PUBLICATIONS


DR. AMIT ARORA
MD, FRCP (London), MSc (UK)
CCST in General and Geriatric Medicine
Consultant Physician and Geriatrician,
Clinical Lead for geriatric medicine
University Hospital of North Midlands, Stoke on Trent
Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Keele University

Former Chairman, England Council, British Geriatrics Society
Ageing Research lead, West Midlands, National Institute of Health Research
President, BMA, (Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire division)
Chairman, West Midlands Quality Review Service for dementia
Member, West Midlands Quality Review Service for frail older people
Member, various working groups of Department of Health and NHS England
Member, Emergency Care Improvement Program, Department of Health, UK
Co-Chair, Staffordshire Elderly Care Clinical Network

Peer reviewed Publications –

  Arora A, Panayiotou B. Delayed discharge - its causes and magnitude. BMJ 2001;322:254
  Arora A, Panayiotou B, Johnson R. Delayed discharge of elderly patients- its causes and magnitude. Journal of Institute of Ageing and Health. June 2002: 34-36.
  Mildner R, Snell A, Arora A et al. The prevalence of bed rail use in British hospitals. Age and Ageing 2003, 32(5):555-6
  Arora A, Arora M, Elizabeth J. Primary brain tumours in older people. Geriatric Medicine 2004. 34(7):20-27.
  Arora A, Arora M, Elizabeth J. Epilepsia Partialis Continua: diagnosis and treatment. Geriatric Medicine 2005; 35(2):43-45.
  Arora A, Singh P. Colonoscopy is safe with high procedural success rate and good diagnostic yield in people aged 80 years and over. American Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2004; 60(3):408-413.
  Arora A, Roffe C and Crome P. An unusual and overlooked complication of naso-gastric tube feeding. Age and Ageing 2005; 34: 84-85.
  Arora A, Arora M, Roffe C. Mystery of the missing denture: an unusual cause of respiratory arrest in a nonagenarian. Age and Ageing, Sep 2005; 34:519-520.
  Arora A, Roffe C and Crome P. Reply. Age Ageing 2005; 34: 415-416.
  Christine Roffe, Amit Arora, Peter Crome, Richard Gray. How would British stroke physicians diagnose and treat hypoxia in acute stroke. British Journal of Cardiology, 12 (6), November-December 2005
  Arora A, Singh P. Colonoscopy in very elderly is safe and worthwhile. Age and Ageing. 2006; 35: 206
  Arora A. Fifteen minutes with the president of the British Geriatrics Society. BMJ Careers 2007, 10.1136/BMJ.3357614.sgp60.
  Payment by Results. How it affects Geriatric Medicine. BGS Newsletter July 2009; 22:1-5
  Payment by Results. Implications for Geriatric Medicine. BGS Newsletter July 2009; 21: 33-35.
  Fernando P, Arora A, Crome P. Ageism and Acute Medical Care. The Journal of General Medicine. December 2009; 21: 7-12
  Arora A, Fernando P, Crome P. Caring for people living with dementia- Challenges ahead. The Journal of General Medicine. December 2009; 21: 35-36
  Amit Arora. Acute Health Care for people living with dementia- Challenges Ahead. Foreword. The Journal of General Medicine. December 2009; 21: 3
  Prabhath Fernando, Amit Arora. Treating hypertension in older people: revisiting the evidence. Geriatric Medicine 2; 40 (suppl 04):13-18
  Prabhath Fernando, A Arora, P Crome. Editorial, Combating age discrimination: a UK perspective. European Geriatric Medicine 2 (2011) 263–269
  Jayan Chembala, Amit Arora, Peter Crome. Management of cancer pain in the elderly. Geriatric Medicine, GM2 (Nov. 2010) 10-14
  Mona Arora, Amit Arora. Errors in prescribing-Spell and write out numbers. BMJ 2010;341:c6502
  Sandercock P, Wardlaw JM, Lindley RI et al. The benefits and harms of intravenous thrombolysis with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator within 6 h of acute ischaemic stroke (the third international stroke trial [IST-3]): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 379(9834), 2352–2363 (2012). (as Local Investigator)
  Varadhan, Arora A, Walker AB, Varughese GI. Cushing’s disease: establishing the diagnosis and management approach. JAPI April 2013; 61: 278-280
  Prabhath Fernando, A Arora, P Crome. Editorial. Inclusion of older people in interventional clinical trials. Clinical Investigation. Prabhath Fernando1, Amit Arora*2 & Peter Crome. Clin. Invest. (2014) 4(1), 87–99.
  Amit Arora, Andrew O’Neil, Finbarr Martin, Peter Crome. Clinical medicine and substance misuse: research, assessments and treatment. In: Ilana B, editor. Substance use and Older People. 2014. p. 35-56. (http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1119975387.html)
  Amit Arora, Andrew O’Neil and Peter Crome Elderly, Health of" by Arora, Amit; Crome, Peter; O'Neill, Andrew. The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society - Online ISBN: 9781118410868
DOI: 10.1002/9781118410868
Editor(s): Editor in Chief: William C. Cockerham.
  Elder abuse in Finland, France, Spain and United Kingdom
P. Crome a, R. Moulias b, C. Sa´ nchez-Castellano c, R. Tilvis d, A. Arora e, F. Busby b, J.M. Ribera Casado f, A.J. Cruz-Jentoft c,*. European Geriatric Medicine 5 (2014) 277–284
  Elder Abuse. Amit Arora, Mona Arora. Oxford textbook of Geriatric Medicine, OUP, 2017. (In press)
  Substance misuse in older people. RCPsych Guidleines. 2015
  Physician-facilitated designation of proxy decision maker. Amit Arora, Laura Cummings, Peter Crome. Isr J Health policy res. 2016; 5:28 PMCID: PMC4926304
  NHS England Time to Move: get UP get Dressed Keep Moving.
  Time to Move: Get Up, Get Dressed, Keep Moving. BGS Newsletter Feb 2017; 60:20
  Sit Up get Dressed Keep Moving. Deconditioning Syndrome Awareness and Prevention Campaign. BGS Newsletter; 61:16-17. June 2017.
  Can doing nothing sometimes be the best approach? BGS Newsletter; 54: 18; June 2015.

