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Research & Reviews  400 results

When the Hidden Issue of Elder Abuse Leads to Death: Do Not Neglect Elder Neglect.
https://doi.org/10.1097/PAF.0000000000000700
The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology; Mazzotti MC, Fais P et. al.

Aug 3rd, 2021 - It is well known that elder neglect entails a number of physical and psychological consequences, as well as being an independent risk factor for death. In the present study, we describe 5 forensic cases of death of older adults where the diagnosis...

Fatality Review and the Role of the Forensic Psychiatrist.
https://doi.org/10.29158/JAAPL.210027-21
The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and The... Hatters Friedman S, Beaman JW et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2021 - Multidisciplinary Fatality Review teams have operated for decades in the United States and across the developed world. Goals of these teams include examining individual deaths in the community to determine preventability and to make recommendation...

The association between elder abuse and childhood adversity: A study of older adults in...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8297753
PloS One; Asyraf M, Dunne MP et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2021 - Childhood adversity has been linked with later victimization of young and middle-aged adults, but few studies have shown persistence of this effect among elders, especially outside of North America. This research examined the association between a...

A 7-year trend analysis of the types, characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes of el...
https://doi.org/10.1080/08946566.2021.1954574
Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect; Brijnath B, Gartoulla P et. al.

Jul 20th, 2021 - A 7-year trend analysis of the types, characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes of elder abuse in community settings.|2021|Brijnath B,Gartoulla P,Joosten M,Feldman P,Temple J,|

Relatives' experiences with abuse and neglect in Norwegian nursing homes. A qualitative...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8272837
BMC Health Services Research; Saga S, Blekken LE et. al.

Jul 13th, 2021 - Elder abuse in nursing homes (NH) is a widespread and complex problem. Residents' ability to share their experiences are impeded, due to a high degree of cognitive problems and frailty, and previous studies are thus mainly based on reports from st...

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Guidelines  2 results

Elder Abuse and Women's Health: ACOG Committee Opinion, Number 824.
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000004298
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

Feb 18th, 2021 - Elder abuse, a violation of human rights, is defined as a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate actions, which causes harm, risk of harm, or distress to an individual 60 years or older. As many as 1 in 10 older adults have been victims of...

European council of legal medicine (ECLM) guidelines for the examination of suspected e...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-018-1880-y
International Journal of Legal Medicine; Keller E, Santos C et. al.

Jun 29th, 2018 - Article 25 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (adopted in Nice on 7 December 2000) recognizes and respects the rights of older people to lead a life of dignity and independence and to participate in social and cultural life...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Mental Health Intervention for Elderly Abuse Victims
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02283385

May 3rd, 2018 - Despite increasing recognition of the epidemic of elder abuse, we continue to face barriers helping abuse victims access and use elder abuse resolution services. In addition, many victims suffer from concurrent mental health problems that prevent ...

Psychological Concomitants of Morquio A Syndrome - Longitudinal Effects of Enzyme Replacement Therapy (The MAPLE Study)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02208661

Apr 11th, 2018 - Mucopolysaccharidosis IV, also known as MPS IV or Morquio disease, is a rare autosomal recessive genetic lysosomal storage disorder. Research thus far regarding lysosomal storage diseases (LSDs) in general, including Morquio, has primarily focused...

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News  30 results

Worrisome Uptick in Elder Abuse Flagged
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/911669

Apr 11th, 2019 - The older adult population in the United States is growing faster than younger age groups, and a rising number of elders are enduring violence, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports. In fact, over a 15-year period, the nonfa...

Worrisome Uptick in Elder Abuse Flagged
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/911669

Apr 11th, 2019 - The older adult population in the United States is growing faster than younger age groups, and a rising number of elders are enduring violence, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports. In fact, over a 15-year period, the nonfa...

Mandatory reporting laws
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/192910/business-medicine/mandatory-reporting-laws/page/0/1
MDedge Internal Medicine;

Jan 17th, 2019 - Elder abuse Elder abuse is broadly construed to include physical, sexual, and psychological abuse, as well as financial exploitation and caregiver neglect. 3 It is a serious problem in the United States, estimated in 2008 to affect 1 in 10 elders.

USPSTF: Screen Women of Child-Bearing Age for At-Home Violence
https://www.medpagetoday.com/primarycare/domesticviolence/75882

Oct 23rd, 2018 - Women of reproductive age should still be routinely screened for intimate partner violence, and referred to services if they screen positive, according to an update from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). There is "moderate certaint...

Hospitals Gear Up for New Diagnosis: Human Trafficking
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/899889

Jul 27th, 2018 - The woman arrived at the emergency department at Huntington Hospital on New York's Long Island after she was hit by her boyfriend during an argument. Her situation raised concerns among the medical staff, which had recently been trained to be on t...

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