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BMC Geriatrics

BMC Geriatrics 1/2016

Ausgabe 1/2016

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 216 Artikel )

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Physical, cognitive, social and mental health in near-centenarians and centenarians living in New York City: findings from the Fordham Centenarian Study

Daniela S. Jopp, Min-Kyung S. Park, Jonathan Lehrfeld, Michelle E. Paggi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of a home-based cognitive behavioral program to manage concerns about falls in community-dwelling, frail older people: results of a randomized controlled trial

Tanja A. C. Dorresteijn, G. A. Rixt Zijlstra, Antonius W. Ambergen, Kim Delbaere, Johan W. S. Vlaeyen, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Using diffusion of innovation theory to describe perceptions of a passive positioning alarm among persons with mild dementia: a repeated interview study

Annakarin Olsson, Kirsti Skovdahl, Maria Engström

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fecal impaction: a systematic review of its medical complications

Blanca Serrano Falcón, Marta Barceló López, Beatriz Mateos Muñoz, Angel Álvarez Sánchez, Enrique Rey

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors influencing home discharge after inpatient rehabilitation of older patients: a systematic review

Irma H. J. Everink, Jolanda C. M. van Haastregt, Sofie J. M. van Hoof, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Musculoskeletal fitness and balance in older individuals (65–85 years) and its association with steps per day: a cross sectional study

H. Lohne-Seiler, E. Kolle, S. A. Anderssen, B. H. Hansen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Interactive effects of diabetes and impaired kidney function on cognitive performance in old age: a population-based study

Zhaoxue Yin, Zhongrui Yan, Yajun Liang, Hui Jiang, Chuanzhu Cai, Aiqin Song, Lei Feng, Chengxuan Qiu

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol of a randomized clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of a primary care intervention using the Nintendo™ Wii console to improve balance and decrease falls in the elderly

Pilar Montero-Alía, Laura Muñoz-Ortiz, Mercè Jiménez-González, Carla Benedicto-Pañell, Salvador Altimir-Losada, Yolanda López-Colomer, Josep Prat-Rovira, Joan Francesc Amargant-Rubio, Sheila Mendes Jastes, Ana Moreno-Buitrago, M. Carmen Rodríguez-Pérez, Cristina Teixidó-Vargas, José Luís Albarrán-Sánchez, Anna Candel-Gil, Domènec Serra-Serra, Juan José Martí-Cervantes, Carlos Andrés Sánchez-Pérez, Lidia Sañudo-Blanco, Sònia Dolader-Olivé, Pere Torán-Monserrat

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Years of life lost due to lower extremity injury in association with dementia, and care need: a 6-year follow-up population-based study using a multi-state approach among German elderly

Ying Zhou, Hein Putter, Gabriele Doblhammer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association of complete blood cell counts with metabolic syndrome in an elderly population

Peng-Fei Li, Jin-Shuen Chen, Jin-Biou Chang, Hsiao-Wen Chang, Chung-Ze Wu, Tsung-Ju Chuang, Chia-Luen Huang, Dee Pei, Chang-Hsun Hsieh, Yen-Lin Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Wrist fractures and their impact in daily living functionality on elderly people: a prospective cohort study

Itziar Vergara, Kalliopi Vrotsou, Miren Orive, Susana Garcia-Gutierrez, Nerea Gonzalez, Carlota Las Hayas, Jose M. Quintana

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cognitive training can reduce the rate of cognitive aging: a neuroimaging cohort study

Ting Li, Ye Yao, Yan Cheng, Bing Xu, Xinyi Cao, David Waxman, Wei Feng, Yuan Shen, Qingwei Li, Jijun Wang, Wenyuan Wu, Chunbo Li, Jianfeng Feng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How the perspectives of nursing assistants and frail elderly residents on their daily interaction in nursing homes affect their interaction: a qualitative study

Chi-chi Lung, Justina Yat Wa Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hypnosis can reduce pain in hospitalized older patients: a randomized controlled study

Sheila Ardigo, François R. Herrmann, Véronique Moret, Laurence Déramé, Sandra Giannelli, Gabriel Gold, Sophie Pautex

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barricades and brickwalls – a qualitative study exploring perceptions of medication use and deprescribing in long-term care

Anna Palagyi, Lisa Keay, Jessica Harper, Jan Potter, Richard I. Lindley

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association of serum procalcitonin and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein with pneumonia in elderly multimorbid patients with respiratory symptoms: retrospective cohort study

Antonio Nouvenne, Andrea Ticinesi, Giuseppina Folesani, Nicoletta Cerundolo, Beatrice Prati, Ilaria Morelli, Loredana Guida, Fulvio Lauretani, Marcello Maggio, Rosalia Aloe, Giuseppe Lippi, Tiziana Meschi

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Group-based exercise and cognitive-physical training in older adults with self-reported cognitive complaints: The Multiple-Modality, Mind-Motor (M4) study protocol

Michael A. Gregory, Dawn P. Gill, Erin M. Shellington, Teresa Liu-Ambrose, Ryosuke Shigematsu, Guangyong Zou, Kevin Shoemaker, Adrian M. Owen, Vladimir Hachinski, Melanie Stuckey, Robert J. Petrella

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Immigrants with dementia in Swedish residential care: an exploratory study of the experiences of their family members and Nursing staff

Sirpa Pietilä Rosendahl, Mirkka Söderman, Monir Mazaheri

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between eating alone and depressive symptom in elders: a cross-sectional study

Xinyi Wang, Wei Shen, Chunmei Wang, Xiaoyi Zhang, Yuanyuan Xiao, Fan He, Yujia Zhai, Fudong Li, Xiaopeng Shang, Junfen Lin

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of a comprehensive pressure ulcer prevention programme for private for-profit nursing homes

Enid Wai-yung Kwong, Paul Hong Lee, Kwan-mo Yeung

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Baseline participation in a health examination survey of the population 65 years and older: who is missed and why?

Beate Gaertner, Ina Seitz, Judith Fuchs, Markus A. Busch, Martin Holzhausen, Peter Martus, Christa Scheidt-Nave

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protocol for a Prospective (P) study to develop a model to stratify the risk (RI) of medication (M) related harm in hospitalized elderly (E) patients in the UK (The PRIME study)

Jennifer Stevenson, Nikesh Parekh, Khalid Ali, Jean Timeyin, Stephen Bremner, Tischa Van Der Cammen, Jane Allen, Rebekah Schiff, Jatinder Harchowal, Graham Davies, Chakravarthi Rajkumar

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Self-awareness of heart failure in the oldest old–an observational study of participants, ≥ 80 years old, with an objectively verified heart failure

Suzana Selan, Arkadiusz Siennicki-Lantz, Johan Berglund, Cecilia Fagerström

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A review of the implementation and research strategies of advance care planning in nursing homes

E. Flo, B. S. Husebo, P. Bruusgaard, E. Gjerberg, L. Thoresen, L. Lillemoen, R. Pedersen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Leg ulcers in older people: a national study addressing variation in diagnosis, pain and sleep disturbance

