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This ambitious and long-awaited volume brings together foremost nursing scholars and educators to review and critique the state of nursing research across topics most relevant to current practice. Comprehensive in scope, cogent and truly thought provoking, a book such as the Handbook for Clinical Nursing Research is a must-have shelf reference for every nurse carrying out research or aspiring to conduct research and for those who teach them.

Managing Cognitive Impairment and Depression in the Elderly
Managing cognitive impairment and depression in the elderly
Cornelia K.Beck, DianeCronin-Stubbs, Kathleen C.Buckwalter, Carla GeneRapp

In this chapter, we offer a critical assessment of the state of nursing research involving delirium, dementia, and depression. We review the definitions, theoretical bases, and differential diagnoses for each disorder, followed by a discussion of the interventions for these prevalent disorders in older adults. We then critique the cited ...

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