Jacqueline C T Close

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevention of falls in the elderly trial (PROFET): a randomised controlled trial
    J Close
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College Hospital, London, UK
    Lancet 353:93-7. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Sensorimotor function, balance abilities and pain influence Timed Up and Go performance in older community-living people
    Marcella Mun San Kwan
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:196-201. 2011
  3. pmc Predictors of falls in a high risk population: results from the prevention of falls in the elderly trial (PROFET)
    J C T Close
    Clinical Age Research Unit, Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Emerg Med J 20:421-5. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Falls and bone health services for older people
    Jacqueline C T Close
    King s College Hospital Dulwich, East Dulwich Grove, London SE22 8PT, UK
    Age Ageing 32:494-6. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevention of falls in older people
    Jacqueline C T Close
    Prince of Wales Hospital, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 27:1061-71. 2005
  6. doi request reprint White matter hyperintensities are an independent predictor of physical decline in community-dwelling older people
    Jacqueline J J Zheng
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Gerontology 58:398-406. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Brain white matter hyperintensities, executive dysfunction, instability, and falls in older people: a prospective cohort study
    Jacqueline J J Zheng
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1085-91. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Gait impairment and falls in cognitively impaired older adults: an explanatory model of sensorimotor and neuropsychological mediators
    Morag E Taylor
    Neuroscience Research Australia, Falls and Balance Research Group, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Age Ageing 41:665-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Physical impairments in cognitively impaired older people: implications for risk of falls
    Morag E Taylor
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:148-56. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Validation of the Iconographical Falls Efficacy Scale in cognitively impaired older people
    Kim Delbaere
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1098-102. 2013

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevention of falls in the elderly trial (PROFET): a randomised controlled trial
    J Close
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College Hospital, London, UK
    Lancet 353:93-7. 1999
    ..We undertook a randomised controlled study to assess the benefit of a structured inderdisciplinary assessment of people who have fallen in terms of further falls...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sensorimotor function, balance abilities and pain influence Timed Up and Go performance in older community-living people
    Marcella Mun San Kwan
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:196-201. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relative contributions of a range of sensorimotor, balance and psychological factors to TUG performance in a large sample of older people...
  3. pmc Predictors of falls in a high risk population: results from the prevention of falls in the elderly trial (PROFET)
    J C T Close
    Clinical Age Research Unit, Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Emerg Med J 20:421-5. 2003
    ..This study therefore examined risk factors from PROFET and used these to devise a practical approach to streamlining referrals from accident and emergency departments to specialist falls services...
  4. ncbi request reprint Falls and bone health services for older people
    Jacqueline C T Close
    King s College Hospital Dulwich, East Dulwich Grove, London SE22 8PT, UK
    Age Ageing 32:494-6. 2003
    ..This paper serves to provide simple and digestible guidance on the key components of a comprehensive falls service as derived from the existing evidence base...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevention of falls in older people
    Jacqueline C T Close
    Prince of Wales Hospital, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 27:1061-71. 2005
    ....
  6. doi request reprint White matter hyperintensities are an independent predictor of physical decline in community-dwelling older people
    Jacqueline J J Zheng
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Gerontology 58:398-406. 2012
    ..Objective: To investigate the role of WMHs as a predictor of decline in physical function in cognitively intact older people...
  7. doi request reprint Brain white matter hyperintensities, executive dysfunction, instability, and falls in older people: a prospective cohort study
    Jacqueline J J Zheng
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1085-91. 2012
    ..This prospective study investigated relationships between WMHs, sensorimotor performance, executive functioning, and falls in a large sample of community-living older people...
  8. doi request reprint Gait impairment and falls in cognitively impaired older adults: an explanatory model of sensorimotor and neuropsychological mediators
    Morag E Taylor
    Neuroscience Research Australia, Falls and Balance Research Group, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Age Ageing 41:665-9. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Physical impairments in cognitively impaired older people: implications for risk of falls
    Morag E Taylor
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:148-56. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine whether a group of cognitively impaired older people (CIG) perform worse than a matched group of cognitively intact older people (NCIG) on a profile of physical performance and mobility tests...
  10. doi request reprint Validation of the Iconographical Falls Efficacy Scale in cognitively impaired older people
    Kim Delbaere
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1098-102. 2013
    ..This study evaluated psychometric properties of the Iconographical Falls Efficacy Scale (Icon-FES) to measure fear of falling in cognitively impaired older people. Icon-FES uses pictures as visual cues to prompt responses...
  11. doi request reprint Understanding risk of falls in people with cognitive impairment living in residential care
    Julie Whitney
    Kings Health Partners, Kings College Hospital, London, UK
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:535-40. 2012
    ..To better understand fall risk factors in older adults with cognitive impairment living in residential care...
  12. doi request reprint White matter hyperintensities and impaired choice stepping reaction time in older people
    Jacqueline J Zheng
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Neurobiol Aging 33:1177-85. 2012
    ..The conclusion was that WMHs are associated with slowed performance on a dual task CSRT task and this relationship is explained primarily by underlying neuropsychological impairments...
  13. doi request reprint Depressive symptomatology as a risk factor for falls in older people: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Tasha Kvelde
    Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:694-706. 2013
    ..To conduct a systematic literature review and meta-analysis to evaluate studies that have addressed depressive symptoms as a risk factor for falls in older people...
  14. doi request reprint Angiotensin system-blocking medications are associated with fewer falls over 12 months in community-dwelling older people
    Alfred K W Wong
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:776-81. 2013
    ..To investigate relationships between the use of cardiovascular medications, including angiotensin system-blocking medications (ASBMs), orthostatic hypotension (OH), fall risk, and falls in community-dwelling older people...
