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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28602709/factors-associated-with-the-use-of-potentially-inappropriate-medications-by-older-adults-with-cancer
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Cristiane Moreira Reis, Andrezza Gouvêa Dos Santos, Paula de Jesus Souza, Adriano Max Moreira Reis
OBJECTIVES: To determine the frequency and the factors associated with the use of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) by older adults with cancer at an onco-haematology ambulatory clinic of a teaching hospital in Brazil. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Patients aged 60years or older (n=160) subjected to parenteral antineoplastic chemotherapy from May to December 2015 and treated with one or more medications in the ambulatory clinic were interviewed. Data on medications, comorbidities, oncological diagnosis, and functional status were recorded...
June 8, 2017: Journal of Geriatric Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28592379/comprehensive-geriatric-assessment-in-men-aged-70-years-or-older-with-localised-prostate-cancer-undergoing-radical-radiotherapy
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G E C Osborne, S A Appleyard, D C Gilbert, C I Jones, C Lorimer, M Villanueva, E Peasgood, A Robinson, A Nikapota, A Ring
AIMS: Treatment decisions for men aged 70 years or over with localised prostate cancer need to take into account the risk of death from competing causes and fitness for the proposed treatment. Objective assessments such as those included in a comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) might help to inform the decision-making process. The aim of this study was to describe the CGA scores of a cohort of older men with prostate cancer, evaluate potential screening tools in this population and assess whether any CGA component predicts significant acute radiotherapy toxicity...
June 4, 2017: Clinical Oncology: a Journal of the Royal College of Radiologists
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28471574/frailty-transitions-in-community-dwelling-older-people
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Netta Bentur, Shelley A Sternberg, Jennifer Shuldiner
BACKGROUND: Frailty is a dynamic process with transitions over time. OBJECTIVES: To examine frailty transitions and their relationship to utilization of health services. METHODS: Frailty status using the Vulnerable Elders Survey (VES-13) was determined for 608 community-dwelling older people interviewed in a 2008 national survey and for 281 re-interviewed in 2014. The effect of frailty on death 6 years later was assessed using Cox proportional hazards analysis...
August 2016: Israel Medical Association Journal: IMAJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28400051/frailty-and-vulnerability-as-predictors-of-radiotoxicity-in-older-adults-a-longitudinal-study-in-peru
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Fernando M Runzer-Colmenares, Diego Urrunaga-Pastor, Luis G Aguirre, C Mahony Reategui-Rivera, José F Parodi, Alvaro Taype-Rondan
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To assess the association between frailty/vulnerability and the development of radiotoxicity in older adults at a hospital in Peru. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Cohort study that included patients with cancer with medical recommendation of radiotherapy, who attended the outpatient department of geriatrics at Naval Medical Center (Lima, Peru) between 2013 and 2015. Before receiving radiation therapy sessions, we measured frailty using Fried phenotype, and vulnerability using VES-13 and G-8 scales...
April 8, 2017: Medicina Clínica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28369691/adapting-the-vulnerable-elders-survey-13-to-predict-mortality-using-responses-to-the-medicare-health-outcomes-survey
#5
Megan K Beckett, Marc N Elliott, Douglas Ritenour, Laura A Giordano, Susan C Grace, Rochelle Malinoff, Debra Saliba
OBJECTIVES: To use items from the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS) to adapt or validate a simple method for identifying community-dwelling older adults at greater risk of death and to extend the method to identify a very high-risk group. DESIGN: Analysis of longitudinal data. SETTING: National sample of beneficiaries from Medicare Advantage plans with 500 or more enrollees. PARTICIPANTS: Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and older responding to 2009 baseline and 2011 follow-up HOS (N = 238,687)...
