Chie Wei Fan

Summary

Affiliation: St James's Hospital
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effect of sleeping with the head of the bed elevated six inches on elderly patients with orthostatic hypotension: an open randomised controlled trial
    Chie Wei Fan
    Mercer s Institute for Research on Ageing MIRA, St James s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Age Ageing 40:187-92. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Compliance of external hip protector use amongst elderly day hospital attenders
    C W Fan
    St James s Hospital, Dublin
    Ir J Med Sci 174:49-54. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Postal questionnaire survey: the use of sleeping with the head of the bed tilted upright for treatment of orthostatic hypotension in clinical practice
    Chie Wei Fan
    Falls and Syncope Service, Mercers Institute for Research on Ageing, St James Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Age Ageing 35:529-32. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Physiological effects of sleeping with the head of the bed elevated 18 in. in young healthy volunteers
    C W Fan
    Department of Medical Gerontology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Ir J Med Sci 177:371-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Acute haemodynamic response to sleeping head-up at 6 inches in older inpatients
    Chie Wei Fan
    Mercer s Institute for Research on Ageing, St James s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Clin Auton Res 19:51-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Frailty, depression, and anxiety in later life
    Aine M Ni Mhaolain
    TRIL Clinic Technology Research for Independent Living, St James s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1265-74. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Depression: a modifiable factor in fearful older fallers transitioning to frailty?
    Aine M Ni Mhaolain
    Technology Research for Independent Living Clinic, St James s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:727-33. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Using the Finometer to examine sex differences in hemodynamic responses to orthostasis in older people
    Roman Romero-Ortuno
    Technology Research for Independent Living Centre, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 15:8-17. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Mayer wave activity in vasodepressor carotid sinus hypersensitivity
    Ciarán Finucane
    Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, St James s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Europace 12:247-53. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Diurnal variations in the outcomes of instrumented gait and quiet standing balance assessments and their association with falls history
    Emer P Doheny
    Technology Research for Independent Living Centre, St James s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Physiol Meas 33:361-73. 2012

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint The effect of sleeping with the head of the bed elevated six inches on elderly patients with orthostatic hypotension: an open randomised controlled trial
    Chie Wei Fan
    Mercer s Institute for Research on Ageing MIRA, St James s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Age Ageing 40:187-92. 2011
    ..the evidence for 6-inch tilt sleeping-head-up (SHU), a common therapy for the treatment of orthostatic hypotension (OH) in older people, is unavailable...
  2. ncbi request reprint Compliance of external hip protector use amongst elderly day hospital attenders
    C W Fan
    St James s Hospital, Dublin
    Ir J Med Sci 174:49-54. 2005
    ..When worn external Hip Protectors (EHP) reduce hip fracture but poor compliance results in reduced efficacy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Postal questionnaire survey: the use of sleeping with the head of the bed tilted upright for treatment of orthostatic hypotension in clinical practice
    Chie Wei Fan
    Falls and Syncope Service, Mercers Institute for Research on Ageing, St James Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Age Ageing 35:529-32. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Physiological effects of sleeping with the head of the bed elevated 18 in. in young healthy volunteers
    C W Fan
    Department of Medical Gerontology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Ir J Med Sci 177:371-7. 2008
    ..Sleeping with the head of bed tilted upwards (SHU) is recommended as a treatment of orthostatic hypotension though the supporting evidence is weak...
  5. doi request reprint Acute haemodynamic response to sleeping head-up at 6 inches in older inpatients
    Chie Wei Fan
    Mercer s Institute for Research on Ageing, St James s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Clin Auton Res 19:51-7. 2009
    ..Our aim was to investigate the effect of monotherapy of sleeping head-up (SHU) at 6 in. in a group of older inpatients with OH from all causes...
  6. doi request reprint Frailty, depression, and anxiety in later life
    Aine M Ni Mhaolain
    TRIL Clinic Technology Research for Independent Living, St James s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1265-74. 2012
    ..Frailty is a geriatric syndrome inferring increased risk of poor outcomes. Our objective was to explore the relationship between frailty and clinically significant anxiety and depression in later life...
  7. doi request reprint Depression: a modifiable factor in fearful older fallers transitioning to frailty?
    Aine M Ni Mhaolain
    Technology Research for Independent Living Clinic, St James s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:727-33. 2012
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the psychological factors associated with fear of falling in a group of fallers transitioning to frailty when compared with robust or non-frail fallers...
  8. doi request reprint Using the Finometer to examine sex differences in hemodynamic responses to orthostasis in older people
    Roman Romero-Ortuno
    Technology Research for Independent Living Centre, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 15:8-17. 2010
    ..In older people, these sex differences are less studied. Our aim was to contribute evidence...
  9. doi request reprint Mayer wave activity in vasodepressor carotid sinus hypersensitivity
    Ciarán Finucane
    Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, St James s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Europace 12:247-53. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that VDCSH is due to impaired baroreflex function and that Mayer wave amplitude and oscillation frequency are therefore altered...
  10. doi request reprint Diurnal variations in the outcomes of instrumented gait and quiet standing balance assessments and their association with falls history
    Emer P Doheny
    Technology Research for Independent Living Centre, St James s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Physiol Meas 33:361-73. 2012
    ..These results indicate that, with the exception of single support time, the association of gait and quiet standing balance parameters with falls risk does not vary diurnally...
  11. pmc Falls and falls efficacy: the role of sustained attention in older adults
    Aisling M O'Halloran
    TRIL Centre, St, James s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Geriatr 11:85. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether performance and variability in sustained attention is associated with falls and falls efficacy in older adults...
  12. doi request reprint Amnesia for loss of consciousness is common in vasovagal syncope
    Clodagh O'Dwyer
    Falls and Blackout Unit, Department of Medical Gerontology, St James s Hospital, James St, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Europace 13:1040-5. 2011
    ..Furthermore, we wished to determine if A-LOC is an age-dependent phenomenon in VVS and whether haemodynamic parameters on tilting can predict for A-LOC...
  13. doi request reprint Intolerance to initial orthostasis relates to systolic BP changes in elders
    Roman Romero-Ortuno
    TRIL Clinic, Trinity College Dublin, Hospital 4, Top Floor, St James s Hospital, James s Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Clin Auton Res 20:39-45. 2010
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