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  1. Myocardial injury post-stroke is a common sequela of acute stroke. Triglyceride-glucose index (TyG index), a valuable surrogate indicator of insulin resistance, has been suggested to be closely related to card...

    Authors: Mu Niu, Zhikang Zhou, Long Wang, Jian Yang, Miao Sun, Xin Lv and Faqiang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:357
  2. Older adults with frailty are at an increased risk of adverse outcomes after surgery. Exercise before surgery (exercise prehabilitation) may reduce adverse events and improve recovery after surgery. However, a...

    Authors: Keely Barnes, Emily Hladkowicz, Kristin Dorrance, Gregory L. Bryson, Alan J. Forster, Sylvain Gagné, Allen Huang, Manoj M. Lalu, Luke T. Lavallée, Chelsey Saunders, Hussein Moloo, Julie Nantel, Barbara Power, Celena Scheede-Bergdahl, Monica Taljaard, Carl van Walraven…
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:356
  3. Although the majority of existing literature has suggested positive effects of housework on older adults’ health and survival rate, the underlying mechanisms of such effects remain unclear. To address potentia...

    Authors: Li Chu, Xianmin Gong, Jennifer C. Lay, Fan Zhang, Helene H. Fung and Timothy Kwok
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:355
  4. Cross-sectional evidence indicates that certain personality traits may influence how well people with dementia and their caregivers are able to live alongside the condition. However, no studies to date have ex...

    Authors: Anna Hunt, Anthony Martyr, Laura D. Gamble, Robin G. Morris, Jeanette M. Thom, Claire Pentecost and Linda Clare
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:354
  5. Ageing limits the activities of daily living (ADLs). Among ADLs, a lack of toileting independence causes a decline in the quality of life, mental health, and social participation. Therefore, occupational thera...

    Authors: Yasuhiro Higashi, Toshikatsu Kaneda, Yoshimi Yuri, Takumi Horimoto, Yuta Somei and Kimiaki Hirayama
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:353
  6. Older adults experience age-related declines in physical and cognitive functions due to interactions between aging and chronic diseases. Tai Chi and Qigong (TCQ) might be beneficial in improving the physical f...

    Authors: Moonkyoung Park, Rhayun Song, Kyoungok Ju, Jacqueline C. Shin, Jisu Seo, Xing Fan, Xianqi Gao, Ahyun Ryu and Yuelin Li
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:352
  7. The context of end-of-life care for older heart failure patients with a complex clinical course provided by certified nurse specialists in gerontology (GCNSs) and Certified nurses in chronic heart failure (CNC...

    Authors: Mana Doi, Yukie Maruyama, Akiko Kaneda, Maya Minamizaki, Masami Fukada and Yuka Kanoya
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:350
  8. Published research on senior care facilities in Pakistan is scarce and no large-scale study has been conducted to assess factors affecting well-being of older adults in these facilities. This study, therefore,...

    Authors: Jawad Tariq, Rubeena Zakar, Mohammad Vaqas Ali, Muhammad Zakria Zakar, Amal Sajjad and Florian Fischer
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:349
  9. Distal transradial access (dTRA) has been suggested to have great advantages over cTRA. However, there is a lack of preliminary data on dTRA in patients undergoing emergency coronary angiography (CAG) or percu...

    Authors: Wenhua Li, Juan Wang, Xiaofang Liang, Qiang Wang, Tao Chen, Yanbin Song, Ganwei Shi, Feng Li, Yong Li, Jianqiang Xiao and Gaojun Cai
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:348
  10. Care workers in nursing homes often perform tasks that are rather related to organizational or management activities than ‘direct patient care’. ‘Indirect care activities’, such as documentation or other admin...

    Authors: Dietmar Ausserhofer, Waltraud Tappeiner, Heike Wieser, Christine Serdaly, Michael Simon, Franziska Zúñiga and Lauriane Favez
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:347
  11. Spinal sarcopenia is a multifactorial disorder associated with atrophy and fatty changes in paraspinal muscles. Interventional studies for spinal sarcopenia are limited. We aimed to evaluate the effectiveness ...

