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  1. Robust evidence on whether diagnostic discordance exists between lumbar osteoporosis detected by quantitative computed tomography (QCT) vs. dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is still lacking. In this stud...

    Authors: Wentao Lin, Chaoqin He, Faqin Xie, Tao Chen, Guanghao Zheng, Houjie Yin, Haixiong Chen and Zhiyun Wang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:231
  2. The association between sensory impairment including vision impairment (VI), hearing impairment (HI), dual impairment (DI) and the functional limitations of SCD (SCD-related FL) are still unclear in middle-age...

    Authors: Ruirui Guo, Xiaotong Li, Mengzi Sun, Yuxiang Wang, Xuhan Wang, Jing Li, Zechun Xie, Nan Yao, Yixue Yang, Bo Li and Lina Jin
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:230
  3. Cognitive deficits arise with age and can increase the risk for subjective cognitive decline (SCD) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which may result in dementia, leading to health problems, care dependency...

    Authors: Julia Zuschnegg, Daniela Schoberer, Alfred Häussl, Sereina A. Herzog, Silvia Russegger, Karin Ploder, Maria Fellner, Maria M. Hofmarcher-Holzhacker, Regina Roller-Wirnsberger, Lucas Paletta, Marisa Koini and Sandra Schüssler
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:229
  4. Once older persons become frail, the risk of falls, bone fractures, and other problems increases. Exercise intervention is a form of prevention that has a high degree of evidence.

    Authors: Noritake Hirota, Hiroshi Okada and Noboru Okamura
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:225
  5. Falls are dangerous to the health of older adults and can impact their functional status leading to frailty. The use of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) among older adults may lead to adverse healt...

    Authors: Khalid S. AlHarkan, Safaa Alsousi, Mujtaba AlMishqab, Majd Alawami, Jaffar Almearaj, Hassan Alhashim, Hassan Alamrad, Layla M. Alghamdi, Abdulelah Almansour and Reem S. AlOmar
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:222
  6. Malnutrition (i.e., protein-energy malnutrition) in older adults has severe negative clinical consequences, emphasizing the need for effective treatments. Many, often small, randomized controlled trials (RCTs)...

    Authors: Marjolein Visser, Nuno Mendonça, Christina Avgerinou, Sibel Cavdar, Tommy Cederholm, Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft, Eva Kiesswetter, Hanna M. Siebentritt, Cornel Sieber, Gabriel Torbahn and Dorothee Volkert
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:221
  7. Mobility is a key determinant and outcome of healthy ageing but its definition, conceptual framework and underlying constructs within the physical domain may need clarification for data comparison and sharing ...

    Authors: Esmee M. Reijnierse, Sven J.G. Geelen, Marike van der Schaaf, Bart Visser, Rob C.I. Wüst, Mirjam Pijnappels and Carel G. M. Meskers
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:220
  8. The recognition that people are social beings is fundamental for person-centered care. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the lives of older people were restricted in ways that dramatically reduced their opportunit...

    Authors: Abeer Badawy, Mads Solberg, Aud Uhlen Obstfelder and Rigmor Einang Alnes
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:218
  9. During biological aging, significant metabolic dysregulation in the central nervous system may lead to cognitive decline and neurodegeneration. However, the metabolomics of the aging process in cerebrospinal f...

    Authors: Fu-Chao Liu, Mei-Ling Cheng, Chi-Jen Lo, Wen-Chuin Hsu, Gigin Lin and Huan-Tang Lin
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:217
  10. Korea is expected to become a super-aged society in 2026, and improving nutritional status, which is directly related to health problems, is therefore important for increasing healthy life expectancy. Frailty ...

    Authors: Namhee Kim, Gwang Suk Kim, Chang Won Won, Jae Jun Lee, Min Kyung Park, Jinhee Shin and Miji Kim
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:216
  11. Older patients are vulnerable to experiencing drug related problems (DRPs), which may result in emergency department (ED) visits. However, it is not standard practice to conduct medications reviews during ED v...

