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21. A High-yield Fall Risk and Adverse Events Screening Questions From the Stopping Elderly Accidents, Death, and Injuries (STEADI) Guideline for Older Emergency Department Fall Patients

A High-yield Fall Risk and Adverse Events Screening Questions From the Stopping Elderly Accidents, Death, and Injuries (STEADI) Guideline for Older Emergency Department Fall Patients 29575248 2018 05 30 1553-2712 2018 Mar 25 Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Acad Emerg Med A High-yield Fall Risk and Adverse Events Screening Questions From the Stopping Elderly Accidents, Death, and Injuries (STEADI) Guideline for Older Emergency (...) Department Fall Patients. 10.1111/acem.13413 The objectives were to examine whether responses to the Stopping Elderly Accidents, Death, and Injuries (STEADI) questions responses predicted adverse events after an older adult emergency department (ED) fall visits and to identify factors associated with such recurrent fall. We conducted a prospective study at two urban, teaching hospitals. We included patients aged ≥ 65 years who presented to the ED for an accidental fall. Data were gathered for fall

EvidenceUpdates2018

22. Is Frailty a Predictor of Outcomes in Elderly Inpatients with Acute Kidney Injury?

Is Frailty a Predictor of Outcomes in Elderly Inpatients with Acute Kidney Injury? 29626429 2018 05 25 1555-7162 2018 Apr 04 The American journal of medicine Am. J. Med. Is Frailty a Predictor of Outcomes in Elderly Inpatients with Acute Kidney Injury? A Prospective Cohort Study. S0002-9343(18)30293-6 10.1016/j.amjmed.2018.03.012 Frailty and acute kidney injury are independently associated with an increased risk of morbidity and mortality. The degree of frailty can be assessed by the Clinical (...) Frailty Score (CFS). This study assessed whether an individual's CFS was associated with acute kidney injury in acute elderly medical admissions and recorded the short-term outcomes. This was a single-center prospective observational cohort study. All patients aged ≥65 years admitted under an acute medical take over 12 nonconsecutive days were included. Patient demographics, comorbidities, baseline CFS, and renal status on admission were recorded. Outcomes of death, length of stay, and hospital re

EvidenceUpdates2018

23. Global Geriatric Assessment and In-Hospital Bleeding Risk in Elderly Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes: Insights from the LONGEVO-SCA Registry

Global Geriatric Assessment and In-Hospital Bleeding Risk in Elderly Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes: Insights from the LONGEVO-SCA Registry 29536466 2018 03 14 2567-689X 118 3 2018 Mar Thrombosis and haemostasis Thromb. Haemost. Global Geriatric Assessment and In-Hospital Bleeding Risk in Elderly Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes: Insights from the LONGEVO-SCA Registry. 581-590 10.1055/s-0038-1623532 Bleeding risk scores have shown a limited predictive ability in elderly patients (...) with acute coronary syndromes (ACS). No study explored the role of a comprehensive geriatric assessment to predict in-hospital bleeding in this clinical setting. The prospective multicentre LONGEVO-SCA registry included 532 unselected patients with non-ST segment elevation ACS (NSTEACS) aged 80 years or older. Comorbidity (Charlson index), frailty (FRAIL scale), disability (Barthel index and Lawton-Brody index), cognitive status (Pfeiffer test) and nutritional risk (mini nutritional assessment-short form

EvidenceUpdates2018

24. The Effects of Functional Training, Bicycle Exercise, and Exergaming on Walking Capacity of Elderly Patients With Parkinson Disease: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Single-blinded Trial

The Effects of Functional Training, Bicycle Exercise, and Exergaming on Walking Capacity of Elderly Patients With Parkinson Disease: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Single-blinded Trial 29337023 2018 04 27 1532-821X 99 5 2018 May Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation Arch Phys Med Rehabil The Effects of Functional Training, Bicycle Exercise, and Exergaming on Walking Capacity of Elderly Patients With Parkinson Disease: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Single-blinded Trial. 826-833 S0003 (...) -9993(18)30009-1 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.12.014 To compare the effects of functional training, bicycle exercise, and exergaming on walking capacity of elderly with Parkinson disease (PD). A pilot randomized, controlled, single-blinded trial. A state reference health care center for elderly, a public reference outpatient clinic for the elderly. Elderly individuals (≥60 years of age; N=62) with idiopathic PD (stage 2 to 3 of modified Hoehn and Yahr staging scale) according to the London Brain Bank

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25. Safety, Effectiveness, and Treatment Persistence of Golimumab in Elderly Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in Real-World Clinical Practice in Japan

