D Oliver

Summary

Affiliation: University of Reading
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Preventing patient falls
    David Oliver
    Age Ageing 31:75-6. 2002
  2. pmc Strategies to prevent falls and fractures in hospitals and care homes and effect of cognitive impairment: systematic review and meta-analyses
    David Oliver
    University of Reading Institute of Health Sciences, Reading RG1 5AG
    BMJ 334:82. 2007
  3. pmc Government should have respected evidence
    David Oliver
    BMJ 334:109. 2007
  4. pmc 'Acopia' and 'social admission' are not diagnoses: why older people deserve better
    David Oliver
    Elderly Care Medicine, University of Reading, School of Health and Social Care Bulmershe Campus, Reading, Berkshire, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:168-74. 2008
  5. doi Geriatric syndromes continue to be poorly managed and recognised
    David Oliver
    BMJ 337:a892. 2008
  6. pmc Evaluation of the effect of patient education on rates of falls in older hospital patients: description of a randomised controlled trial
    Anne Marie Hill
    School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 9:14. 2009
  7. ncbi Assessing the risk of falls in hospitals: time for a rethink?
    David Oliver
    Elderly Care Medicine, University of Reading, Institute of Health Sciences, United Kingdom
    Can J Nurs Res 38:89-94; discussion 95-6. 2006
  8. ncbi Older people who fall: why they matter and what you can do
    David Oliver
    Elderly Care Medicine, University of Reading, Institute of Health Sciences, London Road, Reading
    Br J Community Nurs 12:500-7. 2007
  9. ncbi Falls risk-prediction tools for hospital inpatients. Time to put them to bed?
    David Oliver
    School of Health and Social Care, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Reading, Bulmershe Campus, Reading, Berks, UK
    Age Ageing 37:248-50. 2008
  10. doi A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies using the STRATIFY tool for prediction of falls in hospital patients: how well does it work?
    David Oliver
    School of Health and Social Care and Institute of Health Sciences, University of Reading, London Road, Reading, RG1 5AQ, UK
    Age Ageing 37:621-7. 2008

