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Comorbidities and Medications that Impact on Trauma Pocket Card

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

In a January 2009 Article in "GERIATRICS" entitled, "In harm’s way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome," Campbell, DeGolia, Fallon, & Rader included the table that is presented here as a pocket card guide on how comorbidities and medications impact trauma patients.

Publications from, presentations from, and/or citations to this product: 

Campbell JW, DeGolia PA, Fallon WF, Rader EL. In harm's way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome. Geriatrics. 2009;64(1):8-13, 28.

Date posted: 
Mon, 03/23/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
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Suggested Citation:
, , and . Comorbidities and Medications that Impact on Trauma Pocket Card. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1052

Selected Aspects of Aging Physiology Impact on Trauma Pocket Card

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

In a January 2009 Article in "GERIATRICS" entitled, "In harm’s way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome," Campbell, DeGolia, Fallon, & Rader included the table that is presented here as a pocket card guide on how certain physiologic changes due to age impact trauma.

Publications from, presentations from, and/or citations to this product: 

Campbell JW, DeGolia PA, Fallon WF, Rader EL. In harm's way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome. Geriatrics. 2009;64(1):8-13, 28.

Date posted: 
Mon, 03/23/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
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Suggested Citation:
, , and . Selected Aspects of Aging Physiology Impact on Trauma Pocket Card. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1052

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Disease Screening in Older Adults: When to Stop

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

"Disease Screening in Older Adults: When to Stop"is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural clinical sites,  they are useful for students and health care professionals from many fields and across a very broad range of health care settings.

Educational objectives: 
Objectives:
1. State the basic principles that determine if screening tests should be performed in older adults
2. Provide a rationale for performing screening tests in patients who will not agree to undergo treatment for the conditions detected by those screening tests
3. List conditions for which screening should continue indefinitely, regardless of age
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 
Subscribers to POGOe are free to reprint Elder Care on their own stationery or in other publications without obtaining specific permission, so long as
(1) content is not changed, 
(2) no one is charged a fee to use or read the publication, 
(3) authors and their affiliated institutions are noted without change, and 
(4) the reprint includes the following statement: “Reprinted courtesy of the Arizona Reynolds Program of Applied Geriatrics and the Arizona Geriatric Education Center."
Publications from, presentations from, and/or citations to this product: 

Many Elder Care Provider Sheets are also published in the Arizona Geriatrics Society Journal, which is published twice yearly.

Nelson, D. and Medina-Walpole, A. (2010, December), Elder care provider fact sheets. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58(12), 2414-2415. Also available online.

Date posted: 
Wed, 07/17/2019
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 06/25/2019
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Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Disease Screening in Older Adults: When to Stop. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2019 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1052

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Heart Failure-Treatment

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Estimated time to complete: 
1
Abstract: 

"Heart Failure-Treatment" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural clinical sites,  they are useful for students and health care professionals from many fields and across a very broad range of health care settings. This provider sheet has a companion product--"Heart Failure-Diagnosis."

Educational objectives: 
Objectives:
1. Correctly assess renal function in older adults prior to starting medications that are cleared by or which can affect the kidneys
2. State the optimal approach to dosing regimens for heart failure medications
3. State the general indications for an automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 
Subscribers to POGOe are free to reprint Elder Care on their own stationery or in other publications without obtaining specific permission, so long as
(1) content is not changed, 
(2) no one is charged a fee to use or read the publication, 
(3) authors and their affiliated institutions are noted without change, and 
(4) the reprint includes the following statement: “Reprinted courtesy of the Arizona Reynolds Program of Applied Geriatrics and the Arizona Geriatric Education Center."
Publications from, presentations from, and/or citations to this product: 
The Elder Care provider sheets are occasionally published in the Arizona Geriatrics Society Journal, which is published twice yearly.

