Lynne C Giles

Summary

Affiliation: South Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social networks among older Australians: a validation of Glass's model
    Lynne C Giles
    Faculty of Health Studies, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Cancer Epidemiol Prev 7:195-204. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of social networks on disability in older Australians
    Lynne C Giles
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100 Adelaide South Australia 5001, Australia
    J Aging Health 16:517-38. 2004
  3. pmc Effect of social networks on 10 year survival in very old Australians: the Australian longitudinal study of aging
    Lynne C Giles
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:574-9. 2005
  4. pmc Do social networks affect the use of residential aged care among older Australians?
    Lynne C Giles
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 7:24. 2007
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Effects of birth size, post-natal growth and current size on insulin resistance in 9-year-old children: a prospective cohort study
    Melissa J Whitrow
    Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, The University of Adelaide, Mail Drop 327, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    Eur J Pediatr 172:1207-14. 2013
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Social networks among older Australians: a validation of Glass's model
    Lynne C Giles
    Faculty of Health Studies, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Cancer Epidemiol Prev 7:195-204. 2002
    ..The purpose of the study was to validate a set of measures of social networks that will be useful in epidemiological studies of the health of older persons...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of social networks on disability in older Australians
    Lynne C Giles
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100 Adelaide South Australia 5001, Australia
    J Aging Health 16:517-38. 2004
    ..To investigate the effects of total social networks and specific social networks with children, relatives, friends, and confidants on disability in mobility and Nagi functional tasks...
  3. pmc Effect of social networks on 10 year survival in very old Australians: the Australian longitudinal study of aging
    Lynne C Giles
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:574-9. 2005
    ..To examine if social networks with children, relatives, friends, and confidants predict survival in older Australians over 10 years after controlling for a range of demographic, health, and lifestyle variables...
  4. pmc Do social networks affect the use of residential aged care among older Australians?
    Lynne C Giles
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 7:24. 2007
    ..It remains unclear if there are differences in the effects of specific (with children, other relatives, friends and confidants) and total social networks upon use of low-level residential care and nursing homes...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of birth size, post-natal growth and current size on insulin resistance in 9-year-old children: a prospective cohort study
    Melissa J Whitrow
    Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, The University of Adelaide, Mail Drop 327, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    Eur J Pediatr 172:1207-14. 2013
    ..The potential influence of growth at around 3.5 years for HOMA-IR at 9 years warrants further investigation...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc The effects of house moves during early childhood on child mental health at age 9 years
    Alice R Rumbold
    Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:583. 2012
    ..We examined associations between the number, timing and type of house moves in childhood and child behaviour problems using data from an ongoing longitudinal study...
  13. 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
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Gambling and problem gambling among recently sentenced male prisoners in four New Zealand prisons
    Max W Abbott
    Gambling Research Centre, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Private Bag 92006, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Gambl Stud 21:537-58. 2005
    ..This highlights the potential for assessment and treatment programs in prison to reduce recidivism and adverse effects of problem gambling and gambling-related offending...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Why older Australians participate in exercise and sport
    Gregory S Kolt
    Faculty of Health, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
    J Aging Phys Act 12:185-98. 2004
    ..Analyses of variance showed significant differences in reasons for participation in exercise and sport based on gender, age, education level, and occupation...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc Coaching Older Adults and Carers to have their preferences Heard (COACH): A randomised controlled trial in an intermediate care setting (study protocol)
    Stacey Masters
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University
    Australas Med J 5:444-54. 2012
    ..Despite research interest in this area, a recent Cochrane review was unable to identify any studies of interventions to support decision-making in this group that met the experimental or quasi-experimental study design criteria...
  19. pmc Social Networks and Memory over 15 Years of Followup in a Cohort of Older Australians: Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    Lynne C Giles
    Discipline of Public Health, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    J Aging Res 2012:856048. 2012
    ..Findings are discussed with respect to mechanisms that might explain the observed relationships between social networks and memory...
  20. doi request reprint The Life Journeys Of Young Women Project: objectives, design, and recruitment results
    Emily J Steele
    Life course and Intergenerational Health Research Group, Discipline of Public Health, The University of Adelaide, 233 North Tce, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 174:72-80. 2011
    ..This paper discusses study objectives and design, fieldwork procedures, planned statistical analyses, and recruitment outcomes, focusing on novel features that would facilitate analogous epidemiologic research...
  21. ncbi request reprint Depression in older Chinese migrants to Auckland
    Max W Abbott
    Faculty of Health, Auckland University of Technology, Private Bag 92006, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:445-51. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to identify risk factors for depressive symptomatology among older Chinese migrants...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...