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BMC Geriatrics

BMC Geriatrics 1/2015

Ausgabe 1/2015

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 176 Artikel )

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Symptom burden in community-dwelling older people with multimorbidity: a cross-sectional study

Jeanette Eckerblad, Kersti Theander, Anne Ekdahl, Mitra Unosson, Ann-Britt Wirehn, Anna Milberg, Barbro Krevers, Tiny Jaarsma

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Service users’ involvement in the development of individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (iCST) for dementia: a qualitative study

Lauren A Yates, Martin Orrell, Aimee Spector, Vasiliki Orgeta

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

What should we know about dementia in the 21st Century? A Delphi consensus study

Michael J Annear, Christine Toye, Frances McInerney, Claire Eccleston, Bruce Tranter, Kate-Ellen Elliott, Andrew Robinson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development of a new assessment scale for measuring interaction during staff-assisted transfer of residents in dementia special care units

Charlotta Thunborg, Petra von Heideken Wågert, Eva Götell, Ann-Britt Ivarsson, Anne Söderlund

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The protocol of the Oslo Study of Clonidine in Elderly Patients with Delirium; LUCID: a randomised placebo-controlled trial

Bjørn Erik Neerland, Karen Roksund Hov, Vegard Bruun Wyller, Eirik Qvigstad, Eva Skovlund, Alasdair MJ MacLullich, Torgeir Bruun Wyller

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

MultiComponent Exercise and theRApeutic lifeStyle (CERgAS) intervention to improve physical performance and maintain independent living among urban poor older people - a cluster randomised controlled trial

Debbie Ann Loh, Noran Naqiah Hairi, Wan Yuen Choo, Farizah Mohd Hairi, Devi Peramalah, Shathanapriya Kandiben, Pek Ling Lee, Norlissa Gani, Mohamed Faris Madzlan, Mohd Alif Idham Abd Hamid, Zohaib Akram, Ai Sean Chu, Awang Bulgiba, Robert G Cumming

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A meta-analysis of prospective studies on the role of physical activity and the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults

Michael W Beckett, Christopher I Ardern, Michael A Rotondi

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A person-centred approach to health promotion for persons 70+ who have migrated to Sweden: promoting aging migrants’ capabilities implementation and RCT study protocol

Susanne Gustafsson, Qarin Lood, Katarina Wilhelmson, Greta Häggblom-Kronlöf, Sten Landahl, Synneve Dahlin-Ivanoff

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Combined association of chronic disease and low skeletal muscle mass with physical performance in older adults in the Sarcopenia and Translational Aging Research in Taiwan (START) study

Chia-Ing Li, Tsai-Chung Li, Wen-Yuan Lin, Chiu-Shong Liu, Chih-Cheng Hsu, Chao A Hsiung, Ching-Yu Chen, Kuo-Chin Huang, Chih-Hsing Wu, Ching-Yi Wang, Cheng-Chieh Lin, for the Sarcopenia and Translational Aging Research in Taiwan (START) Team

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Estimating multiple morbidity disease burden among older persons: a convergent construct validity study to discriminate among six chronic illness measures, CCHS 2008/09

Andrew V Wister, Mélanie Levasseur, Lauren E Griffith, Ian Fyffe

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Improving end-of-life care in acute geriatric hospital wards using the Care Programme for the Last Days of Life: study protocol for a phase 3 cluster randomized controlled trial

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

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Family visits in shared-housing arrangements for residents with dementia – a cross-sectional study on the impact on residents’ quality of life

Johannes Gräske, Saskia Meyer, Andreas Worch, Karin Wolf-Ostermann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Short-term prognostic value of forced expiratory volume in 1 second divided by height cubed in a prospective cohort of people 80 years and older

Eralda Turkeshi, Bert Vaes, Elena Andreeva, Catharina Matheï, Wim Adriaensen, Gijs Van Pottelbergh, Jean-Marie Degryse

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The impact of cochlear implantation on cognition in older adults: a systematic review of clinical evidence

Gina Miller, Craig Miller, Nicole Marrone, Carol Howe, Mindy Fain, Abraham Jacob

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Informant single screening questions for delirium and dementia in acute care – a cross-sectional test accuracy pilot study

Kirsty Hendry, Terence J Quinn, Jonathan J Evans, David J Stott

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Age-dependent visual exploration during simulated day- and night driving on a motorway: a cross-sectional study

Prabitha Urwyler, Nicole Gruber, René M Müri, Michael Jäger, Rahel Bieri, Thomas Nyffeler, Urs P Mosimann, Tobias Nef

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Different ankle muscle coordination patterns and co-activation during quiet stance between young adults and seniors do not change after a bout of high intensity training

Lars Donath, Eduard Kurz, Ralf Roth, Lukas Zahner, Oliver Faude

01.12.2015 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

BMC Geriatrics reviewer acknowledgement 2014

Giulia Mangiameli

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Residents’ perceptions of their own sadness - a qualitative study in Norwegian nursing homes

Kristina Riis Iden, Sabine Ruths, Stefan Hjørleifsson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and correlates of frailty among older adults: findings from the German health interview and examination survey

Amanda K Buttery, Markus A Busch, Beate Gaertner, Christa Scheidt-Nave, Judith Fuchs

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Midlife mental distress and risk for dementia up to 27 years later: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT) in linkage with a dementia registry in Norway

Jens Christoffer Skogen, Sverre Bergh, Robert Stewart, Ann Kristin Knudsen, Ottar Bjerkeset

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Agreement between administrative data and the Resident Assessment Instrument Minimum Dataset (RAI-MDS) for medication use in long-term care facilities: a population-based study

Lisa M Lix, Lin Yan, David Blackburn, Nianping Hu, Verena Schneider-Lindner, Yvonne Shevchuk, Gary F Teare

