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Journal Articles

  • Allen, S.C., Brown, I., Khattab, A.D. and Bagust, J., 2011. Inspiratory conductance: an alternative index of the relationship between inspiratory effort and airflow with potential for clinical use. Clinical Respiratory Journal.
  • Hewertson, E. and Allen, S.C., 2011. Microscopic colitis. CME Journal Geriatric Medicine, 13, 13-16.
  • Allen, S.C., 2010. Prescribing in older people: asthma and COPD. Pulse, 70, 30-33.
  • Allen, S.C., Charlton, C., Backen, W., Warwick-Sanders, M. and Yeung, P., 2010. Performing slow vital capacity in older people with and without cognitive impairment – is it useful? Age and Ageing, 39, 588-591.
  • Charlton, C. and Allen, S.C., 2010. Unexplained pyrexia in old age. CME Journal Geriatric Medicine, 12, 27-33.
  • Marigold, R., Arias, M., Vassallo, M., Allen, S.C. and Kwan, J.W., 2010. Autonomic function in older people. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology.
  • Allen, S.C., 2010. Aspects of spirometry and inhaler therapy in frail elderly patients: barriers and alternatives. Annals of Respiratory Medicine, 1, 53-59.
  • Allen, S.C., Barlett, T., Ventham, J., McCubbin, C. and Williams, A., 2010. Benefits of an older persons' assessmentand liaison team in acute admissions areas of a general hospital. Pragmatic and Observational Research, 1, 1-6.
  • Warwick-Sanders, M., Backen, W., Charlton, C. and Allen, S.C., 2010. Meeting Abstract: Slow (relaxed) vital capacity is not a useful substitute for forced vital capacity in elderly patients with cognitive impairment. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 181, A5977.
  • Backen, W., Charlton, C., Warwick-Sanders, M. and Allen, S.C., 2010. Is slow vital capacity a useful substitute for forced vital capacity in elderly patients with cognitive impairment? Age and Ageing, 39(S1), i43.
  • Allen, S.C., 2009. Tobacco smoking in older people. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 19, 185-192.
  • Whiteoak, S., Khan, O. and Allen, S.C., 2009. Perforated colonic diverticulum in old age: surgical or medical management? British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 70, 699-703.
  • Allen, S.C., Vassallo, M. and Khattab, A.D., 2009. The threshold for sensing airflow resistance during tidal breathing rises in old age: implications for elderly patients with obstructive airways diseases. Age and Ageing, 38, 548.
  • Allen, S.C. and Baxter, M., 2009. A comparison of four tests of cognition as predictors of inability to perform spirometry in old age. Age and Ageing, 38, 537.
  • Allen, S.C., Warwick-Sanders, M. and Baxter, M., 2009. A comparison of four tests of cognition as predictors of inability to learn to use a metered dose inhaler in old age. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 63, 1150-1153.
  • Warwick-Sanders, M., Baxter, M. and Allen, S.C., 2009. Do clock drawing tests predict inability to acquire inhaler technique better than the Mini Mental State Examination and pentagon drawing? Age and Ageing, 38(S3), iii74.
  • Baxter, M., Warwick-Sanders, M. and Allen, S.C., 2009. Comparison of CLOX, MMSE and pentagon copying for predicting spirometry performance. Age and Ageing, 38(S1), ii74.
  • Jupp, B.J., Mallela, S.K., Kwan, J.W., Allen, S.C., Sharma, J.C. and Vassallo, M., 2009. Developing a risk assessment tool predicting possible institutional discharge after rehabilitation: Identifying risk factors. Age and Ageing, 38(S1), i61.
  • Jupp, B.J., Mallela, S.K., Kwan, J.W., Allen, S.C. and Vassallo, M., 2009. Prospective evaluation of a risk assessment tool predicting institutional discharge after rehabilitation. Age and Ageing, 38(S1), i62.
