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USPSTF Draft Statement | Screening for depression is recommended in the adult population.

23 Sep, 2022 | 13:16h | UTC

Screening for Depression and Suicide Risk in Adults – U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

 


M-A of randomized trials | Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of oral nutritional supplements in frail older people who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition.

20 Sep, 2022 | 13:24h | UTC

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of oral nutritional supplements in frail older people who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Health Longevity

Invited Commentary: Do oral nutritional supplements effectively reduce malnutrition or its adverse outcomes in older people with frailty? – The Lancet Health Longevity

 


RCT | Effects of cocoa extract and a multivitamin on cognitive function.

15 Sep, 2022 | 13:14h | UTC

Effects of cocoa extract and a multivitamin on cognitive function: A randomized clinical trial – Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Commentary: Daily multivitamins improved the brain function of seniors in a trial — but plenty of questions remain – STAT

 


Study | Vitamin D3 and omega-3 fatty acids not helpful in reducing the risk of frailty.

14 Sep, 2022 | 13:20h | UTC

News Release: Vitamin D3 and omega-3 fatty acids not helpful in reducing risk of frailty – Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Original Study: Effect of Vitamin D3 and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation on Risk of Frailty: An Ancillary Study of a Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

Invited Commentary: There Is No Magic Pill to Prevent Frailty—You Still Have to Eat Your Vegetables – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Dementia: evidence, experience and resources.

13 Sep, 2022 | 13:20h | UTC

Dementia: evidence, experience and resources – Evidently Cochrane

 


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

13 Sep, 2022 | 13:19h | UTC

Influenza vaccination strategy in acute coronary syndromes: the VIP-ACS trial – European Heart Journal

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | Diagnosis and treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes.

7 Sep, 2022 | 12:33h | UTC

Diagnosis and Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Audio Clinical Review: Diagnosis and Management of Myelodysplastic Syndromes – JAMA

 


Meta-analysis of observational studies | Leisure activities and the risk of dementia.

1 Sep, 2022 | 11:44h | UTC

Leisure Activities and the Risk of Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Neurology

News Release: Which Leisure Activities Are Linked to Lower Risk of Dementia? – American Academy of Neurology

 


RCT | Remote physician visits are noninferior to in-home physician visits for patients receiving acute hospital-level care at home (home hospital).

31 Aug, 2022 | 11:49h | UTC

Remote vs In-home Physician Visits for Hospital-Level Care at Home: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

Author Interview: Remote vs In-home Physician Visits for Hospital-Level Care at Home – JAMA

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Guideline | Adult- and late-onset male hypogonadism.

31 Aug, 2022 | 11:36h | UTC

Adult- and late-onset male hypogonadism: the clinical practice guidelines of the Italian Society of Andrology and Sexual Medicine (SIAMS) and the Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE) – Journal of Endocrinological Investigation

 


Cohort Study | Association of leisure time physical activity types and risks of all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality among older adults.

31 Aug, 2022 | 11:29h | UTC

Association of Leisure Time Physical Activity Types and Risks of All-Cause, Cardiovascular, and Cancer Mortality Among Older Adults – JAMA Network Open

News Release: Many types of leisure time activities may lower risk of death for older adults – NIH News Releases

Commentaries:

Want to lower your risk of early death? 3 activities are most beneficial, study says – CNN

Any Type of Leisure-Time Physical Activity Tied to Lower Mortality Risk – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review | There is little evidence to guide interventions for preventing and reducing the use of physical restraints on older people in general hospital settings.

29 Aug, 2022 | 12:01h | UTC

Interventions for preventing and reducing the use of physical restraints of older people in general hospital settings – Cochrane Library

 


Update on the management of diabetes in long-term care facilities.

26 Aug, 2022 | 13:23h | UTC

Update on the management of diabetes in long-term care facilities – BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care

 


Scoping review of randomized trials with discontinuation of medicines in older adults.

26 Aug, 2022 | 13:16h | UTC

Scoping Review of Randomized Trials With Discontinuation of Medicines in Older Adults – JAMDA

 


Systematic Review | Anticholinergic burden for prediction of cognitive decline or neuropsychiatric symptoms in older adults with mild cognitive impairment or dementia.

