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Alarming rates of falls and fractures requiring hospitalisation in people with dementia

A new NIHR-funded research study has found alarming rates of falls and fractures requiring hospitalisation in people with dementia. The study suggests that women with dementia, and those with physical health problems, who live alone in deprived neighbourhoods and in problematic living conditions, are at a higher risk of having a fall leading to their hospitalisation.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 May 2018

New research: Hospitals often missing dementia despite prior diagnosis

Hospitals in the UK are increasingly likely to recognise that a patient has dementia after they’ve been admitted for a different reason, finds a new UCL-led study, but it is still only recognised in under two-thirds of people.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Apr 2018

CRIS blog: Using CRIS to evaluate mental health diagnoses in routine national statistics

Dr Katrina Davis is a Research Associate working with Professor Matthew Hotopf and with the UK Biobank Mental Health Outcomes Consortium. She will be starting a BRC PhD studentship in October this year, working with the CRIS database.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Apr 2018

CRIS blog: Common reasons for general hospital admissions in people with serious mental illnesses

Professor Rob Stewart has been academic lead for CRIS since its development in 2007-8.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 Mar 2018

Potential for machine learning to predict unknown adverse drug reactions

Research funded by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, published in Scientific Reports today (Monday 27 November) shows that machine learning has the potential to predict unknown adverse drug reactions.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Nov 2017