Resultados: 16

Spatial analysis of elder abuse in a Brazilian municipality

Rev. bras. enferm; 74 (supl.2), 2021
ABSTRACT Objective: to analyze the spatial distribution of elder abuse in Ribeirão Preto-SP, according to victims' place of residence and event. Method: an ecological study that analyzed 1,153 elder abuse police reports (2009 to 2013). Local gross and empirical Bayesian rates and Local Moran's I were ...

Hospital care for elderly COVID-19 patients

Objective: to analyze the newspaper articles on hospital care for elderly COVID-19 patients in online newspapers. Method: documentary, retrospective, descriptive and exploratory research. The data were collected from articles published on open-access websites of 12 newspapers from the following countrie...

Treatment adherence and frailty syndrome in hypertensive older adults

Rev. Esc. Enferm. USP; 54 (), 2020
Abstract Objective: To analyze the association between adherence to antihypertensive treatment and frailty syndrome in hypertensive older adults. Method: A descriptive, cross-sectional study with a quantitative approach with older adults. The data collection took place between November 2017 and March...

Avaliação do estado cognitivo e fragilidade em idosos mais velhos, residentes no domicílio

Ciênc. cuid. saúde; 13 (1), 2014
Com o crescente envelhecimento populacional é possível verificar um importante aumento de morbidades, não apenas no que se refere ao surgimento de doenças crônicas, mas também à detecção de importantes alterações cognitivas e incapacidades físicas. Como exemplo, cita-se a fragilidade,...

Frailty syndrome and cognitive impairment in older adults: systematic review of the literature

Objective: to synthesize the knowledge about the association of frailty syndrome and cognitive impairment in older adults. Method: the Joanna Briggs Institute's systematic review of etiology and risk factors was adopted. The search for the studies was conducted by two independent reviewers in the databa...

Frailty syndrome among elderly and associated factors: comparison of two cities

Objective to compare the frailty syndrome among elderly people living at home in two Brazilian cities and to identify factors related to sociodemographic and health-related variables. Method population-based cross-sectional study with 480 elderly individuals from the cities of Ribeirão Preto/SP and J...

Quedas em idosos domiciliados e sua associação com as atividades da vida diária

Rev. enferm. UERJ; 23 (5), 2015
O objetivo deste estudo é determinar a prevalência de queda em idosos que vivem no domicílio e identificar o nível de dependência para as atividades da vida diária, entre os idosos que caíram e não caíram. Estudo transversal, com amostra por conglomerado de duplo estágio de 230 idosos, com idad...

Older adults abuse in three Brazilian cities

Rev. bras. enferm; 70 (4), 2017
ABSTRACT Objective: To analyze the police reports filed by older adults who suffered abuse in order to identify the socio-demographic characteristics of victims and aggressors, type of violence, location, as well as to compare rates in three Brazilian cities in the period from 2009 to 2013. Method: Eco...

Fall and its association with the frailty syndrome in the elderly: systematic review with meta-analysis

Rev. Esc. Enferm. USP; 50 (6), 2016
Abstract OBJECTIVE To analyze the prevalence of falls and frailty syndrome and the association between these two syndromes in the elderly population. METHOD Systematic review, without restriction of dates, in English, Portuguese and Spanish languages, in the databases PubMed, CINAHL, LILACS and in the ...

Percepção do autocuidado de idosos em tratamento paliativo

Rev. eletrônica enferm; 16 (2), 2014
O estudo teve como objetivo compreender a percepção que os idosos, em cuidados paliativos oncológicos, possuíam do seu autocuidado em relação às diferentes etapas de desenvolvimento da doença e como essa interferia na vida dos mesmos. Trata-se de pesquisa qualitativa utilizando a história oral...