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1. Canadian Diabetes Association 2013 clinical practice guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes in Canada : Diabetes in the elderly

Canadian Diabetes Association 2013 clinical practice guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes in Canada : Diabetes in the elderly My Site - Chapter 37: Diabetes in Older People Diabetes Canada | Clinical Practice Guidelines The Canadian Diabetes Association has become Diabetes Canada* Search: Guidelines Key Messages For Health-Care Providers For People with Diabetes Other Languages Links Diabetes in Older People Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines Expert Committee (...) . This chapter focuses on these individuals. Personalized strategies are needed to avoid overtreatment of the frail elderly. In the older person with diabetes and multiple comorbidities and/or frailty, strategies should be used to strictly prevent hypoglycemia, which include the choice of antihyperglycemic therapy and a less stringent glycated hemoglobin (A1C) target. Sulphonylureas should be used with caution because the risk of hypoglycemia increases significantly with age. DPP-4 inhibitors should be used

2013 CPG Infobase

2. Silver Diamine Fluoride is More Effective in Arresting and Preventing Root Caries in the Elderly Population than Sodium Fluoride Varnish

Silver Diamine Fluoride is More Effective in Arresting and Preventing Root Caries in the Elderly Population than Sodium Fluoride Varnish UTCAT3173, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Silver Diamine Fluoride is More Effective in Arresting and Preventing Root Caries in the Elderly Population than Sodium Fluoride Varnish Clinical Question Is silver diamine fluoride (SDF) more effective in arresting (...) and preventing root caries in the elderly population than sodium fluoride varnish? Clinical Bottom Line Silver diamine fluoride was shown to provide better prevention of root caries when compared with sodium fluoride varnish. SDF caused greater than 70% reduction in development of root caries as opposed to sodium fluoride varnish with reduction in the range of 40-65%. Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence

2017 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

3. 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: February 2019 Last updated: January 2019 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

2019 BMJ Best Practice

4. Depression treatment for the elderly

Depression treatment for the elderly Depression treatment for the elderly 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 Depression treatment for the elderly Share: Reading time approx. 5 minutes This document was published more than 2 years ago. The nature of the evidence may have changed. Conclusions Many elderly with depression do not benefit (...) sufficiently from the use of antidepressants. In short-term studies, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are not significantly more effective than placebo for elderly with depression. But for those who improved during treatment with SSRI, maintenance treatment up to one year can prevent relapse. The selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor duloxetine has been evaluated specifically for recurrent depression in elderly and has a slightly better effect than placebo in the short

2015 Swedish Council on Technology Assessement

5. 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 Search How Can You Best Address Polypharmacy in the Elderly? December 21, 2017 5 min read 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

2018 Clinical Correlations

6. Falls in the elderly: proven benefits of exercise

Falls in the elderly: proven benefits of exercise Prescrire IN ENGLISH - Spotlight ''Falls in the elderly: proven benefits of exercise'', 1 October 2016 {1} {1} {1} | | > > > Falls in the elderly: proven benefits of exercise Spotlight Every month, the subjects in Prescrire’s Spotlight. 100 most recent :  |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |  Spotlight Falls in the elderly: proven benefits of exercise Following on from others (...) , a new trial has shown the benefits of exercise in preventing falls with trauma in elderly women. Preventing falls in the elderly relies chiefly on non-drug measures. The combination of vitamin D + calcium possibly reduces the risk of fractures. A comparative clinical trial carried out in Finland sought to evaluate the effectiveness of exercise and vitamin D supplements in preventing falls with trauma. For around two years this trial monitored more than 400 women aged between 70 and 80, living

2016 Prescrire

7. 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: February 2019 Last updated: January 2019 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

2018 BMJ Best Practice

8. Effect on falls among elderly persons after training elderly care staff

Effect on falls among elderly persons after training elderly care staff Effect on falls among elderly persons after training elderly care staff 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 Effect on falls among elderly persons after training elderly care staff Share: Reading time approx. 4 minutes In general, every person aged 65 years or older (...) , experience at least one fall per year. Falls are common reasons for injuries, and even death. Fall prevention among elderly persons is important due to reasons such as reduced functioning, individual suffering and societal costs. Staff training is one, frequently used, intervention. Question Does staff training in fall prevention, medication or nutrition effect falls among elderly persons? Tables with identified studies Table 1. Systematic reviews Included studies Population Outcome Balzer et al 2012 [1

2019 Swedish Council on Technology Assessement

11. Models of community care for the elderly involving collaboration between specialized geriatric services and primary care practitioners

Models of community care for the elderly involving collaboration between specialized geriatric services and primary care practitioners MODELS OF COMMUNITY CARE FOR THE ELDERLY INVOLVING COLLABORATION BETWEEN SPECIALIZED GERIATRIC SERVICES AND PRIMARY CARE PRACTITIONERS For: The Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario; c/o Fara Amnizadeh From: Knowledge To Action, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; Managing coordinator: Kristin Konnyu Submitted: September 14 th , 2011. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 (...) were encouraged to continue to see their own physician. PCPs collaborate in delivering evidence-based management protocols. In addition to their usual fee-for-service payments, the program offered Entry: Participants were recruited from community organization. Exit: Following 22-months Barriers/facilitators: Poor incentives for PCP engagement in the care of the frail elderly limited their involvement and the SIPA teams’ ability to mobilize timely community medical intervention. [from RefID130

