Geriatric Nursing Protocols and Symptoms

These Geriatric Nursing Protocols, published in Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice, are included on our site with permission from the authors. You can explore the protocols or common geriatric symptoms to complement these protocols.

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Age Related Changes

To identify anatomical and physiological changes, which are attributed to the normal aging process

Assessing Cognition

The goals of cognitive assessment include the following:

A.  To determine an individual’s cognitive abilities

B.  To recognize early and diagnose the presence of cognitive impairment

C.  To monitor an individual’s cognitive response to various treatments

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