Geriatric Nursing: Growth of a Specialty

Synopsis

"The protocols in this thoroughly updated new edition address key clinical conditions and circumstances likely to be encountered by a hospital nurse caring for older adults. They represent "best practices" for acute care of the elderly as developed by nursing experts around the country as part of the Hartford Foundation's Nurses Improving Care to the Hospitalized Elderly project (NICHE). New to this edition are chapters on evaluating practice guidelines and measuring quality and outcome of care." Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Mathy Mezey
  • Deanne Zwicker
  • Judith A. Lucas
  • Terry Fulmer
  • Deborah M. Nadzam
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2006