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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) 

Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP, is Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was dean from 1982 through 1997. She is also adjunct professor, Department of Geriatrics, Ichan School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Georgetown University), an MS in psychiatric & mental health nursing (The Ohio State University), a PhD in nursing (New York University), and an MBA (CWRU). In 1990, Dr. Fitzpatrick received an honorary doctorate, Doctor of Humane Letters, from Georgetown University. In 2011, she received an honorary doctorate, Doctor of Humane Letters, from Frontier University of Nursing in Hyden, Kentucky. She was elected a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) (1981) and a Fellow in the National Academies of Practice (1996).

She received the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award 20 times; the Midwest Nursing Research Society Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Research Award; The Ohio State University Distinguished Alumna Award; Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Elizabeth McWilliams Miller Founders Award for Excellence in Nursing Research; and New York University Division of Nursing Distinguished Alumna Award. In 1994 & 1995 she was the AAN/American Nurses Foundation (ANF)/ Institute of Medicine Distinguished Scholar, and in 1995 she was a Primary Care Fellow through the Bureau of Health Professions. Dr. Fitzpatrick received the ANF Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Science Award for sustained commitment and contributions to development of the discipline (2002). Recent awards include STTI Lucie Kelly Mentor Award (2003); STTI Founders Award for Leadership (2005); Fulbright Scholar at University College Cork, Cork, Ireland (2007-2008); Midwest Nursing Research Society Lifetime Achievement Award (2010); INANE Editors Award (2013); and STTI Research Hall of Fame Induction (2014). In 2016 she was named a Living Legend of the AAN.

Dr. Fitzpatrick is widely published in nursing and health care literature with over 300 publications, including more than 80 authored/edited books. She served as co-editor of the Annual Review of Nursing Research series, vols. 1-26, and she currently edits the journals Applied Nursing Research, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing and Nursing Education Perspectives, the official journal of the National League for Nursing. She edited three editions of the classic Encyclopedia of Nursing Research.

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