Amanda Hellström, Camilla Nilsson, Annina Nilsson, Cecilia Fagerström

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of interventions to directly support food and drink intake in people with dementia: systematic review and meta-analysis

Asmaa Abdelhamid, Diane Bunn, Maddie Copley, Vicky Cowap, Angela Dickinson, Lucy Gray, Amanda Howe, Anne Killett, Jin Lee, Francesca Li, Fiona Poland, John Potter, Kate Richardson, David Smithard, Chris Fox, Lee Hooper

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Gender differences in metabolic syndrome components among the Korean 66-year-old population with metabolic syndrome

Sangjin Lee, Young Ko, Chanyeong Kwak, Eun-shil Yim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“Everyone else gets ice cream here more often than I do—It burns me up” - Perspectives on Diabetes Care from Nursing Home Residents and their Doctors

Caroline Barnhart, Keelan McClymont, Alex K. Smith, Alvin Au-Yeung, Sei J. Lee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The longitudinal association of cognitive appraisals and coping strategies with physical functioning in older adults with joint pain and comorbidity: a cohort study

Lotte A. H. Hermsen, Johannes C. van der Wouden, Stephanie S. Leone, Martin Smalbrugge, Henriëtte E. van der Horst, Joost Dekker

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationships between social factors and physical activity among elderly survivors of the Great East Japan earthquake: a cross-sectional study

Eiichi Yoshimura, Kazuko Ishikawa-Takata, Haruka Murakami, Nobuyo Tsuboyama-Kasaoka, Megumi Tsubota-Utsugi, Motohiko Miyachi, Yukari Yokoyama, Kiyomi Sakata, Seiichiro Kobayashi, Akira Ogawa, Nobuo Nishi

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Differences in physical aging measured by walking speed: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

Daniela Weber

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Formal support for informal caregivers to older persons with dementia through the course of the disease: an exploratory, cross-sectional study

Connie Lethin, Helena Leino-Kilpi, Brenda Roe, Maria Martin Soto, Kai Saks, Astrid Stephan, Sandra Zwakhalen, Adelaida Zabalegui, Staffan Karlsson, on behalf of the RightTimePlaceCare Consortium

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cognitive impairment and dependence of patients with diabetes older than 65 years old in an urban area (DERIVA study)

Emiliano Rodríguez-Sánchez, Sara Mora-Simón, María C. Patino-Alonso, Diana Pérez-Arechaederra, José I. Recio-Rodríguez, Manuel A. Gómez-Marcos, Luis F. Valero-Juan, Luis García-Ortiz, for the DERIVA Group

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exercise and fall prevention self-management to reduce mobility-related disability and falls after fall-related lower limb fracture in older people: protocol for the RESTORE (Recovery Exercises and STepping On afteR fracturE) randomised controlled trial

Catherine Sherrington, Nicola Fairhall, Catherine Kirkham, Lindy Clemson, Kirsten Howard, Constance Vogler, Jacqueline CT Close, Anne M Moseley, Ian D Cameron, Jenson Mak, David Sonnabend, Stephen R Lord

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Influence of changes in serum uric acid levels on renal function in elderly patients with hypertension: a retrospective cohort study with 3.5-year follow-up

Fan Lin, Hailin Zhang, Feng Huang, Hui Chen, Chunjin Lin, Pengli Zhu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Can the general public use vignettes to discriminate between Alzheimer’s disease health states?

Mark Oremus, Feng Xie, Eleanor Pullenayegum, Kathryn Gaebel

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of video observation of chewing during lunch on masticatory ability, food intake, cognition, activities of daily living, depression, and quality of life in older adults with dementia: a study protocol of an adjusted randomized controlled trial

Johanna G. Douma, Karin M. Volkers, Pieter Jelle Vuijk, Erik J. A. Scherder

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Encountering aged care: a mixed methods investigation of medical students’ clinical placement experiences

Michael J. Annear, Emma Lea, Amanda Lo, Laura Tierney, Andrew Robinson

01.12.2016 | Reviewer Acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

BMC Geriatrics reviewer acknowledgement 2015

Giulia Mangiameli

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Outcome measures in older persons with acquired joint contractures: a systematic review and content analysis using the ICF (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health) as a reference

Gabriele Bartoszek, Uli Fischer, Martin Müller, Ralf Strobl, Eva Grill, Stephan Nadolny, Gabriele Meyer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of advanced age on primary total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis and systematic review

Ethan F. Kuperman, Marin Schweizer, Parijat Joy, Xiaomei Gu, Michele M. Fang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Involvement of older people in the development of fall detection systems: a scoping review

Friederike JS Thilo, Barbara Hürlimann, Sabine Hahn, Selina Bilger, Jos MGA Schols, Ruud JG Halfens

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of a pro-active integrated care intervention for frail community-dwelling older people: a quasi-experimental study with the GP-practice as single entry point

Wilhelmina Mijntje Looman, Isabelle Natalina Fabbricotti, Ruben de Kuyper, Robbert Huijsman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validation of the Sour Seven Questionnaire for screening delirium in hospitalized seniors by informal caregivers and untrained nurses

Richard W. Shulman, Saurabh Kalra, Joanne Zhuan Jiang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sarcopenia-related features and factors associated with lower muscle strength and physical performance in older Chinese: a cross sectional study

Ping Zeng, Yiwen Han, Jing Pang, Sinan Wu, Huan Gong, Jianguo Zhu, Jian Li, Tiemei Zhang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Klotho gene G-395A polymorphism and metabolic syndrome in very elderly people

Li Luo, Qiukui Hao, Birong Dong, Ming Yang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Small scale homelike special care units and traditional special care units: effects on cognition in dementia; a longitudinal controlled intervention study

Jeroen S. Kok, Marieke J. G. van Heuvelen, Ina J. Berg, Erik J. A. Scherder

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Functional performance, nutritional status, and body composition in ambulant community-dwelling individuals 1–3 years after suffering from a cerebral infarction or intracerebral bleeding

Birgit Vahlberg, Lena Zetterberg, Birgitta Lindmark, Karin Hellström, Tommy Cederholm

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Who benefits from orthogeriatric treatment? Results from the Trondheim hip-fracture trial

Anders Prestmo, Ingvild Saltvedt, Jorunn L. Helbostad, Kristin Taraldsen, Pernille Thingstad, Stian Lydersen, Olav Sletvold

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of pain characteristics and fear-avoidance beliefs on physical activity levels among older adults with chronic pain: a population-based, longitudinal study

Caroline Larsson, Eva Ekvall Hansson, Kristina Sundquist, Ulf Jakobsson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk factors for falls in older adults in a South African Urban Community

Sebastiana Zimba Kalula, Monica Ferreira, George H. Swingler, Motasim Badri

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Case finding for sarcopenia in geriatric inpatients: performance of bioimpedance analysis in comparison to dual X-ray absorptiometry

