Patient Care: Bridging Evidence and Functional Outcomes In this article, we invite the reader to think about the most important component of clinical practice—the patient—and to think about ways clinicians theoretically and personally approach a resident with communication and/or cognitive impairments. We seek to examine the thought processes necessitated in translating “evidence” to practice in our efforts ... Article
Article  |   January 01, 2013
Patient Care: Bridging Evidence and Functional Outcomes
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  • Pamela A. Smith
    Bloomsburg University of PA
  • Mary Beth Mason-Baughman
    Clarion University of PA
  • Disclosure: Pamela A. Smith has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.
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Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Articles
Article   |   January 01, 2013
Patient Care: Bridging Evidence and Functional Outcomes
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, January 2013, Vol. 18, 3-6. doi:10.1044/gero18.1.3
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, January 2013, Vol. 18, 3-6. doi:10.1044/gero18.1.3

In this article, we invite the reader to think about the most important component of clinical practice—the patient—and to think about ways clinicians theoretically and personally approach a resident with communication and/or cognitive impairments. We seek to examine the thought processes necessitated in translating “evidence” to practice in our efforts to help the patient or resident sitting before us in the clinic.

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