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  • Aesthetic deprivation : the role of aesthetics for older patients in hospital 

    Moss, Hilary (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Medical Gerontology, 2014)
    While arts have been integral to all cultures, it is a relatively recent research phenomenon to explore and examine the association between arts and health and well-being (Johnson and Stanley, 2007). This research centres ...
  • Fear of falling in older adults 

    Cronin, Hilary Mary (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Medical Gerontology, 2014)
    The principle aim of this doctoral investigation was to provide new insights into the prevalence, risk factors and negative associations of fear of falling (FOF) by examining these factors in a population sample of older adults.
  • An investigation of the incidence of falling and risk factors for falls in adults with advanced cancer 

    Stone, Carol (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Medical Gerontology, 2012)
    The principal aims of this doctoral investigation were to identify the incidence of falls and risk factors for falling in adults with advanced cancer.
  • Multiple medication use in the middle and older age population 

    Richardson, Kathryn Jane (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Medical Gerontology, 2013)
    Polypharmacy in the older population is increasingly common and can represent necessary preventative therapies or potential inappropriate prescribing and be a risk factor for falls. In addition, medications with anti-cholinergic ...

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