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. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications13

  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. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Usefulness of the Geriatric Depression Scale 15-item version among very old people with and without cognitive impairment
    Mia Conradsson
    a Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Aging Ment Health 17:638-45. 2013
    ..More studies are needed to strengthen the validity of GDS-15 among older people with MMSE scores of 10-14. For older people with MMSE scores lower than 10, there is a need to develop and validate other measurements. ..
  12. 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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  13. ncbi request reprint [Special care program for patients with hip fractures]
    Ami Homel
    Ortopediska kliniken, Universitetssjukhuset i Lund
    Lakartidningen 103:3000-1. 2006