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Detection of Older People at Increased Risk of Adverse Health Outcomes After an Emergency Visit: The ISAR Screening Tool
OBJECTIVES: To develop a self‐report screening tool to identify older people in the emergency department (ED) of a hospital at increased risk of adverse health outcomes, including: death, admissionExpand
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Delirium risk factors in elderly hospitalized patients
OBJECTIVE: Delirium is frequent in elderly hospitalized patients. Many studies have examined its risk factors, but results have been quite variable. Thus, the goal of this study is to identifyExpand
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Return to the emergency department among elders: patterns and predictors.
OBJECTIVES 1) To describe the pattern of return visits to the emergency department (ED) among elders over the six months following an index visit; 2) to identify the predictors of early returnExpand
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Tracking Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer's Disease Using the Mini-Mental State Examination: A Meta-Analysis
Objectives: To estimate the annual rate of change scores (ARC) on the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and to identify study or population characteristics that mayExpand
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The value of a statistical life: a meta-analysis with a mixed effects regression model.
The value of a statistical life (VSL) is a very controversial topic, but one which is essential to the optimization of governmental decisions. We see a great variability in the values obtained fromExpand
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Causality Between Corporate Social Performance and Financial Performance: Evidence from Canadian Firms
This study assesses the causal relationship between corporate social performance (CSP) and financial performance (FP). We perform our empirical analyses on a sample of 179 publicly held CanadianExpand
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Prevalence and detection of delirium in elderly emergency department patients.
BACKGROUND Delirium is a complex medical disorder associated with high morbidity and mortality among elderly patients. The goals of our study were to determine the prevalence of delirium in emergencyExpand
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The Value of a Statistical Life: A Meta-Analysis with a Mixed Effects Regression Model
The value of a statistical life (VSL) is a very controversial topic, but one which is essential to the optimization of governmental decisions. Indeed, our society faces any number of risks (health,Expand
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Prognosis of depression in elderly community and primary care populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the prognosis of depression in elderly community and primary care populations. METHOD MEDLINE and PsycINFO were searched for potentiallyExpand
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Wireless telephones and the risk of road crashes.
In light of the rapidly increasing development of the cell phone market, the use of such equipment while driving raises the question of whether it is associated with an increased accident risk; andExpand
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