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181. What is the optimal systemic therapy regimen for elderly patients for treatment of stage IV inoperable Non small-cell lung cancer?

What is the optimal systemic therapy regimen for elderly patients for treatment of stage IV inoperable Non small-cell lung cancer? What is the optimal systemic therapy regimen for elderly patients for treatment of stage IV inoperable NSCLC? - Cancer Guidelines Wiki Skip Links Personal tools Search Navigation Cancer Council guidelines Methodology Hosted cancer guidelines Prevention Policies Social links Page actions > Clinical question > What is the optimal systemic therapy regimen for elderly (...) patients for treatment of stage IV inoperable NSCLC? Information on authorship and revision Guidelines commissioned by Last modified : 2 December 2016 14:19:08 Author(s) : — Author — Co-author — Co-author — Co-author Cite this page Pavlakis, N, Gunawardana, D, Khasraw, M, Cancer Council Australia Lung Cancer Guidelines Working Party. What is the optimal systemic therapy regimen for elderly patients for treatment of stage IV inoperable NSCLC? [Version URL: , cited 2017 May 22]. Available from

MHRA Drug Safety Update2016

182. Cost-effectiveness study: Colorectal cancer screening is cost-effective in the elderly who have had less intense prior screening, high baseline risk of colorectal cancer and less comorbidities

Cost-effectiveness study: Colorectal cancer screening is cost-effective in the elderly who have had less intense prior screening, high baseline risk of colorectal cancer and less comorbidities Colorectal cancer screening is cost-effective in the elderly who have had less intense prior screening, high baseline risk of colorectal cancer and less comorbidities | Evidence-Based Medicine This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in using (...) your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Colorectal cancer screening is cost-effective in the elderly who have had less intense prior screening, high baseline risk of colorectal cancer

Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)2016

183. Systematic review: Training programmes and mealtime assistance may improve eating performance for elderly long-term care residents with dementia

Systematic review: Training programmes and mealtime assistance may improve eating performance for elderly long-term care residents with dementia Training programmes and mealtime assistance may improve eating performance for elderly long-term care residents with dementia | Evidence-Based Nursing This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts (...) Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Training programmes and mealtime assistance may improve eating performance for elderly long-term care residents with dementia Article Text Care of the older person Systematic review Training programmes and mealtime assistance may

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2016

184. Evaluation and Management of Asthma in the Elderly

Evaluation and Management of Asthma in the Elderly AMERICANTHORACICSOCIETY DOCUMENTS AnOf?cialAmericanThoracicSocietyWorkshopReport:Evaluation andManagementofAsthmaintheElderly Gwen S. Skloot, Paula J. Busse, Sidney S. Braman, Elizabeth J. Kovacs, Anne E. Dixon, Carlos A. Vaz Fragoso, Nicola Scichilone, Y. S. Prakash, Christina M. Pabelick, Sameer K. Mathur, Nicola A. Hanania, Wendy C. Moore, PeterG.Gibson,SusanZieman,andBetinaB.Ragless;onbehalfoftheATSadhocCommitteeonAsthmaintheElderly (...) ,whethertheyshouldbemodi?edinaginghas notbeenestablished.Confoundingin?uences,suchascomorbidities (increasingtheriskofpolypharmacy),impairedcognitionandmotorskills, psychosocialeffectsofaging,andage-relatedadverseeffectsofmedications, impactbothdiagnosisandtreatmentofasthmaintheelderly.Futureefforts tounderstandasthmaintheelderlymustincludegeriatric-speci?c methodologytodiagnose,characterize,monitor,andtreattheirdisease. Keywords: aging; reactive airways disease; immunosenescence; lung function; phenotype Supported

American Thoracic Society2016

185. Potentially Inappropriate Medications in the Elderly in Korean Long-Term Care Facilities

Potentially Inappropriate Medications in the Elderly in Korean Long-Term Care Facilities 26689669 2018 11 13 2199-1154 2 4 2015 Dec Drugs - real world outcomes Drugs Real World Outcomes Potentially Inappropriate Medications in the Elderly in Korean Long-Term Care Facilities. 355-361 10.1007/s40801-015-0046-1 Elderly residents of long-term care facilities are more vulnerable to being prescribed inappropriate medications because of the high incidence of co-medication in this population resulting (...) from the presence of multiple chronic diseases and also age-related changes in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. We evaluated the frequency of potentially inappropriate medications and factors influencing their frequency. A retrospective cross-sectional study was conducted in 20 long-term care facilities located in the northwest regions of South Korea for 824 patients aged 65 years and older who were assessed between January and February of 2012. Potentially inappropriate medications were