    Authors: Seungcheol Kim, Jinhee Park, Dong Hyun Kim, Jiyu Sun and Sang Yoon Lee
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:346
  12. The older adults of refugee camps might be vulnerable to exhibiting limited functional abilities because of the limited resources available to create a supportive environment for older population in the camps....

    Authors: Afsana Anwar, Uday Narayan Yadav, Md. Nazmul Huda, M. A. Rifat, ARM Mehrab Ali, Probal Kumar Mondal, Abu Ansar Md. Rizwan, Suvasish Das Shuvo and Sabuj Kanti Mistry
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:345
  13. Regular physical activity improves physical health and mental well-being and reduces the risk of falling in older adults. The randomized controlled “Prevention by lay-assisted Outdoor-Walking in the Elderly at Ri...

    Authors: Sabine Weissbach, Anja Rieckert, Christine Kersting, Nina Grede, Norbert Donner-Banzhoff, Andreas Soennichsen, Horst Christian Vollmar, Ina Otte, Pia Weimar and Ulrike Sonja Trampisch
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:343
  14. Early identification of cognitive impairment is an important part of health promotion in aging. However, many older adults do not seek help for cognitive problems until their ability to function independently ...

    Authors: Nikki L. Hill, Emily Bratlee-Whitaker, Heejung Jang, Sakshi Bhargava, Andrea Yevchak Sillner, Justin Do and Jacqueline Mogle
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:342
  15. Under the state of emergency, it has been reported that the amount of physical activity among community-dwelling older adults has decreased significantly due to refraining from going out, and there are strong ...

    Authors: Masakazu Imaoka, Misa Nakamura, Fumie Tasaki, Takao Inoue, Junya Orui, Ryota Imai, Mitsumasa Hida, Hidetoshi Nakao and Masatoshi Takeda
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:341
  16. This study systematically reviewed injury death and causes in the elderly population in China from 2000 to 2020, to prevent or reduce the occurrence of injuries and death.

    Authors: Shan-lan Yang, Lang-lang Zhang, Xiang Zhu, Jia-xin Tu, He-lang Huang, Chao Yu and Lei Wu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:340
  17. This study aimed to explore the association between adherence of collaborative care model and short-term deterioration of BPSD after controlling patient and caregiver factors.

    Authors: Yu-Hsuan Hung, Wen-Fu Wang, Ming-Che Chang and Kai-Ming Jhang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:339
  18. When there are safety concerns, healthcare professionals (HCPs) may disregard older adults’ wishes to return or remain at home. A paradigm shift is needed for HCPs to move from labelling older adults as living...

    Authors: Heather MacLeod, Nathalie Veillette, Jennifer Klein, Nathalie Delli-Colli, Mary Egan, Dominique Giroux, Marie-Jeanne Kergoat, Shaen Gingrich and Véronique Provencher
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:338
  19. Although physical performance tests of the lower extremities are used to assess sarcopenia and frailty, little is known about the mechanisms by which the parameters of ground reaction force (GRF) measured duri...

    Authors: Yuji Murao, Joji Ishikawa, Yoshiaki Tamura, Fumino Kobayashi, Ai Iizuka, Ayumi Toba, Kazumasa Harada and Atsushi Araki
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:337
  20. A significant increase in the older adult population in Japan will significantly increase healthcare costs. This study aimed to examine the risk factors contributing to robustness transitioning to frailty in o...

    Authors: Norio Imai, Takuya Yoda, Yoji Horigome, Reiko Murakami, Masashi Wakasugi, Toshihide Fujii, Masayuki Ohashi and Hiroyuki Kawashima
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:336
  21. Activity limitations and participation restrictions were observed in patients with diabetes, which may impact their quality of life. Environmental factors such as seasonal effects, resources and perceived stre...

    Authors: Li Ai Tai, Le Yu Tsai and Yi Chen Chiu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:335
  22. A link between sarcopenia and cognitive function has been proposed and is supported by several investigations. Nevertheless, the sex-linked relationship between these two diseases has been scarcely investigate...

