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1. Geriatric Rehabilitation (Overview)

Geriatric Rehabilitation (Overview) Geriatric Rehabilitation: Overview, Auditory and Visual Impairments, Falls Edition: No Results No Results Please confirm that you would like to log out of Medscape. If you log out, you will be required to enter your username and password the next time you visit. https://profreg.medscape.com/px/getpracticeprofile.do?method=getProfessionalProfile&urlCache=aHR0cHM6Ly9lbWVkaWNpbmUubWVkc2NhcGUuY29tL2FydGljbGUvMzE4NTIxLW92ZXJ2aWV3 processing > Geriatric (...) Rehabilitation Updated: Mar 19, 2019 Author: Julie A Muché, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA Share Email Print Feedback Close Sections Sections Geriatric Rehabilitation Overview Overview As we age, we face many physical and emotional changes that can affect our level of function and well-being. Our baby-boomer population is aging, and people are living longer. We must maintain functional independence in the elderly and address the needs of our older generation. Rehabilitation of geriatric patients

2014 eMedicine.com

2. Randomized clinical trial of comprehensive geriatric assessment and optimization in vascular surgery. (PubMed)

Randomized clinical trial of comprehensive geriatric assessment and optimization in vascular surgery. Increasing numbers of older patients are undergoing vascular surgery. Inadequate preoperative assessment and optimization may contribute to increased postoperative morbidity and mortality.Patients aged at least 65 years scheduled for elective aortic aneurysm repair or lower-limb arterial surgery were enrolled in an RCT of standard preoperative assessment or preoperative comprehensive geriatric (...) of patients aged 65 years or older undergoing vascular surgery, preoperative comprehensive geriatric assessment was associated with a shorter length of hospital stay. Patients undergoing assessment and optimization had a lower incidence of complications and were less likely to be discharged to a higher level of dependency. Registration number: ISRCTN23142588 (http://www.controlled-trials.com).© 2017 BJS Society Ltd Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

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2017 British Journal of Surgery Controlled trial quality: predicted high

3. ED Prevention of Geriatric Falls

ED Prevention of Geriatric Falls Emergency Medicine > Journal Club > Archive > November 2014 Toggle navigation November 2014 ED Prevention of Geriatric Falls Vignette Mrs. C., an 86-year old female, presents to your academic emergency department (ED) via ambulance after an accidental fall at home. She is a recent widower and lives alone, but she reports that she has two adult “children” that live nearby and check on her every day either in-person or by telephone. About 12-hours prior to ED (...) podcast about geriatric adult fall-risk stratification in the post-ED period. The podcast discusses a prognostic systematic review on this topic, which you decide to read to learn more. The systematic review provides you with a search strategy to find more published research on this topic. PICO Question #1 Population: Geriatric patients in the ED Intervention: Risk-stratification for falls and injurious falls in the months following an episode of ED care Comparison: None Outcome: Sensitivity

2014 Washington University Emergency Medicine Journal Club

4. Geriatric Rehabilitation (Treatment)

Geriatric Rehabilitation (Treatment) Geriatric Rehabilitation: Overview, Auditory and Visual Impairments, Falls Edition: No Results No Results Please confirm that you would like to log out of Medscape. If you log out, you will be required to enter your username and password the next time you visit. https://profreg.medscape.com/px/getpracticeprofile.do?method=getProfessionalProfile&urlCache=aHR0cHM6Ly9lbWVkaWNpbmUubWVkc2NhcGUuY29tL2FydGljbGUvMzE4NTIxLW92ZXJ2aWV3 processing > Geriatric (...) Rehabilitation Updated: Mar 19, 2019 Author: Julie A Muché, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA Share Email Print Feedback Close Sections Sections Geriatric Rehabilitation Overview Overview As we age, we face many physical and emotional changes that can affect our level of function and well-being. Our baby-boomer population is aging, and people are living longer. We must maintain functional independence in the elderly and address the needs of our older generation. Rehabilitation of geriatric patients

2014 eMedicine.com

5. A systematic review of comprehensive geriatric assessment to improve outcomes for frail older people being rapidly discharged from acute hospital: 'interface geriatrics'

A systematic review of comprehensive geriatric assessment to improve outcomes for frail older people being rapidly discharged from acute hospital: 'interface geriatrics' A systematic review of comprehensive geriatric assessment to improve outcomes for frail older people being rapidly discharged from acute hospital: 'interface geriatrics' A systematic review of comprehensive geriatric assessment to improve outcomes for frail older people being rapidly discharged from acute hospital: 'interface (...) geriatrics' Conroy SP, Stevens T, Parker SG, Gladman JR CRD summary The authors concluded there was no clear evidence of a benefit for comprehensive geriatric assessment of frail older people being discharged from emergency departments or hospital settings. However few trials have been carried out and their overall quality was poor. The authors' cautious conclusions reflect the evidence presented, but the potential for selection bias should be considered. Authors' objectives To assess the role

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2012 DARE.

