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Clinical Trials: Geriatric Medicine

Source: Klinikum Nürnberg
The objective of the study is to give a structured update on geriatric postgraduate education throughout Europe. The study will be performed as a cross-sectional structured quantitative online survey with qualitative comments. The survey content covers structural items, content and educational aspects of geriatric specialty training in European countries. Read More
Last Updated: 25 Feb 2015
Source: Washington University School of Medicine
In this study the investigators will incorporate a wide range of clinical variables associated with aging to determine whether they are associated with mutation status independent of chronologic age. Clinically, aging can be operationalized using geriatric assessment, which entails a comprehensive multi-dimensional assessment of the health of an older adult, including measures of comorbidity, polypharmacy, functional status, cognition, depression, falls, ... Read More
Last Updated: 18 Dec 2016
Source: Washington University School of Medicine
This study will evaluate the prevalence of geriatric syndromes in older adults with multiple myeloma, examine relationships between baseline geriatrics syndromes and initial treatment selection, and examine risk of functional decline. Relationship between baseline geriatric questionnaires and initial treatment selection in older adults with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma. Feasibility of subjects completing the CARG geriatric assessments at baseline, 3 ... Read More
Last Updated: 18 Nov 2015
Source: University of Lausanne
This study aims to test the efficacy of a comprehensive assessment and management tool (AGE: Active Geriatric Evaluation) for geriatric syndromes to prevent functional decline in elderly patients followed in family medicine. Family practitioners will be randomised either to the intervention, consisting of a yearly screening for eight geriatric syndromes accompanied by a management plan in case of positive screening, or to usual care. Level of functioning and ... Read More
Last Updated: 16 Jul 2016
Source: Yonsei University
The effects of anesthetic method on cerebral oxygen saturation in geriatric patients undergoing transurethral surgery. Read More
Last Updated: 11 May 2011
Source: Linkoeping University
The main purpose of this randomised controlled trial is to study if a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) and follow up for community-dwelling elderly people can improve outcomes such as health and health-related quality of life among both patients and relatives, feeling of safety among both patients and relatives and reduce costs, compared with usual care. Read More
Last Updated: 28 Mar 2014
Source: Charite University, Berlin, Germany
In a randomized controlled pilot study the investigators include geriatric patients living in a geriatric residential community. Two interventions are compared: 1. a complex intervention containing exercise therapy, nutritional advice, homeopathy and naturopathy in addition to routine therapy by the general practitioner 2. routine care by general practitioner The investigators assess the effect of the complex intervention on activities of daily ... Read More
Last Updated: 09 Jul 2012
Source: University of Lausanne
The AGE (Active Geriatric Evaluation) aims to develop a brief assessment tool adapted to the primary care setting. Read More
Last Updated: 28 May 2015
Source: Istituto Nazionale di Ricovero e Cura per Anziani
The SCOPE study is an observational, multicenter, prospective cohort study aimed at evaluating a 2-year screening programme for CKD in a population of older patients, aged 75 years or more, in seven European Countries, in an attempt to investigate whether and to which extent currently available screening methods may identify older people at risk of worsening kidney function. Read More
Last Updated: 19 Feb 2016
Source: Hackensack University Medical Center
The goal for COPD patients in pulmonary rehabilitation programs is to improve the quality of life. COPD is known to be worse at night as are other respiratory problems such as CHF. Saturation is known to get worse nocturnally as well. Furthermore, these COPD rehabilitation patients tend to be older and increasing age is associated with an increase in the incidence of sleep disorders. We suspect that there is an increase in the incidence of sleep disorders in ... Read More
Last Updated: 31 Jan 2014
Source: Mallinckrodt
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of age (geriatric) and renal function on the safety, efficacy and pharmacokinetics of OctreoScan at the recommended clinical dose in this patient population. Read More
Last Updated: 07 Sep 2016
Source: University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
This is a 12-week, open label trial of lamotrigine for older adults (age 60 and older) with type I or type II Bipolar depression. Non-demented older adults with Bipolar I or II depression, confirmed via the Structured Clinical Interview for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM) - Patient edition (SCID-I/P) and meeting inclusion criteria for depressive symptom severity (score of 18 or greater on the Hamilton Depression Rating ... Read More
Last Updated: 07 Dec 2014
Source: Oregon Health and Science University
The purpose of this investigation is to assess the effectiveness of a multi-disciplinary Acute Care for Elders (ACE) program dedicated to the care of patients age 70 and older admitted to Oregon Health & Science University's hospital medicine service. The ACE program will aim to improve the quality of care of older patients in the investigators hospital by implementing focused interventions and recommendations specific to geriatric needs and syndromes, ... Read More
Last Updated: 16 Apr 2014
Source: Central Coast Local Health District
The typical delirium study between 1989 and 2005 compared delirium management in a specialty unit such as geriatric medicine with delirium management in general medicine (in most cases the research diagnosis of delirium was not communicated to the general medicine group). This study will provide open diagnosis of delirium by the CAM to both the geriatric medicine and general medicine groups (medical staff, patients, families) plus daily monitoring of ... Read More
Last Updated: 23 Jul 2012
Source: Chonbuk National University Hospital
This study investigate the impact of comprehensive geriatric assessments using activity of daily living (ADL), instrumental activity of daily living (IADL), and Charlson's comorbidity index (CCI) on survival and toxicities in Korean patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) treated with R-CHOP. Read More
Last Updated: 05 Jan 2017
Source: National Institute on Aging (NIA)
The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of a collaborative model of team care as compared to usual care in improving functional outcomes among community-dwelling low-income older adults. Read More
Last Updated: 15 Nov 2006
Source: National Taiwan University Hospital
Pursuant to our previous longitudinal study ( ID: NCT02073370) in geriatric outpatients cooperated with the Department of Family Medicine, Department of Geriatrics and Gerontology, National Taiwan University Hospital, this study will be conducted to examine the impacts of the specific co-morbidities and ageing psychology on the outcomes of frailty/sarcopenia syndrome. The thresholds of specific chronic disease will be reviewed after frailty ... Read More
Last Updated: 07 Nov 2016
Source: Washington University School of Medicine
To establish the optimal strategy of fall-risk assessment to predict falls in older adults receiving cancer therapy. Read More
Last Updated: 18 Oct 2016
Source: Mahidol University
These days, there is higher proportion of elderly cancer patients. Most of them have comorbidities, borderline performance status and nutritional status. The discontinuation of chemotherapy due to unbearable toxicities was not uncommon. Comprehensive geriatric assessment might be beneficial in selection of suitable elderly patients for chemotherapy administration. Read More
Last Updated: 30 Mar 2016
Source: Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
The main goal of geriatric rehabilitation following an acute illness is rapid restoration of normal activity. The key elements are pain control, restoration of bowel functions, good sleep quality, appetite and general well-being, as well as return to pre illness physical capabilities. Emphasis has recently been placed on finding innovative multi-disciplinary methods that can improve the care of elderly people who had suffered an acute illness. The aim of ... Read More
Last Updated: 22 Feb 2010
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