J V Laurila

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Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Matrix-metalloproteinase-2, -8 and -9 in serum and skin blister fluid in patients with severe sepsis
    Fiia P Gäddnäs
    Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Intensive Care, Oulu University Hospital, Kajaanintie 50, Oulu, Finland
    Crit Care 14:R49. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Confusion assessment method in the diagnostics of delirium among aged hospital patients: would it serve better in screening than as a diagnostic instrument?
    J V Laurila
    Helsinki University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:1112-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Detection and documentation of dementia and delirium in acute geriatric wards
    Jouko V Laurila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki, Finland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:31-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Behavioral symptoms and the administration of psychotropic drugs to aged patients with dementia in nursing homes and in acute geriatric wards
    K H Pitkala
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
    Int Psychogeriatr 16:61-74. 2004
  5. pmc Anticholinergic drugs and their effects on delirium and mortality in the elderly
    M J Luukkanen
    Unit of General Practice, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord Extra 1:43-50. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Delirium among patients with and without dementia: does the diagnosis according to the DSM-IV differ from the previous classifications?
    Jouko V Laurila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:271-7. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Neither atypical nor conventional antipsychotics increase mortality or hospital admissions among elderly patients with dementia: a two-year prospective study
    Minna M Raivio
    Memory Research and Treatment Centers Finland Medical Center Hemo Oy, Lahti, Finland
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:416-24. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of different diagnostic criteria on prognosis of delirium: a prospective study
    Jouko V Laurila
    Geriatric Clinic, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 18:240-4. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of different diagnostic criteria on prevalence rates for delirium
    Jouko V Laurila
    Geriatric Clinic, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, HUS, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 16:156-62. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Multicomponent geriatric intervention for elderly inpatients with delirium: effects on costs and health-related quality of life
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Unit of General Practice, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:56-61. 2008

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Publications15

  1. pmc Matrix-metalloproteinase-2, -8 and -9 in serum and skin blister fluid in patients with severe sepsis
    Fiia P Gäddnäs
    Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Intensive Care, Oulu University Hospital, Kajaanintie 50, Oulu, Finland
    Crit Care 14:R49. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the timely development of serum and skin MMP-2, -8 and -9 levels in human severe sepsis and their association with disease severity and mortality...
  2. ncbi request reprint Confusion assessment method in the diagnostics of delirium among aged hospital patients: would it serve better in screening than as a diagnostic instrument?
    J V Laurila
    Helsinki University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:1112-9. 2002
    ..The Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) is an easy, four-step algorithmic diagnostic test developed to detect delirium...
  3. ncbi request reprint Detection and documentation of dementia and delirium in acute geriatric wards
    Jouko V Laurila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki, Finland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:31-5. 2004
    ..3%) in medical records. In 64/77 (83.1%) cases signs of confusion were recorded in nurses' notes. Poor detection and documentation may lead to undertreatment of both disorders...
  4. ncbi request reprint Behavioral symptoms and the administration of psychotropic drugs to aged patients with dementia in nursing homes and in acute geriatric wards
    K H Pitkala
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
    Int Psychogeriatr 16:61-74. 2004
    ..To describe the prevalence of various psychiatric and behavioral symptoms among patients with dementia in nursing homes and acute geriatric wards and to investigate the administration of psychotropic medications to these patients...
  5. pmc Anticholinergic drugs and their effects on delirium and mortality in the elderly
    M J Luukkanen
    Unit of General Practice, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord Extra 1:43-50. 2011
    ..To investigate the use of drugs with anticholinergic properties (DAPs) and their associations with delirium and mortality among elderly patients with comorbidities...
  6. ncbi request reprint Delirium among patients with and without dementia: does the diagnosis according to the DSM-IV differ from the previous classifications?
    Jouko V Laurila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:271-7. 2004
    ..It is not known how DSM-IV classification, compared with the DSM-III, DSM-III-R, and ICD-10, identifies delirium among individuals with and without dementia and whether the symptom profiles differ between these two subgroups...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neither atypical nor conventional antipsychotics increase mortality or hospital admissions among elderly patients with dementia: a two-year prospective study
    Minna M Raivio
    Memory Research and Treatment Centers Finland Medical Center Hemo Oy, Lahti, Finland
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:416-24. 2007
    ..Antipsychotics are widely used to manage behavioral disorders in patients with dementia. Recently, serious concerns have been raised about the stroke and mortality risk of atypical antipsychotics when administered to patients with dementia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of different diagnostic criteria on prognosis of delirium: a prospective study
    Jouko V Laurila
    Geriatric Clinic, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 18:240-4. 2004
    ..The DSM-IV has simplified the criteria of delirium. It identifies new, acutely ill and relatively nondependent subjects as delirious who share the poor prognosis of patients diagnosed with the previous criteria...
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of different diagnostic criteria on prevalence rates for delirium
    Jouko V Laurila
    Geriatric Clinic, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, HUS, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 16:156-62. 2003
    ..The DSM-IV and ICD-10 had the largest number of patients not overlapping with any other diagnostic group. The newest DSM-IV classification found more cases of delirium especially among acutely ill, hospitalized patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Multicomponent geriatric intervention for elderly inpatients with delirium: effects on costs and health-related quality of life
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Unit of General Practice, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:56-61. 2008
    ..We studied the effects of multicomponent geriatric treatment on costs of care and HRQoL in delirious inpatients...
  11. ncbi request reprint The European delirium association
    Alasdair M J MacLullich
    Geriatric Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Queen s Medical Research Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland
    J Psychosom Res 62:397-8. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Use of inappropriate medications and their prognostic significance among in-hospital and nursing home patients with and without dementia in Finland
    Minna M Raivio
    Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Drugs Aging 23:333-43. 2006
    ..This study examines the use of inappropriate drugs and their impact on mortality and use of health services among Finnish elderly nursing home and hospital patients. Patients with dementia were studied as a special subgroup...
  13. ncbi request reprint Multicomponent geriatric intervention for elderly inpatients with delirium: a randomized, controlled trial
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    The Central Union for the Welfare of the Aged, Malmin Kauppatie 26, 00700 Helsinki, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:176-81. 2006
    ..Treatment is mainly based on common sense with wide variations in practice. We investigated whether intensified, multicomponent geriatric treatment could improve the prognosis of delirious patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of delirium in frail older people
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 19:158-63. 2005
    ..86, 95% CI 1.1-3.1), at 2 years (OR 1.76, 95% CI 1.1-2.8), and for permanent institutionalization (OR 2.45, 95% CI 1.2-4.9). Delirious patients with prior dementia tended to have a better prognosis than those without...
  15. ncbi request reprint Psychotropic medication and stroke outcome
    Minna M Raivio
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1027; author reply 1027-8. 2005