6. Prevention of Dehydration in Geriatric Patients in Long-Term Care: Guidelines

Prevention of Dehydration in Geriatric Patients in Long-Term Care: Guidelines Prevention of Dehydration in Geriatric Patients in Long-Term Care: Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Prevention of Dehydration in Geriatric Patients in Long-Term Care: Guidelines Prevention of Dehydration in Geriatric Patients in Long-Term Care: Guidelines Published on: June 28, 2017 Project Number: RB1114-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result (...) type: Report Question What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the prevention and identification of dehydration in geriatric patients in long-term care? Key Message Five systematic reviews (two with meta-analyses) and three evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding hydration management procedures or dehydration assessment for geriatric patients in the long-term care setting. Tags aged, dehydration, geriatrics, housing for the elderly, nursing homes, rehydration solutions, thirst

2017 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

7. Geriatric Rehabilitation (Follow-up)

Geriatric Rehabilitation (Follow-up) Geriatric Rehabilitation: Overview, Auditory and Visual Impairments, Falls Edition: No Results No Results Please confirm that you would like to log out of Medscape. If you log out, you will be required to enter your username and password the next time you visit. https://profreg.medscape.com/px/getpracticeprofile.do?method=getProfessionalProfile&urlCache=aHR0cHM6Ly9lbWVkaWNpbmUubWVkc2NhcGUuY29tL2FydGljbGUvMzE4NTIxLW92ZXJ2aWV3 processing > Geriatric (...) Rehabilitation Updated: Mar 19, 2019 Author: Julie A Muché, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA Share Email Print Feedback Close Sections Sections Geriatric Rehabilitation Overview Overview As we age, we face many physical and emotional changes that can affect our level of function and well-being. Our baby-boomer population is aging, and people are living longer. We must maintain functional independence in the elderly and address the needs of our older generation. Rehabilitation of geriatric patients

2014 eMedicine.com

8. Systematic review: Review: nurses predominantly have negative feelings towards the use of physical restraints in geriatric care, though some still perceive a need in clinical practice

Systematic review: Review: nurses predominantly have negative feelings towards the use of physical restraints in geriatric care, though some still perceive a need in clinical practice Review: nurses predominantly have negative feelings towards the use of physical restraints in geriatric care, though some still perceive a need in clinical practice | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings (...) feelings towards the use of physical restraints in geriatric care, though some still perceive a need in clinical practice Article Text Care of older people Systematic review Review: nurses predominantly have negative feelings towards the use of physical restraints in geriatric care, though some still perceive a need in clinical practice Jan P H Hamers Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary on : Möhler R , Meyer G . Attitudes of nurses towards the use of physical restraints in geriatric care

2015 Evidence-Based Nursing

9. International practice settings, interventions and outcomes of nurse practitioners in geriatric care: A scoping review

International practice settings, interventions and outcomes of nurse practitioners in geriatric care: A scoping review To identify and summarize the common clinical settings, interventions, and outcomes of nurse practitioner care specific to older people.Scoping review of the international published and grey literature.A structured literature search was conducted of CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Google Scholar, and Cochrane Collaboration and Joanna Briggs Institute databases.Following the Arksey

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2017 EvidenceUpdates

10. Models of community care for the elderly involving collaboration between specialized geriatric services and primary care practitioners

Models of community care for the elderly involving collaboration between specialized geriatric services and primary care practitioners MODELS OF COMMUNITY CARE FOR THE ELDERLY INVOLVING COLLABORATION BETWEEN SPECIALIZED GERIATRIC SERVICES AND PRIMARY CARE PRACTITIONERS For: The Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario; c/o Fara Amnizadeh From: Knowledge To Action, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; Managing coordinator: Kristin Konnyu Submitted: September 14 th , 2011. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 (...) available upon request. - Due to the exploratory nature of this project, a broad definition of ‘review’ was employed in capturing articles that synthesized potentially relevant information on models of interest (e.g. review, systematic review, discussion papers, etc.) COMMENTS/REFLECTIONS ON LITERATURE - As expected, there is a paucity of literature document models of collaboration between specialized geriatric services (SGS) and primary care physicians (PCPs). Where models/programs do exist, the focus

2011 OHRI Knowledge to Action

11. Frailty screening methods for predicting outcome of a comprehensive geriatric assessment in elderly patients with cancer: a systematic review

