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BMC Geriatrics

BMC Geriatrics 1/2014

Ausgabe 1/2014

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 145 Artikel )

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Situational awareness, relational coordination and integrated care delivery to hospitalized elderly in The Netherlands: a comparison between hospitals

Jacqueline M Hartgerink, Jane M Cramm, Annemarie JBM de Vos, Ton JEM Bakker, Ewout W Steyerberg, Johan P Mackenbach, Anna P Nieboer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Frailty among rural elderly adults

Carmen-Lucia Curcio, Guadalupe-Maria Henao, Fernando Gomez

01.12.2014 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The use of PDSA methodology to evaluate and optimise an inner city memory clinic: a quality improvement project

Jennifer Perry, Francesca Bell, Therese Shaw, Barbara Fitzpatrick, Elizabeth L Sampson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Connecting the person with dementia and family: a feasibility study of a telepresence robot

Wendy Moyle, Cindy Jones, Marie Cooke, Siobhan O’Dwyer, Billy Sung, Suzie Drummond

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Family caregiver challenges in dementia care in Australia and China: a critical perspective

Lily Dongxia Xiao, Jing Wang, Guo-Ping He, Anita De Bellis, Jenny Verbeeck, Helena Kyriazopoulos

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Risk factors for depressed mood amongst a community dwelling older age population in England: cross-sectional survey data from the PRO-AGE study

Jane P Biddulph, Steve Iliffe, Kalpa Kharicha, Danielle Harari, Cameron Swift, Gerhard Gillmann, Andreas E Stuck

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A claims data-based comparison of comorbidity in individuals with and without dementia

Kathrin Bauer, Larissa Schwarzkopf, Elmar Graessel, Rolf Holle

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument: a systematic review

Marla K Beauchamp, Catherine T Schmidt, Mette M Pedersen, Jonathan F Bean, Alan M Jette

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effects of impairment in activities of daily living on predicting mortality following hip fracture surgery in studies using administrative healthcare databases

Dallas P Seitz, Geoffrey M Anderson, Peter C Austin, Andrea Gruneir, Sudeep S Gill, Chaim M Bell, Paula A Rochon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A decision aid regarding long-term tube feeding targeting substitute decision makers for cognitively impaired older persons in Japan: A small-scale before-and-after study

Yumiko Kuraoka, Kazuhiro Nakayama

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in the Cambridge City over-75s Cohort (CC75C): development of a dementia-specific scale and descriptive analyses

Jaime Perales, Theodore D Cosco, Blossom CM Stephan, Jane Fleming, Steven Martin, Josep Maria Haro, Carol Brayne, The CC75C Study

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Is the Timed Up and Go test a useful predictor of risk of falls in community dwelling older adults: a systematic review and meta- analysis

Emma Barry, Rose Galvin, Claire Keogh, Frances Horgan, Tom Fahey

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

German adaptation of the Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health II: study protocol of a single-centred, randomised controlled trial

Stephanie Heinrich, Martin Berwig, Anke Simon, Jenny Jänichen, Nina Hallensleben, Witiko Nickel, Andreas Hinz, Elmar Brähler, Hermann-Josef Gertz

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The treatment of hypertension in people with dementia: a systematic review of observational studies

Tomas J Welsh, John R Gladman, Adam L Gordon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Multiple component interventions for preventing falls and fall-related injuries among older people: systematic review and meta-analysis

Victoria A Goodwin, Rebecca A Abbott, Rebecca Whear, Alison Bethel, Obioha C Ukoumunne, Jo Thompson-Coon, Ken Stein

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chronic disease and falls in community-dwelling Canadians over 65 years old: a population-based study exploring associations with number and pattern of chronic conditions

Kathryn M Sibley, Jennifer Voth, Sarah E Munce, Sharon E Straus, Susan B Jaglal

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Gender differences in adiponectin levels and body composition in older adults: Hallym aging study

Hong Ji Song, Sohee Oh, Shanai Quan, Ohk-Hyun Ryu, Jin-Young Jeong, Kyung-Soon Hong, Dong-Hyun Kim

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effects of a home visiting nurse intervention versus care as usual on individual activities of daily living: a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial

Bruce Friedman, Yanen Li, Dianne V Liebel, Bethel A Powers

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Diagnoses indicating pain and analgesic drug prescription in patients with dementia: a comparison to age- and sex-matched controls

Falk Hoffmann, Hendrik van den Bussche, Birgitt Wiese, Gerd Glaeske, Hanna Kaduszkiewicz

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comparison of alternate scoring of variables on the performance of the frailty index

