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141. The effect of volunteers' care and support on the health outcomes of older adults in acute care: A systematic scoping review Full Text available with Trip Pro

terms: 'hospital', 'volunteer', 'sitter', 'acute care', 'older adults', 'confusion', 'dementia' and 'frail'. The search was limited to papers written in English and published from 2002-2017. Inclusion criteria were studies involving the use of hospital volunteers in the care or support of older adult patients aged ≥ 65 years, or ≥ 50 years for Indigenous peoples, with chronic health conditions, cognitive impairment and/or physical decline or frailty, within the acute inpatient settings.Of the 199 (...) The effect of volunteers' care and support on the health outcomes of older adults in acute care: A systematic scoping review To examine the available evidence on the effects of care and support provided by volunteers on the health outcomes of older adults in acute care services.Acute hospital inpatient populations are becoming older, and this presents the potential for poorer health outcomes. Factors such as chronic health conditions, polypharmacy and cognitive and functional decline

2019 EvidenceUpdates

142. The community mental health framework for adults and older adults

The community mental health framework for adults and older adults NHS England » The community mental health framework for adults and older adults Search Search Menu The community mental health framework for adults and older adults Document first published: 29 September 2019 Page updated: 27 September 2019 Topic: , Publication type: The Community Mental Health Framework describes how the Long Term Plan’s vision for a place-based community mental health model can be realised, and how community

2019 NHS England

143. Effectiveness of a Question Prompt List Intervention for Older Patients Considering Major Surgery: A Multisite Randomized Clinical Trial (Abstract)

Effectiveness of a Question Prompt List Intervention for Older Patients Considering Major Surgery: A Multisite Randomized Clinical Trial Poor preoperative communication can have serious consequences, including unwanted treatment and postoperative conflict.To compare the effectiveness of a question prompt list (QPL) intervention vs usual care on patient engagement and well-being among older patients considering major surgery.This randomized clinical trial used a stepped-wedge design to randomly (...) assign patients to a QPL intervention (n = 223) or usual care (n = 223) based on the timing of their visit with 1 of 40 surgeons at 5 US study sites. Patients were 60 years or older with at least 1 comorbidity and an oncologic or vascular (cardiac, neurosurgical, or peripheral vascular) problem that could be treated with major surgery. Family members were also enrolled (n = 263). The study dates were June 2016 to November 2018. Data analysis was by intent-to-treat.A brochure of 11 questions to ask

2019 EvidenceUpdates

144. Association Between Levothyroxine Treatment and Thyroid-Related Symptoms Among Adults Aged 80 Years and Older With Subclinical Hypothyroidism. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Association Between Levothyroxine Treatment and Thyroid-Related Symptoms Among Adults Aged 80 Years and Older With Subclinical Hypothyroidism. It is unclear whether levothyroxine treatment provides clinically important benefits in adults aged 80 years and older with subclinical hypothyroidism.To determine the association of levothyroxine treatment for subclinical hypothyroidism with thyroid-related quality of life in adults aged 80 years and older.Prospectively planned combined analysis of data (...) involving community-dwelling adults aged 80 years and older with subclinical hypothyroidism. Data from a randomized clinical trial were combined with a subgroup of participants aged 80 years and older from a second clinical trial. The trials were conducted between April 2013 and May 2018. Final follow-up was May 4, 2018.Participants were randomly assigned to receive levothyroxine (n = 112; 52 participants from the first trial and 60 from the second trial) or placebo (n = 139; 53 participants from

2019 JAMA

145. Meal Delivery Programs for Community Seniors: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness

Meal Delivery Programs for Community Seniors: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness Meal Delivery Programs for Community Seniors: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Meal Delivery Programs for Community Seniors: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness Meal Delivery Programs for Community Seniors: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness Last updated: January 22, 2019 Project Number: RC1060-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary (...) with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of meal delivery nutrition programs for older adults living in the community? Key Message One randomized controlled trial (RCT) and two non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of meal delivery nutrition programs for community-dwelling older adults. Low quality evidence from one RCT and one single-arm non-randomized study showed that meal delivery nutrition programs may improve

