May 23, 2017

 

The Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination (ProFouND) is an EC funded initiative dedicated to the dissemination and implementation of best practice in falls prevention across Europe. ProFouND aims to influence policy and to increase awareness of falls and innovative prevention programmes, amongst health and social care authorities, the commercial sector, NGOs and the general public. Through this work ProFouND will facilitate communities of interest and disseminate the work of the network to target groups across the EU.

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Sat, Feb 25, 2017
Source: Age and Ageing, Oxford Journal
AbstractBackground and ObjectivesHIV patients have seen accelerated ageing. Our objective was to determine the prevalence of frailty, to evaluate factors associated with frailty and to evaluate physical function in older HIV-infected adults.Designthis was a cross-sectional study.Settingoutpatient clinics of two public university hospitals in Madrid (Spain).Methodsfrailty was defined according to the [...]
Tue, Feb 14, 2017
Source: Age and Ageing, Oxford Journal
AbstractIntroductionrisk-stratifying older people accessing urgent care is a potentially useful first step to ensuring that the most vulnerable are able to access optimal care from the start of the episode. While there are many risk-stratification tools reported in the literature, few have addressed the practical issues of implementation. This review [...]
Tue, Feb 14, 2017
Source: Age and Ageing, Oxford Journal





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