2011 OHRI Knowledge to Action

12. Falls in the Elderly

Falls in the Elderly Falls in the Elderly - Geriatrics - MSD Manual Professional Edition Brought to you by The trusted provider of medical information since 1899 SEARCH SEARCH MEDICAL TOPICS Common Health Topics Resources QUIZZES & CASES Quizzes Cases The trusted provider of medical information since 1899 SEARCH SEARCH MEDICAL TOPICS Common Health Topics Resources QUIZZES & CASES Quizzes Cases / / / / IN THIS TOPIC Test your knowledge Quality of Life in the Elderly Which of the following (...) factors can influence health-related quality of life in an elderly patient but may not be obvious or known by the patient’s practitioner? Chronic pain Functional status Religion and personal values Social isolation NEWS & VIDEOS Home Health Clinicians Frequently Lack Access to Hospital Records FRIDAY, March 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Communication between hospitals and home health care (HHC) is suboptimal, according to a study published online Feb. 21 in the Journal of Post-Acute... SOCIAL MEDIA Add

2013 Merck Manual (19th Edition)

14. Effectiveness and implementation aspects of interventions for preventing falls in elderly people in long-term care facilities: a systematic review of RCTs

Effectiveness and implementation aspects of interventions for preventing falls in elderly people in long-term care facilities: a systematic review of RCTs Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2011 DARE.

15. Evaluation of the Elderly Patient

Evaluation of the Elderly Patient Evaluation of the Elderly Patient - Geriatrics - MSD Manual Professional Edition Brought to you by The trusted provider of medical information since 1899 SEARCH SEARCH MEDICAL TOPICS Common Health Topics Resources QUIZZES & CASES Quizzes Cases The trusted provider of medical information since 1899 SEARCH SEARCH MEDICAL TOPICS Common Health Topics Resources QUIZZES & CASES Quizzes Cases / / / / IN THIS TOPIC OTHER TOPICS IN THIS CHAPTER Test your knowledge (...) Quality of Life in the Elderly Which of the following factors can influence health-related quality of life in an elderly patient but may not be obvious or known by the patient’s practitioner? Chronic pain Functional status Religion and personal values Social isolation NEWS & VIDEOS Electronic Order Set May Reduce Inappropriate ECG Monitoring WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Use of electronic order sets is a safe and effective way to enhance appropriate electrocardiographic (ECG) monitoring

2013 Merck Manual (19th Edition)

16. Diabetic Diets for Frail Elderly Long-Term Care Residents with Type II Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetic Diets for Frail Elderly Long-Term Care Residents with Type II Diabetes Mellitus Disclaimer: The Rapid Response Service is an information service for those involved in planning and providing health care in Canada. Rapid responses are based on a limited literature search and are not comprehensive, systematic reviews. The intent is to provide a list of sources and a summary of the best evidence on the topic that CADTH could identify using all reasonable efforts within the time allowed (...) to CADTH. Links: This report may contain links to other information available on the websites of third parties on the Internet. CADTH does not have control over the content of such sites. Use of third party sites is governed by the owners’ own terms and conditions. TITLE: Diabetic Diets for Frail Elderly Long-Term Care Residents with Type II Diabetes Mellitus: A Review of Guidelines DATE: 15 June 2015 CONTEXT AND POLICY ISSUES People with type 2 diabetes, also known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes

2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

17. 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 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. 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 Search Account Menu Menu Navbar Search Filter Mobile Microsite Search Term Close search filter search input Article Navigation Close mobile search navigation Article navigation March 2018 Article Contents Article Navigation ESMO Consensus Conference on malignant lymphoma: general perspectives and recommendations for the clinical management of the elderly patient with malignant lymphoma C Buske Comprehensive Cancer Center Ulm and Department

2018 European Society for Medical Oncology

18. Randomized controlled study on the effectiveness of animal-assisted therapy on depression, anxiety, and illness perception in institutionalized elderly. (Abstract)

Randomized controlled study on the effectiveness of animal-assisted therapy on depression, anxiety, and illness perception in institutionalized elderly. The aim of this study was to verify dog-assisted therapy's effectiveness on depression and anxiety in institutionalized elderly. Patients' illness perception was examined to identify core beliefs regarding mood, personal control, and illness coherence because they can affect treatment compliance. Subjective perception of pain, social (...) analysis was performed before and after treatment. Over the course of 10 weeks, patients participated in individual 30-min sessions. An observational methodology was developed to record verbal and non-verbal interactions between the elderly, the dog, and the dog handler.A large effect size and a statistically significant decrease in 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale scores were identified in the treatment group. No significant differences were detected in the Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7, Positive

2019 Psychogeriatrics : the official journal of the Japanese Psychogeriatric Society Controlled trial quality: uncertain

19. Developing a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture and testing in a randomised feasibility study: Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR)

Developing a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture and testing in a randomised feasibility study: Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR) Developing a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture and testing in a randomised feasibility study: Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR) Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page

2017 NIHR HTA programme

20. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Screening, Risk Modification and Physical Therapy to Prevent Falls among the Elderly Recently Discharged from the Emergency Department to the Community: the Steps to Avoid Falls in the Elderly Study. (Abstract)

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Screening, Risk Modification and Physical Therapy to Prevent Falls among the Elderly Recently Discharged from the Emergency Department to the Community: the Steps to Avoid Falls in the Elderly Study. To evaluate the effectiveness of a multifactorial, tailored program of physical therapy to reduce the occurrence of falls among a heterogeneous group of high-risk elderly Singaporeans recently discharged from the emergency department (ED).Randomized controlled

2017 Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation Controlled trial quality: predicted high