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  1. The oropharyngeal dysphagia is an underestimated symptom with various causes in the geriatric population. Clinical presentation is often insidious and dysphagia symptoms are seldomly mentioned by elderly patie...

    Authors: Ayatallah Raouf Sheikhany, Sahar Saad Shohdi, Azza Adel Aziz, Omnia Abass Abdelkader and Aisha Fawzy ِAbdel Hady
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:981
  2. We aimed to describe the trends in the prevalence, intervention, and control of metabolic syndrome (MetS) among US adults through 1999–2018. Additionally, the influence factors of MetS and its control were fur...

    Authors: Chaojun Yang, Xiaocan Jia, Yuping Wang, Jingwen Fan, Chenyu Zhao, Yongli Yang and Xuezhong Shi
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:979
  3. One in six older adults living in communities experience abuse and neglect. Elder abuse has serious consequences for individuals, families, and society, including mortality, physical and psychological morbidit...

    Authors: Elsie Yan, Louis To, Debby Wan, Xiaojing Xie, Frances Wong and David Shum
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:978
  4. As cognitive functions and, more specifically, executive functions (EF) seem to influence autonomy among the elderly, we investigated the role of each of the five EF sub-components (inhibition, spontaneous fle...

    Authors: Emilie Verreckt, Elise Grimm, Stefan Agrigoroaei, Marie de Saint Hubert, Pierre Philippot, Gérald Cremer and Didier Schoevaerdts
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:976
  5. Although older adults living with dementia (OLWD) are at high risk for falls, few strategies that effectively reduce falls among OLWD have been identified. Dementia care partners (hereinafter referred to as “c...

    Authors: Yuanjin Zhou, Clara Berridge, Nancy R. Hooyman, Tatiana Sadak, Tracy M. Mroz and Elizabeth A. Phelan
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:975
  6. People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are more likely to be hospitalized and initiate antidepressant use compared to people without PD. It is not known if hospitalization increases the risk of antidepressant in...

    Authors: Iida Hämäläinen, Miia Tiihonen, Sirpa Hartikainen and Anna-Maija Tolppanen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:974
  7. Physical activity (PA) is an important risk factor associated with health outcomes. However, the relationship between PA and kidney function decline in older adults remains unclear. We examined the influence o...

    Authors: Hyunsuk Kim, Mun Jung Ko, Chi-Yeon Lim, Eunjin Bae, Young Youl Hyun, Sungjin Chung, Soon Hyo Kwon, Jang-Hee Cho, Kyung Don Yoo, Woo Yeong Park, In O Sun, Byung Chul Yu, Gang-Jee Ko, Jae Won Yang, Won Min Hwang, Sang Heon Song…
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:973
  8. With an increase in the aging population, the number of older adults who require long-term care (LTC) is growing, enhancing drug-related issues. The reduced capacity of LTC users to precisely utilize medical s...

    Authors: Suhyun Jang, Hee-Jin Kang, Yeji Kim and Sunmee Jang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:972
  9. Abdominal obesity (AO) has been regarded as the most dangerous type of obesity. The Conicity-index (C-index) had a high ability to discriminate underlying AO. The purpose of this study was to determine the abi...

    Authors: Anhang Zhang, Yingnan Li, Shouyuan Ma, Qiligeer Bao, Jin Sun, Shuang Cai, Man Li, Yongkang Su, Bokai Cheng, Jing Dong, Yan Zhang, Shuxia Wang and Ping Zhu
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:971
  10. Healthy aging in place is affected by what the neighborhood provides for older adults. The mixed-methods ethnographic study explored the built environmental and contextual effects of urban parks and traditiona...

    Authors: Huso Yi, Shu Tian Ng, Cheng Mun Chang, Cheryl Xue Er Low and Chuen Seng Tan
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:969
  11. Previous studies had reported that insulin resistance (assessed by estimated glucose disposal rate; eGDR) was associated with higher risk of cardiovascular events (CVD) in diabetes patients. The aim of present...

    Authors: Xiao Ren, Minglan Jiang, Longyang Han and Xiaowei Zheng
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:968
  12. Population aging has become an escalating issue in China resulting in increasing healthcare demand. Smart senior care has the potential to help older adults live independently and relieve the pressure of healt...

    Authors: Qiyuan Huang, Ying Li, Xiang Wu, Song Ge, Zhe Qu, Aming Wang and Xianping Tang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:967
  13. As people age, the risk of becoming frail increases, often leading to negative outcomes and less well-being. Within the light of prevention, early detection and guidance to the right care and support is crucia...

    Authors: Eva Dierckx, Daan Duppen, Sylvia Hoens, Lise Switsers, An-Sofie Smetcoren, Liesbeth De Donder and D-SCOPE
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:966
  14. Treating pneumonia in old patients remains challenging for clinicians. Moreover, bacterial antimicrobial resistance is a major public health threat.

