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BMC Geriatrics

BMC Geriatrics 1/2019

Ausgabe 1/2019

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 369 Artikel )

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Optimising costs in reducing rate of falls in older people with the improvement of balance by means of vestibular rehabilitation (ReFOVeRe study): a randomized controlled trial comparing computerised dynamic posturography vs mobile vibrotactile posturography system

Andrés Soto-Varela, Pilar Gayoso-Diz, Ana Faraldo-García, Marcos Rossi-Izquierdo, Isabel Vaamonde-Sánchez-Andrade, María del-Río-Valeiras, Antonio Lirola-Delgado, Sofía Santos-Pérez

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Knowledge, help-seeking and efficacy to find respite services: an exploratory study in help-seeking carers of people with dementia in the context of aged care reforms

L. Phillipson, K. Johnson, E. Cridland, D. Hall, C. Neville, E. Fielding, H. Hasan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Procalcitonin is not an independent predictor of 30-day mortality, albeit predicts pneumonia severity in patients with pneumonia acquired outside the hospital

Takanori Akagi, Nobuhiko Nagata, Hiroyuki Miyazaki, Taishi Harada, Satoshi Takeda, Yuji Yoshida, Kenji Wada, Masaki Fujita, Kentaro Watanabe

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Influence of activity space on the association between neighborhood characteristics and dementia risk: results from the 3-City study cohort

Noémie Letellier, Isabelle Carrière, Laure-Anne Gutierrez, Audrey Gabelle, Jean-François Dartigues, Carole Dufouil, Catherine Helmer, Emmanuelle Cadot, Claudine Berr

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Individualized counselling for active aging: protocol of a single-blinded, randomized controlled trial among older people (the AGNES intervention study)

Taina Rantanen, Katja Pynnönen, Milla Saajanaho, Sini Siltanen, Laura Karavirta, Katja Kokko, Anu Karvonen, Markku Kauppinen, Timo Rantalainen, Merja Rantakokko, Erja Portegijs, Mary Hassandra

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A randomized controlled trial protocol to test the efficacy of a dual-task multicomponent exercise program in the attenuation of frailty in long-term nursing home residents: Aging-ONDUAL-TASK study

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

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Consensus and evidence-based medication review to optimize and potentially reduce psychotropic drug prescription in institutionalized dementia patients

Mireia Massot Mesquida, Montserrat Tristany Casas, Alicia Franzi Sisó, Isabel García Muñoz, Óscar Hernández Vian, Pere Torán Monserrat

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The influence of organizational factors on the attitudes of residential care staff toward the sexuality of residents with dementia

Tineke S. M. Roelofs, Katrien G. Luijkx, Marielle C. M. Cloin, Petri J. C. M. Embregts

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Performance-based clinical tests of balance and muscle strength used in young seniors: a systematic literature review

Ronny Bergquist, Michaela Weber, Michael Schwenk, Synnøve Ulseth, Jorunn L. Helbostad, Beatrix Vereijken, Kristin Taraldsen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Geographical variations in self-rated health and functional limitations among older Chinese in eight WHO-SAGE provinces

Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan, Catherine D’Este, Julie Byles, Hal Kendig

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Discontinuously supervised aerobic training vs. physical activity promotion in the self-management of type 2 diabetes in older Italian patients: design and methods of the ‘TRIPL-A’ randomized controlled trial

Francesco Lucertini, Carlo Ferri Marini, Davide Sisti, Vilberto Stocchi, Ario Federici, Franco Gregorio, Donata Piangerelli, Carlos Chiatti, Antonio Cherubini, Massimo Boemi, Fabio Romagnoli, Michela Cucchi, Federica D’Angelo, Maria Paola Luconi, Anna Rita Bonfigli

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Explaining experiences of community-dwelling older adults with a pro-active comprehensive geriatric assessment program – a thorough evaluation by interviews

Wanda Rietkerk, Merel F. Smit, Klaske Wynia, Joris P. J. Slaets, Sytse U. Zuidema, Debby L. Gerritsen

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of three home-based exercise programmes regarding falls, quality of life and exercise-adherence in older adults at risk of falling: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Anne-Gabrielle Mittaz Hager, Nicolas Mathieu, Constanze Lenoble-Hoskovec, Jaap Swanenburg, Rob de Bie, Roger Hilfiker

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The geriatric nutritional risk index independently predicts adverse outcomes in patients with pyogenic liver abscess

Jing Xu, Xinhe Zhou, Chao Zheng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Deprescribing interventions and their impact on medication adherence in community-dwelling older adults with polypharmacy: a systematic review

Joanna Ulley, Deborah Harrop, Ali Ali, Sarah Alton, Sally Fowler Davis

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Potential gains in health-adjusted life expectancy from reducing four main non-communicable diseases among Chinese elderly

Xiaoqian Hu, Xueshan Sun, Yuanyuan Li, Yuxuan Gu, Minzhuo Huang, Jingming Wei, Xuemei Zhen, Shuyan Gu, Hengjin Dong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Appropriateness of transferring nursing home residents to emergency departments: a systematic review

Sabine E Lemoyne, Hanne H. Herbots, Dennis De Blick, Roy Remmen, Koenraad G. Monsieurs, Peter Van Bogaert

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Refining caregiver vulnerability for clinical practice: determinants of self-rated health in spousal dementia caregivers

Roland von Känel, Brent T. Mausbach, Joel E. Dimsdale, Michael G. Ziegler, Paul J. Mills, Matthew A. Allison, Thomas L. Patterson, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Igor Grant

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Combined use of smartphone and smartband technology in the improvement of lifestyles in the adult population over 65 years: study protocol for a randomized clinical trial (EVIDENT-Age study)

José I. Recio-Rodríguez, Cristina Lugones-Sanchez, Cristina Agudo-Conde, Jesús González-Sánchez, Olaya Tamayo-Morales, Susana Gonzalez-Sanchez, Carmen Fernandez-Alonso, Jose A. Maderuelo-Fernandez, Sara Mora-Simon, Manuel A. Gómez-Marcos, Emiliano Rodriguez-Sanchez, Luis Garcia-Ortiz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Reliability of mobility measures in older medical patients with cognitive impairment

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

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Change in quality of life and potentially associated factors in patients receiving home-based primary care: a prospective cohort study

Chi-Hsien Huang, Hiroyuki Umegaki, Hiroko Kamitani, Atushi Asai, Shigeru Kanda, Keiko Maeda, Hideki Nomura, Masafumi Kuzuya

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study protocol of a multi-center RCT testing a social-cognitive intervention to promote volunteering in older adults against an active control

Lisa M. Warner, Da Jiang, Alice Ming-Lin Chong, Tianyuan Li, Julia K. Wolff, Kee-Lee Chou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Autonomic cardiovascular control in older patients with acute infection and delirium: a pilot study of orthostatic stress responses

Bjørn Erik Neerland, Torgeir Bruun Wyller, Vegard Bruun Bratholm Wyller

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Multidisciplinary intervention to improve medication safety in nursing home residents: protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial (HIOPP-3-iTBX study)

Olaf Krause, Birgitt Wiese, Ina-Merle Doyle, Claudia Kirsch, Petra Thürmann, Stefan Wilm, Lisa Sparenberg, Regina Stolz, Antje Freytag, Jutta Bleidorn, Ulrike Junius-Walker, for the HIOPP-3-iTBX study group

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of an intervention in multicomponent exercise in primary care to improve frailty parameters in patients over 70 years of age (MEFAP-project), a randomised clinical trial: rationale and study design

M. V. Castell, A. Gutiérrez-Misis, M. Sánchez-Martínez, M. A. Prieto, B. Moreno, S. Nuñez, R. Triano, M. P. de Antonio, C. Mateo, M. D. Cano, A. Garrido, R. Julian, E. Polentinos, R. Rodriguez-Barrientos, A. Otero Puime, MEFAP Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Frailty, transition in frailty status and all-cause mortality in older adults of a Taichung community-based population

Mu-Cyun Wang, Tsai-Chung Li, Chia-Ing Li, Chiu-Shong Liu, Wen-Yuan Lin, Chih-Hsueh Lin, Chuan-Wei Yang, Shing-Yu Yang, Cheng-Chieh Lin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of interactive cognitive-motor training on eye-hand coordination and cognitive function in older adults

Pi-Tuan Chan, Wen-Chi Chang, Huei-Ling Chiu, Ching-Chiu Kao, Doresses Liu, Hsin Chu, Kuei-Ru Chou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Positive and negative well-being and objectively measured sedentary behaviour in older adults: evidence from three cohorts

Judith A. Okely, Iva Čukić, Richard J. Shaw, Sebastien F. Chastin, Philippa M. Dall, Ian J. Deary, Geoff Der, Manon L. Dontje, Dawn A. Skelton, Catharine R. Gale, on behalf of the Seniors USP team

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A multicenter investigation of reablement in Norway: a clinical controlled trial

E. Langeland, H. Tuntland, B. Folkestad, O. Førland, F. F. Jacobsen, I. Kjeken

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Load magnitude affects patellar tendon mechanical properties but not collagen or collagen cross-linking after long-term strength training in older adults

Christian S. Eriksen, Rene B. Svensson, Anne T. Gylling, Christian Couppé, S. Peter Magnusson, Michael Kjaer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Temporal trends in incidence, recurrence and prevalence of stroke in an era of ageing populations, a longitudinal study of the total Swedish population

Karin Modig, Mats Talbäck, Louise Ziegler, Anders Ahlbom

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The scientific evidence for a potential link between confusion and urinary tract infection in the elderly is still confusing - a systematic literature review

Sean Mayne, Alexander Bowden, Pär-Daniel Sundvall, Ronny Gunnarsson

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

‘We DECide optimized’ - training nursing home staff in shared decision-making skills for advance care planning conversations in dementia care: protocol of a pretest-posttest cluster randomized trial

Bart Goossens, Aline Sevenants, Anja Declercq, Chantal Van Audenhove

01.12.2019 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

In-home physical frailty monitoring: relevance with respect to clinical tests

Aly Chkeir, Jean-Luc Novella, Moustapha Dramé, Delphine Bera, Michèle Collart, Jacques Duchêne

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maintenance of occupational therapy (OT) for dementia: protocol of a multi-center, randomized controlled and pragmatic trial

Clément Pimouguet, Rémi Sitta, Jérôme Wittwer, Nathalie Hayes, Aurélie Petit-Monéger, Jean-François Dartigues, Catherine Helmer

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Kaumātua Mana Motuhake: A study protocol for a peer education intervention to help Māori elders work through later-stage life transitions

John G. Oetzel, Brendan Hokowhitu, Mary Simpson, Rangimahora Reddy, Sophie Nock, Hineitimoana Greensill, Michael P. Cameron, Pare Meha, Kirsten Johnston, Truely Harding, Pita Shelford, Linda Tuhiwai Smith

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators to implementing dementia care mapping in care homes: results from the DCM™ EPIC trial process evaluation

Alys W. Griffiths, Rachael Kelley, Lucy Garrod, Devon Perfect, Olivia Robinson, Emily Shoesmith, Joanne McDermid, Natasha Burnley, Claire A. Surr

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Constipation and laxative use among people living in nursing homes in 2007 and 2013

Maria Gustafsson, Kristina Lämås, Ulf Isaksson, Per-Olof Sandman, Hugo Lövheim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pharmacist-led medication reviews for geriatric residents in German long-term care facilities

Kerstin Bitter, Christina Pehe, Manfred Krüger, Gabriela Heuer, Regine Quinke, Ulrich Jaehde

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effect of SENATOR (Software ENgine for the Assessment and optimisation of drug and non-drug Therapy in Older peRsons) on incident adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in an older hospital cohort – Trial Protocol

Amanda H. Lavan, Denis O’Mahony, Paul Gallagher, Richard Fordham, Evelyn Flanagan, Darren Dahly, Stephen Byrne, Mirko Petrovic, Adalsteinn Gudmundsson, Olafur Samuelsson, Antonio Cherubini, Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft, Roy L. Soiza, Joseph A. Eustace

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patterns of antihypertensive and statin adherence prior to dementia: findings from the adult changes in thought study

Zachary A. Marcum, Rod L. Walker, Bobby L. Jones, Arvind Ramaprasan, Shelly L. Gray, Sascha Dublin, Paul K. Crane, Eric B. Larson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The feasibility of assessing frailty and sarcopenia in hospitalised older people: a comparison of commonly used tools

Kinda Ibrahim, Fiona F. A. Howson, David J. Culliford, Avan A. Sayer, Helen C. Roberts

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

‘Managing pieces of a personal puzzle’ — Older people’s experiences of self-management falls prevention exercise guided by a digital program or a booklet

Beatrice Pettersson, Maria Wiklund, Rebecka Janols, Helena Lindgren, Lillemor Lundin-Olsson, Dawn A. Skelton, Marlene Sandlund

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Community intervention to reduce social isolation in older adults in disadvantaged urban areas: study protocol for a mixed methods multi-approach evaluation

María José López, Carolina Lapena, Alba Sánchez, Xavier Continente, Ana Fernández, the Evaluation Group of the “Schools of Health for older people”

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Limited evidence for diagnosing bacterial skin infections in older adults in primary care: systematic review

Oghenekome A. Gbinigie, José M. Ordóñez-Mena, Thomas Fanshawe, Annette Plüddemann, Carl J. Heneghan

01.12.2019 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Can a framed intervention motivate older adults in assisted living facilities to exercise?

