Download PDF by Dorothy Carlson DEd RN, Ellen Pfadt PhD(c) RN: Clinical Coach for Effective Nursing Care for Older Adults

By Dorothy Carlson DEd RN, Ellen Pfadt PhD(c) RN

ISBN-10: 0803619073

ISBN-13: 9780803619074

A scientific trainer sequence e-book! this convenient reference transitions from type to scientific to perform to supply the info nurses have to take care of older adults in any perform atmosphere. they're going to have entry to all the symptoms, indicators, and collaborative administration of universal stipulations skilled by way of older adults as good as neighborhood assets. A spiral binding and ten thumb tabs make it effortless to quick locate the data they wish.

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For example, older African American men have the highest incidence of prostate cancer. COACH CONSULT Loss of a spouse can be a life-altering experience. The nurse needs to acknowledge that, in addition to grieving, the surviving spouse may have to learn to perform household tasks, such as cooking, cleaning, and managing finances, for which he or she was not previously responsible. Depression can be a significant problem for the elderly individual who has experienced a loss or cumulative losses. Often coexisting with other emotions, depression can sometimes be difficult to diagnose because depressed elders frequently express their feelings through somatic complaints rather than verbally.

Furthermore, one elderly individual dies every 1 1/2 hours as a result of a suicide, primarily committed with a firearm. Overt warning signs are most often absent, and, because of this, elderly individuals are often successful in their suicide attempts. The nurse needs to be attuned to • Statements indicating despair and worthlessness • Conversations about death • Changes in appetite and sleep patterns • Actions such as giving away possessions When observing such behaviors, referrals to appropriate members of the interdisciplinary team should be made to prevent a potential suicide.

Some signs and symptoms that may not have a plausible explanation and may indicate mistreatment include • Bruises • Lacerations • Fractures • Vaginal bleeding COACH • Pressure ulcers CONSULT • Burns • Bites Nurses should be familiar • Welts with the signs and symp• Repetitive falls toms of elder mistreatment. If abuse or neglect • Contractures is suspected, the nurse • Fecal impaction must report the findings to • Malnutrition Adult Protective Services • Weight loss and other agencies as mandated by state laws.

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