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Frequency and imipact of neurologic diseases in the elderly of Europe

Frequency and imipact of neurologic diseases in the elderly of Europe

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Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in Hagerstown, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geriatric neurology -- Europe.,
  • Nervous system -- Aging.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementLenore J. Launer, Albert Hofman, supplement editors.
    SeriesNeurology -- vol. 54, no. 11, supplement 5 (2000), Neurology -- v. 54, supplement 5.
    ContributionsLauner, Lenore J., Hofman, Albert.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22368885M

    Summary: Psychopharmacology of Neurologic Disease, Volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, provides clinicians with an up-to-date, critical review of the best approaches to treatment of neurologic disease as discussed by experienced clinical investigators. The book is organized into sections on dementia, delirium, movement disorders, hereditary degenerative disease.


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Neurology. ;54(11 Suppl 5):S Frequency and impact of neurologic diseases in the elderly of Europe: A collaborative study of population-based cohorts.

Launer LJ(1), Hofman A. Author information: (1)Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands. PMID: Cited by: The Rotterdam Study is a prospective cohort study that has been ongoing since in the city of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, among people aged 55 years or older.

One part of the study targets neurological diseases, others deal with cardiovascular, ophthalmological, and endocrine diseases. The findings of the Rotterdam Study have been presented in some research articles and by:   Here we give the reasons for the study and its design, and present a summary of what has been learned about the frequencies and causes of neurological diseases.

Perhaps the most important message from the Rotterdam Study is the great potential for prevention or postponement of neurological diseases in elderly by:   This chapter describes in brief the important and common neurological conditions in the elderly.

Various forms of dementia are discussed, including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular, Lewy body, and frontotemporal dementias. Other diseases that have a dementia presentation, including Parkinson’s disease, prion diseases, drug-induced dementia, and those associated with systemic infections or.

Gait disorders are common and often devastating companions of ageing, leading to reductions in quality of life and increased mortality. Here, we present a clinically oriented approach to neurological gait disorders in the elderly population. We also draw attention to several exciting scientific developments in this specialty.

Our first focus is on the complex and typically multifactorial Cited by: Lifetime risk of common neurological diseases in the elderly population silvan Licher,1 sirwan K L Darweesh,1 Frank J Wolters,1,2 Lana Fani,1,2 alis heshmatollah,1,2 Unal Mutlu,1,3oudstaal,peter J K 2 Jan heeringa,1 Maarten J G Leening,1,4,5 M Kamran Ikram,1,2 M arfan Ikram1 General neurology To cite: Licher s, Darweesh sKL, Wolters FJ, et al.

Estimates for the total annual cost of migraine are $78 billion in the United States and € billion in the European Union. 42, 43 Indirect costs such as loss of productivity account for up to.

Objective To quantify the burden of common neurological disease in older adults in terms of lifetime risks, including their co-occurrence and preventive potential, within a competing risk framework.

Methods Within the prospective population-based Rotterdam Study, we studied lifetime risk of dementia, stroke and parkinsonism between and Among 12 individuals (% women) aged.

Prevalence of Parkinson's disease in Europe: A collaborative study of population-based cohorts. Neurologic Diseases in the Elderly Research Group Neurology. ;54(11 Suppl 5):S. Considering an increase in the life expectancy leading to a rise in the elderly population, it is important to recognize the changes that occur along the process of aging.

Gastrointestinal (GI) changes in the elderly are common, and despite some GI disorders being more prevalent in the elderly, there is no GI disease that is limited to this age group.

Neurological diseases are frequent in older adults, affecting between 5% and 55% of people age 55 and older. They are associated with a high risk for adverse health outcomes, including mortality, disability, institutionalization and hospitalization.

Little is known about the epidemiology and clinical pattern of neurological disorders of the elderly in developing countries. of neurological diseases in the elderly may help in their prevention and improve quality of life in old age (Figure 1). The following review is based on literature search through public.

