Improving Care in the Nursing Home: Comprehensive Reviews of Clinical Research / Edition 1

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Overview

This volume provides systematic reviews of the state of clinical and health services research, in particular patient-care problem areas pertinent to nursing homes. Each chapter defines progress on a specific nursing home clinical problem and provides a critical synthesis and review of research information. Topics covered include: medication use; infection control; pressure ulcers; falls; urinary incontinence; and behavioural problems.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803943070
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 8/27/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 364
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Laurence Z Rubenstein and Darryl Wieland
Clinical Research in the Nursing Home
Rehabilitation in the Nursing Facility - Catherine Gill, Janet A Howells and Elizabeth H Hoffman
Improving Medication Use in the Nursing Home - Bradley R Williams, John F Thompson and Kenneth V Brummel-Smith
Infections and Infection Control - Santiago D Toledo et al
Pressure Ulcers in the Nursing Home - Dan R Berlowitz and Spencer van B Wilking
Assessment, Treatment, and Management of Urinary Incontinence in the Nursing Home - Joseph G Ouslander and John F Schnelle
A Review of Research on Common Bowel Problems in the Nursing Home - Cathy Alessi, Karen Linderborn and Cynthia T Henderson
Nutritional Problems in the Nursing Home Population - Adil A Abbasi et al
Opportunities for Clinical Interventions
Clinical Research on Falls in the Nursing Home - Laurence Z Rubenstein and Karen R Josephson
The Assessment and Control of Pain in the Nursing Home - Bruce Ferrell
The Management of Depression in the Nursing Home - James R Mervis, Steven Ganzell and Kenneth Cole
Assessment and Management of Behavior Problems in the Nursing Home - Jiska Cohen-Mansfield et al
Managing Nurse Aides to Promote Quality of Care in Nursing Homes - John F Schnelle et al

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