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Homeless Older Populations : A Practical Guide for the Interdisciplinary Care Team.

By: Chau, Diane.
Contributor(s): Gass, Arnold P., MD, FACP.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (308 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780826170163.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Homeless Older Populations : A Practical Guide for the Interdisciplinary Care TeamOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Share Homeless Older Populations: A Practical Guide for the Interdisciplinary Care Team -- Chapter 1: Definition, Background, and Case Studies of Geriatric Homelessness -- Definition of the Homeless and Geriatric Homeless -- Demographics -- Overall Picture -- Overall Picture by Locality -- National, Regional, and Local Statistics/Issues -- A Tale of Four Cities: Case Studies -- New York City -- San Francisco -- Oakland -- San Diego -- Homeless Veterans: Case Study -- Overview -- Department of Veterans Affairs Efforts -- Stand Down -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Chronic Mental Health Issues (Psychosis) in the Geriatric Homeless -- Factor I: Being Homeless -- Factor 2: Being in the Geriatric Population -- Factor 3: Being Diagnosed with a Serious Mental Illness -- The Big 3 Combined -- Case Example Part I -- Case Example Part II -- References -- Chapter 3: Neurocognitive Disorders in the Geriatric Homeless Population -- Neurocognitive Disorders in Geriatric Homeless Adults -- Case Example -- Case Discussion -- Related Research -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: Depression and Grief in Homeless Older Adults -- Clinical Case Example -- Depression in Older Adults -- Depression and Homelessness -- Suicide -- Depression and Other Chronic Medical Conditions -- Depression and Grief -- Barriers to Care -- Assessment of Depression -- Pharmacotherapy -- Nonpharmacologic Treatment -- Toward Better Treatment -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: Ethical and Legal Issues in the Geriatric Homeless -- Case: Part I -- Case: Part II -- Case: Part III -- Case Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6: Housing and Social Issues in Homeless Care -- Typology of the Geriatric Homeless Population -- Financial Issues -- Homeless Resources -- Shelters -- Transitional Housing.
Recuperative Care/Medical Respite -- Outreach -- Safe Havens -- Section 8 -- Geriatric Housing Options -- Vehicle/Higher Level of Care -- Living on a Fixed Income -- Substance Abuse -- Housing People with Substance-Abuse Issues -- Housing People with Mental Illness -- Registered Sex Offenders -- The Gap -- Veterans and Pride -- Geriatric Homelessness -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: Infectious Diseases in Homeless Geriatrics Population: Part I: Viral -- Exploring Infectious Disease Problems Among Homeless Elderly -- Diseases Found in the Homeless Population -- Viral Infections -- Hepatitis A -- Epidemiology -- Mode of Transmission -- Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis -- Prevention and Control -- Special Considerations in Homeless Elderly -- Hepatitis A -- Hepatitis B -- Epidemiology -- Mode of Transmission -- Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis -- Prevention and Control -- Special Considerations in Homeless Elderly -- Hepatitis C -- Epidemiology -- Mode of Transmission -- Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis -- Prevention and Control -- Special Considerations in Homeless Elderly -- HIV/AIDS -- Epidemiology -- Mode of Transmission -- Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis -- Prevention and Control -- Special Considerations in Homeless Elderly -- Influenza -- Epidemiology -- Mode of Transmission -- Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis -- Prevention and Control -- Special Considerations in the Homeless Elderly -- West Nile Virus and Other Mosquito-Borne Infections -- Epidemiology -- Mode of Transmission -- Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis -- Prevention and Control -- Special Considerations in the Homeless Elderly -- References -- Chapter 8: Infectious Diseases in Homeless Geriatrics Population: Part II: Bacterial Infections, Tuberculosis, and Arthropods Infestation -- Bacterial Infections -- Urinary Tract Infections -- Bacterial Pneumonia -- Foot Infections -- Tuberculosis.
Arthropods Infestation -- Lice -- Scabies Mites -- Bed Bugs -- Other Arthropods -- Delusional Parasitosis -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9: Cardiovascular Disease in Homeless Older Adults -- Case Study -- Risk Factors -- Hypertension -- Diabetes -- Tobacco Dependence -- High Cholesterol -- Alcohol and Illicit Substance Use -- Mental Illness -- Psychosocial Factors -- Hyperhomocysteinemia -- Barriers to Prevention and Treatment -- Environment -- Access to Care -- Substance Dependence -- Mental Illness -- Food Insecurity -- Recommendations -- Housing -- Access to Care -- A Multidisciplinary Team -- Medical Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease -- Tobacco Cessation -- Substance Dependence -- Case Study Continued -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10: Geriatric Diabetic Homeless Patients and Their Care -- Description -- Prediabetes -- Post-Hospital Admission -- Clinical Manifestations -- Nutrition Status and Food Security -- Fall Risk Assessment -- Depression -- Cognitive Impairment -- Vision -- Social History -- Polypharmacy -- Physical Exam -- Diagnostic Tests -- Further Work-Up -- Patient Education and Self-Management -- Prevention -- Treatment -- Noninsulin Versus Insulin and Oral Versus Injection -- Oral Noninsulin Medications -- Biguanides -- Meglitinides -- Alpha glucosidase inhibitors -- Thiazolidinediones -- Incretin Modulators -- Insulin -- Strategies to Reduce Common Diabetic Complications -- Cardiovascular -- Cognitive Impairment -- Infection -- Gastrointestinal Neuropathy -- Erectile Dysfunction -- Renal Insufficiency -- Prophylaxis and Diabetes-Related Health Maintenance Recommendations -- Conclusion -- Case Study -- References -- Chapter 11: Geriatric Nutrition and Homelessness -- Malnutrition and Aging -- Nutrition and Homelessness -- Nutritional Impact of Substance Abuse -- Nutrition Assessment and Intervention.
Nutrition Assessment Put into Practice—Case Study -- References -- Chapter 12: Barriers and Applications of Medication Therapy Management in the Homeless Population -- Introduction: Medication Therapy Management (MTM) in the Homeless Population -- Perspectives on Health Matters -- The Field of Medication Therapy Management -- Barriers to Medication Therapy Management in the Homeless Population -- Barriers to Providing Pharmaceutical Care -- Barriers to Healthcare Access -- Barriers to Adherence in the Homeless Population -- Pharmacist-Driven MTM Interventions Targeting Homeless Health -- The Roles of Pharmacists in Optimizing Therapeutic Outcomes in the Underserved/Homeless Populations -- Pharmacists in Medical Homes and Psychiatric Skid Row Clinics -- Academic–Community Partnerships Targeting Homeless Medication Management -- Optimizing Medication Safety via a Quality Improvement Initiative -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 13: Dermatologic Conditions in the Homeless Population -- Infestations, Bites, and Infections -- Sample Case One -- Sample Case Two -- Lacerations and Wounds -- Sample Case Three -- Neoplasms -- Sample Case Four -- Benign Lesions -- Lesions with Premalignant Potential -- Malignant Lesions -- Rashes, Irritations, and Miscellaneous -- Sample Case Five -- Foot and Nail Diseases -- Sample Case Six -- References -- Chapter 14: End-of-Life Considerations in Homelessness and Aging -- Advance Care Planning with Aging Homeless at End of Life -- Challenges in Accessing Healthcare for Homeless Aging at End of Life -- Perceptions of Dying of the Aging Homeless at End of Life -- Spiritual and Religious Consideration at End of Life -- Advance Care Planning -- Care Coverage -- Palliative and Hospice Care Delivery for the Geriatric Homeless -- Innovative Palliative Care Delivery Models -- Shelter-Based Palliative Care -- References.
Index.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Share Homeless Older Populations: A Practical Guide for the Interdisciplinary Care Team -- Chapter 1: Definition, Background, and Case Studies of Geriatric Homelessness -- Definition of the Homeless and Geriatric Homeless -- Demographics -- Overall Picture -- Overall Picture by Locality -- National, Regional, and Local Statistics/Issues -- A Tale of Four Cities: Case Studies -- New York City -- San Francisco -- Oakland -- San Diego -- Homeless Veterans: Case Study -- Overview -- Department of Veterans Affairs Efforts -- Stand Down -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Chronic Mental Health Issues (Psychosis) in the Geriatric Homeless -- Factor I: Being Homeless -- Factor 2: Being in the Geriatric Population -- Factor 3: Being Diagnosed with a Serious Mental Illness -- The Big 3 Combined -- Case Example Part I -- Case Example Part II -- References -- Chapter 3: Neurocognitive Disorders in the Geriatric Homeless Population -- Neurocognitive Disorders in Geriatric Homeless Adults -- Case Example -- Case Discussion -- Related Research -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: Depression and Grief in Homeless Older Adults -- Clinical Case Example -- Depression in Older Adults -- Depression and Homelessness -- Suicide -- Depression and Other Chronic Medical Conditions -- Depression and Grief -- Barriers to Care -- Assessment of Depression -- Pharmacotherapy -- Nonpharmacologic Treatment -- Toward Better Treatment -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: Ethical and Legal Issues in the Geriatric Homeless -- Case: Part I -- Case: Part II -- Case: Part III -- Case Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6: Housing and Social Issues in Homeless Care -- Typology of the Geriatric Homeless Population -- Financial Issues -- Homeless Resources -- Shelters -- Transitional Housing.

