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Review Collection: Older People

66 reviews

2014

de Decker L1, Annweiler C, Launay C, Fantino B, Beauchet O. Do not resuscitate orders and aging: impact of multimorbidity on the decision-making process. J Nutr Health Aging. 2014 Mar;18(3):330-5.

Hermans K, De Almeida Mello J, Spruytte N, Cohen J, Van Audenhove C, Declercq A. A comparative analysis of comprehensive geriatric assessments for nursing home residents receiving palliative care: a systematic review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2014 Jul;15(7):467-76. Epub 2014 Feb 22.

Van Lancker A, Velghe A, Van Hecke A, Verbrugghe M, Van Den Noortgate N, Grypdonck M, Verhaeghe S, Bekkering G, Beeckman D. Prevalence of symptoms in older cancer patients receiving palliative care: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 Jan;47(1):90-104. Epub 2013 Jun 10.

2013

Abdulla A, Adams N, Bone M, Elliott AM, Gaffin J, Jones D, Knaggs R, Martin D, Sampson L, Schofield P. Guidance on the management of pain in older people.Age Ageing. 2013 Mar;42 Suppl 1:i1-57.

Sharp T, Moran E, Kuhn I, Barclay S Do the elderly have a voice? Advance care planning discussions with frail and older individuals: a systematic literature review and narrative synthesis. Br J Gen Pract. 2013 Oct;63(615):e657-68.

Thomas JM, Cooney LM Jr, Fried TR. Systematic review: Health-related characteristics of elderly hospitalized adults and nursing home residents associated with short-term mortality. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Jun;61(6):902-11. Epub 2013 May 20.

Tjia J, Velten SJ, Parsons C, Valluri S, Briesacher BA.  Studies to reduce unnecessary medication use in frail older adults: a systematic review. Drugs Aging. 2013 May;30(5):285-307.

2012

Albers G, Harding R, Pasman HR, Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD, Hall S, Toscani F, Ribbe MW, Deliens L; PRISMA.What is the methodological rigour of palliative care research in long-term care facilities in Europe? A systematic review.Palliat Med. 2012 Jul;26(5):722-33. Epub 2011 Jun 22.

Brereton L, Gardiner C, Gott M, Ingleton C, Barnes S, Carroll C. The hospital environment for end of life care of older adults and their families: an integrative review.J Adv Nurs. 2012 May;68(5):981-93.

Povova J, Ambroz P, Bar M, Pavukova V, Sery O, Tomaskova H, Janout V. Epidemiological of and risk factors for Alzheimer's disease: a review. Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2012 Jun;156(2):108-14.

Puts MT, Papoutsis A, Springall E, Tourangeau AE. A systematic review of unmet needs of newly diagnosed older cancer patients undergoing active cancer treatment.Support Care Cancer. 2012 Jul;20(7):1377-94. Epub 2012 Apr 4.

2011

Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. Guidelines for a Palliative Approach for Aged Care in the Community Setting — Best practice guidelines for the Australian context. Canberra: Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing; 2011.

Dalacorte RR, Rigo JC, Dalacorte A. Pain management in the elderly at the end of life. N Am J Med Sci. 2011 Aug;3(8):348-54

Flaherty JH, Gonzales JP, Dong B. Antipsychotics in the treatment of delirium in older hospitalized adults: a systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Nov;59 Suppl 2:S269-76.

Hall S, Kolliakou A, Petkova H, Froggatt K, Higginson IJ. Interventions for improving palliative care for older people living in nursing care homes. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011 Mar 16;3:CD007132.

Hodge DR, Horvath VE. Spiritual needs in health care settings: a qualitative meta-synthesis of clients' perspectives. Soc Work. 2011 Oct;56(4):306-16.

Lee SM, Coakley EE. Geropalliative care: a concept synthesis. J Hosp & Pall Nurs. 2011 Jul-Aug;13(4):242-8.

Lloyd Liz, White K, Sutton E. Researching the end-of-life in old age: cultural,ethical and methodological issues. Ageing Soc. 2011 Apr;31(3):386-407.

Minton O, Stone PC. Cancer-related fatigue: mechanisms, assessment and treatment in older people. Rev clin Geront. 2011; 21:256-66.

Peron EP, Gray SL, Hanlon JT. Medication use and functional status decline in older adults: a narrative review. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2011 Dec;9(6):378-91.

