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The value of geriatric assessments The ASCO guideline for Geriatric Oncology recommends submitting older patients with cancer to a geriatric assessment. Although we recognise the importance of awarene...
Identification of geriatric syndromes is important for determining functional age and optimizing care for people with cancer. Based on administration of a geriatric screening tool, we aimed to describ...
International organizations, such as the International Society of Geriatric Oncology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology, recommend integrating comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) into ...
Lithium augmentation (LA) of antidepressants is an effective strategy for treatment-resistant depression (TRD). Nevertheless, it is rarely used in geriatric patients. The purpose of this study was to ...
The aim of this systematic review is to summarise all available data on the use of the G8 screening tool in geriatric oncology, focusing on the diagnostic accuracy of the G8 to predict the presence of...
The purpose of this study is to find out if it is possible to use the automated geriatric co-management program to manage the participants care before, during and after surgery.
Fatigue is a troublesome symptom for breast cancer patients, which might be mitigated with exercise. Cancer patients often prefer their oncologist recommend an exercise program, yet a reco...
The primary objective of this study is to develop a typology of patients referred to the Geriatric Multidisciplinary Meeting (GMM) according to their demographic and clinical profile. ...
Identifying the frail elderly patients or those at risk of becoming frail has become a cornerstone of modern geriatric medicine. Many instruments have been developed to identify fragility ...
In this study, the investigators attempt to determine the frequency of dermatologic diseases in geriatric patients, and search for seasonal, age-related, gender-related and socio- demograp...
Restoration of functions to the maximum degree possible in a person or persons suffering from a CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE. It also includes cardiac conditioning and SECONDARY PREVENTION in patients with elevated cardiovascular risk profile.
Interference with the FREEDOM or PERSONAL AUTONOMY of another person, with justifications referring to the promotion of the person's good or the prevention of harm to the person. (from Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy, 1995); more generally, not allowing a person to make decisions on his or her own behalf.
A person authorized to decide or act for another person, for example, a person having durable power of attorney.
Self-directing freedom and especially moral independence. An ethical principle holds that the autonomy of persons ought to be respected. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
An infection of the SMALL INTESTINE caused by the flagellated protozoan GIARDIA LAMBLIA. It is spread via contaminated food and water and by direct person-to-person contact.
Multiple Sclerosis MS
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common disabling neurological condition affecting 100,000 young adults in the UK. The condition results from autoimmune damage to myelin, causing interference in nerve signaling. Symptoms experienced depend on the pa...
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...