Jens Reiss, Bernhard Iglseder, Martina Kreutzer, Ingrid Weilbuchner, Wolfgang Treschnitzer, Helmut Kässmann, Christian Pirich, Raphael Reiter

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validation of a Dutch version of the Geriatric Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI-NL) in care-dependent and care-independent older people

Dominique Niesten, Dick Witter, Ewald Bronkhorst, Nico Creugers

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Moderate dose melatonin for the abatement and treatment of delirium in elderly general medical inpatients: study protocol of a placebo controlled, randomised, double blind trial

Daniel I. Clayton-Chubb, Peter W. Lange

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Psychometric properties of multicomponent tools designed to assess frailty in older adults: A systematic review

Jennifer L. Sutton, Rebecca L. Gould, Stephanie Daley, Mark C. Coulson, Emma V. Ward, Aine M. Butler, Stephen P. Nunn, Robert J. Howard

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The geriatric depression scale and the timed up and go test predict fear of falling in community-dwelling elderly women with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional study

Bruno de Souza Moreira, Daniela Maria da Cruz dos Anjos, Daniele Sirineu Pereira, Rosana Ferreira Sampaio, Leani Souza Máximo Pereira, Rosângela Corrêa Dias, Renata Noce Kirkwood

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of a transition nurse program on the prevention of thirty-day hospital readmissions of elderly patients discharged from short-stay units: study protocol of the PROUST stepped-wedge cluster randomised trial

Pauline Occelli, Sandrine Touzet, Muriel Rabilloud, Christell Ganne, Stéphanie Poupon Bourdy, Béatrice Galamand, Matthieu Debray, André Dartiguepeyrou, Michel Chuzeville, Brigitte Comte, Basile Turkie, Magali Tardy, Jean-Stéphane Luiggi, Thierry Jacquet-Francillon, Thomas Gilbert, Marc Bonnefoy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Unexpected perturbations training improves balance control and voluntary stepping times in older adults - a double blind randomized control trial

Ilan Kurz, Yoav Gimmon, Amir Shapiro, Ronen Debi, Yoram Snir, Itshak Melzer

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Unravelling the potential mechanisms behind hospitalization-associated disability in older patients; the Hospital-Associated Disability and impact on daily Life (Hospital-ADL) cohort study protocol

Lucienne A. Reichardt, Jesse J. Aarden, Rosanne van Seben, Marike van der Schaaf, Raoul H. H. Engelbert, Jos A. Bosch, Bianca M. Buurman, on behalf of the Hospital-ADL study group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Defining characteristics and risk indicators for diagnosing nursing home-acquired pneumonia and aspiration pneumonia in nursing home residents, using the electronically-modified Delphi Method

Vanessa Hollaar, Claar van der Maarel-Wierink, Gert-Jan van der Putten, Wil van der Sanden, Bert de Swart, Cees de Baat

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

First steps in designing an all-in-one ICT-based device for persons with cognitive impairment: evaluation of the first mock-up

Inga-Lill Boman, Ann-Christine Persson, Aniko Bartfai

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pathways into chronic multidimensional poverty amongst older people: a longitudinal study

Emily J. Callander, Deborah J. Schofield

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Person-centredness in the care of older adults: a systematic review of questionnaire-based scales and their measurement properties

Mark Wilberforce, David Challis, Linda Davies, Michael P. Kelly, Chris Roberts, Nik Loynes

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Understanding non-performance reports for instrumental activity of daily living items in population analyses: a cross sectional study

Margaret G. Stineman, Dawei Xie, Qiang Pan, Jibby E. Kurichi, Debra Saliba, Sophia Miryam Schüssler-Fiorenza Rose, Joel E. Streim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does the organisational model of dementia case management make a difference in satisfaction with case management and caregiver burden? An evaluation study

José M. Peeters, Anne Margriet Pot, Jacomine de Lange, Peter M. Spreeuwenberg, Anneke L. Francke

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Self-perceived health in functionally independent older people: associated factors

Mónica Machón, Itziar Vergara, Miren Dorronsoro, Kalliopi Vrotsou, Isabel Larrañaga

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A Delphi process to address medication appropriateness for older persons with multiple chronic conditions

Terri R. Fried, Kristina Niehoff, Jennifer Tjia, Nancy Redeker, Mary K. Goldstein

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How people with dementia and their families decide about moving to a care home and support their needs: development of a decision aid, a qualitative study

Kathryn Lord, Gill Livingston, Sarah Robertson, Claudia Cooper

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Projecting the effects of long-term care policy on the labor market participation of primary informal family caregivers of elderly with disability: insights from a dynamic simulation model

John P. Ansah, David B. Matchar, Rahul Malhotra, Sean R. Love, Chang Liu, Young Do

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Increasing the qualitative understanding of optimal functionality in older adults: a focus group based study

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

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Gender differences in metabolic syndrome components among the Korean 66-year-old population with metabolic syndrome

Sangjin Lee, Young Ko, Chanyeong Kwak, Eun-shil Yim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Chronic osteomyelitis increases long-term mortality risk in the elderly: a nationwide population-based cohort study

Chien-Cheng Huang, Kang-Ting Tsai, Shih-Feng Weng, Hung-Jung Lin, Hung-Sheng Huang, Jhi-Joung Wang, How-Ran Guo, Chien-Chin Hsu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How older adults with mild cognitive impairment relate to technology as part of present and future everyday life: a qualitative study

Annicka Hedman, Eva Lindqvist, Louise Nygård

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Life review in advanced age: qualitative research on the ‘start in life’ of 90-year-olds in the Lothian Birth Cohort 1921

Hilary Lapsley, Alison Pattie, John M. Starr, Ian J. Deary

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of preventive measures on the burden of femoral fractures – a modelling approach to estimating the impact of fall prevention exercises and oral bisphosphonate treatment for the years 2014 and 2025

Petra Benzinger, Clemens Becker, Chris Todd, Florian Bleibler, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Hans-Helmut König, Kilian Rapp

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anticholinergic medication use and falls in postmenopausal women: findings from the women’s health initiative cohort study

Zachary A. Marcum, Heidi S. Wirtz, Mary Pettinger, Andrea Z. LaCroix, Ryan Carnahan, Jane A. Cauley, Jennifer W. Bea, Shelly L. Gray

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploring psychosocial interventions for people with dementia that enhance personhood and relate to legacy- an integrative review

Bridget Johnston, Melanie Narayanasamy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

People with dementia in nursing home research: a methodological review of the definition and identification of the study population

Rebecca Palm, Saskia Jünger, Sven Reuther, Christian G. G. Schwab, Martin N. Dichter, Bernhard Holle, Margareta Halek

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A study protocol of a randomised controlled trial to measure the effects of an augmented prescribed exercise programme (APEP) for frail older medical patients in the acute setting

Ruth McCullagh, Eimear O’Connell, Sarah O’Meara, Ivan Perry, Anthony Fitzgerald, Kieran O’Connor, N. Frances Horgan, Suzanne Timmons

