Current Advances in Care, Prevention and Rehabilitation for Geriatric Disease Using Telemedicine with a Focus on Frailty Syndrome Detection and Its Management

A special issue of Journal of Clinical Medicine (ISSN 2077-0383). This special issue belongs to the section "Clinical Rehabilitation".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 27 June 2024 | Viewed by 161

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Internal Medicine Department, University Hospital Strasbourg, 67000 Strasbourg, France
Interests: frailty syndrome; telemonitoring; comprehensive geriatric assessment; telemedicine; hypervitaminosis B12 syn-drome; hematological disease in the elderly; vitamin B12-related diseases
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Internal Medicine Department, University Hospital Strasbourg, 67000 Strasbourg, France
Interests: hematological diseases; vitamin B12-related diseases; telemedicine; heart failure prevention; telemonitoring
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Nanomedicine Imagery & Therapeutics Laboratory, EA4662—UBFC, UTBM, 90000 Belfort, France
Interests: telemedicine; artificial intelligence; nanomedicine; software engineering
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Geriatric syndromes such as falls, confusion, iatrogenesis and the exacerbation of frequent comorbidities such as heart failure and diabetes are priorities for all health professionals, with a significant impact both for the elderly and their caregivers and for professionals along the entire health journey, going from the general practitioner's office to the nursing home via the emergency department and the hospital unit. Their appearance or decompensation negatively impacts the quality of life and balance of elderly people and generates increasingly significant costs. Their detection at an early stage is therefore a priority.

Telemedicine and remote medical monitoring focused on the elderly are tools that are still poorly developed in the elderly, but some work is beginning to emphasize the early detection of exacerbation of geriatric syndromes. Likewise, the prevention of geriatric syndromes also involves the detection of frailty syndromes, on an outpatient basis or in a hospital setting.

This Special Issue aims to share all the work that you have undertaken on the role and challenges of screening for geriatric syndromes, including preliminary studies and conceptual work or even work in progress that deserves our full attention.

Dr. Abrar-Ahmad Zulfiqar
Dr. Emmanuel Andrès
Dr. Amir El Assani Hajjam
Guest Editors

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  • frailty syndrome
  • telemedicine in the elderly
  • telemonitoring of main geriatric diseases

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