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Evaluate the association between contextual income and the incidence of disability in basic and instrumental activities of daily living.
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Name: Revista de saude publica
As the factors that link education level with incident functional disability in elderly Japanese have never been investigated, the present study investigated this issue in an elderly Japanese populati...
To investigate the disability status and its epidemiological characteristics in the elderly in urban and rural communities in China. The participants were from the project of Prevention and Intervent...
Although potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) is associated with risk of harm due to adverse effects, it is frequently prescribed for elderly patients. The aim of this qualitative multi-center s...
To examine personal and environmental contextual factors as mediators of functional disability on quality of life (QOL) in a sample of individuals with serious mental illness (SMI).
The benefits of initiating statins in the elderly remains debated. We evaluated the effects of initiating statins in the elderly, according to cardiovascular risk.
This cohort study will establish the urban elderly cohort, measure both physical and functional parameters, find the risk factors for aging, and validate the role of strength training for ...
Preventing contextual errors requires heightening clinician responsiveness to clues that there are contextual factors during the clinical encounter, in real time. These clues, termed conte...
The number of elderly has been increasing in recent decades. Current studies focused on the risk factors of poor physical performance, poor daily activity performance, and even disability ...
Objectives: To assess the efficacy of an intervention program targeted to the elderly with recent-onset disability of musculoskeletal origin (DIMS), and to perform its economic evaluation.
Chronic low back pain is potentially disabling for the elderly, and physical exercises are considered the best treatment for this problem. The Pilates method has been proven effective in t...
Variation in health status arising from different causal factors to which each birth cohort in a population is exposed as environment and society change.
Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.
Determination of the degree of a physical, mental, or emotional handicap. The diagnosis is applied to legal qualification for benefits and income under disability insurance and to eligibility for Social Security and workmen's compensation benefits.
The physician's inability to practice medicine with reasonable skill and safety to the patient due to the physician's disability. Common causes include alcohol and drug abuse, mental illness, physical disability, and senility.
Birth defect that results in a partial or complete absence of the CORPUS CALLOSUM. It may be isolated or a part of a syndrome (e.g., AICARDI'S SYNDROME; ACROCALLOSAL SYNDROME; ANDERMANN SYNDROME; and HOLOPROSENCEPHALY). Clinical manifestations include neuromotor skill impairment and INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY of variable severity.