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  1. Older people living with frailty are at high risk of emergency hospital admission and often have complex care needs which may not be adequately met by conventional models of acute care. This has driven the int...

    Authors: Vicky Kamwa, Thomas Knight, Catherine Atkin, Tim Cooksley, Chris Subbe, Mark Holland, Daniel Lasserson and Elizabeth Sapey
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:608
  2. The interest in approaches that improve older individuals’ functional fitness and autonomy is increasing. However, the effects of dual-task training on older women’s functional fitness and the comparison with ...

    Authors: José C. Aragão-Santos, David G. Behm, Tatiana R. de Moura and Marzo Edir Da Silva-Grigoletto
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:607
  3. The effect of neoadjuvant immunotherapy on minimally invasive gastrectomy (MIG) in older patients with gastric cancer remains controversial. This study aimed to evaluate the safety, and efficacy of MIG for old...

    Authors: Hao Cui, Zhen Yuan, Wenquan Liang, Bo Cao, Lin Chen, Jianxin Cui and Bo Wei
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:606
  4. Urinary concerns increase with age impacting health and quality of life. The aims of this study were to describe: (1) urinary concerns as an age-related change (ARC); (2) the challenges of urinary concerns; (3...

    Authors: Shaoqing Ge, Kuan-Ching Wu, Shao-Yun Chien, Xianglan Jin, Suah Park and Basia Belza
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:605
  5. The World Falls guidance includes medication review as part of its recommended multifactorial risk assessment for those at high risk of falling. Use of Falls Risk Increasing Drugs (FRIDs) along with polypharma...

    Authors: Paula Crawford, Rick Plumb, Paula Burns, Stephen Flanagan and Carole Parsons
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:604
  6. High-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma (HG-ESS) is a rare malignant tumor with poor prognosis. To overcome the limitations of current treatment for advanced patients, the intervention of targeted drug therapy ...

    Authors: Nan Li, Yaxin Yan, Yaxing Li, Yanyan Yang, Congwei Dai and Na Li
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:603
  7. Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) present growing global health challenges, especially in aging populations, such as Uganda. In Uganda, familial caregiving, predominantly undertaken by female re...

    Authors: Joy Louise Gumikiriza-Onoria, Janet Nakigudde, Roy William Mayega, Bruno Giordani, Martha Sajatovic, Mark Kaddu Mukasa, Dennis Buwembo, Kamada Lwere and Noeline Nakasujja
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:602
  8. In aged society, health policies aimed at extending healthy life expectancy are critical. Maintaining physical activity is essential to prevent the deterioration of body functions. Therefore, it is important t...

    Authors: Hideki Tanabe, Masami Akai, Kunihiko Hayashi and Koji Yonemoto
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:601
  9. Psychoactive drugs frequently cause delirium adverse events in older adults. However, few data on the relationship between antidepressants and delirium are available. Here, we investigated the association betw...

    Authors: Elise-Marie Minoc, Cédric Villain, Soumia Benbrika, Basile Chrétien, Pablo Descatoire, Marie Heraudeau, Marion Sassier, Mélissa Pierre, Olivier Martinaud, Charles Dolladille and Véronique Lelong-Boulouard
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:600
  10. This review aims to comprehensively summarize the differences in anticholinergic drug burden (ADB) scores between older hospitalized patients with and without delirium.

    Authors: Chifong Ieong, Tingjia Chen, Sai Chen, Xiang Gao, Kemin Yan, Wen He, Hua Hong, Yong Gu, Xiao Chen and Gang Yuan
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:599
  11. Both late-life depression and childhood maltreatment have become major global public health issues, given their prevalence and social-economic and health consequences. However, previous studies have solely foc...

    Authors: Tingshuai Ge, Yixiao Liu, Qing Han, Xinfeng Cheng and Quanbao Jiang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:598
  12. With an intensified aging population and an associated upsurge of informal care need in China, there is an ongoing discussion around what factors influence this need among older adults. Most existing studies a...

    Authors: Liangwen Zhang, Shuyuan Shen, Wenzheng Zhang and Ya Fang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:597
  13. Prior research has identified the mediating effect of physical activity in the relationship between self-perceptions of aging and physical health. However, this impact on mental health is unknown, and the infl...

    Authors: Jung-Yu Liao, Yin-Yi Lien, Yung Liao and Yin-Ju Lien
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:596
  14. Atypical chronic myeloid leukemia (aCML) is a highly aggressive type of blood cancer that falls under the category of myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms (MDS/MPN). In the fifth edition of the WHO cla...

    Authors: Moqin Jiang, Meng Chen, Lixiang Yan, Ying Zhang, Xiangdong Yang and Weifeng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:595
  15. Sarcopenia is a common cause of disability in the aging population, and managing sarcopenia is an important step in building intrinsic capacity and promoting healthy aging. A growing body of evidence suggests ...

