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Evidence informed nursing with older people /
edited by Debbie Tolson, Joanne Booth, and Irene Schofield.
imprint
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
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p. ; cm.
ISBN
9781444331134 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
isbn
9781444331134 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
Principles of gerontological nursing -- Applying the evidence to practice -- Understanding relationships within care -- Truth-telling and the evidence -- Delirium -- Palliative care with older people -- Promoting urinary continence -- Promoting physical activity with older people -- Age related hearing problems -- Preventing depression and low mood -- Promoting nutrition with frail older people -- Pain and older people -- Protecting older people from healthcare associated infections -- Pressure ulcers -- Achieving evidence informed nursing with older people.
catalogue key
7454674
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Debbie Tolson PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons), RGN is Professor of Gerontological Nursing in the Department of Adult Nursing, School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow and Director of the Scottish Centre for Evidence Based Care of Older People: a Joanna Briggs Collaborating Centre. Joanne Booth PhD, BSc (Hons), BA, RGN is Reader in the Department of Adult Nursing, School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Irene Schofield PhD, MSc (Gerontology), RNT, RGN is formerly a Research Fellow in the Department of Adult Nursing, School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian, University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Reviews
Review Quotes
"In my view, this is recommended reading for all staff working in care of older people, which is most of us." ( Nursing Times.net , 18 April 2012) "This is an accessible text for the educated reader and one that will surely become a standard handbook for nurses who care for older people." ( Nursing Older People , 1 April 2012) "Readers who approach it with an enquiring mind will be rewarded with a deeper understanding of the issues." (Nursing Standard, 17 August 2011)
"Readers who approach it with an enquiring mind will be rewarded with a deeper understanding of the issues." (Nursing Standard, 17 August 2011)
"This is an accessible text for the educated reader and one that will surely become a standard handbook for nurses who care for older people." ( Nursing Older People , 1 April 2012) "Readers who approach it with an enquiring mind will be rewarded with a deeper understanding of the issues." (Nursing Standard, 17 August 2011)
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Summaries
Main Description
Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People is an essential text for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who are seeking to make connections between theory, evidence and value based gerontological practice. The rapidly rising aging global population requires that more attention is given to the needs and requirements of older people. This textbook is a key resource for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who wish to improve their practice. Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People takes a unique case-study approach, with individual chapters presenting nursing practice-based case studies on some of the most common areas of care faced by nurses working around the world with older people. Each case study illustrates the connections between practice, theory, evidence and values. User-friendly and accessible, this textbook includes key points, reflection activities, test points, and perspectives from older people throughout. Key features An up-to-date treatment of the nursing contribution to key geriatric syndromes International expert contributions from the UK, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia and China An evidence-based, case-study approach to the care of older people
Main Description
Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People is an essential text for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who are seeking to make connections between theory, evidence and value based gerontological practice. The rapidly rising ageing global population requires that more attention is directed towards the needs and requirements of older people. This textbook is a key resource for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who wish to improve their practice. Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People takes a unique case study approach, with individual chapters presenting nursing practice based case studies on some of the most common areas of care that are faced by nurses working around the world with older people. Each case study illustrates the connections between practice, theory, evidence and values. User friendly in nature, this textbook includes key points, reflection activities and test points throughout, and includes user perspectives from older people. This is an invaluable guide for all nurses and student nurses working with older people, in all settings. Key features An up-to-date treatment of the nursing contribution to key geriatric syndromes International expert contributions from the UK, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia and China An evidence based, case study approach to the care of older people
Main Description
Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People is an essential text for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who are seeking to make connections between theory, evidence and value based gerontological practice. The rapidly rising aging global population requires that more attention isgiven tothe needs and requirements of older people. This textbook is a key resource for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who wish to improve their practice. Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People takes a unique case-study approach, with individual chapters presenting nursing practice-based case studies on some of the most common areas of care faced by nurses working around the world with older people. Each case study illustrates the connections between practice, theory, evidence and values. User-friendly and accessible, this textbook includes key points, reflection activities, test points, and perspectives from older people throughout. Key features An up-to-date treatment of the nursing contribution to key geriatric syndromes International expert contributions from the UK, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia and China An evidence-based, case-study approach to the care of older people
Main Description
Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People is an essential text for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who are seeking to make connections between theory, evidence and value based gerontological practice. The rapidly rising ageing global population requires that more attention is directed towards the needs and requirements of older people. This textbook is a key resource for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who wish to improve their practice. & Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People takes a unique casestudy approach, with individual chapters presenting nursing practice based case studies on some of the most common areas of care that are faced by nurses working around the world with older people. Each case study illustrates the connections between practice, theory, evidence and values. Userfriendly in nature, this textbook includes key points, reflection activities, and test points throughout, and includes user perspectives from older people. This is an invaluable guide for all nurses and student nurses working with older people, in all settings. It provides: & & & & & & & & & & An uptodate treatment of the nursing contribution to key geriatric syndromes & & & & & & & & & International expert contributions from the UK, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia and China. & & & & & & & & & An evidencebased, case study approach to the care of older people
Main Description
An evidence-based, case study approach to the care of older people Edited by experts in the field, with international contributors Provides an up-to-date treatment of the nursing contribution to key geriatric syndromes
Bowker Data Service Summary
This text presents an evidence-based case study approach to the care of older people. It provides an up-to-date treatment of the nursing contribution to key geriatric syndromes.
