Mikko Bjorkman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D supplementation has no major effect on pain or pain behavior in bedridden geriatric patients with advanced dementia
    Mikko Bjorkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, POB 340, FI 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:316-21. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Porvoo sarcopenia and nutrition trial: effects of protein supplementation on functional performance in home-dwelling sarcopenic older people - study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Mikko P Björkman
    Geriatric Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Helsinki, PO Box 340, 00029 HUS Helsinki, Finland
    Trials 14:387. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Bioimpedance spectroscopy as a measure of physical functioning in nursing home residents
    Mikko P Björkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, POB 340, FI 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:612-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Similar effects of leucine rich and regular dairy products on muscle mass and functions of older polymyalgia rheumatica patients: a randomized crossover trial
    M P Bjorkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, POB 340, FI 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:462-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Does elevated parathyroid hormone concentration predict cognitive decline in older people?
    Mikko P Björkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:164-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Parathyroid hormone as a mortality predictor in frail aged inpatients
    Mikko Bjorkman
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Gerontology 55:601-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Low parathyroid hormone levels in bedridden geriatric patients with vitamin D deficiency
    Mikko P Björkman
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Clinic of Internal Medicine, POB 340, HUS FI 00029, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1045-50. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and fibrinogen of bedridden older patients in a six-month vitamin D supplementation trial
    M P Bjorkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nutr Health Aging 13:435-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Calculated serum calcium is an insufficient surrogate for measured ionized calcium
    Mikko P Björkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, POB 340, FI 00290 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:348-50. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Elevated serum parathyroid hormone predicts impaired survival prognosis in a general aged population
    Mikko P Björkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, POB 340, FI 00290 HUS Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Endocrinol 158:749-53. 2008

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D supplementation has no major effect on pain or pain behavior in bedridden geriatric patients with advanced dementia
    Mikko Bjorkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, POB 340, FI 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:316-21. 2008
    ..This randomized double-blind placebo controlled trial addressed the association between pain and vitamin D deficiency and the effects of vitamin D supplementation on pain in institutionalized aged patients...
  2. doi request reprint Porvoo sarcopenia and nutrition trial: effects of protein supplementation on functional performance in home-dwelling sarcopenic older people - study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Mikko P Björkman
    Geriatric Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Helsinki, PO Box 340, 00029 HUS Helsinki, Finland
    Trials 14:387. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of protein supplementation along with simple home-based exercises on physical performance among home-dwelling sarcopenic older people...
  3. doi request reprint Bioimpedance spectroscopy as a measure of physical functioning in nursing home residents
    Mikko P Björkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, POB 340, FI 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:612-8. 2012
    ..The associations of repeated BIS measurements with functioning and nutritional status were investigated in nursing home residents suffering from poor health and disabilities...
  4. ncbi request reprint Similar effects of leucine rich and regular dairy products on muscle mass and functions of older polymyalgia rheumatica patients: a randomized crossover trial
    M P Bjorkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, POB 340, FI 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:462-7. 2011
    ..e. sarcopenia. The effects of milk protein supplementation and low intensity home based physical exercise on body composition and muscle functions were investigated...
  5. doi request reprint Does elevated parathyroid hormone concentration predict cognitive decline in older people?
    Mikko P Björkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:164-9. 2010
    ..This association was evaluated in random persons of age cohorts of 75, 80 and 85 years in a 10- year longitudinal prospective study...
  6. doi request reprint Parathyroid hormone as a mortality predictor in frail aged inpatients
    Mikko Bjorkman
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Gerontology 55:601-6. 2009
    ..Some prospective cohort studies have associated parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels with survival independently of renal function, calcaemic and vitamin D status in the elderly...
  7. doi request reprint Low parathyroid hormone levels in bedridden geriatric patients with vitamin D deficiency
    Mikko P Björkman
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Clinic of Internal Medicine, POB 340, HUS FI 00029, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1045-50. 2009
    ..To identify the clinical conditions associated with low parathyroid hormone (PTH) in patients with vitamin D deficiency and to evaluate the stability of the blunted PTH response to vitamin D deficiency over 6 months...
  8. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and fibrinogen of bedridden older patients in a six-month vitamin D supplementation trial
    M P Bjorkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nutr Health Aging 13:435-9. 2009
    ..To elucidate the association between vitamin D status, C-reactive protein (CRP) and fibrinogen...
  9. doi request reprint Calculated serum calcium is an insufficient surrogate for measured ionized calcium
    Mikko P Björkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, POB 340, FI 00290 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:348-50. 2009
    ..Adjustments of calcium for albumin or total protein may be useful in clinical practice in excluding hypercalcemia in very old bedridden patients, only...
  10. doi request reprint Elevated serum parathyroid hormone predicts impaired survival prognosis in a general aged population
    Mikko P Björkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, POB 340, FI 00290 HUS Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Endocrinol 158:749-53. 2008
    ..In order to evaluate the predictive value of elevated serum PTH during the last years of life, random persons of age cohorts of 75, 80 and 85 years were followed for 17 years...
  11. doi request reprint Responses of parathyroid hormone to vitamin D supplementation: a systematic review of clinical trials
    Mikko Bjorkman
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:160-6. 2009
    ..In determining the sufficient doses of vitamin D supplementation and adequate 25-OHD levels, these confounding effects and the inter-individual variation in responses of PTH to vitamin D supplementation should be taken into account...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D supplementation has minor effects on parathyroid hormone and bone turnover markers in vitamin D-deficient bedridden older patients
    Mikko Bjorkman
    Clinics of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland, POB 340, FI 00290 HUS
    Age Ageing 37:25-31. 2008
    ..to evaluate the effects of vitamin D supplementation on parathyroid function and bone turnover in aged, chronically immobile patients...
  13. pmc Reducing inappropriate, anticholinergic and psychotropic drugs among older residents in assisted living facilities: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Unit of General Practice, Helsinki University Central Hospital and Department of General Practice, University of Helsinki, Tukholmankatu 8 B, 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Trials 13:85. 2012
    ..The aim of this trial is to investigate whether training professionals in assisted living facilities reduces the use of inappropriate drugs among residents and has an effect on residents' quality of life and use of health services...