Not just specific diseases: systematic review of the association of geriatric syndromes with hospitalization or nursing home admission.

@article{Wang2013NotJS,
  title={Not just specific diseases: systematic review of the association of geriatric syndromes with hospitalization or nursing home admission.},
  author={Shi-Yi Wang and Tatyana A. Shamliyan and Kristine M C Talley and Rema Ramakrishnan and Robert L. Kane},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={16-26}
}
To examine the association between geriatric syndromes with hospitalization or nursing home admission, we reviewed studies that examined hospitalization and nursing home admission in community-dwelling older adults with multiple morbidities, cognitive impairment, frailty, disability, sarcopenia, malnutrition, impaired homeostasis, and chronic inflammation. Studies published in English language were identified through MEDLINE (1990 through April 2010), Cochrane databases, the Centers for Disease… CONTINUE READING
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