Team VA Video Connect (VVC) to optimize mobility and physical activity in post-hospital discharge older veterans: baseline assessment
Telehealth is increasingly used for rehabilitation and exercise but few studies include older adult participants with comorbidities and impairment, particularly cognitive. Using Veterans Administration Video C... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 22, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Neil B. Alexander, Kristin Phillips, Joleen Wagner-Felkey, Chiao-Li Chan, Robert Hogikyan, Alexandra Sciaky and Christine Cigolle Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evidence of disease severity, cognitive and physical outcomes of dance interventions for persons with Parkinson ’s Disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Patients with Parkinson ’s Disease (PD) usually experience worsening of both motor and non-motor symptoms. Dancing has been postulated to help patients with Parkinson’s via several mechanisms that lead to impro... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 22, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Sophia Rasheeqa Ismail, Shaun Wen Huey Lee, Dafna Merom, Puteri Sofia Nadira Megat Kamaruddin, Min San Chong, Terence Ong and Nai Ming Lai Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Pain assessment and management in care homes: understanding the context through a scoping review
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Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 22, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Jan Pringle, Ana Sofia Alvarado V ázquez Mellado, Erna Haraldsdottir, Fiona Kelly and Jo Hockley Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Correction to: Decline in independence after three years and its association with dietary patterns and IADL-related factors in community-dwelling older people: an analysis by age stage and sex
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Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 21, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Sayuri Kodama, Tanji Hoshi and Sugako Kurimori Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Who lives in care homes in Greenland? A nationwide survey of demographics, functional level, medication use and comorbidities
This study offers both a comparison and a description of the demographics, causes... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 18, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: N Albertsen, TM Olsen, TG Sommer, A Prischl, H Kallerup and S Andersen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reproducibility and responsiveness of the Frailty Index and Frailty Phenotype in older hospitalized patients
There is growing interest for interventions aiming at preventing frailty progression or even to reverse frailty in older people, yet it is still unclear which frailty instrument is most appropriate for measuri... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 17, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Marlies Feenstra, Frederike M.M. Oud, Carolien J. Jansen, Nynke Smidt, Barbara C. van Munster and Sophia E. de Rooij Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Combined association of multiple chronic diseases and social isolation with the functional disability after stroke in elderly patients: a multicenter cross-sectional study in China
Multiple chronic diseases (MCDs) and social isolation are independent risk factors related to stroke and disability, but it is unknown whether the combination of these two conditions resulted from aging-relate... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 16, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Xiangxiang Liu, Hong-jie Yu, Yan Gao, Jing Zhou, Mingchao Zhou, Li Wan, Feng Xiong, Jingpu Zhao, Qi-qiang He and Yulong Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Do prescription rates of psychotropic drugs change over three years from nursing home admission?
In this longitudinal study, we describe how psychotropic drugs (PTDs) are prescribed in nursing home (NH) patients from admission and over a 3-year period, to understand which clinical and environmental factor... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 16, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Enrico Callegari, J ūratė Šaltytė Benth, Geir Selbæk, Cato Grønnerød and Sverre Bergh Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association between serum vitamin B12 and risk of all-cause mortality in elderly adults: a prospective cohort study
Results from previous studies that linking vitamin B12 to risk of chronic diseases or mortality are inconsistent. We hereby explore the association between serum concentration of vitamin B12 and all-cause mort... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 16, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Kangjun Xu, Xiyu Liu, Jiaxin Liu, Yingying Zhang, Xiaohui Ding, Lin Li and Jiangwei Sun Tags: Research Source Type: research

