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Algorithm-Driven Electronic Health Record Notification Enhances the Detection of Turner Syndrome.

J Pediatr 2020 Jan 18;216:227-231. Epub 2019 Oct 18.

Division of Endocrinology, Children's National Health System, Washington, DC; Department of Pediatrics, George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.09.023DOI Listing
January 2020

Targeted Searches of the Electronic Health Record and Genomics Identify an Etiology in Three Patients with Short Stature and High IGF-I Levels.

Horm Res Paediatr 2019 Dec 20:1-10. Epub 2019 Dec 20.

Cincinnati Center for Growth Disorders, Division of Endocrinology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000504884DOI Listing
December 2019

Frailty Prevalence in the COMPASS-ND Study of Neurodegenerative Disorders.

Can Geriatr J 2019 Dec 30;22(4):205-212. Epub 2019 Dec 30.

Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5770/cgj.22.392DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6887140PMC
December 2019

Adherence to "No Transfer to Hospital" Advance Directives Among Nursing Home Residents.

J Am Med Dir Assoc 2019 Nov 27;20(11):1373-1381. Epub 2019 May 27.

Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2019.03.034DOI Listing
November 2019

Validation of the Pictorial Fit-Frail Scale in a memory clinic setting.

Int Psychogeriatr 2019 Sep 16:1-10. Epub 2019 Sep 16.

Geriatric Medicine Research, Centre for Health Care of the Elderly, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610219000905DOI Listing
September 2019

Long-Term Care Admissions Following Hospitalization: The Role of Social Vulnerability.

Healthcare (Basel) 2019 Jul 15;7(3). Epub 2019 Jul 15.

Division of Geriatric Medicine, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Dalhousie University, 5955 Veterans' Memorial Lane, Halifax, NS B3H 2E1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/healthcare7030091DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6787656PMC
July 2019

A collaborative intervention for deprescribing: The role of stakeholder and patient engagement.

Res Social Adm Pharm 2019 Jul 10. Epub 2019 Jul 10.

Dalhousie University Department of Medicine (Geriatrics), Nova Scotia Health Authority, Division of Geriatric Medicine, 5955 Veterans' Memorial Lane, Suite 3310 Veterans' Memorial Building, Halifax, NS B3H 2E1, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.07.004DOI Listing
July 2019

Let's Put the Pieces Together: Frailty, Social Vulnerability, the Continuum of Care, Prevention and Research are Key Considerations for a Dementia Care Strategy.

Authors:
Melissa K Andrew

Healthc Pap 2016 ;16(2):34-39

Associate Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12927/hcpap.2017.25005DOI Listing
June 2019

The impact of frailty and cognitive impairment on quality of life: employment and social context matter.

Int Psychogeriatr 2019 06 13;31(6):789-797. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Geriatric Medicine Research, Division of Geriatric Medicine,Nova Scotia Health Authority and Dalhousie University,Nova Scotia,Canada.

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https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/S104161021
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610218001710DOI Listing
June 2019

Low IGF-I Bioavailability Impairs Growth and Glucose Metabolism in a Mouse Model of Human PAPPA2 p.Ala1033Val Mutation.

Endocrinology 2019 06;160(6):1363-1376

Division of Endocrinology, Cincinnati Center for Growth Disorders, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2018-00755DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6507901PMC
June 2019

Evaluation of two frailty indices, with practical application in a vaccine clinical trial.

Hum Vaccin Immunother 2019 21;15(12):2960-2968. Epub 2019 Jun 21.

Division of Geriatrics, Duke University Medical Center and GRECC, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2019.1622974DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6930102PMC
June 2019

EXamining the knowledge, Attitudes and experiences of Canadian seniors Towards influenza (the EXACT survey).

BMC Geriatr 2019 06 26;19(1):178. Epub 2019 Jun 26.

JRL Research & Consulting Inc., 1 Hurontario St., Suite 1605, Mississauga, ON, L5G 0A3, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-019-1180-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6595620PMC
June 2019

More or Less Medication: Is One Better than the Other?

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2019 Apr;12(4):e005530

Department of Medicine (Geriatrics) (M.K.A.), Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.119.005
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.119.005530DOI Listing
April 2019

Sex and gender differences in polypharmacy in persons with dementia: A scoping review.

SAGE Open Med 2019 22;7:2050312119845715. Epub 2019 Apr 22.

Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, NS, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2050312119845715DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6477755PMC
April 2019

Investigation of frailty as a moderator of the relationship between neuropathology and dementia in Alzheimer's disease: a cross-sectional analysis of data from the Rush Memory and Aging Project.

Lancet Neurol 2019 Feb;18(2):177-184

Geriatric Medicine Research, Centre for Health Care of the Elderly, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, NS, Canada; Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30371-5DOI Listing
February 2019

Influenza Vaccination in Older Adults: Recent Innovations and Practical Applications.

