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BMC Geriatrics

BMC Geriatrics 1/2017

Ausgabe 1/2017

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 291 Artikel )

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of the association between dynapenia and higher-level functional capacity in daily living in community-dwelling older adults in Japan

Masaki Iwamura, Masao Kanauchi

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Performance of Edmonton Frail Scale on frailty assessment: its association with multi-dimensional geriatric conditions assessed with specific screening tools

Simone Perna, Matthew D’Arcy Francis, Chiara Bologna, Francesca Moncaglieri, Antonella Riva, Paolo Morazzoni, Pietro Allegrini, Antonio Isu, Beatrice Vigo, Fabio Guerriero, Mariangela Rondanelli

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of Spiritual Index of Well-Being in elderly Taiwanese

Li-Fen Wu, Shu-Hui Yang, Malcolm Koo

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Potential unfavorable impacts of BDNF Val66Met polymorphisms on metabolic risks in average population in a longevous area

Jun-Hua Peng, Cheng-Wu Liu, Shang-Ling Pan, Hua-Yu Wu, Qing-Hua Liang, Rui-Jing Gan, Ling Huang, Yi Ding, Zhang-Ya Bian, Hao Huang, Ze-Ping Lv, Xiao-Ling Zhou, Rui-Xing Yin

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The influence of day care centres designed for people with dementia on family caregivers – a qualitative study

Signe Tretteteig, Solfrid Vatne, Anne Marie Mork Rokstad

01.12.2017 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Telemedicine and primary care obesity management in rural areas – innovative approach for older adults?

John A. Batsis, Sarah N. Pletcher, James E. Stahl

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Biological age as a useful index to predict seventeen-year survival and mortality in Koreans

Jinho Yoo, Yangseok Kim, Eo Rin Cho, Sun Ha Jee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A novel method to promote physical activity among older adults in residential care: an exploratory field study on implicit social norms

Margot A. Koeneman, Astrid Chorus, Marijke Hopman-Rock, Mai J. M. Chinapaw

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment in a Geriatric Day Hospital improve individualized outcome measures using Goal Attainment Scaling

Paige Moorhouse, Olga Theou, Sherri Fay, Miranda McMillan, Heather Moffatt, Kenneth Rockwood

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Age Nutrition Chirurgie (ANC) study: impact of a geriatric intervention on the screening and management of undernutrition in elderly patients operated on for colon cancer, a stepped wedge controlled trial

Marine Dupuis, Elisabetta Kuczewski, Laurent Villeneuve, Sylvie Bin-Dorel, Max Haine, Claire Falandry, Thomas Gilbert, Guillaume Passot, Olivier Glehen, Marc Bonnefoy

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

CHERISH (collaboration for hospitalised elders reducing the impact of stays in hospital): protocol for a multi-site improvement program to reduce geriatric syndromes in older inpatients

Alison M. Mudge, Merrilyn D. Banks, Adrian G. Barnett, Irene Blackberry, Nicholas Graves, Theresa Green, Gillian Harvey, Ruth E. Hubbard, Sharon K. Inouye, Sue Kurrle, Kwang Lim, Prue McRae, Nancye M. Peel, Jessica Suna, Adrienne M. Young

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Self-perceived uselessness and associated factors among older adults in China

Yuan Zhao, Jessica M. Sautter, Li Qiu, Danan Gu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Control beliefs and risk for 4-year mortality in older adults: a prospective cohort study

Wei Duan-Porter, Susan Nicole Hastings, Brian Neelon, Courtney Harold Van Houtven

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Diabetes mellitus medication use and catastrophic healthcare expenditure among adults aged 50+ years in China and India: results from the WHO study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE)

Shingai Douglas Gwatidzo, Jennifer Stewart Williams

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Making the Most of Mealtimes (M3): protocol of a multi-centre cross-sectional study of food intake and its determinants in older adults living in long term care homes

Heather H. Keller, Natalie Carrier, Susan Slaughter, Christina Lengyel, Catriona M. Steele, Lisa Duizer, K. Steve Brown, Habib Chaudhury, Minn N. Yoon, Alison M. Duncan, Veronique M. Boscart, George Heckman, Lita Villalon

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Vitamin D deficiency as a risk factor for dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Isolde Sommer, Ursula Griebler, Christina Kien, Stefanie Auer, Irma Klerings, Renate Hammer, Peter Holzer, Gerald Gartlehner

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Urinary incontinence and its association with functional physical and cognitive health among female nursing home residents in Switzerland

Lea F. Schumpf, Nathan Theill, David A. Scheiner, Daniel Fink, Florian Riese, Cornelia Betschart

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Do nursing staff encourage functional activity among nursing home residents? A cross-sectional study of nursing staff perceived behaviors and associated factors

Nienke O. Kuk, Mirre den Ouden, G. A. Rixt Zijlstra, Jan P. H. Hamers, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen, Gerrie J. J. W. Bours

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and associated factors in functionally independent older people

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

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of home care versus alternative locations of care on elder health outcomes: an overview of systematic reviews

Laura Boland, France Légaré, Maria Margarita Becerra Perez, Matthew Menear, Mirjam Marjolein Garvelink, Daniel I. McIsaac, Geneviève Painchaud Guérard, Julie Emond, Nathalie Brière, Dawn Stacey

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Incidence and predictors of left ventricular remodeling among elderly Asian women: a community-based cohort study

Jing Wu, Caiqin Wu, Wenjing Fan, Jie Zhou, Ling Xu

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A person-centred and thriving-promoting intervention in nursing homes - study protocol for the U-Age nursing home multi-centre, non-equivalent controlled group before-after trial

David Edvardsson, Karin Sjögren, Qarin Lood, Ådel Bergland, Marit Kirkevold, Per-Olof Sandman

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of habitual functional training on physical functioning in patients after hip fracture: the protocol of the HIPFRAC study

Kristi Elisabeth Heiberg, Vigdis Bruun-Olsen, Astrid Bergland

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of training and structured medication review on medication appropriateness in nursing home residents and on cooperation between health care professionals: the InTherAKT study protocol

Angelika Mahlknecht, Nadja Nestler, Ulrike Bauer, Nadine Schüßler, Jochen Schuler, Sebastian Scharer, Ralf Becker, Isabel Waltering, Georg Hempel, Oliver Schwalbe, Maria Flamm, Jürgen Osterbrink

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Translation of a tailored nutrition and resistance exercise intervention for elderly people to a real-life setting: adaptation process and pilot study

Ellen JI. van Dongen, Joanne N. Leerlooijer, Jan M. Steijns, Michael Tieland, Lisette CPGM. de Groot, Annemien Haveman-Nies

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prioritizing problems in and solutions to homecare safety of people with dementia: supporting carers, streamlining care

Lorainne Tudor Car, Mona El-Khatib, Robert Perneczky, Nikolaos Papachristou, Rifat Atun, Igor Rudan, Josip Car, Charles Vincent, Azeem Majeed

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Study protocol: effect of playful training on functional abilities of older adults - a randomized controlled trial

Jari Due Jessen, Henrik Hautop Lund

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of frailty in Canadians 18–79 years old in the Canadian Health Measures Survey

Dustin Scott Kehler, Thomas Ferguson, Andrew N. Stammers, Clara Bohm, Rakesh C. Arora, Todd A. Duhamel, Navdeep Tangri

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The use of physical restraints in long-term care in Spain: a multi-center cross-sectional study

Gabriel J. Estévez-Guerra, Emilio Fariña-López, Eduardo Núñez-González, Manuel Gandoy-Crego, Fernando Calvo-Francés, Elizabeth A. Capezuti

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The temporal impact of aging on the burden of herpes zoster

Lijoy Varghese, Baudouin Standaert, Antonio Olivieri, Desmond Curran

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How does washing without water perform compared to the traditional bed bath: a systematic review

Fabian M. V. Groven, Sandra M. G. Zwakhalen, Gaby Odekerken-Schröder, Erik J. T. Joosten, Jan P. H. Hamers

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Variation in use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes in the United States: A systematic review

Hannah Cioltan, Samah Alshehri, Carol Howe, Jeannie Lee, Mindy Fain, Howard Eng, Kenneth Schachter, Jane Mohler

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Problems of video-based pain detection in patients with dementia: a road map to an interdisciplinary solution

Miriam Kunz, Dominik Seuss, Teena Hassan, Jens U. Garbas, Michael Siebers, Ute Schmid, Michael Schöberl, Stefan Lautenbacher

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Long-term mortality in older patients discharged after acute decompensated heart failure: a prospective cohort study

Pierre-André Natella, Philippe Le Corvoisier, Elena Paillaud, Bertrand Renaud, Isabelle Mahé, Jean-François Bergmann, Hervé Perchet, Dominique Mottier, Olivier Montagne, Sylvie Bastuji-Garin

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Supporting clinical rules engine in the adjustment of medication (SCREAM): protocol of a multicentre, prospective, randomised study

