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  1. Falls research: stumbling or striding?

    Clark, C. L., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Witham, M. D. May 2015 In : Age and Ageing. 44, 3, p. 350-352 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  2. Falls research: stumbling or striding?

    Clarke, C. L., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Witham, M. D. May 2015 In : Age and Ageing. 44, 3, p. 350-352 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. The role of perceived barriers and objectively measured physical activity in adults aged 65-100

    Gellert, P., Witham, M. D., Crombie, I. K., Donnan, P. T., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Sniehotta, F. F. May 2015 In : Age and Ageing. 44, 3, p. 384-390 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Improving recruitment of older people to clinical trials: use of the cohort multiple randomised controlled trial design

    Clegg, A., Relton, C., Young, J. & Witham, M. 2015 In : Age and Ageing. 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  5. ACE inhibitors, statins and thiazides: no association with change in grip strength among community dwelling older men and women from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study

    Witham, M. D., Syddall, H. E., Dennison, E., Cooper, C., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Sayer, A. A. Sep 2014 In : Age and Ageing. 43, 5, p. 661-666 6 p.afu008

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Unnecessary ward moves

    McMurdo, M. E. T. & Witham, M. D. Sep 2013 In : Age and Ageing. 42, 5, p. 555-556 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  7. An observational study of psychotropic drug use and initiation in older patients resident in their own home or in care

    McCowan, C., Magin, P., Clark, S. & Guthrie, B. 1 Jan 2013 In : Age and Ageing. 42, 1, p. 51-56 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Allopurinol use is associated with greater functional gains in older rehabilitation patients

    Beveridge, L. A., Ramage, L., McMurdo, M. E. T., George, J. & Witham, M. D. 2013 In : Age and Ageing. 42, 3, p. 400-404 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Association between statin medication use and improved outcomes during inpatient rehabilitation in older people

    Lynch, J. E., Henderson, N. R., Ramage, L., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Witham, M. D. Mar 2012 In : Age and Ageing. 41, 2, p. 260-262 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Efficacy of common treatments for orthostatic hypotension: a systematic review

    Logan, I. C. & Witham, M. D. Jan 2012 In : Age and Ageing. 41, p. 30-30 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  11. Geriatric medicine training for Foundation Year 2 (FY2) doctors: can a five session course positively change perceptions and trainees' clinical approach?

    Parikh, R., Wardle, K., Westwood, R. & McAleer, J. Jan 2012 In : Age and Ageing. 41, p. 32-32 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  12. Modifying the six minute walk test to better detect fatiguability: a prospective study

    Speight, K. A. & Witham, M. D. Jan 2012 In : Age and Ageing. 41, s1, p. 60-60 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  13. Allopurinol use associated with greater functional gains in older rehabilitation patients: a retrospective cohort study

    Beveridge, L. A., Ramage, L., McMurdo, M. E. T., George, J. & Witham, M. D. 2012 In : Age and Ageing. 41, Suppl. 2, p. 65 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  14. High admission Barthel scores do not predict lack of benefit from inpatient rehabilitation

    Tan, S. C., Ramage, L., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Witham, M. D. 2012 In : Age and Ageing. 41, Suppl. 2, p. 69 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  15. Improving recruitment of older people to research through good practice

    McMurdo, M. E. T., Roberts, H., Parker, S., Wyatt, N., May, H., Goodman, C., Jackson, S., Gladman, J., O'Mahony, S., Ali, K., Dickinson, E., Edison, P., Dyer, C. & Comprehensive Clinical Res Network Nov 2011 In : Age and Ageing. 40, 6, p. 659-665 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalScientific review

  16. A randomised controlled trial of exercise training for older heart failure patients

    Fulton, R. L., Witham, M., Greig, C., Johnston, D., Lang, C. C., Van der Pol, M., Boyers, D., Struthers, A. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T. Aug 2011 In : Age and Ageing. 40, S2, p. II9-II9 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  17. Comparison of the endurance shuttle walk test and the six-minute walk test in older heart failure patients