Safety, Effectiveness, and Treatment Persistence of Golimumab in Elderly Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in Real-World Clinical Practice in Japan ORIGINAL RESEARCH Safety, Effectiveness, and Treatment Persistence of Golimumab in Elderly Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in Real-World Clinical Practice in Japan Masateru Okazaki . Hisanori Kobayashi . Hirohito Shimizu . Yutaka Ishii . Tsutomu Yajima . Masayoshi Kanbori Received: January 16, 2018/Published online: March 2, 2018 The Author(s (...) ) 2018. This article is an open access publication ABSTRACT Introduction: Golimumab has been proven as an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis in clinical trials. However, there is a scarcity of data regarding its use in elderly patients in a real-world setting. This study aims to evaluate the safety, effectiveness, and treatment persis- tenceofgolimumabinelderlyJapanesepatients (C75years) with rheumatoid arthritis. Methods: This study was a post hoc analysis of post-marketing surveillance

Rheumatology and therapy2018 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

26. Frailty Versus Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths and Injuries Initiative Fall Risk Score: Ability to Predict Future Falls

Frailty Versus Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths and Injuries Initiative Fall Risk Score: Ability to Predict Future Falls 29427525 2018 03 13 1532-5415 66 3 2018 Mar Journal of the American Geriatrics Society J Am Geriatr Soc Frailty Versus Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths and Injuries Initiative Fall Risk Score: Ability to Predict Future Falls. 577-583 10.1111/jgs.15275 To compare the ability of frailty status to predict fall risk with that of community fall risk screening tools. Analysis (...) of cross-sectional and longitudinal data from NHATS. National Health and Aging Trend Study (NHATS) 2011-2015. Individuals aged 65 and older (N = 7,392). Fall risk was defined according to the Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths and Injuries (STEADI) initiative. Frailty was defined as exhaustion, weight loss, low activity, slow gait speed, and weak grip strength. Robust was defined as meeting 0 criteria, prefrailty as 1 or 2 criteria, and frailty as 3 or more criteria. Falls were self-reported

EvidenceUpdates2018

27. Feasibility of definitive chemoradiation therapy with nedaplatin and 5-fluorouracil in elderly patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: A retrospective study

Feasibility of definitive chemoradiation therapy with nedaplatin and 5-fluorouracil in elderly patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: A retrospective study Redirecting

Advances in radiation oncology2018 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

28. Mental health and quality of life of elderly people in the Bethlehem district: a cross-sectional study.

Mental health and quality of life of elderly people in the Bethlehem district: a cross-sectional study. BACKGROUND: The focus of this study was quality of life and mental health in elderly people living in the Bethlehem district. The aim of this study was to identify the most prevalent mental health problems and how they affect quality of life. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was done in June and July, 2010. We recruited a convenience sample of elderly people (aged 65 years and older (...) ) living in the Bethlehem district of occupied Palestinian territory. Using a structured questionnaire, we assessed quality of life with the WHOQOL-BREF and current psychological status and distress with the Brief Symptom Inventor. Verbal consent form was obtained from all participants before their interview. FINDINGS: 291 (97%) of 300 elderly people approached for this study completed the questionnaire. 101 (35%) participants described severe or very severe levels of somatisation. 39 (14

Lancet2018

29. Diagnosis of dementia in the elderly with PTSD

Diagnosis of dementia in the elderly with PTSD Diagnosis of dementia in the elderly with PTSD We use cookies on this website. By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services Diagnosis of dementia in the elderly with PTSD Share: Reading time less than 1 minute Some of the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) remind of the symptoms of early development of dementia (...) . This can make it difficult with an assessment tool to clearly see if a person diagnosed with PTSD has started to develop dementia. Question Is there scientific evidence for any assessment tool that can identify development of dementia in the elderly with PTSD? SBU Enquiry response consists of systematic literature searches to highlight studies that can address questions received by the SBU Enquiry Service from Swedish healthcare or social service providers. Relevant references are compiled by an SBU

Swedish Council on Technology Assessement2018

30. Dabigatran versus Warfarin for Acute Venous Thromboembolism in Elderly or Impaired Renal Function Patients: Pooled Analysis of RE-COVER and RE-COVER II

Dabigatran versus Warfarin for Acute Venous Thromboembolism in Elderly or Impaired Renal Function Patients: Pooled Analysis of RE-COVER and RE-COVER II 29202209 2017 12 20 2567-689X 117 11 2017 11 Thrombosis and haemostasis Thromb. Haemost. Dabigatran versus Warfarin for Acute Venous Thromboembolism in Elderly or Impaired Renal Function Patients: Pooled Analysis of RE-COVER and RE-COVER II. 2045-2052 10.1160/TH17-03-0176 Management of acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) with anticoagulants (...) in elderly patients and those with chronic kidney disease poses special challenges. The RE-COVER and RE-COVER II trials showed that dabigatran 150 mg twice daily was as effective as warfarin over 6 months in preventing recurrent VTE, with a lower bleeding risk. We now assess the effects of old age and renal impairment (RI) on pooled trial outcomes in 5,107 patients: 4,504 aged <75 years and 603 aged ≥75 years. The primary efficacy outcome was symptomatic VTE/VTE-related death. Safety outcomes were

