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  1. Distal transradial access (dTRA) has been suggested to have great advantages over cTRA. However, there is a lack of preliminary data on dTRA in patients undergoing emergency coronary angiography (CAG) or percu...

    Authors: Wenhua Li, Juan Wang, Xiaofang Liang, Qiang Wang, Tao Chen, Yanbin Song, Ganwei Shi, Feng Li, Yong Li, Jianqiang Xiao and Gaojun Cai
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:348
  2. Care workers in nursing homes often perform tasks that are rather related to organizational or management activities than ‘direct patient care’. ‘Indirect care activities’, such as documentation or other admin...

    Authors: Dietmar Ausserhofer, Waltraud Tappeiner, Heike Wieser, Christine Serdaly, Michael Simon, Franziska Zúñiga and Lauriane Favez
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:347
  3. Spinal sarcopenia is a multifactorial disorder associated with atrophy and fatty changes in paraspinal muscles. Interventional studies for spinal sarcopenia are limited. We aimed to evaluate the effectiveness ...

    Authors: Seungcheol Kim, Jinhee Park, Dong Hyun Kim, Jiyu Sun and Sang Yoon Lee
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:346
  4. The older adults of refugee camps might be vulnerable to exhibiting limited functional abilities because of the limited resources available to create a supportive environment for older population in the camps....

    Authors: Afsana Anwar, Uday Narayan Yadav, Md. Nazmul Huda, M. A. Rifat, ARM Mehrab Ali, Probal Kumar Mondal, Abu Ansar Md. Rizwan, Suvasish Das Shuvo and Sabuj Kanti Mistry
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:345
  5. Regular physical activity improves physical health and mental well-being and reduces the risk of falling in older adults. The randomized controlled “Prevention by lay-assisted Outdoor-Walking in the Elderly at Ri...

    Authors: Sabine Weissbach, Anja Rieckert, Christine Kersting, Nina Grede, Norbert Donner-Banzhoff, Andreas Soennichsen, Horst Christian Vollmar, Ina Otte, Pia Weimar and Ulrike Sonja Trampisch
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:343
  6. Early identification of cognitive impairment is an important part of health promotion in aging. However, many older adults do not seek help for cognitive problems until their ability to function independently ...

    Authors: Nikki L. Hill, Emily Bratlee-Whitaker, Heejung Jang, Sakshi Bhargava, Andrea Yevchak Sillner, Justin Do and Jacqueline Mogle
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:342
  7. Under the state of emergency, it has been reported that the amount of physical activity among community-dwelling older adults has decreased significantly due to refraining from going out, and there are strong ...

    Authors: Masakazu Imaoka, Misa Nakamura, Fumie Tasaki, Takao Inoue, Junya Orui, Ryota Imai, Mitsumasa Hida, Hidetoshi Nakao and Masatoshi Takeda
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:341
  8. This study systematically reviewed injury death and causes in the elderly population in China from 2000 to 2020, to prevent or reduce the occurrence of injuries and death.

    Authors: Shan-lan Yang, Lang-lang Zhang, Xiang Zhu, Jia-xin Tu, He-lang Huang, Chao Yu and Lei Wu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:340
  9. This study aimed to explore the association between adherence of collaborative care model and short-term deterioration of BPSD after controlling patient and caregiver factors.

    Authors: Yu-Hsuan Hung, Wen-Fu Wang, Ming-Che Chang and Kai-Ming Jhang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:339
  10. When there are safety concerns, healthcare professionals (HCPs) may disregard older adults’ wishes to return or remain at home. A paradigm shift is needed for HCPs to move from labelling older adults as living...

    Authors: Heather MacLeod, Nathalie Veillette, Jennifer Klein, Nathalie Delli-Colli, Mary Egan, Dominique Giroux, Marie-Jeanne Kergoat, Shaen Gingrich and Véronique Provencher
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:338
  11. Although physical performance tests of the lower extremities are used to assess sarcopenia and frailty, little is known about the mechanisms by which the parameters of ground reaction force (GRF) measured duri...

