Objective to develop a discharge summary adapted to the frail elderly patient (d-safe) in order to communicate relevant information from hospital to community services. Uw geriatrics continuity bibliography: 1 approach to the elderly patient in: geriatric review syllabus, 5th ed, 2002-2004, chapter 8, pp 49-53 2 scheitel sm, fleming kc, chutka ds, evans jm. What is the purpose of the driver re-evaluation programthe purpose of the driver re-evaluation program is to allow a driver to show that the he or she is qualified to drive physicians by form ds-6 (physician's request for driver review) concerned individuals by form ds-7. Mental health association of northern kentucky a leader in providing advocacy, education, and services that promote mental wellness • some depressed elderly individuals need 3 to 4 types of therapy before they improve delirium. This study determined the effectiveness of a 6-month program of regular exercises for the improvement of functional performance of the elderly living in a nursing home. Cognitive assessment and differentiating the 3 ds (dementia, depression, delirium) milisen k(1), braes t, fick dm, foreman md cognitive functioning asa consequence of aging and one resulting from serious health problems is critical in the elderly.
Geriatric emergency department care: the pharmacist's role mary ann e zagaria, pharmd, ms, cgp see reference 3 benefits of geriatric pharmacists: supportive evidence budnitz ds, shehab n. The american heart association explains that acute coronary syndrome is an umbrella term for situations where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked such as heart attack and unstable angina. This study examines urine culture results from elderly patients to see if specific guidelines based on gender or antibiotic resistance patterns of bacteria causing urinary tract infections in the elderly mr, ds and db participated in the design of the study ml, mr and ds. Pain assessment in the elderly shay e phillips, bs, pharmd, bcps assistant professor of pharmacy practice the ds-dat is a nine-item list requiring five minutes of observation to rate nonverbal behavior that is predictive of distress in patients at rest. Atrial fibrillation the european society of cardiology 2012 focused update for management of atrial fibrillation recommended: (1) cha 2 ds 2-vasc score of 0 et al choosing antithrombotic therapy for elderly patients with atrial fibrillation who are at risk for falls. Out of this recognized need, the geriatric assessment has been developed, which emphasizes a broader approach to evaluating contributors to health in older persons 6 dalton ds, cruickshanks kj, klein be, et al.
By ethel mitty published originally in geriatric nursing (volume 31) by mikanony in types presentations, nursing (3-ds) it could be documents similar to iatrogenesis in elder care skip carousel carousel previous carousel next 2015 igs conference. The american association for geriatric psychiatry (aagp) is the only national association that has products, activities and publications, which focus exclusively on the challenges of geriatric psychiatry. A description and explanation of the distinguishing characteristics of depression, delirium, and dementia in elderly patients (3):222-249 evans dl, charney ds, lewis l, et al mood disorders in the medically ill: scientific review and recommendations. Ranitidine and elderly about ranitidine 35 46,640 discussions to told me i was overfeeding ds and that he wasn't willing to prescribe anything over gaviscon as he couldn't be sure ds was in pain as he wasn't saying he was i reported him immediately.
Warning message this material has not been reviewed or updated in over 3 years and may contain information that is no longer current or up to date. Having touched on the top games for the nintendo wii, sony playstation 3 and xbox 360 video game consoles, we're now going handheld with the most popular portable gaming device around, the nintendo ds. Bc medical journal vol no, april 2 cr 157 caring for older adults, part 2: the four ds in geriatrics closer examination of the interactions that can occur at three levels: disease. Consultants and registrars in cardiff discuss why they have chosen geriatrics as their career.
Development and validation of a clinical prediction rule for prolonged nursing home residence after hip fracture john f 1997 the american geriatrics society issue journal of the american geriatrics 187% of patients in the ds resided in nursing homes 6 months after hip. The world health organization 3-step analgesic ladder for pain management recommends that opioids pandula a, mirza m medication pain management in the elderly: unique and underutilized analgesic barkin rl, beckerman m, blum sl, clark fm, koh ek, wu ds should nonsteroidal anti.
How anxiety presents differently in older adults current psychiatry 2011 march10(3):65-72 cox bj prevalence of anxiety disorders in elderly adults: a critical analysis rae ds, narrow we, et al. Geriatric depression scale (short form) 1 tools may be copied yes no 2 have you dropped many of your activities and interests yes no 3 do you feel that your life is empty yes no 4 do you ref yes average: the use of rating depression series in the elderly, in poon (ed. What is the best test/predictor of mortality in geriatrics hand grip screening test: what are the 3ds of intellectual impairment dementia, delirium (acute confussion, mostly due to medications) depression ddx of depression depression.
Polypharmacy and the elderly christopher m bland, pharmd critical care pharmacist/infectious diseases specialist objectives ds 2-vasc and has-bled •novel anticoagulant switch in nonvalvular afib and dvt/pe patients -rivaroxaban for dvt/pe. Easy to read patient leaflet for bactrim ds includes indications, proper use, special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects. Specialty training curriculum for geriatric medicine curriculum august 2010 dr ds fairweather md frcp (oxford representative), dr r wears frcp (west midlands representative) this specialty training curriculum for geriatric medicine. Screening for geriatric syndromes can be done quickly and efficiently dementia, delirium, and depression can all be down syndrome and alzheimer disease april 8, 2005, regina - down syndrome and alzheimer disease april 8.
Weigle ds leptin levels are appropriate for body mass index in older males who american geriatric society 200350:s93 3 yukawa m, mccormick wc, weigle ds microsoft word - cv oct_2011 author: lleiva. Bpj | special edition - depression in older adults | 3 depression is common and under-recognised in older adults depression is common in older adults of depression in elderly people any pathological differences that exist do not have a bearing on the approach to treatment, which. The nine ds of determining the cause of weight loss in the elderly depression is linked to social isolation and, therefore, depression affects health outcomes 3,5 depression in the elderly is correlated to lower socioeconomic status, female gender, older age, martial status. 1:15pm - 2pm the three ds of geriatric care the 3 ds of geriatrics care: dementia, depression, delirium - what are the differences and what do you need to watch out for.