Jari Vanroy, Jan Seghers, Jannique van Uffelen, Filip Boen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Frailty: an in-depth qualitative study exploring the views of community care staff

J. F. Coker, M. E. Martin, R. M. Simpson, L. Lafortune

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A multimodal and multidisciplinary program to prevent loss of mobility in patients aged over 70 years: study protocol of a multicenter cluster randomized study in primary care (the PRISME-3P study)

Sofia Perrotin, Thomas Gilbert, Marine Dupuis, Laurent Villeneuve, Sylvie Bin-Dorel, Amna Klich, Laurent Letrilliart, Marc Bonnefoy

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Drug use differs by care level. A cross-sectional comparison between older people living at home or in a nursing home in Oslo, Norway

Amura Francesca Fog, Jørund Straand, Knut Engedal, Hege Salvesen Blix

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The (cost-) effectiveness of exergaming in people living with dementia and their informal caregivers: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Joeke van Santen, Rose-Marie Dröes, Judith E. Bosmans, Olivier A. Blanson Henkemans, Sjef van Bommel, Esther Hakvoort, Ronald Valk, Carla Scholten, Joris Wiersinga, Annemieke van Straten, Franka Meiland

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Likelihood of a fecal occult blood test uptake among older adults: comparisons between health professionals and healthcare volunteers based on the health belief model

Tsung-Yi Lin, Shu-Tzu Chuang, Su-Fei Huang, Hsiao-Pei Hsu, Li-Ting Lu, Jong-Long Guo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Does aquatic exercise improve commonly reported predisposing risk factors to falls within the elderly? A systematic review

Eduardo Martínez-Carbonell Guillamón, Louise Burgess, Tikki Immins, Andrés Martínez-Almagro Andreo, Thomas W. Wainwright

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cognitive function in Prefrail and frail community-dwelling older adults in China

Lina Ma, Li Zhang, Fei Sun, Yun Li, Zhe Tang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Development and validation of a simple screening tool for caregiver grief in dementia caregiving

Tau Ming Liew, Bee Choo Tai, Philip Yap, Gerald Choon-Huat Koh

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors predicting home medication management practices among chronically ill older population of selected districts of Nepal

Shakti Shrestha, Ramesh Sharma Poudel, Saroj Pradhan, Aashutosh Adhikari, Arjun Giri, Arjun Poudel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide levels had an independent and added ability in the evaluation of all-cause mortality in older Chinese patients with atrial fibrillation

Shihui Fu, Jie Jiao, Yi Guo, Bing Zhu, Leiming Luo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Developing an Intervention for Fall-Related Injuries in Dementia (DIFRID): an integrated, mixed-methods approach

Alison Wheatley, Claire Bamford, Caroline Shaw, Elizabeth Flynn, Amy Smith, Fiona Beyer, Chris Fox, Robert Barber, Steve W. Parry, Denise Howel, Tara Homer, Louise Robinson, Louise M. Allan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

10-year follow-up of the Super-Seniors Study: compression of morbidity and genetic factors

Lauren C. Tindale, Diane Salema, Angela R. Brooks-Wilson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A new age-related cutoff of medial temporal atrophy scale on MRI improving the diagnostic accuracy of neurodegeneration due to Alzheimer’s disease in a Chinese population

Mingqing Wei, Jing Shi, Jingnian Ni, Xuekai Zhang, Ting Li, Zilong Chen, Mengling Zhou, Liping Zhang, Zhongjian Tan, Yongyan Wang, Jinzhou Tian

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between health behaviors and mood disorders among the elderly: a community-based cohort study

Tzu-Jung Tseng, Yi-Syuan Wu, Jia-Hong Tang, Yen-Hui Chiu, Yu-Ting Lee, I-Chun Fan, Ta-Chien Chan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A cross sectional study on the different domains of frailty for independent living older adults

Didi Verver, Hanneke Merten, Carolien de Blok, Cordula Wagner

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

What do care home managers believe constitutes an ‘assessment for frailty’ of care home residents in North-West London? A survey

David Sunkersing, Finbarr C. Martin, Julie Reed, Maria Woringer, Derek Bell

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Measuring knowledge of Alzheimer’s: development and psychometric testing of the UJA Alzheimer’s Care Scale

Laura Parra-Anguita, Inmaculada Sánchez-García, Rafael del Pino-Casado, Pedro L. Pancorbo-Hidalgo

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Local, collaborative, stepped and personalised care management for older people with chronic diseases (LoChro): study protocol of a randomised comparative effectiveness trial

Fabian Frank, Frederike Bjerregaard, Jürgen Bengel, Eva Maria Bitzer, Bernhard Heimbach, Klaus Kaier, Jasmin Kiekert, Lena Krämer, Cornelia Kricheldorff, Katharina Laubner, Andy Maun, Gloria Metzner, Wilhelm Niebling, Claudia Salm, Sandra Schütter, Jochen Seufert, Erik Farin, Sebastian Voigt-Radloff

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study protocol for a multicentre prospective cohort study to identify predictors of adverse outcome in older medical emergency department patients (the Risk Stratification in the Emergency Department in Acutely Ill Older Patients (RISE UP) study)

Noortje Zelis, Jacqueline Buijs, Peter W. de Leeuw, Sander M. J. van Kuijk, Patricia M. Stassen

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Implementation and evaluation of a driving cessation intervention to improve community mobility and wellbeing outcomes for people living with dementia: study protocol of the ‘CarFreeMe’ for people with dementia program

Theresa Scott, Jacki Liddle, Geoffrey Mitchell, Elizabeth Beattie, Nancy Pachana

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perceived discrimination among older adults living in urban and rural areas in Brazil: a national study (ELSI-Brazil)

Luciana de Souza Braga, Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa, Ana Paula Romanelli Ceolin, Fabíola Bof de Andrade, Maria Fernanda Lima-Costa

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The cost-effectiveness of a telephone-based intervention to support caregivers of older people discharged from hospital

David Youens, Richard Parsons, Christine Toye, Susan Slatyer, Samar Aoun, Keith D. Hill, Matthew Skinner, Sean Maher, Sue Davis, Rebecca Osseiran-Moisson, Rachael Moorin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The associations of multimorbidity with the sum of annual medical and long-term care expenditures in Japan

Takahiro Mori, Shota Hamada, Satoru Yoshie, Boyoung Jeon, Xueying Jin, Hideto Takahashi, Katsuya Iijima, Tatsuro Ishizaki, Nanako Tamiya

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Use of renal risk drugs in a nation-wide Polish older adult population: an analysis of PolSenior database

Ewa Deskur-Śmielecka, Jerzy Chudek, Agnieszka Neumann-Podczaska, Małgorzata Mossakowska, Barbara Wizner, Katarzyna Wieczorowska-Tobis

01.12.2019 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Changes of upright body posture in the sagittal plane of men and women occurring with aging – a cross sectional study

Huan Gong, Liang Sun, Ruiyue Yang, Jing Pang, Beidong Chen, Ruomei Qi, Xin Gu, Yaonan Zhang, Tie-mei Zhang

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

CareACT - internet-based intervention for enhancing the psychological well-being of elderly caregivers – a study protocol of a controlled trial

Päivi Lappalainen, Inka Pakkala, Riku Nikander

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Objective physical measures and their association with subjective functional limitations in a representative study population of older Thais

Orawan Prasitsiriphon, Daniela Weber

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

New partnerships among single older adults: a Q methodology study

Su-Fei Huang, Chiu-Mieh Huang, Shueh-Fen Chen, Li-Ting Lu, Jong-Long Guo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

My husband is not ill; he has memory loss - caregivers´ perspectives on health care services for persons with dementia

Randi Granbo, Elisabeth Boulton, Ingvild Saltvedt, Jorunn L. Helbostad, Kristin Taraldsen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of preventive use of compression stockings for elderly with chronic venous insufficiency and swollen legs: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Kristin Thuve Dahm, Hilde Tinderholt Myrhaug, Hilde Strømme, Brynjar Fure, Kjetil Gundro Brurberg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations of the metabolic syndrome and its components with cognitive impairment in older adults

Insa Feinkohl, Jürgen Janke, Daniel Hadzidiakos, Arjen Slooter, Georg Winterer, Claudia Spies, Tobias Pischon

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Ageing well: evaluation of social participation and quality of life tools to enhance community aged care (study protocol)

Lindsey Brett, Andrew Georgiou, Mikaela Jorgensen, Joyce Siette, Grace Scott, Edwina Gow, Gemma Luckett, Johanna Westbrook

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Blood management in hip fractures; are we leaving it too late? A retrospective observational study

Gillian Puckeridge, Morne Terblanche, Marianne Wallis, Yoke Lin Fung

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Relationships between orthostatic hypotension, frailty, falling and mortality in elderly care home residents

Brett H. Shaw, Dave Borrel, Kimiya Sabbaghan, Colton Kum, Yijian Yang, Stephen N. Robinovitch, Victoria E. Claydon

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of exergame training combined with omega-3 fatty acids on the elderly brain: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial

Alexandra Schättin, Corinne Baier, Domenique Mai, Verena Klamroth-Marganska, Isabelle Herter-Aeberli, Eling D. de Bruin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Needs and preferences of informal caregivers regarding outpatient care for the elderly: a systematic literature review

M. Plöthner, K. Schmidt, L. de Jong, J. Zeidler, K. Damm

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Improvements in lower-limb muscle strength and foot pressure distribution with foot care in frail elderly adults: a randomized controlled trial from Japan

Tomoko Yamashita, Kazuhiko Yamashita, Chugo Rinoie, Yoshimasa Takase, Mitsuru Sato, Kenji Yamada, Yoshiki Sawa

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Non-spouse companions accompanying older adults to medical visits: a qualitative analysis

Orla C. Sheehan, Anita L. Graham-Phillips, John D. Wilson, Deidra C. Crews, Cheryl L. Holt, Jennifer Gabbard, Katherine C. Smith, Jennifer L. Wolff, David L. Roth

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Older Ghanaian adults’ perceptions of physical activity: an exploratory, mixed methods study

Laura E. Balis, Godfred Sowatey, Kwame Ansong-Gyimah, Eunice Ofori, Samantha M. Harden

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

FRAILTOOLS study protocol: a comprehensive validation of frailty assessment tools to screen and diagnose frailty in different clinical and social settings and to provide instruments for integrated care in older adults

Marta Checa-López, Myriam Oviedo-Briones, Armando Pardo-Gómez, Jimmy Gonzales-Turín, Tania Guevara-Guevara, José Antonio Carnicero, Shirley Alamo-Ascencio, Francesco Landi, Matteo Cesari, Tomasz Grodzicki, Leocadio Rodriguez-Mañas, on behalf of FRAILTOOLS consortium

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A multicomponent prehabilitation pathway to reduce the incidence of delirium in elderly patients in need of major abdominal surgery: study protocol for a before-and-after study

Ties L. Janssen, Christina A. Mosk, Chantal C. H. A. van Hoof-de Lepper, Daphne Wielders, Tom C. J. Seerden, Ewout W. Steyerberg, Adriaan J. van Gammeren, Dominique C. de Lange, René van Alphen, Martine van der Zee, René M. de Bruijn, Jolanda de Vries, Jan H. Wijsman, Gwan H. Ho, Paul D. Gobardhan, Lijckle van der Laan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A comparison between an ICT tool and a traditional physical measure for frailty evaluation in older adults

