Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand
- Management of hypertension in the oldest old: a study in primary care in New ZealandHugh Senior
Clinical Trials Research Unit, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Age Ageing 35:178-82. 2006..The benefits of blood pressure (BP) lowering are well established except in the oldest old, and suboptimal control of hypertension has been found in many different populations...
- Assessment without action; a randomised evaluation of the interRAI home care compared to a national assessment tool on identification of needs and service provision for older people in New ZealandMatthew Parsons
Waikato District Health Board Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Health Soc Care Community 21:536-44. 2013..The study highlights the need to invest attention around the service context to maximise outcomes based on identified needs...
- Reducing attention deficits after stroke using attention process training: a randomized controlled trialSuzanne L Barker-Collo
Clinical Training Programme, Department of Psychology Tamaki Campus, Faculty of Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Stroke 40:3293-8. 2009..There was no evidence for effectiveness of APT in stroke patients. This trial evaluated effectiveness of APT in improving attention and broader outcomes in stroke survivors 6 months after stroke...
- Natural history of attention deficits and their influence on functional recovery from acute stages to 6 months after strokeSuzanne Barker-Collo
Department of Psychology, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Neuroepidemiology 35:255-62. 2010..This paper examines the course of recovery of attention up to 6 months after stroke. Also examined was the relationship of attention deficits to hemisphere of lesion and to wider outcomes (e.g. quality of life) 6 months after stroke...
- Should care managers for older adults be located in primary care? A randomized controlled trialMatthew Parsons
Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
J Am Geriatr Soc 60:86-92. 2012..To determine the effect of a primary care-based care management initiative on residential care placement and death in a population of frail older adults referred for needs assessment in New Zealand...
- A single-blind, randomized, crossover trial of the effects of a nicotine pouch on the relief of tobacco withdrawal symptoms and user satisfactionSimon Thornley
Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Nicotine Tob Res 11:715-21. 2009..We also assessed participants' preferences, satisfaction, and consumption patterns...