Alistair J Tulloch's research while affiliated with Centre for Nutrition Education and Lifestyle Management (CNELM) and other places

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The projected doubling of the >75-year-old population in the next 20 years presents a major challenge.1 While standards of care in general practice have risen steadily over the past 30 years, for vulnerable older people the picture is different. The term ‘vulnerable’ covers multimorbidity, functional incapacity, and socioeconomic and psychological...
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We contest D’Souza and Guptha’s claim that “no convincing evidence exists that increases in the provision of community services reduce the length of stay for frail older people.”1 There are two commonly used markers of the effectiveness of such programmes in older patients—the number of institutional referrals and time spent in institutional care....

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... The term vulnerability is used in public health to designate the susceptibilities of people or communities to health problems and damage (1) . Specifically in gerontological literature, there is evidence of the relationship between vulnerability and age group, emphasizing that the outcome tends to increase with age (2) . ...