Abstracts Accepted for IGS Scientific Meeting 2013

0012

INVESTIGATING COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: THE ROLE OF THE INFORMANT HISTORY

Dr. John Fleetwood Medal Winner: Adam Dyer

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0032

CIRCULATING BLOOD BIOMARKERS IN OLDER ADULTS WITH FRAILTY: THE IRISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY ON AGEING (TILDA)

Award-winning abstract. Aisling O’Halloran1, Eamon Laird1, Martin Healy2, Rachel Moran3, John Nolan3,
Stephen Beatty...

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0065

STOPPFRAIL (SCREENING TOOL OF OLDER PERSONS PRESCRIPTIONS IN FRAIL ADULTS WITH LIMITED LIFE EXPECTANCY): CONSENSUS VALIDATION

Award-winning abstract. Amanda Lavan2, Paul Gallagher1, Carole Parsons3, Denis O’Mahony11Department of Geriatric Medicine...

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0109

INVESTIGATING GAIT AND COGNITION IN ELDERLY COPD PATIENTS HOSPITALISED WITH AN ACUTE EXACERBATION

Award-winning abstract. Gavin Bennett1, Breda Cushen2, Isabelle Killane1,2, Fiachra Maguire1, Richard
W Costello2,...

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0153

PROFILING FAMILY CARERS OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA: RESULTS FROM A NATIONAL SURVEY

Award-winning abstract. Attracta Lafferty1, Gerard Fealy1, Áine Teahan1, Eilish McAuliffe1, Amanda Phelan1, Liam O...

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0205

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY MODULATES GEOGRAPHICAL VARIATIONS IN COGNITIVE AGEING: RESULTS FROM THE IRISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY ON AGEING

Award-winning abstract. Marica Cassarino, Annalisa Setti, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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0218

THE IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC PATIENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EPMS) ON POST-TAKE WARD ROUNDS AND THE PRODUCTION OF DISCHARGE LETTERS

Award-winning abstract. Patricia Guilfoyle, Elaine Shanahan, Declan Lyons, Catherine Peters, Margaret O’Connor
Univeristy Hospital Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

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0243

THE FIRST KNOWN CASE OF SPLENIAL HAEMORRHAGE PRESENTING WITH ACUTE AMNESIA

Award-winning abstract. Yoann O’Donoghue1, John McCabe2, Aileen O’Shea3, Alan Moore2. 1School of Medicine, Trinity College...

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0267

EXPERIENCES OF STAFF AND FAMILIES OF INPATIENTS WITH DEMENTIA USING PERSONAL PASSPORTS TO SUPPORT CARE IN AN ACUTE SETTING

Award-Winning Abstract. Susan O’Reilly1, Declan Patton2, Siobhan Kennelly1, Zena Moore2. 1Connolly Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. 2...

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0306

CEREBRAL WHITE MATTER INSULT CORRELATES WITH BLOOD PRESSURE VARIABILITY

Award-winning abstract. Dan Ryan1, Soren Christensen2, Rose Anne Kenny1, James F Meaney3, Ruth McDonagh1, Hassan Haswadi...

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