P Werner

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Examining physician-patient-caregiver encounters: the case of Alzheimer's disease patients and family physicians in Israel
    P Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    Aging Ment Health 8:498-504. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Intentions of first-degree relatives of patients with Alzheimer's disease to seek a cognitive status examination
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:479-86. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing intentions to seek a cognitive status examination: a study based on the Health Belief Model
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:787-94. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-reported prevalence and correlates of osteoporosis: results from a representative study in Israel
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, 31905, Haifa, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 37:277-92. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint A model of the willingness to use telemedicine for routine and specialized care
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Israel
    J Telemed Telecare 9:264-72. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Knowledge about symptoms of Alzheimer's disease: correlates and relationship to help-seeking behavior
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Healht Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1029-36. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis health-related behaviors in secular and orthodox Israeli Jewish women
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Maturitas 46:283-94. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and correlates of osteoporosis: a comparison of Israeli-Jewish and Israeli-Arab women
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    J Women Aging 15:33-49. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Nurses' and social workers' attitudes and beliefs about and involvement in life-sustaining treatment decisions
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Health Soc Work 29:27-35. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Emotional reactions of lay persons to someone with Alzheimer's disease
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:391-7. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Examining physician-patient-caregiver encounters: the case of Alzheimer's disease patients and family physicians in Israel
    P Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    Aging Ment Health 8:498-504. 2004
    ..Findings provide direction for understanding medical encounters in the presence of dementia. Theoretical implications for dementia care, for medical encounters, and practical implications are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intentions of first-degree relatives of patients with Alzheimer's disease to seek a cognitive status examination
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:479-86. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the factors influencing intentions to seek a cognitive status evaluation among first-degree relatives of persons with Alzheimer's disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing intentions to seek a cognitive status examination: a study based on the Health Belief Model
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:787-94. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the factors influencing intention to seek a cognitive status evaluation in the presence of memory problems...
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-reported prevalence and correlates of osteoporosis: results from a representative study in Israel
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, 31905, Haifa, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 37:277-92. 2003
    ..Special attention should be paid to those who report themselves as suffering from the disease, but are not involved in health-related behaviors...
  5. ncbi request reprint A model of the willingness to use telemedicine for routine and specialized care
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Israel
    J Telemed Telecare 9:264-72. 2003
    ..Educational interventions aimed at encouraging the use of telemedicine should target potential users' attitudes, as well as feelings of uneasiness and anxiety regarding technology...
  6. ncbi request reprint Knowledge about symptoms of Alzheimer's disease: correlates and relationship to help-seeking behavior
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Healht Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1029-36. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess relationships between knowledge about symptoms of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and help seeking intention among the lay public...
  7. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis health-related behaviors in secular and orthodox Israeli Jewish women
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Maturitas 46:283-94. 2003
    ..To compare patterns of osteoporosis health-related behaviors in peri and postmenopausal ultra-orthodox and secular Jewish women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and correlates of osteoporosis: a comparison of Israeli-Jewish and Israeli-Arab women
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    J Women Aging 15:33-49. 2003
    ..Educational programs, geared to the needs and capabilities of the different ethnic populations, should be encouraged...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nurses' and social workers' attitudes and beliefs about and involvement in life-sustaining treatment decisions
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Health Soc Work 29:27-35. 2004
    ..These findings, which reflect the differences in the professional values and experiences of both groups, encourage the use of interdisciplinary teams to improve end-of-life decision making...
  10. ncbi request reprint Emotional reactions of lay persons to someone with Alzheimer's disease
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:391-7. 2004
    ..Information about the nature of public reactions to people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) can help reduce stigmatization associated with the disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Knowledge about osteoporosis: assessment, correlates and outcomes
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, 31905, Haifa, Israel
    Osteoporos Int 16:115-27. 2005
    ..The deficits found in the knowledge of both the general population and among health care professionals, should be addressed by providing updated and reliable information through appropriate health promotion and professional venues...
  12. ncbi request reprint Willingness to use telemedicine for psychiatric care
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Telemed J E Health 10:286-93. 2004
    ..Efforts aimed at encouraging the use of telemedicine for psychiatric care should target potential users' attitudes, as well as feelings of uneasiness and anxiety regarding technology...
