Journal of Health Care and Research
Article Type: Editorial
J Health Care and Research. 2020 Nov 11;1(3):193-96
Bando H1,2*, Moriyasu A3,4, Murakami M5
1Tokushima University / Medical Research, Tokushima, Japan
2Japan Masters Athletics, Tokushima division, board, Tokushima, Japan
3Rehabilitation Research Group for body and heart in Shikoku, Kagawa, Japan
4Akiboshi Bright Star training rehabilitation center, Kagawa, Japan
5Japan Masters Athletics, Kagawa division, vice-president, Kagawa, Japan
Corresponding Author: Hiroshi Bando, MD, Ph.D., FACP ORCID ID
Address: Tokushima University / Medical Research, Nakashowa 1-61, Tokushima 770-0943 Japan.
Received date: 04 October 2020; Accepted date: 04 November 2020; Published date: 11 November 2020
Citation: Bando H, Moriyasu A, Murakami M. Recent Common Perspectives for Geriatric Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine. J Health Care and Research. 2020 Nov 11;1(3):193-96.
Copyright © 2020 Bando H, Moriyasu A, Murakami M. This is an open-access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Keywords: Geriatric Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine, International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF), Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA), Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia (AWGS), European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP2)
Abbreviations: International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF); Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA); Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia (AWGS); European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP2)
Recently, elderly population in ratio has been increasing in developed countries such as Japan. Then, the necessity for geriatric medicine has been expected in the medical system. Various health and medical problems have emerged so far, which could be roughly divided into disease (disorder) or disability. They have been managed adequately along to the situations and countries.