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New horizons in Type 2 myocardial infarction: pathogenesis, assessment and management of an emerging geriatric disease.

26 Oct, 2022 | 14:27h | UTC

New horizons in Type 2 myocardial infarction: pathogenesis, assessment and management of an emerging geriatric disease – Age and Ageing

 


M-A | Non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for anxiety in long-term care.

26 Oct, 2022 | 14:26h | UTC

Non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for anxiety in long-term care: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Age and Ageing

 


Systematic Review | Comprehensive geriatric assessment in perioperative care.

24 Oct, 2022 | 14:07h | UTC

Comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) in perioperative care: a systematic review of a complex intervention – BMJ Open

 


Systematic Review | Antidepressants for hip and knee osteoarthritis.

24 Oct, 2022 | 14:04h | UTC

Antidepressants for hip and knee osteoarthritis – Cochrane Library

 


Cohort Study | Association of hyperopia with incident clinically significant depression.

20 Oct, 2022 | 12:18h | UTC

Association of hyperopia with incident clinically significant depression: epidemiological and genetic evidence in the middle-aged and older population – British Journal of Ophthalmology

Commentary: Older Individuals with Hyperopia More Likely to Develop Incident Depression – HCP Live

 


M-A | Interventions associated with reduced loneliness and social isolation in older adults.

19 Oct, 2022 | 14:22h | UTC

Interventions Associated With Reduced Loneliness and Social Isolation in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open

Related:

Loneliness and health – Nature Reviews Disease Primers (if the link is paywalled, try this one)

AHA Scientific Statement | Effects of objective and perceived social isolation on cardiovascular and brain health.

The prevalence of loneliness across 113 countries: systematic review and meta-analysis – The BMJ

Social Isolation and Loneliness – World Health Organization

Psychological Distress and Loneliness Reported by US Adults in 2018 and April 2020 – JAMA

Social isolation and loneliness as risk factors for myocardial infarction, stroke and mortality: UK Biobank cohort study of 479 054 men and women – Heart

 


Guideline | Sarcopenia: screening, diagnosis, management and prevention.

18 Oct, 2022 | 12:51h | UTC

Singapore Clinical Practice Guidelines For Sarcopenia: Screening, Diagnosis, Management and Prevention – The Journal of Frailty & Aging

Related:

Physical Frailty: ICFSR International Clinical Practice Guidelines for Identification and Management – The journal of nutrition, health & aging

Best practice guidelines for the management of frailty: a British Geriatrics Society, Age UK and Royal College of General Practitioners report – Age and Ageing

 


Systematic Review | Reconstructive surgery for treating pressure ulcers – little evidence to guide recommendations.

18 Oct, 2022 | 12:46h | UTC

Reconstructive surgery for treating pressure ulcers – Cochrane Library

 


Participation of older adults in clinical trials for new drug applications and biologics license applications from 2010-2019.

17 Oct, 2022 | 12:12h | UTC

Participation of Older Adults in Clinical Trials for New Drug Applications and Biologics License Applications From 2010 Through 2019 – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | Facing the challenge of polypharmacy when prescribing for older people with cardiovascular disease.

14 Oct, 2022 | 14:19h | UTC

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

Related:

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

Deprescribing medicines in older people living with multimorbidity and polypharmacy: the TAILOR evidence synthesis – Health Technology Assessment

Antihypertensive Deprescribing in Older Adults: a Practical Guide – Current Hypertension Reports

How-to guide for medication reviews in older adults with cancer: A Young International Society of Geriatric Oncology and Nursing & Allied Health Interest Group initiative – Journal of Geriatric Oncology

Deprescribing in Palliative Cancer Care – Life

Less is More: Deprescribing Medications in Older Adults with Kidney Disease: A Review – Kidney360

Process evaluation of implementation strategies to reduce potentially inappropriate medication prescribing in older population: A scoping review – Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy

AGA Clinical Practice Update on De-Prescribing of Proton Pump Inhibitors: Expert Review – Gastroenterology

Development of a Metric to Detect and Decrease Low-Value Prescribing in Older Adults – JAMA Network Open

The MedSafer Study—Electronic Decision Support for Deprescribing in Hospitalized Older Adults: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Internal Medicine

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

Deprescribing in palliative patients with cancer: a concise review of tools and guidelines – Supportive Care in Cancer

Prescribing practices, patterns, and potential harms in patients receiving palliative care: A systematic scoping review – Exploratory Research in Clinical and Social Pharmacy

A narrative review of evidence to guide deprescribing among older adults – Journal of General and Family Medicine

