Annual Review Of Nursing Research, Volume 20, 2002

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Annual Review Of Nursing Research, Volume 20, 2002

SKU# 9780826141323

Geriatric Nursing Research


  • Joyce J. Fitzpatrick PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
  • Patricia Archbold DNSc, RN, FAAN
  • Barbara Stewart PhD

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This twentieth volume of this landmark series focuses on geriatric nursing research. Clinicians, educators, students, and researchers will find an up-to-date synthesis of nursing research relating to over a dozen important topics, including pain, pressure ulcers, dementia, home health and hearing impairment. Future-oriented topics include the implication of genetics and telehealth for geriatric care. Distinguished contributors include Mary Taylor, Patricia Flatley Brennan, and Terry Fulmer.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date May 28, 2002
  • Page Count 432
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826141323
  • EISBN 9780826141279

About The Author(s) 


, is the Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was dean from 1982 through 1997. She has received numerous honors and awards including the

American Journal of Nursing

Book of the Year Award 20 times. Dr. Fitzpatrick is widely published in nursing and health care literature, and serves as editor of three nursing journals. Her most recent Springer books are

Theory in Nursing: Application to Research and Practice

, coedited with Geraldine McCarthy,

Encyclopedia of Nursing Education

, coedited with Mary Jane Smith and Roger Carpenter, and

Concept Analysis

, coedited with Geraldine McCarthy. She also coedited, with Kathleen R. Tusaie, the Springer Publishing book,

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing: Integrating Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, and Complementary and Alternative Approaches


Table of Contents 

  1. Introduction: Looking Back and Looking Forward, P.G. Archbold, B.J. Stewart, K.S. Lyons

  2. Part I: Managing Common Conditions in Elders
  3. Maintaining and Improving Physical Function in Elders, J.A. Bennett
  4. Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management, C.H. Lyder
  5. Pain in Older Adults, L.L. Miller and K.A. Talerico
  6. Interventions for Persons with Irreversible Dementia, S.C. Burgener and P. Twigg

  7. Part II: Settings for Elder Care
  8. Transitional Care of Older Adults, M.D. Naylor
  9. Interventions for Family Members Caring for an Elder with Dementia, G.J. Acton and Mary A. Winter
  10. End of Life Care for Older Adults in ICU’s, J.G. Baggs
  11. Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities as Places for Dying, J.C. Cartwright

  12. Part III: Public Health, Social, and Scientific Trends
  13. Home Health Services Research, E.A. Madigan, S.Tullai-McGuiness, D.F. Neff
  14. Telehealth Interventions to Improve Clinical Nursing of Elders, J.F. Jones, P.F. Brennan
  15. Genetics and Gerontological Nursing: A Need to Stimulate Research, L. Frazier, S.K. Ostwald

  16. Part IV: Neglected Areas of Research in Gerontological Nursing
  17. Hearing Impairment, M.I. Wallhagen
  18. Elder Mistreatment, T. Fulmer