Elder abuse literature review

Elder abuse is also the term used as the medical subject heading for literature searches by the National Library of Medicine NLM. Elder abuse research publication inclusion criteria were: Omitting duplicates from the 1, publications, publications were annotated and graded. Titles, abstracts, and publications were retrieved from 16 databases and were reviewed by at least 2 independent readers who graded each from A evidence of well-designed meta-analysis to D evidence from expert opinion or multiple case reports on the quality of the evidence gained from the research.

All selected articles were published in peer-reviewed journals and contained original data on elder abuse. From the 6, citations, 1, were deemed to be elder abuse research. Little evidence is available that supports any intervention to prevent elder abuse.

All literature searches were conducted from inception of each index through December 31, The purpose of this study was to provide a systematic review of and assign an evidence grade to the research articles on elder abuse. In addition, two other mechanisms were used to retrieve the elder abuse research: Sixteen databases were searched: Sixteen healthcare and criminal justice literature databases were searched.

An expert reference librarian conducted the electronic search with input from study investigators. Financial support for elder abuse research is needed along with more rigorous research trials.

No elder abuse research publication was given an A grade. English-language articles reporting completed research on abuse of people aged 55 years and older, from any country.

The purpose of this research was to provide a systematic review of and assign an evidence grade to the research articles on elder abuse.

The databases were searched using combinations of the following keywords: See other articles in PMC that cite the published article.

Elder Abuse Research: A Systematic Review

From the 16 database searches, 6, citations and were retrieved See Table 1. The literature review was of English-language publications reporting research on abuse of people aged 55 years and older, from any country.

Many citations were overlapping, as manuscripts are indexed in duplicate databases. Fourteen publications were given a B grade controlled trialswere given a C grade observational studiesand 93 were given a D grade opinion or multiple case reports. Single case reports were omitted from the review.

Each citation was reviewed by one of the investigators. Of the publications, were quantitative studies, 78 were qualitative studies, and 20 were case studies. Of 6, titles identified in the search, 1, publications met inclusion criteria.The purpose of this article is to discuss the extent of the problem of elder abuse, review current definitions, and to review the research on assessment and intervention strategies in.

Sayo Akinremi LITERATURE REVIEW: TYPES AND CONSEQUENCES OF ELDER ABUSE – WAY OUT INTRODUCTION Abuse of elders can take many forms. There are a number of different types of abuse that happen to older people. Sadly, abuse occurs far too often. Relatives, friends, caregivers as well as professionals.

To review the medical literature for reports on the types of physical injuries in elder abuse with the aim of eliciting patterns that will aid its detection. The databases of PubMed, CINAHL. This review will highlight the global epidemiology of elder abuse in terms of its prevalence, risk factors, and consequences in community populations.

The global literature in PubMed, MEDLINE, PsycINFO, BIOSIS, Science Direct, and Cochrane Central was searched.

Elder Abuse and/or Neglect: A Literature Review

2 Public Perceptions of Elder Abuse: A literature review November Prepared by: Attracta Lafferty On behalf of the NCPOP research team: MP Treacy, J Drennan, A Phelan, S Quin, G Fealy, M McNamara, I Lyons.

A systematic review of elder abuse research has not been conducted across disciplines. The purpose of this research was to provide a systematic review of and assign an evidence grade to the research articles on elder abuse.

Sixteen healthcare and criminal justice literature databases were searched.

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