Prevalence of disability in a composite â‰¥75 yearold population in Spain: A screening survey based on the International Classification of Functioning
- Longevity and Health: Trends in Functional Limitations and Disability Among Older Adults in Portugal, 1985-2005. Nogueira, Dália; Reis, Elizabeth // Ageing International;Sep2014, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p195
This research aimed to analyze trends in functional autonomy of the Portuguese population with 65 years and over, between 1985 and 2005 and find the variables that best explain disability. Data sources comprise the four National Health Surveys (NHS) undertaken so far in Portugal (1987, 1995,...
- Factors Associated with Functional Decline and Improvement in a Very Elderly Community-dwelling Population. Hébert, Réjean; Brayne, Carol; Spiegelhalter, David // American Journal of Epidemiology;1999, Vol. 150 Issue 5, p501
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- Using the SF-36 with older adults: a cross-sectional community-based survey. Walters, Stephen J.; Munro, James F.; Brazier, John E. // Age & Ageing;Jul2001, Vol. 30 Issue 4
Assesses the practicality and validity of using the 36-item short-form health survey (SF-36) in community-dwelling population over 65 years old in England. Importance of the SF-36 in postal surveys of older people; Rate of the response; Percentage of dimension completion rate; Modifications in...
- SELF-CARE LIFESTYLE CHANGES FOR THE MENOPAUSE AND BEYOND. Abernethy, Kathy // Nursing Standard;7/25/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 47, p30
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article in a previous issue by Lynn Young that was concerned with self-care for older people.
- PATERNALISTIC, DIDACTIC HEALTH CARE IS UNSUSTAINABLE IN THE UK. Cornell, Trish // Nursing Standard;7/25/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 47, p31
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article in the July 18, 2012 issue by Lynn Young which was concerned with self-care for older people.
- THE SELF-CARE APPROACH REQUIRES US TO BE SKILLED AND CONFIDENT. Cross, Sue // Nursing Standard;8/1/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 48, p32
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article in the July 18, 2012 issue by Lynn Young that was concerned with self-care for older patients.
- A COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN PATIENT AND CAREGIVER. Callaghan, Stephen // Nursing Standard;8/8/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 49, p33
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article by Lynn Young in the July 18, 2012 issue that was concerned with the self-care of older patients.
- Chronic disability among elderly continues to decline. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2007, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p72
The article reports on a dramatic decline in the rate of chronic disability among older U.S. citizens, based on an analysis of data from the National Long-Term Care Survey published in December 2006. The study found that the prevalence of chronic disability among people 65 and older fell from...
- Inclusion of People With Disabilities in Telephone Health Surveillance Surveys. Kinne, Susan; Topolski, Tari D. // American Journal of Public Health;Mar2005, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p512
Objectives. Telephone survey data are widely used to describe population health, but some fear that people with disabilities cannot participate. We tested the hypothesis that a telephone survey would underrepresent adults with disabilities, and that the adults with disabilities who responded...