JOHN A. HARTFORD CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN GERIATRICS EDUCATION

Geriatric Assessment Tools & Readings

Assessment Instruments

 
 

 

Guidelines

 

Geriatric Recommended Readings

Medicine

Anticoagulation Guidelines
Coronary Disease
Dehydration
Hypertension
  • "Treatment of Hypertension in Patients 80 Years of Age or Older", Nigel S. Beckett, M.B., Ch.B., Ruth Peters, Ph.D., Astrid E. Fletcher, Ph.D., Jan A. Staessen, M.D., Ph.D., Lisheng Liu, M.D., Dan Dumitrascu, M.D., Vassil Stoyanovsky, M.D., Riitta L. Antikainen, M.D., Ph.D., Yuri Nikitin, M.D., Craig Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., Alli Belhani, M.D., Françoise Forette, M.D., Chakravarthi Rajkumar, M.D., Ph.D., Lutgarde Thijs, M.Sc., Winston Banya, M.Sc., and Christopher J. Bulpitt, M.D., for the HYVET Study Group; The New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 358: No. 18, May 1, 2008.
Infection
  • "Clostridium difficile - More Difficult Than Ever ", Ciaran P. Kelly, MD and J. Thomas LaMont, MD; Gastroenterology Division, Dept. of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical Schools; The New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 359: No. 18, October 30, 2008.
Osteoporosis
  • "Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis", Mary Gayle Sweet, MD; Jon M. Sweet, MD; Michael P. Jeremiah, MD; Sim S. Galazka, MD; American Family Physician, Volume 79, Number 3, February 1, 2009.

  • "Osteoporosis in elderly: Prevention and Treatment", Manish Srivastava, MD (a), Chad Deal, MD (b) ; (a) Section of Geriatric Medicine, A91 Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland OH 44195, USA; (b) Center for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, A50, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.
Parkinson's Disease
Polymyalgia Rheumatica and TA

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GERIATRIC SYNDROMES

Constipation
Delirium
Dementia
  • "Early Diagnosis of Dementia", Karen S. Santacruz, MD and Daniel Swagerty, MD, MPH, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas. AAFP's America Family Physician, Vol. 63/No. 4, Feb. 15, 2001.
Frality
  • "Geriatric Failure to Thrive", Russell G. Robertson, MD and Marcos Montagnini, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. AAFP's American Family Physician, Vol. 70/No. 2, July 15, 2004.
Falls in the Elderly
  • "Falls in the Elderly", George F. Fuller, Col, MC, USA, White House Medical Clinic, Washington, DC. AAFP American Family Physician, Vol6/No 7, April 1, 2000.
Incontinence
Polypharmacy
Pressure Ulcers

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FUNCTION

Preventable Injuries
Principles of Rehabilitation

 

ADVANCED PLANNING/END OF LIFE

INPATIENT CARE

 

LONG TERM CARE

Fever Eval uation Guidelines
Nursing Home Care
  • "Infections in Residents of Nursing Homes", Catharina Mathei, MD, PhD, Luc Niclaes, MD, Carl Suetens, MD, PhD, Beatrice Jans, Frank Buntinz, MD, PhD; Dept. of Gen. Practice, KU Leuven, Belgium, Dept. of Epidemiology, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium. Infectious Disease Clinics of North America, 21 (2007), 761-772.
Subacute Skilled Nursing Facilty Care

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