International Journal of Gerontology

IJGE Issue Cover
ISSN: 1873-9598

International Journal of Gerontology

Volume 16, Issue 3

July 2022
page 165~313


Editorial Comment

Delayed COVID-19 Outbreak in Taiwan

Hung-I Yeh
page 165~
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).EC1

Digitalization Keeps Accelerating in Reshaping the Healthcare Services

Ming-Yuan Huang
page 166~
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).EC2

Focus: COVID-19 Management

Rethinking the Immune Regulatory Role of Platelets during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ying-Wen Su, Yu-Shao Kuo, Ming-Chih Chang
page 167~174
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0001

COVID-19 Vaccine Immunogenicity, Effectiveness and Safety in Frail Older Adults

Hsiao-Hui Chou, Hsiang-Kuang Tseng, Lee-Ching Hwang
page 175~179
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0002

Stroke Related to COVID-19 Infection and Vaccination - A Review

Shu-Fan Kuo, Ya-Ju Lin, Helen L. Po
page 180~185
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0003

Strategies for Minimizing Intra-Hospital Transmission of COVID-19 among Health Care Workers in a Hospital Setting during a COVID-19 Pandemic

Chang-Pan Liu, Ching-Hsiang Leung, Chien-Feng Kuo, Hung-I Yeh
page 186~190
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0004

Use of the Prone Position in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients: Can the Response Be Predicted?

Yen-Hsiang Tang, Shu-Fen Hsu, Hsin-Pei Chung, Chao-Hsien Chen, Wen-Kuei Chang, Kuan-Chih Kuo, Yen-Ting Chen, Jou-Chun Wu, Chang-Yi Lin, Chieh-Jen Wang
page 191~195
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0005

Contemporary Practice in Telemedicine through Telecommunication Technology during COVID-19 Pandemic in Taiwan - A Single Center Experience

Mei-Mei Chuang, Chang-Yi Lin, Kuo-Tzu Sung, Jui-Peng Tsai, Jen-Yuan Kuo, Wen-Hung Huang, Yung-Chiang Chen, Cheng-Ting Tsai, Cheng-Huang Su, Charles Jia-Yin Hou, Ying-Ju Chen, Ta-Chuan Hung, Hung-I Yeh, Chung-Lieh Hung
page 196~201
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0006

Discriminant Ability of In-Hospital Mortality Based on Prognostic Scores of Elderly Patients with COVID-19: A Taiwan Medical Center Study

Tse-Hao Chen, Chun Chen, Szu-Yang Jo, Chien-Han Hsiao, Weide Tsai, Wen-Han Chang, Ding-Kuo Chien
page 202~206
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0007

Characteristics and Outcomes of Hospitalized Geriatric Patients with COVID-19 Infection in Taiwan

Hsin-Pei Chung, Kuo-Lun Wu, Chang-Yi Lin, Yen-Hsiang Tang, Chao-Hsien Chen, Jou-Chun Wu, Yen-Ting Chen, Kuan-Chih Kuo, Wen-Kuei Chang
page 207~212
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0008

Clinical Features and Outcomes of Elderly COVID-19 Patients in a Community Isolation Facility: A Retrospective, Observational Study

In-Fun Li, Ta-Chuan Hung, Hung-I Yeh, Shih-Jung Cheng
page 213~217
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0009

Review Article

A Scoping Review of the Effectiveness of Driving Training in People with Mild Cognitive Impairment

Tsutomu Sasaki, Jun Iwanami, Kyohei Yamada
page 218~223
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0010

Impact of Elastic Band Training on Functional Outcomes and Muscle Mass in the Elderly with Sarcopenia: A Meta-Analysis

Yu-Ting Tsai, Hsin-Hsien Su, Ching-Hsin Chou, Yu-Hang Chen, Ming-Hsiu Chiang, Yi-Jie Kuo, Yu-Pin Chen
page 224~230
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0011

Original Article

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Frailty Using Fried Frailty Phenotype Questionnaire among Older People in a Depopulated Area: A Cross-Sectional Study

Hidenori Onishi, Yasutaka Mizukami, Hiromasa Tsubouchi, Takeshi Hirobe, Takahiro Kishimoto, Ryoko Ikeda, Rumiko Shimizu, Chizu Kawahara, Akino Niwa, Naohiro Konoshita, Yukiko Ito, Masato Sakai, Yoshihiko Okutsu, Osamu Yamamura
page 231~236
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0012

Frailty and Its Associated Factors among Hospitalized Older Patients in an Academic Hospital Using the FRAIL Scale

