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Journal of Geriatric Medicine

ISSN: 2630-5259 (Online)

Vol. 2 , Iss. 3 (October 2020)

  • Articles

    Complementary of Nursing Care for an Elderly Family: Management of Hypertension and Smoking Behaviour

    Imelda Rahmayunia Kartka, Mulya Ulfa
    1-5

    Article ID: 2330    DOI:https://doi.org/10.30564/jgm.v2i3.2330
    1082  (Abstract) 214  (Download)

    Abstract:

    Background: An elderly was closed to some medical problem, especially hypertension. Problems that occur in elderly patients with hypertension not only involve the patient itself but also involve the family as the closest person to the patient. One important aspect of family nursing is the family itself. To achieve good treatment outcomes, implementation of evidence-based... More

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    Inner Ear Disorders in the Elderly with Carotid Artery Disease Requiring Revascularization: Prevalence, Characteristics, and Association

    Razan Alfakir
    6-11

    Article ID: 2385    DOI:https://doi.org/10.30564/jgm.v2i3.2385
    991  (Abstract) 108  (Download)

    Abstract:

    Background: Aging is almost assocaited with inner ear disorders (InEarDs) by means of age-related hearing impairment (ARHI) or vertigo-and-dizziness as well as the carotid artery disease requiring revascularization (CAD-R).Objective: The present study aimed to study the prevalence and characteristics of InEarDs in older adults diagnosed with CAD-R. The other aim was to determine if InEarDs... More

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    Aging in the Shadow of COVID-19

    Satish Kr. Gupta
    12-17

    Article ID: 2393    DOI:https://doi.org/10.30564/jgm.v2i3.2393
    698  (Abstract) 122  (Download)

    Abstract:

    The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic presents a major challenge to societies all over the world. This new virus threat both socially as well as economically regarding health and safety of human being irrespective of age, race or social status across the world. This expository paper focuses on impact of COVID-19 upon elderly and importance... More

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    Effects of Mirror Therapy on the upper Limb Functionality: A study on the perception of Occupational Therapists

    António Arsénio Duarte, Ana Paula Martins, Djanira Gomes, João Fragoso, Joyce Amado, Pedro Rosa
    18-21

    Article ID: 2427    DOI:https://doi.org/10.30564/jgm.v2i3.2427
    1240  (Abstract) 153  (Download)

    Abstract:

    With the visual illusion of the mirror, Mirror Therapy, models the primary somatosensory cortex, cortical and muscular excitability, stimulating cortical reorganization and sensorimotor recovery. Studies have shown to be effective in improving motor function in short and medium term, in activities of daily living, in visuospatial neglect and in reducing pain, especially in patients... More

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    In-Home Drug Storage by Older Adults

    Lori Suet Hang Lo, Linda Yin King Lee, Irene Yuen Fung Wong, Yuen Yan Lai, Hoi Tong Au, Tsz Ying Wong, Chui Ping Chueng, Wai Lam Shek, Choi Yi Wong, Hoi Lam Chan, Hon Sze Cheuk, Nga Hing Mark, Shu Ching Wong, Wing Yan Cheung
    22-31

    Article ID: 2469    DOI:https://doi.org/10.30564/jgm.v2i3.2469
    882  (Abstract) 113  (Download)

    Abstract:

    Globally, in-home drug-storage compliance is often unsatisfactory, especially among older adults, and can lead to negative health outcomes. This study used a cross-sectional and descriptive design to examine in-home drug-storage compliance among older adults. Convenience sampling was used to recruit 117 older adults in Hong Kong. An in-home drug-storage checklist was used to assess the... More