Jenny Odeberg

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BACKGROUND urinary incontinence (UI) is a common symptom among older people, with a higher prevalence among frail older persons living in nursing homes. Despite consequences such as reduced health and quality of life, many older people do not seek help for their symptoms, resulting in missed opportunity for treatment. OBJECTIVE the aim of this study was(More)
4 s b u ' s s u m m a r y a n d c o n c l u s i o n s SBU's conclusions The purpose of this report was to systematically collate scientific literature on dietary advice for obese individuals, or the actual food intake among such people. The following conclusions are limited to links between food and weight, morbidity and mor tal ity among obese individuals(More)
AIM The prevalence and severity of urinary incontinence (UI) increase with age and comorbidity. The benefits of pharmacotherapy for UI in the elderly are questionable. The aim of the present study was to systematically review the efficacy of pharmacological treatment for UI in the elderly and frail elderly. METHODS We searched PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane(More)
Urinary incontinence (UI) is common among the elderly, but the literature is sparse on the surgical treatment of UI among the elderly. This systematic review aims to assess the effectiveness of surgical interventions as treatment for urinary incontinence in the elderly population ≥65 years of age. Randomized controlled trials (RCT) and prospective(More)
BACKGROUND Instruments have been developed to facilitate suicide risk assessment. We aimed to evaluate the evidence for these instruments including assessment of risk of bias and diagnostic accuracy for suicide and suicide attempt. METHODS PubMed (NLM), PsycInfo, Embase, Cinahl and the Cochrane Library databases were searched until December 2014. We(More)
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