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McMaster Evidence Updates: High Quality Articles in Aging

This list contains citations to the latest journal articles in the field of geriatrics and is provided by an alert from Evidence Updates at McMaster University. These citations (from over 120 premier clinical journals) are pre-rated for quality by Evidence Updates research staff, then rated for clinical relevance and interest by at least 3 members of a worldwide panel of practicing physicians. Each citation includes a link to the article on PubMed.

Stellar articles are the geriatrics-related articles in Evidence Updates that have been most accessed by registered users and highest rated by McMaster's clinical raters in the last year.

PubMed/Article Link Title Date publishedsort ascending Authors Journal Stellar
28945120 Methylphenidate for Apathy in Community-Dwelling Older Veterans With Mild Alzheimer's Disease: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial. 01/25/2018 Padala PR, Padala KP, Lensing SY, Ramirez D, Monga V, Bopp MM, Roberson PK, Dennis RA, Petty F, Sullivan DH, Burke WJ
29365294 Trial of Solanezumab for Mild Dementia Due to Alzheimer's Disease. 01/25/2018 Honig LS, Vellas B, Woodward M, Boada M, Bullock R, Borrie M, Hager K, Andreasen N, Scarpini E, Liu-Seifert H, Case M, Dean RA, Hake A, Sundell K, Poole Hoffmann V, Carlson C, Khanna R, Mintun M, DeMattos R, Selzler KJ, Siemers E
29282327 Practice guideline update summary: Mild cognitive impairment: Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. 01/16/2018 Petersen RC, Lopez O, Armstrong MJ, Getchius TSD, Ganguli M, Gloss D, Gronseth GS, Marson D, Pringsheim T, Day GS, Sager M, Stevens J, Rae-Grant A
29315355 Cost-effectiveness of food, supplement and environmental interventions to address malnutrition in residential aged care: a systematic review. 01/05/2018 Hugo C, Isenring E, Miller M, Marshall S
29255839 Physical Activity Interventions in Preventing Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer-Type Dementia: A Systematic Review. 01/02/2018 Brasure M, Desai P, Davila H, Nelson VA, Calvert C, Jutkowitz E, Butler M, Fink HA, Ratner E, Hemmy LS, McCarten JR, Barclay TR, Kane RL
29255842 Does Cognitive Training Prevent Cognitive Decline?: A Systematic Review. 01/02/2018 Butler M, McCreedy E, Nelson VA, Desai P, Ratner E, Fink HA, Hemmy LS, McCarten JR, Barclay TR, Brasure M, Davila H, Kane RL
29255847 Pharmacologic Interventions to Prevent Cognitive Decline, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Clinical Alzheimer-Type Dementia: A Systematic Review. 01/02/2018 Fink HA, Jutkowitz E, McCarten JR, Hemmy LS, Butler M, Davila H, Ratner E, Calvert C, Barclay TR, Brasure M, Nelson VA, Kane RL
28985260 Validation of the 6-Item Cognitive Impairment Test and the 4AT test for combined delirium and dementia screening in older Emergency Department attendees. 01/01/2018 O'Sullivan D, Brady N, Manning E, O'Shea E, O'Grady S, O 'Regan N, Timmons S
29100197 Using simulated family presence to decrease agitation in older hospitalized delirious patients: A randomized controlled trial. 01/01/2018 Waszynski CM, Milner KA, Staff I, Molony SL
29036302 A prospective observational study to investigate utility of the Delirium Observational Screening Scale (DOSS) to detect delirium in care home residents. 01/01/2018 Teale EA, Munyombwe T, Schuurmans M, Siddiqi N, Young J
29279934 Association Between Calcium or Vitamin D Supplementation and Fracture Incidence in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. 12/26/2017 Zhao JG, Zeng XT, Wang J, Liu L
29272029 Telephone Follow-Up for Older Adults Discharged to Home from the Emergency Department: A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial. 12/22/2017 Biese KJ, Busby-Whitehead J, Cai J, Stearns SC, Roberts E, Mihas P, Emmett D, Zhou Q, Farmer F, Kizer JS
29265170 Meta-analysis of Interventions to Reduce Adverse Drug Reactions in Older Adults. 12/19/2017 Gray SL, Hart LA, Perera S, Semla TP, Schmader KE, Hanlon JT
29203616 Validation and diagnostic accuracy of predictive curves for age-associated longitudinal cognitive decline in older adults. 12/04/2017 Bernier PJ, Gourdeau C, Carmichael PH, Beauchemin JP, Verreault R, Bouchard RW, Kroger E, Laforce R Jr
29214975 Home-based health promotion for older people with mild frailty: the HomeHealth intervention development and feasibility RCT. 12/01/2017 Walters K, Frost R, Kharicha K, Avgerinou C, Gardner B, Ricciardi F, Hunter R, Liljas A, Manthorpe J, Drennan V, Wood J, Goodman C, Jovicic A, Iliffe S
