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Akemi Hirano, Yusuke Suzuki, Toshio Hayashi, Koichiro Ina, Joji Onishi

Article ID: 2712
Views - 152  (Abstract) PDF - 66  (Download)
Abstract: Background: Caregivers of dementia patients have significantly higher levels of serum IL-6 and CRP compared to non-caregivers, and the accumulation of everyday stressors reportedly promotes the induction of inflammatory markers. However, few studies have identified factors that affect catecholamine levels in caregivers who experience a combination of phys...
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Daxu Peng, Qingchen Liu, Xiuyang Cao, Guanwen Deng

Article ID: 2892
Views - 121  (Abstract) PDF - 55  (Download)
Abstract:Postoperative delirium (PD) is a common complication of surgery in elderly patients, but its pathophysiological mechanism remains unclear. In order to clarify the role of intraoperative hypotension and fluctuation of blood pressure in the development of PD, we conducted a follow-up study in elderly patients with intraoperative hypotension and fluctuation of ...
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Maria Laquaglia, Marina Celly Martins Ribeiro de Souza, Carolina Marques Borges

Article ID: 2907
Views - 183  (Abstract) PDF - 81  (Download)
Abstract: A significant public health concern with regards to increasing rates of Alzheimer’s is that it disproportionately affects minority groups in the United States. The present ecological exploratory study uses secondary aggregate data from the fifty United States in the year of 2019. The purpose of this study was to address the disparities in ...
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Joice A. Anu

Article ID: 2614
Views - 309  (Abstract) PDF - 96  (Download)
Abstract:Long term care facilities have a rising rate of falls and fall related injuries with increasing cost and more hospitalization. Hourly rounding® is an evidenced based intervention that is proactive for nursing staff to be able to identify patient’s needs. This helps with positive fall prevention outcome. This project focused on process improvement efforts for...
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Arundhati Guha Thakurta, Rauf Iqbal

Article ID: 2674
Views - 186  (Abstract) PDF - 43  (Download)
Abstract: Ageing work force is one of the leading causes behind the depletion in the growth rate of the labor force in construction industries. Construction industry is a paramount source of employment worldwide after agricultural industry explicitly in urban areas. Manual material handling in construction industries causes musculoskeletal disorders...
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Akemi Hirano, Yusuke Suzuki, Toshio Hayashi, Koichiro Ina, Joji Onishi

Article ID: 2986
Views - 105  (Abstract) PDF - 43  (Download)
Abstract: Caregivers who contribute to health care of their patients are significantly more likely to experience emotional difficulty, physical difficulty, and financial difficulty, than caregivers who do not contribute. This study aimed to examine the effects of free time on health-related quality of life among elderly caregivers of dementia patients. In the inter...
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Case Report

Mimi Zhou, Siyuan Jing, Yue Chen

Article ID: 2934
Views - 87  (Abstract) PDF - 41  (Download)
Abstract: The dosing of anti-Parkinson drugs is considered as the optimal control of the symptoms of PD, and increasing the dose of drugs is a common method to treat the aggravate state of PD. However, this is a case of PD elderly patient who had nephritic syndrome, with an increase in the dose, the symptoms did not get improved, but a series of other adverse effec...
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