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Adding value to the STRATIFY falls risk assessment in acute hospitals.
AIM This paper is a report of a study conducted to compare the predictive accuracy for fallers of The Northern Hospital Modified St Thomas's Risk Assessment Tool and St Thomas's Risk Assessment Tool,Expand
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Participation in physical activity: perceptions of women with a previous history of gestational diabetes mellitus.
ISSUE ADDRESSED Women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Regular physical activity plays an important role inExpand
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Impact of a diabetes disease management program on diabetes control and patient quality of life.
The worldwide burden of diabetes is projected to be 5.4% of the adult population by the year 2025. Diabetes is associated with multiple medical complications that both decrease health-related qualityExpand
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An enhanced exercise and cognitive programme does not appear to reduce incident delirium in hospitalised patients: a randomised controlled trial
Objective To determine if a programme of progressive resistance exercise, mobilisation and orientation, in addition to usual care, was superior to usual care alone in the prevention of incidentExpand
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Relationship between health-related quality of life, and acute care re-admissions and survival in older adults with chronic illness
BackgroundAustralia’s ageing population means that there is increasing emphasis on developing innovative models of health care delivery for older adults. The assessment of the most appropriate mix ofExpand
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Validation of the Dutch clinical prediction rule for ambulation outcomes in an inpatient setting following traumatic spinal cord injury
Study design:Retrospective study.Objectives:To determine the accuracy of a previously described Dutch clinical prediction rule for ambulation outcome in routine clinical practice.Setting:Adult (⩾18Expand
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Validation of the hospital outcome prediction equation (HOPE) model for monitoring clinical performance
Background: The aim of this study was to validate a risk‐adjusted hospital outcome prediction equation (HOPE) using a statewide administrative dataset.
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Subjective sleep disturbances and quality of life in chronic tetraplegia
Study design:This is a cross-sectional survey.Objectives:The objective of this study was to evaluate the subjective sleep disturbances and quality of life in chronic tetraplegia.Setting:This studyExpand
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Zooplankton vertical distribution and migration off Central Peru in relation to the oxygen minimum layer
Vertical distribution and diel vertical migration of a zooplankton community were studied at two stations off Central Peru in April 2006. Zooplankton was collected at five depth strata by verticalExpand
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Relationship between health-related quality of life, comorbidities and acute health care utilisation, in adults with chronic conditions
BackgroundThere is increased interest in developing multidisciplinary ambulatory care models of service delivery to manage patients with complex chronic diseases. These programs are expensive andExpand
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