Nurse to Nurse Dementia Care / Edition 1

Nurse to Nurse Dementia Care / Edition 1

by Cynthia D. Steele
     
 

Learn dementia care from an experienced colleague!

From a senior faculty member of the Copper Ridge Institute comes peer-to-peer guidance on how you can give the best possible care to dementia patients and their families.

Part of McGraw-Hill's Nurse to Nurse series, this title includes PDA download of the entire text, vignettes, nursing alerts

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Overview

Learn dementia care from an experienced colleague!

From a senior faculty member of the Copper Ridge Institute comes peer-to-peer guidance on how you can give the best possible care to dementia patients and their families.

Part of McGraw-Hill's Nurse to Nurse series, this title includes PDA download of the entire text, vignettes, nursing alerts that feature just-in-time information on complex or particularly important aspects of patient care, and Therapeutic Dialogue Boxes that provide nurses with specific communication solutions for both patients and their families. Coated flex-binding repels stains.

Features:

  • Dementia basics
  • Common complications of dementia
  • Assessment of dementia
  • Caregiving basics
  • Common problems in daily care
  • Managing behavioral problems
  • Designing activities
  • Helping families

The new Nurse to Nurse series is specifically designed to simulate the teaching experience from which nurses learn best: trusted mentors carefully explaining what they must do in specific clinical situations. Written in a consistent, single-author voice, each book in the series brings the wisdom and experience of some of the foremost experts to non-specialist nurses in clinical care.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071484329
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/18/2010
Series:
Nurse to Nurse Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Dementia Basics
2. Common Complications of Dementia
3. Assessment--The Vital Signs of Dementia
4. Caregiving Basics
5. Common Problems of Daily Care
6. Managing Behavioral Problems
7. Designing Activities
8. Helping Families
9. Pharmacologic Treatment
10. End-of-Life Care
Appendix: Family Guidelines
Appendix: Mental Status Examination
Index

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