- Geriatric dizziness: evolving diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for the emergency departmentAlexander X Lo
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama Birmingham, 35249 7013, USA
Clin Geriatr Med 29:181-204. 2013..Medications and vestibular rehabilitation may serve as treatment options for dizziness, but data on their efficacy in older patients is lacking...
- The Association Between Life-Space and Health Care Utilization in Older Adults with Heart FailureAlexander X Lo
Department of Emergency Medicine, Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging, and
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 70:1442-7. 2015..We examined the relationship between life-space and both emergency department (ED) utilization and hospitalization...
- Impact of gait speed and instrumental activities of daily living on all-cause mortality in adults ≥65 years with heart failureAlexander X Lo
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging, Birmingham, Alabama Electronic address
Am J Cardiol 115:797-801. 2015..In conclusion, gait speed and IADL are important risk factors for mortality in adults ≥65 years with HF, but the combined impairments of both gait speed and IADL can have an especially important impact on mortality...
- Life-space mobility declines associated with incident falls and fracturesAlexander X Lo
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
J Am Geriatr Soc 62:919-23. 2014..To determine the effect of falls and fractures on life-space mobility in a cohort of community-dwelling older adults...