Characteristics of nursing home units with high versus low levels of person-centred care in relation to leadership, staff- resident- and facility factors: findings from SWENIS, a cross-sectional study in Sweden
The context of care consists of factors that determines the extent to which staff can offer person-centred care. However, few studies have investigated factors that can explain variation in levels of person-ce... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 16, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Annica Backman, Per-Olof Sandman and Anders Sk öldunger Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Socially desirable responding in geriatric outpatients with and without mild cognitive impairment and its association with the assessment of self-reported mental health
Socially desirable responding is a potentially relevant issue in older adults and can be evaluated with the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale (MCSDS). However, the eight-item MCSDS has never been specif... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 15, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Paola Nicolini, Carlo Abbate, Silvia Inglese, Daniela Mari, Paolo D. Rossi and Matteo Cesari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sarcopenia predicts adverse outcomes in an elderly population with coronary artery disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The development of sarcopenia is attributed to normal aging and factors like type 2 diabetes, obesity, inactivity, reduced testosterone levels, and malnutrition, which are factors of poor prognosis in patients... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 14, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Qiqi Xue, Jie Wu, Yan Ren, Jiaan Hu, Ke Yang and Jiumei Cao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Trauma-informed care in geriatric inpatient units to improve staff skills and reduce patient distress: a co-designed study protocol
Geriatric hospital wards are highly medicalised environments with limited opportunities for choice and control, and can be distressing for older survivors of psychological trauma. While trauma-informed models ... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 10, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Monica Cations, Kate Laver, Leah Couzner, Stephen Flatman, Petra Bierer, Catherine Ames, Yan Huo and Craig Whitehead Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Prevalence and physical characteristics of locomotive syndrome stages as classified by the new criteria 2020 in older Japanese people: results from the Nagahama study
The Japanese Orthopaedic Association (JOA) proposed the concept of locomotive syndrome (LS) in 2007 for detecting high-risk individuals with mobility limitation. In 2020, the JOA revised the clinical decision ... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 9, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Masashi Taniguchi, Tome Ikezoe, Tadao Tsuboyama, Yasuharu Tabara, Fumihiko Matsuda and Noriaki Ichihashi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Association between components of the delirium syndrome and outcomes in hospitalised adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 9, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Zo ë Tieges, Terence Quinn, Lorn MacKenzie, Daniel Davis, Graciela Muniz-Terrera, Alasdair M. J. MacLullich and Susan D. Shenkin Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Association of physical fitness with quality of life in community-dwelling older adults aged 80 and over in Poland: a cross-sectional study
Aging is a progressive and irreversible process that negatively affects the quality of life (QOL). Older adults face difficulties related to worsening health, lowering the level of physical and mental efficien... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 9, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Ewelina Lepsy, Ewa Radwa ńska, Grzegorz Żurek, Alina Żurek, Antonina Kaczorowska, Alina Radajewska and Anna Kołcz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sex differences in the association between green tea consumption and hypertension in elderly Chinese adults
Green tea has been one of the most popular beverages in China since ancient times. Mixed results concerning the effect of green tea consumption on the incidence of hypertension have been published over the pas... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 7, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Xiaodong Peng, Mengxia Zhang, Xuesi Wang, Kui Wu, Yukun Li, Linling Li, Jiaxue Yang, Yanfei Ruan, Rong Bai, Changsheng Ma and Nian Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Physical frailty and cognitive impairment in older nursing home residents: a latent class analysis
Little is known about the heterogeneous clinical profile of physical frailty and its association with cognitive impairment in older U.S. nursing home (NH) residents. (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 7, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Yiyang Yuan, Kate L. Lapane, Jennifer Tjia, Jonggyu Baek, Shao-Hsien Liu and Christine M. Ulbricht Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical efficacy of bone transport technology in Chinese older patients with infectious bone nonunion after open tibial fracture
This study was designed for the first time to analyze clinical efficacy of bone transport technology in Chinese older patients with infectious bone nonunion after open tibial fracture. (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 7, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Ying Wen, Peiming Liu, Zhichao Wang and Ning Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

A typology of caregiving spouses of geriatric patients without dementia: caring, worried, desperate
An increasing number of older people in Germany receive care at home from family members, particularly from spouses. Family care has been associated not only with subjective burden but also with negative effec... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 6, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Thomas Johann Gehr, Ellen Freiberger, Cornel Christian Sieber and Sabine Alexandra Engel Tags: Research Source Type: research

