Maria Crotty

Summary

Affiliation: Flinders University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does the addition of a pharmacist transition coordinator improve evidence-based medication management and health outcomes in older adults moving from the hospital to a long-term care facility? Results of a randomized, controlled trial
    Maria Crotty
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:257-64. 2004
  2. pmc Effect of wearing a dorsiflexion assist orthosis on mobility, perceived fatigue and exertion during the six-minute walk test in people with multiple sclerosis: a randomised cross-over protocol
    James McLoughlin
    Flinders University South Australia, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, Australia
    BMC Neurol 12:27. 2012
  3. pmc An outreach intervention to implement evidence based practice in residential care: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN67855475]
    Maria Crotty
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Australia 5042
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:6. 2004
  4. pmc Transitional care facility for elderly people in hospital awaiting a long term care bed: randomised controlled trial
    Maria Crotty
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park SA 5041, Australia
    BMJ 331:1110. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint An outreach geriatric medication advisory service in residential aged care: a randomised controlled trial of case conferencing
    Maria Crotty
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Road, Daw Park, South Australia 5041, Australia
    Age Ageing 33:612-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient and caregiver outcomes 12 months after home-based therapy for hip fracture: a randomized controlled trial
    Maria Crotty
    Southern Regional Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1237-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Early discharge and home rehabilitation after hip fracture achieves functional improvements: a randomized controlled trial
    Maria Crotty
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 16:406-13. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Home rehabilitation for older adults with fractured hips: how many will take part?
    M Crotty
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
    J Qual Clin Pract 20:65-8. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Hip fracture treatments--what happens to patients from residential care?
    M Crotty
    Flinders University, Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park SA, Australia
    J Qual Clin Pract 20:167-70. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing: prospective evaluation of anthropometric indices in terms of four year mortality in community-living older adults
    M Crotty
    Rehabilitation and Ageing Studies Unit, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park SA, Australia
    J Nutr Health Aging 6:20-3. 2002

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Publications83

  1. ncbi request reprint Does the addition of a pharmacist transition coordinator improve evidence-based medication management and health outcomes in older adults moving from the hospital to a long-term care facility? Results of a randomized, controlled trial
    Maria Crotty
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:257-64. 2004
    ..Poorly executed transfers of older patients from hospitals to long-term care facilities carry the risk of fragmentation of care, poor clinical outcomes, inappropriate use of emergency department services, and hospital readmission...
  2. pmc Effect of wearing a dorsiflexion assist orthosis on mobility, perceived fatigue and exertion during the six-minute walk test in people with multiple sclerosis: a randomised cross-over protocol
    James McLoughlin
    Flinders University South Australia, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, Australia
    BMC Neurol 12:27. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of a simple dynamic dorsiflexion assist orthosis on walking-induced fatigue, gait, balance and functional mobility in PWMS...
  3. pmc An outreach intervention to implement evidence based practice in residential care: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN67855475]
    Maria Crotty
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Australia 5042
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:6. 2004
    ..The aim of this project was to assess whether outreach visits would improve the implementation of evidence based clinical practice in the area of falls reduction and stroke prevention in a residential care setting...
  4. pmc Transitional care facility for elderly people in hospital awaiting a long term care bed: randomised controlled trial
    Maria Crotty
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park SA 5041, Australia
    BMJ 331:1110. 2005
    ..To assess the effectiveness of moving patients who are waiting in hospital for a long term care bed to an off-site transitional care facility...
  5. ncbi request reprint An outreach geriatric medication advisory service in residential aged care: a randomised controlled trial of case conferencing
    Maria Crotty
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Road, Daw Park, South Australia 5041, Australia
    Age Ageing 33:612-7. 2004
    ..efficient strategies are needed to provide specialist advice in nursing homes to ensure quality medical care. We describe a case conference intervention involving a multidisciplinary team of health professionals...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient and caregiver outcomes 12 months after home-based therapy for hip fracture: a randomized controlled trial
    Maria Crotty
    Southern Regional Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1237-9. 2003
    ..To compare the effect of early discharge and home-based therapy with conventional hospital rehabilitation on patient and caregiver outcomes at 12 months after hip fracture...