Strohschein FJ, Bergman H, Carnevale FA, Loiselle CG. Patient decision making among older individuals with cancer. Qual Health Res. 2011 Jul;21(7):900-26. Epub 2011 Feb 22.
 

2010

Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health. Guideline on the assessment and treatment of Delirium in older adults at the end of life. Toronto: Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health; 2010.

Curiale V. World-wide literature survey on geriatirc palliative medicine. Eur Geriatr Med. 2010 In Press.

Goodman C, Evans C, Wilcock J, Froggatt K, Drennan V, Sampson E, Blanchard M, Bissett M, Iliffe S. End of life care for community dwelling older people with dementia: an integrated review. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010 Apr;25(4):329-37.

LaMantia MA, Scheunemann LP, Viera AJ, Busby-Whitehead J, Hanson LC. Interventions to improve transitional care between nursing homes and hospitals: a systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Apr;58(4):777-82.

Rigby J, Payne S, Froggatt K. What evidence is there about the specific environmental needs of older people who are near the end of life and are cared for in hospices or similar institutions? A literature review. Palliat Med. 2010 Apr;24(3):268-85. Epub 2009 Nov 19.

2009

Cheng JW, Nayar M. A review of heart failure management in the elderly population. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2009 Oct;7(5):233-49.

Cole MG, Ciampi A, Belzile E, Zhong L. Persistent delirium in older hospital patients: a systematic review of frequency and prognosis. Age Ageing. 2009 Jan;38(1):19-26. Epub 2008 Nov 18.

Gorecki C, Brown JM, Nelson EA, Briggs M, Schoonhoven L, Dealey C, Defloor T, Nixon J; European Quality of Life Pressure Ulcer Project group. Impact of pressure ulcers on quality of life in older patients: a systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Jul;57(7):1175-83. Epub 2009 May 21.

Hardy SE. Methylphenidate for the treatment of depressive symptoms, including fatigue and apathy, in medically ill older adults and terminally ill adults. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2009 Feb;7(1):34-59.

Hughes N, Closs SJ, Clark D. Experiencing cancer in old age: a qualitative systematic review. Qual Health Res. 2009 Aug;19(8):1139-53.

Lee M, Chodosh J Dementia and life expectancy: what do we know? J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2009 Sep;10(7):466-71. Epub 2009 Jun 27.

Rees J, King L, Schmitz K. Nurses' perceptions of ethical issues in the care of older people. Nurs Ethics. 2009 Jul;16(4):436-52.

Stinson CK. Structured group reminiscence: an intervention for older adults. J Contin Educ Nurs. 2009 Nov;40(11):521-8.

2008

Bolmsjo IA. End-of-life care for old people: a review of the literature. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2008 Aug-Sep;25(4):328-38. Epub 2008 May 7.

Bravo G, Dubois MF, Wagneur B. Assessing the effectiveness of interventions to promote advance directives among older adults: a systematic review and multi-level analysis. Soc Sci Med. 2008 Oct;67(7):1122-32.

Gallagher A, Li S, Wainwright P, Jones IR, Lee D. Dignity in the care of older people - a review of the theoretical and empirical literature. BMC Nurs. 2008 Jul 11;7:11.

Ozbolt LB, Paniagua MA, Kaiser RM. A typical antipsychotics for the treatment of delirious elders. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2008 Jan;9(1):18-28.

Sessanna L, Jezewski M. Advance directive decision making among independent community-dwelling older adults a systematic review of health science literature. J Appl Gerontol. 2008 Aug;27(4):486-510.

Turner-Stokes L, Sykes N, Silber E; Guideline Development Group. Long-term neurological conditions: management at the interface between neurology, rehabilitation and palliative care. Clin Med. 2008 Apr;8(2):186-91.

Waldrop DP. Treatment at the end of life. J Gerontol Soc Work. 2008;50 Suppl 1:267-92.

2007

Etzioni S, Chodosh J, Ferrell BA, MacLean CH. Quality indicators for pain management in vulnerable elders. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Oct;55 Suppl 2:S403-8. No abstract available.

Gagliese L, Gauthier LR, Rodin G. Cancer pain and depression: a systematic review of age-related patterns. Pain Res Manag. 2007 Autumn;12(3):205-11.

