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  1. Sleep and circadian rhythm disorders are well recognised in both AD (Alzheimer’s Disease) dementia and MCI-AD (Mild Cognitive Impairment due to Alzheimer’s Disease). Such abnormalities include insomnia, excess...

    Authors: Jonathan Blackman, Hamish Duncan Morrison, Victoria Gabb, Bijetri Biswas, Haoxuan Li, Nicholas Turner, Amy Jolly, William Trender, Adam Hampshire, Alan Whone and Elizabeth Coulthard
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:590
  2. Implant rupture is one of the complications of breast augmentation surgery. The rupture of silicone implants is often insidious, potentially causing problems at any time. This is a case report of the rupture o...

    Authors: Hsin-Hsuan Wu, Yu-Tse Weng, Yu-Yu Chou and Chih-Hsin Wang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:589
  3. Quality staff-resident communication is crucial to promote outcomes in nursing home residents with dementia requiring assistance during mealtimes. Better understanding of staff-resident language characteristic...

    Authors: Wen Liu, Ying-Ling Jao, Anju Paudel and Si On Yoon
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:588
  4. Falls in older adults are the result of a complex web of interacting causes, that further results in other physical, emotional, and psychological sequelae. A conceptual framework that represents the reciprocal...

    Authors: Wei Xuan Lai, Angelique Wei-Ming Chan, David Bruce Matchar, John Pastor Ansah, Christopher Tsung Chien Lien, Noor Hafizah Ismail, Chek Hooi Wong, Tianma Xu, Vanda Wen Teng Ho, Pey June Tan, June May Ling Lee, Rita Siew Choo Sim and Normala Manap
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:586
  5. In order to improve detection of suspected infections in frail elderly there is an urgent need for development of decision support tools, that can be used in the daily work of all healthcare professionals for ...

    Authors: Pia Tingström, Nadine Karlsson, Ewa Grodzinsky and Märta Sund Levander
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:585
  6. There are limited data on long-term prevalence and predictors of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in stroke survivors. Therefore, the aim was to describe the prevalence of impaired HRQoL, and to identify...

    Authors: Mårten Segerdahl, Per-Olof Hansson, Carina M. Samuelsson and Carina U. Persson
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:584
  7. Visual impairment is an independent risk factor for falling. Whether this extends to patient-reported visual difficulties has not been assessed to date. We have evaluated whether patient-reported visual diffic...

    Authors: Jan Henrik Terheyden, Johanna Gerhards, Reglind A. D. Ost, Maximilian W. M. Wintergerst, Frank G. Holz and Robert P. Finger
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:583
  8. Older people with hypertension may have more complex multisystem problems and a higher risk of morbidity and mortality. We aimed to examine the association of cognitive impairment (CI) and diabetes mellitus (D...

    Authors: Shuang Cai, Bokai Cheng, Kailiang Li, Yun Li, Anhang Zhang, Jin Sun, Yongkang Su, Man Li, Qiligeer Bao, Yan Zhang, Shouyuan Ma, Ping Zhu and Shuxia Wang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:582
  9. Perioperative brain protection in older patients has been the focus of research recently; meanwhile, exploring the relationship between regional cerebral oxygen saturation (rSO2) and brain function in the periope...

    Authors: Zhichao Li, Youzhuang Zhu, Shangyuan Qin, Xin Gao, Yihan Kang, Si Li and Jun Chai
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:581
  10. Relatively little is known about the lived experiences of older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. We systematically review the international literature to understand the lived experiences of older adult’s e...

    Authors: Elfriede Derrer-Merk, Maria-Fernanda Reyes-Rodriguez, Laura K. Soulsby, Louise Roper and Kate M. Bennett
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:580
  11. Participating in groups with diverse members is associated with improved health among older adults. The study examined the relationship between diversity of group members and needed support or long-term care.

