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Research Paper

Health - Nursing

Gerontology Nursing the Relevance and

Words: 2088
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

One of the observable trends that emerges from a review of literature and research on gerontology nursing is the increasing development of specific frameworks and perspectives for use in…

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2 Pages
Essay

Death and Dying  (general)

Gerontology Assessment and Ethical Concerns

Words: 788
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

The Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) is another tool frequently used with older adults (Charlson, Pompei, Ales & Mackenzie, 1987). It is comprised of 19 comorbid conditions that give a…

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2 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Gerontology Robert Martorello Is 65

Words: 609
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Martorello loves deep sea fishing, while I cultivated an interest in farm animals. I spent time as the Treasurer of the Campbell Chapter of the Future Farmers of merican…

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Family and Marriage

Gerontology Nursing

Words: 1875
Length: 6 Pages
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Gerontology The interview subject is from Germantown, Pennsylvania, the third of seven children. For the purposes of this report and to preserve her anonymity, we will call her Ms.…

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3 Pages
Essay

Healthcare

Gerontology the Research Study Framework Explains the

Words: 972
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Gerontology The research study framework explains the theory or a part of the theory that is to be tested in the research study. The framework shows the relationship between…

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5 Pages
Research Proposal

Healthcare

Gerontology Nursing A Personal Gerontological

Words: 1460
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

(McCormack, 2003, p.1) V. Seven Concepts that are 'Key' to Client Centered Practice The work of Law et al. (1995) relates seven concepts that are stated to be 'key…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Gerontology Mirta Immigrated to the

Words: 1848
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Bio-psychological Assessment Personal data: fill as you see fit Referral: depressed, poor sleep, Family Background: raised by parents and older siblings Family medical/psychiatric history: brother had heart attack; mother…

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1 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Gerontology Aging and Social Isolation

Words: 388
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Black women enjoy most of these same relationships, which the study creators did not anticipate. The studies also discovered that even those aging blacks with few family members are…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Gerontology Advance Directives When a

Words: 687
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The DPAHC permits a person to name a successor to their proxy in the event that the proxy dies or otherwise not capable to assist in making choices at…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

Healthcare

Gerontology Golden Years the Older

Words: 3221
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

One can effectively build a senior market campaign around newspaper, radio and direct mail. One thing to take into consideration is that seniors like to learn. This means that…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Gerontology Researcher Graham J Mcdougall

Words: 1070
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This does not mean that culture excuses a student from learning -- far from it -- only that teachers need be mindful of the specific values of different student's…

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3 Pages
Essay

Psychology

Gerontology Called Psychological Aspects Aging Retirement Can

Words: 884
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Gerontology called Psychological Aspects Aging Retirement can have a strong effect on a person's life and on how he or she comes to perceive society in general. The fact…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

Psychology

Marketing Mix Gerontology and Psychology

Words: 3341
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

For example, one-75-year-old may be running a corporation, whereas another may need nursing home care" (Morgan, 2003, p. 1592). Additionally, the long duration of psychoanalytic therapy may demand that…

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3 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Ethics in Gerontology When Choosing

Words: 1052
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

It is therefore also my duty to provide families and older people with counseling and educational services that take all these factors into account. With an increasing number of…

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3 Pages
Journal

Death and Dying - Elderly

Gerontology and Geriatrics in Nursing

Words: 1012
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Journal

Geriatric patients between the ages of 70 and 95 have very different needs from those of their younger counterparts. In part, these are due to differences that have clear…

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2 Pages
Literature Review

Nursing

geriatrics and nursing'shortage

Words: 734
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Literature Review

Nursing Students Attitude Towards the Elderly: Literature Review The changing demographics in many of the populations in industrialized countries has changed the aggregate needs of the nursing workforce and…

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2 Pages
Case Study

Sports - Women

Treating Geriatrics With Despondency Issues

Words: 635
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Case Study

Mr. P is suffering cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, 4+ pitting edema, labored breathing, and an inability to stick to a restricted diet or manage his polypharmacy. He is 76-years-old…

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5 Pages
Essay

Aging

gerontology aging and america

Words: 1487
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Older Americans Act (OAA) was first passed in 1965, alongside Medicare and Medicaid. Whereas Medicare and Medicaid offered extended insurance benefits through the federal government, the OAA established "the…

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2 Pages
Research Paper

Transportation

Simulation of Growing Old

Words: 674
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Gerontology Experiment Simulation #1 -- Degenerative Arthritis and Macular Degeneration In this simulation, I placed Band-aids around the middle joints of my fingers and I wore an athletic wrist…

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2 Pages
Essay

Education

Scholarship gerontology

Words: 676
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

real encounter with nursing. The encounter occurred when I first accompanied my mother to the hospital to get her treatment. That day, I felt an urgent need to become…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Successful Aging What Do You

