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Perioperative hemodynamics and risk for delirium and new onset dementia in hip fracture patients; A prospective follow-up study
Background Delirium is common in hip fracture patients and many risk factors have been identified. Controversy exists regarding the possible impact of intraoperative control of blood pressure upon acute (delirium) and long ...
Bones, blood and steel: How bioelectrical impedance analysis is affected by hip fracture and surgical implants
(Journal of Electrical Bioimpedance, 2017)
Introduction: Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) is in widespread use, but there is uncertainty about its validity in patients with metal implants or after acute hip fracture and surgery. We aimed to investigate the ...
Sarcopenia in patients with hip fracture: A multicenter cross-sectional study
Background: Sarcopenia is prevalent in older persons and is a risk factor for falls, fractures, and mortality. The aim of this study was to determine a) the feasibility of determining sarcopenia in patients with acute hip ...
Vitamin D supplementation and its influence on musclestrength and mobility in community-dwelling olderpersons: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Background: It has been suggested that vitamin D status or supplementation is important for maintaining or improving muscle strength and mobility in older adults. The study results, however, do not provide consistent ...