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BMC Geriatrics

BMC Geriatrics 1/2018

Ausgabe 1/2018

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 322 Artikel )

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The role of gender in the association between personality and task priority in older adults’ dual-tasking while walking

Maayan Agmon, Galit Armon, Shani Denesh, Mihalis Doumas

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A randomised controlled intervention study investigating the efficacy of carotenoid-rich fruits and vegetables and extra-virgin olive oil on attenuating sarcopenic symptomology in overweight and obese older adults during energy intake restriction: protocol paper

Anthony Villani, Hattie Wright, Gary Slater, Jonathan Buckley

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What works in falls prevention in Asia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Keith D. Hill, Plaiwan Suttanon, Sang-I Lin, William W.N. Tsang, Asmidawati Ashari, Tengku Aizan Abd Hamid, Kaela Farrier, Elissa Burton

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Osteoporotic fractures and obesity affect frailty progression: a longitudinal analysis of the Canadian multicentre osteoporosis study

Olga Gajic-Veljanoski, Alexandra Papaioannou, Courtney Kennedy, George Ioannidis, Claudie Berger, Andy Kin On Wong, Kenneth Rockwood, Susan Kirkland, Parminder Raina, Lehana Thabane, Jonathan D. Adachi, For the CaMos Research Group

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Revisiting the link between cognitive decline and masticatory dysfunction

Chia-shu Lin

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Lower body functioning and correlates among older American Indians: The Cerebrovascular Disease and Its Consequences in American Indians Study

R. Turner Goins, Mark Schure, Paul N. Jensen, Astrid Suchy-Dicey, Lonnie Nelson, Steven P. Verney, Barbara V. Howard, Dedra Buchwald

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Low patient activation levels in frail older adults: a cross-sectional study

Anouk Overbeek, Judith A. C. Rietjens, Lea J. Jabbarian, Johan Severijnen, Siebe J. Swart, Agnes van der Heide, Ida J. Korfage

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What is the best adjustment of appendicular lean mass for predicting mortality or disability among Japanese community dwellers?

Rei Otsuka, Yasumoto Matsui, Chikako Tange, Yukiko Nishita, Makiko Tomida, Fujiko Ando, Hiroshi Shimokata, Hidenori Arai

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Costs of potentially inappropriate medication use in residential aged care facilities

S. L. Harrison, L. Kouladjian O’Donnell, R. Milte, S. M. Dyer, E. S. Gnanamanickam, C. Bradley, E. Liu, S. N. Hilmer, M. Crotty

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Blood pressure change does not associate with Center of Pressure movement after postural transition in geriatric outpatients

Sjoerd T. Timmermans, Esmee M. Reijnierse, Jantsje H. Pasma, Marijke C. Trappenburg, Gerard J. Blauw, Andrea B. Maier, Carel G. M. Meskers

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Functional health state description and valuation by people aged 65 and over: a pilot study

Riaan Botes, Karin M. Vermeulen, Adelita V. Ranchor, Erik Buskens

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: Effectiveness and safety of vitamin K antagonists and new anticoagulants in the prevention of thromboembolism in atrial fibrillation in older adults – a systematic review of reviews and the development of recommendations to reduce inappropriate prescribing

Christina Sommerauer, Lisa Schlender, Marc Krause, Sabine Weißbach, Anja Rieckert, Yolanda V. Martinez, David Reeves, Anna Renom-Guiteras, Ilkka Kunnamo, Andreas Sönnichsen

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development of a physical literacy model for older adults – a consensus process by the collaborative working group on physical literacy for older Canadians

Gareth R. Jones, Liza Stathokostas, Bradley W. Young, Andrew V. Wister, Shirley Chau, Patricia Clark, Mary Duggan, Drew Mitchell, Peter Nordland

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Novel sensing technology in fall risk assessment in older adults: a systematic review

Ruopeng Sun, Jacob J. Sosnoff

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Transurethral resection of the prostate provides more favorable clinical outcomes compared with conservative medical treatment in patients with urinary retention caused by benign prostatic obstruction

Yu-Hsiang Lin, Chen-Pang Hou, Tien-Hsing Chen, Horng-Heng Juang, Phei-Lang Chang, Pei-Shan Yang, Chien-lun Chen, Ke-Hung Tsui

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Multimorbidity patterns in the elderly: a prospective cohort study with cluster analysis

Marina Guisado-Clavero, Albert Roso-Llorach, Tomàs López-Jimenez, Mariona Pons-Vigués, Quintí Foguet-Boreu, Miguel Angel Muñoz, Concepción Violán

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The preliminary effect of whole-body vibration intervention on improving the skeletal muscle mass index, physical fitness, and quality of life among older people with sarcopenia

Shu-Fang Chang, Pei-Chen Lin, Rong-Sen Yang, Rea-Jeng Yang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“I struggle to count my blessings”: recovery after hip fracture from the patients’ perspective

Vigdis Bruun-Olsen, Astrid Bergland, Kristi Elisabeth Heiberg

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of an interactive E-learning tool for delirium on patient and nursing outcomes in a geriatric hospital setting: findings of a before-after study

Elke Detroyer, Fabienne Dobbels, Andrew Teodorczuk, Mieke Deschodt, Yves Depaifve, Etienne Joosten, Koen Milisen

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Construct validity of the Dining Environment Audit Protocol: a secondary data analysis of the Making Most of Mealtimes (M3) study

Sabrina Iuglio, Heather Keller, Habib Chaudhury, Susan E. Slaughter, Christina Lengyel, Jill Morrison, Veronique Boscart, Natalie Carrier

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of resistance training on body composition and functional capacity among sarcopenic obese residents in long-term care facilities: a preliminary study

Shu-Ching Chiu, Rong-Sen Yang, Rea-Jeng Yang, Shu-Fang Chang

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of a gerontology nurse specialist for high needs older people in the community on healthcare utilisation: a controlled before-after study

A. I. I. King, M. L. Boyd, D. L. Raphael, A. Jull

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Informal carers’ perspectives on the delivery of acute hospital care for patients with dementia: a systematic review

Sarah Beardon, Kiran Patel, Bethan Davies, Helen Ward

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Key components of the delirium syndrome and mortality: greater impact of acute change and disorganised thinking in a prospective cohort study

R. A. Diwell, D.H. Davis, V. Vickerstaff, E. L. Sampson

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Medical and moral considerations regarding complex medical decisions in older patients with multimorbidity: a compact deliberation framework

Jeroen F. A. M. Janssens, Susanne J. de Kort, Wilco P. Achterberg, Susan Kurrle, Ngaire Kerse, Ian D. Cameron, Dorothea P. Touwen

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Description of an advance care planning intervention in nursing homes: outcomes of the process evaluation

Irene Aasmul, Bettina S. Husebo, Elisabeth Flo

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Centre- versus home-based exercise among people with mci and mild dementia: study protocol for a randomized parallel-group trial

Laura E. Middleton, Sandra E. Black, Nathan Herrmann, Paul I. Oh, Kayla Regan, Krista L. Lanctot

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Age independency of mobility decrease assessed using the Locomotive Syndrome Risk Test in elderly with disability: a cross-sectional study

Keiko Yamada, Shingo Muranaga, Tomohiro Shinozaki, Kozo Nakamura, Sakae Tanaka, Toru Ogata

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Frail-VIG index: a concise frailty evaluation tool for rapid geriatric assessment

Jordi Amblàs-Novellas, Joan Carles Martori, Joan Espaulella, Ramon Oller, Núria Molist-Brunet, Marco Inzitari, Roman Romero-Ortuno

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mobility and cognition at admission to the nursing home – a cross-sectional study

Karen Sverdrup, Sverre Bergh, Geir Selbæk, Irene Røen, Øyvind Kirkevold, Gro Gujord Tangen

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effects of an 8-week computerized cognitive training program in older adults: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Lisanne F. ten Brinke, John R. Best, Rachel A. Crockett, Teresa Liu-Ambrose

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of comprehensive geriatric assessment at an ambulatory geriatric unit based on the AGe-FIT trial

Martina Lundqvist, Jenny Alwin, Martin Henriksson, Magnus Husberg, Per Carlsson, Anne W. Ekdahl

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The experience of lived space in persons with dementia: a systematic meta-synthesis

Linn Hege Førsund, Ellen Karine Grov, Anne-Sofie Helvik, Lene Kristine Juvet, Kirsti Skovdahl, Siren Eriksen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Community service provider perceptions of implementing older adult fall prevention in Ontario, Canada: a qualitative study

Catherine S. Dykeman, Maureen F. Markle-Reid, Lorna J. Boratto, Chris Bowes, Hélène Gagné, Jennifer L. McGugan, Sarah Orr-Shaw

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Fractures among patients with dizziness – a ten-year follow-up

Eva Ekvall Hansson, Anders Beckman

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Standard set of health outcome measures for older persons

Asangaedem Akpan, Charlotte Roberts, Karen Bandeen-Roche, Barbara Batty, Claudia Bausewein, Diane Bell, David Bramley, Julie Bynum, Ian D. Cameron, Liang-Kung Chen, Anne Ekdahl, Arnold Fertig, Tom Gentry, Marleen Harkes, Donna Haslehurst, Jonathon Hope, Diana Rodriguez Hurtado, Helen Lyndon, Joanne Lynn, Mike Martin, Ruthe Isden, Francesco Mattace Raso, Sheila Shaibu, Jenny Shand, Cathie Sherrington, Samir Sinha, Gill Turner, Nienke De Vries, George Jia-Chyi Yi, John Young, Jay Banerjee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of tai chi on cognition and instrumental activities of daily living in community dwelling older people with mild cognitive impairment

Mei-yi Siu, Diana T. F. Lee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Diabetic kidney disease in the elderly: prevalence and clinical correlates

Giuseppina T. Russo, Salvatore De Cosmo, Francesca Viazzi, Antonio Mirijello, Antonio Ceriello, Pietro Guida, Carlo Giorda, Domenico Cucinotta, Roberto Pontremoli, Paola Fioretto, the AMD-Annals Study Group

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Clinical characteristics associated with the onset of delirium among long-term nursing home residents

Evelyn Ning Man Cheung, Sophiya Benjamin, George Heckman, Joanne Man-Wai Ho, Linda Lee, Samir K. Sinha, Andrew P. Costa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A comparison of symptoms in older hospitalised cancer and non-cancer patients in need of palliative care: a secondary analysis of two cross-sectional studies

Aurélie Van Lancker, Ann Van Hecke, Sofie Verhaeghe, Matthias Mattheeuws, Dimitri Beeckman

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Economic evaluation of an extended nutritional intervention in older Australian hospitalized patients: a randomized controlled trial

