McMurdo, Marion

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1985 …2020
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2010
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

4 Citations (Scopus)

Nutritional supplementation for older people

Lambert, M. A., Potter, J. M. & McMurdo, M. E., 1 Nov 2010, In : Reviews in Clinical Gerontology. 20, 4, p. 317-326 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meals
Independent Living
Malnutrition
Research
4 Citations (Scopus)

The evidence for antiresorptive osteoporosis treatment in the elderly and old

Maraldo, M. V., Vestergaard, P., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Schwarz, P., Oct 2010, In : European Geriatric Medicine. 1, 5, p. 279-292 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
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

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

16 Citations (Scopus)

Exercise for depression

Mead, G. E., Morley, W., Campbell, P., Greig, C. A., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Lawlor, D. A., 1 Dec 2009, In : Mental Health and Physical Activity. 2, 2, p. 95-96 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Physical activity reduces morbidity in older patients

Wilkinson, A. & McMurdo, M. E. T., 1 Jan 2009, In : Practitioner. 253, 1714, p. 23-25 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Should Oral Nutritional Supplementation Be Given to Undernourished Older People upon Hospital Discharge? A Controlled Trial

McMurdo, M. E. T., Price, R. J. G., Shields, M., Potter, J. & Stott, D. J., Dec 2009, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 57, 12, p. 2239-2245 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008
13 Citations (Scopus)
14 Citations (Scopus)

Reporting of diabetes on death certificates of 1872 people with type 2 diabetes in Tayside, Scotland

Evans, J. M. M., Barnett, K., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Morris, A. D., Apr 2008, In : European Journal of Public Health. 18, 2, p. 201-203 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)
88 Downloads (Pure)

The feasibility of using pedometers and brief advice to increase activity in sedentary older women: a pilot study

Sugden, J. A., Sniehotta, F. F., Donnan, P. T., Boyle, P., Johnston, D. W. & McMurdo, M. E. T., 8 Aug 2008, In : BMC Health Services Research. 8, p. - 9 p., 169.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
20 Citations (Scopus)

The under-representation of older people in clinical trials: Barriers and potential solutions

Habicht, D. W., Witham, M. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Nutrition Health & Aging. 12, 3, p. 194-196 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of an individualised quality of life measure in older day hospital patients

Witham, M. D., Fulton, R. L., Wilson, L., Leslie, C. A. & McMurdo, M. E., 18 Apr 2008, In : Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 6, p. - 7 p., 27.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007
15 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
154 Citations (Scopus)
Perindopril
Randomized Controlled Trials
Quality of Life
Placebos
Exercise

Gallstone ileus - An unusual presentation in an underweight older women

Selwyn, J. K., Witham, M., Flatman, K., Meldrum, S. & Mcmurdo, M. E. T., 2007, In : Scottish Medical Journal. 52, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ileus
Thinness
Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Intestinal Obstruction
70 Citations (Scopus)

How to get older people included in clinical studies

Witham, M. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T., 2007, In : Drugs & Aging. 24, 3, p. 187-196 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Altruism
Communication
Morbidity
Costs and Cost Analysis
9 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term follow-up of very old heart failure patients enrolled in a trial of exercise training

Witham, M. D., Argo, I. S., Johnston, D. W., Struthers, A. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T., 2007, In : American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology. 16, 4, p. 243-248 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Accelerometry
Exercise
Anxiety
Randomized Controlled Trials
111 Citations (Scopus)

Two-year randomized controlled trial of vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) and vitamin D3 plus calcium on the bone health of older women

Bolton-Smith, C., McMurdo, M. E. T., Paterson, C. R., Mole, P. A., Harvey, J. M., Fenton, S. T., Prynne, C. J., Mishra, G. D. & Shearer, M. J., Apr 2007, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 22, 4, p. 509-519 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamin K 1
Cholecalciferol
Women's Health
Vitamin K
Randomized Controlled Trials
17 Citations (Scopus)
Heart Failure
Quality of Life
Surveys and Questionnaires
Walking
Emotions
2006
8 Citations (Scopus)
Snacks
Hip Fractures
Costs and Cost Analysis
Meals
Malnutrition
21 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of an exercise intervention for older heart failure patients on caregiver burden and emotional distress

Molloy, G. J., Johnston, D. W., Gao, C., Witham, M. D., Gray, J. M., Argo, I. S., Struthers, A. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T., Jun 2006, In : European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. 13, 3, p. 381-387 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caregivers
Heart Failure
Exercise
Anxiety
Depression
41 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence-based clinical guidelines: A new system to better determine true strength of recommendation

