Birgitta Olofsson

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Delirium is associated with poor rehabilitation outcome in elderly patients treated for femoral neck fractures
    Birgitta Olofsson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Orthopaedics, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 19:119-27. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition in hip fracture patients: an intervention study
    Birgitta Olofsson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science Orthopaedics and Community Medicine and Rehabilitation Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:2027-38. 2007
  3. doi request reprint A multidisciplinary intervention program improved the outcome after hip fracture for people with dementia--subgroup analyses of a randomized controlled trial
    Michael Stenvall
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:e284-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Postoperative delirium in old patients with femoral neck fracture: a randomized intervention study
    Maria Lundström
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 19:178-86. 2007
  5. pmc Delirium after cardiac surgery: incidence and risk factors
    Nina Smulter
    Cardiothoracic Division, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Science, All Umeå University, Umea, Sweden
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:790-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Thirty-day prevalence of delirium among very old people: a population-based study of very old people living at home and in institutions
    Johan Mathillas
    Geriatric Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 57:298-304. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Symptom profile of postoperative delirium in patients with and without dementia
    Maria Lundström
    Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 25:162-9. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Improved performance in activities of daily living and mobility after a multidisciplinary postoperative rehabilitation in older people with femoral neck fracture: a randomized controlled trial with 1-year follow-up
    Michael Stenvall
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 39:232-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Inpatient falls and injuries in older patients treated for femoral neck fracture
    Michael Stenvall
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 43:389-99. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Urinary tract infection in very old women is associated with delirium
    Irene Eriksson
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:496-502. 2011

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Delirium is associated with poor rehabilitation outcome in elderly patients treated for femoral neck fractures
    Birgitta Olofsson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Orthopaedics, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 19:119-27. 2005
    ..Because delirium can be prevented and treated, it is important to improve the care of elderly patients with hip fractures...
  2. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition in hip fracture patients: an intervention study
    Birgitta Olofsson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science Orthopaedics and Community Medicine and Rehabilitation Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:2027-38. 2007
    ..To investigate whether a nutritional intervention in older women and men with femoral neck fracture had an effect on postoperative complications during hospitalization and on nutritional status at a four-month follow-up...
  3. doi request reprint A multidisciplinary intervention program improved the outcome after hip fracture for people with dementia--subgroup analyses of a randomized controlled trial
    Michael Stenvall
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:e284-9. 2012
    ..Therefore the aim was to investigate whether a multidisciplinary postoperative intervention program could reduce postoperative complications and improve functional recovery among people with dementia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Postoperative delirium in old patients with femoral neck fracture: a randomized intervention study
    Maria Lundström
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 19:178-86. 2007
    ..We examined whether a postoperative multi-factorial intervention program can reduce delirium and improve outcome in patients with femoral neck fractures...
  5. pmc Delirium after cardiac surgery: incidence and risk factors
    Nina Smulter
    Cardiothoracic Division, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Science, All Umeå University, Umea, Sweden
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:790-6. 2013
    ..Preventive strategies from known risk factors may reduce the incidence and severity of delirium. The present aim was to explore risk factors behind delirium in older patients undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass...
  6. doi request reprint Thirty-day prevalence of delirium among very old people: a population-based study of very old people living at home and in institutions
    Johan Mathillas
    Geriatric Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 57:298-304. 2013
    ..0, 95% CI=1.5-6.0). Delirium is highly prevalent among very old people with dementia. Depression, heart failure, institutional living and prescribed antipsychotic medication seem to be associated with delirium. ..
  7. doi request reprint Symptom profile of postoperative delirium in patients with and without dementia
    Maria Lundström
    Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 25:162-9. 2012
    ..This may indicate that postoperative delirium among patients with hip fracture differs based on the presence or absence of dementia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Improved performance in activities of daily living and mobility after a multidisciplinary postoperative rehabilitation in older people with femoral neck fracture: a randomized controlled trial with 1-year follow-up
    Michael Stenvall
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 39:232-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the short- and long-term effects of a multidisciplinary postoperative rehabilitation programme in patients with femoral neck fracture...
  9. ncbi request reprint Inpatient falls and injuries in older patients treated for femoral neck fracture
    Michael Stenvall
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 43:389-99. 2006
    ..Improvement of the quality of care and rehabilitation, with the focus on fall prevention based on these results, should be implemented in postoperative care of older people...
  10. doi request reprint Urinary tract infection in very old women is associated with delirium
    Irene Eriksson
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:496-502. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate whether urinary tract infection (UTI) in a representative sample of 85-, 90- and ≥95-year-old women is associated with delirium...
  11. pmc Do urinary tract infections affect morale among very old women?
    Irene Eriksson
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:73. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the impact of a diagnosed, symptomatic urinary tract infection (UTI) with or without ongoing treatment on morale or subjective wellbeing among very old women...
  12. doi request reprint Mental status and surgical methods in patients with femoral neck fracture
    Birgitta Olofsson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Orthopaedics, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Orthop Nurs 28:305-13. 2009
    ..Hip replacement is the most common treatment when a femoral neck fracture is displaced in healthy older people, whereas for those with dementia and other severe comorbidities, internal fixation (IF) is generally recommended...
  13. pmc Usefulness of the Geriatric Depression Scale 15-item version among very old people with and without cognitive impairment
    Mia Conradsson
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Aging Ment Health 17:638-45. 2013
    ..The aim of this population-based study was to investigate the usefulness of the Geriatric Depression Scale 15-item version (GDS-15) to assess depressive symptoms among very old people with differing levels of cognitive function...
  14. doi request reprint Validation of the Swedish version of the Nursing Delirium Screening Scale used in patients 70 years and older undergoing cardiac surgery
    Helena Claesson Lingehall
    Authors Helena Claesson Lingehall, RN, MSc, Department of Nursing and Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Cardiothoracic Surgery Division, Heart Center, University of Umeå Nina Smulter, RN, MSc, Department of Nursing and Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Cardiothoracic Surgery Division, Heart Center, University of Umeå Karl Gunnar Engström, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Cardiothoracic Surgery Division, Heart Center, University of Umeå Yngve Gustafson, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, University of Umeå Birgitta Olofsson, RN, PhD, Research Assistant, Department of Nursing, The Strategic Research Programme in Care Sciences, Umeå University and Karolinska Institutet, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Orthopedic Surgery, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 22:2858-66. 2013
    ..Validation of the Swedish version of the Nursing Delirium Screening Scale as a screening tool for nurses to use to detect postoperative delirium in patients 70 years and older undergoing cardiac surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for depressive disorders in very old age: a population-based cohort study with a 5-year follow-up
    Sofia Petersson
    Geriatric Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umea University, 901 85, Umea, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:831-9. 2014
    ..Depressive disorders are common among the very old, but insufficiently studied. The present study aims to identify risk factors for depressive disorders in very old age...
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence and factors associated with urinary tract infections (UTIs) in very old women
    Irene Eriksson
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 50:132-5. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint [Special care program for patients with hip fractures]
    Ami Homel
    Ortopediska kliniken, Universitetssjukhuset i Lund
    Lakartidningen 103:3000-1. 2006