Anna Mulasso, Paolo Riccardo Brustio, Alberto Rainoldi, Gianluca Zia, Luca Feletti, Aurèle N’dja, Susanna Del Signore, Eleonora Poggiogalle, Federica Luisi, Lorenzo Maria Donini

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impaired chair-to-bed transfer ability leads to longer hospital stays among elderly patients

Milene Silva Ferreira, Fabio Gazelato de Melo Franco, Patrícia Silveira Rodrigues, Vanessa Maria da Silva de Poli Correa, Sonia Teresa Gaidzakian Akopian, Gabriel Grizzo Cucato, Raphael Mendes Ritti Dias, Maysa Seabra Cendoroglo, Carolina Nunes França, José Antonio Maluf de Carvalho

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The fracture predictive ability of a musculoskeletal composite score in old men – data from the MrOs Sweden study

Felix Cronholm, Björn E. Rosengren, Jan-Åke Nilsson, Claes Ohlsson, Dan Mellström, Eva Ribom, Magnus K. Karlsson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The clinical characteristics and therapeutic outcomes of cryptococcal meningitis in elderly patients: a hospital-based study

Wan-Chen Tsai, Chia-Yi Lien, Jun-Jun Lee, Wen-Chiu Hsiao, Chi-Ren Huang, Nai-Wen Tsai, Chiung-Chih Chang, Cheng-Hsien Lu, Wen-Neng Chang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Relative importance of four functional measures as predictors of 15-year mortality in the older Dutch population

Elisabeth M. W. Eekhoff, Natasja M. van Schoor, Joseph S. Biedermann, Mirjam M. Oosterwerff, Renate de Jongh, Nathalie Bravenboer, Mireille N. M. van Poppel, Dorly J. H. Deeg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk factors for hip fracture in New Zealand older adults seeking home care services: a national population cross-sectional study

Rebecca Abey-Nesbit, Philip J. Schluter, Tim Wilkinson, John Hugh Thwaites, Sarah D. Berry, Hamish A. Jamieson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

What is important to people living with dementia?: the ‘long-list’ of outcome items in the development of a core outcome set for use in the evaluation of non-pharmacological community-based health and social care interventions

Andrew J. E. Harding, Hazel Morbey, Faraz Ahmed, Carol Opdebeeck, Reena Lasrado, Paula R. Williamson, Caroline Swarbrick, Iracema Leroi, David Challis, Ingrid Hellstrom, Alistair Burns, John Keady, Siobhan T. Reilly

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Family involvement in managing medications of older patients across transitions of care: a systematic review

Elizabeth Manias, Tracey Bucknall, Carmel Hughes, Christine Jorm, Robyn Woodward-Kron

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Quality of life profile in three cohorts of community-dwelling Swiss older people

Nazanin Abolhassani, Brigitte Santos-Eggimann, Christophe Büla, René Goy, Idris Guessous, Yves Henchoz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A qualitative examination of policy and structural factors driving care workers’ adverse experiences in long-term residential care facilities for older adults in Cape Town

Leo Mapira, Gabrielle Kelly, Leon N. Geffen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“They don’t care about us”: older people’s experiences of primary healthcare in Cape Town, South Africa

Gabrielle Kelly, Lindeka Mrengqwa, Leon Geffen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Can the effects of the mobilization of vulnerable elders in Ontario (MOVE ON) implementation be replicated in new settings: an interrupted time series design

Julia E. Moore, Barbara Liu, Sobia Khan, Charmalee Harris, Joycelyne E. Ewusie, Jemila S. Hamid, Sharon E. Straus, on behalf of the MOVE ON Collaboration

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The burden of health conditions for middle-aged and older adults in the United States: disability-adjusted life years

Ryan McGrath, Soham Al Snih, Kyriakos Markides, Orman Hall, Mark Peterson

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Continuation versus discontinuation of treatment for severe dementia: randomized, pragmatic, open-label, clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of continuing drug treatment in patients with severe dementia (STOP-DEM)

Aina Soler, Guillem Amer, Alicia Leiva, Joana Ripoll, María Angeles Llorente, Alfonso Leiva, Joana Maria Taltavull, Rosa Molina, Joan Llobera

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D with metabolic syndrome and its components in elderly men and women: the Korean Urban Rural Elderly cohort study

Su Jin Lee, Eun Young Lee, Jung Hyun Lee, Jong Eun Kim, Kwang Joon Kim, Yumie Rhee, Hyeon Chang Kim, Yoosik Youm, Chang Oh Kim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Persistent geographic variations in availability and quality of nursing home care in the United States: 1996 to 2016

Yun Wang, Qiuli Zhang, Erica S. Spatz, Yan Gao, Sheila Eckenrode, Florence Johnson, Shih-Yieh Ho, Shuang Hu, Chao Xing, Harlan M. Krumholz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations between superoxide dismutase, malondialdehyde and all-cause mortality in older adults: a community-based cohort study

Chen Mao, Jin-Qiu Yuan, Yue-Bin Lv, Xiang Gao, Zhao-Xue Yin, Virginia Byers Kraus, Jie-Si Luo, Choy-Lye Chei, David Bruce Matchar, Yi Zeng, Xiao-Ming Shi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and associated factors of intertrigo in aged nursing home residents: a multi-center cross-sectional prevalence study

Sabrina Gabriel, Elisabeth Hahnel, Ulrike Blume-Peytavi, Jan Kottner

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors of unmet needs in Chilean older people with dementia: a cross-sectional study

Thamara Tapia Muñoz, Andrea Slachevsky, María O. León-Campos, Michel Madrid, Alejandra Caqueo-Urízar, Gustav C. Rohde, Claudia Miranda-Castillo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Use of the confusion assessment method in multicentre delirium trials: training and standardisation

John R. Green, Jane Smith, Elizabeth Teale, Michelle Collinson, Michael S. Avidan, Eva M. Schmitt, Sharon K. Inouye, John Young

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Attitudinal predictors of older peoples’ and caregivers’ desire to deprescribe in hospital

Sion Scott, Allan Clark, Carol Farrow, Helen May, Martyn Patel, Michael J. Twigg, David J. Wright, Debi Bhattacharya

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A cross-sectional study examining convergent validity of a frailty index based on electronic medical records in a Canadian primary care program

Marjan Abbasi, Sheny Khera, Julia Dabravolskaj, Ben Vandermeer, Olga Theou, Darryl Rolfson, Andrew Clegg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acceptability of a lifelogging wearable camera in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a mixed-method study

Olga Gelonch, Mireia Ribera, Núria Codern-Bové, Sílvia Ramos, Maria Quintana, Gloria Chico, Noemí Cerulla, Paula Lafarga, Petia Radeva, Maite Garolera

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Respiratory tract virus infections in the elderly with pneumonia

Matti Aronen, Laura Viikari, Ia Kohonen, Tytti Vuorinen, Mira Hämeenaho, Maarit Wuorela, Mohammadreza Sadeghi, Maria Söderlund-Venermo, Matti Viitanen, Tuomas Jartti

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cementless short-stem total hip arthroplasty in the elderly patient - is it a safe option?: a prospective multicentre observational study

Georgios Gkagkalis, Patrick Goetti, Sabine Mai, Ingmar Meinecke, Näder Helmy, Dominique Bosson, Karl Philipp Kutzner

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with alcohol consumption and prescribed drugs with addiction potential among older women and men – the Nord-Trøndelag health study (HUNT2 and HUNT3), Norway, a population-based longitudinal study

Kjerstin Tevik, Geir Selbæk, Knut Engedal, Arnfinn Seim, Steinar Krokstad, Anne-S Helvik

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The role of children and their socioeconomic resources for the risk of hospitalisation and mortality – a nationwide register-based study of the total Swedish population over the age 70

Anna C. Meyer, Hannah L. Brooke, Karin Modig

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Initiating Aha moments when implementing person-centered care in nursing homes: a multi-arm, pre-post intervention

Laci J. Cornelison, Linda Hermer, Maggie L. Syme, Gayle Doll

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Using an interactive digital calendar with mobile phone reminders by senior people - a focus group study

Vedrana Baric, Maria Andreassen, Annika Öhman, Helena Hemmingsson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Elder abuse victimization patterns: latent class analysis using perpetrators and abusive behaviours

Ana João Santos, Baltazar Nunes, Irina Kislaya, Ana Paula Gil, Oscar Ribeiro

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Advance care planning dispositions: the relationship between knowledge and perception

Anne Cattagni Kleiner, Brigitte Santos-Eggimann, Sarah Fustinoni, Anne-Véronique Dürst, Katja Haunreiter, Eve Rubli-Truchard, Laurence Seematter-Bagnoud

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and persistent use of psychotropic drugs in older adults receiving domiciliary care at baseline

Marie Turmo Lornstad, Marte Aarøen, Sverre Bergh, Jūratė Šaltytė Benth, Anne-Sofie Helvik

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and overlap of sarcopenia, frailty, cachexia and malnutrition in older medical inpatients

Anne Gingrich, Dorothee Volkert, Eva Kiesswetter, Marta Thomanek, Svenja Bach, Cornel C. Sieber, Yurdagül Zopf

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of drug burden index on adverse health outcomes in Irish community-dwelling older people: a cohort study

Catherine J. Byrne, Caroline Walsh, Caitriona Cahir, Kathleen Bennett

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of and factors associated with sarcopenia among multi-ethnic ambulatory older Asians with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a primary care setting

Foon Yin Fung, Yi Ling Eileen Koh, Rahul Malhotra, Truls Ostbye, Ping Yein Lee, Sazlina Shariff Ghazali, Ngiap Chuan Tan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Validation of Addenbrooke’s cognitive examination III for detecting mild cognitive impairment and dementia in Japan

Shintaro Takenoshita, Seishi Terada, Hidenori Yoshida, Megumi Yamaguchi, Mayumi Yabe, Nao Imai, Makiko Horiuchi, Tomoko Miki, Osamu Yokota, Norihito Yamada

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between nighttime-daytime sleep patterns and chronic diseases in Chinese elderly population: a community-based cross-sectional study

Shuo Zhang, Li Xie, Herbert Yu, Weituo Zhang, Biyun Qian

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Multifactorial intervention for hip and pelvic fracture patients with mild to moderate cognitive impairment: study protocol of a dual-centre randomised controlled trial (OF-CARE)

Anja Dautel, Tobias Eckert, Michaela Gross, Klaus Hauer, Martina Schäufele, André Lacroix, Ingrid Hendlmeier, Bastian Abel, Rebekka Pomiersky, Julia Gugenhan, Gisela Büchele, Katrin C. Reber, Clemens Becker, Klaus Pfeiffer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Trained volunteers to support chronically ill, multimorbid elderly between hospital and domesticity – a systematic review of one-on-one-intervention types, effects, and underlying training concepts

Anne Goehner, Cornelia Kricheldorff, Eva Maria Bitzer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Handgrip strength, depression, and all-cause mortality in Korean older adults

Soohyun Park, Jinkyung Cho, Donghyun Kim, Youngyun Jin, Inhwan Lee, Haeryun Hong, Hyunsik Kang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perspectives and experiences of compassion in long-term care facilities within Canada: a qualitative study of patients, family members and health care providers

Lorraine Smith-MacDonald, Lorraine Venturato, Paulette Hunter, Sharon Kaasalainen, Tamara Sussman, Lynn McCleary, Genevieve Thompson, Abigail Wickson-Griffiths, Shane Sinclair

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An education intervention to improve decision making and health literacy among older Australians: a randomised controlled trial

Caroline A. Smith, Esther Chang, Gisselle Gallego, Afshan Khan, Mike Armour, Lynda G. Balneaves

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Implementing a novel strategy for interprofessional medication review using collegial mentoring and systematic clinical evaluation in nursing homes (COSMOS)

Christine Gulla, Elisabeth Flo, Reidun L. S. Kjome, Bettina S. Husebo

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Associations of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D with metabolic syndrome and its components in elderly men and women: the Korean Urban Rural Elderly cohort study

Su Jin Lee, Eun Young Lee, Jung Hyun Lee, Jong Eun Kim, Kwang Joon Kim, Yumie Rhee, Hyeon Chang Kim, Yoosik Youm, Chang Oh. Kim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors promoting Iranian older adults’ spirituality: a qualitative content analysis

