17. Special Considerations

  1. Terry Mahan Buttaro and
  2. Kate A. Barba
  1. Terry Mahan Buttaro

Published Online: 15 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704769.ch17

Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

How to Cite

Buttaro, T. M. (2012) Special Considerations, in Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient (eds T. M. Buttaro and K. A. Barba), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704769.ch17

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813810461

Online ISBN: 9781118704769

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Keywords:

  • Advance directives and nutrition;
  • Discharge planning;
  • Elder abuse and neglect;
  • Medications and older adults;
  • Nosocomial infections;
  • Pain and older adults;
  • Palliative care;
  • Situation, background, assessment, recommendation (SBAR) communication;
  • Sleep disorders;
  • Urinary incontinence (UI)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Part 1 Nosocomial Infections

  • Part 2 Elder Abuse and Neglect

  • Part 3 Advance Directives

  • Part 4 Nutrition and Older Adults

  • Part 5 Fall Prevention

  • Part 6 Pain and Older Adults

  • Part 7 Palliative Care

  • Part 8 Medications and Older Adults

  • Part 9 Sleep Disorders

  • Part 10 Urinary Incontinence

  • Part 11 Discharge Planning and Teaching

  • Part 12 SBAR Communication