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

Journal Article
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...

Serum Sodium Level Variability As A Prognosticator In Older Adults

Journal Article
Barma, M. A., Soiza, R. L., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M. M., Frost, H., & Witham, M. D. (2018)
Serum Sodium Level Variability As A Prognosticator In Older Adults. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation, 78(7-8), 632-638. https://doi.org/10.1080/00365513.2018.1543893
Our aim was to explore biological variation of serum sodium levels as a method of quantifying health risk in older adults. We investigated whether dynamic changes in serum sod...

Ageism in the Third Age

Book Chapter
Kydd, A., Fleming, A., Gardner, S., & Hafford-Letchfield, P. (2018)
Ageism in the Third Age. In L. Ayalon, & C. Tesch-Roemer (Eds.), Contemporary Perspectives on AgeismCham: Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73820-8_8
In the developed world, later life has brought more opportunities to contribute to society and pursue personal goals outside the role of paid work, combined with less stigma a...

Harnessing the power of social media in older adult nursing

Journal Article
Blakey, E. P., & O'Connor, S. (2017)
Harnessing the power of social media in older adult nursing. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 12(4), https://doi.org/10.1111/opn.12177
No abstract available. Item is editorial.

Prescribing for the Oldest Old

Journal Article
Kydd, A., & Fleming, A. (2017)
Prescribing for the Oldest Old. Journal of Palliative Care & Medicine, 7(5 (supp.)), https://doi.org/10.4172/2165-7386-C1-010
Given the global increase in people over the age of 85, there is a growing body of literature looking at treating the oldest old. However much of this work is confined to the...

Defining Old

Presentation / Conference
Fleming, A., Paoletti, I., Hvalic Touzery, S. & Kydd, A. (2017, July)
Defining Old. Paper presented at International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco, USA
The number of people classed as the ‘oldest old’ is growing at a faster rate than any other age group. Projections globally show that the numbers of those classed as the ‘olde...

Podiatry intervention versus usual care to prevent falls in care homes: pilot randomised controlled trial (the PIRFECT study)

Journal Article
Wylie, G., Menz, H. B., McFarlane, S., Ogston, S., Sullivan, F., Williams, B., …Morris, J. (2017)
Podiatry intervention versus usual care to prevent falls in care homes: pilot randomised controlled trial (the PIRFECT study). BMC Geriatrics, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-017-0541-1
Background Common foot problems are independent risk factors for falls in older people. There is evidence that podiatry can prevent falls in community-dwelling populations. Th...

Ageism from the third age to the fourth age

Presentation / Conference
Kydd, A. (2017, February)
Ageism from the third age to the fourth age. Presented at Cost Action on Ageism, Jagellonian University, Poland
No abstract available.

Association between bisphosphonate therapy and outcomes from rehabilitation in older people

Journal Article
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...

Gerontology as a specialty

Presentation / Conference
Kydd, A. (2017, January)
Gerontology as a specialty. Presented at Winterschool, Winterthur Switzerland
No abstract available.

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