M C Robertson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. pmc Falls Assessment Clinical Trial (FACT): design, interventions, recruitment strategies and participant characteristics
    C Raina Elley
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 7:185. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Statistical analysis of efficacy in falls prevention trials
    M Clare Robertson
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago Medical School, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:530-4. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Preventing injuries in older people by preventing falls: a meta-analysis of individual-level data
    M Clare Robertson
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Otago Medical School, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:905-11. 2002
  4. pmc Economic evaluation of a community based exercise programme to prevent falls
    M C Robertson
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:600-6. 2001
  5. pmc Effectiveness and economic evaluation of a nurse delivered home exercise programme to prevent falls. 2: Controlled trial in multiple centres
    M C Robertson
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMJ 322:701-4. 2001
  6. pmc Effectiveness and economic evaluation of a nurse delivered home exercise programme to prevent falls. 1: Randomised controlled trial
    M C Robertson
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMJ 322:697-701. 2001
  7. pmc Randomised controlled trial of a general practice programme of home based exercise to prevent falls in elderly women
    A J Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, Otago Medical School, New Zealand
    BMJ 315:1065-9. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint Falls prevention over 2 years: a randomized controlled trial in women 80 years and older
    A J Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, Otago Medical School, New Zealand
    Age Ageing 28:513-8. 1999
  9. doi request reprint Comprehensive approach to fall prevention on a national level: New Zealand
    A John Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Clin Geriatr Med 26:719-31. 2010
  10. pmc Exercise therapy, manual therapy, or both, for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: a factorial randomised controlled trial protocol
    J Haxby Abbott
    Centre for Physiotherapy Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Trials 10:11. 2009

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Falls Assessment Clinical Trial (FACT): design, interventions, recruitment strategies and participant characteristics
    C Raina Elley
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 7:185. 2007
    ..We describe the rationale, intervention, study design, recruitment strategies and baseline characteristics of participants in a randomised controlled trial of a multifactorial falls prevention programme in primary health care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Statistical analysis of efficacy in falls prevention trials
    M Clare Robertson
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago Medical School, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:530-4. 2005
    ..This makes comparison of the efficacy of particular interventions difficult...
  3. ncbi request reprint Preventing injuries in older people by preventing falls: a meta-analysis of individual-level data
    M Clare Robertson
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Otago Medical School, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:905-11. 2002
    ..The objectives of this meta-analysis of these trials were to estimate the overall effect of the exercise program on the numbers of falls and fall-related injuries and to identify subgroups that would benefit most from the program...
  4. pmc Economic evaluation of a community based exercise programme to prevent falls
    M C Robertson
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:600-6. 2001
    ..To assess the incremental costs and cost effectiveness of implementing a home based muscle strengthening and balance retraining programme that reduced falls and injuries in older women...
  5. pmc Effectiveness and economic evaluation of a nurse delivered home exercise programme to prevent falls. 2: Controlled trial in multiple centres
    M C Robertson
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMJ 322:701-4. 2001
    ..To assess the effectiveness of trained nurses based in general practices individually prescribing a home exercise programme to reduce falls and injuries in elderly people and to estimate the cost effectiveness of the programme...
  6. pmc Effectiveness and economic evaluation of a nurse delivered home exercise programme to prevent falls. 1: Randomised controlled trial
    M C Robertson
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMJ 322:697-701. 2001
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a trained district nurse individually prescribing a home based exercise programme to reduce falls and injuries in elderly people and to estimate the cost effectiveness of the programme...
  7. pmc Randomised controlled trial of a general practice programme of home based exercise to prevent falls in elderly women
    A J Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, Otago Medical School, New Zealand
    BMJ 315:1065-9. 1997
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a home exercise programme of strength and balance retraining exercises in reducing falls and injuries in elderly women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Falls prevention over 2 years: a randomized controlled trial in women 80 years and older
    A J Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, Otago Medical School, New Zealand
    Age Ageing 28:513-8. 1999
    ..The exercise programme had been individually prescribed by a physiotherapist during the first 2 months of a randomized controlled trial...
  9. doi request reprint Comprehensive approach to fall prevention on a national level: New Zealand
    A John Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Clin Geriatr Med 26:719-31. 2010
    ..Two such programs have been successfully introduced in New Zealand: the home-based Otago Exercise Programme and tai chi classes. The difficulty now is in maintaining the nationwide commitment to these preventive measures...
  10. pmc Exercise therapy, manual therapy, or both, for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: a factorial randomised controlled trial protocol
    J Haxby Abbott
    Centre for Physiotherapy Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Trials 10:11. 2009
    ..Manual physiotherapy versus no manual therapy improves disability at 12 months;3. Providing physiotherapy programmes in addition to usual care is more cost-effective than usual care alone in the management of osteoarthritis at 24 months...
  11. ncbi request reprint Rethinking individual and community fall prevention strategies: a meta-regression comparing single and multifactorial interventions
    A John Campbell
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Age Ageing 36:656-62. 2007
    ..Guidelines recommend that fall prevention programmes for older people include multifactorial interventions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Implementation of multifactorial interventions for fall and fracture prevention
    A John Campbell
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Age Ageing 35:ii60-ii64. 2006
    ..An improved system of delivery of proven preventive measures is needed...
  13. pmc Randomised controlled trial of prevention of falls in people aged > or =75 with severe visual impairment: the VIP trial
    A John Campbell
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMJ 331:817. 2005
    ..To assess the efficacy and cost effectiveness of a home safety programme and a home exercise programme to reduce falls and injuries in older people with low vision...
  14. ncbi request reprint Practical implementation of an exercise-based falls prevention programme
    M M Gardner
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Age Ageing 30:77-83. 2001
    ..Here we describe a simple assessment of strength and balance and the content and delivery of a falls prevention exercise programme...
  15. ncbi request reprint Application of a falls prevention program for older people to primary health care practice
    Melinda M Gardner
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Prev Med 34:546-53. 2002
    ..In one of these trials we evaluated the applicability of the exercise program to routine primary health care practice and the feasibility of nurses implementing the program...
  16. doi request reprint Manual therapy, exercise therapy, or both, in addition to usual care, for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: a randomized controlled trial. 1: clinical effectiveness
    J H Abbott
    Centre for Musculoskeletal Outcomes Research, Department of Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 21:525-34. 2013
    ..To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of manual physiotherapy and/or exercise physiotherapy in addition to usual care for patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip or knee...
  17. ncbi request reprint Depression in older people: visual impairment and subjective ratings of health
    Karen J Hayman
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Optom Vis Sci 84:1024-30. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to establish the prevalence of depression in a sample of older adults with impaired vision and investigate associations between physical and visual disability and depression...
  18. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a falls-and-fracture nurse coordinator to reduce falls: a randomized, controlled trial of at-risk older adults
    C Raina Elley
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1383-9. 2008
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a community-based falls-and-fracture nurse coordinator and multifactorial intervention in reducing falls in older people...