EvidenceUpdates2018

31. Improving meals for elderly persons in need of care

Improving meals for elderly persons in need of care Improving meals for elderly persons in need of care We use cookies on this website. By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services Improving meals for elderly persons in need of care Share: Reading time less than 1 minute Nutrition is crucial for health and wellbeing and the risk for malnutrition increases with higher age. Due (...) to this, knowledge about food and meals, and what can be improved for older persons in need of care and services is important. Question What can improve meals for elderly persons in ordinary housing or residential care? SBU Enquiry response consists of systematic literature searches to highlight studies that can address questions received by the SBU Enquiry Service from Swedish healthcare or social service providers. Relevant references are compiled by an SBU staff member, in consultation with an external expert

Swedish Council on Technology Assessement2018

33. Assessment of falls in the elderly

Assessment of falls in the elderly Assessment of falls in the elderly - Differential diagnosis of symptoms | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Assessment of falls in the elderly Last reviewed: August 2018 Last updated: June 2018 Summary Falls are often multifactorial in origin. Deandrea S. Risk factors for falls in community-dwelling older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Epidemiology. 2010 Sep;21(5):658-68. http (...) ://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20585256?tool=bestpractice.com The presence of the following factors is associated with greater probability of future falls, Rubenstein LZ, Josephson KR. Falls and their prevention in elderly people: what does the evidence show? Med Clin North Am. 2006 Sep;90(5):807-24. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16962843?tool=bestpractice.com McInnes L, Gibbons E, Chandler-Oatts J. Clinical practice guideline for the assessment and prevention of falls in older people. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs

BMJ Best Practice2018

34. ESMO Consensus Conference on malignant lymphoma: general perspectives and recommendations for the clinical management of the elderly patient with malignant lymphoma

ESMO Consensus Conference on malignant lymphoma: general perspectives and recommendations for the clinical management of the elderly patient with malignant lymphoma ESMO Consensus Conference on malignant lymphoma: general perspectives and recommendations for the clinical management of the elderly patient with malignant lymphoma | Annals of Oncology | Oxford Academic We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies (...) . You can change your cookie settings at any time. Search Account Menu Menu Navbar Search Filter Mobile Microsite Search Term Close search filter search input Article Navigation Close mobile search navigation Article navigation Article Contents Article Navigation Corrected Proof ESMO Consensus Conference on malignant lymphoma: general perspectives and recommendations for the clinical management of the elderly patient with malignant lymphoma C Buske 1 Comprehensive Cancer Center Ulm and Department

European Society for Medical Oncology2018

35. How Can You Best Address Polypharmacy in the Elderly?

How Can You Best Address Polypharmacy in the Elderly? How Can You Best Address Polypharmacy in the Elderly? | Clinical Correlations How Can You Best Address Polypharmacy in the Elderly? December 21, 2017 By Michael Nguyen Peer Reviewed Polypharmacy has been defined as the use of multiple unnecessary medications, the use of more medications than is clinically warranted or indicated, .[1–3] Problematic polypharmacy should be differentiated from appropriate polypharmacy. Consideration of overall (...) appropriateness of therapy is more valuable than simply considering the .[4] Overmedication and failure to perform prudent medication reconciliation is a growing problem in prescribing practice. In individuals over 65 years old, about 50% of the patient population takes over five prescription k.[5,6] The cost burden associated with adverse drug reactions is approximated to be between $37 and $50 billion.[7] Elderly patients are at increased risk of adverse drug reactions, with increased .[8] In the geriatric

Clinical Correlations2018

36. Utility of a Precision Medicine Test in Elderly Adults with Symptoms Suggestive of Coronary Artery Disease

Utility of a Precision Medicine Test in Elderly Adults with Symptoms Suggestive of Coronary Artery Disease 29210056 2017 12 06 1532-5415 2017 Dec 06 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society J Am Geriatr Soc Utility of a Precision Medicine Test in Elderly Adults with Symptoms Suggestive of Coronary Artery Disease. 10.1111/jgs.15215 Diagnosing obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) is challenging in elderly adults, and current diagnostic approaches for CAD expose these individuals to risks (...) from contrast dye and invasive procedures. A Registry to Evaluate Patterns of Care Associated with the Use of Corus CAD in Real World Clinical Care Settings (PRESET; NCT01677156), pragmatic clinical trial. Community, 21 primary care practices. Of 566 stable, nonacute outpatients presenting with symptoms suggestive of obstructive CAD, the 176 who were aged 65 and older (median age 70, 61% female) were the current study participants. Blood-based precision medicine test, incorporating age, sex