  7. ncbi request reprint Early discharge and home rehabilitation after hip fracture achieves functional improvements: a randomized controlled trial
    Maria Crotty
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 16:406-13. 2002
    ..To compare hospital and home settings for the rehabilitation of patients following hip fracture...
  8. ncbi request reprint Home rehabilitation for older adults with fractured hips: how many will take part?
    M Crotty
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
    J Qual Clin Pract 20:65-8. 2000
    ..As the population ages and hip fractures increase, home rehabilitation in its current form will have little impact on future bed needs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hip fracture treatments--what happens to patients from residential care?
    M Crotty
    Flinders University, Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park SA, Australia
    J Qual Clin Pract 20:167-70. 2000
    ..Inclusion of liaison with community therapists in the clinical pathway and in selected cases use of 'rehabilitation at home' services to provide physiotherapy services should be considered...
  10. ncbi request reprint Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing: prospective evaluation of anthropometric indices in terms of four year mortality in community-living older adults
    M Crotty
    Rehabilitation and Ageing Studies Unit, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park SA, Australia
    J Nutr Health Aging 6:20-3. 2002
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  11. ncbi request reprint Use of an interactive video gaming program compared with conventional physiotherapy for hospitalised older adults: a feasibility trial
    Kate Laver
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Adelaide, South Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 34:1802-8. 2012
    ..To assess the feasibility of a physiotherapy intervention using an interactive gaming program compared with conventional physiotherapy for hospitalised older people...
  12. pmc The relationship between quality of life, health and care transition: an empirical comparison in an older post-acute population
    Leah Couzner
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:69. 2012
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Walking aid use after discharge following hip fracture is rarely reviewed and often inappropriate: an observational study
    Susie Thomas
    Flinders University, Australia
    J Physiother 56:267-72. 2010
    ..What walking aid prescription occurs at discharge after hip fracture? What changes in walking aid use occur in the following six months? Who initiates changes in walking aids and why?..
  14. ncbi request reprint What are the first quality reports from the Transition Care Program in Australia telling us?
    Stacey Masters
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 27:97-102. 2008
    ..Transition Care offers older people a flexible model of care. While the flexibility of the model is a strength, service providers are struggling to achieve integration with existing services...
  15. ncbi request reprint Body composition in older community-dwelling adults with hip fracture: portable field methods validated by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
    Anthony M Villani
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Medicine, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
    Br J Nutr 109:1219-29. 2013
    ..294, P< 0.001) was present at baseline but not at 6M or 12 M. Clinicians should be cautious in using these field methods to predict FFM and SMM, particularly in the acute care setting. New predictive equations would be beneficial...
  16. pmc Home versus day rehabilitation: a randomised controlled trial
    Maria Crotty
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Adelaide SA 5001, Australia
    Age Ageing 37:628-33. 2008
    ..to assess the effect of home versus day rehabilitation on patient outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Physiotherapy rehabilitation for individuals with lower limb amputation: a 15-year clinical series
    Brenton Hordacre
    Flinders University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Adelaide, South Australia
    Physiother Res Int 18:70-80. 2013
    ..and clinical characteristics of patients admitted for lower limb prosthetic rehabilitation over 15 years? What are the times to rehabilitation outcomes? How have these changed over 15 years with changes in service delivery?..
  18. doi request reprint Preferences for rehabilitation service delivery: a comparison of the views of patients, occupational therapists and other rehabilitation clinicians using a discrete choice experiment
    Kate Laver
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 60:93-100. 2013
    ..In particular, it is unknown whether new approaches to rehabilitation such as high intensity therapy and virtual reality programs are more or less acceptable than traditional approaches...
  19. pmc Is the Nintendo Wii Fit really acceptable to older people? A discrete choice experiment
    Kate Laver
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 11:64. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the acceptability of the Nintendo Wii Fit as a therapy tool for hospitalised older people using a discrete choice experiment (DCE) before and after exposure to the intervention...
