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  1. The study aimed to assess the differences in functional fitness between older men living in social welfare homes (SWH) and men living in society.

    Authors: Antonina Kaczorowska, Anna Sebastjan, Małgorzata Kołodziej, Małgorzata Fortuna and Zofia Ignasiak
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:842
  2. Frailty indicators can operate in dynamic amalgamations of disease conditions, clinical symptoms, biomarkers, medical signals, cognitive characteristics, and even health beliefs and practices. This study is th...

    Authors: Linzy Bohn, Shannon M. Drouin, G. Peggy McFall, Darryl B. Rolfson, Melissa K. Andrew and Roger A. Dixon
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:837
  3. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory disease and a risk factor for lung cancer. Small cell lung cancer is a neuroendocrine tumor with a high degree of malignancy and an overal...

    Authors: Xu Zhang, Jia Zeng, Xiyu Huang and Zhishu Li
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:836
  4. Peripheral nerve block, including the quadratus lumborum block (QLB), has been used for postoperative analgesia in hip surgery. However, the effects of QLB on cognitive function after hip surgery remain unknow...

    Authors: Manhua Zhu, Yuliu Mei, Ruifen Zhou, Lingzhi Wang and Xiaoyan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:835
  5. Patients with heart failure (HF), especially the elderly, faced many challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, which need to be explored. The present study aimed to analyse the challenging experiences facing th...

    Authors: Arash Ziapour, Javad Yoosefi Lebni, Fatemeh Mohammadkhah, Fakhreddin Chaboksavar, Parisa Janjani and Murat Yıldırım
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:834
  6. Process evaluations of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of community exercise programs are important to help explain the results of a trial and provide evidence of the feasibility for community implementati...

    Authors: Ruth Barclay, Sandra C. Webber, Francine Hahn, C. Allyson Jones, Nancy E. Mayo, Shajicaa Sivakumaran, Yixiu Liu, Philip D. Chilibeck and Nancy M. Salbach
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:833
  7. Diabetes mellitus is a prevalent and potentially devastating chronic illness affecting many older adults. Given spousal involvement in many aspects of diabetes management, coping with their partners is increas...

    Authors: Jing Zhang, Conghui Yang, Yixuan Liu, Dadong Wu, Lingrui Liu, Huiqiong Zheng, Dong (Roman) Xu and Jing Liao
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:832
  8. Falls impact over 25% of older adults annually, making fall prevention a critical public health focus. We aimed to develop and validate a machine learning-based prediction model for serious fall-related injuri...

    Authors: Kyu-Nam Heo, Jeong Yeon Seok, Young-Mi Ah, Kwang-il Kim, Seung-Bo Lee and Ju-Yeun Lee
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:830
  9. There are no published longitudinal studies from Africa of people with dementia seen in memory clinics. The aim of this study was to determine the proportions of the different dementia subtypes, rates of cogni...

    Authors: Michael Ssonko, Anneli Hardy, Vasi Naganathan, Sebastiana Kalula and Marc Combrinck
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:829
  10. Older individuals are priority coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine recipients. Our aim was to investigate the prevalence of and factors influencing vaccine hesitancy in older individuals living in nurs...

    Authors: Li Lv, Xu-Dong Wu, Huan-Jun Yan, Shuang-Ying Zhao, Xiao-Dong Zhang and Ke-Lei Zhu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:828
  11. With the rapid aging trend of China's population, the issue of drug rational use in older adults has become more and more prominent. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the one of the most common age-related neurodege...

    Authors: Mengyuan Fu, Can Li, Zinan Zhao, Kexin Ling, Zhiwen Gong, Huangqianyu Li, Ting Li, Jianchun Li, Weihang Cao, Xin Hu, Luwen Shi, Pengfei Jin and Xiaodong Guan
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:827
  12. Calf circumference is recommended as a marker for low muscle mass and as a case finding in the diagnosis of sarcopenia. However, the cut-off value differed by ethic and region. Currently there is no study amon...

