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Podiatry interventions to prevent falls in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Wylie, G., Torrens, C., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Gordon, A. L., Menz, H. B., …Morris, J. (2019)
Podiatry interventions to prevent falls in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Age and ageing, 48(3), 327–336. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afy189
Background foot problems are independent risk factors for falls in older people. Podiatrists diagnose and treat a wide range of problems affecting the feet, ankles and lower l...

Pragmatic surgical studies: are they the New Gold Standard

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Simpson, A., Frost, H., & Norrie, J. (2018)
Pragmatic surgical studies: are they the New Gold Standard. Bone and Joint Journal, 100-B(11), 1407-1408. https://doi.org/10.1302/0301-620X.100B11.BJJ-2018-0947
No abstract available.

Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews

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Frost, H., Campbell, P., Maxwell, M., O’Carroll, R. E., Dombrowski, S. U., Williams, B., …Pollock, A. (2018)
Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews. PLOS ONE, 13(10), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204890
Background The challenge of addressing unhealthy lifestyle choice is of global concern. Motivational Interviewing has been widely implemented to help people change their behav...

Promotion of physical activity interventions for community dwelling older adults: A systematic review of reviews

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Zubala, A., MacGillivray, S., Frost, H., Kroll, T., Skelton, D. A., Gavine, A., …Morris, J. (2017)
Promotion of physical activity interventions for community dwelling older adults: A systematic review of reviews. PLOS ONE, 12(7), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0180902
Objectives While there is strong evidence that regular participation in physical activity (PA) brings numerous health benefits to older adults, and interventions to effectivel...

Association between bisphosphonate therapy and outcomes from rehabilitation in older people

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Goodbrand, J. A., Hughes, L. D., Cochrane, L., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M., Frost, H., …Witham, M. D. (2017)
Association between bisphosphonate therapy and outcomes from rehabilitation in older people. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 70, 195-200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2017.01.017
Background Bisphosphonate therapy may have actions beyond bone, including effects on cardiovascular, immune and muscle function. We tested whether bisphosphonate treatment is...

Slower Decline in C-Reactive Protein after an Inflammatory Insult Is Associated with Longer Survival in Older Hospitalised Patients

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Barma, M., Goodbrand, J. A., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M. M., Frost, H., McMurdo, M. E. T., & Witham, M. D. (2016)
Slower Decline in C-Reactive Protein after an Inflammatory Insult Is Associated with Longer Survival in Older Hospitalised Patients. PLOS ONE, 11(7), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0159412
Background Enhancing biological resilience may offer a novel way to prevent and ameliorate disease in older patients. We investigated whether changes in C-reactive protein (C...

Association between allopurinol use and hip fracture in older patients

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Basu, U., Goodbrand, J., McMurdo, M. E., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M., Frost, H., …Witham, M. D. (2016)
Association between allopurinol use and hip fracture in older patients. Bone, 84, 189-193. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2016.01.003
Background Allopurinol reduces oxidative stress and interacts with purinergic signalling systems important in bone metabolism and muscle function. We assessed whether allopur...

"Horses for Courses" Comment on "Translating Evidence Into Healthcare Policy and Practice: Single Versus Multi-Faceted Implementation Strategies – Is There a Simple Answer to a Complex Question?"

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Wilkinson, J. E., & Frost, H. (2015)
"Horses for Courses" Comment on "Translating Evidence Into Healthcare Policy and Practice: Single Versus Multi-Faceted Implementation Strategies – Is There a Simple Answer to a Complex Question?". International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 4(10), 685-686
This commentary considers the vexed question of whether or not we should be spending time and resources on using multifaceted interventions to undertake implementation of evid...

Association Between Kidney Function, Rehabilitation Outcome, and Survival in Older Patients Discharged From Inpatient Rehabilitation

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Doyle, E. M., Sloan, J. M., Goodbrand, J. A., McMurdo, M. E., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M. M., …Witham, M. D. (2015)
Association Between Kidney Function, Rehabilitation Outcome, and Survival in Older Patients Discharged From Inpatient Rehabilitation. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 66(5), 768-774. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.04.041
Background Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common in older people, but it is unclear if it affects survival and rehabilitation outcomes independent of comorbid conditions and ...

Construction of a linked health and social care database resource – lessons on process, content and culture

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Witham, M. D., Frost, H., McMurdo, M., Donnan, P. T., & McGilchrist, M. (2015)
Construction of a linked health and social care database resource – lessons on process, content and culture. Informatics for Health and Social Care, 40(3), 229-239. https://doi.org/10.3109/17538157.2014.892491
Background: Combining routinely collected health and social care data on older people is essential to advance both service delivery and research for this client group. Little ...