Assessing Cognition, Pain Among Patients Unable to Communicate Assessing Cognition, Pain Among Patients Unable to Communicate
Review the feasibility and reliability of observational assessments of cognitive function, mood, and pain for patients in post-acute care settings who are unable to communicate.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Deficits in Geriatric Assessment Prevalent in Seniors With IBD
MONDAY, May 16, 2022 -- Older patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have high prevalence of deficits in geriatric assessment, according to a study published in the May issue of Clinical Gastroenterology& Hepatology. Vera E. R. Asscher,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Preoperative and postoperative cognitive assessment in geriatric patients following acute traumatic injuries: towards improving geriatric trauma outcomes - Selvakumar S, Das S, Newsome K, Chan K, Ang D, Bilski T, Ibrahim J, Elkbuli A.
INTRODUCTION: A growing percentage of the US population is over the age of 65, and geriatrics account for a large portion of trauma admissions, expected to reach nearly 40% by 2050. Cognitive status is important for operative management, especially in elde... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Health Improves Over Two Years for COVID - 19 Hospitalization Survivors
Improvements seen in physical and mental health, but survivors still have more symptoms than controls at two years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 13, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

‘ Tragic Milestone ’ : One Million American Lives Lost to COVID - 19
President Biden has ordered U.S. flags to be flown at half - staff in honor of those lost (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 13, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Institutional, Source Type: news

Trends in geriatric trauma emergency department admissions during COVID-19 - Sultano ğlu H, Demir MC, Boğan M.
BACKGROUND: The impact of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) on geriatric trauma presenting to the emergency department is unknown. OBJECTIVE: To examine geriatric trauma emergency department admission trends during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Geriatric falls: a registry-based study in the Netherlands - Verbeek FHO, Ham WHW, Verbeek ALM, de Man-van Ginkel JM, van Os-Medendorp H, Westers P, Leenen LPH.
BACKGROUND: Falls in people 65 years and older evaluated in the emergency department are increasing. Of all unintentional injury-related deaths among older people, 55% are due to falls. The impact of falls, especially concerning Dutch older people with the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Major Head Trauma May Up Risks for Dementia
Title: Major Head Trauma May Up Risks for DementiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - May 12, 2022 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

One in Three Alzheimer, Dementia Cases Tied to Modifiable Risk Factors
Risk factors differ based on sex and race and ethnicity (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 11, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

The 3 Midlife Factors That Raise Your Odds for Alzheimer's
Title: The 3 Midlife Factors That Raise Your Odds for Alzheimer ' sCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/11/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - May 11, 2022 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Levels of aggression escalation in adult/geriatric occupational therapy workplaces - Potegal M, Htet L, Sartor H.
Workplace aggression can escalate from verbal to physical, adding risk of physical injury to negative psychological impact. Understanding escalation is necessary to develop effective violence intervention/prevention programs, but its occurrence is not well... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Brangman honored with the 2022 Edward Henderson Award for her research and clinical achievements by the American Geriatrics Society
Brangman will deliver the society ’s Henderson State-of-the-Art Lecture at the AGS 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting, being held in Orlando on May 12 to 14. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - May 10, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Research Source Type: news

Antipsychotics and Mortality Risk in Patients With Dementia Antipsychotics and Mortality Risk in Patients With Dementia
This study found a significant increase in 180-day mortality risk in patients with dementia treated with antipsychotic drugs, irrespective of preexisting comorbidities.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

What Diet Is the Best for Older Adults?
Title: What Diet Is the Best for Older Adults?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 5/10/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Senior Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Senior Health General - May 10, 2022 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Risk for Fatal Drowning Up With Certain Preexisting Conditions
One - third of fatal drownings occur in those with preexisting medical conditions; in about half, drowning was related to condition (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 9, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news