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The Saint Louis University Mental Status Examination Is Better than the Mini-Mental State Examination to Determine the Cognitive Impairment in Turkish Elderly People
Introduction: Presence of detailed screening instruments to detect cognitive impairment in the older adults- culture and language is very essential. The Saint Louis University Mental Status Examination (SLUMS) is one of ...
Does vitamin D deficiency increase orthostatic hypotension risk in the elderly patients?
Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is closely associated with falls, cardiovascular events and mortality in the elderly patients. The aim of the study is to evaluate the OH prevalence among patients over the age of 65 years, to ...
When should orthostatic blood pressure changes be evaluated in elderly: 1st, 3rd or 5th minute?
Detection of orthostatic hypotension (OH) is very important in geriatric practice, since OH is associated with mortality, ischemic stroke, falls, cognitive failure and depression. It was aimed to determine the most appropriate ...
Intracranial Hypotension-Like Syndrome After a Spinal Tap Test Performed for Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
It is somewhat unexpected to have headaches in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (INPH) for which the treatment is drainage of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) using shunt. Moreover, intracranial hypotension ...
Which Rivastigmine Formula is Better for Heart in Elderly Patients With Alzheimer-s Disease: Oral or Patch?
Objective: Rivastigmine is commonly used for the treatment of Alzheimer-s disease (AD). All cholinesterase inhibitors, including rivastigmine, may cause cardiac side effects. The aim of this study is to compare the ...