    Authors: Yuji Murao, Joji Ishikawa, Yoshiaki Tamura, Fumino Kobayashi, Ai Iizuka, Ayumi Toba, Kazumasa Harada and Atsushi Araki
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:337
  12. A significant increase in the older adult population in Japan will significantly increase healthcare costs. This study aimed to examine the risk factors contributing to robustness transitioning to frailty in o...

    Authors: Norio Imai, Takuya Yoda, Yoji Horigome, Reiko Murakami, Masashi Wakasugi, Toshihide Fujii, Masayuki Ohashi and Hiroyuki Kawashima
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:336
  13. Activity limitations and participation restrictions were observed in patients with diabetes, which may impact their quality of life. Environmental factors such as seasonal effects, resources and perceived stre...

    Authors: Li Ai Tai, Le Yu Tsai and Yi Chen Chiu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:335
  14. A link between sarcopenia and cognitive function has been proposed and is supported by several investigations. Nevertheless, the sex-linked relationship between these two diseases has been scarcely investigate...

    Authors: Hyo-jung Lee, Ju-Young Choi, Dongui Hong, Donghoon Kim, Jin-Young Min and Kyoung-Bok Min
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:332
  15. Disturbed sleep among people living with dementia in nursing homes is widespread and is associated with diseases and all-cause mortality. This study examined the sleep of people living with dementia from their...

    Authors: Jonas Dörner, Johann-Moritz Hüsken, Kathrin Schmüdderich, Claudia Dinand, Martin N. Dichter and Margareta Halek
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:331
  16. This study investigated the association between quantitative and qualitative protein intake and grip strength (GS) in the South Korean population to explore nutritional management for the prevention of sarcope...

    Authors: Mi‑Hyun Kim, Mi‑Kyeong Choi and Yun‑Jung Bae
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:330
  17. Cognitive impairment is a critical aspect of our aging society. Yet, it receives inadequate intervention due to delayed or missed detection. Dual-task gait analysis is currently considered a solution to improv...

    Authors: Vânia Guimarães, Inês Sousa, Eling D. de Bruin, Joana Pais and Miguel Velhote Correia
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:329
  18. Although slow gait speed is an established risk factor for falls, few studies have evaluated change in gait speed as a predictor of falls or considered variability in effects by cognitive status. Change in gai...

    Authors: Claire E. Adam, Annette L. Fitzpatrick, Cindy S. Leary, Anjum Hajat, Sindana D. Ilango, Christina Park, Elizabeth A. Phelan and Erin O. Semmens
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:328
  19. Ghana’s growing older adult population raises critical questions regarding healthcare for these older adults. At the same time, food insecurity is high among older adults in Ghana. This underscores the need to...

    Authors: Joseph Asumah Braimah, Williams Agyemang-Duah, Daniel Amoak, Yujiro Sano, Roger Antabe and Ebenezer Dassah
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:327
  20. Older adults are more likely to experience loneliness than younger people. Moreover, greater loneliness in older adults is associated with poor mental health and increased risk of cardiovascular disease and mo...

    Authors: Sachiko Mizuta, Kazuaki Uchida, Ryuichi Sawa, Junya Nakamura, Haruhi Encho, Toshihiro Akisue and Rei Ono
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:326
  21. World Health Organization (WHO) has defined healthy ageing by highlighting five functional ability domains to (meet basic needs, make decisions, be mobile, build and maintain relationships, and contribute to s...

    Authors: Ivy Yan Zhao, Mu-Hsing Ho, Stefanos Tyrovolas, Sasha Yuanjie Deng, Jed Montayre and Alex Molassiotis
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:325
  22. Older individuals are often underrepresented in clinical trials. In 2012 only 7% of RCT’s specifically studied older people and their geriatric characteristics were poorly reported. The aim of this review was ...

