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  1. Content type: Research article

    Integrated neighborhood approaches (INAs) are increasingly advocated to reinforce formal and informal community networks and support community-dwelling older people. They aim to augment older people’s self-man...

    Authors: Hanna M. van Dijk, Jane M. Cramm, Erwin Birnie and Anna P. Nieboer

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:450

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    Hip fracture precedes death in 12–37 % of elderly people. Identification of high risk patients may contribute to target those in whom optimal management, resource allocation and trials efficiency are needed. T...

    Authors: Patrice Forget, Philippe Dillien, Harald Engel, Olivier Cornu, Marc De Kock and Jean Cyr Yombi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:284

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    The relevance of early decision making will rise with increasing availability of early detection of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) using brain imaging or biomarkers.

    Authors: Katharina Bronner, Robert Perneczky, Rose McCabe, Alexander Kurz and Johannes Hamann

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:149

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    In Japan, the care burden for elderly requiring care is a serious social issue due to increasing life expectancy and the resulting need for long-term care. We qualitatively described how caregivers dealt with ...

    Authors: Kazue Sakakibara, Mai Kabayama and Mikiko Ito

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:827

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    Whilst the past decade has seen a growing emphasis placed upon ensuring dignity in the care of older people this policy objective is not being consistently achieved and there appears a gap between policy and p...

    Authors: Deborah Kinnear, Christina Victor and Veronika Williams

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:826

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    The current state of eye diseases and treatments in the elderly as well as the relationships between dementia and systemic diseases remain unclear. Therefore, this study evaluated the prevalence of eye diseas...

    Authors: Hideki Fukuoka, Masahiro Nagaya and Kenji Toba

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:619

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    Falls continue to be a problem for older people in long-term care (LTC) and retirement home (RH) settings and are associated with significant morbidity and health care use. Fall-risk increasing drugs (FRIDs) a...

    Authors: Carlos Rojas-Fernandez, Farzan Dadfar, Andrea Wong and Susan G. Brown

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:568

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    To promote home death, it is necessary to clarify the institutional barriers to conducting end-of-life (EOL) care and consider strategies to deal with this process. This study aims to clarify institution-relat...

    Authors: Ayumi Igarashi, Takeshi Kurinobu, Ayako Ko, Yuko Okamoto, Shino Matsuura, Mei Feng and Noriko Yamamoto-Mitani

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:434

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    Non-pharmacological interventions are guideline-recommended as initial treatment for people with dementia in nursing homes. In Germany, there is no instrument available to collect standardized data on the appl...

    Authors: Rebecca Palm, Kerstin Köhler, Sabine Bartholomeyczik and Bernhard Holle

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:950

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    Intermediate care is intended to reduce hospital admissions and facilitate early discharge. In Norway, a model was developed with transfer to intermediate care shortly after hospital admission. Efficacy and sa...

    Authors: Jo Kåre Herfjord, Torhild Heggestad, Håkon Ersland and Anette Hylen Ranhoff

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:889

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    During our whole life span, factors influencing health and functioning are accumulated. In chronic kidney disease, quality of life is adversely affected. We hypothesized that biomarkers of renal function could...

    Authors: Lovisa A Olsson, Nils-Olof Hagnelius and Torbjörn K Nilsson

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:647

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    Demographic development is accompanied by an increasingly aging society. Concerning medical education, the treatment of older people as well as the scientific research and exploration of ageing aspects in the ...

    Authors: Christoph HR Wiese, Kirstin Fragemann, Peter C Keil, Anika C Bundscherer, Nicole Lindenberg, Christoph L Lassen, Klara Markowski, Bernhard M Graf and Benedikt Trabold

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:472

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