  • Vassallo, M., Poynter, L., Sharma, J.C., Allen, S.C. and Kwan, J.W., 2009. Is clinical judgment better than falls risk assessment tools in identifying falls risk? Age and Ageing, 38(S1), i54.
  • Baxter, M. and Allen, S.C., 2009. Meeting abstract: Comparison of four tests of cognition as predictors of ability to acquire metered dose inhaler technique in old age. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 179, A1035.
  • Jayanetti, N., Tiwari, D. and Allen, S.C., 2009. The role of radiographic imaging in the acute assessment of the older patient: a review of the evidence. The Journal of General Medicine, 21, 37-41.
  • Allen, S.C., 2009. Practical aspects of inhaler therapy in frail elderly patients. European Respiratory Monograph, 43, 256-266.
  • Vassallo, M., Mallela, S.K., Williams, A., Kwan, J.W., Allen, S.C. and Sharma, J.C., 2009. Fall risk factors in elderly patients with cognitive impairment on rehabilitation wards. Geriatrics & Gerontology International, 9, 41-46.
  • Allen, S.C., 2008. What determines the ability to stop smoking in old age? Age and Ageing, 37, 490-491.
  • Allen, S.C., Yeung, P., Janczewski, M. and Siddique, N., 2008. Predicting inadequate spirometry technique and the use of FEV1/FEV3 as an alternative to FEV1/FVC for patients with mild cognitive impairment. The Clinical Respiratory Journal, 2, 208-213.
  • Vassallo, M., Poynter, L., Sharma, J.C., Kwan, J.W. and Allen, S.C., 2008. Fall risk-assessment tools compared with clinical judgment: an evaluation in a rehabilitation ward. Age and Ageing, 37, 277-281.
  • Thompson, K. and Allen, S.C., 2008. Outcomes of emergency admission of older patients: impact of cognitive impairment. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 69, 320-323.
  • Burbridge, P., Allen, S.C., Vassallo, M. and Kwan, J.W., 2008. Antiepileptic drugs for older people. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 18, 1-12.
  • Ooi, M. and Allen, S.C., 2008. Heart failure with a normal ejection fraction. CME Geriatric Medicine, 10, 72-75.
  • Tiwari, D. and Allen, S.C., 2008. Treatment of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in old age. CME Geriatric Medicine, 10, 68-71.
  • Deshmukh, S., Amar, K. and Allen, S.C., 2008. Pisa syndrome in an elite elderly mountain walker: an exceptional mode of presentation of extrapyramidal disease. Age and Ageing, 27, 721-722.
  • Turnbull, C., Baker, P. and Allen, S.C., 2008. Three different quality assurance systems for SpR training in geriatric medicine. Age and Ageing, 37(S2), i33.
  • Allen, S.C., Tiwari, D. and Kwan, J.W., 2008. Reducing the over use of pneumonia as the recorded primary cause of death in hospital - 3 audits and 2 interventions. Clinical Leader, 1, 41-45.
  • Allen, S.C., 2008. Are Inhaled Systemic Therapies a Viable Option for the Treatment of the Elderly Patient? Drugs & Aging, 25, 89-94.
  • Turnbull, C., Baker, P. and Allen, S.C., 2007. A comparison of three different quality assurance systems for higher medical training. Clinical Medicine, 7, 486-491.
  • Allen, S.C. and Terry, C.E., 2007. Sarcopenia. CME Geriatric Medicine, 9, 60-64.
  • Allen, S.C., 2007. Inspiratory transductance: A potential new measure of the relationship between inspiratory force and the resistance to pulmonary airflow. Medical Hypotheses, 69, 287-292.
  • Jupp, B.J., Allen, S.C. and Williams, R., 2007. Carotid Artery Dissection. CME Geriatric Medicine, 9, 11-15.
  • Tiwari, D., Day, R. and Allen, S.C., 2007. Probiotics for the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea: a review of the evidence. CME Geriatric Medicine, 9, 22-26.
