Phyo Kyaw Myint
Affiliation: University of East Anglia
- Vital signs as determinants of immediate and longer term mortality outcome of patients admitted from nursing homesPhyo K Myint
Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, UK
Aging Clin Exp Res 23:309-15. 2011..Hospital admissions from Nursing Homes (NHs) are associated with high mortality. Identifying people with a poor prognosis admitted from NHs is essential to inform appropriate clinical decision making...
- Morbid RANKIN score strongly predicts in-patient mortality within 90 days in older people in both acute and community care settings independently of FANGG (fracture, acquired neurological deficit or any geriatric giants) and acute illness markers (AIMs)Phyo K Myint
Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:439-42. 2012..48-7.40, p=0.003) independently of age, gender, site, FANGG, Rankin×AIMs interaction and AIMs. The morbid Rankin score strongly predicts the in-patient mortality over and above of age, gender, FANGG and AIMs in this patient population...
- Advance care planning and the older patientD Aw
Norwich Medical School, Chancellors Drive, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, Norfolk, UK
QJM 105:225-30. 2012..However, such documents are still very rarely used, and even if they are, health-care professionals are often wary of them for the multitude of ethical and legal problems that can arise...
- The use of carer assisted adherence therapy for people with Parkinson's disease and their carers (CAAT-PARK): study protocol for a randomised controlled trialDavid J Daley
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
Trials 12:251. 2011..Adherence therapy may help to optimise the efficacy of anti-parkinsonian agents, subsequently improving clinical outcomes...
- Clinical efficacy and prognostic indicators for lower limb pedalling exercise early after stroke: study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trialNicola J Hancock
Institiute of Health and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Trials 12:68. 2011..This study will investigate a) whether pedalling an upright, static exercise cycle, to provide such beneficial activity, will enhance recovery and b) which stroke survivors might be able to participate in pedalling...
- Combined effect of health behaviours and risk of first ever stroke in 20,040 men and women over 11 years' follow-up in Norfolk cohort of European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC Norfolk): prospective population studyPhyo K Myint
School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
BMJ 338:b349. 2009..To quantify the potential combined impact of four health behaviours on incidence of stroke in men and women living in the general community...
- Association between plasma vitamin C concentrations and blood pressure in the European prospective investigation into cancer-Norfolk population-based studyPhyo K Myint
Norwich Medical School, Chancellors Drive, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
Hypertension 58:372-9. 2011..This may provide further evidence for health benefits of dietary patterns with higher fruit and vegetable consumption...
- Lifestyle behaviours and quality-adjusted life years in middle and older agePhyo K Myint
Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ, UK
Age Ageing 40:589-95. 2011..to examine the relationship between combined lifestyle behaviours and quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) in a general population...
- U.K. National COPD Resources and Outcomes Project 2008: patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations who present with radiological pneumonia have worse outcome compared to those with non-pneumonic chronic obstructive pulmonary diseasePhyo Kyaw Myint
Academic Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
Respiration 82:320-7. 2011..Objective: To examine the outcome differences amongst these patients...
- Optimum control of blood glucose for prevention and treatment of ischemic and hemorrhagic strokeVeronique Guyomard
Phyo Kyaw Myint, MBBS, MRCP, MD School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Chancellors Drive, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 11:201-11. 2009..This article presents an overview of the recommendations for the optimum control of blood glucose for prevention and treatment of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke...
- Effect of age and sex on the relationship between different socioeconomic indices and self-reported functional health in the EPIC-Norfolk population-based studyPhyo K Myint
Health and Social Sciences Research Institute, Faculty of Health, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Ann Epidemiol 19:289-97. 2009..The relationship between different social-economic indices and physical and mental functional health of older people compared with younger people is unclear...
- The Short-Form Six-Dimension utility index predicted mortality in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer-Norfolk prospective population-based studyPhyo K Myint
Ageing and Stroke Medicine Section, Health and Social Sciences Research Institute, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Chancellors Drive, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ, UK
J Clin Epidemiol 63:192-8. 2010..To examine the relationship between the Short-Form Six-Dimension (SF-6D) and mortality...
- Performance of CURB-65 and CURB-age in community-acquired pneumoniaP K Myint
School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Int J Clin Pract 63:1345-50. 2009..In this study, we validated a newly proposed severity assessment rule for CAP, CURB-age, and also compared with to the currently recommended criteria in UK, CURB-65...
- Physical functional health predicts the incidence of coronary heart disease in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer-Norfolk prospective population-based studyPhyo K Myint
Ageing and Stroke Medicine Section, Health and Social Sciences Research Institute, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Int J Epidemiol 39:996-1003. 2010..Little is known about the relationship between physical functional health and long-term risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) independently of known risk factors in a general population...
- In-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Trainees' worst and most memorable experiencesP K Myint
School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Chancellors Drive, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7UY, Norfolk, UK
QJM 103:865-73. 2010..To examine the personal experiences of higher specialist trainees in Geriatric Medicine (GM) with regard to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and do not attempt resuscitation (DNAR) decision making...
- Evaluation of stroke services in Anglia Stroke Clinical Network to examine the variation in acute services and stroke outcomesPhyo K Myint
Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Norwich, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 11:50. 2011..The study aims to describe variation in outcomes following stroke and to identify the characteristics of services that are associated with better outcomes, after accounting for case mix differences and individual prognostic factors...
- The SOAR stroke score predicts inpatient and 7-day mortality in acute strokeChun Shing Kwok
Department of Medicine, Norwich Medical School, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Stroke 44:2010-2. 2013..An accurate prognosis is useful for patients, family, and service providers after acute stroke...
- Predictors of orthostatic hypotension in patients attending a transient ischaemic attack clinic: database studyBeatriz De La Iglesia
School of Computing Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
Blood Press 22:120-7. 2013..Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is common amongst the older population and is associated with morbidity and mortality. We sought to investigate predictors of OH to assist the clinician in identifying patients at risk...
- Prior antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy and mortality in strokeChun Shing Kwok
Stroke Research Group, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
Heart 98:712-7. 2012..To examine the influence of previous antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy on subsequent stroke mortality at different time points up to 1 year post stroke...
- Changes in antiplatelet use prior to incident ischaemic stroke over 7 years in a UK centre and the association with stroke subtypeJames R White
Norwich Research Park Cardiovascular Research Group, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
Age Ageing 42:594-8. 2013....
- Identification of possible determinants of inpatient mortality using Classification and Regression Tree (CART) analysis in hospitalized oldest old patientsCatherine Butchart
Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Woodend Hospital, Eday Road, Aberdeen AB15 6XS, UK
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 56:188-91. 2013..The predictability of using these cut off points in inpatient as well as early in-hospital death should be validated in future studies...
- Atrial fibrillation and incidence of dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysisC S Kwok
Stroke Research Group, Gunthorpe Acute Stroke Unit, Academic Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
Neurology 76:914-22. 2011..Previous systematic reviews that examined whether atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with dementia have relied on different study designs (including retrospective ones) and did not evaluate risk using meta-analysis...
- Age, co-morbidity and poor mobility: no evidence of predicting in-patient death and acute hospital length of stay in the oldest oldY Pai
Department of Elderly Medicine, Royal Preston Hospital, Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9HT, Lancashire, England, UK
QJM 104:671-9. 2011..The oldest old (aged over 90 years) are the fastest growing section of the UK population. Limited data exist regarding the effect of age, location, co-morbidity and physical performance status on outcome of acute illness in this age group...