Fatemeh Hajinejad, Ebrahim Ebrahimi, Anneke de Jong, Maryam Ravanipour

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: A cross-sectional study examining convergent validity of a frailty index based on electronic medical records in a Canadian primary care program

Marjan Abbasi, Sheny Khera, Julia Dabravolskaj, Ben Vandermeer, Olga Theou, Darryl Rolfson, Andrew Clegg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk assessment models for potential use in the emergency department have lower predictive ability in older patients compared to the middle-aged for short-term mortality – a retrospective cohort study

Martin Schultz, Line Jee Hartmann Rasmussen, Nicolas Carlson, Rasmus Bo Hasselbalch, Birgitte Nybo Jensen, Lotte Usinger, Jesper Eugen-Olsen, Christian Torp-Pedersen, Lars Simon Rasmussen, Kasper Karmark Iversen

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of a tele-rehabilitation intervention to improve performance and reduce morbidity for people post hip fracture - study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Yafit Gilboa, Talia Maeir, Sharon Karni, Michal E. Eisenberg, Meir Liebergall, Isabella Schwartz, Yakir Kaufman

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Differences in hospitalizations, emergency room admissions, and outpatient visits among Mexican-American Medicare beneficiaries

Brian Downer, Soham Al Snih, Lin-Na Chou, Yong-Fang Kuo, Kyriakos S. Markides, Kenneth J. Ottenbacher

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

End of life care for long-term care residents with dementia, chronic illness and cancer: prospective staff survey

Michal Boyd, Rosemary Frey, Deborah Balmer, Jackie Robinson, Heather McLeod, Susan Foster, Julia Slark, Merryn Gott

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Malnutrition risks and their associated factors among home-living older Chinese adults in Hong Kong: hidden problems in an affluent Chinese community

Martin M. H. Wong, Winnie K. W. So, Kai Chow Choi, Regina Cheung, Helen Y. L. Chan, Janet W. H. Sit, Brenda Ho, Francis Li, Tin Yan Lee, Sek Ying Chair

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Age is associated with increased mortality in the RETTS-A triage scale

T. Ruge, G. Malmer, C. Wachtler, U. Ekelund, E. Westerlund, P. Svensson, A. C. Carlsson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Joint associations of smartphone use and gender on multidimensional cognitive health among community-dwelling older adults: a cross-sectional study

Manqiong Yuan, Jia Chen, Zi Zhou, Jiahui Yin, Jielong Wu, Mingliang Luo, Lixia Wang, Ya Fang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of the frailty phenotype on post-operative complications in older surgical patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Binru Han, Qiuping Li, Xi Chen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perceptions of self-determination and quality of life among Swedish home care recipients - a cross-sectional study

Karin Bölenius, Kristina Lämås, Per-Olof Sandman, Marie Lindkvist, David Edvardsson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Body weight, frailty, and chronic pain in older adults: a cross-sectional study

Cheng Chen, Almut G. Winterstein, Roger B. Fillingim, Yu-Jung Wei

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Understanding carers’ fall concern and their management of fall risk among older people at home

Seng Giap Marcus Ang, Anthony Paul O’Brien, Amanda Wilson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Moving beyond ‘safety’ versus ‘autonomy’: a qualitative exploration of the ethics of using monitoring technologies in long-term dementia care

Alex Hall, Christine Brown Wilson, Emma Stanmore, Chris Todd

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predicting outcomes within an innovative post-acute rehabilitation model for older adults

William B. Dieter, John P. Collins, Andrew A. Guccione

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pain and symptoms of depression: international comparative study on selected factors affecting the quality of life of elderly people residing in institutions in Europe

Izabela Wróblewska, Dorota Talarska, Zuzanna Wróblewska, Robert Susło, Jarosław Drobnik

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health deficits in community dwelling adults aged 40 to 75 years

Susan Gordon, Michael Kidd, Anthony Maeder, Nicky Baker, Tania Marin, Karen Grimmer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Experiences of family caregivers in green care farms and other nursing home environments for people with dementia: a qualitative study

Bram de Boer, Hilde Verbeek, Sandra M. G. Zwakhalen, Jan P. H. Hamers

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

FDG-PET in suspected dementia with Lewy bodies: a case report

Astrid Melani Suantio, Hian Liang Huang, Cecilia Sze Nga Kwok, Darren Cheng Han Teo, Minh Ha Nguyen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

No effect of 25-hydroxyvitamin D supplementation on the skeletal muscle transcriptome in vitamin D deficient frail older adults

Roland W. J. Hangelbroek, Anouk M. M. Vaes, Mark V. Boekschoten, Lex B. Verdijk, Guido J. E. J. Hooiveld, Luc J. C. van Loon, Lisette C. P. G. M. de Groot, Sander Kersten

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Incidence of hip fracture among long-term care insurance beneficiaries with dementia: comparison of home care and institutional care services

Juyeong Kim, Young Choi, Eun-Cheol Park

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of muscle function, muscle mass and sarcopenia on independent ageing in very old Swedish men

Kristin Franzon, Björn Zethelius, Tommy Cederholm, Lena Kilander

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of potentially inappropriate medications use among older adults and risk factors using the 2015 American Geriatrics Society Beers criteria

Tariq M. Alhawassi, Wafa Alatawi, Monira Alwhaibi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Experiences and involvement of family members in transfer decisions from nursing home to hospital: a systematic review of qualitative research

Alexandra Pulst, Alexander Maximilian Fassmer, Guido Schmiemann

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Screening for older inpatients at risk for long length of stay: which clinical tool to use?

Olivier Beauchet, Shek Fung, Cyrille P. Launay, Liam Anders Cooper-Brown, Jonathan Afilalo, Paul Herbert, Marc Afilalo, Julia Chabot

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A systematic review of the intervention components, adherence and outcomes of enhanced recovery programmes in older patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery

Katleen Fagard, Albert Wolthuis, André D’Hoore, Marleen Verhaegen, Jos Tournoy, Johan Flamaing, Mieke Deschodt

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“We live as good a life as we can, in the situation we’re in” – the significance of the home as perceived by persons with dementia

Stein Erik Fæø, Bettina S. Husebo, Frøydis Kristine Bruvik, Oscar Tranvåg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

From fragmentation toward integration: a preliminary study of a new long-term care policy in a fast-aging country

Tzu-Ying Chiu, Hsiao-Wei Yu, Rei Goto, Wen-Lin Lai, Hsi-Chang Li, En-Tien Tsai, Ya-Mei Chen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Informal carers’ experience of assistive technology use in dementia care at home: a systematic review

Vimal Sriram, Crispin Jenkinson, Michele Peters

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Exploring Singapore’s consumption of local fish, vegetables and fruits, meat and problematic alcohol use as risk factors of depression and subsyndromal depression in older adults

Chong Min Janrius Goh, Edimansyah Abdin, Anitha Jeyagurunathan, Saleha Shafie, Rajeswari Sambasivam, Yun Jue Zhang, Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Siow Ann Chong, Mythily Subramaniam

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Utilisation of national community-based blood pressure monitoring service among adult Chinese and its association with hypertension treatment and blood pressure control—a mediation analysis

Hongxun Song, Donglan Zhang, Zhuo Chen, Ruoxi Wang, Shangfeng Tang, Ghose Bishwajit, Shanquan Chen, Da Feng, Tailai Wu, Yang Wang, Yanwei Su, Zhanchun Feng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Validity of a novel screen for cognitive impairment and neuropsychiatric symptoms in cardiac rehabilitation

Dana Mohammad, Nathan Herrmann, Mahwesh Saleem, Richard H. Swartz, Paul I. Oh, Janelle Bradley, Parco Chan, Courtney Ellis, Krista L. Lanctôt

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical relevance of alerts from a decision support system, PHARAO, for drug safety assessment in the older adults

Khedidja Hedna, Marine L. Andersson, Hanna Gyllensten, Staffan Hägg, Ylva Böttiger

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of age on spatial memory performance in real museum vs. computer simulation

Maria Korman, Patrice L. Weiss, Michal Hochhauser, Rachel Kizony

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Measuring multimorbidity in older adults: comparing different data sources

Samantha Gontijo Guerra, Djamal Berbiche, Helen-Maria Vasiliadis

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of intermittent hypoxia-hyperoxia on mobility and perceived health in geriatric patients performing a multimodal training intervention: a randomized controlled trial

Ulrike Bayer, Rudolf Likar, Georg Pinter, Haro Stettner, Susanne Demschar, Brigitte Trummer, Stefan Neuwersch, Oleg Glazachev, Martin Burtscher

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The distribution and correlates of self-rated health in elderly Chinese: the China Kadoorie Biobank study

Xingyue Song, Jing Wu, Canqing Yu, Wenhong Dong, Jun Lv, Yu Guo, Zheng Bian, Ling Yang, Yiping Chen, Zhengming Chen, An Pan, Liming Li, on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank Collaborative Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Motivations for being informal carers of people living with dementia: a systematic review of qualitative literature

Nan Greenwood, Raymond Smith

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Asymptomatic bacteriuria in older adults: the most fragile women are prone to long-term colonization

Michael Biggel, Stefan Heytens, Katrien Latour, Robin Bruyndonckx, Herman Goossens, Pieter Moons

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of a muticomponent workout program integrated in an evidence based multimodal program in hyperfrail elderly patients: POWERAGING randomized clinical trial protocol

Manuel González-Sánchez, Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas, María del Mar Rodríguez González, Elvira Díaz Caro, Germán Ortega Núñez, Alejandro Galán-Mercant, Juan José Bedoya Belmonte

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of dementia diagnoses not otherwise specified in eight European countries: a cross-sectional cohort study

Connie Lethin, Ingalill Rahm Hallberg, Anna Renom Guiteras, Hilde Verbeek, Kai Saks, Minna Stolt, Adelaida Zabalegui, Maria Soto-Martin, Christer Nilsson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of Drug Burden Index with grip strength, timed up and go and Barthel index activities of daily living in older adults with intellectual disabilities: an observational cross-sectional study

Juliette O’Connell, Martin C. Henman, Éilish Burke, Clare Donegan, Philip McCallion, Mary McCarron, Máire O’Dwyer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The Severity of Dependence Scale detects medication misuse and dependence among hospitalized older patients

Socheat Cheng, Tahreem Ghazal Siddiqui, Michael Gossop, Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen, Christofer Lundqvist

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A collective case study of the features of impactful dementia training for care home staff

Claire A. Surr, Cara Sass, Michelle Drury, Natasha Burnley, Alison Dennison, Sarah Burden, Jan Oyebode

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of impaired functional reading ability and its association with quality of life, daily activity, mobility and social participation among general older adults in Germany

Franziska Radicke, Thea Schwaneberg, Claudia Meinke-Franze, Clemens Jürgens, Hans Jörgen Grabe, Wolfgang Hoffmann, Frank Tost, Neeltje van den Berg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Process outcomes of a multifaceted, interdisciplinary knowledge translation intervention in aged care: results from the vitamin D implementation (ViDAus) study

Pippy Walker, Annette Kifley, Susan Kurrle, Ian D. Cameron

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

EXamining the knowledge, Attitudes and experiences of Canadian seniors Towards influenza (the EXACT survey)

Melissa K. Andrew, Vladimir Gilca, Nancy Waite, Jennifer A. Pereira

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Development of a clinical prediction model for the onset of functional decline in people aged 65–75 years: pooled analysis of four European cohort studies

Nini H. Jonkman, Marco Colpo, Jochen Klenk, Chris Todd, Trynke Hoekstra, Vieri Del Panta, Kilian Rapp, Natasja M. van Schoor, Stefania Bandinelli, Martijn W. Heymans, Dominique Mauger, Luca Cattelani, Michael D. Denkinger, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Jorunn L. Helbostad, Beatrix Vereijken, Andrea B. Maier, Mirjam Pijnappels

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Fascia iliaca block in the emergency department for hip fracture: a randomized, controlled, double-blind trial

Mathieu Pasquier, Patrick Taffé, Olivier Hugli, Olivier Borens, Kyle Robert Kirkham, Eric Albrecht

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of physical activity and exercise on the cognitive function of patients with Alzheimer disease: a meta-analysis

Rui-xia Jia, Jing-hong Liang, Yong Xu, Ying-quan Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Frailty state among Indonesian elderly: prevalence, associated factors, and frailty state transition

