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Development and evaluation of an educational intervention for general practitioners and staff caring for people with dementia living in residential facilities : O1
Comparisons of dependency of residents of residential aged care facilities in UK, Spain, Australia and New Zealand (1998–2009) : O2
Where do people die? An international comparison of utilisation of the residential aged care sector : O3
Fast pace walking patterns increase the risk of multiple incident falls in older people - the TASCOG study : O4
Gait, intra-individual gait variability and the risk of multiple incident falls in older people - a population-based study : O5
Cerebral silent infarcts and microbleeds modify the effect of white matter lesions on gait and stability in older people : O6
Physiological risk factors for falls in people with and without cognitive impairment - a case control study : O7
Development of the REACH (Recognize End of Life and Care Holistically) out in dementia toolkit : O8
Effect of vitamin D supplementation on cognitive function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment - a randomized trial : O9
Reduced vitamin D and secondary hyperparathyroidism are associated with lumbar spinal stenosis : O10
Impact on residents of frequent death in aged care facilities : O11
A retrospective analysis of the course and natural history of patients with polymyalgia rheumatica : O12
Improving knowledge, behaviour and compression use among older people with venous leg ulcers. Results from a pre and post intervention study : O13
Attendance at a state-wide Advanced Training program in geriatric medicine : O14
Life and living to advanced age (LILACS NZ): Functional status : O15
Serum 25(OH) D and PTH in elderly patients with fragility hip fracture : O16
A retrospective audit on the clinical utility of cardiac meta-iodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy in extrapyramidal disorders : O17
Decision making in aged care facilities: Staff perspectives : O18
Uptake of a prothrombin complex concentrate anticoagulation reversal protocol for warfarin-related intracerebral haemorrhage : O19
Risk and prevention of venous thromboembolism in psychogeriatric inpatients : O20
Audit of the urogeriatric service at Concord Repatriation General Hospital : O21
Mild cognitive impairment as a predictor of falls in community-dwelling older people : O22
Comparing the characteristics of demented and non demented fallers in an acute care hospital : O23
Outcomes of cervical spine immobilisation post fracture in older people : O24
The Cumulative Illness Rating Scale (CIRS) is superior to Charlson Score for predicting mortality in institutionalized Asian elderly : O25
Introduction of a modified Medical Emergency Team (MET) at a subacute aged care and rehabilitation hospital : O26
Advance care planning: Attitude and knowledge of hospital staff : O27
An audit in the care of the dying : O28
Readmissions from subacute wards to acute facilities in Southern Health : O29
Insulin resistance, dyslipidemia and the risk of Alzheimer's disease: A case-control study : O30
MMSE 25–28 provides a robust definition of MCI over one year as measured by Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA), Addenbrooke's Cognitive Assessment (ACE-R), Frontal Assessment Battery (FAB), Instrumental ADL (IADL) and support level : O31
Clinical audit: Improving delirium screening on acute medical wards : O32
Encouraging advanced training in non-metropolitan settings : O33
Fluid overload is a key factor of postoperative oliguria in older patients with hip fracture : O34
Implementation of the “Four Hour Rule” improves access to care for older patients admitted to Royal Perth Hospital : O35
Advanced glycation, cognitive function and cortical atrophy in ageing : O36
Factors associated with cardiovascular disease in those living to advanced age : O37
Frailty predicts poor outcomes in an Australian geriatric oncology program : O38
Changes in reproductive hormone concentrations predict the prevalence and progression of the frailty syndrome in older men: The Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project : O39
A community-based exercise program to improve functioning in people with Alzheimer's disease: A randomised controlled trial : O40
e-Ageing: A geriatric medicine resource for generation Y : O41
Does an educational program for 4th year medical students (4YMS) change attitudes to older people measured using University of California Los Angeles Geriatric Attitudes Scale (GAS)1? : O42
Outcomes of Geriatric Evaluation and Management Unit on functional improvement, mortality, and readmission among frail older patients at the Modbury Hospital : O43
Urinary incontinence - are medicines contributing to the problem? : O44
North Shore Hospital stroke audit: 12 month post rapid improvement event : O45
Cerebral microhaemorrhage and brain Aβ in ageing and Alzheimer's disease : O46
Prospective validation of Fall Risk Assessment Scoring System (FRASS) in patients admitted to sub-acute aged care wards in Caulfield Hospital (CH) : O48
The effect of patient manual dexterity on the framework design; a clinical report : P1
Orthogeriatrics: The effect of a focussed liaison service on the management of patients admitted with a hip fracture : P2
Staff education to improve care of confused older acute medical inpatients : P3
A new model of delirium care in the acute geriatric setting: Geriatric Monitoring Unit : P4
Shared ortho-geriatric care for elderly patients with hip fractures - a comparison of outcomes with those of patients treated in a traditional orthopaedic unit : P5
Designing a new Care for the Elderly and Rehabilitation Service at Kenepuru Hospital - who are our patients? : P6
The prescription of cholinesterase inhibitors in an Australian Memory Disorder clinic : P7
‘Geri-orthopaedics’: An Improved model of care? : P8
Improving the identification rate of delirium: Using the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) on the acute admissions unit : P9
Case report: The utility of neuropsychological testing and single photo emission computed tomography imaging in confirming a diagnosis of posterior cortical atrophy : P10
Efficacy of IL-6 inhibitor (tocilizumab) in a case of Bacillus Calmette-Guerin induced reactive arthritis that failed conventional therapy : P11
An audit: Falls in a private rehabilitation hospital in Australia: A retrospective descriptive study : P12
Hospitalisation of high level care residents of aged care facilities: Are goals of care discussed? : P13
Acute delirium in older adults in acute orthopaedic wards: Assessment of feasibility of routine use of confusion assessment method (CAM) : P14
Profile and impact of a central northern Adelaide health service (CNAHS) falls assessment clinic : P15
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring of elderly patients in the community : P16
Reducing emergency presentations of older people - RE POP : P17
Haemodynamic Instability (HI) in older fallers presenting to Falls and Fracture Prevention Clinic : P18
The impact of self-reported cognitive impairment in an Australian geriatric oncology program : P20
Acute hospital-nursing home care decision making : P21
Evaluation of Southern Health's Rehabilitation and Aged Liaison Service (the RALS) : P22