A Mark Clarfield

Summary

Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Enteral feeding in end-stage dementia: a comparison of religious, ethnic, and national differences in Canada and Israel
    A Mark Clarfield
    Department of Geriatrics, Soroka Hospital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:621-7. 2006
  2. doi request reprint The diagnosis of delirium among elderly patients presenting to the emergency department of an acute hospital
    Yan Press
    Yasski Clinic, Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Unit, Clalit Health Services, Beersheva, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:201-4. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Screening in frail older people: an ounce of prevention or a pound of trouble?
    A Mark Clarfield
    Department of Geriatrics Soroka Hospital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2016-21. 2010
  4. doi request reprint For-profit and not-for-profit nursing homes in Israel: do they differ with respect to quality of care?
    A Mark Clarfield
    Department of Geriatrics, Soroka University Hospital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:167-72. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Healthy aging around the world: Israel too?
    A Mark Clarfield
    Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:516-20. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The care of patients with dementia: a modern Jewish ethical perspective
    Alan B Jotkowitz
    Department of Medicine, Soroka University Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:881-4. 2005
  7. pmc The Soviet "Doctors' Plot"-50 years on
    A Mark Clarfield
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beersheva, Israel
    BMJ 325:1487-9. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of dementia in the primary care setting
    Tzvi Dwolatzky
    Department of Geriatrics, Memory Clinic, Mental Health Center and Ben Gurion University, Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Expert Rev Neurother 4:317-25. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint The decreasing prevalence of reversible dementias: an updated meta-analysis
    A Mark Clarfield
    Department of Geriatrics, Soroka Hospital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Arch Intern Med 163:2219-29. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint A framework for evidence-based geriatric prevention in Israel
    Elliot Rosenberg
    Department of Geriatrics, Soroka University Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:379-82. 2003

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Enteral feeding in end-stage dementia: a comparison of religious, ethnic, and national differences in Canada and Israel
    A Mark Clarfield
    Department of Geriatrics, Soroka Hospital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:621-7. 2006
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  2. doi request reprint The diagnosis of delirium among elderly patients presenting to the emergency department of an acute hospital
    Yan Press
    Yasski Clinic, Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Unit, Clalit Health Services, Beersheva, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:201-4. 2009
    ..We suggest that part of the solution involves providing appropriate education to ED physicians as well as adding a geriatric consultant to the ED roster...
  3. doi request reprint Screening in frail older people: an ounce of prevention or a pound of trouble?
    A Mark Clarfield
    Department of Geriatrics Soroka Hospital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2016-21. 2010
    ..For many frail older patients, an individualized approach to screening is recommended, adjusted to comorbidity, life expectancy, and patient preference. One size does not fit all...
  4. doi request reprint For-profit and not-for-profit nursing homes in Israel: do they differ with respect to quality of care?
    A Mark Clarfield
    Department of Geriatrics, Soroka University Hospital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:167-72. 2009
    ..We conclude that in Israel, as in many other jurisdictions studied, FP NHs provide poorer care than NFPs, possibly due to a conflict between the demands of patient care and the desire to maximize profits in the FP institutions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Healthy aging around the world: Israel too?
    A Mark Clarfield
    Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:516-20. 2004
    ..This phenomenon is not well understood but could be explained in part by the more severe formative experiences of many of Israel's very elderly cohort...
  6. ncbi request reprint The care of patients with dementia: a modern Jewish ethical perspective
    Alan B Jotkowitz
    Department of Medicine, Soroka University Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:881-4. 2005
    ....
  7. pmc The Soviet "Doctors' Plot"-50 years on
    A Mark Clarfield
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beersheva, Israel
    BMJ 325:1487-9. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of dementia in the primary care setting
    Tzvi Dwolatzky
    Department of Geriatrics, Memory Clinic, Mental Health Center and Ben Gurion University, Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Expert Rev Neurother 4:317-25. 2004
    ..This may lead to misdiagnosis and unnecessary delays in therapeutic intervention. In this review, the primary care physician is provided with a structured approach to the assessment of cognitive decline...
  9. ncbi request reprint The decreasing prevalence of reversible dementias: an updated meta-analysis
    A Mark Clarfield
    Department of Geriatrics, Soroka Hospital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Arch Intern Med 163:2219-29. 2003
    ..It was predicted that further work would indicate an even lower rate. The present study represents an updated meta-analysis of the true prevalence of reversible dementia...
  10. ncbi request reprint A framework for evidence-based geriatric prevention in Israel
    Elliot Rosenberg
    Department of Geriatrics, Soroka University Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:379-82. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of co-morbidity on the rehabilitation process in elderly patients after hip fracture
    Yan Press
    Department of Geriatrics, Soroka Medical Hospital, POB 151, Beersheva 84101, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 45:281-94. 2007
    ..In our context, we found that only co-morbidity (as measured by CIRS) is the best predictor of rehabilitation outcome of elderly patients after surgical repair of hip fracture...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in end-of-life geriatric care: the approach of three monotheistic religions-Judaism, Catholicism, and Islam
    A Mark Clarfield
    Soroka Hospital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1149-54. 2003
    ..It is hoped that this approach will offer the geriatrician a useful approach to treating patients in an increasingly multicultural society...
  13. ncbi request reprint A flowchart system to improve fall data documentation in a long-term care institution: a pilot study
    Manuel Montero-Odasso
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:300-6. 2007
    ..In many long-term care (LTC) institutions, current practice focuses only on the injury consequences with a lack in the assessment of main risk factors, characteristics of the fall episode, and secondary prevention...