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New & Forthcoming Titles | Perspectives in Nursing Management and Care for Older Adults (About the Editor)

Perspectives in Nursing Management and  Care for Older Adults

Perspectives in Nursing Management and Care for Older Adults

Series Editors: Santy-Tomlinson, Julie, Falaschi, Paolo, Hertz, Karen

ISSN: 2522-8838

​Dr. Julie Santy-Tomlinson is a Senior Lecturer, Division of Nursing Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK and 
the Editor in Chief International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing (since 2007).
Julie is a registered nurse with specific interests in orthopaedics and trauma, nursing management of the older person and wound management and tissue viability. She graduated from St Mary’s Hospital, London in 1982 and held various posts in orthopaedics and trauma and tissue viability in the following 10 y
ears. Julie has worked in nursing education since 1995, teaching both undergraduate and post-graduate nursing students with a focus on specialist nursing for older people, wound management and orthopaedic and trauma care. She was awarded a PhD in Nursing at the University of Hull in 2014. She is author of numerous journal papers and several book chapters. She is also co-author/co-editor of three text books and an experienced conference speaker.

Prof. Paolo Falaschi is a Professor of Geriatrics, Chief of the Geriatric Unit at Sant’Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. President of Fragility Fracture Network (FFN), he is a medical doctor with specific interests in frag
ility fractures, falls, dementia, stress and caregiving. He graduated in Sapienza University of Rome in Medicine and Surgery in 1972. In 1976 he was Visiting Fellow at the Department of Endocrinology, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, returning, occasionally, between 1977 and 1978. From 1980 to 1981, he was Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA. From 1988 to 1999 he was an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at Naples Federico II University. He was President of the Nursing Course at the II Medical Faculty at Sapienza University of Rome (from 2000 to 2010). He is the Scientific Coordinator of the Master in “Geriatric Case Management Nursing” and Director of the High Educational Course for Nurses in “Geriatric Patient Management”. In 2017, he coordinated the Project “New strategies in nurse training in fragility fracture management”, that involved expert nurses of the different European Countries. The goal of this project was to generate a core curriculum to be distributed with a peer education method in different settings of nursing education, under the coordination of experienced nurses present. He is author of numerous journal papers and several book chapters. He is also an experienced conference speaker.


Mrs. Karen Hertz is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Trauma and orthopaedic directorate, Specialised surgery division, University Hospital of North Midlands, Royal Stoke University Hospital Site in the UK.
Karen is a registered nurse currently working in an advanced practice role in Trauma and orthopaedics, in a large teaching hospital. She has an interest in trauma orthopaedics, fragility fracture management and the impact of fractures on older people. She graduated in 1987 and since then has held a variety of posts in orthopaedics in both clinical and leadership roles.
She has been involved in the development of the National Hip Fracture Database in the UK, and was a guideline group member for NICE clinical guideline 124 for management of hip fractures. She has published many journal papers, clinical guidelines and book chapters.