Karin B Bjorkelund

Summary

Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Organic Brain Syndrome (OBS) scale: a systematic review
    Karin Björkman Björkelund
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:210-22. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors at admission associated with 4 months outcome in elderly patients with hip fracture
    Karin B Bjorkelund
    Lund University, Department of Health Sciences, Lund, Sweden
    AANA J 77:49-58. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Reducing delirium in elderly patients with hip fracture: a multi-factorial intervention study
    K B Björkelund
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 54:678-88. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Influence of optimised treatment of people with hip fracture on time to operation, length of hospital stay, reoperations and mortality within 1 year
    Ami Hommel
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Sweden
    Injury 39:1164-74. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of perioperative care and treatment on the 4-month outcome in elderly patients with hip fracture
    Karin B Bjorkelund
    Lund University, Department of Health Sciences, Lund, Sweden
    AANA J 79:51-61. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status among patients with hip fracture in relation to pressure ulcers
    Ami Hommel
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, P O Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Clin Nutr 26:589-96. 2007

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint The Organic Brain Syndrome (OBS) scale: a systematic review
    Karin Björkman Björkelund
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:210-22. 2006
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  2. ncbi request reprint Factors at admission associated with 4 months outcome in elderly patients with hip fracture
    Karin B Bjorkelund
    Lund University, Department of Health Sciences, Lund, Sweden
    AANA J 77:49-58. 2009
    ..Elderly patients with hip fracture should be identified immediately at admission regarding risk factors leading to a poorer survival and more complications...
  3. doi request reprint Reducing delirium in elderly patients with hip fracture: a multi-factorial intervention study
    K B Björkelund
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 54:678-88. 2010
    ..In addition, we explored the factors that characterize patients who developed delirium...
  4. doi request reprint Influence of optimised treatment of people with hip fracture on time to operation, length of hospital stay, reoperations and mortality within 1 year
    Ami Hommel
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Sweden
    Injury 39:1164-74. 2008
    ..Mortality was significantly higher among men than women at 4 (p=0.025) and 12 (p=0.001) months after fracture and among medically fit patients with administrative delay to surgery compared with patients with no delay (p<0.001)...
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of perioperative care and treatment on the 4-month outcome in elderly patients with hip fracture
    Karin B Bjorkelund
    Lund University, Department of Health Sciences, Lund, Sweden
    AANA J 79:51-61. 2011
    ..To minimize morbidity and mortality, providers should increase efforts to optimize the patients' oxygen saturation and hemoglobin level and reduce fasting time and waiting time for surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status among patients with hip fracture in relation to pressure ulcers
    Ami Hommel
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, P O Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Clin Nutr 26:589-96. 2007
    ..An intervention of best practices for patients with hip fracture was introduced, using the available resources effectively and efficiently with a not too complicated or expensive intervention...