  • Janczewski, M., Siddique, N., Yeung, P. and Allen, S.C., 2007. FEV1/FEV3 ratio is a realistic alternative for patients who cannot perform full spirometry. Polish Journal of Sports Medicine, 23(S1), 27.
  • Kwan, J.W. and Allen, S.C., 2007. Documenting the cause of death on the death certificate – can the accuracy be improved? Clinical Governance Bulletin, 6, 19-20.
  • Allen, S.C., 2007. The Philosophy of Palliative Care: Critique and Reconstruction (Book Review). Medical Humanities, 33, 64.
  • Siddique, N., Yeung, P. and Allen, S.C., 2006. Rapid Tests of Cognition and Praxis can be used to Identify Subjects who are Unlikely to be able to Perform Spirometry. ersnet.org.
  • Bartram, L., Crome, P., McGrath, A., Corrado, O.J., Allen, S.C. and Crome, I., 2006. Survey of training in geriatric medicine in UK undergraduate medical schools (research Letter). Age and Ageing, 35, 533-535.
  • Allen, S.C. and Khattab, A.D., 2006. The tendency to altered perception of airflow resistance in aged subjects might be due mainly to a reduction in diaphragmatic proprioception. Medical Hypotheses, 67, 1406-1410.
  • Vassallo, M., Vignaraja, R., Sharma, J.C., Briggs, R.S.J. and Allen, S.C., 2006. Tranquilliser use as a risk factor for falls in hospital patients. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 60, 549-552.
  • Board, M. and Allen, S.C., 2006. A Simple Drawing Test to Identify Patients Who are Unlikely to be Able to Learn to Use an Inhaler. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 60, 510-513.
  • Allen, S.C. and Siddique, N., 2006. Inhaler therapy in old age: the critical role of cognitive function. CME Geriatric Medicine, 8, 66-71.
  • Board, M. and Allen, S.C., 2006. Copying Overlapping Pentagons Predicts the Ability to Acquire Competence with a Turbohaler in Elderly Hospital In-Patients. Age and Ageing, 35, i71.
  • Kwan, J.W. and Allen, S.C., 2006. Audit of the Accuracy of Documenting Pneumonia as the Primary Cause of Death on Death Certificates. Age and Ageing, 35, i8-i30.
  • Allen, S.C. and Yeung, P., 2006. Research letter: Inability to draw intersecting pentagons as a predictor of unsatisfactory spirometry technique in elderly hospital inpatients. Age and Ageing, 35, 304-306.
  • Allen, S.C., Raut, S., Vassallo, M., Spalding, R., Steele, P. and Woollard, J., 2006. Using the Liverpool Integrated Care Pathway to manage elderly patients with terminal illnesses. Clinical Governance Bulletin, 6, 7-8.
  • Butchart, J.W., Sharma, J.C., Allen, S.C. and Vassallo, M., 2006. Putting evidence into practice: use of a bedside falls form on a rehabilitation ward for older persons. Clinical Governance Bulletin, 6, 11-12.
  • Vassallo, M., Stockdale, R., Sharma, J.C., Briggs, R.S.J. and Allen, S.C., 2005. A Comparative Study of the Use of Four Fall Risk Assessment Tools on Acute Medical Wards. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 53, 1034.
  • Allen, S.C., Stockdale, R., Black, T. and Raza, T.H., 2005. Gathering facts to drive change: services for acutely ill elderly people presenting to a general hospital. Clinician in Management, 13, 53-58.
  • Vassallo, M., Vignaraja, R., Sharma, J.C., Briggs, R.S.J. and Allen, S.C., 2005. The relationship of falls to injury among hospital in-patients. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 59, 17-20.
  • Allen, S.C., Raut, S., Woollard, J. and Vassallo, M., 2005. Low dose diamorphine reduces breathlessness without causing a fall in oxygen saturation in elderly patients with end-stage idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Palliative Medicine, 19, 128-130.
