Kaisu H Pitkala

Summary

Country: Finland

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Positive life orientation predicts good survival prognosis in old age
    Reijo S Tilvis
    Clinics of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Hospital, Box 340, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55:133-7. 2012

Collaborators

  • Reijo S Tilvis
  • Venla Laitala
  • Pirkko Routasalo
  • Timo E Strandberg

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Positive life orientation predicts good survival prognosis in old age
    Reijo S Tilvis
    Clinics of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Hospital, Box 340, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55:133-7. 2012
    ..Feeling needed was the strongest independent predictor (HR=0.72, p<0.001). A six-question life orientation identifies old people at risk. Positive life orientation predicts good survival prognosis independently of subjective health...