Carlota Mestres Gonzalvo, Hugo A. J. M. de Wit, Brigit P. C. van Oijen, Kim P. G. M. Hurkens, Rob Janknegt, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Wubbo J. Mulder, Frans R. Verhey, Bjorn Winkens, Paul-Hugo M. van der Kuy

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Life-space and movement behavior in nursing home residents: results of a new sensor-based assessment and associated factors

Carl-Philipp Jansen, Mona Diegelmann, Eva-Luisa Schnabel, Hans-Werner Wahl, Klaus Hauer

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Use of the EMPOWER brochure to deprescribe sedative-hypnotic drugs in older adults with mild cognitive impairment

Philippe Martin, Cara Tannenbaum

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with older people’s long-term care needs: a case study adopting the expanded version of the Anderson Model in China

Yuan Yuan Fu, Yu Guo, Xue Bai, Ernest Wing Tak Chui

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Oral Health and nutritional status in nursing home residents—results of an explorative cross-sectional pilot study

Dirk Ziebolz, Christine Werner, Gerhard Schmalz, Ina Nitschke, Rainer Haak, Rainer F. Mausberg, Jean-François Chenot

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Managing multiple chronic conditions in the community: a Canadian qualitative study of the experiences of older adults, family caregivers and healthcare providers

Jenny Ploeg, Nancy Matthew-Maich, Kimberly Fraser, Sinéad Dufour, Carrie McAiney, Sharon Kaasalainen, Maureen Markle-Reid, Ross Upshur, Laura Cleghorn, Anna Emili

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The psychometric properties of the Chinese version—reintegration to normal living index (C-RNLI) for identifying participation restriction among community-dwelling frail older people

Justina Yat-Wa Liu, Ka Wai Ma

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A protective personal factor against disability and dependence in the elderly: an ordinal regression analysis with nine geographically-defined samples from Spain

Javier Virues-Ortega, Saturio Vega, Manuel Seijo-Martinez, Pedro Saz, Fernanda Rodriguez, Angel Rodriguez-Laso, Susana Perez de las Heras, Raimundo Mateos, Pablo Martinez-Martin, Ignacio Mahillo-Fernandez, Josep Garre-Olmo, Jordi Gascon, Francisco Jose Garcia-Garcia, Manuel Fernandez-Martinez, Felix Bermejo-Pareja, Alberto Bergareche, Julian Benito-Leon, Jesus de Pedro-Cuesta, on behalf of the Spanish Epidemiological Studies on Ageing Group

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The severity and associated factors of participation restriction among community-dwelling frail older people: an application of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (WHO-ICF)

Justina Yat Wa LIU

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Age-related differences in muscle co-activation during locomotion and their relationship with gait speed: a pilot study

Hwang-Jae Lee, Won Hyuk Chang, Byung-Ok Choi, Gyu-Ha Ryu, Yun-Hee Kim

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Higher skeletal muscle mass may protect against ischemic stroke in community-dwelling adults without stroke and dementia: The PRESENT project

Yang-Ki Minn, Seung-Han Suk

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Illness acceptance, pain perception and expectations for physicians of the elderly in Poland

Mateusz Cybulski, Lukasz Cybulski, Elzbieta Krajewska-Kulak, Urszula Cwalina

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The prevalence and incidence of frailty in Pre-diabetic and diabetic community-dwelling older population: results from Beijing longitudinal study of aging II (BLSA-II)

Jagadish Kumar Chhetri, Zheng Zheng, Xitong Xu, Cuihong Ma, Piu Chan

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Racial and ethnic differences in smoking changes after chronic disease diagnosis among middle-aged and older adults in the United States

Ana R. Quiñones, Corey L. Nagel, Jason T. Newsom, Nathalie Huguet, Paige Sheridan, Stephen M. Thielke

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Disability in long-term care residents explained by prevalent geriatric syndromes, not long-term care home characteristics: a cross-sectional study

Natasha E. Lane, Walter P. Wodchis, Cynthia M. Boyd, Thérèse A. Stukel

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Language background in early life may be related to neuropsychiatry symptoms in patients with Alzheimer disease

Yi-Chien Liu, Jung-Lung Hsu, Shuu-Jin Wang, Ping-Keung Yip, Kenichi Meguro, Jong-Ling Fuh

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Longevity and gender as the risk factors of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in southern Poland

Monika Pomorska-Wesołowska, Anna Różańska, Joanna Natkaniec, Barbara Gryglewska, Anna Szczypta, Mirosława Dzikowska, Agnieszka Chmielarczyk, Jadwiga Wójkowska-Mach

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Persistent use of psychotropic drugs in nursing home residents in Norway

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

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Integrated care at home reduces unnecessary hospitalizations of community-dwelling frail older adults: a prospective controlled trial

Laura Di Pollina, Idris Guessous, Véronique Petoud, Christophe Combescure, Bertrand Buchs, Philippe Schaller, Michel Kossovsky, Jean-Michel Gaspoz

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Drug-based pain management for people with dementia after hip or pelvic fractures: a systematic review

Kai Moschinski, Silke Kuske, Silke Andrich, Astrid Stephan, Irmela Gnass, Erika Sirsch, Andrea Icks

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Nutrition and dementia care: developing an evidence-based model for nutritional care in nursing homes

Jane L. Murphy, Joanne Holmes, Cindy Brooks

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Tailored multifactorial intervention to improve dizziness symptoms and quality of life, balance and gait in dizziness sufferers aged over 50 years: protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Jasmine C. Menant, Americo A. Migliaccio, Cameron Hicks, Joanne Lo, Daniela Meinrath, Mayna Ratanapongleka, Jessica Turner, Daina L. Sturnieks, Kim Delbaere, Nickolai Titov, Catherine McVeigh, Jacqueline C. T. Close, Stephen R. Lord

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects and meanings of a person-centred and health-promoting intervention in home care services - a study protocol of a non-randomised controlled trial

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

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Gender perspectives on views and preferences of older people on exercise to prevent falls: a systematic mixed studies review

Marlene Sandlund, Dawn A. Skelton, Petra Pohl, Christina Ahlgren, Anita Melander-Wikman, Lillemor Lundin-Olsson

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessing the predictive power of psychological empowerment and health literacy for older patients’ participation in health care: a cross-sectional population-based study

Gabriele Sak, Fabia Rothenfluh, Peter J. Schulz

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of a multicomponent exercise program in the attenuation of frailty in long-term nursing home residents: study protocol for a randomized clinical controlled trial

Ana Rodriguez-Larrad, Haritz Arrieta, Chloe Rezola, Maider Kortajarena, Jose Javier Yanguas, Miren Iturburu, María Gil Susana, Jon Irazusta

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Systematic pain assessment in nursing homes: a cluster-randomized trial using mixed-methods approach

Anna-Greta Mamhidir, Britt-Marie Sjölund, Birgitta Fläckman, Anders Wimo, Anders Sköldunger, Maria Engström

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between routine laboratory tests and long-term mortality among acutely admitted older medical patients: a cohort study

Henrik Hedegaard Klausen, Janne Petersen, Thomas Bandholm, Helle Gybel Juul-Larsen, Juliette Tavenier, Jesper Eugen-Olsen, Ove Andersen

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of Ambulatory Geriatric Rehabilitation (EAGER): study protocol of a matched cohort study based on claims data

Simone Kiel, Carolin Zimak, Jean-François Chenot, Carsten Oliver Schmidt

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Problem-solving in caregiver-counselling (PLiP Study): study protocol of a cluster randomized pragmatic trial

Klaus Pfeiffer, Martin Hautzinger, Margarete Patak, Julia Grünwald, Clemens Becker, Diana Albrecht

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Racial-Ethnic Differences in Fall Prevalence among Older Women: A Cross-Sectional Survey Study

Yifan Geng, Joan C. Lo, Leslea Brickner, Nancy P. Gordon

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is independence of older adults safe considering the risk of falls?

