Elder Abuse

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEvidence-Based Emergency Medicine
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages635-643
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781405161435
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 27 2009
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Abuse and Hwalek-Sengstock elder abuse screening test (HSEAST)
  • American Geriatrics Society and seven forms of elderly abuse
  • American Medical Association and Elder abuse - act or omission resulting in harming of elderly persons
  • Caregiver abuse screen (CASE)
  • Elder abuse victims and difficulty distinguishing age-related physiological changes
  • Extreme and heinous cases of abuse - easy for recognition
  • MEDLINE: elder abuse AND (risk factors OR identification)
  • Mental health disease among elder abusers
  • Pelvic exam revealing vaginal bleeding and yellowish vaginal discharge
  • Victim of elder abuse

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Riviello, R. J. (2009). Elder Abuse. In Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine (pp. 635-643). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444303674.ch63