H Luukinen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oulu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Prevention of disability by exercise among the elderly: a population-based, randomized, controlled trial
    Heikki Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 24:199-205. 2006
  2. ncbi Coffee consumption and mortality in a 14-year follow-up of an elderly northern Finnish population
    Pertti Happonen
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, FI 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Nutr 99:1354-61. 2008
  3. doi The relationships between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and incident depressed mood among older adults
    Heikki Luukinen
    Department of Medical Rehabilitation, Oulu University Hospital, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 70:75-9. 2010
  4. ncbi Depressive symptoms and the risk of sudden cardiac death among the elderly
    H Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Eur Heart J 24:2021-6. 2003
  5. ncbi Orthostatic hypotension predicts vascular death in older diabetic patients
    Heikki Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, PB 5000, FIN 90014, Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 67:163-6. 2005
  6. ncbi Fall-related brain injuries and the risk of dementia in elderly people: a population-based study
    H Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, University Hospital, PB 5000, Oulu, FIN 90014 Finland
    Eur J Neurol 12:86-92. 2005
  7. ncbi Temporal changes in the frequency of falling accidents among the elderly during the 1990s: a population-based study
    H Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, P O Box 5000, FIN 90014, Oulu, Finland
    Public Health 120:418-20. 2006
  8. ncbi Pragmatic exercise-oriented prevention of falls among the elderly: a population-based, randomized, controlled trial
    Heikki Luukinen
    Department Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Prev Med 44:265-71. 2007
  9. doi Risk of dementia associated with the ApoE epsilon4 allele and falls causing head injury without explicit traumatic brain injury
    H Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Acta Neurol Scand 118:153-8. 2008
  10. ncbi Orthostatic hypotension and the risk of myocardial infarction in the home-dwelling elderly
    H Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, and Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    J Intern Med 255:486-93. 2004

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi Prevention of disability by exercise among the elderly: a population-based, randomized, controlled trial
    Heikki Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 24:199-205. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of an intervention planned and implemented by regional geriatric care teams in order to prevent disability in an elderly population...
  2. ncbi Coffee consumption and mortality in a 14-year follow-up of an elderly northern Finnish population
    Pertti Happonen
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, FI 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Nutr 99:1354-61. 2008
    ..The present study provides evidence for daily (caffeine-containing) coffee intake being inversely associated with mortality in the elderly...
  3. doi The relationships between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and incident depressed mood among older adults
    Heikki Luukinen
    Department of Medical Rehabilitation, Oulu University Hospital, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 70:75-9. 2010
    ..Conclusions. High hs-CRP predicts a higher incident SZSRDS score and depressed mood among older men, suggesting a possible inflammatory etiology for depression...
  4. ncbi Depressive symptoms and the risk of sudden cardiac death among the elderly
    H Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Eur Heart J 24:2021-6. 2003
    ..We tested the hypothesis that depressive symptoms (DS) may specifically increase the risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) among the elderly subjects...
  5. ncbi Orthostatic hypotension predicts vascular death in older diabetic patients
    Heikki Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, PB 5000, FIN 90014, Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 67:163-6. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that diabetes patients with orthostatic hypotension carry a high risk of vascular death. Diabetic neuropathy is a plausible explanation to our findings...
  6. ncbi Fall-related brain injuries and the risk of dementia in elderly people: a population-based study
    H Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, University Hospital, PB 5000, Oulu, FIN 90014 Finland
    Eur J Neurol 12:86-92. 2005
    ..68 (2.32-25.3). We conclude that fall-related TBI predicts earlier onset of dementia and the effect is especially high amongst subjects who carry the ApoE epsilon4 allele...
  7. ncbi Temporal changes in the frequency of falling accidents among the elderly during the 1990s: a population-based study
    H Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, P O Box 5000, FIN 90014, Oulu, Finland
    Public Health 120:418-20. 2006
  8. ncbi Pragmatic exercise-oriented prevention of falls among the elderly: a population-based, randomized, controlled trial
    Heikki Luukinen
    Department Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Prev Med 44:265-71. 2007
    ..To assess the effectiveness of an intervention planned and implemented by regional geriatric care teams in order to prevent falls in an elderly population...
  9. doi Risk of dementia associated with the ApoE epsilon4 allele and falls causing head injury without explicit traumatic brain injury
    H Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Acta Neurol Scand 118:153-8. 2008
    ..The corresponding effect of falls causing HI without explicit traumatic brain injury (TBI) in association with the ApoE epsilon4 is not known...
  10. ncbi Orthostatic hypotension and the risk of myocardial infarction in the home-dwelling elderly
    H Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, and Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    J Intern Med 255:486-93. 2004
    ..OBJECTIVEs: We investigated the prognostic significance of orthostatic hypotension on the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) amongst the elderly...