  20. ncbi request reprint Falls in hospitalized patients: can nursing information systems data predict falls?
    Lynne C Giles
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care and Flinders Centre for Clinical Change and Health Care Research, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Comput Inform Nurs 24:167-72. 2006
    ..The number of nursing units of care activated also predicted falls. Data collected from nursing information systems can be used to identify patients at high risk of falls...
  21. ncbi request reprint Upper-arm anthropometry: an alternative indicator of nutritional health to body mass index in unilateral lower-extremity amputees?
    Michelle Miller
    Flinders Centre for Clinical Change and Health Care Research, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2031-3. 2008
    ..To evaluate the utility of body mass index (BMI) and corrected-arm-muscle area (CAMA) as measures of nutritional health for lower-limb amputees attending prosthetics clinics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Nutritional supplementation and resistance training in nutritionally at risk older adults following lower limb fracture: a randomized controlled trial
    Michelle D Miller
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, South Australia
    Clin Rehabil 20:311-23. 2006
    ..To describe the independent and combined effects of oral nutrition supplementation and resistance training on health outcomes in nutritionally at risk older adults following lower limb fracture...
  23. doi request reprint Suprascapular nerve block for shoulder pain in the first year after stroke: a randomized controlled trial
    Zoe Adey-Wakeling
    From the Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care Z A W, M C and Department of Rheumatology E M S, Flinders University, Daw Park, South Australia
    Stroke 44:3136-41. 2013
    ..Suprascapular nerve block (SSNB) is a safe and effective treatment of shoulder pain associated with arthritic shoulder conditions, but its usefulness in a stroke population is unclear...
  24. doi request reprint An assessment of the relationship between informal caring and quality of life in older community-dwelling adults - more positives than negatives?
    Julie Ratcliffe
    Flinders Clinical Effectiveness, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 21:35-46. 2013
    ..The provision of informal care may be associated with a positive impact upon quality of life for many caregivers, which may mediate the negative aspects arising from the burden associated with informal care-giving...
  25. ncbi request reprint What are frail older people prepared to endure to achieve improved mobility following hip fracture? A Discrete Choice Experiment
    Rachel Milte
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Flinders University, 5001 Adelaide, Australia
    J Rehabil Med 45:81-6. 2013
    ..To investigate the preferences of frail older people for individualised multidisciplinary rehabilitation to promote recovery from a hip fracture...
  26. ncbi request reprint The complexity of treating wasting in ambulatory rehabilitation: Is it starvation, sarcopenia, cachexia or a combination of these conditions?
    Alison Yaxley
    Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Clinical Effectiveness, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:386-93. 2012
    ..The overlap identified in this analysis suggests that up to 40% (75/187) of patients could be misidentified and prescribed inappropriate nutritional support...
  27. doi request reprint Measuring technology self efficacy: reliability and construct validity of a modified computer self efficacy scale in a clinical rehabilitation setting
    Kate Laver
    Department of Rehabilitation, Aged and Extended Care, Flinders Clinical Effectiveness, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 34:220-7. 2012
    ..To describe a modification of the computer self efficacy scale for use in clinical settings and to report on the modified scale's reliability and construct validity...
  28. pmc Can volunteer companions prevent falls among inpatients? A feasibility study using a pre-post comparative design
    Lynne C Giles
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia, 5001, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 6:11. 2006
    ..We evaluated a falls prevention strategy consisting of the introduction of volunteers to 'sit' with patients identified as being at high risk of falling...
  29. ncbi request reprint Are vision-specific quality of life questionnaires important in assessing rehabilitation for patients with hemianopia post stroke?
    Stacey George
    Flinders University and Repatriation General Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Top Stroke Rehabil 18:394-401. 2011
    ..To explore the relationship between disability and functional measures with vision-specific quality of life (QoL) measures for people with hemianopia and stroke...