Words: 3063
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

If anything, such a person may have regrets over having wasted too much of life on impersonal achievements and selfish pursuits. 6. Do you agree that in later life…

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4 Pages
Essay

Gerontology

Vitamin D Supplementation Increases Voluntary Physical Activity

Words: 1572
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Vitamin D Supplementation increases Voluntary Physical Activity Levels in Nursing Home Patients Over the course of a semester does vitamin D3 supplementation, and the resultant increase in muscle strength…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Grumpier Old Men This Movie

Words: 2869
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Not only that, the results of eating badly is harmful. Holland and Barrett magazine reports: "If your diet isn't as balanced as you'd hope for, there's a chance you…

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11 Pages
Thesis

Death and Dying  (general)

Senior Citizens as a Vulnerable

Words: 3316
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Thesis

While it is true that in many countries like Canada there has been a reduction in vulnerabilities such as poverty among the elderly, it is equally true that; some…

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5 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Interview Was to Learn the Life of

Words: 1555
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

interview was to learn the life of Mr. Mike obinson, my 65-year-old retired neighbor from the town next to me, in Sudbury. I selected this person because it will…

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3 Pages
Admission Essay

Health - Nursing

Reason I Selected the University of Alabama

Words: 1061
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Admission Essay

reason I selected the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing for graduate studies in nursing is because I ultimately seek to become a leader in the field…

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7 Pages
Essay

Aging

nursing home anthropology of aging

Words: 2319
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Social Construction of Aging in Nursing Homes Aging is socially constructed. Using the perspective of symbolic-interactionism, it is possible to show the precise processes whereby the social construction of…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Old the Very Late Old

Words: 1780
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

, 2012). When considering housing for this group it is important to make sure that you do not isolate someone sharing their spiritual or religious beliefs. A social worker…

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16 Pages
Research Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Program Budget and Cost Analysis

Words: 4858
Length: 16 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Program Budget and Cost Analysis Line-Item Budget for an in-Service Dementia Care Training Program Florida now requires all direct-care staff working with dementia patients to receive specialized training. The…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Right to Die Legal and Ethical Issues Concerning the Withdrawal Withholding of Treatment

Words: 2116
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Right to Die For the last few decades, the issue of a person's right to choose the time and method of his or her own death has been one…

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Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Active and Passive Euthanasia in

Words: 2320
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

136). A major factor underlying whether active or passive euthanasia is legal is whether the doctor intends to kill the patient or not (Lewis, 2009, p. 126). Rachels hits…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Daniel Levinson's 1920 Theory the

Words: 598
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

3. Early adulthood (17-45): characterized by greatest energy and abundance and likewise by greatest contradiction and stress. This is the era of drive, ambition, obligations, and attempts to succeed…

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10 Pages
Research Proposal

Death and Dying  (general)

Dysphagia in the Elderly the

Words: 2606
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

" (Stone, 2006) Treatment is stated by Stone (2006) to be "diagnosis dependent and may be medical or surgical." Practical modifications include simple steps such as crushing of pills…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Reactive Oxygen Species and Free

Words: 2327
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The explanation was that a restricted diet would not give enough material for the electron transport chain in the mitochondria to function fully. With fewer electrons to pass, there…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease The Onset as

Words: 3283
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

What is worth noting here is the fact that behavior disturbances, ranging in severity from repeated questioning to physical violence, are common (National Institute of Mental Health, 1989). It…

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2 Pages
Essay

Death and Dying  (general)

Sisco Volland and Gorin 2005 Discuss the

Words: 576
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Sisco, Volland, and Gorin (2005) discuss the challenge the United States is likely to face in the near future because of the aging population increase alongside the shrinkage of…

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3 Pages
Essay

Death and Dying  (general)

Anti-Aging Medicine Include Abstract References Scholarly This

Words: 937
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Anti-Aging Medicine? Include Abstract eferences scholarly This is a review of the article titled "Is There an Antiaging Medicine?" which was written by obert N. Butler, Michael Fossel, S.…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Sensation and Perception Specifically the Interaction Between Taste and Smell

Words: 1236
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Taste and Smell Age elated Changes in Perception of Flavor and Aroma It has been posited that the perception of flavor and aroma are derived from the senses of…

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5 Pages
Essay

Death and Dying  (general)

Secondary Aging Many People Think

Words: 1688
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Furthermore, as Baltes makes clear, there are some events that are generally going to impact people at various stages in their lives. For example, an East European Jew who…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Mechanism of Aging

Words: 973
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Mechanisms of Aging Mechanism of Aging Aging is a syndrome that occurs as a result of changes that are progressive, deleterious, universal and therefore, irreversible. This aging damage occurs…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Hospitalization of Older People Hospitals

