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Scott D. Boden, MD, expands on the increasing population of older patients' demand on orthopedic practices

Scott D. Boden, MD, expands on the increasing population of older patients' demand on orthopedic practices
August 6, 2014

LONDON — At the 15th EFORT Congress – A Combined Program in Partnership with the BOA, Scott D. Boden, MD, discussed the increasing population of older patients and the effect this population’s heightened demand will have on orthopedic practices.

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Decline in cervical lesions driven by HPV vaccination

May 28, 2017
Age and cohort patterns seen in recent data showed that declines in high-grade cervical lesions among young women are likely driven by HPV vaccination, not changes in…
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Obesity, diabetes associated with increased risk for severe malaria infection

May 27, 2017
Comorbidity, particularly diabetes, and obesity were significant risk factors for severe infection among nonimmune travelers and immigrants from endemic countries in…
In the Journals Plus

Low 25-(OH)D levels tied to poor glycemic control, more insulin use

May 26, 2017
In adults with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, lower vs. higher levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D were associated with poorer glycemic control and use of…
Empirical Research

Depression in Family Caregivers of Mexican Descent: Exacerbated by Stress and Mitigated by Mutuality

Research in Gerontological Nursing, May/June 2017, Volume 10 Issue 3
Despite common assumptions that non-paid family caregivers of Mexican descent benefit spiritually from their roles…
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Empirical Research

Influence of Leisure Competence and Level of Leisure Activity on Life Satisfaction in Low-Income Older Adults in Rural South Korea

Research in Gerontological Nursing, March/April 2017, Volume 10 Issue 2
The purpose of the current study was to investigate the relationships among leisure competence, level of leisure…
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American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

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Physical Activity, Functional Ability, and Obesity in Older Adults: A Gender Difference

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, April 11, 2017
Disability, institutionalization, and loss of independence may be directly caused or exacerbated by physical inactivity…
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Instrument Development

Developing the Supporting Choice Observational Tool (SCOT): A Formative Assessment Tool to Assist Nursing Home Staff in Realizing Resident Choice

Research in Gerontological Nursing, May/June 2017, Volume 10 Issue 3
Quality of care in nursing homes has begun to address the importance of resident choice in daily life, yet there are no published tools to teach…

Empirical Research

Iranian Nurses' Challenges in Caring for Older Adults: A Content Analysis Study

Research in Gerontological Nursing, May/June 2017, Volume 10 Issue 3
The current study describes Iranian nurses' challenges in caring for older adults. Participants included 22 nurses who were selected by purposeful…

Empirical Research

Depression in Family Caregivers of Mexican Descent: Exacerbated by Stress and Mitigated by Mutuality

Research in Gerontological Nursing, May/June 2017, Volume 10 Issue 3
Despite common assumptions that non-paid family caregivers of Mexican descent benefit spiritually from their roles according to cultural familistic…

Empirical Research

Effects of Low-Intensity Exercise in Older Adults With Chronic Heart Failure During the Transitional Period From Hospital to Home in China: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Research in Gerontological Nursing, May/June 2017, Volume 10 Issue 3
The transitional period from hospital to home is critical to decreasing rates of preventable, poor post-discharge outcomes. Older adults with chronic…

Editorial

Approaches to Affective, Behavioral, and Cognitive Symptoms of Individuals with Dementia: A Thorny Issue and a Rose by Another Name

Research in Gerontological Nursing, May/June 2017, Volume 10 Issue 3
How best to respond to affective, behavioral, and cognitive symptoms of individuals with dementia remains one of those “thorny issues”…

Person-Centered Care

“I'm Still Here”: Personhood and the Early-Onset Dementia Experience

Journal of Gerontological Nursing, May 2017, Volume 43 Issue 5
Early-onset dementia (EOD) occurs before age 65. The current study examined the lived experience from the point of view of four adults younger than…

Editorial

Network for Investigation of Delirium Across the U.S. (NIDUS): Advancing the Field of Delirium with a New Interdisciplinary Research Network

Journal of Gerontological Nursing, May 2017, Volume 43 Issue 5
Delirium, a manifestation of brain organ dysfunction, presents acutely with impaired attention and disorganized thinking, and imposes a high degree…

AGS Update

Who We Are, What We Believe: Getting to Geriatrics With a Capital “G” at #AGS17

Journal of Gerontological Nursing, May 2017, Volume 43 Issue 5
“Can defining who we are save geriatrics?” For a gerontological nurse or other geriatrics professional, that is a question likely to…

Endnotes

Slow Medicine: The Barrier on the Bridge

Journal of Gerontological Nursing, May 2017, Volume 43 Issue 5
I never gave much thought to end-of-life (EOL) care until a junior level course in geriatrics in my baccalaureate nursing program introduced me to…

Feature Article

Suicide Ideation in Older Adults Recovering from Acute Conditions in a Clinical Recovery Facility

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, April 11, 2017
The aim of the current study was to assess suicide ideation in a sample of older adults recovering from acute conditions in a clinical recovery…

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