Catherine Dotchin

Summary

Affiliation: Tyne and Wear
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The association between disability and cognitive impairment in an elderly Tanzanian population
    Catherine L Dotchin
    Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, North Tyneside General Hospital, North Shields, UK Institute for Ageing, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Electronic address
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 5:57-64. 2015
  2. pmc Autonomic function in a prevalent Tanzanian population with Parkinson's disease and its relationship to disease duration and 5-year mortality
    Eric Aris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 6:535. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint The challenge of Parkinson's disease management in Africa
    C L Dotchin
    Department of Medicine, North Tyneside District General Hospital, UK
    Age Ageing 36:122-7. 2007
  4. doi request reprint The prevalence of essential tremor in rural northern Tanzania
    C L Dotchin
    Department of Medicine, North Tyneside District General Hospital, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:1107-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The prevalence of Parkinson's disease in rural Tanzania
    Catherine Dotchin
    North Tyneside District General Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
    Mov Disord 23:1567-672. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The prevalence of disability in older people in Hai, Tanzania
    Felicity Dewhurst
    Department of Medicine, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, North Tyneside General Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields, Tyne and Wear NE29 8NH, UK
    Age Ageing 41:517-23. 2012
  7. pmc Dementia prevalence estimates in sub-Saharan Africa: comparison of two diagnostic criteria
    Stella Maria Paddick
    Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Glob Health Action 6:19646. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The management of Parkinson's disease in sub-Saharan Africa
    Catherine Dotchin
    Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Department of Elderly Medicine, North Tyneside General Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields, NE29 8NH, UK
    Expert Rev Neurother 12:661-6. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Three year follow up of levodopa plus carbidopa treatment in a prevalent cohort of patients with Parkinson's disease in Hai, Tanzania
    Catherine Dotchin
    Wolfson Research Centre, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5PL, UK
    J Neurol 258:1649-56. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The effect of cueing therapy on single and dual-task gait in a drug naïve population of people with Parkinson's disease in northern Tanzania
    Lynn Rochester
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Mov Disord 25:906-11. 2010

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint The association between disability and cognitive impairment in an elderly Tanzanian population
    Catherine L Dotchin
    Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, North Tyneside General Hospital, North Shields, UK Institute for Ageing, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Electronic address
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 5:57-64. 2015
    ..Screening for early signs of cognitive decline would allow management strategies to be put in place that may reduce the associated disability burden. ..
  2. pmc Autonomic function in a prevalent Tanzanian population with Parkinson's disease and its relationship to disease duration and 5-year mortality
    Eric Aris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 6:535. 2013
    ..We report autonomic function test results in a prevalent, largely untreated, Tanzanian population of PD patients, at different disease stages and investigate the relationship between autonomic dysfunction and mortality...
  3. ncbi request reprint The challenge of Parkinson's disease management in Africa
    C L Dotchin
    Department of Medicine, North Tyneside District General Hospital, UK
    Age Ageing 36:122-7. 2007
    ..We have reviewed previous literature on PD in Africa and illustrate our personal experience of PD and its management in Africa with three cases...
  4. doi request reprint The prevalence of essential tremor in rural northern Tanzania
    C L Dotchin
    Department of Medicine, North Tyneside District General Hospital, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:1107-9. 2008
    ..Estimates of the prevalence of essential tremor (ET) vary widely but there are few existing data on the prevalence of ET in sub-Saharan Africa...
  5. doi request reprint The prevalence of Parkinson's disease in rural Tanzania
    Catherine Dotchin
    North Tyneside District General Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
    Mov Disord 23:1567-672. 2008
    ..Many PD patients in SSA may never be diagnosed or treated, with consequent reduction in their life expectancy and quality of life. With the world population ageing PD is predicted to become an increasing problem...
  6. doi request reprint The prevalence of disability in older people in Hai, Tanzania
    Felicity Dewhurst
    Department of Medicine, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, North Tyneside General Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields, Tyne and Wear NE29 8NH, UK
    Age Ageing 41:517-23. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to accurately document the prevalence of disability in those aged 70 years and over in a community-based setting in sub-Saharan Africa...
  7. pmc Dementia prevalence estimates in sub-Saharan Africa: comparison of two diagnostic criteria
    Stella Maria Paddick
    Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Glob Health Action 6:19646. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare prevalence rates using the DSM-IV criteria with those obtained using the 10/66 diagnostic criteria, which is specifically designed for use in low- and middle-income countries...
  8. doi request reprint The management of Parkinson's disease in sub-Saharan Africa
    Catherine Dotchin
    Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Department of Elderly Medicine, North Tyneside General Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields, NE29 8NH, UK
    Expert Rev Neurother 12:661-6. 2012
    ..Awareness raising and training will be to no avail, unless the problem of an affordable, reliable supply of drug treatment can be tackled...
  9. doi request reprint Three year follow up of levodopa plus carbidopa treatment in a prevalent cohort of patients with Parkinson's disease in Hai, Tanzania
    Catherine Dotchin
    Wolfson Research Centre, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5PL, UK
    J Neurol 258:1649-56. 2011
    ..Acknowledging that movement disorders and neurological diseases in general are an issue in this setting is important to drive education and training, and for allocation of funding from health care providers in SSA...
  10. doi request reprint The effect of cueing therapy on single and dual-task gait in a drug naïve population of people with Parkinson's disease in northern Tanzania
    Lynn Rochester
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Mov Disord 25:906-11. 2010
    ..This study also supports the feasibility of rehabilitation in PD in community environments in SSA, which may be applicable to other developing regions...
  11. doi request reprint Care of the elderly: survey of teaching in an aging sub-saharan Africa
    Lucy Frost
    a Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 36:14-29. 2015
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  12. doi request reprint Contribution of noncommunicable diseases to medical admissions of elderly adults in Africa: a prospective, cross-sectional study in Nigeria, Sudan, and Tanzania
    Rufus O Akinyemi
    Federal Medical Centre, Idi Aba, Abeokuta, Nigeria Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1460-6. 2014
    ..To describe the nature of geriatric medical admissions to teaching hospitals in three countries in Africa (Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania) and compare them with data from the United Kingdom...
  13. pmc Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia in developing countries: prevalence, management, and risk factors
    Raj N Kalaria
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Lancet Neurol 7:812-26. 2008
    ..Dementia costs in developing countries are estimated to be US$73 billion yearly, but care demands social protection, which seems scarce in these regions...
  14. doi request reprint Maximising the value from the elective experience: post-elective workshops
    Rachel Evans
    Newcastle University Medical School, UKNewcastle University Medical School and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, North Shields, UK
    Clin Teach 10:362-7. 2013
    ..However, their explicit educational value is unclear, and is often lost because of inadequate preparation and review procedures...