Assessing behavioral health using OASIS: part 2: cognitive impairment, problematic behaviors, and anxiety. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anxiety
  • Cognition Disorders
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Nursing Assessment
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic

abstract

  • This article is the second of a two-part series on assessing behavioral health in adult and elderly home care patients using OASIS. Part 1 presented an assessment approach for depressive symptoms and suicidality. This article presents the assessment of cognitive impairment, problematic behaviors, and anxiety using OASIS as a framework and stresses the importance of direct questioning. Case scenarios and guidelines for referral for further evaluation and possible treatment are provided.

publication date

  • April 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 11984191

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 230

end page

  • 5; quiz 236

volume

  • 20

number

  • 4