ISBN-10:
0826114091
ISBN-13:
9780826114099
Pub. Date:
08/17/2001
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Critical Care Nursing of the Elderly: Second Edition / Edition 2

Critical Care Nursing of the Elderly: Second Edition / Edition 2

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Overview

This volume, like the first edition, is an important milestone in the field of gerontological nursing, reflecting the growing number of nurses actively involved in geriatric care and clinical research in hospitals.

Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition provides the collective thinking of experts who strive to ask and answer such key questions as: Who should receive advanced technological care? When should care stop? and Who determines vitality? The comprehensive coverage includes sound guidelines for nursing assessment and management; basic clinical issues with elderly populations; specialized practice prools and advances; and lively discussion of social and policy issues. Essential reading for students, educators, and practitioners committed to quality care for the hospitalized elderly.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826114099
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/17/2001
Series: Springer Series on Geriatric Nursing
Edition description: REV
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.44(h) x 1.11(d)

About the Author

Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN,

is president of the John A. Hartford Foundation and leads its work to improve the health of older adults in the United States. Dr. Fulmer was previously university distinguished professor and dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University where she was also professor of Public
Policy and Urban Affairs in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. Previous to her role as dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Dr. Fulmer served as the Erline Perkins McGriff Professor of Nursing and founding dean of the New York University (NYU) College of Nursing. Dr. Fulmer is nationally and internationally recognized as a leading expert in geriatrics, and is best known for her research on elder abuse and neglect, which has been funded by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute for Nursing Research. Dr. Fulmer is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and serves as the chair of the National Advisory Committee for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellows program. She has served as the first nurse on the board of the American Geriatrics Society and as the first nurse to serve as president of the Gerontological Society of America. For 15 years, Dr.
Fulmer served as the codirector of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at NYU, which the foundation began supporting in 1996. She has also held faculty appointments at Boston College, Columbia University, Yale University, and the Harvard Division on Aging. Dr. Fulmer received her bachelor’s degree from Skidmore College, her master’s and doctoral degrees from Boston College, and her geriatric nurse practitioner postmaster’s certificate from NYU. She has received the status of fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, the Gerontological Society of America, and the New York Academy of Medicine.

Table of Contents

    Foreword, Mathy Mezey
    Preface
    Contributors

  1. Standards of Practice: Gerontological and Critical Care Nursing, Mary Beth Happ

  2. Part I: Basic Clinical Issues with Elderly Populations
  3. Common Geriatric Problems, Terry T. Fulmer & Marquis Foreman
  4. Becoming Frail: Failure to Thrive, Graham J. McDougall, Jr.
  5. Delirium, Koen Milisen, Sabina DeGeest, Ivo L. Abraham, Herman H. Delooz
  6. Co-Morbidity: Assessment and Impact, Peter Pompei
  7. Pain, Meredith Wallace & Ellen Flaherty
  8. Nutrition, Donna Fick, Lori B. Schumacher
  9. Injury Prevention in the Elderly, Pamela Stinson Kidd

  10. Part II: Nursing Assessment and Management
  11. Clinical Approach, Catherine M. Eberle & Richard W. Besdine
  12. Pharmacological Therapy, Todd Semla
  13. Patient Education, Margret S. Wolf
  14. Evaluating Outcomes, Ruth M. Kleinpell & Diane J. Mick
  15. Discharge Planning: Design and Implementation, Mary Naylor, Kathryn Bowles, Roberta L.Campbell and Kathleen M. McCauley
  16. Family Responses to Critical Care,Jane S. Leske & Susan M. Heidrich

  17. Part III. Specialized Practice in Critical Care Nursing
  18. Trauma Care, Karen L. Johnson & Steven B. Johnson
  19. Medical Intensive Care, Marquis D. Foreman & Ruth M. Kleinpell
  20. Coronary Care, Deborah Chyun, Christine Tocchi, and Sally Richards

  21. Part IV: Social and Policy Issues
  22. Ethical Decision Making, Ethel Mitty
  23. End-of-Life Care, Linda E. Moody
  24. Spiritual and Religious Care, Martha E.F. Highfield
  25. Ethnogeriatric Issues in Critical Care, Lisa Skemp Kelley, Toni Tripp-Reimer, Eunice Choi, and Janet Enslein
  26. Legal Issues, Gloria C. Ramsey
  27. Policy Issues, Ethel Mitty


  28. Index

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