Dorota Talarska, Magdalena Strugała, Marlena Szewczyczak, Sławomir Tobis, Michał Michalak, Izabela Wróblewska, Katarzyna Wieczorowska – Tobis

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Association between routine laboratory tests and long-term mortality among acutely admitted older medical patients: a cohort study

Henrik Hedegaard Klausen, Janne Petersen, Thomas Bandholm, Helle Gybel Juul-Larsen, Juliette Tavenier, Jesper Eugen-Olsen, Ove Andersen

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Geriatric support in the emergency department: a national survey in Belgium

Els Devriendt, Isabelle De Brauwer, Lies Vandersaenen, Pieter Heeren, Simon Conroy, Benoit Boland, Johan Flamaing, Marc Sabbe, Koen Milisen

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

External validation of the Vulnerable Elder’s Survey for predicting mortality and emergency admission in older community-dwelling people: a prospective cohort study

Emma Wallace, Ronald McDowell, Kathleen Bennett, Tom Fahey, Susan M. Smith

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Expenditures of medicine use in hypertensive/diabetic elderly and physical activity and engagement in walking: cross secctional analysis of SABE Survey

Denise Rodrigues Bueno, Maria de Fátima Nunes Marucci, Luis Alberto Gobbo, Manuela de Almeida-Roediger, Yeda Aparecida de Oliveira Duarte, Maria Lucia Lebrão

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A multi-component cognitive behavioural intervention for the treatment of fear of falling after hip fracture (FIT-HIP): protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Maaike N. Scheffers-Barnhoorn, Jolanda C. M. van Haastregt, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen, Romke van Balen, Jan H. M. Visschedijk, Wilbert B. van den Hout, Eve M. Dumas, Wilco P. Achterberg, Monica van Eijk

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The development and preliminary psychometric properties of two positive psychology outcome measures for people with dementia: the PPOM and the EID-Q

Charlotte R. Stoner, Martin Orrell, Maria Long, Emese Csipke, Aimee Spector

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of an interactive cycling training on cognitive functioning in older adults with mild dementia: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

E. G. A. Karssemeijer, W. J. R. Bossers, J. A. Aaronson, R. P. C. Kessels, M. G. M. Olde Rikkert

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association among activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living and health-related quality of life in elderly Yi ethnic minority

Lingyun Ran, Xiaodong Jiang, Baogang Li, Hongqian Kong, Mengqi Du, Xiaolan Wang, Hua Yu, Qin Liu

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of an extensive exercise programme on the progression of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Kate E. Devenney, Marit L. Sanders, Brian Lawlor, Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert, Stefan Schneider, on behalf of the NeuroExercise Study Group

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A structure, process and outcome evaluation of the Geriatric Emergency Department Intervention model of care: a study protocol

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

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exergames versus self-regulated exercises with instruction leaflets to improve adherence during geriatric rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial

Peter Oesch, Jan Kool, Luis Fernandez-Luque, Ellen Brox, Gunn Evertsen, Anton Civit, Roger Hilfiker, Stefan Bachmann

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Study protocol for the SOFIA project: Swallowing function, Oral health, and Food Intake in old Age: a descriptive study with a cluster randomized trial

Patricia Hägglund, Lena Olai, Katri Ståhlnacke, Mona Persenius, Mary Hägg, Maria Andersson, Susanne Koistinen, Eva Carlsson

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of the adaptive implementation and evaluation of the Meeting Centers Support Program for people with dementia and their family carers in Europe; study protocol of the MEETINGDEM project

R. M. Dröes, F. J. M. Meiland, S. Evans, D. Brooker, E. Farina, D. Szcześniak, L. D. Van Mierlo, M. Orrell, J. Rymaszewska, R. Chattat

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Renal function had an independent relationship with coronary artery calcification in Chinese elderly men

Shihui Fu, Zhao Zhang, Leiming Luo, Ping Ye

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A qualitative study protocol of ageing carers’ caregiving experiences and their planning for continuation of care for their immediate family members with intellectual disability

Lisa Pau Le Low, Wai Tong Chien, Lai Wah Lam, Kayla Ka Yin Wong

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Neighborhood walkability, physical activity, and walking for transportation: A cross-sectional study of older adults living on low income

Anna M. Chudyk, Heather A. McKay, Meghan Winters, Joanie Sims-Gould, Maureen C. Ashe

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dancing in time: feasibility and acceptability of a contemporary dance programme to modify risk factors for falling in community dwelling older adults

Laura Britten, Christine Addington, Sarah Astill

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The growing need for resources to help older adults manage their financial and healthcare choices

Stephanie MacLeod, Shirley Musich, Kevin Hawkins, Douglas G. Armstrong

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Advance directives and power of attorney for health care in the oldest-old – results of the AgeQualiDe study

Tobias Luck, Francisca S. Rodriguez, Birgitt Wiese, Carolin van der Leeden, Kathrin Heser, Horst Bickel, Jürgen in der Schmitten, Hans-Helmut Koenig, Siegfried Weyerer, Silke Mamone, Tina Mallon, Michael Wagner, Dagmar Weeg, Angela Fuchs, Christian Brettschneider, Jochen Werle, Martin Scherer, Wolfgang Maier, Steffi G. Riedel-Heller, for the AgeCoDe & AgeQualiDe study group

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How to explore the needs of informal caregivers of individuals with cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease or related diseases? A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies

T. Novais, V. Dauphinot, P. Krolak-Salmon, C. Mouchoux

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Perspectives of Frailty and Frailty Screening: Protocol for a Collaborative Knowledge Translation Approach and Qualitative Study of Stakeholder Understandings and Experiences

Mandy M. Archibald, Rachel Ambagtsheer, Justin Beilby, Mellick J. Chehade, Tiffany K. Gill, Renuka Visvanathan, Alison L. Kitson

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of a technology-enhanced integrated care model for frail older persons: protocol of the SPEC study, a stepped-wedge cluster randomized trial in nursing homes

Hongsoo Kim, Yeon-Hwan Park, Young-il Jung, Hyoungshim Choi, Seyune Lee, Gi-Soo Kim, Dong-wook Yang, Myunghee Cho Paik, Tae-Jin Lee

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Trajectories of Life Satisfaction and their Predictors among Korean Older Adults

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

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol for the home hazards removal program (HARP) study: a pragmatic, randomized clinical trial and implementation study

Susan Stark, Emily Somerville, Marian Keglovits, Jane Conte, Melody Li, Yi-Ling Hu, Yan Yan

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The experiences of physiotherapists treating people with dementia who fracture their hip

AJ Hall, R Watkins, IA Lang, R Endacott, VA Goodwin

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Interrater and test-retest reliability and validity of the Norwegian version of the BESTest and mini-BESTest in people with increased risk of falling

Charlotta Hamre, Pernille Botolfsen, Gro Gujord Tangen, Jorunn L. Helbostad

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Variation in GP decisions on antihypertensive treatment in oldest-old and frail individuals across 29 countries

Sven Streit, Marjolein Verschoor, Nicolas Rodondi, Daiana Bonfim, Robert A. Burman, Claire Collins, Gerasimovska Kitanovska Biljana, Sandra Gintere, Raquel Gómez Bravo, Kathryn Hoffmann, Claudia Iftode, Kasper L. Johansen, Ngaire Kerse, Tuomas H. Koskela, Sanda Kreitmayer Peštić, Donata Kurpas, Christian D. Mallen, Hubert Maisoneuve, Christoph Merlo, Yolanda Mueller, Christiane Muth, Marija Petek Šter, Ferdinando Petrazzuoli, Thomas Rosemann, Martin Sattler, Zuzana Švadlenková, Athina Tatsioni, Hans Thulesius, Victoria Tkachenko, Peter Torzsa, Rosy Tsopra, Tuz Canan, Rita P. A. Viegas, Shlomo Vinker, Margot W. M. de Waal, Andreas Zeller, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Rosalinde K. E. Poortvliet

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the short version of the 10/66 dementia diagnosis in multiethnic Asian older adults in Singapore

Edimansyah Abdin, Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Louisa Picco, Boon Yiang Chua, Martin Prince, Siow Ann Chong, Mythily Subramaniam

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effectiveness of creating an online life story book on persons with early dementia and their informal caregivers: a protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Teuntje R Elfrink, Sytse U Zuidema, Miriam Kunz, Gerben J Westerhof

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of physical activity and appetite with visual function related to driving competence in older adults

Takafumi Ando, Hiroyuki Sakai, Yuji Uchiyama

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Setting-related influences on physical inactivity of older adults in residential care settings: a review

Johanna G. Douma, Karin M. Volkers, Gwenda Engels, Marieke H. Sonneveld, Richard H.M. Goossens, Erik J.A. Scherder

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol for the Delirium and Cognitive Impact in Dementia (DECIDE) study: A nested prospective longitudinal cohort study

Sarah J. Richardson, Daniel H.J. Davis, Blossom Stephan, Louise Robinson, Carol Brayne, Linda Barnes, Stuart Parker, Louise M. Allan

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Age and gender differences in the association between social participation and instrumental activities of daily living among community-dwelling elderly

Kimiko Tomioka, Norio Kurumatani, Hiroshi Hosoi

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Physical inactivity and self-reported depression among middle- and older-aged population in South Asia: World health survey

Ghose Bishwajit, Daniel Peter O’Leary, Sharmistha Ghosh, Sanni Yaya, Tang Shangfeng, Zhanchun Feng

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Self-perceived uselessness and associated factors among older adults in China

Yuan Zhao, Jessica M. Sautter, Li Qiu, Danan Gu

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of low-repetition and light-load power training on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with sarcopenia: a pilot study

Kanako Hamaguchi, Toshiyuki Kurihara, Masahiro Fujimoto, Motoyuki Iemitsu, Koji Sato, Takafumi Hamaoka, Kiyoshi Sanada

