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Long-Term Care, An Issue of Nursing Clinics

Long-Term Care, An Issue of Nursing Clinics

by Linda G. Dumas, Linda Dumas
     
 

ISBN-10: 143770509X

ISBN-13: 9781437705096

Pub. Date: 06/22/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This year, about nine million men and women over the age of 65 will need long-term care. By 2020, 12 million older Americans will need long-term care. Nurses can be employed by hospitals (including subacute care), nursing homes, extended care facilities, retirement communities, and home-health agencies. This new issue of Nursing Clinics, Guest Edited by Linda Dumas

Overview

This year, about nine million men and women over the age of 65 will need long-term care. By 2020, 12 million older Americans will need long-term care. Nurses can be employed by hospitals (including subacute care), nursing homes, extended care facilities, retirement communities, and home-health agencies. This new issue of Nursing Clinics, Guest Edited by Linda Dumas, explores the growing field of long-term care. It explores such topics as: Clinical Issues in Long Term Care, Settings at End of Life, and Leadership for the Future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781437705096
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/22/2009
Series:
Clinics: Nursing Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Linda G. Dumas xi

Part I The Nursing Workforce in Long-Term Care Susan C. Reinhard Heather M. Young 161

Leadership in Nursing Homes-2009: Challenges for Change in Difficult Times Linda G. Dumas Carolyn Blanks Victoria Palmer-Erbs Frances L. Portnoy 169

Disparities in Long-Term Healthcare Barbara Messinger-Rapport 179

Part II Falls in the Nursing Home: A Collaborative Approach Barbara Messinger-Rapport Linda G. Dumas 187

Pain Management in the Nursing Home Linda G. Dumas Murali Ramadurai 197

Caregiver Burden: Three Voices-Three Realities Joan F. Wright Mary E. Doherty Linda G. Dumas 209

End-of-Life Issues: Difficult Decisions and Dealing with Grief Beth Loomis 223

Part III Hospice-Organizational Perspectives Mary E. Doherty 233

Technology and Home Care: Implementing Systems to Enhance Aging in Place Jackie Crossen-Sills Irene Toomey Mary E. Doherty 239

The Challenges to Long-Term Care: A Personal Account Frances L. Portnoy 247

Looking Ahead in Long-Term Care: The Next 50 Years Karen M. Robinson Susan C. Reinhard 253

Index 263

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