24 Aug, 2022 | 14:10h | UTC

Anticholinergic burden for prediction of cognitive decline or neuropsychiatric symptoms in older adults with mild cognitive impairment or dementia – Cochrane Library

Summary: The impact of cumulative medications with anticholinergic effects on future adverse clinical outcomes in people with dementia – Cochrane Library

Related:

Quantifying Anticholinergic Burden and Sedative Load in Older Adults with Polypharmacy: A Systematic Review of Risk Scales and Models – Drugs & Aging

Commonly-prescribed drugs and dementia: should we be worried? – Evidently Cochrane

Anticholinergic burden (prognostic factor) for prediction of dementia or cognitive decline in older adults with no known cognitive syndrome – Cochrane Library

Anticholinergic drugs and dementia: time for transparency in the face of uncertainty – Cochrane Library

Anticholinergic Drug Exposure and the Risk of Dementia: A Nested Case-Control Study – JAMA Internal Medicine

How well do you know your anticholinergic (antimuscarinic) drugs? – Therapeutics Initiative

Anticholinergic drugs and risk of dementia: case-control study – The BMJ

 


Review | Neurosurgical enhanced recovery after surgery for geriatric patients undergoing elective craniotomy.

22 Aug, 2022 | 12:05h | UTC

Neurosurgical enhanced recovery after surgery ERAS for geriatric patients undergoing elective craniotomy: A review – Medicine

Related:

Complete List of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

Top 100 Most-Cited Articles on Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Bibliometric Analysis and Visualized Study – Frontiers in Surgery

 


Launch of first WHO position paper on optimizing brain health across life.

17 Aug, 2022 | 14:41h | UTC

News Release: Launch of first WHO position paper on optimizing brain health across life – World Health Organization

WHO position paper: Optimizing brain health across the life course – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Talking about dying: better conversations at the end of life.

17 Aug, 2022 | 14:14h | UTC

Talking about dying: better conversations at the end of life – Evidently Cochrane

Original Reviews:

Interventions for interpersonal communication about end of life care between health practitioners and affected people – Cochrane Library

Communicating with patients and families about illness progression and end of life: a review of studies using direct observation of clinical practice – BMC Palliative Care

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Study suggests long covid symptoms affect 1 in 8 patients.

16 Aug, 2022 | 13:52h | UTC

Persistence of somatic symptoms after COVID-19 in the Netherlands: an observational cohort study – The Lancet

News Release: Most reliable estimates to date suggest one in eight COVID-19 patients develop long COVID symptoms – Lancet

Commentaries:

Long COVID symptoms affect 1 in 8 adults, some for 2 years – CIDRAP

Covid-19: One in eight adults develops long covid symptoms, study suggests – The BMJ

 


Probability of males to outlive females: an international comparison from 1751 to 2020.

16 Aug, 2022 | 13:33h | UTC

Probability of males to outlive females: an international comparison from 1751 to 2020 – BMJ Open

News Release: Men have high probability of outliving women, especially if married and degree educated – BMJ Newsroom

 


M-A | Effect of regional anesthesia on postoperative delirium.

16 Aug, 2022 | 13:08h | UTC

Effect of regional anesthesia on the postoperative delirium: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – Frontiers in Surgery

 


The influence of pregnancy, parity, and mode of delivery on urinary incontinence and prolapse surgery – a national register study.

12 Aug, 2022 | 14:36h | UTC

The influence of pregnancy, parity, and mode of delivery on urinary incontinence and prolapse surgery – a national register study – American Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics

 


RCT | In older patients undergoing total intravenous anesthesia, Etomidate is noninferior to Propofol regarding the risk of major postoperative complications.

11 Aug, 2022 | 12:18h | UTC

Effect of Etomidate vs Propofol for Total Intravenous Anesthesia on Major Postoperative Complications in Older Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Trauma care in older people: charting a path from outlier to excellence.

11 Aug, 2022 | 12:16h | UTC

Trauma care in older people: charting a path from outlier to excellence – Age and Ageing

 


Is the contemporary care of older persons with acute coronary syndrome evidence-based?

8 Aug, 2022 | 11:48h | UTC

Is the contemporary care of the older persons with acute coronary syndrome evidence-based? – European Heart Journal Open

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter

 


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