EvidenceUpdates2018

37. DHA supplementation improves cognitive function via enhancing Abeta-mediated autophagy in Chinese elderly with mild cognitive impairment: a randomised placebo-controlled trial

DHA supplementation improves cognitive function via enhancing Abeta-mediated autophagy in Chinese elderly with mild cognitive impairment: a randomised placebo-controlled trial 29142143 2017 11 16 1468-330X 2017 Nov 15 Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry DHA supplementation improves cognitive function via enhancing Aβ-mediated autophagy in Chinese elderly with mild cognitive impairment: a randomised placebo-controlled trial. jnnp-2017-316176 (...) 10.1136/jnnp-2017-316176 Higher docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) intake is inversely correlated with relative risk of Alzheimer's disease. The potential benefits of DHA supplementation in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) have not been fully examined. Our study aimed to assess the effect of a 24-month DHA supplementation on cognitive function and amyloid beta (Aβ)-mediated autophagy in elderly subjects with MCI. This was a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in Tianjin, China

EvidenceUpdates2018

38. Effects of Toremifene, a Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator, on Spontaneous and Stimulated GH Secretion, IGF-I, and IGF-Binding Proteins in Healthy Elderly Subjects

Effects of Toremifene, a Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator, on Spontaneous and Stimulated GH Secretion, IGF-I, and IGF-Binding Proteins in Healthy Elderly Subjects ISSN 2472-1972 Effects of Toremifene, a Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator, onSpontaneous and StimulatedGHSecretion,IGF-I,and IGF-Binding Proteins in Healthy Elderly Subjects Ferdinand Roelfsema, 1 Rebecca J. Yang, 2 Paul Y. Takahashi, 3 Dana Erickson, 4 Cyril Y. Bowers, 5 and Johannes D. Veldhuis 2 1 (...) - emifene.Estrogeniceffectsoftoremifeneontheliverwerepresent,asevidencedbyincreasedIGFBP1 and SHBG levels. Men and women responded to this SERM comparably. Copyright © 2018 Endocrine Society ThisarticlehasbeenpublishedunderthetermsoftheCreativeCommonsAttributionNon-Commercial, No-Derivatives License (CC BY-NC-ND; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Freeform/Key Words: breast cancer, elderly, growth hormone, men, SERM, toremifene Abbreviations: ApEn, approximate entropy; ANOVA, analysis of variance; CV, coefficient of variation; FSH

Journal of the Endocrine Society2017 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

39. Medical Cannabis Use in the Elderly: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Medical Cannabis Use in the Elderly: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Medical Cannabis Use in the Elderly: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Medical Cannabis Use in the Elderly: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Medical Cannabis Use in the Elderly: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: December 21, 2017 Project Number: RA0944-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report Type: Reference List Result type: Report Question What (...) is the clinical effectiveness on the use of medical cannabis in the elderly? What are the evidence-based guidelines on the use of medical cannabis in the elderly? Key Message One systematic review, four randomized controlled trials, and two non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness on the use of medical cannabis in the elderly. Tags geriatrics, aged, cannabinoids, cannabis, marijuana abuse, older adult, Elderly Files Rapid Response Reference List Published : December 21, 2017

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2017

40. Age Is Just a Number: Combating Muscle Loss in The Elderly

Age Is Just a Number: Combating Muscle Loss in The Elderly Age Is Just a Number: Combating Muscle Loss in The Elderly | Clinical Correlations Age Is Just a Number: Combating Muscle Loss in The Elderly December 14, 2017 By Carl Preiksaitis Peer Reviewed The term “sarcopenia” was introduced in 1989 to characterize the loss of muscle mass that occurs as a consequence of advancing age.1 Use of the term has since grown to .[1] The prevalence of sarcopenia is estimated to be approximately 29 (...) supports the implementation of a high-intensity resistance training program, with sessions 2-3 times a week.[1] A 2009 Cochrane review concluded that progressive resistance training in older adults leads to improvements in gait speed and getting out of a chair.8 Additionally, a significant improvement in muscular strength as well as reduction in osteoarthritis-related pain was observed.[8] An average of five months of resistance training demonstrated a 1.1 kg increase in lean body mass in aging adults

Clinical Correlations2017