C G Swift

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Assessment and prevention of falls in older people - concise guidance
    Cameron G Swift
    King s College London, London, UK
    Clin Med 14:658-62. 2014
  2. pmc Risk factors for depressed mood amongst a community dwelling older age population in England: cross-sectional survey data from the PRO-AGE study
    Jane P Biddulph
    Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Geriatr 14:5. 2014
  3. pmc Health risk appraisal in older people 6: factors associated with self-reported poor vision and uptake of eye tests in older people
    Steve Iliffe
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:130. 2013
  4. pmc Development, feasibility and performance of a health risk appraisal questionnaire for older persons
    Andreas E Stuck
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Bern, Spital Bern Ziegler, Morillonstrasse 75 91, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:1. 2007
  5. pmc The PRO-AGE study: an international randomised controlled study of health risk appraisal for older persons based in general practice
    Andreas E Stuck
    University Department of Geriatrics, Spital Bern Ziegler, Morillonstrasse 75 91, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:2. 2007
  6. pmc The relationship between pain intensity and severity and depression in older people: exploratory study
    Steve Iliffe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 10:54. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of medical assessment and intervention in the prevention of falls
    Cameron G Swift
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, King s College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Age Ageing 35:ii65-ii68. 2006
  8. pmc The clinical pharmacology of ageing
    C G Swift
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College Hospital Dulwich, East Dulwich Grove, London SE22 8PT, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 56:249-53. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint ACE inhibition: postsynaptic adrenergic sympatholytic action in men
    D Lyons
    Clinical Age Research Unit, King s College School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Circulation 96:911-5. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Folic acid enhances endothelial function and reduces blood pressure in smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    A A Mangoni
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, UK
    J Intern Med 252:497-503. 2002

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Assessment and prevention of falls in older people - concise guidance
    Cameron G Swift
    King s College London, London, UK
    Clin Med 14:658-62. 2014
    ..Recommendations abstracted verbatim from the Guideline are highlighted. Explanatory or supporting comment is given as appropriate. ..
  2. pmc Risk factors for depressed mood amongst a community dwelling older age population in England: cross-sectional survey data from the PRO-AGE study
    Jane P Biddulph
    Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Geriatr 14:5. 2014
    ..Comprehensive data for analyses of the association of depression in older age with other health and functional measures, and demographic factors from community populations within England, are lacking...
  3. pmc Health risk appraisal in older people 6: factors associated with self-reported poor vision and uptake of eye tests in older people
    Steve Iliffe
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:130. 2013
    ..This paper aims to identify risk factors for (1) having poor vision and (2) not having had an eyesight check among community-dwelling older people without an established ophthalmological diagnosis...
  4. pmc Development, feasibility and performance of a health risk appraisal questionnaire for older persons
    Andreas E Stuck
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Bern, Spital Bern Ziegler, Morillonstrasse 75 91, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:1. 2007
    ..Health risk appraisal is a promising method for health promotion and prevention in older persons. The Health Risk Appraisal for the Elderly (HRA-E) developed in the U.S. has unique features but has not been tested outside the United States...
  5. pmc The PRO-AGE study: an international randomised controlled study of health risk appraisal for older persons based in general practice
    Andreas E Stuck
    University Department of Geriatrics, Spital Bern Ziegler, Morillonstrasse 75 91, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:2. 2007
    ..This paper describes the study protocol, the recruitment, and base-line data for evaluating the success of randomisation of the PRO-AGE (PRevention in Older people-Assessment in GEneralists' practices) project...
  6. pmc The relationship between pain intensity and severity and depression in older people: exploratory study
    Steve Iliffe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 10:54. 2009
    ..In addition we explored whether other potentially modifiable factors might increase the risk of depressed mood in these persons...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of medical assessment and intervention in the prevention of falls
    Cameron G Swift
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, King s College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Age Ageing 35:ii65-ii68. 2006
    ..Combined calcium and vitamin D may act via neuromuscular and skeletal mechanisms in fracture prevention. The requirement for medical assessment has now appropriately been incorporated into national and international guidelines...
  8. pmc The clinical pharmacology of ageing
    C G Swift
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College Hospital Dulwich, East Dulwich Grove, London SE22 8PT, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 56:249-53. 2003
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  9. ncbi request reprint ACE inhibition: postsynaptic adrenergic sympatholytic action in men
    D Lyons
    Clinical Age Research Unit, King s College School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Circulation 96:911-5. 1997
    ..9% NaCl) on endogenously mediated (lower body negative pressure [LBNP]) and exogenously mediated (brachial artery infusions of norepinephrine) sympathetic vasoconstriction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Folic acid enhances endothelial function and reduces blood pressure in smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    A A Mangoni
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, UK
    J Intern Med 252:497-503. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether folic acid supplementation, by reducing plasma homocysteine concentrations, enhanced endothelial function and reduced arterial stiffness in smokers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychomotor performance: investigating the dose-response relationship for caffeine and theophylline in elderly volunteers
    C A Bryant
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, King s College School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 54:309-13. 1998
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the dose-response relationship for psychomotor performance, caffeine and theophylline in healthy elderly volunteers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alternative strategies for stroke care: a prospective randomised controlled trial
    L Kalra
    Department of Medicine, Guy s, King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 356:894-9. 2000
    ..Organised specialist care for stroke improves outcome, but the merits of different methods of organisation are in doubt. This study compares the efficacy of stroke unit with stroke team or domiciliary care...
