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Family meetings for older adults in intermediate care settings: the impact of patient cognitive impairment and other characteristics on shared decision making
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2013-05-20)
BACKGROUND: Clinicians, older adults and caregivers frequently meet to make decisions around treatment and lifestyle during an acute hospital admission. Patient age, psychological status and health locus of control (HLC) ...
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 ...