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Feasibility and effects of applying stochastic resonance whole-body vibration on untrained elderly: a randomized crossover pilot study

Slavko Rogan, Lorenz Radlinger, Roger Hilfiker, Dietmar Schmidtbleicher, Rob A de Bie, Eling D de Bruin

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effects of observation of walking in a living room environment, on physical, cognitive, and quality of life related outcomes in older adults with dementia: a study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Johanna G Douma, Karin M Volkers, Jelle Pieter Vuijk, Marieke H Sonneveld, Richard HM Goossens, Erik JA Scherder

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Derivation of a frailty index from the interRAI acute care instrument

Ruth E Hubbard, Nancye M Peel, Mayukh Samanta, Leonard C Gray, Brant E Fries, Arnold Mitnitski, Kenneth Rockwood

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

“We are all one together”: peer educators’ views about falls prevention education for community-dwelling older adults - a qualitative study

Linda Khong, Fiona Farringdon, Keith D Hill, Anne-Marie Hill

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pain in dementia: prevalence and associated factors: protocol of a multidisciplinary study

Janine van Kooten, Suzanne Delwel, Tarik T Binnekade, Martin Smalbrugge, Johannes C van der Wouden, Roberto SGM Perez, Didi Rhebergen, Wouter WA Zuurmond, Max L Stek, Frank Lobbezoo, Cees MPM Hertogh, Erik JA Scherder

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Social cohesion and belonging predict the well-being of community-dwelling older people

Jane M Cramm, Anna P Nieboer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Anticholinergic burden quantified by anticholinergic risk scales and adverse outcomes in older people: a systematic review

Mohammed Saji Salahudeen, Stephen B Duffull, Prasad S Nishtala

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Description of spatio-temporal gait parameters in elderly people and their association with history of falls: results of the population-based cross-sectional KORA-Age study

Kathrin Thaler-Kall, Annette Peters, Barbara Thorand, Eva Grill, Christine S Autenrieth, Alexander Horsch, Christa Meisinger

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Economic evaluation of a group-based exercise program for falls prevention among the older community-dwelling population

Kendra McLean, Lesley Day, Andrew Dalton

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Associations between vertebral fractures, increased thoracic kyphosis, a flexed posture and falls in older adults: a prospective cohort study

Hanna C van der Jagt-Willems, Maartje H de Groot, Jos PCM van Campen, Claudine JC Lamoth, Willem F Lems

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with lower gait speed among the elderly living in a developing country: a cross-sectional population-based study

Telma de Almeida Busch, Yeda Aparecida Duarte, Daniella Pires Nunes, Maria Lucia Lebrão, Michel Satya Naslavsky, Anelise dos Santos Rodrigues, Edson Amaro Jr

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Screening for frailty phenotype with objectively-measured physical activity in a west Japanese suburban community: evidence from the Sasaguri Genkimon Study

Sanmei Chen, Takanori Honda, Tao Chen, Kenji Narazaki, Yuka Haeuchi, Atin Supartini, Shuzo Kumagai

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictors of attendance to group exercise: a cohort study of older adults in long-term care facilities

Susanne Finnegan, Julie Bruce, Sarah E Lamb, Frances Griffiths

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Does the timed up and go test predict future falls among British community-dwelling older people? Prospective cohort study nested within a randomised controlled trial

Gotaro Kojima, Tahir Masud, Denise Kendrick, Richard Morris, Sheena Gawler, Jonathan Treml, Steve Iliffe

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ageism, negative attitudes, and competing co-morbidities – why older adults may not seek care for restricting back pain: a qualitative study

Una E Makris, Robin T Higashi, Emily G Marks, Liana Fraenkel, Joanna E M Sale, Thomas M Gill, M Carrington Reid

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The fall descriptions and health characteristics of older adults with hip fracture: a mixed methods study

Breiffni Leavy, Liisa Byberg, Karl Michaëlsson, Håkan Melhus, Anna Cristina Åberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between biomarkers of inflammation, oxidative stress and endothelial/microcirculatory function in successful aging versus healthy youth: a transversal study

Daniel Alexandre Bottino, Flávia Gomes Lopes, Francisco José de Oliveira, Anete de Souza Mecenas, Ruth Clapauch, Eliete Bouskela

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inappropriate prescribing to the oldest old patients admitted to hospital: prevalence, most frequently used medicines, and associated factors

Antonio San-José, Antonia Agustí, Xavier Vidal, Francesc Formiga, Mercedes Gómez-Hernández, Juana García, Alfonso López-Soto, Nieves Ramírez-Duque, Olga H Torres, José Barbé, on behalf of Potentially Inappropriate Prescription in Older Patients in Spain (PIPOPS) Investigators’ project

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Physical activity changes in the winter in older persons living in northern Japan: a prospective study

Atsushi Mizumoto, Hikaru Ihira, Keitaro Makino, Shigeyuki Saitoh, Hirofumi Ohnishi, Taketo Furuna

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Risk factors associated with lower defecation frequency in hospitalized older adults: a case control study

Jen-Tzer Gau, Utkarsh H Acharya, M Salman Khan, Tzu-Cheg Kao

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Multifactorial assessment and targeted intervention in nutritional status among the older adults: a randomized controlled trial: the Octabaix study

Teresa Badia, Francesc Formiga, Assumpta Ferrer, Héctor Sanz, Laura Hurtos, Ramón Pujol

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Unmet needs in long-term care and their associated factors among the oldest old in China

Haiyan Zhu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A 36-month follow-up of decline in activities of daily living in individuals receiving domiciliary care

Anne-Sofie Helvik, Lisbeth D Høgseth, Sverre Bergh, Jūratė Šaltytė-Benth, Øyvind Kirkevold, Geir Selbæk