Siti Setiati, Purwita Wijaya Laksmi, I.G.P. Suka Aryana, Sri Sunarti, Novira Widajanti, Lazuardhi Dwipa, Euphemia Seto, Rahmi Istanti, Laurentius Johan Ardian, Sabrina Chusnul Chotimah

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of sarcopenic obesity with the risk of all-cause mortality among adults over a broad range of different settings: a updated meta-analysis

Xiaoming Zhang, Xiaohua Xie, Qingli Dou, Chenyun Liu, Wenwu Zhang, Yunzhi Yang, Renli Deng, Andy S. K. Cheng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

What are the most effective interventions to improve physical performance in pre-frail and frail adults? A systematic review of randomised control trials

Tara Kidd, Freda Mold, Claire Jones, Emma Ream, Wendy Grosvenor, Märtha Sund-Levander, Pia Tingström, Nicola Carey

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with frequent use of emergency-department services in a geriatric population: a systematic review

Isabelle Dufour, Maud-Christine Chouinard, Nicole Dubuc, Jérémie Beaudin, Sarah Lafontaine, Catherine Hudon

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Role of gait speed and grip strength in predicting 10-year cognitive decline among community-dwelling older people

Ming-Yueh Chou, Yukiko Nishita, Takeshi Nakagawa, Chikako Tange, Makiko Tomida, Hiroshi Shimokata, Rei Otsuka, Liang-Kung Chen, Hidenori Arai

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors related to health-related quality of life in older people with multimorbidity and high health care consumption over a two-year period

Leonie Klompstra, Anne W. Ekdahl, Barbro Krevers, Anna Milberg, Jeanette Eckerblad

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate (HMB) supplementation in addition to multicomponent exercise in adults older than 70 years living in nursing homes, a cluster randomized placebo-controlled trial: the HEAL study protocol

Javier Courel-Ibáñez, JG Pallarés, on behalf of the HEAL study group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Early inpatient rehabilitation for acutely hospitalized older patients: a systematic review of outcome measures

Patrick Heldmann, Christian Werner, Nacera Belala, Jürgen M. Bauer, Klaus Hauer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Biomarkers for diagnosing serious bacterial infections in older outpatients: a systematic review

Oghenekome A. Gbinigie, Igho J. Onakpoya, Georgia C. Richards, Elizabeth A. Spencer, Constantinos Koshiaris, Niklas Bobrovitz, Carl J. Heneghan

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A multicenter cohort study to investigate the factors associated with functional autonomy change in patients with cognitive complaint or neurocognitive disorders: the MEMORA study protocol

Virginie Dauphinot, Claire Moutet, Isabelle Rouch, Mathieu Verdurand, Christelle Mouchoux, Floriane Delphin-Combe, Sylvain Gaujard, Pierre Krolak-Salmon, the MEMORA group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of depressive symptoms among older adults who reported medical cost as a barrier to seeking health care: findings from a nationally representative sample

Vinay K. Cheruvu, Edward T. Chiyaka

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk factors of health care–associated infection in elderly patients: a retrospective cohort study performed at a tertiary hospital in China

Xia Zhao, Lihong Wang, Nan Wei, Jingli Zhang, Wenhui Ma, Huijie Zhao, Xu Han

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Joint effects of advancing age and number of potentially inappropriate medication classes on risk of falls in Medicare enrollees

Nicole K. Early, Kathleen A. Fairman, Jacqueline M. Hagarty, David A. Sclar

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Understanding the care and support needs of older people: a scoping review and categorisation using the WHO international classification of functioning, disability and health framework (ICF)

Sarah Abdi, Alice Spann, Jacinta Borilovic, Luc de Witte, Mark Hawley

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Can brief telephone interventions reduce caregiver burden and depression in caregivers of people with cognitive impairment? - long-term results of the German day-care study (RCT)

Carolin Donath, Katharina Luttenberger, Elmar Graessel, Jennifer Scheel, Anna Pendergrass, Elisa-Marie Behrndt

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Lower dietary variety is a relevant factor for malnutrition in older Japanese home-care recipients: a cross-sectional study

Taeko Tsuji, Kaoru Yamamoto, Kazuyo Yamasaki, Fumikazu Hayashi, Chika Momoki, Yoko Yasui, Satoko Ohfuji, Wakaba Fukushima, Daiki Habu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations between prevalent multimorbidity combinations and prospective disability and self-rated health among older adults in Europe

Paige E. Sheridan, Christine A. Mair, Ana R. Quiñones

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A pragmatic randomised controlled trial (RCT) and realist evaluation of the interdisciplinary home-bAsed Reablement program (I-HARP) for improving functional independence of community dwelling older people with dementia: an effectiveness-implementation hybrid design

Yun-Hee Jeon, Judy M. Simpson, Lee-Fay Low, Robert Woods, Richard Norman, Loren Mowszowski, Lindy Clemson, Sharon L. Naismith, Henry Brodaty, Sarah Hilmer, Amanda Miller Amberber, Laura N. Gitlin, Sarah Szanton

01.12.2019 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Giant cell arteritis: is the clinical spectrum of the disease changing?

Miguel Á. González-Gay, Miguel Ortego-Jurado, Liliana Ercole, Norberto Ortego-Centeno

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

To what extent do older adult community exercise programs in Winnipeg, Canada address balance and include effective fall prevention exercise? A descriptive self-report study

Kathryn M. Sibley, Alexie J. Touchette, Jonathan C. Singer, Kathleen M. A. Dubberley, Alison R. Oates

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Stakeholder perspectives of care for people living with dementia moving from hospital to care facilities in the community: a systematic review

Angela Richardson, Alison Blenkinsopp, Murna Downs, Kathryn Lord

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

AgeWell.de – study protocol of a pragmatic multi-center cluster-randomized controlled prevention trial against cognitive decline in older primary care patients

Andrea Zülke, Tobias Luck, Alexander Pabst, Wolfgang Hoffmann, Jochen René Thyrian, Jochen Gensichen, Hanna Kaduszkiewicz, Hans-Helmut König, Walter E. Haefeli, David Czock, Birgitt Wiese, Thomas Frese, Susanne Röhr, Steffi G. Riedel-Heller

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

National survey on the management of heart failure in individuals over 80 years of age in French geriatric care units

Clémence Boully, Jean-Sébastien Vidal, Etienne Guibert, Fanny Nisrin Ghazali, Alain Pesce, Bérengère Beauplet, Jean-Dominique Roger, Isabelle Carrière, Boubacar Timbely, Houria Idiri, Jean-Pierre Constensoux, Anne-Marie Durocher, Delphine Dubail, Marc Fargier, Claude Jeandel, Gilles Berrut, Olivier Hanon, on behalf of the SFGG study group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Geriatric scores can predict long-term survival rate after hip fracture surgery

Carmen da Casa, Carmen Pablos-Hernández, Alfonso González-Ramírez, José Miguel Julián-Enriquez, Juan F. Blanco

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Development of an evaluation tool for geriatric rehabilitation care

Meriam M. Janssen, Willeke Vos, Katrien G. Luijkx

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol of a case-control longitudinal study (fraXity) assessing frailty and complexity among Swiss home service recipients using interRAI-HC assessments

Catherine Ludwig, Catherine Busnel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Community-dwelling older adults’ needs and acceptance regarding the use of robot technology to assist with daily living performance

Yeon-Hwan Park, Hee Kyung Chang, Min Hye Lee, Seong Hyeon Lee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perceptions and expectations of health-related quality of life among geriatric patients seeking emergency care: a qualitative study

Scott M. Dresden, Danielle M. McCarthy, Kirsten G. Engel, D. Mark Courtney

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The burden of respiratory infections among older adults in long-term care: a systematic review

Arielle Childs, Andrew R. Zullo, Nina R. Joyce, Kevin W. McConeghy, Robertus van Aalst, Patience Moyo, Elliott Bosco, Vincent Mor, Stefan Gravenstein

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sex-related differences in the association between frailty and dietary consumption in Japanese older people: a cross-sectional study

Koji Shibasaki, Shin Kei Kin, Shizuru Yamada, Masahiro Akishita, Sumito Ogawa

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Are older and seriously ill inpatients planning ahead for future medical care?

Amy Waller, Rob Sanson-Fisher, Balakrishnan R (Kichu) Nair, Tiffany Evans

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Trends in the utilisation of aged care services in Australia, 2008–2016

Jyoti Khadka, Catherine Lang, Julie Ratcliffe, Megan Corlis, Steve Wesselingh, Craig Whitehead, Maria Inacio

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A parsimonious approach for screening moderate-to-profound hearing loss in a community-dwelling geriatric population based on a decision tree analysis

Min Zhang, Zhaori Bi, Xinping Fu, Jiaofeng Wang, Qingwei Ruan, Chao Zhao, Jirong Duan, Xuan Zeng, Dian Zhou, Jie Chen, Zhijun Bao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Unplanned readmission prevention by a geriatric emergency network for transitional care (URGENT): a prospective before-after study

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

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Norwegian reference values for the Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB): the Tromsø Study

Astrid Bergland, Bjørn Heine Strand

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The evidence for services to avoid or delay residential aged care admission: a systematic review

Julie A. Luker, Anthea Worley, Mandy Stanley, Jeric Uy, Amber M. Watt, Susan L. Hillier

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of deep tissue laser therapy treatment on peripheral neuropathic pain in older adults with type 2 diabetes: a pilot randomized clinical trial

Prasun Chatterjee, Achal K. Srivastava, Deepa A. Kumar, Avinash Chakrawarty, Maroof A. Khan, Akash K. Ambashtha, Vijay Kumar, Luis De Taboada, Aparajit B. Dey

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Older people living alone (OPLA) – non-kin-carers’ support towards the end of life: qualitative longitudinal study protocol

Sabine Pleschberger, Elisabeth Reitinger, Birgit Trukeschitz, Paulina Wosko

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patient and public involvement in dementia research in the European Union: a scoping review

Jahanara Miah, Piers Dawes, Steven Edwards, Iracema Leroi, Bella Starling, Suzanne Parsons

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health outcome of older hospitalized patients in internal medicine environments evaluated by Identification of Seniors at Risk (ISAR) screening and geriatric assessment

Anne-Carina Scharf, Janine Gronewold, Christian Dahlmann, Jeanina Schlitzer, Andreas Kribben, Guido Gerken, Tienush Rassaf, Christoph Kleinschnitz, Richard Dodel, Helmut Frohnhofen, Dirk M. Hermann

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prognostic value of frailty in elderly patients with acute coronary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Qingyu Dou, Wen Wang, Hui Wang, Yao Ma, Shan Hai, Xiufang Lin, Ying Liu, Xinjun Zhang, Jinhui Wu, Birong Dong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Virtual reality among the elderly: a usefulness and acceptance study from Taiwan

Shabbir Syed-Abdul, Shwetambara Malwade, Aldilas Achmad Nursetyo, Mishika Sood, Madhu Bhatia, Diana Barsasella, Megan F. Liu, Chia-Chi Chang, Kathiravan Srinivasan, Raja M., Yu-Chuan Jack Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Was it worth it? Older adults’ experiences of participating in a population-based cohort study – a focus group study

Synneve Dahlin-Ivanoff, Therese Rydberg Sterner, Kaj Blennow, Ingmar Skoog, Hanna Falk Erhag

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sleep disorders among educationally active elderly people in Bialystok, Poland: a cross-sectional study

Mateusz Cybulski, Lukasz Cybulski, Elzbieta Krajewska-Kulak, Magda Orzechowska, Urszula Cwalina, Krystyna Kowalczuk

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health of Spanish centenarians: a cross-sectional study based on electronic health records

Antonio Gimeno-Miguel, Mercedes Clerencia-Sierra, Ignatios Ioakeim, Beatriz Poblador-Plou, Mercedes Aza-Pascual-Salcedo, Francisca González-Rubio, Raquel Rodríguez Herrero, Alexandra Prados-Torres

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Applying a new concept of embedding qualitative research: an example from a quantitative study of carers of people in later stage dementia

Michele Abendstern, Karen Davies, Helen Chester, Paul Clarkson, Jane Hughes, Caroline Sutcliffe, Fiona Poland, David Challis

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effect of circuit resistance training, empagliflozin or “vegeterranean diet” on physical and metabolic function in older subjects with type 2 diabetes: a study protocol for a randomized control trial (CEV-65 trial)

Assaf Buch, Roy Eldor, Ofer Kis, Lital Keinan-Boker, Ayelet Dunsky, Amir Rubin, Adar Lopez, Yael Sofer, Etty Osher, Yonit Marcus, Naftali Stern