  30. ncbi request reprint Removable rigid dressings: a retrospective case-note audit to determine the validity of post-amputation application
    Leigh Taylor
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Australia
    Prosthet Orthot Int 32:223-30. 2008
    ..This study shows that the application of RRDs reduces acute LOS and time-to-first-prosthetic-casting, thereby providing substantial benefits in preparing the trans-tibial amputee for early rehabilitation and prosthetic intervention...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based clinical practice in falls prevention: a randomised controlled trial of a falls prevention service
    Craig Whitehead
    Repatriation General Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust Health Rev 26:88-97. 2003
    ..We undertook a randomised trial of a falls prevention service to screen for falls risk factors and recommend to GPs an evidenced base prescription for falls prevention...
  32. ncbi request reprint Resting energy expenditure measured longitudinally following hip fracture compared to predictive equations: is an injury adjustment required?
    Michelle D Miller
    Flinders Centre for Clinical Change and Health Care Research, Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Road, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
    Br J Nutr 94:976-82. 2005
    ..Further work is required to evaluate total energy expenditure before recommendations can be made to alter current practice for calculating theoretical total energy requirements of hip fracture patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Connecting hospital and community care: the acceptability of a regional data linkage scheme
    Matthew Massy-Westropp
    Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 29:12-6. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the EQ-5D-3L and ICECAP-O in an older post-acute patient population relative to the general population
    Leah Couzner
    Department of Rehabilitation, Aged and Extended Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 11:415-25. 2013
    ..While some instruments such as the EQ-5D-3L focus on health-related quality of life alone, others assess quality of life in broader terms, for example, the newly developed ICECAP-O...
  35. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to falls and injury prevention: what are the barriers to implementing falls prevention strategies?
    Craig H Whitehead
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Rd, Daw Park SA 5041, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 20:536-42. 2006
    ..To ascertain the reasons for not taking up a fall or injury prevention strategy among older people who have sustained a fall and attended an emergency department...
  36. doi request reprint Validation of the Visual Recognition Slide Test with stroke: a component of the New South Wales occupational therapy off-road driver rehabilitation program
    Stacey George
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 55:172-9. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Not just about costs: the role of health economics in facilitating decision making in aged care
    Julie Ratcliffe
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Age Ageing 39:426-9. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Disability in older Australians: projections for 2006-2031
    Lynne C Giles
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 179:130-3. 2003
    ..To provide detailed projections for the prevalence of disability and associated common health conditions for older Australians for the period 2006-2031...
  39. ncbi request reprint Falls in community-dwelling older persons followinig hip fracture: impact on self-efficacy, balance and handicap
    Craig Whitehead
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, SA, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 17:899-906. 2003
    ..To compare the four-month outcomes of fallers and nonfallers as well as those with slow gait speed in patients with hip fracture successfully discharged back to the community...
  40. ncbi request reprint Falls Clinics: an opportunity to address frailty and improve health outcomes (preliminary evidence)
    Susie Thomas
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Adelaide, Australia
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:170-4. 2010
    ..The aim of this pilot study is to describe 12 month health outcomes of community-dwelling older adults who have attended a multi-disciplinary Falls Clinic...
  41. ncbi request reprint Experience of a falls and injuries risk assessment clinic
    Sue Houghton
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Daw Park, SA
    Aust Health Rev 28:374-81. 2004
    ..To describe the first 2 years of operation of a specialist Falls Clinic providing assessment of falls risk and individual preventive interventions in a public hospital setting...
  42. doi request reprint Sociodemographic factors associated with self-reported exercise and physical activity behaviors and attitudes of South Australians: results of a population-based survey
    Susie Thomas
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    J Aging Health 24:287-306. 2012
    ..To determine self-reported physical activity barriers, behaviors, and beliefs about exercise of a representative sample and to identify associated sociodemographic factors...
  43. pmc Individual nutrition therapy and exercise regime: a controlled trial of injured, vulnerable elderly (INTERACTIVE trial)
    Susie K Thomas
    Rehabilitation and Ageing Studies Unit, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 8:4. 2008
    ....
  44. pmc Health-related Quality of Life among hospitalized older people awaiting residential aged care
    Lynne C Giles
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia 5001
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:71. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess HRQoL and health outcomes at four months follow-up in a group of older people awaiting transfer to residential aged care...