  13. ncbi request reprint First-degree relatives of persons suffering from osteoporosis: beliefs, knowledge, and health-related behavior
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, 31905, Mt Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    Osteoporos Int 14:306-11. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the beliefs, knowledge, and health-related behaviors of first-degree relatives (FDRs) of osteoporotic women with a comparison group of women not having a FDR with osteoporosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Examining the reliability and validity of the Hebrew version of the Mini Mental State Examination
    P Werner
    Graduate Department of Aging Studies, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Aging (Milano) 11:329-34. 1999
    ..The Hebrew version of the MMSE was found to be a useful and valid instrument for the determination of dementia in the elderly population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Management of osteoporosis: a survey of Israeli physicians' knowledge and attitudes
    P Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 2:361-4. 2000
    ..Osteoporosis is the most common human bone disease. It affects millions of persons throughout the world and its prevalence will increase as the population ages worldwide...
  16. ncbi request reprint Correlates of family caregivers' knowledge about Alzheimer's disease
    P Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:32-8. 2001
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess family caregivers' level of knowledge about Alzheimer's disease and its correlates...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nursing staff members' intentions to use physical restraints with older people: testing the theory of reasoned action
    P Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Adv Nurs 35:784-91. 2001
    ..To examine nursing staff members' attitudes, subjective norms, moral obligations and intentions to use physical restraints, using the Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Interventions used by nursing staff members with psychogeriatric patients resisting care
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, 31905, Israel
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:461-7. 2002
    ..Nurses in both settings reported using similar interventions for both problems. Non-nursing interventions were consistently mentioned to be more common when resistance was accompanied by physical aggression than by verbal aggression...
  19. ncbi request reprint Perceptions regarding the use of physical restraints with elderly persons: comparison of Israeli health care nurses and social workers
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    J Interprof Care 16:59-68. 2002
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  20. ncbi request reprint Women's knowledge of new regulations about publicly funded medications for osteoporosis
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Israel
    Health Policy 60:275-84. 2002
    ..The development of multifaceted information programs aimed at disseminating the content of policy changes is encouraged...
  21. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of osteoporosis: attitudes and knowledge of Israeli physicians
    P Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Aging Clin Exp Res 14:52-9. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess physicians' attitudes, knowledge and practice regarding the diagnosis of osteoporosis...
  22. ncbi request reprint 'Yes' ifs, ands or buts: examining performance and correlates of the repetition task in the mini-mental state examination
    P Werner
    Graduate Department on Aging Studies, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:719-25. 1999
    ..The other well-known Hebrew proverb performed the best. The translation of the repetition task in the MMSE to other languages is problematic. Strict adherence to the original language proved to be the least desirable choice...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dilemmas in the (un)veiling of the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease: walking an ethical and professional tight rope
    Orit Karnieli-Miller
    Center for the Excellence for Patient Professional Relationship in Health Care Studies, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Patient Educ Couns 67:307-14. 2007
    ..To enhance the understanding and effect of physician's difficulties, attitudes and communication styles on the disclosure of the diagnosis of AD in practice...
  24. doi request reprint Discriminatory behavior towards a person with Alzheimer's disease: examining the effects of being in a nursing home
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Aging Ment Health 12:786-94. 2008
    ..This study examined determinants of discriminatory behavior towards a person with Alzheimer's disease (AD) using an attribution model. More specifically, the effects of residing in a nursing home compared with the community were examined...
  25. ncbi request reprint Family physicians' perceptions and predictors regarding the competence of a person with Alzheimer's disease
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:320-6. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess family physicians' perceptions about the competence of a person with AD...
  26. doi request reprint Emotional reactions of Arab lay persons to a person with Alzheimer's disease
    Miri Cohen
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Aging Ment Health 13:31-7. 2009
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  27. doi request reprint Stigma by association and Alzheimer's disease
    P Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Aging Ment Health 12:92-9. 2008
    ..It was found that stigma by association related to AD is especially high in dimensions affecting the delivery of services and the lives of the person with AD...
  28. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis health-related behavior among healthy peri-menopausal and post-menopausal Israeli Jewish and Arab women
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Aging Clin Exp Res 17:100-7. 2005
    ..Since studies showed that ethnic minorities are less involved in preventive practices, the aim of this study was to examine patterns and correlates of osteoporosis health-related behavior in Israeli-Jewish and Arab women...
