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Research & Reviews  469 results

Testing an educational intervention to improve health care providers' preparedness to c...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9351204
BMC Medical Education; Simmons J, Motamedi A et. al.

Aug 4th, 2022 - Elder abuse is prevalent and associated with ill-health. However, health care providers often lack education about elder abuse and older patients' victimization often remains unknown to them. In this pilot study we performed initial testing of an ...

Vulnerable Elder Protection Team: Initial experience of an emergency department-based i...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.17967
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society; Rosen T, Elman A et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2022 - An emergency department (ED) visit provides a unique opportunity to identify elder abuse and initiate intervention, but emergency providers rarely do. To address this, we developed the Vulnerable Elder Protection Team (VEPT), an ED-based interdisc...

Developing a Comprehensive Understanding of Older Person Abuse in Canadian Immigrant Co...
https://doi.org/10.1177/08445621221112429
The Canadian Journal of Nursing Research = Revue Canadien... Mehdi F, Dahlke S et. al.

Jul 14th, 2022 - Older immigrants represent 28% of the Canadian population who are over the age of 60. World-wide 1 in 6 older persons experiences abuse. Due to population aging, attention must be paid to the abuse and victimization of older immigrant persons, and...

When co-design works (sort of): the case of the Australian elder abuse screening instru...
https://doi.org/10.1080/08946566.2022.2098218
Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect; Brijnath B, Gahan L et. al.

Jul 13th, 2022 - Applying co-design methodologies is increasingly recommended for engaging diverse end-users and bridging evidence-practice gaps. Yet, one of the ongoing challenges for research using co-design is the lack of evidence as to whether co-design leads ...

The New Serious Incident Response Scheme and the Responsive Regulation of Abuse in Aged...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/35819386
Journal of Law and Medicine; Barry L, Hughes P

Jul 13th, 2022 - In response to criticisms of the reporting criteria for abuse in aged care that were aired in the Australian Law Reform Commission's Report into Elder Abuse and more recently, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, a new Serious I...

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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  9 results

Feasibility of Elder Mistreatment VOICES-CI Screening Tool
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05216081

Jul 12th, 2022 - The VOICES Elder Abuse Intervention was developed and refined to promote self-identification and self-disclosure to increase reporting of elder abuse and elder mistreatment at the point-of-care in the Emergency Department (ED) setting. A study (N=...

Feasibility of VOICES Elder Abuse Intervention in Primary Care Setting (VOICES-PC Feasibility)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05224843

May 31st, 2022 - The aim of this study is to perform a feasibility evaluation (N=80) of the VOICES screening tool among older adults in the primary care setting. If VOICES is feasible for identifying suspicion of EM in primary care setting, then it will be able to...

Responding to Elder Abuse in GERiAtric Care: Educational Intervention
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05065281

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04563728

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?
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03150069

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  35 results

A Psychiatric Patient Confesses to Murder: Now What?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974470

May 23rd, 2022 - NEW ORLEANS – The patient, a 60-year-old woman who'd just tried to kill herself by overdosing on gabapentin, felt the need to make a confession. As she told a resident psychiatrist late one night at a Philadelphia crisis response center, she'd jus...

Surge in Elder Abuse Fueled by Pandemic
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/965969

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
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...

Former Vanderbilt Nurse Pleads Not Guilty in Medical Error Death
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/909467

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, ...

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