Age and Ageing

(The H4-Index of Age and Ageing is 40. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Prevalence of frailty in 62 countries across the world: a systematic review and meta-analysis of population-level studies374
World guidelines for falls prevention and management for older adults: a global initiative333
Efficacy and safety of COVID-19 vaccines in older people226
Age and frailty are independently associated with increased COVID-19 mortality and increased care needs in survivors: results of an international multi-centre study105
Diagnostic accuracy of the 4AT for delirium detection in older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis103
STOPPFall (Screening Tool of Older Persons Prescriptions in older adults with high fall risk): a Delphi study by the EuGMS Task and Finish Group on Fall-Risk-Increasing Drugs101
Association of frailty with mortality in older inpatients with Covid-19: a cohort study98
Sarcopenia definition, diagnosis and treatment: consensus is growing96
Abdominal obesity, body mass index and the risk of frailty in community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis93
Mild Cognitive Impairment: the Manchester consensus92
Resistance exercise as a treatment for sarcopenia: prescription and delivery81
Social isolation, loneliness and functional disability in Chinese older women and men: a longitudinal study76
Frailty is associated with in-hospital mortality in older hospitalised COVID-19 patients in the Netherlands: the COVID-OLD study74
Weight-adjusted waist index reflects fat and muscle mass in the opposite direction in older adults74
Probable delirium is a presenting symptom of COVID-19 in frail, older adults: a cohort study of 322 hospitalised and 535 community-based older adults73
Deprescribing in older people approaching end-of-life: development and validation of STOPPFrail version 273
Effect of the COVID-19 lockdown on disease recognition and utilisation of healthcare services in the older population in Germany: a cross-sectional study73
A classification tree to assist with routine scoring of the Clinical Frailty Scale72
Clinical profile and predictors of in-hospital mortality among older patients hospitalised for COVID-1970
Comparing associations between frailty and mortality in hospitalised older adults with or without COVID-19 infection: a retrospective observational study using electronic health records69
Interventions to reduce falls in hospitals: a systematic review and meta-analysis69
The impact of delirium on outcomes for older adults hospitalised with COVID-1964
Poor oral hygiene, oral microorganisms and aspiration pneumonia risk in older people in residential aged care: a systematic review64
Virtual geriatric clinics and the COVID-19 catalyst: a rapid review63
Prevalence, incidence and mortality of delirium in patients with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis61
Multimorbidity patterns and risk of frailty in older community-dwelling adults: a population-based cohort study52
Comprehensive geriatric assessment in older people: an umbrella review of health outcomes52
Recurrent delirium over 12 months predicts dementia: results of the Delirium and Cognitive Impact in Dementia (DECIDE) study52
‘Getting back to normality seems as big of a step as going into lockdown’: the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with early to middle stage dementia51
New horizons in falls prevention and management for older adults: a global initiative51
The UN Decade of healthy ageing: strengthening measurement for monitoring health and wellbeing of older people50
Life in lockdown: a telephone survey to investigate the impact of COVID-19 lockdown measures on the lives of older people (≥75 years)48
Effects of dance on cognitive function in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis48
Changes in psychological distress before and during the COVID-19 pandemic among older adults: the contribution of frailty transitions and multimorbidity45
The impact of COVID-19 on adjusted mortality risk in care homes for older adults in Wales, UK: a retrospective population-based cohort study for mortality in 2016–202044
Scoping study of definitions of social participation: update and co-construction of an interdisciplinary consensual definition43
In-hospital adverse drug reactions in older adults; prevalence, presentation and associated drugs—a systematic review and meta-analysis43
Prevalence and implications of frailty in acute stroke: systematic review & meta-analysis43
Social isolation and loneliness as related to progression and reversion of frailty in the Survey of Health Aging Retirement in Europe (SHARE)42
Atrial fibrillation and oral anticoagulation in older people with frailty: a nationwide primary care electronic health records cohort study40