Update en Geriatría

Update en Geriatría

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Gerontology Journal

Standing Up Slowly Antagonises Initial Blood Pressure Decrease in Older Adults with Orthostatic Hypotension

Gerontology Gerontology 2017;63:137-143 de Bruïne E.S., Reijnierse E.M., Trappenburg M.C., Pasma J.H., de Vries O.J., Meskers C.G.M., Maier A.B. Abstract Background:  Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is common in older adults and associated with increased morbidity and...
Gerontology Journal

Effects of Indoor Footwear on Balance and Gait Patterns in Community-Dwelling Older Women

Gerontology Gerontology 2017;63:129-136 Menz H.B.,  Auhl M., Munteanu S.E. Abstract Background Footwear worn indoors is generally less supportive than outdoor footwear and may increase the risk of falls. Objective To evaluate balance...
Journal American Geriatrics Society

High-Dose Monthly Vitamin D for Prevention of Acute Respiratory Infection in Older Long-Term Care...

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society Volume 65, Issue 3 March 2017 Pages 496–503 Adit A. Ginde MD, MPH, 


Patrick Blatchford PhD, 


Keith Breese MA, 


Lida Zarrabi MPH,...
Gerontology Journal

Beyond Calories: An Integrated Approach to Promote Health, Longevity, and Well-Being

Gerontology Vol. 63, No. 1, 2017 Bertozzi B., Tosti V., Fontana L. Abstract In 1948, the World Health Organization defined health as ‘a state of complete physical, mental,...
Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics

Caring for disabled older adults with musculoskeletal conditions: A transactional model of caregiver burden,...

Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics March–April, 2017 | Volume 69, Pages 1–7 Nan Lu, Jinyu Liu, Fei Wang, Vivian W.Q. Lou Abstract Objectives This study investigated the mediating role...
Gerontology Journal

Pain Intensity and Pain Interference in Older Adults: Role of Gender, Obesity and High-Sensitivity...

Gerontology Vol. 63, No. 1, 2017 Issue release date: December 2016 Eslami V., Katz M.J., White R.S., Sundermann E., Jiang J.M., Ezzati A., Lipton R.B. Abstract Background Among older adults,...