    Authors: Linfeng Chen, Qingyun Li, Xiaoyun Huang and Zhong Li
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:594
  16. Namaste Care offers practical skills for healthcare providers, volunteers, and families to meaningfully engage individuals with dementia in activities (e.g., music, massage, reminiscing, socialization, aromath...

    Authors: Marie-Lee Yous, Esther Coker, Paulette V. Hunter, Kathryn A. Fisher, Joanna L. Sue, Maria Nicula, Nadia Kazmie, Theresa Orsini, Tamara Sussman, Genevieve Thompson and Sharon Kaasalainen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:593
  17. “Multidisciplinary fast-track” (MFT) care can accelerate recovery and improve prognosis after surgery, but whether it is effective in older people after hip fracture surgery is unclear.

    Authors: Yinbo Zhong, Mingxia Liu, Zhenzhen Cheng, Yuanyuan Yao, Yang Yu, Ge Luo, Bin Zheng and Min Yan
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:592
  18. Care transitions are high-risk processes, especially for people with complex or chronic illness. Discharge letters are an opportunity to provide written information to improve patients’ self-management after d...

    Authors: Igor Adelsjö, Elin C. Lehnbom, Amanda Hellström, Lina Nilsson, Maria Flink and Mirjam Ekstedt
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:591
  19. Square-Stepping Exercise (SSE) is a type of physical-cognitive exercise. Such exercise has been used as an exercise approach in different studies with older adults. This scoping review provides an overview of ...

    Authors: Vitor A. A. A. Siqueira, Ryosuke Shigematsu and Emerson Sebastião
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:590
  20. Pre-frailty is associated with increased healthcare utilization. Over the past decade, public health interventions such as community-based exercises to target pre-frailty have been increasingly studied. Howeve...

    Authors: Huijun Lim, Nur Dalilah Binte Jani, Wai Teng Pang and Edwin Choon Wyn Lim
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:589
  21. Falls are a common cause of fractures in older adults. This study aimed to investigate the factors associated with spontaneous falls among people aged ≥ 60 years in southern Iran.

    Authors: Kazem Khalagi, Amir Human Hoveidaei, Hani AziziKia, Amirali Karimi, Reza Sattarpour, Noushin Fahimfar, Mahnaz Sanjari, Mohammad Javad Mansourzadeh, Iraj Nabipour, Bagher Larijani and Afshin Ostovar
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:588
  22. Through a randomized controlled trial on older adults with sarcopenia, this study compared the training effects of an AI-based remote training group using deep learning-based 3D human pose estimation technolog...

    Authors: Shichun He, Deyu Meng, Meiqi Wei, Hongzhi Guo, Guang Yang and Ziheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:586
  23. The management of preoperative blood glucose levels in reducing the incidence of postoperative delirium (POD) remains controversial. This study aims to investigate the impact of preoperative persistent hypergl...

    Authors: Wei Wang, Yingqi Zhang, Wei Yao, Wanyun Tang, Yuhao Li, Hongbo Sun and Wenbo Ding
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:585
  24. Multimorbidity and polypharmacy in older adults converts the detection and adequacy of potentially inappropriate drug prescriptions (PIDP) in a healthcare priority. The objectives of this study are to describe...

    Authors: Sara Ortonobes, Susana Herranz, Marina Lleal, Daniel Sevilla-Sánchez, Rosa Jordana, Oscar Mascaró, Olivia Ferrández, Elisabet de Jaime, Rafael Estrada, Gloria Julia Nazco and Marisa Baré
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:584
  25. Although prisoner health is a topic of significant importance, it has received limited attention in epidemiological studies, likely due to challenges in obtaining data. Therefore, this study aimed to investiga...

    Authors: Zhu Liduzi Jiesisibieke, Yu-Pei Yang, Yen-Chun Wang, Ching-Wen Chien and Tao-Hsin Tung
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:583
  26. Physical activity (PA) is essential in mitigating frailty syndrome, and it is necessary to measure PA in older adults with frailty. Assessment of Physical Activity in Frail Older People (APAFOP) is a suitable ...

    Authors: Yuelin Li, Linyu Lyu, Xing Fan, Lijuan Xu, Yan Li and Rhayun Song
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:582
  27. With an increasing proportion of older adults and the associated risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) around the globe, there is an urgent need to engage in ADRD risk reduction efforts. Afr...

    Authors: Chih-Hsiang Yang, Jongwon Lee, Sara Wilcox, A. Caroline Rudisill, Daniela B. Friedman, Jonathan G. Hakun, Jean Neils-Strunjas, Jingkai Wei, Margaret C. Miller and Megan D. Byers
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:579
  28. We aimed to investigate the impact of sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity (SO) on the clinical outcome in older patients with COVID-19 infection and chronic disease.

