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  1. This study aims to identify the current status and factors influencing self-management of knee discomfort in middle-aged and elderly people in China.

    Authors: Yabin Guo, Peipei Zhao, Biyun Zeng, Manman Su, Yang Zhou, Xiaotong Liu and Yang Zhou
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:612
  2. Care decisions for older patients in acute situations are challenging to make, and there is limited knowledge of support in home healthcare settings, where older patients receive ongoing health care from, for ...

    Authors: Elin-Sofie Forsgärde, Mattias Rööst, Anders Svensson, Bengt Fridlund and Carina Elmqvist
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:608
  3. The quality of life (QoL) of elderly patients with bone trauma is significantly decreased and is affected by many complex factors. This study aims to conduct a half-year follow-up survey to clarify QoL and its...

    Authors: Xiaofeng Xu, Qixiang Zheng, Siying Wei, Yongmei Chen and Xiuying Hu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:606
  4. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) can aid geriatricians in caring for complex, older patients. Currently, there is limited literature on POCUS use by geriatricians. We conducted a national survey to assess curr...

    Authors: Maya Gogtay, Ryan S. Choudhury, Jason P. Williams, Michael J. Mader, Kevin J. Murray, Elizabeth K. Haro, Brandy Drum, Edward O’Brien, Rahul Khosla, Jeremy S. Boyd, Brain Bales, Erin Wetherbee, Harald Sauthoff, Christopher K. Schott, Zahir Basrai, Dana Resop…
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:605
  5. the prevalence of physical and multidimensional frailty and their prognostic impact on clinical outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is unclear.

    Authors: Junpeng Liu, Ke Chai, Wanrong Zhu, Minghui DU, Chen Meng, Lin Yang, Lingling Cui, Di Guo, Ning Sun, Hua Wang and Jiefu Yang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:604
  6. Gait disorder is associated with cognitive functional impairment, and this disturbance is more pronouncedly when performing additional cognitive tasks. Our study aimed to characterize gait disorders in mild co...

    Authors: Shan Du, Xiaojuan Ma, Jiachen Wang, Yan Mi, Jie Zhang, Chengxue Du, Xiaobo Li, Huihui Tan, Chen Liang, Tian Yang, Wenzhen Shi, Gejuan Zhang and Ye Tian
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:603
  7. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) demographics are also changing with the increase in life expectancy in the country and the rise in the number of older Saudi Arabians. Saudi Arabia has a higher rate of physically...

    Authors: Ming Yu Claudia Wong, Palash Karmakar, Mezna A. Almarzooqi, Ryan E. Rhodes, Chun-Qing Zhang, Kai-ling Ou, Duan Yanping, Pak Kwong Chung and Nouf A. Alghamdi
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:602
  8. To provide an overview of the available evidence on the implementation of direct and capacity-building interventions to promote and maintain the functional mobility of nursing home residents.

    Authors: Tina Quasdorf, Christina Manietta, Mike Rommerskirch-Manietta, Jana Isabelle Braunwarth, Christin Roßmann and Martina Roes
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:600
  9. Gut microbiota (GM) might play a role in muscle metabolism and physiological processes through a hypothesized gut-muscle axis, influencing muscle mass and function and thus, sarcopenia. The Trial in Elderly wi...

    Authors: Laurence Lapauw, Jolan Dupont, Nadjia Amini, Laura Vercauteren, Sabine Verschueren, Jos Tournoy, Jeroen Raes and Evelien Gielen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:599
  10. The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to a global crisis in long-term care (LTC) with devastating consequences for residents, families and health professionals. In Ontario, Canada the severity of this crisis h...

    Authors: Sarah Carbone, Whitney Berta, Susan Law and Kerry Kuluski
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:598
  11. The effects of dietary intervention in managing sarcopenic obesity are controversial, and behavior change techniques are lacking in previous studies which are important for the success of dietary intervention....

    Authors: Yue-Heng Yin, Justina Yat Wa Liu and Maritta Välimäki
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:597
  12. Walking is the primary and preferred mode of exercise for older adults. Walking to and from public transit stops may support older adults in achieving exercise goals. This study examined whether density of nei...

    Authors: Erica Twardzik, Jason R. Falvey, Philippa J. Clarke, Vicki A. Freedman and Jennifer A. Schrack
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:596
  13. Falls are the most common health problem affecting older people in long-term care facilities (LTCFs), with well-recognised adverse psychological and physical resident outcomes, and high staff burden and financ...

    Authors: Neah Albasha, Ruth McCullagh, Nicola Cornally and Suzanne Timmons
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:595
  14. The number of elderly patients diagnosed with breast cancer is increasing worldwide. However, treatment decisions for these patients are highly variable. Although researchers have identified the effects of sur...

    Authors: Ruoning Yang, Yunhao Wu, Yana Qi, Weijing Liu, Ya Huang, Xin Zhao, Ruixian Chen, Tao He, Xiaorong Zhong, Qintong Li, Li Zhou and Jie Chen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:594
  15. For the older person living with end-stage hip or knee osteoarthritis, a hip or knee replacement can be a traumatic event, influencing the physical, physiological, psychological, social and economic facets of ...

    Authors: Marisa Burger, Francois Watson and Annemarie van Wyk
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:592
  16. A third of older people take five or more regular medications (polypharmacy). Conducting medication reviews in primary care is key to identify and reduce/ stop inappropriate medications (deprescribing). Recent...

    Authors: Eloise Radcliffe, Renée Servin, Natalie Cox, Stephen Lim, Qian Yue Tan, Clare Howard, Claire Sheikh, Paul Rutter, Sue Latter, Mark Lown, Lawrence Brad, Simon D. S. Fraser, Katherine Bradbury, Helen C. Roberts, Alejandra Recio Saucedo and Kinda Ibrahim
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:591
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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

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