    Authors: Hyo-jung Lee, Ju-Young Choi, Dongui Hong, Donghoon Kim, Jin-Young Min and Kyoung-Bok Min
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:332
  23. Disturbed sleep among people living with dementia in nursing homes is widespread and is associated with diseases and all-cause mortality. This study examined the sleep of people living with dementia from their...

    Authors: Jonas Dörner, Johann-Moritz Hüsken, Kathrin Schmüdderich, Claudia Dinand, Martin N. Dichter and Margareta Halek
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:331
  24. This study investigated the association between quantitative and qualitative protein intake and grip strength (GS) in the South Korean population to explore nutritional management for the prevention of sarcope...

    Authors: Mi‑Hyun Kim, Mi‑Kyeong Choi and Yun‑Jung Bae
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:330
  25. Cognitive impairment is a critical aspect of our aging society. Yet, it receives inadequate intervention due to delayed or missed detection. Dual-task gait analysis is currently considered a solution to improv...

    Authors: Vânia Guimarães, Inês Sousa, Eling D. de Bruin, Joana Pais and Miguel Velhote Correia
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:329
  26. Although slow gait speed is an established risk factor for falls, few studies have evaluated change in gait speed as a predictor of falls or considered variability in effects by cognitive status. Change in gai...

    Authors: Claire E. Adam, Annette L. Fitzpatrick, Cindy S. Leary, Anjum Hajat, Sindana D. Ilango, Christina Park, Elizabeth A. Phelan and Erin O. Semmens
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:328
  27. Ghana’s growing older adult population raises critical questions regarding healthcare for these older adults. At the same time, food insecurity is high among older adults in Ghana. This underscores the need to...

    Authors: Joseph Asumah Braimah, Williams Agyemang-Duah, Daniel Amoak, Yujiro Sano, Roger Antabe and Ebenezer Dassah
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:327
  28. Older adults are more likely to experience loneliness than younger people. Moreover, greater loneliness in older adults is associated with poor mental health and increased risk of cardiovascular disease and mo...

    Authors: Sachiko Mizuta, Kazuaki Uchida, Ryuichi Sawa, Junya Nakamura, Haruhi Encho, Toshihiro Akisue and Rei Ono
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:326
  29. World Health Organization (WHO) has defined healthy ageing by highlighting five functional ability domains to (meet basic needs, make decisions, be mobile, build and maintain relationships, and contribute to s...

    Authors: Ivy Yan Zhao, Mu-Hsing Ho, Stefanos Tyrovolas, Sasha Yuanjie Deng, Jed Montayre and Alex Molassiotis
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:325
  30. Older individuals are often underrepresented in clinical trials. In 2012 only 7% of RCT’s specifically studied older people and their geriatric characteristics were poorly reported. The aim of this review was ...

    Authors: Estelle van Eijk, Yanna M. van der Spek, Floor J. A. van Deudekom, Frederiek van den Bos, Simon P. Mooijaart and Stella Trompet
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:324
  31. Complex level-of-care decisions involve uncertainty in which decisions are beneficial for older patients. Knowledge of physicians’ decision-making during acute situations in older patients’ homes is limited. T...

    Authors: Elin-Sofie Forsgärde, Mattias Rööst, Carina Elmqvist, Bengt Fridlund and Anders Svensson
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:323
  32. The use of creatinine-based glomerular filtration rate (GFR)-estimating equations to evaluate kidney function in elderly individuals does not appear to offer any performance advantages. We therefore aimed to d...

    Authors: Shimin Jiang, Yetong Li, Yuanyuan Jiao, Danyang Zhang, Ying Wang and Wenge Li
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:322
  33. Due to the increasingly aging population in China and the changes in social and family structure, older adults’ care problems are becoming more and more prominent. To meet the home care needs of urban older ad...

