- Evolving models of Geriatric Nursing care
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The effect of staff training on the use of restraint in dementia: a single-blind randomised controlled trial
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...
- Empowerment in nursing homes: lessons for district nursing?
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...
- Advanced primary nursing: liberating the talents
Luton Teaching Primary Care Trust
Nurs Manag (Harrow) 12:20-3. 2006
- 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...
- Supporting care homes: the older people's specialist nurse
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...
- Specialist support teams: influencing the nursing care of older people
East Kent Health Authority, Dover
Nurs Older People 16:18-20. 2004
- 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
- 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
- Influence of policies on nursing practice in long-term care environments for older people
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...
- Experts recommend strategies for strengthening the use of advanced practice nurses in nursing homes
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 ..
- An outreach intervention to implement evidence based practice in residential care: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN67855475]
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...
- Functional decline in hospitalized older adults
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...
- Working together for success
Linda L Haney
Director 13:75-8, 80-1. 2005
- Nurses Improving Care to Health System Elders (NICHE): implementation of best practice models
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
- 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...
- 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...
- The paired RAI/MDS specialist model. Improving outcomes in Veterans Affairs nursing home care units
Catherine L Nichols
VA Central Iowa Health Care System, Knoxville, Iowa 50138, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 30:6-11. 2004
- Developing the nurse's role in the care of older people
Nurs Older People 18:26-30. 2006
..The 'Whafedale model' allows suitably trained nurses to assess, diagnose and deliver care to older people hospitalised with a range of conditions. This article describes the model's development and the challenges encountered...
- Fatigue in frail elderly people
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Pearson Street, Churchlands, Western Australia, 6018
Int J Palliat Nurs 12:202-8. 2006
..Further work is required to establish the tool's psychometric properties, but it should then be useful for both research and clinical assessment purposes...
- Pain assessment practices with nursing home residents
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Nursing, Denver 80262, USA
West J Nurs Res 26:733-50. 2004
..Urban and rural differences were noted across the focus groups. Research is needed to further refine pain assessment techniques specifically for nursing home settings...
- From theory to practice: capturing the uniqueness of nursing
School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, Newport
Nurs Older People 18:16-20. 2006
- Overcoming restraint use: examining barriers in Australian aged care facilities
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
- Let's not call it custodial care
Christine R Kovach
J Gerontol Nurs 32:5-6. 2006
- Activity intolerance and impaired physical mobility in elders
Department of Nursing, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Korea
Int J Nurs Terminol Classif 16:47-53. 2005
..PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS: Clarification of nursing diagnoses serves to direct students and nurses to choosing appropriate interventions...
- Pressure ulcer prevention in black and white nursing home residents: A QI initiative of enhanced ability, incentives, and management feedback
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
..The education intervention effectively reduced the rate of pressure ulcers for all residents and eliminated the racial disparity noted during the baseline period...
- Continence problems in care homes: auditing assessment and treatment
RCN Institute, Oxford
Nurs Older People 18:20-2. 2006
- 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...
- The bathing of older adults with dementia
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Exploring the future of gerontological nursing outcomes
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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- Taking a stand against falls. Interview by Emma Vere_Jones
Nurs Times 102:16-7. 2006
- 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...
- Caring for older adults: practice guided by Watson's caring-healing model
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nurs Sci Q 17:128-34. 2004
..Some of the key concepts discussed include intersubjectivity, transpersonal caring, spirituality, and caring moments. Watson's framework of caring-healing is shown to inform practice, education, and research...
- 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
- 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...
- Care dependency: testing the German version of the Care Dependency Scale in nursing homes and on geriatric wards
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...
- Three essentials for successful fall management: communication, policies and procedures, and teamwork
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...
- 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...
- The recognition and use of patient expertise on a unit for older people
Royal Victoria Hospital, Dundee
Nurs Older People 19:31-6; quiz 37. 2007
- Perceptions of spirituality and spiritual care among older nursing home residents at the end of life
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...
- An evaluation of a monitoring system intervention: falls, injuries, and affect in nursing homes
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...
- Preparing undergraduates for practice placements in gerontological nursing
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...
- Implementing an NHS continence service for nursing home residents
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Changes in the Geriatric Care Environment Associated with NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for HealthSystem Elders)
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 ..
- 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
- TCARE: tailored caregiver assessment and referral
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
Am J Nurs 108:54-7; quiz 57. 2008
..An evidence-based model to target services for caregivers...
- 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...
- 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...
- Chronic pain in elderly nursing home residents: the need for nursing leadership
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...
- [Functional autonomy measurement system--tool for intervention]
Perspect Infirm 1:50-1. 2004
- Compiling life history resources for older adults in institutions: development of a guide
Department of Communication Disorders, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Gerontol Nurs 30:20-8; quiz 55-6. 2004
- Nursing documentation in nursing homes--state-of-the-art and implications for quality improvement
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...
- Mealtimes in hospital--who does what?
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...
- Do nurses promote urinary continence in hospitalized older people?: An exploratory study
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...
