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HONORING ETHICAL DECISION IN CARING FOR OLDER ADULTS WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE (AD)

HONORING ETHICAL DECISION IN CARING FOR OLDER ADULTS WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE (AD) Labunski, Alma J In order to determine appropriate decision-making in the health care of older adults, the incorporation of ethics as a thoughtful process for determining the right and/or best decision is needed. As professionals, health care providers have great potential to help […]

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NURSE AS HEALTH MINISTER, THE

NURSE AS HEALTH MINISTER, THE Dahm, Janet Historically, nursing has recognized the importance of meeting the holistic needs of patients including spiritual care. Florence Nightingale believed that “spirituality is intrinsic to human nature and is our deepest and most potent resource for healing” (Macrae, 1995, P.8). In the mid-twentieth century, the academic debate considering whether […]

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Evidence-based nursing

Evidence-based nursing Kim, MiJa CONNECTING KNOWLEDGE TO PRACTICE INTRODUCTION Increased emphasis on efficiency, cost containment, and quality in a health care delivery system that is rapidly changing, and the advancement of science and technology have led to the need for reliable, up-to-date evidence about effective healthcare interventions. The movement of evidence-based healthcare has evolved over […]