April 3, 2017: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28327973/modeling-individual-and-relative-accuracy-of-screening-tools-in-geriatric-oncology
#6
C A Bellera, F Artaud, M Rainfray, P L Soubeyran, S Mathoulin-Pélissier
Background: Classification probabilities reflect to what degree a screening test represents the true disease state and include true positive (TPF) and false positive fractions (FPF). With two tests, one can compare TPF and FPF using relative probabilities which offer advantages in terms of interpretation and statistical modeling. Our objective was to highlight how individual and relative TPF and FPF can be easily estimated and compared within a regression modeling framework. This allows the modeling of tests' accuracy while adjusting for multiple covariates, and thus provides valuable information in addition to the crude TPF and FPF...
May 1, 2017: Annals of Oncology: Official Journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28320329/external-validation-of-the-vulnerable-elder-s-survey-for-predicting-mortality-and-emergency-admission-in-older-community-dwelling-people-a-prospective-cohort-study
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Emma Wallace, Ronald McDowell, Kathleen Bennett, Tom Fahey, Susan M Smith
BACKGROUND: Prospective external validation of the Vulnerable Elder's Survey (VES-13) in primary care remains limited. The aim of this study is to externally validate the VES-13 in predicting mortality and emergency admission in older community-dwelling adults. METHODS: Design: Prospective cohort study with 2 years follow-up (2010-2012). SETTING: 15 General Practices (GPs) in the Republic of Ireland. PARTICIPANTS: n = 862, aged ≥70 years, community-dwellers Exposure: VES-13 calculated at baseline, where a score of ≥3 denoted high risk...
March 20, 2017: BMC Geriatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27756545/a-comparison-of-the-carg-tool-the-ves-13-and-oncologist-judgment-in-predicting-grade-3-toxicities-in-men-undergoing-chemotherapy-for-metastatic-prostate-cancer
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Shabbir M H Alibhai, Salman Aziz, Tharsika Manokumar, Narhari Timilshina, Henriette Breunis
OBJECTIVE: Since the benefits of chemotherapy in treating older men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) are modest, validated tools that predict the risk of treatment toxicity may aid clinical decision-making. Whether these tools are better than oncologist judgment remains unclear. We compared the Cancer and Aging Research Group (CARG) tool, the Vulnerable Elders Survey-13 (VES-13), and oncologist judgment in predicting toxicity in men with mCRPC undergoing chemotherapy...
October 15, 2016: Journal of Geriatric Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27492449/a-profile-of-four-patterns-of-vulnerability-to-functional-decline-in-older-general-medicine-patients-in-victoria-australia-a-cross-sectional-survey
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Lenore Beddoes-Ley, Damien Khaw, Maxine Duke, Mari Botti
BACKGROUND: There are limited published data reporting Australian hospitalized elders' vulnerability to functional decline to guide best practice interventions. The objectives of this study were to describe the prevalence of vulnerability to functional decline and explore profiles of vulnerability related to the performance of physical activity in a representative group of elders in a single centre in Victoria, Australia. METHODS: A cross-sectional survey of patients aged ≥ 70 years (Mean age 82...
August 5, 2016: BMC Geriatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27480793/which-better-predicts-mortality-among-older-men-a-prostate-cancer-pca-diagnosis-or-vulnerability-on-the-vulnerable-elders-survey-ves-13-a-retrospective-cohort-study
#10
Lisa M Lowenstein, Supriya G Mohile, Heather Hopkins Gil, Chintan Pandya, Joshua Hemmerich, Miriam Rodin, William Dale
OBJECTIVES: Older men with a prostate cancer (PCa) diagnosis face competing mortality risks. Little is known about the prevalence of vulnerability and predictors of mortality in this population compared to men without a PCa diagnosis. We examined the predictive utility of the Vulnerable Elders Survey (VES-13) for mortality in older men with a PCa diagnosis as compared to controls. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Men aged ≥65years from an urban geriatrics clinic completed the VES-13 between 2003 and 2008...
