A Mark Clarfield

Summary

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

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  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. 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
  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. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  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

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Publications23

  1. 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
  2. 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...
  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. 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...
  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. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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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  9. 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
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  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 Enteral feeding tubes in end-stage dementia patients: to insert or not to insert? Administrative and financial aspects
    A Mark Clarfield
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:467-9. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint An estimate of the prevalence of dementia among residents of long-term care geriatric institutions in the Jerusalem area
    Helena Feldman
    Department of Geriatrics and Memory Clinic, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:643-52. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of dementia among the residents of geriatric institutions in the greater Jerusalem area...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health behaviors and their determinants in multiethnic, active Israeli seniors
    Anat A Shemesh
    Israeli Ministry of Health, 2 Ben Tabai Street, Jerusalem 93591, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 47:63-77. 2008
    ..Prominent barriers to vaccination included concerns about vaccine effectiveness (39%) and side effects (29%). Leading cues to action were a recommendation from one's doctor (67%) and from a healthcare worker (51%)...
  15. pmc Open letter to the leader of academic medicine
    John P A Ioannidis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina 45110, Greece
    BMJ 334:191-3. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint "JDC-ESHEL," a unique non-governmental organization dedicated to the elderly in Israel
    Y Brick
    JDC ESHEL, The Association for Planning and Development of Services for Aged in Israel, JDC Israel, Jerusalem, PO Box 3489, Jerusalem 91034, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 44:225-34. 2007
    ..In this way it provides a multiplier effect throughout the entire health and social service sectors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reversible dementia--the implications of a fall in prevalence
    A Mark Clarfield
    Age Ageing 34:544-5. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint A warm bath
    A Mark Clarfield
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1075-6. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for dementia diagnosis: neuroimaging
    Tzvi Dwolatzky
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1225. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Early Alzheimer's disease
    A Mark Clarfield
    N Engl J Med 350:80-2; author reply 80-2. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint SCOPE: SCripture Oriented Preventive Education
    Elliot Rosenberg
    National Geriatics Council, Israeli Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Prev Med 25:333-8. 2003
    ..The promise of synergy with the behavioral messages of preventive medicine among devout Scripture-based adherents led to the development of a SCripture Oriented Preventive Education (SCOPE) tool...
  22. pmc Reflections. An old prayer for modern medicine
    A Mark Clarfield
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    CMAJ 167:1365-7. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Rembrandt's late self-portraits: psychological and medical aspects
    Esther Lee Marcus
    Geriatric Department, Sarah Herzog Memorial Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 55:25-49. 2002
    ..In addition, the modifications may be attributed in part to some illnesses from which the artist may have suffered and/or to a decline in his eyesight that may have influenced both his ability to detect details and his ability to paint...