  • Vassallo, M., Wilkinson, C., Stockdale, R., Malik, N., Baker, R. and Allen, S.C., 2005. Attitudes to restraint for the prevention of falls in hospital. Gerontology, 51, 66-70.
  • Allen, S.C., 2005. Determinants of an Adequate Inhaler Technique in Frail Elderly Patients. Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews, 1, 203-207.
  • Allen, S.C. and Yeung, P., 2005. Copying Intersecting Pentagons as a Predictor of an Adequate Spirometric Technique in Old Age. Age & Ageing, 34, i13-i14.
  • Vignaraja, R., Vassallo, M., Sharma, J.C., Briggs, R.S.J. and Allen, S.C., 2005. Differing Mobility Patterns and Falls Among Hospital In-Patients. Age and Ageing, 34, i19-i25.
  • Crome, P., Youngman, L., McGrath, A., Corrado, O.J. and Allen, S.C., 2005. Undergraduate Geriatric Medicine Education - A Survey of Practice and Opinion. Age and Ageing, 34, i10.
  • Allen, S.C., 2005. Preparing Trainees for Intermediate Care. Ageing and Health, 20-22.
  • Bartram, L., McGrath, A., Crome, P., Crome, I., Corrado, O.J. and Allen, S.C., 2005. Geriatric medicine training in UK undergraduate medical schools. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 15, 237-243.
  • Sandhu, V. and Allen, S.C., 2004. The effects of age, seropositivity and disease duration on autonomic cardiovascular reflexes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 58, 740-745.
  • Vassallo, M., Stockdale, R., Wilkinson, C., Malik, N., Sharma, J.C., Baker, R. and Allen, S.C., 2004. Acceptability of fall prevention measures for hospital inpatients. Age & Ageing, 33, 400-401.
  • Vassallo, M., Vignaraja, R., Sharma, J.C., Briggs, R.S.J. and Allen, S.C., 2004. Predictors for falls among hospital inpatients with impaired mobility. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 97, 266-269.
  • Allen, S.C., 2004. How can our specialist registrars obtain the skills needed to take up consultant posts in intermediate care and community geriatrics? CME Geriatric Medicine, 6, 27-29.
  • Longman, K., Wileman, J. and Allen, S.C., 2004. Central hypoventilation: a complex presentation in an 83 year old. CME Geriatric Medicine, 6, 132-134.
  • Allen, S.C. and Raut, S., 2004. Biochemical recovery time scales in elderly patients with osteomalacia. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 97, 527-530.
  • Allen, S.C., 2004. Hong Kong- ahead of the game. BGS Newsletter Online.
  • Vassallo, M., Wilkinson, C., Stockdale, R., Malik, N., Sharma, J.C. and Allen, S.C., 2004. Attitudes to Restraint for the Prevention of Falls in Hospital. Age and Ageing, 33, i9-i18.
  • Allen, S.C., Khaled, S., Vassallo, M. and Groves, C., 2004. Identifying ‘critical steps’ to raise the standard of inpatient rehabilitation. Clinical Governance Bulletin, 4, 3-4.
  • Mead, R., Scott, M., Parker, I. and Allen, S.C., 2004. Case report: An unusual cause of dysphagia. CME Geriatric Medicine, 6, 80-81.
  • Vassallo, M., Vignaraja, R., Sharma, J.C., Briggs, R.S.J. and Allen, S.C., 2004. Predictors for falls among hospital inpatients with impaired mobility. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 97, 266-269.
  • Allen, S.C., 2004. ECF impairment is common (Authors Reply). Age and Ageing, 33, 207.
  • Vassallo, M., Vignaraja, R., Sharma, J.C., Hallam, H., Binns, K., Briggs, R.S.J., Ross, I. and Allen, S.C., 2004. The effect of changing practice on fall prevention in a rehabilitative hospital: The hospital injury prevention study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 52, 335-339.
  • Jones, R.A., Deacon, H.J. and Allen, S.C., 2003. Two cases and a short discussion of Purple Urine Bag Syndrome. CME Geriatric Medicine, 5, 84-87.
