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Health services research

Section edited by Koen Milisen

The section considers manuscripts on management of elderly healthcare, practitioner/nursing viewpoints, finance (from a health service perspective), intensive care, systems, emergency care, admissions data/management, prescribing practices/errors, decision making, care homes/facilities, technology.

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  1. Content type: Research Article

    In oldest-old patients (>80), few trials showed efficacy of treating hypertension and they included mostly the healthiest elderly. The resulting lack of knowledge has led to inconsistent guidelines, mainly bas...

    Authors: Sven Streit, Marjolein Verschoor, Nicolas Rodondi, Daiana Bonfim, Robert A. Burman, Claire Collins, Gerasimovska Kitanovska Biljana, Sandra Gintere, Raquel Gómez Bravo, Kathryn Hoffmann, Claudia Iftode, Kasper L. Johansen, Ngaire Kerse, Tuomas H. Koskela, Sanda Kreitmayer Peštić, Donata Kurpas…

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:93

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  2. Content type: Study protocol

    Limited evidence exists on the effectiveness of the chronic care model for people with multimorbidity. This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of an information and communication technology- (ICT-)enhanc...

    Authors: Hongsoo Kim, Yeon-Hwan Park, Young-il Jung, Hyoungshim Choi, Seyune Lee, Gi-Soo Kim, Dong-wook Yang, Myunghee Cho Paik and Tae-Jin Lee

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:88

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:106

  3. Content type: Study protocol

    Accompanying the unprecedented growth in the older adult population worldwide is an increase in the prevalence of frailty, an age-related clinical state of increased vulnerability to stressor events. This incr...

    Authors: Mandy M. Archibald, Rachel Ambagtsheer, Justin Beilby, Mellick J. Chehade, Tiffany K. Gill, Renuka Visvanathan and Alison L. Kitson

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:87

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  4. Content type: Study protocol

    Understanding the difficulties and needs of the family carers in taking care of a person with ID can facilitate the development of appropriate intervention programmes and services to strengthen their caring ca...

    Authors: Lisa Pau Le Low, Wai Tong Chien, Lai Wah Lam and Kayla Ka Yin Wong

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:81

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  5. Content type: Study protocol

    Emergency departments are chaotic environments in which complex, frail older persons living in the community and residential aged care facilities are sometimes subjected to prolonged emergency department lengt...

    Authors: Elizabeth Marsden, Andrea Taylor, Marianne Wallis, Alison Craswell, Marc Broadbent, Adrian Barnett, Kim-Huong Nguyen, Julia Crilly, Colleen Johnston and Amanda Glenwright

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:76

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  6. Content type: Research Article

    Prospective external validation of the Vulnerable Elder’s Survey (VES-13) in primary care remains limited. The aim of this study is to externally validate the VES-13 in predicting mortality and emergency admis...

    Authors: Emma Wallace, Ronald McDowell, Kathleen Bennett, Tom Fahey and Susan M. Smith

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:69

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  7. Content type: Research Article

    Older people in the emergency department (ED) represent a growing population and increasing proportion of the workload in the ED. This study investigated the support for frail older people in the ED, by explor...

    Authors: Els Devriendt, Isabelle De Brauwer, Lies Vandersaenen, Pieter Heeren, Simon Conroy, Benoit Boland, Johan Flamaing, Marc Sabbe and Koen Milisen

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:68

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  8. Content type: Study protocol

    Despite the positive evaluation of various caregiver interventions over the past 3 decades, only very few intervention protocols have been translated to delivery in service contexts. The purpose of this study ...

    Authors: Klaus Pfeiffer, Martin Hautzinger, Margarete Patak, Julia Grünwald, Clemens Becker and Diana Albrecht

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:64

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  9. Content type: Study protocol

    Ambulatory geriatric rehabilitation (AGR) is a community based outpatient intervention which aims to improve physical function, maintain independent living of geriatric patients, avoiding hospitalisation and i...

    Authors: Simone Kiel, Carolin Zimak, Jean-François Chenot and Carsten Oliver Schmidt

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:63

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  10. Content type: Research Article

    Chronic pain affects nursing home residents’ daily life. Pain assessment is central to adequate pain management. The overall aim was to investigate effects of a pain management intervention on nursing homes re...

    Authors: Anna-Greta Mamhidir, Britt-Marie Sjölund, Birgitta Fläckman, Anders Wimo, Anders Sköldunger and Maria Engström

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:61

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  11. Content type: Study protocol

    The literature indicates that current home care service are largely task oriented with limited focus on the involvement of the older people themselves, and studies show that lack of involvement might reduce ol...

    Authors: Karin Bölenius, Kristina Lämås, Per-Olof Sandman and David Edvardsson

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:57

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  12. Content type: Research Article

    Care of frail and dependent older adults with multiple chronic conditions is a major challenge for health care systems. The study objective was to test the efficacy of providing integrated care at home to redu...

    Authors: Laura Di Pollina, Idris Guessous, Véronique Petoud, Christophe Combescure, Bertrand Buchs, Philippe Schaller, Michel Kossovsky and Jean-Michel Gaspoz

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:53

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  13. Content type: Research Article

    Studies indicate that people with dementia do not receive the same amount of analgesia after a hip or pelvic fracture compared to those without cognitive impairment. However, there is no systematic review that...

    Authors: Kai Moschinski, Silke Kuske, Silke Andrich, Astrid Stephan, Irmela Gnass, Erika Sirsch and Andrea Icks

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:54

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  14. Content type: Research Article

    The proportion of older people among the general population has risen. Staphylococcus aureus (SA) constitutes a significant problem. Underlying disease and functional debility, predispose the older adult to staph...

    Authors: Monika Pomorska-Wesołowska, Anna Różańska, Joanna Natkaniec, Barbara Gryglewska, Anna Szczypta, Mirosława Dzikowska, Agnieszka Chmielarczyk and Jadwiga Wójkowska-Mach

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:51

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of multiple chronic conditions (MCC) among older persons is increasing worldwide and is associated with poor health status and high rates of healthcare utilization and costs. Current health and ...

    Authors: Jenny Ploeg, Nancy Matthew-Maich, Kimberly Fraser, Sinéad Dufour, Carrie McAiney, Sharon Kaasalainen, Maureen Markle-Reid, Ross Upshur, Laura Cleghorn and Anna Emili

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:40

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  16. Content type: Research Article

    Alongside changes in society and the economy, the family’s function of taking care of older people is weakening and the formal care mode is becoming more accepted. Older Chinese people are facing diverse choic...

    Authors: Yuan Yuan Fu, Yu Guo, Xue Bai and Ernest Wing Tak Chui

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:38

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  17. Content type: Research Article

    The use of antipsychotic medications (APMs) in nursing home residents in the U.S. is an increasingly prominent issue and has been associated with increased risk of hospitalization, cardiovascular events, hip f...

    Authors: Hannah Cioltan, Samah Alshehri, Carol Howe, Jeannie Lee, Mindy Fain, Howard Eng, Kenneth Schachter and Jane Mohler

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:32

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  18. Content type: Study protocol

    In the nursing home population, it is estimated that 1 in every 3 patients is polymedicated and given their considerable frailty, these patients are especially prone to adverse drug reactions. Clinical pharmac...

    Authors: Carlota Mestres Gonzalvo, Hugo A. J. M. de Wit, Brigit P. C. van Oijen, Kim P. G. M. Hurkens, Rob Janknegt, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Wubbo J. Mulder, Frans R. Verhey, Bjorn Winkens and Paul-Hugo M. van der Kuy

    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:35

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