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Compression of frailty in adults living with HIV

Giovanni Guaraldi, Davide De Francesco, Andrea Malagoli, Stefano Zona, Iacopo Franconi, Antonella Santoro, Cristina Mussini, Chiara Mussi, Matteo Cesari, Olga Theou, Kenneth Rockwood

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Exploring the usefulness of indicators for referring people with dementia and their informal caregivers to activating interventions: a qualitative analysis of needs assessments

Netta Van’t Leven, Jacomine de Lange, Johanna Groenewoud, Eva van der Ploeg, Anne Margriet Pot

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The course of depressive symptoms with decline in cognitive function - a longitudinal study of older adults receiving in-home care at baseline

Anne-Sofie Helvik, Maria Lage Barca, Sverre Bergh, Jūratė Šaltytė-Benth, Øyvind Kirkevold, Tom Borza

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The benefits of and barriers to using a social robot PARO in care settings: a scoping review

Lillian Hung, Cindy Liu, Evan Woldum, Andy Au-Yeung, Annette Berndt, Christine Wallsworth, Neil Horne, Mario Gregorio, Jim Mann, Habib Chaudhury

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate and albumin as markers of inflammation are associated with measures of sarcopenia: a cross-sectional study

Vera A. van Atteveld, Jeanine M. Van Ancum, Esmee M. Reijnierse, Marijke C. Trappenburg, Carel G. M. Meskers, Andrea B. Maier

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Objective and perceived food environment and household economic resources related to food insecurity in older adults living alone in rural areas

Jae Eun Shim, Ji-Yun Hwang, Kirang Kim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of individualized Tai-Chi on balance and lower-limb strength in older adults

I-Wen Penn, Wen-Hsu Sung, Chien-Hui Lin, Eric Chuang, Tien-Yow Chuang, Pei-Hsin Lin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Understanding changes and stability in the long-term use of technologies by seniors who are aging in place: a dynamical framework

S. T. M. Peek, K. G. Luijkx, H. J. M. Vrijhoef, M. E. Nieboer, S. Aarts, C. S. van der Voort, M. D. Rijnaard, E. J. M. Wouters

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of a group-based psychosocial program to prevent depression and anxiety in older people attending primary health care centres: a randomised controlled trial

Sandra Saldivia, Carolina Inostroza, Claudio Bustos, Paulina Rincón, Joseph Aslan, Vasily Bühring, Maryam Farhang, Michael King, Félix Cova

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Females fall more from heights but males survive less among a geriatric population: insights from an American level 1 trauma center

Ayman El-Menyar, Elizabeth Tilley, Hassan Al-Thani, Rifat Latifi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of the absorbent products distribution system on family caregivers of older people with incontinence in Italy: perception of the support received

Sara Santini, Paolo Fabbietti, Giovanni Lamura

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An augmented prescribed exercise program (APEP) to improve mobility of older acute medical patients – a randomized, controlled pilot and feasibility trial

Tobias Braun, Christian Grüneberg, Kirsten Süßmilch, Max Wiessmeier, Isabel Schwenk, Sarah Eggert, Annika Machleit-Ebner, Irene Harras, Christian Thiel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A randomized, crossover study of the acute effects of acarbose and gastric distension, alone and combined, on postprandial blood pressure in healthy older adults

Hung Pham, Laurence Trahair, Liza Phillips, Christopher Rayner, Michael Horowitz, Karen Jones

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A retrospective cross-sectional study of type 2 diabetes overtreatment in patients admitted to the geriatric ward

Zyta Beata Wojszel, Agnieszka Kasiukiewicz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A mixed-methods case study exploring the impact of participation in community activity groups for older adults on physical activity, health and wellbeing

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

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of age and cognitive function on data quality of standardized surveys in nursing home populations

Patrick Kutschar, Martin Weichbold, Jürgen Osterbrink

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of auditory and socio-demographic variables on discontinuation of hearing aid use among older adults with hearing loss fitted in the Chilean public health sector

Eduardo Fuentes-López, Adrian Fuente, Gonzalo Valdivia, Manuel Luna-Monsalve

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between tea consumption and depressive symptom among Chinese older adults

Ke Shen, Bin Zhang, Qiushi Feng

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

TV-based assistive integrated service to support European adults living with mild dementia or mild cognitive impairment (TV-AssistDem): study protocol for a multicentre randomized controlled trial

Jessica Marian Goodman-Casanova, José Guzmán-Parra, Gloria Guerrero, Elisa Vera, Pilar Barnestein-Fonseca, Gabriella Cortellessa, Francesca Fracasso, Alessandro Umbrico, Amedeo Cesta, Diana Toma, Flavia Boghiu, Rodolphe Dewarrat, Valentina Triantafyllidou, Elena Tamburini, Pietro Dionisio, Fermín Mayoral

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Blood pressure and hypertension prevalence among oldest-old in China for 16 year: based on CLHLS

Jiajun Du, Guoning Zhu, Yanhong Yue, Miao Liu, Yao He

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Time to move? Factors associated with burden of care among informal caregivers of cognitively impaired older people facing housing decisions: secondary analysis of a cluster randomized trial

Alexandrine Boucher, Julie Haesebaert, Adriana Freitas, Rhéda Adekpedjou, Marjolaine Landry, Henriette Bourassa, Dawn Stacey, Jordie Croteau, Painchaud-Guérard Geneviève, France Légaré

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

‘It’s what you do that makes a difference’ An interpretative phenomenological analysis of health care professionals and home care workers experiences of nutritional care for people living with dementia at home

Louise Mole, Bridie Kent, Mary Hickson, Rebecca Abbott

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of transition in work status and social participation on cognitive performance among elderly in India

Srei Chanda, Raman Mishra

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Fascia iliaca compartment block as a preoperative analgesic in elderly patients with hip fractures – effects on cognition

Pär Wennberg, Margareta Möller, Johan Herlitz, Elisabeth Kenne Sarenmalm

01.12.2019 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An interdisciplinary statement of scientific societies for the advancement of delirium care across Europe (EDA, EANS, EUGMS, COTEC, IPTOP/WCPT)

Alessandro Morandi, Christian Pozzi, Koen Milisen, Hans Hobbelen, Jennifer M. Bottomley, Alessandro Lanzoni, Verena C. Tatzer, Maria Gracia Carpena, Antonio Cherubini, Anette Ranhoff, Alasdair M. J. MacLullich, Andrew Teodorczuk, Giuseppe Bellelli

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Theory and Design of the Community for successful ageing (ComSA) program in Singapore: connecting BioPsychoSocial health and quality of life experiences of older adults

Su Aw, Gerald C. H. Koh, Chuen Seng Tan, Mee Lian Wong, Hubertus J. M. Vrijhoef, Susana Concordo Harding, Mary Ann B. Geronimo, Zoe J. L. Hildon

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Needs and skills of informal caregivers to care for a dependent person: a cross-sectional study

Maria dos Anjos Coelho Rodrigues Dixe, Liliana Fernanda da Conceição Teixeira, Timóteo João Teixeira Camacho Coelho Areosa, Roberta Caçador Frontini, Teresa de Jesus Almeida Peralta, Ana Isabel Fernandes Querido

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health systems readiness to provide geriatric friendly care services in Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Jude Thaddeus Ssensamba, Moses Mukuru, Mary Nakafeero, Ronald Ssenyonga, Suzanne N. Kiwanuka

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of training and structured medication review on medication appropriateness and patient-related outcomes in nursing homes: results from the interventional study InTherAKT

Angelika Mahlknecht, Laura Krisch, Nadja Nestler, Ulrike Bauer, Nina Letz, Daniel Zenz, Jochen Schuler, Laura Fährmann, Georg Hempel, Maria Flamm, Jürgen Osterbrink

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“Pisando Fuerte”: an evidence-based falls prevention program for Hispanic/Latinos older adults: results of an implementation trial

Maria Mora Pinzon, Shannon Myers, Elizabeth A. Jacobs, Sherri Ohly, Militza Bonet-Vázquez, Marcia Villa, Al Castro, Jane Mahoney

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Braden scale for assessing pneumonia after acute ischaemic stroke

Yunlong Ding, Yazhou Yan, Jiali Niu, Yanrong Zhang, Zhiqun Gu, Ping Tang, Yan Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of Potentially Inappropriate Medication use in older drivers

Guohua Li, Howard F. Andrews, Stanford Chihuri, Barbara H. Lang, Cheng Shiun Leu, David P. Merle, Abigail Gordon, Thelma J. Mielenz, David Strogatz, David W. Eby, Marian E. Betz, Carolyn DiGuiseppi, Vanya C. Jones, Lisa J. Molnar, Linda L. Hill, The LongROAD Research Team

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of depression, dementia and delirium on activities of daily living in elderly patients after discharge

Ching-Fu Weng, Kun-Pei Lin, Feng-Ping Lu, Jen-Hau Chen, Chiung-Jung Wen, Jui-Hua Peng, Ailun Heather Tseng, Ding-Cheng Chan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A systematic literature review of the assessment of treatment burden experienced by patients and their caregivers

Orla C. Sheehan, Bruce Leff, Christine S. Ritchie, Sarah K. Garrigues, Lingsheng Li, Debra Saliba, Roya Fathi, Cynthia M. Boyd

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Exploring the implementation of the Community for Successful Ageing (ComSA)program in Singapore: lessons learnt on program delivery for improving BioPsychoSocial health

Su Aw, Gerald C. H. Koh, Chuen Seng Tan, Mee Lian Wong, Hubertus J. M. Vrijhoef, Susana Concordo Harding, Mary Ann B. Geronimo, Zoe J. L. Hildon

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Development and validation of an algorithm to assess risk of first-time falling among home care clients

Ayse Kuspinar, John P. Hirdes, Katherine Berg, Caitlin McArthur, John N. Morris

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of mild hyponatremia and its association with falls in older adults admitted to an emergency geriatric medicine unit (the MUPA unit)

Sophie Boyer, Caroline Gayot, Charlotte Bimou, Thomas Mergans, Patrick Kajeu, Muriel Castelli, Thierry Dantoine, Achille Tchalla

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Care trajectories of chronically ill older adult patients discharged from hospital: a quantitative cross-sectional study using health insurance claims data

Yvonne de Man, Femke Atsma, Wilma Jonkers, Sophia E. J. A. de Rooij, Gert P. Westert, Patrick P. T. Jeurissen, A. Stef Groenewoud

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Social position and geriatric syndromes among Swedish older people: a population-based study

C. Rausch, Y. Liang, U. Bültmann, S. E. de Rooij, K. Johnell, L. Laflamme, J. Möller

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of an orthogeriatric intervention in patients with fragility fractures: a cohort study

Charlotte Abrahamsen, Birgitte Nørgaard, Eva Draborg, Morten Frost Nielsen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Functional impairment and serum albumin predict in-hospital mortality in nonagenarians with acute infection: a retrospective cohort study

Wei Huang, Ying Sun, Yunli Xing, Cuiying Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Dose-response association between physical activity and sedentary time categories on ageing biomarkers

Asier Mañas, Borja del Pozo-Cruz, Irene Rodríguez-Gómez, Javier Leal-Martín, José Losa-Reyna, Leocadio Rodríguez-Mañas, Francisco J. García-García, Ignacio Ara

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Reference values and associated factors of hand grip strength in elderly Saudi population: a cross-sectional study

Bader Alqahtani, Aqeel Alenazi, Mohammed Alshehri, Mohammed Alqahtani, Ragab Elnaggar

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Melatonin for the prevention of postoperative delirium in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ashley M. Campbell, David Rhys Axon, Jennifer R. Martin, Marion K. Slack, Lea Mollon, Jeannie K. Lee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A randomized controlled efficacy study of the Medido medication dispenser in Parkinson’s disease

K. Hannink, L. ter Brake, N.G.M. Oonk, A.A. Wertenbroek, M. Piek, L. Vree-Egberts, M.J. Faber, J. van der Palen, L.D. Dorresteijn

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Musculoskeletal pain and new-onset poor physical function in elderly survivors of a natural disaster: a longitudinal study after the great East Japan earthquake

