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Fast Facts for Dementia Care [electronic resource] : What Nurses Need to Know in a Nutshell

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780826120366Publication details: New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9780826120373
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fast Facts for Dementia Care : What Nurses Need to Know in a NutshellDDC classification:
  • 616.8 616.83
LOC classification:
  • RC521 .W43 2012
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Contents:
Fast Facts for DEMENTIA CARE: What Nurses Need to Know in a Nutshell; Half Title Page; About the Author; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART I: Dementia: What It Is, What It Is Not, and What Nurses Can Do; Chapter 1: Defining Dementia; INTRODUCTION; NORMAL COGNITIVE AGING; DEFINITION AND TYPES OF DEMENTIA; DIAGNOSIS OF DEMENTIA; STAGES OF DEMENTIA; NURSING RESPONSIBILITIES RELATED TO IDENTIFICATION OF DEMENTIA; Chapter 2: Distinguishing Between Dementia and Delirium; INTRODUCTION; WHAT IS DELIRIUM?; WHAT ARE THE RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DELIRIUM?
Chapter 4: Keeping Up to Date on Options for ManagementINTRODUCTION; MEDICATIONS APPROVED FOR TREATMENT OF DEMENTIA; NURSING CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT MEDICATIONS FOR DEMENTIA; CONSIDERATIONS FOR NON-ALZHEIMER'S DEMENTIA; NONPRESCRIPTION AGENTS; MEDICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT OF DEMENTIA-RELATED SYMPTOMS; NONPHARMACOLOGIC INTERVENTIONS; PART II: Caring for the Person With Dementia; Chapter 5: Providing Person-Centered Care for People With Dementia; INTRODUCTION; COMPONENTS OF PERSON-CENTERED CARE; UNDERSTANDING THE EXPERIENCE OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA; PROVIDING CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE CARE
Chapter 6: Caring for the Person With Mild DementiaINTRODUCTION; ASSESSMENT ISSUES; COMMON SAFETY CONCERNS; EMOTIONAL NEEDS; Questions for Discussion for People With Mild Dementia; Chapter 7: Caring for the Person With Moderate Dementia; INTRODUCTION; CHARACTERISTICS OF MODERATE DEMENTIA; FACILITATING DECISIONS ABOUT CARE; PROMOTING SAFE AND INDEPENDENT FUNCTIONING; Chapter 8: Caring for the Person With Advanced Dementia; INTRODUCTION; CHARACTERISTICS OF ADVANCED DEMENTIA; DECISIONS ABOUT GOALS OF TREATMENT; COMFORT FEEDING; END-OF-LIFE CARE FOR ADVANCED DEMENTIA; NURSING CARE FOR COMFORT
HOW TO RECOGNIZE DELIRIUM PLUS DEMENTIAHOW TO RECOGNIZE AND ADDRESS CAUSES OF DELIRIUM; Infections; Physiologic Alterations; Medications; HOW TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA AND DELIRIUM; Safety; Comfort and Physical Needs; Chapter 3: Identifying Conditions That Mimic Dementia; INTRODUCTION; MEDICAL CONDITIONS THAT CAN CAUSE MENTAL CHANGES; MEDICATION EFFECTS THAT CAN CAUSE MENTAL CHANGES; DEPRESSION IN OLDER ADULTS; NURSING ASSESSMENT OF CONDITIONS THAT MIMIC DEMENTIA; NURSING ACTIONS TO ADDRESS CONDITIONS THAT MIMIC DEMENTIA
Optimizing Skilled Care Services and Continuity of Care
PART III: Issues Posing Particular Challenges in Clinical SettingsChapter 9: Issues Related to Specific Care Settings; INTRODUCTION; ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH EMERGENCY ROOM SETTINGS; Establishing Accurate Patient Information; Managing Behavioral Manifestations; Detecting Elder Abuse; ACUTE CARE SETTINGS; Programs That Provide Dementia Patient Guidelines in Acute Care; Managing Behavioral Manifestations; HOSPICE PROGRAMS; Identifying and Establishing Dementia Patient Guidelines in Hospice Programs; Developing Person-Centered Care Within the Health Care Team; SKILLED CARE SETTINGS
Summary: This newest addition to the Fast Facts series is a succinct guide for nurses in adult health clinical settings on how to provide person-centered care for patients who have dementia as a concurrent condition. With an easy-access format, it offers the most up-to-date information on dementia and provides strategies for clinical management that facilitate the nurse's work while improving care for patients. The book presents specific care strategies for all stages of dementia and emphasizes relatively simple interventions that nurses can incorporate into their care plans to prevent problems or addr
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Fast Facts for DEMENTIA CARE: What Nurses Need to Know in a Nutshell; Half Title Page; About the Author; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART I: Dementia: What It Is, What It Is Not, and What Nurses Can Do; Chapter 1: Defining Dementia; INTRODUCTION; NORMAL COGNITIVE AGING; DEFINITION AND TYPES OF DEMENTIA; DIAGNOSIS OF DEMENTIA; STAGES OF DEMENTIA; NURSING RESPONSIBILITIES RELATED TO IDENTIFICATION OF DEMENTIA; Chapter 2: Distinguishing Between Dementia and Delirium; INTRODUCTION; WHAT IS DELIRIUM?; WHAT ARE THE RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DELIRIUM?