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Application of simple swallowing provocation test with fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing in a cross-sectional study

Chiharu Tejima, Takeshi Kikutani, Noriaki Takahashi, Fumiyo Tamura, Mitsuyoshi Yoshida

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between pain, neuropsychiatric symptoms, and physical function in dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Annelore H van Dalen-Kok, Marjoleine JC Pieper, Margot WM de Waal, Albert Lukas, Bettina S Husebo, Wilco P Achterberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Influencers on quality of life as reported by people living with dementia in long-term care: a descriptive exploratory approach

Wendy Moyle, Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh, Melissa Greben, Elizabeth Beattie, AusQoL group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Translation and validation of the Arab version of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument: a cross sectional study

Michal Elboim-Gabyzon, Maayan Agmon, Faisal Azaiza, Yocheved Laufer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perceived frailty and measured frailty among adults undergoing hemodialysis: a cross-sectional analysis

Megan L Salter, Natasha Gupta, Allan B Massie, Mara A McAdams-DeMarco, Andrew H Law, Reside Lorie Jacob, Luis F Gimenez, Bernard G Jaar, Jeremy D Walston, Dorry L Segev

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of the Identification and Intervention for Dementia in Elderly Africans (IDEA) cognitive screen in Nigeria and Tanzania

Stella-Maria Paddick, William K Gray, Luqman Ogunjimi, Bingileki lwezuala, Olaide Olakehinde, Aloyce Kisoli, John Kissima, Godfrey Mbowe, Sarah Mkenda, Catherine L Dotchin, Richard W Walker, Declare Mushi, Cecilia Collingwood, Adesola Ogunniyi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characteristics of older adults admitted to the emergency department (ED) and their risk factors for ED readmission based on comprehensive geriatric assessment: a prospective cohort study

Mieke Deschodt, Els Devriendt, Marc Sabbe, Daniel Knockaert, Peter Deboutte, Steven Boonen, Johan Flamaing, Koen Milisen

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A randomised controlled intervention trial evaluating the efficacy of a Mediterranean dietary pattern on cognitive function and psychological wellbeing in healthy older adults: the MedLey study

Alissa Knight, Janet Bryan, Carlene Wilson, Jonathan Hodgson, Karen Murphy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Expert opinion on the management of pain in hospitalised older patients with cognitive impairment: a mixed methods analysis of a national survey

Kirsty TM Rodger, Corinne Greasley-Adams, Zoe Hodge, Emma Reynish

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Community-based primary health care for older adults: a qualitative study of the perceptions of clients, caregivers and health care providers

Claire Lafortune, Kelsey Huson, Selena Santi, Paul Stolee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the German translation of the de Morton Mobility Index (DEMMI) performed by physiotherapists in patients admitted to a sub-acute inpatient geriatric rehabilitation hospital

Tobias Braun, Ralf-Joachim Schulz, Julia Reinke, Nico L van Meeteren, Natalie A de Morton, Megan Davidson, Christian Thiel, Christian Grüneberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evidence of what works to support and sustain care at home for people with dementia: a literature review with a systematic approach

Alison Dawson, Alison Bowes, Fiona Kelly, Kari Velzke, Richard Ward

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of cognitive-motor dual-task training on cognitive function and plasma amyloid β peptide 42/40 ratio in healthy elderly persons: a randomized controlled trial

Hisayo Yokoyama, Kazunobu Okazaki, Daiki Imai, Yoshihiro Yamashina, Ryosuke Takeda, Nooshin Naghavi, Akemi Ota, Yoshikazu Hirasawa, Toshiaki Miyagawa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of two exercise protocols on postural balance of elderly women: a randomized controlled trial

Laiana Sepúlveda de Andrade Mesquita, Fabiana Texeira de Carvalho, Lara Sepúlveda de Andrade Freire, Osmar Pinto Neto, Renato Amaro Zângaro

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Elevated circulating vascular cell Adhesion Molecule-1 (sVCAM-1) is associated with concurrent depressive symptoms and cerebral white matter Hyperintensities in older adults

Achille E. Tchalla, Gregory A. Wellenius, Farzaneh A. Sorond, Thomas G. Travison, Thierry Dantoine, Lewis A. Lipsitz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Stroke with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter: a descriptive population-based study from the Brest stroke registry

Virginie Jannou, Serge Timsit, Emmanuel Nowak, François Rouhart, Philippe Goas, François-Mathias Merrien, Irina Viakhireva-Dovganyuk, Anne Tirel-Badets, Armelle Gentric

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Physical activity restriction in age-related eye disease: a cross-sectional study exploring fear of falling as a potential mediator

Angeline M. Nguyen, Karun S. Arora, Bonnielin K. Swenor, David S. Friedman, Pradeep Y. Ramulu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Medial temporal lobe atrophy is underreported and may have important clinical correlates in medical inpatients

Gustav Torisson, Danielle van Westen, Lars Stavenow, Lennart Minthon, Elisabet Londos

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Attitudes and preferences towards screening for dementia: a systematic review of the literature

Steven Martin, Sarah Kelly, Ayesha Khan, Sarah Cullum, Tom Dening, Greta Rait, Chris Fox, Cornelius Katona, Theodore Cosco, Carol Brayne, Louise Lafortune

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A comprehensive grid to evaluate case management’s expected effectiveness for community-dwelling frail older people: results from a multiple, embedded case study

Thérèse Van Durme, Olivier Schmitz, Sophie Cès, Sibyl Anthierens, Patrick Maggi, Sam Delye, Johanna De Almeida Mello, Anja Declercq, Jean Macq, Roy Remmen, Isabelle Aujoulat

