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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 ...
“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 ...
Appendicular skeletal muscle in hospitalised hip-fracture patients: development and cross-validation of anthropometric prediction equations against dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
(Oxford University Press on behalf of the British Geriatrics Society, 2014-07-21)
Background: accurate and practical assessment methods for assessing appendicular skeletal muscle (ASM) is of clinical importance for the diagnosis of geriatric syndromes associated with skeletal muscle wasting. Objectives: ...
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 ...