Elder abuse

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Key articles

Lachs MS, Pillemer KA. Elder Abuse. N Engl J Med. 2015 Nov 12;373(20):1947-56.Full text  Abstract

Aravanis SC, Adelman RD, Breckman R, et al; American Medical Association. Diagnostic and treatment guidelines on elder abuse and neglect. Arch Fam Med. 1993 Apr;2(4):371-88. Abstract

Fulmer T, Paveza G, Abraham I, et al. Elder neglect assessment in the emergency department. J Emerg Nurs. 2000 Oct;26(5):436-43. Abstract

American College of Emergency Physicians. Policy statement: management of elder abuse and neglect. Ann Emerg Med. 1998 Jan;31(1):149-50. Abstract

Reference articles

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34. Aravanis SC, Adelman RD, Breckman R, et al; American Medical Association. Diagnostic and treatment guidelines on elder abuse and neglect. Arch Fam Med. 1993 Apr;2(4):371-88. Abstract

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36. Fulmer T, Paveza G, Abraham I, et al. Elder neglect assessment in the emergency department. J Emerg Nurs. 2000 Oct;26(5):436-43. Abstract

37. American College of Emergency Physicians. Policy statement: management of elder abuse and neglect. Ann Emerg Med. 1998 Jan;31(1):149-50. Abstract

38. Fulmer T, Street S, Carr K. Abuse of the elderly: screening and detection. J Emerg Nurs. 1984 May-Jun;10(3):131-40. Abstract

39. Fulmer T, Wetle T. Elder abuse screening and intervention. Nurse Pract. 1986 May;11(5):33-8. Abstract

40. Yaffe MJ, Wolfson C, Lithwick M, et al. Development and validation of a tool to improve physician identification of elder abuse: the Elder Abuse Suspicion Index (EASI). J Elder Abuse Negl. 2008;20(3):276-300. Abstract

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42. Fulmer T, Birkenhauer D. Elder mistreatment assessment as a part of everyday practice. J Gerontol Nurs. 1992 Mar;18(3):42-5. Abstract

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46. National Center for Elder Abuse. Elder abuse screening tools for healthcare professionals. 2016 [internet publication].Full text

47. Capezuti E, Brush BL, Lawson WT 3rd. Reporting elder mistreatment. J Gerontol Nursing. 1997 Jul;23(7):24-32. Abstract

48. Killick C, Taylor BJ. Professional decision making on elder abuse: systematic narrative review. J Elder Abuse Negl. 2009 Jul-Sep;21(3):211-38. Abstract

49. American College of Emergency Physicians. Recognition and management of elder abuse. January 1999 [internet publication].Full text

50. Ploeg J, Fear J, Hutchison B, et al. A systematic review of interventions for elder abuse. J Elder Abuse Negl. 2009 Jul-Sep;21(3):187-210. Abstract

51. Jacobs DG. Special considerations in geriatric injury. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2003 Dec;9(6):535-9. Abstract

52. Lachs MS, Williams CS, O'Brien S, et al. The mortality of elder mistreatment. JAMA. 1998;280:428-432.Full text  Abstract

53. Dyer CB, Pavlik VN, Murphy KP, et al. The high prevalence of depression and dementia in elder abuse or neglect. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2000;48:205-208. Abstract

54. Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination. Periodic health examination, 1994 update: 4. secondary prevention of elder abuse and mistreatment. CMAJ. 1994;151:1413-1420.Full text  Abstract

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