Susie Thomas

Summary

Affiliation: South Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. ncbi Does the 'Otago exercise programme' reduce mortality and falls in older adults?: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Susie Thomas
    Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Road, Daw Park, Adelaide, South Australia 5041, Australia
    Age Ageing 39:681-7. 2010
  3. ncbi Determining current physical therapist management of hip fracture in an acute care hospital and physical therapists' rationale for this management
    Susie Thomas
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Phys Ther 91:1490-502. 2011
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi Targeted individual exercise programmes for older medical patients are feasible, and may change hospital and patient outcomes: a service improvement project
    Jo Nolan
    Physiotherapy Department, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:250. 2008
  6. ncbi 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
  7. ncbi 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

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi 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...
  2. ncbi Does the 'Otago exercise programme' reduce mortality and falls in older adults?: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Susie Thomas
    Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Road, Daw Park, Adelaide, South Australia 5041, Australia
    Age Ageing 39:681-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this review was to evaluate the effect of the OEP on the risk of death and fall rates and to explore levels of compliance with the OEP in older adults...
  3. ncbi Determining current physical therapist management of hip fracture in an acute care hospital and physical therapists' rationale for this management
    Susie Thomas
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Phys Ther 91:1490-502. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi 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?..
  5. ncbi Targeted individual exercise programmes for older medical patients are feasible, and may change hospital and patient outcomes: a service improvement project
    Jo Nolan
    Physiotherapy Department, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:250. 2008
    ..The aim of this project was primarily to assess the feasibility of individual exercise programs for older hospitalised patients at risk of functional decline, and secondarily to evaluate impact on discharge outcomes...
  6. ncbi 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...
  7. ncbi 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...