Fast facts for dementia care : what nurses need to know / Carol A. Miller.

By: Miller, Carol A [author.]
Series: Fast facts (Springer Publishing Company): Publisher: New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, [2021]Edition: Second editionDescription: xiii, 190 pages ; 21 cm. [Paperback]Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780826151711Subject(s): Dementia -- nursing | Geriatric Nursing -- methodsDDC classification: 616.8/310231 LOC classification: RC521

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Dementia Overview -- Conditions that Affect Cognitive Function -- Nursing Assessment of and Interventions for Delirium -- Medical Management of dementia -- Person-centered care for people with dementia -- Communicating with people who have with dementia -- Nursing interventions for early-stage dementia -- Nursing interventions for moderate-stage dementia -- Caring for the person with Nursing interventions for advanced-stage dementia -- Emotional needs of people with dementia and their care partners -- Dementia-associated behaviors -- Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia -- Emotional needs of people with dementia -- Roles of nurses in specific care settings for people with dementia -- Issues related to Nursing issues related to daily activities, life of people with dementia -- Addressing safety issues : Nursing issues related to safety of people with dementia: falls, restraints, wandering -- Nursing assessment and management of pain in people with dementia -- Self-neglect and elder abuse of people with dementia -- Ethical and legal issuess of people with dementia -- Needs of caregivers of people with dementia.

"This book helps you incorporate a person-centered approach in your usual nursing care as you address the unique needs of people who have dementia. The basic premise is that although the short-term nature of the care setting focuses on nursing interventions for the immediate medical problems, nurses have numerous opportunities to incorporate dementia-specific interventions in care plans"--

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CGH 616.831 MIL/2 2021 Available 3385000012801

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