Halvorsrud L, Kalfoss M. The conceptualization and measurement of quality of life in older adults: a review of empirical studies published during 1994-2006. Eur J Ageing. 2007 Dec;4(4):229-46.

Lorenz KA, Rosenfeld K, Wenger N. Quality indicators for palliative and end-of-life care in vulnerable elders. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Oct;55 suppl 2:S318-26.

Mason A, Weatherly H, Spilsbury K, Arksey H, Golder S, Adamson J, Drummond M, Glendinning C. A systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different models of community based respite care for frail older people and their carers. Health Technol Assess. 2007 Apr;11(15):1-157.

Nakajima GA, Wenger NS. Quality indicators for the care of depression in vulnerable elders. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Oct;55 Suppl 2:S302-11.

2006

Bial AK, Schilsky RL, Sachs GA. Evaluation of cognition in cancer patients: special focus on the elderly. Crit Rev Oncol Hemotol. 2006 Dec;60(3):242-255. Epub 2006 Jul 24.

Burt J, Raine R. The effect of age on referral to and use of specialist palliative care services in adult cancer patients: a systematic review. Age Ageing. 2006 Sep;35(5):469-76. Epub 2006 Jun 3.

Frogatt FA, Wilson D, Justice C, MacAdam M, Leibovici K, Kinch J, Thomas R, Choi J. End-of-life care in long-term settings for older people: a literature review. Int J Older People Nurs. 2006 Mar;1(1):45-50.

Golfinopoulos V, Pentheroudakis G, Pavlidis N. Treatment of colorectal cancer in the elderly: a review of the literature. Cancer Treat Rev. 2006 Feb;32(1):1-8. Epub 2005 Dec 5.

Gruenewald DA, White EJ. The illness experience of older adults near the end of life: a systematic review. Anesthesiol Clin. 2006 Mar;24(1):163-80.

Jayawardena KM, Liao S. Elder abuse at end of life. J Palliat Med. 2006 Feb;9(1):127-36.

Pinquart M, Sörensen S. Gender differences in caregiver stressors, social resources, and health: an updated meta-analysis. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2006 Jan;61(1):P33-45.

Zwakhalen SM, Hamers JP, Abu-Saad HH, Berger MP. Pain in elderly people with severe dementia: a systematic review of behavioural pain assessment tools. BMC Geriatr. 2006 Jan 27;6:3.

2005

Coventry PA, Grande GE, Richards DA, Todd CJ. Prediction of appropriate timing of palliative care for older adults with non-malignant life-threatening disease: a systematic review. Age Ageing. 2005 May;34(3):218-27.

Fonzo-Christe C, Vukasovic C, Wasilewski-Rasca AF, Bonnabry P. Subcutaneous administration of drugs in the elderly: survey of practice and systematic literature review. Palliat Med. 2005 Apr;19(3):208-19.

2004

Rank C, Whiting N. Get the code status: Teaching housestaff about end-of-life communication with older patients. Geriatr Today. 2004 Feb-Mar;7(1):6-9. No abstract available.

Kadushin G. Home health care utilization: a review of the research for social work. Health Soc Work. 2004 Aug;29(3):219-244.

Oliver D, Porock D, Zweig S. End-of-life care in U.S. nursing homes: a review of the evidence. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2004 May-Jun;5(3):147-55.

2003

Pinquart M, Sörensen S. Associations of stressors and uplifts of caregiving with caregiver burden and depressive mood: a meta-analysis. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2003 Mar;58(2):P112-28.

2002

Van Ness PH, Larson DB. Religion, senescence, and mental health: the end of life is not the end of hope. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2002 Jul-Aug;10(4):386-97.

Yin T, Zhou Q, Bashford C. Burden on family members: caring for frail elderly: a meta-analysis of interventions. Nurs Res. 2002 May-Jun;51(3):199-208.

2001

Wenger NS, Rosenfeld K. Quality indicators for end-of-life care in vulnerable elders. Ann Intern Med. 2001 Oct 16;135(8 part 2):677-85.

2000

Miller EA, Weissert WG. Predicting elderly people's risk for nursing home placement, hospitalization, functional impairment, and mortality: a synthesis. Med Care Res Rev. 2000 Sep;57(3):259-97.

1999

Fortner BV, Neimeyer RA. Death anxiety in older adults: a quantitative review. Death Stud. 1999 Jul-Aug;23(5):387-411.

Last updated 18 November 2014