    Authors: Nao Shimizu, Kazushige Ide and Katsunori Kondo
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:579
  12. For older adults (≥ 70 years), it is often challenging to maintain new nutrition and physical activity behaviours learned in rehabilitation. To minimize the risk of negative health consequences when returning ...

    Authors: Lisa Happe, Marie Sgraja, Andreas Hein, Vincent Quinten and Rebecca Diekmann
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:578
  13. Most senior citizens want to live independently at home as long as possible. The World Health Organization recommends an age-friendly community approach by transforming the service ecosystem for senior citizen...

    Authors: Christophe Eward Kattouw, Karina Aase and Petter Viksveen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:576
  14. The assessment of a wide range of cognitive functions using video teleconference (VTC) systems cannot be applied in practice yet. We aimed to determine the feasibility and reliability of previously unvalidated...

    Authors: Yuki Takakura, Mika Otsuki, Ryo Takagi and Kiyohiro Houkin
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:575
  15. The short physical performance battery (SPPB) is an easy-to-use tool for fall risk prediction, but its predictive value for falls and fall-induced injuries among community dwellers has not been examined throug...

    Authors: Weiqiang Li, Zhenzhen Rao, Yanhong Fu, David C. Schwebel, Li Li, Peishan Ning, Jiaqi Huang and Guoqing Hu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:574
  16. Mortality is high in older patients hospitalized with COVID-19. Previous studies observed lower mortality during the Omicron wave, yet no data is available on older patients. The objective was to compare in-ho...

    Authors: Sara Thietart, Antoine Rozes, Florence Tubach, Stéphane Marot, Anne-Geneviève Marcelin, Mathieu Raux, Hélène Vallet, Bruno Riou, Jacques Boddaert and Lorène Zerah
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:573
  17. The World Health Organization claims that rehabilitation is important to meet the needs of persons with dementia. Rehabilitation programmes, however, are not routinely available. Person-centred, multidimension...

    Authors: Nina Lindelöf, Ingeborg Nilsson, Håkan Littbrand, Yngve Gustafson, Birgitta Olofsson and Anncristine Fjellman-Wiklund
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:572
  18. To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of orthogeriatric co-management care in long-lived elderly hip fracture patients (age ≥ 90).

    Authors: Feng Gao, Gang Liu, Yufeng Ge, Zhelun Tan, Yimin Chen, Weidong Peng, Jing Zhang, Xinyi Zhang, Jiusheng He, Liangyuan Wen, Xianhai Wang, Zongxin Shi, Sanbao Hu, Fengpo Sun, Zishun Gong, Mingyao Sun…
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:571
  19. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are prevalent in older people, but few studies focus on developmental patterns in CVD medication directly after transition to statutory retirement.

    Authors: Jaakko Harkko, Olli Pietiläinen, Pekka Jousilahti, Ossi Rahkonen, Anne Kouvonen and Tea Lallukka
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:570
  20. It remains unclear whether plant-based or animal-based dietary patterns are more beneficial for older adults more in maintaining muscle mass. Using a prospective cohort with nationwide sample of China older ad...

    Authors: Longbing Ren, Yuhong Tang, Rui Yang, Yang Hu, Jingjing Wang, Shaojie Li, Mingzhi Yu, Yuling Jiang, Zhouwei Liu, Yifei Wu, Ziqi Dong, Yi Zeng, Faqin Lv and Yao Yao
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:569
  21. Accurately predicting the future development trend of population aging is conducive to accelerating the development of the elderly care industry. This study constructed a combined optimization grey prediction...

    Authors: Xiaojun Guo, Jiaxin Li, Xinyao Zhu, Yingjie Yang and Jingliang Jin
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:568
  22. Potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) use is a highly prevalent problem among older people, making it challenging to improve patient safety. The aim of this study was to assess the use of PIMs among geria...

    Authors: Stanislava Kosirova, Jana Urbankova, Jan Klimas and Tatiana Foltanova
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:567
  23. Wide variations in facility staffing may lead to differences in care, and consequently, adverse outcomes such as hospitalizations. However, few studies focused on types of occupations. Therefore, we aimed to e...

