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The predictive value of individual domains in a comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) in an oncology setting: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne
Effectiveness of acute geriatric unit care using acute care for elders components: a systematic review and meta-analysis To compare the effectiveness of acute geriatric unit care, based on all or part of the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) model and introduced in the acute phase of illness or injury, with that of usual care.Systematic review and meta-analysis of 13 randomized controlled and quasi-experimental trials with parallel comparison groups retrieved from multiple sources.Acute care (...) geriatric and nongeriatric hospital units.Acutely ill or injured adults (N = 6,839) with an average age of 81.Acute geriatric unit care characterized by one or more ACE components: patient-centered care, frequent medical review, early rehabilitation, early discharge planning, prepared environment.Falls, pressure ulcers, delirium, functional decline at discharge from baseline 2-week prehospital and hospital admission statuses, length of hospital stay, discharge destination (home or nursing home
A systematic review of comprehensive geriatric assessment to improve outcomes for frail older people being rapidly discharged from acute hospital: `interface geriatrics` many frail older people who attend acute hospital settings and who are discharged home within short periods (up to 72 h) have poor outcomes. This review assessed the role of comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) for such people.standard bibliographic databases were searched for high-quality randomised controlled trials (RCTs
The Six-Item Screener and AD8 for the Detection of Cognitive Impairment in Geriatric Emergency Department Patients We evaluate the diagnostic test characteristics of the Six-Item Screener and the AD8 to detect cognitive dysfunction in adults older than 65 years and using the emergency department (ED) for any reason.We conducted an observational cross-sectional cohort study at a single academic urban university-affiliated hospital. Subjects were consenting, non--critically ill, English-speaking
Evidence summary: systematic review of surgical treatments for geriatric hip fractures There is a growing body of literature on surgical treatments for elderly patients with a hip fracture and the effects of various surgical procedures on complications and postoperative outcomes. No single review has previously summarized the literature on the effects of surgical procedures on outcomes after treatment across all types of hip fractures. We conducted a comprehensive systematic literature review (...) to organize the clinical evidence for patient-centered outcomes across all types of geriatric hip fractures.We searched MEDLINE, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Scirus, and ClinicalTrials.gov for randomized clinical trials and observational studies published between 1985 and 2008. We also manually searched reference lists from relevant systematic reviews.We found eighty-four [corrected] articles representing seventy-four [corrected] unique, randomized, controlled trials, including thirty
Interventions for preventing and reducing the use of physical restraints in long-term geriatric care. Physical restraints (PR) are commonly used in geriatric long-term care. Restraint-free care should be the aim of high quality nursing care.To evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to prevent and reduce the use of physical restraints in older people who require long-term nursing care (either in community nursing care or in residential care facilities).The Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive (...) Improvement Group's Specialized Register, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, LILACS, a number of trial registers and grey literature sources were searched on 7 September 2009. The following search terms were used: "physical restraint*", bedrail*, bedchair*, "containment measure*, elderly, "old people", geriatric*, aged, "nursing home*", "care home*", "geriatric care", "residential facilit*".Individual or cluster-randomised controlled trials comparing an intervention aimed at reducing the use of physical
Models of community care for the elderly involving collaboration between specialized geriatric services and primary care practitioners MODELS OF COMMUNITY CARE FOR THE ELDERLY INVOLVING COLLABORATION BETWEEN SPECIALIZED GERIATRIC SERVICES AND PRIMARY CARE PRACTITIONERS For: The Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario; c/o Fara Amnizadeh From: Knowledge To Action, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; Managing coordinator: Kristin Konnyu Submitted: September 14 th , 2011. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 (...) available upon request. - Due to the exploratory nature of this project, a broad definition of ‘review’ was employed in capturing articles that synthesized potentially relevant information on models of interest (e.g. review, systematic review, discussion papers, etc.) COMMENTS/REFLECTIONS ON LITERATURE - As expected, there is a paucity of literature document models of collaboration between specialized geriatric services (SGS) and primary care physicians (PCPs). Where models/programs do exist, the focus
Comprehensive geriatric assessment for older adults admitted to hospital: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. To evaluate the effectiveness of comprehensive geriatric assessment in hospital for older adults admitted as an emergency.We searched the EPOC Register, Cochrane's Controlled Trials Register, the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), Medline, Embase, CINAHL, AARP Ageline, and handsearched high yield journals.Randomised controlled trials of comprehensive (...) geriatric assessment (whether by mobile teams or in designated wards) compared with usual care. Comprehensive geriatric assessment is a multidimensional interdisciplinary diagnostic process used to determine the medical, psychological, and functional capabilities of a frail elderly person to develop a coordinated and integrated plan for treatment and long term follow-up.Three independent reviewers assessed eligibility and trial quality and extracted published data. Two additional reviewers
Effectiveness of a geriatric intervention in primary care: a randomized clinical trial To assess the effectiveness of an intervention after comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) in reducing morbidity and mortality in patients over 74 years in primary care.Randomized controlled trial with 18 months of follow-up. Patients in the control group (CG) followed usual care. Patients in the intervention group (IG) were classified as at risk or non-risk of frailty based on the CGA. Patients at non
