Academic journal article Nursing and Health Care Perspectives

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Academic journal article Nursing and Health Care Perspectives

New Resources. (Resource Center)

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Elder Abuse

Geriatric Video Productions, Inc. is offering "Preventing and Handling Resident Abuse and Neglect," a new video that provides a simple but effective process to recognize and address abuse in nursing home facilities. For more information or a catalogue, call 800/621-9181 or visit www.geriatricvideo.com.

Real Healthcare

A new bimonthly magazine, Real Healthcare, is the result of a merger between two publications of the National Healthcare Cost and Quality Association: The Journal of Cost and Quality and the online NHCQA Bulletin. This new publication offers cartoons and parodies as well as insightful content and trenchant commentary. Subscribe at www.realhealthcare.cum or call 888/761-3600. A $29 subscription includes a one-year membership in the association.

Sharps Safety

"Sharps Safety and Needlestick Prevention" is a comprehensive guide featuring comparative evaluations, including brand-name ratings, for more than 60 devices in 13 different product groups. This guide may be purchased from ECRI, an international nonprofit health services research agency. Call 610/825-6000, ext. 5888.

Baby Matters

This new CD-ROM provides an easy way to document the growth and development of each child in the family. More than an interactive baby book, Baby Matters includes medical forms, parenting tips, information about growth and development, and Internet links, allowing parents to be active participants in their children's care. For more information, call Parenting Solutions Inc. at 818/905-8085 or visit www.parentingsolutions.com.

Living in a Nursing Facility

A new novel, The Home: A Brief Moment in Time, realistically portrays the emotional and practical struggles of the frail elderly living in a nursing facility. Written by Dr. Marion Caryl Sommers, who operates a geriatric care management business, the book is available in several formats through print-on-demand. …

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