1OLDER PEOPLE ASSESSMENT AND LIAISON SERVICE (OPAL) - IMPACT IN PATIENTS ADMITTED TO MEDICAL ASSESSMENT UNIT (MAU) AT ASHFORD AND ST PETER'S NHS TRUST
2A CONSULTANT DELIVERED POST TAKE WARD ROUND (PTWR) CHECKLIST PROVIDES SUSTAINABILITY AND IMPROVEMENT FOR CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION (CPR) AND CEILING OF CARE (COC) DECISION-MAKING ON THE HYPERACUTE STROKE UNIT (HASU)
3PARACETAMOL PRESCRIBING WITHIN A FRAIL, MALNOURISHED, NURSING HOME POPULATION
4GERIATRICIAN REVIEW OF OLDER PATIENTS UNDERGOING EMERGENCY OR ELECTIVE SURGERY : DOES IT IMPROVE OUTCOMES?
5GET IT ON TIME : AN AUDIT CYCLE ON THE MANAGEMENT OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE AT RUSSELLS HALL HOSPITAL, DUDLEY GROUP OF HOSPITALS
6IMPACT OF THE ACUTE GERIATRICS SERVICE ON THE FRAIL POPULATION ADMITTED TO THE ACUTE MEDICAL UNIT AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON HOSPITAL - AN AUDIT LOOKING AT DIFFERENCES IN OUTCOMES BETWEEN ACUTE GERIATRICS AND ACUTE MEDICINE LED CARE FOR THE OLDER PATIENT POPULATION
7HOW MUCH DO DOCTORS KNOW ABOUT CLINICAL CODING?
8BOWEL DOCUMENTATION AND MANAGEMENT OF CONSTIPATION IN ELDERLY INPATIENTS : IMPROVING PRACTICE WITH A TRUST GUIDELINE
9CHANGING PRACTICE THROUGHOUT THE ACUTE MEDICAL UNIT : THE IMPACT OF AN EMBEDDED FRAILTY UNIT
10IMPROVING FALLS ASSESSMENT IN PEOPLE WITH HIP FRACTURES
11PROCESS MAPPING IN DIAGNOSING DELAYS : ACUTE STROKE IMAGING
12IMPLEMENTING A MODIFIED SEVEN-DAY PHYSIOTHERAPY SERVICE FACILITATES NICE MOBILISATION STANDARD COMPLIANCE POST HIP FRACTURE, WHILST REDUCING LENGTH OF STAY AND ASSOCIATED PHYSIOTHERAPY OPERATING COSTS
13MANAGEMENT OF ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH UNINTENTIONAL WEIGHT LOSS IN SECONDARY CARE
14DEVELOPMENT OF A DEMENTIA INTRANET PAGE TO RAISE AWARENESS OF DEMENTIA WITHIN A LARGE TEACHING HOSPITAL
15THE MORTALITY OF PATIENTS ADMITTED WITH HIP FRACTURE AND CONSOLIDATION ON CHEST RADIOGRAPH
16INTRODUCTION OF A POST TAKE WARD ROUND CHECKLIST STICKER ON A GERIATRICS ASSESSMENT UNIT
17USING A DAILY ORTHOGERIATRIC BOARD ROUND TO REDUCE LENGTH OF STAY AND IMPROVE PATIENT FLOW
18REDUCING NON-ATTENDANCE AT FALLS CLINICS - AN ONGOING CHALLENGE
19PEAKFLOW1 : A WHOLE SYSTEM PERFECT WEEK EXERCISE IN NORTH DERBYSHIRE
20LIAISON GERIATRICIAN AND THERAPIST TEAM IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT FACILITATED MORE RAPID DECISION MAKING AND PROMPT DISCHARGE FOR OLDER PATIENTS WITH FRAILTY
21COLLAPSES ON BOTH SIDES OF THE CLYDE
22IMPLEMENTATION OF A FRAILTY SCREENING TOOL WITHIN ACUTE MEDICAL UNIT (AMU) AT SOUTHERN GENERAL HOSPITAL (SGH)
23DOES RECEIVING A COMPREHENSIVE GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT (CGA), DELIVERED BY A CONSULTANT GERIATRICIAN, ON ADMISSION TO COMMUNITY HOSPITALS (CH) REDUCE LENGTH OF STAY (LOS), AND IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOME?
24ARE WE PROVIDING FRAIL-FRIENDLY CARE IN OUR ENGLISH EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS?
25PATIENT SURVEY INVESTIGATING CATERING CHOICES ON ‘CARE FOR THE ELDERLY’ WARDS
26CAN PATIENTS USE AND ACCESS THEIR CALL BELL? IMPROVING PATIENTS COMMUNICATION OF THEIR NEEDS
27NO DECISION ABOUT ME WITHOUT ME
28A SURVEY OF THE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL'S OPINIONS TO EMERGENCY HEALTHCARE PLANNING IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY CARE, TO HELP GUIDE IMPLEMENTATION OF THESE CARE PLANS IN ELDERLY CARE
29AVOIDING HARM AT THE END OF LIFE : HOW GOOD ARE WE?