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation and psychometric properties of the commitment to hip protectors (C-HiP) index in long-term care providers of British Columbia, Canada: a cross-sectional survey

Alexandra M.B. Korall, Judith Godin, Fabio Feldman, Ian D. Cameron, Pet-Ming Leung, Joanie Sims-Gould, Stephen N. Robinovitch

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Can we predict functional decline in hospitalized older people admitted through the emergency department? Reanalysis of a predictive tool ten years after its conception

Isabelle De Brauwer, Pascale Cornette, Benoît Boland, Franck Verschuren, William D’Hoore

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Evaluation of a technology-enhanced integrated care model for frail older persons: protocol of the SPEC study, a stepped-wedge cluster randomized trial in nursing homes

Hongsoo Kim, Yeon-Hwan Park, Young-il Jung, Hyoungshim Choi, Seyune Lee, Gi-Soo Kim, Dong-wook Yang, Myunghee Cho Paik, Tae-Jin Lee

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of residential status on cognitive decline among older adults in China: Results from a longitudinal study

Hanzhang Xu, Matthew E. Dupre, Danan Gu, Bei Wu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Nutritional determinants of frailty in older adults: A systematic review

Laura Lorenzo-López, Ana Maseda, Carmen de Labra, Laura Regueiro-Folgueira, José L. Rodríguez-Villamil, José C. Millán-Calenti

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Absolute and relative accelerometer thresholds for determining the association between physical activity and metabolic syndrome in the older adults: The Generation-100 study

Nina Zisko, Javaid Nauman, Silvana Bucher Sandbakk, Nils Petter Aspvik, Øyvind Salvesen, Trude Carlsen, Hallgeir Viken, Jan Erik Ingebrigtsen, Ulrik Wisløff, Dorthe Stensvold

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Physical activity among hospitalized older adults – an observational study

Sigurd Evensen, Olav Sletvold, Stian Lydersen, Kristin Taraldsen

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Positive and negative influences of social participation on physical and mental health among community-dwelling elderly aged 65–70 years: a cross-sectional study in Japan

Kimiko Tomioka, Norio Kurumatani, Hiroshi Hosoi

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: The effects of an extensive exercise programme on the progression of mild cognitive impairment (MCI): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Kate E. Devenney, Marit L. Sanders, Brian Lawlor, Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert, Stefan Schneider, on behalf of the NeuroExercise Study Group

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

General cognitive status among Baby boomers and pre-boomers in Taiwan: the interplay between mid-life socioeconomic status and city residence

Chi Chiao

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

High prevalence of sarcopenia among binge drinking elderly women: a nationwide population-based study

Jun-Il Yoo, Yong-Chan Ha, Young-Kyun Lee, Hana-Choi, Moon-Jib Yoo, Kyung-Hoi Koo

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Feasibility and efficacy of a multi-factorial intervention to prevent falls in older adults with cognitive impairment living in residential care (ProF-Cog). A feasibility and pilot cluster randomised controlled trial

Julie Whitney, Stephen H.D. Jackson, Finbarr C. Martin

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The design and development of a complex multifactorial falls assessment intervention for falls prevention: The Prevention of Falls Injury Trial (PreFIT)

Julie Bruce, Shvaita Ralhan, Ray Sheridan, Katharine Westacott, Emma Withers, Susanne Finnegan, John Davison, Finbarr C. Martin, Sarah E. Lamb, on behalf of the PreFIT Intervention (MFFP) Group, PreFIT Study Group

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Frailty assessment in older adults using upper-extremity function: index development

Nima Toosizadeh, Christopher Wendel, Chiu-Hsieh Hsu, Edward Zamrini, Jane Mohler

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

High risk of malnutrition is associated with low muscle mass in older hospitalized patients - a prospective cohort study

Vincent D. Pierik, Carel G. M. Meskers, Jeanine M. Van Ancum, Siger T. Numans, Sjors Verlaan, Kira Scheerman, Roeliene C. Kruizinga, Andrea B. Maier

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Trajectories of the relationships of physical activity with body composition changes in older men: the MrOS study

Deepika R. Laddu, Peggy M. Cawthon, Neeta Parimi, Andrew R. Hoffman, Eric Orwoll, Iva Miljkovic, Marcia L. Stefanick, for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study Research Group

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Decision-making experiences of family members of older adults with moderate dementia towards community and residential care home services: a grounded theory study protocol

Lisa Pau Le Low, Lai Wah Lam, Kim Pong Fan

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of frailty among community dwelling older adults in receipt of low level home support: a cross-sectional analysis of the North Dublin Cohort

Sara Kelly, Irene O’Brien, Karla Smuts, Maria O’Sullivan, Austin Warters

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The intention of Dutch general practitioners to offer vaccination against pneumococcal disease, herpes zoster and pertussis to people aged 60 years and older

Birthe A. Lehmann, Renske Eilers, Liesbeth Mollema, José Ferreira, Hester E. de Melker

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of poor muscle strength on clinical and service outcomes of older people during both acute illness and after recovery

Salah Gariballa, Awad Alessa

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

“Reliability of the Norwegian version of the short physical performance battery in older people with and without dementia”

Cecilie Fromholt Olsen, Astrid Bergland

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Did online publishers “get it right”? Using a naturalistic search strategy to review cognitive health promotion content on internet webpages

P.V. Hunter, M. Delbaere, M. E. O’Connell, A. Cammer, J. X. Seaton, T. Friedrich, F. Fick

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

“In the mood for ageing”: determinants of subjective well-being in older men and women of the population-based KORA-Age study

Karoline Lukaschek, Anushiya Vanajan, Hamimatunnisa Johar, Nina Weiland, Karl-Heinz Ladwig

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Life and living in advanced age: a cohort study in New Zealand -Te Puāwaitanga o Nga Tapuwae Kia Ora Tonu, LiLACS NZ: study protocol

Karen J Hayman, Ngaire Kerse, Lorna Dyall, Mere Kepa, Ruth Teh, Carol Wham, Valerie Wright-St Clair, Janine Wiles, Sally Keeling, Martin J Connolly, Tim J Wilkinson, Simon Moyes, Joanna B Broad, Santosh Jatrana

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of a daily application of a 0.05% chlorhexidine oral rinse solution on the incidence of aspiration pneumonia in nursing home residents: a multicenter study

Vanessa R. Y. Hollaar, Gert-Jan van der Putten, Claar D. van der Maarel-Wierink, Ewald M. Bronkhorst, Bert J. M. de Swart, Nico H. J. Creugers

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Olfactory testing in consecutive patients referred with suspected dementia

Ib Thrane Christensen, Elna-Marie Larsson, Ida E. Holm, Ole B.F. Nielsen, Stig Andersen

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Age-related differences in management and outcomes in hospitalized healthy and well-functioning bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia patients: a cohort study

Luis A. Ruiz, Pedro P. España, Ainhoa Gómez, Amaia Bilbao, Carmen Jaca, Amaia Arámburu, Alberto Capelastegui, Marcos I. Restrepo, Rafael Zalacain

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Adapted yoga to improve physical function and health-related quality of life in physically-inactive older adults: a randomised controlled pilot trial

Garry A. Tew, Jenny Howsam, Matthew Hardy, Laura Bissell

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Improving early detection initiatives: a qualitative study exploring perspectives of older people and professionals

Manon Lette, Annerieke Stoop, Lidwien C. Lemmens, Yvette Buist, Caroline A. Baan, Simone R. de Bruin

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Associations between cerebral amyloid and changes in cognitive function and falls risk in subcortical ischemic vascular cognitive impairment

Elizabeth Dao, John R. Best, Ging-Yuek Robin Hsiung, Vesna Sossi, Claudia Jacova, Roger Tam, Teresa Liu-Ambrose

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors influencing decision regret regarding placement of a PEG among substitute decision-makers of older persons in Japan: a prospective study

Yumiko Kuraoka, Kazuhiro Nakayama

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Experiences of end of life amongst family carers of people with advanced dementia: longitudinal cohort study with mixed methods

Kirsten J Moore, Sarah Davis, Anna Gola, Jane Harrington, Nuriye Kupeli, Victoria Vickerstaff, Michael King, Gerard Leavey, Irwin Nazareth, Louise Jones, Elizabeth L. Sampson

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of malnutrition and associated factors among hospitalized elderly patients in King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Sami H. Alzahrani, Sultan H. Alamri

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rest-activity rhythms in small scale homelike care and traditional care for residents with dementia

Jeroen S. Kok, Ina J. Berg, Gerwin C. G. Blankevoort, Erik J. A. Scherder

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Older persons’ existential loneliness, as interpreted by their significant others - an interview study

Helena Larsson, Margareta Rämgård, Ingrid Bolmsjö

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of computerized cognitive training on neuroimaging outcomes in older adults: a systematic review

Lisanne F. ten Brinke, Jennifer C. Davis, Cindy K. Barha, Teresa Liu-Ambrose

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of benzodiazepine and Z-drug use with the risk of hospitalisation for fall-related injuries among older people: a nationwide nested case–control study in Taiwan

Nan-Wen Yu, Pei-Jung Chen, Hui-Ju Tsai, Chih-Wan Huang, Yu-Wen Chiu, Wen-Ing Tsay, Jui Hsu, Chia-Ming Chang

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploring residents’ experiences of mealtimes in care homes: A qualitative interview study

Ross Watkins, Victoria A. Goodwin, Rebecca A. Abbott, Abi Hall, Mark Tarrant

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Physical activity level in people with age related white matter changes correlates to better motor performance, lower comorbidity and higher cognitive level

Anna F. Pettersson, Lars-Olof Wahlund, Lena Bronge, Elisabeth Olsson, Kaarina Amberla, Hansjoerg Baezner, Milita Crisby

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Podiatry intervention versus usual care to prevent falls in care homes: pilot randomised controlled trial (the PIRFECT study)

Gavin Wylie, Hylton B. Menz, Sarah McFarlane, Simon Ogston, Frank Sullivan, Brian Williams, Zoe Young, Jacqui Morris

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

“You’ve got a friend in me”: can social networks mediate the relationship between mood and MCI?