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Candidate gene resequencing to identify rare, pedigree-specific variants influencing healthy aging phenotypes in the long life family study

Todd E. Druley, Lihua Wang, Shiow J. Lin, Joseph H. Lee, Qunyuan Zhang, E. Warwick Daw, Haley J. Abel, Sara E. Chasnoff, Enrique I. Ramos, Benjamin T. Levinson, Bharat Thyagarajan, Anne B. Newman, Kaare Christensen, Richard Mayeux, Michael A. Province

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of a decision-making aid for suspected urinary tract infections on antibiotic overuse in nursing homes

Darcy K. McMaughan, Obioma Nwaiwu, Hongwei Zhao, Elizabeth Frentzel, David Mehr, Sara Imanpour, Steven Garfinkel, Charles D. Phillips

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health and social support services in older adults recently discharged from hospital: service utilisation and costs and exploration of the impact of a home-exercise intervention

I. Farag, K. Howard, S. O’Rourke, M. L. Ferreira, S. R. Lord, J. C. T. Close, C. Vogler, C. M. Dean, R. G. Cumming, C. Sherrington

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of a physical exercise programme for residents of care homes: a pilot study

Talitha I. Verhoef, Parita Doshi, Dan Lehner, Stephen Morris

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Loss of health related quality of life following low-trauma fractures in the elderly

Jean-Eric Tarride, Natasha Burke, William D. Leslie, Suzanne N. Morin, Jonathan D. Adachi, Alexandra Papaioannou, Louis Bessette, Jacques P. Brown, Louisa Pericleous, Sergei Muratov, Robert B. Hopkins

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A Lebanese dietary pattern promotes better diet quality among older adults: findings from a national cross-sectional study

Lamis Jomaa, Nahla Hwalla, Leila Itani, Marie Claire Chamieh, Abla Mehio-Sibai, Farah Naja

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Restricted activity and persistent pain following motor vehicle collision among older adults: a multicenter prospective cohort study

Timothy F. Platts-Mills, Robert J. Nicholson, Natalie L. Richmond, Kushang V. Patel, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Robert M. Domeier, Robert A. Swor, Phyllis L. Hendry, David A. Peak, Niels K. Rathlev, Jeffrey S. Jones, David C. Lee, Mark A. Weaver, Francis J. Keefe, Samuel A. McLean

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Poor self-rated health did not increase risk of permanent nursing placement or mortality in people with mild Alzheimer’s disease

Anni Brit Sternhagen Nielsen, Volkert Siersma, Gunhild Waldemar, Frans Boch Waldorff

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mid-life socioeconomic status, depressive symptomatology and general cognitive status among older adults: inter-relationships and temporal effects

Chi Chiao, Li-Jen Weng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of interventions to indirectly support food and drink intake in people with dementia: Eating and Drinking Well IN dementiA (EDWINA) systematic review

Diane K. Bunn, Asmaa Abdelhamid, Maddie Copley, Vicky Cowap, Angela Dickinson, Amanda Howe, Anne Killett, Fiona Poland, John F. Potter, Kate Richardson, David Smithard, Chris Fox, Lee Hooper

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Home and health among different sub-groups of the ageing population: a comparison of two cohorts living in ordinary housing in Sweden

Henrik Ekström, Steven M. Schmidt, Susanne Iwarsson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with frailty in primary care: a prospective cohort study

Ana Diez-Ruiz, Antonio Bueno-Errandonea, Jazmina Nuñez-Barrio, Inmaculada Sanchez-Martín, Kalliopi Vrotsou, Itziar Vergara

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Strategies to reduce the risk of falling: Cohort study analysis with 1-year follow-up in community dwelling older adults

John N. Morris, Elizabeth P. Howard, Knight Steel, Katherine Berg, Achille Tchalla, Amy Munankarmi, Daniel David

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of diabetes on caregiver burden in an observational study of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease

Jeremie Lebrec, Haya Ascher-Svanum, Yun-Fei Chen, Catherine Reed, Kristin Kahle-Wrobleski, Ann Marie Hake, Joel Raskin, Ebrahim Naderali, Dara Schuster, Robert J. Heine, David M. Kendall

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A combination of clinical balance measures and FRAX® to improve identification of high-risk fallers

David A. Najafi, Leif E. Dahlberg, Eva Ekvall Hansson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Self-management by family caregivers to manage changes in the behavior and mood of their relative with dementia: an online focus group study

Judith Huis in het Veld, Renate Verkaik, Berno van Meijel, Paul-Jeroen Verkade, Wendy Werkman, Cees Hertogh, Anneke Francke

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Understanding the role of contrasting urban contexts in healthy aging: an international cohort study using wearable sensor devices (the CURHA study protocol)

Yan Kestens, Basile Chaix, Philippe Gerber, Michel Desprès, Lise Gauvin, Olivier Klein, Sylvain Klein, Bernhard Köppen, Sébastien Lord, Alexandre Naud, Marion Patte, Hélène Payette, Lucie Richard, Pierre Rondier, Martine Shareck, Cédric Sueur, Benoit Thierry, Julie Vallée, Rania Wasfi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Views and experiences of Malaysian older persons about falls and their prevention—A qualitative study

Annaletchumy Loganathan, Chirk Jenn Ng, Wah Yun Low

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Do commonly used frailty models predict mortality, loss of autonomy and mental decline in older adults in northwestern Russia? A prospective cohort study

Anna Turusheva, Elena Frolova, Elena Korystina, Dmitry Zelenukha, Pulodjon Tadjibaev, Natalia Gurina, Eralda Turkeshi, Jean-Marie Degryse

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Alcohol consumption as a risk factor for sarcopenia - a meta-analysis

Michal Steffl, Richard W. Bohannon, Miroslav Petr, Eva Kohlikova, Iva Holmerova

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The safety of meperidine prescribing in older adults: A longitudinal population-based study

Kevin J. Friesen, Jamie Falk, Shawn Bugden

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of a life goal-setting technique in a preventive care program for frail community-dwelling older people: a cluster nonrandomized controlled trial

Yoshimi Yuri, Shinichi Takabatake, Tomoko Nishikawa, Mari Oka, Taro Fujiwara

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Emergency department transfers and hospital admissions from residential aged care facilities: a controlled pre-post design study

Carolyn Hullick, Jane Conway, Isabel Higgins, Jacqueline Hewitt, Sophie Dilworth, Elizabeth Holliday, John Attia

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of a tailored assistive technology intervention on older adults and their family caregiver: a pragmatic study protocol

Louise Demers, W. Ben Mortenson, Marcus J. Fuhrer, Jeffrey W. Jutai, Michelle Plante, Jasmine Mah, Frank DeRuyter

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Potential neuroimaging biomarkers of pathologic brain changes in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s disease: a systematic review

Qingwei Ruan, Grazia D’Onofrio, Daniele Sancarlo, Zhijun Bao, Antonio Greco, Zhuowei Yu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of the association between mobility test performance and personality among older adults

