Sökning: "Cognitive Impairment"

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  1. 1. Cognitive impairment in medical inpatients

    Författare :Gustav Torisson; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cognitive impairment; dementia; delirium; hospitalisations; activities of daily living; computerised tomography; quality of life; inpatients;

    Sammanfattning : Background: People aged over 80 years is the most rapidly growing segment of the population in Sweden. This group is susceptible to multimorbidity, disability and cognitive impairment. Managing these issues will be essential in order to obtain a sustainable healthcare system in the near future. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Digital support for people with cognitive impairment : An intervention to increase the occupational performance in everyday life

    Författare :Maria Andreassen; Helena Hemmingsson; Tiny Jaarsma; Henrik Danielsson; Inga-Lill Boman; Susanne Guidetti; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Active reminder; Assistive technology for cognition; Cognitive impairment; Digital support; Habits; Occupational Performance; Occupational therapy; Rehabilitation; Smartphone; Stroke; Timemanagement;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: Senior people with cognitive impairment may experience an inability to manage everyday life due to difficulties related to time management, and planning and structuring everyday life. These difficulties can affect people negatively, for example not remembering to carry out future planned activities. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Hippocampal volumetry in mild cognitive impairment

    Författare :Carl Eckerström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :mild cognitive impairment; dementia; Alzheimer s disease; vascular dementia; MRI; hippocampus; white matter lesions; CFS biomarkers; neuropsychology;

    Sammanfattning : Dementia is a syndrome with cognitive decline as a prominent feature. MCI is similarly a syndrome of cognitive decline, albeit with much subtler symptoms, and has been identified as a condition at risk for progression to dementia. A considerable clinical challenge lies in identifying MCI patients with an underlying dementia disorder. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Blood pressure in advanced age : with focus on epidemiology, cognitive impairment and mortality

    Författare :Lena Molander; Hugo Lövheim; Yngve Gustafson; Miia Kivipelto; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Blood pressure; hypertension; very old; mortality; epidemiology; cognitive impairment; dementia; Blodtryck; hypertoni; mycket gamla; dödlighet; epidemiologi; demens; Geriatrics and medical gerontology; Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; geriatrik; Geriatrics; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : The general conception is that blood pressure increases with age, but that diastolic blood pressure (DBP) starts decreasing in the elderly. There are, however, indications that systolic blood pressure (SBP) might also decline in advanced age, but further studies are needed to establish whether this is true. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Prodromal Cognitive Signs of Dementia

    Författare :Simona Sacuiu; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :cognitive function; mild cognitive impairment; prediction of dementia; Alzheimer s disease; vascular dementia; population study; birth cohort trends; terminal decline;

    Sammanfattning : The increase in proportion of elderly worldwide, coupled with the fact that increasing age is a primary risk factor for dementia, have fuelled the efforts to unveil the warning signs of dementia. Although important achievements have been made in this field during the last decades, many questions are still to be answered. LÄS MER