M M Raivio

Summary

Affiliation: University of Joensuu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. ncbi 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
  3. ncbi How do officially organized services meet the needs of elderly caregivers and their spouses with Alzheimer's disease?
    Minna Raivio
    Memory Research and Treatment Centers Finland, Medical Center Hemo Oy, Lahti, Social Insurance Institution of Finland
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 22:360-8. 2007
  4. doi The use of legal guardians and financial powers of attorney among home-dwellers with Alzheimer's disease living with their spousal caregivers
    M M Raivio
    Memory Research and Treatment Centers Finland, Medical Center Hemo, Lahti, Finland
    J Med Ethics 34:882-6. 2008
  5. ncbi Psychotropic medication and stroke outcome
    Minna M Raivio
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1027; author reply 1027-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi 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...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. ncbi How do officially organized services meet the needs of elderly caregivers and their spouses with Alzheimer's disease?
    Minna Raivio
    Memory Research and Treatment Centers Finland, Medical Center Hemo Oy, Lahti, Social Insurance Institution of Finland
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 22:360-8. 2007
    ..Only 39% of the caregivers were satisfied with the services, and 69% felt they did not have any influence on what services were offered. It was concluded that official services poorly meet the needs of these caregivers...
  4. doi The use of legal guardians and financial powers of attorney among home-dwellers with Alzheimer's disease living with their spousal caregivers
    M M Raivio
    Memory Research and Treatment Centers Finland, Medical Center Hemo, Lahti, Finland
    J Med Ethics 34:882-6. 2008
    ..If held soon after the diagnosis, such discussions could support the autonomy of these persons in spite of AD and enable them to plan for the future as they wish...
  5. ncbi Psychotropic medication and stroke outcome
    Minna M Raivio
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1027; author reply 1027-8. 2005