geriatric intervention

geriatric intervention

A manoeuvre intended to improve evaluation, ergonomics, discharge, rehabilitation, and implementation of changes in health for older patients.

Examples
Specialised acute-care units, emphasis on independence in self-care, detailed discharge planning, and avoidance of iatrogenic illness. Data suggest that geriatric interventions result in a 2-fold improvement in functionality.

geriatric intervention

A maneuver intended to improve evaluation, ergonomics–ie, physical plant, discharge, rehabilitation, implementation of changes in health for older Pts. Cf Elder abuse.
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The strongest evidence for exercise's benefit on cognition may be from the Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive Impairment and Disability (FINGER).
The Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive Impairment and Disability (FINGER) study added nutritional guidance, physical exercise, cognitive training, and vascular risk factor management to the treatment of half of 1,260 participants who were between ages 60 and 77 years.
In consequence, it is not unusual for five or more active problems to be addressed over the course of any specialized geriatric intervention.
It has been asserted that geriatric intervention should be carried out more intensively and over a longer period than was the case in our study[3].
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