Predictors of refusal to participate: a longitudinal health survey of the elderly in Australia
- ASSESSING VALUES AND COMPETENCY FOR HEALTH CARE PLANNING IN COGNITIVELY IMPAIRED ADULTS. Karel, M. J.; Move, J.; Oville, A. // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p145
The Patient Self-Determination Act mandates patient participation in health care decisions. For patients with cognitive impairment, it is important to assess both the values that influence medical decisions and the cognitive competency for such decisions. This research describes (1) the...
- Cognitive impairment in elderly people: Population based estimate of the future in England... Melzer, David; Ely, Margaret // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);08/23/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7106, p462
Forecasts trends on the cognitive impairment of elderly people. Rise on the prevalence of moderate or severe impairment with age; Aging estimates based on the stable age specific rates of cognitive impairment and disability.
- Cognitive and functional impairment. // American Family Physician;2/15/1995, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p633
Part 15. Reports on the prevention of cognitive impairment in the aged. Recommendation of the authorities on the care of elderly patients; Basics of functional impairment screening.
- Does education level determine the course of cognitive decline? Leibovici, Didier; Ritchie, Karen // Age & Ageing;Sep96, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p392
Examines cognitive change over a one-year period in elderly persons manifesting recent subclinical deterioration in at least one area of cognitive functioning. Impact of education level and young adult intelligence quotient on the degree of cognitive change; Rate of decline of secondary memory,...
- Cognitive function in the elderly. // American Family Physician;9/15/1993, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p669
Reports on physicians' unrecognition of moderate cognitive impairment in elderly persons as cited in a study of old people in Newfoundland, Canada. Testing procedure; Prevalence of cognitive impairment; Suggestion of routine testing.
- Mini-mental state examination (MMSE) and survival in community residents aged 85 and over. Izaks, G.J.; Folman, C.C. // Age & Ageing;May94, Vol. 23 Issue 3, British Geriatrics... pP12
Compares the survival of elderly persons with and without different stages of cognitive impairment. Use of the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE); Discrimination between different levels of cognitive function; Minimum length of follow-up; Testing for differences in survival; Hazard ratios.
- Cognitive impairment in medical inpatients. II: Do physicians miss cognitive impairment? Harwood, Daniel M.J.; Hope, Tony // Age & Ageing;Jan1997, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p36
Part II. Presents a study in recognizing cognitive impairment in elderly medical patients by medical staff. Administration of standard cognitive screening tests and interview with relatives; Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) IIIR diagnoses of causes of cognitive impairment; Clinical...
- cne QUIZ. // Journal of Gerontological Nursing;Sep2010, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p34
A quiz concerning delirium in older people is presented.
- Personality and Psychological Health in Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Clément, Francis; Belleville, Sylvie; Bélanger, Sara; Chassé, Véronique // Canadian Journal on Aging;Jun2009, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p147
An increasing number of studies have documented the cognitive profile of individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), but few studies have investigated the individuals' psychological health and personality traits or how these factors interact with cognition. In the present study, 27 healthy...