By Joyce J. Fitzpatrick PhD MBA RN FAAN, Patricia Archbold DNSc RN FAAN, Barbara Stewart PhD
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This 20th quantity of this landmark sequence specializes in geriatric nursing study. Clinicians, educators, scholars, and researchers will locate an up to date synthesis of nursing study on the subject of over a dozen very important themes, together with ache, strain ulcers, dementia, domestic healthiness and listening to impairment. Future-oriented themes comprise the implication of genetics and telehealth for geriatric care. extraordinary individuals contain Mary Taylor, Patricia Flatley Brennan, and Terry Fulmer.
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2 (continued) Study Methods Selected findings relevant to maintaining and improving function in elders Tappen, R. M. (1994b) nurse researcher Design: Experimental Measure of function: The Physical Self-Maintenance Scale (McDowell & Newell, 1996) and a performance test of ADL Sample: 63 elders with dementia who resided in a nursing home, age 59-102 75% female T 1: Daily practice of ADL T 2: General stimulation playing recreational games such as ball toss C: usual care T 1 improved scores on the Physical Self-Maintenance Scale compared with C, but T 2 was not significantly different from C.
Though some studies have focused on African American or Latino elders (Engle & Graney, 1995; Gonzalez & Jirovec, 2001; Martin, 1996; Stegbauer, Engle, & Graney, 1995), much more research is needed. Some nursing studies included in this review did not report the ethnicity of the sample. This should be reported in all nursing studies in the future, and efforts to recruit participants from diverse populations should increase. It would be useful if nurse researchers reported on methods of recruitment and retention of diverse participants, so other researchers can benefit from the lessons learned.
Annual Review Of Nursing Research, Volume 20, 2002: Geriatric Nursing Research by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick PhD MBA RN FAAN, Patricia Archbold DNSc RN FAAN, Barbara Stewart PhD