Yutaka Yabe, Yoshihiro Hagiwara, Takuya Sekiguchi, Yumi Sugawara, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Nobuyuki Itaya, Shinichirou Yoshida, Yasuhito Sogi, Toshihisa Yano, Takahiro Onoki, Ichiro Tsuji, Eiji Itoi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A four-stage process for intervention description and guide development of a practice-based intervention: refining the Namaste Care intervention implementation specification for people with advanced dementia prior to a feasibility cluster randomised trial

Catherine Walshe, Julie Kinley, Shakil Patel, Claire Goodman, Frances Bunn, Jennifer Lynch, David Scott, Anne Davidson Lund, Min Stacpoole, Nancy Preston, Katherine Froggatt

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Anticholinergic and benzodiazepine medication use and risk of incident dementia: a UK cohort study

Carlota M. Grossi, Kathryn Richardson, Chris Fox, Ian Maidment, Nicholas Steel, Yoon K. Loke, Antony Arthur, Phyo Kyaw Myint, Noll Campbell, Malaz Boustani, Louise Robinson, Carol Brayne, Fiona E. Matthews, George M. Savva

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Polypharmacy in older patients: identifying the need for support by a community pharmacist

Jean-Baptiste Beuscart, Ségolène Petit, Sophie Gautier, Patrick Wierre, Thibaut Balcaen, Jean-Marc Lefebvre, Nicolas Kambia, Elisabeth Bertoux, Daniel Mascaut, Christine Barthélémy, Damien Cuny, François Puisieux, Bertrand Décaudin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Bridging the gap between research-based knowledge and clinical practice: a qualitative examination of patients and physiotherapists’ views on the Otago exercise Programme

Hilde Worum, Daniela Lillekroken, Birgitte Ahlsen, Kirsti Skavberg Roaldsen, Astrid Bergland

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Peer-to-peer support model to improve quality of life among highly vulnerable, low-income older adults in Cape Town, South Africa

Leon N. Geffen, Gabrielle Kelly, John N. Morris, Elizabeth P. Howard

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“What would you like to achieve?” Goal-Setting in Patients with Dementia in Geriatric Rehabilitation

Ilona Dutzi, Michael Schwenk, Marietta Kirchner, Jürgen M. Bauer, Klaus Hauer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the geriatric quality of life-dementia in older adults with dementia or mild cognitive impairment living in nursing homes

Eun-Young Park, Seon-Min Park, Jung-Hee Kim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

‘Modified STOPP-START criteria for Sri Lanka’; translating to a resource limited healthcare setting by Delphi consensus

N. R. Samaranayake, A. Balasuriya, G. H. Fernando, D. Samaraweera, L. G. T. Shanika, J. K. P. Wanigasuriya, C. N. Wijekoon, C. A. Wanigatunge

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of frailty in the absence of disability among older population: a cross sectional study from rural communities in Nepal

Uday Narayan Yadav, Man Kumar Tamang, Tarka Bahadur Thapa, Hassan Hosseinzadeh, Mark Fort Harris, Krishna Kumar Yadav

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Texture modified diet in German nursing homes: availability, best practices and association with nursing home characteristics

Carina Burger, Eva Kiesswetter, Rowena Alber, Ulrike Pfannes, Ulrike Arens-Azevedo, Dorothee Volkert

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of early comprehensive geriatric screening on the readmission rate in an acute geriatric ward: a quasi-experimental study

Kun-Pei Lin, Jen-Hau Chen, Feng-Ping Lu, Chiung-Jung Wen, Ding-Cheng (Derrick) Chan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Transitioning of older Australian women into and through the long-term care system: a cohort study using linked data

Md. Mijanur Rahman, Jimmy T. Efird, Julie E. Byles

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Age-related deficits in bilateral motor synergies and force coordination

Nyeonju Kang, Lisa M. Roberts, Clara Aziz, James H. Cauraugh

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Scaling-up implementation in community hospitals: a multisite interrupted time series design of the Mobilization of Vulnerable Elders (MOVE) program in Alberta

Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, Charmalee Harris, Jemila S. Hamid, Joycelyne E. Ewusie, Jacquelyn Quirk, Karen Osiowy, Julia E. Moore, Sobia Khan, Barbara Liu, Sharon E. Straus, on behalf of the MOVE AB Collaboration

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of a delirium prevention project among older hospitalized patients who underwent orthopedic surgery: a retrospective cohort study

Jung-Yeon Choi, Kwang-il Kim, Min-gu Kang, Young-Kyun Lee, Kyung-Hoi Koo, Joo Han Oh, Young Ho Park, Jeewon Suh, Nak-Hyun Kim, Hyun-Jung Yoo, Jahyun Koo, Hyun Mi Moon, Eun Hui Kim, Kayoung Park, Cheol-Ho Kim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adherence to anti-osteoporosis medication associated with lower mortality following hip fracture in older adults: a nationwide propensity score-matched cohort study

Shan-Fu Yu, Jur-Shan Cheng, Ying-Chou Chen, Jia-Feng Chen, Chung-Yuan Hsu, Han-Ming Lai, Chi-Hua Ko, Wen-Chan Chiu, Yu-Jih Su, Tien-Tsai Cheng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Antibiotics prescription and guidelines adherence in elderly: impact of the comorbidities

Anthony Dylis, Anne Sophie Boureau, Audrey Coutant, Eric Batard, François Javaudin, Gilles Berrut, Laure de Decker, Guillaume Chapelet

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Resident and staff perspectives of person-centered climate in nursing homes: a cross-sectional study

Yunxia Yang, Hui Li, Lily Dongxia XIAO, Wenhui Zhang, Menghan Xia, Hui Feng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Fall-related efficacy is a useful and independent index to detect fall risk in Japanese community-dwelling older people: a 1-year longitudinal study

Naoto Kamide, Yoshitaka Shiba, Miki Sakamoto, Haruhiko Sato, Akie Kawamura

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Interactions between subjective memory complaint and objective cognitive deficit on memory performances

Soowon Park, Ji-Hye Lee, Jiyeon Lee, Youngsung Cho, Hyun Gyu Park, Yongjoon Yoo, Jung-Hae Youn, Seung-Ho Ryu, Jae Yeon Hwang, Jeongsim Kim, Jun-Young Lee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Balancing the struggle to live with dementia: a systematic meta-synthesis of coping

Guro Hanevold Bjørkløf, Anne-Sofie Helvik, Tanja Louise Ibsen, Elisabeth Wiken Telenius, Ellen Karine Grov, Siren Eriksen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Accessing the discriminatory performance of FRAIL-NH in two-class and three-class frailty and examining its agreement with the frailty index among nursing home residents in mainland China

Feng Ge, Weiwei Liu, Minhui Liu, Siyuan Tang, Yongjin Lu, Tianxue Hou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of ADL and IADL disability in older adults in southeastern Poland

Agnieszka Ćwirlej-Sozańska, Agnieszka Wiśniowska-Szurlej, Anna Wilmowska-Pietruszyńska, Bernard Sozański

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations between health-related quality of life, physical function and pain in older women with osteoporosis and vertebral fracture

Brita Stanghelle, Hege Bentzen, Lora Giangregorio, Are Hugo Pripp, Astrid Bergland

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Advanced glycation end products and their ratio to soluble receptor are associated with limitations in physical functioning only in women: results from the CARLA cohort

Helen Ebert, Maria Elena Lacruz, Alexander Kluttig, Andreas Simm, Karin Halina Greiser, Daniel Tiller, Nadja Kartschmit, Rafael Mikolajczyk

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

In-hospital care prior to assisted and unassisted suicide in swiss older people: a state-level retrospective study

Nathalie Dieudonné-Rahm, Sandra Burkhardt, Sophie Pautex

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The value of nonoperative versus operative treatment of frail institutionalized elderly patients with a proximal femoral fracture in the shade of life (FRAIL-HIP); protocol for a multicenter observational cohort study

Pieter Joosse, Sverre A. I. Loggers, C. L. P. (Marc) Van de Ree, Romke Van Balen, Jeroen Steens, Rutger G. Zuurmond, Taco Gosens, Sven H. Van Helden, Suzanne Polinder, Hanna C. Willems, Esther M. M. Van Lieshout, on behalf of the FRAIL-HIP study group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cross-sectional associations between personality traits and device-based measures of step count and sedentary behaviour in older age: the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936

Iva Čukić, Catharine R. Gale, Sebastien F. M. Chastin, Philippa M. Dall, Manon L. Dontje, Dawn A. Skelton, Ian J. Deary, on behalf of the Seniors USP Team

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Fall-related emergency department visits and hospitalizations among community-dwelling older adults: examination of health problems and injury characteristics

Namkee G. Choi, Bryan Y. Choi, Diana M. DiNitto, C. Nathan Marti, Mark E. Kunik

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Knowledge of HIV/AIDS among older adults (50 years and above) in a peri-urban setting: a descriptive cross-sectional study

Reindolf Anokye, Enoch Acheampong, Amy Budu-Ainooson, Edmund Isaac Obeng, Emmanuel Tetteh, Yvonne Sabby Acheampong, Curtis Edward Nettey-Marbell

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between anemia and cognitive decline among Chinese middle-aged and elderly: evidence from the China health and retirement longitudinal study

Tingting Qin, Mingming Yan, Zhen Fu, Yating Song, Wanrong Lu, A’dan Fu, Ping Yin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Systematic review and meta-analysis of second-generation antidepressants for the treatment of older adults with depression: questionable benefit and considerations for frailty

Laurie Mallery, Tanya MacLeod, Michael Allen, Pamela McLean-Veysey, Natasha Rodney-Cail, Evan Bezanson, Brian Steeves, Constance LeBlanc, Paige Moorhouse

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hospitalized elder abuse in Iran: a qualitative study

Zeinab Naderi, Sakineh Gholamzadeh, Ladan Zarshenas, Abbas Ebadi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Relationship between meaning in life and death anxiety in the elderly: self-esteem as a mediator

Jiaxi Zhang, Jiaxi Peng, Pan Gao, He Huang, Yunfei Cao, Lulu Zheng, Danmin Miao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Age group differences in association between IADL decline and depressive symptoms in community-dwelling elderly

Eri Kiyoshige, Mai Kabayama, Yasuyuki Gondo, Yukie Masui, Hiroki Inagaki, Madoka Ogawa, Takeshi Nakagawa, Saori Yasumoto, Hiroshi Akasaka, Ken Sugimoto, Kazunori Ikebe, Yasumichi Arai, Tatsuro Ishizaki, Hiromi Rakugi, Kei Kamide

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Design of an Underwater Treadmill System for rehabilitation of older obese adults: a pre-post study

C. Kittichaikarn, V. Kuptniratsaikul

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Community resource referral needs among African American dementia caregivers in an urban community: a qualitative study

Emily M. Abramsohn, Jessica Jerome, Kelsey Paradise, Tia Kostas, Wesley Alexandra Spacht, Stacy Tessler Lindau

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A Danish version of the life-space assessment (LSA-DK) – translation, content validity and cultural adaptation using cognitive interviewing in older mobility limited adults

Mette Merete Pedersen, Pia Kjær-Sørensen, Julie Midtgaard, Cynthia J. Brown, Ann Christine Bodilsen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Item response analysis of the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory among the elderly in China: dimensionality and differential item functioning test

Zhongquan Li, Xia Zhao, Ang Sheng, Li Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A feminist phenomenology on the emotional labor and morality of live-in migrant care workers caring for older people in the community

Ken H. M. HO, Vico C. L. CHIANG, Doris LEUNG, Daphne S. K. CHEUNG

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mortality and comorbidity after non-operatively managed, low-energy pelvic fracture in patients over age 70: a comparison with an age-matched femoral neck fracture cohort and general population

Aleksi Reito, Mari Kuoppala, Hanna Pajulammi, Lasse Hokkinen, Kati Kyrölä, Juha Paloneva

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Healthcare providers’ experiences in supporting community-living older adults to manage multiple chronic conditions: a qualitative study

Jenny Ploeg, Marie-Lee Yous, Kimberly Fraser, Sinéad Dufour, Lisa Garland Baird, Sharon Kaasalainen, Carrie McAiney, Maureen Markle-Reid

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Healthcare professionals’ experiences of providing individualized nutritional care for Older People in hospital and home care: a qualitative study

Christine Hillestad Hestevik, Marianne Molin, Jonas Debesay, Astrid Bergland, Asta Bye

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sarcopenia prevalence and associations with mortality and hospitalisation by various sarcopenia definitions in 85–89 year old community-dwelling men: a report from the ULSAM study

