Affiliation: Charing Cross Hospital
- The prevalence of malnutrition in hospitals can be reduced: results from three consecutive cross-sectional studiesJacqui O'Flynn
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF UK
Clin Nutr 24:1078-88. 2005..To assess and compare the rates of malnutrition in Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust over a 5-year period following changes in hospital nutrition care strategies...
- Malnutrition and ageingM Hickson
Nutrition and Dietetic Department, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK
Postgrad Med J 82:2-8. 2006..Prevention of malnutrition in this group is important and so the roles of nutrition screening and assessment are examined...
- Use of probiotic Lactobacillus preparation to prevent diarrhoea associated with antibiotics: randomised double blind placebo controlled trialMary Hickson
Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London W12 0HS
BMJ 335:80. 2007..To determine the efficacy of a probiotic drink containing Lactobacillus for the prevention of any diarrhoea associated with antibiotic use and that caused by Clostridium difficile...
- Does a new steam meal catering system meet patient requirements in hospital?M Hickson
Dietetic Research Group, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
J Hum Nutr Diet 20:476-85. 2007..The NHS provides over 300 million meals each year at a cost of pound 500 million, yet there is relatively little research evaluating how well different catering systems provide for the needs of hospital inpatients...
- An investigation into the relationships between quality of life, nutritional status and physical functionM Hickson
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK
Clin Nutr 23:213-21. 2004..The relationship between quality of life and nutritional status is not well studied. This study aimed to investigate this relationship in a group of sick elderly in-patients...
- The effectiveness of targeted feeding assistance to improve the nutritional intake of elderly dysphagic patients in hospitalL Wright
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London, UK
J Hum Nutr Diet 21:555-62; quiz 564-5. 2008..Dysphagic older patients are prescribed texture modified food or fluids as treatment. The present study aimed to determine whether targeted feeding assistance using trained volunteers increased oral intake in elderly dysphagic patients...
- Nutrition changes in conservatively treated patients with encapsulating peritoneal sclerosisNevine El-Sherbini
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics1 and Imperial College Kidney and Transplant Centre, 2 Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
Perit Dial Int 33:538-43. 2013..It can cause a significant deterioration in a patient's nutrition status. In the present study we examined changes in nutrition status and outcomes for patients with EPS treated conservatively without the use of surgical intervention...
- Vulnerable patients with a fractured neck of femur: nutritional status and support in hospitalM Nematy
Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospitals Trust, London W12 0HS, UK
J Hum Nutr Diet 19:209-18. 2006..We conducted an observational study to evaluate the nutritional state and the nutritional support, which was provided to this group during their stay in hospital...
- The effect of dietary glycemic index on weight maintenance in overweight subjects: a pilot studyElena Philippou
Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Department of Investigative Medicine, Investigative Science, Imperial College London, London, UK
Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:396-401. 2009..3 +/- 1.9 kg; LGI group: -0.7 +/- 2.9 kg, P = 0.3) or other anthropometric measurements. This pilot study suggests that in the setting of healthy eating, changing the diet GI does not appear to significantly affect weight maintenance...
- Does additional feeding support provided by health care assistants improve nutritional status and outcome in acutely ill older in-patients?--a randomised control trialMary Hickson
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, Du Cane Road, London W12 0HS, UK
Clin Nutr 23:69-77. 2004..The aim was to examine whether health care assistants, trained to provide additional support with feeding, can improve acutely ill elderly in-patients' clinical outcomes...
- A comparison of three methods for estimating height in the acutely ill elderly populationM Hickson
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
J Hum Nutr Diet 16:13-20. 2003..There are currently little data on the accuracy of these methods in the sick elderly population or which method is the most suitable in the clinical situation...
- Evaluation of paladai cup feeding in breast-fed preterm infants compared with bottle feedingA Aloysius
Department of Speech and Language Therapy, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London, United Kingdom
Early Hum Dev 83:619-21. 2007..Paladai results demonstrated increased spillage, increased feed times with more stress cues...
- Eating together is important: using a dining room in an acute elderly medical ward increases energy intakeL Wright
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
J Hum Nutr Diet 19:23-6. 2006..To investigate the effect of eating in a supervised dining room, on nutritional intake and weight, for elderly patients on an acute medicine for the elderly ward...
- Comparison of energy and protein intakes of older people consuming a texture modified diet with a normal hospital dietL Wright
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
J Hum Nutr Diet 18:213-9. 2005..Older people post-stroke are the key group in the hospital setting who consume this type of diet. The diets can be of several consistencies ranging from pureed to soft textures...
- Validity, reliability and acceptability of the Imperial Nutritional Screening System (INSYST): a tool that does not require the body mass indexJ D Tammam
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
J Hum Nutr Diet 22:536-44. 2009..The present study aimed to evaluate the validity, reliability and acceptability of the Imperial Nutritional Screening System (INSYST); a tool that does not require the BMI...
- Hemorrhage-adjusted iron requirements, hematinics and hepcidin define hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia as a model of hemorrhagic iron deficiencyHelen Finnamore
National Heart and Lung Institute, Cardiovascular Sciences, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom University of Liverpool Medical School, Liverpool, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 8:e76516. 2013..The secondary objective was to examine whether iron deficiency can be attributed to under-replacement of epistaxis (nosebleed) hemorrhagic iron losses in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT)...
- Relationship of glycaemic index with cardiovascular risk factors: analysis of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey for people aged 65 and olderJoanne E Milton
Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road, London, W12 0HS, UK
Public Health Nutr 10:1321-35. 2007....
- Increased peptide YY blood concentrations, not decreased acyl-ghrelin, are associated with reduced hunger and food intake in healthy older women: Preliminary evidenceMary Hickson
Plymouth University, School of Health Professions, Plymouth, United Kingdom Imperial College London, Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Section of Investigative Medicine, London, United Kingdom Electronic address
Appetite 105:320-7. 2016..There does not appear to be any change in ghrelin or acyl-ghrelin concentrations with ageing. ..
- Lack of weight recording in patients being administered narrow therapeutic index antibiotics: a prospective cross-sectional studyEsmita Charani
Faculty of Medicine, The National Centre for Infection Prevention and Management, Imperial College London, London, UK
BMJ Open 5:e006092. 2015..Here we report the recording of patient's body weight on admission in three hospitals in West London and its relationship with the prescription of antibiotic drugs where it is essential to have the body weight of the patient...
- Broadening Options for Long-term Dialysis in the Elderly (BOLDE): differences in quality of life on peritoneal dialysis compared to haemodialysis for older patientsEdwina A Brown
Imperial College Kidney and Transplant Institute, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:3755-63. 2010..Little is, however, known about differences in QOL on haemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD) in older age groups. Randomising patients to either modality to assess outcomes is not feasible...
- The reliability of one vs. three trials of pain-free grip strength in subjects with rheumatoid arthritisDONNA KENNEDY
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Occupational Therapy Department, London, UK
J Hand Ther 23:384-90; quiz 391. 2010..Clinically small but statistically significant increases in pain (p≤0.01) were found. One trial of pain-free grip strength is reliable and may save valuable clinical time while reducing the assessment burden placed on patients with RA...
- Evaluation of attendance and weight loss in an intensive weight management clinic compared to standard dietetic careM Hickson
Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
J Hum Nutr Diet 22:72-6. 2009..This nonrandomized study aimed to review the effectiveness of two weight loss clinics in terms of percent and rate of weight loss, and attendance...
- Evaluation of the 'Steamplicity' food service systemMary Hickson
J Hum Nutr Diet 20:355-6; author reply 356-8, discussion 358-9. 2007