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A novel dynamic exercise initiative for older people to improve health and well-being: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Myrla Patricia Reis Sales, Remco Polman, Keith D. Hill, Tuire Karaharju-Huisman, Pazit Levinger

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Room transfers and the risk of delirium incidence amongst hospitalized elderly medical patients: a case–control study

Amanda Goldberg, Sharon E. Straus, Jemila S. Hamid, Camilla L. Wong

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of an outreach support program for family carers of older people discharged from hospital

Christine Toye, Rachael Moorin, Susan Slatyer, Samar M. Aoun, Richard Parsons, Desley Hegney, Sean Maher, Keith D. Hill

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Antibiotic use in the care home setting: a retrospective cohort study analysing routine data

Pär-Daniel Sundvall, Beth Stuart, Martin Davis, Paul Roderick, Michael Moore

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

What type, or combination of exercise can improve preferred gait speed in older adults? A meta-analysis

Renske Van Abbema, Mathieu De Greef, Celine Crajé, Wim Krijnen, Hans Hobbelen, Cees Van Der Schans

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Incidence and prevalence of dementia in linked administrative health data in Saskatchewan, Canada: a retrospective cohort study

Julie G. Kosteniuk, Debra G. Morgan, Megan E. O’Connell, Andrew Kirk, Margaret Crossley, Gary F. Teare, Norma J. Stewart, Vanina Dal Bello-Haas, Dorothy A. Forbes, Anthea Innes, Jacqueline M. Quail

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Excessive daytime sleepiness and falls among older men and women: cross-sectional examination of a population-based sample

Amie C. Hayley, Lana J. Williams, Gerard A. Kennedy, Kara L. Holloway, Michael Berk, Sharon L. Brennan-Olsen, Julie A. Pasco

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mobility and cognition are associated with wellbeing and health related quality of life among older adults: a cross-sectional analysis of the Vancouver Falls Prevention Cohort

Jennifer C. Davis, Stirling Bryan, Linda C. Li, John R. Best, Chun Liang Hsu, Caitlin Gomez, Kelly A. Vertes, Teresa Liu-Ambrose

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Senior orienteering athletes as a model of healthy aging: a mixed-method approach

Lina Östlund-Lagerström, Karin Blomberg, Samal Algilani, Magnus Schoultz, Annica Kihlgren, Robert J. Brummer, Ida Schoultz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Fried phenotype of frailty: cross-sectional comparison of three frailty stages on various health domains

Linda P. M. Op het Veld, Erik van Rossum, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen, Henrica C. W. de Vet, KlaasJan Hajema, Anna J. H. M. Beurskens

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Discordance between physician-rated health and an objective health measure among institutionalized older people

Javier Damián, Roberto Pastor-Barriuso, Emiliana Valderrama-Gama, Jesús de Pedro-Cuesta

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cohort study on the evolution of psychosocial problems in older patients with breast or colorectal cancer: comparison with younger cancer patients and older primary care patients without cancer

Laura Deckx, Doris L. van Abbema, Marjan van den Akker, Carine van den Broeke, Mieke van Driel, Paul Bulens, Vivianne C.G. Tjan-Heijnen, Cindy Kenis, Eric T. de Jonge, Bert Houben, Frank Buntinx

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Novel use of the Nintendo Wii board as a measure of reaction time: a study of reproducibility in older and younger adults

Martin Gronbech Jorgensen, Sentha Paramanathan, Jesper Ryg, Tahir Masud, Stig Andersen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Purchasing and Using Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS): how decisions are made by community-dwelling seniors in Canada

Alexandra C. McKenna, Marita Kloseck, Richard Crilly, Jan Polgar

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Vitamin B12 and folate levels in healthy Swiss senior citizens: a prospective study evaluating reference intervals and decision limits

Martin Risch, Dominik W. Meier, Benjamin Sakem, Pedro Medina Escobar, Corina Risch, Urs Nydegger, Lorenz Risch

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of overweight and obesity in old age in Germany

André Hajek, Thomas Lehnert, Annette Ernst, Carolin Lange, Birgitt Wiese, Jana Prokein, Siegfried Weyerer, Jochen Werle, Michael Pentzek, Angela Fuchs, Tobias Luck, Horst Bickel, Edelgard Mösch, Kathrin Heser, Michael Wagner, Wolfgang Maier, Martin Scherer, Steffi G. Riedel-Heller, Hans-Helmut König, for the AgeCoDe Study Group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Individual music therapy for managing neuropsychiatric symptoms for people with dementia and their carers: a cluster randomised controlled feasibility study

Ming Hung Hsu, Rosamund Flowerdew, Michael Parker, Jörg Fachner, Helen Odell-Miller

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Social differences associated with the use of psychotropic drugs among men and women aged 65 to 74 years living in the community: the international mobility in aging study (IMIAS)

Gustave Noufou Nana, Boukaré Doulougou, Fernando Gomez, Alban Ylli, Jack Guralnik, Maria Victoria Zunzunegui

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Implementation of a multicomponent intervention to prevent physical restraints in nursing home residents (IMPRINT): study protocol for a cluster-randomised controlled trial

Jens Abraham, Ralph Möhler, Adrienne Henkel, Ramona Kupfer, Andrea Icks, Charalabos-Markos Dintsios, Burkhard Haastert, Gabriele Meyer, Sascha Köpke

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cluster randomized controlled trial on the effects and costs of advance care planning in elderly care: study protocol

Ida J. Korfage, Judith A.C. Rietjens, Anouk Overbeek, Lea J. Jabbarian, Pascalle Billekens, Bernard J. Hammes, Ellen Hansen-van der Meer, Suzanne Polinder, Johan Severijnen, Siebe J. Swart, Frederika E. Witkamp, Agnes van der Heide

