Assessing older persons : measures, meaning, and practical applications /
edited by Robert L. Kane, Rosalie A. Kane ; with the assistance of Marilyn Eells.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
x, 542 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
0195129156 (alk. paper)
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Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
0195129156 (alk. paper)
contents note
Choosing and using an assessment tool / Robert L. Kane -- Assessment of function in older adults / Valinda I. Pearson -- Physiological well-being and health / Robert L. Kane -- Cognitive assessment of older adults / Linda K. Langley -- Assessment of emotions in older adults : mood disorders, anxiety, psychological well-being, and hope / Jeffrey D. Grann -- Social functioning / Carrie Levin -- Assessment of quality of life in older adults / Jennifer R. Frytak -- Values and preferences / Rosalie A. Kane -- Satisfaction / Maureen A. Smith -- Spiritual assessment / Douglas M. Olson and Rosalie A. Kane -- Assessment of family caregivers of older adults / Joseph E. Gaugler, Rosalie A. Kane, and Joan Langlois -- Assessment of physical environments of older adults / Lois J. Cutler -- Comprehensive geriatric assessment and management / Cristina F. Urdangarin -- Care planning for older adults in health care settings / Patricia Finch-Guthrie -- Long-term case management for older adults / Rosalie A. Kane -- Mandated assessments / Robert L. Kane -- Assessing older adults who cannot communicate / Gillian J. Harper -- Accomplishments, problems, trends, and future challenges / Rosalie A. Kane.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Choosing and Using an Assessment Tool
Assessment Content
Assessment of Function in Older Adults
Physiological Well-being and Health
Cognitive Assessment of Older Adults
Assessment of Emotions in Older Adults: Mood Disorders, Anxiety, Psychological Well-being and Hope
Social Functioning
Assessment of Quality of Life in Older Adults
Values and Preferences
Spiritual Assessment
Assessment of Family Caregivers of Older Adults
Assessment of Physical Environments of Older Adults
Applications of Assessment
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and Management
Care Planning for Older Adults in Health Care Settings
Long-Term Case Management for Older Adults
Mandated Assessments
Assessing Older Adults Who Cannot Communicate
Accomplishments, Trends, and Future Needs
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