Yogesh Sharma, Campbell Thompson, Michelle Miller, Rashmi Shahi, Paul Hakendorf, Chris Horwood, Billingsley Kaambwa

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Overweight or obese BMI is associated with earlier, but not later survival after common acute illnesses

Hallie C. Prescott, Virginia W. Chang

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Delirium in older hospitalized patients—signs and actions: a retrospective patient record review

Yvonne A. Johansson, Ingrid Bergh, Iréne Ericsson, Elisabeth Kenne Sarenmalm

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Experiences of fear of falling in persons with Parkinson’s disease – a qualitative study

Stina B. Jonasson, Maria H. Nilsson, Jan Lexell, Gunilla Carlsson

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The delirium and population health informatics cohort study protocol: ascertaining the determinants and outcomes from delirium in a whole population

Daniel Davis, Sarah Richardson, Joanne Hornby, Helen Bowden, Katrin Hoffmann, Maryse Weston-Clarke, Fenella Green, Nishi Chaturvedi, Alun Hughes, Diana Kuh, Elizabeth Sampson, Ruth Mizoguchi, Khai Lee Cheah, Melanie Romain, Abhi Sinha, Rodric Jenkin, Carol Brayne, Alasdair MacLullich

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Older adults’ perceptions and informational needs regarding frailty

Nancy L. Schoenborn, Sarah E. Van Pilsum Rasmussen, Qian-Li Xue, Jeremy D. Walston, Mara A. McAdams-Demarco, Dorry L. Segev, Cynthia M. Boyd

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How to achieve the desired outcomes of advance care planning in nursing homes: a theory of change

J. Gilissen, L. Pivodic, C. Gastmans, R. Vander Stichele, L. Deliens, E. Breuer, L. Van den Block

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between residual teeth number in later life and incidence of dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Bumjo Oh, Dong-Hun Han, Kyu-Tae Han, Xibei Liu, Johnson Ukken, Carina Chang, Kiki Dounis, Ji Won Yoo

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The theoretical and empirical basis of a BioPsychoSocial (BPS) risk screener for detection of older people’s health related needs, planning of community programs, and targeted care interventions

Zoe J.-L. Hildon, Chuen Seng Tan, Farah Shiraz, Wai Chong Ng, Xiaodong Deng, Gerald Choon Huat Koh, Kelvin Bryan Tan, Ian Philp, Dick Wiggins, Su Aw, Treena Wu, Hubertus J. M. Vrijhoef

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Psychotropic and anti-dementia treatment in elderly persons with clinical signs of dementia with Lewy bodies: a cross-sectional study in 40 nursing homes in Sweden

Iris Zahirovic, Gustav Torisson, Carina Wattmo, Elisabet Londos

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

First and second eye cataract surgery and driver self-regulation among older drivers with bilateral cataract: a prospective cohort study

Seraina Agramunt, Lynn B. Meuleners, Michelle L. Fraser, Kyle C. Chow, Jonathon Q. Ng, Vignesh Raja

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Gait pattern in patients with peripheral artery disease

Maria Szymczak, Paweł Krupa, Grzegorz Oszkinis, Marian Majchrzycki

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Perceived acceptability and preferences for low-intensity early activity interventions of older hospitalized medical patients exposed to bed rest: a cross sectional study

Mary T. Fox, Souraya Sidani, Dina Brooks, Hugh McCague

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

TEAM-UP for quality: a cluster randomized controlled trial protocol focused on preventing pressure ulcers through repositioning frequency and precipitating factors

Tracey L. Yap, Susan M. Kennerly, Susan D. Horn, Nancy Bergstrom, Santanu Datta, Cathleen Colon-Emeric

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Stroke as an atypical initial presentation of giant cell arteritis

Tharsika Kuganesan, Allen R. Huang

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cognitive function and the agreement between self-reported and accelerometer-accessed physical activity

Florian Herbolsheimer, Matthias W. Riepe, Richard Peter

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Potential cost savings to be made by slowing cognitive decline in mild Alzheimer’s disease dementia using a model derived from the UK GERAS observational study

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

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Inpatient falls in older adults: a cohort study of antihypertensive prescribing pre- and post-fall

H. M. R. B. Omer, J. Hodson, S. K. Pontefract, U. Martin

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Variation of polypharmacy in older primary care attenders occurs at prescriber level

Su Miin Ong, Yvonne Mei Fong Lim, Sheamini Sivasampu, Ee Ming Khoo

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Psychotropic medications in older people in residential care facilities and associations with quality of life: a cross-sectional study

Stephanie L. Harrison, Clare Bradley, Rachel Milte, Enwu Liu, Lisa Kouladjian O’Donnell, Sarah N. Hilmer, Maria Crotty

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development of a complex intervention to improve participation of nursing home residents with joint contractures: a mixed-method study

Susanne Saal, Gabriele Meyer, Katrin Beutner, Hanna Klingshirn, Ralf Strobl, Eva Grill, Eva Mann, Sascha Köpke, Michel H. C. Bleijlevens, Gabriele Bartoszek, Anna-Janina Stephan, Julian Hirt, Martin Müller

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Video-calls to reduce loneliness and social isolation within care environments for older people: an implementation study using collaborative action research

Sonam Zamir, Catherine Hagan Hennessy, Adrian H Taylor, Ray B Jones

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Are physiotherapists employing person-centred care for people with dementia? An exploratory qualitative study examining the experiences of people with dementia and their carers

Abigail J. Hall, Lisa Burrows, Iain A. Lang, Ruth Endacott, Victoria A. Goodwin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Polypharmacy in the oldest old (≥80 years of age) patients in China: a cross-sectional study

Xiaoxing Lai, Hongwei Zhu, Xiaopeng Huo, Zheng Li

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Does sarcopenia predict change in mobility after hip fracture? a multicenter observational study with one-year follow-up

Ole Martin Steihaug, Clara Gram Gjesdal, Bård Bogen, Målfrid Holen Kristoffersen, Gunhild Lien, Karl Ove Hufthammer, Anette Hylen Ranhoff

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Social factors and quality of life aspects on frailty syndrome in community-dwelling older adults: the VERISAÚDE study

Carmen de Labra, Ana Maseda, Laura Lorenzo-López, Rocío López-López, Ana Buján, José L. Rodríguez-Villamil, José Carlos Millán-Calenti

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Relationship of aging, skeletal muscle mass, and tooth loss with masseter muscle thickness

Kohei Yamaguchi, Haruka Tohara, Koji Hara, Ayako Nakane, Eriko Kajisa, Kanako Yoshimi, Shunsuke Minakuchi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An increasing number of hand injuries in an elderly population – a retrospective study over a 30-year period

Hans-Eric Rosberg, Lars B. Dahlin

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health economic evaluations of non-pharmacological interventions for persons with dementia and their informal caregivers: a systematic review

Franziska Nickel, Janina Barth, Peter L. Kolominsky-Rabas

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of whole-body electromyostimulation and / or protein supplementation on obesity and cardiometabolic risk in older men with sarcopenic obesity: the randomized controlled FranSO trial

Wolfgang Kemmler, Matthias Kohl, Ellen Freiberger, Cornel Sieber, Simon von Stengel

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How much do combined affective and cognitive impairments worsen rehabilitation outcomes after hip fracture ?

Laurence Seematter-Bagnoud, Sylvain Frascarolo, Christophe J. Büla

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Performance of a brief geriatric evaluation compared to a comprehensive geriatric assessment for detection of geriatric syndromes in family medicine: a prospective diagnostic study

Yolanda K. Mueller, Stefanie Monod, Isabella Locatelli, Christophe Büla, Jacques Cornuz, Nicolas Senn

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Frequent pain in older people with and without diabetes – Finnish community based study

M. Karjalainen, J. Saltevo, M. Tiihonen, M. Haanpää, H. Kautiainen, P. Mäntyselkä

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Coordinating resources for prospective medication risk management of older home care clients in primary care: procedure development and RCT study design for demonstrating its effectiveness

Terhi Toivo, Maarit Dimitrow, Juha Puustinen, Eeva Savela, Katariina Pelkonen, Valtteri Kiuru, Tuula Suominen, Sirkka Kinnunen, Mira Uunimäki, Sirkka-Liisa Kivelä, Saija Leikola, Marja Airaksinen

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Are self-reported gastrointestinal symptoms among older adults associated with increased intestinal permeability and psychological distress?

John-Peter Ganda Mall, Lina Östlund-Lagerström, Carl Mårten Lindqvist, Samal Algilani, Dara Rasoal, Dirk Repsilber, Robert J. Brummer, Åsa V. Keita, Ida Schoultz

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The burden of tooth loss in Italian elderly population living in nursing homes

Fabio Cocco, Guglielmo Campus, Laura Strohmenger, Viviana Cortesi Ardizzone, Maria Grazia Cagetti

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health literacy among older adults is associated with their 10-years’ cognitive functioning and decline - the Doetinchem Cohort Study

Bas Geboers, Ellen Uiters, Sijmen A. Reijneveld, Carel J. M. Jansen, Josué Almansa, Astrid C. J. Nooyens, W. M. Monique Verschuren, Andrea F. de Winter, H. Susan J. Picavet

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dysphagia risk, low muscle strength and poor cognition predict malnutrition risk in older adults at hospital admission

Idah Chatindiara, Jacqueline Allen, Amy Popman, Darshan Patel, Marilize Richter, Marlena Kruger, Carol Wham

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementation of grip strength measurement in medicine for older people wards as part of routine admission assessment: identifying facilitators and barriers using a theory-led intervention

Kinda Ibrahim, Carl R. May, Harnish P. Patel, Mark Baxter, Avan A. Sayer, Helen C. Roberts

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physical activity and fitness are associated with verbal memory, quality of life and depression among nursing home residents: preliminary data of a randomized controlled trial

Haritz Arrieta, Chloe Rezola-Pardo, Iñaki Echeverria, Miren Iturburu, Susana Maria Gil, Jose Javier Yanguas, Jon Irazusta, Ana Rodriguez-Larrad

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Perceptions of self-rated health among stroke survivors: a qualitative study in the United Kingdom

N. Mavaddat, E. Sadler, L. Lim, K. Williams, E. Warburton, A. L. Kinmonth, J. Mant, J. Burt, C. McKevitt

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Chair based exercise in community settings: a cluster randomised feasibility study

K. R. Robinson, A. L. Long, P. Leighton, S. Armstrong, R. Pulikottill-Jacob, J. R. F. Gladman, A. L. Gordon, P. Logan, K. A. Anthony, R. H. Harwood, P. E. Blackshaw, T. Masud

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Biological clocks and physical functioning in monozygotic female twins

