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The clinical course of advanced dementia.
BACKGROUND Dementia is a leading cause of death in the United States but is underrecognized as a terminal illness. The clinical course of nursing home residents with advanced dementia has not beenExpand
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Ten‐Year Effects of the Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly Cognitive Training Trial on Cognition and Everyday Functioning in Older Adults
To determine the effects of cognitive training on cognitive abilities and everyday function over 10 years.
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Derivation and Validation of a Preoperative Prediction Rule for Delirium After Cardiac Surgery
Background— Delirium is a common outcome after cardiac surgery. Delirium prediction rules identify patients at risk for delirium who may benefit from targeted prevention strategies, earlyExpand
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Immunological Properties of an Antibody Containing a Fluorescent Group.∗
Summary A β-anthryl-carbamido derivative of antipneumococcus III rabbit antibody retains the original immunological properties while rendering Type III pneumococci specifically fluorescent inExpand
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Conceptual and measurement challenges in research on cognitive reserve.
Cognitive reserve, broadly conceived, encompasses aspects of brain structure and function that optimize individual performance in the presence of injury or pathology. Reserve is defined as a featureExpand
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Development and assessment of a composite score for memory in the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI)
We sought to develop and evaluate a composite memory score from the neuropsychological battery used in the Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI). We used modern psychometricExpand
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The persistence of depressive symptoms in older workers who experience involuntary job loss: results from the health and retirement survey.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between involuntary job loss among workers nearing retirement and long-term changes in depressive symptoms. METHODS AnalyzingExpand
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Inter-rater reliability of nursing home quality indicators in the U.S
BackgroundIn the US, Quality Indicators (QI's) profiling and comparing the performance of hospitals, health plans, nursing homes and physicians are routinely published for consumer review. We reportExpand
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Effects of an automated telephone support system on caregiver burden and anxiety: findings from the REACH for TLC intervention study.
PURPOSE We determine the main outcome effects of a 12-month computer-mediated automated interactive voice response (IVR) intervention designed to assist family caregivers managing persons withExpand
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A Life Course Model of Cognitive Activities, Socioeconomic Status, Education, Reading Ability, and Cognition
OBJECTIVES: To cross‐sectionally quantify the contribution of proxy measures of cognitive reserve reflective of the lifespan, such as education, socioeconomic status (SES), reading ability, andExpand
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