Fati Nourhashemi

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  1. ncbi Risk factors for functional decline and institutionalisation among community-dwelling older adults with mild to severe Alzheimer's disease: one year of follow-up
    Maria E Soto
    Médicine Interne et Gériatrie, CHU Purpan Casselardit, Toulouse, Midi Pirinées, France
    Age Ageing 35:308-10. 2006
  2. ncbi Instrumental activities of daily living as a potential marker of frailty: a study of 7364 community-dwelling elderly women (the EPIDOS study)
    F Nourhashemi
    Service de Médecine Interne et de, Toulouse, France
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M448-53. 2001
  3. ncbi Is there a relationship between fat-free soft tissue mass and low cognitive function? Results from a study of 7,105 women
    Fati Nourhashemi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gerontology Clinic, CHU Purpan Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1796-801. 2002
  4. ncbi Body mass index and incidence of dementia: the PAQUID study
    F Nourhashemi
    Service de Medecine Interne et de Gerontologie Clinique, CHU Purpan Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    Neurology 60:117-9. 2003
  5. ncbi [Factors associated with the moderately severe stage of Alzheimer's disease: first results of the REAL.FR study]
    F Nourhashemi
    Service de Medecine Interne et de Gerontologie Clinique, CHU Purpan Casselardit, Unite INSERM 558, Faculte de Medecine, Toulouse, France
    Rev Med Interne 24:339s-344s. 2003
  6. doi Weight loss and rapid cognitive decline in community-dwelling patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Maria E Soto
    Alzheimer s Disease Research and Clinical Centre, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Gerontopole, Toulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France
    J Alzheimers Dis 28:647-54. 2012
  7. doi Prognosis of an abnormal one-leg balance in community-dwelling patients with Alzheimer's disease: a 2-year prospective study in 686 patients of the REAL.FR study
    Sandrine Sourdet
    Internal Medicine Service and Gerontology Clinic, Hopital La Grave Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:407.e1-6. 2012
  8. doi Predictive value of rapid decline in mini mental state examination in clinical practice for prognosis in Alzheimer's disease
    Maria E Soto
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Toulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 26:109-16. 2008
  9. doi Assessing Alzheimer's disease patients' quality of life: Discrepancies between patient and caregiver perspectives
    Sandrine Andrieu
    Inserm Toulouse University UMR1027, Toulouse, France CHU Toulouse, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Toulouse, France Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 12:427-37. 2016
  10. doi Prognosis of Alzheimer's disease today: a two-year prospective study in 686 patients from the REAL-FR Study
    Frederic Cortes
    Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Gerontology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Purpan Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    Alzheimers Dement 4:22-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi Risk factors for functional decline and institutionalisation among community-dwelling older adults with mild to severe Alzheimer's disease: one year of follow-up
    Maria E Soto
    Médicine Interne et Gériatrie, CHU Purpan Casselardit, Toulouse, Midi Pirinées, France
    Age Ageing 35:308-10. 2006
  2. ncbi Instrumental activities of daily living as a potential marker of frailty: a study of 7364 community-dwelling elderly women (the EPIDOS study)
    F Nourhashemi
    Service de Médecine Interne et de, Toulouse, France
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M448-53. 2001
    ..We investigated the associations between IADL incapacities and the various known correlates of frailty in a cohort of community-dwelling elderly women...
  3. ncbi Is there a relationship between fat-free soft tissue mass and low cognitive function? Results from a study of 7,105 women
    Fati Nourhashemi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gerontology Clinic, CHU Purpan Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1796-801. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that low fat-free soft tissue mass and cognitive impairment are independently associated...
  4. ncbi Body mass index and incidence of dementia: the PAQUID study
    F Nourhashemi
    Service de Medecine Interne et de Gerontologie Clinique, CHU Purpan Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    Neurology 60:117-9. 2003
    ..08 to 2.04). However, when individuals who developed dementia early during the follow-up were excluded from the analysis, this relationship was no longer significant. A low BMI does not in itself seem to be a risk factor for dementia...