Elina Sillanpää, Eija K. Laakkonen, Elina Vaara, Taina Rantanen, Vuokko Kovanen, Sarianna Sipilä, Jaakko Kaprio, Miina Ollikainen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The frail older person does not exist: development of frailty profiles with latent class analysis

W. M. Looman, I. N. Fabbricotti, J. W. Blom, A. P. D. Jansen, J. E. Lutomski, S. F. Metzelthin, R. Huijsman, on behalf of the TOPICS-MDS Research Consortium

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dog ownership, dog walking, and leisure-time walking among Taiwanese metropolitan and nonmetropolitan older adults

Yung Liao, Pin-Hsuan Huang, Yi-Ling Chen, Ming-Chun Hsueh, Shao-Hsi Chang

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Single and dual antiplatelet therapy in elderly patients of medically managed myocardial infarction

Ting-Tse Lin, Hsiu-Yun Lai, K. Arnold Chan, Yen-Yun Yang, Chao-Lun Lai, Mei-Shu Lai

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development and testing of an online community care platform for frail older adults in the Netherlands: a user-centred design

Sarah Willard, Ger Cremers, Yan Ping Man, Erik van Rossum, Marieke Spreeuwenberg, Luc de Witte

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Using observational facial descriptors to infer pain in persons with and without dementia

Stefan Lautenbacher, Anna Lena Walz, Miriam Kunz

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The relationship and mechanism between education and functional health status transition among older persons in China

He Chen, Hongwei Hu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Relationship between muscle strength and fall episodes among the elderly: the Yilan study, Taiwan

Nan-Ping Yang, Nai-Wei Hsu, Ching-Heng Lin, Hsi-Chung Chen, Hsuan-Ming Tsao, Su-Shun Lo, Pesus Chou

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

No one size fits all—the development of a theory-driven intervention to increase in-hospital mobility: the “WALK-FOR” study

Anna Zisberg, Maayan Agmon, Nurit Gur-Yaish, Debbie Rand, Yehudit Hayat, Efrat Gil, the WALK-FOR team

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The relative burden of community-acquired pneumonia hospitalizations in older adults: a retrospective observational study in the United States

Joshua D. Brown, James Harnett, Richard Chambers, Reiko Sato

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

SYNERGIC TRIAL (SYNchronizing Exercises, Remedies in Gait and Cognition) a multi-Centre randomized controlled double blind trial to improve gait and cognition in mild cognitive impairment

Manuel Montero-Odasso, Quincy J. Almeida, Amer M. Burhan, Richard Camicioli, Julien Doyon, Sarah Fraser, Karen Li, Teresa Liu-Ambrose, Laura Middleton, Susan Muir-Hunter, William McIlroy, José A. Morais, Frederico Pieruccini-Faria, Kevin Shoemaker, Mark Speechley, Akshya Vasudev, G. Y. Zou, Nicolas Berryman, Maxime Lussier, Leanne Vanderhaeghe, Louis Bherer

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cross-sectional and longitudinal factors influencing physical activity of 65 to 75-year-olds: a pan European cohort study based on the survey of health, ageing and retirement in Europe (SHARE)

Lena Lübs, Jenny Peplies, Carina Drell, Karin Bammann

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of a community health promotion program on social factors in a vulnerable older adult population residing in social housing

Gina Agarwal, Madison Brydges

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Characteristics of elderly patients with polypharmacy who refuse to participate in an in-hospital deprescribing intervention: a retrospective cross-sectional study

Junpei Komagamine, Kenichi Sugawara, Kazuhiko Hagane

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of a caregiver-inclusive assistive technology intervention: a randomized controlled trial

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

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Unmet healthcare needs of elderly people in Korea

Yoon-Sook Kim, Jongmin Lee, Yeonsil Moon, Kyoung Jin Kim, Kunsei Lee, Jaekyung Choi, Seol-Heui Han

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The increasing burden and complexity of multi-morbidity and polypharmacy in geriatric HIV patients: a cross sectional study of people aged 65 – 74 years and more than 75 years

G. Guaraldi, A. Malagoli, A. Calcagno, C. Mussi, B. M. Celesia, F. Carli, S. Piconi, G. V. De Socio, A. M. Cattelan, G. Orofino, A. Riva, E. Focà, S. Nozza, G. Di Perri

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Measuring mobility in older hospital patients with cognitive impairment using the de Morton Mobility Index

Tobias Braun, Christian Grüneberg, Christian Thiel, Ralf-Joachim Schulz

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between the gait pattern characteristics of older people and their two-step test scores

Yoshiyuki Kobayashi, Toru Ogata

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A pathway from low socioeconomic status to dementia in Japan: results from the Toyama dementia survey

Nobue Nakahori, Michikazu Sekine, Masaaki Yamada, Takashi Tatsuse, Hideki Kido, Michio Suzuki

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Reliability and validity of two fitness tracker devices in the laboratory and home environment for older community-dwelling people

Elissa Burton, Keith D. Hill, Nicola T. Lautenschlager, Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani, Gill Lewin, Eileen Boyle, Erin Howie

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A randomized controlled trial testing the effectiveness of a paramedic-delivered care transitions intervention to reduce emergency department revisits

Ranran Mi, Matthew M. Hollander, Courtney M. C. Jones, Eva H. DuGoff, Thomas V. Caprio, Jeremy T. Cushman, Amy J. H. Kind, Michael Lohmeier, Manish N. Shah

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Rate of individuals with clearly increased radiosensitivity rise with age both in healthy individuals and in cancer patients

Barbara Schuster, Anna Ellmann, Theresa Mayo, Judith Auer, Matthias Haas, Markus Hecht, Rainer Fietkau, Luitpold V. Distel

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Validation of an automatically generated screening score for frailty: the care assessment need (CAN) score

Jorge G. Ruiz, Shivani Priyadarshni, Zubair Rahaman, Kimberly Cabrera, Stuti Dang, Willy M. Valencia, Michael J. Mintzer

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Gender difference in the effects of interleukin-6 on grip strength – a systematic review and meta-analysis

Alexandra Mikó, László Pótó, Péter Mátrai, Péter Hegyi, Nóra Füredi, András Garami, Anita Illés, Margit Solymár, Áron Vincze, Márta Balaskó, Gabriella Pár, Patrícia Sarlós, Judit Bajor, Judit Tenk, Ildikó Rostás, Erika Pétervári

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementation of an evidence-based intervention to improve the wellbeing of people with dementia and their carers: study protocol for ‘Care of People with dementia in their Environments (COPE)’ in the Australian context

Lindy Clemson, Kate Laver, Yun-Hee Jeon, Tracy A Comans, Justin Scanlan, Miia Rahja, Jennifer Culph, Lee-Fay Low, Sally Day, Monica Cations, Maria Crotty, Susan Kurrle, Catherine Piersol, Laura N. Gitlin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictive biomarkers for death and rehospitalization in comorbid frail elderly heart failure patients

Cristina Pacho, Mar Domingo, Raquel Núñez, Josep Lupón, Julio Núñez, Jaume Barallat, Pedro Moliner, Marta de Antonio, Javier Santesmases, Germán Cediel, Santiago Roura, M. Cruz Pastor, Jordi Tor, Antoni Bayes-Genis

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) attenuates the peripheral neuromuscular dysfunction without inhibiting the activation of spinal microglia/monocyte

Fei Xie, Fan Zhang, Su Min, Jingyuan Chen, Jun Yang, Xin Wang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Relationship between occlusal force and falls among community-dwelling elderly in Japan: a cross-sectional correlative study

Maki Eto, Shinji Miyauchi

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of the reliability and validity for X16 balance testing scale for the elderly

Jingjuan Ju, Yu Jiang, Peng Zhou, Lin Li, Xiaolei Ye, Hongmei Wu, Bin Shen, Jialei Zhang, Xiaoding He, Chunjin Niu, Qinghua Xia

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of the WeCareAdvisor™ on family caregiver outcomes in dementia: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Helen C. Kales, Laura N. Gitlin, Barbara Stanislawski, H. Myra Kim, Katherine Marx, Molly Turnwald, Claire Chiang, Constantine G. Lyketsos

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Detecting pre-death grief in family caregivers of persons with dementia: measurement equivalence of the Mandarin-Chinese version of Marwit-Meuser caregiver grief inventory

Tau Ming Liew, Philip Yap, Nan Luo, Soo Boon Hia, Gerald Choon-Huat Koh, Bee Choo Tai

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Osteoporosis, diabetes, and hypertension are major risk factors for mortality in older adults: an intermediate report on a prospective survey of 1467 community-dwelling elderly healthy pensioners in Switzerland

Jean-Pierre Gutzwiller, Jean-Pierre Richterich, Zeno Stanga, Urs E. Nydegger, Lorenz Risch, Martin Risch

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Muscle mass and muscle strength are associated with pre- and post-hospitalization falls in older male inpatients: a longitudinal cohort study

Jeanine M. Van Ancum, Mirjam Pijnappels, Nini H. Jonkman, Kira Scheerman, Sjors Verlaan, Carel G. M. Meskers, Andrea B. Maier

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk factors for incident falls in older men and women: the English longitudinal study of ageing

Catharine R. Gale, Leo D. Westbury, Cyrus Cooper, Elaine M. Dennison

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The prevalence and determinants of polypharmacy at age 69: a British birth cohort study

Mark James Rawle, Marcus Richards, Daniel Davis, Diana Kuh

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Does life story work improve psychosocial well-being for older adults in the community? A quasi-experimental study

Claudia K. Y. Lai, Ayumi Igarashi, Clare T. K. Yu, Kenny C. W. Chin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between vascular comorbidity and progression of Alzheimer’s disease: a two-year observational study in Norwegian memory clinics

Rannveig Sakshaug Eldholm, Karin Persson, Maria Lage Barca, Anne-Brita Knapskog, Lena Cavallin, Knut Engedal, Geir Selbaek, Eva Skovlund, Ingvild Saltvedt

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Oral health and orofacial pain in people with dementia admitted to acute hospital wards: observational cohort study

Liza J. M. van de Rijt, Roxane A. F. Weijenberg, Alexandra R. Feast, Victoria Vickerstaff, Frank Lobbezoo, Elizabeth L. Sampson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Community health professionals’ dementia knowledge, attitudes and care approach: a cross-sectional survey in Changsha, China

Yao Wang, Lily Dongxia Xiao, Yang Luo, Shui-Yuan Xiao, Craig Whitehead, Owen Davies

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of an enhanced iron dense foods offering in the daily meals served in geriatric institutions on measures of iron deficiency anemia

Baerbel Sturtzel, Ibrahim Elmadfa, Brigitte Hermann, Walter Schippinger, Gerald Ohrenberger