Sigvard Sobestiansky, Karl Michaelsson, Tommy Cederholm

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Friendships that money can buy: financial security protects health in retirement by enabling social connectedness

Tegan Cruwys, Catherine Haslam, Niklas K. Steffens, S. Alexander Haslam, Polly Fong, Ben C. P. Lam

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Trends in the incidence and prevalence of Parkinson’s disease in Korea: a nationwide, population-based study

Joo-Hyun Park, Do-Hoon Kim, Do-Young Kwon, Moonyoung Choi, Shinhye Kim, Jin-Hyung Jung, Kyungdo Han, Yong-Gyu Park

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An inventory of collaborative medication reviews for older adults - evolution of practices

A. Kiiski, M. Airaksinen, A. Mäntylä, S. Desselle, A. Kumpusalo-Vauhkonen, T. Järvensivu, M. Pohjanoksa-Mäntylä

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Validation of the clinical frailty score (CFS) in French language

Paul Abraham, Delphine S. Courvoisier, Cedric Annweiler, Cliff Lenoir, Thomas Millien, Francoise Dalmaz, Hans Flaatten, Rui Moreno, Steffen Christensen, Dylan W. de Lange, Bertrand Guidet, Karim Bendjelid, Bernhard Walder, Bernardo Bollen Pinto

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Disability incidence and functional decline among older adults with major chronic diseases

Joelle H. Fong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Being the next of kin of an older person living in a nursing home: an interview study about quality of life

Helena Rosén, Lina Behm, Birgitta Wallerstedt, Gerd Ahlström

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors of clinical outcomes after cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients ≥75 years of age: a retrospective cohort study

Laure Champ-Rigot, Anne-Laure Cornille, Pierre Ollitrault, Arnaud Pellissier, Mathieu Chequel, Damien Legallois, Paul Milliez

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparison of health-related quality of life between the Han and Yi ethnicity elderly in the Yi autonomous areas of Yunnan Province

Lingyun Ran, Hongqian Kong, Mengqi Du, Jianhui He, Qiong Zhong, Yuanyuan Ran, Yanping Si, Jiang Zhang, Cheng Yao, Huineng Luo, Qin Ye

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between anemia and frailty in 13,175 community-dwelling adults aged 50 years and older in China

Ye Ruan, Yanfei Guo, Paul Kowal, Ye Lu, Chazhen Liu, Shuangyuan Sun, Zhezhou Huang, Yang Zheng, Wenjing Wang, Gan Li, Yan Shi, Fan Wu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The need for improved cognitive, hearing and vision assessments for older people with cognitive impairment: a qualitative study

Lucas Wolski, Iracema Leroi, Jemma Regan, Piers Dawes, Anna Pavlina Charalambous, Chryssoula Thodi, Juliana Prokopiou, Roxane Villeneuve, Catherine Helmer, Abebaw Mengistu Yohannes, Ines Himmelsbach

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Is there an association between ageist attitudes and frailty?

Douglas Salguero, Juliana Ferri-Guerra, Nadeem Y. Mohammed, Dhanya Baskaran, Raquel Aparicio-Ugarriza, Michael J. Mintzer, Jorge G. Ruiz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Improved outcome in hip fracture patients in the aging population following co-managed care compared to conventional surgical treatment: a retrospective, dual-center cohort study

Carl Neuerburg, Stefan Förch, Johannes Gleich, Wolfgang Böcker, Markus Gosch, Christian Kammerlander, Edgar Mayr

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association of MTHFR C677T variant with increased risk of ischemic stroke in the elderly population: a meta-analysis of observational studies

Guilin Chang, Zheng Kuai, Jia Wang, Jiayu Wu, Kan Xu, Ying Yuan, Yu Hu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Enhanced coordination of care to reduce medication risks in older home care clients in primary care: a randomized controlled trial

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

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The role of concern about falling on stepping performance during complex activities

Shaira Viaje, Geert Crombez, Stephen R. Lord, Jacqueline C. T. Close, Perminder Sachdev, Henry Brodaty, Kim Delbaere

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Characteristics of febrile urinary tract infections in older male adults

Alex Smithson, Javier Ramos, Esther Niño, Alex Culla, Ubaldo Pertierra, Michele Friscia, Maria Teresa Bastida

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Depressive symptoms in long term care facilities in Western Canada: a cross sectional study

Matthias Hoben, Abigail Heninger, Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, Jennifer Knopp-Sihota, Carole Estabrooks, Zahra Goodarzi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Development and validation of elder-friendly urban spaces questionnaire (EFUSQ)

Azadeh Lak, Reihaneh Aghamolaei, Hamid R. Baradaran, Phyo K. Myint

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cardiovascular risk factors and memory decline in middle-aged and older adults: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

Beatriz Olaya, Maria Victoria Moneta, Martin Bobak, Josep Maria Haro, Panayotes Demakakos

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Longitudinal and reciprocal associations between financial strain, home characteristics and mobility in the National Health and Aging Trends Study

L. J. Samuel, S. L. Szanton, C. L. Seplaki, T. K. M. Cudjoe, R. J. Thorpe Jr., E. M. Agree

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparison of body mass index range criteria and their association with cognition, functioning and depression: a cross-sectional study in Mexican older adults

Damaris Francis Estrella-Castillo, Lizzette Gómez-de-Regil

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of dance on multi-muscle synergies in older adults: a cross-sectional study

Yun Wang, Kazuhiko Watanabe, Tadayoshi Asaka

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The efficacy and safety of exercise for prevention of fall-related injuries in older people with different health conditions, and differing intervention protocols: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Renqing Zhao, Wenqian Bu, Xianghe Chen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Description of frail older people profiles according to four screening tools applied in primary care settings: a cross sectional analysis

Itziar Vergara, Maider Mateo-Abad, María Carmen Saucedo-Figueredo, Mónica Machón, Alonso Montiel-Luque, Kalliopi Vrotsou, María Antonia Nava del Val, Ana Díez-Ruiz, Carolina Güell, Ander Matheu, Antonio Bueno, Jazmina Núñez, Francisco Rivas-Ruiz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Five-factor model personality traits and cognitive function in five domains in older adulthood

Angelina R. Sutin, Yannick Stephan, Martina Luchetti, Antonio Terracciano

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acceptability of oral liquid pharmaceutical products in older adults: palatability and swallowability issues

Emilie Belissa, Thibault Vallet, Sandra Laribe-Caget, Alain Chevallier, François-Xavier Chedhomme, Fattima Abdallah, Nathalie Bachalat, Sid-Ahmed Belbachir, Imad Boulaich, Vanessa Bloch, Anne Delahaye, Mathieu Depoisson, Amélie Dufaÿ Wojcicki, Stéphane Gibaud, Anne-Sophie Grancher, Caroline Guinot, Celia Lachuer, Laurent Lechowski, Patrick Leglise, Abdel Mahiou, Sylvie Meaume, Corinne Michel, Hugues Michelon, Yann Orven, Ines Perquy, Matthieu Piccoli, Maïté Rabus, Annie-Claude Ribemont, Jean-Paul Rwabihama, Jean-Hugues Trouvin, Fabrice Ruiz, Vincent Boudy

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluating audio-visual falls prevention messages with community-dwelling older people using a World Café forum approach

Lex D. de Jong, Jacqueline Francis-Coad, Chris Wortham, Terry P. Haines, Dawn A. Skelton, Tammy Weselman, Anne-Marie Hill

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Concordances and differences between a unidimensional and multidimensional assessment of frailty: a cross-sectional study

Michael C. J. Van der Elst, Birgitte Schoenmakers, Linda P. M. Op het Veld, Ellen E. De Roeck, Anne Van der Vorst, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen, Nico De Witte, Jan De Lepeleire, Jos M. G. A. Schols, D-SCOPE consortium

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A longitudinal analysis of the association between the living arrangements and psychological well-being of older Chinese adults: the role of income sources

Zi Zhou, Lun Cai, Meilan Zhuang, Y. Alicia Hong, Ya Fang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Use it or lose it: a qualitative study of the maintenance of physical activity in older adults

Asiya Maula, Natasher LaFond, Elizabeth Orton, Steve Iliffe, Sarah Audsley, Kavita Vedhara, Denise Kendrick

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A bio-psycho-social approach for frailty amongst Singaporean Chinese community-dwelling older adults – evidence from the Singapore Longitudinal Aging Study

Nigel Teo, Pei Shi Yeo, Qi Gao, Ma Shwe Zin Nyunt, Jie Jing Foo, Shiou Liang Wee, Tze Pin Ng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Creating conditions for a sense of security during the evenings and nights among older persons receiving home health care in ordinary housing: a participatory appreciative action and reflection study

Inger James, Margaretha Norell Pejner, Annica Kihlgren

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Promoting activity, Independence and stability in early dementia (PrAISED): a, multisite, randomised controlled, feasibility trial

Sarah E. Goldberg, Veronika van der Wardt, Andy Brand, Clare Burgon, Rupinder Bajwa, Zoe Hoare, Pip L. Logan, Rowan H. Harwood, on behalf of the PrAISED Study Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The prevalence, risk factors and prognostic implications of dysphagia in elderly patients undergoing hip fracture surgery in Korea

Seong-Eun Byun, Kyeu Back Kwon, Sang Ho Kim, Seung-Jae Lim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Quality of prescribing predicts hospitalisation in octogenarians: life and living in advanced age: a cohort study in New Zealand (LiLACS NZ)

Cristín Ryan, Ruth Teh, Simon Moyes, Tim Wilkinson, Martin Connolly, Anna Rolleston, Mere Kepa, Ngaire Kerse

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Claims data-based analysis of the influence of individual and regional characteristics on the utilisation of long-term care by people with dementia in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

Johanna Forstner, Michel Wensing, Jan Koetsenruijter, Pamela Wronski

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Implementation of new standard operating procedures for geriatric trauma patients with multiple injuries: a single level I trauma centre study

Lorenz Peterer, Christian Ossendorf, Kai Oliver Jensen, Georg Osterhoff, Ladislav Mica, Burkhardt Seifert, Clément M. L. Werner, Hans-Peter Simmen, Hans-Christoph Pape, Kai Sprengel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impaired kidney function is associated with lower cognitive function in the elder general population. Results from the Good Aging in Skåne (GÅS) cohort study

Tomas Månsson, Marieclaire Overton, Mats Pihlsgård, Sölve Elmståhl

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How older patients prioritise their multiple health problems: a qualitative study

Ulrike Junius-Walker, Tanja Schleef, Ulrike Vogelsang, Marie-Luise Dierks

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Advance care planning in Norwegian nursing homes – limited awareness of the residents’ preferences and values? A qualitative study

Lisbeth Thoresen, Reidar Pedersen, Lillian Lillemoen, Elisabeth Gjerberg, Reidun Førde

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Internet use and self-rated health among Swedish 70-year-olds: a cross-sectional study

Hanna Falk Erhag, Felicia Ahlner, Therese Rydberg Sterner, Ingmar Skoog, Annika Bergström

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correlation between the Charlson comorbidity index and skeletal muscle mass/physical performance in hospitalized older people potentially suffering from sarcopenia

Ge Gong, Wenhui Wan, Xinghu Zhang, Yu Liu, Xinhui Liu, Jian Yin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Meaning in life and health care use: findings from a nationally representative study of older adults in Germany

André Hajek, Hans-Helmut König

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A multicomponent exercise intervention to improve physical functioning, cognition and psychosocial well-being in elderly nursing home residents: a study protocol of a randomized controlled trial in the PROCARE (prevention and occupational health in long-term care) project

Thomas Cordes, Laura L. Bischoff, Daniel Schoene, Nadja Schott, Claudia Voelcker-Rehage, Charlotte Meixner, Luisa-Marie Appelles, Michael Bebenek, Andre Berwinkel, Claudia Hildebrand, Thomas Jöllenbeck, Bettina Johnen, Wolfgang Kemmler, Thomas Klotzbier, Heide Korbus, Julian Rudisch, Lutz Vogt, Matthias Weigelt, Rita Wittelsberger, Katharina Zwingmann, Bettina Wollesen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Old subjects with sepsis in the emergency department: trend analysis of case fatality rate

Andrea Fabbri, Giulio Marchesini, Barbara Benazzi, Alice Morelli, Danilo Montesi, Cesare Bini, Stefano Giovanni Rizzo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Life expectancy with and without cognitive impairment among Chilean older adults: results of the National Survey of Health (2003, 2009 and 2016)

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