Main Description
Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People is an essential text for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who are seeking to make connections between theory, evidence and value based gerontological practice. The rapidly rising ageing global population requires that more attention is directed towards the needs and requirements of older people. This textbook is a key resource for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who wish to improve their practice. Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People takes a unique case-study approach, with individual chapters presenting nursing practice based case studies on some of the most common areas of care that are faced by nurses working around the world with older people. Each case study illustrates the connections between practice, theory, evidence and values. User-friendly in nature, this textbook includes key points, reflection activities, and test points throughout, and includes user perspectives from older people. This is an invaluable guide for all nurses and student nurses working with older people, in all settings. It provides: An up-to-date treatment of the nursing contribution to key geriatric syndromes International expert contributions from the UK, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia and China An evidence-based, case study approach to the care of older people
Main Description
Evidence-based Care of Older People takes a unique case-study approach, with individual chapters presenting nursing practice based case studies on some of the most common areas of care that are faced by nurses working around the world with older people. Each case study illustrates the connections between practice, theory, evidence and the values. User-friendly in nature, this textbook includes key points, reflection activities, and test points throughout, and includes user perspectives from older people.
Main Description
Evidence-based Care of Older People takes a unique case-study approach, with individual chapters presenting nursing practice based case studies on some of the most common areas of care that are faced by nurses working around the world with older people. Each case study illustrates the connections between practice, theory, evidence and the values. User-friendly in nature, this textbook includes key points, reflection activities, and test points throughout, and includes user perspectives from older people
Main Description
Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People is an essential text for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who are seeking to make connections between theory, evidence and value based gerontological practice. The rapidly rising ageing global population requires that more attention is directed towards the needs and requirements of older people. This textbook is a key resource for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who wish to improve their practice. Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People takes a unique case-study approach, with individual chapters presenting nursing practice based case studies on some of the most common areas of care that are faced by nurses working around the world with older people. Each case study illustrates the connections between practice, theory, evidence and values. User-friendly in nature, this textbook includes key points, reflection activities, and test points throughout, and includes user perspectives from older people. This is an invaluable guide for all nurses and student nurses working with older people, in all settings. It provides: An up-to-date treatment of the nursing contribution to key geriatric syndromes International expert contributions from the UK, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia and China. An evidence-based, case study approach to the care of older people
Table of Contents
Contributorsp. v
Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Principles of Gerontological Nursingp. 1
Applying the Evidence to Practicep. 18
Understanding Relationships within Carep. 38
Truth-Telling and the Evidencep. 55
Deliriump. 68
Palliative Care with Older Peoplep. 84
Promoting Urinary Continencep. 101
Promoting Physical Activity with Older Peoplep. 121
Age Related Hearing Problemsp. 137
Low Mood and Depressionp. 153
Promoting Nutrition with Frail Older Peoplep. 172
Pain and Older Peoplep. 188
Protecting Older People from Healthcare Associated Infectionsp. 208
Pressure Ulcersp. 223
Achieving Evidence Informed Nursing with Older Peoplep. 237
Indexp. 247
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