2 edition of frail elderly found in the catalog.
Carole B. Cox
|LC Classifications||HV1461 .C74 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||208|
|LC Control Number||92-38000|
The Concept and Measurement of Quality of Life in the Frail Elderly / Edition 1 work presents the first serious attempt to impose rigor on the definition and measurement of quality of life among the elderly. The book uses a conference to develop background but goes well beyond the meeting in terms of depth of reviews of the literature and Brand: James E. Birren. This book describes the key features of high quality care for frail elderly patients in acute hospital settings. With chapters on assessment and the characteristic non-specific ways that patients tend to present (such as 'confusion', 'collapse query cause' and 'off legs'), this practical guide is .
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In contrast, the frail, compromised elderly and the oldest old require specific measures that target their needs, including with respect to underlying renal conditions. The book considers all those pathologies that have a high prevalence in the general population, explaining advanced treatment concepts and all aspects of assessment. The Silver Book recommends ways in which emergency admissions can be reduced and the experience of those admitted improved. It considers all the clinical contacts which a patient might have during an emergency and suggests minimum standards and responses for each service including: primary care – in and out of hours; ambulance services.
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Exercise for Frail Elders, Second Edition, is an easy-to-follow resource for working with elderly individuals in assisted living and nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, hospitals, day centers, senior centers, recreation and community centers, and home health care by: This book describes the key features of high quality care for frail elderly patients in acute hospital settings.
With chapters on assessment and the characteristic non-specific ways that patients tend to present (such as 'confusion', 'collapse query cause' and 'off legs'), this practical guide is /5(7). Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF.
Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Read the full-text online edition of Empowering Frail Elderly People: Opportunities and Impediments in Housing, Health, and Support Service Delivery ().
Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Empowering Frail Elderly People: Opportunities. The frail elderly are the subject of a growing number of conferences, consensus panels, review articles, book chapters, editorials, and special issues in scientific journals.
In addition to addressing the needs of older adults at significantly high risk for ill health and disability, research on frailty is driven by a. This book will guide future discussions of communities' obligations to the frail elderly.
Excerpt The dramatic expansion of the elderly population in this country, as frail elderly book as in many other countries, is a relatively recent phenomenon which has ramifications throughout society.
Get this from a library. Acute medicine in the frail elderly. [Henry Woodford; James George, (Geriatric consultant)] -- Emergency care of frail older people is challenging but very rewarding. Older patients tend to be complex and therefore their assessment needs to.
Publisher Summary. This chapter reviews relevant literature on the quality of life of the frail elderly, with particular attention to the types of nonmedical interventions or modifications that may affect the interest or well-being of the individual and ultimately, his or her quality of life.
Gerontological Nursing: Care of the Frail Elderly is a recommended book for nurses working with the frail elderly population in all areas of the long-term care continuum.
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adj. frailer, frailest 1. Physically weak or delicate: an invalid's frail body; in frail health. Walden University Frail Elderly primary and acute Students Only has members. Support group for walden students. Sounding board. Homework.
This book provides a comprehensive, fascinating, and theoretically grounded examination of elder care from the viewpoints of all the major actors: the frail elderly, family caregivers, paid caregivers, and the long-term care industry.
I recommended this book to my friends Granny for some holiday reading and she hasn't stopped going on about it. It's light-hearted, written in an easy to read manner and also because it's diary entries - easier to remember. What kind of books have they enjoyed before.
Caring Environments for Frail Elderly People book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Provides an international perspective on the Ratings: 0. The Black Book; The Frail Elderly. Post-Acute. The need for good, affordable care has never been greater.
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Pearce, 1 book Ada C. Mui. The "frail elderly" provision InCongress enacted the "Frail Elderly" provision, also known as "", another option within Medicaid allowing coverage of home and community-based long-term care services. Living With Purpose In A Worn-Out Body is an exploration of the inner life shared by many persons in nursing homes and retirement centers.
With compassion and honesty, Buchanan gives voice to mingled feelings of loss, gratitude, resignation, courage, loneliness, and love. Buchanan lets readers know the difficult feelings of those living an assisted life: the ambivalence about being alive so 5/5(4).
Endless Knot Press makes waves. We address controversial health issues that matter to baby boomers and the elderly. Our goal: To produce eye-opening & cutting-edge content on issues relevant to the frail and chronically ill. And when it comes to improving care for all older adults, we will surely spin a few noisemakers!View Topics».
Get this from a library. Caring for frail elderly people: policies in evolution. [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.;] -- How are industrialized counties adapting to the changes provoked by an ageing population/ Includes eight detailed studies from Canada, Denmark, France, Japan, Spain, Sweden, the UK and the USA/.
Incontinence in the Frail Elderly D. FONDA, C. E. DUBEAU, D. HARARI, J. G. OUSLANDER, M. PALMER, B. ROE Millions over age 60 Percent over age 60 Country World 8 9 15 Italy 16 23 33 Sweden 20 22 29File Size: 1MB.Exercise for Frail Elders assists you in designing an exercise program as part of either a general recreation, wellness, restorative, or rehabilitation program.
It is a practical reference for those instructors working with seniors, the frail elderly, and other special adult populations.Comprehensive Assessment of the Frail Older Patient Executive Summary Comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) is a multidimensional and usually interdisciplinary diagnostic process designed to determine a frail older person’s medical conditions, mental File Size: 94KB.