The March 2014 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 this issue include:
- Sensor technology and falls
- Postgraduate training in dementia
- Gender, frailty and life expectancy
- Secular changes in alcohol consumption
- Music-based exercise and cognition
The Editor’s Overview can be read here.
This issue’s free access papers are:
The demise of the Liverpool Care Pathway: should we ban the highway code because of bad drivers?
Secular changes in at-risk drinking in Sweden: birth cohort comparisons in 75-year-old men and women 1976–2006
REFINE (REducing Falls in In-patieNt Elderly) using bed and bedside chair pressure sensors linked to radio-pagers in acute hospital care: a randomised controlled trial
C-reactive protein, APOE genotype and longitudinal cognitive change in an older population
UK medical teaching about ageing is improving but there is still work to be done: the Second National Survey of Undergraduate Teaching in Ageing and Geriatric Medicine