Int J Nurs Stud 2021 Jun 2;120:103995. Epub 2021 Jun 2.
Department of Gerontology and Health Care Management, College of Nursing, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taoyuan, Taiwan; Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Division of Orthopedic Traumatology, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan; School of Nursing, College of Medicine, Healthy Aging Research Center, Chang Gung University, 259 Wenhua 1st Road, Guishan District, Taoyuan 33302, Taiwan; Department of Nursing, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Electronic address:
Background: Dementia and hip fracture are both associated with substantial disability and mortality. However, few studies have explored the effects of intervention programs on post-operative recovery of older persons with hip fracture and cognitive impairment.
Objective: To examine the effects of a family-centered care model for older persons with hip fracture and cognitive impairment and their family caregivers. Read More