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ALLMedicine™ Elder Abuse Center

Research & Reviews  428 results

The revictimization of older Mexican women: understanding the accumulation of multiple ...
BMC Geriatrics; Giraldo-Rodríguez L, Mino-León D et. al.

Jan 12th, 2022 - The victimization of women constitutes a human rights violation and a health risk factor. The central objectives of this study were to analyze the probability of revictimization among older adult Mexican women and to examine whether child abuse (C...

Reliability and validity of the polish version of the vulnerability to Abuse Screening ...
Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect; Filipska K, Biercewicz M et. al.

Jan 11th, 2022 - Our aim was to assess the psychometric properties and reliability of a Polish version of the VASS. This cross-sectional validation study involved 228 patients above 65 years of age. Authors-Designed Questionnaire, the Geriatric Depression Scale, a...

Detecting Risk of Neglect in NSHAP Round 3 Using New Follow-Up Questions to Activities ...
The Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Scie... Howe MJK, Choi KW et. al.

Dec 18th, 2021 - Elder neglect is a type of elder abuse wherein an older adult's basic needs remain unmet through negligence. The risk of neglect and its harmful consequences coincides with the need for care that arises with difficulties completing activities of d...

Barriers to managing elder abuse in primary care services: experiences of healthcare pr...
Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect; Giraldo-Rodríguez L, Agudelo-Botero M

Dec 17th, 2021 - The purpose of this study was to analyze the barriers to managing elder abuse from the perspective of primary care health workers in Mexico City. We performed an ethnographic qualitative-descriptive study. Thirty semi-structured interviews were co...

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Guidelines  2 results

Elder Abuse and Women's Health: ACOG Committee Opinion, Number 824.
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...
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  3 results

Responding to Elder Abuse in GERiAtric Care: Educational Intervention

Oct 8th, 2021 - Please refer to the uploaded study protocol and statistical analysis plan for a detailed description of the study.

Use Surveillance Technology to Reduce Elder Abuse Recidivism

Mar 10th, 2021 - This a feasibility investigation that aims to conduct an 8-week pilot RCT (N=10 total) to test the potential effectiveness of a surveillance intervention to reduce frequency and severity of elder abuse among older populations. Eligible participant...

Pregnancy With Morquio Syndrome - What Are Patients' Perspectives and Has ERT Changed Them?

Jan 20th, 2021 - The present study seeks to interview women with Morquio A and Morquio B syndrome themselves, to explore and discover their perspectives and concerns surrounding pregnancy and having biological children, the impact of the advent of ERT for Morquio ...

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News  31 results

Surge in Elder Abuse Fueled by Pandemic

Jan 4th, 2022 - Social isolation, stay-at-home measures, and staff shortages at long-term care facilities have been implicated in the sharp increase in elder abuse cases during the COVID-19 pandemic. What to know: Elder abuse, already on the rise, has skyrocketed...

Worrisome Uptick in Elder Abuse Flagged

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

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...

Former Vanderbilt Nurse Pleads Not Guilty in Medical Error Death

Feb 22nd, 2019 - A former nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in Nashville, Tennessee, has pleaded not guilty to reckless homicide after giving a patient the wrong medication. Nurses around the country, in particular the online nursing community, ...

Mandatory reporting laws
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.

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