Elder Abuse Evaluation
Evaluation of elder abuse begins with a medical history and physical examination.
In many cases, important clues to the abuse are obtained from friends or family members.
Physical findings of abuse may not be present. The lack of physical evidence for injuries does not exclude abuse.
Testing may be required to look for signs of old injuries.
Tests that may be used to evaluate elder abuse include:
Most states have domestic abuse professionals that can evaluate home environments.
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