Elderly People

Some articles on elderly, people, elderly people:

Benzodiazepine Dependence - In The Elderly
... See also Benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome#Elderly Long-term use and benzodiazepine dependence is a serious problem in the elderly ... Failure to treat benzodiazepine dependence in the elderly can cause serious medical complications ... The elderly have less cognitive reserve and are more sensitive to the short (e.g ...
Sexological Testing - Index - ASKAS (Aging Sexuality Knowledge and Attitudes Scale)
... aimed at knowing sexuality and sexual attitudes in the elderly ... during older age reflects those adopted during younger age, in fact those people who were sexually active during youth tend to maintain this behaviour ... of nursing home residents, their relatives and nursing home staff towards sexuality in the elderly ...
Surgery - In Special Populations - Elderly People
... Frail elderly people are at significant risk of post-surgical complications and the need for extended care ... Compared to non-frail elderly people, people with intermediate frailty scores (2 or 3) are twice as likely to have post-surgical complications, spend 50% more time in the hospital ... Frail elderly patients (score of 4 or 5) have even worse outcomes, with the risk of being discharged to a nursing home rising to twenty times the rate for non-frail elderly people ...
Geriatrics - Scope - Practical Concerns
... Elderly people generally want to live independently as long as possible, which requires them to be able to engage in self-care and other activities of daily living ... provide information about elder care options, and refers people to home care services, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and hospice as appropriate ... Frail elderly people may choose to decline some kinds of medical care, because the risk-benefit ratio is different ...

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