November 2016: Journal of Geriatric Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27348765/vulnerable-elders-survey-and-socioeconomic-status-predict-functional-decline-and-death-among-older-women-with-newly-diagnosed-nonmetastatic-breast-cancer
#11
Cynthia Owusu, Seunghee Margevicius, Mark Schluchter, Siran M Koroukian, Kathryn H Schmitz, Nathan A Berger
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to determine the ability of the Vulnerable Elders Survey (VES-13) to predict the composite outcome of functional decline and death within 12 months of breast cancer treatment among women 65 years old or older with newly diagnosed stage I to III breast cancer. METHODS: Two hundred and six participants were recruited from ambulatory oncology clinics at an academic center between April 2008 and April 2013. Participants competed the VES-13 at baseline just before neoadjuvant/adjuvant treatment...
August 15, 2016: Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27160741/a-questionnaire-study-to-assess-the-value-of-the-vulnerable-elders-survey-g8-and-predictors-of-toxicity-as-screening-tools-for-frailty-and-toxicity-in-geriatric-cancer-patients
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Leopold Hentschel, Anke Rentsch, Felicitas Lenz, Beate Hornemann, Jochen Schmitt, Michael Baumann, Gerhard Ehninger, Markus Schuler
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to identify an appropriate screening instrument for the identification of frail elderly patients in a tertiary cancer center. In order to improve cancer care for older patients, the use of a geriatric assessment (GA) has been proposed to identify frail patients or those who are at a higher risk for chemotherapy-related toxicities. In busy clinical routine, an appropriate screening instrument could be used to spare time- and resource-consuming application of GA...
2016: Oncology Research and Treatment
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26853769/a-prospective-study-examining-elder-relevant-outcomes-in-older-adults-with-prostate-cancer-undergoing-treatment-with-chemotherapy-or-abiraterone
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Tharsika Manokumar, Salman Aziz, Henriette Breunis, S Faraz Rizvi, Anthony M Joshua, Ian F Tannock, Shabbir M H Alibhai
BACKGROUND: Treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) with chemotherapy improves disease control and survival in fit older men (age 65+) but its impact on function is not clear. We hypothesized that chemotherapy would impair daily function in older men with mCRPC. METHODS: Men aged 65+ with mCRPC starting chemotherapy or abiraterone were enrolled in this prospective observational pilot study. Daily function was evaluated with the OARS Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) scale...
March 2016: Journal of Geriatric Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26779367/how-to-select-elderly-colorectal-cancer-patients-for-surgery-a-pilot-study-in-an-italian-academic-medical-center
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Giampaolo Ugolini, Francesco Pasini, Federico Ghignone, Davide Zattoni, Maria Letizia Bacchi Reggiani, Daniele Parlanti, Isacco Montroni
OBJECTIVE: Cancer is one of the most common diagnoses in elderly patients. Of all types of abdominal cancer, colorectal cancer (CRC) is undoubtedly the most frequent. Median age at diagnosis is approximately 70 years old worldwide. Due to the multiple comorbidities affecting elderly people, frailty evaluation is very important in order to avoid over- or under-treatment. This pilot study was designed to investigate the variables capable of predicting the long-term risk of mortality and living situation after surgery for CRC...
December 2015: Cancer Biology & Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26700296/attitudes-of-older-adults-with-serious-competing-health-risks-toward-their-implantable-cardioverter-defibrillators-a-pilot-study
#15
Ariel R Green, Cynthia M Boyd, John Rickard, Robert Gomon, Bruce Leff
BACKGROUND: In elderly heart failure patients, the survival benefit of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) may be attenuated due to competing health risks, and the risk of adverse outcomes magnified. Our objective was to examine older adults' attitudes towards ICD implantation in the context of competing health risks, exploring the determinants of ICD decision-making among a group of patients who had faced the decision in the past. METHODS: Telephone survey with a qualitative component...
