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Gerontology (2013) 59 (6): 507–513.
Published Online: 06 August 2013
...Eran Leshem-Rubinow; Asaf Vaknin; Shany Sherman; Dan Justo Background: The Norton scale is used for assessing pressure ulcer risk. The association between admission Norton scale scores (ANSS), hospitalization length, complications, and mortality in elderly patients admitted to internal medicine...
Gerontology (1984) 30 (1): 60–65.
Published Online: 06 April 2009
...T.P.L. Thomas The complications of long-term corticosteroid therapy were reviewed in 100 elderly patients who were treated for chronic obstructive airways disease (n = 76), rheumatoid arthritis (n = 19) and ulcerative colitis (n = 5). The incidence of side effects was high (40%) and appeared...
Gerontology (1977) 23 (1): 37–46.
Published Online: 03 April 2009
... in the Alzheimer’s group. Behaviour disturbances, shouting, incontinence and degenerate habits were found in a high proportion, and the incidence of fractures reached 15%. Vascular incidents as complications or causes of death were relatively uncommon; in those who died, the cause was usually infection...