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Functional decline in hospitalised older patients: quality of 24-hour care

Ley, Lenore 2016, Functional decline in hospitalised older patients: quality of 24-hour care, PhD thesis, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University.

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Title Functional decline in hospitalised older patients: quality of 24-hour care
Author Ley, LenoreORCID iD for Ley, Lenore orcid.org/0000-0002-0450-9862
Institution Deakin University
School School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Botti MariORCID iD for Botti Mari orcid.org/0000-0002-2782-0987
Duke MaxineORCID iD for Duke Maxine orcid.org/0000-0003-1567-3956
Date submitted 2016-12
Keyword(s) functional decline
mobility decline
older patients
hospitalisation
Summary The study answered to what extent nursing care optimises the functional status of older patients and the barriers and enablers to balance activity and rest to minimise functional decline. Findings pointed to care that lacked emphasis on the unique vulnerabilities of elders and lack of coordination of 24-hour functional care.
Language eng
Field of Research 111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Socio Economic Objective 920210 Nursing
Description of original xxii, 449 pages : illustrations, tables, graphs, some coloured
Restricted until 2018-04-11
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30103073

Document type: Thesis
Collection: Higher degree theses (citation only)
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