Risk of death associated with the use of conventional versus atypical antipsychotic drugs among elderly patients
- Guidelines for improving assessment skills. King, Colleen // Generations;Spring97, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p73
Presents guidelines in assessing the needs of older people. Necessity of spending time to develop rapport with the client; Need to avoid bias and difficult situations; Key to the successful comprehensive assessment of a client; Use of the comprehensive assessment interview as a valuable tool in...
- Editorial. Iphofen, Ron // Quality in Ageing;Dec2004, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p2
Introduces a series of articles about the care of older people.
- Geriatric medicine. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);7/17/1982, Vol. 285 Issue 6336, p181
Focuses on geriatric medicine. Components of aged care; Common ailments among the aged; Significance of holistic care in geriatric medicine.
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. Williams, Henry J.; Schold Davis, Elin // Today's Geriatric Medicine;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p5
Two letters to the editor are presented in response to articles "The Geriatric Medicine Paradox," in the March/April 2013 issue, and "Helping Elders Retire From Driving," in the March/April 2013 issue.
- Bringing a Generalist Approach to the Problems of Older Patients. Kovinsky, Kenneth E. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Sep2000, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p673
This issue of JGIM has three articles dealing with issues principally affecting the care of older patients: functional decline after hospitalization, end-of-life decision making, and reporting of impaired drivers.1-3 It may seem unusual that a journal for general internists would have so much...
- Program examines links between elderly and ER. Bonvissuto, Kimberly // Crain's Cleveland Business;12/06/99, Vol. 20 Issue 49, p13
Focuses on the Systematic Intervention for a Geriatric Network of Evaluation and Treatment, a program in Cleveland, Ohio that coordinate strategies to treat the elderly. Emergency departments that participate in the program; How the program works; Significance of the program.
- Changing the technology of assessing the elderly: The example of the R.A.I. Fries, Brant E. // Generations;Spring97, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p59
Discusses how to design an instrument to provide accurate and reproducible data in assessing the elderly. Focus on the National Resident Assessment Instrument for nursing homes; Ways to improve an assessment process; Components of computerized assessment systems.
- Cross-cultural geriatric ethics: Negotiating our differences. Moody, Harry R. // Generations;Fall98, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p32
Determines the differences of solutions to ethical problems in geriatric care in a cross-cultural perspective. Commonalities among ethnic groups regarding aging; Cultural differences in elderly care; Historical background on the geriatric health profession.
- Intermediate care-a good thing? Steiner, Andrea // Age & Ageing;Aug2001 Supplement 2, Vol. 30, p33
Provides information on a study which proposed the development of intermediate care concept in Great Britain for older adults. Overview of the concept of intermediate care; Models; Methodology; Implications, opportunities and challenges of the intermediate care concept.