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), (e12177). doi:10.1111/opn.12177. ISSN 1748-3735
No abstract available. Item is editorial.
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...
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.
Kydd, A. (2017, January). Gerontology as a specialty. Presented at Winterschool, Winterthur Switzerland
Cohen, L., Wimbush, E., MacDonald, W., & Frost, H. (2013, November). Better Outcomes for Older People- Outcomes Framework for Reshaping Care of Older People (RCOP). Paper presented at Making Scotland a Healthier Place; Faculty of Public Health Conference., Dunblane
Wylie, G., Torrens, C., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Gordon, A. L., Menz, H. B., …Morris, J. (in press). Podiatry interventions to prevent falls in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Age and ageing, https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afy189
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...
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. doi: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...
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
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...
Kydd, A., & Fleming, A. (2017). Prescribing for the Oldest Old. Journal of Palliative Care & Medicine, 7(5 (supp.)), doi:10.4172/2165-7386-C1-010. ISSN 2165-7386
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...
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), doi:10.1186/s12877-017-0541-1
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...
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. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2017.01.017. ISSN 0167-4943
Background Bisphosphonate therapy may have actions beyond bone, including effects on cardiovascular, immune and muscle function. We tested whether bisphosphonate treatment is...
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), (e0159412). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159412. ISSN 1932-6203
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...
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. doi:10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.04.041. ISSN 0272-6386
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 ...
Doyle, E. M., Sloan, J. M., Goodbrand, J., McMurdo, M. E. T., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M., …Witham, M. D. (2015). The Relationship Between Renal Function, Physical Function and Survival In Older Patients Discharged From Inpatient Rehabilitation. Age and ageing, 44(suppl 1), (i11-i11). ISSN 0002-0729
Goodbrand, J., Hughes, L., McMurdo, M., Donnan, P., Frost, H., McGilchrist, M., …Witham, M. (2013). Association between bisphosphonate therapy and rehabilitation outcomes in older people. European Geriatric Medicine, 4(Supplement 1), (S106-S107). doi:10.1016/j.eurger.2013.07.349. ISSN 1878-7649