Head Geriatric Skilled Nursing Department
Hebrew University Medical School
Dr. Efraim Jaul is a specialist in Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. He is the Head of the Geriatric Skilled Nursing Department at the Sarah Herzog Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel. It is affiliated with the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem. He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Hebrew Medical School Faculty. He teaches medical students as well as nursing students at the Academic Nursing schools of Hadassah Hospital (Jerusalem), Kaplan Hospital (Rechovot), Ichilov Hospital (Tel Aviv), and Jerusalem College of Technology (Jerusalem). He supervises clinical practice and mentors students. He developed and established a pioneering inpatient unit at the Herzog Hospital specifically for the treatment of pressure ulcers concerning the need for a special unit and the resulting benefits for the immobile elderly patients. This unit has elicited interest in serving as a model for geriatric treatment facilities around the world and has set the standard for developing specialized pressure ulcer units. He published 44 scientific papers in national and international journals and five books on aging.
Pressure Ulcers, Wound healing, Advanced dementia.