R Sebag-Lanoé

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To assess the significance of the serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) concentration as a parameter of the individual hormonal milieu, two different groups of subjects were studied: DHEAS levels were determined 3 times at 6-month intervals in 47 elderly hospitalized women, aged 71-94 yr (group 1), and 6 times over 2 consecutive weeks in 10 healthy(More)
In elderly institutionalized people, confined to bedroom and receiving no vitamin D supplementation, the frequency of vitamin D deficiency is found very high. Systematic administration of vitamin D has, therefore, been proposed to correct vitamin D deficiency. Within this context, we studied 40 elderly institutionalized subjects (mean age 80.5 + 7.2 yr)(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE The aim was to compare digital and palmar dermatoglyphics in subjects with dementia of Alzheimer type and in mentally healthy elderly controls. DESIGN This design was a case-control study. SETTING The study was carried out in geriatric units and retirement communities in the Paris area. PARTICIPANTS Cases were women with clinically(More)
A COMMON SYMPTOM: Pain is a common and underestimated problem in older people who are likely to suffer from many acute and chronic conditions. DIFFICULT ASSESSMENT: Clinical assessment of pain often depends on the patient's ability to communicate his or her experience. If self-assessment of pain is not possible, behavioral hetero-evaluation instruments have(More)
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