    Authors: Estelle van Eijk, Yanna M. van der Spek, Floor J. A. van Deudekom, Frederiek van den Bos, Simon P. Mooijaart and Stella Trompet
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:324
  23. Complex level-of-care decisions involve uncertainty in which decisions are beneficial for older patients. Knowledge of physicians’ decision-making during acute situations in older patients’ homes is limited. T...

    Authors: Elin-Sofie Forsgärde, Mattias Rööst, Carina Elmqvist, Bengt Fridlund and Anders Svensson
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:323
  24. The use of creatinine-based glomerular filtration rate (GFR)-estimating equations to evaluate kidney function in elderly individuals does not appear to offer any performance advantages. We therefore aimed to d...

    Authors: Shimin Jiang, Yetong Li, Yuanyuan Jiao, Danyang Zhang, Ying Wang and Wenge Li
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:322
  25. Due to the increasingly aging population in China and the changes in social and family structure, older adults’ care problems are becoming more and more prominent. To meet the home care needs of urban older ad...

    Authors: Caiyun Qi, Yuan Wang, Xiaonan Qi, Yunhe Jiao, Chuanqi Que and Yufei Chen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:320
  26. Aging and an increased fall risk have been demonstrated in hemodialysis patients at home and in a facility. However, studies investigating the cause of falls to prevent fractures in dialysis rooms are scarce. ...

    Authors: Takeo Ishii, Wataru Matsumoto, Yui Hoshino, Yasuhiro Kagawa, Emi Iwasaki, Hiromi Takada, Takashi Honma and Kunio Oyama
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:319
  27. Older people have more comorbidities than younger groups and multimorbidity will increase. Often chronic conditions affect quality of life, functional ability and social participation. Our study aim was to qua...

    Authors: Rebecca Abey-Nesbit, Hamish A Jamieson, Hans Ulrich Bergler, Ngaire Kerse, John W Pickering and Ruth Teh
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:318
  28. The purpose of this analysis was to evaluate the relationship between baseline physical activity levels of older adults and geriatric-relevant health outcomes at 3-year follow-up, and to determine whether base...

    Authors: Andrew Putman, Irmina Klicnik and Shilpa Dogra
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:317
  29. Migrant status with mobility impairment becomes a double burden for health and wellbeing of older adults. This study examined the independent relationships and multitude effects between migrant status, functio...

    Authors: Bittu Mandal, Kalandi Charan Pradhan, Parimala Mohanty and T. Muhammad
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:316
  30. Depression can affect the development of cognitive functions, and there are many people with depressive symptoms and cognitive decline in the aging population. The role of mediators between depressive symptoms...

    Authors: Yu-Chan Hung, Wai-Lam Lao, Chih-Jung Yeh and Meng-Chih Lee
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:315
  31. Surgery and treatment for colorectal cancer (CRC) in the elderly patient increase the risk of developing post-operative complications, losing functional independence, and worsening health-related quality of li...

    Authors: Angela Macías-Valle, Carlos Rodríguez-López, Nicolas María González-Senac, Jennifer Mayordomo-Cava, María Teresa Vidán, María Luisa Cruz-Arnés, Luis Miguel Jiménez-Gómez, Paula Dujovne-Lindenbaum, Maria Elena Pérez-Menéndez, Javier Ortiz-Alonso, Pedro L Valenzuela, Gabriel Rodríguez-Romo and Jose Antonio Serra-Rexach
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:314
  32. Dementia is one of the leading causes of dependency and disability among older people and currently the seventh leading cause of death among all diseases. In recent years, healthcare research in Advance Care P...

    Authors: Annika Tetrault, Maj-Helen Nyback, Lisbeth Fagerström and Heli Vaartio-Rajalin
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:313
  33. The Taiwanese government implemented stringent preventative health measures to curb the spread of COVID-19. However, these measures negatively affected the physical activity behaviors and psychological distres...

