F Formiga

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  1. ncbi request reprint Vital status after five-year follow-up of nonagenarians with functional and/or cognitive impairment at baseline: the NonaSantfeliu study
    F Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:121-5. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Utility of geriatric assessment tools to identify 85-years old subjects with vitamin D deficiency
    F Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:110-4. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Inverted CD4:CD8 Ratio Is not Associated with Three-Year Mortality in a Sample of Community-Dwelling Oldest Old: The OCTABAIX Immune Study
    F Formiga
    F Formiga, MD, PhD, Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat 08907, Barcelona, Spain E mail Phone 34 93 260 74 19 Fax 34 93 260 74 20
    J Nutr Health Aging 18:425-8. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Basal functional status predicts three-month mortality after a heart failure hospitalization in elderly patients - the prospective RICA study
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, IDIBELL, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 172:127-31. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Utility of geriatric assessment to predict mortality in the oldest old: the Octabaix study 3-year follow-up
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Rejuvenation Res 16:279-84. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of cognitive decline in 85-year-old patients without cognitive impairment at baseline: 2-year follow-up of the octabaix study
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 28:147-53. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The challenge of maintaining successful aging at 87 years old: the Octabaix study two-year follow-up
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Rejuvenation Res 15:584-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Patterns of comorbidity and multimorbidity in the oldest old: the Octabaix study
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Intern Med 24:40-4. 2013
  9. doi request reprint [Use of benzodiazepines according to the admission diagnosis]
    Francesc Formiga
    Unidad de Geriatria, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, IDIBELL, Universitat de Barcelona, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 139:531-4. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Geriatric assessment and chronic kidney disease in the oldest old: the Octabaix study
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Intern Med 23:534-8. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Vital status after five-year follow-up of nonagenarians with functional and/or cognitive impairment at baseline: the NonaSantfeliu study
    F Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:121-5. 2011
    ..To evaluate vital status after five years of follow-up in a cohort of nonagenarians with functional and/or cognitive impairment at baseline...
  2. ncbi request reprint Utility of geriatric assessment tools to identify 85-years old subjects with vitamin D deficiency
    F Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:110-4. 2011
    ..To calculate the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D in subjects aged 85 years old and to study the relationship between some common geriatric evaluation scales and vitamin D status...
  3. doi request reprint Inverted CD4:CD8 Ratio Is not Associated with Three-Year Mortality in a Sample of Community-Dwelling Oldest Old: The OCTABAIX Immune Study
    F Formiga
    F Formiga, MD, PhD, Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat 08907, Barcelona, Spain E mail Phone 34 93 260 74 19 Fax 34 93 260 74 20
    J Nutr Health Aging 18:425-8. 2014
    ..Conclusion: In this community-dwelling population of oldest old (85 years old at baseline) an inverted CD4:CD8 ratio was not associated with three-year mortality. ..
  4. doi request reprint Basal functional status predicts three-month mortality after a heart failure hospitalization in elderly patients - the prospective RICA study
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, IDIBELL, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 172:127-31. 2014
    ..The study aim was to evaluate the functional status of oldest-old cohort of patients hospitalized with a diagnosis of decompensated (HF), and to analyze whether preadmission functional status predicts risk of 3-month mortality...
  5. doi request reprint Utility of geriatric assessment to predict mortality in the oldest old: the Octabaix study 3-year follow-up
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Rejuvenation Res 16:279-84. 2013
    ..Few studies have prospectively evaluated the utility of geriatric assessment tools as predictors of mortality in the oldest population. We investigated predictors of death in an oldest-old cohort after 3 years of follow-up...
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of cognitive decline in 85-year-old patients without cognitive impairment at baseline: 2-year follow-up of the octabaix study
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 28:147-53. 2013
    ..To determine how many 85-year-old community-dwelling patients with good cognitive performance at baseline maintain this level at 2-year follow-up...
  7. doi request reprint The challenge of maintaining successful aging at 87 years old: the Octabaix study two-year follow-up
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Rejuvenation Res 15:584-9. 2012
    ..In subjects aged 87 years, the factors associated with continued successful aging were longer schooling, better cognition scores, lower risk of falls, and fewer chronic drug prescriptions at baseline evaluation...
