Nancy Joan Tucker is assistant administrator at Capital Region Geriatric Rehabilitation Center in Cohoes, NY.
Geriatrie Rehabilitation: Nursing Challenge of the ‘90s
Article first published online: 3 SEP 2012
1993 Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Volume 18, Issue 2, pages 114–116, March-April 1993
How to Cite
Tucker, N. J. (1993), Geriatrie Rehabilitation: Nursing Challenge of the ‘90s. Rehabilitation Nursing, 18: 114–116. doi: 10.1002/j.2048-7940.1993.tb00732.x
- Issue published online: 3 SEP 2012
- Article first published online: 3 SEP 2012
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This article describes the stages, problems, nursing approaches, and challenges involved in geriatric rehabilitation practice. The article is based largely on patient experiences and outcomes observed at Capital Region Geriatric Rehabilitation Center (Cohoes, NY), a unique new model geriatric rehabilitation facility. The nursing rewards of working in the field and some common myths of aging are emphasized.