Educational Resources

Listed below you will find some excellent education resources.  Some of the articles and tools are available by subscription only.  However, most medical and public libraries may subscribe to the journals we will feature on this site.

Resources such as the AGS Geriatric Evaluation and Management Tools require a subscription to the publication or AGS membership.

Crane SH, Tung EE, Hanson GJ, Cha S, Chaudhry R, Takahashi PY.  Use of an Electronic Database to Identify Older Community Dwelling Adults at High-risk for Hospitalization or Emergency department Visit: The elders risk assessment index.  BCM Health Services Research.  2010;10:338.

Bischoff HA, Stahelin HB, Monsch AU, Iverson MD, et al.  Identifying a cut-off point for normal mobility: a comparison of the timed 'up and go' test in community-dwelling and institutionalized elderly women.  Age and Ageing.  2003;32:315-20.

Falls Web Gems from the AGS Geriatric Evaluation and Management Tools:  Clinical Templates to Support Clinicians ans Systems that are Caring for Older Adults.  Available from the American Geriatrics Society (AGS Members receive free access to GEMS online subscription.  Non-member Price:  $54.00)

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