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Alone in a crowd? : social isolation of seniors in care facilities

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116686
Author
Association of Advocates for Care Reform
Call Number
HQ 1061 A66 1997
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Alone in a crowd? : social isolation of seniors in care facilities
Alternate Title
Alone in a crowd
Author
Association of Advocates for Care Reform
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Peanut Butter Publishing
Year Published
1997
Physical Description
xviii, 169 p. ; 23 cm
Subjects
Aged
Social isolation
Long-term care facilities
Nursing homes
Loneliness
Aging
ISBN
089716718X
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
HQ 1061 A66 1997
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Compact clinical guide to geriatric pain management : an evidence-based approach for nurses

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog120806
Author
Quinlan-Colwell, Ann
Call Number
ONLINE WL704 Q85 2012
URL
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Title
Compact clinical guide to geriatric pain management : an evidence-based approach for nurses
Alternate Title
Geriatric pain management : an evidence-based approach for nurses
Author
Quinlan-Colwell, Ann
Responsibility
Ann Quinlan-Colwell.
Place
New York
Publisher
Springer Publishing Company
Year Published
2012
Subjects
Pain management
Pain Measurement
Aged
Elderly
Geriatric Nursing
Geriatrics
Gerontology
Abstract
This comprehensive guide to geriatric pain management provides the most current information available on assessment and treatment of pain in older adults. In a concise, reader-friendly format, the book provides techniques, tips, and tools for assessing pain and examines barriers to appropriate treatment. It addresses the physiological and psychosocial factors underlying the process and occurrence of pain and helps nurses to develop a comprehensive multimodal approach to pain management that includes pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions. The guide provides detailed coverage of medications commonly used for pain management, including all contraindications and side effects, so that nurses will be able to evaluate the best use of a medication in the context of comorbidities and sensitivities of each individual. Also addressed are chronic illnesses common to the elderly population, palliative and hospice care, treatment of concurrent depression and anxiety, treatment of cognitively impaired elderly, and techniques for assessment and intervention in cases of substance abuse.
ISBN
9780826107305
9780826107312
Format
Ebook
Call Number
ONLINE WL704 Q85 2012
URL
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=440783&site=ehost-live
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