Scholarly Works - Public Health and Primary Care
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The challenges of interventions to promote healthier food in independent takeaways in England: qualitative study of intervention deliverers' views. (BioMed Central, 2018-01-27)CEDAR (COAF), but paid for by Newcastle University
Background: Dysregulated homeostatic response to stressors may underlie frailty in older adults. Orthostatic hypotension results from impairments in cardiovascular homeostasis and is implicated in falls and other adverse ...
Frail-VIG index: a concise frailty evaluation tool for rapid geriatric assessment. Results of a 24-months prospective follow-up Background: Demographic changes have led to an increase in the number of elderly frail persons and, consequently, systematic geriatric assessment is more important than ever. Frailty Indexes (FI) may be particularly useful ...
The current and potential health benefits of the National Health Service Health Check cardiovascular disease prevention programme in England: A microsimulation study. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-03-06)Abstract Background: The NHS Health Check Programme was introduced in 2009 in England to systematically assess all adults in mid-life for cardiovascular disease risk factors, but its current benefit and impact on health ...