Fernando G Peña, Olga Theou, Lindsay Wallace, Thomas D Brothers, Thomas M Gill, Evelyne A Gahbauer, Susan Kirkland, Arnold Mitnitski, Kenneth Rockwood

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Four screening instruments for frailty in older patients with and without cancer: a diagnostic study

Ineke HGJ Smets, Gertrudis IJM Kempen, Maryska LG Janssen-Heijnen, Laura Deckx, Frank JVM Buntinx, Marjan van den Akker

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Subjective caregiver burden: validity of the 10-item short version of the Burden Scale for Family Caregivers BSFC-s

Elmar Graessel, Hendrik Berth, Thomas Lichte, Hannes Grau

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Restraint use in home care: a qualitative study from a nursing perspective

Kristien Scheepmans, Bernadette Dierckx de Casterlé, Louis Paquay, Hendrik Van Gansbeke, Steven Boonen, Koen Milisen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Screening for frailty in primary care: a systematic review of the psychometric properties of the frailty index in community-dwelling older people

Irene Drubbel, Mattijs E Numans, Guido Kranenburg, Nienke Bleijenberg, Niek J de Wit, Marieke J Schuurmans

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Association between anemia and falls in community-dwelling older people: cross-sectional results from the KORA-Age study

Kathrin Thaler-Kall, Angela Döring, Annette Peters, Barbara Thorand, Eva Grill, Wolfgang Koenig, Alexander Horsch, Christa Meisinger

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Use of complementary and alternative medicine by older adults – a cross-sectional survey

Katharina Schnabel, Sylvia Binting, Claudia M Witt, Michael Teut

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Self-management abilities and frailty are important for healthy aging among community-dwelling older people; a cross-sectional study

Jane M Cramm, Jos Twisk, Anna P Nieboer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Antimicrobial resistance in urinary pathogens among Swedish nursing home residents remains low: a cross-sectional study comparing antimicrobial resistance from 2003 to 2012

Pär-Daniel Sundvall, Marie Elm, Ronny Gunnarsson, Sigvard Mölstad, Nils Rodhe, Lars Jonsson, Peter Ulleryd

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Diagnoses, problems and healthcare interventions amongst older people with an unscheduled hospital admission who have concurrent mental health problems: a prevalence study

Alex Glover, Lucy E Bradshaw, Nicola Watson, Emily Laithwaite, Sarah E Goldberg, Kathy H Whittamore, Rowan H Harwood

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A 52 month follow-up of functional decline in nursing home residents – degree of dementia contributes

Anne-Sofie Helvik, Knut Engedal, Jūratė Šaltytė Benth, Geir Selbæk

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

PML-nuclear bodies decrease with age and their stress response is impaired in aged individuals

Barbara Wenger, Manuela Schwegler, Maria Brunner, Christoph Daniel, Manfred Schmidt, Rainer Fietkau, Luitpold V Distel

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development of the Brief Ageing Perceptions Questionnaire (B-APQ): a confirmatory factor analysis approach to item reduction

Eithne Sexton, Bellinda L King-Kallimanis, Karen Morgan, Hannah McGee

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Which older people decline participation in a primary care trial of physical activity and why: insights from a mixed methods approach

Annabelle Rogers, Tess Harris, Christina Victor, Alison Woodcock, Elizabeth Limb, Sally Kerry, Steve Iliffe, Peter Whincup, Ulf Ekelund, Carole Beighton, Michael Ussher, Fredrika Adams, Derek G Cook

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors associated with functional incapacity in elders living in long stay institutions in Brazil: a cross-sectional study

Inês Echenique Mattos, Cleber Nascimento do Carmo, Lívia Maria Santiago, Laércio Lima Luz

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Atherosclerosis and Alzheimer - diseases with a common cause? Inflammation, oxysterols, vasculature

Richard Lathe, Alexandra Sapronova, Yuri Kotelevtsev

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Gluteal muscle composition differentiates fallers from non-fallers in community dwelling older adults

Mario Inacio, Alice S Ryan, Woei-Nan Bair, Michelle Prettyman, Brock A Beamer, Mark W Rogers

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Knowledge, perceptions, and experiences of family caregivers and home care providers of physical restraint use with home-dwelling elders: a cross-sectional study in Japan

Sadami Kurata, Toshiyuki Ojima

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Fall risk-increasing drugs and falls: a cross-sectional study among elderly patients in primary care

Veronica Milos, Åsa Bondesson, Martina Magnusson, Ulf Jakobsson, Tommy Westerlund, Patrik Midlöv

