1 INTRODUCING GAIT SPEED TO ASSESS FRAILTY OUTCOMES IN DAY HOSPITAL PATIENTS
2 EARLY IMPACTS FROM THE NEIGHBOURHOOD TEAMS PILOT ON KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
3 IMPACT OF AN INTEGRATED MEDICINES MANAGEMENT (IMM) SERVICE ON PREVENTABLE MEDICINES RELATED READMISSION (PMRR) TO HOSPITAL
4 IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF CARE FOR CARE HOME RESIDENTS DISCHARGED FROM ACUTE HOSPITAL SETTINGS : THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SOUTHAMPTON MEDICAL ANTICIPATORY PLAN
5 CREATING A “FRONT DOOR” RAPID ACCESS CLINIC FOR OLDER PEOPLE (RACOP) : OUR JOURNEY SO FAR
6 THE INTEGRATED COMMUNITY AGEING TEAM (ICAT) : AN INTEGRATED MODEL OF ELDERLY CARE FOR NURSING HOME RESIDENTS IN ISLINGTON
7 DELIRIUM : DIAGNOSIS, PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT. A MULTIDISCIPLINARY PROBLEM WITH A MULTIDISCIPLINARY SOLUTION
8 STROKESIM – FACILITATING INTERPROFESSIONAL LEARNING THROUGH ACUTE STROKE SIMULATION
9 SURVEY OF REFERRALS FROM A DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL TO ACUTE HOSPITAL LIAISON TEAM- WHERE COULD WE IMPROVE?
10 LOCAL RAPID RESPONSE SERVICE : AVOIDING A&E ATTENDANCES AND HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS
11 REASONS FOR REFERRAL TO A LOCAL RAPID RESPONSE TEAM – APPROPRIATE, ANTICIPATABLE, AVOIDABLE
12 COMPREHENSIVELY EDUCATING JUNIOR DOCTORS ON DNACPR POLICY AT INDUCTION IMPROVES ACCURACY OF DNACPR FORM COMPLETION AND DOCUMENTATION OF RESUSCITATION DECISIONS
13 IMPROVING IDENTIFICATION OF MALNUTRITION IN OLDER PATIENTS, ADMITTED ACUTELY TO HOSPITAL
14 GERIATRICIAN INPUT FOR EMERGENCY GENERAL SURGICAL PATIENTS : AN AUDIT REPORT
15 HOSPITAL AT HOME – THE FIFE MODEL : AN EFFECTIVE, COST-SAVING ALTERNATIVE TO ACUTE HOSPITAL ADMISSION FOR THE FRAIL ELDERLY POPULATION
16 INNOVATION ON THE ORTHOPAEDIC UNIT : EVALUATION OF A NEW ORTHOGERIATRIC SERVICE
17 AUDIT OF POST-OPERATIVE HAEMOGLOBIN TESTING IN FRAGILITY FRACTURE OF NECK OF FEMUR – FOURTH CYCLE
18 HOW DO WE “DO” POST-DISCHARGE CARE FOR OLDER PEOPLE?
19 EVALUATION OF A STAND ALONE FRAILTY UNIT
20 NASAL BRIDLE – THE WAY TO AVOID REPEATED NASO-GASTRIC TUBE (NGT) INSERTIONS IN ACUTE STROKE PATIENTS ON NIL BY MOUTH (NBM) ORDER
21 THE STUDY HIGHLIGHTING IN INCONSISTENCIES IN TRAINING AND EDUCATION OF STOOL ASSESSMENT
22 “A GREAT FORUM FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY DISCUSSION AND REFLECTION” – LEARNING TOGETHER TO CHANGE PRACTICE ON A MIXED MEDICAL/DEMENTIA UNIT
23 PROFILE OF OLDER PATIENTS ADMITTED TO THE HIGH DEPENDENCY UNIT IN A DISTRICT HOSPITAL SETTING : A PILOT STUDY
24 ROLE OF EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY (ESC) SYNCOPE GUIDELINES IN REDUCING SYNCOPE RELATED ADMISSIONS
25 FRACTURE NECK OF FEMUR BEST PRACTICE TARIFF FUNDING IMPROVES PATIENT CARE
26 ADMISSION AVOIDANCE USING GERIATRICIAN LED VIRTUAL WARD ROUNDS IN A RAPID RESPONSE SERVICE : THE HARROW STARRS MODEL
27 AUDIT TO EVALUATE THE ASSESSMENT OF SPIRITUAL NEEDS AT THE END OF LIFE, IN A DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL CARE OF ELDERLY DEPARTMENT
28 OLDER ADULTS' ROOM PREFERENCE IN AN ACUTE HOSPITAL SETTING : SINGLE VERSUS SHARED ACCOMMODATION
29 PILOTING A LEAFLET TO IMPROVE PATIENT ENGAGEMENT WITH DO NOT ATTEMPT CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION (DNACPR) DECISIONS
30 CAN I REACH MY WALKING AID? ASSESSMENT ON THREE ACUTE MEDICAL WARDS WITHIN A TERTIARY HOSPITAL SETTING
31 IMPROVING VERBAL COMMUNICATION BETWEEN OLDER ADULTS WITH DEMENTIA, CARE GIVERS AND THE INTER-PROFESSIONAL TEAM WITHIN THE HOSPITAL SETTING : A LITERATURE REVIEW AND QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS
32 IMPROVED VERBAL COMMUNICATION BETWEEN PATIENTS, THEIR CAREGIVERS AND THE INTER-PROFESSIONAL TEAM THROUGH A PROCESS OF COMMUNICATION CLINICS : A FEASIBILITY STUDY
33 GIVING PATIENTS A VOICE FOLLOWING A HIP FRACTURE – THE ROLE OF THE PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATE
