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  • Linking Quality of Long-Term Care and Quality of Lifeby Linda S. Noelker; Zev Harel

    Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 85.00

    "This book grapples with some of the most significant issues in long-term care today--that is, becoming more explicit about what should be meant by terms like 'quality of care' and 'quality of Life.'". -- Rosalie A. Kane, DSW, University of Minnesota. "A major resource for all concerned about improving the future for... more...

  • The Dementia Care Workbookby Gary Morris

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 44.00

    This workbook builds upon the person-centred approach to dementia care, and gives students, practitioners and carers a new way of looking at dementia and the people who live with it. more...

  • End of Lifeby Lynn Keegan; Carole Ann Drick

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 54.00

    This professional clinical guide presents nursing administrators and critical care nurses in acute care agencies, nursing homes, and hospice and palliative care settings with detailed implementation strategies for accommodating dying persons and their loved ones as they make the transition from physical life. Written by nurses for nurses, the text... more...

  • Make Their Daysby Enid Portnoy

    Charles C Thomas 1999; US$ 21.95

    Dealing with the problems of aging becomes a continual process of adapting to change. Older persons who need long-term care can often benefit from special group programs that improve their morale and social functioning. This book is about communication. It provides basic insights into the various forms of the most common interpersonal activity. It... more...

  • Gerontology Nursing Case Studiesby Donna J. Bowles

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 55.00

    "The case narrative approach of this book promotes active learning that is more meaningful to students (and practicing nurses) and more likely to increase the transfer of evidence into practice. An excellent resource for faculty (staff educators) to facilitate critical learning skills.". Liz Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN. Dr. John W. Rowe Professor... more...

  • Dementia Care in Nursingby Sue Barker; Michele Board

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 33.00

    This book gives nursing students a robust foundation for understanding and developing skills to work with people experiencing dementia. more...

  • End-of-Life Nursing Careby Annie Pettifer; Joanna De Souza

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 46.00

    End of life care and palliative care is core to undergraduate nursing training. Packed with case studies and action points for student reflection, this is only book on the market targeted specifically at nurses and is more succinct than the competing titles which are suitable for those on medical degrees. more...

  • Betreuung und Pflege geistig behinderter und chronisch psychisch kranker Menschen im Alterby Christina Ding-Greiner; Andreas Kruse

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2009; US$ 28.92

    Die Betreuung und Pflege älterer Menschen mit geistiger Behinderung oder mit chronisch psychischer Erkrankung erfordert von den Mitarbeitern ein differenziertes berufliches Kompetenzprofil; ihre Ausbildung entspricht nur in Teilen den Anforderungen, die der berufliche Alltag stellt. In zwei praxisbezogenen, sich einander ergänzenden Perspektiven werden... more...

  • Schluckstörungen im Alterby Jutta Burger-Gartner; Dolores Heber

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 12.12

    Schluckstörungen bei geriatrischen Patienten stellen Pflegekräfte, Therapeuten und Angehörige häufig vor ein schwieriges Problem. Aufgrund der weitreichenden Folgen einer Mangelernährung oder Aspirationspneumonie (Lungenentzündung durch Verschlucken von Speisen oder Flüssigkeit) ist eine umfassende interdisziplinäre Betreuung für den Betroffenen lebenswichtig.... more...

  • Geriatrische Rehabilitationby Maren Bey

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 18.12

    Die Rehabilitation von älteren Menschen nach einem Krankenhausaufenthalt gewinnt immer mehr an Bedeutung. Um die Selbstständigkeit und somit auch die Selbstzufriedenheit der Menschen aufrechtzuerhalten oder auch wiederherzustellen, bedarf es nach einem stationären Aufenthalt weiterhin Therapie und Training. Das Buch gibt praktische Tipps, wie im häuslichen... more...