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121. Burden and associated factors for caregivers of the elderly in a developing country

Burden and associated factors for caregivers of the elderly in a developing country WHO IRIS: Burden and associated factors for caregivers of the elderly in a developing country Browse Related links Files in This Item: File Description Size Format 232 kB Adobe PDF Title: Burden and associated factors for caregivers of the elderly in a developing country Authors: Issue Date: Jun-2016 Publisher: World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Journal: EMHJ-Eastern (...) Mediterranean Health Journal, 22 (6): 394-403 Place of publication: Cairo Language: English Abstract: The elderly population in South Asia is growing. In Pakistan trained caregivers are scarce and culturally not acceptable. This study assessed the level of stress experienced by caregivers of the elderly and determined the association of care giving burden with different characteristics of the elderly. A cross-sectional, questionnaire based study was conducted using nonprobability purposive sampling. All

WHO2016

122. Management of ankle fractures in the elderly

Management of ankle fractures in the elderly 28461954 2018 11 13 2058-5241 1 5 2016 May EFORT open reviews EFORT Open Rev Management of ankle fractures in the elderly. 239-246 10.1302/2058-5241.1.000023 The incidence and severity of ankle fractures in elderly patients is increasing steadily. These injuries are challenging to treat and prone to complications.Individual fracture treatment is tailored depending on bone quality, skin conditions, comorbidities, and functional demand of the patient (...) . Therefore, the general indications for surgery in elderly patients should not differ from those in younger patients.However, it is essential to detect severe conditions such as Charcot neuro-osteoarthropathy because these require a completely different treatment regime, and standard internal fixation will invariably fail in these patients. Cite this article: Rammelt S. Management of ankle fractures in the elderly. EFORT Open Rev 2016;1:239-246. DOI: 10.1302/2058-5241.1.000023. Rammelt Stefan S

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123. Polytrauma in the elderly: a review

Polytrauma in the elderly: a review 28461941 2018 11 13 2058-5241 1 5 2016 May EFORT open reviews EFORT Open Rev Polytrauma in the elderly: a review. 146-151 10.1302/2058-5241.1.160002 Although the field of geriatric trauma is - ironically - young, care for the elderly trauma patient is increasingly recognised as an important challenge, considering the worldwide trend towards increasing longevity.Increasing age is associated with physiological changes and resulting comorbidities that present (...) multiple challenges to the treating physician.Even though polytrauma is less likely with increasing age, lower-energy trauma can also result in life-threatening injuries due to the reduced physiological reserve.Mechanisms of injury and resulting injury patterns are markedly changed in the elderly population and new management strategies are needed. From initial triage to long-term rehabilitation, these patients require care that differs from the everyday standard.In the current review, the special

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124. Evaluating physical function and activity in the elderly patient using wearable motion sensors

Evaluating physical function and activity in the elderly patient using wearable motion sensors 28461937 2018 11 13 2058-5241 1 5 2016 May EFORT open reviews EFORT Open Rev Evaluating physical function and activity in the elderly patient using wearable motion sensors. 112-120 10.1302/2058-5241.1.160022 Wearable sensors, in particular inertial measurement units (IMUs) allow the objective, valid, discriminative and responsive assessment of physical function during functional tests such as gait (...) , stair climbing or sit-to-stand.Applied to various body segments, precise capture of time-to-task achievement, spatiotemporal gait and kinematic parameters of demanding tests or specific to an affected limb are the most used measures.In activity monitoring (AM), accelerometry has mainly been used to derive energy expenditure or general health related parameters such as total step counts.In orthopaedics and the elderly, counting specific events such as stairs or high intensity activities were

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125. Effect of Structured Physical Activity on Respiratory Outcomes in Sedentary Elderly Adults with Mobility Limitations

Effect of Structured Physical Activity on Respiratory Outcomes in Sedentary Elderly Adults with Mobility Limitations 27000324 2016 03 22 2016 08 03 2017 03 01 1532-5415 64 3 2016 Mar Journal of the American Geriatrics Society J Am Geriatr Soc Effect of Structured Physical Activity on Respiratory Outcomes in Sedentary Elderly Adults with Mobility Limitations. 501-9 10.1111/jgs.14013 To evaluate the effect of structured physical activity on respiratory outcomes in community-dwelling elderly (...) . Community-dwelling persons aged 70-89 with Short Physical Performance Battery scores less than 10 (N = 1,635). Dyspnea severity (defined as moderate to severe according to a Borg index >2 immediately after a 400-m walk), forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) (

EvidenceUpdates2016

126. What is the best hypnotic in elderly patients?

What is the best hypnotic in elderly patients? What is the best hypnotic in elderly patients? Toggle navigation Shared more. Cited more. Safe forever. Toggle navigation View Item JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Search MOspace This Collection Browse Statistics What is the best hypnotic in elderly patients? View/ Open Date 2016-01 Format Metadata Abstract What is the best hypnotic in elderly patients? Evidence-Based Answer

