"Well, it's nobody's responsibility but my own." A qualitative study to explore views about the determinants of health and prevention of knee pain in older adults
- A prospective study of the consulting behaviour of older people with knee pain. Jordan, Kelvin; Jinks, Clare; Croft, Peter // British Journal of General Practice;Apr2006, Vol. 56 Issue 525, p269
Background Knee pain is common among older adults but only a minority consult their doctor about it. Aim To determine predictors of new episodes of consultation in primary care among older people with knee pain. Design of study Population-based prospective cohort study linking baseline survey to...
- Predictors of onset and progression of knee pain in adults living in the community. A prospective study. Jinks, C.; Jordan, K. P.; Blagojevic, M.; Croft, P. // Rheumatology;Mar2008, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p368
Objective. To investigate determinants of the onset and progression of knee pain in a population-based sample of people aged â‰¥50 yrs.
- Health behaviour changes and onset of chronic health problems in later life. Veenstra, Marijke; Syse, Astri // Norsk Epidemiologi;2012, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p135
Objectives: To assess five-year changes in health behaviours in later life and associations with onset of chronic health problems. The results may inform policy and interventions to promote healthy life years in ageing populations. Methods: Data are derived from the Norwegian study on...
- Overview of The Fetal Origins of Adult Disease and The Role of The Obstetrician-Gynecologist in Predictive Health. Berga, Sarah // OB/GYN Clinical Alert;Aug2008, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p31
The article presents an overview of the fetal origins of adult disease and the role of the obstetrician-gynecologist in predictive health. It discusses the main modifiers of pathogenesis and examines the imprinting disorders that are differentially expressed in male and female offspring. It...
- Letters to the Editor. Jonas, Steve; Clark, Bob; Donovan, Grant; Fischer, Betty // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);2/2/2007, Issue 368, p5
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including an article about tips concerning medical procedures, another article about osteochrondral defect of knee and an article about the U.S. medical policy.
- Influence of Worldview on Health Care Choices Among Persons with Chronic Pain. Buck, Tina; Baldwin, Carol M.; Schwartz, Gary E. // Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine;Jun2005, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p561
Objective: The aim of this research was to examine relationships between the Pepperian worldviews of people with chronic pain and the health care choices that they make. Design: A convenience sample survey was done. Setting: University Medical Center Pain Clinic, Tucson, Arizona. Subjects: Men...
- Managing chronic pain in the elderly. Johnson, Martin // GP: General Practitioner;3/3/2003, p59
Discusses how to manage chronic pain in elderly. Effective treatment of chronic pain in older patients; Use of paracetamol in the treatment of chronic pain; Effect of pain on persons; Side effects of COX-2 inhibitors on patients during the treatment of pain.
- Demographics, Assessment and Management of Pain in the Elderly. Davis, M.P.; Srivastava, M. // Drugs & Aging;2003, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p23
The prevalence of pain increases with each decade of life. Pain in the elderly is distinctly different from pain experienced by younger individuals. Cancer is a leading cause of pain; however, other conditions that cause pain such as facet joint arthritis (causing low back pain), polymyalgia...
- Shoulder pain in the elderly. O'Reilly, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/15/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6751, p503
Focuses on the occurrence of shoulder pain in the elderly. Cause of the pain; Enhancement of the knowledge on the anatomy of the shoulder; Use of local injection with a depot preparation of steroids.