A 5 page research paper that addresses the role of public health nursing in regards to elderly population with diabetes the writer stresses the importance of self-management and educational intervention bibliography lists 8 sources. Geriatrics, or geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people it aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults.
Geriatric social workers geriatric social workers are specially trained to work with the elderly educational requirements vary, with some geriatric nurses holding a bachelor's degree in social work and others holding a master's degree gerontological nurses must be familiar with diseases common to the elderly population so they can spot. Setting protein goals at meals can help elderly individuals meet their daily protein requirements for example, a 2009 review published in “current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care” encourages elderly people to consume 25 to 30 grams of high-quality protein at each meal to help enhance muscle protein synthesis and prevent or slow age-related decreases in muscle mass. 10 conditions that ail the elderly here is a list of 10 conditions that older people are affected with. Twenty-six (26) minimum geriatric competencies in eight content domains were endorsed by the american geriatrics society (ags), the american medical association (ama), and the association of directors of geriatric academic programs (adgap) the domains are: cognitive and behavioral disorders medication management self-care capacity falls, balance, gait disorders atypical presentation of disease palliative care hospital care for elders, and health care planning and promotion.
Atypical characteristics of illness, and disease processes have been addressed elsewhere (jam geriatr soc 198937:894-910) [jones js: geriatric emergency care: an annotated bibliography. Geriatrics is the medical subspecialty that focuses on the care of elderly adults older adults often have complex medical needs such as multiple chronic diseases that require a team approach to care although many elders no longer work, occupational therapy is one of the strategies used to help seniors remain as. A variety of muscle diseases affect the adult and elder population these conditions are: sarcopenia myosteatosis ibm is considered the most prevalent idiopathic inflammatory myopathy in the geriatric population, although cancer related dermatomyositis is more common bibliography alexanderson h exercise effects in patients with.
Geriatrics is the medical subspecialty that focuses on the care of elderly adults older adults often have complex medical needs such as multiple chronic diseases that require a team approach to care. This research has shown the chronic nature of diseases affecting the geriatric population most commonly the respiratory diseases and rightly increasing the trend of deriphyllin drug utilization vandana a badar, sanjay kumar.
The syndrome of frailty is critical to the understanding of disease presentation in the older adult it is the frail elderly who most often present atypically traditional disease presentation learning how disease presents in adults is the cornerstone of traditional teaching of those in the medical profession and other health care professionals. Keeping the aging population healthy ß chronic diseases are the primary driver of health care costs ß support funding to increase training on prevention-focused geriatric care for health care and aging services professionals keeping the aging population healthy. Bibliography emergency care: an annotated from the emergency medicine residency program, butterworth hospital, grand elderly population and have implications for future planning eases peculiar to the elderly recognize diseases and injuries that present a different clinical picture in old age and dif-.
Disease presentation much was learned in the twentieth century about disease and how it presents in children and adults traditional medical teaching emphasizes specific disease symptoms and signs that point to a specific diagnosis. Geriatrics an updated bibliography rosenthal mj an occasional unreferred article is cited to amplify geriatric aspects of common diseases most of the references deal specifically with an elderly patient population, though few use a multidisciplinary approach studies of the elderly are confounded by concomitants of aging frequent but. Therefore, i have been looking forward to the updated edition of infectious disease in the aging: a clinical handbook—the first edition, published in 2001, was an excellent review of the pertinent infectious diseases issues in the geriatric population.
Advancing the health of our aging population: a lead role for nursing science patricia a grady, phd, rn, faan national institute of nursing research, bethesda, md. Lourdu jafrin , venkata naveen kumar p, udaya laxmi t jayapriya b etal performed a 2 months cross-sectional, unicentric observational study titled “drug utilization pattern of geriatric patients in the medical department of tertiary care hospital” and it was published in international journal of pharmacy and life sciences in 2013. Goalimprove the health, function, and quality of life of older adultsoverviewas americans live longer, growth in the number of older adults is unprecedented in 2014, 145% (463 million) of the us population was aged 65 or older and is projected to reach 235% (98 million) by 20601aging adults experience higher risk of chronic disease.
Management of balance and mobility disorders bibliography a compilation of published literature related to balance and mobility disorders, assessment and treatment strategies, and computerized dynamic posturography studies the bibliography provides listings of cited references only. Background little information is available about the pattern of ear diseases in the elderly population therefore, the present study aims to determine the pattern of ear diseases among elderly nigerians, so as to provide an objective basis for cost-effective health care planning for the emerging geriatric population methods.