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5th International Conference on Geriatric Medicine & Gerontological Nursing, will be organized around the theme “Changing perspectives in Geriatric Medicine”

Geriatric Medicine 2016 is comprised of 17 tracks and 122 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in Geriatric Medicine 2016.

Submit your abstract to any of the mentioned tracks. All related abstracts are accepted.

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Geriatric medicine is a unique approach to primary healthcare focused on the needs of older adults. This branch of medicine is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases in older people and the problems specific to aging.

Emergency medicine is the medical specialty involving care for undifferentiated and unscheduled patients with illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention.

  • Track 1-1Geriatric Medicine & Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Track 1-2Geriatric Medicine & Genito Urinary Medicine
  • Track 1-3Geriatric Medicine & Chest Medicine
  • Track 1-4Geriatric Medicine & Renal Medicine
  • Track 1-5Geriatric Medicine & Vascular Medicine
  • Track 1-6Geriatric Medicine & HIV

Polypharmacy is the use of four or more medications by a patient, generally adults aged over 65 years. polypharmacy is common in elderly with the highest number of drugs taken by those residing in nursing homes nearly 50% of older adults take one or more medications that are not medically necessary.

  • Track 2-1Multi drug Regimen
  • Track 2-2Anti ageing drugs
  • Track 2-3Falls in elderly
  • Track 2-4Adverse drug reactions
  • Track 2-5Euthenesia
  • Track 2-6Pharmacotherapy for geriatrics

Geriatric nutrition applies nutrition principles to delay effects of aging and disease, to aid in the management of the physical, psychological, and psychosocial changes commonly associated with growing old. Changes associated with normal aging increase nutritional risk for Elderly.

Nutritional needs of the older individual are determined by multiple factors, including specific health problems and related organ system compromise; an individual's level of activity, energy expenditure, and caloric requirements; the ability to access, prepare, ingest, and digest food; and personal food preferences.

  • Track 3-1Nutrition and Health Policy
  • Track 3-2Food and Nutrition Policies
  • Track 3-3Geriatrics and Clinical Nutrition
  • Track 3-4Nutrition and Dietary Assessment
  • Track 3-5Nutrition and Aging Metabolism
  • Track 3-6Diarrhoea and Under nutrition
  • Track 3-7Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
  • Track 3-8Nutrition and Health Evaluations

Geriatric psychiatry emphasizes the biological and psychological aspects of normal aging, the psychiatric effect of acute and chronic physical illness, and the biological and psychosocial aspects of the pathology of primary psychiatric disturbances of older age. Geriatric psychiatrists focus on prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional and sleep disorders in the elderly and improvement of psychiatric care for healthy and ill elderly patients.

  • Track 4-1Psychogeriatrics
  • Track 4-2Mental Health Treatment
  • Track 4-3PTSD/Trauma and Aging
  • Track 4-4Psychological aspects in elderly
  • Track 4-5Delusions and Hallucinations
  • Track 4-6Psychiatric Emergencies
  • Track 4-7Anxiety disorders
  • Track 4-8Geriatric dementia
  • Track 4-9Geriatric depression
  • Track 4-10Sleep medicine
  • Track 4-11Cognitive and emotional aging

Geriatric care is the process of planning and coordinating care of the elderly and others with physical and/or mental impairments to meet their long term care needs, improve their quality of life, and maintain their independence for as long as possible.

Geriatric care   is especially helpful for long distance caregivers but is helpful for anyone needing some extra guidance and helps in caring for someone with dementia and help families and ill loved ones cope with complex issues.


  • Track 5-1Geriatric Care services
  • Track 5-2Geriatric Care Management
  • Track 5-3Geriatric Care Assesment
  • Track 5-4Geriatric Care Education
  • Track 5-5Geriatric Care Nursing
  • Track 5-6Geriatric Care Research
  • Track 5-7Palliative Care to Residential Care
  • Track 5-8Geriatric Vision Care

Aging is the process of becoming older. In the narrow sense aging represents the accumulation of changes in a human being over time, encompassing physical, psychological, and social change. Aging is among the greatest known risk factors for most human diseases of the roughly 150,000 people who die each day across the globe, about two thirds die from age-related causes.

  • Track 6-1Positive Aging
  • Track 6-2Healthy Aging
  • Track 6-3Clinical Consequences of Aging
  • Track 6-4Genetic Aging
  • Track 6-5Imaging in Aging
  • Track 6-6Aging & Society

Geriatric medicine is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. A Geriatric disorder is a disruption to regular bodily structure and function, logically connected, associated with old age, have a multifactorial etiology and course of chronic, poorly treated. They lead to a decline in the human independence. Some of the Geriatric disorders’s include Delirium, Depression, Cognitive deficit syndrome and Malnutrition syndrome.

  • Track 7-1Geriatric Medicine & Heamotological disorders
  • Track 7-2Geriatric Medicine & Metabolic Disorders
  • Track 7-3Geriatric Medicine & Endocrine Disorders
  • Track 7-4Geriatric Medicine & Gastric Disorders
  • Track 7-5Geriatric Medicine & Behavioural Disorders
  • Track 7-6Geriatric Medicine & Cognitive Disorders
  • Track 7-7Geriatric Medicine & CNS Disorders
  • Track 7-8Geriatric Medicine & Communication Disorders
  • Track 7-9Geriatric Medicine & Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Track 7-10Geriatric Medicine & Orogenital Disorders

Geriatric Case Study involves the case study of older people in the society and it is an up-close, in-depth, and detailed examination of a subject (the case), as well as its related contextual conditions. Case studies appear with great frequency throughout popular works, with nearly anybody able to claim to have done one. Case studies also can be produced by following a formal research method. These case studies are likely to appear in formal research venues, such as journals and professional conferences, rather than popular works.