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Protocol of an ongoing randomized controlled trial of care management for comorbid depression and hypertension: the Chinese Older Adult Collaborations in Health (COACH) study

Shulin Chen, Yeates Conwell, Jiang Xue, Lydia W. Li, Wan Tang, Hillary R. Bogner, Hengjin Dong

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Polypharmacy among HIV positive older adults on anti-retroviral therapy attending an urban clinic in Uganda

Michael Ssonko, Fiona Stanaway, Harriet K. Mayanja, Tabitha Namuleme, Robert Cumming, John L. Kyalimpa, Yvonne Karamagi, Barbara Mukasa, Vasi Naganathan

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An assistant workforce to improve screening rates and quality of care for older patients in the emergency department: findings of a pre- post, mixed methods study

Carolyn Hullick, Jane Conway, Isabel Higgins, Jacqueline Hewitt, Bernadette Stewart, Sophie Dilworth, John Attia

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Age effect on the prediction of risk of prolonged length hospital stay in older patients visiting the emergency department: results from a large prospective geriatric cohort study

C. P. Launay, A. Kabeshova, A. Lanoé, J. Chabot, E. J. Levinoff, O. Beauchet

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: Antipsychotics and dementia in Canada: a retrospective cross-sectional study of four health sectors

Sebastian Rios, Christopher M. Perlman, Andrew Costa, George Heckman, John P. Hirdes, Lori Mitchell

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Feasibility of LifeFul, a relationship and reablement-focused culture change program in residential aged care

Lee-Fay Low, Shruti Venkatesh, Lindy Clemson, Dafna Merom, Anne-Nicole Casey, Henry Brodaty

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Knee extension strength measurements should be considered as part of the comprehensive geriatric assessment

Suey S. Y. Yeung, Esmee M. Reijnierse, Marijke C. Trappenburg, Gerard J. Blauw, Carel G. M. Meskers, Andrea B. Maier

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators to the access to and use of formal dementia care: findings of a focus group study with people with dementia, informal carers and health and social care professionals in eight European countries

Astrid Stephan, Anja Bieber, Louise Hopper, Rachael Joyce, Kate Irving, Orazio Zanetti, Elisa Portolani, Liselot Kerpershoek, Frans Verhey, Marjolein de Vugt, Claire Wolfs, Siren Eriksen, Janne Røsvik, Maria J. Marques, Manuel Gonçalves-Pereira, Britt-Marie Sjölund, Hannah Jelley, Bob Woods, Gabriele Meyer, on behalf of the Actifcare Consortium

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between stairs in the home and instrumental activities of daily living among community-dwelling older adults

Kimiko Tomioka, Norio Kurumatani, Hiroshi Hosoi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between health risks and frailty in relation to the degree of housing damage among elderly survivors of the great East Japan earthquake

M. Tsubota-Utsugi, Y. Yonekura, K. Tanno, M. Nozue, H. Shimoda, N. Nishi, K. Sakata, S. Kobayashi, for the RIAS study

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Early and late signs that precede dying among older persons in nursing homes: the multidisciplinary team’s perspective

Helene Åvik Persson, Anna Sandgren, Carl-Johan Fürst, Gerd Ahlström, Lina Behm

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comprehensive pharmaceutical care to prevent drug-related readmissions of dependent-living elderly patients: a randomized controlled trial

R. Lenssen, K. Schmitz, C. Griesel, A. Heidenreich, J. B. Schulz, C. Trautwein, N. Marx, C. Fitzner, U. Jaehde, A. Eisert

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Determinants of adherence and effects on health-related quality of life after myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort study

Gundula Krack, Rolf Holle, Inge Kirchberger, Bernhard Kuch, Ute Amann, Hildegard Seidl

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Improved short and long term survival associated with percutaneous coronary intervention in the elderly patients with acute coronary syndrome

Xiaojing Chen, Salim Bary Barywani, Runa Sigurjonsdottir, Michael Fu

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A study protocol of Older Person’s Exercise and Nutrition Study (OPEN) - a sit-to-stand activity combined with oral protein supplement – effects on physical function and independence: a cluster randomized clinical trial

Helena Grönstedt, Sofia Vikström, Tommy Cederholm, Erika Franzén, Åke Seiger, Anders Wimo, Gerd Faxén-Irving, Anne-Marie Boström

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What do we know about frailty in the acute care setting? A scoping review

Olga Theou, Emma Squires, Kayla Mallery, Jacques S. Lee, Sherri Fay, Judah Goldstein, Joshua J. Armstrong, Kenneth Rockwood

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prediction of functional decline in community-dwelling older persons in general practice: a cohort study

Sophie C. E. van Blijswijk, Jeanet W. Blom, Anton J. M. de Craen, Wendy P. J. den Elzen, Jacobijn Gussekloo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Alzheimer’s disease severity and its association with patient and caregiver quality of life in Japan: results of a community-based survey

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

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Long-term persistence of withdrawal of temazepam, zopiclone, and zolpidem in older adults: a 3-year follow-up study

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

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A systematic review of non-pharmacological interventions to improve nighttime sleep among residents of long-term care settings

Elizabeth Capezuti, Rana Sagha Zadeh, Kevin Pain, Aleksa Basara, Nancy Ziyan Jiang, Ana C. Krieger

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mortality and associated risk factors for older adults admitted to the emergency department: a hospital cohort

Carmen García-Peña, Mario Ulises Pérez-Zepeda, Leslie Viridiana Robles-Jiménez, Sergio Sánchez-García, Ricardo Ramírez-Aldana, Pamela Tella-Vega

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Item distribution and inter-rater reliability of the German version of the quality of life in Alzheimer’s disease scale (QoL-AD) proxy for people with dementia living in nursing homes

Martin Nikolaus Dichter, Eva-Maria Wolschon, Christian G. G. Schwab, Gabriele Meyer, Sascha Köpke

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Informant questionnaire on cognitive decline in the elderly (IQCODE) for assessing the severity of dementia in patients with Alzheimer’s disease

Yunlong Ding, Jiali Niu, Yanrong Zhang, Wenpeng Liu, Yan Zhou, Can Wei, Yan Liu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Geriatric syndromes, multimorbidity, and disability overlap and increase healthcare use among older Chinese

Johnny T. K. Cheung, Ruby Yu, Zimu Wu, Samuel Y.S. Wong, Jean Woo

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How do clients in Australia experience Consumer Directed Care?

Liz Gill, Sandra L. Bradley, Ian D. Cameron, Julie Ratcliffe

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploration of 27 plasma immune markers: a cross-sectional comparison of 64 old psychiatric inpatients having unipolar major depression and 18 non-depressed old persons

Torfinn Lødøen Gaarden, Knut Engedal, Jūratė Šaltytė Benth, Marianne Larsen, Bernhard Lorentzen, Tom Eirik Mollnes, Tor Magne Bjølseth, Albert Castellheim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

18F-FDG PET/CT may be a suitable method for preoperative diagnosis and evaluation of Chinese older patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma

Xuling Li, Ying Zhang, Yongyang Zhang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Age and sex differences in emergency department visits of nursing home residents: a systematic review

Annika Brucksch, Falk Hoffmann, Katharina Allers

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pain perception of older adults in nursing home and home care settings: evidence from China

Yuebin Xu, Nan Jiang, Yean Wang, Qiang Zhang, Lin Chen, Shuang Ma

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effects of pre-existing dementia on surgical outcomes in emergent and nonemergent general surgical procedures: assessing differences in surgical risk with dementia

Woubet Tefera Kassahun

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Identifying drug substances of screening tool for older persons’ appropriate prescriptions for Japanese

Kaori Nomura, Taro Kojima, Shinya Ishii, Takuto Yonekawa, Masahiro Akishita, Manabu Akazawa

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Medication review versus usual care to improve drug therapies in older inpatients not admitted to geriatric wards: a quasi-experimental study (RASP-IGCT)

Lorenz Van der Linden, Julie Hias, Lisa Dreessen, Koen Milisen, Johan Flamaing, Isabel Spriet, Jos Tournoy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Concurrent validity and reliability of the Community Balance and Mobility scale in young-older adults

Michaela Weber, Jeanine Van Ancum, Ronny Bergquist, Kristin Taraldsen, Katharina Gordt, A. Stefanie Mikolaizak, Corinna Nerz, Mirjam Pijnappels, Nini H. Jonkman, Andrea B. Maier, Jorunn L. Helbostad, Beatrix Vereijken, Clemens Becker, Michael Schwenk

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Repeat emergency department visits by nursing home residents: a cohort study using health administrative data

Andrea Gruneir, Candemir Cigsar, Xuesong Wang, Alice Newman, Susan E. Bronskill, Geoff M. Anderson, Paula A. Rochon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A more comprehensive investigation of disability and associated factors among older adults receiving home-based care in rural Dongguan, China

Yaping Liang, Xiaojia Xu, Mingjuan Yin, Yulian Li, Yan Zhang, Lingfeng Huang, Jindong Ni

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Factors associated with quality of life in patients with Alzheimer’s disease

Coralie Barbe, Damien Jolly, Isabella Morrone, Aurore Wolak-Thierry, Moustapha Dramé, Jean-Luc Novella, Rachid Mahmoudi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Unmet needs of activities of daily living among a community-based sample of disabled elderly people in Eastern China: a cross-sectional study

Shen Chen, Jing Zheng, Chen Chen, Ying Xing, Yan Cui, Yaping Ding, Xiuyun Li

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Developing quality indicators for in-patient post-acute care

John N. Morris, Katherine Berg, Eva Topinkova, Leonard C. Gray, Erez Schachter

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS) reliably stratifies octogenarians in German ICUs: a multicentre prospective cohort study

Johanna M. Muessig, Amir M. Nia, Maryna Masyuk, Alexander Lauten, Anne Lena Sacher, Thorsten Brenner, Marcus Franz, Frank Bloos, Henning Ebelt, Stefan J. Schaller, Kristina Fuest, Christian Rabe, Thorben Dieck, Stephan Steiner, Tobias Graf, Rolf A. Jánosi, Patrick Meybohm, Philipp Simon, Stefan Utzolino, Tim Rahmel, Eberhard Barth, Michael Schuster, Malte Kelm, Christian Jung

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study of neurodegenerative and small vessel disease, and clinical cognitive trajectories in non demented patients with transient ischemic attack: the PREVENT study

Sana Tariq, Christopher D. d’Esterre, Tolulope T. Sajobi, Eric E. Smith, Richard Stewart Longman, Richard Frayne, Shelagh B. Coutts, Nils D. Forkert, Philip A. Barber

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effectiveness of functional task exercise and physical therapy as prevention of functional decline in community dwelling older people with complex health problems

Petra C. Siemonsma, Jeanet W. Blom, Hedwig Hofstetter, Ariëtte T. H. van Hespen, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Yvonne M. Drewes, Nico L. U. van Meeteren

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Supporting shared decision making for older people with multiple health and social care needs: a realist synthesis

Frances Bunn, Claire Goodman, Bridget Russell, Patricia Wilson, Jill Manthorpe, Greta Rait, Isabel Hodkinson, Marie-Anne Durand

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Do older individuals who are diagnosed with cancer have worse physical performance prior to diagnosis compared to matched controls? A longitudinal cohort study

S. M. L. M. Looijaard, M. S. Slee-Valentijn, L. N. Groeneveldt, D. J. H. Deeg, M. Huisman, A. B. Maier

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Use of modified diets to prevent aspiration in oropharyngeal dysphagia: is current practice justified?