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Publications31

  1. ncbi Preventing patient falls
    David Oliver
    Age Ageing 31:75-6. 2002
  2. pmc Strategies to prevent falls and fractures in hospitals and care homes and effect of cognitive impairment: systematic review and meta-analyses
    David Oliver
    University of Reading Institute of Health Sciences, Reading RG1 5AG
    BMJ 334:82. 2007
    ..To evaluate the evidence for strategies to prevent falls or fractures in residents in care homes and hospital inpatients and to investigate the effect of dementia and cognitive impairment...
  3. pmc Government should have respected evidence
    David Oliver
    BMJ 334:109. 2007
  4. pmc 'Acopia' and 'social admission' are not diagnoses: why older people deserve better
    David Oliver
    Elderly Care Medicine, University of Reading, School of Health and Social Care Bulmershe Campus, Reading, Berkshire, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:168-74. 2008
  5. doi Geriatric syndromes continue to be poorly managed and recognised
    David Oliver
    BMJ 337:a892. 2008
  6. pmc Evaluation of the effect of patient education on rates of falls in older hospital patients: description of a randomised controlled trial
    Anne Marie Hill
    School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 9:14. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi Assessing the risk of falls in hospitals: time for a rethink?
    David Oliver
    Elderly Care Medicine, University of Reading, Institute of Health Sciences, United Kingdom
    Can J Nurs Res 38:89-94; discussion 95-6. 2006
  8. ncbi Older people who fall: why they matter and what you can do
    David Oliver
    Elderly Care Medicine, University of Reading, Institute of Health Sciences, London Road, Reading
    Br J Community Nurs 12:500-7. 2007
    ..There is plenty community nurses can do in initial assessment, intervention and monitoring. This article sets out the key practice points and in particular the key sources of evidence for practice development...
  9. ncbi Falls risk-prediction tools for hospital inpatients. Time to put them to bed?
    David Oliver
    School of Health and Social Care, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Reading, Bulmershe Campus, Reading, Berks, UK
    Age Ageing 37:248-50. 2008
  10. doi A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies using the STRATIFY tool for prediction of falls in hospital patients: how well does it work?
    David Oliver
    School of Health and Social Care and Institute of Health Sciences, University of Reading, London Road, Reading, RG1 5AQ, UK
    Age Ageing 37:621-7. 2008
    ..It has been widely used as part of hospital fall prevention plans, but it is not clear how good its operational utility is in a variety of settings...
  11. ncbi Risk factors and risk assessment tools for falls in hospital in-patients: a systematic review
    David Oliver
    Department of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, Bulmershe Court, Earley, Reading RG6 1HY, UK
    Age Ageing 33:122-30. 2004
    ..To identify clinical risk assessment tools or individual clinical risk factors predictive of falls, with the ultimate aim of informing the design of effective fall prevention strategies...
  12. doi Do falls and falls-injuries in hospital indicate negligent care -- and how big is the risk? A retrospective analysis of the NHS Litigation Authority Database of clinical negligence claims, resulting from falls in hospitals in England 1995 to 2006
    D Oliver
    School of Health and Social Care and Institute of Health Sciences, University of Reading, London Road Campus, Reading, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:431-6. 2008
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  13. doi Community matrons: primary care professionals' views and experiences
    Linda Chapman
    School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, UK
    J Adv Nurs 65:1617-25. 2009
    ..This article is a report of a study exploring how the role of the community matron is progressing and any barriers or facilitators to performing the role...
  14. ncbi Nurses' role in detecting deterioration in ward patients: systematic literature review
    Mandy Odell
    Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, Berks, UK
    J Adv Nurs 65:1992-2006. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a review conducted to identify and critically evaluate research investigating nursing practice in detecting and managing deteriorating general ward patients...
  15. ncbi The effect of a critical care outreach service and an early warning scoring system on respiratory rate recording on the general wards
    M Odell
    Critical Care Outreach, Department of Intensive Care, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, UK
    Resuscitation 74:470-5. 2007
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  16. ncbi Bed falls and bedrails--what should we do?
    David Oliver
    Elderly Medical Unit, Queen Mary s Hospital Sidcup, Sidcup, Kent DA14 6LT, UK
    Age Ageing 31:415-8. 2002
  17. ncbi Evaluation of the STRATIFY falls prediction tool on a geriatric unit
    Esther Coker
    Hamilton Health Sciences, Chedoke Hospital, P O Box 2000, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 325
    Outcomes Manag 7:8-14; quiz 15-6. 2003
    ..Sensitivity and specificity were lower than in the original British study. Introducing risk assessments validated elsewhere on a patient care unit or on a hospital-wide scale requires caution...
  18. ncbi Preventing falls and injuries in care homes
    David Oliver
    Age Ageing 33:532-5. 2004
  19. ncbi Geriatric medicine. 'How do you stand working with all these old people?'
    David Oliver
    Reading University
    Health Serv J 117:20-1. 2007
  20. ncbi Educating nursing home staff on fracture prevention: a cluster randomised trial
    Helen Cox
    University of York, Department of Health Sciences, SRB Area 4, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Age Ageing 37:167-72. 2008
    ..to assess whether specialist osteoporosis nurses delivering training to care home staff can reduce fractures and improve the prescription of treatments to reduce fractures versus usual care...
  21. ncbi Economic modeling on cost-effectiveness of hip protectors in institutionalized older people based on contentious interpretation of original effectiveness data
    David Oliver
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2241-2. 2005
  22. pmc Secondary prevention of falls and osteoporotic fractures in older people
    David Oliver
    BMJ 331:123-4. 2005
  23. ncbi Management of respiration in MND/ALS patients: an evidence based review
    Catherine Heffernan
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, UK
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 7:5-15. 2006
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  24. ncbi Use of a pro forma and overhead projector to improve multidisciplinary team communication
    David Oliver
    Wisdom Hospice, High Bank, Rochester, Kent ME1 2NU, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 9:358-9. 2003
    ..An audit of team members' views found the pro forma to be effective and useful in encouraging interdisciplinary workings...
  25. ncbi Prevention of falls in hospital inpatients: agendas for research and practice
    David Oliver
    Age Ageing 33:328-30. 2004
  26. doi Care and quality indicators: QOF and public health priorities don't improve care in ageing
    David Oliver
    BMJ 337:a1403. 2008
  27. doi The effect of bedrails on falls and injury: a systematic review of clinical studies
    Frances Healey
    National Patient Safety Agency, 4 8 Maple Street, London W1 T 5HD, UK
    Age Ageing 37:368-78. 2008
    ..around one-fourth of all falls in healthcare settings are falls from bed. The role of bedrails in falls prevention is controversial, with a prevailing orthodoxy that bedrails are harmful and ineffective...
  28. ncbi Spheres of medical influence: Academic Vice President, Royal College of Physicians
    David Oliver
    Clin Med 8:228. 2008
  29. pmc What's wrong with the NHS? Well, if you are old and frail . .
    David Oliver
    BMJ 335:1059. 2007
  30. ncbi The development of an interdisciplinary outpatient clinic in specialist palliative care
    David Oliver
    Kent Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Kent, Wisdom Hospice, High Bank, Rochester, Kent ME1 2NU, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:446-8. 2004
    ..These interdisciplinary outpatient clinics have been audited and appear to be effective, and acceptable to patients and families...
  31. pmc Decent health care for older people
    Jacqueline Morris
    BMJ 332:1166-8. 2006