28748593 The use of life review to enhance spiritual well-being in patients with terminal illnesses: An integrative review. 12/01/2017 Kwan CWM, Ng MSN, Chan CWH
29235986 Managing diabetes in people with dementia: a realist review. 12/01/2017 Bunn F, Goodman C, Jones PR, Russell B, Trivedi D, Sinclair A, Bayer A, Rait G, Rycroft-Malone J, Burton C
29105910 Mindfulness for palliative care patients. Systematic review. 12/01/2017 Latorraca COC, Martimbianco ALC, Pachito DV, Pacheco RL, Riera R
29182797 Palliative chemotherapy and targeted therapies for esophageal and gastroesophageal junction cancer. 11/28/2017 Janmaat VT, Steyerberg EW, van der Gaast A, Mathijssen RH, Bruno MJ, Peppelenbosch MP, Kuipers EJ, Spaander MC
29171148 Comorbidity and the increased mortality after hospitalization for stroke: a population-based cohort study. 11/23/2017 Corraini P, Szepligeti SK, Henderson VW, Ording AG, Horvath-Puho E, Sorensen HT
29174758 A Proactive Approach to High Risk Delirium Patients Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty. 11/13/2017 Duque AF, Post ZD, Orozco FR, Lutz RW, Ong AC
28926288 Effect of Inpatient Palliative Care During Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplant on Psychological Distress 6 Months After Transplant: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial. 11/10/2017 El-Jawahri A, Traeger L, Greer JA, VanDusen H, Fishman SR, LeBlanc TW, Pirl WF, Jackson VA, Telles J, Rhodes A, Li Z, Spitzer TR, McAfee S, Chen YA, Temel JS
29129436 Effects of teriparatide and risedronate on new fractures in post-menopausal women with severe osteoporosis (VERO): a multicentre, double-blind, double-dummy, randomised controlled trial. 11/09/2017 Kendler DL, Marin F, Zerbini CAF, Russo LA, Greenspan SL, Zikan V, Bagur A, Malouf-Sierra J, Lakatos P, Fahrleitner-Pammer A, Lespessailles E, Minisola S, Body JJ, Geusens P, Moricke R, Lopez-Romero P
29114830 Comparisons of Interventions for Preventing Falls in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. 11/07/2017 Tricco AC, Thomas SM, Veroniki AA, Hamid JS, Cogo E, Strifler L, Khan PA, Robson R, Sibley KM, MacDonald H, Riva JJ, Thavorn K, Wilson C, Holroyd-Leduc J, Kerr GD, Feldman F, Majumdar SR, Jaglal SB, Hui W, Straus SE
29052691 Discontinuing Inappropriate Medication Use in Nursing Home Residents: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. 11/07/2017 Wouters H, Scheper J, Koning H, Brouwer C, Twisk JW, van der Meer H, Boersma F, Zuidema SU, Taxis K
29171379 CollAborative care for Screen-Positive EldeRs with major depression (CASPER plus): a multicentred randomised controlled trial of clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness. 11/01/2017 Bosanquet K, Adamson J, Atherton K, Bailey D, Baxter C, Beresford-Dent J, Birtwistle J, Chew-Graham C, Clare E, Delgadillo J, Ekers D, Foster D, Gabe R, Gascoyne S, Haley L, Hamilton J, Hargate R, Hewitt C, Holmes J, Keding A, Lewis H, McMillan D, Meer S, Mitchell N, Nutbrown S, Overend K, Parrott S, Pervin J, Richards DA, Spilsbury K, Torgerson D, Traviss-Turner G, Trepel D, Woodhouse R, Gilbody S
29149141 Music-Induced Analgesia in Chronic Pain Conditions: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. 11/01/2017 Garza-Villarreal EA, Pando V, Vuust P, Parsons C
28884784 The Association Between the Use of Zolpidem and the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease Among Older People. 11/01/2017 Cheng HT, Lin FJ, Erickson SR, Hong JL, Wu CH
28892432 Patient-Clinician Communication: American Society of Clinical Oncology Consensus Guideline. 11/01/2017 Gilligan T, Coyle N, Frankel RM, Berry DL, Bohlke K, Epstein RM, Finlay E, Jackson VA, Lathan CS, Loprinzi CL, Nguyen LH, Seigel C, Baile WF
28973065 Effect of Systematic Intensive Care Unit Triage on Long-term Mortality Among Critically Ill Elderly Patients in France: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 10/17/2017 Guidet B, Leblanc G, Simon T, Woimant M, Quenot JP, Ganansia O, Maignan M, Yordanov Y, Delerme S, Doumenc B, Fartoukh M, Charestan P, Trognon P, Galichon B, Javaud N, Patzak A, Garrouste-Orgeas M, Thomas C, Azerad S, Pateron D, Boumendil A
28892457 Romosozumab or Alendronate for Fracture Prevention in Women with Osteoporosis. 10/12/2017 Saag KG, Petersen J, Brandi ML, Karaplis AC, Lorentzon M, Thomas T, Maddox J, Fan M, Meisner PD, Grauer A
29025198 Foam dressings for treating pressure ulcers. 10/12/2017 Walker RM, Gillespie BM, Thalib L, Higgins NS, Whitty JA
