“Age Related Changes Vs. Dementia – How Do I Tell the Difference in my Geriatric Orthopaedic Patient?” was Carol’s presentation at the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses Congress in Las Vegas on Monday May 19, 2014.
1. Contrast the differences between age related changes and dementia in the geriatric orthopaedic patient.
2. Plan two non-pharmaceutical, complementary interventions the nurse may utilize with a geriatric orthopaedic patient who has dementia.