K Alagiakrishnan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Practice tips. Ethnic elderly with dementia: overcoming the cultural barriers to their care
    Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine in Department of Medicine at University of Alberta in Edmonton
    Can Fam Physician 54:521-2. 2008
  2. pmc Gaps in patient care practices to prevent hospital-acquired delirium
    Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan
    Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, AB T5G 0B7
    Can Fam Physician 55:e41-6. 2009
  3. pmc Treating vascular risk factors and maintaining vascular health: is this the way towards successful cognitive ageing and preventing cognitive decline?
    K Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Postgrad Med J 82:101-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Relation of T-axis abnormalities to coronary artery disease and survival after cardiac catheterization
    Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 96:639-42. 2005
  5. pmc Sexually inappropriate behaviour in demented elderly people
    K Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Postgrad Med J 81:463-6. 2005
  6. pmc An approach to drug induced delirium in the elderly
    K Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Postgrad Med J 80:388-93. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Role of vascular factors in osteoporosis
    Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:362-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure dysregulation syndrome. The case for control throughout the circadian cycle
    K Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Geriatrics 56:50-2, 55-6, 59-60. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension. A primary care primer for assessment and treatment
    Anne Sclater
    University of Alberta Northern Alberta Regional Geriatric Program, Capital Health Authority, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Geriatrics 59:22-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Role of cholinesterase inhibitor in the management of sexual aggression in an elderly demented woman
    Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1326. 2003

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Practice tips. Ethnic elderly with dementia: overcoming the cultural barriers to their care
    Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine in Department of Medicine at University of Alberta in Edmonton
    Can Fam Physician 54:521-2. 2008
  2. pmc Gaps in patient care practices to prevent hospital-acquired delirium
    Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan
    Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, AB T5G 0B7
    Can Fam Physician 55:e41-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate the current patient care practices that address the predisposing and precipitating factors contributing to the prevention of hospital-acquired delirium in the elderly...
  3. pmc Treating vascular risk factors and maintaining vascular health: is this the way towards successful cognitive ageing and preventing cognitive decline?
    K Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Postgrad Med J 82:101-5. 2006
    ..By changing modifiable vascular risk factors, there is emerging evidence that it may be possible to prevent or delay the expression and progression of dementia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relation of T-axis abnormalities to coronary artery disease and survival after cardiac catheterization
    Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 96:639-42. 2005
    ..928). An abnormal T axis was a significant predictor of overall mortality (p = 0.035) for death at any time in our unadjusted survival analysis, and a trend toward poorer survival persisted after adjustment for clinical covariates...
  5. pmc Sexually inappropriate behaviour in demented elderly people
    K Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Postgrad Med J 81:463-6. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence, aetiology, and treatment profile of abnormal sexual behaviour in subjects with dementia in psychogeriatric practices...
  6. pmc An approach to drug induced delirium in the elderly
    K Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Postgrad Med J 80:388-93. 2004
    ..Specific interventions for high risk elderly with the goal of preventing drug induced delirium are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Role of vascular factors in osteoporosis
    Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:362-6. 2003
    ..We think aggressive control of vascular risk factors in addition to the known existing osteoporosis risk factors may help to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with this disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure dysregulation syndrome. The case for control throughout the circadian cycle
    K Alagiakrishnan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Geriatrics 56:50-2, 55-6, 59-60. 2001
    ..Adequate control of blood pressure throughout the circadian cycle should be a treatment objective...
  9. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension. A primary care primer for assessment and treatment
    Anne Sclater
    University of Alberta Northern Alberta Regional Geriatric Program, Capital Health Authority, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Geriatrics 59:22-7. 2004
    ..Recommendations are made for preventive measures, patient and caregiver education, and nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches to treatment. Approaches to managing OH in conjunction with hypertension are also discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Role of cholinesterase inhibitor in the management of sexual aggression in an elderly demented woman
    Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1326. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Simple cognitive testing (Mini-Cog) predicts in-hospital delirium in the elderly
    Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:314-6. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint An investigation of videoconferenced geriatric medicine grand rounds in Alberta
    Keith Sclater
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 10:104-7. 2004
    ..The videoconferencing of GMGR appears to be an effective method of meeting the demands of physicians and allied health professionals for education in geriatric medicine...