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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1220964
Description: Objectives: With population ageing, self-harm injuries among older people are increasing. Further examination of the association of physical illness and self-harm among older people is warranted. This ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1058718
Description: Background: Older people are disproportionately at risk of burn and have a high risk of dementia; however the impact of dementia on risk of burn is unknown. Method: Linked hospitalisation and death re ... More
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Date: 2016
Subject Keyword: falls | injury | dementia | hospitalisation
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1171989
Description: Objectives: To explore the impact of dementia on the trends in fall-related fracture and non-fracture injuries for older people. Methods: Individuals aged ≥65years who were admitted to a NSW hospital ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1199463
Description: Background: For older individuals who sustain a hip fracture, the presence of dementia can influence their access to hospital-based rehabilitation. Purpose: This study compares the characteristics and ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2016
Subject Keyword: dementia | long-term care | social networks | BPSD
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1071449
Description: Background: Dementia is a syndrome associated with stigma and social isolation. Forty-two percent of people with dementia in the United States and almost 40% in the United Kingdom live in assisted liv ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1047481
Description: Introduction: Injury is the most common reason for admission to hospital in people with dementia in Australia. However relatively little is known about the temporal trends and the hospital experience ... More
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Date: 2015
Subject Keyword: dementia | poisoning | intention | hospitalization | death
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1048265
Description: Background: Medicinal substances have been identified as common agents of both unintentional and intentional poisoning among older people, including those with dementia. This study aims to compare the ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1069213
Description: Depressive symptoms and antidepressant use are associated with greater fall risk in older people. This prospective study investigated interactions between depressive symptoms, antidepressant use and p ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/302233
Description: Purpose: We examined whether differences in findings of studies examining mild cognitive impairment (MCI) were associated with recruitment methods by comparing sample characteristics in two contempora ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/314095
Description: Many GPS report a lack of time and confidence in diagnosing dementia. Fourteen practical points are described to guide the assessment and care of patients with cognitive decline.
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/314086
Description: Dementia places a great burden on patients and their families and the challenges vary considerably over the course of the illness. We describe 14 practical points to guide management.
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/224978
Description: This study set out to explore conceptions of the elements or ingredients that lead to long-lasting happiness. A content analysis (Smith in Handbook of research methods in social and personality psycho ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/224138
Description: Background: Depression is an important health issue amongst older adults. Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy (iCBT) may help to reduce barriers and improve access to treatment, but few stu ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130529
Description: Background: Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is difficult to diagnose in the early stages and may be misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's disease (AD) or as a psychiatric disorder. This study aimed to investigate ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/43966
Description: Objectives: To develop a typography of the characteristics of caregivers of community dwelling people with dementia or memory loss who do not use services and empirically investigate the reasons for s ... More
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