Saad M. Alsaad, Khaled A. Alghamdi, Sumaya A. Alghamdi, Nora A. Alsahli, Sarah A. Alshamrani, Abdulaziz A. Alodhayani
page 237~241
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0013

The Current Status for Management of Dyslipidemia in Elderly High-Risk Patients in Taiwan: A Real-World Data in a Tertiary Medical Center

Ya-Hui Chang, Chih-Hung Liang, Chia-Ling Tsai, Jen-Yu Chuang, Chih-Chung Hsiao, Yi-Hong Zeng, Yi-Han Chen, Hung-I Yeh, Chao-Feng Lin
page 247~253
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0015

Safety and Effectiveness of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Biopsy for Retroperitoneal and Gastrointestinal Tumors in Elderly Patients

Jian-Han Lai, Hsiang-Hung Lin, Ming-Jen Chen, Ching-Chung Lin
page 254~256
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0016

Psychometric Properties of a Taiwanese Attitude toward Aging Questionnaire-Short Form Used in the Taiwan Longitudinal Study on Aging

Chih-Jung Yeh, Cheng-Yu Yang, Shu-Hsin Lee, Ching-Yi Wang, Meng-Chih Lee
page 257~261
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0017

Afatinib as First-Line Treatment in Elderly Patients with EGFR-Mutant Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Real-World Data Analysis

Yen-Ting Chen, Chia-Te Yen, Wen-Jui Wu, Sheng-Hsiung Yang
page 266~270
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0019

Relationship between Vascular Structure and Function and Thigh Muscle Composition in Normal-Weight Middle-Aged and Older Men

Madoka Ogawa, Yuto Hashimoto, Naoki Kikuchi, Takanobu Okamoto
page 271~276
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0020

Associated Factors and Healing Process of Injury of the Lateral Malleolus of the Fibula in Lateral Ankle Sprain

Makoto Takahashi, Koji Iwamoto, Kazuhide Tomita, Tomohiko Kamo, Shinji Ueda, Takeshi Igawa, Yukio Miyauchi
page 277~280
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0021

New Outlook on the Clinical and Laboratory Determinants of Handgrip Strength in Older Adults

Paulina Fatyga, Agnieszka Pac, Malgorzata Fedyk-Lukasik, Tomasz Grodzicki, Anna Skalska
page 281~285
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0022

Overrepresentation of GHSR rs572169C in Long-Lived Individuals and Its Favorable Impacts on Glycolipid Modulations

Li-Jia Wei, Jun-Hua Peng, Phone Son Dinh, Hua Lin, Si-Si Bao, Wei Li, Hua-Yu Wu, Shang-Ling Pan
page 286~289
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0023

Carbapenemase Production is Not Associated with Increased Mortality in Carbapenem-Nonsusceptible Enterobacteriaceae (CNSE) Bacteremia Patients: A Retrospective Study

Winter Yu-Ning Lee, Chang-Pan Liu, Nai-Yu Wang, Fang-Ju Sun, Alice Ying-Jung Wu
page 290~294
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0024

Comparing the Effectiveness of Flexi-Bar and Multi-Component Exercises on Improving the Physical Health of Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Shih-Hau Fu, Yi-Hung Lin, Cheng-Chia Yang, Ying-Lien Lin, Pei-Lun Hsieh, Shang-Yu Yang
page 295~302
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0025

Case Report

Cutaneous Infection with Prototheca wickerhamii Treated Successfully with Voriconazol

Hsun Chang, Yu-Hung Wu, Chia-Chin Chiang, Yu-Ting Tina Wang, Kam-Hang Leong, Shin-Yi Tsai
page 305~307
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0027

Brief Communication

Association between Adult Height and Subjective Cognitive Decline in a Korean Nationwide Survey

In Cheol Hwang, Seulggie Choi, Hong Yup Ahn
page 308~309
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0028

Medical Imagery

Portomesenteric Venous Thrombosis Following Hepatectomy and Splenectomy

Che-Ming Yeh, Min-Po Ho
page 310~
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0029

Acute Aortic Aneurysm Rupture: A Fatal Condition at Emergency Department

I-Ting Wang, Chien-Chieh Hsieh
page 311~
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0030

Letter to the Editor

Linezolid-Induced Myelosuppression for Prosthetic Joint Infection in Patients Aged ≥ 75 Years

Shunsuke Kobayashi, Akira Kitaoka, Takeo Yasu
page 312~313
DOI: 10.6890/IJGE.202207_16(3).0031

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