Age and Ageing journal
The September 2021 issue of Age and Ageing, journal of the British Geriatrics Society, is out now.
The journal is available in full to subscribers and BGS members and there is a sizable proportion of free or Open Access content which can be read without a subscription, including all COVID articles. Rowan Harwood’s Editor’s View gives an overview of this latest issue and highlights some of the hot topics for our readers.
Featured content includes:
- Prevalence, incidence and mortality of delirium in patients with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis
- Delirium in COVID-19: Common, distressing and linked with poor outcomes . . . Can we do better?
- Magnitude, change over time, demographic characteristics and geographic distribution of excess deaths among nursing home residents during the first wave of COVID-19 in France: a nationwide cohort study
- Care-home outbreaks of COVID-19 in Scotland March to May 2020: National linked data cohort analysis
- Are presymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections in nursing home residents unrecognised symptomatic infections? Sequence and metadata from weekly testing in an extensive nursing home outbreak
- Is point-of-care testing feasible and safe in care homes in England? An exploratory usability and accuracy evaluation of a point-of-care polymerase chain reaction test for SARS-CoV-2
- COVID-19 testing during care home outbreaks: the more the better?
- COVID-19 point-of-care testing in care homes: what are the lessons for policy and practice?
- Measuring the impact of a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Community Respiratory Programme on emergency admissions to hospital: a controlled interrupted time series analysis
- Mortality in hip fracture patients after implementation of a nurse practitioner-led orthogeriatric care program: results of a 1-year follow-up
- Acceptance and commitment therapy for late-life treatment-resistant generalised anxiety disorder: a feasibility study
- Preoperative comprehensive geriatric assessment and optimisation prior to elective arterial vascular surgery: a health economic analysis
- New horizons in falls prevention and management for older adults: a global initiative
- Prevalence of initial orthostatic hypotension in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
- Efficacy of exercise-based interventions in preventing falls among community-dwelling older persons with cognitive impairment: is there enough evidence? An updated systematic review and meta-analysis
- Differential risk of falls associated with pain medication among community-dwelling older adults by cognitive status
- New horizons in understanding the experience of Chinese people living with dementia: a positive psychology approach
- How do people living with dementia perceive eating and drinking difficulties? A qualitative study
- Hospitalisation without delirium is not associated with cognitive decline in a population-based sample of older people—results from a nested, longitudinal cohort study
- Appropriate deprescribing in older people: a challenging necessity
- Commentary to accompany themed collection on deprescribing
- The effect of opioids on the cognitive function of older adults: results from the Personality and Total Health through life study
- Duration of antibiotic treatment using procalcitonin-guided treatment algorithms in older patients: a patient-level meta-analysis from randomized controlled trials
- Developing a UK sarcopenia registry: recruitment and baseline characteristics of the SarcNet pilot
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About the journal
Age and Ageing is the journal of the BGS. It publishes peer reviewed original articles and commissioned reviews on geriatric medicine and gerontology.
Journal content includes research, commentary and expert review articles on ageing and clinical, epidemiological, and psychological aspects of later life. It is a leading international clinical geriatric medicine journal and is highly influential with an Impact Factor of 4.902, and is 6th out of 53 journals in the Si: Geriatrics and Gerontology category.
The journal is published six times a year. Most BGS members choose to receive a subscription as part of their membership, which includes access to the latest material all the way through to the archive of articles dating back to 1972.
Age and Ageing has an international readership, a circulation of over 8,000 and a very high usage rate with over 100,000 article downloads a month.
The journal publishes on a Green Open Access format so new issues include a mixture of Open Access and subscription only content. However all of our content is free to read and share 12 months after publication. The journal has also published several free themed collections online.