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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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Handbook of geriatric assessment

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117745
Author
Gallo, Joseph J.
Bogner, Hillary R.
Fulmer, Terry (ed.)
Paveza, Gregory J.
Edition
4th ed.
Call Number
WT30 G17 2006
Location
Lions Gate Hospital
Title
Handbook of geriatric assessment
Author
Gallo, Joseph J.
Bogner, Hillary R.
Fulmer, Terry (ed.)
Paveza, Gregory J.
Responsibility
Edited by Joseph J. Gallo ... [et. al]
Edition
4th ed.
Place
Sudbury, Mass
Publisher
Jones and Bartlett Publishers
Year Published
2006
Physical Description
xvii, 473 p. : ill.
Subjects
Geriatric Assessment
Aged
Neuropsychological testing - Aged
Abstract
Provides healthcare professionals with questionnaires, instruments, and clinical concepts for assessing geriatric patients. Includes material on depression assessment, adherence to medical treatment, substance abuse, recognizing elder abuse and prevention of functional decline.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN
0763730564
Format
Book
Location
Lions Gate Hospital
Call Number
WT30 G17 2006
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Choosing to change : a client-centred approach to alcohol and medication use by older adults

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116658
Author
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Call Number
WM 270 C466 1998
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Choosing to change : a client-centred approach to alcohol and medication use by older adults
Author
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Responsibility
Developed by an Addiction Research Foudnation (ARF) Project Team
Place
Toronto
Publisher
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Year Published
1998
Physical Description
viii, 116 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Subjects
Aged
Drug abuse - Prevention & control
Alcoholism - In old age
Substance abuse - In old age.
Client-Centered Therapy
ISBN
088868309X
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WM 270 C466 1998
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In love with daylight : a memoir of recovery

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118272
Author
Sheed, Wilfrid
Call Number
PR 6069 H396 Z469 1995
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
In love with daylight : a memoir of recovery
Author
Sheed, Wilfrid
Responsibility
Wilfrid Sheed
Place
New York
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Year Published
c.1995
Physical Description
252 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Depressed persons -- Biography
Depression, mental -- Biography
Recovery--Personal Narrative
Cancer -- Patients -- Biography
Polio -- Patients -- Biography
Abstract
Review: "Noted critic, novelist and essayist Sheed recounts his recovery from three major illnesses in this highly personal, torturous, oddly exhilarating chronicle. The first illness, polio, struck in 1945 when he was 14. With unbridled optimism, Sheed struggled for years with a disease that ``seemed much more like a vacation from the pains of growing up than an addition to them.'' The book's centerpiece, his plunge into depression triggered by addiction to sleeping pills and alcohol in his mid-50s, unfolds a nightmare of panic attacks, manic highs, proliferating phobias and suicidal dementia. Sheed found scant relief through a stay in a sanatorium, antidepressants or lithium, on all of which he heaps scorn. His recovery seemed to follow its own logic and inner mechanisms of healing. Diagnosed with cancer in 1991, he underwent operations of the tongue and neck, as well as radiation treatments, a two-year ordeal he describes with wit and gallantry." -- Reed Elsevier Inc.
ISBN
0671792156
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
PR 6069 H396 Z469 1995
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Video No. 78
Video No. BS 7
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Crisis
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Alcohol-Drug Education Service and TRY Program
Year Published
1990
Physical Description
1 videocassette (26 min.)
Subjects
Adolescents
Crisis Intervention
Substance Abuse--Prevention & Control
Notes
In Cantonese
Summary: A socio-drama that underlines the message that prevention begins at home and that parents have a role to play by helping children develop positive self-esteem, decision-making skills, and the ability to cope with peer pressure
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
Video No. 78
Video No. BS 7
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