I D Cameron

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Publications

  1. pmc Functional assessments used by occupational therapists with older adults at risk of activity and participation limitations: a systematic review and evaluation of measurement properties
    Kylie Wales
    Ageing Work and Health Research Unit and The Centre for Excellence in Population Ageing Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 2141, Australia
    Syst Rev 1:45. 2012
  2. pmc Effect of a multifactorial interdisciplinary intervention on mobility-related disability in frail older people: randomised controlled trial
    Nicola Fairhall
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Ryde, 2112, Australia
    BMC Med 10:120. 2012
  3. pmc Reactions to caregiving during an intervention targeting frailty in community living older people
    Christina Aggar
    Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:66. 2012
  4. pmc Occupational therapy discharge planning for older adults: a protocol for a randomised trial and economic evaluation
    Kylie Wales
    Ageing Work and Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:34. 2012
  5. pmc Geriatric consultation services-are wards more effective than teams?
    Ian D Cameron
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Sydney Medical School Northern, University of Sydney, Ryde, NSW, Australia
    BMC Med 11:49. 2013
  6. pmc A multifactorial interdisciplinary intervention reduces frailty in older people: randomized trial
    Ian D Cameron
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, University of Sydney, PO Box 6, Ryde NSW 1680, Australia
    BMC Med 11:65. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Interventions for preventing falls in older people in care facilities and hospitals
    Ian D Cameron
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, SydneyMedical School Northern, The University of Sydney, Ryde, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD005465. 2012
  8. pmc How effective are programs at managing transition from hospital to home? A case study of the Australian Transition Care Program
    Leonard C Gray
    Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, The University of Queensland, Level 2, Building 33, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland 4102, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:6. 2012
  9. pmc Changing insurance company claims handling processes improves some outcomes for people injured in road traffic crashes
    Frederieke Schaafsma
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, University of Sydney, PO Box 6, Ryde, NSW 1680, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:36. 2012
  10. pmc Treating frailty--a practical guide
    Nicola Fairhall
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney, Ryde, Sydney 2112, Australia
    BMC Med 9:83. 2011

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  1. pmc Functional assessments used by occupational therapists with older adults at risk of activity and participation limitations: a systematic review and evaluation of measurement properties
    Kylie Wales
    Ageing Work and Health Research Unit and The Centre for Excellence in Population Ageing Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 2141, Australia
    Syst Rev 1:45. 2012
    ..A number of reasons have been suggested as to why therapists may favour non-standardised assessments, including a lack of knowledge (of assessments and their properties) and lack of skill...
  2. pmc Effect of a multifactorial interdisciplinary intervention on mobility-related disability in frail older people: randomised controlled trial
    Nicola Fairhall
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Ryde, 2112, Australia
    BMC Med 10:120. 2012
    ..Our objective was to assess the impact of a multifactorial intervention on mobility-related disability in frail older people...
  3. pmc Reactions to caregiving during an intervention targeting frailty in community living older people
    Christina Aggar
    Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:66. 2012
    ..This study aims to explore family carers' reactions to caregiving during an intervention targeting frailty in community living older people...
  4. pmc Occupational therapy discharge planning for older adults: a protocol for a randomised trial and economic evaluation
    Kylie Wales
    Ageing Work and Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:34. 2012
    ..This trial will also examine the cost of the intervention and cost effectiveness when compared to in-hospital discharge planning...
  5. pmc Geriatric consultation services-are wards more effective than teams?
    Ian D Cameron
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Sydney Medical School Northern, University of Sydney, Ryde, NSW, Australia
    BMC Med 11:49. 2013
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  6. pmc A multifactorial interdisciplinary intervention reduces frailty in older people: randomized trial
    Ian D Cameron
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, University of Sydney, PO Box 6, Ryde NSW 1680, Australia
    BMC Med 11:65. 2013
    ..Frailty is a well known and accepted term to clinicians working with older people. The study aim was to determine whether an intervention could reduce frailty and improve mobility...
  7. doi request reprint Interventions for preventing falls in older people in care facilities and hospitals
    Ian D Cameron
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, SydneyMedical School Northern, The University of Sydney, Ryde, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD005465. 2012
    ..Falls in care facilities and hospitals are common events that cause considerable morbidity and mortality for older people. This is an update of a review first published in 2010...
  8. pmc How effective are programs at managing transition from hospital to home? A case study of the Australian Transition Care Program
    Leonard C Gray
    Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, The University of Queensland, Level 2, Building 33, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland 4102, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:6. 2012
    ..In this paper, we review the current evidence on the efficacy of such programs, using the Australian Transition Care Program as a case study...
  9. pmc Changing insurance company claims handling processes improves some outcomes for people injured in road traffic crashes
    Frederieke Schaafsma
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, University of Sydney, PO Box 6, Ryde, NSW 1680, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:36. 2012
    ..The handling of claims by insurance companies may play an important role in the rate at which health recovers and return to work is actually attained...