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Age-based prediction of incidence of complications during inpatient stroke rehabilitation: a retrospective longitudinal cohort study

Chien-Min Chen, Hung-Chih Hsu, Chia-Hao Chang, Chu-Hsu Lin, Kai-Hua Chen, Wei-Chi Hsieh, Wen-Ming Chang

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The Korean urban rural elderly cohort study: study design and protocol

Eun Young Lee, Hyeon Chang Kim, Yumie Rhee, Yoosik Youm, Kyoung Min Kim, Ju Mi Lee, Dong Phil Choi, Young Mi Yun, Chang Oh Kim

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

New potential determinants of disability in aged persons with myocardial infarction: results from the KORINNA-study

Philip Andrew Quinones, Hildegard Seidl, Rolf Holle, Bernhard Kuch, Christa Meisinger, Matthias Hunger, Inge Kirchberger

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Emergency department visits and hospitalizations by tube-fed nursing home residents with varying degrees of cognitive impairment: a national study

Caroline E Stephens, Nathan Sackett, Prasanthi Govindarajan, Sei J Lee

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Feasibility and impact of a post–discharge geriatric evaluation and management service for patients from residential care: the Residential Care Intervention Program in the Elderly (RECIPE)

Penelope Harvey, Meg Storer, David John Berlowitz, Bruce Jackson, Anastasia Hutchinson, Wen Kwang Lim

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Establishing a composite endpoint for measuring the effectiveness of geriatric interventions based on older persons’ and informal caregivers’ preference weights: a vignette study

Cynthia S Hofman, Peter Makai, Han Boter, Bianca M Buurman, Anton JM de Craen, Marcel GM Olde Rikkert, Rogier ART Donders, René JF Melis

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

E-assessment of prior learning: a pilot study of interactive assessment of staff with no formal education who are working in Swedish elderly care

Annika Nilsson, Marianne Andrén, Maria Engström

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patterns and associates of cognitive function, psychosocial wellbeing and health in the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936

Andrea R Zammit, John M Starr, Wendy Johnson, Ian J Deary

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Clinical and inflammatory response to bloodstream infections in octogenarians

Jessica Emily Green, Yohanes Ariathianto, Si Mun Wong, Craig Aboltins, Kwang Lim

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Going home? An ethnographic study of assessment of capacity and best interests in people with dementia being discharged from hospital

Marie Poole, John Bond, Charlotte Emmett, Helen Greener, Stephen J Louw, Louise Robinson, Julian C Hughes

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Potential for alcohol and drug interactions in older adults: evidence from the Irish longitudinal study on ageing

Gráinne Cousins, Rose Galvin, Michelle Flood, Mary-Claire Kennedy, Nicola Motterlini, Martin C Henman, Rose-Anne Kenny, Tom Fahey

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The effects of an integrated care intervention for the frail elderly on informal caregivers: a quasi-experimental study

Benjamin Janse, Robbert Huijsman, Ruben Dennis Maurice de Kuyper, Isabelle Natalina Fabbricotti

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Relationship of perceived environmental barriers and disability in community-dwelling elderly in Taiwan – a population-based study

Wei-Chih Lien, Nai-Wen Guo, Jer-Hao Chang, Yu-Ching Lin, Ta-Shen Kuan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Immunosenescence in the nursing home elderly

Jennie Johnstone, Jamie Millar, Alina Lelic, Chris P Verschoor, Stephen D Walter, Philip J Devereaux, Jonathan Bramson, Mark Loeb

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An interprofessional nurse-led mental health promotion intervention for older home care clients with depressive symptoms

Maureen Markle-Reid, Carrie McAiney, Dorothy Forbes, Lehana Thabane, Maggie Gibson, Gina Browne, Jeffrey S Hoch, Thomas Peirce, Barbara Busing

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Harm avoidance is associated with progression of parkinsonism in community-dwelling older adults: a prospective cohort study

Aron S Buchman, Lei Yu, Robert S Wilson, Joshua M Shulman, Patricia A Boyle, David A Bennett

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perceived economic situation, but not education level, is associated with disability prevalence in the Spanish elderly: observational study

Angel Rodriguez-Laso, Antonio Abellan, Mayte Sancho, Rogelio Pujol, Ignacio Montorio, Purificación Diaz-Veiga

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors associated with the goal of treatment in the last week of life in old compared to very old patients: a population-based death certificate survey

Tinne Smets, Rebecca Verhofstede, Joachim Cohen, Nele Van Den Noortgate, Luc Deliens