  29. doi request reprint Discriminatory behavior of family physicians toward a person with Alzheimer's disease
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:824-39. 2008
    ..However, the nature and prevalence of those beliefs have yet to be elucidated. The aim of the present study is to examine stigma towards a person with AD among primary care physicians...
  30. ncbi request reprint Anxiety disorder and accompanying subjective memory loss in the elderly as a predictor of future cognitive decline
    Gary Sinoff
    Department of Geriatrics, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:951-9. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to empirically investigate the hypothesis that anxiety in the elderly, secondary to loss of memory, predicts future cognitive decline...
  31. ncbi request reprint Assessing correlates of concern about developing Alzheimer's dementia among adults with no family history of the disease
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 17:331-7. 2002
    ..The need to expand the use of theoretically-based models, including social-cognitive determinants, for the study of specific concerns about AD as a basis for the development of educational programs is discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Women's willingness to pay out-of-pocket for drug treatment for osteoporosis before and after the enactment of regulations providing public funding: evidence from a natural experiment in Israel
    P Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Israel
    Osteoporos Int 13:228-34. 2002
    ..WTP measures show relative stability over time. The dissemination of information regarding policy or regulatory changes should be encouraged in order to ensure rational decision-making processes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Nurses knowledge and attitudes regarding nutrition in the elderly
    R Endevelt
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Nutr Health Aging 13:485-9. 2009
    ....
  34. doi request reprint The process and organizational characteristics of memory clinics in Israel in 2007
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:e115-20. 2009
    ..There has been a development in the process and organizational characteristics of memory clinics in Israel over the years, probably as a consequence of the development of knowledge in the area of cognitive deterioration...
  35. ncbi request reprint Self-stigma, self-esteem and age in persons with schizophrenia
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:174-87. 2008
    ..However, studies to date have been limited to samples of persons under the age of 65.Aim: To examine the relationship between self-stigma and self-esteem in people with schizophrenia in both younger and older age groups...
  36. doi request reprint Subjective experience of family stigma as reported by children of Alzheimer's disease patients
    Perla Werner
    University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Qual Health Res 20:159-69. 2010
    ..We suggest that swift steps be taken to deal with these stigmatic beliefs. Mainly, structural discrimination must end if all citizens are to receive truly fair and equitable health care services and benefits...
  37. pmc Mild cognitive impairment: conceptual, assessment, ethical, and social issues
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Interv Aging 3:413-20. 2008
    ..We present suggestions for the direction of future research in these areas...
  38. ncbi request reprint Lay perceptions regarding the competence of persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:674-80. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess lay persons' perceptions about the competence of a person with AD and its relationship to social distance...
  39. ncbi request reprint Lay perceptions about mental health: where is age and where is Alzheimer's disease?
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:371-82. 2005
    ..Third, findings of the few studies examining laypersons' beliefs in the area of AD are presented. Finally, research directions are suggested with special emphasis on the importance of geriatric mental health and mental health literacy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Family physicians' recommendations for help-seeking for a person with Alzheimer's disease
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Aging Clin Exp Res 19:356-63. 2007
    ..To assess family physicians' recommendations for help-seeking for a person with Alzheimer's disease, and their relation to knowledge about symptoms of the disease...
  41. doi request reprint Use of the virtual action planning supermarket for the diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment: a preliminary study
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:301-9. 2009
    ..Although executive functioning (EF) was found to be associated with cognitive deterioration, the majority of the tests for assessing EF lack ecological validity...
  42. ncbi request reprint Describing the social environment of elderly persons at the time of death
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel Haifa 31905, Israel
    J Palliat Med 8:440-7. 2005
    ..To describe the social environment of elderly persons at the time of their death and its correlates...
  43. ncbi request reprint Family physicians' recommendations for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Israel
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 21:403-10. 2006
    ..Physicians' recommendations were very similar to those of the lay public, a fact that might contribute to the efficiency of the treatment plan...
  44. ncbi request reprint Handwriting process variables discriminating mild Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P228-36. 2006
    ..Information gathered about kinematic measures, together with cognitive functioning, allowed us to classify 69% to 72% of the participants correctly, although the classification for the MCI group was relatively poor...