  15. pmc Determinants of disparities between perceived and physiological risk of falling among elderly people: cohort study
    Kim Delbaere
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Sydney, Australia
    BMJ 341:c4165. 2010
    ....
  16. pmc Intervention to prevent further falls in older people who call an ambulance as a result of a fall: a protocol for the iPREFER randomised controlled trial
    A Stefanie Mikolaizak
    Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Barker Street, Randwick, 2031 Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:360. 2013
    ..The aim of this randomised controlled trial is to evaluate the effect of a timely and tailored falls assessment and management intervention on the number of subsequent falls and fall-related injuries for non-conveyed older fallers...
  17. doi request reprint Traumatic brain injury in older adults: characteristics, causes and consequences
    Lara A Harvey
    Falls and Injury Prevention Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Injury 43:1821-6. 2012
    ..Traumatic brain injury is of particular concern in the older population. We aimed to examine the trends in hospitalisations, causes and consequences of TBI in older adults in New South Wales, Australia...
  18. doi request reprint Implementing falls prevention research into policy and practice in Australia: past, present and future
    Stephen R Lord
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    J Safety Res 42:517-20. 2011
    ..Falls in older Australians are a significant public health issue with one in three older people falling one or more times each year...
  19. ncbi request reprint What predicts compliance rates with hip protectors in older hospital in-patients?
    Nicky Hayes
    King s College Hospital NHS Trust, General Medicine Care, Group, 4th Floor, Hambledon Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS, UK
    Age Ageing 37:225-8. 2008
  20. doi request reprint The Falls Efficacy Scale International (FES-I). A comprehensive longitudinal validation study
    Kim Delbaere
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    Age Ageing 39:210-6. 2010
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Development and validation of a Chinese version of the Falls Efficacy Scale International
    Marcella M S Kwan
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Hospital Road, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 56:169-74. 2013
    ..Future studies should explore the FES-I(Ch)'s responsiveness to change over time and during intervention studies...
  22. doi request reprint Older people presenting to the emergency department after a fall: a population with substantial recurrent healthcare use
    Jacqueline C T Close
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    Emerg Med J 29:742-7. 2012
    ..To document patient characteristics, care pathways, healthcare use and costs of fall-related emergency department (ED) presentations by older adults...
  23. doi request reprint Provision of out-of-hospital analgesia to older fallers with suspected fractures: above par, but opportunities for improvement exist
    Paul M Simpson
    Ambulance Service of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Acad Emerg Med 20:761-8. 2013
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Development and validation of a fall-related impulsive behaviour scale for residential care
    Julie Whitney
    Clinical Age Research Unit, Clinical Gerontology, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Age Ageing 42:754-8. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of a new fall-related impulsive behaviour scale (FIBS) for a cognitively impaired population living in residential care...
  25. ncbi request reprint Streamlining assessment and intervention in a falls clinic using the Timed Up and Go Test and Physiological Profile Assessments
    Julie C Whitney
    King s College Hospital Dulwich Site, East Dulwich Grove, London SE22 8PT, UK
    Age Ageing 34:567-71. 2005
    ..However, subsequent detailed assessment is required to identify underlying falls risk factors to provide direction for optimal targeted intervention strategies...
  26. doi request reprint Systematic review of non-transportation rates and outcomes for older people who have fallen after ambulance service call-out
    A Stefanie Mikolaizak
    Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 32:147-57. 2013
    ..To review the evidence regarding non-transported older people who have fallen in relation to non-transportation rates, outcomes and impact of alternate care pathways...
  27. ncbi request reprint A rationale for vitamin D prescribing in a falls clinic population
    Jugdeep K Dhesi
    Clinical Age Research Unit, Department of Health Care of the Elderly, GKT School of Medicine, King s College Hospital, London, UK
    Age Ageing 31:267-71. 2002
    ..to assess the prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency in a falls clinic population. To identify simple clinical predictors of vitamin D insufficiency...
  28. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical vasodilation during lower body negative pressure in patients with vasodepressor carotid sinus syndrome
    Arduino A Mangoni
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:853-7. 2003
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Falls incidence, risk factors, and consequences in Chinese older people: a systematic review
    Marcella Mun San Kwan
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:536-43. 2011
    ..A greater understanding of the health, behavioral, and lifestyle factors that influence fall rates in Chinese populations is required for elucidating fall prevention strategies in Chinese and non-Chinese older people...
  30. ncbi request reprint What is the role of falls?
    Jacqueline C T Close
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, UNSW, Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:913-35. 2005
    ..More data are needed to support the role of prevention of falls in preventing fractures, as well as comparative cost-effectiveness data with other evidence-based approaches to preventing fractures in an older population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevention of falls--a time to translate evidence into practice
    Jacqueline C T Close
    Age Ageing 34:98-100. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint The falls epidemic--a geriatrician's perspective
    Jacqueline C T Close
    J Sci Med Sport 9:350-1. 2006
  33. pmc Emergency care of older people who fall: a missed opportunity
    Helen A Snooks
    Centre for Health Information Research and Evaluation CHIRAL, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:390-2. 2006
    ..Results will inform the development of care for this population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Falls in the older population: a pilot study to assess those attended by London ambulance service but not taken to A&E
    Jacqueline C T Close
    Age Ageing 31:488-9. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of fall risk screening tools for use in residential aged care facilities
    Kim Delbaere
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 189:193-6. 2008
    ..To develop screening tools for predicting falls in nursing home and intermediate-care hostel residents who can and cannot stand unaided...