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comorbidity and prognostic indices do not improve the 5-year mortality prediction of components of comprehensive geriatric assessment in hospitalized older patients

Nicolás Martínez-Velilla, Koldo Cambra-Contin, Berta Ibáñez-Beroiz

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The well-being of community-dwelling near-centenarians and centenarians in Hong Kong a qualitative study

Wai-Ching Paul Wong, Hi-Po Bobo Lau, Chun-Fong Noel Kwok, Yee-Man Angela Leung, Man-Yee Grace Chan, Wai-Man Chan, Siu-Lan Karen Cheung

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Psychometric properties of four fear of falling rating scales in people with Parkinson’s disease

Stina B Jonasson, Maria H Nilsson, Jan Lexell

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The effects of increased therapy time on cognition and mood in frail patients with a stroke who rehabilitate on rehabilitation units of nursing homes in the Netherlands: a protocol of a comparative study

Marleen Huijben-Schoenmakers, Arno Rademaker, Peter van Rooden, Erik Scherder

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Developing the principles of chair based exercise for older people: a modified Delphi study

Katie R Robinson, Paul Leighton, Philippa Logan, Adam L Gordon, Kevin Anthony, Rowan H Harwood, John RF Gladman, Tahir Masud

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Multimorbidity and long-term care dependency—a five-year follow-up

Daniela Koller, Gerhard Schön, Ingmar Schäfer, Gerd Glaeske, Hendrik van den Bussche, Heike Hansen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Can an e-learning course improve nursing care for older people at risk of delirium: a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial

Lotte van de Steeg, Roelie IJkema, Maaike Langelaan, Cordula Wagner

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Natural course of care dependency in residents of long-term care facilities: prospective follow-up study

Monique AA Caljouw, Herman JM Cools, Jacobijn Gussekloo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Risk of death or hospital admission among community-dwelling older adults living with dementia in Australia

Emily (Chuanmei) You, David Robert Dunt, Vanessa White, Stephen Vander Hoorn, Colleen Doyle

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Improvements in gait characteristics after intensive resistance and functional training in people with dementia: a randomised controlled trial

Michael Schwenk, Tania Zieschang, Stefan Englert, Gurtej Grewal, Bijan Najafi, Klaus Hauer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Age and gender differences in the prevalence and patterns of multimorbidity in the older population

José María Abad-Díez, Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga, Antonio Poncel-Falcó, Beatriz Poblador-Plou, José Manuel Calderón-Meza, Antoni Sicras-Mainar, Mercedes Clerencia-Sierra, Alexandra Prados-Torres

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health care resource utilisation in primary care prior to and after a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease: a retrospective, matched case–control study in the United Kingdom

Lei Chen, Catherine Reed, Michael Happich, Allen Nyhuis, Alan Lenox-Smith

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effects of omega 3 supplementation in elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction: design of a prospective randomized placebo controlled study

Kristian Laake, Peder Myhre, Linn M Nordby, Ingebjørg Seljeflot, Michael Abdelnoor, Pål Smith, Arnljot Tveit, Harald Arnesen, Svein Solheim

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Alterations in proton leak, oxidative status and uncoupling protein 3 content in skeletal muscle subsarcolemmal and intermyofibrillar mitochondria in old rats

Raffaella Crescenzo, Francesca Bianco, Arianna Mazzoli, Antonia Giacco, Giovanna Liverini, Susanna Iossa

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An individually-tailored multifactorial intervention program for older fallers in a middle-income developing country: Malaysian Falls Assessment and Intervention Trial (MyFAIT)

Pey June Tan, Ee Ming Khoo, Karuthan Chinna, Keith D Hill, Phillip JH Poi, Maw Pin Tan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Data sharing between home care professionals: a feasibility study using the RAI Home Care instrument

Dawn M Guthrie, Robyn Pitman, Paula C Fletcher, John P Hirdes, Paul Stolee, Jeffrey W Poss, Alexandra Papaioannou, Katherine Berg, Helen Janzen Ezekiel

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Late-life depression and quality of life in a geriatric evaluation and management unit: an exploratory study

Jui-Hung Lin, Min-Wei Huang, Deng-Wu Wang, Yi-Ming Chen, Chu-Sheng Lin, Yi-Jing Tang, Shu-Hui Yang, Hsien-Yuan Lane

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Supporting residents’ expression of sexuality: the initial construction of a sexuality assessment tool for residential aged care facilities

Michael Bauer, Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh, Laura Tarzia, Rhonda Nay, Elizabeth Beattie