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Positive correlation of serum adipocyte fatty acid binding protein levels with carotid–femoral pulse wave velocity in geriatric population

Jen-Pi Tsai, Ji-Hung Wang, Chung-Jen Lee, Yu-Chih Chen, Bang-Gee Hsu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The everyday use of assistive technology by people with dementia and their family carers: a qualitative study

Grant Gibson, Claire Dickinson, Katie Brittain, Louise Robinson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Detecting dementia in patients with normal neuropsychological screening by Short Smell Test and Palmo-Mental Reflex Test: an observational study

Sven Streit, Andreas Limacher, Andreas Zeller, Markus Bürge

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Navigating uncharted territory: a qualitative study of the experience of transitioning to wheelchair use among older adults and their care providers

Edward M. Giesbrecht, William C. Miller, Roberta L. Woodgate

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Risk Instrument for Screening in the Community (RISC): a new instrument for predicting risk of adverse outcomes in community dwelling older adults

Rónán O’Caoimh, Yang Gao, Anton Svendrovski, Elizabeth Healy, Elizabeth O’Connell, Gabrielle O’Keeffe, Una Cronin, Estera Igras, Eileen O’Herlihy, Carol Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Weathers, Patricia Leahy-Warren, Nicola Cornally, D. William Molloy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Re-assessing the dimensional structure of the Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE): empirical evidence for a shortened Brazilian version

Michael Reichenheim, Maria Angélica dos Santos Sanchez, Roberto Alves Lourenço

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Participation needs of older adults having disabilities and receiving home care: met needs mainly concern daily activities, while unmet needs mostly involve social activities

Pier-Luc Turcotte, Nadine Larivière, Johanne Desrosiers, Philippe Voyer, Nathalie Champoux, Hélène Carbonneau, Annie Carrier, Mélanie Levasseur

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Strategies to overcome barriers to implementing osteoporosis and fracture prevention guidelines in long-term care: a qualitative analysis of action plans suggested by front line staff in Ontario, Canada

Sultan H. Alamri, Courtney C. Kennedy, Sharon Marr, Lynne Lohfeld, Carly J. Skidmore, Alexandra Papaioannou

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Fluctuation between Powerlessness and Sense of Meaning - A Qualitative Study of Health Care Professionals’ Experiences of Providing Health Care to Older Adults with Long-Term Musculoskeletal Pain

Mia Berglund, Kristina Nässén, Catharina Gillsjö

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

New relative intensity ambulatory accelerometer thresholds for elderly men and women: the Generation 100 study

Nina Zisko, Trude Carlsen, Øyvind Salvesen, Nils Petter Aspvik, Jan Erik Ingebrigtsen, Ulrik Wisløff, Dorthe Stensvold

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Antibiotic resistance patterns of bacteria causing urinary tract infections in the elderly living in nursing homes versus the elderly living at home: an observational study

Mark Fagan, Morten Lindbæk, Nils Grude, Harald Reiso, Maria Romøren, Dagfinn Skaare, Dag Berild

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of short term elastic resistance training on muscle mass and strength in untrained older adults: a randomized clinical trial

Wagner Rodrigues Martins, Marisete Peralta Safons, Martim Bottaro, Juscelino Castro Blasczyk, Leonardo Rios Diniz, Romulo Maia Carlos Fonseca, Ana Clara Bonini-Rocha, Ricardo Jacó de Oliveira

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Use of anti-dementia drugs in home care and residential care and associations with neuropsychiatric symptoms: a cross-sectional study

Marja Kuronen, Hannu Koponen, Irma Nykänen, Pertti Karppi, Sirpa Hartikainen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Benefits for elders with vulnerable health from the Chronic Disease Self-management Program (CDSMP) at short and longer term

Angèle A. G. C. Jonker, Hannie C. Comijs, Kees C. P. M. Knipscheer, Dorly J. H. Deeg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Early life adversity and C-reactive protein in diverse populations of older adults: a cross-sectional analysis from the International Mobility in Aging Study (IMIAS)

Annie Li, Mai Thanh Tu, Ana Carolina Sousa, Beatriz Alvarado, Georges Karna Kone, Jack Guralnik, Maria Victoria Zunzunegui

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

End-of-life care communications and shared decision-making in Norwegian nursing homes - experiences and perspectives of patients and relatives

Elisabeth Gjerberg, Lillian Lillemoen, Reidun Førde, Reidar Pedersen

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum to: A comprehensive grid to evaluate case management’s expected effectiveness for community-dwelling frail older people: results from a multiple, embedded case study

Thérèse Van Durme, Olivier Schmitz, Sophie Cès, Sibyl Anthierens, Roy Remmen, Patrick Maggi, Sam Delye, Johanna De Almeida Mello, Anja Declercq, Isabelle Aujoulat, Jean Macq

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dutch family physicians’ awareness of cognitive impairment among the elderly

Pim van den Dungen, Eric P. Moll van Charante, Peter M. van de Ven, Gerbrand Foppes, Jos P. C. M. van Campen, Harm W. J. van Marwijk, Henriëtte E. van der Horst, Hein P. J. van Hout

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effects of playing Nintendo Wii on depression, sense of belonging and social support in Australian aged care residents: a protocol study of a mixed methods intervention trial

Jessica Chesler, Suzanne McLaren, Britt Klein, Shaun Watson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between the Montreal Cognitive Assessment and Mini-mental State Examination for assessment of mild cognitive impairment in older adults

Paula T. Trzepacz, Helen Hochstetler, Shufang Wang, Brett Walker, Andrew J. Saykin, for the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Are exergames promoting mobility an attractive alternative to conventional self-regulated exercises for elderly people in a rehabilitation setting? Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Viviane Hasselmann, Peter Oesch, Luis Fernandez-Luque, Stefan Bachmann