2015: BMC Geriatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26656521/screening-performance-for-frailty-among-older-patients-with-cancer-a-cross-sectional-observational-study-of-two-approaches
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Toru Okuyama, Koji Sugano, Shinsuke Iida, Takashi Ishida, Shigeru Kusumoto, Tatsuo Akechi
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the screening performance for frailty of the Vulnerable Elders Survey-13 (VES-13) and the 2-step approach consisting of the VES-13 plus the anhedonia (loss of interest or pleasure) item from Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) among older patients with newly diagnosed cancer. METHODS: This study involved 106 consecutive inpatients aged 65 years or older, newly diagnosed with malignant lymphoma or multiple myeloma, just before chemotherapy initiation...
December 2015: Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network: JNCCN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26595712/preinjury-physical-frailty-and-cognitive-impairment-among-geriatric-trauma-patients-determine-postinjury-functional-recovery-and-survival
#17
Cathy A Maxwell, Lorraine C Mion, Kaushik Mukherjee, Mary S Dietrich, Ann Minnick, Addison May, Richard S Miller
BACKGROUND: Injury is an external stressor that often initiates a cycle of decline in many older adults. The influence of physical frailty and cognitive decline on 6-month and 1-year outcomes after injury is unreported. We hypothesized that physical frailty and cognitive impairment would be predictive of 6-month and 1-year postinjury function and overall mortality. METHODS: The sample involved patients who are 65 years or older admitted to a Level I trauma center between October 2013 and March 2014 with a primary injury diagnosis...
February 2016: Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26509461/self-reported-outcomes-in-individuals-aged-65-and-older-admitted-for-treatment-to-an-acute-care-surgical-service-a-6-month-prospective-cohort-study
#18
Talal F Ali, Lindsey M Warkentin, Sayf Gazala, Adrian S Wagg, Raj S Padwal, Rachel G Khadaroo
OBJECTIVES: To examine health-related quality of life (HRQL) and cognitive and functional status before and after emergency surgical care in elderly adults. DESIGN: Six-month prospective cohort study. SETTING: Acute care and emergency surgery service at a single, academic tertiary care center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. PARTICIPANTS: Admitted individuals aged 65 and older (mean age 77.8 ± 7.9, 52% female) or their surrogates...
November 2015: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26488196/economic-impact-of-using-fesoterodine-for-the-treatment-of-overactive-bladder-with-urge-urinary-incontinence-in-a-vulnerable-elderly-population-in-the-united-states
#19
Lei Qin, Xuemei Luo, Kelly H Zou, Sonya J Snedecor
OBJECTIVES: To assess the costs of treating overactive bladder (OAB) with fesoterodine compared to no OAB pharmacotherapy among vulnerable elderly from the US payer perspective. METHODS: A decision analytic cost model was developed to estimate the 52-week costs of a cohort of vulnerable elderly with OAB initiating treatment with fesoterodine or no OAB pharmacotherapy. Vulnerable elderly OAB patients were defined as those aged ≥65 years with self-reported urge urinary incontinence (UUI) symptoms for ≥3 months, 2-15 UUI episodes/day, and at risk of deteriorating health by a score of ≥3 on the Vulnerable Elders Survey (VES)-13...
2016: Journal of Medical Economics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26475578/vulnerability-in-elderly-patients-with-gastrointestinal-cancer-translation-cultural-adaptation-and-validation-of-the-european-portuguese-version-of-the-vulnerable-elders-survey-ves-13
#20
F Carneiro, N Sousa, L F Azevedo, D Saliba
BACKGROUND: "Vulnerable Elders Survey" (VES-13) is a questionnaire accurate in predicting functional decline and highly correlated with comprehensive geriatric assessment in identifying vulnerable elderly. The purpose of this study was to translate, cultural adapt and validate the first Portuguese cross-cultural version of VES-13 and to estimate the prevalence of vulnerability in Portuguese elderly gastrointestinal (GI) cancer patients. METHODS: VES-13 European Portuguese translation and cultural adaptation was developed according to internationally accepted guidelines...
2015: BMC Cancer
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