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[Continuing professional development in nursing homes].
Continuing professional development (CPD) is obligatory for healthcare professionals. A CPD programme must combine the analysis of professional practices with cognitive elements. The opportunity to evaluate existing practices in a nursing home is important.
[Non-drug-based management of Alzheimer's disease].
Alzheimer's disease requires specific patient management. This can involve non-drug-based treatments such as a cognitive stimulation programme to reinforce the patient's skills. By offering a combination of information and training to the family and caregivers, the patient's quality of life can be i...
[New technologies and dependency, what about the risks?].
Information and telecommunications technologies are often considered as guarantors of safety with regard to medical equipment and facilities. They also give rise to hopes of evolution. What is the current situation? A definition and some perspectives.
[Bibliography. Physical activity in the elderly].
[Family carers, dependent elderly people and access to care].
The issue of carers of dependent elderly people is of significant importance in our present day society. Mobilised and committed, they are responsible for the elderly person's dignity and care sometimes risking burnout or a tendency to inappropriate treatment. This informal help must be adapted to a...
[Leaving is not running away].
[Remote medical consultations in gerontology].
Experimental teleconsultations have been set up between a university hospital and a public geriatric hospital in Paris in order to facilitate elderly patients' access to specialist consultations. Caregivers have had to accept major changes to their professional practices (delegation of tasks, sharin...
[Management of complications with antivitamin K in elderly people].
latrogenic complications with antivitamin K (AVK) largely entail haemorrhages, apparently more frequent in the elderly. Recent French and North American recommendations are available and must be widely circulated, in community practices as well as hospitals, in order to improve the treatment of over...