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Nutritional determinants of frailty in older adults: a systematic review
(BioMed Central, 2017-05-15)
[Abstract] Background. Frailty is a geriatric syndrome that affects multiple domains of human functioning. A variety of problems contributes to the development of this syndrome; poor nutritional status is an important ...
Caregiver's distress related to the patient's neuropsychiatric symptoms as a function of the care-setting
[Abstract] Prevalence of neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) and correlation between its intensity and caregiver distress were evaluated as a function of the care-setting in a cross-sectional study including 72 patient-caregiver ...
Comparing the effects of multisensory stimulation and individualized music sessions on elderly people with severe dementia: a randomized controlled trial
(IOS Press, 2016-04-26)
[Abstract] The objective of this study was to compare the effects of a multisensory stimulation environment (MSSE) and individualized music sessions on agitation, emotional and cognitive status, and dementia severity in a ...
Preserved suppression of salient irrelevant stimuli during visual search in age-associated memory impairment
[Abstract] Previous studies have suggested that older adults with age-associated memory impairment (AAMI) may show a significant decline in attentional resource capacity and inhibitory processes in addition to memory ...
Multisensory stimulation and individualized music sessions on older adults with severe dementia: effects on mood, behavior, and biomedical parameters
(IOS Press, 2018)
[Abstract] Background:Multisensory stimulation and individualized music have shown to be good in handling the psychological and behavioral symptoms in people with severe dementia. Objective:Explore the effects of two ...
Optimal nonpharmacological management of agitation in Alzheimer’s disease: challenges and solutions
(Dove Press, 2016-02-22)
[Abstract] Many patients with Alzheimer’s disease will develop agitation at later stages of the disease, which constitutes one of the most challenging and distressing aspects of dementia. Recently, nonpharmacological ...
Social factors and quality of life aspects on frailty syndrome in community-dwelling older adults: the VERISAÚDE study
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-07)
[Abstract] Background. Frailty is a multidimensional clinical geriatric syndrome that may be reversed in its early stages. Most studies have paid attention to its physical or phenotypic boundaries, however, little is ...
Calidad de vida y aspectos sociales como determinantes de fragilidad