  45. ncbi request reprint The distribution of health services for older people in Australia: where does transition care fit?
    Lynne C Giles
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 33:572-82. 2009
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Retraining visual processing skills to improve driving ability after stroke
    Maria Crotty
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, South Australia, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:2096-102. 2009
    ..Crotty M, George S. Retraining visual processing skills to improve driving ability after stroke...
  47. ncbi request reprint Early rehabilitation management after stroke: what do stroke patients prefer?
    Kate Laver
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Rd, Daw Park, Australia
    J Rehabil Med 43:354-8. 2011
    ..Discrete choice experiments are a potential approach to assessing patient preferences, as they reveal the characteristics of programmes that are most important to consumers...
  48. ncbi request reprint Hospital to home: an integrated approach to discharge planning in a rural South Australian town
    Denise Bolch
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 13:91-6. 2005
    ..To produce safer and more integrated hospital discharge planning practices for older people living in rural and remote settings...
  49. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a behavior advisory service for hospitalized older patients with confusion
    Julie E Mador
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:858-63. 2004
    ..To determine whether individualized advice on non-pharmacological strategies for hospitalized older patients with confusion and behavioral problems can improve levels of agitation and reduce the use of psychotropic medication...
  50. ncbi request reprint Establishing criterion validity of the Useful Field of View assessment and Stroke Drivers' Screening Assessment: comparison to the result of on-road assessment
    Stacey George
    Flinders University, Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Road, Daw Park, South Australia 5041, Australia
    Am J Occup Ther 64:114-22. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the criterion validity of the Useful Field of View (UFOV) assessment and Stroke Drivers' Screening Assessment (SDSA) through comparison to the results of on-road assessment...
  51. ncbi request reprint Measuring energy expenditure in community-dwelling older adults: are portable methods valid and acceptable?
    Samira Fares
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:544-8. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Corrected arm muscle area: an independent predictor of long-term mortality in community-dwelling older adults?
    Michelle D Miller
    Rehabilitation and Ageing Studies Unit, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1272-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the predictive relationship of corrected arm muscle area (CAMA) with 8-year mortality in a representative sample of older Australians...
  53. ncbi request reprint Perspectives of carers on the move from a hospital to a transitional care unit
    Darren Daff
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Centre for Clinical Change and Health Care Research, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Qual Health Res 16:189-205. 2006
    ..The implementation of transitional care did not reduce the stress felt by carers when looking for a residential care facility, but it was an acceptable alternative to waiting for residential care in hospital...
  54. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation
    Kate E Laver
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospitals, Daws Road, Daw Park, Adelaide, Australia, 5041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD008349. 2011
    ..In particular, commercial gaming consoles are being rapidly adopted in clinical settings; however, there is currently little information about their effectiveness...
  55. pmc A trial assessing N-3 as treatment for injury-induced cachexia (ATLANTIC trial): does a moderate dose fish oil intervention improve outcomes in older adults recovering from hip fracture?
    Michelle D Miller
    Nutrition and Dietetics, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide SA 5001, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 10:76. 2010
    ..The aim of the ATLANTIC trial is to assess the potential benefits of an anti-inflammatory dose of fish oil within the context of a 12 week individualised nutrition program, commencing seven days post proximal femoral fracture surgery...
  56. doi request reprint Development and testing of a questionnaire to measure older people's experience of the Transition Care Program in Australia
    Stacey Masters
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 29:172-8. 2010
    ..As part of the National Evaluation of the Transition Care Program, the authors developed a questionnaire to measure recipient experience of TC...
  57. ncbi request reprint Adherence to nutrition supplements among patients with a fall-related lower limb fracture
    Michelle D Miller
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, C Block, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Road, Daw Park, South Australia 5041, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 20:569-78. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide a detailed evaluation of adherence to nutrition supplements by patients with a lower limb fracture...
  58. doi request reprint Upper limb orthoses and assistive technology utilization in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy recruited from a population register
    Remo Nunzio Russo
    Paediatric Rehabilitation, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, Australia
    Dev Neurorehabil 12:92-9. 2009
    ..To describe the use of upper limb orthoses and assistive technologies (AT) in a representative community-based sample of children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (HCP) and compare children on the basis of their prescription...
