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American Geriatrics Society Panel on Chronic Pain in Older Persons. “The AGS Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Pain in Older Persons.” Journal of American Geriatrics Society, 46: 635-651, 2002.

Benson JG and Forman WB. "Comprehension of Written Health Care Information in an Affluent Geriatric Retirement Community: Use of the Test of Functional Health
Literacy." Gerontology, 48: 93-97, 2002.
(University of New Mexico)

Caramanis C. “Offering Viable Solutions for the Elderly Inmate Population.” The Corrections Connection, February, 1999.
(Volunteers of America, Inc.)

Gaseau M. “Inmate Hospice: An Alternative for a Growing Elderly and Chronically Ill Population.” The Corrections Connection, February, 1999.
(Volunteers of America, Inc.)

Lee MY and Forman WB. “Palliative Care of the Geriatric Patient.” Internal Medicine World Reports, 21-30, 2001.
(University of New Mexico)

Lew SQ, Cohn F, Cohen LM, Kimmel PL. “Ethical Issues in Aging and Renal Disease.” Advances in Renal Replacement Therapy, 7: 2-8, 1999.
(Baystate Medical Center)

Tuch H. “A Good Death.” The Journal of Palliative Medicine, 4: 509-510, 2001.
(University of Pennsylvania)


Stillman D and Strumpf NE. “Meeting the Needs of Older Adults for Primary Care.” In Nurses, Nurse Practitioners: Evolution to Advanced Practice, 4th ed., Mezey MD, McGivern DO, Sullivan-Marx E (eds.). Springer Publishing Co.
(University of Pennsylvania)

Strumpf NE, Evans L, Naylor M, Buhler-Wilkerson. “Gerontologic Nursing: An Exemplar for Academic Nursing Practice.” In Academic Nursing Practice: Shaping the Future of Healthcare, Evans LW and Lang NM (eds.). Springer Publishing Co.
(University of Pennsylvania)

Tuch H and Strumpf NE. “Palliative Care.” In Advanced Practice Nursing with Older Adults, Cotter VT and Strumpf NE (eds.). McGraw Hill, 2002.
(University of Pennsylvania)


Palliative Care in Nursing Homes, two 10 minute video tapes and slides with bibliography and resource list to be used for nursing home staff development. Geriatric Education Center at the University of Pennsylvania .
(University of Pennsylvania)

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