Roddy, E., Zhang, W., Doherty, M., Arden, N. K., Barlow, J., Birrell, F., Carr, A., Chakravarty, K., Dickson, J., Hay, E., Hosie, G., Hurley, M., Jordan, K. M., McCarthy, C., McMurdo, M., Mockett, S., O'Reilly, S., Peat, G., Pendleton, A. & Richards, S., Jun 2006, In : Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 12, 3, p. 347-352 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual Analog Scale
Guidelines
Expert Testimony
Randomized Controlled Trials
Research
40 Citations (Scopus)

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

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Mortality
Observational Studies
27 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of exercise capacity and everyday activity in older heart failure patients

Witham, M. D., Argo, I. S., Johnston, D. W., Struthers, A. D. & McMurdo, M. E. T., Mar 2006, In : European Journal of Heart Failure. 8, 2, p. 203-207 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Exercise
Psychology
Walking
Randomized Controlled Trials
33 Citations (Scopus)
Sarcopenia
Enzyme inhibition
Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Muscle

Trial organizers must involve more older people in research

McMurdo, M. E. T., Jan 2006, In : Applied Clinical Trials. 15, 1, p. 56 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Trials
Vision Disorders
Deafness
Informed Consent
Research

Why are older people excluded from clinical research

McMurdo, M., Apr 2006, In : Geriatric Medicine. p. 21-25 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Trials
Research
Health Services
Population
2005
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
84 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
57 Citations (Scopus)
Health Status
Heart Failure
Accelerometry
Exercise
Quality of Life
366 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence-based recommendations for the role of exercise in the management of osteoarthritis of the hip or knee - the MOVE concensus

Roddy, E., Zhang, W., Doherty, M., Arden, N. K., Barlow, J., Birrell, F., Carr, A., Chakravarty, K., Dickson, J., Hay, E., Hosie, G., Hurley, M., Jordan, K. M., McCarthy, C., McMurdo, M., Mockett, S., O'Reilly, S., Peat, G., Pendleton, A. & Richards, S., 1 Jan 2005, In : Rheumatology. 44, 1, p. 67-73 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hip Osteoarthritis
Knee Osteoarthritis
Exercise Therapy
Osteoarthritis
Delphi Technique
1 Citation (Scopus)

Exercise training for older chronic heart failure patients

Witham, M. & McMurdo, M. E. T., 2005, In : Reviews in Clinical Gerontology. 14, 1, p. 55-61 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

137 Citations (Scopus)
Synbiotics
Bifidobacterium
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Bacteria
Probiotics
51 Citations (Scopus)

Nutritional supplementation of very old people at hospital discharge increases muscle strength: a randomised controlled trial

Price, R., Daly, F., Pennington, C. R. & McMurdo, M. E. T., 2005, In : Gerontology. 51, 3, p. 179-185 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle Strength
Malnutrition
Randomized Controlled Trials
9 Citations (Scopus)

Secondary prevention of falls and osteoporotic fractures in older people

Oliver, D., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Patel, S., 2005, In : British Medical Journal. 331, 7509, p. 123-124 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

449 Citations (Scopus)
Microbiota
bacterial communities
Feces
feces
antibiotics
218 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
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
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Predicting walking distance in elderly patients with congestive heart failure: A test of the theory of planned behaviour

Gao, C., Johnston, D., Johnston, M., Witham, M. & McMurdo, M., 1 Jun 2004, In : Psychology and Health. 19, SUPPL. 1, p. 58 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Walking
Behavior Control
Heart Failure
Exercise
Randomized Controlled Trials
404 Citations (Scopus)

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

Inpatients
219 Citations (Scopus)

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

Leisure Activities
Insurance Benefits
Aptitude
Group Processes
Arthralgia
2003
11 Citations (Scopus)

Falls, bones and the primary care team

McMurdo, M. ET. & Harper, J. R., Mar 2003, In : European Journal of General Practice. 9, 1, p. 10-12 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Health Care
Bone and Bones
Orthostatic Hypotension
Muscle Weakness
General Practice
11 Citations (Scopus)

Falls and bone health services for older people

Close, J. C. T. & McMurdo, M. E. T., 1 Sep 2003, In : Age and Ageing. 32, 5, p. 494-496 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge Bases
Health Services
Guidelines
Bone and Bones