    Authors: Min Zong, Anda Zhao, Weijia Han, Yanqiu Chen, Tingwen Weng, Shijie Li, Lixin Tang and Jiang Wu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:578
  29. Knowledge sharing can only happen in the context of a trusting and supportive environment, such as evolves in communities of practice and their virtual equivalent, virtual communities of practice. The main obj...

    Authors: M. Romero-Mas, A. M. Cox, A. Ramon-Aribau and Beni Gómez-Zúñiga
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:577
  30. Frailty is a prevalent geriatric condition that significantly impacts the health of older adults. This study aimed to examine the prevalence of frailty among older Chinese adults aged ≥ 65 years and to assess ...

    Authors: Dakang Ji, Haijian Guo, Shanhu Qiu, Lirong Dong, Ya Shen, Zhengkai Shen and Jinshui Xu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:576
  31. Research suggests that frailty is associated with lower physical activity and well-being in old age, but social activities at work may facilitate physical activity and its positive effect on well-being among o...

    Authors: Emelia Danquah, Nestor Asiamah, Reginald Arthur-Mensah Jnr and Kyriakos Kouveliotis
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:574
  32. Aging is associated with a progressive decline in the capacity for physical activity. The objective of the current study was to evaluate the effect of an intermittent hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) protocol ...

    Authors: Amir Hadanny, Efrat Sasson, Laurian Copel, Malka Daniel-Kotovsky, Eldad Yaakobi, Erez Lang, Gregory Fishlev, Nir Polak, Mony Friedman, Keren Doenyas, Shachar Finci, Yonatan Zemel, Yair Bechor and Shai Efrati
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:572
  33. Older adults with varying patterns of multimorbidity may require distinct types of care and rely on informal caregiving to meet their care needs. This study aims to identify groups of older adults with distinc...

    Authors: Ruotong Liu, Corey L. Nagel, Siting Chen, Jason T. Newsom, Heather G. Allore and Ana R. Quiñones
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:571
  34. Frailty is an age-related condition with increased risk for adverse health outcomes. Assessing frailty according to the Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS) based on data from medical records is useful for previously ...

    Authors: Kim Jackwert, Michael Holmér, Matilda Hallongren, Todel Asmar, Per Wretenberg and Åsa G Andersson
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:570
  35. Dietary intervention is an important method to manage sarcopenic obesity, but the implementation in real world is difficult to achieve an ideal condition. This study aimed to the experiences of older people wi...

    Authors: Yue-Heng Yin, Justina Yat Wa Liu and Maritta Välimäki
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:568
  36. Anaemia is a disease of public health importance with multi-causal pathways. Previous literature suggests the role of indoor air pollution (IAP) on haemoglobin levels, but this has been studied less due to log...

    Authors: Pritam Halder, Madhur Verma, Saumyarup Pal, Amit Kumar Mishra, Trideep Jyoti Deori, Riya Biswas, Jaya Tiwari, Anshul Mamgai, Shivani Rathor and Manish Chandra Prabhakar
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:567
  37. Malnutrition of older individuals, leads to significant functional decline, reducing their quality of life. Lifestyle interventions; dietary improvements and supplementation are explored to enhance the physica...

    Authors: Ranil Jayawardena, Kalani Weerasinghe, Manoja Gamage and Andrew P. Hills
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:566
  38. Research examining the healthy aging trajectory of retired older adults with multimorbidity is limited, leaving uncertainties regarding the optimal physical activity (PA) intensity and frequency necessary to s...

    Authors: Nnaelue Godfrey Ojijieme, Tieying Feng, Chin Man Chui, Xinzhu Qi and Yuan Liu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:565
  39. Breast cancer and frailty frequently co-occur in older women, and frailty status has been shown to predict negative health outcomes. However, the extent to which frailty assessments are utilized in observation...

    Authors: Dafne N. Sanchez, Marloes G. M. Derks, Jose A. Verstijnen, Dominik Menges, Johanneke E. A. Portielje, Frederiek Van den Bos and Esther Bastiaannet
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:563
  40. General practitioners (GPs) have a central role to play on reduction of polypharmacy and deprescribing. This study aimed to assess beliefs and attitudes towards deprescribing in patients, aged 65 years or olde...

    Authors: Thibaut Geremie, Candy Guiguet-Auclair, Marie Laure Laroche, Pierre Mely, Laurent Gerbaud and Marie Blanquet
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:562
  41. Quantifying the informal caregiver burden is important for understanding the risk factors associated with caregiver overload and for evaluating the effectiveness of services provided in Long-term Care (LTC).

    Authors: Shuo-Chen Chien, Yu-Hung Chang, Chia-Ming Yen, Ying-Erh Chen, Chia-Chun Liu, Yu-Ping Hsiao, Ping-Yen Yang, Hong-Ming Lin, Tsung-En Yang, Xing-Hua Lu, I-Chien Wu, Chih-Cheng Hsu, Hung-Yi Chiou and Ren-Hua Chung
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2024 24:558

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