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TITLE:

GERIATRIC SYNDROMES: SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW.

AUTHORS:

Rehab Suhail Almajnooni*, Abdulhamid Ahmed Sulaimani, Abdulaziz Mohammed Bakhsh, Israa Mohammed Shoushou, Abdulelah Mohammed Almuqaytif , Khwlah Mohammed Alreshaid, Mansour Ali Alghuri , Aljohrah Abdulwahab Albaker , Fatemah Salman Al-Jaber , Seham Mohammed Alanazi

ABSTRACT:

This review is aiming to discuss the geriatric syndromes, the presented review was conducted by searching in Medline, Embase, Web of Science, Science Direct, BMJ journal and Google Scholar for, researches, review articles and reports, published over the past years. were searched up to November 2018 for published and unpublished studies and without language restrictions, if several studies had similar findings, we randomly selected one or two to avoid repetitive results. On the basis of findings and results this review found urinary incontinence, injurious falls, functional impairment, frailty, sensory impairment, depression, cognitive impairment, significant worsening of existing syndromes at admission and discharge, and association between the common geriatric syndromes and predefined adverse outcomes of hospitalization. Keywords: geriatric syndromes, chronic disease, HIV, diabetes

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