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum to: Association between pain, neuropsychiatric symptoms, and physical function in dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Annelore H. van Dalen-Kok, Marjoleine Pieper, Margot de Waal, Albert Lukas, Bettina S. Husebo, Wilco P. Achterberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exploring attitudes and preferences for dementia screening in Britain: contributions from carers and the general public

Steven Martin, Jane Fleming, Sarah Cullum, Tom Dening, Greta Rait, Chris Fox, Cornelius Katona, Carol Brayne, Louise Lafortune

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Study protocol for a multicenter investigation of reablement in Norway

Eva Langland, Hanne Tuntland, Oddvar Førland, Eline Aas, Bjarte Folkestad, Frode F. Jacobsen, Ingvild Kjeken

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Functional and cognitive impairment prevention through early physical activity for geriatric hospitalized patients: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Nicolás Martínez-Velilla, Alvaro Casas-Herrero, Fabrício Zambom-Ferraresi, Nacho Suárez, Javier Alonso-Renedo, Koldo Cambra Contín, Mikel López-Sáez de Asteasu, Nuria Fernandez Echeverria, María Gonzalo Lázaro, Mikel Izquierdo

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Efficacy of memory training in healthy community-dwelling older people: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Anna Pérez, Marta Roqué, Sara Domènech, Rosa Monteserín, Núria Soriano, Xavier Blancafort, Maria Bosom, Cristina Vidal, Montse Petit, Núria Hortal, Carles Gil, Albert Espelt, Maria José López

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Social determinants of duration of last nursing home stay at the end of life in Switzerland: a retrospective cohort study

Damian Hedinger, Oliver Hämmig, Matthias Bopp, for the Swiss National Cohort Study Group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of the Dutch version of the quick mild cognitive impairment screen (Qmci-D)

Steven Bunt, Rónán O’Caoimh, Wim P. Krijnen, D. William Molloy, Geert Pieter Goodijk, Cees P. van der Schans, Hans J S M Hobbelen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

“Short term surgical complications after subthalamic deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease: does old age matter?”

Vincenzo Levi, Giorgio Carrabba, Paolo Rampini, Marco Locatelli

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Indication for pharmacological treatment is often lacking: a cross-sectional study on the quality of drug therapy among the elderly

Jessica Skoog, Patrik Midlöv, Anders Beckman, Jan Sundquist, Anders Halling

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dynapenic obesity and the effect on long-term physical function and quality of life: data from the osteoarthritis initiative

John A. Batsis, Alicia J. Zbehlik, Dawna Pidgeon, Stephen J. Bartels

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Strategies to support engagement and continuity of activity during mealtimes for families living with dementia; a qualitative study

Heather H. Keller, Lori Schindel Martin, Sherry Dupuis, Holly Reimer, Rebecca Genoe

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum to: Study protocol for a multicenter investigation of reablement in Norway

Eva Langeland, Hanne Tuntland, Oddvar Førland, Eline Aas, Bjarte Folkestad, Frode F. Jacobsen, Ingvild Kjeken

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Self-reported hearing difficulties and changes in life-space mobility among community-dwelling older adults: a Two-year follow-Up study

Hannele Polku, Tuija M. Mikkola, Merja Rantakokko, Erja Portegijs, Timo Törmäkangas, Taina Rantanen, Anne Viljanen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Nursing assistants: “He seems to be ill” – a reason for nurses to take action: validation of the Early Detection Scale of Infection (EDIS)

P. Tingström, A. Milberg, N. Rodhe, J. Ernerud, E. Grodzinsky, M. Sund-Levander

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Identifying common impairments in frail and dependent older people: validation of the COPE assessment for non-specialised health workers in low resource primary health care settings

Jotheeswaran AT, Amit Dias, Ian Philp, John Beard, Vikram Patel, Martin Prince

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Longitudinal changes in mobility among nonagenarians: the Vitality 90+ Study

Kristina Tiainen, Jani Raitanen, Elina Vaara, Antti Hervonen, Marja Jylhä

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Living with and dying from advanced heart failure: understanding the needs of older patients at the end of life

Katharina Klindtworth, Peter Oster, Klaus Hager, Olaf Krause, Jutta Bleidorn, Nils Schneider

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mortality of older persons living alone: Singapore Longitudinal Ageing Studies

Tze Pin Ng, Aizhen Jin, Liang Feng, Ma Shwe Zin Nyunt, Khuan Yew Chow, Lei Feng, Ngan Phoon Fong

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A 3-arm randomized controlled trial on the effects of dance movement intervention and exercises on elderly with early dementia

Rainbow Tin Hung Ho, Jacob Kai Ki Cheung, Wai Chi Chan, Irene Kit Man Cheung, Linda Chiu Wah Lam

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A retrospective, longitudinal study of factors associated with new antipsychotic medication use among recently admitted long-term care residents

Andrea Foebel, Anna Ballokova, Nathalie IH Wellens, Daniela Fialova, Koen Milisen, Rosa Liperoti, John P Hirdes

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Use of physical restraints in nursing homes: a multicentre cross-sectional study

Hedi Hofmann, Ewald Schorro, Burkhard Haastert, Gabriele Meyer

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The German AugUR study: study protocol of a prospective study to investigate chronic diseases in the elderly

Klaus Stark, Matthias Olden, Caroline Brandl, Alexander Dietl, Martina E. Zimmermann, Sabine C. Schelter, Julika Loss, Michael F. Leitzmann, Carsten A. Böger, Andreas Luchner, Florian Kronenberg, Horst Helbig, Bernhard H. F. Weber, Iris M. Heid

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Smoking as a predictor of frailty: a systematic review

Gotaro Kojima, Steve Iliffe, Kate Walters

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validity of the portuguese version of the mini nutritional assessment in brazilian elderly