    Authors: Caiyun Qi, Yuan Wang, Xiaonan Qi, Yunhe Jiao, Chuanqi Que and Yufei Chen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:320
  34. Aging and an increased fall risk have been demonstrated in hemodialysis patients at home and in a facility. However, studies investigating the cause of falls to prevent fractures in dialysis rooms are scarce. ...

    Authors: Takeo Ishii, Wataru Matsumoto, Yui Hoshino, Yasuhiro Kagawa, Emi Iwasaki, Hiromi Takada, Takashi Honma and Kunio Oyama
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:319
  35. Older people have more comorbidities than younger groups and multimorbidity will increase. Often chronic conditions affect quality of life, functional ability and social participation. Our study aim was to qua...

    Authors: Rebecca Abey-Nesbit, Hamish A Jamieson, Hans Ulrich Bergler, Ngaire Kerse, John W Pickering and Ruth Teh
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:318
  36. The purpose of this analysis was to evaluate the relationship between baseline physical activity levels of older adults and geriatric-relevant health outcomes at 3-year follow-up, and to determine whether base...

    Authors: Andrew Putman, Irmina Klicnik and Shilpa Dogra
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:317
  37. Migrant status with mobility impairment becomes a double burden for health and wellbeing of older adults. This study examined the independent relationships and multitude effects between migrant status, functio...

    Authors: Bittu Mandal, Kalandi Charan Pradhan, Parimala Mohanty and T. Muhammad
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:316
  38. Depression can affect the development of cognitive functions, and there are many people with depressive symptoms and cognitive decline in the aging population. The role of mediators between depressive symptoms...

    Authors: Yu-Chan Hung, Wai-Lam Lao, Chih-Jung Yeh and Meng-Chih Lee
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:315
  39. Surgery and treatment for colorectal cancer (CRC) in the elderly patient increase the risk of developing post-operative complications, losing functional independence, and worsening health-related quality of li...

    Authors: Angela Macías-Valle, Carlos Rodríguez-López, Nicolas María González-Senac, Jennifer Mayordomo-Cava, María Teresa Vidán, María Luisa Cruz-Arnés, Luis Miguel Jiménez-Gómez, Paula Dujovne-Lindenbaum, Maria Elena Pérez-Menéndez, Javier Ortiz-Alonso, Pedro L Valenzuela, Gabriel Rodríguez-Romo and Jose Antonio Serra-Rexach
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:314
  40. Dementia is one of the leading causes of dependency and disability among older people and currently the seventh leading cause of death among all diseases. In recent years, healthcare research in Advance Care P...

    Authors: Annika Tetrault, Maj-Helen Nyback, Lisbeth Fagerström and Heli Vaartio-Rajalin
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:313
  41. The Taiwanese government implemented stringent preventative health measures to curb the spread of COVID-19. However, these measures negatively affected the physical activity behaviors and psychological distres...

    Authors: Wang-Sheng Lin, Chih-Chun Tsai and Po-Jung Pan
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:312
  42. Physical activity (PA) levels might be a simple overall physical function indicator of recovery in acutely hospitalized older adults; however it is unknown which amount and level of PA is associated with recov...

    Authors: Michel Terbraak, Daisy Kolk, Janet L. MacNeil Vroomen, Jos W. R. Twisk, Bianca M. Buurman and Marike van der Schaaf
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:311
  43. Atrial fibrillation is the most common atrial arrhythmia in the perioperative period and is associated with prolonged hospital stay, increased costs, and increased mortality. However, there are few data on the...

    Authors: Mingming Fu, Yaqian Zhang, Yuqi Zhao, Junfei Guo, Zhiyong Hou, Yingze Zhang and Zhiqian Wang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:310
  44. As unplanned Emergency Department (ED) return visits (URVs) are associated with adverse health outcomes in older adults, many EDs have initiated post-discharge interventions to reduce URVs. Unfortunately, most...

    Authors: Merel van Loon-van Gaalen, Ilje E. Voshol, M. Christien van der Linden, Jacobijn Gussekloo and Roos C. van der Mast
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:309

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