McMurdo, Marion

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1985 …2020
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50 Citations (Scopus)

A 12-year follow-up study of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among 10 532 people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in Tayside, Scotland

Barnett, K. N., Ogston, S. A., McMurdo, M. E. T., Morris, A. D. & Evans, J. M. M., 2010, In : Diabetic Medicine. 27, 10, p. 1124-1129 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
72 Downloads (Pure)

Accessing and engaging women from socio-economically disadvantaged areas: a participatory approach to the design of a public health intervention for delivery in a Bingo club

Evans, J. M. M., Ryde, G., Jepson, R., Gray, C., Shepherd, A., Mackison, D., Ireland, A. V., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Williams, B., 18 Apr 2016, In : BMC Public Health. 16, 9 p., 345.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Vulnerable Populations
Public Health
Exercise
Motivation
Scotland
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

Thiazides
Independent Living
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Hand Strength
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
4 Citations (Scopus)
Exercise
Caffeine
Independent Living
Cross-Over Studies
Placebos
155 Citations (Scopus)

A controlled trial of exercise by residents of old people's homes

Mcmurdo, M. E. T. & Rennie, L., 1 Jan 1993, In : Age and Ageing. 22, 1, p. 11-15 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Hand Strength
Activities of Daily Living
Knee
Spine
31 Citations (Scopus)

A cost-effectiveness study of the management of intractable urinary incontinence by urinary catheterisation or incontinence pads

McMurdo, M. E. T., Davey, P. G., Elder, M. A., Miller, R. M., Old, D. C. & Malek, M., 1 Jun 1992, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 46, 3, p. 222-226 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incontinence Pads
Urinary Catheterization
Urinary Incontinence
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Catheters
216 Citations (Scopus)

Adapting clinical guidelines to take account of multimorbidity

Guthrie, B., Payne, K., Alderson, P., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Mercer, S. W., 4 Oct 2012, In : British Medical Journal. 345, p. - 5 p., e6341.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Adherence to angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors and illness beliefs in older heart failure patients

Molloy, G. J., Gao, C., Johnston, D. W., Johnston, M., Witham, M. D., Struthers, A. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T., Jul 2009, In : European Journal of Heart Failure. 11, 7, p. 715-720 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Adverse drug reactions

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

A healthy old age: realistic or futile goal?

McMurdo, M. E. T., 4 Nov 2000, In : British Medical Journal. 321, 7269, p. 1149-1151 3 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

A novel approach to the assessment of drug compliance in the elderly

McMurdo, M. E. T., Jarvis, A., Fraser, C. G. & Ghosh, U. K., 8 Apr 1991, In : Gerontology. 37, 6, p. 339-344 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmaceutical Preparations
History
Urine
8 Citations (Scopus)
Snacks
Hip Fractures
Costs and Cost Analysis
Meals
Malnutrition
37 Citations (Scopus)

A qualitative theory guided analysis of stroke survivors' perceived barriers and facilitators to physical activity

Nicholson, S. L., Donaghy, M., Johnston, M., Sniehotta, F. F., Van Wijck, F., Johnston, D., Greig, C., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Mead, G., 2014, In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 36, 22, p. 1857-1868 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survivors
Stroke
Exercise
Interviews
Physical Fitness
67 Citations (Scopus)

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

Randomized Controlled Trials
Exercise
Health Education
Physical Therapists
Activities of Daily Living
123 Citations (Scopus)

A randomized controlled trial of fall prevention strategies in old peoples' homes

McMurdo, M. E. T., Millar, A. M. & Daly, F., 2000, In : Gerontology. 46, 2, p. 83-87 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Independent Living
Randomized Controlled Trials
Morbidity
8 Citations (Scopus)
60 Downloads (Pure)

Association between allopurinol use and hip fracture in older patients

Basu, U., Goodbrand, J., McMurdo, M. E. T., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M., Frost, H., George, J. & Witham, M. D., Mar 2016, In : Bone. 84, p. 189-193 5 p.

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Allopurinol
Hip Fractures
Social Work
Hospitalization
Oxidative Stress
2 Citations (Scopus)
100 Downloads (Pure)

Association between bisphosphonate therapy and outcomes from rehabilitation in older people

Goodbrand, J. A., Hughes, L. D., Cochrane, L., Donnan, P., McGilchrist, M., Frost, H., McMurdo, M. & Witham, M., May 2017, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 70, p. 195-200 6 p.

