckett
    Senior Clinical Lecturer, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 12:166-73. 2006
    ..Finally, a very simple recommendation is proposed for determining and managing the (competent) aged-care resident's informational disclosure preferences: ask them...
  64. ncbi Continence problems in care homes: auditing assessment and treatment
    Joanne Mangnall
    RCN Institute, Oxford
    Nurs Older People 18:20-2. 2006
  65. ncbi Individualizing geriatric clinical resources to impact nursing home care
    Brenda Recchia Jeffers
    Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University, USA
    Perspectives 31:5-8. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, the outcome of the project formed a solid foundation for future collaborative efforts between the College of Nursing and local nursing homes...
  66. ncbi The recognition and use of patient expertise on a unit for older people
    Sylvia Cavanagh
    Royal Victoria Hospital, Dundee
    Nurs Older People 19:31-6; quiz 37. 2007
  67. ncbi Preparing undergraduates for practice placements in gerontological nursing
    Claire Welford
    C Nursing and Midwifery Planning Development Unit HSE West and National University of Ireland, Galway
    Nurs Older People 19:31-4; quiz 35. 2007
    ..To contextualise this subject, a brief overview of the relevant demographics of this client group is offered to help set the scene of the care environments in which the students were to be be placed...
  68. ncbi Three essentials for successful fall management: communication, policies and procedures, and teamwork
    Sara Wright
    Pennsylvania Restraint Reduction Initiative, Kendal Outreach LLC The Kendal Corporation, Kennett Square, PA 19348, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:42-8. 2007
    ..A focused examination of these three essentials could prove instructive to any facility working to improve its fall management process...
  69. ncbi Perceptions of spirituality and spiritual care among older nursing home residents at the end of life
    Meredith Wallace
    School of Nursing, Yale University, 100 Church Stret South, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 21:285-9; quiz 290-1. 2007
    ..Moreover, little research has been undertaken to determine how nurses may best help older adults improve spiritual health...
  70. ncbi The effects of group reminiscence therapy on depression, self esteem, and life satisfaction of elderly nursing home residents
    Shu Yuan Chao
    Department of Nursing, Hungkuang University, Taiwan
    J Nurs Res 14:36-45. 2006
    ..The model we created here can serve as a reference for future application in institutional care...
  71. ncbi From theory to practice: capturing the uniqueness of nursing
    Christine Smith
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, Newport
    Nurs Older People 18:16-20. 2006
  72. ncbi Activity intolerance and impaired physical mobility in elders
    Hea Kung Hur
    Department of Nursing, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Korea
    Int J Nurs Terminol Classif 16:47-53. 2005
    ..To clarify the use of two nursing diagnoses, activity intolerance and impaired physical mobility, with elderly patients...
  73. ncbi Continent or incontinent? That is the question
    Roma Lee Taunton
    School of Nursing, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7503, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 31:36-44. 2005
    ..Staff described situations in which incontinence was improved for specific residents, but there was little evidence of formal programs to maintain continence or improve incontinence...
  74. ncbi Overcoming restraint use: examining barriers in Australian aged care facilities
    Rhonda Nay
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australian
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:33-8. 2006
  75. ncbi An evaluation of a monitoring system intervention: falls, injuries, and affect in nursing homes
    Douglas Holmes
    Hebrew Home for Aged at Riverdale and Columbia University Faculty of Medicine, New York 10463, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 16:317-35. 2007
    ..Additional time spent in staff care was significantly related to decreased affective disorder. The findings related to Vigil are generally mixed. The question remains as to whether the improvement in affect was due to Vigil or vigilance...
  76. ncbi Description of an advanced practice nursing consultative model to reduce restrictive siderail use in nursing homes
    Laura M Wagner
    Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6A 2E1
    Res Nurs Health 30:131-40. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that an APN consultation model can effectively be implemented through comprehensive, individualized assessment without incurring substantial costs to the nursing home...
  77. ncbi Using principles of diffusion of innovation to improve nursing home care
    Christine R Kovach
    College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:132-9. 2008
    ..Results of this study support the emerging consensus that diffusion of innovation is an effective model for making changes in performance of healthcare organizations...
