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Personal injury litigation • RTA personal injury • Falls & other injuries • Minor orthopaedic trauma • Continuing care analysis • Disability analysis • Nursing home injury • Incapacity benefit • Disability living allowance • Fully trained disability analyst by Benefits Agency • Medical aspects of housing...Accident surgery • Soft tissue injuries • Fracture surgery • Orthopaedic surgery • Shoulder surgery • Arms • Back injury • Feet • Hand injury • Hips • Knees • Legs • Limb fractures • Lumbar injury • Neck injury • Whiplash • Wounds • Wrists My area of focus is the care of older people.I can accept instructions on the following matters: falls, consequences of injury, including from road traffic accidents, hospital care, drug treatment, management of acute medical problems (including infections, dehydration, kidney failure), delirium (confusional states), and dementia.
I am the author of the Cavendish Medicine for Lawyers volume on general practice.
he medical forensic aspects of elder abuse and neglect are largely unexplored and undocumented.
Those who work in the field of elder abuse and neglect believe that the state of medical knowledge and forensic science regarding elder abuse and neglect is approximately equivalent to that of child abuse and neglect three decades ago and domestic violence 10 to 15 years ago (Elder Justice Roundtable Report, 2000).
D., is an assistant professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, and the Director of the Harris County Hospital District Geriatrics Program; Marie-Therese Connolly, J.
D., is a senior trial counsel in the Civil Division, Department of Justice; Patricia Mc Feeley, M.The authors would like to acknowledge Samuel Riley and Rosa Torres for their technical assistance, and Jill Callahan for her editorial assistance. Lyketsos and members of the National Academy of Sciences Panel on Risk and Prevalence of Elder Abuse and Neglect.