How to Try This Series
Creator:   American Journal of Nursing
Created:   9/1/2011
Contains:  30 items
AJN published a series of articles and videos on evidence-based geriatric assessment tools and best practices in partnership with the New York University College of Nursing’s Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing with partial support by a grant from the John A. Hartford Foundation. Called “How to Try This,” the series translates materials from the Hartford Institute’s “Try This series” into free, web-based resources for educators, students, and clinicians.

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How to Try This: Detecting Delirium

Waszynski, Christine M.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 107(12):50-59, December 2007.

  • Videos
    Videos

How To Try This: The Mini‐Cog

Carolan Doerflinger, Deirdre Mary

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 107(12):62-71, December 2007.

  • Videos

Recognition of Dementia in Hospitalized Older Adults

Maslow, Katie; Mezey, Mathy

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 108(1):40-49, January 2008.

  • Podcasts
    Podcasts

Delirium Superimposed on Dementia

Fick, Donna Marie; Mion, Lorraine C.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 108(1):52-60, January 2008.

  • Videos

How to Try This: The Mini Nutritional Assessment

DiMaria-Ghalili, Rose Ann; Guenter, Peggi A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 108(2):50-59, February 2008.

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Avoiding Restraints in Patients with Dementia: Understanding, prevention, and management are the keys.

Evans, Lois K.; Cotter, Valerie T.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 108(3):40-49, March 2008.

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Communication Difficulties in Hospitalized Older Adults with Dementia: Try these techniques to make communicating with patients easier and more effective.

Miller, Carol A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 108(3):58-66, March 2008.

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The Family Preferences Index: Helping family members who want to participate in the care of a hospitalized older adult.

Messecar, Deborah; Powers, Bethel Ann; Nagel, Corey L.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 108(9):52-59, September 2008.

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Working with Families of Hospitalized Older Adults with Dementia: Caregivers are useful resources and should be part of the care team.

Bradway, Christine; Hirschman, Karen B.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 108(10):52-60, October 2008.

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Wandering in Hospitalized Older Adults: Identifying risk is the first step in this approach to preventing wandering in patients with dementia.

Rowe, Meredeth

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 108(10):62-70, October 2008.

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Screening for Alcohol Use and Misuse in Older Adults: Using the Short Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test–Geriatric Version.

Naegle, Madeline A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 108(11):50-58, November 2008.

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The Impact of Event Scale– Revised: A quick measure of a patient's response to trauma.

Hyer, Kathryn; Brown, Lisa M.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 108(11):60-68, November 2008.

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Screening for Mistreatment of Older Adults

Fulmer, Terry

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 108(12):52-59, December 2008.

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HOW TO TRY THIS: Assessment of Transient Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults

Dowling-Castronovo, Annemarie; Specht, Janet K.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 109(2):62-71, February 2009.

  • Videos
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