psychogeriatrics

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psychogeriatrics

The psychiatry of old age. This became an official speciality in the British National Health Service in 1989.
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A CAPITAL & Coast District Health Board psychogeriatrician, Sally Rimkeit, and an applied linguist from Auckland, Gillian Claridge, have joined forces to publish "dementia friendly" books.
This was performed in all cases by a skilled psychogeriatrician blind to the blood pressure status of the subjects in a single morning session lasting about 90 min.
IAN MCKEITH Psychogeriatrician, Newcastle upon Tyne
This may be improved if a medical assessment by a geriatrician or a psychogeriatrician is made before any elderly person moves to residential accommodation [12]; this is not the case in Lambeth.
Patients were referred to a psychogeriatrician if there was (i) clinical suspicion of affective or psychotic illness or (ii) a poor score on a depression rating scale.
Psychiatrists, in particular psychogeriatricians, see a large number of patients with dementia in clinical practice.
To start with, there are GPs, supported by community nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists, secondary care clinicians, including geriatricians and psychogeriatricians, to mention just a few of the services that will have to be strengthened and developed.
The focus group was comprised of care-for-the-elderly professionals, including: psychogeriatricians, a social worker, a clinical psychologist, occupational therapists, and physiotherapists.
This book should interest social workers and psychogeriatricians and should also be read by geriatricians, who frequently encounter the dilemmas sensitively discussed in this book.