  59. doi request reprint Pain characteristics and their association with quality of life and self-concept in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy identified from a population register
    Remo N Russo
    Flinders University Rehabilitation Studies Unit, South Australia
    Clin J Pain 24:335-42. 2008
    ..To describe and characterize the prevalence and quality of pain in a population-based community sample of children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy...
  60. ncbi request reprint Tradition and culture in Heidegger's Being and Time
    M Crotty
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Nurs Inq 4:88-98. 1997
    ..The only valid starting point for resolving it, this article suggests, is a close reading of what Heidegger actually says in the pages of Being and Time...
  61. ncbi request reprint Michael Crotty and nursing phenomenology: criticism or critique?
    P Barkway
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Science, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Nurs Inq 8:191-5. 2001
    ..This article examines this debate and the implications of Crotty's work for phenomenological research in nursing...
  62. ncbi request reprint Ipsilateral corticomotor excitability is associated with increased gait variability in unilateral transtibial amputees
    Brenton Hordacre
    Department of Rehabilitation, Aged and Extended Care, Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospital, Adelaide, 5041, South Australia, Australia Applied Brain Research Laboratory, Centre for Neuroscience, School of Medicine, Flinders University, Adelaide, 5041, South Australia, Australia
    Eur J Neurosci 40:2454-62. 2014
    ..Following lower-limb amputation, putative ipsilateral corticomotor excitability is relatively increased in some amputees and may negatively impact on function. ..
  63. ncbi request reprint Telerehabilitation services for stroke
    Kate E Laver
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospitals, Daws Road, Daw Park, Adelaide, Australia, 5041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD010255. 2013
    ..However, it is currently unclear how effective this model of delivery is relative to rehabilitation delivered face-to-face...
  64. ncbi request reprint Lower-limb amputee rehabilitation in Australia: analysis of a national data set 2004-10
    Brenton G Hordacre
    Department of Rehabilitation, Aged and Extended Care, Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Road, Daw Park, SA 5041, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 37:41-7. 2013
    ..Examine demographics, clinical characteristics and rehabilitation outcomes of lower-limb amputees, using the Australasian Rehabilitation Outcomes Centre (AROC) database...
  65. pmc Does suprascapular nerve block reduce shoulder pain following stroke: a double-blind randomised controlled trial with masked outcome assessment
    Zoe A Allen
    Division of Rehabilitation, Aged Care and Allied Health, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
    BMC Neurol 10:83. 2010
    ..The technique has previously been proven safe and effective in the treatment of shoulder pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis and degenerative shoulder conditions but its usefulness in a stroke population is unclear...
  66. ncbi request reprint Exploration of the links between concepts of theoretical driving models and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health
    Stacey George
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
    J Allied Health 38:113-20. 2009
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework can integrate concepts from driving frameworks...
  67. ncbi request reprint Patient readiness and ability to set recovery goals during the first 6 months after stroke
    Kate Laver
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Daws Road, Daw Park, SA 5041, Australia
    J Allied Health 39:e149-54. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the participants' readiness and ability to set goals over time...
  68. ncbi request reprint Multi-disciplinary rehabilitation after hip fracture is associated with improved outcome: A systematic review
    Julie Halbert
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Park, SA, Australia
    J Rehabil Med 39:507-12. 2007
    ..While hip fractures are an important cause of disability, dependency and death in older adults, the benefit of multi-disciplinary rehabilitation for people who have sustained hip fracture has not been demonstrated...
  69. ncbi request reprint Upper-limb botulinum toxin A injection and occupational therapy in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy identified from a population register: a single-blind, randomized, controlled trial
    Remo N Russo
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
    Pediatrics 119:e1149-58. 2007
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Development of the Adelaide driving self-efficacy scale
    Stacey George
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia
    Clin Rehabil 21:56-61. 2007
    ..To describe the development of the Adelaide Driving Self-Efficacy Scale (ADSES) and to report on its reliability and validity...