Frailty screening methods for predicting outcome of a comprehensive geriatric assessment in elderly patients with cancer: a systematic review Frailty screening methods for predicting outcome of a comprehensive geriatric assessment in elderly patients with cancer: a systematic review Frailty screening methods for predicting outcome of a comprehensive geriatric assessment in elderly patients with cancer: a systematic review Hamaker ME, Jonker JM, de Rooij SE, Vos AG, Smorenburg CH, van Munster BC (...) CRD summary This review concluded that available frailty screening methods had insufficient discriminative power to select patients for further assessment and that it may be beneficial for all elderly patients with cancer to receive a comprehensive geriatric assessment. These cautious conclusions reflect the available data and are likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To assess the diagnostic performance of frailty screening methods to predict the presence of impairments on a comprehensive

2012 DARE.

12. Geriatric Rehabilitation (Diagnosis)

Geriatric Rehabilitation (Diagnosis) Geriatric Rehabilitation: Overview, Auditory and Visual Impairments, Falls Edition: No Results No Results Please confirm that you would like to log out of Medscape. If you log out, you will be required to enter your username and password the next time you visit. https://profreg.medscape.com/px/getpracticeprofile.do?method=getProfessionalProfile&urlCache=aHR0cHM6Ly9lbWVkaWNpbmUubWVkc2NhcGUuY29tL2FydGljbGUvMzE4NTIxLW92ZXJ2aWV3 processing > Geriatric (...) Rehabilitation Updated: Mar 19, 2019 Author: Julie A Muché, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA Share Email Print Feedback Close Sections Sections Geriatric Rehabilitation Overview Overview As we age, we face many physical and emotional changes that can affect our level of function and well-being. Our baby-boomer population is aging, and people are living longer. We must maintain functional independence in the elderly and address the needs of our older generation. Rehabilitation of geriatric patients

2014 eMedicine.com

13. Perioperative Management of the Geriatric Patient

Perioperative Management of the Geriatric Patient Perioperative Management of the Geriatric Patient: Overview, Preoperative Evaluation, Selected Problems and Management Edition: No Results No Results Please confirm that you would like to log out of Medscape. If you log out, you will be required to enter your username and password the next time you visit. https://profreg.medscape.com/px/getpracticeprofile.do?method=getProfessionalProfile&urlCache (...) =aHR0cHM6Ly9lbWVkaWNpbmUubWVkc2NhcGUuY29tL2FydGljbGUvMjg1NDMzLW92ZXJ2aWV3 processing > Perioperative Management of the Geriatric Patient Updated: Nov 02, 2015 Author: Tulay Ersan, MD; Chief Editor: William A Schwer, MD Share Email Print Feedback Close Sections Sections Perioperative Management of the Geriatric Patient Overview Overview Advances in surgical and anesthetic techniques combined with sophisticated perioperative monitoring are factors that have contributed to an expanding number of older adults undergoing surgery. A preoperative assessment is useful

2014 eMedicine.com

14. Comprehensive geriatric care in hospitals: the role of inpatient geriatric consultation teams

Comprehensive geriatric care in hospitals: the role of inpatient geriatric consultation teams 2015 www.kce.fgov.be KCE REPORT 245Cs SYNTHESIS COMPREHENSIVE GERIATRIC CARE IN HOSPITALS: THE ROLE OF INPATIENT GERIATRIC CONSULTATION TEAMS 2015 www.kce.fgov.be KCE REPORT 245Cs HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH SYNTHESIS COMPREHENSIVE GERIATRIC CARE IN HOSPITALS: THE ROLE OF INPATIENT GERIATRIC CONSULTATION TEAMS MIEKE DESCHODT, VEERLE CLAES, BASTIAAN VAN GROOTVEN, KOEN MILISEN, BENOIT BOLAND, JOHAN FLAMAING (...) , ALAIN DENIS, FRANÇOIS DAUE, LUT MERGAERT, CARL DEVOS, PATRIEK MISTIAEN, KOEN VAN DEN HEEDE KCE Report 245Cs Inpatient geriatric consultation teams 1 ¦ FOREWORD As already frequently mentioned, the ageing of our population is foremost good news: it means we all live longer, and live longer in good health. Not surprisingly, also the mean age of patients in hospitals is rising. People aged 75 and older account for almost half of all hospital days on non-geriatric nursing units. Frail older people

2015 Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre

15. Effectiveness of acute geriatric unit care using Acute Care for Elders components: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Effectiveness of acute geriatric unit care using Acute Care for Elders components: a systematic review and meta-analysis Effectiveness of acute geriatric unit care using Acute Care for Elders components: a systematic review and meta-analysis Effectiveness of acute geriatric unit care using Acute Care for Elders components: a systematic review and meta-analysis Fox MT, Persaud M, Maimets I, O'Brien K, Brooks D, Tregunno D, Schraa E CRD summary The authors concluded that acute geriatric unit care (...) , with one or more elements of the Acute Care for Elders model, for older patients with acute illness or injury, had beneficial effects, over usual care, in reducing falls, delirium, functional decline, length of hospital stay, and costs. This was a well-conducted review; the conclusions reflect the evidence and seem reliable. Authors' objectives To compare the effectiveness of acute geriatric unit care, versus usual care, for acutely ill or injured older adults. Searching Seventeen databases, including

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2012 DARE.

