Critical Care Nursing of the Elderly: Second Edition / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
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- Springer Publishing Company
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.
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
- Standards of Practice: Gerontological and Critical Care Nursing, Mary Beth Happ
- Common Geriatric Problems, Terry T. Fulmer & Marquis Foreman
- Becoming Frail: Failure to Thrive, Graham J. McDougall, Jr.
- Delirium, Koen Milisen, Sabina DeGeest, Ivo L. Abraham, Herman H. Delooz
- Co-Morbidity: Assessment and Impact, Peter Pompei
- Pain, Meredith Wallace & Ellen Flaherty
- Nutrition, Donna Fick, Lori B. Schumacher
- Injury Prevention in the Elderly, Pamela Stinson Kidd
- Clinical Approach, Catherine M. Eberle & Richard W. Besdine
- Pharmacological Therapy, Todd Semla
- Patient Education, Margret S. Wolf
- Evaluating Outcomes, Ruth M. Kleinpell & Diane J. Mick
- Discharge Planning: Design and Implementation, Mary Naylor, Kathryn Bowles, Roberta L.Campbell and Kathleen M. McCauley
- Family Responses to Critical Care,Jane S. Leske & Susan M. Heidrich
- Trauma Care, Karen L. Johnson & Steven B. Johnson
- Medical Intensive Care, Marquis D. Foreman & Ruth M. Kleinpell
- Coronary Care, Deborah Chyun, Christine Tocchi, and Sally Richards
- Ethical Decision Making, Ethel Mitty
- End-of-Life Care, Linda E. Moody
- Spiritual and Religious Care, Martha E.F. Highfield
- Ethnogeriatric Issues in Critical Care, Lisa Skemp Kelley, Toni Tripp-Reimer, Eunice Choi, and Janet Enslein Legal Issues, Gloria C. Ramsey
- Policy Issues, Ethel Mitty
Part I: Basic Clinical Issues with Elderly Populations
Part II: Nursing Assessment and Management
Part III. Specialized Practice in Critical Care Nursing
Part IV: Social and Policy Issues