Allan R. Moore

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Despite comprehensive guidelines established by the European Global Initiative for Asthma and the U.S. National Asthma Education and Prevention Program on the diagnosis and management of asthma, its mortality in older adults continues to rise. Diagnostic and therapeutic problems contribute to older patients being inadequately treated. The diagnosis of(More)
The prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the over 50 age group is increasing as a consequence of younger adults ageing with HIV, in addition to new diagnoses in later life. We conducted searches in MEDLINE for English language studies published between January 1984 and January 2010 using search terms 'HIV', 'AIDS', 'HIV testing' and 'HIV(More)
The Federal Systems Division of IBM is in the midst of a significant program to provide its software personnel advanced education in the use of modern software engineering practices. Most of today's computer science graduates have a far greater understanding of these advances, their mathematical basis and their application, than do programmers in industry,(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy of treatment of the vasodepressor form of carotid sinus hypersensitivity (carotid sinus syndrome (CSS)) with midodrine. DESIGN A prospective, double-blind, randomized, controlled trial of crossover design. SETTING A dedicated outpatient facility with access to tilt-table, digital arterial photoplethysmography, and(More)
was defined using a reported version of the Edmonton Frail Scale, a validated scale for use by non-clinicians that assesses cognition, health attitudes and mood, medication use, nutrition, continence, burden of medical illness, social support and functional independence [2]. Furthermore, our study found a significant difference in the rates of embolic(More)
OBJECTIVE to examine the effects of footwear on balance in a sample of older women attending a day hospital. DESIGN this was a crossover trial with a quasi-randomised allocation. SETTING assessments took place in the geriatric day hospital. SUBJECTS a cohort of 100 older women aged 60 years and over attending a day hospital. METHODS demographic data(More)
Details not for publication O46 Clinical Characteristics of Older Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV+) Patients E Moloney, D Morley, E Murphy, M Horgan, A Jackson, J Clare Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland Background: HIV positive patients attending infectious disease services are increasingly reaching older decades of life. This reflects better(More)