BMC Geriatrics

(The H4-Index of BMC Geriatrics is 42. 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 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
A scoping review of the Clinical Frailty Scale329
Dysbiosis, gut barrier dysfunction and inflammation in dementia: a pilot study102
Determinants of overburdening among informal carers: a systematic review91
Health-related quality of life, functional decline, and long-term mortality in older patients following hospitalisation due to COVID-1990
Mental wellbeing in the German old age population largely unaltered during COVID-19 lockdown: results of a representative survey89
A systematic review of the evidence for deprescribing interventions among older people living with frailty88
Clinical features and outcomes of COVID-19 in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis78
Older age and frailty are the chief predictors of mortality in COVID-19 patients admitted to an acute medical unit in a secondary care setting- a cohort study74
Frailty as a predictor of mortality among patients with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis70
Barriers and facilitators for shared decision making in older patients with multiple chronic conditions: a systematic review68
A comprehensive meta-review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses on nonpharmacological interventions for informal dementia caregivers66
Influences of service characteristics and older people’s attributes on outcomes from direct payments63
Negative stereotypes, fear and social distance: a systematic review of depictions of dementia in popular culture in the context of stigma63
Decision-making for receiving paid home care for dementia in the time of COVID-19: a qualitative study63
Sarcopenia is associated with hypertension in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis61
Hospital falls prevention with patient education: a scoping review60
Age is not the only risk factor in COVID-19: the role of comorbidities and of long staying in residential care homes58
Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and family caregiver burden: a path analysis58
Effects of different exercise training modes on muscle strength and physical performance in older people with sarcopenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis58
Prevalence and factors related to urinary incontinence in older adults women worldwide: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies57
Prevalence of mild cognitive impairment in community-dwelling Chinese populations aged over 55 years: a meta-analysis and systematic review57
Life under lockdown and social restrictions - the experiences of people living with dementia and their carers during the COVID-19 pandemic in England55
A qualitative study about the mental health and wellbeing of older adults in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic55
A longitudinal study monitoring the quality of life in a national cohort of older adults in Chile before and during the COVID-19 outbreak54
The activity of daily living (ADL) subgroups and health impairment among Chinese elderly: a latent profile analysis54
Prevalence and factors associated with polypharmacy: a systematic review and meta-analysis54
Are we ready for artificial intelligence health monitoring in elder care?53
The impact of interventions on management of frailty in hospitalized frail older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis53
Predictors of caregiver burden in aged caregivers of demented older patients51
A call to action for delirium research: Meta-analysis and regression of delirium associated mortality51
Smart home for elderly care: development and challenges in China50
Care homes, their communities, and resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic: interim findings from a qualitative study50
Associations between post-stroke motor and cognitive function: a cross-sectional study49
Association of late-life depression with cognitive impairment: evidence from a cross-sectional study among older adults in India49
Components of the transitional care model (TCM) to reduce readmission in geriatric patients: a systematic review48
Risk factors for hospital readmission in older adults within 30 days of discharge – a comparative retrospective study47
Adequate access to healthcare and added life expectancy among older adults in China46
The diagnostic value of the Short Physical Performance Battery for sarcopenia46
Relationship between chewing tobacco, smoking, consuming alcohol and cognitive impairment among older adults in India: a cross‐sectional study45
Social isolation, social support and loneliness as predictors of cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality44
Clinical characteristics and manifestations in older patients with COVID-1943
Physical frailty predicts the development of social frailty: a prospective cohort study42