  5. ncbi [Factors associated with the moderately severe stage of Alzheimer's disease: first results of the REAL.FR study]
    F Nourhashemi
    Service de Medecine Interne et de Gerontologie Clinique, CHU Purpan Casselardit, Unite INSERM 558, Faculte de Medecine, Toulouse, France
    Rev Med Interne 24:339s-344s. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to describe associated factors with a moderately severe Alzheimer's disease in a French community dwelling patients...
  6. doi Weight loss and rapid cognitive decline in community-dwelling patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Maria E Soto
    Alzheimer s Disease Research and Clinical Centre, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Gerontopole, Toulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France
    J Alzheimers Dis 28:647-54. 2012
    ..50, 95% CI = 1.04-2.17). In conclusion, weight loss predicted RCD in this cohort. Whether the prevention of weight loss (by improving nutritional status) impacts cognitive decline remains an open question...
  7. doi Prognosis of an abnormal one-leg balance in community-dwelling patients with Alzheimer's disease: a 2-year prospective study in 686 patients of the REAL.FR study
    Sandrine Sourdet
    Internal Medicine Service and Gerontology Clinic, Hopital La Grave Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:407.e1-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the predictive value of an abnormal one-leg balance (OLB) test for functional decline, nursing home admission, and mortality in community-dwelling patients affected with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  8. doi Predictive value of rapid decline in mini mental state examination in clinical practice for prognosis in Alzheimer's disease
    Maria E Soto
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Toulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 26:109-16. 2008
    ..Given the poorer prognosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients with rapid cognitive decline (RCD), there is a need for a clinical assessment tool to detect these patients...
  9. doi Assessing Alzheimer's disease patients' quality of life: Discrepancies between patient and caregiver perspectives
    Sandrine Andrieu
    Inserm Toulouse University UMR1027, Toulouse, France CHU Toulouse, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Toulouse, France Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 12:427-37. 2016
    ..Quality of life (QOL) is an important dimension to consider in Alzheimer's disease (AD), but few large-scale studies have analyzed self and caregiver reports of patient QOL...
  10. doi Prognosis of Alzheimer's disease today: a two-year prospective study in 686 patients from the REAL-FR Study
    Frederic Cortes
    Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Gerontology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Purpan Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    Alzheimers Dement 4:22-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe the long-term evolution of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in a prospective cohort of patients under treatment with a close follow-up...
  11. doi Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and Alzheimer's disease progression in older adults: results from the Réseau sur la Maladie d'Alzheimer Français cohort
    Maria E Soto
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Gerontopole, CHU Toulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France INSERM, UMR1027, Toulouse, France
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1482-8. 2013
    ..To assess whether angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACE-I) treatment is associated with less cognitive decline in older adults with Alzheimer's disease (AD) than in those using other hypertensive or no drugs...
  12. doi Long-term progression of Alzheimer's disease in patients under antidementia drugs
    Sophie Gillette-Guyonnet
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Purpan University Hospital, Gerontopole Toulouse University Hospital, France
    Alzheimers Dement 7:579-92. 2011
    ..Data regarding the long-term disease progression outside of therapeutic trials are lacking. We examined the effects of standard of care for AD patients on the prognosis of the disease in a real-life study over a 4-year period...
  13. ncbi Wandering behavior and Alzheimer disease. The REAL.FR prospective study
    Yves Rolland
    Service de Medecine Interne et de Gerontologie Clinique, Pavillon Junot, Hopital La Grave Casselardit, 170 avenue de Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 21:31-8. 2007
    ..Risk for undernutrition and death are not increased in wanderers. Their higher risk of ADL disabilities and institutionalization are partly explained by their baseline characteristics...
  14. ncbi A 2-year follow-up of 233 very mild (CDR 0.5) Alzheimer's disease patients (REAL.FR cohort)
    Fati Nourhashemi
    CHU Toulouse, Hôpital Casselardit, Service de médecine interne et gérontologie clinique, Toulouse, France
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:460-5. 2008
    ..The primary objective of our study was to examine the evolution of AD in individuals with very mild AD (CDR 0.5) across a 2-year follow up...
  15. doi An abnormal "one-leg balance" test predicts cognitive decline during Alzheimer's disease
    Yves Rolland
    INSERM, U558, Toulouse, France
    J Alzheimers Dis 16:525-31. 2009
    ..8 (0.3) points at two years (p < 0.001). An abnormal one-leg balance test is a marker of more advanced dementia and predicts a higher rate of cognitive decline...