    Authors: Jirapa Champaiboon, Aisawan Petchlorlian, Bhorn-ake Manasvanich, Nattaphon Ubonsutvanich, Weerachai Jitpugdee, Piyawan Kittiskulnam, Supharada Wongwatthananart, Yupaporn Menorngwa, Sasitorn Pornsalnuwat and Kearkiat Praditpornsilpa
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:826
  13. Prior studies suggested that antidepressant use is associated with an increased risk of dementia compared to no use, which is subject to confounding by indication. We aimed to compare the dementia risk among o...

    Authors: Grace Hsin-Min Wang, Wei-Han Chen, Shao-Hsuan Chang, Tianxiao Zhang, Hui Shao, Jingchuan Guo and Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:825
  14. Mobility within and between life spaces is fundamental for health and well-being. Our objective was to verify a comprehensive framework for mobility.

    Authors: Sandra C. Webber, Yixiu Liu, Depeng Jiang, Jacquie Ripat, Scott Nowicki, Robert Tate and Ruth Barclay
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:823
  15. Antimicrobial resistance is a serious threat to public health. To reduce antimicrobial resistance, interventions to reduce gram-negative infections, specifically urinary tract infections, are vital. Early evid...

    Authors: Danielle McMichael, Patricia Gillen, Caroline McGeary, Muhammad Sartaj and Lynsey Patterson
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:822
  16. Comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) is considered the gold standard approach to improving a range of outcomes for older adults living with frailty admitted to hospital. To date, research has predominantly...

    Authors: Íde O’Shaughnessy, Christine Fitzgerald, Christina Hayes, Aoife Leahy, Margaret O’Connor, Damien Ryan, Denys Shchetkovsky, Fiona Steed, Leonora Carey, Colin Quinn, Elaine Shanahan, Rose Galvin and Katie Robinson
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:821
  17. Lifelong strength is fundamental to physical function, health, and quality of life. Reliable appropriate strength assessment measures for older adults play an important role in effective evaluation of baseline...

    Authors: Bridgitte Swales, Gemma C. Ryde, Iain Fletcher and Anna C. Whittaker
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:820
  18. Few evidence-based prediction models have been developed for predicting major adverse cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events (MACCE) in patients aged 65 years or older undergoing noncardiac surgery. In this...

    Authors: Xuejiao Wu, Jiachen Hu and Jianjun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:819
  19. Self-care plays a crucial role in the management of heart failure (HF) and is especially important for older patients who are frail. However, there is limited knowledge about how frail, older patients with HF ...

    Authors: Jeanette Eckerblad, Leonie Klompstra, Linda Heinola, Sandra Rojlén and Nana Waldréus
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:818
  20. Fatigue is known as an element of frailty. Sleep problems (e.g., short sleep duration and low sleep quality) can increase fatigue, but the day-to-day relationship between sleep and fatigue has not been studied...

    Authors: Takeshi Nakagawa, Saori Yasumoto, Mai Kabayama, Ken’ichi Matsuda, Yasuyuki Gondo, Kei Kamide and Kazunori Ikebe
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:817
  21. Dysregulated energy metabolism is one hypothesized mechanism underlying frailty. Resting energy expenditure, as reflected by resting metabolic rate (RMR), makes up the largest component of total energy expendi...

    Authors: A Gonzalez, J Soto, N Babiker, K Wroblewski, S Sawicki, D Schoeller, A Luke and Megan Huisingh-Scheetz
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:815
  22. Depression is commonly experienced by people with dementia, and associated with lower quality of life and functional decline. However, access to evidence-based psychological interventions for people with demen...

    Authors: Frida Svedin, Oscar Blomberg, Anders Brantnell, Paul Farrand, Anna Cristina Åberg and Joanne Woodford
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:814
  23. Previous studies have suggested an association between sleep disturbance and frailty. The mechanism is unknown, although it has been suggested that hormonal factors may play a role.

