Affiliation: University of Newcastle
- Capability and dependency in the Newcastle 85+ cohort study. Projections of future care needsCarol Jagger
Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5PL UK
BMC Geriatr 11:21. 2011..Little is known of the capabilities of the oldest old, the fastest growing age group in the population. We aimed to estimate capability and dependency in a cohort of 85 year olds and to project future demand for care...
- The Newcastle 85+ study: biological, clinical and psychosocial factors associated with healthy ageing: study protocolJoanna Collerton
Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
BMC Geriatr 7:14. 2007....
- Engaging the oldest old in research: lessons from the Newcastle 85+ studyKaren Davies
Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5PL, UK
BMC Geriatr 10:64. 2010..This paper describes the methods employed for the successful recruitment, retention and evaluation of this cohort...
- Screening for cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias: opinions of European caregivers, payors, physicians and the general publicJ Bond
Institute of Health and Society and Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
J Nutr Health Aging 14:558-62. 2010..In order to do this effectively, further work is required to identify good assessment guidelines for use during opportunistic screening for cognitive impairment in primary care...
- Outcomes following acute hospital care for stroke or hip fracture: how useful is an assessment of anxiety or depression for older people?J Bond
School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:601-10. 1998..To investigate the association between severe life events and mental health outcomes following acute hospital care for older patients with acute stroke or fractured neck of femur...
- Costs of formal care for frail older people in England: the resource implications study of the MRC cognitive function and ageing study (RIS MRC CFAS)P McNamee
Centre for Health Services Research, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Soc Sci Med 48:331-41. 1999..The results demonstrate that descriptive cost data such as those presented can provide information useful to the planning process, enabling more informed choices to be made over the provision of services for particular groups of people...
- Carotid sinus syndrome: a modifiable risk factor for nonaccidental falls in older adults (SAFE PACE)R A Kenny
Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary MRC Development Centre for Clinical Brain Ageing, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1491-6. 2001..The aim of the study was to determine whether cardiac pacing reduces falls in older adults with cardioinhibitory carotid sinus hypersensitivity (CSH)...
- Falls and confidence related quality of life outcome measures in an older British cohortS W Parry
University of Newcastle and Institute for the Health of the Elderly, Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Postgrad Med J 77:103-8. 2001....
- A systematic literature review of the effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions to prevent wandering in dementia and evaluation of the ethical implications and acceptability of their useL Robinson
Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Health Technol Assess 10:iii, ix-108. 2006....
- Effectiveness and acceptability of non-pharmacological interventions to reduce wandering in dementia: a systematic reviewL Robinson
Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle, School of Population and Health Sciences, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:9-22. 2007....
- Costs of dementia in England and Wales in the 21st centuryP McNamee
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Br J Psychiatry 179:261-6. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: Future increases in the population aged 65 years or over lead to rising formal care costs. However, the magnitude of cost changes depends on assumptions over dementia prevalence and levels of mental and physical functioning...
- How reproducible is the cardioinhibitory response to carotid sinus massage in fallers?D A Richardson
Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Europace 4:361-4. 2002..To ascertain the reproducibility of the cardioinhibitory subtype of carotid sinus hypersensitivity (CICSH) in fallers...
- A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of the cost-effectiveness of palliative therapies for patients with inoperable oesophageal cancerJ Shenfine
Northern Oesophago Gastric Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Health Technol Assess 9:iii, 1-121. 2005..To compare whether treatment with self-expanding metal stents (SEMS) is more cost-effective than treatment with conventional modalities in patients with inoperable oesophageal cancer. Quality of life effects were also considered...
- Stepped treatment of older adults on laxatives. The STOOL trialS Mihaylov
Clinical Trials Unit, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, UK
Health Technol Assess 12:iii-iv, ix-139. 2008....
- Kufor-Rakeb syndrome, pallido-pyramidal degeneration with supranuclear upgaze paresis and dementia, maps to 1p36D J Hampshire
Molecular Medicine Unit, University of Leeds, Clinical Sciences Building, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
J Med Genet 38:680-2. 2001..We report linkage in Kufor-Rakeb syndrome to a 9 cM region of chromosome 1p36 delineated by the markers D1S436 and D1S2843, with a maximum multipoint lod score of 3.6...