Using an Avatar Virtual Service Animal to Decrease Falls and Delirium in Hospitalized Older Adults

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/623515
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Poster
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
Using an Avatar Virtual Service Animal to Decrease Falls and Delirium in Hospitalized Older Adults
Author(s):
Wexler, Sharon Stahl; Drury, Lin J.
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Upsilon
Author Details:
Sharon Stahl Wexler, PhD, MA, BSN; Lin J. Drury, PhD -- Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University, New York, New York, USA
Abstract:

This study examined the effect of an avatar virtual service animal on delirium and falls in hospitalized elders. Patients who used the avatar during their hospital stay had less delirium and falls than those who did not. Study findings support the use of this innovative technology for hospitalized older adults.

Keywords:
Delirium; Falls; Technology
Repository Posting Date:
25-Oct-2017
Date of Publication:
25-Oct-2017
Other Identifiers:
CONV17PST639
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
44th Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.
Note:
Items submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePosteren
dc.evidence.levelN/Aen
dc.research.approachN/Aen
dc.titleUsing an Avatar Virtual Service Animal to Decrease Falls and Delirium in Hospitalized Older Adultsen_US
dc.contributor.authorWexler, Sharon Stahlen
dc.contributor.authorDrury, Lin J.en
dc.contributor.departmentUpsilonen
dc.author.detailsSharon Stahl Wexler, PhD, MA, BSN; Lin J. Drury, PhD -- Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University, New York, New York, USAen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/623515-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>This study examined the effect of an avatar virtual service animal on delirium and falls in hospitalized elders. Patients who used the avatar during their hospital stay had less delirium and falls than those who did not. Study findings support the use of this innovative technology for hospitalized older adults.</span></p>en
dc.subjectDeliriumen
dc.subjectFallsen
dc.subjectTechnologyen
dc.date.available2017-10-25T20:26:10Z-
dc.date.issued2017-10-25-
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-25T20:26:10Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name44th Biennial Conventionen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen
dc.description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.en
dc.description.noteItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.-
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