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M T Oo, A Tencheva, N Khalid, Y P Chan, S F Ho
BACKGROUND: Managing acute admission of frail older patients is a challenge in hospitals. Length of inpatient stay, inpatient mortality and the 90-day readmission rate are significant in this group of patients. The Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA), a multidisciplinary diagnostic and treatment process, is the best approach for identifying medical conditions, mental health, functional capacity and social circumstances in acute geriatric care. METHODS: A review of the records of older patients aged 75 and over, acutely admitted to a district general hospital in England from 15 March 2012 to 16 April 2012 was conducted...
2013: Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Barry Reisberg, Steven H Ferris, Thet Oo, Emile Franssen
Cerebrovascular small vessel disease is now believed to be the major source of vascular burden of the brain. Cerebrovascular small vessel disease and Alzheimer's disease appear to represent pathophysiologic and clinical continua, rather than dichotomous entities. It appears that common etiopathologic mechanisms underlie the clinical presentation of both of these conditions. Therefore, the staging procedures that have been developed for the clinical continuum of age-associated memory impairment, mild cognitive impairment, and the progressive dementia of Alzheimer's disease appear to be applicable for the same continua in cerebrovascular small vessel disease...
2003: International Psychogeriatrics
T F Kamei, S Simanouchi, M Hayashi
The present study was made not only to clarify endogenous factors (physical and psychological factor of the subjects) and exogenous factors (caregiver residential environment, social assistance) in the urinary incontinence of elderly persons at home undergoing public visiting nursing, both by sexes and by age-groups [65-74 years (young old), 75-84 years (middle old), more than 85 years (old old)], but also to examine nursing care problems at home. The subjects were 252 elderly persons > 65 years (46.8% of all subjects), who were detected for urinary incontinence by incontinence screening examination from among 538 subjects (224 males, 314 females), who underwent visiting nursing by Public Health Centers, and the health and welfare department of intra-metropolitan S Ward from April 1992 to August 1994...
1996: Kango Kenkyu. the Japanese Journal of Nursing Research
L Guvendik, L K Oo, S Roy, L A Donaldson, D D Kennedy
A 78-year-old man with a history of parathyroidectomy presented with hyperparathyroidism and tracheal obstruction. After excision of the mediastinal parathyroid cyst, his symptoms were completely relieved. The diagnosis, investigations, and management are discussed.
January 1993: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
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