Maayan Agmon, Galit Armon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A meta-review of stress, coping and interventions in dementia and dementia caregiving

K. J. Gilhooly, M. L. M. Gilhooly, M. P. Sullivan, A. McIntyre, L. Wilson, E. Harding, R. Woodbridge, S. Crutch

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A knowledge synthesis of culturally- and spiritually-sensitive end-of-life care: findings from a scoping review

Mei Lan Fang, Judith Sixsmith, Shane Sinclair, Glen Horst

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Effectiveness of a home-based cognitive behavioral program to manage concerns about falls in community-dwelling, frail older people: results of a randomized controlled trial

Tanja A. C. Dorresteijn, G. A. Rixt Zijlstra, Antonius W. Ambergen, Kim Delbaere, Johan W. S. Vlaeyen, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Readmission and mortality one year after acute hospitalization in older patients with explained and unexplained anemia - a prospective observational cohort study

Jenny Foss Abrahamsen, Anne-Lise Bjorke Monsen, Francesco Landi, Cathrine Haugland, Roy Miodini Nilsen, Anette Hylen Ranhoff

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy of treadmill exercises on arterial blood oxygenation, oxygen consumption and walking distance in healthy elderly people: a controlled trial

Ashraf Adel Fahmy Bichay, Juan M. Ramírez, Víctor M. Núñez, Carolina Lancho, María S. Poblador, José L. Lancho

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validation of the Erlangen Test of Activities of Daily Living in Persons with Mild Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment (ETAM)

Katharina Luttenberger, Simone Reppermund, Anke Schmiedeberg-Sohn, Stephanie Book, Elmar Graessel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Vision and hearing impairments, cognitive impairment and mortality among long-term care recipients: a population-based cohort study

Kazuko Mitoku, Naoko Masaki, Yukiko Ogata, Kazushi Okamoto

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acute hospital dementia care: results from a national audit

Suzanne Timmons, Emma O’Shea, Desmond O’Neill, Paul Gallagher, Anna de Siún, Denise McArdle, Patricia Gibbons, Sean Kennelly

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Systems to identify potentially inappropriate prescribing in people with advanced dementia: a systematic review

Domenica Disalvo, Tim Luckett, Meera Agar, Alexandra Bennett, Patricia Mary Davidson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Multi-psychotropic drug prescription and the association to neuropsychiatric symptoms in three Norwegian nursing home cohorts between 2004 and 2011

Christine Gulla, Geir Selbaek, Elisabeth Flo, Reidun Kjome, Øyvind Kirkevold, Bettina S. Husebo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How do older people describe their sensory experiences of the natural world? A systematic review of the qualitative evidence

Noreen Orr, Alexandra Wagstaffe, Simon Briscoe, Ruth Garside

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The clinical frailty scale predicts functional decline and mortality when used by junior medical staff: a prospective cohort study

Kate J. Gregorevic, Ruth E. Hubbard, Benny Katz, Wen K. Lim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prescription of potentially inappropriate medication in Korean older adults based on 2012 Beers Criteria: a cross-sectional population based study

You-Seon Nam, Jong Soo Han, Ju Young Kim, Woo Kyung Bae, Kiheon Lee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Correlates of self-report chronic insomnia disorders with 1–6 month and 6-month durations in home-dwelling urban older adults - the Shih-Pai Sleep Study in Taiwan: a cross-sectional community study

Jing-Hui Chiou, Hsi-Chung Chen, Kuang-Hung Chen, Pesus Chou

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Co-morbidities, complications and causes of death among people with femoral neck fracture – a three-year follow-up study

Monica Berggren, Michael Stenvall, Undis Englund, Birgitta Olofsson, Yngve Gustafson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of the sit-to-stand task to evaluate motor function of older adults using telemetry

Akira Kanai, Sachiko Kiyama, Hiroshi Goto, Hidehito Tomita, Ayuko Tanaka, Mitsunobu Kunimi, Tsutomu Okada, Toshiharu Nakai

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of caring for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia on caregivers’ health outcomes: findings from a community based survey in Japan

Amir Goren, William Montgomery, Kristin Kahle-Wrobleski, Tomomi Nakamura, Kaname Ueda

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: A Delphi process to address medication appropriateness for older persons with multiple chronic conditions

Terri R. Fried, Kristina Niehoff, Jennifer Tjia, Nancy Redeker, Mary K. Goldstein

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pain treatment for nursing home residents differs according to cognitive state – a cross-sectional study

Ulrike Bauer, Stefan Pitzer, Maria Magdalena Schreier, Jürgen Osterbrink, Reinhard Alzner, Bernhard Iglseder

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Body mass index, waist-hip ratio and risk of chronic medical condition in the elderly population: results from the Well-being of the Singapore Elderly (WiSE) Study

Restria Fauziana, Anitha Jeyagurunathan, Edimansyah Abdin, Janhavi Vaingankar, Vathsala Sagayadevan, Saleha Shafie, Rajeswari Sambasivam, Siow Ann Chong, Mythily Subramaniam

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Item distribution, internal consistency and inter-rater reliability of the German version of the QUALIDEM for people with mild to severe and very severe dementia

Martin Nikolaus Dichter, Christian G. G. Schwab, Gabriele Meyer, Sabine Bartholomeyczik, Margareta Halek

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Understanding the role of contrasting urban contexts in healthy aging: an international cohort study using wearable sensor devices (the CURHA study protocol)

Yan Kestens, Basile Chaix, Philippe Gerber, Michel Desprès, Lise Gauvin, Olivier Klein, Sylvain Klein, Bernhard Köppen, Sébastien Lord, Alexandre Naud, Marion Patte, Hélène Payette, Lucie Richard, Pierre Rondier, Martine Shareck, Cédric Sueur, Benoit Thierry, Julie Vallée, Rania Wasfi

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Kinesiophobia and its relation to pain characteristics and cognitive affective variables in older adults with chronic pain

Caroline Larsson, Eva Ekvall Hansson, Kristina Sundquist, Ulf Jakobsson

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development of guidelines for family and non-professional helpers on assisting an older person who is developing cognitive impairment or has dementia: a Delphi expert consensus study

K. S. Bond, A. F. Jorm, B. A. Kitchener, C. M. Kelly, K. J. Chalmers

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An intervention targeting fundamental values among caregivers at residential facilities: effects of a cluster-randomized controlled trial on residents’ self-reported empowerment, person-centered climate and life satisfaction

Charlotte Roos, Marit Silén, Bernice Skytt, Maria Engström

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in older depressed psychogeriatric patients: one year follow-up

Anne-Sofie Helvik, Kirsten Corazzini, Geir Selbæk, Guro Hanevold Bjørkløf, Jerson Laks, Jūratė Šaltytė Benth, Truls Østbye, Knut Engedal

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patterns of perspectives on fall-prevention beliefs by community-dwelling older adults: a Q method investigation

