Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
- Fallers in postacute rehabilitation have worse functional recovery and increased health services useStephane Rochat
Service of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, University of Lausanne Medical Center, Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:832-6. 2013..To determine characteristics associated with single and multiple fallers during postacute rehabilitation and to investigate the relationship among falls, rehabilitation outcomes, and health services use...
- [Review in geriatric medicine 2011]S Rochat
Service de gériatrie et de réadaptation gériatrique, Departement de Medecine, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
Rev Med Suisse 8:23-7. 2012..A brief behavioral treatment for insomnia can be efficient and durable. Gliptines are be useful to avoid treatment-induced hypoglycemia in diabetic patients. New Alzheimer diagnostic criteria, including biomarkers, have been published...
- [Oral anticoagulation in elderly people]S Rochat
Service de gériatrie et readaptation gériatrique Département de médecine CHUV, 101 I Lausanne
Rev Med Suisse 1:2505-6, 2509-11. 2005..Patients aged 65 to 75 years should also receive an anticoagulation, especially those with cardio-vascular risk factors...
- [Assessment of gait disorders in older people]S Rochat
Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Departement de Medecine, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
Rev Med Suisse 4:2387-8, 2390-1. 2008....
- What is the relationship between fear of falling and gait in well-functioning older persons aged 65 to 70 years?Stephane Rochat
Service of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, Lausanne Switzerland
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:879-84. 2010..To investigate the association between fear of falling and gait performance in well-functioning older persons...
- [Review in geriatric medicine 2012]K Major
Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Departement de Medecine, CUTR Sylvana, CHUV, 1066 Epalinges
Rev Med Suisse 9:40-3. 2013..On the therapeutic side, ginkgo and the double therapy with memantine and donepezil did not make it in RCTs, and two studies about treatments for behavioral symptoms of dementia showed that interruption could be deleterious...
- [Review in geriatric medicine]A Jabri
Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Département de médecine CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
Rev Med Suisse 7:30-2, 34-5. 2011..The effect of vitamine D on falls and fractures has been further evaluated in several studies. Diagnostic criteria for dementias, including Alzheimer's disease, are moving to better acknowledge their preclinical stages...
- [HIV infection and the elderly]K Major
Service de gériatrie et de réadaptation gériatrique, CHUV, Lausanne
Rev Med Suisse 7:2170, 2172-5. 2011..These factors may affect the quality of life of elderly patients and ultimately lead to increased functional dependence. Screening and specific treatment of comorbidities associated with HIV and aging are particularly recommended...