  8. doi request reprint Patterns of comorbidity and multimorbidity in the oldest old: the Octabaix study
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Intern Med 24:40-4. 2013
    ..Multimorbidity is associated with higher mortality, increased disability, a decline in functional status and a lower quality of life. The objective of the study is to explore patterns of multimorbidity in an elderly population...
  9. doi request reprint [Use of benzodiazepines according to the admission diagnosis]
    Francesc Formiga
    Unidad de Geriatria, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, IDIBELL, Universitat de Barcelona, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 139:531-4. 2012
    ..We also determined, among patients on benzodiazepines, if any differences were related to medical or surgical admissions...
  10. doi request reprint Geriatric assessment and chronic kidney disease in the oldest old: the Octabaix study
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Intern Med 23:534-8. 2012
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  11. ncbi request reprint Serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels correlate well with functional but not with cognitive status in 85-year-old subjects
    F Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:449-53. 2012
    ..We evaluate the association between high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels and physical and cognitive performance indicators in 85-year-old subjects...
  12. doi request reprint High rate of anticoagulation therapy in oldest old subjects with atrial fibrillation: the Octabaix study
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:8-10. 2012
    ..To assess the prevalence of permanent atrial fibrillation (AF) in community-dwelling subjects aged 85 and to determine the anticoagulation therapy rate...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Mortality-associated factors in nonagenarian. The Nona-Santfeliu Study. Two years of follow-up]
    F Formiga
    Unidad de Geriatria, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 209:9-14. 2009
    ..Few studies have prospectively evaluated predictors of mortality in the very elderly. This study has aimed to determine which factors could predict death in nonagenarians after two years of follow-up...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predictors of 3-year mortality in subjects over 95 years of age. The NonaSantfeliu study
    F Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat 08907, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 14:63-5. 2010
    ..To examine the survival rates of subjects aged 95 or over after a follow-up period of 3 years, and to determine predictive factors for mortality risk...
  15. doi request reprint Lower Barthel Index scores predict less prescription of pharmacological therapy in elderly patients with Alzheimer disease
    Francesc Formiga
    Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 29:198-203. 2010
    ..To determine the factors associated with receiving specific treatment (cholinesterase inhibitors or/and memantine) for Alzheimer disease (AD) in elderly patients...
  16. doi request reprint Predictors of long-term survival in nonagenarians: the NonaSantfeliu study
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, 08907 Barcelona, Spain
    Age Ageing 40:111-6. 2011
    ..few studies have prospectively evaluated long-term predictors of mortality in nonagenarians...
  17. doi request reprint Serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, their relationship with baseline functional and cognitive status, and their utility in predicting mortality in nonagenarians
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat Primary Healthcare Centre El Plà CAP I, Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 11:358-64. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the association between HDL-C levels and physical and cognitive performance indicators in nonagenarians, and also to determine the influence of HDL-C levels on the 3-year mortality risk...
  18. doi request reprint Low co-morbidity, low levels of malnutrition, and low risk of falls in a community-dwelling sample of 85-year-olds are associated with successful aging: the Octabaix study
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Rejuvenation Res 14:309-14. 2011
    ..0001). Almost half of the individuals presented successful aging. Successful agers had less co-morbidity and a lower risk of falls or malnutrition, and they had higher scores on the QoL scale...
  19. ncbi request reprint Differences according to gender and health status in CD4:CD8 ratio in a sample of community-dwelling oldest old. The OCTABAIX immune study
    Francesc Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, IDIBELL, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:268-72. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to characterize the inverted CD4:CD8 ratio as a possible marker of IRP in a sample of oldest old (85 years) by assessing differences in gender and health status...
  20. doi request reprint [Dementia, a progressive disease: severe dementia. Identification of end-stage dementia]
    Francesc Formiga
    Unidad de Geriatria, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Esp Geriatr Gerontol 44:2-8. 2009
    ..Thus, the correct measures can be implemented to ensure an appropriate end of life in patients with dementia...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and clinical features in elderly patients with dementia: differences according to dementia severity
    F Formiga
    Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat 08907, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 13:423-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate comorbidity and clinical features in elderly patients with dementia to determine differences according to dementia severity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of falls producing hip fractures in nonagenarians
    F Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 12:664-7. 2008
    ..A second objective was to compare these characteristics with those present in younger patients (65-79 year-olds)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Falls in nonagenarians living in their own homes: the Nonasantfeliu study
    F Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, 08907 Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 12:273-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of falls and their circumstances in non-institutionalized people older than 89 years and living in an urban community...
