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HSC Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare Sciences Current Awareness Bulletins: Elderly Care

Elderly Care current awareness bulletin

Frequency: Bi-monthly

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May 2024

Adverse outcomes of intrinsic capacity in older adults: a scoping review 10.1016/j.archger.2024.105335

Association of pneumonia admission with polypharmacy and drug use in community-dwelling older people 10.1111/ggi.14860 

Bridging the gap between primary care and community-based organizations to address complex care needs of older adults 10.1111/jgs.18670 

Cellular therapies in older adults with hematological malignancies: A case-based, state-of-the-art review 10.1016/j.jgo.2024.101734

Determinants of hospital readmissions in older people with dementia: a narrative review 10.1186/s12877-024-04905-6

Effect of dual-task training on balance in older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.archger.2024.105368

Evidence-based data for newly approved medications' use in older adults: An analysis from clinical trials to monographs 10.1111/jgs.18772

Examining the effects of binaural beat music on sleep quality, heart rate variability, and depression in older people with poor sleep quality in a long-term care institution: A randomized controlled trial 10.1111/ggi.14827

Injury patterns and demographics in older adult abuse and falls: A comparative study in emergency department settings 10.1111/jgs.18801 

Older adult attitudes toward deprescribing statins in primary cardiovascular prevention versus general medications 10.1177/2333721424124591

Prevalence, perceptions, and experiences of frailty among older migrants from low- and middle-income countries to high income countries: a mixed method systematic review  10.1016/j.archger.2024.105360

Psychological therapies for depression in older adults residing in long‐term care settings (new Cochrane intervention review) 10.1002/14651858.CD013059.pub2

Reducing the drug burden of sedative and anticholinergic medications in older adults: a scoping review of explicit decision criteria 10.1016/j.archger.2024.105365

Sleep and healthy aging: a systematic review and path forward 10.1080/07317115.2022.2064789

State of the scientific evidence and recommendations for the management of older patients with gastric cancer 10.1016/j.jgo.2023.101657


Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics (May-Jun); BMC Geriatrics (Apr); Clinical Gerontologist (Apr); Cochrane Library (Mar-Apr); Geriatrics and Gerontology International (Mar-Apr); Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine (Apr); Journal of Geriatric Oncology (Apr-May in progress); Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Apr-May)

March 2024

Acute effects of static stretching on passive stiffness in older adults 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105256

The association between intergenerational relationships and depression among older adults 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105313

Changing trends in health orientation among older adults 10.1111/ggi.14766  

Different resistance training volumes on strength, functional fitness, and body composition of older people 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105303

Effect of combined physical and cognitive intervention on fear of falling in older adults 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105173

From sheltered in place to thriving in place: pandemic places of aging 10.1093/geront/gnad087

The level of life space mobility among community-dwelling elderly 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105278

Nursing home residents’ COVID-19 infections in the United States: a systematic review of personal and contextual factors 10.1177/23337214241229824

Older adults’ perspectives of independence through time: results of a longitudinal interview study 10.1093/geront/gnad073  

“Picturing a way forward”: strategies to manage the effects of COVID-19-related isolation on long-term care residents and their informal caregivers 10.1093/geront/gnad035

Prevalence of depression and clinical depressive symptoms in community-dwelling older adults with cognitive frailty 10.1111/ggi.14801  

Relationship between social participation and life satisfaction in community-dwelling older adults 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105233

The relationship between social support and sleep quality in older adults 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105179

Resistance training on an outdoor exercise structure improves lower-body relative strength in older adults 10.1177/23337214241232552

The risk of rehospitalization within 30 days of discharge in older adults with malnutrition 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105306

Step length is associated with comprehensive frailty status in community-dwelling older people 10.1111/ggi.14740  


Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics (Feb-Apr); Geriatrics and Gerontology International (Jan-Feb); Gerontologist, The (Jan-Mar); Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine (Feb)

January 2024

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with and without exercise to reduce fear of falling in older people living in the community (new Cochrane intervention review) DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD014666.pub2

Cognitive stimulation and psychosocial results in older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105114

The combination of locomotive syndrome and poor sleep quality is a risk factor of falls among community-dwelling middle-aged and older women DOI: 10.1111/ggi.14710

Comparative effectiveness of nonsurgical interventions for urinary incontinence in older women: A systematic review and network meta-analysis DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105214

Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM‐ICU) for the diagnosis of delirium in adults in critical care settings (new Cochrane diagnostic review) DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013126.pub2

Different aspects of aging in migraine DOI: 10.14336/AD.2023.0313

Effect of driving training on car crashes and driving skills in older people: A systematic review and meta-analysis DOI: 10.1111/ggi.14702

Effects of interventions on life-space mobility for community-dwelling older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis DOI: 10.1111/ggi.14694

A global perspective on risk factors for social isolation in community-dwelling older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105211

Hypoxia and the aging cardiovascular system DOI: 10.14336/AD.2023.0424

Palliative and end-of-life care access for immigrants living in high-income countries: a scoping review DOI: 10.1177/23337214231213172

Population-level quality indicators of end-of-life-care in an aged care setting: Rapid systematic review DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105130

Sex education through the lifespan: a pilot intervention for older adults in changing attitudes and comfort with sexuality DOI: 10.1080/02701960.2023.2280061

Symptom burden among older COVID-19 survivors two years after hospital discharge DOI: 10.14336/AD.2023.0304

Types, functions and mechanisms of robot-assisted intervention for fall prevention: A systematic scoping review DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105117

Understanding joy amongst older people: A scoping review DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105118


Aging and Disease (Nov); Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics (Dec, Jan); Cochrane Library (Oct-Dec); Geriatrics and Gerontology International (Nov, Dec); Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine (Nov); Gerontology and Geriatrics Education (Nov)