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A “Recipe” for Culture Change? Findings From the THRIVE Survey of Culture Change Adopters

Amy Elliot, Lauren W. Cohen, David Reed, Kimberly Nolet and Sheryl Zimmerman.

in The Gerontologist

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3388 words.

Purpose of the Study: Descriptions of culture change adoption are often complex and varied, creating a challenge for those seeking guidance about...

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A ‘healthy’ lifestyle in old age and its relation to health and disease

Bertil Steen.

in Age and Ageing

July 2003; p ublished online July 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

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A 12-month follow-up study of people with dementia referred to general hospital liaison psychiatry services

Bart Sheehan, Ranjit Lall, Heather Gage, Caroline Holland, Jeanne Katz and Kate Mitchell.

in Age and Ageing

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 2269 words.

Background: new services for patients with dementia in general hospitals are being widely developed. Little is known of outcomes after hospital for such patients.

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A 12-Week Iyengar Yoga Program Improved Balance and Mobility in Older Community-Dwelling People: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Anne Tiedemann, Sandra O’Rourke, Romina Sesto and Catherine Sherrington.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

September 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4944 words.

Background.

Exercise that challenges balance can improve mobility and prevent falls in older adults. Yoga as a physical activity option for older adults is...

A 12-Year Follow-up Study of Ankle Muscle Function in Older Adults

Karen J. Winegard, Audrey L. Hicks, Digby G. Sale and Anthony A. Vandervoort.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

May 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 0 words.

The purpose of this study was to examine changes in strength over time in a cohort of healthy elderly people who underwent assessments of ankle muscle function 12 years earlier. The...

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A 15-Year Longitudinal Follow-Up Study of Heart Rate and Heart Rate Variability in Healthy Elderly Persons

Hirofumi Tasaki, Takumi Serita, Akiko Irita, Osamu Hano, Ivan Iliev, Chiaki Ueyama, Kouei Kitano, Shinji Seto, Motonobu Hayano and Katsusuke Yano.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3221 words.

Background. Few researchers have conducted heart rate (HR) studies in healthy very elderly subjects aged 70 years or older, and there are no...

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A 15-Year Longitudinal Study of Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Performance

Merrill F. Elias, Michael A. Robbins and Penelope K. Elias.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 0 words.

Using a two-stage growth curve analysis, change over time in performance on tests in the Halstead-Reitan Battery and Average Impairment Rating (AIR) was assessed for 53 individuals who...

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A 2-Year Follow-Up After a 2-Year RCT with Vitamin D and Exercise: Effects on Falls, Injurious Falls and Physical Functioning Among Older Women

Kirsti Uusi-Rasi, Radhika Patil, Saija Karinkanta, Pekka Kannus, Kari Tokola, Christel Lamberg-Allardt and Harri Sievänen.

in Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biomedical Sciences and Medical Sciences

September 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4912 words.

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Both exercise and vitamin D are recommended means to prevent falls among older adults, but...

A 2-Year Randomized Controlled Trial of Human Caloric Restriction: Feasibility and Effects on Predictors of Health Span and Longevity

Eric Ravussin, Leanne M. Redman, James Rochon, Sai Krupa Das, Luigi Fontana, William E. Kraus, Sergei Romashkan, Donald A. Williamson, Simin N. Meydani, Dennis T. Villareal, Steven R. Smith, Richard I. Stein, Tammy M. Scott, Tiffany M. Stewart, Edward Saltzman, Samuel Klein, Manju Bhapkar, Corby K. Martin, Cheryl H. Gilhooly, John O. Holloszy, Evan C. Hadley and Susan B. Roberts.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

September 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 5472 words.

Background.

Caloric restriction (CR), energy intake reduced below ad libitum (AL) intake, increases life span in many species. The implications for humans...

A 5-Year Retrospective Examination of Cognitive Screening Test Stages in Normal Older Adults and Patients With Alzheimer's Disease

Kenichi Meguro, Masumi Shimada, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Junichi Ishizaki, Atsushi Yamadori and Yasuyoshi Sekita.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 3968 words.