  78. ncbi Baccalaureate education and American nursing homes: a survey of nursing schools
    Shu Li Chen
    The University of Tennessee, College of Nursing, 1200 Volunteer Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37996, United States
    Nurse Educ Today 27:909-14. 2007
    ..As the world population continues to age rapidly, nurse educators need to consider the advantages of clinical experiences for students in long-term care facilities...
  79. ncbi Nursing documentation in nursing homes--state-of-the-art and implications for quality improvement
    Päivi Voutilainen
    Stakes National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health Policy and Services for Ageing People, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Caring Sci 18:72-81. 2004
    ..The means by which knowledge is transferred to guide the practice should be carefully considered. Also forms should be developed to meet the special requirements for recording nursing care in long-term care settings...
  80. ncbi Assessing patients' eligibility for fully funded nursing care
    William Anderson
    Canterbury and Coastal Primary Care Trust
    Nurs Times 100:38-41. 2004
    ..Comparison of findings showed that the assessment tool was a means of improving the quality of assessments...
  81. ncbi The challenge of providing palliative care in the nursing home: part 1 external factors
    Suzanne M Wowchuk
    Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Palliative Care Program, A8024409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2A6, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 12:260-7. 2006
    ..In part I of this two-part article, we review and critically analyse the primary external factors identified in the literature -- characteristics of the residents -- as they impact on the ability of care homes to deliver palliative care...
  82. ncbi Mealtimes in hospital--who does what?
    Chenfan Xia
    Registered Nurse, Rose Court Aged Care Facility, Gites Plains, SA, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 15:1221-7. 2006
    ..This paper describes the findings of a descriptive study about what nurses do at mealtimes in relation to monitoring/assisting the eating practices of older patients in an acute care facility...
  83. ncbi The assessment and management of pain among older people in care homes: current status and future directions
    David T Cowan
    Ageing and Health Section, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:291-8. 2003
  84. ncbi Care dependency: testing the German version of the Care Dependency Scale in nursing homes and on geriatric wards
    Christa Lohrmann
    Department of Nursing Science, Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
    Scand J Caring Sci 17:51-6. 2003
    ..The results show that the scores of the Care Dependency Scale correlate to the scores of the two classifications. In general, the German version of the scale can be recommended for use in nursing homes and on geriatric wards...
  85. ncbi Do nurses promote urinary continence in hospitalized older people?: An exploratory study
    Lindsay Dingwall
    SPQ Care of Older People, Assessment and Rehabilitation, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland
    J Clin Nurs 15:1276-86. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to explore whether nurses working in elderly medicine and in acute medical settings promote urinary continence in older people or in reality use containment strategies...
  86. ncbi The patient's vulnerability, dependence and exposed situation in the discharge process: experiences of district nurses, geriatric nurses and social workers
    IngBritt Rydeman
    Neurotec Department, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 15:1299-307. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to obtain a deeper understanding of the experiences of the discharge process among different professionals...
  87. pmc Using a modified nominal group technique to elicit director of nursing input for an osteoporosis intervention
    Deborah A Levine
    Deep South Center on Effectiveness Research, An HSR and D REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:420-5. 2006
    ..Barriers prevent osteoporosis care in nursing homes. Successful interventions designed to circumvent these barriers benefit from target recipient input during development...
  88. ncbi Care planning for nursing home residents: incorporating the Minimum Data Set requirements into practice
    Roma Lee Taunton
    School of Nursing, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7503, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 30:40-9. 2004
  89. ncbi Nutrition, hydration, and dysphagia in long-term care: Differing opinions on the effects of aspiration
    Pamela A Smith
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:545-9. 2006
  90. ncbi Nursing staff beliefs and expectations about continence care in nursing homes
    Barbara Resnick
    University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:610-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this qualitative study was to consider the current beliefs of nursing assistants and directors of nursing about management of urinary incontinence (UI) among the residents in nursing homes...
  91. ncbi Outcomes of comfort touch in institutionalized elderly female residents
    J B Butts
    College of Nursing, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 22:180-4. 2001
    ..Results revealed that comfort touch significantly improved the perceptions of all elements. This article offers recommendations for practice, research, and education...