  45. ncbi request reprint Management of osteoporosis: a national survey of Israeli dietitians' knowledge and perceptions
    Osnat Stone
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Nutr Elder 25:83-97. 2005
    ..Israeli dietitians had a firm positive opinion of their role in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Handwriting process variables among elderly people with mild Major Depressive Disorder: a preliminary study
    Sara Rosenblum
    Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:141-7. 2010
    ..With the aid of a computerized device we examined functional handwriting performance among elderly patients with mild Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in comparison with controls...
  47. doi request reprint Israeli lay persons' views on priority-setting criteria for Alzheimer's disease
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Health Expect 12:187-96. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess Israeli lay persons' preferences for setting priorities for the care of Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  48. doi request reprint Early onset dementia: clinical and social aspects
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:631-6. 2009
    ..However, since the number of persons with EOD is increasing, its importance as a clinical and social problem is rising accordingly. The aim of the present paper is to summarize research in this area...
  49. ncbi request reprint Assessing the handwriting process in healthy elderly persons using a computerized system
    Sara Rosenblum
    Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:433-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to examine the kinematic characteristics of the handwriting process of healthy elderly persons and its correlates...
  50. doi request reprint Perceptions of self-stigma and its correlates among older adults with depression: a preliminary study
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:1180-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine self-stigma and its correlates in depressed older people...
  51. ncbi request reprint Dietitians' attitudes regarding elderly nutritional factors
    Ronit Endevelt
    Department of Public Health, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Nutr Elder 26:45-58. 2006
    ..Since dietitians are the professionals responsible for their nutritional care, the aim of this study was to assess dietitians' attitudes and correlates regarding elderly nutritional factors...
  52. doi request reprint Which physicians are best prepared to advise seniors about nutrition? A pilot survey in Israel
    Ronit Endevelt
    Department of Public Health, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Nutr Elder 28:96-104. 2009
    ..Although the low response rate limits generalizability, it appears that physicians in this survey recognized the impact of proper nutrition health and take responsibility for explaining nutrition to their older patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Social distance towards a person with Alzheimer's disease
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:182-8. 2005
    ..Face-to-face interviews were conducted with a total of 206 Jewish Israeli adults (mean age = 59.7) using an experimental vignette methodology, varying in the severity of the disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint Validation of the modified telephone interview for cognitive status (TICS-m) in Hebrew
    Michal Schnaider Beeri
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Biomathematical Sciences Department, One Gustave Levy Place, New York 10029 3945, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:381-6. 2003
    ..The validity of the Hebrew version of the Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status-Modified (TICS-m) for Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), for dementia, and for cognitive impairment (either MCI or dementia) was investigated...
  55. ncbi request reprint Economic cost of Alzheimer disease in Israel
    Michal Schnaider Beeri
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Psychiatry Department, New York, New York, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 16:73-80. 2002
    ..Efforts to delay deterioration and, as a result, delay institutionalization seem crucial for cost containment...
  56. ncbi request reprint Physicians' and nurses' preferences in using life-sustaining treatments
    Sara Carmel
    Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nurs Ethics 14:665-74. 2007
    ..Open communication among professionals for clarifying the various beliefs, as well as the antecedents of these beliefs, is important for the benefit of professional teams, patients and families...
  57. ncbi request reprint The cost of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) in community dwelling Alzheimer's disease patients
    Michal Schnaider Beeri
    Memory Clinic, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:403-8. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the direct and indirect cost related to the care of BPSD within a prospective study examining the overall cost of AD in Israel...
  58. ncbi request reprint Acoustic properties of vocally disruptive behaviors in the nursing home
    Jiska Cohen-Mansfield
    Research Institute on Aging of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Gerontology 49:161-7. 2003
    ..Disruptive vocalizations are among the most common behavior problems in the nursing home. However, their acoustic properties have not been previously investigated...
  59. doi request reprint Treatments in patients dying with dementia: a cross-cultural perspective
    Jenny T van der Steen
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:565-7; author reply 567. 2008
  60. ncbi request reprint Nurses' knowledge and perceptions about osteoporosis: a questionnaire survey
    Iris Vered
    Endocrine Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:847-54. 2008
    ..Gaps of knowledge regarding osteoporosis prevention and treatment have been found among different health professionals over the world, including nurses...