Influencing factors of Barthel index scores among the community-dwelling elderly in Hong Kong: a random intercept model
Barthel Index (BI) is one of the most widely utilized tools for assessing functional independence in activities of daily living. Most existing BI studies used populations with specific diseases (e.g., Alzheime... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 6, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Hao Pan, Yang Zhao, Hailiang Wang, Xinyue Li, Eman Leung, Frank Chen, Javier Cabrera and Kwok Leung Tsui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of rehabilitation exercise effects by using gradation-based skeletal muscle echo intensity in older individuals: a one-group before-and-after trial study
Higher muscle echo intensity (EI) reflects higher content of fat and/or connective tissue within skeletal muscle, eventually inducing lower muscle strength, physical dysfunction, and metabolic impairment. Cont... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 6, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Akito Yoshiko, Takashi Kaji, Tsuyoshi Kozuka, Takayuki Sawazaki and Hiroshi Akima Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Longitudinal impact of oral health on geriatric syndromes and clinical outcomes in community-dwelling older adults
This study evaluated the impact of self-reported oral health on geriatric conditions, institutio... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 4, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Jihye Lim, Hyungchul Park, Heayon Lee, Eunju Lee, Danbi Lee, Hee-Won Jung and Il-Young Jang Tags: Research Source Type: research

General health, healthcare costs and dental care use of elderly with a natural dentition, implant-retained overdenture or conventional denture: an 8-year cohort of Dutch elderly (aged 75 and over)
Cross-sectional studies have shown that elderly with a natural dentition have better general health than edentulous elderly, but this has not been confirmed in studies with longitudinal design. (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 4, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Mieke H. Bakker, Arjan Vissink, Gerry M. Raghoebar, Lilian L. Peters and Anita Visser Tags: Research Source Type: research

The longitudinal associations between change in physical activity and cognitive functioning in older adults with chronic illness (es)
Regular physical activity (PA) is potentially beneficial for age-related cognitive decline. Although moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) is mostly advised, older adults with chronic illnesses might b... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 4, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Esmee Volders, Renate H. M. de Groot, Catherine A. W. Bolman and Lilian Lechner Tags: Research Source Type: research

The structural equation modeling of personal aspects, environmental aspects, and happiness among older adults living alone: a cross-sectional study
The happiness of older adults living alone warrants attention because they are more vulnerable to unhappiness than those living with families. The present study aimed to construct and test a structural equatio... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 4, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Eun Jeong Hwang and In Ok Sim Tags: Research Source Type: research

The impact of social network change and health decline: a qualitative study on experiences of older adults who are ageing in place
Older adults prefer to age in place. Social network change and health decline challenge ageing in place, as stressors that make age-related advantages disappear. The aim of this study was to explore social net... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 4, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Willeke Vos-den Ouden, Leonieke van Boekel, Meriam Janssen, Roger Leenders and Katrien Luijkx Tags: Research Source Type: research

Applicability of Creatinine-based equations for estimating glomerular filtration rate in elderly Chinese patients
The accuracy of the estimated glomerular filter rate (eGFR) in elderly patients is debatable. In 2020, a new creatinine-based equation by European Kidney Function Consortium (EKFC) was applied to all age group... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 4, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Fangxiao Xia, Wenke Hao, Jinxiu Liang, Yanhua Wu, Feng Yu, Wenxue Hu, Zhi Zhao and Wei Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Potential utility of physical function measures to improve the risk prediction of functional disability in community-dwelling older Japanese adults: a prospective study
While gait speed, one-leg standing balance, and handgrip strength have been shown to be independent predictors for functional disability, it is unclear whether such simple measures of physical function contrib... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - September 1, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tao Chen, Takanori Honda, Sanmei Chen, Hiro Kishimoto, Shuzo Kumagai and Kenji Narazaki Tags: Research Source Type: research

Grip strength from midlife as an indicator of later-life brain health and cognition: evidence from a British birth cohort
Grip strength is an indicator of physical function with potential predictive value for health in ageing populations. We assessed whether trends in grip strength from midlife predicted later-life brain health a... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 31, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Quentin Dercon, Jennifer M. Nicholas, Sarah-Naomi James, Jonathan M. Schott and Marcus Richards Tags: Research Source Type: research