The most common neurological diseases cost the United States $ billion inand this figure is projected to grow as the elderly population doubles between andaccording to.

Psychogeriatrics began as an extension of psychiatry, with an emphasis on the unique manifestation of psychiatric disorders in the elderly. Early in the history of psychogeriatrics there was an emphasis on late-onset or late-enduring depression; paraphrenia and late-onset psychotic disorders; the late-life phases of schizophrenia; and anxiety and substance abuse disorders in the elderly.

For more information on neurological disorders or research programs funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, contact the Institute's Brain Resources and Information Network (BRAIN) at: BRAIN P.O. Box Bethesda, MD   Chapter 5 discusses the neurological evaluation of the elderly patient, with special focus on distinguishing between normal and abnormal neurological function commensurate with the individual's age, whether the neurological impairment is the result of a specific current disease state, previous damage, neural attrition, or loss of neural reserve, and identifying those features of the.

Neurological disorders: a public health approach 41 Dementia 42 Epilepsy 56 Headache disorders 70 Multiple sclerosis 85 Neuroinfections 95 Neurological disorders associated with malnutrition Pain associated with neurological disorders Parkinson’s disease. In the elderly population of the country Europe, estimates showed 2, prevalent cases, andincident cases each year.

Total Frequency and impact of neurologic diseases in the elderly of Europe: a collaborative study of population-based cohorts. ICDNA is the expansion of the codes relating to neurological diseases, so that virtually every known neurological disease or condition has a unique alphanumerical identifier.

6 ICD is in preparation with an expected release in In the USA, all hospitals and health-care workers currently use the ICD-9 clinical modification (ICD-9 CM. Neurological disorders can affect an entire neurological pathway or a single neuron.

Even a small disturbance to a neuron's structural pathway can result in dysfunction. According to the University of California, San Francisco, there are more than neurological disorders that strike millions each year. This is one reason you are more likely to suffer from a neurological problem after the age of Some of the more common neurological disorders that affect seniors include strokes, neuropathy, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.

Chances are, you know someone who has dealt with one of these medical problems. Common Neurological Disease in the Elderly Associated with Long-Term Post Treatment Mortality Viewed: An in-depth scientific article published in the Journal of Neurosurgery reveals that a fairly common disease in the elderly has a high mortality rate long after patients have undergone what is considered routine treatment.

Epidemiological investigations have shown that MS is the most common chronic neurological disease in young adults in Europe and North America (Fernandez, ). Prevalence of the disease in Spain it oscillates between cases per inhabitants (Fernandez, ).

In the selected literature, the neurological diseases, such as stroke ( %), dementia ( %), vestibular disorders/balance ( %) and Parkinson ( %), are the most referenced ageing pathologies as propitiating falls in the elderly population.

In terms of musculoskeletal pathologies, osteoporosis was the pathology with a higher incidence of references (16 %), followed by loss of. Background. Neurological soft signs are minor neurological abnormalities in sensory and motor function commonly reported in disorders such as schizophrenia spectrum disorders [1,2], autism spectrum disorders [], and obsessive-compulsive disorders [].Recent studies suggest that healthy people at different developmental stages in their lives also exhibit differential base-rates of neurological.

MT LAUREL, NJ, Ma - The most common neurological diseases cost the United States $ billion inand this figure is projected to grow as the elderly population doubles between andaccording to a new study published in the April issue of the Annals of research shows the price tag of this serious, annual financial burden for the nation, and comes at a.

Objective Considerable gaps exist in knowledge regarding the prevalence of neurologic diseases, such as multiple sclerosis (MS), in the United States. Therefore, the MS Prevalence Working Group sought to review and evaluate alternative methods for obtaining a scientifically valid estimate of national MS prevalence in the current health care era.

Methods We carried out a strengths, weaknesses. The book provides the public health perspective for these disorders and presents fresh and updated estimates and predictions of the global burden borne by them. It provides information and advice on public health interventions that may be applied to reduce the occurrence and consequences of neurological disorders.

