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Research & Reviews  504 results

Elder Financial Exploitation in the Digital Age.
The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and The... Zhang T, Morris NP et. al.

Mar 18th, 2023 - Elder financial abuse violates the dignity, mental integrity, and fundamental rights of older adults. Reports of elder financial exploitation climbed during the COVID-19 pandemic, as many older adults were targeted by perpetrators seeking to take ...

Dealing with the elder abuse epidemic: Disparities in interventions against elder abuse...
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society; El-Qawaqzeh K, Hosseinpour H et. al.

Mar 7th, 2023 - Elder abuse is a major cause of injury, morbidity, and death. We aimed to identify the factors associated with interventions against suspected physical abuse in older adults. Analysis of the 2017-2018 ACS TQIP. All trauma patients ≥60 years with a...

Contextual Factors Associated with Abuse of Home-Dwelling Persons with Dementia: A Cros...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Steinsheim G, Malmedal W et. al.

Feb 26th, 2023 - One in six community-dwelling older adults experience elder abuse yearly, and persons with dementia are especially at risk. Although many risk factors for elder abuse have been identified, there are still knowledge gaps concerning risk and protect...

Development of A Japanese Version of the Family Poly-Victimization Screen (FPS-J).
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Kita S, Baba K et. al.

Feb 26th, 2023 - This study developed a Japanese version of the Family Poly-Victimization Screen (FPS-J) and assessed its validity. A cross-sectional study using self-report questionnaires was conducted with parents of children in Tokyo, Japan, from January to Feb...

Detecting Elder Abuse in Dermatology: A Clinical and Practical Review.
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; Brown A, Kim SJ

Feb 13th, 2023 - The pace of aging in our population is dramatically increasing, raising concern for rising prevalence of elder abuse. Given the visual nature of the occupation, dermatologists can play a crucial role in identifying certain types of elder mistreatm...

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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  9 results

Responding to Elder Abuse in GERiAtric Care: Educational Intervention

Oct 31st, 2022 - Please refer to the uploaded study protocol for a detailed description of the study.

Feasibility of VOICES Elder Abuse Intervention in Primary Care Setting (VOICES-PC Feasibility)

Oct 28th, 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...

Feasibility of Elder Mistreatment VOICES-CI Screening Tool

Oct 6th, 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=...

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  35 results

A Psychiatric Patient Confesses to Murder: Now What?

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

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, ...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →