Affiliation: University of Cambridge
- Place of death for the 'oldest old': > or =85-year-olds in the CC75C population-based cohortJane Fleming
Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
Br J Gen Pract 60:171-9. 2010..Deaths are rising fastest among the oldest old but data on their transitions in place of care at the end of life are scarce...
- Falls in advanced old age: recalled falls and prospective follow-up of over-90-year-olds in the Cambridge City over-75s Cohort studyJane Fleming
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
BMC Geriatr 8:6. 2008..This study set out to inform service planning by describing the epidemiology of falls in advanced old age using both retrospectively and prospectively collected falls data...
- Inability to get up after falling, subsequent time on floor, and summoning help: prospective cohort study in people over 90Jane Fleming
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge CB2 0SR
BMJ 337:a2227. 2008..To describe the incidence and extent of lying on the floor for a long time after being unable to get up from a fall among people aged over 90; to explore their use of call alarm systems in these circumstances...
- Neuropathological correlates of falling in the CC75C population-based sample of the older oldKathryn Richardson
University of Cambridge, Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Curr Alzheimer Res 9:697-708. 2012..Possible neuropathological correlates of older people's falls have been suggested based on brain imaging studies, but to date none have been examined in brain tissue...
- The oldest old in the last year of life: population-based findings from Cambridge city over-75s cohort study participants aged 85 and older at deathJun Zhao
General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1-11. 2010..To characterize people of advanced old age in their last year of life and compare those dying in their late 80s with those dying aged 90 and older to inform policy and planning...
- Period, birth cohort and prevalence of dementia in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: a meta-analysisYu Tzu Wu
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, UK
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 29:1212-20. 2014..Several of the established risk factors could have important period and cohort effects. This study explores temporal variation of dementia prevalence in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan taking study methods into account...
- Place of death and end-of-life transitions experienced by very old people with differing cognitive status: retrospective analysis of a prospective population-based cohort aged 85 and overAnouk J Perrels
1Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Palliat Med 28:220-33. 2014..Despite fast-growing 'older old' populations, 'place of care' trajectories for very old people approaching death with or without dementia are poorly described and understood...
- Neuropathological correlates of dementia in over-80-year-old brain donors from the population-based Cambridge city over-75s cohort (CC75C) studyCarol Brayne
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK
J Alzheimers Dis 18:645-58. 2009..A greater burden of these pathologies, Lewy bodies, and hippocampal atrophy, are associated with a higher risk of, but do not define, clinical dementia in old age...
- Prevalence studies of dementia in mainland china, Hong Kong and taiwan: a systematic review and meta-analysisYu Tzu Wu
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 8:e66252. 2013..This study examines area differences across mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan adjusting for the effect of methodological factors with the aim of producing estimates of the numbers of people with dementia in these areas...
- Cohort profile: the Cambridge City over-75s Cohort (CC75C)Jane Fleming
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
Int J Epidemiol 36:40-6. 2007