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), (e0180902). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0180902. ISSN 1932-6203
Objectives While there is strong evidence that regular participation in physical activity (PA) brings numerous health benefits to older adults, and interventions to effectivel...
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...
Dombrowski, S. U., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Pollock, A., McLellan, J., MacGillivray, S., …Williams, B. (2015). Interventions for sustained healthcare professional behaviour change: A protocol for an overview of reviews. Systematic Reviews. 5doi:10.1186/s13643-016-0355-9. ISSN 2046-4053
Failure to successfully implement and sustain change over the long term continues to be a major problem in health and social care. Translating evidence into routine...
Frost, H., Haw, S. & Frank, J. (2012). Interventions in community settings that prevent or delay disablement in later life: an overview of the evidence. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults. 13(3), 212-230. doi:10.1108/14717791211264241. ISSN 1471-7794
Purpose - The population of older people in the UK is expected to rise rapidly over the next 20 years and therefore identification of effective interventions that prevent func...
Frost, H., Geddes, R., Haw, S., Jackson, C. A., Jepson, R., Mooney, J. D. & Frank, J. (2012). Experiences of knowledge brokering for evidence-informed public health policy and practice: three years of the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy. Evidence and Policy. 8(3), 347-359. doi:10.1332/174426412x654068. ISSN 1744-2648
Despite a burgeoning literature on, and widespread interest in, knowledge translation and exchange in public health, few articles provide an account of the actual experiences ...
Barker, K., Frost, H., Wilson MacDonald, J., & Fairbank, J. (2010). Multidisciplinary rehabilitation or surgery for chronic low back pain -7 year follow up of a randomised controlled trial. Spine Journal, (25). ISSN 1529-9430
Oral presentation - no abstract available.
Frost, H., Lamb, S. E., & Stewart-Brown, S. (2008). Responsiveness of a Patient Specific Outcome Measure Compared With the Oswestry Disability Index v2.1 and Roland and Morris Disability Questionnaire for Patients With Subacute and Chronic Low Back Pain. Spine, 33(22), (2450-2457). doi:10.1097/brs.0b013e31818916fd. ISSN 0362-2436
A prospective cohort.
The aim of this study was to compare the responsiveness of a patient specific outcome measure with the Oswestry Disability Index...
Wilson-MacDonald, J., Fairbank, J., Frost, H., Yu, L., Barker, K., Collins, R., & Campbell, H. (2008). The MRC Spine Stabilization Trial: Surgical Methods, Outcomes, Costs, and Complications of Surgical Stabilization. Spine, 33(21), (2334-2340). doi:10.1097/brs.0b013e318186a8b2. ISSN 0362-2436
A review of the surgical costs and results in a group of patients randomly allocated to surgery as part of a large prospective randomized trial of patients with ...
Rivero-Arias, O., Gray, A., Frost, H., Lamb, S. E. & Stewart-Brown, S. (2006). Cost-Utility Analysis of Physiotherapy Treatment Compared With Physiotherapy Advice in Low Back Pain. Spine. 31(12), 1381-1387. doi:10.1097/01.brs.0000218486.13659.d5. ISSN 0362-2436
Economic evaluation alongside a pragmatic multicenter randomized controlled trial from the National Health Service (NHS) and societal perspective.
Campbell, H., Rivero-Arias, O., Johnston, K., Gray, A., Fairbank, J. & Frost, H. (2006). Responsiveness of Objective, Disease-Specific, and Generic Outcome Measures in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: An Assessment for Improving, Stable, and Deteriorating Patients. Spine. 31(7), 815-822. doi:10.1097/01.brs.0000207257.64215.03. ISSN 0362-2436
Analysis of outcome data collected prospectively from 250 patients recruited to the UK Spine Stabilization Trial.
To compare the responsiveness of th...
Frost, H., & Stewart-Brown, S. (2006). Acupressure for low back pain. BMJ, 332(7543), (680-681). doi:10.1136/bmj.332.7543.680. ISSN 0959-8138
Disability associated with low back pain is an important public health problem. Clinical trials carried out in the Western world show conventional treatment t...
Fairbank, J., Frost, H., Wilson-MacDonald, J., Yu, L., Barker, K., & Collins, R. (2006). Surgical Stabilization of the Spine Improved Disability Slightly More Than an Intensive Rehabilitation Program in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Volume, 88(2), (453). doi:10.2106/jbjs.8802.ebo2. ISSN 0021-9355
No abstract available.
Fairbank, J., Frost, H., Wilson-MacDonald, J., Yu, L., Barker, K. & Collins, R. (2005). Randomised controlled trial to compare surgical stabilisation of the lumbar spine with an intensive rehabilitation programme for patients with chronic low back pain: the MRC spine stabilisation trial. BMJ. 330(7502), 1233-0. doi:10.1136/bmj.38441.620417.8f. ISSN 0959-8138
To assess the clinical effectiveness of surgical stabilisation (spinal fusion) compared with intensive rehabilitation for patients with chronic low back pain.
Rivero-Arias, O., Campbell, H., Gray, A., Fairbank, J., Frost, H. & Wilson-MacDonald, J. (2005). Surgical stabilisation of the spine compared with a programme of intensive rehabilitation for the management of patients with chronic low back pain: cost utility analysis based on a randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 330(7502), 1239-0. doi:10.1136/bmj.38441.429618.8f. ISSN 0959-8138
To determine whether, from a health provider and patient perspective, surgical stabilisation of the spine is cost effective when compared with an intensive programm...
Frost, H. (2005). GPs' options for patients with low back pain. Pulse (London), 65(20), (46-48). ISSN 0048-6000
Low back pain is one of the commonest problems for GPs with 7 per cent of the adult population seeking consultation each year. In 1998 the total cost of treating back pain in ...