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JAMDA
March 15, 2015
Several studies have highlighted a link between vascular alterations and cognitive decline. The PARTAGE study showed that arterial stiffness as evaluated by carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity (cfPWV) was associated with a more pronounced cognitive...
JAMDA
March 11, 2015
The objective of this study was to examine whether the capacity of an age-related deficit accumulation index (the so-called Frailty Index [FI] proposed by Rockwood) to predict mortality in a nursing home population.
JAMDA
March 11, 2015
Postprandial hypotension (PPH) occurs frequently in older individuals with disease and/or living in residential care, but its prevalence in “healthy” older individuals has not been evaluated in large cohorts. PPH is associated with substantial...
JAMDA
March 11, 2015
To determine whether the number of attending general practitioners (GPs) in nursing homes and other facility characteristics are associated with inappropriate neuroleptic prescribing.
JAMDA
March 2, 2015
Poor cognitive function is associated with negative consequences across settings of care, but research instruments are arduous for routine clinical implementation. This study examined the association between impaired arousal, as measured using an...
JAMDA
February 28, 2015
Late-life depression and physical frailty are supposed to be reciprocally associated, however, longitudinal studies are lacking.
JAMDA
February 28, 2015
Both major depression and bipolar disorder are associated with an increased risk of developing dementia. However, the differential risk of dementia between major depression and bipolar disorder is rarely investigated.
JAMDA
February 28, 2015
Pressure ulcers (PUs) are more frequent in older patients, and the healing process is usually challenging. Nonpharmacologic interventions may play a role in the treatment of older people with PUs, but most systematic reviews (SRs) have not addressed...
JAMDA
February 23, 2015
Burdensome symptoms frequently develop as part of the dementia trajectory and influence quality of life. We explore the course of symptoms and their treatment during nursing home stay to help target adequate symptom management.
JAMDA
February 21, 2015
We read with interest the results of the Study of Mental and Resistance Training (SMART)1 comparing 2 interventions: progressive resistance training (PRT) and cognitive training (CT), either in isolation or combination, in patients with mild...