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The German AugUR study: study protocol of a prospective study to investigate chronic diseases in the elderly

Heid, Iris M., Stark, Klaus, Olden, Matthias, Brandl, Caroline, Dietl, Alexander, Zimmermann, Martina E., Schelter, Sabine C., Loss, Julika, Leitzmann, Michael F., Böger, Carsten A., Luchner, Andreas, Kronenberg, Florian, Helbig, Horst and Weber, Bernhard H. F. (2015) The German AugUR study: study protocol of a prospective study to investigate chronic diseases in the elderly. BMC Geriatrics 15 (130), pp. 1-8.

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Abstract

Background The majority of patients suffering from chronic health disabilities is beyond 70 years of age. Typical late-onset chronic diseases include those affecting the heart, the kidney, cancer, and conditions of the eye such as age-related macular degeneration. These diseases disable patients for many years and largely compromise autonomy in daily life. Due to challenges in recruiting the ...

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Item type:Article
Date:21 October 2015
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Augenheilkunde
Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Humangenetik
Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin II
Medicine > Abteilung für Nephrologie
Medicine > Institut für Epidemiologie und Präventivmedizin
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1186/s12877-015-0122-0DOI
Keywords:Mobile elderly population; Cross-sectional study; Cohort study; Etiology of chronic diseases; Diseases of late onset; Study platform; Genetic and non-genetic risk factors
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:33045
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