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Enfermedad tromboembólica venosa en personas mayores: revisión de la literatura
(Sociedad Española de Enfermería Geriátrica y Geroncológica, 2014-09)
[Resumen] La trombosis venosa profunda y el tromboembolismo pulmonar son dos presentaciones de la misma enfermedad, la enfermedad tromboembólica venosa. Su alta incidencia entre la población anciana junto con numerosos ...
Verbal fluency, naming and verbal comprehension: three aspects of language as predictors of cognitive impairment
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-05-06)
[Abstract] Objectives: To establish the possible relationship among three components of language (verbal fluency, naming and comprehension) and cognitive impairment as well as to determine the usefulness of language ...
The influence of neuroticism and extraversion on the perceived burden of dementia caregivers: an exploratory study
[Abstract] Most studies reflect dementia caregivers usually sustain higher levels of burden compared to other caregivers. However, they do not consider variability within the caregiver, such as personality traits. ...
Laboratory values in a spanish population of older adults: a comparison with reference values from younger adults
[Abstract] Objective: To examine the laboratory indices in a population aged 65 years or more and compare them with the reference values used for young adults. Study design: Distribution patterns of frequently used ...
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 ...
Morbidity and medication consumption among users of home telecare services
[Abstract] Telecare is a healthcare resource based on new technologies that, through the services offered, attempt to help elderly people to continue living in their homes. In this sense, first-generation telecare services ...
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 ...
Spanish translation of the Kihon Checklist (frailty index)
Influence of social support on older adults with cognitive impairment, depressive symptoms, or both coexisting
[Abstract] The influence of social support dimensions (the extent of contact with others, the satisfaction with contacts, and the availability of help if sick or disabled) in elderly people with cognitive impairment (COG), ...