ERIC Number: EJ430837
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Using Life Histories to Individualize Nursing Home Staff Attitudes toward Residents.
Pietrukowicz, Mary E.; Johnson, Mitzi M. S.
Gerontologist, v31 n1 p102-06 Feb 1991
Nurse's aides (n=43) at two institutions answered questions about their experience and knowledge of aging and rated nursing home residents on a semantic differential (attitude) scale. Results indicated including a brief life history in a routine medical chart caused aides to perceive residents in a more positive manner. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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