Brigitte Santos-Eggimann

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Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Vulnerability in high-functioning persons aged 65 to 70 years: the importance of the fear factor
    Laurence Seematter-Bagnoud
    Service of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:212-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Older Citizens' Opinions on Long-Term Care Options: A Vignette Survey
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Lausanne University Hospital, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc . 2016
  3. pmc The Lausanne cohort Lc65+: a population-based prospective study of the manifestations, determinants and outcomes of frailty
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, 52 route de Berne, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 8:20. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular diseases: a target for prevention to thwart the effects of population aging]
    B Santos-Eggimann
    Unité des services de santé Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et préventive 17, rue du Bugnon 1005 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:653-4, 656-7. 2006
  5. pmc Prevalence of frailty in middle-aged and older community-dwelling Europeans living in 10 countries
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Department of Community Medicine and Health, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:675-81. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint [Population health profile at the age of 65-70]
    B Santos-Eggimann
    Unité des services de santé, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Département de médecine et de santé communautaires, CHUV, 1005 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 3:2546-8, 2550-1. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Adverse life events among community-dwelling persons aged 65-70 years: gender differences in occurrence and perceived psychological consequences
    Laurence Seematter-Bagnoud
    Health Services Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Route de Berne 52, 1010, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:9-16. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Prefrailty and chronic morbidity in the youngest old: an insight from the Lausanne cohort Lc65+
    Nadia Danon-Hersch
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1687-94. 2012
  9. pmc Prospective association of the SHARE-operationalized frailty phenotype with adverse health outcomes: evidence from 60+ community-dwelling Europeans living in 11 countries
    Nejma S Macklai
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMPS, Lausanne University Hospital, 10 route de la Corniche, 1010, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 13:3. 2013
  10. pmc Chronic symptoms in a representative sample of community-dwelling older people: a cross-sectional study in Switzerland
    Yves Henchoz
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne Hospital Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMJ Open 7:e014485. 2017

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Vulnerability in high-functioning persons aged 65 to 70 years: the importance of the fear factor
    Laurence Seematter-Bagnoud
    Service of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:212-8. 2010
    ..This study investigated the cross-sectional association between falls efficacy and the frailty phenotype in high-functioning older persons...
  2. doi request reprint Older Citizens' Opinions on Long-Term Care Options: A Vignette Survey
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Lausanne University Hospital, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc . 2016
    ..The aim of this research was to collect their opinions regarding LTC arrangements for a diversity of disability profiles...
  3. pmc The Lausanne cohort Lc65+: a population-based prospective study of the manifestations, determinants and outcomes of frailty
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, 52 route de Berne, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 8:20. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular diseases: a target for prevention to thwart the effects of population aging]
    B Santos-Eggimann
    Unité des services de santé Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et préventive 17, rue du Bugnon 1005 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:653-4, 656-7. 2006
    ....
  5. pmc Prevalence of frailty in middle-aged and older community-dwelling Europeans living in 10 countries
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Department of Community Medicine and Health, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:675-81. 2009
    ..Its frequency has been described mainly for North America; comparable data from other countries are lacking. Here we report on the prevalence of frailty in 10 European countries included in a population-based survey...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Population health profile at the age of 65-70]
    B Santos-Eggimann
    Unité des services de santé, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Département de médecine et de santé communautaires, CHUV, 1005 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 3:2546-8, 2550-1. 2007
    ..This health profile points to the appropriateness of geriatric assessments from the age of 65 and to a potential for prevention of unfavourable outcomes in later life...
  7. doi request reprint Adverse life events among community-dwelling persons aged 65-70 years: gender differences in occurrence and perceived psychological consequences
    Laurence Seematter-Bagnoud
    Health Services Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Route de Berne 52, 1010, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:9-16. 2010
    ..To describe the occurrence of selected adverse life events in young-old men and women, as well as their perceived psychological consequences...
  8. doi request reprint Prefrailty and chronic morbidity in the youngest old: an insight from the Lausanne cohort Lc65+
    Nadia Danon-Hersch
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1687-94. 2012
    ..To estimate the prevalence of prefrailty, frailty, comorbidity, and disability in the youngest old and to identify chronic diseases associated with individual frailty criteria...
  9. pmc Prospective association of the SHARE-operationalized frailty phenotype with adverse health outcomes: evidence from 60+ community-dwelling Europeans living in 11 countries
    Nejma S Macklai
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMPS, Lausanne University Hospital, 10 route de la Corniche, 1010, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 13:3. 2013
    ..To test the validity of the SHARE operationalized frailty phenotype, this study aims to evaluate its prospective association with adverse health outcomes...
  10. pmc Chronic symptoms in a representative sample of community-dwelling older people: a cross-sectional study in Switzerland
    Yves Henchoz
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne Hospital Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMJ Open 7:e014485. 2017
    ..This study aimed to determine the prevalence of chronic symptoms, their relationships with disability in basic activities of daily living (BADL) and quality of life (QoL), and their public health impact...
  11. pmc Use of preventive services of overweight and obese Europeans aged 50-79 years
    Isabelle Peytremann-Bridevaux
    Health Services Research Unit, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne IUMSP, 17 Bugnon, CH 1005, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Gen Intern Med 22:923-9. 2007
    ..Although frequent contacts with health care systems may represent more opportunities to receive preventive services, excess body weight has been linked to decreased access to preventive services and quality of care...