  92. ncbi A clinical nursing leadership model for enhancing continence care for older adults in a subacute inpatient care setting
    Joan Ostaszkiewicz
    Peter James Centre, Deakin University, Victoria 3125, Australia
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:624-9. 2006
    ..These initiatives were sustainable during a 2-year period after their introduction, despite the gradual withdrawal of the clinical leader...
  93. ncbi Compiling life history resources for older adults in institutions: development of a guide
    Sonia Reichman
    Department of Communication Disorders, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol Nurs 30:20-8; quiz 55-6. 2004
  94. ncbi [Functional autonomy measurement system--tool for intervention]
    Louise Savard
    Perspect Infirm 1:50-1. 2004
  95. ncbi Chronic pain in elderly nursing home residents: the need for nursing leadership
    Isabel Higgins
    Faculty of Health, Deputy Head of School, School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 12:167-73. 2004
    ..The findings of the study highlight what it is like to experience pain and how this impacts on everyday lives of elderly people. The paper concludes with some suggestions for health professional for improving care in this area...
  96. ncbi Exploring the future of gerontological nursing outcomes
    Julienne Meyer
    Care for Older People, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 13:128-34. 2004
    ..It suggests that if research is to be meaningful to both older people and those caring for them, there is an urgent need for gerontological nursing research to become much more person-centred and practice/action oriented...
  97. ncbi Behaviors of nursing home residents with dementia: examining nurse responses
    Christine R Kovach
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 53201 0413, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:13-21. 2006
    ..This study suggests there is a need for more assessment and critical thinking when addressing behavior change in individuals with dementia...
  98. ncbi Implementing an NHS continence service for nursing home residents
    Rachel Gilbert
    Kingston Primary Care Trust, Tolworth Hospital, Tolworth, Surrey, UK
    Prof Nurse 20:35-7. 2004
    ..As part of the funded nursing care agenda, the NHS now has responsibility to provide a continence service free of charge for residents of nursing homes. This article explains how such a service was implemented in one PCT...
  99. ncbi The community case management program: for 12 years, caring at its best
    Cyndy Hunt Luzinski
    Poudre Valley Hospital, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 29:207-15. 2008
  100. ncbi Aggression toward staff by nursing home residents: findings from a grounded theory study
    Mary M Conlin Shaw
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, Gainesville, FL 32653, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 30:43-54. 2004
    ..This article details these processes as well as the strategies staff use to deal with aggressive behaviors and makes specific recommendations for handling aggression toward staff...
  101. ncbi Indoor gardening older adults: effects on socialization, activities of daily living, and loneliness
    Victoria M Brown
    Department of Adult and Gerontological Health, School of Health Sciences, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 30:34-42. 2004
    ..Although no significant within-group differences were noted in socialization, loneliness, or ADLs, the 5-week program was more effective in increasing socialization and physical functioning...

Research Grants69

  1. A New Measure of Nursing Home Care Quality
    Marilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Multilevel Intervention to Improve Nursing Home Outcomes
    Marilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Similarly, we will observe processes of care delivery before, during and after the multilevel intervention to describe the adoption of the care delivery strategies recommended in the intervention. ..
  3. A Technology-Enhanced Nursing Intervention for Hospice Caregivers
    George Demiris; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: High Blood Pressure Self Management Behaviors
    Celeste Shawler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky;Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence: U. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;and U...
  5. Post-Caregiving Transitions in African American Caregivers
    EBERE PEACE UME; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..for collegial networking with other researchers, and participate in the conference for Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity...
  6. Reducing Cathether-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in NICHE Hospitals
    Heidi Wald; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This project will refine at one hospital and implement at multiple member hospitals of a national geriatric nursing program (NICHE or Nurses Improving the Care of Hospitalized Elders) a methodology for healthcare information ..
  7. Connecting the Dots: Geriatric Nursing, Education, & Clinical Simulation
    Mary Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing will offer a conference "Connecting the Dots: Geriatric Nursing, Education, and Clinical Simulation" at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Conference Center in Research ..
  8. Technology to Automatically Detect Early Signs of Illness in Senior Housing
    Marilyn J Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Subjects will not use any expensive telehealth equipment or wear any devices. We propose to use this information to detect changes in health status which could indicate an impending acute illness or exacerbation of chronic illness. ..
