Mary Hickson

Summary

Affiliation: Charing Cross Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of malnutrition in hospitals can be reduced: results from three consecutive cross-sectional studies
    Jacqui O'Flynn
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF UK
    Clin Nutr 24:1078-88. 2005
  2. pmc Malnutrition and ageing
    M Hickson
    Nutrition and Dietetic Department, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK
    Postgrad Med J 82:2-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Does a new steam meal catering system meet patient requirements in hospital?
    M Hickson
    Dietetic Research Group, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 20:476-85. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint An investigation into the relationships between quality of life, nutritional status and physical function
    M Hickson
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK
    Clin Nutr 23:213-21. 2004
  5. pmc Use of probiotic Lactobacillus preparation to prevent diarrhoea associated with antibiotics: randomised double blind placebo controlled trial
    Mary Hickson
    Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London W12 0HS
    BMJ 335:80. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The effectiveness of targeted feeding assistance to improve the nutritional intake of elderly dysphagic patients in hospital
    L Wright
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 21:555-62; quiz 564-5. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Vulnerable patients with a fractured neck of femur: nutritional status and support in hospital
    M Nematy
    Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospitals Trust, London W12 0HS, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:209-18. 2006
  8. doi request reprint The effect of dietary glycemic index on weight maintenance in overweight subjects: a pilot study
    Elena Philippou
    Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Department of Investigative Medicine, Investigative Science, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:396-401. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Does additional feeding support provided by health care assistants improve nutritional status and outcome in acutely ill older in-patients?--a randomised control trial
    Mary Hickson
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, Du Cane Road, London W12 0HS, UK
    Clin Nutr 23:69-77. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Eating together is important: using a dining room in an acute elderly medical ward increases energy intake
    L Wright
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:23-6. 2006

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of malnutrition in hospitals can be reduced: results from three consecutive cross-sectional studies
    Jacqui O'Flynn
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF UK
    Clin Nutr 24:1078-88. 2005
    ..To assess and compare the rates of malnutrition in Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust over a 5-year period following changes in hospital nutrition care strategies...
  2. pmc Malnutrition and ageing
    M Hickson
    Nutrition and Dietetic Department, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK
    Postgrad Med J 82:2-8. 2006
    ..Prevention of malnutrition in this group is important and so the roles of nutrition screening and assessment are examined...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does a new steam meal catering system meet patient requirements in hospital?
    M Hickson
    Dietetic Research Group, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 20:476-85. 2007
    ..The NHS provides over 300 million meals each year at a cost of pound 500 million, yet there is relatively little research evaluating how well different catering systems provide for the needs of hospital inpatients...
  4. ncbi request reprint An investigation into the relationships between quality of life, nutritional status and physical function
    M Hickson
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK
    Clin Nutr 23:213-21. 2004
    ..The relationship between quality of life and nutritional status is not well studied. This study aimed to investigate this relationship in a group of sick elderly in-patients...
  5. pmc Use of probiotic Lactobacillus preparation to prevent diarrhoea associated with antibiotics: randomised double blind placebo controlled trial
    Mary Hickson
    Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London W12 0HS
    BMJ 335:80. 2007
    ..To determine the efficacy of a probiotic drink containing Lactobacillus for the prevention of any diarrhoea associated with antibiotic use and that caused by Clostridium difficile...
  6. doi request reprint The effectiveness of targeted feeding assistance to improve the nutritional intake of elderly dysphagic patients in hospital
    L Wright
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 21:555-62; quiz 564-5. 2008
    ..Dysphagic older patients are prescribed texture modified food or fluids as treatment. The present study aimed to determine whether targeted feeding assistance using trained volunteers increased oral intake in elderly dysphagic patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vulnerable patients with a fractured neck of femur: nutritional status and support in hospital
    M Nematy
    Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospitals Trust, London W12 0HS, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:209-18. 2006
    ..We conducted an observational study to evaluate the nutritional state and the nutritional support, which was provided to this group during their stay in hospital...
  8. doi request reprint The effect of dietary glycemic index on weight maintenance in overweight subjects: a pilot study
    Elena Philippou
    Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Department of Investigative Medicine, Investigative Science, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:396-401. 2009
    ..3 +/- 1.9 kg; LGI group: -0.7 +/- 2.9 kg, P = 0.3) or other anthropometric measurements. This pilot study suggests that in the setting of healthy eating, changing the diet GI does not appear to significantly affect weight maintenance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does additional feeding support provided by health care assistants improve nutritional status and outcome in acutely ill older in-patients?--a randomised control trial
    Mary Hickson
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, Du Cane Road, London W12 0HS, UK
    Clin Nutr 23:69-77. 2004
    ..The aim was to examine whether health care assistants, trained to provide additional support with feeding, can improve acutely ill elderly in-patients' clinical outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Eating together is important: using a dining room in an acute elderly medical ward increases energy intake
    L Wright
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:23-6. 2006
    ..To investigate the effect of eating in a supervised dining room, on nutritional intake and weight, for elderly patients on an acute medicine for the elderly ward...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of paladai cup feeding in breast-fed preterm infants compared with bottle feeding
    A Aloysius
    Department of Speech and Language Therapy, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London, United Kingdom
    Early Hum Dev 83:619-21. 2007
    ..Paladai results demonstrated increased spillage, increased feed times with more stress cues...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of energy and protein intakes of older people consuming a texture modified diet with a normal hospital diet
    L Wright
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 18:213-9. 2005
    ..Older people post-stroke are the key group in the hospital setting who consume this type of diet. The diets can be of several consistencies ranging from pureed to soft textures...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of three methods for estimating height in the acutely ill elderly population
    M Hickson
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 16:13-20. 2003
    ..There are currently little data on the accuracy of these methods in the sick elderly population or which method is the most suitable in the clinical situation...
  14. doi request reprint Validity, reliability and acceptability of the Imperial Nutritional Screening System (INSYST): a tool that does not require the body mass index
    J D Tammam
    Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 22:536-44. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to evaluate the validity, reliability and acceptability of the Imperial Nutritional Screening System (INSYST); a tool that does not require the BMI...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship of glycaemic index with cardiovascular risk factors: analysis of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey for people aged 65 and older
    Joanne E Milton
    Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road, London, W12 0HS, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:1321-35. 2007
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  16. pmc Broadening Options for Long-term Dialysis in the Elderly (BOLDE): differences in quality of life on peritoneal dialysis compared to haemodialysis for older patients
    Edwina A Brown
    Imperial College Kidney and Transplant Institute, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3755-63. 2010
    ..Little is, however, known about differences in QOL on haemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD) in older age groups. Randomising patients to either modality to assess outcomes is not feasible...
  17. doi request reprint The reliability of one vs. three trials of pain-free grip strength in subjects with rheumatoid arthritis
    DONNA KENNEDY
    Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Occupational Therapy Department, London, UK
    J Hand Ther 23:384-90; quiz 391. 2010
    ..01) were found. One trial of pain-free grip strength is reliable and may save valuable clinical time while reducing the assessment burden placed on patients with RA. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: N/A...
  18. doi request reprint Evaluation of attendance and weight loss in an intensive weight management clinic compared to standard dietetic care
    M Hickson
    Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 22:72-6. 2009
    ..This nonrandomized study aimed to review the effectiveness of two weight loss clinics in terms of percent and rate of weight loss, and attendance...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the 'Steamplicity' food service system
    Mary Hickson
    J Hum Nutr Diet 20:355-6; author reply 356-8, discussion 358-9. 2007