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Elder abuse and nursing : what nurses need to know and can do about It / Carol A. Miller.

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Material Type
Book
Author
Miller, Carol A.,
Publication Info.
New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2017]

Details

Description
xx, 337 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction to elder abuse for nurses : forms, settings, risks, and consequences -- Elder abuse in domestic settings by a trusted other -- Elder abuse in domestic settings : self-neglect -- Elder abuse in long-term care facilities -- Cultural considerations related to elder abuse -- Laws related to elder abuse and roles of nurses as reporters -- Tools and guides for nurses to detect elder abuse -- Ethical issues related to elder abuse for nurses -- Unique aspects of nursing assessment related to elder abuse -- Unique aspects of nursing interventions related to elder abuse -- Resources for addressing elder abuse -- Nurses in action addressing domestic elder abuse across settings -- A nurse in action caring for a self-neglecting older adult -- A nurse as a member of a multidisciplinary team preventing elder abuse -- Financial abuse of older adults in its many forms and guises -- Sexual abuse of older adults in its many forms and guises.
Subject
Older people -- Abuse of -- Prevention.
Abused older people.
Geriatric nursing.
Elder Abuse -- prevention & control.
Geriatric Nursing -- methods.
Elder Abuse -- diagnosis.
Abused elderly.
Geriatric nursing.
Older people -- Abuse of -- Prevention.
ISBN
9780826131522 (paperback)
0826131522 (paperback)
9780826131539 (electronic book)