    Speight, K. A., Witham, M. D., Fulton, R. L., Johnston, D. W., Lang, C. C., Struthers, A. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T. Aug 2011 In : Age and Ageing. 40, p. II8-II8 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  18. Statin use associated with greater functional gains in older rehabilitation patients - a retrospective cohort study

    Henderson, N., Lynch, J., Ramage, L., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Witham, M. D. Aug 2011 In : Age and Ageing. 40, s2, p. II58-II58 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  19. Effect of use of proton pump inhibitors on serum magnesium levels in older people: an observational study

    Sumukadas, D., Habicht, D. & McMurdo, M. Jan 2011 In : Age and Ageing. 40, Supplement 1, p. i42

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  20. A systematic review of bedside diagnostic tests for aspiration in older patients without stroke

    Wilkinson, A. H., Burns, S. L. & Witham, M. D. 2011 In : Age and Ageing. 40, S2, p. ii46 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  21. The burden of psychotropic drug prescribing in people with dementia: a population database study

    Guthrie, B., Clark, S. A. & McCowan, C. Sep 2010 In : Age and Ageing. 39, 5, p. 637-642 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Gastric acid suppressants-too much of a good thing?

    Logan, I. C., Sumukadas, D. & Witham, M. D. Jul 2010 In : Age and Ageing. 39, 4, p. 410-411 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  23. Interventions to achieve long-term weight loss in obese older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Witham, M. D. & Avenell, A. Mar 2010 In : Age and Ageing. 39, 2, p. 176-184 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Do changes in serum magnesium levels correlate with changes in muscle strength in older people

    Sumukadas, D., Henderson, S., Boyce, F. & Witham, M. 2010 In : Age and Ageing. 39, suppl. 1, p. i18 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  25. Using the endurance shuttle walk test in older people -a feasibility study

    Burton, L. A., Witham, M. D., Sumukadas, D., Struthers, A. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T. 2010 In : Age and Ageing. 39, Supplement 2, p. ii 1 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  26. Recurrent urinary tract infections in older people: the role of cranberry products

    Sumukadas, D., Davey, P. & McMurdo, M. E. T. May 2009 In : Age and Ageing. 38, 3, p. 255-257 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  27. Associations and consequences of hypophosphataemia in older hospitalised women

    Sumukadas, D., Jenkinson, F. & Witham, M. D. Jan 2009 In : Age and Ageing. 38, 1, p. 112-115 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Effect of weather on physical activity levels in older people

    Sumukadas, D., Witham, M. D., Struthers, A. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T. 2009 In : Age and Ageing. 38, Supplement 1, p. i46

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  29. Preventing recurrent urinary tract infections in older women: cranberry or Trimethoprim?

    Sumukadas, D., Argo, I., Bell, L., Phillips, G., Daly, F., Davey, P. & McMurdo, M. 2009 In : Age and Ageing. 38, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  30. ACE inhibitors for sarcopenia - as good as exercise training?

    Witham, M. D., Sumukadas, D. & McMurdo, M. E. T. Jul 2008 In : Age and Ageing. 37, 4, p. 363-365 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  31. Does a low phosphate level predict death and length of stay in older hospitalised women?

    Sumukadas, D., Jenkinson, F. & Witham, M. 2008 In : Age and Ageing. 37, S3, p. iii47 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  32. Mortality in people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at an older age: a systematic review

    Barnett, K. N., McMurdo, M. E. T., Ogston, S. A., Morris, A. D. & Evans, J. M. M. 2006 In : Age and Ageing. 35, 5, p. 463-468 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Does ingestion of cranberry juice reduce symptomatic urinary tract infections in older people in hospital?: A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

    McMurdo, M. E. T., Bissett, L. Y., Price, R. J. G., Phillips, G. & Crombie, I. K. May 2005 In : Age and Ageing. 34, 3, p. 256-261 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Institutional falls: quality not quantity