Oral Presentations –

Invited speaker in 2016-17:
BGS, Newcastle May 2017
Making Change Happen through Simple tele-health, Stoke on Trent 2017
National Self Care conference, 2016
Acute Frailty Network conference 2016
Meeting the Challenge of Healthy Ageing in the 21st Century 2017
The 2016 Alzheimer's Disease Congress
Alzheimer’s Disease conference 2017
Advancing Alzheimer’s Research: Characterisation, Diagnosis & Treatment 2017
Speaker- System wide strategic development group, 2016.
Falls Prevention Summit 2017
Reducing Inpatient Falls & Harm from Inpatient Falls, London, 2017
West Midlands BGS- 2016, 2017
NIHR CRN West Midlands conference 2016, 2017
ENRICH conferences- 2016 (Birmingham), Stoke on Trent 2017
Veterans Health Care visit- 2015, Minnesota and Stafford 2016
Ageing 2016, London
The 2015 Vaccine Summit, London 2015

Many oral presentations at local, regional and national levels. These include presentations to Consultants, General Practitioners, PCTs, Accredited Stroke School, DH workshops, RCP accredited Thrombolysis in acute stroke course, Accredited MSc in Geriatric Medicine, C difficile course at UHNS and on Departmental away days.
Invited speaker and Chair and Guest of Honour, International Congress on Healthy Ageing in the Changing world, Nov 2013, Nov 2014, November 2016
Substance misuse March 2014, London. Round Table on Assistive Technology in Older People with UKTI and FCO, Bangalore, Nov. 2014.

Five DVDs featuring me in promoting health issues.
Assistive technology in Older people, June 2014, Dudley with DH and adaptive housing via TECS program of the DH

Reducing Clostridium difficile: A National conference. Invited speaker. 3rd June 2009

Invited Chair, various sessions at the National British Geriatrics Society, Autumn meeting 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.

British Geriatrics Society, 2003 spring meeting, Aberdeen. “Significant reduction in social and emotional handicap following proactive screening of acute elderly admissions for hearing impairment”. Arora A, Casey MC, Arora M, Bhatt C and Crome P.

West Midlands British Geriatrics Society, 2003 spring meeting, Warwick. “Significant reduction in social and emotional handicap following proactive screening of acute elderly admissions for hearing impairment. Arora A, Casey MC, Arora M, Bhatt C and Crome P.

(First Prize). European Union Geriatric Medicine Society symposia, Warwick University, December 6-8th 2002. Symposia on “Stroke illness and depression”. Crome P, Knapp P and Arora A.

