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Prevalence of geriatric syndromes among people aged 65 years and older at four community clinics in Moscow
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A better understanding of the needs of older adults in Russia is provided and can facilitate planning for medical and social assistance for this population. Expand
[Validation of the questionnaire for screening frailty].
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The proportion of patients who scored ≥ 3 points indicates a high prevalence of geriatric syndromes among outpatients in Moscow, and proposes to use a cut-off ≥ 3 point, since it corresponds to a higher value of sensitivity. Expand
Features of cognitive disorders in elderly and old patients with hypertension
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In older age and senile patients with arterial hypertension there should be differential approach to BP management according to the age and cognition disorders, complex approach to treatment in these patients might prevent further worsening of cognitive decline. Expand
The diagnosis of delirium in an acute-care hospital in Moscow: what does the Pandora’s box contain?
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Although the rate of delirium was relatively low compared with studies from the West, this study proves that an educational intervention among doctors can bring about a significant change in the diagnosis of the condition. Expand
[Seven questions for elderly in the practice of primary care physicians].
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Seven issues related to weight loss, vision and hearing impairments, falls, mood disorder, cognitive impairment, urinary incontinence, and the difficulties in walking are created to allow physicians to focus on addressing the important health problems associated with age. Expand
Use of teriparatide in treatment of severe osteoporosis in geriatric practice: a clinical case review
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This article presents the clinical case of an elderly patient with severe osteoporosis, in which teriparatide became the drug of choice, and the therapy of choice in this case is bone-anabolic therapy with terIParatide, which allows one to achieve good results in the accumulation of bone mineral density. Expand
Nutritional insufficiency (malnutrition) in older adults. Clinical recommendations
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The document outlines the principles of screening, diagnosis of malnutrition syndrome, approaches to managing, preventing, and rehabilitating patients with malnutrition, and organizing medical care for this category of persons and criteria for quality control of its provision. Expand
Ageism among physicians and nurses in Russia.
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The phenomenon of ageism exists among physicians and nurses in Russia and older participants with greater professional seniority and a larger number of older patients had stronger ageism attitudes. Expand
[PP.03.05] ANTIHYPERTENSIVE THERAPY AMONG ELDERLY OUTPATIENTS IN MOSCOW
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Most hypertensive patients > 65 years old receive combination antihypertensive therapy, and Combinations of ACE inhibitors + beta-blockers or ACE inhibitors-+-diuretic are among the most common. Expand
Malnutrition in hospitalized older patients. Clinical case
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A clinical case of the development and correction of malnutrition in an 84-year-old patient with aseptic necrosis of the femoral head is presented. Expand
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