Heinrich Burkhardt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [An unusual cause of pulmonary fibrosis in a 71-year-old patient]
    Heinrich Burkhardt
    Med Klin (Munich) 97:165-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint [Pharmacotherapy of elderly patients]
    H Burkhardt
    Universitat Heidelberg, Medizinische Fakultat Mannheim, IV Medizinische Klinik, SP Geriatrie u Zentr f Gerontopharmakologie, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, 68135, Mannheim, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 48:1220,1222-4, 1226-31. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of adverse drug reactions in older patients]
    H Burkhardt
    Universitat Heidelberg, Medizinische Fakultat Mannheim, IV Medizinische Klinik, Schwerpunkt Geriatrie und Zentrum für Gerontopharmakologie, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, 68135, Mannheim, Germany
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 40:241-54. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors of worsening renal function in hospitalized elderly patients
    Heinrich Burkhardt
    IV Medical Department, Specialty Geriatrics, University of Heidelberg, Klinikum Mannheim, Germany
    J Nephrol 18:166-73. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Bedside estimation of the glomerular filtration rate in hospitalized elderly patients
    Heinrich Burkhardt
    4th Medical Department, Specialty Geriatrics, University of Heidelberg, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Nephron Clin Pract 101:c1-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint [Pharmacotherapy of elderly patients from the clinical viewpoint]
    H Burkhardt
    Zentrum für Gerontopharmakologie, IV Medizinische Klinik des Klinikums Mannheim, Universitat Heidelberg
    Internist (Berl) 44:959-67. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Is kidney size a useful predictor of renal function in the elderly?
    H Burkhardt
    Specialty Geriatrics, IV Medical Department, University of Heidelberg, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Clin Nephrol 59:415-22. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic efficiency of cystatin C and serum creatinine as markers of reduced glomerular filtration rate in the elderly
    Heinrich Burkhardt
    IV Medizinische Klinik, Geriatrie, Universitat Heidelberg, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 40:1135-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Creatinine clearance, Cockcroft-Gault formula and cystatin C: estimators of true glomerular filtration rate in the elderly?
    Heinrich Burkhardt
    Geriatric Center, University of Heidelberg, Klinikum Mannheim, D 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Gerontology 48:140-6. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Evaluating influencing factors in estimation of renal function by extending the Bland-Altman approach
    Heinrich Burkhardt
    University of Heidelberg, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Klinikum Mannheim, IV Medical Department, SpecialtyGeriatrics, D 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 68:171-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint [An unusual cause of pulmonary fibrosis in a 71-year-old patient]
    Heinrich Burkhardt
    Med Klin (Munich) 97:165-9. 2002
    ..Sufficient pain control could be achieved without surgery and the patient was discharged home. 11 months after discharge, severe dyspnea and fever developed and finally the patient died of respiratory failure...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Pharmacotherapy of elderly patients]
    H Burkhardt
    Universitat Heidelberg, Medizinische Fakultat Mannheim, IV Medizinische Klinik, SP Geriatrie u Zentr f Gerontopharmakologie, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, 68135, Mannheim, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 48:1220,1222-4, 1226-31. 2007
    ..These factors are discussed in detail and preventive strategies are given to optimize drug therapy in this population. Furthermore, the risks of frequently prescribed drugs and drugs bearing special risks in the elderly are outlined...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of adverse drug reactions in older patients]
    H Burkhardt
    Universitat Heidelberg, Medizinische Fakultat Mannheim, IV Medizinische Klinik, Schwerpunkt Geriatrie und Zentrum für Gerontopharmakologie, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, 68135, Mannheim, Germany
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 40:241-54. 2007
    ..Although a precise measurement of renal function is not possible in a bed-side manner, an estimation of actual renal function utilizing estimation-formulas should always take place...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors of worsening renal function in hospitalized elderly patients
    Heinrich Burkhardt
    IV Medical Department, Specialty Geriatrics, University of Heidelberg, Klinikum Mannheim, Germany
    J Nephrol 18:166-73. 2005
    ..Worsening renal function during hospital treatment is a substantial hazard, especially for elderly hospitalized patients. However, data concerning the prevalence and significance of potential risk factors is lacking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Bedside estimation of the glomerular filtration rate in hospitalized elderly patients
    Heinrich Burkhardt
    4th Medical Department, Specialty Geriatrics, University of Heidelberg, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Nephron Clin Pract 101:c1-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the quality of bedside estimation of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in hospitalized elderly patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Pharmacotherapy of elderly patients from the clinical viewpoint]
    H Burkhardt
    Zentrum für Gerontopharmakologie, IV Medizinische Klinik des Klinikums Mannheim, Universitat Heidelberg
    Internist (Berl) 44:959-67. 2003
    ..Furthermore a prudent clinical monitoring of drug therapy can limit adverse drug reactions and polypharmacotherapy due to a prescribing cascade...
  7. ncbi request reprint Is kidney size a useful predictor of renal function in the elderly?
    H Burkhardt
    Specialty Geriatrics, IV Medical Department, University of Heidelberg, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Clin Nephrol 59:415-22. 2003
    ..Despite its widespread use, the diagnostic yield of ultrasonography to detect early stages of reduced renal function in the elderly remains doubtful...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic efficiency of cystatin C and serum creatinine as markers of reduced glomerular filtration rate in the elderly
    Heinrich Burkhardt
    IV Medizinische Klinik, Geriatrie, Universitat Heidelberg, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 40:1135-8. 2002
    ..Therefore, cystatin C in serum may not improve the diagnostic efficiency in detecting a reduced glomerular filtration rate in the elderly. Furthermore, normal ranges for serum creatinine in the elderly might need to be adjusted...
  9. ncbi request reprint Creatinine clearance, Cockcroft-Gault formula and cystatin C: estimators of true glomerular filtration rate in the elderly?
    Heinrich Burkhardt
    Geriatric Center, University of Heidelberg, Klinikum Mannheim, D 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Gerontology 48:140-6. 2002
    ..Additionally, parameters influencing GFR in the elderly were evaluated...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluating influencing factors in estimation of renal function by extending the Bland-Altman approach
    Heinrich Burkhardt
    University of Heidelberg, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Klinikum Mannheim, IV Medical Department, SpecialtyGeriatrics, D 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 68:171-6. 2008
    ..In the given example, diabetes and age, but not gender, are revealed as significant factors in glomerular filtration rate estimation when applying the Cockcroft formula...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Individualizing education for patients with diabetes attending an acute care unit]
    Heinrich Burkhardt
    IV Medizinische Klinik, Schwerpunkt Geriatrie, Universitat Heidelberg, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim heinrich burkhardt med ma uni heidelberg de
    Med Klin (Munich) 98:601-8. 2003
    ..An increasing number of diagnostic procedures and shortened length of stay impede education for patients with diabetes mellitus attending an acute care unit. Therefore, an individualized approach to patient education may be more suitable...