Fragility Fracture Nursing: Holistic Care and Management of the Orthogeriatric Patient (Perspectives in Nursing Management and Care for Older Adults)

Fragility Fracture Nursing: Holistic Care and Management of the Orthogeriatric Patient (Perspectives in Nursing Management and Care for Older Adults)


Price: 00.00
(as of Feb 26,2020 12:42:19 UTC – Details)


This open access book aims to provide a comprehensive but practical overview of the knowledge required for the assessment and management of the older adult with or at risk of fragility fracture. It considers this from the perspectives of all of the settings in which this group of patients receive nursing care. 
Globally, a fragility fracture is estimated to occur every 3 seconds. This amounts to 25 000 fractures per day or 9 million per year. The financial costs are reported to be: 32 billion EUR per year in Europe and 20 billon USD in the United States. As the population of China ages, the cost of hip fracture care there is likely to reach 1.25 billion USD by 2020 and 265 billion by 2050 (International Osteoporosis Foundation 2016). Consequently, the need for nursing for patients with fragility fracture across the world is immense. Fragility fracture is one of the foremost challenges for health care providers, and the impact of each one of those expected 9 million hip fractures is significant pain, disability, reduced quality of life, loss of independence and decreased life expectancy. 
There is a need for coordinated, multi-disciplinary models of care for secondary fracture prevention based on the increasing evidence that such models make a difference. There is also a need to promote and facilitate high quality, evidence-based effective care to those who suffer a fragility fracture with a focus on the best outcomes for recovery, rehabilitation and secondary prevention of further fracture. The care community has to understand better the experience of fragility fracture from the perspective of the patient so that direct improvements in care can be based on the perspectives of the users.
This book supports these needs by providing a comprehensive approach to nursing practice in fragility fracture care. 



Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Free Animals Items Free Baby Items Free Books Free Competitions Free Computer Software Free Cosmetic Items Free Drink Items Free Food Items Free Pets Items Free Udemy Courses
Gimp Image Software
Free Image Editor Software
latest free stuff - free photography course
Free Photography Course
Latest Free Stuff - McDonalds Free Ebook
Free McDonalds Electronic Kids Books
14k Tri-Color 4mm Diamond-Cut Rope Chain
Nanette Lepore Women’s Knitted Lion Tamer Pullover Sweater – Ivory – Large
Genuine 8ct White Gold D.2.00ctw Diamond Boat/Cluster Ring Brand New
No Preview
WSMLA Video Projector 1080P Full HD HDMI Office Projector for Laptop Business Presentation and Home Theater Ultra HD 1080P Wireless Business Office Training Education Teaching Conference

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close