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Care study: the elderly patient

  • Howard Simpson
Chapter
Part of the Nursing Models in Action Series book series (NMAS)

Abstract

This chapter considers the use of Peplau’s model as a supportive nursing framework when caring for an elderly man who has a confusional state. This dependency study allows us to see how care can be provided to alleviate what is a potentially common occurrence in an elderly person.

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© Howard Simpson 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Howard Simpson
    • 1
  1. 1.District Psychiatric Education CentreMapperley HospitalNottinghamUK

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