Prevalence of geriatric syndromes among people aged 65 years and older at four community clinics in Moscow
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.
[Validation of the questionnaire for screening frailty].
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.
Clinical guidelines on frailty
- O. Tkacheva, Y. Kotovskaya, E. Dudinskaya
- MedicineRussian Journal of Geriatric Medicine
- 14 February 2020
The paper includes screening and diagnostic tools and treatment options for patients with frailty, along with prevention, rehabilitation and medical care organization in this cohort of patients.
Falls in older and senile patients. Clinical giudelines
Falls in old and senile age is one of the main geriatric syndromes that determine the prognosis of a patient's life and autonomy, regardless of the consequences, and it is important to understand that falls are preventable.
Comprehensive geriatric assessment in elderly and senile patients with cardiovascular diseases. Expert opinion of the Russian Association of Gerontologists and Geriatricians.
This article analyzes available scientific information about SAS, algorithms for SAS diagnosis, and the scales that may be useful in developing individual plans for management of elderly patients with CVD.
Features of cognitive disorders in elderly and old patients with hypertension
- N. Sharashkina, Шарашкина Наталья Викторовна, V. S. Ostapenko, Остапенко Валентина Сергеевна, N. Runikhina, Рунихина Надежда Константиновна
- 15 March 2018
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.
Novel coronavirus infection SARS-CoV-2 in elderly and senile patients: prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Expert Position Paper of the Russian Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Preventive measures for elderly people should cover three areas: direct prevention of the viral infection, preservation of the functional status and prevention of geriatric syndromes, including the use of social support measures and control of comorbidities.
Clinical guidelines frailty. Part 2
The paper represents clinical guidelines on frailty, developed by Russian Association of gerontologists and geriatricians, and includes treatment options for patients with frailty.
[Seven questions for elderly in the practice of primary care physicians].
- O. Tkacheva, N. Runikhina, V. S. Ostapenko, N. Sharashkina
- MedicineAdvances in gerontology = Uspekhi gerontologii
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.
Nutritional insufﬁciency (malnutrition) in older adults. Clinical recommendations
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.