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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2021) 67 (3): 314–319.
Published Online: 05 February 2021
... hemorrhage (LDH) in an emergency department during 2018. Sociodemographic variables were evaluated, as well as comorbidity and survival at 18 months. Survival was assessed by a Kaplan-Meier test. Results: 52.5% of the subjects were women. The average comorbidity of the sample was 1.97. The survival rate per...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2019) 65 (1): 40–44.
Published Online: 29 June 2018
... palliative care. Objective: To compare the prognostic utility in nursing homes of two prognostic models of 6-month survival based on the Palliative Prognostic Index (PPI) or Palliative Performance Status (PPS) instruments and palliative needs indicators. Methods: A longitudinal prospective observational...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2014) 60 (4): 327–335.
Published Online: 15 February 2014
...D. Rizzuto; L. Fratiglioni As the world's population ages, elderly people are becoming an increasingly important group that merits special attention with regard to health and social issues. Lifestyles affect health and survival at all ages, but the consequences of poor lifestyle behaviors may...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2009) 55 (6): 601–606.
Published Online: 15 September 2009
...Mikko Björkman; Antti Sorva; Reijo Tilvis Background: Some prospective cohort studies have associated parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels with survival independently of renal function, calcaemic and vitamin D status in the elderly. Objective: In order to further evaluate the prognostic significance...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2009) 55 (6): 644–651.
Published Online: 18 August 2009
... Frail elderly Hispanic Americans Minorities Survival National Institutes of Health (NIH) 10.13039/100000002 Clinical Section Gerontology 2009;55:644 651 DOI: 10.1159/000235653 Received: June 25, 2008 Accepted: September 19, 2008 Published online: August 18, 2009 Frailty and 10-Year...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1986) 32 (3): 167–171.
Published Online: 15 April 2009
.... Hematuria, pyuria, and albuminuria were associated with high mortality; urinary acidity was associated with low mortality. Positive bacterial staining, glucosuria, and specific gravity of urine were not related to the survival rate. Contrary to earlier observations, bacteriuria found in the urinary...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1981) 27 (3): 133–139.
Published Online: 06 April 2009
... no effect on maximum longevity, but increased the numbers of both genotypes surviving to 24 months. The beneficial effects appeared to act by reducing the incidence of fatal tumours late in life and by counteracting a debilitating condition early in life. It is suggested that this debility may have resulted...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2004) 50 (4): 235–241.
Published Online: 08 July 2004
...Phyo K. Myint; Helen M. May; Hugo Baillie-Johnson; Sarah L. Vowler Background: The incidence of primary brain tumours (PBT) increases with age. Survival outcome depends on the treatment modality and histological type of the tumour. Objectives: To compare the survival outcome between those who had...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2004) 50 (3): 165–170.
Published Online: 28 April 2004
...Elsie Hui; Eric M.C. Wong; Jean Woo Background: In Hong Kong, it has been projected that, by the year 2010, there will be 0.86 million persons aged 65 or older. The demand for residential care places continues to rise. Information on the survival of older persons will allow better management...
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