Shueh-Fen Chen, Su-Fei Huang, Li-Ting Lu, Mei-Chuen Wang, Jung-Yu Liao, Jong-Long Guo

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The prevalence and health consequences of frailty in a population-based older home care cohort: a comparison of different measures

Michael A. Campitelli, Susan E. Bronskill, David B. Hogan, Christina Diong, Joseph E. Amuah, Sudeep Gill, Dallas Seitz, Kednapa Thavorn, Walter P. Wodchis, Colleen J. Maxwell

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association of pre-operative medication use with post-operative delirium in surgical oncology patients receiving comprehensive geriatric assessment

Young Mi Jeong, Eunsook Lee, Kwang-Il Kim, Jee Eun Chung, Hae In Park, Byung Koo Lee, Hye Sun Gwak

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Parenting style, resilience, and mental health of community-dwelling elderly adults in China

Xue Zhong, Daxing Wu, Xueqing Nie, Jie Xia, Mulei Li, Feng Lei, Haikel A. Lim, Ee-Heok Kua, Rathi Mahendran

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical evaluation of an over-the-counter hearing aid (TEO First®) in elderly patients suffering of mild to moderate hearing loss

Guillaume Sacco, Sébastien Gonfrier, Bernard Teboul, Ivan Gahide, Fredéric Prate, Mathilde Demory-Zory, Jean-Michel Turpin, Claire Vuagnoux, Philippe Genovese, Stéphane Schneider, Olivier Guérin, Nicolas Guevara

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Differences in quality of life in home-dwelling persons and nursing home residents with dementia – a cross-sectional study

Christine Olsen, Ingeborg Pedersen, Astrid Bergland, Marie-José Enders-Slegers, Nina Jøranson, Giovanna Calogiuri, Camilla Ihlebæk

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing the economic burden of Alzheimer’s disease patients first diagnosed by specialists

Noam Y. Kirson, Urvi Desai, Ljubica Ristovska, Alice Kate G. Cummings, Howard G. Birnbaum, Wenyu Ye, J. Scott Andrews, Daniel Ball, Kristin Kahle-Wrobleski

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

National survey of the Portuguese elderly nutritional status: study protocol

Teresa Madeira, Catarina Peixoto-Plácido, Beatriz Goulão, Nuno Mendonça, Violeta Alarcão, Nuno Santos, Rita Machado de Oliveira, Agneta Yngve, Asta Bye, Astrid Bergland, Carla Lopes, Paulo Nicola, Osvaldo Santos, João Gorjão Clara

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Examining the Hospital Elder Life Program in a rehabilitation setting: a pilot feasibility study

Kelsey Huson, Paul Stolee, Nancy Pearce, Corrie Bradfield, George A. Heckman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Influence of combined physical and cognitive training on cognition: a systematic review

Andreas Lauenroth, Anestis E. Ioannidis, Birgit Teichmann

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hypertension in older patients, a retrospective cohort study

C. G. H. Blok, M. A. J. de Ridder, K. M. C. Verhamme, P. W. Moorman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predicting the role of assistive technologies in the lives of people with dementia using objective care recipient factors

Stephen Czarnuch, Rose Ricciardelli, Alex Mihailidis

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) I405V polymorphism and cardiovascular disease in eastern European Caucasians – a cross-sectional study

Jasmin Bustami, Anna Sukiasyan, Juozas Kupcinskas, Jurgita Skieceviciene, Leonid Iakoubov, Malgorzata Szwed, Christoph Kleinle, Ralf R. Schumann, Monika Puzianowska-Kuznicka, Lutz Hamann

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictability of frailty index and its components on mortality in older adults in China

Fang Yang, Danan Gu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between indicators of health and housing in people with Parkinson’s disease

Maria H. Nilsson, Susann Ullén, Henrik Ekström, Susanne Iwarsson

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Indicator of Relative Need (IoRN) instrument

Anne Canny, Frances Robertson, Peter Knight, Adam Redpath, Miles D. Witham

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A comparative analysis of vaccine administration in urban and non-urban skilled nursing facilities

Yuan Pu, Veronika Dolar, Azad L. Gucwa

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Increased CSF levels of aromatic amino acids in hip fracture patients with delirium suggests higher monoaminergic activity

Leiv Otto Watne, Ane-Victoria Idland, Durk Fekkes, Johan Raeder, Frede Frihagen, Anette Hylen Ranhoff, Farrukh Abbas Chaudhry, Knut Engedal, Torgeir Bruun Wyller, Bjørnar Hassel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A profile of four patterns of vulnerability to functional decline in older general medicine patients in Victoria, Australia: a cross sectional survey

Lenore Beddoes-Ley, Damien Khaw, Maxine Duke, Mari Botti

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socioeconomic status as a moderator between frailty and mortality at old ages

Danan Gu, Fang Yang, Jessica Sautter

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Strategies for diversity: medical clowns in dementia care - an ethnographic study

Margareta Rämgård, Elisabeth Carlson, Elisabeth Mangrio

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of anaemia on hand grip strength, walking speed, functionality and 1 year mortality in older hospitalized patients

Etienne Joosten, Elke Detroyer, Koen Milisen

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploring the prevalence and variance of cognitive impairment, pain, neuropsychiatric symptoms and ADL dependency among persons living in nursing homes; a cross-sectional study

Sabine Björk, Christina Juthberg, Marie Lindkvist, Anders Wimo, Per-Olof Sandman, Bengt Winblad, David Edvardsson

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Social and environmental predictors of walking among older adults

Marcia G. Ory, Samuel D. Towne Jr., Jaewoong Won, Samuel N. Forjuoh, Chanam Lee

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of intravenous thrombolysis on outcome of patients with acute ischemic stroke after 90 years old

S. Sagnier, P. Galli, M. Poli, S. Debruxelles, P. Renou, S. Olindo, F. Rouanet, I. Sibon

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Frailty and post-operative outcomes in older surgical patients: a systematic review

Hui-Shan Lin, J. N. Watts, N. M. Peel, R. E. Hubbard

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A critical review of the long-term disability outcomes following hip fracture

Suzanne M. Dyer, Maria Crotty, Nicola Fairhall, Jay Magaziner, Lauren A. Beaupre, Ian D. Cameron, Catherine Sherrington, for the Fragility Fracture Network (FFN) Rehabilitation Research Special Interest Group

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of and factors related to mild and substantial dizziness in community-dwelling older adults: a cross-sectional study

Ann-Sofi C. Kammerlind, Marie Ernsth Bravell, Eleonor I. Fransson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hospitalization of elderly diabetic patients: characteristics, reasons for admission, and gender differences

Wei Lin, Chan Chen, Huaqin Guan, Xiaohong Du, Junjian Li

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Socioeconomic status as a moderator between frailty and mortality at old ages

Danan Gu, Fang Yang, Jessica Sautter

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Delirium is not associated with anticholinergic burden or polypharmacy in older patients on admission to an acute hospital: an observational case control study