  • Allen, S.C., Jain, M., Ragab, S. and Malik, N., 2003. Acquisition and short-term retention of inhaler techniques require intact executive function in elderly subjects. Age and Ageing, 32, 299-302.
  • Vassallo, M., Sharma, J.C., Briggs, R.S.J. and Allen, S.C., 2003. Characteristics of early fallers on elderly patient rehabilitation wards. Age and Ageing, 32, 338-342.
  • Aditya, B.S., Sharma, J.C., Allen, S.C. and Vassallo, M., 2003. Predictors of a nursing home placement from a non-acute geriatric hospital. Clinical Rehabilitation, 17, 108-113.
  • Allen, S.C., 2003. Spirometry in old age (Editorial). Age and Ageing, 32, 4-5.
  • Allen, S.C., Connolly, M., Dyer, C. and Gosney, M.A., 2003. Asthma guidelines (Letter). Thorax, 58, 735.
  • Kerr, D., Trowbridge, S. and Allen, S.C., 2003. Guideline, targets and protocols. Look before you leap! British Medical Journal, 326, 353.
  • Allen, S.C., Connolly, M., Dyer, C. and Gosney, M.A., 2003. Letters to the editor. Asthma guidelines. Thorax, 58, 735-738.
  • Hatchard, K. and Allen, S.C., 2002. Directorate-based Clinical Governance – Introduction of a Standardised Reporting Template. Clinical Governance Bulletin, 2, 7-8.
  • Malik, N. and Allen, S.C., 2002. The Use of Head-Up Tilt Testing in the Investigation of Syncope. Journal of the Hong Kong Geriatrics Society, 11, 33-37.
  • Malik, N., Jain, M., Ragab, S. and Allen, S.C., 2002. Acquisition and Short-Term Rentention of Turbohaler Technique Requires Intact Executive Function in Elderly Subjects. Age and Ageing, 31, 21.
  • Malik, N. and Allen, S.C., 2002. The use of head-up tilt in the investigation of syncope. Journal of the Hong Kong Geriatrics Society, 11, 33-37.
  • Vassallo, M., Sharma, J.C. and Allen, S.C., 2002. Characteristics of Single Fallers and Recurrent Fallers among Hospital In-Patients. Gerontology, 48, 147-150.
  • Allen, S.C. and Ragab, S., 2002. Ability to learn inhaler technique in relation to cognitive scores and tests of praxis in old age. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 78, 37-29.
  • Jain, M., Ragab, S., Malik, N. and Allen, S.C., 2001. Cognitive and executive function in relation to metered dose inhaler technique in elderly subjects. European Journal of Internal Medicine, 12, 145.
  • Malik, N. and Allen, S.C., 2001. Acute pancreatitis: In the older patient. CME Geriatric Medicine, 3, 99-104.
  • Khattab, A.D., Ali, I.S., Dils, R., Kerr, D., Jenkinson, D.F., Allen, S.C. and Rana, M., 2001. Pro-matrix metalloproteinases (pro-MMP-3) and atherosclerotic carotid artery plaque. Biochemical Society Transactions, 29, 72.
  • Vassallo, M., Vignaraja, R., Sharma, J.C., Briggs, R.S.J. and Allen, S.C., 2001. Can intervention prevent falls and injury in geriatric wards? Hospital Injury Prevention (HIP) study. Age and Ageing, 30, 15.
  • Malik, N. and Allen, S.C., 2001. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Geriatric Medicine, 31, 23-28.
  • Sandhu, V. and Allen, S.C., 2001. Attenuated Cardiovascular Reflexes in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Rheumatology, 40, 70-72.
  • Fade, P.Z. and Allen, S.C., 2001. Thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction in patients over 75 years. CME Geriatric Medicine, 3, 7-9.
  • Vassallo, M., Azeem, T., Pirwani, M.F., Sharma, J.C. and Allen, S.C., 2000. An epidemiological study of falls on integrated general medical wards. International journal of clinical practice, 54, 654-657.