Jennifer A. Yates, Linda Clare, Robert T. Woods, The Cognitive Function and Ageing Study: Wales

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Analysis of home-based rehabilitation in patients with motor impairment in primary care: a prospective observational study

Francisco Antonio Vega-Ramírez, Remedios López-Liria, Genoveva Granados-Gámez, Jose Manuel Aguilar-Parra, David Padilla-Góngora

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A comprehensive intervention following the clinical pathway of eating and swallowing disorder in the elderly with dementia: historically controlled study

Masahisa Arahata, Makoto Oura, Yuka Tomiyama, Naoe Morikawa, Hatsue Fujii, Shinji Minani, Yukihiro Shimizu

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dissemination and implementation research in dementia care: a systematic scoping review and evidence map

Ilianna Lourida, Rebecca A Abbott, Morwenna Rogers, Iain A Lang, Ken Stein, Bridie Kent, Jo Thompson Coon

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Concurrent use of alcohol interactive medications and alcohol in older adults: a systematic review of prevalence and associated adverse outcomes

Alice E. Holton, Paul Gallagher, Tom Fahey, Gráinne Cousins

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Eccentric versus traditional resistance exercise for older adult fallers in the community: a randomized trial within a multi-component fall reduction program

Paul LaStayo, Robin Marcus, Leland Dibble, Bob Wong, Ginette Pepper

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Physical activity, body functions and disability among middle-aged and older Spanish adults

Alexandre Caron, Alba Ayala, Javier Damián, Carmen Rodriguez-Blazquez, Javier Almazán, Juan Manuel Castellote, Madgalena Comin, Maria João Forjaz, Jesús de Pedro, on behalf of the DISCAP-ARAGON research group

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Urban-rural differences in the association between access to healthcare and health outcomes among older adults in China

Xufan Zhang, Matthew E. Dupre, Li Qiu, Wei Zhou, Yuan Zhao, Danan Gu

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A one-year follow-up study of chronic pain in community-dwelling older adults with and without neuropathic pain

Susanna Rapo-Pylkkö, Maija Haanpää, Helena Liira

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A prospective study assessing agreement and reliability of a geriatric evaluation

Isabella Locatelli, Stéfanie Monod, Jacques Cornuz, Christophe J. Büla, Nicolas Senn

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of a lay-led home-based intervention programme on quality of life in community-dwelling pre-frail and frail older adults: a randomized controlled trial

A. Kapan, E. Winzer, S. Haider, S. Titze, K. Schindler, C. Lackinger, T. E. Dorner

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of care and quality of life of people with dementia living at green care farms: a cross-sectional study

Bram de Boer, Jan P.H. Hamers, Sandra M.G. Zwakhalen, Frans E.S. Tan, Hilde Verbeek

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health needs, access to healthcare, and perceptions of ageing in an urbanizing community in India: a qualitative study

Nandita Bhan, Pavitra Madhira, Arundati Muralidharan, Bharati Kulkarni, GVS Murthy, Sanjay Basu, Sanjay Kinra

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health promotion interventions for community-dwelling older people with mild or pre-frailty: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Rachael Frost, Celia Belk, Ana Jovicic, Federico Ricciardi, Kalpa Kharicha, Benjamin Gardner, Steve Iliffe, Claire Goodman, Jill Manthorpe, Vari M Drennan, Kate Walters

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patterns of instrumental activities of daily living and association with predictors among community-dwelling older women: A latent class analysis

Jeongok Park, Young Joo Lee

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Positive ageing perceptions among migrant Turkish and native Dutch older people: a matter of culture or resources?

Jane M. Cramm, Anna P. Nieboer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of retirement on age related cognitive decline – a systematic review

Annette Meng, Mette Andersen Nexø, Vilhelm Borg

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of pyogenic liver abscess in people 65 years or older versus people under 65: a retrospective study

Jorge Peris, Pablo Bellot, Pablo Roig, Sergio Reus, Sara Carrascosa, Gregorio González-Alcaide, José M. Palazón, José M. Ramos

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Food assistance is associated with decreased nursing home admissions for Maryland’s dually eligible older adults

Sarah L. Szanton, Laura J. Samuel, Rachel Cahill, Ginger Zielinskie, Jennifer L. Wolff, Roland J. Thorpe Jr, Charles Betley

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Non-adherence to medication regimens among older African-American adults

Mohsen Bazargan, James Smith, Hamed Yazdanshenas, Masoud Movassaghi, David Martins, Gail Orum

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A qualitative study of carers’ experiences of dementia cafés: a place to feel supported and be yourself

Nan Greenwood, Raymond Smith, Farrukh Akhtar, Angela Richardson

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Characteristics of disability in activity of daily living in elderly people associated with locomotive disorders

Tsutomu Iwaya, Tokuhide Doi, Atsushi Seichi, Yuichi Hoshino, Toru Ogata, Masami Akai

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

"Visually impaired elderly patient ingests pill desiccant, leading to acute hypoxic respiratory failure requiring intubation"

Wendy Gerstein, Ziyang Liu

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Collaborative goal setting with elderly patients with chronic disease or multimorbidity: a systematic review

Neeltje P. C. A. Vermunt, Mirjam Harmsen, Gert P. Westert, Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert, Marjan J. Faber

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dementia knowledge assessment scale (DKAS): confirmatory factor analysis and comparative subscale scores among an international cohort

Michael J. Annear, Chris Toye, Kate-Ellen J. Elliott, Frances McInerney, Claire Eccleston, Andrew Robinson

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and clinical profile of metabolic syndrome in longevity: study from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China

Xianghua He, Wei Zhang, Guofang Pang, Yuan Lv, Caiyou Hu, Ze Yang

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Does attending an exercise class with a spouse improve long-term exercise adherence among people aged 65 years and older: a 6-month prospective follow-up study

Yosuke Osuka, Songee Jung, Taeho Kim, Yoshiro Okubo, Eunbi Kim, Kiyoji Tanaka

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of self-reported health among the elderly in Ghana: a cross sectional study

Cynthia Lum Fonta, Justice Nonvignon, Moses Aikins, Emmanuel Nwosu, Genevieve Cecilia Aryeetey

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with consumption of alcohol in older adults - a comparison between two cultures, China and Norway: the CLHLS and the HUNT-study

Juan Li, Bei Wu, Geir Selbæk, Steinar Krokstad, Anne-S. Helvik

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of procalcitonin and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein for the diagnosis of sepsis and septic shock in the oldest old patients

Hongmin Zhang, Xiaoting Wang, Qing Zhang, Ying Xia, Dawei Liu

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Relationship between oral health and Fried’s frailty criteria in community-dwelling older persons

Benedikta Kamdem, Laurence Seematter-Bagnoud, Fabiana Botrugno, Brigitte Santos-Eggimann

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of activity involvement in dementia care homes: a cross-sectional study

Dieneke Smit, Jacomine de Lange, Bernadette Willemse, Anne Margriet Pot

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hand-grip strength among older adults in Singapore: a comparison with international norms and associative factors

Hui Lin Ong, Edimansyah Abdin, Boon Yiang Chua, Yunjue Zhang, Esmond Seow, Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Siow Ann Chong, Mythily Subramaniam

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Gender differences in functional disability and self-care among seniors in Bangladesh

Md. Ismail Tareque, Andrew D. Tiedt, Towfiqua Mahfuza Islam, Sharifa Begum, Yasuhiko Saito

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Septic arthritis significantly increased the long-term mortality in geriatric patients

Chia-Jung Wu, Chien-Cheng Huang, Shih-Feng Weng, Ping-Jen Chen, Chien-Chin Hsu, Jhi-Joung Wang, How-Ran Guo, Hung-Jung Lin

