Geriatrics Pocketcard Set

Author: Bbp
Publisher: Borm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC
ISBN: 9781591030379
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The Geriatrics pocketcard Set is a concise summary of essential information on the assessment of the elderly patient.

Advances In Geriatric Dermatology

Author: Anne Lynn S. Chang
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331918380X
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Authors' Comment: Geriatrics at Your Fingertips 2014 is a reference manual that
covers topics such as treatment guidelines and diseases that are particularly
relevant to the geriatric population. Providers can use this reference to learn
more about how to properly care for the geriatric population. Inappropriate
Prescribing/ Polypharmacy 1. American Geriatrics Society. AGS Beers Criteria:
Printable Beers Pocket Card. Authors' Comment: The Beers Criteria is a catalog
of drugs that can ...

Annual Review Of Gerontology And Geriatrics Volume 31 2011

Author: Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082610794X
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A second set of interventions focuses on efforts that affect hospital readmission
for specific diseases and conditions (for example, providing patients with a “
transition coach” and education in self-management skills related to congestive
heart failure). The third ... Nursing assistants use an early warning tool called
Stop and Watch—typically a laminated pocket card for easy access—to
document any changes and to serve as a reminder to report these changes to a
nurse supervisor.

Oxford Textbook Of Geriatric Medicine

Author: Jean-Pierre Michel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192536885
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A number of innovations have been shown to support ACE dissemination, such
as the ACE tracker tool, ACE pocket card, e-geriatrician and ACE advisory team (
Malone et al., 2010). A mobile ACE (MACE) model has been proposed, and there
is early evidence to suggest this model is associated with fewer adverse events,
shorter hospital stay, and better patient satisfaction compared to usual care (
Hung et al., 2013). There is also preliminary data to suggest the mobile ACE
model can ...

Geriatric Emergency Medicine

Author: Joseph H. Kahn
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107677645
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... delirium; this recommendation was based upon moderate quality of evidence
and strong strength of recommendation from the consensus panel [43]. This
document also provides a list of anticholinergics, and the tables are available in a
pocket card format for download at the American Geriatrics Society website.
Other medications that the Beers Criteria recommends avoiding in delirium
include benzodiazepines and other sedative-hypnotics, corticosteroids, H2-
receptor antagonists, ...

Handbook Of Geriatric Assessment

Author: Joseph J. Gallo
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763730567
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38. Widiger TA, American Psychiatric Association, Task Force on DSM-IV. DSM-
IV Sourcebook, 1st ed. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association; 1994.
39. Reissman DB, Klomp RW, Kent AT, Pfefferbaum B. Exploring psychological
resilience in the face of terrorism. Psychiatr Ann. 2004:33:627–632. 40. Cuervo-
Rubio R. VA Trainee Pocket Card Department of Veterans Affairs; 2005.
Available from http://www.va.gov/oaa/pocketcard/geriadv.asp (Accessed
February 20, 2005).

Calculating Drug Dosages

Author: Sandra Luz Martinez de Castillo
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803644795
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Go to the Safe Dosage Resources on DavisPlus for the 2012 PIM list by the
American Geriatrics Society and For a complete listing, see the 2012 American
Geriatrics Society Updated Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication
use in ... PocketCard.pdf the ISMP High Alert Medications list. ... It is
recommended by the American Geriatrics Society, as well as other geriatric-
focused healthcare organizations, that drugs on the Beers list be used with
caution in the older adult.

Exercise For Aging Adults

Author: Gail M. Sullivan
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319160958
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American Geriatrics Society Beers Criteria Pocket Card, for medication-exercise
interactions, http://www.americangeriatrics.org/files/documents/beers/
PrintableBeersPocketCard.pdf. American Geriatrics Society Prevention of Falls in
Older Persons guideline, http://www.americangeriatrics.org/
health_care_professionals/clinical_practice/
clinical_guidelines_recommendations/
prevention_of_falls_summary_of_recommendations . American Heart
Association information on exercise in ...

Gerontological Nursing

Author: Kristen L. Mauk
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449694640
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The Beers list is available on a pocket card from the American Geriatrics Society,
and can be downloaded at http:// www.americangeriatrics.org It is important to
note that many deliriogenic medications can be purchased without a prescription.
Several OTC medications, such as antihistamines and cold formulas, are fairly
anticholinergic and can contribute to delirium. Many OTC sleeping medications
contain diphenhydramine or other antihistamines; these medications cause
sedation, ...

Geriatric Neurology

Author: Anil K. Nair
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111873064X
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Position the patient 20 feet in front of the Snellen eye chart (or hold a Rosenbaum
pocket card at a 14 in “reading” distance). 3. Have the patient cover one eye at a
time with a card. 4. Ask the patient to read progressively smaller letters until he or
she can go no further. 5. Record the smallest line the patient can read
successfully (such as 20/20 or 20/30). Visual acuity is reported as a pair of
numbers (20/20); the first number is how far the patient is from the chart, and the
second number ...