30REDUCING PRESCRIBING ERRORS THROUGH PERSONALISED FEEDBACK
31FALLS AMONG HOSPITAL INPATIENTS USING HIP FRACTURE INCIDENCE TO MONITOR PATIENT SAFETY
32URINARY CATHETERS : IMPROVING SAFETY IN ELDERLY PATIENTS
33A JOINT PHYSICIAN AND PHARMACIST APPROACH TO RATIONALISING MEDICATIONS PRESCRIBED TO FRAIL OLDER PEOPLE ADMITTED TO THE ACUTE FRAILTY UNIT AT CHESTERFIELD ROYAL HOSPITAL
34IN-PATIENT FALLS MANAGEMENT - MAKING A DIFFERENCE
35REDUCING DURATION OF TIME URINARY CATHETER REMAIN IN-SITU BY PRESCRIBED REVIEW OF NEED FOR CATHETERISATION AT 48 HOURS
36IMPACT OF COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT ON INPATIENT FALLS IN SINGLE ROOM SETTING AND ITS ADVERSE OUTCOMES
37A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO COMPLEX BONE HEALTH ISSUES IN ORTHOGERIATRIC PRACTICE
38A PRE-OPERATIVE TAILORED ADVICE SERVICE FOR PATIENTS WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE UNDERGOING ELECTIVE SURGERY AT CHESTERFIELD ROYAL HOSPITAL
39REDUCING INAPPROPRIATE ANTIPSYCHOTIC PRESCRIBING IN PATIENTS WITH BEHAVIOURAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS OF DEMENTIA - CAN THIS BE ACHIEVED?
40DIRECT-REFERRAL PATHWAYS BETWEEN SOCIAL WORKERS AND COMMUNITY GERIATRICIANS IDENTIFIED UNMET HEALTHCARE NEED IN COMMUNITY DWELLING OLDER PATIENTS WITH FRAILTY
41THE IMPACT OF A SYSTEMATIC NURSE TRAINING PROGRAMME ON FALLS RISK ASSESSMENT AND FALLS INCIDENCE : A STUDY BASED IN A 100% SINGLE-ROOM ELDERLY CARE ENVIRONMENT
42COMMUNICATION OF DNACPR DECISIONS - ARE WE COMPLIANT WITH THE LAW?
43COMPREHENSIVE INDEX OF FRAILTY : A MULTI-DIMENSIONAL CONSTRUCT FROM THE HONG KONG CENTENARIAN STUDY
44THE DIVERSITY OF A GROUP OF COMMUNITY DWELLING EXERCISE STUDY PARTICIPANTS WHEN CLASSIFIED BY EWGSOP CRITERIA FOR SARCOPENIA AND SARCOPENIC OBESITY
45FRACTURE RISK PREDICTION AND TREATMENT THRESHOLDS USING FRAX, GARVAN AND QFRACTURE IN AN OSTEOPOROSIS CLINIC POPULATION
46DOES ADHERENCE TO FALLS PREVENTION EXERCISE PROGRAMMES BENEFIT BONE MINERAL DENSITY IN OLDER PEOPLE? THE PROACT65+ BONE STUDY
47EFFECTS OF AGEING AND VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY ON VITAMIN D RECEPTOR (VDR) EXPRESSION IN HUMAN SKELETAL MUSCLE
48COMPARISON OF NEUROMUSCULAR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION AND COMPRESSION STOCKINGS IN HEALTHY OLDER PEOPLE WITH ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION DURING ACTIVE AND PASSIVE ORTHOSTATIC CHALLENGES - A RANDOMISED CROSSOVER STUDY
49VITAMIN K STATUS AND MARKERS OF VASCULAR FUNCTION IN OLDER PEOPLE WITH ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION
50HYPERTENSION IS LESS LIKELY TO BE TREATED IN THOSE WITH LOWER MMSE SCORES. PRELIMINARY DATA FROM THE HIND (HYPERTENSION IN DEMENTIA) STUDY
51HYPERTENSION IS LESS LIKELY TO BE TREATED IN THOSE WITH LOWER MMSE SCORES. PRELIMINARY DATA FROM THE HIND (HYPERTENSION IN DEMENTIA) STUDY
52SENSORY IMPAIRMENTS AND MORTALITY IN OLDER BRITISH COMMUNITY-DWELLING MEN : A 10-YEAR FOLLOW-UP STUDY
53QUALITY OF CARE IN VERY OLD PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS : DISPARITIES BETWEEN PATIENTS MANAGED WITH LIFE STYLE INTERVENTIONS ONLY AND THOSE TREATED WITH ANTIDIABETIC MEDICATIONS
54DOES DEMENTIA TRAINING CHANGE ATTITUDES AND COMPETENCE IN DEMENTIA CARE AMONG FOUNDATION YEAR TRAINEES? A PILOT STUDY
55THE ‘THRESHOLD CONCEPTS’ IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE
56THE ROLE AND COMPETENCIES OF ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONERS WORKING WITH FRAIL OLDER PEOPLE : A DELPHI STUDY