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Diphosphonates
rehabilitation
death
Rehabilitation
hospitalization
7 Citations (Scopus)
94 Downloads (Pure)

Association between GDF-15 levels and changes in vascular and physical function in older patients with hypertension

Barma, M., Khan, F., Price, R. J. G., Donnan, P. T., Messow, C. M., Ford, I., McConnachie, A., Struthers, A. D., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Witham, M. D., 2016, In : Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 29, 5, p. 1055-1059 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Growth Differentiation Factor 15
Blood Vessels
Hypertension
Population
Walking
9 Citations (Scopus)
99 Downloads (Pure)

Association between kidney function, rehabilitation outcome, and survival in older patients discharged from inpatient rehabilitation

Doyle, E. M., Sloan, J. M., Goodbrand, J. A., McMurdo, M. E. T., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M. M., Frost, H. & Witham, M. D., Nov 2015, In : American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 66, 5, p. 768-774 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Glomerular Filtration Rate
Inpatients
Rehabilitation
Kidney
Survival
2 Citations (Scopus)

Association between retinal vasculature and muscle mass in older people

Sumukadas, D., McMurdo, M., Pieretti, I., Ballerini, L., Price, R., Wilson, P., Doney, A., Leese, G. & Trucco, E., Nov 2015, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 61, 3, p. 425-428 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retinal Artery
Vascular Stiffness
Muscles
Retinal Dystrophies
Sarcopenia
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

27 Citations (Scopus)
87 Downloads (Pure)

Association of day length and weather conditions with physical activity levels in older community dwelling people

Witham, M. D., Donnan, P. T., Vadiveloo, T., Sniehotta, F. F., Crombie, I. K., Feng, Z. & McMurdo, M. E. T., 30 Jan 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 1, e85331.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Independent Living
Weather
physical activity
weather
photoperiod
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

Motor Vehicles
Consultants
Surveys and Questionnaires
Geriatricians
80 Citations (Scopus)

A systematic review of perceived barriers and motivators to physical activity after stroke

Nicholson, S., Sniehotta, F. F., van Wijck, F., Greig, C. A., Johnston, M., McMurdo, M. E. T., Dennis, M. & Mead, G. E., 2012, In : International Journal of Stroke : Official Journal of the International Stroke Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stroke
Exercise
Survivors
Physical Fitness
Social Support
2 Citations (Scopus)

Benign monoclonal gammopathy in the elderly - a prevalence study and review

McMurdo, M. E. T. & Mitchell, P. E. G., 1 Jan 1990, In : Scottish Medical Journal. 35, 2, p. 39-40 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance
Paraproteinemias
Cross-Sectional Studies
29 Citations (Scopus)

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

Brain Natriuretic Peptide
Heart Diseases
Electrocardiography
Echocardiography
Heart Failure
11 Citations (Scopus)

B-type natriuretic peptide is associated with mortality in older functionally impaired patients

Witham, M. D., Gillespie, N. D., Hutcheon, S. D., Struthers, A. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T., 2005, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 53, 11, p. 1991-1995 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain Natriuretic Peptide
Mortality
Geriatric Assessment
Death Certificates
Kaplan-Meier Estimate
446 Citations (Scopus)
Microbiota
bacterial communities
Feces
feces
antibiotics
98 Citations (Scopus)
Cholecalciferol
Randomized Controlled Trials
Blood Pressure
Hypertension
Therapeutics

Chylothorax after high translumbar aortography

McMurdo, M. E. T., 1 Jan 1987, In : Postgraduate Medical Journal. 63, 735, p. 37-38 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chylothorax
Aortography
216 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of compositions and metabolic activities of fecal microbiotas in young adults and in antibiotic-treated and non-antibiotic-treated elderly subjects

Woodmansey, E. J., McMurdo, M. E. T., Macfarlane, G. T. & Macfarlane, S., Oct 2004, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 70, 10, p. 6113-6122 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteroides
anaerobes
Microbiota
Bifidobacterium
Bifidobacterium boum
8 Citations (Scopus)
Databases
Delivery of Health Care
Information Storage and Retrieval
Documentation
Informatics
86 Citations (Scopus)

