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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25342272/a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-examining-pneumonia-associated-mortality-in-dementia
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REVIEW
Norine C Foley, Rebecca H Affoo, Ruth E Martin
BACKGROUND: Although it is generally accepted that deaths associated with pneumonia are more common in patients with dementia, no comprehensive reviews on the subject have previously been published. SUMMARY: Relevant studies were identified through a literature search of the PubMed, EMBASE, Scopus, and ISI Web of Science databases for publications up to August 2013. Studies were included if (1) a group of adult subjects with dementia and a (comparison) group composed of subjects without dementia were included, (2) the cause(s) of death was/were reported, and (3) pneumonia was identified as one of the possible causes of death...
2015: Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25535170/postoperative-delirium-in-older-adults-best-practice-statement-from-the-american-geriatrics-society
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2015: Journal of the American College of Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24801793/proton-pump-inhibitors-and-functional-decline-in-older-adults-discharged-from-acute-care-hospitals
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Andrea Corsonello, Marcello Maggio, Sergio Fusco, Bakhita Adamo, Diana Amantea, Claudio Pedone, Sabrina Garasto, Gian Paolo Ceda, Francesco Corica, Fabrizia Lattanzio, Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the relationship between use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and incident dependency in older adults discharged from acute care hospitals. DESIGN: Prospective observational study. SETTING: Eleven geriatric and internal medicine acute care wards located throughout Italy. PARTICIPANTS: Individuals (mean age 79.2 ± 5.5) who were not completely dependent at the time of discharge from participating wards (N = 401)...
June 2014: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19017678/persistent-delirium-in-older-hospital-patients-a-systematic-review-of-frequency-and-prognosis
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Martin G Cole, Antonio Ciampi, Eric Belzile, Lihong Zhong
BACKGROUND: one explanation for the poor prognosis of delirium among older hospital patients may be that many of these patients do not recover from delirium. We sought to determine the frequency and prognosis of persistent delirium (PerD) in older hospital patients by systematically reviewing original research on this topic. METHODS: MEDLINE, EMBASE, PsycINFO and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched for potentially relevant articles. The bibliographies of relevant articles were searched for additional references...
January 2009: Age and Ageing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24350602/recommendations-abstracted-from-the-american-geriatrics-society-consensus-statement-on-vitamin-d-for-prevention-of-falls-and-their-consequences
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The goal of this Consensus Statement is to help primary care practitioners achieve adequate vitamin D intake from all sources in their older patients, with the goal of reducing falls and fall-related injuries. The workgroup graded the quality of evidence and assigned an evidence level using established criteria. Based on the evidence for fall and fracture reduction in the clinical trials of older community-dwelling and institutionalized persons and metaanalyses, the workgroup concluded that a serum 25 hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentration of 30 ng/mL (75 nmol/L) should be a minimum goal to achieve in older adults, particularly in frail adults, who are at higher risk of falls, injuries, and fractures...
January 2014: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23469880/american-geriatrics-society-identifies-five-things-that-healthcare-providers-and-patients-should-question
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Given the American Geriatrics Society's (AGS) commitment to improving health care for older adults by, among other means, educating older people and their caregivers about their health and healthcare choices, the AGS was delighted when, in late 2011, the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation invited the Society to join its "Choosing Wisely(®) " campaign. Choosing Wisely is designed to engage patients, healthcare professionals, and family caregivers in discussions about the safety and appropriateness of medical tests, medications, and procedures...
April 2013: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19687107/how-can-delirium-best-be-prevented-and-managed-in-older-patients-in-hospital
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REVIEW
Jayna M Holroyd-Leduc, Farah Khandwala, Kaycee M Sink
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 23, 2010: CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, Journal de L'Association Medicale Canadienne
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