  13. pmc Predictors of falls in a high risk population: results from the prevention of falls in the elderly trial (PROFET)
    J C T Close
    Clinical Age Research Unit, Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Emerg Med J 20:421-5. 2003
    ..This study therefore examined risk factors from PROFET and used these to devise a practical approach to streamlining referrals from accident and emergency departments to specialist falls services...
  14. ncbi request reprint Single dose pharmacodynamics of thioridazine and remoxipride in healthy younger and older volunteers
    C G Swift
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, King s College School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 13:159-65. 1999
    ..These results indicate potential problems with orthostatic hypotension with thioridazine in older patients. CNS depression may also be a problem, especially in patients with compromised cholinergic function...
  15. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging of odor identification: the effect of aging
    Y Suzuki
    Clinical Age Research Unit, Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, United Kingdom
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M756-60. 2001
    ..Functional neuroimaging techniques enable researchers to observe brain regions activated by olfactory stimuli...
  16. ncbi request reprint Short-term oral folic acid supplementation enhances endothelial function in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Arduino A Mangoni
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Centre for Neuroscience, Flinders University, School of Medicine, Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Hypertens 18:220-6. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether oral folic acid supplementation, by lowering homocysteine levels, enhanced endothelial function and reduced arterial stiffness in type 2 diabetes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Identifying risk can reduce fall rates
    Cameron G Swift
    King s College London School of Medicine
    Practitioner 251:39-42, 45, 47 passim. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D supplementation improves neuromuscular function in older people who fall
    Jugdeep K Dhesi
    Elderly Day Hospital, Thomas Guy House, Guys Hospital, St Thomas Street, London, UK
    Age Ageing 33:589-95. 2004
    ..vitamin D supplementation reduces the incidence of fractures in older adults. This may be partly mediated by effects of vitamin D on neuromuscular function...
  19. ncbi request reprint Explicit, evidence-based criteria to assess the quality of prescribing to elderly nursing home residents
    C Alice Oborne
    Clinical Age Research Unit, Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s College and St Thomas Schools of Medicine, London, UK
    Age Ageing 32:102-8. 2003
    ..prescribing in nursing homes is frequently suboptimal. Indicators to measure prescribing quality, including appropriateness of prescribing certain drugs or combinations of drugs, to hospital inpatients have been developed previously...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of age on QT interval and QT dispersion in healthy subjects: a regression analysis
    Arduino A Mangoni
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, UK
    Age Ageing 32:326-31. 2003
    ..We studied the effects of age, gender, body mass index, smoking status, and blood pressure on these electrocardiographic parameters...
  21. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical vasodilation during lower body negative pressure in patients with vasodepressor carotid sinus syndrome
    Arduino A Mangoni
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:853-7. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of folic acid supplementation on inflammatory and thrombogenic markers in chronic smokers. A randomised controlled trial
    Arduino A Mangoni
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College Hospital Dulwich, East Dulwich Grove, London SE22 8PT, UK
    Thromb Res 110:13-7. 2003
    ..We investigated whether lowering homocysteine by folic acid supplementation might reduce the plasma concentration of inflammatory and thrombogenic markers in chronic smokers...
  23. pmc Acute hypotensive effects of oral cisapride and erythromycin in healthy subjects
    Arduino A Mangoni
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 58:223-4. 2004
  24. pmc Influence of age on the enantiomeric disposition of ibuprofen in healthy volunteers
    Soo Choon Tan
    Department of Pharmacy, King s College, London, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 55:579-87. 2003
    ..To determine the influence of age on the enantioselective disposition of ibuprofen in humans...
  25. ncbi request reprint The NHS English National Service framework for older people: opportunities and risks
    Cameron G Swift
    King s College London
    Clin Med 2:139-43. 2002
    ..Success overall will depend on more clearly defined resource flow and accountability, career recruitment, research direction and engagement with specialist physicians than are immediately apparent in the document...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lack of significant effects of methionine loading on endothelial function in elderly volunteers
    Simon R Hart
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland EH4 2XU, United Kingdom
    Heart Lung Circ 15:358-61. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint An indicator of appropriate neuroleptic prescribing in nursing homes
    C Alice Oborne
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guys, Kings and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Age Ageing 31:435-9. 2002
    ..To derive and apply objective criteria which assess the appropriateness of neuroleptic prescribing, in a random sample of nursing homes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Carotid sinus massage--how safe is it?
    Thomas Walsh
    Clinical Age Assessment Unit, Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Mid Western Regional Hospital, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Ireland
    Age Ageing 35:518-20. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of folic acid supplementation on psychomotor performance and hemorheology in healthy elderly subjects
    Rohan Pathansali
    Department of Health Care of the Elderly, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, London SE5 9PJ, UK
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 43:127-37. 2006
    ..Short-term folic acid supplementation does not enhance psychomotor performance or reduce blood viscosity in healthy elderly subjects with normal serum folic acid levels and preserved cognitive function...
  30. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and yield of a self-administered questionnaire for health risk appraisal in older people in three European countries
    Andreas E Stuck
    Department of Geriatrics and Rehabilitation, Spital Bern Ziegler, Morillonstr 75, 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    Age Ageing 31:463-7. 2002
    ..To test the feasibility of a self-administered questionnaire for health risk appraisal in older people...
  31. ncbi request reprint Falls in the older population: a pilot study to assess those attended by London ambulance service but not taken to A&E
    Jacqueline C T Close
    Age Ageing 31:488-9. 2002