Controlled trial of weight bearing exercise in older women in relation to bone density and falls

McMurdo, M. E. T., Mole, P. A. & Paterson, C. R., 22 Feb 1997, In : British Medical Journal. 314, 7080, p. 569 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight-Bearing
Bone Density
Exercise
Bone and Bones
Population
102 Citations (Scopus)

Cranberry or trimethoprim for the prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections? A randomized controlled trial in older women

McMurdo, M. E. T., Argo, I., Phillips, G., Daly, F. & Davey, P., Feb 2009, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 63, 2, p. 389-395 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Citations (Scopus)

Dark adaptation and falls in the elderly

McMurdo, M. E. T. & Gaskell, A., 1991, In : Gerontology. 37, 4, p. 221-224 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dark Adaptation
Light
Accidental Falls
Visually Impaired Persons
Geriatric Assessment
14 Citations (Scopus)

Defining the nutritional status and dietary intake of older heart failure patients

Price, R. J. G., Witham, M. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T., 2007, In : European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 6, 3, p. 178-183 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nutritional Status
Heart Failure
Body Mass Index
Food Assistance
Diet Records
25 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis of type 2 diabetes at an older age: effect on mortality in men and women

Tan, H. H., McAlpine, R. R., James, P., Thompson, P., McMurdo, M. E. T., Morris, A. D., Evans, J. M. M. & DARTS/MEMO Collaboration, Dec 2004, In : Diabetes Care. 27, 12, p. 2797-2799 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Mortality
23 Citations (Scopus)
110 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Perindopril
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Randomized Controlled Trials
Placebos
Exercise
83 Citations (Scopus)

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

Vaccinium macrocarpon
Urinary Tract Infections
Eating
Placebos
7 Citations (Scopus)
308 Downloads (Pure)

Does oral sodium bicarbonate therapy improve function and quality of life in older patients with chronic kidney disease and low-grade acidosis (the BiCARB trial)? Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Witham, M. D., Band, M. M., Littleford, R. C., Avenell, A., Soiza, R. L., McMurdo, M. E. T., Sumukadas, D., Ogston, S. A., Lamb, E. J., Hampson, G., McNamee, P. & BiCARB study group, 1 Aug 2015, In : Trials. 16, 9 p., 326.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sodium Bicarbonate
Acidosis
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Randomized Controlled Trials
Quality of Life
39 Citations (Scopus)

Does the Wartenberg pendulum test differentiate quantitatively between spasticity and rigidity? A study in elderly stroke and Parkinsonian patients

Brown, R. A., Lawson, D. A., Leslie, G. C., Macarthur, A., Maclennan, W. J., Mcmurdo, M. E. T., Mutch, W. J. & Part, N. J., 1 Dec 1988, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 51, 9, p. 1178-1186 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stroke
Muscle Hypertonia
Muscle Spasticity
Leg
Extremities
25 Citations (Scopus)

Dog ownership and physical activity in later life: a cross-sectional observational study

Feng, Z., Dibben, C., Witham, M. D., Donnan, P. T., Vadiveloo, T., Sniehotta, F., Crombie, I. K. & McMurdo, M. E. T., Sep 2014, In : Preventive Medicine. 66, p. 101-106 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ownership
Observational Studies
Cross-Sectional Studies
Dogs
Scotland
52 Citations (Scopus)

Do Pedometers Increase Physical Activity in Sedentary Older Women? A Randomized Controlled Trial

McMurdo, M. E. T., Sugden, J., Argo, I., Boyle, P., Johnston, D. W., Sniehotta, F. F. & Donnan, P. T., Nov 2010, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 58, 11, p. 2099-2106 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dose response of prolactin release following oral sulpiride (1mg-50 mg) in healthy females

McMurdo, M. E. T., McEwen, J. & Lewis, M., 1 Oct 1985, In : Scottish Medical Journal. 30, 4, p. 263-263 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

113 Citations (Scopus)

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

Iatrogenic Disease
Pharmaceutical Preparations
57 Citations (Scopus)
Health Status
Heart Failure
Accelerometry
Exercise
Quality of Life
154 Citations (Scopus)
Perindopril
Randomized Controlled Trials
Quality of Life
Placebos
Exercise