The effectiveness of inpatient geriatric evaluation and management units: a systematic review and meta-analysis To examine how geriatric evaluation and management units (GEMUs) are organized and to examine the effectiveness of admission on a GEMU.Systematic review and meta-analysis based on literature search of multiple databases and the references lists of all identified articles and by contacting authors.GEMUs.Elderly people admitted to a GEMU.Quality of the studies was assessed on 10 (...) criteria. The outcome parameters were mortality, institutionalization, functional decline, readmission, and length of stay at different follow-up points. A random-effects meta-analysis was performed using Hedges' gu and variance of relative risk (RR).GEMUs are organized in a heterogeneous way and the included studies gave no thorough description of comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA). Involvement of a multidisciplinary team was a key element in all GEMUs. The individual trials showed
The Relationship Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Cognitive Decline in the Geriatric Population "The Relationship Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Cognitive Decline in" by Erin Walker < > > > > > Title Author Date of Graduation 8-14-2010 Degree Type Capstone Project Degree Name Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies First Advisor Mary Von PA-C, MS, DFAAPA Second Advisor Annjanette Sommers MS, PAC Third Advisor Rob Rosenow PharmD, OD Rights . Abstract Background: The role that vitamin (...) medical care, and it should focus on the efficacy of using supplemental vitamin D to decrease risk of age-related cognitive decline. Recommended Citation Walker, Erin, "The Relationship Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Cognitive Decline in the Geriatric Population" (2010). School of Physician Assistant Studies . 194. https://commons.pacificu.edu/pa/194 DOWNLOADS Since August 18, 2010 Included in Share COinS Browse Search Enter search terms: Select context to search: Authors Quick Links | | | |
Inpatient rehabilitation specifically designed for geriatric patients: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Inpatient rehabilitation specifically designed for geriatric patients: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. To assess the effects of inpatient rehabilitation specifically designed for geriatric patients compared with usual care on functional status, admissions to nursing homes, and mortality.Systematic review and meta-analysis.Medline, Embase, Cochrane database, and reference lists from published literature. Review methods Only randomised controlled trials were (...) of general or orthopaedic geriatric rehabilitation programmes with usual care were included. Meta-analyses of effects indicated an overall benefit in outcomes at discharge (odds ratio 1.75 (95% confidence interval 1.31 to 2.35) for function, relative risk 0.64 (0.51 to 0.81) for nursing home admission, relative risk 0.72 (0.55 to 0.95) for mortality) and at end of follow-up (1.36 (1.07 to 1.71), 0.84 (0.72 to 0.99), 0.87 (0.77 to 0.97), respectively). Limited data were available on impact on health care
Which version of the geriatric depression scale is most useful in medical settings and nursing homes? Diagnostic validity meta-analysis Which version of the geriatric depression scale is most useful in medical settings and nursing homes? Diagnostic validity meta-analysis Which version of the geriatric depression scale is most useful in medical settings and nursing homes? Diagnostic validity meta-analysis Mitchell AJ, Bird V, Rizzo M, Meader N CRD summary This review concluded that all versions (...) of the geriatric depression scale (GDS) provided potential added value in medical settings. GDS 4/5 was most efficient. In the absence of GDS 4/5 data for nursing homes, GDS 15 may be preferred. Limitations in the methods and reporting of the review mean that these conclusions should be interpreted cautiously. Authors' objectives To assess the diagnostic accuracy of different forms (long, short and ultrashort) of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) in patients with and without cognitive impairment. Searching
Updated American Geriatrics Society/British Geriatrics Society Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention of Falls in Older Persons and Recommendations Summaries of the Updated American Geriatrics Society/British Geriatrics Society Clinical Practice Guideline for Preventionof Falls in Older Persons and the 2010 AGS/BGS Clinical Practice Guideline: Prevention of Falls in Older Persons Logging In... × Welcome to GeriatricsCareOnline! AGS or ADGAP MEMBER Attention AGS Members! As an AGS Member (...) for the Prevention of Falls PRODUCT DETAILS × PIN Subscriprion Validating... Product Titile : Updated American Geriatrics Society/British Geriatrics Society Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention of Falls in Older Persons and Recommendations Enter PIN * × PIN Subscriprion Subscription is completed successfully. Click OK button to go to MyLibrary page. Product Type : Guidelines, Recommendations & Position Statements Language : English Publisher : American Geriatrics Society Editors : Panel on Prevention
How Should You Approach a Geriatric Insomniac? How Should You Approach a Geriatric Insomniac? – Clinical Correlations Search How Should You Approach a Geriatric Insomniac? September 2, 2009 6 min read Gilda Boroumand, MS4 Faculty Peer Reviewed Chronic insomnia, defined as difficulty with the initiation, maintenance, duration, and quality of sleep for at least one month, is a common complaint with significant impact on an individual’s daytime functioning and quality of life. It is particularly (...) . National Institutes of Health State of the Science Conference Statement on Manifestations and Management of Chronic Insomnia in Adults. Sleep. 2005;28:1049-1057 3. Bloom HG, Ahmed I, Alessi CA, et al. Evidence-based recommendations for the assessment and management of sleep disorders in older persons. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57:761-789. 4. Morin CM, Koetter U, Bastien C, Ware JC, Wooten V. Valerian-hops combination and diphenhydramine for treating insomnia: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial
A literature review of the application of the Geriatric Depression Scale, Depression Anxiety Stress Scales and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Checklist to community nursing cohorts To explore through literature review the appropriateness of three common tools for use by community nurses to screen war veteran and war widow(er) clients for depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.War veterans and, to a lesser extent, war widow(er)s, are prone to mental health challenges, especially (...) depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. Community nurses do not accurately identify such people with depression and related disorders although they are well positioned to do so. The use of valid and reliable self-report tools is one method of improving nurses' identification of people with actual or potential mental health difficulties for referral to a general practitioner or mental health practitioner for diagnostic assessment and treatment. The Geriatric Depression Scale, Depression