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. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
Prevalence of frailty in 62 countries across the world: a systematic review and meta-analysis of population-level studies217
Ageism and COVID-19: what does our society’s response say about us?207
Efficacy and safety of COVID-19 vaccines in older people201
COVID-19 in older people: a rapid clinical review151
Commentary: COVID in care homes—challenges and dilemmas in healthcare delivery132
The COVID-19 rehabilitation pandemic113
Delirium: a missing piece in the COVID-19 pandemic puzzle101
The consistent burden in published estimates of delirium occurrence in medical inpatients over four decades: a systematic review and meta-analysis study95
Association of frailty with mortality in older inpatients with Covid-19: a cohort study89
Age and frailty are independently associated with increased COVID-19 mortality and increased care needs in survivors: results of an international multi-centre study88
World guidelines for falls prevention and management for older adults: a global initiative87
Research with older people in a world with COVID-19: identification of current and future priorities, challenges and opportunities74
Diagnostic accuracy of the 4AT for delirium detection in older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis73
Atypical presentation of COVID-19 in a frail older person68
Efficacy and safety of empagliflozin in older patients in the EMPA-REG OUTCOME® trial66
The role of illness acuity on the association between frailty and mortality in emergency department patients referred to internal medicine66
Comparing associations between frailty and mortality in hospitalised older adults with or without COVID-19 infection: a retrospective observational study using electronic health records64
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 Drugs63
Probable delirium is a presenting symptom of COVID-19 in frail, older adults: a cohort study of 322 hospitalised and 535 community-based older adults62
Frailty in the face of COVID-1960
The impact of delirium on outcomes for older adults hospitalised with COVID-1959
Frailty is associated with in-hospital mortality in older hospitalised COVID-19 patients in the Netherlands: the COVID-OLD study59
Effect of the COVID-19 lockdown on disease recognition and utilisation of healthcare services in the older population in Germany: a cross-sectional study58
Successful care transitions for older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of interventions that support medication continuity55
Mild Cognitive Impairment: the Manchester consensus55
Virtual geriatric clinics and the COVID-19 catalyst: a rapid review53
What is the prevalence of loneliness amongst older people living in residential and nursing care homes? A systematic review and meta-analysis53
Loneliness as a mediator of the impact of social isolation on cognitive functioning of Chinese older adults53
Prevention of adverse drug reactions in hospitalized older patients with multi-morbidity and polypharmacy: the SENATOR* randomized controlled clinical trial50
A classification tree to assist with routine scoring of the Clinical Frailty Scale49
New horizons in appetite and the anorexia of ageing48
Estimated societal costs of stroke in the UK based on a discrete event simulation48
Deprescribing in older people approaching end-of-life: development and validation of STOPPFrail version 247
Prevalence, incidence and mortality of delirium in patients with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis45
Clinical profile and predictors of in-hospital mortality among older patients hospitalised for COVID-1945
The future incidence, prevalence and costs of stroke in the UK44
‘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 dementia42
Frailty, a multisystem ageing syndrome42
The association of grip strength with health outcomes does not differ if grip strength is used in absolute or relative terms: a prospective cohort study41
Life in lockdown: a telephone survey to investigate the impact of COVID-19 lockdown measures on the lives of older people (≥75 years)40
Projections of care for older people with dementia in England: 2015 to 204040
Anticholinergic drugs and incident dementia, mild cognitive impairment and cognitive decline: a meta-analysis40