Shaun T. O’Keeffe

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictors of discontinuation, efficacy, and safety of memantine treatment for Alzheimer’s disease: meta-analysis and meta-regression of 18 randomized clinical trials involving 5004 patients

Lídia Blanco-Silvente, Dolors Capellà, Josep Garre-Olmo, Joan Vilalta-Franch, Xavier Castells

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Informal caregivers’ perspectives on health of and (potentially inappropriate) medication for (relatively) independent oldest-old people – a qualitative interview study

Nadine Janis Pohontsch, Antje Löffler, Tobias Luck, Kathrin Heser, Debora Parker, Britta Haenisch, Steffi G. Riedel-Heller, Frank Jessen, Martin Scherer

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development and validation of a multi-domain multimorbidity resilience index for an older population: results from the baseline Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

Andrew Wister, Scott Lear, Nadine Schuurman, Dawn MacKey, Barbara Mitchell, Theodore Cosco, Ian Fyffe

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Investigating falls in adults with intellectual disability living in community settings and their experiences of post-fall care services: protocol for a prospective observational cohort study

Portia Ho, Caroline Bulsara, Shane Patman, Max Bulsara, Jenny Downs, Anne-Marie Hill

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Determinants for utilization and transitions of long-term care in adults 65+ in Germany: results from the longitudinal KORA-Age study

Kathrin Steinbeisser, Eva Grill, Rolf Holle, Annette Peters, Hildegard Seidl

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluating an integrated primary care approach to improve well-being among frail community-living older people: A theory-guided study protocol

Lotte Vestjens, Jane M. Cramm, Erwin Birnie, Anna P. Nieboer

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparison of access to health services among urban-to-urban and rural-to-urban older migrants, and urban and rural older permanent residents in Zhejiang Province, China: a cross-sectional survey

Sha Ma, Xudong Zhou, Minmin Jiang, Qiuju Li, Chao Gao, Weiming Cao, Lu Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Psychosocial interventions for Alzheimer’s disease cognitive symptoms: a Bayesian network meta-analysis

Yuting Duan, Liming Lu, Juexuan Chen, Chunxiao Wu, Jielin Liang, Yan Zheng, Jinjian Wu, Peijing Rong, Chunzhi Tang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A cross-sectional exploratory analysis between pet ownership, sleep, exercise, health and neighbourhood perceptions: the Whitehall II cohort study

Gill Mein, Robert Grant

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Continuity and utilization of health and community care in elderly patients with heart failure before and after hospitalization

Emma Säfström, Tiny Jaarsma, Anna Strömberg

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cross-sectional study of prevalence of dementia, behavioural symptoms, mobility, pain and other health parameters in nursing homes in Austria and the Czech Republic: results from the DEMDATA project

Stefanie R. Auer, Margit Höfler, Elisabeth Linsmayer, Anna Beránková, Doris Prieschl, Paulina Ratajczak, Michal Šteffl, Iva Holmerová

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Early life stress and frailty in old age: the Helsinki birth cohort study

M. J. Haapanen, M. M. Perälä, M. K. Salonen, E. Kajantie, M. Simonen, P. Pohjolainen, A. K. Pesonen, K. Räikkönen, J. G. Eriksson, M. B. von Bonsdorff

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementing advance care planning in nursing homes – study protocol of a cluster-randomized clinical trial

Trygve Johannes Lereim Sævareid, Lillian Lillemoen, Lisbeth Thoresen, Reidun Førde, Elisabeth Gjerberg, Reidar Pedersen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Preliminary evidence for an increased likelihood of a stable trajectory in mild cognitive impairment in individuals with higher motivational abilities

Myriam V. Thoma, Simon Forstmeier, Roger Schmid, Oliver Kellner, Franziskos Xepapadakos, Ursula Schreiter Gasser, Andreas Blessing, Axel Ropohl, Gabriela Bieri-Brüning, Dries Debeer, Andreas Maercker

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Passive exercise to improve quality of life, activities of daily living, care burden and cognitive functioning in institutionalized older adults with dementia – a randomized controlled trial study protocol

Marelle Heesterbeek, Eddy A. Van der Zee, Marieke J. G. van Heuvelen

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A digitally supported home-based exercise training program and dietary protein intervention for community dwelling older adults: protocol of the cluster randomised controlled VITAMIN trial

Jantine van den Helder, Carliene van Dronkelaar, Michael Tieland, Sumit Mehra, Tessa Dadema, Bart Visser, Ben J. A. Kröse, Raoul H. H. Engelbert, Peter J. M. Weijs

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The importance of trust-based relations and a holistic approach in advance care planning with people with dementia in primary care: a qualitative study

Bram Tilburgs, Myrra Vernooij-Dassen, Raymond Koopmans, Marije Weidema, Marieke Perry, Yvonne Engels

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The contrasting role of technology as both supportive and hindering in the everyday lives of people with mild cognitive deficits: a focus group study

Eva Lindqvist, Annika PerssonVasiliou, Amy S. Hwang, Alex Mihailidis, Arlene Astelle, Andrew Sixsmith, Louise Nygård

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health behaviors influencing depressive symptoms in older Koreans living alone: secondary data analysis of the 2014 Korean longitudinal study of aging

Heejung Kim, Sooyoung Kwon, Soyun Hong, Sangeun Lee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Age dependency of risk factors for cognitive decline

N. Legdeur, M. W. Heymans, H. C. Comijs, M. Huisman, A. B. Maier, P. J. Visser

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sarcopenia as a predictor of hospitalization among older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Xiaoming Zhang, Wenwu Zhang, Conghua Wang, Wuyuan Tao, Qingli Dou, Yunzhi Yang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dementia as a predictor of care-related quality of life in informal caregivers: a cross-sectional study to investigate differences in health-related outcomes between dementia and non-dementia caregivers

Nina Karg, Elmar Graessel, Ottilie Randzio, Anna Pendergrass

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

DREAMeR: Drug use Reconsidered in the Elderly using goal Attainment scales during Medication Review; study protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Sanne Verdoorn, Henk-Frans Kwint, Jeanet Blom, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Marcel L. Bouvy

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Depression, malnutrition, and health-related quality of life among Nepali older patients

Saruna Ghimire, Binaya Kumar Baral, Buddhi Raj Pokhrel, Asmita Pokhrel, Anushree Acharya, Dipta Amatya, Prabisha Amatya, Shiva Raj Mishra

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hand dexterity, not handgrip strength, is associated with executive function in Japanese community-dwelling older adults: a cross-sectional study

Kimi Estela Kobayashi-Cuya, Ryota Sakurai, Naoko Sakuma, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Masashi Yasunaga, Susumu Ogawa, Toru Takebayashi, Yoshinori Fujiwara

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Falls prevention through physical and cognitive training (falls PACT) in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a randomized controlled trial protocol

Donald S. Lipardo, William W. N. Tsang

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Randomized controlled trial to evaluate a prevention program for frail community-dwelling older adults: a D-SCOPE protocol

Deborah Lambotte, Liesbeth De Donder, Ellen E. De Roeck, Lieve J. Hoeyberghs, Anne van der Vorst, Daan Duppen, Michaël Van der Elst, Bram Fret, Sarah Dury, An-Sofie Smetcoren, Martinus J. M. Kardol, Sebastiaan Engelborghs, Peter Paul De Deyn, Nico De Witte, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen, G. A. Rixt Zijlstra, Jan De Lepeleire, Birgitte Schoenmakers, Dominique Verté, Eva Dierckx

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-hypertensive medications and injurious falls in an older population of low socioeconomic status: a nested case-control study

Zafirah Banu, Ka Keat Lim, Yu Heng Kwan, Kai Zhen Yap, Hui Ting Ang, Chuen Seng Tan, Warren Fong, Julian Thumboo, Kheng Hock Lee, Truls Ostbye, Lian Leng Low

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sleep duration and sleep disturbances in association with falls among the middle-aged and older adults in China: a population-based nationwide study

Samuel Kwaku Essien, Cindy Xin Feng, Wenjie Sun, Marwa Farag, Longhai Li, Yongqing Gao

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Causes and correlates of 30 day and 180 day readmission following discharge from a Medicine for the Elderly Rehabilitation unit

Lloyd D. Hughes, Miles D. Witham

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The prevalence of depressive symptoms in Chinese longevous persons and its correlation with vitamin D status

Yao Yao, Shihui Fu, Hao Zhang, Nan Li, Qiao Zhu, Fu Zhang, Fuxin Luan, Yali Zhao, Yao He

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of malnutrition and associated factors among community-dwelling older persons in Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional study

H. D. W. T. Damayanthi, F. M. Moy, K. L. Abdullah, S. D. Dharmaratne

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Relationship of muscle function to circulating myostatin, follistatin and GDF11 in older women and men

Elizaveta Fife, Joanna Kostka, Łukasz Kroc, Agnieszka Guligowska, Małgorzata Pigłowska, Bartłomiej Sołtysik, Agnieszka Kaufman-Szymczyk, Krystyna Fabianowska-Majewska, Tomasz Kostka

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictors of recovering ambulation after hip fracture inpatient rehabilitation

Francesca Cecchi, Silvia Pancani, Desiderio Antonioli, Lucia Avila, Manuele Barilli, Massimo Gambini, Lucilla Landucci Pellegrini, Emanuela Romano, Chiara Sarti, Margherita Zingoni, Maria Assunta Gabrielli, Federica Vannetti, Guido Pasquini, Claudio Macchi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A framework for secondary cognitive and motor tasks in dual-task gait testing in people with mild cognitive impairment

Susan W. Hunter, Alison Divine, Courtney Frengopoulos, Manuel Montero Odasso

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Characteristics and predictors for hospitalizations of home-dwelling older persons receiving community care: a cohort study from Norway

Martha Therese Gjestsen, Kolbjørn Brønnick, Ingelin Testad

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The OptimaMed intervention to reduce inappropriate medications in nursing home residents with severe dementia: results from a quasi-experimental feasibility pilot study