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Perceived consequences of ageing with late effects of polio and strategies for managing daily life: a qualitative study

Catharina Sjödahl Hammarlund, Jan Lexell, Christina Brogårdh

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with change in objectively measured physical activity in older people – data from the physical activity cohort Scotland study

Clare L. Clarke, Falko F. Sniehotta, Thenmalar Vadiveloo, Ishbel S. Argo, Peter T. Donnan, Marion E. T. McMurdo, Miles D. Witham

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Study protocol: pragmatic randomized control trial of an internet-based intervention (My tools 4 care) for family carers

Wendy Duggleby, Jenny Ploeg, Carrie McAiney, Kathryn Fisher, Jenny Swindle, Tracey Chambers, Sunita Ghosh, Shelley Peacock, Maureen Markle-Reid, Jean Triscott, Allison Williams, Dorothy Forbes, Lori Pollard

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Survival analysis of increases in care needs associated with dementia and living alone among older long-term care service users in Japan

Huei-Ru Lin, Tetsuya Otsubo, Yuichi Imanaka

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cohort study on living arrangements of older men and women and risk for basic activities of daily living disability: findings from the AGES project

Tami Saito, Chiyoe Murata, Jun Aida, Katsunori Kondo

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between migration and cognitive status among middle-aged and older adults: a systematic review

Hanzhang Xu, Yinan Zhang, Bei Wu

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Can resources moderate the impact of levels of frailty on adverse outcomes among (pre-) frail older people? A longitudinal study

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

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Latent class analysis of multimorbidity patterns and associated outcomes in Spanish older adults: a prospective cohort study

Beatriz Olaya, Maria Victoria Moneta, Francisco Félix Caballero, Stefanos Tyrovolas, Ivet Bayes, José Luis Ayuso-Mateos, Josep Maria Haro

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between sarcopenia with lifestyle and family function among community-dwelling Chinese aged 60 years and older

Shan Hai, Hui Wang, Li Cao, Ping Liu, Jianghua Zhou, Ying Yang, Birong Dong

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of frailty and sarcopenia on postoperative outcomes in older patients undergoing gastrectomy surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Yanjiao Shen, Qiukui Hao, Jianghua Zhou, Birong Dong

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Origins and consequences of technology acquirement by independent-living seniors: towards an integrative model

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

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Regular group exercise contributes to balanced health in older adults in Japan: a qualitative study

Hiroko Komatsu, Kaori Yagasaki, Yoshinobu Saito, Yuko Oguma

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Handgrip strength values of Portuguese older adults: a population based study

Joana Mendes, Teresa F. Amaral, Nuno Borges, Alejandro Santos, Patrícia Padrão, Pedro Moreira, Cláudia Afonso, Rita Negrão

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of horticultural therapy on elderly’ health: protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Hui Yu Chan, Roger Chun-Man Ho, Rathi Mahendran, Kheng Siang Ng, Wilson Wai-San Tam, Iris Rawtaer, Chay Hoon Tan, Anis Larbi, Lei Feng, Angelia Sia, Maxel Kian-Wee Ng, Goh Lee Gan, Ee Heok Kua

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Toscana virus meningo-encephalitis: an important differential diagnosis for elderly travellers returning from Mediterranean countries

James Veater, Farhan Mehedi, Chee Kay Cheung, Laura Nabarro, Jane Osborne, Nicholas Wong, Martin Wiselka, Julian W Tang

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychological determinants of influenza vaccination

Jens-Oliver Bock, André Hajek, Hans-Helmut König

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A multi-center, randomized, controlled trial to assess the efficacy of optimization of drug prescribing in an elderly population, at 18 months of follow-up, in the evolution of functional autonomy: the OPTIM study protocol

Virginie Dauphinot, Elodie Jean-Bart, Pierre Krolak-Salmon, Christelle Mouchoux

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A four-domain approach of frailty explored in the Doetinchem Cohort Study

Sandra H van Oostrom, Daphne L van der A, M Liset Rietman, H Susan J Picavet, Manon Lette, W M Monique Verschuren, Simone R de Bruin, Annemieke M W Spijkerman

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Disability and ageing in China and India – decomposing the effects of gender and residence. Results from the WHO study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE)

Jennifer Stewart Williams, Fredrik Norström, Nawi Ng

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Self-medication among the elderly in Iran: a content analysis study

Seyede Salehe Mortazavi, Mohsen Shati, Hamid Reza Khankeh, Fazlollah Ahmadi, Shiva Mehravaran, Seyed Kazem Malakouti

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness analysis of a multifactorial fall prevention intervention in older home care clients at risk for falling

Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, Johnna Perdrizet, Maureen Markle-Reid, Jeffrey S. Hoch

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Distinctive subgroups derived by cluster analysis based on pain and psychological symptoms in Swedish older adults with chronic pain – a population study (PainS65+)

Britt Larsson, Björn Gerdle, Lars Bernfort, Lars-Åke Levin, Elena Dragioti

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between life-course socioeconomic position and inflammatory biomarkers in older age: a nationally representative cohort study in Taiwan

Yu-Hsuan Lin, Min-Hua Jen, Kuo-Liong Chien

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Injurious falls and subsequent adverse drug events among elderly - a Swedish population-based matched case-control study

C. Rausch, L. Laflamme, S. E. de Rooij, U. Bültmann, J Möller

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of frailty on healthcare utilisation in Ireland: evidence from the Irish longitudinal study on ageing

Lorna Roe, Charles Normand, Maev-Ann Wren, John Browne, Aisling M. O’Halloran

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association of falls with loneliness and social exclusion: evidence from the DEAS German Ageing Survey

André Hajek, Hans-Helmut König

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Derivation of a frailty index from the resident assessment instrument – home care adapted for Switzerland: a study based on retrospective data analysis

Catherine Ludwig, Catherine Busnel

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dysphoric symptoms in relation to other behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, among elderly in nursing homes

Agnes Lindbo, Maria Gustafsson, Ulf Isaksson, Per-Olof Sandman, Hugo Lövheim

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correlates of alcohol consumption among Germans in the second half of life. Results of a population-based observational study

André Hajek, Jens-Oliver Bock, Siegfried Weyerer, Hans-Helmut König

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cognitive function in very old men does not correlate to biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease

V. Velickaite, V. Giedraitis, K. Ström, I. Alafuzoff, H. Zetterberg, L. Lannfelt, L. Kilander, E-M. Larsson, M. Ingelsson

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation design of Urban Health Centres Europe (UHCE): preventive integrated health and social care for community-dwelling older persons in five European cities

Carmen B. Franse, Antonius J.J. Voorham, Rob van Staveren, Elin Koppelaar, Rens Martijn, Elisa Valía-Cotanda, Tamara Alhambra-Borrás, Tasos Rentoumis, Lovorka Bilajac, Vanja Vasiljev Marchesi, Tomislav Rukavina, Arpana Verma, Greg Williams, Gary Clough, Jorge Garcés-Ferrer, Francesco Mattace Raso, Hein Raat

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors that influence the levels of cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers in memory clinic patients

Anne-Brita Knapskog, Rannveig Sakshaug Eldholm, Anne Braekhus, Knut Engedal, Ingvild Saltvedt

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Meeting psychosocial needs for persons with dementia in home care services – a qualitative study of different perceptions and practices among health care providers

Anette Hansen, Solveig Hauge, Ådel Bergland

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Preliminary evaluation of prototype footwear and insoles to optimise balance and gait in older people

Hylton B. Menz, Maria Auhl, Shannon E. Munteanu

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Does dual task training improve walking performance of older adults with concern of falling?