Renata Santos Pereira Machado, Maria Auxiliadora Santa Cruz Coelho, Renato Peixoto Veras

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effectiveness and cost effectiveness of the PAtient-Centred Team (PACT) model: study protocol of a prospective matched control before-and-after study

Trine S. Bergmo, Gro K. Berntsen, Monika Dalbakk, Markus Rumpsfeld

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Self-perceived memory loss is associated with an increased risk of hip fracture in the elderly: a population-based NOREPOS cohort study

M. Garcia Lopez, T. K. Omsland, A. J. Søgaard, H. E. Meyer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How does age affect the care dependency risk one year after stroke? A study based on claims data from a German health insurance fund

Susanne Schnitzer, Olaf von dem Knesebeck, Martin Kohler, Dirk Peschke, Adelheid Kuhlmey, Liane Schenk

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health education and factors influencing acceptance of and willingness to pay for influenza vaccination among older adults

Rawipun Worasathit, Wantanee Wattana, Kamolnetr Okanurak, Archin Songthap, Jittima Dhitavat, Punnee Pitisuttithum

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Associations of chronic conditions, APOE4 allele, stress factors, and health behaviors with self-rated health

Wen Hu, Jiehua Lu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exploring access to care among older people in the last phase of life using the behavioural model of health services use: a qualitative study from the perspective of the next of kin of older persons who had died in a nursing home

Anna Condelius, Magdalena Andersson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Measured outcomes of chronic care programs for older adults: a systematic review

Heather Drouin, Jennifer Walker, Heather McNeil, Jacobi Elliott, Paul Stolee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exploring risk profiles and emergency frequency of purchasers and non-purchasers of personal emergency alarms: a prospective cohort study

Kristen De San Miguel, Gill Lewin, Elissa Burton, Christine Toye, Duncan Boldy, Peter Howat

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of early surgery after hip fracture on 1-year mortality

Paola Colais, Mirko Di Martino, Danilo Fusco, Carlo Alberto Perucci, Marina Davoli

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Three measures of physical rehabilitation effectiveness in elderly patients: a prospective, longitudinal, comparative analysis

Dolores Sánchez-Rodríguez, Ramon Miralles, Josep M. Muniesa, Sergio Mojal, Anna Abadía-Escartín, Olga Vázquez-Ibar

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Initiatives on early detection and intervention to proactively identify health and social problems in older people: experiences from the Netherlands

Manon Lette, Caroline A. Baan, Matthijs van den Berg, Simone R. de Bruin

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Living at the farm, innovative nursing home care for people with dementia – study protocol of an observational longitudinal study

B. de Boer, J.P.H. Hamers, H.C. Beerens, S.M.G. Zwakhalen, F.E.S. Tan, H. Verbeek

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reablement in community-dwelling older adults: a randomised controlled trial

Hanne Tuntland, Mona Kristin Aaslund, Birgitte Espehaug, Oddvar Førland, Ingvild Kjeken

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Any versus long-term prescribing of high risk medications in older people using 2012 Beers Criteria: results from three cross-sectional samples of primary care records for 2003/4, 2007/8 and 2011/12

Alessandro Ble, Jane A. H. Masoli, Heather E. Barry, Rachel E. Winder, Behrooz Tavakoly, William E. Henley, George A. Kuchel, Jose M. Valderas, David Melzer, Suzanne H. Richards

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effectiveness of interventions in supporting self-management of informal caregivers of people with dementia; a systematic meta review

Judith G. Huis in het Veld, Renate Verkaik, Patriek Mistiaen, Berno van Meijel, Anneke L. Francke

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quality of care in European home care programs using the second generation interRAI Home Care Quality Indicators (HCQIs)

Andrea D. Foebel, Hein P. van Hout, Henriëtte G. van der Roest, Eva Topinkova, Vjenka Garms-Homolova, Dinnus Frijters, Harriet Finne-Soveri, Pálmi V. Jónsson, John P. Hirdes, Roberto Bernabei, Graziano Onder

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of protein-rich nutritional supplementation and bisphosphonates on body composition, handgrip strength and health-related quality of life after hip fracture: a 12-month randomized controlled study

Lena Flodin, Tommy Cederholm, Maria Sääf, Eva Samnegård, Wilhelmina Ekström, Amer N. Al-Ani, Margareta Hedström

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Identification of gait domains and key gait variables following hip fracture

Pernille Thingstad, Thorlene Egerton, Espen F. Ihlen, Kristin Taraldsen, Rolf Moe-Nilssen, Jorunn L. Helbostad

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Vitamin D supplementation to prevent depression and poor physical function in older adults: Study protocol of the D-Vitaal study, a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial

Elisa J. de Koning, Natasja M. van Schoor, Brenda W.J.H. Penninx, Petra J.M. Elders, Annemieke C. Heijboer, Jan. H. Smit, Pierre M. Bet, Maurits W. van Tulder, Martin den Heijer, Harm W.J. van Marwijk, Paul Lips

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development methods of guidelines and documents with recommendations on physical restraint reduction in nursing homes: a systematic review

Ralph Möhler, Gabriele Meyer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Risk of hip fracture among older people using antihypertensive drugs: a nationwide cohort study

Sabine Ruths, Marit S. Bakken, Anette H. Ranhoff, Steinar Hunskaar, Lars B. Engesæter, Anders Engeland

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of physical exercise interventions in frail older adults: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Carmen de Labra, Christyanne Guimaraes-Pinheiro, Ana Maseda, Trinidad Lorenzo, José C. Millán-Calenti

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Frailty predicts short-term incidence of future falls among British community-dwelling older people: a prospective cohort study nested within a randomised controlled trial

