Caring for the Elderly

Christopher R. Carpenter, Michael Stern, Arthur B. Sanders

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEvidence-Based Emergency Medicine
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages260-270
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781405161435
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 27 2009

Keywords

  • Activities of daily living (ADLs)
  • Caring for the Elderly
  • Cochrane Library, MEDLINE and EMBASE
  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA)
  • ED patients (population) undergoing comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA)
  • Hopkins' Verbal Learning Test and 7-minute screen
  • Hospital in home (HIH) care model
  • Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE)
  • Modified Mini Mental Status Examination (MMSE), Mini-Cog, Six-Item Screener (SIS)
  • Quantitative measure of treatment effect - number needed to treat (NNT)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Carpenter, C. R., Stern, M., & Sanders, A. B. (2009). Caring for the Elderly. In Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine (pp. 260-270). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444303674.ch25