    Authors: Yoko Hamasaki, Nobuo Sakata, Xueying Jin, Takehiro Sugiyama, Kojiro Morita, Kazuaki Uda, Shinya Matsuda and Nanako Tamiya
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:566
  24. Malnutrition remains a pervasive issue among older adults, a prevalence that is markedly higher among those diagnosed with diabetes. The primary objective of this study was to develop and validate a risk predi...

    Authors: Qian Ran, Xili Zhao, Jiao Tian, Siyuan Gong and Xia Zhang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:565
  25. Fear of falling is a potential consequence for older adults who have experienced a fall. Whether such psychological concerns related to falls, in turn, affect physical function? Especially those who have a his...

    Authors: Yao Cui, Bo Liu, Ming-Zhao Qin, Qian Liu, Hui Ye and Jian Zhou
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:564
  26. Identifying people with early and late onset of chronic conditions might help target the subpopulations that are more vulnerable to negative mental, physical and functional health outcomes. The current study a...

    Authors: Waquar Ahmed, T. Muhammad and K. Muneera
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:563
  27. Vietnam is one of the most rapidly aging countries in the world and the likelihood that someone may have dementia rises dramatically as the population ages. Although caring for persons living with dementia is ...

    Authors: Hong Le Huynh-Truong, Yea-Ing Lotus Shyu, Thuy Khanh Linh Tran, Hsiu-Li Huang and Viet Anh Do
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:562
  28. Although family photos are often used in the psychosocial care for people with dementia, little is known about the use and effectiveness of generic photos. This systematic literature review explored psychosoci...

    Authors: Josephine Rose Orejana Tan, Petra Boersma, Teake P. Ettema, Caroline H. M. Planting, Soraya Clark, Robbert J. J. Gobbens and Rose-Marie Dröes
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:560
  29. In the early stages of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, the most widely recognised symptoms of the disease were fever, cough, shortness of breath, myalgia, and fatigue. However, in addition to...

    Authors: Guanlin Liu, Qiang Meng, Yunwei Li, Yiling Li, Taiwei Jiao, Hongwen Zhao and Bing Dai
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:559
  30. Low mobility during an acute care medical hospitalization is frequent and associated with adverse outcomes, particularly among older patients. Better understanding barriers and facilitators to improve mobility...

    Authors: Philippe J. Herzog, Rose D. L. Herzog-Zibi, Martina Mattmann, Charlotte Möri, Blandine Mooser, Jennifer Inauen and Carole E. Aubert
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:558
  31. An accurate evaluation of cognitive function, physical health, and psychological health is fundamental for assessing health problems in the elderly population, and it is important to identify the necessity of ...

    Authors: Peng Zhang, Nazhakaiti Abudukelimu, Ayijiamal Sali, Jin-Xia Chen, Min Li, Yan-Yan Mao, Yi Zhu and Qian-Xi Zhu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:557
  32. The numbers of older people experiencing both homelessness and memory problems are growing, yet their complex health, housing and care needs remain undelineated and unmet. There is a critical gap in understand...

    Authors: Penny Rapaport, Garrett Kidd, Rosario Espinoza Jeraldo, Ava Mason, Martin Knapp, Jill Manthorpe, Caroline Shulman and Gill Livingston
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:556
  33. This protocol describes a study of the effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) for reducing depressive symptoms in older adults living in residential aged care (RAC) facilities in Australia. Depress...

    Authors: Sunil Bhar, Tanya E. Davison, Penelope Schofield, Stephen Quinn, Julie Ratcliffe, Joanna M. Waloszek, Sofie Dunkerley, Mark Silver, Jennifer Linossier, Deborah Koder, Rebecca Collins and Rachel Milte
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:555
  34. The study aimed to identify the associations of happiness and factors related to physical and mental health, leisure, and sports activities amongst older adults in Abu Dhabi. The sample comprised 1,004 partici...