Chapter 4: Keeping Up to Date on Options for ManagementINTRODUCTION; MEDICATIONS APPROVED FOR TREATMENT OF DEMENTIA; NURSING CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT MEDICATIONS FOR DEMENTIA; CONSIDERATIONS FOR NON-ALZHEIMER'S DEMENTIA; NONPRESCRIPTION AGENTS; MEDICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT OF DEMENTIA-RELATED SYMPTOMS; NONPHARMACOLOGIC INTERVENTIONS; PART II: Caring for the Person With Dementia; Chapter 5: Providing Person-Centered Care for People With Dementia; INTRODUCTION; COMPONENTS OF PERSON-CENTERED CARE; UNDERSTANDING THE EXPERIENCE OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA; PROVIDING CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE CARE

Chapter 6: Caring for the Person With Mild DementiaINTRODUCTION; ASSESSMENT ISSUES; COMMON SAFETY CONCERNS; EMOTIONAL NEEDS; Questions for Discussion for People With Mild Dementia; Chapter 7: Caring for the Person With Moderate Dementia; INTRODUCTION; CHARACTERISTICS OF MODERATE DEMENTIA; FACILITATING DECISIONS ABOUT CARE; PROMOTING SAFE AND INDEPENDENT FUNCTIONING; Chapter 8: Caring for the Person With Advanced Dementia; INTRODUCTION; CHARACTERISTICS OF ADVANCED DEMENTIA; DECISIONS ABOUT GOALS OF TREATMENT; COMFORT FEEDING; END-OF-LIFE CARE FOR ADVANCED DEMENTIA; NURSING CARE FOR COMFORT

HOW TO RECOGNIZE DELIRIUM PLUS DEMENTIAHOW TO RECOGNIZE AND ADDRESS CAUSES OF DELIRIUM; Infections; Physiologic Alterations; Medications; HOW TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA AND DELIRIUM; Safety; Comfort and Physical Needs; Chapter 3: Identifying Conditions That Mimic Dementia; INTRODUCTION; MEDICAL CONDITIONS THAT CAN CAUSE MENTAL CHANGES; MEDICATION EFFECTS THAT CAN CAUSE MENTAL CHANGES; DEPRESSION IN OLDER ADULTS; NURSING ASSESSMENT OF CONDITIONS THAT MIMIC DEMENTIA; NURSING ACTIONS TO ADDRESS CONDITIONS THAT MIMIC DEMENTIA

Optimizing Skilled Care Services and Continuity of Care

PART III: Issues Posing Particular Challenges in Clinical SettingsChapter 9: Issues Related to Specific Care Settings; INTRODUCTION; ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH EMERGENCY ROOM SETTINGS; Establishing Accurate Patient Information; Managing Behavioral Manifestations; Detecting Elder Abuse; ACUTE CARE SETTINGS; Programs That Provide Dementia Patient Guidelines in Acute Care; Managing Behavioral Manifestations; HOSPICE PROGRAMS; Identifying and Establishing Dementia Patient Guidelines in Hospice Programs; Developing Person-Centered Care Within the Health Care Team; SKILLED CARE SETTINGS

This newest addition to the Fast Facts series is a succinct guide for nurses in adult health clinical settings on how to provide person-centered care for patients who have dementia as a concurrent condition. With an easy-access format, it offers the most up-to-date information on dementia and provides strategies for clinical management that facilitate the nurse's work while improving care for patients. The book presents specific care strategies for all stages of dementia and emphasizes relatively simple interventions that nurses can incorporate into their care plans to prevent problems or addr