British Geriatrics Society, 2002 spring meeting, Keele University. “Causes of secondary hyper-parathyroidism in hip fracture patients and their relationship to bone densitometry (DEXA).” Casey MC, Smith JA, Arora A and Crome P.

National Conference on Hypertension at Bangalore, India, July 1993. "Clustering of Risk Factors and Genesis of Coronary Artery Disease". Arora A, Mathur A and Kothari K.

Abstracts –

  Arora A, Casey MC and Crome P. Screening for undiagnosed hearing impairment in elderly acute admissions. Age and Ageing 2002; 31(4): s31
  Casey MC, Smith JA, Arora A and Crome P. Causes of secondary hyper-parathyroidism in hip fracture patients and their relationship to bone densitometry (DEXA). Age and Ageing, July; 31(4): s14
  Casey MC, Morley M, Edwards V and Arora A. Early identification of institutionalisation in hip fracture patients with mild-moderate cognitive impairment. Age and Ageing 2002; 31(4): s17
  Arora A, Casey MC and Crome P. Biochemical and densitometry response to alphacalcidol in hip fracture patients with advanced chronic renal failure. European Union Geriatric Medicine Society symposia, Warwick University, December 2002.
  Arora A, Gray R, Crome P and Roffe C. What do physicians with an interest in stroke consider to be best practice in the diagnosis and treatment of hypoxia after acute stroke? Age and Ageing 2003; 32 suppl 2:41
  Arora A, Casey MC, Arora M, Bhatt C and Crome P. Significant reduction in social and emotional handicap following proactive screening of acute elderly admissions for hearing impairment. Age and Ageing 2003; 32 suppl 2:17
  Arora A, Casey MC and Crome P. Significant reduction in social and emotional handicap following proactive screening of elderly acute admissions for hearing impairment. JAGS 2003; 51(supp4): 134.
  Arora A, Casey MC and Crome P. Prevalence of renal and nutritional D deficiency in hip fracture patients and their relationship to bone densitometry (DEXA). JAGS 2003; 51 (supp4): 368.
  Arora A, Casey MC and Crome P. Predicting institutionalisation risk in hip fracture patients with mild to moderate cognitive impairment. JAGS 2003; 51 (supp4): 369.
  Arora A, Casey MC and Crome P. Biochemical and densitometry response to alphacalcidol in hip fracture patients with advanced chronic renal failure. JAGS 2003; 51 (supp4): 370.
  Arora A, Roffe C and Crome P. BASP members views on treatment of hypoxia in acute stroke. British Association of Stroke Physicians, Annual meeting, Keele University. January 2003.
  Arora A, Gray R, Crome P and Roffe C. What do American physicians consider to be best practice in the management of hypoxia after acute stroke? Cerebrovasc Dis 2004; 17(suppl 5):110.
  Arora A, Roffe C and Crome P. BSRG members views on treatment of hypoxia in acute stroke. British Association of Stroke Physicians, Annual meeting, Keele University. January 2003.
  Arora A, Casey MC, Walsh JB and Crome P. Impact of chronic renal failure on bone metabolism and risk of institutionalisation in patients with hip fractures. Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging 2003; 7(5):333.
  Sheila Sills, Christine Roffe and Amit Arora. Views of Nurses and Therapists on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypoxia After Stroke. National Stroke Forum Conference, Harrogate, December 2006.
  J. Joseph, A. Arora, S, Bhattathiri, C. Roffe. Audit of CT Head Scans in Acute Stroke. National Stroke Forum Conference, Harrogate, December 2006.
  S Chambers, I Mukhopadhyay, D Chambers, Amit Arora. Payment by Results- Friend or Foe. Book of abstracts, Age and Ageing 2009; 39 (supp 1): i11.
  Varadhan L, Steve Bradbury, Varughese G, Arora A. The burden of diabetes mellitus among older people: what are we missing. Age and Ageing 2010; 40(S1); i26
  A Arora, L Greensall, D Moody, EO Byrne. Comparison of A&E attendances and Admissions for a nursing home before and after the introduction of enhanced primary care medical services. Age Ageing (2015) 44 (suppl_1): i6.
  Introduction of a targeted intervention ‘Frailty Passport’ to Achieve Reduction of Admissions and Length of Stay for ‘High Intensity’ Patients. Nichola Humphreys, Gail Lowe, Helen Wright, Nathan Davies, Dr Simon Lea, Dr Amit Arora, Robert Bryan, Dr John Oxtoby. Age and Ageing (BGS conference 2017).