The Clinical Research Corner is an area that appears quarterly in the GAPNA Newsletter, The Official Newsletter of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association — Founded in 1981.
The short features/articles within, contain valuable information especially for Gerontological APRN’s that will help them with patients, as well as increase their knowledge of this field of nursing. All of the articles below directly affect, involve, and impact the elderly.
How the Clinical Research Corner Works:
Located in the tabs below, there are several ways to view the contents of the Clinical Research Corner; by browsing the topics and categories, or by the publication date in the GAPNA Newsletter.
Each article is assigned a category which best fits the content within, and most articles are tagged with several categories. Some articles/resources have been added that did not appear in the GAPNA Newsletter. This makes finding what you are interested in fast, easy, and informative.
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Patient FAQS and Clinical Pearls
NIHSeniorHealth.gov, the website for older adults, makes aging-related health information easily accessible for family members and friends seeking reliable, easy-to-understand online health information.
Each edition of the GAPNA Newsletter features several patient FAQS from the NIHSeniorHealth.gov Website*, and other informational resources.
- Alcohol Use
- Clostridium Difficile
- Cognitive Impairment
- Drug Abuse
- Exercises for Seniors
- Geropsychiatric Tips
- Get a Good Night's Sleep
- Hallucination and Delusion
- Healthy Eyes
- Long-Term Care
- Medicaid Expansion
- Medicare Advantage Costs
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Serious Mental Illness
Added July 13, 2017: A notice posted on the NIHseniorHealth.gov Website: NIHseniorHealth.gov will be retired on August 1, 2017. To continue finding reliable, up-to-date health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health, we’re referring you to https://medlineplus.gov/ or https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/.