    Authors: Masood Badri, Mugheer Alkhaili, Hamad Aldhaheri, Guang Yang, Saad Yaaqeib, Muna Albahar and Asma Alrashdi
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:554
  35. The optimal treatment of displaced proximal humerus fractures (PHFs) in the older people population remains controversial. Reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) is a popular surgical treatment option that provid...

    Authors: Rui Claro, Ana Ribau, Hélder Fonte, Tiago Amorim-Barbosa, Luís Henrique Barros and Nuno Sevivas
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:553
  36. Authors: Sabine Weissbach, Anja Rieckert, Christine Kersting, Nina Grede, Norbert Donner-Banzhoff, Andreas Soennichsen, Horst Christian Vollmar, Ina Otte, Pia Weimer and Ulrike Sonja Trampisch
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:552

    The original article was published in BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:343

  37. Dementia is a condition in which there is deterioration in cognitive function beyond what might be expected from the usual consequence of biological aging. Few studies have been conducted on the prevalence of ...

    Authors: Deo Benyumiza, Edward Kumakech, Jastine Gutu, Jude Banihani, Joshua Mandap, Zohray M Talib, Edith K Wakida, Samuel Maling and Celestino Obua
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:551
  38. Functional decline is common following acute hospitalization and is associated with hospital readmission, institutionalization, and mortality. People with functional decline may have difficulty accessing post-...

    Authors: Orly Bogler, David Kirkwood, Peter C. Austin, Aaron Jones, Chi-Ling Joanna Sinn, Karen Okrainec, Andrew Costa and Lauren Lapointe-Shaw
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:550
  39. The effects of statins on the reduction of mortality in individuals aged 75 years or older remain controversial. We conducted this study to investigate whether there is an association between statin therapy an...

    Authors: Yao Fan, Juan Wang, Haidi Wu, Lingli Dai, Lan Wang and Liubao Gu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:549
  40. One of the most common pathologic changes in older people is oral and dental problems. The oral health of older people is a public health concern. Promotion of good oral health for this cohort will have benefi...

    Authors: Saeid Bashirian, Sahar Khoshravesh, Erfan Ayubi, Akram Karimi-Shahanjarini, Samane Shirahmadi and Parshang Faghih Solaymani
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:548
  41. Cognitive reserve (CR) is the ability to maintain cognitive performance despite brain pathology. CR is built through lifecourse experiences (e.g., education) and is a key construct in promoting healthy aging. ...

    Authors: Kerry A. Howard, Lauren Massimo, Sarah F. Griffin, Ryan J. Gagnon, Lu Zhang and Lior Rennert
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:547
  42. Identification of factors relevant to balance performance impairments in the elderly population was critical for developing effective interventions and preventions. However, there have been very limited data a...

    Authors: Qinghua Xia, Peng Zhou, Xia Li, Xiaofen Li, Lei Zhang, Xuefei Fan, Zhoulan Zhao, Yu Jiang, Jianhong Zhu, Hongmei Wu and Mengdi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:545
  43. The serious outcomes of outbreaks of COVID-19 in care homes have been described internationally. The experiences of professionals working through outbreaks has received less attention, missing opportunities to...

    Authors: Jennifer Kirsty Burton, Maria Drummond, Katie I Gallacher and Terence J Quinn
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:544
  44. Identifying predictors of subjective unmet need for assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) is necessary to allocate resources in social care effectively to the most vulnerable populations. In this st...

    Authors: Philipp Jaehn, Hella Fügemann, Kathrin Gödde and Christine Holmberg
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:543
  45. Authors: Shisheng Ye, Kaiyan Feng, Yizhong Li, Sanxin Liu, Qiaoling Wu, Jinwen Feng, Xiaorong Liao, Chunmei Jiang, Bo Liang, Li Yuan, Hai Chen, Jinbo Huang, Zhi Yang, Zhengqi Lu and Hao Li
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:541

    The original article was published in BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:382

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