28982506 Palliative Care in Heart Failure: Rationale, Evidence, and Future Priorities. 10/10/2017 Kavalieratos D, Gelfman LP, Tycon LE, Riegel B, Bekelman DB, Ikejiani DZ, Goldstein N, Kimmel SE, Bakitas MA, Arnold RM
28986942 Management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia by an aroma-massage with acupressure treatment protocol: A randomised clinical trial. 10/06/2017 Fung JKK, Tsang HW
28799620 Long-term bleeding risk prediction in 'real world' patients with atrial fibrillation: Comparison of the HAS-BLED and ABC-Bleeding risk scores. The Murcia Atrial Fibrillation Project. 10/05/2017 Esteve-Pastor MA, Rivera-Caravaca JM, Roldan V, Vicente V, Valdes M, Marin F, Lip GYH
28869989 Reconciling the Effects of Screening on Prostate Cancer Mortality in the ERSPC and PLCO Trials. 10/03/2017 Tsodikov A, Gulati R, Heijnsdijk EAM, Pinsky PF, Moss SM, Qiu S, de Carvalho TM, Hugosson J, Berg CD, Auvinen A, Andriole GL, Roobol MJ, Crawford ED, Nelen V, Kwiatkowski M, Zappa M, Lujan M, Villers A, Feuer EJ, de Koning HJ, Mariotto AB, Etzioni R
28973247 Association Between Use of Non-Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulants With and Without Concurrent Medications and Risk of Major Bleeding in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation. 10/03/2017 Chang SH, Chou IJ, Yeh YH, Chiou MJ, Wen MS, Kuo CT, See LC, Kuo CF
28933612 Do virtual reality games improve mobility skills and balance measurements in community-dwelling older adults? Systematic review and meta-analysis. 10/01/2017 Neri SG, Cardoso JR, Cruz L, Lima RM, de Oliveira RJ, Iversen MD, Carregaro RL
28378347 The effectiveness of massage and touch on behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: A quantitative systematic review and meta-analysis. 10/01/2017 Wu J, Wang Y, Wang Z
28973626 Delirium in Older Persons: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment. 09/26/2017 Oh ES, Fong TG, Hshieh TT, Inouye SK
28975307 Effect of Lorazepam With Haloperidol vs Haloperidol Alone on Agitated Delirium in Patients With Advanced Cancer Receiving Palliative Care: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 09/19/2017 Hui D, Frisbee-Hume S, Wilson A, Dibaj SS, Nguyen T, De La Cruz M, Walker P, Zhukovsky DS, Delgado-Guay M, Vidal M, Epner D, Reddy A, Tanco K, Williams J, Hall S, Liu D, Hess K, Amin S, Breitbart W, Bruera E
28869986 Diagnostic Accuracy of Novel and Traditional Rapid Tests for Influenza Infection Compared With Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. 09/19/2017 Merckx J, Wali R, Schiller I, Caya C, Gore GC, Chartrand C, Dendukuri N, Papenburg J
28419192 Efficacy and safety of a novel acetylcholinesterase inhibitor octohydroaminoacridine in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease: a Phase II multicenter randomised controlled trial. 09/01/2017 Xiao S, Wang T, Ma X, Qin Y, Li X, Zhao Z, Liu X, Wang X, Xie H, Jiang Q, Sun L, Luo B, Shang L, Chen W, Bai Y, Tang M, He M, Wu L, Ma Q, Hou D, He J
28444118 Development and evaluation of the medication-based index of physical function (MedIP). 09/01/2017 Hall CD, Karpen SC, Odle B, Panus PC, Walls ZF
28806436 Effectiveness of a Timing and Coordination Group Exercise Program to Improve Mobility in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 08/14/2017 Brach JS, Perera S, Gilmore S, VanSwearingen JM, Brodine D, Nadkarni NK, Ricci E
28791690 Apathy: Risk Factor for Mortality in Nursing Home Patients. 08/09/2017 Nijsten JMH, Leontjevas R, Pat-El R, Smalbrugge M, Koopmans RTCM, Gerritsen DL
28787537 Blood pressure targets for hypertension in older adults. 08/08/2017 Garrison SR, Kolber MR, Korownyk CS, McCracken RK, Heran BS, Allan GM
28703936 Randomized clinical trial of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation versus sham electrical stimulation in patients with faecal incontinence. 08/01/2017 van der Wilt AA, Giuliani G, Kubis C, van Wunnik BPW, Ferreira I, Breukink SO, Lehur PA, La Torre F, Baeten CGMI
28742684 Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Patients Physically Ineligible for Open Repair: Very Long-term Follow-up in the EVAR-2 Randomized Controlled Trial. 08/01/2017 Sweeting MJ, Patel R, Powell JT, Greenhalgh RM
28334979 The effectiveness of optimised clinical medication reviews for geriatric patients: Opti-Med a cluster randomised controlled trial. 08/01/2017 Willeboordse F, Schellevis FG, Chau SH, Hugtenburg JG, Elders PJM

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