Archivo del Autor: Sergio Ariño Blasco

A frailty index derived from a standardized comprehensive geriatric assessment predicts mortality and aged residential care admission

Frailty in older adults is a condition characterised by a loss or reduction in physiological reserve resulting in increased clinical vulnerability. However, evidence suggests that frailty may be modifiable, and identifying frail older people could help better target specific health care interventions and services. Sigue leyendo

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Appropriateness of transferring nursing home residents to emergency departments: a systematic review | BMC Geriatrics | Full Text

Elderly living in a Nursing Home (NH) are frequently transferred to an Emergency Department when they need acute medical care. A proportion of these transfers may be considered inappropriate and may be avoidable. Systematic review. Literature search performed in September 2018 using PubMed, Web of Science, the Cochrane Library and the Cumulative Index to Nursing… Sigue leyendo

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The quest for semantic interoperability

Appl Clin Inform. 2018 Apr;9(2):348-365. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1649488. Epub 2018 May 23. Documenting Routinely What Matters to People: Standardized Headings for Health Records of Patients with Chronic Health Conditions. Prodinger B1,2,3,4, Rastall P5, Kalra D6,7, Wooldridge D5, Carpenter I5. Abstract OBJECTIVE: … Sigue leyendo

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Clinical characteristics associated with the onset of delirium among long-term nursing home residents

Evelyn Ning Man Cheung, Sophia Benjamin, George Heckman, Joanne Man-Wai Ho, Linda Lee, Samir K. Sinha and Andrew P. Costa Abstract Background Nursing home residents are frail, have multiple medical comorbidities, and are at high risk for delirium. Most of the existing evidence base on delirium is derived from studies in the acute in-patient population. We examine the … Sigue leyendo

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Identificación del anciano frágil en ucias

Identification of older adults with frailty in the Emergency Department using a frailty index: results from a multinational study. Brousseau et al Age and Aging (pub ahead of print) Este trabajo sitúa la fragilidad como signo vital pronóstico en el … Sigue leyendo

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Validation of a Falls Risk Screening Tool Derived From InterRAI Acute Care Assessment.

Journal of Patient Safety, 2018 Jan 22 Peel NM, Jones LV, Berg K, Gray LC. OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to develop and validate a falls risk screening tool derived from interRAI Acute Care (AC) Assessment. METHODS: For derivation and validation, … Sigue leyendo

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Un nuevo instrumento de Calidad de Vida autopercibida (interRAI SQOL) para el medio residencial. Morris et al, JAMDA 2017

Este instrumento el SQOL-LTCF pertenece a la familia de herramientas de valoración interRAI usadas en dispositivos de atención domiciliaria, salud mental y residencias de válidos. Como ocurre con los instrumentos interRAI utiliza un core de variables comunes y otras específicas, … Sigue leyendo

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Indice de Fragilidad de…Morris’s interRAI Home Care Frailty Scale

La aportación de John Morris al concepto de fragilidad Morris JN, Howard EP, Steel KR. Development of the interRAI home care frailty scale. BMC geriatrics. 2016;16(1):188. Conocidos los dos paradigmas de Fried vs Rockwood y el consabido recelo de muchos investigadores … Sigue leyendo

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FORUM MUNDIAL SOBRE EXCELENCIA EN ATENCIÓN SANITARIA DE AGUDOS

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Mixed methods for telehealth research.

«La alternativa» Evaluation in “real world settings”…the success of complex health interventions like telehealth is dependent on human behaviour, program adoption, level of participant activation or engagement, and other contextual factor present where intervention is implemented. Randomized controlled trials are … Sigue leyendo

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