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Publications from OPSOC

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  1. Risk  prediction tools for older  general  surgical  patients ( February 2014)

  2. The prevalence of cognitive impairment in emergency general surgery (October 2014)

  3. Prevalence of Frailty and its Association with Mortality in General Surgery (February 2015)

  4. Laparoscopic versus open surgery for colorectal cancer in the older person: A systematic review (August 2015)

  5. Systematic review and meta-analysis of risk factors for postoperative delirium among older patients undergoing gastrointestinal surgery. (Jan 2016)

  6. Frailty and cognitive impairment: Unique challenges in the older emergency surgical patient (March 2016)

  7. The prevalence of hyperglycaemia and its relationship with mortality, readmissions and length of stay in an older acute surgical population: a multicentre study (March 2016)

  8. Prevalence of multimorbidity and its association with outcomes in older emergency general surgical patients: an observational view (March 2016) 

  9. Surgery in the older person: Training needs for the provision of multidisciplinary care. (Jul 2016)

  10. Prevelance of Frailty and Its Association With the Composite Outcome of Mortality at 90-Day and Readmission at 30-Day in Older Surgical Patients (May 2017) 

  11. Frailty as a predictor of mortaility in the elderly emergency general surgery patient (June 2017)

  12. Frailty Exists in Younger Adults Admitted as Surgical Emergency Leading to Adverse Outcomes. (Jun 2017)

  13. Preoperative kidney function linked to mortality and readmission outcomes at Day 90 and 30 in older emergency surgical patients (July 2017)

  14. Influence of frailty in older patients undergoing emergency laparotomy: a UK-based observational study. (Oct 2017)

  15. A systematic review and meta-analysis of factors for delirium in vascular surgical patients. (Oct 2017)

  16. Cognitive impairment in older patients undergoing colorectal surgery.(feb 2018)

  17. Is anemia associated with cognitive impairment and delirium among older acute surgical patients? ( Jul 2018)

  18. Anti-cholinergic burden and patient related clinical outcomes in an emergency general surgical setting. ( Oct 2018).

  19. Cognitive impairment is associated with mortality in older adults in the emergency surgical setting: Findings from the Older Persons Surgical Outcomes Collaboration (OPSOC): A prospective cohort study. (Nov 2018).

  20. The prevalence of frailty and its association with clinical outcomes in general surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (Nov 2018)

  21. A practical risk scale for predicting morbidity and mortality in the emergency general surgical setting: A prospective multi-center study. (Dec 18).

  22. Frailty predicts mortality in all emergency surgical admissions regardless of age. An observational study. (Feb19)

  23. Frailty in Older Patients Undergoing Emergency Laparotomy Results From the UK Observational Emergency Laparotomy and Frailty(ELF) Study (June 19)

  24. The Prevalence of Delirium in An Older Acute Surgical Population and Its Effect on Outcome. (Oct 19). PDF

  25. Association between preadmission frailty and care level at discharge in older adults undergoing emergency laparotomy. 

  26. Decision-Making in COVID-19 and Frailty. 2020.

  27. The effect of frailty on survival in patients with Covid-19: A multicentre, European, Observational Cohort Study

  28. Nosocomial COVID-19 infection: examining the risk of mortality. The COPE-Nosocomial study (COVID in Older PEople). The Journal of Hospital Infection

  29. Resumption of elective colorectal surgery during COVID-19 and risk of death. Colorectal Disease (Accepted)

  30. The influence of social media on recruitment to surgical trials. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 2020 (Accepted).

  31. Prior Routine Use of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) and Important Outcomes in Hospitalised Patients with COVID-19.

  32. The Clinical Frailty Scale: Estimating the Prevalence of Frailty in Older Patients Hospitalised with COVID-19. The COPE Study.

  33. The role of C-reactive protein as a prognostic marker in COVID-19

  34. Routine use of immunosuppressants is associated with mortality in hospitalised patients with COVID-19

  35. The influence of ACE inhibitors and ARBs on hospital length of stay and survival in people with COVID-19

  36. Increased care at discharge from COVID-19: The association between pre-admission frailty and increased care needs after hospital discharge; a multicentre European observational cohort study

  37. Multiple House Occupancy is Associated with Mortality in Hospitalised Patients with Covid-19. European journal of public health.

  38. COVID-19 risk and mortality in hospitals: this is not a time to let our guard down. Thorax,

  39. Comparison between first and second wave of COVID-19 outbreak in older people: the COPE multicentre European observational cohort study. European Journal Of Public Health

  40. Frailty is associated with poor mental health 1 year after hospitalisation with COVID-19

  41. Prognostic value of estimated glomerular filtration rate in hospitalised older patients (over 65) with COVID-19: a multicentre, European, observational cohort study

Downloads: Abstracts, Posters and Presentations

  1. Do Older Surgical Patients Who Undergo Emergency Operation Have Higher Mortality And Readmission Compared To Those Managed Conservatively

  2. The Prevalence of Cognitive Impairment measured using the Montreal Cognitive Assessment Method (MoCA) in an Older Acute General Surgical Population.

  3. A Multicentre Prospective Cohort Study Comparing Outcomes in Older Acute Surgical Patients Managed Operatively and Conservatively

  4. The prevalence of multimorbidity in an older acute general surgical population

  5. Cognitive impairment in older patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery.

  6. Delivering care for older surgical patients

  7. Do older surgical patients who undergo emergency operation have higher mortality and longer length of hospitalisation compared to those managed conservatively

  8. Do older surgical patients who undergo emergency operation have higher prevalence of 30 and 90 days mortality, longer length of hospitalisation, or higher readmission incidence within 30 days of discharge

  9. Frailty in elective general surgery a meta-analysis

  10. Frailty in the Older Acute Surgical Patient

  11. Presence of cognitive impairment in emergency general surgery

  12. Prevalence of frailty and its association

  13. Stratified Assessment of Frailty in Elective Surgery SAFER Surgery

  14. The Prevalence of Frailty in the Acute General Surgical Setting 

  15. ELF Summary Presentation

  16. Readmission to secondary care following COVID-19 - Presented to EUGMS 8th October 2020

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