  71. pmc Evaluating the effects of variation in clinical practice: a risk adjusted cost-effectiveness (RAC-E) analysis of acute stroke services
    Clarabelle Pham
    Discipline of Public Health, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:266. 2012
    ....
  72. pmc The effect of static scanning and mobility training on mobility in people with hemianopia after stroke: a randomized controlled trial comparing standardized versus non-standardized treatment protocols
    Stacey George
    Flinders University, Division of Rehabilitation, Aged Care and Allied Health, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia, 5043, Australia
    BMC Neurol 11:87. 2011
    ..This study aims to determine which treatment is more effective, a standardized approach or individualized therapy in patients with homonymous hemianopia post stroke...
  73. ncbi request reprint Activity levels among lower-limb amputees: self-report versus step activity monitor
    Jacqueline M Stepien
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Daw Park, SA, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:896-900. 2007
    ..To determine the accuracy of self-reported activity by community-dwelling, lower-limb amputees...
  74. ncbi request reprint Evidence for the optimal management of acute and chronic phantom pain: a systematic review
    Julie Halbert
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
    Clin J Pain 18:84-92. 2002
    ..The objective was to examine the evidence to determine the optimal management of phantom limb pain in the preoperative and postoperative phase of amputations...
  75. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status and clinical outcomes of older patients in rehabilitation
    S A Neumann
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia
    J Hum Nutr Diet 18:129-36. 2005
    ..Malnutrition is associated with poor outcomes in older adults and those admitted to rehabilitation may be particularly at risk. Objective To assess the nutritional status and outcomes of older adults in rehabilitation...
  76. ncbi request reprint Activities of daily living in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a cross-sectional evaluation using the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills
    B R Van Zelst
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University Centre for Clinical Change and Health Care Research, Adelaide, South Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:723-7. 2006
    ..Motor performance in activities of daily living as detected by the AMPS seemed to worsen with age in children with hemiplegic CP. Further investigation into what can influence this outcome is required...
  77. ncbi request reprint Self-management and peer support among people with arthritis on a hospital joint replacement waiting list: a randomised controlled trial
    M Crotty
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 17:1428-33. 2009
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of a self-management support program including a 6 week self-management course, individualised phone support and goal setting in osteoarthritis patients on a waiting list for arthroplasty surgery...
  78. ncbi request reprint Establishment of and first 20 months of operating an outreach geriatric clinic in a regional centre
    C H Whitehead
    Centre for Clinical Change and Health Care Research, Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 6:444. 2006
    ..At the end of the first 20 months we evaluated the service in terms of patient access and the satisfaction of the local health care providers...
  79. pmc Does hydrotherapy improve strength and physical function in patients with osteoarthritis--a randomised controlled trial comparing a gym based and a hydrotherapy based strengthening programme
    A Foley
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, South Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:1162-7. 2003
    ..To compare the effects of a hydrotherapy resistance exercise programme with a gym based resistance exercise programme on strength and function in the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA)...
  80. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric indices predict physical function and mobility in older Australians: the Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    Elaine Bannerman
    Department of Public Health, Flinders University of South Australia
    Public Health Nutr 5:655-62. 2002
    ..To evaluate, in terms of function and mobility, the predictive value of commonly adopted anthropometric 'definitions' used in the nutritional assessment of older adults, in a cohort of older Australians...
  81. doi request reprint Self-esteem, self-concept, and quality of life in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Remo N Russo
    Flinders University Rehabilitation Studies Unit, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
    J Pediatr 153:473-7. 2008
    ..To investigate self-esteem, self-concept and quality of life in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (HCP) compared with typically developing peers...
  82. ncbi request reprint Transition care: will it deliver?
    Len C Gray
    Academic Unit in Geriatric Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:251-3. 2008
    ..Transition care services should be established within the context of overall regional plans for aged care, incorporating hospital acute and subacute inpatient services, and long-term community and residential care programs...
  83. ncbi request reprint Utility-weighted measures of quality of life in Alzheimer disease
    Julie Mador
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 16:202. 2002