- Multicomponent geriatric intervention for elderly inpatients with delirium: a randomized, controlled trialKaisu H Pitkala
The Central Union for the Welfare of the Aged, Malmin Kauppatie 26, 00700 Helsinki, Finland
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:176-81. 2006..Treatment is mainly based on common sense with wide variations in practice. We investigated whether intensified, multicomponent geriatric treatment could improve the prognosis of delirious patients...
- Positive life orientation predicts good survival prognosis in old ageReijo S Tilvis
Clinics of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Helsinki University Hospital, Box 340, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55:133-7. 2012..Feeling needed was the strongest independent predictor (HR=0.72, p<0.001). A six-question life orientation identifies old people at risk. Positive life orientation predicts good survival prognosis independently of subjective health...