Drugs Aging 2019 01;36(1):29-37

Health Sciences North Research Institute, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Sudbury, ON, Canada.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s40266-018-0597-4
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January 2019

Canadian older adults' perceptions of effectiveness and value of regular and high-dose influenza vaccines.

Hum Vaccin Immunother 2019 21;15(2):487-495. Epub 2018 Sep 21.

d Division of Geriatric Medicine , Dalhousie University , Halifax , NS , Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2018.1520580DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6422457PMC
September 2018

Polypharmacy and use of potentially inappropriate medications in long-term care facilities: does coordinated primary care make a difference?

Int J Pharm Pract 2018 Aug 27;26(4):318-324. Epub 2017 Sep 27.

Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12397DOI Listing
August 2018

PAPPA2 as a Therapeutic Modulator of IGF-I Bioavailability: and Evidence.

J Endocr Soc 2018 Jul 28;2(7):646-656. Epub 2018 May 28.

Division of Endocrinology, Cincinnati Center for Growth Disorders, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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https://academic.oup.com/jes/article/2/7/646/5005862
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/js.2018-00106DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6009608PMC
July 2018

Falls and long-term care: a report from the care by design observational cohort study.

BMC Fam Pract 2018 05 24;19(1):73. Epub 2018 May 24.

Department of Medicine (Geriatrics), Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12875-018-0741-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5968500PMC
May 2018

Relationship between frailty and Alzheimer's disease biomarkers: A scoping review.

Alzheimers Dement (Amst) 2018 30;10:394-401. Epub 2018 May 30.

Geriatric Medicine Research, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dadm.2018.05.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6072899PMC
May 2018

Isolated growth hormone deficiency due to the R183H mutation in GH1: Clinical analysis of a four-generation family.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2017 12 21;87(6):874-876. Epub 2017 Jul 21.

Division of Endocrinology, Cincinnati Center for Growth Disorders, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/cen.13400
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cen.13400DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5698139PMC
December 2017

Reply to Skowronski et al.

J Infect Dis 2017 12;217(1):169

Canadian Centre for Vaccinology, IWK Health Centre and Nova Scotia Health Authority, Dalhousie University, Halifax.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jix549DOI Listing
December 2017

Estimating influenza vaccine effectiveness: Evolution of methods to better understand effects of confounding in older adults.

Vaccine 2017 11 9;35(46):6269-6274. Epub 2017 Oct 9.

Canadian Center for Vaccinology, IWK Health Centre and Nova Scotia Health Authority, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.09.084DOI Listing
November 2017

Cross-Cultural Adaptation of the Social Vulnerability Index for Use in the Dutch Context.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2017 11 14;14(11). Epub 2017 Nov 14.

Research Group in Healthy Ageing, Allied Health Care and Nursing, Hanze University Groningen, University of Applied Sciences, 9714 CA Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14111387DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5708026PMC
November 2017

Paternally Inherited DLK1 Deletion Associated With Familial Central Precocious Puberty.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2017 05;102(5):1557-1567

Unidade de Endocrinologia do Desenvolvimento, Laboratório de Hormônios e Genética Molecular/LIM42, Hospital das Clínicas, Disciplina de Endocrinologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo 01246-093, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2016-3677DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5443333PMC
May 2017

Severe Short Stature in Two Siblings as the Presenting Sign of ACP5 Deficiency.

Horm Res Paediatr 2016 21;85(5):358-62. Epub 2016 Jan 21.

Cincinnati Center for Growth Disorders, Division of Endocrinology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000443684DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4891295PMC
April 2017

Two Patients with Severe Short Stature due to a FBN1 Mutation (p.Ala1728Val) with a Mild Form of Acromicric Dysplasia.

Horm Res Paediatr 2016 2;86(5):342-348. Epub 2016 Jun 2.

Division of Endocrinology, Cincinnati Center for Growth Disorders, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000446476DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5135661PMC
April 2017

Handling missing Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) values: Results from a cross-sectional long-term-care study.

J Epidemiol 2017 Apr 27;27(4):163-171. Epub 2016 Dec 27.

Geriatric Medicine Research Unit, Nova Scotia Health Authority and Dalhousie University, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.je.2016.05.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5376251PMC
April 2017

T-Cell Phenotypes Predictive of Frailty and Mortality in Elderly Nursing Home Residents.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2017 01 24;65(1):153-159. Epub 2016 Oct 24.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.14507DOI Listing
January 2017

Improving Continuity of Care Reduces Emergency Department Visits by Long-Term Care Residents.

J Am Board Fam Med 2016 Mar-Apr;29(2):201-8

From the Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada (EGM, FB, NV, GA); the Capital District Health Authority, Integrated Continuing Care, Halifax, NS, Canada (BC); and the Center for Health Care of the Elderly, Department of Medicine (Geriatrics), Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada (MKA).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3122/jabfm.2016.12.150309DOI Listing
December 2016

Astrocyte Dysfunction Induced by Alcohol in Females but Not Males.

