View Vol. 2 ,  Iss. 3 (October 2020)

Journal of Geriatric Medicine

ISSN: 2630-5259 (Online)

Vol. 2 , Iss. 3 (October 2020)


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

    Imelda Rahmayunia Kartka, Mulya Ulfa

    Article ID: 2330
    1000  (Abstract) 128  (Download)


    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

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

    Razan Alfakir

    Article ID: 2385
    922  (Abstract) 60  (Download)


    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

  • Aging in the Shadow of COVID-19

    Satish Kr. Gupta

    Article ID: 2393
    656  (Abstract) 71  (Download)


    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

  • 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

    Article ID: 2427
    1159  (Abstract) 102  (Download)


    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