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Tag: Geriatric

Geriatrics, is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. There is no set age at which patients may be under the care of a geriatrician, or geriatric physician, a physician who specializes in the care of elderly people.

Geriatric

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Care Planning in Geriatrics

Nursing Essays

It is always best to provide an intervention to every issue that is seen. In relation to the common Geriatric problems, there are different approaches in the planning of care depending on the needs of every individual....

Last modified: 9th Jun 2021

Ethical Issue of Elder Abuse in Care

Nursing Essays

 Twyla has a patient named, Mary Louis, who is in the system as well as her progress notes being noted after a fall. Mary had released from the hospital after her fall at home....

Last modified: 11th May 2021

Models of Care for the Elderly

Nursing Essays

In this paper, we are tasked to weigh the pros and drawbacks of the theories and principles that concerns the person- centred approach to care for people suffering with dementia and other health conditions for the elderlies....

Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Essay on Ageing and Disability

Nursing Essays

The service delivery for aged care in New Zealand historically developed on a regional basis causing variable differences in the type of delivery and services for the health of older people....

Last modified: 20th Apr 2021

Falls in The Elderly: A Case Study

Nursing Case Studies

In this paper, I would like to discuss the case of eighty years old Mrs. Grace. She was received in the Emergency Department (ED) at 5:30 p.m. with intense pain from fall. I will discuss about her presenting condition, pathophysiology, notable deviations, her regular medications with their indication, contraindication, side effects and the effect of medication which was given to her in ED....

Last modified: 20th Apr 2021

Essay On Elderly Care In New Zealand

Nursing Essays

Elderly care is a steady industry in New Zealand. It is one of the most stable industries in New Zealand because the New Zealand population is an old population. ...

Last modified: 14th Apr 2021

Research Essay On Suicide In The Elderly

Nursing Essays

Suicide, which is the spectrum of psychological activities that culminates in the eventual death of the individual, may be especially complicated in the elderly. ...

Last modified: 13th Apr 2021

Assessment On Support Needs In The Elderly

Nursing Assignments

In this assessment, we are tasked to recognize and carefully look into the support needs of older adults suffering from geriatric health conditions most especially those with dementia....

Last modified: 9th Apr 2021

A Report on The Person Centred Approach in Care Planning

Nursing Essays

The main purpose of this report is to evaluate the theories and principles, techniques that support the person-centred approach in care planning for individuals with dementia and other common geriatric health conditions. ...

Last modified: 9th Apr 2021

Case study of alzheimers disease

Nursing Case Studies

My first administrative position in mental health was working on a Geriatric Psychiatric unit of the local hospital. Many of the patients were elderly patients with Alzheimer’s. ...

Last modified: 22nd Dec 2020

Work Practice Review of Geriatric Residential Care Facility

Nursing Assignments

Gibbs’ (1988) reflective cycle is a popular model for reflection. In this assignment I’m going to use this in assignment work placement review....

Last modified: 21st Dec 2020

Person-centred and Non-person-centred Approaches to Dementia

Nursing Essays

Quality care is very important especially to the people who suffer from diseases like the elderly. There are several geriatric health conditions that affect the lifestyle, and day-to-day living....

Last modified: 16th Dec 2020

Benefits and Risks of Geriatric Population Health Management

Nursing Essays

Executive Summary CareForAll is an insurance carrier with a Medicare Advantage plan in South Carolina.  In a routine study of all member emergency visit diagnoses, CareForAll finds an abrupt but then...

Last modified: 1st Jun 2020

Case Studies in Geriatric Medicine

Nursing Case Studies

In the united states, lower birth rates and increasing longevity has contributed to growing numbers of people 65 years old or older (Roberts, Ogunwole, Blakeslee, & Rabe, 2018). By 2050, it is pre...

Last modified: 1st May 2020

Concept of Individualised Care: Geriatric Case Study

Nursing Case Studies

Explain what is meant by the term ‘individualised care. Discuss, using examples from a second practice placement, how one individual patient’s /clients needs were met using this approach....

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Ascites Is A Special Case In The Medical Geriatric Ward Nursing Essay

Nursing Essays

Background I think ascites is a special case in this Medical & Geriatric ward, because I saw this only one case of ascites in this four weeks practicum. And it is my first time that care patient ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Geriatric Nursing

Nursing Essays

Introduction This paper will try to show different ways for geriatric care that are useful to a LPN who encounters aging people in daily life. Because they are complex, older people always deserve pe...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Discussing Strategies Of Care For Elderly Dementia Sufferers Nursing Essay

Nursing Essays

Caring for older people highlights many special and difficult issues for nurses and carers, such as separation, illness, loneliness, death and how to provide continued care (Morrissey et al, 1997). Th...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Nursing Assessments for Geriatric Client with Mental Illness

Nursing Essays

In this assignment, nursing assessments and interventions for a geriatric client suffering from long term mental illness, depression and suicidal tendencies is studied with reference to relevant theo...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Nurse Strategies to Prevent Elderly Suicide Attempts

Nursing Essays

Investigation into nurse strategies to prevent or minimise attempted suicide in patients aged 65 and over.   Abstract This dissertation considers the rationale for positive nurse-based intervention ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Ethical Dilemmas for the Geriatric Generation

Nursing Essays

Ethical Dilemmas for the Geriatric Generation     Scenario #1 REQUIRED: A 78-year old woman has been given the diagnosis of breast cancer after a biopsy. The...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Pain Treatments for Geriatric Patients

Nursing Essays

Pain is a complex and multidimensional experience targeted for improvement by healthcare organizations because of inadequate pain control. Poorly managed acute or chronic pain has a negative eff...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

An Understanding Of Geriatrics Health And Social Care Essay

Nursing Essays

The role of the radiographer is no different than that of all other health professionals. The whole person must be treated, not just the manifested symptoms of an illness or injury. Medical imaging an...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Annotated Bibliography on Developing Longevity for Geriatric People

Nursing Essays

ARTICLE 1 –Some Principles of Longevity for the Elderly(By Epoch Times Staff, 2013)      This newspaper article gives the idea regarding to maintain the continuity ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Challenges in Caring for Dementia Patients

Nursing Essays

INTRODUCTION Dementia consists of a lot of symptoms that include lowering ability to do routine or familiar tasks, impairment of the memory, reasoning and judgment, behavior and mood changes. However...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020