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Potentially inappropriate prescribing among older people in the United Kingdom

Marie C Bradley, Nicola Motterlini, Shivani Padmanabhan, Caitriona Cahir, Tim Williams, Tom Fahey, Carmel M Hughes

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessment tools for determining appropriateness of admission to acute care of persons transferred from long-term care facilities: a systematic review

Anna Renom-Guiteras, Lisbeth Uhrenfeldt, Gabriele Meyer, Eva Mann

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An interprofessional approach to shared decision making: an exploratory case study with family caregivers of one IP home care team

France Légaré, Dawn Stacey, Nathalie Brière, Hubert Robitaille, Marie-Claude Lord, Sophie Desroches, Renée Drolet

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Towards personalized integrated dementia care: a qualitative study into the implementation of different models of case management

Lisa D Van Mierlo, Franka JM Meiland, Hein PJ Van Hout, Rose-Marie Dröes

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A systematic review of the evidence that brain structure is related to muscle structure and their relationship to brain and muscle function in humans over the lifecourse

Alixe HM Kilgour, Oliver M Todd, John M Starr

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Systematically searching for and assessing the literature for self-management of chronic pain: a lay users’ perspective

Pat Schofield, Blair H Smith, Denis Martin, Derek Jones, Amanda Clarke, Paul McNamee, Ron Marsh, Michael Morrison, Rosemary Morrison, Sheena Fowler, Geraldine Anthony, Carrie Stewart

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The descriptive epidemiology of delirium symptoms in a large population-based cohort study: results from the Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study (MRC CFAS)

Daniel HJ Davis, Linda E Barnes, Blossom CM Stephan, Alasdair MJ MacLullich, David Meagher, John Copeland, Fiona E Matthews, Carol Brayne

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Interleukin-6 concentrations in the urine and dipstick analyses were related to bacteriuria but not symptoms in the elderly: a cross sectional study of 421 nursing home residents

Pär-Daniel Sundvall, Marie Elm, Peter Ulleryd, Sigvard Mölstad, Nils Rodhe, Lars Jonsson, Bengt Andersson, Mirjana Hahn-Zoric, Ronny Gunnarsson

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Can a tailored exercise and home hazard reduction program reduce the rate of falls in community dwelling older people with cognitive impairment: protocol paper for the i-FOCIS randomised controlled trial

Jacqueline CT Close, Jacqueline Wesson, Catherine Sherrington, Keith D Hill, Sue Kurrle, Stephen R Lord, Henry Brodaty, Kirsten Howard, Laura N Gitlin, Sandra D O’Rourke, Lindy Clemson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Social vulnerability from a social ecology perspective: a cohort study of older adults from the National Population Health Survey of Canada

Melissa K Andrew, Janice M Keefe

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

ICT-based system to predict and prevent falls (iStoppFalls): study protocol for an international multicenter randomized controlled trial

Yves J Gschwind, Sabine Eichberg, Hannah R Marston, Andreas Ejupi, Helios de Rosario, Michael Kroll, Mario Drobics, Janneke Annegarn, Rainer Wieching, Stephen R Lord, Konstantin Aal, Kim Delbaere

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Medication and fall injury in the elderly population; do individual demographics, health status and lifestyle matter?

Björg Helgadóttir, Lucie Laflamme, Joel Monárrez-Espino, Jette Möller

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Emergency ambulance service involvement with residential care homes in the support of older people with dementia: an observational study

Sarah Amador, Claire Goodman, Derek King, Ina Machen, Natasha Elmore, Elspeth Mathie, Steve Iliffe

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Risk factors of functional disability among community-dwelling elderly people by household in Japan: a prospective cohort study

Emiko Saito, Shouzoh Ueki, Nobufumi Yasuda, Sachiko Yamazaki, Seiji Yasumura

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Symptoms and treatment when death is expected in dementia patients in long-term care facilities

Maartje S Klapwijk, Monique AA Caljouw, Mirjam C van Soest-Poortvliet, Jenny T van der Steen, Wilco P Achterberg

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Custodian for elderly with memory impairment in Sweden – a study of 260 physicians’ statements to the court

Karin S Björkstén, Kerstin Fälldin, Johanna Ulfvarson

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of haloperidol prophylaxis for delirium prevention in older medical and surgical at-risk patients acutely admitted to hospital through the emergency department: study protocol of a multicenter, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Edmée JM Schrijver, Oscar J de Vries, Astrid Verburg, Karola de Graaf, Pierre M Bet, Peter M van de Ven, Ad M Kamper, Sabine HA Diepeveen, Sander Anten, Andrea Siegel, Esther Kuipéri, Anne M Lagaay, Rob J van Marum, Astrid M van Strien, Leo Boelaarts, Douwe Pons, Mark HH Kramer, Prabath WB Nanayakkara