One conception of aging and cognitive deterioration is that cognitive decline becomes common with age, and dementia may be regarded as one extreme of the continuum. An alternative conception...

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A 75-year-old woman with a lung nodule—a spontaneous pulmonary haematoma associated with bronchiectasis

Enrique Antón, Javier Loperena and Juan Tomás Lejarcegui.

in Age and Ageing

May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

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92A CASE CONTROL STUDY OF CARDIOVASCULAR ASPECTS OF FALLS IN URBAN OLDER POPULATION IN MALAYSIA

N. I. Saedon, M. P. Tan, I. Z. Abidin, S. B. Kamaruzzaman and P. J. H. Poi.

in Age and Ageing

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Introduction: Fall is a ‘syndrome’ associated with a differential diagnosis or ‘a consequence’ from multiple synergistic factors. Cardiovascular risk factors such as...

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72A COMPARISON OF OUTCOMES FOR OLDER PATIENTS ADMITTED WITH ABDOMINAL PAIN UNDER THE CARE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS

R. Abeyratne, H. Quinn and R. Ullegaddi.

in Age and Ageing

September 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 300 words.

29A COMPARISON OF TWO COHORTS OF ELDERLY TRAUMA PATIENTS - PERI-PROSTHETIC FRACTURES AND NECK OF FEMUR FRACTURES - ARE THEY SIMILAR?

in Age and Ageing

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 385 words.

47A CONSULTANT DELIVERED POST TAKE WARD ROUND (PTWR) CHECKLIST IMPROVES CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION (CPR) AND CEILING OF CARE (COC) DECISION-MAKING ON THE HYPERACUTE STROKE UNIT (HASU)

L. Robertson, A. Jundy and S. Limaye.

in Age and Ageing

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Evidence-base: A recent audit of CPR and CoC decision making at our institution demonstrated poor practice within Geriatric and Acute Medicine, with no improvements since 2006...

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2A CONSULTANT DELIVERED POST TAKE WARD ROUND (PTWR) CHECKLIST PROVIDES SUSTAINABILITY AND IMPROVEMENT FOR CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION (CPR) AND CEILING OF CARE (COC) DECISION-MAKING ON THE HYPERACUTE STROKE UNIT (HASU)

A. Huggin, J. Beggs and S. Limaye.

in Age and Ageing

September 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 301 words.

112A CURTAIN AROUND A BED, NOT VERY PRIVATE IS IT?” THEMATIC ANALYSIS OF SURVEY RESPONSES OF MEDICAL PATIENTS IN SHARED COMPARED WITH SINGLE ACCOMMODATION

A. Heskett, J. C. Preston and P. M. Maskell.

in Age and Ageing

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Introduction: All newly built NHS hospitals must provide 50% side rooms minimum. This is based on benefits assumed from infection control and patient preference studies however...

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125A DECADE OF STARTING HAEMODIALYSIS IN OCTOGENARIANS - EXPERIENCE FROM A SINGLE UK CENTRE

P. Thomas, A. Price and J. Baharani.

in Age and Ageing

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Introduction: The world's population is ageing. Old age was previously viewed as a relative contraindication to offering renal replacement therapy (RRT). This reticence was...

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127A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY OF PATTERNS OF DISEASE AND CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN OLDER ADULTS ADMITTED TO MEDICAL WARDS IN A CENTRAL HOSPITAL IN MALAWI

T. J. Allain, S. Aston, G. Mapurisa, N. P. K. Banda, S. Sakala, A. Gonani, R. S. Heyderman and I. Peterson.

in Age and Ageing

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Introduction: The Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) is the largest hospital in Malawi; approximately 8,000 patients are admitted yearly on the adult medical wards....

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54A FRAILTY INDEX FROM COMMON LABORATORY TESTS PREDICTED MORTALITY USING DATA FROM THE US NATIONAL HEALTH AND NUTRITION EXAMINATION SURVEY

in Age and Ageing

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 301 words.