34 THE USE OF URINARY CATHETERS IN PATIENTS OVER 65 YEARS ON CARE OF THE ELDERLY WARDS, THE ACUTE MEDICAL UNIT AND ACUTE STROKE UNIT AT NORTH MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
35 PROMOTING HARM FREE CARE ON THE ORTHOPAEDIC UNIT
36 REDESIGNING OF THE FALLS PATHWAYS HAS LED TO A REDUCTION IN THE INCIDENCE OF HOSPITAL ACQUIRED FRACTURED NECK OF FEMUR
37 A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN IN-PATIENT PARKINSON'S DISEASE MEDICATION PRESCRIPTIONS AND DELIVERY
38 A SURVEY OF HOW WELL WE TRAIN IN PD MANAGEMENT
39 IMPROVING POST-FALLS MANAGEMENT WITH A SIMPLE DOCUMENT
40 VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY : RELATION WITH INDEX OF MULTIPLE DEPRIVATION IN THE OVER 70S
41 BAROREFLEX SENSITIVITY AND ARTERIAL STIFFNESS INFLUENCE ORTHOSTATIC BLOOD PRESSURE RESPONSES IN OLDER ADULTS : INSIGHTS FROM THE IRISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY ON AGEING
42 IMPROVING THE ASSESSMENT OF DELIRIUM : COMBINING TRADITIONAL AND NOVEL TEACHING METHODS
43 BI-DIRECTIONAL INTERACTION BETWEEN HYPOGLYCEMIA AND COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS : SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS
44 SHOULD WE INTEGRATE THE HUMANITIES INTO THE DELIVERY OF GERIATRIC MEDICINE? A SURVEY OF TRAINING PROGRAMME DIRECTORS
45 NOVEL METHODS IN TEACHING OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY GERIATRIC MEDICINE
46 TRAINEES' PERCEPTIONS OF EXPERT PATIENT DEMENTIA TEACHING
47 EMBEDDING MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP INTO CLINICAL SUBJECT TEACHING : WHAT DO TRAINEES THINK?
48 EARLY RETURN TO OWN HOME AFTER HIP FRACTURE IS NOT UNSAFE – EVIDENCE FROM THE NATIONAL HIP FRACTURE DATABASE
49 THE IMPACT OF THE NATIONAL HIP FRACTURE DATABASE ON MORTALITY AFTER HIP FRACTURE IN ENGLAND
50 IDENTIFICATION AND QUANTIFICATION OF MORPHOLOGIAL CHANGES IN SKELETAL MUSCLE FIBRES OF COMMUNITY DWELLING OLDER MEN : FINDINGS FROM THE HERTFORDSHIRE SARCOPENIA STUDY (HSS)
51 USING LINKED HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE DATA TO VALIDATE THE INDICATOR OF RELATIVE NEED (IoRN) TOOL
52 THE ASSESSMENT OF FRAILTY IN ACUTE HOSPITALS : A COMPARISON OF THE FRIED FRAILTY SCORE, THE FRAIL SCALE AND GRIP STRENGTH MEASUREMENT
53 ROCK AND ROLL AIN'T NOISE POLLUTION – DOES TV AND RADIO HAVE AN ADVERSE EFFECT ON HOSPITAL INPATIENTS?
54 COLD HARD CASH : THE CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF STEREOGNOSIS USING COINS AND OTHER OBJECTS
55 CORTISOL DIURNAL RHYTHM AND INFLAMMATION IN DELIRIUM AFTER HIP FRACTURE
56 CEREBROSPINAL FLUID CORTISOL AND CYTOKINES IN DELIRIUM AFTER HIP FRACTURE
57 EVALUATION OF C-REACTIVE PROTEIN AS A POSSIBLE MEASURE OF BIOLOGICAL RESILIENCE IN OLDER PEOPLE
58 THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AN ONLINE DEMENTIA SCREENING TOOL AT A DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL
59 A REVIEW OF THE ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC PAIN IN LEICESTER CARE HOME PATIENTS AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH BEHAVIOURAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS OF DEMENTIA
60 RELIABILITY OF AUTONOMIC FUNCTION TESTS IN OLDER ADULTS : IMPLICATIONS FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE AND RESEARCH
61 SMOKING AS A PREDICTOR OF FRAILTY : A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
62 ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS LEADING TO HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS
63 EVALUATION OF GDF-15 AS A CANDIDATE BIOMARKER FOR HEALTH AND VASCULAR FUNCTION IN OLDER PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION
64 POST STROKE FATIGUE AND VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY
65 ARE TOO MANY PATIENTS GREATER THAN 80 YEARS OLD WITH NON-VALVULAR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION EXPOSED TO UNDUE BLEEDING RISK FROM WARFARIN?
66 HIGHER LEVELS OF APOMORPHINE AND ROTIGOTINE PRESCRIBING SPEND REDUCE THE TOTAL HEALTHCARE COSTS FOR PARKINSON'S PATIENTS
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