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Risk stratification and rapid geriatric screening in an emergency department – a quasi-randomised controlled trial

Chik Loon Foo, Vivan Wing Yin Siu, Hou Ang, Madeline Wei Ling Phuah, Chee Kheong Ooi

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Home based exercise to improve turning and mobility performance among community dwelling older adults: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Ashari Asmidawati, Tengku Aizan Hamid, Rizal M Hussain, Keith D Hill

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An initial loading-dose vitamin D versus placebo after hip fracture surgery: baseline characteristics of a randomized controlled trial (REVITAHIP)

Jenson CS Mak, Linda A Klein, Terry Finnegan, Rebecca S Mason, Ian D Cameron

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Screening for markers of frailty and perceived risk of adverse outcomes using the Risk Instrument for Screening in the Community (RISC)

Rónán O’Caoimh, Yang Gao, Anton Svendrovski, Elizabeth Healy, Elizabeth O’Connell, Gabrielle O’Keeffe, Una Cronin, Eileen O’Herlihy, Nicola Cornally, William D Molloy

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Fall incidence in Germany: results of two population-based studies, and comparison of retrospective and prospective falls data collection methods

Kilian Rapp, Ellen Freiberger, Chris Todd, Jochen Klenk, Clemens Becker, Michael Denkinger, Christa Scheidt-Nave, Judith Fuchs

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The effect of interactive cognitive-motor training in reducing fall risk in older people: a systematic review

Daniel Schoene, Trinidad Valenzuela, Stephen R Lord, Eling D de Bruin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Social network properties and self-rated health in later life: comparisons from the Korean social life, health, and aging project and the national social life, health and aging project

Yoosik Youm, Edward O Laumann, Kenneth F Ferraro, Linda J Waite, Hyeon Chang Kim, Yeong-Ran Park, Sang Hui Chu, Won-tak Joo, Jin A Lee

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Does owning a pet protect older people against loneliness?

Jitka Pikhartova, Ann Bowling, Christina Victor

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Psychosocial factors modify the association of frailty with adverse outcomes: a prospective study of hospitalised older people

Elsa Dent, Emiel O Hoogendijk

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An evaluative study of the benefits of participating in intergenerational playgroups in aged care for older people

C Margaret Skropeta, Alf Colvin, Shannon Sladen

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Personality, Alzheimer's disease and behavioural and cognitive symptoms of dementia: the PACO prospective cohort study protocol

Isabelle Rouch, Jean-Michel Dorey, Nawèle Boublay, Marie-Anne Henaff, Florence Dibie-Racoupeau, Zaza Makaroff, Sandrine Harston, Michel Benoit, Marie-Odile Barrellon, Denis Fédérico, Bernard Laurent, Catherine Padovan, Pierre Krolak-Salmon, the PACO group

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Age-related differences in diabetes care outcomes in Korea: a retrospective cohort study

Myung Ki, Sujin Baek, Young-duk Yun, Namhoon Kim, Martin Hyde, Baegju Na

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Contributions of ambient assisted living for health and quality of life in the elderly and care services - a qualitative analysis from the experts’ perspective of care service professionals

Christian Siegel, Andreas Hochgatterer, Thomas Ernst Dorner

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors affecting the survival probability of becoming a centenarian for those aged 70, based on the human mortality database: income, health expenditure, telephone, and sanitation

Jong In Kim, Gukbin Kim

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

How are falls and fear of falling associated with objectively measured physical activity in a cohort of community-dwelling older men?

Barbara J Jefferis, Steve Iliffe, Denise Kendrick, Ngaire Kerse, Stewart Trost, Lucy T Lennon, Sarah Ash, Claudio Sartini, Richard W Morris, S Goya Wannamethee, Peter H Whincup

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Physical activity in Iranian older adults who experienced fall during the past 12 months

Leili Salehi, Behjat Shokrvash, Ensiyeh Jamshidi, Ali Montazeri

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Opti-Med: the effectiveness of optimised clinical medication reviews in older people with ‘geriatric giants’ in general practice; study protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial

Floor Willeboordse, Jacqueline G Hugtenburg, Liset van Dijk, Judith E Bosmans, Oscar J de Vries, François G Schellevis, Petra J M Elders

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Community-dwelling older people with an injurious fall are likely to sustain new injurious falls within 5 years - a prospective long-term follow-up study

