Journal of Gerontological Nursing

Guest Editorial 

At What Price, Intimacy?

Brenda Hoskins, DNP, ARNP, GNP-BC

Abstract

EXCERPT

As a gerontological nurse practitioner, I see patients in five different nursing facilities every week. Recently, I had an experience that raises the question: At what point can a person with dementia no longer decide how they want to be touched?

Abstract

EXCERPT

As a gerontological nurse practitioner, I see patients in five different nursing facilities every week. Recently, I had an experience that raises the question: At what point can a person with dementia no longer decide how they want to be touched?

EXCERPT

As a gerontological nurse practitioner, I see patients in five different nursing facilities every week. Recently, I had an experience that raises the question: At what point can a person with dementia no longer decide how they want to be touched?

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Brenda Hoskins, DNP, ARNP, GNP-BC is Assistant Professor, Clinical, College of Nursing, University of Iowa

Authors
Brenda Hoskins, DNP, ARNP, GNP-BC is Assistant Professor, Clinical, College of Nursing, University of Iowa

10.3928/00989134-20070101-03

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