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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 ...
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) ...