  10. pmc Treating frailty--a practical guide
    Nicola Fairhall
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney, Ryde, Sydney 2112, Australia
    BMC Med 9:83. 2011
    ..We provide an evidence-based framework that can be used to guide the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of frail older people...
  11. pmc The effect of testosterone and a nutritional supplement on hospital admissions in under-nourished, older people
    Cynthia Piantadosi
    The Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, Department of Medicine, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 11:66. 2011
    ..We propose a larger, multicentre study to explore and hopefully confirm this exciting, potentially important finding (NHMRC project grant number 627178)...
  12. doi request reprint Outcomes of rehabilitation in older people--functioning and cognition are the most important predictors: an inception cohort study
    Ian D Cameron
    Faculty of Medicine, Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Rehabil Med 44:24-30. 2012
    ..To explore the influence of level of functioning and cognitive status on outcome after rehabilitation for older people with different types of impairment...
  13. pmc Effectiveness of oral nutritional supplementation for older women after a fracture: rationale, design and study of the feasibility of a randomized controlled study
    Ian D Cameron
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 11:32. 2011
    ..This paper reports a pilot study to test the feasibility of a trial initiated in a hospital setting with an oral supplement to older people with recent fractures...
  14. doi request reprint Increasing adherence with the use of hip protectors for older people living in the community
    I D Cameron
    Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 22:617-26. 2011
    ..For people at high risk of hip fracture living in community settings, providing hip protectors at no cost increased adherence, but the additional effect of an educational programme was limited. Overall, the level of adherence was modest...
  15. doi request reprint A randomized trial comparing acupuncture and simulated acupuncture for subacute and chronic whiplash
    Ian Douglas Cameron
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1659-65. 2011
    ..A randomized controlled trial with 3 and 6 months follow-up...
  16. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health-related quality of life in institutionalised older persons in northern Sydney
    Y Y Sitoh
    Institute of Bone and Joint Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Intern Med J 35:131-4. 2005
    ..Some of these conditions may be amenable to intervention...
  17. ncbi request reprint Influence of fall related factors and bone strength on fracture risk in the frail elderly
    P N Sambrook
    Institute of Bone and Joint Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 18:603-10. 2007
    ..In a prospective study of elderly subjects at high risk of falls, we investigated the influence of bone strength and fall risk on fracture...
  18. ncbi request reprint Calcaneal ultrasound but not bone turnover predicts fractures in vitamin D deficient frail elderly at high risk of falls
    J S Chen
    Institute of Bone and Joint Research, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, Sydney, NSW 2065, Australia
    Calcif Tissue Int 79:37-42. 2006
    ..Biochemical markers of bone turnover have been reported to predict fracture risk independent of bone mass in postmenopausal women. We investigated their use in predicting fractures in the frail elderly...
  19. ncbi request reprint A multivariate regression model predicted falls in residents living in intermediate hostel care
    J S Chen
    Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Department of Medicine, Level 4, Block 4, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:503-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether individual falls risk could be predicted in a frail elderly population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Serum parathyroid hormone predicts time to fall independent of vitamin D status in a frail elderly population
    P N Sambrook
    Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Department of Public Health, ANZAC Research Institute, University of Sydney, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1572-6. 2004
    ..Serum PTH is a predictor of time to first fall in the frail elderly independent of vitamin D status and measures of general health...
  21. doi request reprint Does increased sunlight exposure work as a strategy to improve vitamin D status in the elderly: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    P N Sambrook
    Institute of Bone and Joint Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 23:615-24. 2012
    ..In a randomised controlled trial, adherence to sunlight exposure was low (median adherence, 26%) and no effect of increased UV exposure on falls risk was observed (incidence rate ratio (IRR) 1.06, Pā€‰=ā€‰0.73)...
  22. doi request reprint Role of quantitative ultrasound to predict fracture among institutionalised older people with a history of fracture
    J S Chen
    Institute of Bone and Joint Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 20:105-12. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that QUS measurements for frail older people might be more useful in those without a fracture history...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hip protectors in aged-care facilities: a randomized trial of use by individual higher-risk residents
    I D Cameron
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, PO Box 6, Ryde, NSW 1680, Australia
    Age Ageing 30:477-81. 2001
    ..There was limited adherence with their use, resulting in a large number of falls occurring without hip protectors in place. All hip fractures in the intervention group occurred when hip protectors were not being used...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hip protectors improve falls self-efficacy
    I D Cameron
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Age Ageing 29:57-62. 2000
    ..To investigate the effect of use of external hip protectors on subjects' fear of falling and falls self-efficacy (belief in their own ability to avoid falling)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Serum parathyroid hormone is associated with increased mortality independent of 25-hydroxy vitamin d status, bone mass, and renal function in the frail and very old: a cohort study
    P N Sambrook
    Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Department of Public Health, ANZAC Research Institute, University of Sydney, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, New South Wales 2065, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:5477-81. 2004
    ..Serum PTH appears to be associated with increased mortality in the frail elderly independent of vitamin D status, renal function, bone mass, and measures of general health. The mechanism of this effect requires further investigation...