  16. doi Antidepressant use in Alzheimer's disease patients: results of the REAL.FR cohort
    Christophe Arbus
    Paul Sabatier University, Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Purpan Casselardit Hospital, Toulouse, France
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:120-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this survey was to assess the prevalence of antidepressant use in AD and to identify the clinical factors associated with antidepressant prescription...
  17. doi Improving care of older adults with dementia: description of 6299 hospitalizations over 11 years in a special acute care unit
    Maria E Soto
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Gérontopôle de Toulouse, Toulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:486.e1-6. 2012
    ..To describe hospitalizations in a Special Acute Care inpatient Unit for older adults with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other related disorders...
  18. ncbi Special acute care unit for older adults with Alzheimer's disease
    Maria E Soto
    CHU Toulouse, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Toulouse, France
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:215-9. 2008
    ..To describe the cognitive, functional, and nutritional features of patients admitted to a Special Acute Care Unit (SACU) for elderly patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  19. ncbi Association of Alzheimer's disease onset with ginkgo biloba and other symptomatic cognitive treatments in a population of women aged 75 years and older from the EPIDOS study
    Sandrine Andrieu
    Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Gerontology, Acute Unit for Alzheimer s Patients, Toulouse, France
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:372-7. 2003
    ..The potential association between use of C4A treatments, in particular EGb 761 (standardized Ginkgo biloba extracts), and dementia of the Alzheimer type was investigated...
  20. pmc Effectiveness of a specific care plan in patients with Alzheimer's disease: cluster randomised trial (PLASA study)
    Fati Nourhashemi
    Gerontopole, CMRR, Toulouse, France
    BMJ 340:c2466. 2010
    ..To test the effectiveness of a comprehensive specific care plan in decreasing the rate of functional decline in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease compared with usual care in memory clinics...
  21. doi Predictive factors of attrition in a cohort of Alzheimer disease patients. The REAL.FR study
    Nicola Coley
    INSERM, U558, University of Toulouse III, Toulouse, France
    Neuroepidemiology 31:69-79. 2008
    ..Attrition, i.e. patient dropout, can threaten the validity of results in longitudinal studies. The aim of this study was to identify patient and caregiver factors predictive of attrition in a cohort of Alzheimer disease (AD) patients...
  22. ncbi [Clinical aspects of Alzheimer disease]
    Maria Soto
    Service de Medecine Interne et de Gerontologie Clinique, CHU Purpan Casselardit, Toulouse 31
    Presse Med 36:1491-9. 2007
    ..Its progressive nature and potential complications underline the need for multidisciplinary management for patients and their families, with regular medical follow-up...
  23. ncbi Cognitive function and caregiver burden: predictive factors for eating behaviour disorders in Alzheimer's disease
    Stéphanie Rivière
    Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Gerontology, Hopital La Grave Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:950-5. 2002
    ..These behaviours lead to weight loss and frequently to physicians using tube feeding. Little is known about factors correlated with feeding difficulties during AD...
  24. doi A follow-up intervention in severely demented patients after discharge from a special Alzheimer acute care unit: impact on early emergency room re-hospitalization rate
    Hélène Villars
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Toulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:1131-40. 2013
    ..Emergency room (ER) re-hospitalizations are prevalent in severe Alzheimer's disease affected older patients...
  25. doi Cardiovascular disease risk factors and progression of Alzheimer's disease
    Gabor Abellan van Kan
    INSERM U558, Department of Geriatric Medicine, CHU Toulouse, Toulouse, France
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:240-6. 2009
    ..To assess if cardiovascular disease risk factors (CVDRF) are predictive factors for poorer evolution of Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients in terms of cognitive decline...
  26. ncbi Family history of dementia does not influence the progression of Alzheimer's disease at two years: results from the REAL.FR Study
    Frederic Cortes
    Service de médecine interne et gérontologie clinique, Toulouse, France
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 21:131-6. 2006
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  27. doi Living Alone with Alzheimer's Disease and the Risk of Adverse Outcomes: Results from the Plan de Soin et d'Aide dans la maladie d'Alzheimer Study
    Maria Soto
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Gerontopole, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire ToulouseToulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France INSERM UMR 1027, Toulouse, France Université Toulouse III, Toulouse, France
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:651-8. 2015
    ..To examine whether living alone predicted hospitalizations, nursing home admission, weight loss, and death in individuals with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) over 2 years of follow-up...
