This database contains 15 studies, archived under the term: "geriatrics"
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Memantine in moderately-severe-to-severe Alzheimer’s disease: A postmarketing surveillance study
Background: Postmarketing surveillance studies (PMS) are an important tool for evaluating a drug’s effectiveness and safety in clinical practice. To our knowledge, no PMS on memantine monotherapy for moderately-severe-to-severe Alzheimer’s disease (AD) according to National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke—Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association criteria has been conducted to date. Objective: […]
A practice-based intervention to improve primary care for falls, urinary incontinence, and dementia
Objectives: To determine whether a practice-based intervention can improve care for falls, urinary incontinence, and cognitive impairment.; Design: Controlled trial.; Setting: Two community medical groups.; Participants: Community-dwelling patients (357 at intervention sites and 287 at control sites) aged 75 and older identified as having difficulty with falls, incontinence, or cognitive impairment.; Intervention: Intervention and control […]
Vitamins B(12), B(6), and folic acid for cognition in older men
Objective: To investigate whether supplementing older men with vitamins B(12), B(6), and folic acid improves cognitive function.; Methods: The investigators recruited 299 community-representative hypertensive men 75 years and older to a randomized, double-blind controlled clinical trial of folic acid, vitamin B(6), and B(12) supplementation vs placebo over 2 years. The primary outcome of interest was […]
Cost analysis of early psychosocial intervention in Alzheimer’s disease
Background/aim: To investigate the impact of early psychosocial intervention aimed at patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and their caregivers on resource use and costs from a societal perspective.; Methods: Dyads of patients and their primary caregiver were randomised to intervention (n = 163) or control (n = 167) and followed for 3 years. Health care […]