    McMurdo, M. E. T. & Harper, J. R. Jul 2004 In : Age and Ageing. 33, 4, p. 399-404 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  35. Why older people do not participate in leisure time physical activity: a survey of activity levels, beliefs and deterrents

    Crombie, I. K., Irvine, L., Williams, B., McGinnis, A. R., Slane, P. W., Alder, E. M. & McMurdo, M. E. T. May 2004 In : Age and Ageing. 33, 3, p. 287-292 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Risk factors and risk assessment tools for falls in hospital in-patients: a systematic review

    Oliver, D., Daly, F., Martin, F. C. & McMurdo, M. E. T. Mar 2004 In : Age and Ageing. 33, 2, p. 122-130 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Evidence based medicine, guidelines and common sense

    Tan, H-H., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Morris, A. D. 2004 In : Age and Ageing. 33, 4, p. 335-337 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. General practitioners' knowledge, confidence and attitudes in the diagnosis and management of dementia

    Turner, S., Iliffe, S., Downs, M., Wilcock, J., Bryans, M., Levin, E., Keady, J. & O'Carroll, R. 2004 In : Age and Ageing. 33, 5, p. 461-467 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Diagnosis and management of heart failure: implications of the recent European Society of Cardiology Guidelines for the older patient

    Gillespie, N. D., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Struthers, A. D. 6 Nov 2003 In : Age and Ageing. 32, 6, p. 563-565 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  40. Pragmatic measures of outcome in trials of exercise training

    Witham, M. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T. 2003 In : Age and Ageing. 32, 2, p. 234-235 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  41. 'Guideline for the prevention of falls in older persons': essential reading

    McMurdo, M. E. T. Jan 2002 In : Age and Ageing. 31, 1, p. 13-14 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  42. B-type natriuretic peptide in the diagnosis of cardiac disease in elderly day hospital patients

    Hutcheon, S. D., Gillespie, N. D., Struthers, A. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T. 2002 In : Age and Ageing. 31, 4, p. 295-301 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Occult transfixation of the sigmoid colon by suprapubic catheter

    Witham, M. D. & Martindale, A. D. 2002 In : Age and Ageing. 31, 5, p. 407-408 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  44. Falls prevention

    McMurdo, M. E. T. 1 Mar 2001 In : Age and Ageing. 30 , Suppl 1, p. 4-6 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. Urinary tract infection in old age: over-diagnosed and over-treated

    McMurdo, M. E. T. & Gillespie, N. D. Jul 2000 In : Age and Ageing. 29, 4, p. 297-298 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  46. Adverse drug reactions

    McMurdo, M. E. T. 2000 In : Age and Ageing. 29, 1, p. 5-6 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Does everyone in heart failure need echocardiography?

    Gillespie, N. D., Hutcheon, S., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Struthers, A. D. 2000 In : Age and Ageing. 29, 3, p. 289

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  48. Outcomes of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding

    Harper, J., McMurdo, M. E. & Robinson, A. Sep 1999 In : Age and Ageing. 28, 5, p. 497-8 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. A survey of attitudes and knowledge of geriatricians to driving in elderly patients

    Gillespie, N. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T. Jan 1999 In : Age and Ageing. 28, 1, p. 53-7 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Heart failure: a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma in elderly patients

    Gillespie, N. D., Darbar, D., Struthers, A. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T. 1998 In : Age and Ageing. 27, 4, p. 539-43 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. Drug-related problems in elderly patients admitted to Tayside hospitals, methods for prevention and subsequent reassessment

    Cunningham, G., Dodd, T. R. P., Grant, D. J., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Richards, R. M. E. Sep 1997 In : Age and Ageing. 26, 5, p. 375-82 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. A randomized controlled trial of a home exercise programme for elderly people with poor mobility

    McMurdo, M. E. T. & Johnstone, R. Sep 1995 In : Age and Ageing. 24, 5, p. 425-8 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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