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SR | Barriers and facilitators to deprescribing of cardiovascular medications

27 Jan, 2023 | 12:09h | UTC

Barriers and facilitators to deprescribing of cardiovascular medications: a systematic review – BMJ Open

Related:

Facing the challenge of polypharmacy when prescribing for older people with cardiovascular disease. A review by the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy – European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

Deprescribing in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Multimorbidity in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease – American College of Cardiology, Latest in Cardiology

 


SR | Oral nutritional interventions in frail older people who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:25h | UTC

Oral nutritional interventions in frail older people who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition: a systematic review – Health Technology Assessment

 


M-A | Effectiveness of outpatient geriatric rehabilitation after inpatient geriatric rehabilitation or hospitalization

15 Jan, 2023 | 19:48h | UTC

Effectiveness of outpatient geriatric rehabilitation after inpatient geriatric rehabilitation or hospitalisation: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Age and Ageing

 


Development of telehealth principles and guidelines for older adults: a modified Delphi approach

13 Jan, 2023 | 13:32h | UTC

Development of telehealth principles and guidelines for older adults: A modified Delphi approach – Journal of the American Geriatric Society

 


SR | Non‐pharmacological interventions for sleep disturbances in people with dementia

13 Jan, 2023 | 13:19h | UTC

Non‐pharmacological interventions for sleep disturbances in people with dementia – Cochrane Library

Summary: Non-medicine interventions for sleep problems in dementia – Cochrane Library

 


Cancer care for people with dementia: literature overview and recommendations for practice and research

11 Jan, 2023 | 14:14h | UTC

Cancer care for people with dementia: Literature overview and recommendations for practice and research – CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

 


Podcast | Delirium in the hospital

11 Jan, 2023 | 14:12h | UTC

#375 Delirium in the Hospital featuring Dr. Esther Oh – The Curbsiders

 


Review | Predictors of early heart failure rehospitalization among older adults with preserved and reduced ejection fraction

11 Jan, 2023 | 13:58h | UTC

Predictors of early heart failure rehospitalization among older adults with preserved and reduced ejection fraction: A review and derivation of a conceptual model – Heart & Lung

 


Updated Guidance | Acute, periprocedural and long-term antithrombotic therapy in older adults.

16 Dec, 2022 | 13:51h | UTC

Acute, periprocedural and long-term antithrombotic therapy in older adults: 2022 Update by the ESC Working Group on Thrombosis – European Heart Journal

Commentary: Antithrombotic Therapy in Older Adults: Key Points – American College of Cardiology

 


RCT | Mindfulness training and exercise did not improve cognitive function in older adults.

15 Dec, 2022 | 13:48h | UTC

Effects of Mindfulness Training and Exercise on Cognitive Function in Older Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

See also: Visual Abstract

News Release: Exercise, mindfulness don’t appear to boost cognitive function in older adults – Washington University School of Medicine

 


Review | Management of psychiatric and cognitive complications in Parkinson’s disease.

15 Dec, 2022 | 13:39h | UTC

Management of psychiatric and cognitive complications in Parkinson’s disease – The BMJ

 


RCT | Medication optimization vs. cognitive behavioral therapy in patients with chronic low back pain.

14 Dec, 2022 | 14:58h | UTC

Effect of Medication Optimization vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Among US Veterans With Chronic Low Back Pain Receiving Long-term Opioid Therapy: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Policy Statement | Palliative care early in the care continuum among patients with serious respiratory illness.

7 Dec, 2022 | 14:22h | UTC

Palliative Care Early in the Care Continuum among Patients with Serious Respiratory Illness: An Official ATS/AAHPM/HPNA/SWHPN Policy Statement – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Lecanemab slows cognitive decline in early Alzheimer’s disease but raises safety concerns.

2 Dec, 2022 | 14:40h | UTC

Lecanemab in Early Alzheimer’s Disease – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries:

Heralded Alzheimer’s drug works — but safety concerns loom – Nature

Lecanemab and Alzheimer’s: More Data – Science

Expert reaction to phase 3 trial results of lecanemab for early Alzheimer’s disease – Science Media Centre

Alzheimer’s Drug is Hailed Amid Safety Concerns – Health Policy Watch

Related: Second death linked to potential antibody treatment for Alzheimer’s disease – Science

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Risk of hypovolemia associated with sodium–glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors treatment.

2 Dec, 2022 | 14:31h | UTC

Risk of hypovolemia associated with sodium–glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors treatment: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

 


M-A | Association between the FRAIL Scale and postoperative complications in older surgical patients.

2 Dec, 2022 | 14:21h | UTC

Association Between the FRAIL Scale and Postoperative Complications in Older Surgical Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Anesthesia & Analgesia

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Brief Review | Tailoring treatments to older people in intensive care. A way forward.

29 Nov, 2022 | 13:51h | UTC

Tailoring treatments to older people in intensive care. A way forward – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Clinical practice guidelines on palliative sedation around the world: a systematic review.

29 Nov, 2022 | 13:43h | UTC

Clinical Practice Guidelines on Palliative Sedation Around the World: A Systematic Review – Journal of Palliative Care

 


M-A | Effectiveness of home-based exercise delivered by digital health in older adults.

27 Nov, 2022 | 22:20h | UTC

Effectiveness of home-based exercise delivered by digital health in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Age and Ageing

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Evidence Analysis | Recognizing and managing frailty in older adults.

27 Nov, 2022 | 22:09h | UTC

Recognising and managing frailty in older adults – Cochrane Library

 


M-A | Cardioprotective effects of influenza vaccination in patients with high risk of cardiovascular disease.

25 Nov, 2022 | 12:47h | UTC

Cardioprotective effects of influenza vaccination among patients with established cardiovascular disease or at high cardiovascular risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis – European Journal of Preventive Cardiology (free for a limited period)

Related:

RCT | Influenza vaccine to reduce adverse vascular events in patients with heart failure.

RCT | A double-dose influenza vaccination during hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome did not improve outcomes compared to standard-dose outpatient vaccination.

 


SR | Adjunctive therapies in addition to land‐based exercise therapy for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee.

23 Nov, 2022 | 13:40h | UTC

Adjunctive therapies in addition to land‐based exercise therapy for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Use of CT of the head in patients with acute atraumatic altered mental status.

22 Nov, 2022 | 13:38h | UTC

Use of Computed Tomography of the Head in Patients With Acute Atraumatic Altered Mental Status: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open 

 

Commentary on Twitter 

 


Guardianship | A medicolegal review for clinicians.

22 Nov, 2022 | 13:33h | UTC

Guardianship: A medicolegal review for clinicians – Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 

 


M-A | Burden of respiratory syncytial virus infection in older and high-risk adults in developed countries.

22 Nov, 2022 | 13:05h | UTC

Burden of respiratory syncytial virus infection in older and high-risk adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence from developed countries – European Respiratory Review 

 


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