    Authors: Merel van Nuland, Madelon Butterhoff, Karin Verwijmeren, Florine Berger, Vera M. Hogervorst, Annemarieke de Jonghe and Paul D van der Linden
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:215
  12. Cross-sectional studies suggest a relationship between diabetes status and weaker grip strength (GS) in adulthood and limited evidence from longitudinal studies has focussed on the association with average cha...

    Authors: T. Norris, W. Johnson, R. Cooper and S. M. Pinto Pereira
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:213
  13. Self-perceptions of aging (SPA) are important psychosocial factors that lead to a wide range of outcomes including dementia. However, the relationships between positive SPA and motoric cognitive risk syndrome ...

    Authors: Guiying Yao, Yanyan Luo, Huimin Wu, Min Gao and Junjun Sun
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:211
  14. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most frequent cause of cognitive impairment. Improving knowledge of dementia management through health education for health professionals can improve clinical and community care...

    Authors: Carnes-Vendrell A., Barallat-Gimeno E., Lara B., Lladó A., Escobar-Bravo MA., Reivan-Ortiz GG., Maxi-Maxi EA., Martínez-Suárez PC., Ramírez-Coronel AA. and Piñol-Ripoll G.
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:210
  15. The Wechsler Memory Scale-Fourth Edition (WMS-IV) has been widely used to assess memory function in people with dementia. The older adult battery of the WMS-IV includes four indices and seven subtests. The aim...

    Authors: Shu-Chun Lee, Tzu-Hua Chien, Chih-Pang Chu, Yen Lee and En-Chi Chiu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:209
  16. Following the rapid aging of population, some concerns have emerged regarding increasing demand for health care services and the consequent increase in health costs. Besides, older adult patients with chronic ...

    Authors: Soheila Rezaei, Mohammad Peikanpour, Leila Zarei, Ghader Mohammadnezhad and Jamshid Salamzadeh
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:208
  17. Person-centered care (PCC) is a critical approach to improving the quality of care for community-dwelling older people. Old-age care services could be provided according to older peoples’ choices, needs, and p...

    Authors: Lulu Liao, Mingjiao Feng, Yanjie You, Yuqin Chen, Chunyan Guan and Yilan Liu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:207
  18. Sleep disturbances are common in nursing home residents and challenging for their nurses. Knowledge about sleep and sleep promoting factors is essential to provide adequate sleep management, where nurses play ...

    Authors: Denise Wilfling, Almuth Berg, Jonas Dörner, Natascha Bartmann, Thomas Klatt, Gabriele Meyer, Margareta Halek, Ralph Möhler, Sascha Köpke and Martin N. Dichter
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:206
  19. Loss of autonomy in day-to-day functioning is one of the feared outcomes of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and relatives may have been worried by subtle behavioral changes in ordinary life situations long before th...

    Authors: Alexandra Vik, Marek Kociński, Ingrid Rye, Astri J. Lundervold and Alexander S. Lundervold
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:205
  20. Elective surgeries are among the most common health stressors in later life and put a significant risk at functional and mental health, making them an important target of research into healthy aging and physic...

    Authors: Eva F. Mennig, Sarah K. Schäfer, Gerhard W. Eschweiler, Michael A. Rapp, Christine Thomas and Susanne Wurm
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:203
  21. Depression, anxiety, and stress are among the most common mental health disorders of the elderly that affect the health of individuals and society. Considering the growing trend of the elderly population in Ir...

    Authors: Abouzar Raeisvandi, Mohammad Amerzadeh, Fatemeh Hajiabadi and Zahra Hosseinkhani
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:202
  22. Information on cause of death may help appraise the degree to which the high excess mortality after hip fracture reflects pre-existing comorbidities or the injury itself. We aimed to describe causes of death a...

    Authors: Kristin Holvik, Christian Lycke Ellingsen, Siri Marie Solbakken, Trine Elisabeth Finnes, Ove Talsnes, Guri Grimnes, Grethe S. Tell, Anne-Johanne Søgaard and Haakon E. Meyer
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:201

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:300

  23. Around a third of adults aged 65 and older fall every year, resulting in unintentional injuries in 30% of the cases. Fractures are a frequent consequence of falls, primarily caused in individuals with decrease...