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186. Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and Antipsychotic Drug Use in the Elderly with Dementia in Korean Long-Term Care Facilities

Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and Antipsychotic Drug Use in the Elderly with Dementia in Korean Long-Term Care Facilities 26688788 2018 11 13 2199-1154 2 4 2015 Dec Drugs - real world outcomes Drugs Real World Outcomes Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and Antipsychotic Drug Use in the Elderly with Dementia in Korean Long-Term Care Facilities. 363-368 10.1007/s40801-015-0047-0 Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) are known predictors (...) ):89-95 20065204 Int Psychogeriatr. 2005 Dec;17(4):577-89 16185379 Age Ageing. 2002 Jan;31(1):58-64 11850309 Int Psychogeriatr. 2005 Jun;17(2):253-63 16050434 Am J Psychiatry. 1990 Aug;147(8):1049-51 2375439 Age Ageing. 2002 Nov;31(6):435-9 12446288 Psychol Res Behav Manag. 2015 Jul 03;8:181-5 26170729 J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2000 Spring;12(2):233-9 11001602 J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004 May;52(5):749-55 15086656 J Clin Psychiatry. 2003 Sep;64(9):1106-12 14628988 Age Ageing. 1997 Sep;26 Suppl 2:3

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187. Post-Operative Anticoagulation of Elderly Surgical Patients with Impaired Renal Function: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Post-Operative Anticoagulation of Elderly Surgical Patients with Impaired Renal Function: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Post-Operative Anticoagulation of Elderly Surgical Patients with Impaired Renal Function: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Post-Operative Anticoagulation of Elderly Surgical Patients with Impaired Renal Function: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Post-Operative Anticoagulation of Elderly Surgical Patients with Impaired (...) Renal Function: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: November 9, 2015 Project Number: RA0816-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report Type: Reference List Result type: Report Question What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of various low weight molecular heparins for post-operative anticoagulation of elderly (aged 65 years) surgical patients with impaired renal function? What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of unfractionated heparin versus low weight molecular

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2015

188. Development and implementation of Persian test of Elderly for Assessment of Cognition and Executive function (PEACE)

Development and implementation of Persian test of Elderly for Assessment of Cognition and Executive function (PEACE) 26767112 2016 01 15 2018 11 13 2008-5842 7 7 2015 Nov Electronic physician Electron Physician Development and implementation of Persian test of Elderly for Assessment of Cognition and Executive function (PEACE). 1549-56 10.19082/1549 A considerable segment of the elderly population in Iran is illiterate, and it seems the existing neuropsychological screening tests are not very (...) useful for detecting dementia in illiterate participants. The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a tool called Persian test of Elderly for Assessment of Cognition and Executive function (PEACE) for detecting dementia in both illiterate and literate participants. First, in order to design some of the cognitive aspects of the PEACE assay, we considered other prevalent neuropsychological instruments, such as the General Practitioner assessment of Cognition (GPCOG), Functional Assessment

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189. Efficacy of Low-Dose Oral Liquid Morphine for Elderly Patients with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: Retrospective Chart Review

Efficacy of Low-Dose Oral Liquid Morphine for Elderly Patients with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: Retrospective Chart Review 26688789 2018 11 13 2199-1154 2 4 2015 Drugs - real world outcomes Drugs Real World Outcomes Efficacy of Low-Dose Oral Liquid Morphine for Elderly Patients with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: Retrospective Chart Review. 369-376 The use of medications among older persons can often be challenging as physiological changes may affect metabolism and cognitive abilities. Several studies (...) show that the elderly with chronic pain are seriously undertreated or inappropriately treated, particularly with respect to opioids. To determine whether very low doses of oral liquid morphine (LM) in patients over 65 years of age with chronic non-cancer pain provides meaningful pain improvement. A retrospective chart review was conducted for ten carefully selected older patients seen at a tertiary care pain clinic in Toronto Ontario (2009-2011) with serious biomedical painful conditions