  24. doi request reprint [Relationship between blood pressure and mortality at 4 years of follow up in a cohort of individuals aged over 80 years]
    Teresa Badia Farré
    Centro de Atención Primaria Buenos Aires, Martorell, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 137:97-103. 2011
    ..To study the association between blood pressure and mortality in a cohort of over 80 years olders of the community after four years of follow up...
  25. doi request reprint Factors associated with social risk in 85-year-old community residents
    A Tobella
    Centro de Atención Primaria Primaria Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 213:145-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate the social risk and identify possible related factors among community-dwelling 85-year-old residents...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Circumstances associated to falls resulting in hip fracture in community-dwelling subjects older than 94 years old]
    F Formiga
    Unidad de Geriatria, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Clin Esp 208:234-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the circumstances associated with falls resulting in hip fracture in the 95 years of age or older community-dwelling patients...
  27. doi request reprint Assessing risk screening methods of malnutrition in geriatric patients: Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) versus Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index (GNRI)
    P Durán Alert
    Unidad de Dietética y Nutrición Clínica, Hospital Universitario de Bellvitge, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 27:590-8. 2012
    ..Elderly subjects are considered a vulnerable group and they have more risk of nutritional problems. The risk of malnutrition increases in hospitalized geriatric patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Nonagenarian's risk profile for living in a nursing home. The NonaSantfeliu study]
    F Formiga
    UFISS Geriatría, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 207:121-4. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Serum insulin-like growth factor levels do not predict functional recovery after hospitalization in nonagenarian patients
    F Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Horm Res 59:249-53. 2003
    ..To analyze the insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) serum levels in nonagenarian patients and to investigate the predictive capacity of this measure to assess the functional recovery of this population following hospitalization...
  30. doi request reprint [Anemia in chronic heart failure]
    J Grau-Amorós
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Municipal de Badalona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 211:354-9. 2011
    ..The choice of treatment strategy, if such treatment is decided, should always begin after correcting the congestive signs in the outpatient with optimal treatment of heart failure...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Interobserver concordance in functional assessment by Barthel Index]
    F Formiga
    UFISS Geriatría Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona
    Rev Clin Esp 206:230-2. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to analyze interobserver "reproductiveness" between clinical nurses in gerontology and residents in family medicine in their first contact with the Barthel Index (BI)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Delirium in hospitalised older persons: review
    B Alvarez Fernandez
    Unidad de Geriatria, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario Carlos Haya, Malaga, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 12:246-51. 2008
    ..Finally, we propose a scheme for the prevention and treatment of delirium...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Geriatric information in the hospital discharge reports of patients over 65 years of age admitted to an Internal Medicine Department]
    F Formiga
    UFISS Geriatría, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona
    Rev Clin Esp 204:308-11. 2004
    ..Besides, the possible changes along the last 5 years were also evaluated...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Morbidity-mortality in nonagenarians with backgrounds of cerebral vascular accident or femur fracture. NonaSantfeliu Study]
    F Formiga
    Unidad de Geriatria, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 208:353-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate in community-dwelling nonagenarians the influence of having previously suffered a stroke or a hip fracture...
  35. ncbi request reprint Mild presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus in elderly patients assessed by SLEDAI. SLE Disease Activity Index
    F Formiga
    Internal Medicine Service, Hospital de Bellvitge Princeps d Espanya, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Lupus 8:462-5. 1999
    ..SLE starting in later life has a clinical presentation different than in younger patients. We have used the SLE Disease Activity Index (SLEDAI) to explore the relationship between age of onset and disease activity...
  36. ncbi request reprint End-of-life preferences in elderly patients admitted for heart failure
    F Formiga
    Geriatric Unit Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge Princeps d Espanya, L Hospitalet de Llobregat 08907, Barcelona, Spain
    QJM 97:803-8. 2004
    ..Heart failure is increasing in prevalence and incidence, with considerable mortality among the elderly...
  37. doi request reprint [Inappropriate prescription in the community elderly, are we aware of?]
