Disease Information for Abuse/Elderly

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bruising/Ecchymosis
Purpura
Anorexia Decreased appetite
Weight loss in Elderly
Insomnia
Irritability/short tempered
Limp
Failure to Thrive/Adult
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Anxiety
Brain Contusion
Constipation
Epistaxis/nosebleed
Sleep Fragmentation
Definition

Often parent child conflict with financial issues; neglect and isolation are first signs then hygiene and weight loss

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