Nelson, D. and Medina-Walpole, A. (2010, December), Elder care provider fact sheets. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58(12), 2414-2415. Also available online.
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Heart Failure-Treatment. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1052

Geriatric Clinical Evaluation Exercise

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

A new geriatric assessment tool to assist trainees in identifying the most important aspects of geriatric assessments. The associated documents are available to faculty members only. 

Educational objectives: 

To identify additional important aspects of comprehensive assessment unique to geriatric patients in addition to the usual comprehensive history and physical examination.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

This is an observed clinical exercise whereby the observer is able to identify key aspects of geriatric assessment and give feedback to the learner. This exercise can be used early in the learning process to teach comprehensive geriatric assessment. It can also be used as a clinical exam to assess skills in performing a comprehensive geriatric assessment.

This product was also reviewed by other division faculty within our division of Geriatrics.

Date posted: 
Wed, 09/09/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 06/06/2012
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Suggested Citation:
, and . Geriatric Clinical Evaluation Exercise. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1052

Recommendations for Geriatric Assessment Pocket Card

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

This Pocket Card addresses geriatric assessment based on the Domains of Geriatric Assessment (social, functional, geriatric syndromes, and cognition and affect) and the "BIG 10" Principles. This simple Pocket Card gives recommendations of how to assess as well as further assessments for positive screens.

Educational objectives: 

To understand the appropriate screening techniques to assess an older adult for specific social and functional categories, for the unique geriatric syndromes, and for cognition and affect.

Date posted: 
Mon, 08/10/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 05/30/2012
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Suggested Citation:
, and . Recommendations for Geriatric Assessment Pocket Card. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1052

Diversity, Healing, and Healthcare

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

This module contains information about communication and healthcare beliefs related to 15 cultures, 11 religions, and 8 American immigrant cohorts.

Educational objectives: 

Increase knowledge about: - Greetings and Introductions - Religions - Cohort Life Events

Date posted: 
Mon, 03/23/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
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Suggested Citation:
Diversity, Healing, and Healthcare. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1052

Elder Mistreatment Online Module

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

An extensive online-based module that addresses elder mistreatment and neglect: how to identify mistreatment, risk factors for both victims and perpetrators, results of neglect, and the legal issues of elder mistreatment, among other details. The module also identifies elder mistreatment in an acute care setting, creating a hospital based program, and 6 cases to test your knowledge.

Educational objectives: 

After conclusion of this module, the learner will be able to: 1. Define elder mistreatment 2. Describe the types of elder mistreatment and its signs and consequences. 3. Screen for and recognize cases of elder mistreament in the acute care setting. 4. Take appropriate action to report cases of elder mistreatment.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Internet access will be necessary - the laws addressed are specific to North Carolina

Date posted: 
Mon, 04/13/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
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Suggested Citation:
Elder Mistreatment Online Module. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1052

Geriatric Screening Case with EBM Literature

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

An 88 year old female with a history of falls. Discussion questions included. EBM literature includes all types of geriatric screening and weighs the options and suggests modification indications.

Educational objectives: 

To determine: - If there are always benefits to initiating evidence based guidelines for CVD prevention - How to balance disease-based guidelines in the presence of other co-morbidities or limited life expectancy - Renal function despite normal Cr - Risks of polypharmacy - How to maximize outcomes

Date posted: 
Thu, 02/26/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 07/17/2012
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Suggested Citation:
and . Geriatric Screening Case with EBM Literature. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1052

Cardiac Surgery Risk Assessment Case with EBM Literature

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

Case of an 83 year old Female with progressive dyspnea, orthopnea, and a non-productive cough over 2 months with reduced activity. Discussion questions are included. The EBM Literature focuses on aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation in patients over 65 years of age.

Educational objectives: 

Determine: - Surgical risk when patients have heart failure symptoms - Are there more limited procedures with less risk and what long term outcomes are known. - Risk of continued medical treatment alone - Do risks increase in presence of other co-morbidities

Date posted: 
Thu, 02/26/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 07/17/2012
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
and . Cardiac Surgery Risk Assessment Case with EBM Literature. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1052

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