    Authors: Christina Wapp, Emmanuel Biver, Serge Ferrari, Philippe Zysset and Marcel Zwahlen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:200
  24. Older adults are a growing segment of oncology population in China and beyong. However, older cancer patients were vastly underrepresented in clinical trial. To facilitate that all patients with cancer have eq...

    Authors: Huiyao Huang, Yu Tang, Dawei Wu, Xinyu Meng, Shuhang Wang, Jun Wang, Yue Yu, Yuan Fang, Hong Fang, Qi Zhu, Ning Li, Binghe Xu, Yan Sun and Jie He
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:199
  25. Postoperative delirium (POD) is a common postoperative complication associated with multiple adverse consequences on patient outcomes and higher medical expenses. Preoperative anxiety has been suggested as a p...

    Authors: Ke-Lu Yang, Elke Detroyer, Bastiaan Van Grootven, Krizia Tuand, Dan-Ni Zhao, Steffen Rex and Koen Milisen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:198
  26. Atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common cardiac arrhythmia in the general population, has significant healthcare burden. Little is known about AF in octogenarians.

    Authors: Ruth Teh, Ngaire Kerse, Avinesh Pillai, Thomas Lumley, Anna Rolleston, Tin Aung Kyaw, Martin Connolly, Joanna Broad, Elaine Monteiro, Valerie Wright-St Clair and Robert N. Doughty
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:197
  27. At present, the role of medication adherence in the association between depressive symptoms and quality of life (QOL) in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) was unclear. The purpose of this study...

    Authors: Hao Yang, Fangtuan Wu, Mingdong Gui, Yuwei Cheng and Li Zhang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:196
  28. The objective of this study has been to investigate whether the COVID-19 pandemic has had impact on self-efficacy scores and intensity of depressive severity in people aged over 60 who provide kinship foster c...

    Authors: Marta Giezek, Marek Landowski, Marta Kożybska and Beata Karakiewicz
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:194
  29. Authors: Gaëtan Gavazzi, Sabine Drevet, Matthieu Debray, Jean Luc Bosson, Fatah Tidadini, Marc Paccalin, Benoit de Wazieres, Thomas Celarier, Marc Bonnefoy and Virginie Vitrat
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:189

    The original article was published in BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:965

  30. Falls significantly harm geriatric health and impose substantial costs on care systems and wider society. Decision modelling can inform the commissioning of falls prevention but face methodological challenges,...

    Authors: Joseph Kwon, Hazel Squires and Tracey Young
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:187
  31. Preoperative analgesia of hip fracture in elderly patients is important, but it is also lacking. In particular, nerve block was not provided in time. In order to provide more effective analgesia, we designed a...

    Authors: Yang Shen, Wei Liu, Zhe Zhu, Shuangmei Liu, Yanyan Cao, Lei Yan and Liang Chen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:186
  32. Globally, the number of older adults surviving cancer is anticipated to grow rapidly over the next decades. Cancer and its treatment can leave survivors with a myriad of challenges including physical changes w...

    Authors: Irene Nicoll, Gina Lockwood, Fay J. Strohschein, Lauren Fitch, Christopher J. Longo, Lorelei Newton and Margaret I. Fitch
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:184
  33. Polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate medicine use is common in older people, resulting in harm increased by lack of patient-centred care. Hospital clinical pharmacy services may reduce such harm, particu...

    Authors: Benjamin Joseph Basger, Rebekah Jane Moles and Timothy Frank Chen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:183
  34. Polyphenols have been shown to be effective against many chronic diseases, including neurodegenerative diseases. Specifically, the consumption of raisins, being a food rich in polyphenols, has been attributed ...

    Authors: María J. Rodrigo-Gonzalo, José I. Recio-Rodríguez, Roberto Méndez-Sánchez, María C. Pablos-Hernández, Alfonso González-Ramírez, Jesús González-Sánchez, María J. Fermoso-Palmero, Ana S. Puente-González, María C. Sánchez-Sánchez, Fausto J. Barbero-Iglesias, María I. Rihuete-Galve and Susana González-Manzano
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:182

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