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Briefing Papers:

The Advanced Care Research Centre (ACRC)

ACRC introductory briefing paper. 2021;1(1): 1-2.

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Navigating blindfold in a blizzard: the invisibility of social care in routine data

ACRC Briefing Paper 1: Bruce Guthrie.

Adult social care is a key element of the health and social care system but care home residents and those receiving care-at-home are poorly represented in routine data. September 2021.

Emerging Findings: frailty and mortality during austerity

ACRC Briefing Paper 2: Alan Marshall, Chima Eke, Bruce Guthrie, Carys Pugh, Sohan Seth.

This briefing paper presents emerging findings from the Advanced Care Research Centre (ACRC) Data Driven Insight and Prediction work package that examines changes in frailty following the financial crisis. September 2021.


ACRC Briefing paper 3: Stewart Mercer

This briefing paper presents an overview of the challenges and issues surrounding Multimorbidity. November 2021

Quality of care in later life in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)

ACRC Briefing Paper 4: Nav Aujla

This briefing paper summarises policy, research, and other evidence to demonstrate the shared need globally to conduct further research into the quality of care in later life in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Journal Articles:

Wireless Battery-Free Body Temperature Sensing Device for Key Workers

Describing transitions in residential status over 10 years in the very old: results from the Newcastle 85+ Study

Integration of health and social care: necessary but challenging for all

Stewart Mercer, David Henderson, Huayi Huang, Eddie Donaghy, Ellen Stewart, Bruce Guthrie and Harry Wang

British Journal of General Practice, 2021; 71 (711): 442-443

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The Use of Telemonitoring in Managing the COVID-19 Pandemic: Pilot Implementation Study

Brian McKinstry;  Helen Alexander;  Gabriela Maxwell;  Lesley Blaikie;  Sameer Patel;  Bruce Guthrie;  Technology Enabled Care TeleCOVID Group

Journal of Medical Internet Research, JMIR Form Res 2021;5(9):e20131

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Classification of Alzheimers Disease using RF Signals and Machine Learning

Saied, I., Arslan, T., Chandran, S.

IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology. 2021.

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Care-home outbreaks of COVID-19 in Scotland March to May 2020: national linked data cohort analysis

Burton JK, McMinn M, Vaughan J, Fleuriot J, Guthrie B.

Age and Ageing. 2021. Volume 50, Issue 5, September 2021, Pages 1482–1492

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Area effects on the level and development of social exclusion in later life

Prattley, J., Buffel, T., Marshall, A., Nazroo, J. 

Social Science and Medicine. 2020;246(3): 1-11.

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Closing the UK care home data gap – methodological challenges and solutions

Burton JK, Goodman C, Guthrie B, Gordon AL, Hanratty B, Quinn TJ.

International Journal of Population Data Science. 2020;5(4): 1-6.

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Evolution and impact of COVID-19 outbreaks in care-homes: population analysis in 189 care-homes in one geographic region

Burton JK, Bayne G, Evans C, Garbe F, Gorman D, Honhold N, McCormick D, Othieno R, Stevenson J, Swietlik S, Templeton KE, Tranter M, Willocks L, Guthrie B.

Lancet Healthy Longevity. 2020;1(1): E21-E31.

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Discharges from NHSScotland hospitals to care homes

Management Information Statistics publication for Scotland. 2020;1(1): 1-94.

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