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190. Withholding Anti-Hypertensive Medication from Elderly Orthopedic Surgery Patients: Guidelines

Withholding Anti-Hypertensive Medication from Elderly Orthopedic Surgery Patients: Guidelines Withholding Anti-Hypertensive Medication from Elderly Orthopedic Surgery Patients: Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Withholding Anti-Hypertensive Medication from Elderly Orthopedic Surgery Patients: Guidelines Withholding Anti-Hypertensive Medication from Elderly Orthopedic Surgery Patients: Guidelines Published on: November 2, 2015 Project Number: RA0814-000 Product Line: Research (...) Type: Drug Report Type: Reference List Result type: Report Question What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding criteria for withholding anti-hypertensive therapy for elderly (aged 65 years) orthopedic surgery patients? Key Message No relevant literature was identified regarding criteria for withholding anti-hypertensive therapy for elderly (aged 65 years) orthopedic surgery patients. Tags adrenergic beta-antagonists, antihypertensive agents, arthroplasty, fracture fixation, orthopedic

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2015

191. Monitoring and Management of Elderly Surgical Patients Post-Foley Catheter Removal: Guidelines

Monitoring and Management of Elderly Surgical Patients Post-Foley Catheter Removal: Guidelines Monitoring and Management of Elderly Surgical Patients Post-Foley Catheter Removal: Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Monitoring and Management of Elderly Surgical Patients Post-Foley Catheter Removal: Guidelines Monitoring and Management of Elderly Surgical Patients Post-Foley Catheter Removal: Guidelines Published on: November 2, 2015 Project Number: RA0815-000 Product Line (...) : Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Reference List Result type: Report Question What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding monitoring post-void residuals post-Foley catheter removal for elderly (aged 65 years) surgical patients? What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the provision of intermittent catheterization post-Foley catheter removal for elderly (aged 65 years) surgical patients? What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding discontinuation of bladder scanning post

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2015

192. Atypical neuroleptics: renal failure in elderly patients

Atypical neuroleptics: renal failure in elderly patients Prescrire IN ENGLISH - Spotlight ''Atypical neuroleptics: renal failure in elderly patients'', 1 November 2015 {1} {1} {1} | | > > > Atypical neuroleptics: renal failure in elderly patients Spotlight Every month, the subjects in Prescrire’s Spotlight. 100 most recent :  |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |  Spotlight Atypical neuroleptics: renal failure in elderly (...) patients In addition to their many known adverse effects, neuroleptics expose elderly patients to renal failure. Neuroleptics have numerous adverse effects, varying in severity: sedative, atropine-like effects, extrapyramidal (in particular with movement disorders), endocrine and cardiac disorders. Compared with traditional neuroleptics, high doses of atypical neuroleptics expose patients to fewer extrapyramidal adverse effects in the short term, but put them at a greater risk of weight gain

Prescrire2015

193. Diagnosing, Screening, and Monitoring Depression in the Elderly: A Review of Guidelines

Diagnosing, Screening, and Monitoring Depression in the Elderly: A Review of Guidelines Diagnosing, Screening, and Monitoring Depression in the Elderly: A Review of Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Diagnosing, Screening, and Monitoring Depression in the Elderly: A Review of Guidelines Diagnosing, Screening, and Monitoring Depression in the Elderly: A Review of Guidelines Published on: September 8, 2015 Project Number: RC0691-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report Type (...) : Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What are the evidence-based guidelines associated diagnosing, screening, and monitoring depression in the elderly? Key Message GDS or other screening instruments can be used among elderly patients. Guidelines regarding monitoring treatment response in elderly patients were not identified. Tags aging, antidepressive agents, depression, diagnosis, mental health, trazodone, dépression, Assessment, Depressed, Senior, Seniors Files Rapid Response

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2015

194. Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Depression and Dementia: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Depression and Dementia: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Depression and Dementia: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Depression and Dementia: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Depression and Dementia: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness (...) and Guidelines Published on: September 1, 2015 Project Number: RC0689-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness and safety of antidepressants in elderly patients with both depression and dementia in any setting (home, long-term care, or hospital)? What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the use of antidepressants in elderly patients with both depression and dementia in any setting (home

