Efectos del aislamiento en adultos mayores durante la pandemia de COVID-19: una revisión de la literatura

Translated title of the contribution: Effects of isolation in older adults during COVID-19 pandemic: A review of the literature

Alexandra Granda-Oblita, Gema X. Quiroz-Gil, Fernando M. Runzer-Colmenares

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Abstract

Isolation as a restrictive measure during the SARS-COV-2 pandemic has generated negative effects on the population, especially on the health of older adults. A literature review was conducted using SCOPUS, Google Scholar, PubMed and Scielo databases published as of December 2019. For the results, the association of social isolation with COVID-19, physical consequences, psychological effects, neurodegenerative diseases, and assessment and management was made. The articles used provide information from a specific time period, so it is unknown what the long-term effects might be, and whether there is really a difference with the pre-pandemic health status. However, it is of utmost importance to establish measures to mitigate the effects both physically and mentally, that are adapted to the reality of each country.

Translated title of the contributionEffects of isolation in older adults during COVID-19 pandemic: A review of the literature
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)305-312
Number of pages8
JournalActa Medica Peruana
Volume38
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2022

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