Machelle Wilchesky, Gerhard Mueller, Michèle Morin, Martine Marcotte, Philippe Voyer, Michèle Aubin, Pierre-Hugues Carmichael, Nathalie Champoux, Johanne Monette, Anik Giguère, Pierre Durand, René Verreault, Marcel Arcand, Edeltraut Kröger

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Psychological distress in elderly people is associated with diet, wellbeing, health status, social support and physical functioning- a HUNT3 study

Kjersti Grønning, Geir A. Espnes, Camilla Nguyen, Ana Maria Ferreira Rodrigues, Maria Joao Gregorio, Rute Sousa, Helena Canhão, Beate André

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Low 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and the risk of frailty syndrome: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis

Sang Yhun Ju, June Young Lee, Do Hoon Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Impact of a nurse-based intervention on medication outcomes in vulnerable older adults

Michael A. Steinman, Marcelo Low, Ran D. Balicer, Efrat Shadmi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exercise patterns in older adults instructed to follow moderate- or high-intensity exercise protocol – the generation 100 study

Line Skarsem Reitlo, Silvana Bucher Sandbakk, Hallgeir Viken, Nils Petter Aspvik, Jan Erik Ingebrigtsen, Xiangchun Tan, Ulrik Wisløff, Dorthe Stensvold

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Coping with dementia caregiving: a mixed-methods study on feasibility and benefits of a psycho-educative group program

S. Pihet, S. Kipfer

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: Hand dexterity, not handgrip strength, is associated with executive function in Japanese community-dwelling older adults: a cross-sectional study

Kimi Estela Kobayashi-Cuya, Ryota Sakurai, Naoko Sakuma, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Masashi Yasunaga, Susumu Ogawa, Toru Takebayashi, Yoshinori Fujiwara

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Variation in the health outcomes associated with frailty among home care clients: relevance of caregiver distress and client sex

Colleen J. Maxwell, Michael A. Campitelli, Christina Diong, Luke Mondor, David B. Hogan, Joseph E. Amuah, Sarah Leslie, Dallas Seitz, Sudeep Gill, Kednapa Thavorn, Walter P. Wodchis, Andrea Gruneir, Gary Teare, Susan E. Bronskill

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Nordic walking training and nutritional supplementation in pre-frail older Indians: an open-labelled experimental pre-test and post-test pilot study to develop intervention model

Prasun Chatterjee, Prakash Kumar, Ramesh Kandel, Ruchika Madan, Meenakshi Tyagi, Deepa Anil Kumar, Maroof Ahmad Khan, Gaurav Desai, Preeti Chaudhary, Shyama Gupta, Kanika Grover, Aparajit Ballav Dey

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Technology-based cognitive training and rehabilitation interventions for individuals with mild cognitive impairment: a systematic review

Shaoqing Ge, Zheng Zhu, Bei Wu, Eleanor S. McConnell

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interventions to address social connectedness and loneliness for older adults: a scoping review

Hannah M. O’Rourke, Laura Collins, Souraya Sidani

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Promoting safe walking among older people: the effects of a physical and cognitive training intervention vs. physical training alone on mobility and falls among older community-dwelling men and women (the PASSWORD study): design and methods of a randomized controlled trial

Sarianna Sipilä, Anna Tirkkonen, Tuomo Hänninen, Pia Laukkanen, Markku Alen, Roger A. Fielding, Miia Kivipelto, Katja Kokko, Jenni Kulmala, Taina Rantanen, Sanna E. Sihvonen, Elina Sillanpää, Anna Stigsdotter-Neely, Timo Törmäkangas

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Adherence to driving cessation advice given to patients with cognitive impairment and consequences for mobility

Dafne Piersma, Anselm B. M. Fuermaier, Dick De Waard, Ragnhild J. Davidse, Jolieke De Groot, Michelle J. A. Doumen, Rudolf W. H. M. Ponds, Peter P. De Deyn, Wiebo H. Brouwer, Oliver Tucha

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Diagnostic test accuracy of a novel smartphone application for the assessment of attention deficits in delirium in older hospitalised patients: a prospective cohort study protocol

Lisa-Marie Rutter, Eva Nouzova, David J. Stott, Christopher J. Weir, Valentina Assi, Jennifer H. Barnett, Caoimhe Clarke, Nikki Duncan, Jonathan Evans, Samantha Green, Kirsty Hendry, Meigan McGinlay, Jenny McKeever, Duncan G. Middleton, Stuart Parks, Robert Shaw, Elaine Tang, Tim Walsh, Alexander J. Weir, Elizabeth Wilson, Tara Quasim, Alasdair M.J. MacLullich, Zoë Tieges

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Using different anthropometric indices to assess prediction ability of type 2 diabetes in elderly population: a 5 year prospective study

Jing Yang, Fei Wang, Jing Wang, Xu Han, Hua Hu, Caizheng Yu, Jing Yuan, Ping Yao, Xiaoping Miao, Sheng Wei, Youjie Wang, Weihong Chen, Yuan Liang, Huan Guo, Xiaomin Zhang, Dan Zheng, Yuhan Tang, Handong Yang, Meian He

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence and predictors of vitamin D-deficiency in frail older hospitalized patients

Simon Friedrich Boettger, Bjoern Angersbach, Christiane Nicola Klimek, Ana Lemos Monteiro Wanderley, Azim Shaibekov, Lars Sieske, Baigang Wang, Matthias Zuchowski, Rainer Wirth, Maryam Pourhassan

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Geriatric palliative care: a view of its concept, challenges and strategies

R. Voumard, E. Rubli Truchard, L. Benaroyo, G. D. Borasio, C. Büla, R. J. Jox

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Urine cultures in a long-term care facility (LTCF): time for improvement

J. Haaijman, E. E. Stobberingh, L. W. van Buul, C. M. P. M. Hertogh, H. Horninge

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Minimally invasive anterior muscle-sparing versus a transgluteal approach for hemiarthroplasty in femoral neck fractures-a prospective randomised controlled trial including 190 elderly patients

Franziska Saxer, Patrick Studer, Marcel Jakob, Norbert Suhm, Rachel Rosenthal, Salome Dell-Kuster, Werner Vach, Nicolas Bless

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health-related quality of life on tele-monitoring for users with pacemakers 6 months after implant: the NORDLAND study, a randomized trial

Antonio Lopez-Villegas, Daniel Catalan-Matamoros, Remedios Lopez-Liria, Terje Enebakk, Hilde Thunhaug, Knut Tore Lappegård

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Does social participation reduce the risk of functional disability among older adults in China? A survival analysis using the 2005–2011 waves of the CLHLS data

Min Gao, Zhihong Sa, Yanyu Li, Weijun Zhang, Donghua Tian, Shengfa Zhang, Linni Gu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association among handgrip strength, body mass index and decline in cognitive function among the elderly women

Su-min Jeong, Seulggie Choi, Kyuwoong Kim, Sung Min Kim, Sujin Kim, Sang Min Park

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A mixed methods case study exploring the impact of membership of a multi-activity, multicentre community group on social wellbeing of older adults

Gabrielle Lindsay-Smith, Grant O’Sullivan, Rochelle Eime, Jack Harvey, Jannique G. Z. van Uffelen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between cognitive function and life-space mobility in older adults: results from the FRéLE longitudinal study

François Béland, Dominic Julien, Nathalie Bier, Johanne Desrosiers, Marie-Jeanne Kergoat, Louise Demers

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The start of caring for an elderly dependent family member: a qualitative metasynthesis

Lourdes Moral-Fernández, Antonio Frías-Osuna, Sara Moreno-Cámara, Pedro A. Palomino-Moral, Rafael Del-Pino-Casado

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Aging perceptions matter for the well-being of elderly Turkish migrants, especially among the chronically ill

Jane M. Cramm, Anna P. Nieboer

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A wearable hip-assist robot reduces the cardiopulmonary metabolic energy expenditure during stair ascent in elderly adults: a pilot cross-sectional study

Dong-Seok Kim, Hwang-Jae Lee, Su-Hyun Lee, Won Hyuk Chang, Junwon Jang, Byung-Ok Choi, Gyu-Ha Ryu, Yun-Hee Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Identifying and understanding the health and social care needs of older adults with multiple chronic conditions and their caregivers: a scoping review

Katherine S. McGilton, Shirin Vellani, Lily Yeung, Jawad Chishtie, Elana Commisso, Jenny Ploeg, Melissa K. Andrew, Ana Patricia Ayala, Mikaela Gray, Debra Morgan, Amanda Froehlich Chow, Edna Parrott, Doug Stephens, Lori Hale, Margaret Keatings, Jennifer Walker, Walter P. Wodchis, Veronique Dubé, Janet McElhaney, Martine Puts

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of 12-month home-based physiotherapy on duration of living at home and functional capacity among older persons with signs of frailty or with a recent hip fracture - protocol of a randomized controlled trial (HIPFRA study)

Paula Soukkio, Sara Suikkanen, Sanna Kääriä, Hannu Kautiainen, Sarianna Sipilä, Katriina Kukkonen-Harjula, Markku Hupli

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Long-term evaluation of the implementation of a large fall and fracture prevention program in long-term care facilities

Patrick Roigk, Clemens Becker, Claudia Schulz, Hans-Helmut König, Kilian Rapp

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Deep learning based low-cost high-accuracy diagnostic framework for dementia using comprehensive neuropsychological assessment profiles

Hyun-Soo Choi, Jin Yeong Choe, Hanjoo Kim, Ji Won Han, Yeon Kyung Chi, Kayoung Kim, Jongwoo Hong, Taehyun Kim, Tae Hui Kim, Sungroh Yoon, Ki Woong Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring the sensory screening experiences of nurses working in long-term care homes with residents who have dementia: a qualitative study

Fiona Höbler, Xochil Argueta-Warden, Miriam Rodríguez-Monforte, Astrid Escrig-Pinol, Walter Wittich, Katherine S. McGilton

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Disability, quality of life and all-cause mortality in older Mexican adults: association with multimorbidity and frailty

Ana Rivera-Almaraz, Betty Manrique-Espinoza, José Alberto Ávila-Funes, Somnath Chatterji, Nirmala Naidoo, Paul Kowal, Aarón Salinas-Rodríguez

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluating the social fitness Programme for older people with cognitive problems and their caregivers: lessons learned from a failed trial

H W Donkers, D J Van der Veen, S Teerenstra, M J Vernooij-Dassen, M W G Nijhuis-vander Sanden, M J L Graff

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Potentially inappropriate medication use among hypertensive older African-American adults

Mohsen Bazargan, James L Smith, Ebony O King

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An anticholinergic burden score for German prescribers: score development

