The July 2018 issue of Age and Ageing, the journal of the British Geriatrics Society is out now. A full table of contents is available here, with editorials, research papers, reviews, short reports, case reports book reviews and more.
- Hot topics in this issue include:
- Blood pressure targets in treatment of hypertension
- Falls prevention
- Probiotics and prevention of infection
- Improving healthcare outcomes in care homes
- Caregiver relationships and Parkinson’s disease
The Editor’s View article gives an overview of the issue with a summary of highlights. This article is free to read and can be viewed here.
There are more Open Access articles in this issue which can be read and downloaded for free:
The scales of functional assessment of Activities of Daily Living in geriatrics
Reflecting on our perceptions of the worth, status and rewards of working in nursing homes
Evaluating frailty scores to predict mortality in older adults using data from population based electronic health records: case control study
Accuracy of death certification of dementia in population-based samples of older people: analysis over time
Optimal healthcare delivery to care homes in the UK: a realist evaluation of what supports effective working to improve healthcare outcomes
A qualitative study of female caregiving spouses’ experiences of intimate relationships as cognition declines in Parkinson’s disease