Brain Pathol 2016 07 14;26(4):433-51. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

VA Portland Health Care System, Portland, OR.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bpa.12276DOI Listing
July 2016

Changes in Frailty Predict Changes in Cognition in Older Men: The Honolulu-Asia Aging Study.

J Alzheimers Dis 2016 06;53(3):1003-13

Geriatric Medicine Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/JAD-151172DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5469372PMC
June 2016

Frailty and Social Vulnerability.

Authors:
Melissa K Andrew

Interdiscip Top Gerontol Geriatr 2015 17;41:186-95. Epub 2015 Jul 17.

Geriatric Medicine Research Unit, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000381236DOI Listing
May 2016

What Makes Residents Interested in Geriatric Psychiatry? A Pan-Canadian Online Survey of Psychiatry Residents.

Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2015 Jul 6;23(7):735-43. Epub 2014 Sep 6.

Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jagp.2014.08.015DOI Listing
July 2015

Social vulnerability and survival across levels of frailty in the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study.

Age Ageing 2015 Jul 10;44(4):709-12. Epub 2015 Mar 10.

Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afv016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4476846PMC
July 2015

Social vulnerability as a predictor of mortality and disability: cross-country differences in the survey of health, aging, and retirement in Europe (SHARE).

Aging Clin Exp Res 2015 Jun 12;27(3):365-72. Epub 2014 Sep 12.

Division Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5955 Veterans' Memorial Lane, Halifax, NS, B3H 2E1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40520-014-0271-6DOI Listing
June 2015

Immune biomarkers predictive of respiratory viral infection in elderly nursing home residents.

PLoS One 2014 2;9(9):e108481. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Institute for Infectious Disease Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0108481PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4183538PMC
June 2015

Cumulative impact of health deficits, social vulnerabilities, and protective factors on cognitive dynamics in late life: a multistate modeling approach.

Alzheimers Res Ther 2015 5;7(1):38. Epub 2015 Jun 5.

Geriatric Medicine Research, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS Canada ; Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13195-015-0120-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4457088PMC
June 2015

The validation of a care partner-derived frailty index based upon comprehensive geriatric assessment (CP-FI-CGA) in emergency medical services and geriatric ambulatory care.

Age Ageing 2015 Mar 1;44(2):327-30. Epub 2014 Nov 1.

Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Suite 1421-5955 Veterans' Memorial Lane, Halifax B3H 2E1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afu161DOI Listing
March 2015

A Long-Term Care-Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (LTC-CGA) Tool: Improving Care for Frail Older Adults?

Can Geriatr J 2015 Mar 31;18(1):2-10. Epub 2015 Mar 31.

Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5770/cgj.18.122DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4376226PMC
March 2015

Making our health and care systems fit for an ageing population: considerations for Canada.

Can Geriatr J 2014 Dec 2;17(4):133-5. Epub 2014 Dec 2.

Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5770/cgj.17.163DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4244127PMC
December 2014

Innovative collaborative practice to optimize pharmacotherapy for frail older patients.

Can J Hosp Pharm 2014 Sep;67(5):373-8

MD, FRCPC, PhD, is with the Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4214580PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.4212/cjhp.v67i5.1392DOI Listing
September 2014

Social vulnerability from a social ecology perspective: a cohort study of older adults from the National Population Health Survey of Canada.

BMC Geriatr 2014 Aug 16;14:90. Epub 2014 Aug 16.

Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2318-14-90DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4144321PMC
August 2014

Relationship between persistent pain and 5-year mortality: a population-based prospective cohort study.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2013 Dec 9;61(12):2135-41. Epub 2013 Dec 9.

Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.12554DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4140782PMC
December 2013

Examining Cognitive Status of Elderly Iranians: Farsi Version of the Modified Mini-Mental State Examination.

Appl Neuropsychol Adult 2013 Jul-Sep;20(3):215-220. Epub 2013 Feb 27.

b Geriatric Medicine , Dalhousie University , Halifax , Novia Scotia , Canada.

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09084282.2012.6
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09084282.2012.688228DOI Listing
February 2013

Digestive symptoms in older adults: prevalence and associations with institutionalization and mortality.

Can J Gastroenterol 2012 Dec;26(12):881-4

Division of Gastroenterology, University of Alberta, Edmonton.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3551561PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/324602DOI Listing
December 2012

Reported loneliness rather than social isolation is a risk factor for 10-year mortality in older men.

Evid Based Ment Health 2012 Nov 4;15(4):87. Epub 2012 Sep 4.

Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/eb-2012-100943DOI Listing
November 2012

Psychological well-being in relation to frailty: a frailty identity crisis?

