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Journal of Geriatric Medicine

ISSN: 2630-5259 (Online)

Vol. 3 , Iss. 1 (April 2021)


  • Factors Affecting Catecholamines in Caregivers of Patients with Dementia

    Akemi Hirano, Yusuke Suzuki, Toshio Hayashi, Koichiro Ina, Joji Onishi

    Article ID: 2712
    311  (Abstract) 91  (Download)


    Background: Caregivers of dementia patients have significantly higher levels of serum IL-6 and CRP compared to non-caregivers, and the accumulation of everyday stressors reportedly promotes the induction of inflammatory markers. However, few studies have identified factors that affect catecholamine levels in caregivers who experience a combination of physical and mental stress from caregiving. Purpose: This... More

  • Postoperative Delirium in Elderly Patients May Be Associated with Perioperative Blood Pressure Fluctuations

    Daxu Peng, Qingchen Liu, Xiuyang Cao, Guanwen Deng

    Article ID: 2892
    247  (Abstract) 78  (Download)

    Abstract: Postoperative delirium (PD) is a common complication of surgery in elderly patients, but its pathophysiological mechanism remains unclear. In order to clarify the role of intraoperative hypotension and fluctuation of blood pressure in the development of PD, we conducted a follow-up study in elderly patients with intraoperative hypotension and fluctuation of blood pressure. A total... More

  • Alzheimer’s Disease among American Minority Populations: An Ecological Exploratory Study

    Maria Laquaglia, Marina Celly Martins Ribeiro de Souza, Carolina Marques Borges

    Article ID: 2907
    319  (Abstract) 108  (Download)


    A significant public health concern with regards to increasing rates of Alzheimer’s is that it disproportionately affects minority groups in the United States. The present ecological exploratory study uses secondary aggregate data from the fifty United States in the year of 2019. The purpose of this study was to address the disparities in Alzheimer’s... More

  • Hourly Rounding and Fall Prevention among the Elderly in Long Term Care: A change Process

    Joice A. Anu

    Article ID: 2614
    1257  (Abstract) 416  (Download)

    Abstract: Long term care facilities have a rising rate of falls and fall related injuries with increasing cost and more hospitalization. Hourly rounding® is an evidenced based intervention that is proactive for nursing staff to be able to identify patient’s needs. This helps with positive fall prevention outcome. This project focused on process improvement efforts for... More

  • A Study on the Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders among Ageing Workforce of Indian Construction Industry

    Arundhati Guha Thakurta, Rauf Iqbal

    Article ID: 2674
    378  (Abstract) 76  (Download)


    Ageing work force is one of the leading causes behind the depletion in the growth rate of the labor force in construction industries. Construction industry is a paramount source of employment worldwide after agricultural industry explicitly in urban areas. Manual material handling in construction industries causes musculoskeletal disorders affecting both upper and lower extremities... More

Case Report

  • Parkinson Disease Patient with Wheezing Manifestations: A Case Report

    Mimi Zhou, Siyuan Jing, Yue Chen

    Article ID: 2934
    192  (Abstract) 93  (Download)


    The dosing of anti-Parkinson drugs is considered as the optimal control of the symptoms of PD, and increasing the dose of drugs is a common method to treat the aggravate state of PD. However, this is a case of PD elderly patient who had nephritic syndrome, with an increase in the dose, the symptoms did... More