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Fast facts for dementia care

Carol A. Miller

Fast facts for dementia care

what nurses need to know in a nutshell

by Carol A. Miller

  • 50 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Springer in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dementia,
  • Nursing,
  • Geriatric Nursing,
  • Methods

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementCarol A. Miller
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25198415M
    ISBN 100826120369
    ISBN 109780826120366, 9780826120373
    LC Control Number2012004635

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      Death may be a part of life, but nurses in many settings may not feel comfortable caring for terminal patients and their families. An experienced hospice nurse provides some guidance in the new book, To Comfort Always: A Nurse s Guide to End-of-Life Care, 2nd Ed, which was published this year. The first edition was published in   The most common types of dementia — Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, and frontotemporal disorders — are all progressive. But people experiences them in a unique way.

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"Fast Facts for Dementia Care" written by Carol Miller, MSN presents the topic of dementia in a clear and concise format. Not only is it easy to read, but helps one understand all the issues that people with dementia face, as well as those caring for people with dementia.

I especially like the 'clinical snapshot' portion of the book/5(15). Fast Facts for Dementia Care: What Nurses Need to Know in a Nutshell by Carol A. Miller, MSN isn't just a book for nurses. It should interest any professional who works with older adults with dementia and needs a condensed version of current and critical evidence-based practice to provide optimal : $   Fast Facts for Dementia Care: What Nurses Need to Know in a Nutshell - Ebook written by Carol A.

Miller, MSN, RN-BC. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Fast Facts for Dementia Care: What Nurses Need to Know in a Nutshell.

This book is a ''must have'' for anyone who is associated with people who are afflicted with any stage of dementia.

Karen Wajda, RN, MSN Client Services Manager Home Instead Senior Care Nurse Educator, Ursuline College This newest addition to the Fast Facts series is a succinct guide for nurses in adult health clinical settings on how to. """Fast Facts for Dementia Care," written by Carol Miller, MSN presents the topic of dementia in a clear and concise format.

Not only is it easy to read, but helps one understand all the issues that people with dementia face, as well as those caring for people with dementia. I especially like the 'clinical snapshot' portion of the s: 7. Fast Facts can only be copied and distributed for non-commercial, educational purposes.

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Late Stage Dementia A person in this last stage of dementia requires a significant amount of care. Assistance and supervision is required 24 hours per day. Dementia patients may require assistance getting in and out of bed, moving from the bed to a chair, or may be bedridden and require help changing positions to avoid mer’s Disease: 10 years following diagnosis.

Get this from a library. Fast facts for dementia care: what nurses need to know in a nutshell. [Carol A Miller] -- This addition to the Fast Facts series is a guide for nurses in adult health clinical settings on how to provide person-centered care for patients who have dementia as a concurrent condition.

Fast Facts for Dementia Care: What Nurses Need to Know in a Nutshell. Publication Year: Edition: 1. Authors/Editor: Miller, Carol.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company. ISBN: Doody's Star Rating®: Score: The Functional Assessment Staging Tool (FAST) was intended to more specifically describe the progressive stages of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). FAST divides the disease progression into seven stages but then further divides Stage 6 and 7 into more detailed substages to demonstrate specific losses as follows.

The developmental age at which a child gains the listed [ ]. Dementia is not a condition exclusive to older age, nor is it a natural part of ageing - and yet one in three people over the age of 65 will develop the condition in Ireland.

Although the cost of. Read CNN's Fast Facts on Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder that leads to loss of memory and other intellectual abilities. Dementia is known for its gradual onset and slow progression. However, the condition does result in a reduced life expectancy.

The average rapid onset dementia life expectancy ranges from 3 to 13 years after the onset or diagnosis. However, dementia suffers with rapid onset dementia may deteriorate much faster. Dementia is not a single condition, but a term that describes symptoms of impairment in memory, communication, and thinking.

It is a feature of several common diseases and disorders. While the Author: Markus Macgill. Alzheimer’s & Dementia Books for Caregivers. Caregivers need comfort too — and few people know this fact better than the family members of someone with Alzheimer’s.

Caring for someone with dementia poses unique challenges, but it can be difficult to figure out where to turn to ask about senior care options or how to cope with difficult. DEMENTIA SEVERITY RATING SCALE (DSRS) Page 2 of 5 SPEECH AND LANGUAGE 0 Normal ability to talk and to understand others.

1 Sometimes cannot find a word, but able to carry on conversations. 2 Often forgets words. May use the wrong word in i ts place. Some trouble expressing thoughts and giving answers.

7. There are over 16 million American caregivers for someone with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Family caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients provide a whopping 80% of the care at home, while a mere 10% of seniors receive all their care from paid health professionals.

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