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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-05-19T19:37:13-0400
This study evaluates if a multi-component intervention, respecting the characteristics of frail older person and increasing intensity and challenge of exercises according to frail older pe...
Objective To perform a prospective, controlled and randomized evaluation of the effectiveness of Mobile Geriatric Teams (MGT). Method Community-dwelling, frail elderly people were randomi...
GERICO is a randomized, controlled prospective trial. The aim is to investigate if frail, elderly patients with stage II-IV colorectal cancer, will profit from full comprehensive geriatric...
Use of remote coaching and walking plan prior to surgery will improve stamina and mobility in frail older adult surgical patients after surgery.
The pre-frail elderly are a population more vulnerable to diminished functionality and future disabilities. Thus, interventions focused on the prevention of sarcopenia are indicated to pre...
The preoperative phase is a potential window of opportunity. Although frail elderly patients are known to be more prone to postoperative complications, they are often not considered capable of accompl...
China has the world's largest elderly population and an increasing number of empty-nest elderly. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the Self-Mutual-Group model on social sup...
The growth of elderly population is among the most important issues in the world, and religious interventions can help them to keep their health. For this reason, this study was conducted with the aim...
Acute coronary syndromes have been classified according to the finding of ST-segment elevation on the presenting ECG, with different treatment strategies and practice guidelines. However, a comparativ...
The incidence of vitamin D deficiency is high globally, and vitamin D supplementation draws particular attention. The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of stratified vitamin D sup...
Older adults or aged individuals who are lacking in general strength and are unusually susceptible to disease or to other infirmity.
A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.
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.
A study that compares a group of participants receiving an intervention with a similar group from the past who did not.
A study that uses observations at multiple time points before and after an intervention (the "interruption"), in an attempt to detect whether the intervention has had an effect significantly greater than any underlying trend over time.