Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
Sharon Leech Hofland
nursing home patient restraints, psychological aspects of patient restraints, physiological aspects of patient restraints
Objectives of the study are to:
1. Describe the frequency of serious and non-serious falls that occur among elderly nursing-home residents with dementia during the pre- assessment and post-physical restraint removal time period.
2. Describe the frequency of serious and non-serious falls among the levels of dementia in the elderly as determined by the Clinical Dementia Rating Scale during the pre-assessment and the post physical restraint removal time period.
3. Describe the ability to perform activities of daily living among the elderly with various levels of dementia as determined by the Modified Barthel Index during the pre-assessment and the post-physical restraint removal time period.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Nursing home patients -- Restraint
Restraint of patients -- Psychological aspects
Restraint of patients -- Physiological aspects
Number of Pages
South Dakota State University
Copyright © 1991 Mina Hall. All rights reserved
Hall, Mina, "The Effects of Removing Physical Restraints from the Elderly in a Nursing Home" (1991). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 730.