  26. doi request reprint Oral bisphosphonates are associated with reduced mortality in frail older people: a prospective five-year study
    P N Sambrook
    Institute of Bone and Joint Research, University of Sydney, Level 4, Building 35, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 22:2551-6. 2011
    ..In a study of 2005 institutionalized older people, use of oral bisphosphonates was associated with a 27% reduction in risk of death compared to non-users after adjusting for potential confounders...
  27. pmc A randomised trial of hip protector use by frail older women living in their own homes
    I D Cameron
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Inj Prev 9:138-41. 2003
    ..To investigate the efficacy and effectiveness of hip protectors in frail community living older women...
  28. ncbi request reprint How best to fix a broken hip. Fractured Neck of Femur Health Outcomes Project Team
    L M March
    Northern Sydney Area Health Service Public Health Unit, Hornsby Ku ring gai Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 170:489-94. 1999
    ..To develop evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of proximal femoral fractures to optimise functional outcome while minimising length of stay in hospital...
  29. ncbi request reprint What constitutes success in preventive health care? A case study in assessing the benefits of hip protectors
    G Salkeld
    Screening Test Evaluation Program STEP, School of Public Health, A27, Social, Public Health Economics Research Group, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 59:1593-601. 2004
    ..In this context, success might be viewed as maximising the opportunity for individuals to make an informed choice...
  30. ncbi request reprint Mortality and morbidity after hip fracture: can evidence based clinical pathways make a difference?
    L M March
    University of Sydney Professorial Department of Rheumatology, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW, Australia
    J Rheumatol 27:2227-31. 2000
    ..To evaluate whether evidence based clinical pathways for acute management of hip fracture have an effect on patient care, short term mortality, or residential status...
  31. doi request reprint Measures of physical functioning after hip fracture: construct validity and responsiveness of performance-based and self-reported measures
    I Farag
    George Institute For Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Age Ageing 41:659-64. 2012
    ..this study aimed to investigate the construct validity and responsiveness of performance-based and self-reported measures of strength, mobility and balance after hip fracture...
  32. pmc A prospective cohort study of health outcomes following whiplash associated disorders in an Australian population
    T Rebbeck
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Inj Prev 12:93-8. 2006
    ..To define health outcomes of whiplash associated disorders (WAD) at three months, six months, and two years after injury and to examine predictors of these outcomes...
  33. doi request reprint ICF participation restriction is common in frail, community-dwelling older people: an observational cross-sectional study
    N Fairhall
    The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Physiotherapy 97:26-32. 2011
    ..A secondary aim was to determine which health and demographic factors were associated with participation restriction...
  34. doi request reprint Hip protectors: recommendations for conducting clinical trials--an international consensus statement (part II)
    I D Cameron
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 21:1-10. 2010
    ..This is due partly to differences in the design and analysis. The aim of this report is to develop recommendations for subsequent clinical research...
  35. doi request reprint General practitioners' knowledge of whiplash guidelines improved with online education
    T Rebbeck
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Science, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW 2141, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 37:688-94. 2013
    ..The secondary aim was to identify factors associated with learning...
  36. ncbi request reprint Quantitative ultrasound of the calcaneus and falls risk in the institutionalized elderly: sex differences and relationship to vitamin D status
    J Zochling
    Institute of Bone and Joint Research, University of Sydney, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 13:882-7. 2002
    ..Quadriceps strength and weight but not serum 25(OH)D were significantly associated with BUA. These data suggest only minor loss occurs at the calcaneal site in BUA and VOS with very old age in either sex...
  37. ncbi request reprint End-of-life issues: case 1
    B Tobin
    Plunkett Centre for Ethics in Health Care, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 175:424-5. 2001
    ..The ethical challenges facing families/caregivers of incompetent patients should be framed in ways that genuinely help them to come to reasonable solutions...
  38. ncbi request reprint EBM in practice: aged care
    I D Cameron
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 175:37-8. 2001
    ..There is a gap between the availability of evidence and its application in routine provision of medical care for older people...
  39. ncbi request reprint Aged care issues and services in Australia
    I D Cameron
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, University of Sydney, PO Box 6, Ryde, NSW 1680, Australia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 32:723-7. 2003
    ..This paper examines aged care issues and the provision of aged care services in Australia...
  40. ncbi request reprint Spinal-injured neuropathic bladder antisepsis (SINBA) trial
    B B Lee
    Spinal Medicine Department, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Spinal Cord 45:542-50. 2007
    ..To determine whether Methenamine Hippurate (MH) or cranberry tablets prevent urinary tract infections (UTI) in people with neuropathic bladder following spinal cord injury (SCI)...