Kazuko Mitoku

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A case-control study of lung cancer was carried out in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture, the location of a pre-war Japanese Imperial naval factory and present site of a U.S. naval base. Cytologically or pathologically confirmed male fatal cases of lung cancer during the period of 1978 to 1982 in Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital were compared with a control group(More)
BACKGROUND Vision and hearing impairments among elders are common, and cognitive impairment is a concern. This study assessed the association of vision and hearing impairments with cognitive impairment and mortality among long-term care recipients. METHODS Data of 1754 adults aged 65 or older were included in analysis from the Gujo City Long-Term Care(More)
Disclaimer: This article has been published immediately upon acceptance (by the Editors of the journal) as a provisional PDF from the revised version submitted by the authors(s). The final PDF version of this article will be available from the journal URL shortly after approval of the proofs by authors(s) and publisher. Title: The decision-making and(More)
The present study assessed the decision-making and communication capacities of older adults with dementia who required assistance and care and measured the subsequent changes in these capacities. Of 845 older adults who received long-term care between April 2003 and December 2004, about half of them without dementia were excluded and the remaining 448 were(More)
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