  • Vassallo, M., Amersey, R.A., Sharma, J.C. and Allen, S.C., 2000. Falls on Integrated Medical Wards. Gerontology, 46, 158-162.
  • Sandhu, V. and Allen, S.C., 2000. Cardiovascular Reflexes in Young and Elderly Patients with Chronic Rheumatoid Arthritis. Age and Ageing, 29, 19.
  • Ragab, S., Lim, S. and Allen, S.C., 2000. Inhaler Technique in Relation to Cognitive Scores, Barthel Index, Dyspraxia, and Executive Function. Age and Ageing, 29, 40.
  • Allen, S.C., 2000. Inhaler therapy in old age. Ageing and Health, 6, 41-42.
  • Williams, A. and Allen, S.C., 2000. A plain guide to postural hypotension. Geriatric Medicine, 30, 47-49.
  • Mallya, J., Lesna, M. and Allen, S.C., 2000. Cholesterol crystal embolisation: report of two cases and literature review. Journal of the Hong Kong Geriatrics Society, 10, 25-28.
  • Allen, S.C. and Zaman, S., 2000. A comparison of the Turbohaler with a standard metered dose inhaler in elderly subjects with normal and impaired cognitive function. Journal of the Hong Kong Geriatrics Society, 10, 75-77.
  • Mallya, J. and Allen, S.C., 1999. Atrial fibrillation - who should receive anticoagulation? Geriatric Medicine, 29, 31-34.
  • Allen, S.C., 1999. Breathlessness - not an inevitable consequence of ageing. Geriatric Medicine, 30, 47-49.
  • Raut, S., Lim, S. and Allen, S.C., 1999. Biochemical recovery profiles after osteomalacic fracture. Age and Ageing, 28, 90.
  • Zaman, S. and Allen, S.C., 1999. Turbohaler versus metered dose inhaler in patients with borderline cognitive scores. Age and Ageing, 28, 111.
  • Kwan, J.W., Lim, S. and Allen, S.C., 1999. Lessons from a case of tetanus in an elderly woman. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 75, 631-633.
  • Zaman, S., Latchford, A. and Allen, S.C., 1998. An unusual cause of peripheral neuropathy. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 74, 299-301.
  • Allen, S.C., 1998. Inspiratory impedance as an alternative measure of airflow obstruction in elderly asthmatics. Age and Ageing, 27, 44.
  • Hazel, S. and Allen, S.C., 1998. Pyogenic liver abscess. Geriatric Medicine, 28, 11-12.
  • Allen, S.C., 1998. Critical review of a prediction rule to identify low risk patients with community acquired pneumonia. Opinion in General and Elderly Medicine, 2, 20-21.
  • Zaman, S. and Allen, S.C., 1997. Betablockers in old age. Geriatric Medicine, 27, 33-35.
  • Allen, S.C., 1997. Critical review of a comparison of low dose inhaled budesonide plus theophylline and high dose inhaled budesonide for moderate asthma. Opinion in General and Elderly Medicine, 3, 18-19.
  • Bruce-Jones, P.N., Meehan, R.A. and Allen, S.C., 1997. Breathlessness and a widened mediastinum. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 73, 183-185.
  • Raut, S., Shum, P., Malik, N., Vassallo, M. and Allen, S.C., 1997. Cardiovascular reflex changes in elderly subjects recovering from pneumonia and urinary tract infection. Age and Ageing, 26, 20.
  • Allen, S.C., 1997. Competence thrsholds for the use of inhalers in people with dementia. Age and Ageing, 26, 83-86.
  • Vassallo, M. and Allen, S.C., 1997. A study of autonomic cardiovascular reflexes in elderly patients with pneumonia. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 51, 438-441.
  • Bruce-Jones, P.N. and Allen, S.C., 1996. Variations of invasive salmonella infection in elderly people. British Journal of Clinical Practice, 50, 470-471.