- Assessing patients' eligibility for fully funded nursing care
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...
- The patient's vulnerability, dependence and exposed situation in the discharge process: experiences of district nurses, geriatric nurses and social workers
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...
- A clinical nursing leadership model for enhancing continence care for older adults in a subacute inpatient care setting
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...
- 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...
- 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
- Nursing staff beliefs and expectations about continence care in nursing homes
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...
- 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...
- Person-centered nursing practice with older people in Ireland
Margaret G Landers
College Lecturer, Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
Nurs Sci Q 20:78-84. 2007
..The following criteria are then applied: logical congruence, the generation of the theory, the credibility of the model, and the contribution of the model to the discipline of nursing...
- Attitudes and perceptions towards oral hygiene tasks among geriatric nursing home staff
Oral Care, Stockholm, Sweden
Int J Dent Hyg 9:199-203. 2011
To assess attitudes and perceptions towards oral hygiene tasks among geriatric nursing home staff, before and after a dental hygiene education.
- A systematic review of interventions to improve outcomes for elders discharged from the emergency department
Susan N Hastings
Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Acad Emerg Med 12:978-86. 2005
..To evaluate the evidence for interventions designed to improve outcomes for elders discharged from the emergency department (ED)...
- Implementation and evaluation of a nursing process support system for long-term care: a Taiwanese study
Shu Hui Yeh
Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, 123 Ta Pei Road, Niao Sung, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
J Clin Nurs 18:3089-97. 2009
- Usage of megestrol acetate in the treatment of anorexia-cachexia syndrome in the elderly
S S Yeh
Northport VAMC, Geriatric Division, Northport, NY 11768, USA
J Nutr Health Aging 13:448-54. 2009
..This paper will also address the underlying pathogenesis of cachexia (specifically, the role of cytokines) along with the use of MA, its mechanism of action and its side effects...
- Pharmacoeconomic and health outcome comparison of lithium and divalproex in a VA geriatric nursing home population: influence of drug-related morbidity on total cost of treatment
University of California Los Angeles, Neuropsychiatric Institute, USA
Am J Manag Care 5:197-204. 1999
..Total costs of treatment were assessed for a subset of geriatric patients receiving either lithium carbonate or divalproex sodium for agitation...
- [Pocket computers. Applications for personal digital assistants, PDAs]
Josep Anton i Riera
Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
Rev Enferm 31:57-65. 2008
..and procedures; filing clinical data or clinical histories; surgical nursing care, pediatric nursing and geriatric nursing; pharmacology calculating and administration of drugs and fluid therapy; reference values for diagnostic ..
- A prospective pilot study of atypical pressure ulcer presentation in a skilled geriatric nursing unit
Skilled Geriatric Nursing Department, Herzog Hospital, and Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
Ostomy Wound Manage 57:49-54. 2011
..Additional studies are needed to increase awareness and understanding about the scope of this problem and to develop targeted approaches to prevention and care...
- Polypharmacy as a risk factor for adverse drug reactions in geriatric nursing home residents
Julia K Nguyen
Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center, Woodland Hills, California 91367, USA
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:36-41. 2006
..The objective of this study was to determine the relationship between the use of > or = 9 different scheduled medications and the occurrence of ADRs in geriatric nursing home residents.
- The fusion of gerontology and technology in nursing education: History and demonstration of the Gerontological Informatics Reasoning Project--GRIP
H Michael Dreher
College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 122:486-9. 2006
..These students were oriented to use a digitalized geriatric nursing assessment tool embedded into their PDA in a variety of geriatric clinical agencies...
- [Dementia, trauma and transcultural nursing--the complex need for nursing care in Jewish geriatric nursing in Germany]
Z Gerontol Geriatr 35:190-8. 2002
..The author also presents some ideas in order to experience the feeling of being a foreigner, which can be need as a basis for the development of an institutional culture...
- New nursing education structure in Spain
Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Health Science School, Josep Trueta s n, S Cugat del Valles, 08195 Barcelona, Spain
Nurse Educ Today 29:500-4. 2009
..nursing specialties in Spain include family and community health nursing, midwifery, mental health nursing, geriatric nursing, health work nursing, medical care nursing and pediatric nursing...
- [Frequency and reasons for falling among residents of the geriatric center]
Geriatric Center Gil Ad, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer
Harefuah 146:589-93, 647. 2007
..4-4.5 falls per person annually among nursing home residents. Furthermore, recurrent falls are one of the main reasons for their residence in the geriatric nursing home.
- Assessment of mobile dental services in the State of Lower Austria, Austria
Ana Cláudia Corrêa da Fonseca
Danube University, Krems, Austria
Gerodontology 26:302-4. 2009
- Persistent vegetative state and dementia in the elderly
Skilled Geriatric Nursing Department, Herzog Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
Int Psychogeriatr 19:1064-71. 2007
..This study aims to assess the prevalence, determinants and prognosis of elderly patients with PVS admitted to a long-term geriatric facility...