Hannah C. Moorey, Sebastian Zaidman, Thomas A. Jackson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Multimorbidity, health and aging in Canada and Australia: a tale of two countries

Andrew Wister, Hal Kendig, Barbara Mitchell, Ian Fyffe, Vanessa Loh

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In the Information Age, do dementia caregivers get the information they need? Semi-structured interviews to determine informal caregivers’ education needs, barriers, and preferences

Kendra Peterson, Howard Hahn, Amber J. Lee, Catherine A. Madison, Alireza Atri

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Which type of social activities may reduce cognitive decline in the elderly?: a longitudinal population-based study

Seung Hee Lee, Young Bum Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Locomotive syndrome is associated with body composition and cardiometabolic disorders in elderly Japanese women

Misa Nakamura, Yosuke Kobashi, Hiroshi Hashizume, Hiroyuki Oka, Ryohei Kono, Sachiko Nomura, Akihiro Maeno, Munehito Yoshida, Hirotoshi Utsunomiya

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations among height, body mass index and intelligence from age 11 to age 78 years

Mathew A. Harris, Caroline E. Brett, Ian J. Deary, John M. Starr

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quinine induced simvastatin toxicity through cytochrome inhibition - a case report

Johannes M. Just, Klaus Weckbecker, Katja S. Just

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A three perspective study of the sense of home of nursing home residents: the views of residents, care professionals and relatives

J. van Hoof, H. Verbeek, B. M. Janssen, A. Eijkelenboom, S. L. Molony, E. Felix, K. A. Nieboer, E. L. M. Zwerts-Verhelst, J. J. W. M. Sijstermans, E. J. M. Wouters

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sarcopenia in daily practice: assessment and management

Charlotte Beaudart, Eugène McCloskey, Olivier Bruyère, Matteo Cesari, Yves Rolland, René Rizzoli, Islène Araujo de Carvalho, Jotheeswaran Amuthavalli Thiyagarajan, Ivan Bautmans, Marie-Claude Bertière, Maria Luisa Brandi, Nasser M. Al-Daghri, Nansa Burlet, Etienne Cavalier, Francesca Cerreta, Antonio Cherubini, Roger Fielding, Evelien Gielen, Francesco Landi, Jean Petermans, Jean-Yves Reginster, Marjolein Visser, John Kanis, Cyrus Cooper

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

For whom is a health-promoting intervention effective? Predictive factors for performing activities of daily living independently

Synneve Dahlin-Ivanoff, Kajsa Eklund, Katarina Wilhelmson, Lina Behm, Greta Häggblom-Kronlöf, Lena Zidén, Sten Landahl, Susanne Gustafsson

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Self-perceived uselessness is associated with lower likelihood of successful aging among older adults in China

Danan Gu, Bethany L. Brown, Li Qiu

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fall risk as a function of time after admission to sub-acute geriatric hospital units

Kilian Rapp, Johannes Ravindren, Clemens Becker, Ulrich Lindemann, Andrea Jaensch, Jochen Klenk

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The prevalence of stroke and depression and factors associated with depression in elderly people with and without stroke

Carl Hörnsten, Hugo Lövheim, Peter Nordström, Yngve Gustafson

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Environmental risk factors for dementia: a systematic review

Lewis O. J. Killin, John M. Starr, Ivy J. Shiue, Tom C. Russ

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Physical, social, psychological and existential trajectories of loss and adaptation towards the end of life for older people living with frailty: a serial interview study

Anna Lloyd, Marilyn Kendall, John M. Starr, Scott A. Murray

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patterns of health service use in community living older adults with dementia and comorbid conditions: a population-based retrospective cohort study in Ontario, Canada

Lauren E. Griffith, Andrea Gruneir, Kathryn Fisher, Dilzayn Panjwani, Sima Gandhi, Li Sheng, Amiram Gafni, Christopher Patterson, Maureen Markle-Reid, Jenny Ploeg

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association of multimorbidity and disability in a community-based sample of elderly aged 80 or older in Shanghai, China

Peng Su, Hansheng Ding, Wei Zhang, Guangfeng Duan, Yitong Yang, Rong Chen, Zengjie Duan, Lixia Du, Chunyan Xie, Chunlin Jin, Chaoqun Hu, Zixue Sun, Junrui Long, Lingling Gong, Wenhua Tian

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost-utility of medication withdrawal in older fallers: results from the improving medication prescribing to reduce risk of FALLs (IMPROveFALL) trial

Suzanne Polinder, Nicole D. A. Boyé, Francesco U. S. Mattace-Raso, Nathalie Van der Velde, Klaas A. Hartholt, Oscar J. De Vries, Paul Lips, Tischa J. M. Van der Cammen, Peter Patka, Ed F. Van Beeck, Esther M. M. Van Lieshout, the IMPROveFALL trial collaborators

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Outcomes of stable and unstable patterns of subjective cognitive decline – results from the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA75+)

Susanne Roehr, Arno Villringer, Matthias C. Angermeyer, Tobias Luck, Steffi G. Riedel-Heller

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Concurrent validity of the Swedish version of the life-space assessment questionnaire

Sofi Fristedt, Ann-Sofi Kammerlind, Marie Ernsth Bravell, Eleonor I. Fransson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hearing loss and use of health services: a population-based cross-sectional study among Finnish older adults

Tuija M. Mikkola, Hannele Polku, Päivi Sainio, Päivikki Koponen, Seppo Koskinen, Anne Viljanen

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The role of high-intensity physical exercise in the prevention of disability among community-dwelling older people

Astrid Etman, Frank H. Pierik, Carlijn B. M. Kamphuis, Alex Burdorf, Frank J. van Lenthe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The experiences of family members in the nursing home to hospital transfer decision

Kathleen Abrahamson, Brittany Bernard, Lara Magnabosco, Arif Nazir, Kathleen T. Unroe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Asymptomatic and yet C. difficile-toxin positive? Prevalence and risk factors of carriers of toxigenic Clostridium difficile among geriatric in-patients

Klaus Nissle, Daniel Kopf, Alexander Rösler

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Care recipients’ physical frailty is independently associated with subjective burden in informal caregivers in the community setting: a cross-sectional study

Thom J. Ringer, Afeez Abiola Hazzan, Courtney C. Kennedy, Sarah Karampatos, Christopher Patterson, Sharon Marr, Brian Misiaszek, Tricia Woo, George Ioannidis, Alexandra Papaioannou

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development and validation of the FRAGIRE tool for assessment an older person’s risk for frailty

Dewi Vernerey, Amelie Anota, Pierre Vandel, Sophie Paget-Bailly, Michele Dion, Vanessa Bailly, Marie Bonin, Astrid Pozet, Audrey Foubert, Magdalena Benetkiewicz, Patrick Manckoundia, Franck Bonnetain

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development of the interRAI home care frailty scale

John N. Morris, Elizabeth P. Howard, Knight R. Steel

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bilingualism in older Mexican-American immigrants is associated with higher scores on cognitive screening