    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 2022 22:965
  15. Aging increases the disease burden because of an increase in disease prevalence and mortality among older individuals. This could influence the perception of the social burden of different diseases and treatme...

    Authors: Kunichika Matsumoto, Yosuke Hatakeyama, Kanako Seto, Ryo Onishi, Koki Hirata, Yinghui Wu and Tomonori Hasegawa
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:964
  16. Poor nutrition is a common ongoing problem in long-term residential care, often resulting in reduced quality of life. Previous research has concluded that the content of the meal, dining environment, service s...

    Authors: Megan Davies, Franziska Zúñiga, Hilde Verbeek and Sandra Staudacher
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:963
  17. Housework may provide a sustainable form of physical activity for older adults and improve health and survival outcomes. Longitudinal studies on associations between housework status over time and health outco...

    Authors: Shuen Yee Lee, Ma Shwe Zin Nyunt, Qi Gao, Xinyi Gwee, Denise Qian Ling Chua, Keng Bee Yap, Shiou Liang Wee and Tze Pin Ng
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:962
  18. In low- and middle-income countries, including sub-Saharan Africa little is known about the experiences with caring for people living with dementia. The purpose of this systematic review and narrative synthesi...

    Authors: Purity Mwendwa, Brian Lawlor, Thilo Kroll and Aoife De Brún
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:961
  19. The incidence of dependency is high among the elderly people worldwide and increases with increasing life expectancy. The purpose of this study was to establish from the perspective of resource demand the asso...

    Authors: YiYang Pan, Yuan Chen, PingYu Cui, Nuremaguli Waili and Ying Li
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:960
  20. This study aimed to investigate the associations between loneliness and its components and cognitive function among older Chinese adults living in nursing homes and to test whether depressive symptoms, anxiety...

    Authors: Qingyan Wang, Chang Zan, Fen Jiang, Yoko Shimpuku and Sanmei Chen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:959
  21. Caregivers have faced unprecedented circumstances throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but previous research only minimally addresses the caregivers' burden. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the relatio...

    Authors: Chieh-hsiu Liu, Yi-Jung Chen, Jung-Sheng Chen, Chia-Wei Fan, Meng-Tsang Hsieh, Chung-Ying Lin and Amir H. Pakpour
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:958
  22. Green care farms combine agriculture production with health-related, social and educational services. In the Netherlands, they form an alternative to traditional nursing homes for people with dementia. Green c...

    Authors: Kirsten D. Smit, Sascha R. Bolt, Bram de Boer, Hilde Verbeek and Judith M. M. Meijers
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:956
  23. In Japan’s super-aging society, the number of long-term care service providers is increasing, and the quality of care is a matter of concern. One aspect of the quality of care is the user’s quality of life. Th...

    Authors: Koji Hara, Takayo Nakabe, Masayuki Tanaka and Yuichi Imanaka
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:955
  24. Dehydration is a frequent cause of excess morbidity and poor health outcomes, particularly in older adults who have an increased risk of fluid loss due to renal senescence, comorbidities, and polypharmacy. Det...

    Authors: Saleh Alsanie, Stephen Lim and Stephen A. Wootton
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:954
  25. Evidence suggests that successful assessment and care for frail individuals requires integrated and collaborative care and support across and within settings. Understanding the care and support networks of a f...

    Authors: David Sunkersing, Finbarr C. Martin, Paul Sullivan and Derek Bell
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:953
  26. Composite hemangioendothelioma (CHE) is an intermediate group of tumors with features between hemangioma and angiosarcoma both histologically and biologically. CHE is predominant in young and middle-aged adult...

    Authors: Shunsuke Nakamura, Masashi Uehara, Shota Kobayashi, Hiromasa Hasegawa, Atsushi Tanaka and Jun Takahashi
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:952
  27. Fracture risk assessment is still far from perfect within the geriatric population. The overall aim of this study is to better identify older women at risk for fractures, using a quantitative measure of frailt...

    Authors: Patrik Bartosch and Linnea Malmgren
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:951
  28. Low body mass index (BMI) in older individuals with decreased kidney function is important because of its association with poor prognosis and frailty. Herein, we aimed to clarify the association between BMI an...

    Authors: Akira Okada, Satoko Yamaguchi, Taisuke Jo, Isao Yokota, Sachiko Ono, Kayo Ikeda Kurakawa, Masaomi Nangaku, Toshimasa Yamauchi and Takashi Kadowaki
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:950
  29. In India, the demand for outpatient care is substantially higher than inpatient care among older adults. Therefore, the current study examines the level, patterns, and factors associated with outpatient care use.

    Authors: Margubur Rahaman, Pradip Chouhan, Avijit Roy, Md. Juel Rana and Kailash Chandra Das
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:949
  30. A significant correlation has been discovered between social participation and older adults’ life satisfaction, but the relationships among social participation, psychological resilience, and life satisfaction...

