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

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posted on 2016-12-01, 00:00 authored by Lenore LeyLenore Ley
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.

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xxii, 449 pages : illustrations, tables, graphs, some coloured

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thesis

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eng

Degree type

Research doctorate

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Ph.D.

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M Duke Maxine, M Botti Mari

Faculty

Faculty of Health

School

School of Nursing and Midwifery

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