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  1. Animal Care and the Elderly

    Contributor(s):: Bennett, Amy E.

  2. Animal Fun for Everyone

    Contributor(s):: Griggs, Judy

  3. Are Pets a Source of Support or Added Burden for Married Couples Facing Dementia?

    Contributor(s):: Connell, Cathleen M., Janevic, Mary R., Solway, Erica, McLaughlin, Sara J.

  4. Centering on Wellness

    Contributor(s):: Becze, Elisa

  5. Creatures of rehab -- teaching tools for life experiences

    Contributor(s):: Alberte, Lisa K.

  6. Culture Change in Long Term Care Services: Eden-Greenhouse-Aging in the Community

    Contributor(s):: Brune, Kendall

  7. Does the Addition of Animal-Assisted Therapy as an Adjunct Therapy Improve the Morbidity and Mortality of Hospitalized Patients?

    Contributor(s):: Ryan Hamm

    Background: Animals have been associated with humans for thousands of years and have fulfilled numerous roles. The use of animals as an adjunct therapy is not a new concept has been shown to have numerous positive effects including improved hemodynamic measures, decreased pain, and an improved...

  8. Dog-assisted therapy for older people with dementia: A review

    Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline, Bartlett, Helen, Travers, Catherine, Rand, Jacquie

  9. Eating disorders and equine therapy: a nurse's perspective on connecting through the recovery process

    Contributor(s):: Dezutti, J. E.

  10. Facility dogs for geriatric populations

    Contributor(s):: Jessup, Hannah

  11. Family pet visitation

    Contributor(s):: Sehr, J., Eisele-Hlubocky, L., Junker, R., Johns, E., Birk, D., Gaehle, K.

  12. Goals of Care: Development and Use of the Serious Veterinary Illness Conversation Guide

    Contributor(s):: Goldberg, K. J.

  13. Guidelines for animal-assisted interventions in health care facilities

    Contributor(s):: Lefebvre, S. L., Golab, G. C., Christensen, E., Castrodale, L., Aureden, K., Bialachowski, A., Gumley, N., Robinson, J., Peregrine, A., Benoit, M., Card, M. L., Horne, L. van, Weese, J. S.

  14. Hygiene measures for animal-assisted interventions in hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals and retirement homes

    Contributor(s):: Hoffmann, C., Herr, C., Eikmann, T.

    Active or passive interactions with animals in animal-assisted interventions can be of great physical (reduction of hypertension, cardiac and circulatory troubles, muscle relaxation, pain relief etc.) and psychosocial (reduction of loneliness, fear and hostility, improvement of self-confidence)...

  15. Leader to watch. Shara Stodola, RN

    Contributor(s):: Shaffer, F. A., Sherman, R. O.

  16. Pet projects: animal assisted therapy in nursing homes

    Contributor(s):: Gammonley, Judith, Yates, Judy

  17. Pets impact on quality of life, a case study

    Contributor(s):: Bakerjian, Debra

  18. Predicting loneliness in the hospitalized elderly: what are the risk factors?

    Contributor(s):: Proffitt, Charlotte, Byrne, Marjorie

  19. The communicative role of companion pets in patient-centered critical care

    Contributor(s):: Yamasaki, J.

  20. The effects of animal-assisted therapy on anxiety ratings of hospitalized psychiatric patients

    Contributor(s):: Barker, S. B., Dawson, K. S.