Petra Pohl, Ellinor Nordin, Anders Lundquist, Ulrica Bergström, Lillemor Lundin-Olsson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Handgrip strength and balance in older adults following withdrawal from long-term use of temazepam, zopiclone or zolpidem as hypnotics

Janne Nurminen, Juha Puustinen, Ritva Lähteenmäki, Tero Vahlberg, Alan Lyles, Markku Partinen, Ismo Räihä, Pertti J Neuvonen, Sirkka-Liisa Kivelä

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Efficacy of daily 800 IU vitamin D supplementation in reaching vitamin D sufficiency in nursing home residents: cross-sectional patient file study

Bistra I Veleva, Victor G Chel, Wilco P Achterberg

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Association between difficulty initiating sleep in older adults and the combination of leisure-time physical activity and consumption of milk and milk products: a cross-sectional study

Naruki Kitano, Kenji Tsunoda, Taishi Tsuji, Yosuke Osuka, Takashi Jindo, Kiyoji Tanaka, Tomohiro Okura

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cognitive intervention through a training program for picture book reading in community-dwelling older adults: a randomized controlled trial

Hiroyuki Suzuki, Masataka Kuraoka, Masashi Yasunaga, Kumiko Nonaka, Ryota Sakurai, Rumi Takeuchi, Yoh Murayama, Hiromi Ohba, Yoshinori Fujiwara

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Exergaming to increase the exercise capacity and daily physical activity in heart failure patients: a pilot study

Leonie Klompstra, Tiny Jaarsma, Anna Strömberg

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The trail making test as a screening instrument for driving performance in older drivers; a translational research

Paul Vaucher, Daniela Herzig, Isabel Cardoso, Michael H Herzog, Patrice Mangin, Bernard Favrat

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effectiveness of a primary care based multifactorial intervention to improve frailty parameters in the elderly: a randomised clinical trial: rationale and study design

Laura Romera, Francesc Orfila, Josep Maria Segura, Anna Ramirez, Mercedes Möller, Maria Lluïsa Fabra, Santiago Lancho, Núria Bastida, Gonçal Foz, Maria Assumpta Fabregat, Núria Martí, Montserrat Cullell, Dolors Martinez, Maria Giné, Anna Bistuer, Patricia Cendrós, Elena Pérez

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comprehensive geriatric assessment predicts mortality and adverse outcomes in hospitalized older adults

Thiago J Avelino-Silva, Jose M Farfel, Jose AE Curiati, Jose RG Amaral, Flavia Campora, Wilson Jacob-Filho

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Is use of fall risk-increasing drugs in an elderly population associated with an increased risk of hip fracture, after adjustment for multimorbidity level: a cohort study

Kristine Thorell, Karin Ranstad, Patrik Midlöv, Lars Borgquist, Anders Halling

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Who are the healthy active seniors? A cluster analysis

Claudia K Y Lai, Engle Angela Chan, Kenny C W Chin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Internal consistency and construct validity assessment of a revised Facts on Aging Quizfor Flemish nursing students: an exploratory study

Elisa Van der Elst, Mieke Deschodt, Melanie Welsch, Koen Milisen, Bernadette Dierckx de Casterlé

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Fracture risk in long term care: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective observational studies

Rasha Khatib, Nancy Santesso, Laura Pickard, Osman Osman, Lora Giangregorio, Carly Skidmore, Alexandra Papaioannou

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessing the effect of a physical activity intervention in a nursing home ecology: a natural lab approach

Carl-Philipp Jansen, Katrin Claßen, Klaus Hauer, Mona Diegelmann, Hans-Werner Wahl

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Predictors of dizziness in older persons: a 10-year prospective cohort study in the community

Otto R Maarsingh, Hanneke Stam, Peter M van de Ven, Natasja M van Schoor, Matthew J Ridd, Johannes C van der Wouden

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Predictors of urinary incontinence in community-dwelling frail older adults with diabetes mellitus in a cross-sectional study

Amy Hsu, Jessamyn Conell-Price, Irena Stijacic Cenzer, Catherine Eng, Alison J Huang, Kathy Rice-Trumble, Sei J Lee

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors related to functional prognosis in elderly patients after accidental hip fractures: a prospective cohort study

Itziar Vergara, Kalliopi Vrotsou, Miren Orive, Nerea Gonzalez, Susana Garcia, Jose M Quintana

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Shifting between self-governing and being governed: a qualitative study of older persons’ self-determination

