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The purpose of this study is to develop and validate a prediction model to identify older adults at risk for potentially avoidable hospitalizations (PAHs) using variables readily available in routinely collected health administrative data.
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Current evidence suggests that gout is independently associated with a higher risk of myocardial infarction (MI), but data in older adults at the highest risk of MI are lacking. Our objective was to e...
Inter-hospital transfers for consultation are common and costly in the USA. Our objective was to evaluate the inter-hospital transfers between the emergency departments (ED) for a gynaecology consulta...
Older adults with depression are at increased risk of Alzheimer's dementia, but predictors of increased risk remain incompletely understood. We aim to identify characteristics of older adults with dep...
As the number of older adults increases, so does the number of frail older adults. Although anthropometry has been widely used as a way to stratify the overall mortality risk of a person, the signific...
Implementation of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents reflected recognition of the adverse impacts of exces...
Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations (Pah) Are Studied As An Indirect Measure Of Access To Primary Care And Of The Interface Between Primary And Secondary Care. A Previous Work Unveils C...
From 10% to 30% of patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) are readmitted within 30 days of discharge. These readmissions have negative consequences for the patients ...
Malnutrition, risk of falls and medication incidents are commonly faced by the older adults. This study aimed to provide health education to community-dwelling older adults and to assess t...
The over-65 population is not only increasing at an alarming rate, but because six out of 10 will be managing more than one chronic condition by 2030, they will make up a much greater prop...
The investigators want to determine if the benefits of weight loss outweigh the potential risk in a group of older adults. The investigators will test the hypothesis that changes in diet ...
Community centers for older adults and providers of resources for the community. In addition to providing services and activities for older adults that reflect the community's diversity, they link participants with resources offered by other agencies.
Older adults or aged individuals who are lacking in general strength and are unusually susceptible to disease or to other infirmity.
Nutritional physiology of adults aged 65 years of age and older.
Degenerative changes in the RETINA usually of older adults which results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the MACULA LUTEA) because of damage to the retina. It occurs in dry and wet forms.
Prospective risk assessment tool aimed at identifying potential risks and their impact in healthcare settings.