Esther Katharina Kiesel, Yvonne Marina Hopf, Michael Drey

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of whole body vibration training on quadriceps voluntary activation level of people with age-related muscle loss (sarcopenia): a randomized pilot study

Ning Wei, Gabriel Y. F. Ng

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Home and community-based services coordination for homebound older adults in home-based primary care

Gregory J. Norman, Amy J. Wade, Andrea M. Morris, Jill C. Slaboda

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Challenges of conducting research in long-term care facilities: a systematic review

Helen R Lam, Selina Chow, Kate Taylor, Ronald Chow, Henry Lam, Katija Bonin, Leigha Rowbottom, Nathan Herrmann

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Retrospective assessment of patient characteristics and healthcare costs prior to a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease in an administrative claims database

Radhika Nair, Virginia S. Haynes, Mir Siadaty, Nick C. Patel, Adam S. Fleisher, Derek Van Amerongen, Michael M. Witte, AnnCatherine M. Downing, Leslie Ann Hazel Fernandez, Vishal Saundankar, Daniel E. Ball

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Unplanned Readmission prevention by Geriatric Emergency Network for Transitional care (URGENT): protocol of a prospective single centre quasi-experimental study

Els Devriendt, Pieter Heeren, Steffen Fieuws, Nathalie I. H. Wellens, Mieke Deschodt, Johan Flamaing, Marc Sabbe, Koen Milisen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effects of pain on quadriceps strength, joint proprioception and dynamic balance among women aged 65 to 75 years with knee osteoarthritis

Dokyung Kim, Geon Park, Liang-Tseng Kuo, Wonhah Park

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pre-kidney transplant lower extremity impairment and transplant length of stay: a time-to-discharge analysis of a prospective cohort study

Anthony J. Nastasi, Tyler S. Bryant, Jimmy T. Le, Jennifer Schrack, Hao Ying, Christine E. Haugen, Marlís González Fernández, Dorry L. Segev, Mara A. McAdams-DeMarco

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Item distribution, internal consistency, and structural validity of the German version of the DEMQOL and DEMQOL–proxy

Christian G. G. Schwab, Martin Nikolaus Dichter, Martin Berwig

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of a home based, low intensity, physical exercise program in older adults dialysis patients: a secondary analysis of the EXCITE trial

Rossella Baggetta, Graziella D’Arrigo, Claudia Torino, Samar Abd ElHafeez, Fabio Manfredini, Francesca Mallamaci, Carmine Zoccali, Giovanni Tripepi, on behalf of the EXCITE Working group

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interventions for frail community-dwelling older adults have no significant effect on adverse outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Michael Van der Elst, Birgitte Schoenmakers, Daan Duppen, Deborah Lambotte, Bram Fret, Bert Vaes, Jan De Lepeleire, D-SCOPE Consortium

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Octo- and nonagenarians’ outlook on life and death when living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator: a cross-sectional study

Ingela Thylén, Debra K. Moser, Anna Strömberg

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A comparison of perceived uselessness between centenarians and non-centenarians in China

Yuan Zhao, Hong Fu, Aimei Guo, Li Qiu, Karen S. L. Cheung, Bei Wu, Daniela Jopp, Danan Gu

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The “more at home with dementia” program: a randomized controlled study protocol to determine how caregiver training affects the well-being of patients and caregivers

Elizabeth G. Birkenhäger-Gillesse, Boudewijn J. Kollen, Sytse U. Zuidema, Wilco P. Achterberg

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Associations between health-related quality of life, physical function and fear of falling in older fallers receiving home care

Maria Bjerk, Therese Brovold, Dawn A. Skelton, Astrid Bergland

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physical diagnoses in nursing home residents - is dementia or severity of dementia of importance?

Live Bredholt Jørgensen, Berit Marie Thorleifsson, Geir Selbæk, Jūratė Šaltytė Benth, Anne-Sofie Helvik

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Trajectories of allostatic load among older Americans and Britons: longitudinal cohort studies

Gindo Tampubolon, Asri Maharani

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of cognitive and executive functions on perception of quality of life of cognitively normal elderly people dwelling in residential aged care facilities in Sri Lanka

Madushika Wishvanie Kodagoda Gamage, Chandana Hewage, Kithsiri Dedduwa Pathirana

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

HIV testing and counselling experiences: a qualitative study of older adults living with HIV in western Kenya

Jepchirchir Kiplagat, Susann Huschke

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The association between obesity and social exclusion in middle-aged and older adults: findings from a nationally representative study in Germany

André Hajek, Hans-Helmut König

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Clinical outcomes and prognostic factors in patients directly transferred to the intensive care unit from long-term care beds in institutions and hospitals: a retrospective clinical study

Su Hwan Lee, Soo Jung Kim, Yoon Hee Choi, Jin Hwa Lee, Jung Hyun Chang, Yon Ju Ryu

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Alzheimer’s disease risk factors as mediators of subjective memory impairment and objective memory decline: protocol for a construct-level replication analysis

Nikki L. Hill, Jacqueline Mogle

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Montreal cognitive assessment reflects cognitive reserve

Jae Myeong Kang, Young-Sung Cho, Soowon Park, Byung Ho Lee, Bo Kyung Sohn, Chi Hyun Choi, Jeong-Seok Choi, Hee Yeon Jeong, Seong-Jin Cho, Jae-Hong Lee, Jun-Young Lee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Regional variation in healthcare spending and mortality among senior high-cost healthcare users in Ontario, Canada: a retrospective matched cohort study

Sergei Muratov, Justin Lee, Anne Holbrook, Andrew Costa, J. Michael Paterson, Jason R. Guertin, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Tara Gomes, Wayne Khuu, Jean-Eric Tarride

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A randomised controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of tai chi alongside usual care with usual care alone on the postural balance of community-dwelling people with dementia: protocol for the TACIT trial (TAi ChI for people with demenTia)

Samuel R. Nyman, Christopher Hayward, Wendy Ingram, Peter Thomas, Sarah Thomas, Michael Vassallo, James Raftery, Helen Allen, Yolanda Barrado-Martín

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of frailty, cognitive impairment, and sarcopenia in outpatients with cardiometabolic disease in a frailty clinic

Yoshiaki Tamura, Joji Ishikawa, Yoshinori Fujiwara, Masashi Tanaka, Nobuo Kanazawa, Yuko Chiba, Ai Iizuka, Sho Kaito, Jun Tanaka, Masamitsu Sugie, Takashi Nishimura, Akiko Kanemaru, Keigo Shimoji, Hirohiko Hirano, Ko Furuta, Akihiko Kitamura, Satoshi Seino, Shoji Shinkai, Kazumasa Harada, Shunei Kyo, Hideki Ito, Atsushi Araki

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Serum cystatin C, impaired kidney function, and geriatric depressive symptoms among older people living in a rural area: a population-based study

Ling Wu, Zhongrui Yan, Hui Jiang, Huaimei Xing, Haohao Li, Chengxuan Qiu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Handgrip strength in old and oldest old Swiss adults – a cross-sectional study

Julia Wearing, Peter Konings, Maria Stokes, Eling D. de Bruin

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparison of a group-delivered and individually delivered lifestyle-integrated functional exercise (LiFE) program in older persons: a randomized noninferiority trial

Carl-Philipp Jansen, Corinna Nerz, Franziska Kramer, Sarah Labudek, Jochen Klenk, Judith Dams, Hans-Helmut König, Lindy Clemson, Clemens Becker, Michael Schwenk

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Higher levels of tumor necrosis factor β are associated with frailty in socially vulnerable community-dwelling older adults

Carla M. C. Nascimento, Marisa S. Zazzetta, Grace A. O. Gomes, Fabiana S. Orlandi, Karina Gramani-Say, Fernando A. Vasilceac, Aline C. M. Gratão, Sofia C. I. Pavarini, Marcia R. Cominetti

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The association between living alone and health care utilisation in older adults: a retrospective cohort study of electronic health records from a London general practice

Kathryn Dreyer, Adam Steventon, Rebecca Fisher, Sarah R. Deeny

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Is excess weight a burden for older adults who suffer chronic pain?

Huan-Ji Dong, Britt Larsson, Lars-Åke Levin, Lars Bernfort, Björn Gerdle

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of body mass index, lower extremity performance, and use of a private car on incident life-space restriction: a two-year follow-up study

Taishi Tsuji, Merja Rantakokko, Erja Portegijs, Anne Viljanen, Taina Rantanen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A need to improve the assessment of environmental hazards for falls on stairs and in bathrooms: results of a scoping review

Rosanne Blanchet, Nancy Edwards

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patient-centred access to health care: a framework analysis of the care interface for frail older adults

Donata Kurpas, Holly Gwyther, Katarzyna Szwamel, Rachel L. Shaw, Barbara D’Avanzo, Carol A. Holland, Maria Magdalena Bujnowska-Fedak

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The pace and prognosis of peripheral sensory loss in advanced age: association with gait speed and falls

Lewis A. Lipsitz, Brad Manor, Daniel Habtemariam, Ikechukwu Iloputaife, Junhong Zhou, Thomas G. Travison

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“You’ve got to look after yourself, to be able to look after them” a qualitative study of the unmet needs of caregivers of community based primary health care patients

Kerry Kuluski, Allie Peckham, Ashlinder Gill, Jasleen Arneja, Frances Morton-Chang, John Parsons, Cecilia Wong-Cornall, Ann McKillop, Ross E. G. Upshur, Nicolette Sheridan

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects, costs and feasibility of the ‘Stay Active at Home’ Reablement training programme for home care professionals: study protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial

Silke F. Metzelthin, Teuni H. Rooijackers, Gertrud A. R. Zijlstra, Erik van Rossum, Marja Y. Veenstra, Annemarie Koster, Silvia M. A. A. Evers, Gerard J. P. van Breukelen, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mixed methods developmental evaluation of the CHOICE program: a relationship-centred mealtime intervention for long-term care

Sarah Wu, Jill M. Morrison, Hilary Dunn-Ridgeway, Vanessa Vucea, Sabrina Iuglio, Heather Keller

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sedative-hypnotic initiation and renewal at discharge in hospitalized older patients: an observational study

Elsa Bourcier, Amandine Baptiste, Adrien Borowik, Lucas Zerbib, Dominique Bonnet-Zamponi, Florence Tubach, Christine Fernandez, Patrick Hindlet

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Quality of life and paracetamol in advanced dementia (Q-PID): protocol of a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled crossover trial

Paulien H. van Dam, Wilco P. Achterberg, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Bettina S. Husebo, Monique A. A. Caljouw

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Study protocol on Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders: focus on clinical and imaging predictive markers in co-existing lesions

