- Effect of medical conditions on improvement in self-reported and observed functional performance of eldersRam R Miller
Geriatrics Section, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:217-23. 2004..To evaluate the effect of nine disabling medical conditions upon recovery from functional limitations by elders...
- Weighted estimating equations for longitudinal studies with death and non-monotone missing time-dependent covariates and outcomesMichelle Shardell
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, U S A
Stat Med 27:1008-25. 2008..We present methods for both random and non-random missing-data mechanisms. A study of functional recovery in a cohort of elderly female hip-fracture patients motivates the approach...
- Association between interleukin-6 and lower extremity function after hip fracture--the role of muscle mass and strengthRam R Miller
Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1050-6. 2008..To examine whether an effect on muscle mass or strength explains the association between interleukin-6 (IL-6) and lower extremity function in the year after hip fracture...