Evidence Based Practice 2016

127. Triplet vs doublet lenalidomide-containing regimens for the treatment of elderly patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma

Triplet vs doublet lenalidomide-containing regimens for the treatment of elderly patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma 26729895 2016 03 04 2016 07 27 2016 03 04 1528-0020 127 9 2016 Mar 03 Blood Blood Triplet vs doublet lenalidomide-containing regimens for the treatment of elderly patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma. 1102-8 10.1182/blood-2015-08-662627 Lenalidomide-dexamethasone improved outcome in newly diagnosed elderly multiple myeloma patients. We randomly assigned 662 (...) lenalidomide AIM IM Aged Aged, 80 and over Demography Disease-Free Survival Drug Therapy, Combination Female Follow-Up Studies Humans Kaplan-Meier Estimate Male Middle Aged Multiple Myeloma diagnosis drug therapy Thalidomide adverse effects analogs & derivatives therapeutic use Treatment Outcome 2015 08 04 2015 12 15 2016 1 6 6 0 2016 1 6 6 0 2016 7 28 6 0 ppublish 26729895 blood-2015-08-662627 10.1182/blood-2015-08-662627

EvidenceUpdates2016

128. Pain Management for Women, Aboriginal Peoples, or the Elderly: Guidelines

Pain Management for Women, Aboriginal Peoples, or the Elderly: Guidelines Pain Management for Women, Aboriginal Peoples, or the Elderly: Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Pain Management for Women, Aboriginal Peoples, or the Elderly: Guidelines Pain Management for Women, Aboriginal Peoples, or the Elderly: Guidelines Published on: March 28, 2016 Project Number: RB0975-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What (...) are the evidence-based guidelines for pain management in women with chronic non-cancer pain? What are the evidence-based guidelines for pain management in Aboriginal peoples with chronic non-cancer pain? What are the evidence-based guidelines for pain management in the elderly population with chronic non-cancer pain? Key Message One evidence-based guideline was identified regarding pain management for the elderly. Tags aged, chronic pain, geriatrics, health services, inuits, pain management, women, aboriginal

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2016

129. Sequential vs alternating administration of VMP and Rd in elderly patients with newly diagnosed MM

Sequential vs alternating administration of VMP and Rd in elderly patients with newly diagnosed MM 26500339 2016 01 29 2016 06 14 2016 01 29 1528-0020 127 4 2016 Jan 28 Blood Blood Sequential vs alternating administration of VMP and Rd in elderly patients with newly diagnosed MM. 420-5 10.1182/blood-2015-08-666537 Bortezomib plus melphalan and prednisone (VMP) and lenalidomide plus low-dose dexamethasone (Rd) are 2 standards of care for elderly untreated multiple myeloma (MM) patients. We (...) points were 18-month progression free survival (PFS) and safety profile of both schemes. The 18-month PFS was 74% and 80% in the sequential and alternating arms, respectively (P = .21). The sequential and alternating groups exhibited similar hematologic and nonhematologic toxicity. Both arms yielded similar complete response rate (42% and 40%), median PFS (32 months vs 34 months, P = .65), and 3-year overall survival (72% vs 74%, P = .63). The benefit of both schemes was remarkable in patients aged

EvidenceUpdates2016

130. Myofascial Pain Syndrome in the Elderly and Self-Exercise: A Single-Blind, Randomized, Controlled Trial.

Myofascial Pain Syndrome in the Elderly and Self-Exercise: A Single-Blind, Randomized, Controlled Trial. 26910293 2016 03 18 2016 12 13 2017 03 01 1557-7708 22 3 2016 Mar Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.) J Altern Complement Med Myofascial Pain Syndrome in the Elderly and Self-Exercise: A Single-Blind, Randomized, Controlled Trial. 244-51 10.1089/acm.2015.0205 This study aimed to demonstrate the effect of self-exercise with a therapeutic inflatable ball (SEIB (...) ) in elderly patients with myofascial pain syndrome. Single-blind, randomized, controlled noninferiority trial. University campus. Forty elderly patients with myofascial pain syndrome completed the study. They were randomly allocated to SEIB (n = 22; mean age, 70.23 ± 6.11 years) or ultrasound (US) therapy (n = 18; mean age, 67.99 ± 5.64 years). SEIB and US therapy (twice weekly for 4 consecutive weeks). Visual analog scale (VAS), pressure pain threshold (PPT), and cervical lateral flexion (CLF) were

Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.)2016

131. 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

132. 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

133. 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

135. 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

136. 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

137. 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

138. 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

139. 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

140. 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