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Mental health issues & aging : building on the strengths of older persons

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Author
Tice, Carolyn J.
Perkins, Kathleen
Call Number
WT 145 T524 1996 Ed.Svcs.
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Mental health issues & aging : building on the strengths of older persons
Alternate Title
Mental health issues and aging : building on the strengths of older persons
Author
Tice, Carolyn J.
Perkins, Kathleen
Place
Pacific Grove, CA
Publisher
Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
Year Published
1996
Physical Description
xii, 228 p. ; 23 cm
Subjects
Aged
Aging
Mental health - in old age
Geriatric psychiatry
Abstract
Ch. 1. The Mental Health System and Older Adults -- Ch. 2. A Strengths Model of Social Work Practice -- Ch. 3. Conducting a Strengths Assessment and Completing a Personal Program Plan -- Ch. 4. Depression in Later Life -- Ch. 5. Suicide and Older Adults -- Ch. 6. Alcohol Use and Misuse in Late Life -- Ch. 7. Anxiety in Late Life -- Ch. 8. Work, Retirement, and Leisure from a Strengths Perspective -- Ch. 9. Long-term Care from a Strengths Perspective -- Ch. 10. The Emerging Mental Health Needs of the Baby Boomers.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN
0534207545
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WT 145 T524 1996 Ed.Svcs.
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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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