16. Which version of the geriatric depression scale is most useful in medical settings and nursing homes? Diagnostic validity meta-analysis

Which version of the geriatric depression scale is most useful in medical settings and nursing homes? Diagnostic validity meta-analysis Which version of the geriatric depression scale is most useful in medical settings and nursing homes? Diagnostic validity meta-analysis Which version of the geriatric depression scale is most useful in medical settings and nursing homes? Diagnostic validity meta-analysis Mitchell AJ, Bird V, Rizzo M, Meader N CRD summary This review concluded that all versions (...) of the geriatric depression scale (GDS) provided potential added value in medical settings. GDS 4/5 was most efficient. In the absence of GDS 4/5 data for nursing homes, GDS 15 may be preferred. Limitations in the methods and reporting of the review mean that these conclusions should be interpreted cautiously. Authors' objectives To assess the diagnostic accuracy of different forms (long, short and ultrashort) of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) in patients with and without cognitive impairment. Searching

2010 DARE.

17. Effectiveness of comprehensive geriatric assessment based interventions in the emergency department: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Effectiveness of comprehensive geriatric assessment based interventions in the emergency department: a systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne

2015 PROSPERO

18. Performance of a brief geriatric evaluation compared to a comprehensive geriatric assessment for detection of geriatric syndromes in family medicine: a prospective diagnostic study. (PubMed)

Performance of a brief geriatric evaluation compared to a comprehensive geriatric assessment for detection of geriatric syndromes in family medicine: a prospective diagnostic study. Geriatric syndromes are rarely detected in family medicine. Within the AGE program (active geriatric evaluation), a brief assessment tool (BAT) designed for family physicians (FP) was developed and its diagnostic performance estimated by comparison to a comprehensive geriatric assessment.This prospective diagnostic (...) study was conducted in four primary care sites in Switzerland. Participants were aged at least 70 years and attending a routine appointment with their physician, without previous documented geriatric assessment. Participants were assessed by their family physicians using the BAT, and by a geriatriciant who performed a comprehensive geriatric assessment within the following two-month period (reference standard). Both the BAT and the full assessment targeted eight geriatric syndromes: cognitive

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2018 BMC Geriatrics

19. Comprehensive geriatric assessment for older adults admitted to hospital. (PubMed)

Comprehensive geriatric assessment for older adults admitted to hospital. Comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) is a multi-dimensional, multi-disciplinary diagnostic and therapeutic process conducted to determine the medical, mental, and functional problems of older people with frailty so that a co-ordinated and integrated plan for treatment and follow-up can be developed. This is an update of a previously published Cochrane review.We sought to critically appraise and summarise current (...) evidence on the effectiveness and resource use of CGA for older adults admitted to hospital, and to use these data to estimate its cost-effectiveness.We searched CENTRAL, MEDLINE, Embase, three other databases, and two trials registers on 5 October 2016; we also checked reference lists and contacted study authors.We included randomised trials that compared inpatient CGA (delivered on geriatric wards or by mobile teams) versus usual care on a general medical ward or on a ward for older people, usually

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2017 Cochrane

20. How Should You Approach a Geriatric Insomniac?

How Should You Approach a Geriatric Insomniac? How Should You Approach a Geriatric Insomniac? – Clinical Correlations Search How Should You Approach a Geriatric Insomniac? September 2, 2009 6 min read Gilda Boroumand, MS4 Faculty Peer Reviewed Chronic insomnia, defined as difficulty with the initiation, maintenance, duration, and quality of sleep for at least one month, is a common complaint with significant impact on an individual’s daytime functioning and quality of life. It is particularly (...) . National Institutes of Health State of the Science Conference Statement on Manifestations and Management of Chronic Insomnia in Adults. Sleep. 2005;28:1049-1057 3. Bloom HG, Ahmed I, Alessi CA, et al. Evidence-based recommendations for the assessment and management of sleep disorders in older persons. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57:761-789. 4. Morin CM, Koetter U, Bastien C, Ware JC, Wooten V. Valerian-hops combination and diphenhydramine for treating insomnia: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial

2009 Clinical Correlations