  • Vassallo, M., Rana, M.Z.K. and Allen, S.C., 1996. A large transmural thoracic lipoma easily mistaken for pulmonary malignancy. British Journal of Clinical Practice, 50, 285-286.
  • Vassallo, M. and Allen, S.C., 1996. Autonomic impairment in elderly patients with pneumonia. Age and Ageing, 25, 28.
  • Raut, S. and Allen, S.C., 1996. Cardiovascular autonomic reflexes in young, middle aged and elderly healthy subjects and elderly diabetics. Age and Ageing, 25, 26.
  • Allen, S.C. and Raut, S., 1996. Quality circle teams can reduce falls in rehabilitation wards. Journal of the Hong Kong Geriatrics Society, 7, 25-27.
  • Vassallo, M., Varghese, M. and Allen, S.C., 1995. Clinical features of pneumonia in extreme old age. Maltese Medical Journal, 7, 28-33.
  • Thomas, M. and Allen, S.C., 1995. Guillain-Barre syndrome in elderly patients. Journal of the Hong Kong Geriatrics Society, 6, 11-13.
  • Allen, S.C., 1995. Competence thresholds for the use of inhalers in people with dementia. Age and Ageing, 24, 13.
  • Vassallo, M., Gera, K.N. and Allen, S.C., 1995. Factors associated with a high risk of marginal hyperthermia in elderly patients living in an institution. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 71, 213-216.
  • Vassallo, M. and Allen, S.C., 1995. An unusual cause of dementia. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 71, 483-484.
  • Vassallo, M., Rana, M.Z.K. and Allen, S.C., 1994. Pituitary apoplexy after stimulation tests. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 70, 444-445.
  • Allen, S.C., 1994. Poncet's polyarthropathy. Journal of the Hong Kong Geriatrics Society, 5, 65-66.
  • White, A. and Allen, S.C., 1992. How to ensure happy landings for elderly travellers. Geriatric Medicine, 22, 23-24.
  • Allen, S.C. and Bell-Gam, H., 1990. Pneumonia in extreme old age: detection and treatment. Geriatric Medicine, 20, 23-26.
  • White, A., Harries, D. and Allen, S.C., 1990. Anorexia nervosa in the elderly: a case report and review of the literature. British Journal of Clinical Practice, 44, 630-631.
  • Rana, M.Z.K., Dunstan, E. and Allen, S.C., 1989. Ambulatory electrocardiography in the elderly: an audit. British Journal of Clinical Practice, 43, 341-342.
  • Allen, S.C., 1989. The Relation Between Height, Armspan and Forced Expiratory Volume in Elderly Women. Age and Ageing, 18, 113-116.
  • Allen, S.C. and Harries, D., 1989. Which inhaler for the elderly asthmatic? Geriatric Medicine, 19, 61-63.
  • Allen, S.C., 1988. Declining cardiorespiratory reserves in old age. Geriatric Medicine, 18, 23-26.
  • Allen, S.C., 1988. Missed asthma: a study of 13 old people. British Journal of Clinical Practice, 42, 158-160.
  • Starczewski, A.R., Allen, S.C., Vargas, E. and Lye, M., 1988. Clinical prognostic indices of fatality in elderly patients admitted to hospital with acute pneumonia. Age and Ageing, 17, 181-186.
  • Allen, S.C. and Prior, A., 1986. What determines whether an elderly patient can use a metered dose inhaler correctly? Respiratory Digest, 6, 29-30.
  • Allen, S.C. and Prior, A., 1986. What determines whether an elderly patient can use a metered dose inhaler correctly? British Journal of Diseases of the Chest, 80, 45-49.
  • O'Neill, P.A., Stark, R.D., Allen, S.C. and Stretton, T.B., 1986. The relationship between breathlessness and ventilation during steady state exercise. Bulletin européen de physiopathologie respiratoire (Bull Eur Physiopathol Respir), 22, 247-250.