    Barbara Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2002
  10. Testing a Restorative Care Nursing Program
    Barbara Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The ultimate goal is to alter the current philosophy of care in long-term care to focus on function, improve clinical outcomes, and inform policy makers on the effectiveness of restorative care programs. ..
  11. Exercise CHOICE to Prevent Cancer in Rural Adults
    Jill Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The evidence for CHOICE by Phone's effects on increasing physical activity will be determined by a test of the group by time interaction using a repeated measures analysis of variance. ..
  12. Effects of a Hip Fracture Prevention Website for Seniors
    Eun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, a follow-up study will be conducted to ascertain effectiveness of the TSW for other older adults' health problems (i.e., hypertension) that can be prevented or managed in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. The Experience of Hearing Impairment
    Margaret Wallhagen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Supplemental Fluid & Collagen Deposition
    Nancy Stotts; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Significance: Findings from the study have the potential to significantly change how fluid is managed in nursing home residents and to lay the foundation for a major intervention study on pressure ulcer healing. ..
  15. Hospital to Home: Cognitively Impaired Elders/Caregivers
    Mary Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings have the potential to inform improved care management of these patients and their caregivers, an Institute of Medicine priority for national action. ..
  16. Improving Continence & Pain Control in LTC: The M-TRAIN Intervention
    JANET K P SPECHT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study will evaluate outcomes for nursing homes, elderly residents, and new ways to assist RNs and CNAs use the most current knowledge to care for elders with pain and urinary incontinence. ..
    Jiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In that way, it presents an exciting prospect for improving the quality of life in demented persons, thereby reducing their caregivers' burden. ..
    Jiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PHS 398 (Rev. 05/01) Page 2 Principal Investigator/Program Director (Last, first, middle): Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska ..
  19. Story Sharing: Enriching Nurse Aide-Resident Relations
    Diane Heliker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Story Sharing promises to offer a new caring intervention for NAs as they develop empathic and mutual care relationships that recognize the uniqueness and dignity of each resident. ..
  20. Feasibility of a Theory-Based Online Hip Fracture Resource Center for Caregivers
    Eun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Health related quality of life: Elders in long-term care
    Mary D Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings from this study will enable policy makers and providers, as well as recipients of long term care services, to evaluate and make informed choices related to long-term care. ..
  22. Cancer Pain in Elders: Promoting EBPs in Hospices
    Keela A Herr; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Polysomnographic Assessment of Alternative Treatment
    Donald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Donald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These results will provide information on the mechanistic basis for sundowning in aged patients with dementing disorders. ..
  25. Reducing Adverse Self-Medication Behaviors in Older Adults with Hypertension
    Patricia Neafsey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Healthcare utilization will be compared between the 2 groups after 52 weeks and a cost-benefit analysis conducted. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Converting Treatment Wishes into Orders at End of Life
    Susan Hickman; Fiscal Year: 2007
  27. Diabetes Care for Korean Americans
    Miyong Kim; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Insights gained in this pilot investigation should help us to develop effective, culturally sensitive self-help protocols for wider application to KAI with type 2 DM in metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Pain Assessment in Nursing Home Residents
    Ann Horgas; Fiscal Year: 2002
  29. Effect of a Pain Protocol on Discomfort in Dementia
    Christine R Kovach; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Inferential analyses planned include: mixed models for repeated measures, analysis of variance, Chi square and regression models for testing dose response. ..
  30. Estrogen, Inflammation and Cardiovascular Risk
    David Reuben; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These findings may provide substantial insight into why CEE appears to promote early but protect against late cardiovascular effects. ..
  31. Hospital strategies to improve outcome performance
    ELIZABETH HOWE BRADLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will work on dissemination strategies with CMS, JCAHO, American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Health Association (AHA), the Veteran's Administration (VA), and the VHA. ..
    Donna Algase; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Biomarkers of Aging in the Bay Area Sleep Cohort
    Donald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Cardiovascular Causes of Falls/Syncope in the Elderly
    Mathew Maurer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Sleep/Wake Contiuum in Lewy Body Disease
    Donald L Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed work will also provide important clinical insights into disease correlates and disease course across the broad spectrum of Parkinsonism. ..
  36. End of Life Nursing Education through Graduate Programs
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. ..
    Cornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Further, data from a core set of background and proximal factors common across the three interactive projects will be combined to develop a model of factors operative in producing NDBs in general. ..
