Medical Care in the Nursing Home / Edition 2

Medical Care in the Nursing Home / Edition 2

by Joseph G. Ouslander, John Morley, Dan Osterweil
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070482098

ISBN-13: 9780070482098

Pub. Date: 12/01/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Up-to-date, invaluable insights and practical information on the delivery of medical care within the nurse home

Medical Care in the Nursing Home gives you concise and specific recommendations regarding diagnostic and management strategies of the elderly patient. This straightforward guide shows you how you can improve quality of care and the critical

…  See more details below

Overview

Up-to-date, invaluable insights and practical information on the delivery of medical care within the nurse home

Medical Care in the Nursing Home gives you concise and specific recommendations regarding diagnostic and management strategies of the elderly patient. This straightforward guide shows you how you can improve quality of care and the critical steps to be taken in response to a variety of problems encountered in nursing home settings. The authors also covers typical nursing home organization, procedure, clinical conditions, and general management issues. The new Third Edition includes updated material on critical topics such as reimbursement guidelines, clinical management options, assessment tools, quality of care measure, and legal and ethical issues and links to relevant websites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070482098
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/01/1996
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
565
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1Demographics and Economics of Nursing Home Care3
2The Nursing Home Environment and the Goals of Nursing Home Care25
3Preadmission Assessment39
4Health Maintenance, Screening, and Preventive Practices53
5The Nursing Home - Acute Care Hospital Interface69
6Subacute Care81
7The Role of the Medical Director95
8Total Quality Management109
9The Role of the Nurse Practitioner and Physician's Assistant123
10Interdisciplinary Teams137
11Delirium and Dementia147
12Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders163
13Nutrition187
14Pressure Sores and Other Skin Disorders203
15Incontinence225
16Gait Disorders and Falls251
17Sensory Deprivation275
18Endocrine and Metabolic Problems289
19Infections and Infection Control301
20Chronic Neurological Conditions327
21Selected Medical Conditions339
22Gastrointestinal Disorders357
23Drug Use371
24Rehabilitation in the Nursing Home391
25Hospice Care and Pain Management419
26Computers and Other Technologies431
27Ethical and Legal Issues443
28Education and Research461
App. 1Examples of Policies and Procedures473
App. 2Examples of Forms512
App. 3: Other Materials527
Index555

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >