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Educational Articles and Websites
Listed below you will find excellent education resources. Some of the articles and tools are available only by subscription. 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, Takahasi 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. BMC 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
Geriatrics Evaluation and Management Tools. (Login required. Access is free to American Geriatrics Society members). Falls Web GEMS from the AGS Geriatric Evaluation and Management Tools: Clinical Templates to Support Clinicians and Systems that are Caring for Older Adults.
Initiative to Minimize Pharmaceutical Risk in Older Veterans (IMPROVE)
IMPROVE is an interprofessional curriculum for post-graduate primary care trainees to develop their knowledge and skills in addressing polypharmacy in older adults. To learn more visit the IMPROVE site.