Int Psychogeriatr 2012 Aug 21;24(8):1347-53. Epub 2012 Mar 21.

Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610212000269DOI Listing
August 2012

The impact of social vulnerability on the survival of the fittest older adults.

Age Ageing 2012 Mar 26;41(2):161-5. Epub 2012 Jan 26.

Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afr176DOI Listing
March 2012

Frailty in Older Adults Using Pre-hospital Care and the Emergency Department: A Narrative Review.

Can Geriatr J 2012 Mar 14;15(1):16-22. Epub 2012 Mar 14.

Interdisciplinary PhD (C), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Emergency Health Services Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5770/cgj.15.27DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3516240PMC
March 2012

The relationship of pain and cognitive impairment with social vulnerability--an analysis of the Canadian Study of Health and Aging.

Pain Med 2012 Feb 13;13(2):190-7. Epub 2012 Jan 13.

Sections of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine Hematology/Oncology Department of Health Studies and Sociology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

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https://academic.oup.com/painmedicine/article-lookup/doi/10.
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-4637.2011.01309.xDOI Listing
February 2012

Persistent pain and frailty: a case for homeostenosis.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2012 Jan 8;60(1):113-7. Epub 2011 Dec 8.

Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine (MC 6098), 5841 S. Maryland Ave., Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03769.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3258356PMC
January 2012

Social vulnerability and prefrontal cortical function in elderly people: a report from the Canadian Study of Health and Aging.

Int Psychogeriatr 2011 Apr 11;23(3):450-8. Epub 2010 Aug 11.

Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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http://www.journals.cambridge.org/abstract_S1041610210001195
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610210001195DOI Listing
April 2011

Geriatric psychiatry education in Canada: the pathway to subspecialty recognition.

Int Psychogeriatr 2010 Sep 18;22(6):919-26. Epub 2010 May 18.

Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610210000414DOI Listing
September 2010

The association of fecal incontinence with institutionalization and mortality in older adults.

Am J Gastroenterol 2010 Aug 9;105(8):1830-4. Epub 2010 Mar 9.

Division of Gastroenterology, The University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital , London, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2010.77DOI Listing
August 2010

Social vulnerability predicts cognitive decline in a prospective cohort of older Canadians.

Alzheimers Dement 2010 Jul;6(4):319-325.e1

Division of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Medicine Research Unit, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2009.11.001DOI Listing
July 2010

Neighborhood deprivation, individual socioeconomic status, and frailty in older adults.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2009 Oct 15;57(10):1776-80. Epub 2009 Sep 15.

Epidemiology and Public Health Group, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, England.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02480.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02480.xDOI Listing
October 2009

Effect of parental age at birth on the accumulation of deficits, frailty and survival in older adults.

Age Ageing 2009 Jul 22;38(4):380-5. Epub 2009 Mar 22.

Dalhousie University and QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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July 2009

Inter-rater reliability of the DRS-R-98 in detecting delirium in frail elderly patients.

Age Ageing 2009 Mar 28;38(2):241-4. Epub 2009 Jan 28.

Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.

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March 2009

A five-point change in Modified Mini-Mental State Examination was clinically meaningful in community-dwelling elderly people.

J Clin Epidemiol 2008 Aug 12;61(8):827-31. Epub 2008 May 12.

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August 2008

Reliability of the hierarchical assessment of balance and mobility in frail older adults.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2008 Jul 22;56(7):1213-7. Epub 2008 May 22.

Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Geriatric Medicine Research Unit, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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July 2008

Social vulnerability, frailty and mortality in elderly people.

PLoS One 2008 May 21;3(5):e2232. Epub 2008 May 21.

Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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May 2008

Different ways to think about frailty?

Am J Med 2008 Feb;121(2):e21; author reply e23

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February 2008

A comparison of two approaches to measuring frailty in elderly people.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2007 Jul;62(7):738-43

Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University and Capital District Health Authority, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 2E1.

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July 2007

Social capital, health, and care home residence among older adults: a secondary analysis of the Health Survey for England 2000.

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Eur J Ageing 2005 Jun 8;2(2):137-148. Epub 2005 Jun 8.

Department of Public Health Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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June 2005

Incomplete functional recovery after delirium in elderly people: a prospective cohort study.

BMC Geriatr 2005 Mar 17;5. Epub 2005 Mar 17.

Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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March 2005

Community psychiatrists who see geriatric patients: what's training got to do with it?

Acad Psychiatry 2004 ;28(1):27-33

Faculty Development Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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August 2004

Rates of influenza vaccination in older adults and factors associated with vaccine use: a secondary analysis of the Canadian Study of Health and Aging.

BMC Public Health 2004 Aug 11;4:36. Epub 2004 Aug 11.

Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 1421-5955 Veterans Memorial Lane, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1C6.

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August 2004