Recuperative Care/Medical Respite -- Outreach -- Safe Havens -- Section 8 -- Geriatric Housing Options -- Vehicle/Higher Level of Care -- Living on a Fixed Income -- Substance Abuse -- Housing People with Substance-Abuse Issues -- Housing People with Mental Illness -- Registered Sex Offenders -- The Gap -- Veterans and Pride -- Geriatric Homelessness -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: Infectious Diseases in Homeless Geriatrics Population: Part I: Viral -- Exploring Infectious Disease Problems Among Homeless Elderly -- Diseases Found in the Homeless Population -- Viral Infections -- Hepatitis A -- Epidemiology -- Mode of Transmission -- Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis -- Prevention and Control -- Special Considerations in Homeless Elderly -- Hepatitis A -- Hepatitis B -- Epidemiology -- Mode of Transmission -- Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis -- Prevention and Control -- Special Considerations in Homeless Elderly -- Hepatitis C -- Epidemiology -- Mode of Transmission -- Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis -- Prevention and Control -- Special Considerations in Homeless Elderly -- HIV/AIDS -- Epidemiology -- Mode of Transmission -- Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis -- Prevention and Control -- Special Considerations in Homeless Elderly -- Influenza -- Epidemiology -- Mode of Transmission -- Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis -- Prevention and Control -- Special Considerations in the Homeless Elderly -- West Nile Virus and Other Mosquito-Borne Infections -- Epidemiology -- Mode of Transmission -- Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis -- Prevention and Control -- Special Considerations in the Homeless Elderly -- References -- Chapter 8: Infectious Diseases in Homeless Geriatrics Population: Part II: Bacterial Infections, Tuberculosis, and Arthropods Infestation -- Bacterial Infections -- Urinary Tract Infections -- Bacterial Pneumonia -- Foot Infections -- Tuberculosis.

