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Breast Cancer Diagnosis - Detection Meth...ods and Emotions
eChapter  Research Piece B
Added: 26/08/2009
Research Piece B: Breast Cancer Diagnosis - Detection Methods and Emotions...
Adcare Lifestyle Retreat - Empowerment a...nd Enrichment for People Living with Cancer
eChapter  Research Piece C
Added: 19/05/2009
Research Piece C: Adcare Lifestyle Retreat - Empowerment and Enrichment for People Living with Cancer...
What CanTeen Patients Think about Their ...Treatment
eChapter  Research Piece D
Added: 26/08/2009
Research Piece D: What CanTeen Patients Think about Their Treatment...
End Matter
eChapter  End Matter
Added: 20/07/2009
This chapter contains the index to the Ausmed chapter series Nursing the Person with Cancer: A Book for all Nurses. In addition to this useful reference, a glossary of key terms included in the series... is included and a post-series test that readers may find useful to check their knowledge.
Prelims
eChapter  Prelims
Added: 30/07/2009
Prelims: Foreword, Contents, Preface, Notes on Contributors and Acknowledgments...
Dementia has Always been with Us
eChapter  1
Added: 30/07/2009
This chapter introduces dementia as a condition that has been present in societies for thousands of years. It provides an overview of the behaviour of those with dementia, how to care for people with ...dementia, and the rights of those in care...
The Biomedical Bases of Dementia
eChapter  2
Added: 30/07/2009
For present purposes, dementia results from one form or another of deterioration in the tissue of the brain. Its accurate diagnosis is vital because some forms of dementia are reversible and hence can... be 'cured'. An understanding of the biomedical problems is also vital for carers in helping them to understand the needs and problems of those for whom they are caring.
Psychosocial Bases of Dementia
eChapter  3
Added: 30/07/2009
This chapter discusses in detail the psychological impacts of the biophysical conditions which give rise to dementia. It outlines the loss of functions that can occur when suffering from dementia and ...discusses the feeling of 'identity'...
Stimulus and Stress
eChapter  4
Added: 30/07/2009
This chapter addresses the importance of stress and coping in caring for older people with dementia......
Dementia and Communication
eChapter  5
Added: 30/07/2009
This chapter will cover the important question of communicating with people who have dementia. Much of the chapter will be devoted to making sense of what people with Alzheimer's disease are really sa...ying...
New Ways of Seeing Dementia
eChapter  6
Added: 30/07/2009
This chapter will review various perspectives from other chapters and integrate them into a new way of looking at dementia, which provides the underlying rationale for the care program outlined in the... second part of the book...
An Overview of ELTOS
eChapter  7
Added: 30/07/2009
This Chapter presents an overview of the Enhanced Lifestyle Through Optimal Stimulus (ELTOS) model for care......
Establishing the Right Managerial Enviro...nment
eChapter  8
Added: 30/07/2009
This chapter emphasises that the residential establishments that provide the best care for people with a dementing condition are those in which the staff are regarded as the most important resource......
The Physical Environment
eChapter  9
Added: 30/07/2009
This chapter addresses the nature of the environment and, specifically, the type of physical environment that caregivers can construct to assist the person with dementia......
Providing Stimulation in Daily Care
eChapter  10
Added: 30/07/2009
This chapter deals with positive stimulus in much more depth and, at the same time, gives further emphasis to communication, lowered stress and validation as principles that must underlie the provisio...n of positive stimulus.
Holistic Care Planning
eChapter  11
Added: 30/07/2009
This chapter presents ideas about holistic care planning based on the competency of the person in care and relying on comprehensive assessment of the person's lifestyle and preferences......
End Matter
eChapter  End Matter
Added: 22/06/2009
This chapter contains the index to the Ausmed chapter series Rethinking Dementia: An Australian Approach. In addition to this useful reference, a glossary of key terms included in the series is includ...ed and a post-series test that readers may find useful to check their knowledge.
Prelims
eChapter  Prelims
Added: 15/06/2009
Prelims: Dedication, Acknowledgments,Foreword, Preface, Contents and About the Authors...
Understanding Nursing Documentation
eChapter  1
Added: 15/06/2009
Nursing documentation is vitally important, and it is essential that all aged care facilities have a clear vision of their objectives and requirements with respect to this aspect of care. It is essent...ial that nurses follow the documentation requirements of the organisation in which they work. This chapter instructs nurses on the basics of nursing documentation, including the legal issues involved.
Clinical Reasoning
eChapter  2
Added: 15/06/2009
Clinical reasoning is the process of reaching clinical conclusions through professional judgement, knowledge and experience. It also involves an understanding of the politics of clinical practice. Nur...ses in aged care need to understand the regulatory, political and social customs that dictate the care that is provided, when it is provided and who provides it. This chapter instructs nurses on how to understand Clinical Reasoning, its politics and its conflicts with documentation.

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