By Ann Quinlan-Colwell PhD RNC AHNBC FAAPM,MS, CRNP, CNS D'Arcy Yvonne
"The care of older adults affliction with discomfort is a tough job that demands knowing in addition to compassion. Dr. Quinlan-Colwell has written a good publication that offers with each side of the issues which are encountered by way of caregivers....[This publication] offers the reader with important wisdom that might shrink discomfort and increase the lives of individuals confronting new, frequently scary, problems."
From the Foreword through Ronald Melzack, PhD, FRSC
Professor Emeritus McGill University
"This is a well-written and concise book....Nurses and different healthcare pros will surely locate this ebook an invaluable source for realizing and handling geriatric pain."--Clinical Nurse Specialist
Older adults will be specially prone to the debilitating results of persistent soreness, but there are usually boundaries to effectively assuaging soreness at the a part of aged sufferers and the healthiness care pros who deal with them. This accomplished consultant to geriatric soreness administration offers the most up-tp-date info to be had on overview and remedy of soreness in older adults.
In a concise, reader-friendly layout, the publication offers strategies, advice, and instruments for assessing soreness and examines boundaries to suitable therapy. It addresses the physiological and psychosocial components underlying the method and prevalence of discomfort and is helping nurses to boost a complete multimodal method of soreness administration that incorporates pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions. The advisor presents distinctive insurance of medicines accepted for discomfort administration, together with all contraindications and uncomfortable side effects, in order that nurses can be in a position to assessment the simplest use of a drugs within the context of comorbidities and sensitivities of every person. additionally addressed are power health problems universal to the aged inhabitants, palliative and hospice care, therapy of concurrent melancholy and anxiousness, therapy of cognitively impaired aged, and strategies for evaluate and intervention in instances of substance abuse.
- Provides concise but accomplished info on review and remedy of geriatric pain
- Includes particular assurance of an excellent number of ache medicines, together with contraindications and part effects
- Explores limitations to suitable treatment
- Covers power illnesses of the aged, palliative and hospice care, melancholy and nervousness, substance abuse, and remedy of cognitively impaired elderly
- Written via a hugely revered practitioner and educator in geriatric ache management
- Includes case stories, convenient tables, questions for mirrored image, and references for added study
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Compact Clinical Guide to Geriatric Pain Management: An Evidence-Based Approach for Nurses by Ann Quinlan-Colwell PhD RNC AHNBC FAAPM,MS, CRNP, CNS D'Arcy Yvonne