Kristina Kallin

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Predisposing and precipitating factors for falls among older people in residential care
    K Kallin
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Public Health 116:263-71. 2002
  2. ncbi Why the elderly fall in residential care facilities, and suggested remedies
    Kristina Kallin
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Fam Pract 53:41-52. 2004
  3. ncbi Drugs and falls in older people in geriatric care settings
    Kristina Kallin
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:270-6. 2004
  4. ncbi Factors associated with falls among older, cognitively impaired people in geriatric care settings: a population-based study
    Kristina Kallin
    Dept of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:501-9. 2005
  5. ncbi Relationship between antipsychotic drug use and behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia in old people with cognitive impairment living in geriatric care
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:713-26. 2006
  6. ncbi Symptoms of mental health and psychotropic drug use among old people in geriatric care, changes between 1982 and 2000
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:289-94. 2008
  7. ncbi Health status in the oldest old. Age and sex differences in the Umeå 85+ Study
    Petra von Heideken Wagert
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine and Physiotherapy, Umea University, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:116-26. 2006
  8. doi Falls in very old people: the population-based Umeå 85+ study in Sweden
    Petra von Heideken Wagert
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine and Physiotherapy, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:390-6. 2009
  9. ncbi Poor staff awareness of analgesic treatment jeopardises adequate pain control in the care of older people
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Age Ageing 35:257-61. 2006
  10. ncbi Depression among the oldest old: the Umeå 85+ study
    Ellinor Bergdahl
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:557-75. 2005

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi Predisposing and precipitating factors for falls among older people in residential care
    K Kallin
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Public Health 116:263-71. 2002
    ..Since acute illnesses and drug side-effects were important precipitating factors, falls should be regarded as a possible symptom of disease or a side-effect of a drug until it is proven otherwise...
  2. ncbi Why the elderly fall in residential care facilities, and suggested remedies
    Kristina Kallin
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Fam Pract 53:41-52. 2004
    ..To study precipitating factors for falls among older people living in residential care facilities...
  3. ncbi Drugs and falls in older people in geriatric care settings
    Kristina Kallin
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:270-6. 2004
    ..Falls and their consequences constitute serious health problems in the older population. The aim was to study predisposing factors for falls among older people in geriatric care settings, focusing on drugs...
  4. ncbi Factors associated with falls among older, cognitively impaired people in geriatric care settings: a population-based study
    Kristina Kallin
    Dept of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:501-9. 2005
    ..Of these residents 2,008 (60.4%) were cognitively impaired, and they became the study population. Of the participants, 69% were women; mean age: 83.5 years...
  5. ncbi Relationship between antipsychotic drug use and behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia in old people with cognitive impairment living in geriatric care
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:713-26. 2006
    ..BPSD are often managed with antipsychotic drugs, despite the associated serious health risks. The aim of the present study was to discover factors associated with the use of antipsychotics...
  6. ncbi Symptoms of mental health and psychotropic drug use among old people in geriatric care, changes between 1982 and 2000
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:289-94. 2008
    ..How these changes regarding organization, diagnosis and pharmacological treatment, have affected the mental health of the population in general remains unclear...
  7. ncbi Health status in the oldest old. Age and sex differences in the Umeå 85+ Study
    Petra von Heideken Wagert
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine and Physiotherapy, Umea University, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:116-26. 2006
    ..With an increasing population aged 85 years and over, the aim of this study was to describe health status and living conditions in the oldest old and to estimate age and sex differences in a Northern European population...
  8. doi Falls in very old people: the population-based Umeå 85+ study in Sweden
    Petra von Heideken Wagert
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine and Physiotherapy, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:390-6. 2009
    ..It could be predicted that every seventh participant and every third of the people who did fall would suffer a fracture within 1 year. ADL, thyroid disorders and treatment with SSRIs should be considered in fall prevention programmes...
  9. ncbi Poor staff awareness of analgesic treatment jeopardises adequate pain control in the care of older people
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Age Ageing 35:257-61. 2006
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  10. ncbi Depression among the oldest old: the Umeå 85+ study
    Ellinor Bergdahl
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:557-75. 2005
    ..To investigate the prevalence of depression among the oldest old and to analyze factors associated with depression...
  11. ncbi Prediction of falls among older people in residential care facilities by the Downton index
    Erik Rosendahl
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine and Physiotherapy, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:142-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the prediction accuracy of the Downton fall risk index among older people living in residential care facilities at 3, 6 and 12 months, and with two different definitions of falls...