B. Wollesen, S. Schulz, L. Seydell, K. Delbaere

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of a home-based training program for post-ward geriatric rehabilitation patients with cognitive impairment: study protocol of a randomized-controlled trail

Martin Bongartz, Rainer Kiss, Phoebe Ullrich, Tobias Eckert, Jürgen Bauer, Klaus Hauer

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A randomized controlled trial of physical activity with individual goal-setting and volunteer mentors to overcome sedentary lifestyle in older adults at risk of cognitive decline: the INDIGO trial protocol

Kay L. Cox, Elizabeth V. Cyarto, Christopher Etherton-Beer, Kathryn A. Ellis, Helman Alfonso, Linda Clare, Danny Liew, David Ames, Leon Flicker, Osvaldo P. Almeida, Dina LoGiudice, Nicola T. Lautenschlager

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of frailty and its associated factors in older hospitalised patients in Vietnam

Huyen Thi Thanh Vu, Thanh Xuan Nguyen, Tu N. Nguyen, Anh Trung Nguyen, Robert Cumming, Sarah Hilmer, Thang Pham

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Informed decision-making with and for people with dementia – efficacy of the PRODECIDE education program for legal representatives: protocol of a randomized controlled trial (PRODECIDE-RCT)

Julia Lühnen, Burkhard Haastert, Ingrid Mühlhauser, Tanja Richter

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Self-detection of atrial fibrillation in an aged population: three-year follow-up of the LietoAF intervention study

Jussi Jaakkola, Raine Virtanen, Tuija Vasankari, Marika Salminen, K.E. Juhani Airaksinen

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dementia and cognitive disorder identified at a forensic psychiatric examination - a study from Sweden

Anette Ekström, Marianne Kristiansson, Karin Sparring Björkstén

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Potentially inappropriate medication use in nursing homes: an observational study using the NORGEP-NH criteria

Gunhild Nyborg, Mette Brekke, Jørund Straand, Svein Gjelstad, Maria Romøren

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The rehabilitation enhancing aging through connected health (REACH) study: study protocol for a quasi-experimental clinical trial

Meng Ni, Lorna G. Brown, Danielle Lawler, Terry D. Ellis, Tamara Deangelis, Nancy K. Latham, Jennifer Perloff, Steve J. Atlas, Sanja Percac-Lima, Jonathan F. Bean

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dying comfortably in very old age with or without dementia in different care settings – a representative “older old” population study

Jane Fleming, Rowan Calloway, Anouk Perrels, Morag Farquhar, Stephen Barclay, Carol Brayne, on behalf of the Cambridge City over-75s Cohort (CC75C) study

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Vitamin D deficiency was common among nursing home residents and associated with dementia: a cross sectional study of 545 Swedish nursing home residents

Rebeka Arnljots, Jörgen Thorn, Marie Elm, Michael Moore, Pär-Daniel Sundvall

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

What is polypharmacy? A systematic review of definitions

Nashwa Masnoon, Sepehr Shakib, Lisa Kalisch-Ellett, Gillian E. Caughey

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Positive and negative outcomes of informal caregiving at home and in institutionalised long-term care: a cross-sectional study

Silke F. Metzelthin, Ellen Verbakel, Marja Y. Veenstra, Job van Exel, Antonius W. Ambergen, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Subjective health expectations of patients with age-related macular degeneration treated with antiVEGF drugs

Márta Péntek, Valentin Brodszky, Zsolt Biró, Zsófia Kölkedi, Árpád Dunai, János Németh, Petra Baji, Fanni Rencz, László Gulácsi, Miklós D. Resch

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between traditional cardiovascular risk factors and mortality in the oldest old: untangling the role of frailty

Bert Vaes, David Depoortere, Gijs Van Pottelbergh, Catharina Matheï, Joana Neto, Jan Degryse

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient-centered professional practice models for managing low back pain in older adults: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Christine M. Goertz, Stacie A. Salsbury, Cynthia R. Long, Robert D. Vining, Andrew A. Andresen, Maria A. Hondras, Kevin J. Lyons, Lisa Z. Killinger, Fredric D. Wolinsky, Robert B. Wallace

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Vitamin D supplementation as a potential cause of U-shaped associations between vitamin D levels and negative health outcomes: a decision tree analysis for risk of frailty

Gotaro Kojima, Steve Iliffe, Marianne Tanabe

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Feasibility of a multi-modal exercise program on cognition in older adults with Type 2 diabetes – a pilot randomised controlled trial

M. L. Callisaya, R. M. Daly, J. E. Sharman, D. Bruce, T. M. E. Davis, T. Greenaway, M. Nolan, R. Beare, M. G. Schultz, T. Phan, L. C. Blizzard, V. K. Srikanth

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Differences in handgrip strength protocols to identify sarcopenia and frailty - a systematic review

A. R. Sousa-Santos, T. F. Amaral

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Low plasma tryptophan is associated with olfactory function in healthy elderly community dwellers in Japan

Yusuke Adachi, Yoshiki Shimodaira, Hidehiro Nakamura, Akira Imaizumi, Maiko Mori, Yoko Kageyama, Yasushi Noguchi, Asuka Seki, Yuki Okabe, Yuko Miyake, Kaori Ono, Shu Kumagai

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Early coordinated rehabilitation in acute phase after hip fracture – a model for increased patient participation

Gillian Asplin, Gunnel Carlsson, Lena Zidén, Gunilla Kjellby-Wendt

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Lifestyle factors are significantly associated with the locomotive syndrome: a cross-sectional study

Manabu Akahane, Shingo Yoshihara, Akie Maeyashiki, Yasuhito Tanaka, Tomoaki Imamura

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploring the evidence base for how people with dementia and their informal carers manage their medication in the community: a mixed studies review

Lydia Aston, Andrea Hilton, Tiago Moutela, Rachel Shaw, Ian Maidment

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Implementation and effects of Movement-oriented Restorative Care in a nursing home – a quasi-experimental study

Marinda Henskens, Ilse M. Nauta, Erik J. A. Scherder, Frits G. J. Oosterveld, Susan Vrijkotte

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Leading Comorbidity associated with 30-day post-anesthetic mortality in geriatric surgical patients in Taiwan: a retrospective study from the health insurance data

Chun-Lin Chu, Hung-Yi Chiou, Wei-Han Chou, Po-Ya Chang, Yi-You Huang, Huei-Ming Yeh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated to serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels among older adult populations in urban and suburban communities in Shanghai, China

Qun Cheng, Yanping Du, Wei Hong, Wenjing Tang, Huilin Li, Minmin Chen, Songbai Zheng

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Absolute and relative reliability of acute effects of aerobic exercise on executive function in seniors

Lars Donath, Sebastian Ludyga, Daniel Hammes, Anja Rossmeissl, Nadin Andergassen, Lukas Zahner, Oliver Faude

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparing clinician descriptions of frailty and geriatric syndromes using electronic health records: a retrospective cohort study

Laura J. Anzaldi, Ashwini Davison, Cynthia M. Boyd, Bruce Leff, Hadi Kharrazi

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A 95 year-old suffering circulatory arrest after accidental hypothermia: a case report

Anders Wetting Carlsen, Anders M. Winnerkvist, Guri Greiff

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cognitive impairment and hypertension in older adults living in extreme poverty: a cross-sectional study in Peru

Maria Lazo-Porras, Victor Ortiz-Soriano, Miguel Moscoso-Porras, Fernando M. Runzer-Colmenares, German Málaga, J. Jaime Miranda

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Explaining discrepancies in self-reported quality of life in frail older people: a mixed-methods study

Anne van der Vorst, G. A. Rixt Zijlstra, Nico De Witte, Ruth G. M. Vogel, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen, D-SCOPE Consortium

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Blood pressure at age 60–65 versus age 70–75 and vascular dementia: a population based observational study

Mingkai Peng, Guanmin Chen, Karen L. Tang, Hude Quan, Eric E. Smith, Peter Faris, Vladimir Hachinski, Norm R. C. Campbell

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinically significant discrepancies between sleep problems assessed by standard clinical tools and actigraphy

Kjersti Marie Blytt, Bjørn Bjorvatn, Bettina Husebo, Elisabeth Flo

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Crucial aspects promoting meaning and purpose in life: perceptions of nursing home residents

Jorunn Drageset, Gørill Haugan, Oscar Tranvåg

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of multiple chronic conditions and pain among older black and white adults with diabetes mellitus

Tamara A. Baker, Olivio J. Clay, Vicki Johnson-Lawrence, Jacquelyn A. Minahan, Chivon A. Mingo, Roland J. Thorpe, Fernando Ovalle, Michael Crowe

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between serum 25-hidroxyvitamin D concentrations and ultraviolet index in Portuguese older adults: a cross-sectional study

Sofia Cardoso, Alejandro Santos, Rita S. Guerra, Ana S. Sousa, Patrícia Padrão, Pedro Moreira, Cláudia Afonso, Teresa F. Amaral, Nuno Borges

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measurement properties, feasibility and clinical utility of the Doloplus-2 pain scale in older adults with cognitive impairment: a systematic review

Hanne Marie Rostad, Inger Utne, Ellen Karine Grov, Martine Puts, Liv Halvorsrud

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Trajectories of physical function prior to death and brain neuropathology in a community-based cohort: the act study

Andrea Z. LaCroix, Rebecca A. Hubbard, Shelly L. Gray, Melissa L. Anderson, Paul K. Crane, Joshua A. Sonnen, Oleg Zaslavsky, Eric B. Larson

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Relationships between cognitive function and body composition among community-dwelling older adults: a cross-sectional study

Hye-Mi Noh, Sohee Oh, Hong Ji Song, Eun Young Lee, Jin-Young Jeong, Ohk-Hyun Ryu, Kyung-Soon Hong, Dong-Hyun Kim

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Identifying protective and risk factors for injurious falls in patients hospitalized for acute care: a retrospective case-control study

Emmanuel Aryee, Spencer L. James, Guenola M. Hunt, Hilary F. Ryder

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The prevalence of dementia in a Portuguese community sample: a 10/66 Dementia Research Group study