57FRAILTY AND THE MICROBIOME : A TWIN STUDY
58FRAILTY, COMORBIDITY, DISABILITY AND POOR SELF-RATED HEALTH : PREVALENCE OF OVERLAPS AMONGST THE OLDEST-OLD ADULTS FROM THE HONG KONG CENTENARIAN STUDY
59DOES CHRONIC PAIN INCREASE THE RISK OF DEVELOPING FRAILTY? RESULTS FROM THE EUROPEAN MALE AGEING STUDY
60CAN PARAMEDICS USE FRAX TO IDENTIFY PATIENTS AT GREATEST RISK OF FUTURE FRACTURE AMONG THOSE WHO FALL? A FEASIBILITY STUDY
61THE CHALLENGE OF DELIVERING ‘HIGHLY CHALLENGING’ BALANCE TRAINING IN RESIDENTIAL CARE DWELLERS
62PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS AND FALLS-SPECIFIC HOSPITAL ATTENDANCES
63PREVENTION OF FALLS IN OLDER PEOPLE WITH COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT LIVING IN RESIDENTIAL CARE (PROF-COG) - A FEASIBILITY AND PILOT CLUSTER RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL
64IMPULSIVE BEHAVIOURS PREDICT FALLS IN HOSPITAL INPATIENTS
65COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY AND FEAR OF FALLING
66DISCHARGE LOCATION AFTER HIP FRACTURE - THE EFFECT OF POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS
67DELIVERING DIGNITY IN PRACTICE IN CARE FOR OLDER PEOPLE : SINGLE ROOMS OR MULTI-BEDDED WARDS?
68DIFFERENCES IN THE INVESTIGATION AND TREATMENT OF ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH CANCER WHEN COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IS PRESENT
69FOLLOW-UP AND READMISSION RATES AFTER HOSPITAL ADMISSION FOR CHRONIC CONDITIONS : A MULTI-SITE PILOT OBSERVATIONAL STUDY
70ASSOCIATION OF THE CLINICAL FRAILTY SCALE (CFS) WITH HOSPITAL OUTCOMES IN A LARGE RETROSPECTIVE COHORT OF NON-ELECTIVE ADMISSIONS AGED ≥75 PRESENTING TO A TERTIARY UNIVERSITY NHS HOSPITAL
71A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT REVIEW OF TB IN OLDER PERSONS AT A LARGE TB CENTRE IN NORTH WEST LONDON : COMORBIDITIES, POLYPHARMACY AND DRUG INTOLERANCE PRESENT CHALLENGES TO DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT
72A COMPARISON OF OUTCOMES FOR OLDER PATIENTS ADMITTED WITH ABDOMINAL PAIN UNDER THE CARE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS
73ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY IN THE CONTEXT OF DIARRHOEA : ARE PATIENTS TAKING ACE INHIBITORS OR ANGIOTENSIN RECEPTOR-II BLOCKERS GIVEN DISCHARGE ADVICE ON THE FUTURE USE OF THESE MEDICATIONS? CURRENT PRACTICE ACROSS THREE YORKSHIRE HOSPITAL TRUSTS
74THE ACTION FOR HEALTH WITH EXERCISE IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE (AHEAD) FEASIBILITY STUDY
75SERUM TESTOSTERONE LEVELS RELATE TO BOTH FRAILTY AND ADL IN OCTOGENARIAN MALES : LILACS STUDY, NEW ZEALAND
76SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS : WHAT IS THE EVIDENCE FOR ORAL IRON SUPPLEMENTATION IN TREATING ANAEMIA IN OLDER PEOPLE?
77THE ROLE OF CT HEAD IN DIAGNOSING INTRACRANIAL CAUSE OF DELIRIUM/ACUTE CONFUSIONAL STATE
78DEPRESSION, NOT LETHARGY, MODERATES THE FRAILTY-SUBJECTIVE HEALTH RELATIONSHIP AMONG CENTENARIANS
79UTILITY OF THE MINI-MENTAL STATE EXAMINATION (MMSE) FOR IDENTIFICATION OF DEMENTIA IN A LOW-LITERACY SETTING IN RURAL TANZANIA
80ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE ACTIVITY MEASUREMENT AND CLINICAL FEATURES OF DELIRIUM
81DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS PREDICT MEMORY DECLINE, AND VICE VERSA, OVER SUBSEQUENT 4 YEARS : LONGITUDINAL ANALYSIS OF THE GUANGZHOU BIOBANK COHORT STUDY
82FOLLOW-UP AND READMISSION RATES AFTER HOSPITAL ADMISSION FOR CHRONIC CONDITIONS : A MULTI-SITE PILOT OBSERVATIONAL STUDY
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