Bruce K Tamura

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Factors associated with weight loss, low BMI, and malnutrition among nursing home patients: a systematic review of the literature
    Bruce K Tamura
    The John A Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:649-55. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Factors associated with polypharmacy in nursing home residents
    Bruce K Tamura
    The John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 28:199-216. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes of polypharmacy in nursing home residents
    Bruce K Tamura
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 28:217-36. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Excessive sweepstakes participation in patients with dementia in Hawai'i: a case series
    Bruce K Tamura
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, Honolulu 96813, USA
    Hawaii Med J 65:345-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Weight loss in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Bruce K Tamura
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Hawaii, USA
    J Nutr Elder 26:21-38. 2007
  6. pmc Physician intervention for medication reduction in a nursing home: the polypharmacy outcomes project
    Bruce K Tamura
    The John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:326-30. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and measures of nutritional compromise among nursing home patients: weight loss, low body mass index, malnutrition, and feeding dependency, a systematic review of the literature
    Christina L Bell
    The John A Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:94-100. 2013
  8. doi request reprint "You're being paged!" outcomes of a nursing home on-call role-playing and longitudinal curriculum
    Misuzu Yuasa
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, John A Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, Honolulu, Hawaii
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1976-82. 2013

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Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Factors associated with weight loss, low BMI, and malnutrition among nursing home patients: a systematic review of the literature
    Bruce K Tamura
    The John A Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:649-55. 2013
    ..Weight loss and poor nutrition are important quality measures in long term care. Long term care professionals need to identify factors associated with weight loss and poor nutrition to target high-risk patients...
  2. doi request reprint Factors associated with polypharmacy in nursing home residents
    Bruce K Tamura
    The John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 28:199-216. 2012
    ..A quality improvement intervention study previously conducted by the authors of this paper demonstrated that polypharmacy can be reduced in the nursing setting as a result of systematic review of medications by physicians...
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes of polypharmacy in nursing home residents
    Bruce K Tamura
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, The John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 28:217-36. 2012
    ..The drug-related morbidity and mortality, including those resulting from inappropriate medications and increased staff time, led to increased costs. Use of consultant pharmacists has been shown to decrease polypharmacy costs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Excessive sweepstakes participation in patients with dementia in Hawai'i: a case series
    Bruce K Tamura
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, Honolulu 96813, USA
    Hawaii Med J 65:345-7. 2006
    ..Money lost ranged from 6,600 dollars to 200,000-400,000 dollars. Physicians need to have a high index of suspicion and the public needs to be educated about simple preventive strategies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Weight loss in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Bruce K Tamura
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Hawaii, USA
    J Nutr Elder 26:21-38. 2007
    ..Studies that were included were prospective designs, observational studies, review articles and their references...
  6. pmc Physician intervention for medication reduction in a nursing home: the polypharmacy outcomes project
    Bruce K Tamura
    The John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:326-30. 2011
    ..To examine the effects of a medication review project by geriatricians and geriatric medicine fellows on polypharmacy in a teaching nursing home...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and measures of nutritional compromise among nursing home patients: weight loss, low body mass index, malnutrition, and feeding dependency, a systematic review of the literature
    Christina L Bell
    The John A Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:94-100. 2013
    ..Additional studies are needed, reporting the prevalence of the MDS weight loss definition among international nursing home residents...
  8. doi request reprint "You're being paged!" outcomes of a nursing home on-call role-playing and longitudinal curriculum
    Misuzu Yuasa
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, John A Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, Honolulu, Hawaii
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1976-82. 2013
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