  11. ncbi Prognosis of diastolic and systolic orthostatic hypotension in older persons
    H Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 159:273-80. 1999
    ..We examined the risks of nonvascular and vascular deaths according to different definitions of OH among home-dwelling elderly persons...
  12. ncbi Depression in elderly spouse pairs
    S L Kivela
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    Int Psychogeriatr 10:329-38. 1998
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  13. ncbi Fracture risk associated with a fall according to type of fall among the elderly
    H Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 11:631-4. 2000
    ..The kinetic energies produced in SLFs, OEFs and STFs may be higher than those generated in IFs, leading to increased risk of fracture...
  14. ncbi Head injuries and cognitive decline among older adults: a population-based study
    H Luukinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Neurology 52:557-62. 1999
    ..To examine the relationship between minor and major head injuries caused by fall accidents and cognitive decline among a cohort of adults age 70 years or older (n = 588)...
  15. ncbi Recent decline in heavy outdoor work activity predicts occurrence of fractures among the home-dwelling elderly
    M Herala
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 13:42-7. 2002
    ..Early recognition of a decline in physical activity may help in prevention of fractures among the elderly...
  16. ncbi Falls and injurious falls late in home-dwelling life
    Sari Lehtola
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, PB 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 42:217-24. 2006
    ..Time of day affects the occurrence of injuries in falls. Ongoing activity and type of falling play a minor role in falls causing injuries among the most elderly...
  17. pmc Falls risk among a very old home-dwelling population
    Sari Iinattiniemi
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 27:25-30. 2009
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to examine risk factors of falling in a very old home-dwelling population...
  18. doi Recurrent traumatic brain injury is predicted by the index injury occurring under the influence of alcohol
    Satu Winqvist
    Department of Neurology, University of Oulu, Finland
    Brain Inj 22:780-5. 2008
    ..Little is known of the role of alcohol intoxication as a risk factor for recurrent traumatic brain injuries (TBI). This study was a population-based longitudinal study to investigate this problem...
  19. ncbi Exercise and risk of injurious fall in home-dwelling elderly
    Sari Iinattiniemi
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:235-44. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between different types of physical exercise and the risk of subsequent fall-related injury...
  20. ncbi Traumatic brain injuries in children and young adults: a birth cohort study from northern Finland
    Satu Winqvist
    Department of Neurology, University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, Oulun yliopisto, Finland
    Neuroepidemiology 29:136-42. 2007
    ..This cohort provides a valuable source of data from the population born in 1966 (n = 12,058) in the 2 northernmost provinces of Finland...
  21. ncbi Parental alcohol misuse is a powerful predictor for the risk of traumatic brain injury in childhood
    Satu Winqvist
    Department of Neurology, University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, Box 25, FIN 90029 OYS, Finland
    Brain Inj 21:1079-85. 2007
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  22. ncbi Adolescents' drinking habits predict later occurrence of traumatic brain injury: 35-year follow-up of the northern Finland 1966 birth cohort
    Satu Winqvist
    Department of Neurology, University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    J Adolesc Health 39:275.e1-7. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between adolescents' drinking habits and the risk of traumatic brain injury...
  23. ncbi Practices of clinical examination of heart failure patients in primary health care
    Aino Laukkanen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    Cent Eur J Public Health 14:86-9. 2006
    ..Therefore, further education among general practitioners is needed to improve the practices of clinical examination in heart failure patients...
  24. ncbi Factors related to occurrence of hip fracture during a fall on the hip
    R Willig
    Department of Surgery, Central Hospital of Länsi Pohja, Kemi, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Public Health 117:25-30. 2003
    ..In clinical practice, patients who have these characteristics would be potential candidates to use hip protectors and other preventive measures...
  25. ncbi Motor evoked potentials of subjects over 70 years of age with and without recurrent falls
    P Syrjälä
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Hospital of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:482-8. 2000
    ..There were no significant differences in the MEP latencies or amplitudes of the recurrent fallers and the non-fallers. Subjects having more frequent falls, however, tended to have lower amplitudes of MEPs in the lower extremities...
  26. ncbi Risk factors for cervical and trochanteric hip fracture during a fall on the hip
    Sanna Meriläinen
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 20:188-92. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to elucidate factors related to hip fracture in patients who fall on the hip in order to identify those patients who might benefit from the use of hip protectors...
  27. ncbi Neurological diseases and accidental falls of the aged
    Pirjo Syrjälä
    Dept of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Hospital of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Neurol 250:1063-9. 2003
    ..To assess the influence of central and peripheral neurological diseases on the incidence of accidental falls of the aged...