    Francisco Mera
    Centro de Atención Primaria CAP El Plà, Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Geriatr Gerontol 46:125-30. 2011
    ..To analyse the prescription according to the STOPP (Screening Tool of Older Person's Prescriptions) and Beer's suitability criteria, and associated factors in patients over 85 years-old...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Features differentiating comorbidity in elderly patients with Alzheimer-type dementia or with vascular dementia]
    F Formiga
    Hospital General Universitari de Bellvitge, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Espana
    Rev Neurol 46:72-6. 2008
    ..Alzheimer's disease (AD) and vascular dementia (VD) are the two most common forms of dementia. In the elderly subjects with dementia, there is a significant comorbidity associated and often cause greater morbidity and mortality...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Acute confusional syndrome in elderly patients hospitalized due to medical condition]
    F Formiga
    UFISS Geriatría Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona
    Rev Clin Esp 205:484-8. 2005
    ..Delirium or acute confusional syndrome (ACS) is a frequent problem during hospitalization of elderly patients. We study the appearance of delirium and its characteristics in patients admitted to an internal medicine service...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Characteristics of falls producing hip fracture in an elderly population. Differences according to age and gender]
    F Formiga
    UFISS Geriatría, Servicio Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 206:314-8. 2006
    ..The majority of hip fractures are produced because of a fall. We examined the characteristics associated with falls causing hip fracture in elderly patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint One-year follow-up of heart failure patients after their first admission
    F Formiga
    Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    QJM 97:81-6. 2004
    ..Outcomes related to heart failure remain relatively poor. Aim: To examine the clinical course of patients for one year after their first admission because of heart failure, including prognosis, mortality, and rehospitalization...
  42. ncbi request reprint Lipid and lipoprotein levels in premenopausal systemic lupus erythematosus patients
    F Formiga
    Internal Medicine Service, Bellvitge Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Lupus 10:359-63. 2001
    ..Corticosteroid therapy and proteinuria are the best predictors of dyslipoproteinemia in these patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Medical comorbidity in elderly patients with dementia. Differences according age and gender]
    F Formiga
    Unidad de Geriatria, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Clin Esp 207:495-500. 2007
    ..Prevalence of dementia in elderly patients is high. The goal of the study was to assess some aspects of comorbidity in the patients with dementia. We also analyzed comorbidity differences according to age and gender...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence and prevention of pressure ulcers in a cohort of nonagenarians. NonaSantfeliu study]
    A Ferrer
    Centro de Atención Primaria El Plà, CAP I, Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Aten Primaria 37:466-7. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint [Anemia prevalence in heart failure. GESAIC study results]
    J Grau-Amorós
    Hospital Municipal de Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Clin Esp 208:211-5. 2008
    ..Our study has aimed to evaluate the prevalence of anemia in HF within the usual hospital clinical practice...
  46. doi request reprint [Heart failure in the elderly patient]
    D Chivite
    UFISS de Geriatría, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 211:26-35. 2011
    ..This review deals with the differential features of heart failure in the geriatric population...
  47. ncbi request reprint Mortality and morbidity in nonagenarian patients following hip fracture surgery
    F Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, CSU de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Gerontology 49:41-5. 2003
    ..The number of people living more than 90 years is increasing, and this population shows a high incidence of hip fractures...
  48. doi request reprint [Internet-based Continuing Medical Education. Presentation of the first experience of the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine]
    A San Jose
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario, Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 210:567-72. 2010
    ....
  49. doi request reprint [Depression in the elderly: Prevalence and associated factors]
    M Sarró-Maluquer
    Medicina de Familia y Comunitaria, Centro de Atención Primaria Florida Norte, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, España Electronic address
    Semergen 39:354-60. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of depression, and to study the factors associated with it among community-dwelling 85-year-olds...
  50. doi request reprint Features and costs of patients admitted for cardiac arrhythmias in Spain
    J Montes-Santiago
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Rev Clin Esp 213:235-9. 2013
    ..However, we do not know their characteristics and economic costs. We have analyzed the epidemiology and cost of hospitalizations due to cardiac arrhythmias in the National Health System...
  51. doi request reprint [Renal function in patients with heart failure: prognostic value]
    J Casado
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital del Henares, Coslada, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 212:119-26. 2012
    ..Impaired renal function can lead to a poor prognosis in patients with heart failure (HF). This study analyses the prevalence and prognostic value of impaired renal function in a cohort of patients with HF...
  52. pmc Dying from heart failure in hospital: palliative decision making analysis
    F Formiga
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine Service, CSU de Bellvitge L Hospitalet de LL, Barcelona, Spain
    Heart 88:187. 2002