Isabelle Ottenvall Hammar, Synneve Dahlin-Ivanoff, Katarina Wilhelmson, Kajsa Eklund

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Informed palliative care in nursing homes through the interRAI Palliative Care instrument: a study protocol based on the Medical Research Council framework

Kirsten Hermans, Nele Spruytte, Joachim Cohen, Chantal Van Audenhove, Anja Declercq

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors influencing antibiotic prescribing in long-term care facilities: a qualitative in-depth study

Laura W van Buul, Jenny T van der Steen, Sarah MMM Doncker, Wilco P Achterberg, François G Schellevis, Ruth B Veenhuizen, Cees MPM Hertogh

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Pain assessment for people with dementia: a systematic review of systematic reviews of pain assessment tools

Valentina Lichtner, Dawn Dowding, Philip Esterhuizen, S José Closs, Andrew F Long, Anne Corbett, Michelle Briggs

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Most functional outcomes are similar for men and women after hip fracture: a secondary analysis of the enhancing mobility after hip fracture trial

Lynda M Woodward, Lindy Clemson, Anne M Moseley, Stephen R Lord, Ian D Cameron, Catherine Sherrington

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Long-term prediction of changes in health status, frailty, nursing care and mortality in community-dwelling senior citizens - results from the longitudinal urban cohort ageing study (LUCAS)

Ulrike Dapp, Christoph E Minder, Jennifer Anders, Stefan Golgert, Wolfgang von Renteln-Kruse

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Calcaneal quantitative ultrasound and Phalangeal radiographic absorptiometry alone or in combination in a triage approach for assessment of osteoporosis: a study of older women with a high prevalence of falls

Katja Thomsen, Jesper Ryg, Anne P Hermann, Lars Matzen, Tahir Masud

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The application of different appendicular skeletal muscle cutoff points and research definitions associated with health-related quality of life in Korean older people: data from KNHANES 2008–2011

Yeon-Pyo Kim, Ju-Youn Joh, Sun Kim, Hwan-Sik Hwang, Il-Seon Shin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Strength-balance supplemented with computerized cognitive training to improve dual task gait and divided attention in older adults: a multicenter randomized-controlled trial

Eva van het Reve, Eling D de Bruin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Developing a measure of muscular power during a functional task for older adults

Michelle Gray, Sally Paulson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Fall predictors in older cancer patients: a multicenter prospective study

Nathalie Vande Walle, Cindy Kenis, Pieter Heeren, Katrien Van Puyvelde, Lore Decoster, Ingo Beyer, Godelieve Conings, Johan Flamaing, Jean-Pierre Lobelle, Hans Wildiers, Koen Milisen

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Reablement in community-dwelling adults: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Hanne Tuntland, Birgitte Espehaug, Oddvar Forland, Astri Drange Hole, Egil Kjerstad, Ingvild Kjeken

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cognitive function in a general population of men and women: a cross sectional study in the European Investigation of Cancer–Norfolk cohort (EPIC-Norfolk)

Shabina A Hayat, Robert Luben, Stephanie Moore, Nichola Dalzell, Amit Bhaniani, Serena Anuj, Fiona E Matthews, Nick Wareham, Kay-Tee Khaw, Carol Brayne

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence of frailty and its ability to predict in hospital delirium, falls, and 6-month mortality in hospitalized older patients

Etienne Joosten, Mathias Demuynck, Elke Detroyer, Koen Milisen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Influence of muscle mass and bone mass on the mobility of elderly women: an observational study

Gláucia R Falsarella, Ibsen B Coimbra, Caroline C Barcelos, Isabele Iartelli, Kedma T Montedori, Manuela NJ Santos, Anita L Neri, Arlete MV Coimbra

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The effects of a Cognitive Stimulation Therapy [CST] programme for people with dementia on family caregivers’ health

Elisa Aguirre, Zoe Hoare, Aimee Spector, Robert T Woods, Martin Orrell

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with dementia in primary care: a study protocol

Petra Borsje, Roland B Wetzels, Peter LBJ Lucassen, Anne-Margriet Pot, Raymond TCM Koopmans

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Exploring the usability of a videophone mock-up for persons with dementia and their significant others

Inga-Lill Boman, Stefan Lundberg, Sofia Starkhammar, Louise Nygård

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Fighting for control in an unpredictable life – a qualitative study of older persons’ experiences of living with chronic dizziness

Ulrika Olsson Möller, Eva Ekvall Hansson, Charlotte Ekdahl, Patrik Midlöv, Ulf Jakobsson, Jimmie Kristensson

01.12.2014 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

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