  12. pmc Physical activity in daily life is associated with lower adiposity values than doing weekly sports in Lc65+ cohort at baseline
    Nadia Danon-Hersch
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, Route de la Corniche 10, Lausanne 1010, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 13:1175. 2013
    ..We aimed to describe 1) eating habits, daily physical activity (PA), and sports frequency in community-dwelling adults aged 65-70, 2) the links of these behaviors with socio-economic factors, and 3) with adiposity...
  13. doi request reprint Self-perception of aging and vulnerability to adverse outcomes at the age of 65-70 years
    Charlotte Moser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital Center, University of Lausanne, 52, route de Berne, CH 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:675-80. 2011
    ..This study examines the relationship between self-perception of aging and vulnerability to adverse outcomes in adults aged 65-70 years using data from a cohort of 1,422 participants in Lausanne, Switzerland...
  14. ncbi request reprint Frequency and determinants of urgent requests to home care agencies for community-dwelling elderly
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Health Services Research Unit, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Rue du Bugnon 17, CH 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Home Health Care Serv Q 22:39-53. 2003
    ..Resources should be planned in order to help home care teams to handle unexpected, disruptive clusters of urgent requests that may compromise their scheduled activities...
  15. doi request reprint 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...
  16. doi request reprint Domains of importance to the quality of life of older people from two Swiss regions
    Yves Henchoz
    University of Lausanne Hospital Centre, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Age Ageing 44:979-85. 2015
    ..Quality of life (QoL) is a subjective perception whose components may vary in importance between individuals. Little is known about which domains of QoL older people deem most important...
  17. doi request reprint Health correlates of overweight and obesity in adults aged 50 years and over: results from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). Obesity and health in Europeans aged > or = 50 years
    Isabelle Peytremann-Bridevaux
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne and Centre Hospitalier Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 138:261-6. 2008
    ..To examine the association between overweight/obesity and several self-reported chronic diseases, symptoms and disability measures...
  18. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of rheumatic diseases in the elderly in developed countries and its evolution over time
    Marjorie M Mariller
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Soz Praventivmed 50:45-51. 2005
    ..This study aims at evaluating the prevalence of rheumatic diseases in the elderly and its evolution over time...
  19. pmc The Association between Different Levels of Alcohol Use and Gait under Single and Dual Task in Community-Dwelling Older Persons Aged 65 to 70 Years
    Laurence Seematter-Bagnoud
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Route de la Corniche 10, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res 2016:2018507. 2016
    ..The trend of poorer gait performance in nondrinkers disappeared after adjustment for comorbidity, suggesting confounding by a worse health status. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Determinants of quality of life in community-dwelling older adults: comparing three cut-offs on the excellent-to-poor spectrum
    Yves Henchoz
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University of Lausanne Hospital Centre, Route de la Corniche 10, 1010, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Qual Life Res . 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to identify modifications in health, economic and social determinants of quality of life (QoL) in community-dwelling older adults when using different cut-offs to defining favorable QoL...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sources and level of information about health issues and preventive services among young-old persons in Switzerland
    Laurence Seematter-Bagnoud
    Health Services Research, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Public Health 52:313-6. 2007
    ..to describe the sources of health information in young-old persons, and how they feel informed about preventive services...
  22. pmc Intervals between response choices on a single-item measure of quality of life
    Yves Henchoz
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University of Lausanne Hospital Centre, Route de la Corniche 10, CH 1010, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 14:41. 2016
    ..In particular, uneven spacing may affect the way QoL ratings should be analyzed and interpreted. This study aimed to determine the intervals between response choices to a single-item QoL assessment...
  23. doi request reprint Older persons' perceptions of general practitioner or specialist primary care physicians: same point of view?
    Matthieu Sauter
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 145:w14085. 2015
    ..This study described older patients' experiences with their PCP and tested the hypothesis of differences between patients who identify a specialist as their PCP (SP PCP) and those who turn to a general practitioner (GP PCP)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evolution of the needs of older persons
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Health Services Research Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 14:287-92. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint How comprehensive are the basic packages of health services? An international comparison of six health insurance systems
    Marc Polikowski
    Health Services Research Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:133-42. 2002
    ..In this paper, we highlight the major differences in service coverage between the countries and address the possible factors explaining those differences...
  26. pmc Increasing use of the emergency department in a Swiss hospital: observational study based on measures of the severity of cases
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, CH 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMJ 324:1186-7. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Healthcare and preventive services utilization of elderly Europeans with depressive symptoms
    I Peytremann-Bridevaux
    Health Services Research Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 105:247-52. 2008
    ..Our goal was to investigate the association between depressive symptoms and both utilization of healthcare and preventive services...
  28. ncbi request reprint Understanding recent trends in Swiss ambulatory care utilization when out-of-pocket payment is minimal
    I Bridevaux Peytremann
    Health Services Research Unit, University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Soz Praventivmed 51:318-22. 2006
    ..To examine trends in ambulatory care utilization when individuals face almost no financial barriers to health care...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in rural and urban settings of 10 European countries
    I Peytremann-Bridevaux
    Health Services Research Unit, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prev Med 44:442-6. 2007
    ..First to explore differences in prevalence of overweight and obesity between rural and urban areas of 10 European countries, then to determine whether body mass index varies with the countries' gross domestic product...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Economic evaluation and rationing: is age an adequate criteria?]
    B Santos-Eggimann
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, 17, Rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 121:831-5. 2001
    ..Age is an imperfect reflect of health status and prognosis at an individual level, which remain difficult to translate into an easily defined criterion for rationing purposes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of patients' satisfaction with hospital-at-home care
    A Dubois
    Health Services Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eval Health Prof 24:84-98. 2001
    ..When patients are more severely ill, they prefer to go to hospital to avoid overburdening their caregivers and to feel more secure...