For sites concerning the application of EBM principles to the practice of Geriatrics.

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AGS Clinical Practice Guidelines and Recommendations
Evidence-based clinical guidelines from the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).
American Geriatrics Society Updated Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults
For over two decades, the Beers criteria listing potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) for older adults has been a cornerstone of providing optimal pharmaceutical care to elderly patients. This article provides practitioners with a systematic review of important updates added in 2012. [2012]
Design of a continuous quality improvement program to prevent falls among community-dwelling older adults in an integrated healthcare system
Successful initial implementation of an improved and sustainable fall prevention program for older community dwellers Using nationally-collected evidence-based randomized data. 2009.
Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on the management of pain in older people: executive sum
Comprehensive pain management guidelines for older adults, from the British Pain Society and British Geriatric Society. [2013]
Evidence-Based Geriatric Medicine
Introduction to and resources for evidence-based geriatrics, including sample scenarios and CATS. From the Center for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM).
Evidence-Based Practices for the Identification, Screening, and Prevention of Acute Delirium in the Elderly: An Overview of Systematic Reviews
Review of the evidence for the diagnosis and preventive management of actute delirium in the hospitalized elderly. [2012]
Frontiers | Components of a Mediterranean diet and their impact on cognitive functions in aging | Fr
Review of studies showing that the weight of the evidence supports that consumption of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids / olive oil, along with plant polyphenols such as flavonols and resveratrol, exerts positive effects on brain health and cognition in older humans. [2015]
Guide to Resources on Evidence-based Geriatrics
Geriatrics-focused EBM resource collection, from the University of Manitoba. [PDF]
Preventing Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults
A systematic review summarizing the best evidence for effectiveness of interventions to reduce the incidence of falls in older adults living in the community. [2010]
Role of complementary and alternative medicine in geriatric care: A mini review Siddiqui MJ, Min CS,
Critical appraisal and evidence-based review of the effectiveness of CAM in the management of chronic non-communicable diseases seen in geriatrics. [2014]
Secondary cardiovascular prevention in older adults: an evidence based review
Critical review of the currently available evidence for individualized secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease in the elderly. [2015]
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