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2015

195. Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Antidepressants in Elderly (...) Patients with Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: August 31, 2015 Project Number: RC0690-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness and safety of antidepressants in elderly patients with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in any setting (home, long-term care, or hospital)? What are the evidence

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2015

196. Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Major and Minor Depression: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Major and Minor Depression: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Major and Minor Depression: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Major and Minor Depression: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Antidepressants in Elderly Patients with Major and Minor Depression: A Review of Clinical (...) Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: August 17, 2015 Project Number: RC0688-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness and safety of antidepressants in elderly patients with major and minor depression in any setting (home, long-term care, or hospital)? What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the use of antidepressants in elderly patients with major and minor depression in any setting

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2015

197. Glyburide, Gliclazide or Glimepiride for Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: An Updated Review of the Clinical Effectiveness and Safety

Glyburide, Gliclazide or Glimepiride for Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: An Updated Review of the Clinical Effectiveness and Safety Glyburide, Gliclazide or Glimepiride for Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: An Updated Review of the Clinical Effectiveness and Safety | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Glyburide, Gliclazide or Glimepiride for Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: An Updated Review of the Clinical Effectiveness and Safety Glyburide, Gliclazide or Glimepiride (...) for Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: An Updated Review of the Clinical Effectiveness and Safety Published on: August 20, 2015 Project Number: RC0693-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of glyburide versus gliclazide or glimepiride in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes? What is the clinical evidence regarding the safety of glyburide, gliclazide or glimepiride in elderly

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2015

198. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors in Elderly Patients: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors in Elderly Patients: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Monoamine oxidase inhibitors in Elderly Patients: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Monoamine oxidase inhibitors in Elderly Patients: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Monoamine oxidase inhibitors in Elderly Patients: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: August 14, 2015 Project Number: RA0792-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report Type (...) : Reference List Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness and safety of antidepressants in elderly patients with depression, dementia and depression, or behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in any setting? What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the use of antidepressants in elderly patients with depression, dementia and depression, or behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in any setting? Key Message Four systematic reviews, one randomized

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2015

199. Physical fitness exercise versus cognitive behavior therapy on reducing the depressive symptoms among community-dwelling elderly adults: A randomized controlled trial

Physical fitness exercise versus cognitive behavior therapy on reducing the depressive symptoms among community-dwelling elderly adults: A randomized controlled trial 26105535 2015 08 17 2016 06 03 2015 08 17 1873-491X 52 10 2015 Oct International journal of nursing studies Int J Nurs Stud Physical fitness exercise versus cognitive behavior therapy on reducing the depressive symptoms among community-dwelling elderly adults: A randomized controlled trial. 1542-52 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.05.013 (...) S0020-7489(15)00190-X Depression is a major health problem for community-dwelling elderly adults. Since limited resources are available to decrease the high prevalence of depressive symptoms among the elderly adults, improved support for them can be provided if we can determine which intervention is superior in ridding depressive symptoms. To compare the effectiveness of the physical fitness exercise program and the cognitive behavior therapy program on primary (depressive symptoms) and secondary

EvidenceUpdates2015

200. Comparison of Wells and Revised Geneva Rule to Assess Pretest Probability of Pulmonary Embolism in High-Risk Hospitalized Elderly Adults

Comparison of Wells and Revised Geneva Rule to Assess Pretest Probability of Pulmonary Embolism in High-Risk Hospitalized Elderly Adults 26032745 2015 06 22 2015 09 11 2015 06 22 1532-5415 63 6 2015 Jun Journal of the American Geriatrics Society J Am Geriatr Soc Comparison of Wells and Revised Geneva Rule to Assess Pretest Probability of Pulmonary Embolism in High-Risk Hospitalized Elderly Adults. 1091-7 10.1111/jgs.13459 To assess and compare the diagnostic power for pulmonary embolism (PE) of (...) Wells and revised Geneva scores in two independent cohorts (training and validation groups) of elderly adults hospitalized in a non-emergency department. Prospective clinical study, January 2011 to January 2013. Unit of Internal Medicine inpatients, University of Catania, Italy. Elderly adults (mean age 76 ± 12), presenting with dyspnea or chest pain and with high clinical probability of PE or D-dimer values greater than 500 ng/mL (N = 203), were enrolled and consecutively assigned to a training (n

EvidenceUpdates2015