Arthropods Infestation -- Lice -- Scabies Mites -- Bed Bugs -- Other Arthropods -- Delusional Parasitosis -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9: Cardiovascular Disease in Homeless Older Adults -- Case Study -- Risk Factors -- Hypertension -- Diabetes -- Tobacco Dependence -- High Cholesterol -- Alcohol and Illicit Substance Use -- Mental Illness -- Psychosocial Factors -- Hyperhomocysteinemia -- Barriers to Prevention and Treatment -- Environment -- Access to Care -- Substance Dependence -- Mental Illness -- Food Insecurity -- Recommendations -- Housing -- Access to Care -- A Multidisciplinary Team -- Medical Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease -- Tobacco Cessation -- Substance Dependence -- Case Study Continued -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10: Geriatric Diabetic Homeless Patients and Their Care -- Description -- Prediabetes -- Post-Hospital Admission -- Clinical Manifestations -- Nutrition Status and Food Security -- Fall Risk Assessment -- Depression -- Cognitive Impairment -- Vision -- Social History -- Polypharmacy -- Physical Exam -- Diagnostic Tests -- Further Work-Up -- Patient Education and Self-Management -- Prevention -- Treatment -- Noninsulin Versus Insulin and Oral Versus Injection -- Oral Noninsulin Medications -- Biguanides -- Meglitinides -- Alpha glucosidase inhibitors -- Thiazolidinediones -- Incretin Modulators -- Insulin -- Strategies to Reduce Common Diabetic Complications -- Cardiovascular -- Cognitive Impairment -- Infection -- Gastrointestinal Neuropathy -- Erectile Dysfunction -- Renal Insufficiency -- Prophylaxis and Diabetes-Related Health Maintenance Recommendations -- Conclusion -- Case Study -- References -- Chapter 11: Geriatric Nutrition and Homelessness -- Malnutrition and Aging -- Nutrition and Homelessness -- Nutritional Impact of Substance Abuse -- Nutrition Assessment and Intervention.

Nutrition Assessment Put into Practice—Case Study -- References -- Chapter 12: Barriers and Applications of Medication Therapy Management in the Homeless Population -- Introduction: Medication Therapy Management (MTM) in the Homeless Population -- Perspectives on Health Matters -- The Field of Medication Therapy Management -- Barriers to Medication Therapy Management in the Homeless Population -- Barriers to Providing Pharmaceutical Care -- Barriers to Healthcare Access -- Barriers to Adherence in the Homeless Population -- Pharmacist-Driven MTM Interventions Targeting Homeless Health -- The Roles of Pharmacists in Optimizing Therapeutic Outcomes in the Underserved/Homeless Populations -- Pharmacists in Medical Homes and Psychiatric Skid Row Clinics -- Academic–Community Partnerships Targeting Homeless Medication Management -- Optimizing Medication Safety via a Quality Improvement Initiative -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 13: Dermatologic Conditions in the Homeless Population -- Infestations, Bites, and Infections -- Sample Case One -- Sample Case Two -- Lacerations and Wounds -- Sample Case Three -- Neoplasms -- Sample Case Four -- Benign Lesions -- Lesions with Premalignant Potential -- Malignant Lesions -- Rashes, Irritations, and Miscellaneous -- Sample Case Five -- Foot and Nail Diseases -- Sample Case Six -- References -- Chapter 14: End-of-Life Considerations in Homelessness and Aging -- Advance Care Planning with Aging Homeless at End of Life -- Challenges in Accessing Healthcare for Homeless Aging at End of Life -- Perceptions of Dying of the Aging Homeless at End of Life -- Spiritual and Religious Consideration at End of Life -- Advance Care Planning -- Care Coverage -- Palliative and Hospice Care Delivery for the Geriatric Homeless -- Innovative Palliative Care Delivery Models -- Shelter-Based Palliative Care -- References.

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