2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

146. Mobilization for Hospitalized Older Adults: Guidelines

Mobilization for Hospitalized Older Adults: Guidelines Mobilization for Hospitalized Older Adults: Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Mobilization for Hospitalized Older Adults: Guidelines Mobilization for Hospitalized Older Adults: Guidelines Last updated: February 19, 2019 Project Number: RA1011-000 - RC1080-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Reference List Result type: Report Question What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding (...) mobilization to prevent or reduce functional decline in hospitalized older adults? Key Message No relevant evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding mobilization to prevent or reduce functional decline in hospitalized older adults. Files Rapid Response Reference List Published : February 19, 2019 Related Content Follow us: © 2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Get our newsletter:

2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

147. Avoidance of Physical Restraint Use among Hospitalized Older Adults: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Avoidance of Physical Restraint Use among Hospitalized Older Adults: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Avoidance of Physical Restraint Use among Hospitalized Older Adults: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Avoidance of Physical Restraint Use among Hospitalized Older Adults: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Avoidance of Physical Restraint Use among Hospitalized Older Adults: A Review of Clinical (...) Effectiveness and Guidelines Last updated: February 28, 2019 Project Number: RC1079-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness regarding the use of physical restraints among hospitalized older adults? What is the clinical effectiveness regarding the avoidance of physical restraints among hospitalized older adults? What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use or avoidance

2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

148. Senior Friendly Hospital Care: A Review of Guidelines

Senior Friendly Hospital Care: A Review of Guidelines Senior Friendly Hospital Care: A Review of Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Senior Friendly Hospital Care: A Review of Guidelines Senior Friendly Hospital Care: A Review of Guidelines Last updated: February 28, 2019 Project Number: RC1078-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding senior (...) friendly hospital care? Key Message Two guidelines on senior friendly hospital care were identified. A guideline from Ontario was developed to help hospitals perform as senior friendly organizations based on the five components of the Senior Friendly Hospital Framework, and to ensure that the recommendations were implemented. The identified Irish guideline provided detailed recommendations with respect to dementia-related design issues and the Universal Design of dementia-friendly hospitals for new

2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

149. Cannabidiol (Epidyolex) - to treat patients from the age of two years who have Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome

Cannabidiol (Epidyolex) - to treat patients from the age of two years who have Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome Official address Domenico Scarlattilaan 6 ? 1083 HS Amsterdam ? The Netherlands An agency of the European Union Address for visits and deliveries Refer to www.ema.europa.eu/how-to-find-us Send us a question Go to www.ema.europa.eu/contact Telephone +31 (0)88 781 6000 © European Medicines Agency, 2019. Reproduction is authorised provided the source is acknowledged. EMA/428834 (...) /2019 EMEA/H/C/004675 Epidyolex (cannabidiol) An overview of Epidyolex and why it is authorised in the EU What is Epidyolex and what is it used for? Epidyolex is a medicine used in addition to clobazam, another epilepsy medicine, to treat patients from the age of two years who have Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome, rare types of epilepsy that begin in childhood and can continue into adulthood. Symptoms include multiple types of seizure (fits), abnormal electrical activity in the brain

2019 European Medicines Agency - EPARs

150. Walkers with Wheels Versus Walkers Without Wheels for Fall Prevention in Older Adults: A Review of the Comparative Clinical Effectiveness

Walkers with Wheels Versus Walkers Without Wheels for Fall Prevention in Older Adults: A Review of the Comparative Clinical Effectiveness Walkers with Wheels Versus Walkers Without Wheels for Fall Prevention in Older Adults: A Review of the Comparative Clinical Effectiveness | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Walkers with Wheels Versus Walkers Without Wheels for Fall Prevention in Older Adults: A Review of the Comparative Clinical Effectiveness Walkers with Wheels Versus Walkers Without (...) Wheels for Fall Prevention in Older Adults: A Review of the Comparative Clinical Effectiveness Last updated: July 22, 2019 Project Number: RC1160-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of preventing falls in older adults using walkers with wheels versus walkers without wheels? Key Message One systematic review was identified regarding the comparative effectiveness

