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Ten-year incidence and progression of age-related maculopathy: The Beaver Dam eye study.
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to describe the 10-year incidence and progression of retinal drusen, retinal pigmentary abnormalities, and signs of late age-related maculopathy. DESIGN… Expand
Tinnitus and its risk factors in the Beaver Dam Offspring Study
- D. Nondahl, K. Cruickshanks, +4 authors T. Tweed
- Psychology, Medicine
- International journal of audiology
- 7 April 2011
Abstract Objective: To assess the prevalence of tinnitus along with factors potentially associated with having tinnitus. Design: Data were from the Beaver Dam Offspring Study, an epidemiological… Expand
Olfactory impairment in an adult population: the Beaver Dam Offspring Study.
The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of olfactory impairment and associated risk factors and the effects of olfactory impairment on dietary choices and quality of life. Odor… Expand
Dry eye in the beaver dam offspring study: prevalence, risk factors, and health-related quality of life.
- Adam J Paulsen, K. Cruickshanks, +4 authors D. Dalton
- American journal of ophthalmology
- 1 April 2014
PURPOSE To estimate dry eye prevalence in the Beaver Dam Offspring Study (BOSS), including a young adult population, and investigate associated risk factors and impact on health-related quality of… Expand
Effect of a Modified Hospital Elder Life Program on Delirium and Length of Hospital Stay in Patients Undergoing Abdominal Surgery: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial
Importance Older patients undergoing abdominal surgery commonly experience preventable delirium, which extends their hospital length of stay (LOS). Objective To examine whether a modified Hospital… Expand
Revisiting the concept of malnutrition in older people.
- Cheryl C-H Chen, Y. Bai, Guan-Hua Huang, S. T. Tang
- Journal of clinical nursing
- 1 November 2007
AIM The aim of this study is to revisit the concept of malnutrition in older people, trace the new development and test the use of refined framework with empirical data. BACKGROUND Malnutrition in… Expand
Factors related to fungiform papillae density: the beaver dam offspring study.
- M. Fischer, K. Cruickshanks, +5 authors Guan-Hua Huang
- Biology, Medicine
- Chemical senses
- 1 October 2013
The distribution of fungiform papillae density and associated factors were examined in the Beaver Dam Offspring Study. Data were from 2371 participants (mean age = 48.8 years, range = 21-84 years)… Expand
Modified hospital elder life program: effects on abdominal surgery patients.
- Cheryl C-H Chen, M. Lin, Yu-Wen Tien, C. Yen, Guan-Hua Huang, S. Inouye
- Journal of the American College of Surgeons
- 1 August 2011
BACKGROUND Postsurgical functional decline is common in older patients and can lead to frailty and increased mortality. Comprehensive interventions such as the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) have… Expand
Meta-analysis of Dense Genecentric Association Studies Reveals Common and Uncommon Variants Associated with Height.
- M. Lanktree, Y. Guo, +190 authors B. Keating
- Biology, Medicine
- American journal of human genetics
- 7 January 2011
Height is a classic complex trait with common variants in a growing list of genes known to contribute to the phenotype. Using a genecentric genotyping array targeted toward cardiovascular-related… Expand
Generational differences in the prevalence of hearing impairment in older adults.
- W. Zhan, K. Cruickshanks, +5 authors T. Tweed
- American journal of epidemiology
- 15 January 2010
There were significant changes in health and lifestyle throughout the 20th century which may have changed temporal patterns of hearing impairment in adults. In this study, the authors aimed to assess… Expand