Recommendations for mental health care of older adults: Part 2--an overview of dementia, delirium, and substance abuse
Journal, Book or Conference Title
Journal of gerontological nursing
NLM Title Abbreviation
J Gerontol Nurs
Expansion and diversification of the older adult demographic group is a key indication that nurses need to be aware of current recommended practice related to the most common mental health diagnoses in this age group. Such conditions include depression, anxiety, dementia, delirium, and substance abuse/dependence. This article, the second in a two-part series, focuses on key assessment components and suggested interventions for dementia, delirium, and substance abuse/dependence.
Aged, Delirium/diagnosis/nursing/therapy, Dementia/diagnosis/nursing/therapy, Diagnosis, Differential, Geriatric Nursing, Humans, Nurse-Patient Relations, Practice Guidelines as Topic, Substance-Related Disorders/diagnosis/nursing/therapy, United States
Published Article/Book Citation
The definitive version was published in Journal of gerontological nursing, 35:2 (2009) pp.35-47; quiz 48-9.
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