Nawele Boublay, Denis Fédérico, Alain Pesce, Marc Verny, Frédéric Blanc, Marc Paccalin, Thomas Desmidt, Pierre Grosmaître, Olivier Moreaud, Solveig Relland, Estelle Bravant, Romain Bouet, Pierre Krolak-Salmon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Gout and dementia in the elderly: a cohort study of Medicare claims

Jasvinder A. Singh, John D. Cleveland

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Environmental factors and risk of delirium in geriatric patients: an observational study

Sigurd Evensen, Ingvild Saltvedt, Stian Lydersen, Torgeir Bruun Wyller, Kristin Taraldsen, Olav Sletvold

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The prevalence and characteristics of frailty by frailty phenotype in rural Tanzania

Emma Grace Lewis, Selina Coles, Kate Howorth, John Kissima, William Gray, Sarah Urasa, Richard Walker, Catherine Dotchin

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Telemonitoring to improve nutritional status in community-dwelling elderly: design and methods for process and effect evaluation of a non-randomized controlled trial

M. N. van Doorn-van Atten, A. Haveman-Nies, P. Pilichowski, R. Roca, J. H. M. de Vries, C. P. G. M. de Groot

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effectiveness of an integrated care pathway in geriatric rehabilitation among older patients with complex health problems and their informal caregivers: a prospective cohort study

Irma H. J. Everink, Jolanda C. M. van Haastregt, Frans E. S. Tan, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of exercise and nutritional supplementation on health-related quality of life and mood in older adults: the VIVE2 randomized controlled trial

Åsa von Berens, Roger A. Fielding, Thomas Gustafsson, Dylan Kirn, Jonathan Laussen, Margaretha Nydahl, Kieran Reid, Thomas G. Travison, Hao Zhu, Tommy Cederholm, Afsaneh Koochek

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a staff training program to implement consumer directed care on resident quality of life in residential aged care

Marita P. McCabe, Elizabeth Beattie, Gery Karantzas, David Mellor, Kerrie Sanders, Lucy Busija, Belinda Goodenough, Michelle Bennett, Kathryn von Treuer, Jessica Byers

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of physical interventions on physical performance and physical activity in older patients during hospitalization: a systematic review

Kira Scheerman, Kirsten Raaijmakers, René Hubert Joseph Otten, Carel Gerardus Maria Meskers, Andrea Britta Maier

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Resilience to cognitive impairment in the oldest-old: design of the EMIF-AD 90+ study

Nienke Legdeur, Maryam Badissi, Stephen F. Carter, Sophie de Crom, Aleid van de Kreeke, Ralph Vreeswijk, Marijke C. Trappenburg, Mardien L. Oudega, Huiberdina L. Koek, Jos P. van Campen, Carolina J. P. W. Keijsers, Chinenye Amadi, Rainer Hinz, Mark F. Gordon, Gerald Novak, Jana Podhorna, Erik Serné, Frank Verbraak, Maqsood Yaqub, Arjan Hillebrand, Alessandra Griffa, Neil Pendleton, Sophia E. Kramer, Charlotte E. Teunissen, Adriaan Lammertsma, Frederik Barkhof, Bart N. M. van Berckel, Philip Scheltens, Majon Muller, Andrea B. Maier, Karl Herholz, Pieter Jelle Visser

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Key stakeholders’ views on the quality of care and services available to frail seniors in Canada

Anik M. C. Giguere, Elina Farmanova, Jayna M. Holroyd-Leduc, Sharon E. Straus, Robin Urquhart, Valerie Carnovale, Erik Breton, Selynne Guo, Nandini Maharaj, Pierre J. Durand, France Légaré, Alexis F. Turgeon, Michèle Aubin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health and frailty among older spousal caregivers: an observational cohort study in Belgium

Florence Potier, Jean-Marie Degryse, Benoit Bihin, Florence Debacq-Chainiaux, Chantal Charlet-Renard, Henri Martens, Marie de Saint-Hubert

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interventions maintaining eating Independence in nursing home residents: a multicentre qualitative study

Alvisa Palese, Valentina Bressan, Tea Kasa, Marin Meri, Mark Hayter, Roger Watson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk factors of opioid-induced adverse reactions in elderly male outpatients of Korea Veterans Hospital

Ji Young Kim, Joo Hee Kim, Jeong Yee, Soo Jin Song, Hye Sun Gwak

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Personal and behavioral correlates of total and domain-specific sedentary behaviors in older Taiwanese adults

Shao-Hsi Chang, Ming-Chun Hsueh, Yung Liao

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The deprescribing rainbow: a conceptual framework highlighting the importance of patient context when stopping medication in older people

Adam Todd, Jesse Jansen, Jim Colvin, Andrew J. McLachlan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hand grip strength as a physical biomarker of aging from the perspective of a Fibonacci mathematical modeling

Elena Ioana Iconaru, Manuela Mihaela Ciucurel, Luminita Georgescu, Constantin Ciucurel

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The Geriatric Emergency Department Intervention model of care: a pragmatic trial

Marianne Wallis, Elizabeth Marsden, Andrea Taylor, Alison Craswell, Marc Broadbent, Adrian Barnett, Kim-Huong Nguyen, Colleen Johnston, Amanda Glenwright, Julia Crilly

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between activity energy expenditure and peak oxygen consumption with sarcopenia

Daniel Bunout, Gladys Barrera, Sandra Hirsch, Teresa Jimenez, María Pia de la Maza

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Chronic morbidity and reported disability among older persons from the India Human Development Survey

Mukesh C. Parmar, Nandita Saikia

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correlates of loneliness in older adults in Shanghai, China: does age matter?

Fang Yang, Junan Zhang, Jianping Wang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Use of over the counter products in older cardiovascular patients admitted to a tertiary care center in USA

Marwan Sheikh-Taha, Hani Dimassi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What enables good end of life care for people with dementia? A multi-method qualitative study with key stakeholders

Claire Bamford, Richard Lee, Emma McLellan, Marie Poole, Karen Harrison-Dening, Julian Hughes, Louise Robinson, Catherine Exley

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Improving living and dying for people with advanced dementia living in care homes: a realist review of Namaste Care and other multisensory interventions

Frances Bunn, Jennifer Lynch, Claire Goodman, Rachel Sharpe, Catherine Walshe, Nancy Preston, Katherine Froggatt

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An overview of co-morbidities and the development of pressure ulcers among older adults

Efraim Jaul, Jeremy Barron, Joshua P. Rosenzweig, Jacob Menczel

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Yoga to prevent mobility limitations in older adults: feasibility of a randomized controlled trial

Erik J. Groessl, Meghan Maiya, Laura Schmalzl, David Wing, Dilip V. Jeste

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Feasibility of trial procedures for a randomised controlled trial of a community based group exercise intervention for falls prevention for visually impaired older people: the VIOLET study

Nicola Adams, Dawn A. Skelton, Denise Howel, Cathy Bailey, Rosy Lampitt, Tony Fouweather, Joanne Gray, Dorothy Coe, Jennifer Wilkinson, Sheena Gawler, Lex D. de Jong, Heather Waterman, Vincent Deary, Michael Clarke, Steve W Parry

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Study on relationship between elderly sarcopenia and inflammatory cytokine IL-6, anti-inflammatory cytokine IL-10

Yu-Dong Rong, Ai-Lin Bian, Hui-Ying Hu, Yue Ma, Xin-Zi Zhou

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictors of polypharmacy among elderly Thais with depressive and anxiety disorders: findings from the DAS study

Nahathai Wongpakaran, Tinakon Wongpakaran, Thanitha Sirirak, Rewadee Jenraumjit, Surin Jiraniramai, Peerasak Lerttrakarnnon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development and validation of a screener based on interRAI assessments to measure informal caregiver wellbeing in the community

Raquel S. D. Betini, John P. Hirdes, Nancy Curtin-Telegdi, Lisa Gammage, Jennifer Vansickle, Jeff Poss, George Heckman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The impact of community-based interventions for the older population: a quasi-experimental study of a hip-fracture prevention program in Norway

Henning Øien, Niklas Jakobsson, Carl Bonander

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Balancing different expectations in ethically difficult situations while providing community home health care services: a focused ethnographic approach

Dara Rasoal, Annica Kihlgren, Kirsti Skovdahl

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Study protocol: individualized music for people with dementia - improvement of quality of life and social participation for people with dementia in institutional care

Lisette Weise, Elisabeth Jakob, Nils Frithjof Töpfer, Gabriele Wilz

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Associations between lifestyle, physical and social environments and frailty among Chinese older people: a multilevel analysis

Bo Ye, Junling Gao, Hua Fu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Acceptability of non-drug therapies in older people with orthostatic hypotension: a qualitative study

Lisa J. Robinson, Ruth M. Pearce, James Frith

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development of a pharmaceutical care program in progressive stages in geriatric institutions

Conxita Mestres, Marta Hernandez, Anna Agustí, Laura Puerta, Blanca Llagostera, Patricia Amorós

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health-services utilisation amongst older persons during the last year of life: a population-based study

Danielle Ní Chróinín, David E. Goldsbury, Alexander Beveridge, Patricia M. Davidson, Afaf Girgis, Nicholas Ingham, Jane L. Phillips, Anne M. Wilkinson, Jane M. Ingham, Dianne L. O’Connell

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The decision-making process for unplanned admission to hospital unveiled in hospitalised older adults: a qualitative study

Maria Johanna van der Kluit, Geke J. Dijkstra, Sophia E. de Rooij

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A frailty index derived from a standardized comprehensive geriatric assessment predicts mortality and aged residential care admission

Rosie Burn, Ruth E. Hubbard, Richard J. Scrase, Rebecca K. Abey-Nesbit, Nancye M. Peel, Philip J. Schluter, Hamish A. Jamieson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Validation of a one year fracture prediction tool for absolute hip fracture risk in long term care residents

Ahmed M. Negm, George Ioannidis, Micaela Jantzi, Jenn Bucek, Lora Giangregorio, Laura Pickard, John P. Hirdes, Jonathan D. Adachi, Julie Richardson, Lehana Thabane, Alexandra Papaioannou

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A group study on the effects of a short multi-domain cognitive training in healthy elderly Italian people

Chiara F. Tagliabue, Sabrina Guzzetti, Giulia Gualco, Giovanna Boccolieri, Alfonsa Boccolieri, Stuart Smith, Roberta Daini

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence, trend and contributing factors of geriatric syndromes among older Swedes: results from the Stockholm County Council Public Health Surveys

Yajun Liang, Christian Rausch, Lucie Laflamme, Jette Möller

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The impact of rural-urban community settings on cognitive decline: results from a nationally-representative sample of seniors in China

Yuanxi Xiang, Hossein Zare, Cuiling Guan, Darrell Gaskin

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