  38. Improved Methodology: A Factorial Survey Study
    Ruth Ludwick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Descriptive statistics, regression, and a repeated measures within subjects ANOVA will be used to analyze the data. ..
  39. UAMS Alzheimer's Disease Core Center
    Cornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Feasibility and Effects of Preventive Home Visits
    Malcolm Cutchin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The intervention could be made widely available, and it could prevent greater costs associated with acute and long-term care of the rapidly growing older adult population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. End-of-Life Research Ethics: Concerns, Approaches, and Impact
    Susan Hickman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This course will impact 120 healthcare settings to improve pain management and quality of life in cancer patients and to establish model pain education programs for national dissemination. ..
  43. Efficacy of Acupuncture in Treating Urinary Incontinence
    Sandra Engberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Jeremy Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The goal of the study is to identify one or more SZ susceptibility genes whose subsequent characterization inmolecular and functional studies will elucidate the pathophysiology and treatment of SZ. ..
  45. Book to Bedside: Promoting & Sustaining EBPs in Elders
    Marita Titler; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The investigation further enhances relationships between investigators with expertise in TRIP, and hospitals responsible for care delivery. ..
    Steven Zarit; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These changes will be mediated by improvements in their relative's behavior. ..
    Steven Zarit; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Recruitment plans assure a pool of highly qualified applicants, including from minority groups. Review of past trainees shows high rates of completion and involvement in research careers. ..
  48. High Blood Pressure Care for Korean Americans
    Miyong Kim; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. Oncology Nursing Education in End of Life Care
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. Adaptive Treatment for At-Risk Family Caregivers
    Steven Zarit; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These data will provide evidence of the acceptability and specificity of the adaptive approach as well as information about treatment effect size that could be used in planning a large-scale trial. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. Decreasing Dependent Self-Care Behavior in Intact Elders
    Charles Blair; Fiscal Year: 2004
  52. Pain and Behavioral Symptoms in Dementia: A Pilot Study
    Lois Miller; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Content analysis of field notes kept throughout the intervention will be used to modify the intervention and evaluate the feasibility of testing it in a larger randomized clinical trial. ..
  53. Predicting CHD Events in Black and White Women
    Jean C McSweeney; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We also will explore the correspondence between the MAPMISS screen scores and CHD diagnostic test results. ..
  54. Culture Bias in Testing Expressive Ability In Dementia
    Ruth Tappen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Both clinicians and researchers need to know which tests are appropriate, the extent to which the ethnicity of the examiner affects the results and how to interpret the scores obtained on both the newly developed and widely used tests. ..
  55. In-Home Caregiving and Use of Medical Services
    Jennifer Wolff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Caregiver-Assisted Tai Chi for Older Persons with Alzheimer's Disease
    Lan Yao; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Data obtained from this project will be used to refine the protocol and develop an application for a larger RCT to be submitted during the final year of the proposed three year award period. ..
    Jean McSweeney; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This information will facilitate the development of educational materials tailored to women of color and should lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment. ..
  58. Improving Communication with NonSpeaking ICU Patients
    MARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Statistical analysis will involve hierarchical generalized linear modeling (HGLM) by outcome groups and planned group comparisons using linear contrasts within the context of the HGLM. ..
    Ann Kolanowski; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study holds promise for improving quality of life for nursing home residents with dementia by using theoretically based activities to respond to their needs. ..
  60. Therapeutic Computer Activity Intervention in Alzheimer's Disease
    Sunghee Tak; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Using a standardized videotape-recording protocol, data collection will occur at baseline, treatment, and one-week follow-up. A mixed model ANOVA (time as a repeated factor) will be used to assess changes in agitated behaviors. ..
  61. Screening for GAD among Frail Elderly
    Gretchen Diefenbach; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The R03 will provide pilot data to support a subsequent R34 to develop and pilot test a cognitive behavioral treatment for use within the community-based program. ..
  62. Adolescent daughters' response and adjustment to maternal breast cancer
    DANUTA CLEMMENS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. Ventilator Weaning:Processes of Care and Communication
    MARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2003
  64. Symptom Management, Patient-Caregiver Communication, and Outcomes in ICU
    MARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2009