2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

151. Smaller Quantity Benzodiazepine Prescribing for the Elderly or Patients with Mental Illness: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Smaller Quantity Benzodiazepine Prescribing for the Elderly or Patients with Mental Illness: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Smaller Quantity Benzodiazepine Prescribing for the Elderly or Patients with Mental Illness: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Smaller Quantity Benzodiazepine Prescribing for the Elderly or Patients with Mental Illness: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Smaller Quantity Benzodiazepine Prescribing for the Elderly (...) or Patients with Mental Illness: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Last updated: June 21, 2019 Project Number: RA1040-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report Type: Reference List Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of prescribing benzodiazepines in smaller quantities for elderly patients or patients with mental illness? What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with benzodiazepine prescribing for elderly patients or patients with mental illness? Key Message One

2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

152. Neonates with a 10-min Apgar score of zero: Outcomes by gestational age (Abstract)

Neonates with a 10-min Apgar score of zero: Outcomes by gestational age The current resuscitation guidelines for neonates recommend considering stopping resuscitation efforts if the heart rate remains undetectable after 10 min of adequate resuscitation. However, this recommendation does not take into account the gestational age (GA) of the neonates. We determined the outcomes of neonates with a 10-min Apgar score of zero (Apgar10 = 0) with respect to their GA.In a retrospective matched cohort

2019 EvidenceUpdates

153. Contraception for Women Aged over 40 Years

Contraception for Women Aged over 40 Years FSRH Clinical Guideline: Contraception for Women Aged over 40 Years (August 2017, amended September 2019) - Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare FSRH Clinical Guideline: Contraception for Women Aged over 40 Years (August 2017, amended September 2019) FSRH Clinical Guideline: Contraception for Women Aged over 40 Years (August 2017, amended September 2019) Share this article Published on: 26 September 2019 File size: 1718kb PDF File type (...) : Current Clinical Guidance Author: FSRH Clinical Effectiveness Unit This update of the 2010 Contraception for Women Aged Over 40 Years guideline has been developed by the FSRH and brings together evidence and expert opinion on contraception for women aged over 40 years. The guideline was developed with a team of experts in the relevant fields and has been extensively peer reviewed in accordance with methodology used for developing FSRH Clinical Guidelines. The guidance is intended for use by health

2019 Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare

154. Integrated care for older people (?ICOPE)?: guidance for person-centred assessment and pathways in primary care

and encouragement from a health- care provider in the community, can modify some of the factors responsible for declines in intrinsic capacity. A partnership involving the older person, primary health- care workers, family and community will sustain people’s well-being as they age. 153 Generic care pathway Person-centered assessment and pathways in primary care STEP 4 ENSURE A REFERRAL PATHWAY AND MONITORING OF THE CARE PLAN WITH LINKS TO SPECIALIZED GERIATRIC CARE Regular and sustained follow-up (...) . The responsibility for the interpretation and use of the material lies with the reader. In no event shall WHO be liable for damages arising from its use. Design and layout by Erica Lefstad. Printed in Switzerland. Integrated Care of Older PeopleIntegrated Care of Older People Acknowledgements iv Abbreviations v 1. Integrated care for older people (ICOPE) 1 2. Optimizing capacities and abilities: towards healthy ageing for all 5 3. Assessing older people’s needs and developing a personalized care plan 9 4. Care

2019 World Health Organisation Guidelines

155. Integrated care for older people (?ICOPE)? implementation framework: guidance for systems and services

) implementation framework: guidance for systems and services The Integrated care for older people (ICOPE) implementation framework: guidance for systems and services was coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Ageing and Life Course. Islene Araujo de Carvalho oversaw the preparation of this document with Yuka Sumi. The WHO Department of Ageing and Life Course gratefully acknowledges the participants of the global Delphi study and consultation meeting, who have informed the development (...) : guidance for systems and services12 Integrated care for older people (ICOPE) implementation framework: guidance for systems and services The need for the ICOPE approach The integrated care for older people (ICOPE) approach has been developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the context of populations around the world ageing rapidly. This demographic transition will impact on almost all aspects of society and create new and complex challenges for health and social care systems. From 2015

