Alastair J D MacDonald

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint De facto imprisonment and covert medication use in general nursing homes for older people in South East England
    Alastair J D MacDonald
    Section of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:326-30. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to dementia and dementia care held by nursing staff in U.K. "non-EMI" care homes: what difference do they make?
    A J D Macdonald
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:383-91. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Dementia and use of psychotropic medication in non-'Elderly Mentally Infirm' nursing homes in South East England
    Alastair J D MacDonald
    Section of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, King s College, London, UK
    Age Ageing 31:58-64. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Recovery and outcome of delirium in elderly medical inpatients
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Department of Ageing and Health, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Elderly Care Unit, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 43:289-98. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Impact of the demand for 'proxy assent' on recruitment to a randomised controlled trial of vaccination testing in care homes
    Paul James Whelan
    Older People and Healthy Ageing, Central and North West London NHS FT, London, UK
    J Med Ethics 39:36-40. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint The recognition of dementia in "non-EMI" nursing home residents in South East England
    A J D Macdonald
    Section of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, King s College, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:105-8. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Objections to routine clinical outcomes measurement in mental health services: any evidence so far?
    Alastair J D MacDonald
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    J Ment Health 19:517-22. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Combining routine outcomes measurement and 'Payment by Results': will it work and is it worth it?
    Alastair J D MacDonald
    PO 26, HSPR Department, David Goldberg Building, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AP, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 199:178-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint The performance of the Clock Drawing Test in elderly medical inpatients: does it have utility in the identification of delirium?
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Elderly Care Unit, St Thomas Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 18:129-33. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint APOE and cytokines as biological markers for recovery of prevalent delirium in elderly medical inpatients
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Department of Ageing and Health, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:688-94. 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint De facto imprisonment and covert medication use in general nursing homes for older people in South East England
    Alastair J D MacDonald
    Section of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:326-30. 2004
    ..This study assessed capacity to consent to residence amongst a group of randomly selected residents of non-specialist UK nursing homes and examined the prevalence of de facto imprisonment and covert medication...
  2. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to dementia and dementia care held by nursing staff in U.K. "non-EMI" care homes: what difference do they make?
    A J D Macdonald
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:383-91. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Dementia and use of psychotropic medication in non-'Elderly Mentally Infirm' nursing homes in South East England
    Alastair J D MacDonald
    Section of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, King s College, London, UK
    Age Ageing 31:58-64. 2002
    ..There is concern about inappropriate use of psychotropic medication in nursing homes in the UK. Older people with advanced dementia, who might need such medication, are supposed to be admitted to specialist 'Elderly Mentally Infirm' homes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Recovery and outcome of delirium in elderly medical inpatients
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Department of Ageing and Health, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Elderly Care Unit, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 43:289-98. 2006
    ..High mortality was associated with delirium but was specifically associated with cognitive impairment. Prolonged length of stay of delirious people may depend on discharge destination...
  5. doi request reprint Impact of the demand for 'proxy assent' on recruitment to a randomised controlled trial of vaccination testing in care homes
    Paul James Whelan
    Older People and Healthy Ageing, Central and North West London NHS FT, London, UK
    J Med Ethics 39:36-40. 2013
    ..Further thought should be given to how assent to enter research for those who lack capacity should be provided, and we suggest avenues for further discussion such as independent risk/benefit expert panels...
  6. ncbi request reprint The recognition of dementia in "non-EMI" nursing home residents in South East England
    A J D Macdonald
    Section of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, King s College, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:105-8. 2003
    ..To estimate the agreement between nursing staff's recognition of dementia and results of MMSE assessment in a probability sample of non-specialist nursing home residents in South East England, and to identify correlates of disagreement...
  7. doi request reprint Objections to routine clinical outcomes measurement in mental health services: any evidence so far?
    Alastair J D MacDonald
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    J Ment Health 19:517-22. 2010
    ..Routine clinical outcomes measurement (RCOM) is gaining importance in mental health services...
  8. doi request reprint Combining routine outcomes measurement and 'Payment by Results': will it work and is it worth it?
    Alastair J D MacDonald
    PO 26, HSPR Department, David Goldberg Building, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AP, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 199:178-9. 2011
    ..We examine how these two policies should or might interact...
  9. ncbi request reprint The performance of the Clock Drawing Test in elderly medical inpatients: does it have utility in the identification of delirium?
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Elderly Care Unit, St Thomas Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 18:129-33. 2005
    ..Thus, we conclude that although the Clock Drawing Test is a good detector of cognitive impairment, it is not a suitable tool for detection of delirium in elderly medical inpatients...
  10. ncbi request reprint APOE and cytokines as biological markers for recovery of prevalent delirium in elderly medical inpatients
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Department of Ageing and Health, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:688-94. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Associations of delirium with in-hospital and in 6-months mortality in elderly medical inpatients
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Department of Ageing and Health, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Age Ageing 36:644-9. 2007
    ..For example, both albumin and C-reactive protein (CRP) have been reported as predictors of in-hospital mortality and interleukin-6 of longer-term mortality...