- Infusing gerontological nursing content into advanced practice nursing education
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
Nurs Outlook 55:38-43. 2007
..As one of 10 recipients of the John A. Hartford Foundation/AACN awards for Enhancing Gerontological and Geriatric Nursing Education for Advanced Practice Nursing Programs, we successfully integrated gerontological/ geriatric ..
- Prospective randomized double-blind trial of racecadotril compared with loperamide in elderly people with gastroenteritis living in nursing homes
School of Medicine and Surgery, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Mater Domini University Hospital, Catanzaro, Italy
Eur J Clin Pharmacol 66:137-44. 2010
..Our aim was to compare the efficacy and tolerability of loperamide and racecadotril in elderly patients with acute diarrhea...
- Impact of a geriatric nursing home palliative care service on unnecessary medication prescribing
Erin M Suhrie
Pharmacy Department, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:20-5. 2009
..There is a lack of studies concerning improvement of medication use in palliative care patients in nursing homes...
- Short-term effects of an educational intervention on physical restraint use: a cluster randomized trial
Anna R Huizing
Department of Health Care Studies, Section of Nursing Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
BMC Geriatr 6:17. 2006
..Therefore, reduction in the use of physical restraints in psycho-geriatric nursing home residents is very important...
- Incorporating geriatrics into baccalaureate nursing curricula: laying the groundwork with faculty development
Deborah G Latimer
Manager of Gerontology Programs, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington, DC 20036, USA
J Prof Nurs 22:79-83. 2006
..Unless faculty members foster positive attitudes toward aging, expand their geriatric nursing knowledge base, and are able to integrate geriatric content into the curricula, progress cannot be made...
- The war against polypharmacy: a new cost-effective geriatric-palliative approach for improving drug therapy in disabled elderly people
Department of Evaluation and Rehabilitation, Shoham Geriatric Medical Center, Pardes Hana, Israel
Isr Med Assoc J 9:430-4. 2007
..The extent of medical and financial problems of polypharmacy in the elderly is disturbing, particularly in nursing homes and nursing departments...
- [Influence of management models on the quality of professional life of the personal carer in old people's homes in Albacete (Spain)]
SESCAM, Hospital de Hellín, Gerencia de Atención Primaria de Albacete, Albacete, Espana
Enferm Clin 19:258-66. 2009
..Determine if there is any relationship between different management models (public, private, mixed and English) and the quality of professional life (QPL) of the nursing staff...
- Effects of music therapy on autonomic nervous system activity, incidence of heart failure events, and plasma cytokine and catecholamine levels in elderly patients with cerebrovascular disease and dementia
Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
Int Heart J 50:95-110. 2009
Music therapy (MT) has been used in geriatric nursing hospitals, but there has been no extensive research into whether it actually has beneficial effects on elderly patients with cerebrovascular disease (CVD) and dementia...
- Gerontology and geriatric issues and trends in U.S. nursing programs: a national survey
School of Nursing, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK 99508 4614, USA
J Prof Nurs 23:21-9. 2007
..of Nursing's (AACN's) Older Adults: Recommended Baccalaureate Competencies and Curricular Guidelines for Geriatric Nursing Care...
- The future history of gerontological nursing
The John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University, Steinhardt School of Education, Division of Nursing, New York 1003 6677, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M438-41. 2002
Having established an academic and clinical infrastructure, geriatric nursing is well positioned to play a central role in improving the health of the nation's older adults now and in the future...
- Fostering student interest in geriatric nursing: impact of senior long-term care experiences
Kristine N Williams
University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, USA
Nurs Educ Perspect 27:190-3. 2006
..Students are rarely able to appreciate the complexity, challenge, and rewards of geriatric nursing. Few students seek geriatric nursing roles upon graduation, and care facilities report an inability to fill ..
- Integrating gerontology competencies into graduate nursing programs
University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Nursing, 27402, USA
J Prof Nurs 22:123-8. 2006
..Advanced practice nurses are positioned to assume leadership roles in geriatric nursing care; however, they must first acquire adequate preparatory education...
- An outbreak of multi-resistant Shigella sonnei in a long-stay geriatric nursing centre
Brisbane Southside Public Health Unit, Coopers Plains, Queensland, Australia
Commun Dis Intell 24:272-5. 2000
..This outbreak demonstrates the importance of infection control policies and hygiene measures in long-stay nursing facilities...
- Meeting the challenges for gerontological nursing in Europe: The European Nursing Academy for Care of Older persons (ENACO)
Department Geriatric Medicine, University Hospitals of Leuven and Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
J Nutr Health Aging 8:197-9. 2004
..prepared nurses specialized in gerontology who can contribute and guide the development of gerontological/geriatric nursing care in their own country; 2) developing a core curriculum for basic gerontological nursing education in ..
- The manifestation and nursing management of agitation in institutionalised residents with dementia
University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 6:16-25. 2000
..The nurses of the psycho-geriatric nursing development unit, Wallsend Aged Care Facility, New South Wales, Australia identified that the management of ..