Essentials for Dementia Care : What Nurses Need to Know in a Nutshell, Paperback / softback Book

Essentials for Dementia Care : What Nurses Need to Know in a Nutshell Paperback / softback


Patients who have dementia present unique challenges for nurses in all settings.

A succinct guide for nurses in adult health clinical settings about how to provide person-centred care for patients who have dementia as a concurrent condition.

With an easy access format, it provides strategies for clinical management that make life easier for nurses while improving care for patients.

The book keeps pace with the rapidly evolving study of dementia, describing issues commonly associated with different stages and specific settings; discussing person-centred care strategies, ethical and legal issues, and needs of caregivers; and providing information about useful resources.

It will serve as a daily companion and valuable guide for all clinical nurses who work with older patients in any setting including the emergency room, medical-surgical unit, medical office, and community mental health settings. This book was originally published under the Fast Facts series by Springer Publishing Company.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
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  • Category: Nursing
  • ISBN: 9780826179319


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