G A Caplan

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Advance care planning and hospital in the nursing home
    Gideon A Caplan
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Post Acute Care Services, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Age Ageing 35:581-5. 2006
  2. doi Home sweet home? Community care for older people in Australia
    Emily J Henderson
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:88-94. 2008
  3. ncbi A meta-analysis of "hospital in the home"
    Gideon A Caplan
    Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 197:512-9. 2012
  4. doi Cerebrospinal fluid in long-lasting delirium compared with Alzheimer's dementia
    Gideon A Caplan
    1 Department of Geriatric Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:1130-6. 2010
  5. ncbi Does home treatment affect delirium? A randomised controlled trial of rehabilitation of elderly and care at home or usual treatment (The REACH-OUT trial)
    Gideon A Caplan
    Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Age Ageing 35:53-60. 2006
  6. ncbi Effect of hospital in the home treatment on physical and cognitive function: a randomized controlled trial
    Gideon A Caplan
    Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1035-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Commentary: a history to look forward from
    Gideon A Caplan
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:1159; discussion 1132-52. 2004
  8. ncbi A randomized, controlled trial of comprehensive geriatric assessment and multidisciplinary intervention after discharge of elderly from the emergency department--the DEED II study
    Gideon A Caplan
    Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1417-23. 2004
  9. ncbi Robine and Michel's "Looking forward to a general theory on population aging": Australia is still aging well
    Gideon A Caplan
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick NSW 2031, Sydney, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:M598-9; athor reply M616-20. 2004
  10. ncbi Hospital in the home: a randomised controlled trial
    G A Caplan
    Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 170:156-60. 1999

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Publications19

  1. ncbi Advance care planning and hospital in the nursing home
    Gideon A Caplan
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Post Acute Care Services, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Age Ageing 35:581-5. 2006
    ..the number of nursing home residents (NHRs) in hospital is increasing although hospital admission may be deleterious to their health...
  2. doi Home sweet home? Community care for older people in Australia
    Emily J Henderson
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:88-94. 2008
    ..The future inevitably presents huge challenges to those planning, implementing and providing care in this setting...
  3. ncbi A meta-analysis of "hospital in the home"
    Gideon A Caplan
    Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 197:512-9. 2012
    ..To assess the effect of "hospital in the home" (HITH) services that significantly substitute for inhospital time on mortality, readmission rates, patient and carer satisfaction, and costs...
  4. doi Cerebrospinal fluid in long-lasting delirium compared with Alzheimer's dementia
    Gideon A Caplan
    1 Department of Geriatric Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:1130-6. 2010
    ..Delirium is a common syndrome affecting older people in hospital, whose pathophysiology is poorly understood, but sequelae of increased cognitive and functional impairment suggest neuronal loss...
  5. ncbi Does home treatment affect delirium? A randomised controlled trial of rehabilitation of elderly and care at home or usual treatment (The REACH-OUT trial)
    Gideon A Caplan
    Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Age Ageing 35:53-60. 2006
    ..A recent study of Hospital in the Home (admission substitution) noted less delirium in the home-treated group...
  6. ncbi Effect of hospital in the home treatment on physical and cognitive function: a randomized controlled trial
    Gideon A Caplan
    Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1035-8. 2005
    ..We have previously shown that treatment in Hospital in the Home (HITH) results in less confusion and fewer bowel and bladder problems for these patients. However, it is not clear what impact HITH has on physical and cognitive function...
  7. ncbi Commentary: a history to look forward from
    Gideon A Caplan
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:1159; discussion 1132-52. 2004
  8. ncbi A randomized, controlled trial of comprehensive geriatric assessment and multidisciplinary intervention after discharge of elderly from the emergency department--the DEED II study
    Gideon A Caplan
    Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1417-23. 2004
    ..To study the effects of comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) and multidisciplinary intervention on elderly patients sent home from the emergency department (ED)...
  9. ncbi Robine and Michel's "Looking forward to a general theory on population aging": Australia is still aging well
    Gideon A Caplan
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick NSW 2031, Sydney, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:M598-9; athor reply M616-20. 2004
  10. ncbi Hospital in the home: a randomised controlled trial
    G A Caplan
    Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 170:156-60. 1999
    ..To compare treatment of acute illness at home and in hospital, assessing safety, effect on geriatric complications, and patient/carer satisfaction...
  11. ncbi Re-engineering the elective surgical service of a tertiary hospital: a historical controlled trial
    G A Caplan
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 169:247-51. 1998
    ..To study the clinical effects of re-engineering the processes associated with elective surgery...
  12. ncbi Decreasing lengths of stay: the cost to the community
    G Caplan
    Prince of Wales Hospital and University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Surg 69:433-7. 1999
    ..Hospitals save money per patient by discharging earlier, but it is not known whether the costs to community services and unpaid caters outweigh the savings to the hospital...
  13. ncbi Risk of admission within 4 weeks of discharge of elderly patients from the emergency department--the DEED study. Discharge of elderly from emergency department
    G A Caplan
    Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Age Ageing 27:697-702. 1998
    ..to identify risk factors for admission for patients aged 75 years and older after discharge from the emergency department (DEED: discharge of elderly from emergency department)...
  14. ncbi Malnutrition screening and early nutrition intervention in hospitalised patients in acute aged care: a randomised controlled trial
    M Holyday
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, 2031, Australia
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:562-8. 2012
    ..This is recognised to impact on patient outcomes and health costs. This study aimed to assess the impact of nutrition screening and intervention on these parameters...
  15. ncbi Recruitment of volunteers to improve vitality in the elderly: the REVIVE study
    G A Caplan
    Geriatric Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Intern Med J 37:95-100. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to test a volunteer-mediated delirium prevention programme for efficacy, cost-effectiveness and sustainability on an Australian geriatric ward...
  16. ncbi Hospital in the home: a concept under question
    Gideon A Caplan
    Med J Aust 184:599-600. 2006
  17. ncbi Self-rated health in the unwell elderly presenting to the emergency department
    Daniel D Wong
    The Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 19:196-202. 2007
    ..These studies, however, have largely focused on well community-dwelling elderly. We assessed whether the predictive value of SRH would still be valid for the acutely unwell older person presenting to the ED...
  18. ncbi Managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the community. A randomized controlled trial of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation for elderly housebound patients
    Anne Marie Boxall
    Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick NSW, Sydney, Australia
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:378-85. 2005
    ..This randomized controlled trial assesses the effects of a 12-week home-based pulmonary rehabilitation program for 60 housebound COPD patients older than 60 years...
  19. ncbi Older persons in the emergency medical care system
    Jane McCusker
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:2103-5. 2002