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Body mass index and health service utilisation in the older population: results from the irish longitudinal study on ageing
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-11-06)
Background: obesity is associated with higher healthcare costs in older people; however, estimates are predominantly based on the use of primary and secondary services. Our objective was to estimate the effect of overweight ...
An exploration of strategies used by older people to obtain information about health- and social care services in the community
Purpose To explore the strategies used by older people living in Ireland to obtain information about community health and social services. Methods A qualitative exploratory design was used. Focus groups (n = 3) were conducted ...