Manuel Gonçalves-Pereira, Ana Cardoso, Ana Verdelho, Joaquim Alves da Silva, Manuel Caldas de Almeida, Alexandra Fernandes, Cátia Raminhos, Cleusa P. Ferri, A. Matthew Prina, Martin Prince, Miguel Xavier

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictive performance of four frailty screening tools in community-dwelling elderly

Bienvenu Bongue, Aurélie Buisson, Caroline Dupre, François Beland, Régis Gonthier, Émilie Crawford-Achour

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Associations between skin barrier characteristics, skin conditions and health of aged nursing home residents: a multi-center prevalence and correlational study

Elisabeth Hahnel, Ulrike Blume-Peytavi, Carina Trojahn, Jan Kottner

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measuring frailty in clinical practice: a comparison of physical frailty assessment methods in a geriatric out-patient clinic

J. M. Pritchard, C. C. Kennedy, S. Karampatos, G. Ioannidis, B. Misiaszek, S. Marr, C. Patterson, T. Woo, A. Papaioannou

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Computer and telephone delivered interventions to support caregivers of people with dementia: a systematic review of research output and quality

Amy Waller, Sophie Dilworth, Elise Mansfield, Rob Sanson-Fisher

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors of frailty among home care clients

Minna Miettinen, Miia Tiihonen, Sirpa Hartikainen, Irma Nykänen

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Tube feeding decreases pneumonia rate in patients with severe dementia: comparison between pre- and post-intervention

Shintaro Takenoshita, Keiko Kondo, Keiichi Okazaki, Akihiko Hirao, Keiko Takayama, Keisuke Hirayama, Hiroyuki Asaba, Kenji Nakata, Hideki Ishizu, Hiromi Takahashi, Hanae Nakashima-Yasuda, Yasue Sakurada, Kengo Fujikawa, Osamu Yokota, Norihito Yamada, Seishi Terada, Middle Western Japan-Dementia Study (mid-Dem study)

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dietary patterns, gender, and weight status among middle-aged and older adults in Taiwan: a cross-sectional study

Miriam Adoyo Muga, Patrick Opiyo Owili, Chien-Yeh Hsu, Hsiao-Hsien Rau, Jane C-J Chao

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mortality patterns and risk among older men and women with intellectual disability: a Swedish national retrospective cohort study

Nawi Ng, Eva Flygare Wallén, Gerd Ahlström

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors for depression and anxiety in Chinese patients with Parkinson disease

Shi-Shuang Cui, Juan-Juan Du, Rao Fu, Yi-Qi Lin, Pei Huang, Ya-Chao He, Chao Gao, Hua-Long Wang, Sheng-Di Chen

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Social and clinical determinants of preferences and their achievement at the end of life: prospective cohort study of older adults receiving palliative care in three countries

Irene J. Higginson, Barbara A. Daveson, R. Sean Morrison, Deokhee Yi, Diane Meier, Melinda Smith, Karen Ryan, Regina McQuillan, Bridget M. Johnston, Charles Normand, on behalf of BuildCARE

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and treatment of diabetes mellitus and hypertension among older adults with intellectual disability in comparison with the general population

Anna Axmon, Gerd Ahlström, Peter Höglund

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation and inter-rater reliability of a three item falls risk screening tool

Catherine Maree Said, Leonid Churilov, Kathryn Shaw

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Determinants of depression in primary caregivers of disabled older relatives: a path analysis

Rafael del -Pino-Casado, Pedro A. Palomino-Moral, Maria del Mar Pastor-Bravo, Antonio Frías-Osuna

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Value of soluble Urokinase plasminogen activator receptor over age as a biomarker of impaired myocardial relaxation

Angela S. Koh, Bhaarathy Velmurugan, Fei Gao, Ru San Tan, Jia-Ing Wong, Louis L. Y. Teo, Bryan M. H. Keng, Serene J. M. Chua, Jian-Min Yuan, Woon-Puay Koh, Christine Cheung

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mortality trends for accidental falls in older people in Spain, 2000-2015

Alicia Padrón-Monedero, Javier Damián, M. Pilar Martin, Rafael Fernández-Cuenca

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Frail phenotype is associated with distinct quantitative electroencephalographic findings among end-stage renal disease patients: an observational study

Chia-Ter Chao, Hsin-Jung Lai, Hung-Bin Tsai, Shao-Yo Yang, Jenq-Wen Huang, on behalf of COhort of GEriatric Nephrology in NTUH (COGENT) study group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Potentially inappropriate prescriptions for elderly people taking antidepressant: comparative tools

Izabela Fulone, Luciane Cruz Lopes

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Achieved systolic blood pressure in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Aline A. I. Moraes, Cristina P. Baena, Taulant Muka, Arjola Bano, Adriana Buitrago-Lopez, Ana Zazula, Bruna O. Erbano, Nicolle A. Schio, Murilo H. Guedes, Wichor M. Bramer, Oscar H. Franco, José Rocha Faria-Neto

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Associations of sedentary behavior and physical activity with older adults’ physical function: an isotemporal substitution approach

Akitomo Yasunaga, Ai Shibata, Kaori Ishii, Mohammad Javad Koohsari, Shigeru Inoue, Takemi Sugiyama, Neville Owen, Koichiro Oka

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A prediction model to identify hospitalised, older adults with reduced physical performance

Inge H. Bruun, Thomas Maribo, Birgitte Nørgaard, Berit Schiøttz-Christensen, Christian B. Mogensen

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Key stakeholders’ experiences of respite services for people with dementia and their perspectives on respite service development: a qualitative systematic review

Emma O’ Shea, Suzanne Timmons, Eamon O’ Shea, Siobhan Fox, Kate Irving

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reduced level of arousal and increased mortality in adult acute medical admissions: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Amy Todd, Samantha Blackley, Jennifer K. Burton, David J. Stott, E. Wesley Ely, Zoë Tieges, Alasdair M. J. MacLullich, Susan D. Shenkin

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of gender in the active attitude toward treatment and health among older patients in primary health care—self-assessed health status and sociodemographic factors as moderators

Joanna Chylińska, Magdalena Łazarewicz, Marta Rzadkiewicz, Mirosława Adamus, Mariusz Jaworski, Gørill Haugan, Monica Lillefjel, Geir A. Espnes, Dorota Włodarczyk

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Couple-kissing flaps for successful repair of severe sacral pressure ulcers in frail elderly patients

Jing-Chun Zhao, Bo-Ru Zhang, Kai Shi, Jia-Ao Yu, Jian Wang, Qing-Hua Yu, Lei Hong

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Individualized support for informal caregivers of people with dementia – effectiveness of the German adaptation of REACH II

Martin Berwig, Stephanie Heinrich, Jenny Spahlholz, Nina Hallensleben, Elmar Brähler, Hermann-Josef Gertz

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between social capital and health-related quality of life among left behind and not left behind older people in rural China

Yaqin Zhong, Pär Schön, Bo Burström, Kristina Burström

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Intervention to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older patients with hip fractures: an observational study

Junpei Komagamine, Kazuhiko Hagane

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Informal care relationships and residential aged care recommendations: evidence from administrative data

Jeromey B. Temple, Marijan Jukic, Briony Dow

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Does being physically active prevent future disability in older people? Attenuated effects when taking time-dependent confounders into account

Stefan H. Kreisel, Christian Blahak, Hansjörg Bäzner, Michael G. Hennerici

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Falls efficacy, postural balance, and risk for falls in older adults with falls-related emergency department visits: prospective cohort study

Yong-Hao Pua, Peck-Hoon Ong, Ross Allan Clark, David B. Matcher, Edwin Choon-Wyn Lim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association between anemia and falls in community-living women and men aged 65 years and older from the fifth Tromsø Study 2001-02: a replication study

Laila Arnesdatter Hopstock, Elisabeth Bøe Utne, Alexander Horsch, Tove Skjelbakken

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and correlates of frailty in an older rural African population: findings from the HAALSI cohort study

Collin F. Payne, Alisha Wade, Chodziwadziwa W. Kabudula, Justine I. Davies, Angela Y. Chang, F. Xavier Gomez-Olive, Kathleen Kahn, Lisa F. Berkman, Stephen M. Tollman, Joshua A. Salomon, Miles D. Witham

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Serum total cholesterol and risk of cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular mortality in old age: a population-based study

Yajun Liang, Davide Liborio Vetrano, Chengxuan Qiu

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An investigation of factors predicting the type of bladder antimuscarinics initiated in Medicare nursing homes residents

Daniela C. Moga, Qishan Wu, Pratik Doshi, Amie J. Goodin

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and control of hypertension among a Community of Elderly Population in Changning District of shanghai: a cross-sectional study

Zhi-Qi Yang, Qi Zhao, Ping Jiang, Song-Bai Zheng, Biao Xu

01.12.2017 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An additive effect of leading role in the organization between social participation and dementia onset among Japanese older adults: the AGES cohort study

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