Medical Implications of Elder Abuse and Neglect, An Issue of Clinics in Geratric Medicine
Author By Lisa Gibbs, MD, University of California, Irvine
Format Hardcover ISBN 9780323323734 Copyright Year 2014
This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, devoted to Medical Implications of Elder Abuse and Neglect, is edited by Drs. Lisa Gibbs and Laura Mosqueda.† Articles in this issue include: Aging: Physiology, Disease, and Abuse; Understanding the Medical Markers of Elder Abuse and Neglect: Physical Examination Findings; Medical and Laboratory Indicators of Elder Abuse and Neglect; Common Presentations of Elder Abuse in Health Care Settings; Prevention and Early Identification of Elder Abuse; Elder Physical Abuse; Elder Neglect; Case Series of Sexual Assault in Older Persons; Medical Implications of Elder Abuse: Self-Neglect; Evaluating Abuse in the Patient with Dementia; Mental Health/Psychiatric Issues in Elder Abuse and Neglect; The Role of Capacity Assessments in Elder Abuse Investigations and Guardianships; Care of the Victim; and Health Professionalsí Roles and Relationships with Other Agencies.