  • Allen, S.C., 1986. Diagnosing pneumonia in the elderly. Geriatric Medicine, 6, 22-26.
  • Allen, S.C., 1985. Respiratory disease: managing residual symptoms. Geriatric Medicine, 15, 15-20.
  • Allen, S.C., 1984. Treatment of dyspnoea: the role of drugs. Drugs of Today, 20, 397-403.
  • Allen, S.C., 1984. Lobar pneumonia in Northern Zambia: clinical study of 502 adult patients. Thorax, 39, 612-616.
  • Allen, S.C., 1984. Eosinophilic fasciitis in an African: possible benefit of chloroquine treatment. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 60, 685-686.
  • Allen, S.C. and Stretton, T.B., 1984. The effect of bronchdilator drugs on breath-holding capability in asthma. Bulletin européen de physiopathologie respiratoire (Bull Eur Physiopathol Respir), 20, 529-534.
  • O'Neill, P.A., Allen, S.C., Stretton, T.B. and Stark, R.D., 1984. Breathlessness during progressive and steady state exercise in normal subjects. Clinical Science, 66, 56.
  • Allen, S.C., 1983. Letters to the editor: Insulin treatment in developing countries. Lancet, 322, 174.
  • Allen, S.C., 1983. Letter: Plasmodium malaria resistant to chloroquine. British Medical Journal, 286, 1897.
  • Leahy, B.C., Gomm, S.A. and Allen, S.C., 1983. A comparison of nebulised salbutamol with nebulised ipratropium bromide in acute asthma. British Journal of Diseases of the Chest, 77, 159-163.
  • Gomm, S.A., Keaney, N.P., Hunt, L.P., Allen, S.C. and Stretton, T.B., 1983. Dose-response comparison of ipratropium bromide from a metered-dose inhaler and by jet nebulisation. Thorax, 38, 297-301.
  • Allen, S.C. and Powar, J., 1983. A hospital outpatient study of bronchial asthma in Zambia. Medical Journal of Zambia, 17, 95-98.
  • Allen, S.C., 1983. Methods of administering bronchodilator drugs. Drugs of Today, 19, 397-403.
  • Allen, S.C., 1982. A cool storage pot for insulin in rural central Africa. Medical Journal of Zambia, 16, 83-84.
  • Allen, S.C., 1981. The effect of long-term alcohol exposure on liver choline dehydrogenase activity. Medical Journal of Zambia, 15, 34-37.
  • Allen, S.C., 1981. A case in favour of Poncet's disease. British Medical Journal, 283, 925.
  • Allen, S.C. and Stretton, T.B., 1980. Breath-holding capability and mouth occlusion pressure response to bronchodilator treatment. Clinical Respiratory Physiology, 16, 232.
  • Allen, S.C. and Stretton, T.B., 1980. Changes in respiratory drive produced in asthmatic patients by bronchodilator treatment. Clinical Science, 59, 21.
  • Allen, S.C., 1973. Pheromones. Campus Scientifica, 1, 11-17.

Books

Chapters

  • Allen, S.C., 2010. Hypertension in old age. In: Abbas, E.E., ed. Practical Hypertension. Ras Al Khaima: Julfar.
  • Allen, S.C., 2010. The critical role of cognitive function in the effective self-administration of inhaler therapy. In: Landow, M.L., ed. Cognitive impairment: causes, diagnosis and treatment. New York: Nova Science.
  • Allen, S.C. and White, P., 2009. Respiratory Problems. In: Gosney, M. and Harris, T., eds. Managing older people in primary care: A practical guide. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 79-88.
  • Reynolds, P.J. and Allen, S.C., 1996. Rehabilitation. In: Shukla, R.B. and Brooks, D., eds. A Guide to Care of the Elderly. London: HMSO.
  • Allen, S.C., 1992. Ageing and the respiratory system. In: Brocklehurst, J.C., Tallis, R.C. and Fillit, H.M., eds. Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. 4th ed.. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 739-768.
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