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Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Implantation
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presented by Soosan Jacob, fl. 2013; produced by Springer (London, England and Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 14 mins
This video walks the viewer through all the steps in the placement of an Ahmed glaucoma valve with the tube passed into the posterior chamber through the sulcus. This is possible in a pseudophakic eye and has the advantage of preventing possible corneal endothelial decompensation secondary to tube-corneal touch. P...
presented by Soosan Jacob, fl. 2013; produced by Springer (London, England and Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 14 mins
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Low Vision in Aging Patients
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produced by Springer; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 14 mins
When vision loss is not corrected with spectacles or medical or surgical intervention, it is called low vision. About 25% of patients with impaired vision have difficulty with acts of daily living, and about 1/3 of patients with advanced macular degeneration are depressed. These considerations are unique in aging...
produced by Springer; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 14 mins
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Referred Comorbidity Diplopia in Geriatric Patients
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interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 11 mins
When treating geriatric patients, physicians must keep a differential of systemic diseases that could manifest with ocular symptoms. This is especially crucial when treating elderlies with multiple comorbidities and vasculopathic risk factors. For example, when assessing diplopia patients, one must first attempt t...
interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 11 mins
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Research Agenda Setting Project and Protocol (RASP)
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interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (Springer, 2019), 10 mins
The Research Agenda Setting Project (RASP) is the result of the John A. Hartford Foundation and the American Geriatrics Society’s efforts in 2001 to reach specific goals. These include: 1. Increasing research activity in the field of geriatrics within specific surgical and medical specialties 2. Attracting new s...
interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (Springer, 2019), 10 mins
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Vision Loss and Dementia in the Geriatric Population
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(Springer, 2019), 11 mins
Dementia describes the state of cognitive decline from a prior level of function to the extent that it interferes with daily activities. Currently, 47 million individuals worldwide are struggling with dementia, a number that is projected to increase to 75 million by 2030. This detrimental disease serves as a comp...
(Springer, 2019), 11 mins
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Vision Loss and Falls: Risks Factors for Aging Patients
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produced by Springer; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 13 mins
Visual loss is an independent risk factor for falls, which are one of the leading causes of injury related death and disability in the elderly. Falls can lead to fractures, and only half of patients treated for a hip fracture were able to return to independent living. As the largest generation of the population ag...
produced by Springer; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 13 mins
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Communicating with Persons with Dementia
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produced by Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 18 mins

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Communication is a fundamental component of human relationships. It is important for everyone to be able to communicate their needs and the choices that they are making, as a way to preserve our sense of identity. Particularly with people with dementia, communication can be challenging, but it is importa...

produced by Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 18 mins
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Dementia & Memory Care, Dementia Behavior Management
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produced by Medcom, in Dementia & Memory Care (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 29 mins

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It is common for problem behaviors to occur among older adults in the long term care setting, and these behaviors can negatively impact the resident’s health and quality of life. It doesn’t stop there, however, because the effects of problem behaviors are also felt by caregivers and other residents w...

produced by Medcom, in Dementia & Memory Care (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 29 mins
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Dementia & Memory Care, Family Issues with Dementia
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produced by Medcom, in Dementia & Memory Care (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 16 mins

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In order to build a meaningful and successful relationship with a resident, the caregiver must develop a meaningful and successful relationship with the resident’s family. Any concerns or difficulties that the family may have in regards to the resident must be addressed, and it is important to take the...

produced by Medcom, in Dementia & Memory Care (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 16 mins
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Dementia & Memory Care, Promoting Independence for Persons with Dementia
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produced by Medcom, in Dementia & Memory Care (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 19 mins

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Caregivers have a great responsibility in administering care to residents with dementia. The disease itself causes loss of judgment, reasoning, memory, and communication skills that can lead the resident with dementia into risk and danger if not properly managed. Activities of daily living can often be a...

produced by Medcom, in Dementia & Memory Care (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 19 mins
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