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Dementia Care

1st Edition

By Dawn Brooker, Sue Lillyman

Routledge

64 pages

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Paperback: 9780273773719
pub: 2013-02-26
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pub: 2013-12-19
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Description

Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information on caring for patients with dementia at your fingertips.

All you need to know on:

  • Person-centered dementia care
  • Communication and managing behaviour
  • Pain assessment
  • Nutrition and medication
  • Advanced care plans
  • And much more . . .

Table of Contents

1. Dementia Overview 2. Communicating Well in Dementia Care 3. Diagnosis of Dementia 4. Pharmacological Treatment for Dementia 5. Families as Partners in Care 6. Capacity 7. Pain Assessment and Management 8. Nutrition and Hydration 9. Dementia-Friendly Environments 10. Acute Confusional States (Delirium) and Dementia 11. End of Life Care 12. Safeguarding from Abuse and Neglect

About the Series

Nursing and Health Survival Guides

These handy pocket-sized books equip the nursing and healthcare student with all the essential information and tips they need whilst studying and on placement. Concise and ideal for quick reference, they cover key areas from clinical skills, through drugs in use and infection control, to health promotion and palliative care.

Offering quick and easy access to selected survival guides, the Nursing and Health Survival Guide app is now available for your smartphone or tablet!

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED058000
MEDICAL / Nursing / General

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