  28. ncbi Predictive factors of acute hospitalization in 134 patients with Alzheimer's disease: a one year prospective study
    Sandrine Andrieu
    Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Gerontology, Acute Unit for Alzheimer s Patients, Toulouse, France
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:422-6. 2002
    ..To evaluate the frequency of and determine predictive factors for acute hospitalization in a prospective study of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  29. doi Patterns of dementia treatment use in assisted living facilities: a cross-sectional study of 1975 demented residents
    Nadège Barro-Belaygues
    Gérontopôle de Toulouse, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Toulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:648-54. 2011
    ..To report the associated factors with the nonuse of cholinesterase-inhibitors and memantine in residents from assisted living (AL) facilities suffering from dementia...
  30. doi Nutritional status is associated with disease progression in very mild Alzheimer disease
    Pierre Jean Ousset
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gerontology, Alzheimer Disease Center, CHU Purpan Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:66-71. 2008
    ..Nutritional assessment should therefore form part of clinical evaluation of patients with AD at an early stage of the disease...
  31. doi General Practitioners' Clinical Impression in the Screening for Frailty: Data From the FAP Study Pilot
    Bertrand Fougère
    Gerontopole, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse, Toulouse, France Inserm UMR1027, Université de Toulouse III Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 18:193.e1-193.e5. 2017
    ..The aim of this article is to examine if GPs' clinical impressions regarding frailty concurs with objective measures of the gold standard frailty phenotype as described by Fried in community-dwelling older persons...
  32. ncbi Sarcopenia, calf circumference, and physical function of elderly women: a cross-sectional study
    Yves Rolland
    Internal Medicine Service and Gerontology Clinic, Hopital La Grave Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1120-4. 2003
    ..To determine whether calf circumference (CC), related to appendicular skeletal muscle mass, can be used as a measure of sarcopenia and is related to physical function...
  33. ncbi [Physical restraint in old people's homes. Evaluation of skills following specific training]
    Julie Biga
    Unite INSERM 558, Faculte de Medecine, Toulouse
    Presse Med 33:1169-73. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi Comparison of bone mineral density and body composition measurements in women obtained from two DXA instruments
    Sophie Gillette-Guyonnet
    Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Gerontology Pr JL Albarède, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Purpan Casselardit, 170 avenue de Casselardit, F 31300 Toulouse, France
    Mech Ageing Dev 124:317-21. 2003
    ..However, due to the bone mineral inter-machine differences, comparisons of DXA measurements from different machines should be interpreted with caution...
  35. doi Chronic Inflammation: Accelerator of Biological Aging
    Bertrand Fougère
    Gerontopole, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse, Toulouse, France
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci . 2016
    ..This review will cover the identification of pathways that control age-related inflammation across multiple systems and its potential causal role in contributing to adverse health outcomes...
  36. doi Impact of a therapeutic educational program on quality of life in Alzheimer's disease: results of a pilot study
    Hélène Villars
    Toulouse University Hospital, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Toulouse, France
    J Alzheimers Dis 43:167-76. 2015
    ..Therapeutic patient education is expanding in the field of Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  37. doi Development and Implementation of the Advanced Practice Nurse Worldwide With an Interest in Geriatric Care
    Bertrand Fougère
    Gerontopole, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse, Toulouse, France Inserm UMR1027, Université de Toulouse III Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 17:782-8. 2016
    ..Then, we examine the main factors that have hindered the development of APN roles. Finally, we explain the need for advanced practice roles in geriatrics. ..
  38. doi Implementing Assessment of Cognitive Function and Frailty Into Primary Care: Data From Frailty and Alzheimer disease prevention into Primary care (FAP) Study Pilot
    Bertrand Fougère
    Gerontopole, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse, Toulouse, France Inserm UMR1027, Université de Toulouse III Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 18:47-52. 2017
    ..In this article, we describe the organization, details of the evaluation, and provide the main characteristics of the first 200 patients assessed over a 6-month period...