Words: 835
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

.. we have goggles that mimic sight deficits. We use ear plugs, and ways to mimic the tactile changes elderly patients go through. We'll immobilize people, to show what…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Nursing Home Quality in the

Words: 2026
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

/nursing homes. Clearly, since the focus of these articles are based on an institutional economics point-of-view of healthcare quality, a limitation of the study is that it does not…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Senior Isolation Today Senior Citizens

Words: 1020
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

According to a recent study, the elderly are hospitalized more often due to alcohol-related problems than for heart attacks (Doup). Another study found some 70% of elderly adults' hospitalizations…

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4 Pages
Essay

Psychology

Articles Seem to Be Saying Same Thing

Words: 1418
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

articles seem to be saying same thing or do they contradict each other? Is the tone similar in each article, meaning can you tell what the researchers feel about…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Cellular Function and Aging Tumor Suppression Protein

Words: 2307
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Cellular Function and Aging Tumor Suppression Protein 53 and Effects on Cellular Function and Aging The concept of aging has many intrinsic and extrinsic factors that act as markers…

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4 Pages
Essay

Criminal Justice

Clinical Psychology the Field of Clinical Psychology

Words: 1204
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Clinical Psychology The field of clinical psychology emerged as a viable method through which the theoretical foundations of cognitive studies could be effectively applied within the clinical setting to…

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3 Pages
Research Proposal

Death and Dying  (general)

Actual Mechanisms Behind the Changes Associated With Aging

Words: 1178
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Physiological Changes Associated With Aging Aging is the complex and inevitable process of tissue and organ system degeneration. Though largely influenced by genetics, aging is also dependent upon a…

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2 Pages
Research Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Patient Visits

Words: 725
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

older patients over the age of 80 due to complications in health such as dementia and depressive symptoms, do not go for additional follow-ups. Yes, the authors explain repeated…

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3 Pages
Essay

Death and Dying  (general)

Strotmeyer Et Al 2010 Research Regarding Long-Term

Words: 874
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Strotmeyer et al. (2010) research regarding long-term retention of older adults within a given health study. This review will examine the content and structure of this article to determine…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Health - Nursing

Obesity in Elderly Obesity Is

Words: 2155
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In addition, those who are emotionally troubled and who are overweight -- often a contributing factor to emotional difficulties -- do not receive extra counseling time." Seale, Seale &…

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50 Pages
Thesis

Healthcare

Health Maintenance Organization Impact on

Words: 13949
Length: 50 Pages
Type: Thesis

" (AAF, nd) The Health Maintenance Organization further should "…negotiate with both public and private payers for adequate reimbursement or direct payment to cover the expenses of interpreter services…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Health

Elder Abuse among Patients

Words: 1629
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Introduction This paper will focus on the geriatrics service line. Elderly patients are coming in at higher rates and the geriatric population is trending upward (Advisory Board, 2018). One…

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2 Pages
Article

Education

nursing manuscript revision edits

Words: 2291
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Article

Manuscript Discussion The Grade Experience of Online Nurse Practitioner Students Who Took More Than One Clinical Course Per Quarter The shortage in primary care physicians has increased the demand…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Healthcare for Latinos and African Americans New Challenges

Words: 3430
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Diversity of Aging Population -- Innovative Healthcare Over the past several decades there has been an avalanche of research and scholarly narratives focusing on the aging of millions of…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Business - Miscellaneous

Vitamin D Supplementation Safety and Concentration

Words: 1696
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Vitamin D Supplementation Vitamin supplementation has long been a popular way of ensuring that people receive the sufficient amount of vitamins. However as it pertains to Vitamin D, there…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Restraints as the Mean Age

Words: 2585
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Another study surrounding the use of restraints in non-psychiatric patients (Strumpf and Evans, 1998) reported that the nurses had difficulty reconciling the administration of restraints with concerns regarding patient…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Psychology

Human Figure Drawing by Koppitz

Words: 1583
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Human Figure Drawing Testing has become an integral part of psychological theory and practice. Rooted in historical perspectives and heated conversation of principles, wagering purpose and ethics, it involves…

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3 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Analyzing the Elderly Falls

Words: 1115
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Elderly Falls With the help of a thorough clinical evaluation, the risk factors, risks associated with falling and working out adequate intervention methods to curb the rate of elderly…

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9 Pages

Nursing

Analysing the Quality of Life Concept

Words: 3154
Length: 9 Pages
Type:

Nursing Theory The theory of nursing is built in a dynamic process that develops from practice and is normally reproduced through research, by development and analysis of concepts and…

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10 Pages
Essay

Criminal Justice

Elder Abuse

Words: 3072
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

Victimology and the Problem of Elder Abuse Part 1 Introduction Just as criminology is the study of crime and the criminal’s role in crime, victimology is the study of…

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