Polypharmacy, inappropriate prescribing, and deprescribing in older people: through a sex and gender lens – The Lancet Health Longevity

Polypharmacy Management in Older Patients – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Psychopharmacological Treatment in Older People: Avoiding Drug Interactions and Polypharmacy – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international

Eliminating Medication Overload: A National Action Plan – Lown Institute

International Group for Reducing Inappropriate Medication Use & Polypharmacy (IGRIMUP): Position Statement and 10 Recommendations for Action – Drugs & Aging

Common ED Medication Errors: Polypharmacy – emDocs

Current and future perspectives on the management of polypharmacy – BMC Family Practice

Routine deprescribing of chronic medications to combat polypharmacy – Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety

Polypharmacy—an Upward Trend with Unpredictable Effects – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international

Clinical Consequences of Polypharmacy in Elderly – Expert Opinion on Drug Safety

 


Brief Review | Frailty in intensive care medicine must be measured, interpreted and taken into account!

12 Oct, 2022 | 13:51h | UTC

Frailty in intensive care medicine must be measured, interpreted and taken into account! – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study | Migraine is linked to increased risk of subsequent Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia.

6 Oct, 2022 | 13:43h | UTC

Increased risk of all-cause, Alzheimer’s, and vascular dementia in adults with migraine in Korea: a population-based cohort study – The Journal of Headache and Pain

Commentary: Migraine May Increase Subsequent Dementia Risk – HealthDay

 


World guidelines for falls prevention and management for older adults: a global initiative.

5 Oct, 2022 | 13:58h | UTC

World guidelines for falls prevention and management for older adults: a global initiative – Age and Ageing

 


Review | Poor physical recovery after critical illness.

4 Oct, 2022 | 14:27h | UTC

Poor physical recovery after critical illness: incidence, features, risk factors, pathophysiology, and evidence-based therapies – Current Opinion in Critical Care

 


Cohort Study | Diabetes diagnosed at younger ages is associated with increased morbidity compared to diagnosis in older adults.

3 Oct, 2022 | 14:02h | UTC

Associations of Age at Diagnosis and Duration of Diabetes With Morbidity and Mortality Among Older Adults – JAMA Network Open

 


M-A | Carbon dioxide laser vs. vaginal estrogen for genitourinary syndrome of menopause.

29 Sep, 2022 | 13:24h | UTC

Comparison of Severity of Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause Symptoms After Carbon Dioxide Laser vs Vaginal Estrogen Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open

Related: RCT: Laser treatment not better than sham treatment on symptom severity in women with postmenopausal vaginal symptoms.

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A of randomized trials | Regional anesthesia techniques and postoperative delirium.

28 Sep, 2022 | 13:48h | UTC

Regional anesthesia techniques and postoperative delirium: systematic review and meta-analysis – Minerva Anestesiologica

Related:

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

RCT: In older patients undergoing hip fracture surgery, regional anesthesia did not reduce the incidence of postoperative delirium compared to general anesthesia.

 


RCT | A comprehensive geriatric assessment may improve the quality of life in older people starting anticancer treatment.

27 Sep, 2022 | 13:16h | UTC

Integrated Geriatric Assessment and Treatment Effectiveness (INTEGERATE) in older people with cancer starting systemic anticancer treatment in Australia: a multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet Health Longevity

Invited Commentary: Integrating what matters to patients in the care of older adults with cancer – The Lancet Health Longevity

Related:

Practical Assessment and Management of Vulnerabilities in Older Patients Receiving Chemotherapy: ASCO Guideline for Geriatric Oncology – Journal of Clinical Oncology

What Every Oncologist Should Know About Geriatric Assessment for Older Patients With Cancer: Young International Society of Geriatric Oncology Position Paper – Journal of Clinical Oncology

Geriatric Assessment-Guided Care Processes for Older Adults: A Delphi Consensus of Geriatric Oncology Experts – Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Cluster RCT: In older adults with advanced cancer, a geriatric assessment program reduced the toxic effects of cancer treatment.

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter

 


Chronic critical illness and post-intensive care syndrome: from pathophysiology to clinical challenges.

27 Sep, 2022 | 13:03h | UTC

Chronic critical illness and post-intensive care syndrome: from pathophysiology to clinical challenges – Annals of Intensive Care

 


Validation of the geriatric vulnerability score in older patients with ovarian cancer.

27 Sep, 2022 | 13:00h | UTC

Validation of the geriatric vulnerability score in older patients with ovarian cancer: an analysis from the GCIG-ENGOT-GINECO EWOC-1 study – The Lancet Health Longevity

 


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

 


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