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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-03-19T21:51:33-0400
Background: Taking into consideration the ongoing inversion of the population pyramid and the limitations and medical conditions, which predispose to episodes of falling among elderly ...
Elderly cancer patients need more help from their relatives and for longer than young adults. Our hypothesis of research is that the needs and resources to help the couple " elderly ...
The present health care situation for the elderly in many countries is insufficient and not designed according to the health care needs of the aged population. In a pragmatic multicenter p...
Purpose: To understand the change in body composition, physical functions and quality of life of elderly residents with sarcopenic obesity in LTC facilities after the implementation of exe...
The economic and social burden of hip fractures is expected to increase dramatically, but financial resources remain limited. This calls for the investigation of innovative new forms of or...
The prevalence of various diseases in the elderly has increased the use of drugs, which is coupled with age-related physiological changes and places the elderly at risk for multiple side effects. The ...
The concept of self-care in the elderly has been frequently associated with autonomy, independence and personal accountability. Self-care practices are a result of individual lifestyles and paths adap...
To examine factors associated with frailty among the young-old elderly (YOE) and old-old elderly (OOE).
Inadequate hydration in the elderly is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. However, few studies have addressed the knowledge of elderly individuals regarding hydration in health and dis...
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.
Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.
The study and implementation of techniques and methods for designing computer systems to perform functions normally associated with human intelligence, such as understanding language, learning, reasoning, problem solving, etc.
The commission charged with evaluating issues and factors which affect the implementation of the PROSPECTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM.
A unit of the National Institutes of Health that seeks to catalyze the generation of innovative methods and technologies that will enhance the development, testing, and implementation of diagnostics and therapeutics across a wide range of human diseases and conditions. The Center was established in 2011.