    Authors: Seema D. Sharma, Michael J. Cook, Leen Antonio, Evelien Gielen, Gyorgy Bartfai, Felipe F. Casanueva, Ilpo T. Huhtaniemi, Mario Maggi, Margus Punab, Giulia Rastrelli, Jolanta Slowikowska-Hilczer, Jos Tournoy, Dirk Vanderschueren, Frederick C. Wu and Terence W. O’Neill
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:813
  24. Studies on informal caregivers in Japan have been limited to family caregivers and largely conducted where family caregivers generally gather. Family caregivers who do not visit such places or non-family careg...

    Authors: Tsuyoshi Okamura, Chiaki Ura, Yukiko Kugimiya, Mutsuko Okamura, Masako Yamamura, Hidemi Okado, Mayumi Kaneko, Mari Yamashita and Tomoko Wakui
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:812
  25. Early Detection of Deterioration in Elderly Residents (EDDIE +) is a multi-modal intervention focused on empowering nursing and personal care workers to identify and proactively manage deterioration of residen...

    Authors: Michelle J. Allen, Hannah E. Carter, Elizabeth Cyarto, Claudia Meyer, Trudy Dwyer, Florin Oprescu, Christopher Aitken, Alison Farrington, Carla Shield, Jeffrey Rowland, Xing J. Lee, Nicholas Graves, Lynne Parkinson and Gillian Harvey
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:811
  26. The need to improve the acute care pathway to meet the care needs of older people living with frailty is a strategic priority for many healthcare systems. The optimal care model for this patient group is unclear.

    Authors: Thomas Knight, Vicky Kamwa, Catherine Atkin, Catherine Green, Janahan Ragunathan, Daniel Lasserson and Elizabeth Sapey
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:809
  27. Kinship care represents the most prevalent form of foster care in Poland. Most commonly, the role of kinship carers is taken on by grandparents, who may struggle with various problems, needs and deficits in th...

    Authors: Marta Giezek, Anna Wojtkowska, Paulina Zabielska and Beata Karakiewicz
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:808
  28. Behavioral symptoms are commonly observed in the course of dementia. This study aimed to assess the association of the diagnosis of a cluster of behavioral symptoms (e.g., agitation, aggression, psychotic symp...

    Authors: Rezaul Karim Khandker, Farid Chekani, Kirti Mirchandani and Niranjan Kathe
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:807
  29. Few studies in Latin America have examined the association between cardiovascular risk factors and cognitive impairment (CI) in a nationally representative sample. Therefore, this study aimed to estimate the p...

    Authors: Josivaldo Souza-Lima, Sandra Mahecha Matsudo, Pedro Valdivia-Moral, Waldo Pérez, Clemens Drenowatz, Jorge Sapunar Zenteno and Gerson Ferrari
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:806
  30. A novel model of resilience was tested in caregivers of people with mild-to-moderate dementia and was extended to explore whether including self-efficacy, optimism, and self-esteem improved its predictive value.

    Authors: Anthony Martyr, Jennifer M. Rusted, Catherine Quinn, Laura D. Gamble, Rachel Collins, Robin G. Morris and Linda Clare
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:804
  31. Worldwide, there is a large and growing group of older adults. Frailty is known as an important discriminatory factor for poor outcomes. The Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS) has become a frequently used frailty in...

    Authors: Henrik Olsson, Kristina Åhlund, Joakim Alfredsson, David Andersson, Anne-Marie Boström, Susanne Guidetti, Mattias Prytz and Niklas Ekerstad
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:803
  32. We explored the relationships between sarcopenia (SP), osteoporosis (OP), obesity (OB), (alone and in combination) with physical frailty (PF) in a multi-ethnic, population-based study of Asians aged ≥ 60 years.

    Authors: Matthew Wong Yu Heng, Aurora W. D. Chan, Ryan E. K. Man, Eva K. Fenwick, Samuel T. H. Chew, Laura Tay, Ng Yee Sien, David Ng, Frederick H. Koh, Eu-Leong Yong, Preeti Gupta and Ecosse L. Lamoureux
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:802
  33. Aging is associated with many personal, social, and environmental challenges that increase the risk of loneliness. Loneliness is a painful emotional experience associated with a perceived lack of connection an...

