Tag Archives: Nottingham

UK Biobank: Ambitious Imaging Data Collection (BBC News / European Psychiatry)

Summary Around 100,000 of the 500,000 adults aged 40-69 and currently enrolled in UK Biobank are to be invited to take part in detailed imaging of their brain, heart and other major organs. This will be the world’s biggest scanning … Continue reading

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Observational Analysis of Hip Fracture Population (BMJ Open)

Summary This study examines trends in the hip fracture population, with a view to estimating future service requirements. Full Text Link Reference Baker, PN. Salar, O. [and] Ollivere, BJ. [et al] (2014). Evolution of the hip fracture population: time to … Continue reading

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UK Dementia Congress, November 5th – 7th 2013: East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham

Summary The largest annual dementia-focused event in Europe takes place in Nottingham this month. Full Text Link (Conference Pre-publicity) Reference 8th UK Dementia Congress & 4th National Dementia Care Awards. London: Hawker Publications Ltd, 2013.

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Dementia Risk in UK Declining? (BBC News / Lancet / NHS Choices)

Summary The risk of older people developing dementia may be going down in the UK, according to epidemiological research published in the Lancet. A smaller proportion of older people living in Britain appear have the condition than experts would had predicted earlier, possibly due to improving … Continue reading

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Review of Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs) in Care Homes (BMC Geriatrics)

Summary This review attempts to map the literature generated from research in care homes. The authors performed a systematic mapping review, looking specifically into the evidence-base from randomised controlled trials conducted in care homes. Of the 291 articles reviewed in full, most … Continue reading

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Care in Specialist Medical and Mental Health Units Compared with Standard Care for Older People with Cognitive Impairment in General Hospitals (BMJ / NIHR TEAM Trial)

Summary This article reports on work to develop and evaluate best practice in the acute medical care of older people with cognitive impairment in general hospitals. 600 confused patients aged over 65 admitted for acute medical care into large acute general … Continue reading

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Improving Dementia Education and Awareness (IDEA)

Summary Improving Dementia Education and Awareness (IDEA) is a free online resource hosted by the University of Nottingham, which aims to improve the care and quality of life for people with dementia. IDEA offers access to free online courses, audio-visual and … Continue reading

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