The intersectional impact of sex and social factors on subjective health: analysis of the Canadian longitudinal study on aging (CLSA)
Self-rated health (SRH) is a widely validated measure of the general health of older adults. Our aim was to understand what factors shape individual perceptions of health and, in particular, whether those perc... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 28, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Afshin Vafaei, Janelle Yu and Susan P. Phillips Tags: Research Source Type: research

Short daytime napping reduces the risk of cognitive decline in community-dwelling older adults: a 5-year longitudinal study
This study aimed to clarify longitudinal associations between cognitive decline and sleep characteristics, particularl... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 28, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Kaori Kitamura, Yumi Watanabe, Kazutoshi Nakamura, Chikako Takano, Naomi Hayashi, Hisami Sato and Toshiyuki Someya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Carers ’ experiences of assistive technology use in dementia care: a cross sectional survey
We report on an exploratory sur... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 25, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Vimal Sriram, Crispin Jenkinson and Michele Peters Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors associated with do-not-resuscitate document completion among patients hospitalized in geriatric ward
This study investigated the factors associated with signing DNR documents ... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 25, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Chien-Yi Wu, Chun-Hao Jen, Yun-Shiuan Chuang, Tzu-Jung Fang, Yu-Hsuan Wu and Ming-Tsang Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correlation between cardiopulmonary metabolic energy cost and lower-limb muscle activity during inclined treadmill gait in older adults
This study sought to investigate changes in lower-limb muscle activity and cardiopulmonary metabolic... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 23, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Jihye Kim, Hwang-Jae Lee, Su-Hyun Lee, Jungsoo Lee, Won Hyuk Chang, Gyu-Ha Ryu and Yun-Hee Kim Tags: Research Source Type: research

Older women ’s experiences of companion animal death: impacts on well-being and aging-in-place
Companion animal death is a common source of grief, although the extent and context of that grief is poorly understood, especially in older adulthood. The aim of this multiple-methods study was to develop a gr... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 23, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Donna M Wilson, Leah Underwood, Eloise Carr, Douglas P Gross, Morgan Kane, Maxi Miciak, Jean E Wallace and Cary A Brown Tags: Research Source Type: research

Strategies for the implementation of an electronic fracture risk assessment tool in long term care: a qualitative study
Older adults in long-term care (LTC) homes experience high rates of fractures, which are detrimental to their quality of life. The purpose of this study is to identify and make recommendations on strategies to... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 21, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Yuxin Bai, Caitlin McArthur, George Ioannidis, Lora Giangregorio, Sharon Straus and Alexandra Papaioannou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Towards personalized dementia care through meaningful activities supported by technology: A multisite qualitative study with care professionals
Person-centred care is widely recognised as important for helping people with dementia maintain a sense of self and purpose in life – especially for those living in care facilities. Despite this, most care pra... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 21, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Gemma Goodall, Kristin Taraldsen, Randi Granbo and J Artur Serrano Tags: Research Source Type: research

Serum albumin levels as a predictive biomarker for low-load resistance training programs ’ effects on muscle thickness in the community-dwelling elderly Japanese population: interventional study result
Resistance training has been recommended as an effective measure against age-related loss of muscle mass and muscle strength, called sarcopenia, even in older adults. However, despite subjecting each participa... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 18, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Shuji Sawada, Hayao Ozaki, Toshiharu Natsume, Daiki Nakano, Pengyu Deng, Toshinori Yoshihara, Takuya Osawa, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Shuichi Machida and Hisashi Naito Tags: Research Source Type: research