    Authors: Ljiljana Majnarić Trtica, Mile Volarić, Tomislav Kurevija, Silvio Mihaljević, Zdravka Krivdić Dupan and Thomas Wittlinger
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:801
  34. Studies on care networks of home-dwelling older adults often focus on network composition. However, looking at network mechanisms (negotiation, navigation and contagion) can be helpful to improve the support g...

    Authors: Wendy Kemper-Koebrugge, Marian Adriaansen, Miranda Laurant and Michel Wensing
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:800
  35. The Exercise Right for Active Ageing (ERAA) program was established to improve access to exercise classes for community-dwelling older Australians. The aims of this study were to determine whether older adults...

    Authors: Christina Ekegren, Helen Skouteris, Darshini Ayton and Sze-Ee Soh
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:799
  36. Internationally, prolonged length of stay for older adults in the emergency department (ED) is associated with increased risk of in-hospital adverse events. In Sweden patients 65 years and older account for 35...

    Authors: Ann-Sofie Källberg, Lena M Berg, Sara Skogli, Charlotte Bjurbo, Åsa Muntlin and Anna Ehrenberg
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:798
  37. This study, based on the China Hainan Centenarians Cohort Study (CHCCS), aims to comprehensively describe the characteristic of daytime, night and total sleep duration, sleep quality and different sleep mode o...

    Authors: Shanshan Yang, Shengshu Wang, Guangdong Liu, Rongrong Li, Xuehang Li, Shimin Chen, Yali Zhao, Miao Liu, Yunxi Liu and Yao He
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:796
  38. A supportive home environment is critical to the safety and quality of life of older adults. Home modification is an effective way to build a supportive home environment for older adults’ aging in place. Howev...

    Authors: Jiajing Li, Bei Wu and Jing Wang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:795
  39. Today, public health research on later life, including the literature on aging with multiple sclerosis, is often centered on aging as a biological phenomenon. By applying a participatory narrative approach, th...

    Authors: Sofie Olsgaard Bergien, Lasse Skovgaard and Maria Kristiansen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:794
  40. This study examined how living alone and loneliness associate with all-cause mortality in older men and women.

    Authors: Masuma Novak, Margda Waern, Lena Johansson, Anna Zettergren, Lina Ryden, Hanna Wetterberg, Therese Rydberg Sterner, Madeleine Mellqvist Fässberg, Pia Gudmundsson and Ingmar Skoog
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:793
  41. To develop and validate a prediction tool, or nomogram, for the risk of a decline in cognitive performance based on the interRAI Cognitive Performance Scale (CPS).

    Authors: Dawn M. Guthrie, Nicole Williams, Hannah M. O’Rourke, Joseph B. Orange, Natalie Phillips, M. Kathleen Pichora-Fuller, Marie Y. Savundranayagam and Rinku Sutradhar
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:792
  42. Sleep quality is one of the most important factors to improve the quality of life in older adults and physical and mental health plays an essential role in better sleep quality. This study aimed to determine t...

    Authors: Zahra Salehi, Hajar Pasha, Seyed Reza Hosseini, Farzan Kheirkhah and Ali Bijani
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:791
  43. Diabetes has become a prominent global public health problem, which is an important cause of death, disease burden, and medical and health economic burden.

    Authors: Lanlan Zhao, Fuqin Xu, Xin Zheng, Ziwen Xu, Benjamin Osten, Kai Ji, Shuo Ding, Guoqing Liu, Shufan Yang and Ren Chen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:790
  44. The prevalence of obesity, hypertension and diabetes is increasing. Hypertension and diabetes are common complications. Additionally, obesity and hypertension–diabetes comorbidity (HDC) are both closely relate...

    Authors: Haojie Li, Zhan Shi, Xuejiao Chen, Junjie Wang, Jiacheng Ding, Shuoji Geng, Xinyuan Sheng and Songhe Shi
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:789

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