    Authors: Zhiliu Liao, Hanmeng Zhou and Zhifei He
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:948
  31. The development of cognitive impairment may be delayed if its risk factors are identified and detected, if its developmental trend can be predicted, and if early intervention can be performed. This study prima...

    Authors: Hailing Gu, Xinyi Yao, Cong Diao, Min Liu, Weili Kong, Haotian Liu, Yu Zhao and Zhaoli Meng
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:947
  32. In the general population, sensory impairments increase markedly with age in adults over 60 years of age. We estimated the prevalence of hearing loss only (HL), vision loss only (VL), and a combined impairment...

    Authors: Dawn M. Guthrie, Nicole Williams, Atul Jaiswal, Paul Mick, Hannah M. O’Rourke, M. Kathleen Pichora-Fuller, Walter Wittich and Rinku Sutradhar
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:944
  33. Average life expectancies have lengthened across human history. As a result, there is an increased need to care for a greater number of individuals experiencing common age-related declines in health. This has ...

    Authors: Brian B. Boutwell, Chelsey S. Narvey, Jesse J. Helton and Alex R. Piquero
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:943
  34. Previous Chinese studies focused on the prevalence and influential factors of hypertension; however, little is known about their self-care literacy and quality of life among the Bai older adults with hypertens...

    Authors: Mengqi Du, Hongqian Kong, Lingyun Ran, Yuanyuan Ran, Leixao Bai, Yongxue Du, Hongxue Guan, Yong Dong and Ying Zhao
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:942
  35. COVID-19 has affected older persons the most. The propensity to have severe COVID-19 or die of the infection was especially prevalent among older subjects with multimorbidity, frailty and sarcopenia. The aim o...

    Authors: Karolina Piotrowicz, Monika Ryś, Ian Perera, Barbara Gryglewska, Małgorzata Fedyk-Łukasik, Jean-Pierre Michel, Barbara Wizner, Wojciech Sydor, Agnieszka Olszanecka, Tomasz Grodzicki and Jerzy Gąsowski
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:941
  36. To interpret changes of muscle strength in older adults with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), determining the reliability of outcome measures is necessary. Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to investiga...

    Authors: Marcos Paulo Braz de Oliveira, Letícia Bojikian Calixtre, Paula Regina Mendes da Silva Serrão, Tatiana de Oliveira Sato, Anielle Cristhine de Medeiros Takahashi and Larissa Pires de Andrade
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:940
  37. Few studies using rigorous clinical diagnosis have considered whether associations with cognitive decline are potentiated by interactions between genetic and modifiable risk factors. Given the increasing burde...

    Authors: Ajay Kolli, Yunshu Zhou, Grace Chung, Erin B. Ware, Kenneth M. Langa and Joshua R. Ehrlich
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:938
  38. Although frailty is a common geriatric syndrome in old adults, a simple method to assess the degree of frailty in a person has not yet been established. In this study we have tried to establish the association...

    Authors: Ke Ying Xu, Jun Jie Wang, Jing Chen, Xinxiu Zhao, Ling Fang Yuan and Qin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:936
  39. Little is known about frailty in the ambulance setting, or its association with outcomes relevant to ambulance services. We sought to measure frailty in people aged ≥ 50 attended by an ambulance, and describe ...

    Authors: Karl Charlton, David R Sinclair, Barbara Hanratty, Emma Burrow and Daniel Stow
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:935
  40. Physical performance tests are a reflection of health in older adults. The Timed Up and Go test is an easy-to-administer tool measuring physical performance. In older adults undergoing oncologic surgery, an im...

    Authors: Sharon Hendriks, Monique G. Huisman, Frederico Ghignone, Antonio Vigano, Nicola de Liguori Carino, Eriberto Farinella, Roberto Girocchi, Riccardo A. Audisio, Barbara van Munster, Geertruida H. de Bock and Barbara L. van Leeuwen
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:934
  41. Implementation of physical activity strategies in older populations may be influenced by underlying psychosocial and gender-based factors to physical activity. We explored associations between these factors an...

    Authors: Yong Lin Lee, Gina S. Lee, Louis LY Teo, Ru-San Tan, Liang Zhong, Fei Gao and Angela S. Koh
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:933
  42. In view of age-related health concerns and resource vulnerabilities challenging older adults to age in place, upstream health resource interventions can inform older adults about the availability, accessibilit...

    Authors: Betsy Seah, Geir Arild Espnes, Wee Tin Hong and Wenru Wang
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:932
  43. Functional disability is a major health issue in an aging population. Low back pain (LBP) is a common health concern that can lead to functional disability in the elderly; nonetheless, their association has no...

    Authors: Yutaka Yabe, Yoshihiro Hagiwara, Yumi Sugawara and Ichiro Tsuji
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2022 22:930

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