A Mark Clarfield
Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
- Enteral feeding in end-stage dementia: a comparison of religious, ethnic, and national differences in Canada and IsraelA 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....
- The Soviet "Doctors' Plot"-50 years onA Mark Clarfield
Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beersheva, Israel
BMJ 325:1487-9. 2002
- The decreasing prevalence of reversible dementias: an updated meta-analysisA 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...
- 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...
- Assessment of dementia in the primary care settingTzvi 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...
- 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...
- The diagnosis of delirium among elderly patients presenting to the emergency department of an acute hospitalYan 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...
- 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...
- The care of patients with dementia: a modern Jewish ethical perspectiveAlan 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....
- A framework for evidence-based geriatric prevention in IsraelElliot 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
- The effect of co-morbidity on the rehabilitation process in elderly patients after hip fractureYan 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...
- Enteral feeding tubes in end-stage dementia patients: to insert or not to insert? Administrative and financial aspectsA Mark Clarfield
Isr Med Assoc J 7:467-9. 2005
- An estimate of the prevalence of dementia among residents of long-term care geriatric institutions in the Jerusalem areaHelena 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...
- Health behaviors and their determinants in multiethnic, active Israeli seniorsAnat 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%)...
- Open letter to the leader of academic medicineJohn P A Ioannidis
Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina 45110, Greece
BMJ 334:191-3. 2007
- "JDC-ESHEL," a unique non-governmental organization dedicated to the elderly in IsraelY 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...
- Reversible dementia--the implications of a fall in prevalenceA Mark Clarfield
Age Ageing 34:544-5. 2005
- A warm bathA Mark Clarfield
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1075-6. 2005
- Guidelines for dementia diagnosis: neuroimagingTzvi Dwolatzky
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1225. 2004
- Early Alzheimer's diseaseA Mark Clarfield
N Engl J Med 350:80-2; author reply 80-2. 2004
- SCOPE: SCripture Oriented Preventive EducationElliot 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...
- Reflections. An old prayer for modern medicineA Mark Clarfield
Division of Geriatric Medicine, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
CMAJ 167:1365-7. 2002
- Rembrandt's late self-portraits: psychological and medical aspectsEsther 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...