    Authors: Wang-Sheng Lin, Chih-Chun Tsai and Po-Jung Pan
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:312
  34. Physical activity (PA) levels might be a simple overall physical function indicator of recovery in acutely hospitalized older adults; however it is unknown which amount and level of PA is associated with recov...

    Authors: Michel Terbraak, Daisy Kolk, Janet L. MacNeil Vroomen, Jos W. R. Twisk, Bianca M. Buurman and Marike van der Schaaf
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:311
  35. Atrial fibrillation is the most common atrial arrhythmia in the perioperative period and is associated with prolonged hospital stay, increased costs, and increased mortality. However, there are few data on the...

    Authors: Mingming Fu, Yaqian Zhang, Yuqi Zhao, Junfei Guo, Zhiyong Hou, Yingze Zhang and Zhiqian Wang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:310
  36. As unplanned Emergency Department (ED) return visits (URVs) are associated with adverse health outcomes in older adults, many EDs have initiated post-discharge interventions to reduce URVs. Unfortunately, most...

    Authors: Merel van Loon-van Gaalen, Ilje E. Voshol, M. Christien van der Linden, Jacobijn Gussekloo and Roos C. van der Mast
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:309
  37. Frailty is associated with poor prognosis in a wide range of illnesses. However, its prognostic implications for older patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) are not adequately addressed.

    Authors: Hongye Zhao, Junlan Tu, Quan She, Min Li, Kai Wang, Weihong Zhao, Peng Huang, Bo Chen and Jianqing Wu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:308
  38. Perturbation-based balance training (PBT) is an emerging intervention shown to improve balance recovery responses and reduce falls in everyday life in older adults. However, perturbation interventions were het...

    Authors: Marissa Gerards, Rik Marcellis, Rachel Senden, Martijn Poeze, Rob de Bie, Kenneth Meijer and Antoine Lenssen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:305
  39. Physical phenotype and the cumulative deficit model are two well-known concepts of frailty. One of the main components of frailty is loss of muscle mass and function, which may also include swallowing muscles,...

    Authors: Merve Güner, Arzu Okyar Baş, Serdar Ceylan, Zeynep Kahyaoğlu, Süheyla Çöteli, Pelin Ünsal, Çağatay Çavuşoğlu, Cemile Özsürekci, Burcu Balam Doğu, Mustafa Cankurtaran and Meltem Gülhan Halil
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:304
  40. Worldwide population is ageing, but little is known regarding risk factors associated with increased mortality in subjectively healthy, community-dwelling older adults. We present the updated results of the lo...

    Authors: Jean-Pierre Gutzwiller, Krisztina Müller-Bolla, Carlo Ferrari, Zeno Stanga, Urs E. Nydegger, Lorenz Risch and Martin Risch
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:303
  41. . Although prior studies have examined the associations between neighborhood characteristics and cognitive health, little is known about whether local food environments, which are critical for individuals’ dai...

    Authors: Jinshil Hyun, Mindy J. Katz, Carol A. Derby, Nelson Roque, Elizabeth Muñoz, Martin J. Sliwinski, Gina S. Lovasi and Richard B. Lipton
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:302
  42. Muscle strength and depression have been identified as independent risk factors for mortality in the elderly population. This study aimed to quantify the association between handgrip strength (HGS) and depress...

    Authors: Fan Zhang, Yaqi Yu, Hui Wang, Ying Zhang, Yan Bai, Liuyan Huang and Huachun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:299
  43. Nursing homes were disproportionally affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Vaccination was considered critical for the normalization of daily live of nursing home residents. The present study investigates the imp...

    Authors: Judith H. J. Urlings, Ramona Backhaus, Hilde Verbeek, Bram de Boer, Raymond T.C.M. Koopmans, Debby L. Gerritsen and Jan P.H. Hamers
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2023 23:298

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