The prevalence of migraines is 28 million. Chronic tinnitus, substance-abuse disorders, blindness, and visual impairment affect 20 million adults each. Annually, of the million most frequently diagnosed adult-onset brain disorders, % and 21% are due to stroke and Alzheimer’s disease.

elderly and have serious negative impact on the quality of life. Understanding risk factors and identifying people at risk is important to prevent neurological diseases. Early awareness of mild cognitive impairment, risk factor modification and interventions of cognitive and physical activity.

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders, affecting around 70 million people worldwide.1,2 Its management is mainly symptomatic, and long-term seizure remission is achieved in most cases.3,4 One-third of patients, however, continue to experience seizures despite adequate treatment.5 Remarkably, the burden of refractory epilepsy.

Abstract:Dementia is the leading cause of disability worldwide among chronic diseases in the elderly and is a major contributor to mortality. Importantly, dementia that develops as a comorbid condition significantly compounds the burden of disease on the person, their caregivers and the.

Dementia is the leading cause of disability worldwide among chronic diseases in the elderly and is a major contributor to mortality.

Importantly, dementia that develops as a comorbid condition significantly compounds the burden of disease on the person, their caregivers and the health care system. This is a list of major and frequently observed neurological disorders (e.g., Alzheimer's disease), symptoms (e.g., back pain), signs (e.g., aphasia) and syndromes (e.g., Aicardi syndrome).There is disagreement over the definitions and criteria used to delineate various disorders and whether some of these conditions should be classified as mental disorders or in other ways.

The burden of neurological disorders (NDs) in older adult inpatients is often underestimated. We studied diagnostic frequency and comorbidity of NDs among inpatients aged ≥60 years.

We compared rates of hospital mortality, length of stay (LOS), and readmission with younger patient counterparts (aged 18–59 years) and older adult non-neurological patients. For more information on neurological disorders or research programs funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, contact the Institute's Brain Resources and Information Network (BRAIN) at: BRAIN P.O.

Box Bethesda, MD Information also is available from the following organizations. Objective: To estimate the current incidence and prevalence in the United States of 12 neurologic disorders.

Methods: We summarize the strongest evidence available, using data from the United States or from other developed countries when US data were insufficient.

Results: For some disorders, prevalence is a better descriptor of impact; for others, incidence is preferable. Per 1. Of interest, grouping the different ADs to disease categories, the highest net % increase per year was noted in the rheumatologic (), followed by endocrine (), gastrointestinal () and neurological diseases ().

In all of these, differences between old vs. Frequency of congenital or chromosomal aberration affecting the nervous system was relatively constant (% per year). Despite a three-fold improvement in neonatal intensive care unit survival between andthe frequency of perinatally acquired neurologic disorders declined by more than 50%.

Against a backdrop of an aging population in Europe, promoting health in older adults becomes a pressing issue. This study aimed to explore if correlations exist between the adherence to the Mediterranean diet and specific health outcomes such as the incidence of chronic cardio metabolic illnesses and experiencing depressive symptoms for elderly individuals.

ACSAP Book 2 • Neurologic/Psychiatric Care 10 Generalized Anxiety Disorder disorders like GAD significantly affect patient health and reduce quality of life. Other studies have also documented the impact of GAD. A recent systematic review studied the effect of GAD on human - istic and economic outcomes among patients in the United.According to the University of California, San Francisco, there are more than neurological disorders.

Neurological disorders are diseases that affect the brain and the central and autonomic nervous systems. In recognizing the signs and symptoms of neurological problems, it is first important to distinguish the various types of neurological disorders.Credit NIAID #15, Not quite six months ago, in JAMA: Neurologic Manifestations Of Patients With Severe Coronavirus Disease, we looked at the first major report on the neurological impact of COVID, one which found more than 1/3rd of a study group (n=) hospitalized in Wuhan, China showed signs of neurological involvement.

Neurological manifestations ranged from relatively mild.