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“Just another piece of paperwork”: perceptions of clinicians on delirium screening following hip fracture repair elicited in focus groups
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-10-15)
Background: Delirium is a complex clinical syndrome characterized by disturbed consciousness, cognitive function, or perception and associated with serious adverse outcomes such as death, dementia, and the need for long-term ...
Effectiveness of multicomponent interventions on incidence of delirium in hospitalized older patients with hip fracture: a systematic review
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-01-03)
Delirium is the most frequent complication among the hospitalized elderly with hip fracture. Although, delirium is associated with longer hospital stay, higher mortality rates, worse functional outcomes, and higher ...
Clinical practice guidelines for dementia in Australia
(Australasian Medical Publishing Company, 2016-03-14)
About 9% of Australians aged 65 years and over have a diagnosis of dementia. Clinical practice guidelines aim to enhance research translation by synthesising recent evidence for health and aged care professionals. New ...
An Empirical Comparison of the EQ-5D-5L, DEMQOL-U and DEMQOL-Proxy-U in a Post-Hospitalisation Population of Frail Older People Living in Residential Aged Care
Objective: To empirically compare the measurement properties of the DEMQOL-U and DEMQOL-Proxy-U instruments to the EQ-5D-5L and its proxy version (CEQ-5D-5L) in a population of frail older people living in residential aged ...