Elizabeth L Sampson
Affiliation: University College London
- Palliative care for people with dementiaElizabeth L Sampson
Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK
Br Med Bull 96:159-74. 2010..Research is required on the effectiveness of 'holistic' palliative care, outcome measures and the impact on carers and families...
- Dementia in the acute hospital: prospective cohort study of prevalence and mortalityElizabeth L Sampson
Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
Br J Psychiatry 195:61-6. 2009..Increasing numbers of people will die with dementia, many in the acute hospital. It is often not perceived to be a life-limiting illness...
- Survival of community-dwelling older people: the effect of cognitive impairment and social engagementElizabeth L Sampson
Centre for Aging and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
J Am Geriatr Soc 57:985-91. 2009..To examine the association and interaction between cognitive impairment and social support and mortality...
- Palliative assessment and advance care planning in severe dementia: an exploratory randomized controlled trial of a complex interventionElizabeth L Sampson
Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London Medical School, UK
Palliat Med 25:197-209. 2011..Advance care planning is, in theory, a necessary intervention for people with severe dementia; the reluctance of carers to write plans needs to be explored further...
- A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of donepezil hydrochloride (Aricept) for reducing the incidence of postoperative delirium after elective total hip replacementElizabeth L Sampson
Metabolic and Clinical Trials Unit, Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:343-9. 2007..The hypothesis was that donepezil would reduce the incidence of postoperative delirium...
- Differences in care received by patients with and without dementia who died during acute hospital admission: a retrospective case note studyElizabeth L Sampson
Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
Age Ageing 35:187-9. 2006
- Survival of people with dementia after unplanned acute hospital admission: a prospective cohort studyElizabeth L Sampson
Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London Medical School, London, UK Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust, London, UK
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:1015-22. 2013..To examine the effect of dementia on longer term survival after hospital admission, and to assess whether dementia is an independent predictor of mortality. This information is vital for the provision of appropriate care...
- Study protocol: the behaviour and pain in dementia study (BePAID)Sharon Scott
Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit University College Medical School, London, W1W 7EJ, UK
BMC Geriatr 11:61. 2011..There have been no UK studies on the prevalence and type of pain or BPSD in people with dementia in this setting, or on how these may impact on patients, carers, staff and costs of care...
- Preferences for end-of-life care: a nominal group study of people with dementia and their family carersKaren H Dening
Dementia UK, London, UK
Palliat Med 27:409-17. 2013..However, such decisions are often left to family carers and may not reflect those the person with dementia would have made for themselves. We know little about what influences agreement between people with dementia and their carers...
- Advance care planning for people with dementia: a reviewKaren Harrison Dening
Dementia UK, London, UK
Int Psychogeriatr 23:1535-51. 2011..We aimed to examine the facilitators and inhibitors to ACP in people with dementia. We also aimed to identify key themes in the literature and critically review the methodologies used...
- Enteral tube feeding in older people with advanced dementia: findings from a Cochrane systematic reviewBridget Candy
Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University Cpollege Medical School, London
Int J Palliat Nurs 15:396-404. 2009..Potential benefits or harms of this practice are unclear and the authors aimed to evaluate the outcomes of this intervention...
- Grief reactions in dementia carers: a systematic reviewDiana Chan
Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL, London, UK
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:1-17. 2013..We systematically review the existing literature on characteristics, prevalence, predictors and associations of grief in dementia carers before and after death...
- A systematic review of the prevalence, associations and outcomes of dementia in older general hospital inpatientsNaaheed Mukadam
Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Int Psychogeriatr 23:344-55. 2011..In this study we systematically reviewed the prevalence, associations and outcomes of dementia in older people in the general hospital, to examine the range of diagnostic tools used and highlight gaps in the literature...
- Barriers to providing end-of-life care for people with dementia: a whole-system qualitative studyKaren Harrison Dening
Dementia UK, London, UK
BMJ Support Palliat Care 2:103-7. 2012..The complex health and social care system may not meet their needs. The authors' objectives were to identify perceived and real barriers that prevent people with dementia and their carers receiving end-of-life care of acceptable quality...
- A framework for understanding quality of life in individuals without capacityJeff Round
Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House St, London, W1W 7EJ, UK
Qual Life Res 23:477-84. 2014....
- Volunteers in specialist palliative care: a survey of adult services in the United KingdomRachel Burbeck
1 Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, University College London Medical School, London, United Kingdom
J Palliat Med 17:568-74. 2014..Understanding what volunteers do is vital to ensure services develop appropriately to meet the challenges faced by providers of palliative care...
- Delusions in frontotemporal lobar degenerationRohani Omar
Dementia Research Centre, Institute of Neurology, University College London, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK
J Neurol 256:600-7. 2009..We conclude that delusions may be a clinical issue in FTLD, and this should be explored further in future work...
- A volumetric magnetic resonance imaging study of the amygdala in frontotemporal lobar degeneration and Alzheimer's diseaseJennifer L Whitwell
Dementia Research Centre, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 20:238-44. 2005..Despite an overlap between clinical and radiological features of FTLD and AD, marked amygdala atrophy points towards a diagnosis of FTLD, with left greater than right atrophy suggestive of one of the language variants...
- In vivo detection of microglial activation in frontotemporal dementiaAnnachiara Cagnin
MRC Cyclotron Unit, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, London, United Kingdom
Ann Neurol 56:894-7. 2004....
- Personal identification (PIN) numbers: a new cause of financial exclusion in older peopleElizabeth L Sampson
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:492-3. 2007
- VBM signatures of abnormal eating behaviours in frontotemporal lobar degenerationJennifer L Whitwell
Dementia Research Centre, Institute of Neurology, 8 11 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
Neuroimage 35:207-13. 2007..In accord with emerging evidence in humans and other species, our findings implicate distinct components of a multi-component brain network in the control of specific aspects of eating behaviour...