Anna G K Beckman

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This study used performance tests to assess the cognitive, visual and physical abilities related to taking medicines in the elderly population. The study population consisted of the Swedish Panel Study of Living Conditions of the Oldest Old (SWEOLD II), a nationally representative interview survey. SWEOLD II is a random sample of all community-based and(More)
Objectives: To investigate elderly people’s ability to open medicine containers, and how this ability correlates to some common disorders that may cause functional or cognitive impairment. Methods: Cross-sectional study of older people age 81 years and older, from the second follow-up (1994–1996) of the Kungsholmen project, a population based study of very(More)
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