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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-10-21T21:22:40-0400
There is a bimodal distribution to the new onset seizures with one peak occurring in the very young and the second peak occurring in persons over age 65 years. The presentation of seizure...
This is a controlled, open-label, randomized phase- II trial (1:1 randomization) investigating 5-FU + aflibercept and 5-FU + oxaliplatin in elderly and frail elderly patients with mCRC sch...
A randomized trial has been designed to determine if this complex intervention can significantly decrease the risk of unplanned readmissions in this very elderly population, compared with ...
Obesity has become an increasingly prevalent public health problem in the United States, reaching epidemic proportions. According to 2009 CDC epidemiologic data on obesity in the United St...
The main objective of this study is to show MRI functional and structural differences between depressed elderly patients with a history of attempted suicide compared to depressed elderly p...
This study aimed to verify whether the incidence of frailty in elderly individuals is higher among those who are housebound than those who are not. This study found no correlation between elderly peop...
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...
With a rapidly expanding elderly population in the United States, the incidence of pituitary adenomas in elderly will continue to rise. In this study, we aim to evaluate the safety and efficacy of tra...
Elderly patients are being increasingly admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) for mechanical ventilation. Previous studies demonstrated that 20% to 35% of elderly patients were reintubated within ...
The number of elderly individuals with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NV-AF) requiring long-term anticoagulation is rising. The pharmacokinetics of oral anticoagulants in elderly individuals may di...
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 chronic and relatively benign subepidermal blistering disease usually of the elderly and without histopathologic acantholysis.
Older adults or aged individuals who are lacking in general strength and are unusually susceptible to disease or to other infirmity.
A disease of elderly men characterized by large osteophytes that bridge vertebrae and ossification of ligaments and tendon insertions.
Financial assistance for the impoverished elderly through public funding of programs, services, and individual income supplements.