2019 World Health Organisation Guidelines

156. Determination of Gestational Age by Ultrasound

Determination of Gestational Age by Ultrasound Guideline No. 388-Determination of Gestational Age by Ultrasound - Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada Email/Username: Password: Remember me Search Terms Search within Search Volume 41, Issue 10, Pages 1497–1507 Guideline No. 388-Determination of Gestational Age by Ultrasound x Kimberly Butt , MD Fredericton, NB x Kenneth I. Lim Correspondence Corresponding author: Dr. Ken Lim , MD , x Kenneth I. Lim Correspondence Corresponding author: Dr (...) . Ken Lim Vancouver, BC No. 388, October 2019 (Replaces No. 303, February 2014) DOI: To view the full text, please login as a subscribed user or . Click to view the full text on ScienceDirect. Abstract Objective To assist clinicians in assigning gestational age based on ultrasound biometry. Outcomes To determine whether ultrasound dating provides more accurate gestational age assessment than menstrual dating with or without the use of ultrasound. To provide maternity health care providers

2019 Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

157. When Women Rise, We All Rise: American Geriatrics Society Position Statement on Achieving Gender Equity in Geriatrics

When Women Rise, We All Rise: American Geriatrics Society Position Statement on Achieving Gender Equity in Geriatrics Geriatrics Care | Geriatric Resources | Online events | Updates - Geriatrics Care Online Search: Toggle navigation Search: Login Loging In... GeriatricsCareOnline.org Log in Follow Us Quick Links Loading... Sign up for Alerts Enter your email address : Close © 2017 All Rights Reserved. An Solution

2019 American Geriatrics Society

158. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) for neovascular age-related macular degeneration as well as diabetic retinopathy with macular oedema

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) for neovascular age-related macular degeneration as well as diabetic retinopathy with macular oedema 1 Translation of the key statement of the final report D15-01 Optische Kohärenztomografie bei neovaskulärer altersbedingter Makuladegeneration sowie beim Makulaödem im Rahmen der diabetischen Retinopathie (Version 1.1; Status: 7 July 2017). Please note: This document was translated by an external translator and is provided as a service by IQWiG to English (...) -language readers. However, solely the German original text is absolutely authoritative and legally binding. Extract IQWiG Reports – Commission No. D15-01 Optical coherence tomography (OCT) for neovascular age-related macular degeneration as well as diabetic retinopathy with macular oedema 1 Extract of final report D15-01 Version 1.1 Optical coherence tomography for maculo- and retinopathy 7 July 2017 Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) - i - Publishing details Publisher

2019 Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Healthcare (IQWiG)

159. Interventions for Malnutrition in Seniors: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness

Interventions for Malnutrition in Seniors: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness Interventions for Malnutrition in Seniors: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Interventions for Malnutrition in Seniors: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness Interventions for Malnutrition in Seniors: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness Last updated: January 3, 2019 Project Number: RC1054-000 Product Line: Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question (...) What is the clinical effectiveness of interventions for community-dwelling older adults who are malnourished or at nutritional risk? Key Message One relevant systematic review with meta-analysis, one partially randomized clinical trial, and one non-randomized study were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of nutritional interventions for community-dwelling older adults who are malnourished or at nutritional risk. The studied interventions included multidisciplinary nutritional

2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

160. Congregate Meal Programs for Older Adults Living in the Community: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness

Congregate Meal Programs for Older Adults Living in the Community: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness Congregate Meal Programs for Older Adults Living in the Community: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Congregate Meal Programs for Older Adults Living in the Community: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness Congregate Meal Programs for Older Adults Living in the Community: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness Last updated: January 10, 2019 Project Number (...) : RC1055-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of congregate meal programs for older adults living in the community? Key Message No relevant evidence regarding the clinical effectiveness of congregate meal programs for older adults living in the community was identified. Files Rapid Response Summary with Critical Appraisal Published : January 10, 2019 Follow us: © 2019 Canadian

2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review