By Joyce J. Fitzpatrick PhD MBA RN FAAN, Patricia Archbold DNSc RN FAAN, Barbara Stewart PhD
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This 20th quantity of this landmark sequence makes a speciality of geriatric nursing examine. Clinicians, educators, scholars, and researchers will locate an up to date synthesis of nursing learn in relation to over a dozen vital issues, together with discomfort, strain ulcers, dementia, domestic well-being and listening to impairment. Future-oriented subject matters contain the implication of genetics and telehealth for geriatric care. unique members comprise Mary Taylor, Patricia Flatley Brennan, and Terry Fulmer.
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Epstein, W. , & Gilliss, C. L. (1993). Correlates of fatigue in older adults with rheumatoid arthritis. Nursing Research, 42, 93-99. Bennett, J. A. (1999). Activities of daily living. Old-fashioned or still useful? Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 25(5), 22-29. Blair, C. E. (1995). Combining behavior management and mutual goal setting to reduce physical dependency in nursing home residents. Nursing Research, 44, 160-165. Blair, C. E. (1999). Effect of self-care ADLs on self-esteem of intact nursing home residents.
Several studies have noted that the incidence of pressure ulcers differs between Blacks and Whites (Fuhrer, Garber, Rintola, Clearman, & Hart, 1993; Spector, Kapp, 38 MANAGING COMMON CONDITIONS IN ELDERS Tucker, & Sternberg, 1988). Blacks tend to have a greater incidence of Stage III and Stage IV pressure ulcers than Whites. S. , 1998). These data suggest that Stage I pressure ulcers may be underdiagnosed in darkly pigmented elders, thus prevention interventions may not occur in a timely manner.
1999). 011). , 1999). Many gaps exist in the literature related to the variables that place elders at risk for pressure ulcers. The identification of optimal cutoff scores for various instruments in different populations at risk for pressure ulcers is greatly needed. WHAT Is KNOWN ABOUT SKIN CARE AND PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION? There continues to be a dearth of research that explores the relationship between skin care and pressure ulcer prevention. , 1992) with little scientific research. Most experts would agree that the goal of proper skin care is to identify elders at risk for pressure ulcers and to maintain and improve tissue tolerance to prevent injury.