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 LaparotomyResults From the UK Observational Emergency Laparotomy and Frailty(ELF) Study (June 19)