References: The Problem

Elder Abuse in the ED

Rosen T, Stern ME, Elman A, Mulcare MR.
Identifying and Initiating Intervention for Elder Abuse and Neglect
in the Emergency Department
. Clin Geriatr Med. 2018 Aug;34(3):435-451.

Rosen T, Hargarten S, Flomenbaum NE, Platts-Mills TF.
Identifying elder abuse in the Emergency Department: Toward a multidisciplinary
team-based approach
. Ann Emerg Med 2016;68:378-82.

Rosen T, Stern ME, Mulcare MR, Elman A, McCarthy TJ, LoFaso VM, Bloemen EM,
Clark S, Sharma R, Breckman R, Lachs MS.
Emergency department provider perspectives on elder abuse and development
of a novel ED-based multidisciplinary intervention team
. Emerg Med J. 2018 Oct;35(10):600-607.

Rosen T, Bloemen EM, LoFaso VM, Clark S, Flomenbaum NE, Lachs MS.
Emergency Department presentations for injuries in older adults independently
known to be victims of elder abuse
. J Emerg Med 2016;50(3):518-26.

Evans CS, Hunold KM, Rosen T, Platts-Mills TF.
Diagnosis of elder abuse in U.S. Emergency Departments.
J Am Geriatr Soc 2017;65:91-7.

Stevens TB, Richmond NL, Pereira GF, Shenvi CL, Platts-Mills TF.
Prevalence of nonmedical problems among older adults presenting
to the emergency department
. Acad Emerg Med 2014;21:651-8.

Dong X, Simon MA. Association between elder abuse and use of ED:
findings from the Chicago Health and Aging Project
Am J Emerg Med 2013;31:693-8.

Lachs MS, Williams CS, O’Brien S, et al.
ED use by older victims of family violence.
Ann Emerg Med 1997;30:448-54.

Overview of Elder Abuse

The Problem: Prevalence

The Problem: Consequences

Lachs MS, Williams CS, O’Brien S, Pillemer KA, Charlson ME. The mortality of elder mistreatment. JAMA 1998;280:428-32.

Dong XQ, Simon MA, Beck TT, et al. Elder abuse and mortality: the role of psychological and social wellbeing. Gerontology 2011;57:549-58.

Dyer CB, Pavlik VN, Murphy KP, Hyman DJ. The high prevalence of depression and dementia in elder abuse or neglect. J Am Geriatr Soc 2000;48:205-8.

Dong X, Simon MA. Elder abuse as a risk factor for hospitalization in older persons. JAMA Intern Med 2013;173:911-7.

Lachs MS, Williams CS, O’Brien S, Pillemer KA. Adult protective service use and nursing home placement. Gerontologist 2002;42:734-9.

Dong X, Simon MA. Association between reported elder abuse and rates of admission to skilled nursing facilities: Findings from a longitudinal population-based cohort study. Gerontology 2013;59:464-72.

The Problem: Risk Factors

Amstadter AB, Zajac K, Strachan M, Hernandez MA, Kilpatrick DG, Acierno R. Prevalence and correlates of elder mistreatment in South Carolina: the South Carolina elder mistreatment study. J Interpers Violence 2011;26:2947-72.

Laumann EO, Leitsch SA, Waite LJ. Elder mistreatment in the United States: prevalence estimates from a nationally representative study. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 2008;63:S248-S54.

Pillemer K, Burnes D, Riffin C, Lachs MS. Elder Abuse: Global Situation, Risk Factors, and Prevention Strategies. Gerontologist. 2016 Apr;56 Suppl 2:S194-205.