* Beers Criteria
For more than 20 years, the Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults has been the leading source of information about the safety of prescribing drugs for older people. To help prevent medication side effects and other drug-related problems in older adults, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has updated and expanded this important resource.
* Geriatrics Cultural Navigator
The Navigator offers quick guidance on different cultures including preferred forms of address, nonverbal communication, acculturation, culture-specific health risks, disclosure and consent, tradition and health beliefs, gender issues, approaches to decision-making, and use of advanced directives.
* GeriPsych Consult
This app has been developed to assist healthcare providers in managing psychotic symptoms and disorders in older adults. It is based on two publications of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) (www.americangeriatrics.org), the 2010 edition of The Geriatrics Review Syllabus and 2011 edition of Geriatrics At Your Fingertips.
* Guide to Common Immunizations
The AGS Pocket Guide to Common Immunizations for the Older Adult was developed by the American Geriatrics Society to help clinicians ensure that their older patients get all of their vaccinations. This app includes essential information about four must-have vaccines for seniors and five of the most commonly prescribed travel vaccines.
* Management of Atrial Fibrillation
This app discusses the recommendations of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines and their effectiveness in managing AF to prevent strokes. It lists the risks and benefits of treatment options, including warfarin alternatives, and describes the co-morbidities and geriatric syndromes common among older adults with AF.
* Prevention of Falls Guidelines
The Guideline for Prevention of Falls in Older Persons aims to assist health care professionals in their assessment of fall risk and in their management of older adults who have fallen or are at risk of falling.
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Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging is an official clinical, peer-reviewed journal of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS). The AGS is an international not-for-profit association of over 6,700 health professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence and quality of life for all older people. To assist in this mission, Annals of Long-Term Care publishes important clinical and practical content focused on all areas of long-term care and is read by the key clinicians within the field including medical directors, attending physicians, consultant pharmacists, geriatric psychiatrists, directors of nursing, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. The journal's Editorial Advisory Board consists of leading experts in the areas of geriatrics, veteran affairs, nursing, family practice, clinical psychiatry, ethics, and aging.