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The OPERA trial: protocol for a randomised trial of an exercise intervention for older people in residential and nursing accommodation.

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BACKGROUND: Depression is common in residents of Residential and Nursing homes (RNHs). It is usually undetected and often undertreated. Depression is associated with poor outcomes including increased morbidity and mortality. Exercise has potential to improve depression, and has been shown in existing trials to improve outcomes among younger and older people. Existing evidence comes from trials that are short, underpowered and not from RNH settings. The aim of the OPERA trial is to establish ...

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10.1186/1745-6215-12-27

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Underwood, M More by this author
Eldridge, S More by this author
Sheehan, B More by this author
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Journal:
Trials
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
27
Publication date:
2011
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EISSN:
1745-6215
ISSN:
1745-6215
URN:
uuid:f754caee-d13f-494d-9b1a-e4315bdf1f91
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127127
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pubs:127127

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