Claudia Padilla, Mario F. Mendez, Elvira E. Jimenez, Edmond Teng

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The relationship between in-hospital location and outcomes of care in patients diagnosed with dementia and/or delirium diagnoses: analysis of patient journey

Lua Perimal-Lewis, Clare Bradley, Paul H. Hakendorf, Craig Whitehead, Louise Heuzenroeder, Maria Crotty

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lower-extremity resistance training on unstable surfaces improves proxies of muscle strength, power and balance in healthy older adults: a randomised control trial

Nils Eckardt

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improvement of pressure ulcer prevention care in private for-profit residential care homes: an action research study

Enid WY Kwong, Maria SY Hung, Kevin Woo

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Burden of Clostridium difficile-associated disease among patients residing in nursing homes: a population-based cohort study

Holly Yu, Onur Baser, Li Wang

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of physical and mental health on life satisfaction in old age: a population based observational study

Thomas Puvill, Jolanda Lindenberg, Antonius J. M. de Craen, Joris P. J. Slaets, Rudi G. J. Westendorp

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Resource utilisation, costs and clinical outcomes in non-institutionalised patients with Alzheimer’s disease: 18-month UK results from the GERAS observational study

Alan Lenox-Smith, Catherine Reed, Jeremie Lebrec, Mark Belger, Roy W. Jones

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between benzodiazepine use and sleep quality in residential aged care facilities: a cross-sectional study

Lynna Chen, J. Simon Bell, Renuka Visvanathan, Sarah N. Hilmer, Tina Emery, Leonie Robson, Jessica M. Hughes, Edwin C. K. Tan

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Multidimensional construct of life satisfaction in older adults in Korea: a six-year follow-up study

Hyun Ja Lim, Dae Kee Min, Lilian Thorpe, Chel Hee Lee

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of a physical exercise intervention program in improving functional mobility in older adults after hip fracture in later stage rehabilitation: protocol of a randomized clinical trial (REATIVE Study)

Camila Astolphi Lima, Catherine Sherrington, Adriana Guaraldo, Suzana Albuquerque de Moraes, Renata dos Ramos Varanda, Juliana de Araújo Melo, Kodi Edson Kojima, Monica Perracini

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of self-reported and performance-based measures of functional ability in elderly patients in an emergency department: implications for selection of clinical outcome measures

Louise M. Nielsen, Hans Kirkegaard, Lisa G. Østergaard, Karina Bovbjerg, Kasper Breinholt, Thomas Maribo

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

miR-96, miR-145 and miR-9 expression increases, and IGF-1R and FOXO1 expression decreases in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of aging humans

Monika Budzinska, Magdalena Owczarz, Eliza Pawlik-Pachucka, Malgorzata Roszkowska-Gancarz, Przemyslaw Slusarczyk, Monika Puzianowska-Kuznicka

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Gender differences in the association between grip strength and mortality in older adults: results from the KORA-age study

Marjan Arvandi, Barbara Strasser, Christa Meisinger, Konstantinos Volaklis, Raffaella Matteucci Gothe, Uwe Siebert, Karl-Heinz Ladwig, Eva Grill, Alexander Horsch, Michael Laxy, Annette Peters, Barbara Thorand

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reliability and construct validity of the Early Dementia Questionnaire (EDQ)

Zurraini Arabi, Syed Alwi Syed Abdul Rahman, Helmy Hazmi, Nazeefah Hamdin

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Understanding the value of social networks in life satisfaction of elderly people: a comparative study of 16 European countries using SHARE data

Florian Tomini, Sonila M. Tomini, Wim Groot

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of predictors of hip fracture and mortality after hip fracture in community-dwellers with and without Alzheimer’s disease – exposure-matched cohort study

Anna-Maija Tolppanen, Heidi Taipale, Antti Tanskanen, Jari Tiihonen, Sirpa Hartikainen

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Changes in physical functioning among men and women aged 50–79 years in Germany: an analysis of National Health Interview and Examination Surveys, 1997–1999 and 2008–2011

A. K. Buttery, Y. Du, M. A. Busch, J. Fuchs, B. Gaertner, H. Knopf, C. Scheidt-Nave

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and predictive importance of anemia in Swedish nursing home residents – a longitudinal study

Björn Westerlind, Carl Johan Östgren, Sigvard Mölstad, Patrik Midlöv

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an in-home respite care program in supporting informal caregivers of people with dementia: design of a comparative study

Sophie Vandepitte, Nele Van Den Noortgate, Koen Putman, Sofie Verhaeghe, Lieven Annemans

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Subjective burden among spousal and adult-child informal caregivers of older adults: results from a longitudinal cohort study

Marloes Oldenkamp, Mariët Hagedoorn, Joris Slaets, Ronald Stolk, Rafael Wittek, Nynke Smidt

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Feasibility and cost-effectiveness of a multidisciplinary home-telehealth intervention programme to reduce falls among elderly discharged from hospital: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Alessandro Giordano, Gian Pietro Bonometti, Fabio Vanoglio, Mara Paneroni, Palmira Bernocchi, Laura Comini, Amerigo Giordano

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reaching the Elderly: Understanding of health and preventive experiences for a tailored approach – Results of a qualitative study

Christiane Patzelt, Susanne Heim, Bernhilde Deitermann, Gudrun Theile, Christian Krauth, Eva Hummers-Pradier, Ulla Walter

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measuring moderate-intensity walking in older adults using the ActiGraph accelerometer

Anthony Barnett, Daniel van den Hoek, David Barnett, Ester Cerin

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Development and validation of the FRAGIRE tool for assessment an older person’s risk for frailty

Dewi Vernerey, Amelie Anota, Pierre Vandel, Sophie Paget-Bailly, Michele Dion, Vanessa Bailly, Marie Bonin, Astrid Pozet, Audrey Foubert, Magdalena Benetkiewicz, Patrick Manckoundia, Franck Bonnetain

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalent peripheral arterial disease and inflammatory burden

Jane A. Cauley, Ahmed M. Kassem, Nancy E. Lane, Sara Thorson, for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Study Research Group

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of the Home Environment Assessment for the Visually Impaired (HEAVI): an instrument designed to quantify fall-related hazards in the visually impaired

Bonnielin K. Swenor, Andrea V. Yonge, Victoria Goldhammer, Rhonda Miller, Laura N. Gitlin, Pradeep Ramulu

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The efficacy of treadmill training with and without projected visual context for improving walking ability and reducing fall incidence and fear of falling in older adults with fall-related hip fracture: a randomized controlled trial

Mariëlle W. van Ooijen, Melvyn Roerdink, Marga Trekop, Thomas W. J. Janssen, Peter J. Beek

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Estimation of prevalence of sarcopenia by using a new bioelectrical impedance analysis in Chinese community-dwelling elderly people

Hui Wang, Shan Hai, Li Cao, Jianghua Zhou, Ping Liu, Bi-Rong Dong

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