Geriatric Emergency Medicine

Selected publications

  1. Preston L, van Oppen JD, Conroy SP, et al. Improving outcomes for older people in the emergency department: a review of reviews. Emergency Medicine Journal 2020:emermed-2020-209514. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2020-209514
  2. Owen RK, Conroy SP, Taub N, et al. Comparing associations between frailty and mortality in hospitalised older adults with or without COVID-19 infection: a retrospective observational study using electronic health records. Age and Ageing 2020 doi: 10.1093/ageing/afaa167.
  3. van Oppen JD, Keillor L, Mitchell A, et al. What older people want from emergency care: a systematic review. Emerg Med J 2019;36(12):754-61. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2019-208589 [published Online First: 2019/10/28]
  4. Wilson A, Baker R, Bankart J, et al. Understanding variation in unplanned admissions of people aged 85 and over: a systems-based approach. BMJ Open 2019;9(7):e026405. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026405
  5. Kocman D, Regen E, Phelps K, Martin G, Parker S, Gilbert T, Conroy S. Can comprehensive geriatric assessment be delivered without the need for geriatricians? A formative evaluation in two perioperative surgical settings. Age Ageing 2019 doi: 10.1093/ageing/afz025 [published Online First: 2019/03/28]
  6. Gilbert T, Neuburger J, Kraindler J, et al. Development and validation of a Hospital Frailty Risk Score focusing on older people in acute care settings using electronic hospital records: an observational study. The Lancet 2018;391(10132):1775-82.
  7. Parker SG, McCue P, Phelps K, et al. What is Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)? An umbrella review. Age and Ageing 2018;47(1):149-55.
  8. Elliott A, Hull L, Conroy S. Frailty identification in the emergency department-a systematic review focussing on feasibility. Age Ageing. 2017: 1-5.
  9. Elliott A, Phelps K, Regen E, Conroy, SP. Identifying frailty in the Emergency Department-feasibility study. Age Ageing 2017:1-6.
  10. Ellis G, Gardner M, Tsiachristas A, et al. Comprehensive geriatric assessment for older adults admitted to hospital. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2017: CD006211.
  11. Devriendt E, De Brauwer I, Vandersaenen L, et al. Geriatric support in the emergency department: a national survey in Belgium. BMC Geriatrics 2017;17(1):68.
  12. Gilbert T, Conroy  S. Frailty on the acute medical unit. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2017;78(10).
  13. Conroy S, Elliott A. The frailty syndrome. Medicine. 2017;45: 15-18.
  14. Conroy SP, Turpin S. New horizons: urgent care for older people with frailty. Age Ageing 2016;45(5):577-84.
  15. Gladman JRF, Conroy SP, Ranhoff AH, Gordon AL. New horizons in the implementation and research of comprehensive geriatric assessment: knowing, doing and the ‘know-do’ gap. Age and Ageing. 2016 March 1, 2016;45(2):194-200.
  16. Maile EL, Harrison JK, Chikura G, Russ K, Conroy SP. Ethical issues for older people in the emergency department. European Geriatric Medicine. 2016.
  17. Gladman J, Harwood R, Conroy S, Logan P, Elliott R, Jones R, et al. Medical Crises in Older People. Programme Grants Appl Res 2015;3(4).
  18. Wilson A, Baker R, Bankart J, Banerjee J, Bhamra R, Conroy S et al. Establishing and implementing best practice to reduce unplanned admissions in those aged 85 years and over through system change: a mixed-methods case study approach. Health Serv Deliv Res 2015;3(37):161.
  19. Edmans J, Bradshaw L, Gladman JRF, Franklin M, Berdunov V, Elliott R, Conroy S. The Identification of Seniors at Risk (ISAR) score to predict clinical outcomes and health service costs in older people discharged from UK acute medical units. Age & Ageing. 2013; 42(6):747-53.
  20. Edmans J, Bradshaw L, Franklin M, et al. Specialist geriatric medical assessment for patients discharged from hospital acute assessment units: randomised controlled trial. BMJ 2013;347.
  21. Conroy SP, Ansari K, Williams M, et al. A controlled evaluation of comprehensive geriatric assessment in the emergency department: the ‘Emergency Frailty Unit’. AGE AND AGEING 2014;43(1):109-14.
  22. Franklin M, Berdunov V, Edmans J, Conroy S et al. Identifying patient-level health and social care costs for older adults discharged from acute medical units in England. Age Ageing 2014;43(5):703-7.
  23. Wilson A, Baker R, Bankart J, et al. Establishing and implementing best practice to reduce unplanned admissions in those aged 85 years and over through system change [Establishing System Change for Admissions of People 85+ (ESCAPE 85+)]: a mixed-methods case study approach. Health Serv Deliv Res 2015;3(37):161.
  24. Conroy S, Chikura G. Emergency care for frail older people-urgent AND important-but what works? Age Ageing 2015;44(5):724-5.
  25. Craven E, Conroy S. Hospital readmissions in frail older people. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology 2015;25(02):107-16.
  26. Stott D, Conroy S, Hubbard RE. Age and Ageing Virtual Issue: Frailty. Age & Ageing, 2015
  27. Harrison JK, Clegg A, Conroy SP, Young J. Managing frailty as a long-term condition. Age Ageing 2015;44(5):732-5.
  28. Tanajewski L, Franklin M, Gkountouras G, Berdunov V, Edmans J, Conroy S, et al. Cost-Effectiveness of a Specialist Geriatric Medical Intervention for Frail Older People Discharged from Acute Medical Units: Economic Evaluation in a Two-Centre Randomised Controlled Trial (AMIGOS). PLoS ONE 2015;10(5):e0121340.
  29. Thompson D, Rumley-Buss M, Conroy S. Transforming emergency services for frail older people in hospital. Nurs Manag (Harrow) 2015;22(3):18-9.
  30. Conroy, S & Parker, S. Acute care for frail older people: time to get back to basics? Age Ageing 2014.
  31. Conroy S, Dowsing T. The ability of frailty to predict outcomes in older people attending an acute medical unit. Acute Medicine 2013;12(2):74-6.
  32. Vince, S, Conroy, S, & Banerjee, J. (2012, October 1). Developing a frail friendly front door: a Fellowship in Geriatric Emergency Medicine. Emergency Medicine Journal, 3-4.
  33. Conroy S, Dowsing T. What should we do about hospital readmissions? Age and Ageing 2012.
  34. Conroy S, Dowsing T, Reid J, Hsu R. Understanding readmissions: An in-depth review of 50 patients readmitted back to an acute hospital within 30 days. Eur Geriatr Med 2012.
  35. Banerjee, J, Conroy, S, & Cooke, MW. (2012, December 18). Quality care for older people with urgent and emergency care needs in UK emergency departments. Emergency Medicine Journal. doi:10.1136/emermed-2012-202080.
  36. Conroy SP, Stevens T, Parker SG, Gladman JRF. A systematic review of comprehensive geriatric assessment to improve outcomes for frail older people being rapidly discharged from acute hospital: ‘interface geriatrics’. Age Ageing 2011;40(4):436-43.
  37. Parker SG, Conroy S. Poor inpatient care for older people. BMJ 2011;342:d373.
  38. Conroy S, Ferguson C, Woodard J, Banerjee J. Interface geriatrics: evidence-based care for frail older people with medical crises. Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 2010;71(2):98-101.
  39. Conroy S. Emergency room geriatric assessment--urgent, important or both? Age Ageing 2008;37(6):612-3.

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