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Development and relative validity of a new field instrument for detection of geriatric cachexia: preliminary analysis in hip fracture patients
Geriatric cachexia is distinct from other age-related muscle wasting syndromes; however, detection and therefore treatment is challenging without the availability of valid instruments suitable for application in the clinical ...
A critical review of the long-term disability outcomes following hip fracture
(BioMed Central, 2016)
Background: Hip fractures are an increasingly common consequence of falls in older people that are associated with a high risk of death and reduced function. This review aims to quantify the impact of hip fracture on ...
Investigating consumers' and informal carers' views and preferences for consumer directed care: A discrete choice experiment
Consumer directed care (CDC) is currently being embraced internationally as a means to promote autonomy and choice for consumers (people aged 65 and over) receiving community aged care services (CACSs). CDC involves giving ...
Anabolic steroids for rehabilitation after hip fracture in older people
(Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2014-10-06)
Background Hip fracture occurs predominantly in older people, many of whom are frail and undernourished. After hip fracture surgery and rehabilitation, most patients experience a decline in mobility and function. Anabolic ...