An early predictive model of frailty for older inpatients according to nutritional risk: protocol for a cohort study in China
Previous reports suggest that the attributes of frailty are multidimensional and include nutrition, cognition, mentality, and other aspects. We aim to develop an early warning model of frailty based on nutriti... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 18, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Hongpeng Liu, Jing Jiao, Minglei Zhu, Xianxiu Wen, Jingfen Jin, Hui Wang, Dongmei Lv, Shengxiu Zhao, Wei Chen, Xinjuan Wu and Tao Xu Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Life satisfaction and depressive symptoms of mentally active older adults in Poland: a cross-sectional study
For older adults, life satisfaction and depressive symptoms are related to quality of life. In this group of society, life satisfaction is particularly associated with the emotional area. The notion of life sa... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 18, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Katarzyna Van Damme-Ostapowicz, Mateusz Cybulski, Monika Galczyk, El żbieta Krajewska-Kulak, Marek Sobolewski and Anna Zalewska Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Do assisted living facilities that offer a dementia care program differ from those that do not? A population-level cross-sectional study in Ontario, Canada
Many residents of assisted living facilities live with dementia, but little is known about the characteristics of assisted living facilities that provide specialized care for older adults who live with dementi... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 16, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Derek R. Manis, Ahmad Rahim, Jeffrey W. Poss, Iwona A. Bielska, Susan E. Bronskill, Jean- Éric Tarride, Julia Abelson and Andrew P. Costa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Multidimensional scale of perceived social support: evidence of validity and reliability in a Chilean adaptation for older adults
Given the relevance of social support on the mental health of older adults, having an instrument to evaluate this variable is essential for research in the area. However, mainly, having instruments with suitab... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 11, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Cristhian P érez-Villalobos, Juan Carlos Briede-Westermeyer, Mary Jane Schilling-Norman and Sergio Contreras-Espinoza Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nocturnal blood pressure rise as a predictor of cognitive impairment among the elderly: a retrospective cohort study
This study investigated the different blood pressure patterns that were evaluated by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) among elderly patients and explored the effect of pressure patterns on cognitive... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 11, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Yunli Xing, Ying Sun, Shan Wang, Feng Feng, Deqiang Zhang and Hongwei Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between handgrip strength and cognition in a Chinese population with Alzheimer ’s disease and mild cognitive impairment
This study aimed to explore the level and changes in handgrip strength among preclinical Alzheimer ’s disease (AD) and AD patients and to evaluate the association between handgrip strength and cognitive function. (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 11, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Hang Su, Xiaokang Sun, Fang Li and Qihao Guo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prediction of biological age and all-cause mortality by 12-lead electrocardiogram in patients without structural heart disease
There is a well-established relationship between 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) and age and mortality. Furthermore, there is increasing evidence that ECG can be used to predict biological age. However, the ut... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 11, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Naomi Hirota, Shinya Suzuki, Takuto Arita, Naoharu Yagi, Takayuki Otsuka and Takeshi Yamashita Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Developing and evaluating online COVID-centric advance care planning training and information resources for nursing staff and family members in nursing homes: the necessary discussions study protocol
Nursing home residents are typically older adults with high levels of chronic illness and impairment. As such, they are particularly susceptible to severe complications and mortality from COVID-19. Since all n... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 9, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Andrew Harding, Nancy Preston, Julie Doherty, Emily Cousins, Sandra Varey, Adrienne McCann, Karen Harrison Dening, Anne Finucane, Gillian Carter, Gary Mitchell and Kevin Brazil Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

The effects of single and a combination of determinants of anaemia in the very old: results from the TULIPS consortium
Nutritional deficiencies, renal impairment and chronic inflammation are commonly mentioned determinants of anaemia. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of these determinants, singly and in com... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 9, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Pin-Chun Wang, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Yasumichi Arai, Yukiko Abe, Jeanet W. Blom, Rachel Duncan, Carol Jagger, Ngaire Kerse, Carmen Martin-Ruiz, Leah Palapar and Wendy P. J. den Elzen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and validation of a model to estimate the risk of acute ischemic stroke in geriatric patients with primary hypertension
This study aimed to construct and validate a prediction model of acute ischemic stroke in geriatric patients with primary hypertension. (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 9, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Xifeng Zheng, Fang Fang, Weidong Nong, Dehui Feng and Yu Yang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Attitude towards ageing and perceived health status of community-dwelling older persons in a low resource setting: a rural-urban comparison
Older person ’s attitude to ageing is critical for their adjustment, acceptance of health-related behaviour, survival and choices. Their attitude influences how they cope with the challenges experienced while a... (Source: BMC Geriatrics)
Source: BMC Geriatrics - August 6, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Authors: E. O. Cadmus, L. A. Adebusoye and E. T. Owoaje Tags: Research article Source Type: research