Gotaro Kojima, Denise Kendrick, Dawn A. Skelton, Richard W. Morris, Sheena Gawler, Steve Iliffe

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Detection of potentially inappropriate prescribing in the very old: cross-sectional analysis of the data from the BELFRAIL observational cohort study

Olivia Dalleur, Benoit Boland, Audrey De Groot, Bert Vaes, Pauline Boeckxstaens, Majda Azermai, Dominique Wouters, Jean-Marie Degryse, Anne Spinewine

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Preliminary validation of the short physical performance battery in older adults with multiple sclerosis: secondary data analysis

Robert W. Motl, Yvonne C. Learmonth, Thomas R. Wójcicki, Jason Fanning, Elizabeth A. Hubbard, Dominique Kinnett-Hopkins, Sarah A. Roberts, Edward McAuley

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long-term effects of a 12 weeks high-intensity functional exercise program on physical function and mental health in nursing home residents with dementia: a single blinded randomized controlled trial

Elisabeth Wiken Telenius, Knut Engedal, Astrid Bergland

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Frailty still matters to health and survival in centenarians: the case of China

Danan Gu, Qiushi Feng

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The long-term effect of being treated in a geriatric ward compared to an orthopaedic ward on six measures of free-living physical behavior 4 and 12 months after a hip fracture - a randomised controlled trial

Kristin Taraldsen, Pernille Thingstad, Olav Sletvold, Ingvild Saltvedt, Stian Lydersen, Malcolm H. Granat, Sebastien Chastin, Jorunn L. Helbostad

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Longitudinal follow-up study on fear of falling during and after rehabilitation in skilled nursing facilities

Jan H. M. Visschedijk, Monique A. A. Caljouw, Eduard Bakkers, Romke van Balen, Wilco P. Achterberg

01.12.2015 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Balance control in aging: improvements in anticipatory postural adjustments and updating of internal models

Alexandre Kubicki, France Mourey, François Bonnetblanc

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of frailty and contributory factors in three Chinese populations with different socioeconomic and healthcare characteristics

Jean Woo, Zheng Zheng, Jason Leung, Piu Chan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Physical activity and vascular disease in a prospective cohort study of older men: The Health In Men Study (HIMS)

Ben Lacey, Jonathan Golledge, Bu B. Yeap, Sarah Lewington, Paul E. Norman, Leon Flicker, Osvaldo P. Almeida, Graeme J. Hankey

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Home support workers perceptions of family members of their older clients: a qualitative study

Joanie Sims-Gould, Kerry Byrne, Catherine Tong, Anne Martin-Matthews

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A qualitative study of older adults seeking appropriate treatment to self-manage their chronic pain in rural North-East Thailand

Ladawan Panpanit, Mary Carolan-Olah, Terence V. McCann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Heart failure in nursing home residents; a cross-sectional study to determine the prevalence and clinical characteristics

Mariëlle A. M. J. Daamen, Jan P. H. Hamers, Anton P. M. Gorgels, Hans-Peter Brunner-La Rocca, Frans E. S. Tan, Marja P. van Dieijen-Visser, Jos M. G. A. Schols

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The work of case managers as experienced by older persons (75+) with multi-morbidity – a focused ethnography

Markus Hjelm, Göran Holst, Ania Willman, Doris Bohman, Jimmie Kristensson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with recognition and prioritization for falling, and the effect on fall incidence in community dwelling older adults

Sofie Jansen, Jolanda Schoe, Marjon van Rijn, Ameen Abu-Hanna, Eric P. Moll van Charante, Nathalie van der Velde, Sophia E. de Rooij

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Using an accumulation of deficits approach to measure frailty in a population of home care users with intellectual and developmental disabilities: an analytical descriptive study

Katherine McKenzie, Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz, Lynn Martin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Skeletal muscle morphology in sarcopenia defined using the EWGSOP criteria: findings from the Hertfordshire Sarcopenia Study (HSS)

H. P. Patel, M. C. White, L. Westbury, H. E. Syddall, P. J. Stephens, G. F. Clough, C. Cooper, A. A. Sayer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The relationships between body composition characteristics and cognitive functioning in a population-based sample of older British men

Efstathios Papachristou, Sheena E. Ramsay, Lucy T. Lennon, Olia Papacosta, Steve Iliffe, Peter H. Whincup, S. Goya Wannamethee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Attitudes of older adults with serious competing health risks toward their implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: a pilot study

Ariel R. Green, Cynthia M. Boyd, John Rickard, Robert Gomon, Bruce Leff

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardiovascular responses to orthostasis and their association with falls in older adults

Brett H. Shaw, Thomas M. Loughin, Stephen N. Robinovitch, Victoria E. Claydon

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prospective longitudinal study of frailty transitions in a community-dwelling cohort of older adults with cognitive impairment

Mei Sian Chong, Laura Tay, Mark Chan, Wee Shiong Lim, Ruijing Ye, Eng King Tan, Yew Yoong Ding

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Street crossing behavior in younger and older pedestrians: an eye- and head-tracking study

G. A. Zito, D. Cazzoli, L. Scheffler, M. Jäger, R. M. Müri, U. P. Mosimann, T. Nyffeler, F. W. Mast, T. Nef

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessing the physical environment of older people’s residential care facilities: development of the Swedish version of the Sheffield Care Environment Assessment Matrix (S-SCEAM)

Susanna Nordin, Marie Elf, Kevin McKee, Helle Wijk

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Association of skeletal muscle relaxers and antihistamines on mortality, hospitalizations, and emergency department visits in elderly patients: a nationwide retrospective cohort study

Carlos A Alvarez, Eric M Mortensen, Una E Makris, Dan R Berlowitz, Laurel A Copeland, Chester B Good, Megan E Amuan, Mary Jo V Pugh

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