  • Track 8-1Nursing Homes and End-of-Life
  • Track 8-2Changes in end of life care
  • Track 8-3Novel Tools to Measure Patient and Family Satisfaction With End-of-Life Care
  • Track 8-4Spiritual End-of-Life Care
  • Track 8-5Palliative Care
  • Track 8-6Hospice Care
  • Track 8-7Complementary and Alternative studies
  • Track 8-8Geriatric Medicine and United States

Health: the state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Healthcare system is the organization of people, institutions, and resources that deliver health care services to meet the health needs of target populations.

  • Track 9-1Frailty and Multimorbidity
  • Track 9-2Health Information Technology
  • Track 9-3Innovative Care and Aging
  • Track 9-4Aging and Health
  • Track 9-5Patient-Oriented Health Services 
  • Track 9-6Geriatric Medicine & Healthcare Transformation

Surgery is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of injury, deformity, and disease by the use of instruments. The geriatric measure uses standard risk variables to track traditional patient and procedure adjusted surgical outcomes, such as postoperative complications and 30-day mortality.

  • Track 10-1Hormone replacement therapy
  • Track 10-2Minimally Invasive surgery
  • Track 10-3Hip resurfacing and knee replacement
  • Track 10-4Pain management
  • Track 10-5Wound care and Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Geriatric Nursing is the branch of nursing concerned with the care of the older population, including promotion of healthy aging as well as prevention, assessment, and management of physiological, pathological, psychological, economic, and sociological problems.

  • Track 11-1Palliative care Nursing
  • Track 11-2Community Health Nursing
  • Track 11-3Critical Care & Emergency Nursing
  • Track 11-4Oncology Nursing
  • Track 11-5Heart & Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Track 11-6Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
  • Track 11-7Clinical Nursing
  • Track 11-8Gerontological Health Nursing

Rehabilitation is the art and science of enabling engagement in everyday life, through occupation; of enabling people to perform the occupations that Promote health and well-being; and of enabling a just and inclusive society so that all people may participate to their potential in the daily occupations of life.

  • Track 12-1Rehabilitation Treatment
  • Track 12-2Motivation in Elderly
  • Track 12-3Maintaining Mobility
  • Track 12-4Ageing and socio economic status
  • Track 12-5Neuro-Financial aspects in Geriatric practice
  • Track 12-6Depression in Elderly
  • Track 12-7Medication related Problems

It is the art and science of preventing disease in the geriatric population and promoting their health, efficiency, treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. The goal of Preventive geriatrics is to nurture a state of health that allows maximal active life expectancy while maintaining high levels of function.

  • Track 13-1Eating Disorders
  • Track 13-2Translation Geriatrics
  • Track 13-3Experimental Gerontology
  • Track 13-4Preventive Strategies
  • Track 13-5Alternative Medicine

Iatrogenic Infection is one that develops as a result of another form of medical treatment or advice provided to a patient. It could be because of complications after surgery or another medical treatment, or it could be because of indirect interactions from medications or drug therapy.

  • Track 14-1Iatrogenic Rhematology Syndrome
  • Track 14-2Iatrogenic Nosocomial Infections
  • Track 14-3Surgical and perioperative complications
  • Track 14-4Iatrogenic Acquired Infections
  • Track 14-5Iatrogenic Infection and Histopathology
  • Track 14-6Iatrogenic Infection Prevention
  • Track 14-7Iatrogenic Infection Control
  • Track 14-8Acute Care for the Elderly

The main aim of ethics for geriatrics is to identify key ethical issues in geriatrics and ethics. To develop the ability to articulate ethically optimized strategies for handling relevant ethical issues. To understand and identify difficult or unusual ethical challenges in elder populations.


  • Track 15-1Beneficence/Nonmaleficence
  • Track 15-2Futility of Treatment
  • Track 15-3Autonomy and Informed Consent
  • Track 15-4Physician–Patient Relationship
  • Track 15-5Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Track 15-6Ageism and Research Inclusion
  • Track 15-7Vulnerable Elderly Subjects
  • Track 15-8Elderly Subjects with Cognitive Impairments

Clinical trials are used to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of medications or medical devices by monitoring their effects on large groups of people.

Geriatrics clinical trials researches on health and disease in the aged and research on aging over the human lifespan, including its relationships to health outcomes and three major research areas such as, Geriatrics, Clinical Gerontology, and Clinical Trials.

  • Track 16-1Ambulatory Geriatric Evaluation
  • Track 16-2MRI study of Geriatric Depression
  • Track 16-3Cognitive assesment of Geriatric Oncology
  • Track 16-4Actigraphy Evaluation for Geriatric disorders
  • Track 16-5Biomarkers for Diagnosis in Geriatric Patients

Elder abuse is any form of mistreatment that results in harm or loss to an older person and it is the infliction of physical, emotional/psychological, sexual or financial harm on an older adult. Elder abuse can also take the form of intentional or unintentional neglect of an older adult by the caregiver.

  • Track 17-1Physical abuse
  • Track 17-2Domestic violence
  • Track 17-3Psychological abuse
  • Track 17-4Financial abuse
  • Track 17-5Emotional Abuse
  • Track 17-6Institutional abuse
  • Track 17-7Rights abuse