G Gambassi

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Validity of diagnostic and drug data in standardized nursing home resident assessments: potential for geriatric pharmacoepidemiology. SAGE Study Group. Systematic Assessment of Geriatric drug use via Epidemiology
    G Gambassi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Med Care 36:167-79. 1998
  2. pmc Predictors of mortality in patients with Alzheimer's disease living in nursing homes
    G Gambassi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 67:59-65. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, clinical correlates, and treatment of hypertension in elderly nursing home residents. SAGE (Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Drug Use via Epidemiology) Study Group
    G Gambassi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 158:2377-85. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Minimum data set for home care: a valid instrument to assess frail older people living in the community
    F Landi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Centro Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Med Care 38:1184-90. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain management in frail, community-living elderly patients
    F Landi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 161:2721-4. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Trends in antihypertensive drugs in the elderly: the decline of thiazides
    G Onder
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 15:291-7. 2001
  7. pmc Randomised trial of impact of model of integrated care and case management for older people living in the community
    R Bernabei
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 00168 Rome, Italy
    BMJ 316:1348-51. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and mortality among hospitalized patients
    F Landi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Centro Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 160:2641-4. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional status and clinical correlates in cognitively impaired community-living older people
    F Landi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Centro di Medicina dell'Invecchiamento, , Rome, Italy
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 14:21-7. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of a new assessment system, the MDS-HC, on function and hospitalization of homebound older people: a controlled clinical trial
    F Landi
    Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:1288-93. 2001

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Validity of diagnostic and drug data in standardized nursing home resident assessments: potential for geriatric pharmacoepidemiology. SAGE Study Group. Systematic Assessment of Geriatric drug use via Epidemiology
    G Gambassi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Med Care 36:167-79. 1998
    ..The authors sought to ascertain reliability and validity of diagnostic and drug data in a database obtained by merging the Minimum Data Set with detailed information on drugs consumed by each resident...
  2. pmc Predictors of mortality in patients with Alzheimer's disease living in nursing homes
    G Gambassi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 67:59-65. 1999
    ..To identify factors associated with mortality in patients with Alzheimer's disease, and to evaluate whether these factors vary according to severity of cognitive impairment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, clinical correlates, and treatment of hypertension in elderly nursing home residents. SAGE (Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Drug Use via Epidemiology) Study Group
    G Gambassi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 158:2377-85. 1998
    ..Hypertension is prevalent in the elderly, but an information gap remains regarding the old, frail, individuals with complex conditions living in long-term care...
  4. ncbi request reprint Minimum data set for home care: a valid instrument to assess frail older people living in the community
    F Landi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Centro Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Med Care 38:1184-90. 2000
    ..To facilitate comprehensive assessment, as well as to generate a useful, policy-relevant patient database, standardized, multidimensional, and validated instruments are very helpful...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain management in frail, community-living elderly patients
    F Landi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 161:2721-4. 2001
    ..Pain is a common problem among older people living in different community settings. As indicated by the World Health Organization (WHO), pain can be relieved using pharmacologic agents. However, pain continues to be addressed inadequately...
  6. ncbi request reprint Trends in antihypertensive drugs in the elderly: the decline of thiazides
    G Onder
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 15:291-7. 2001
    ..A possible explanation is that the choice to prescribe a thiazides diuretic is influenced by age, functional status and comorbidity...
  7. pmc Randomised trial of impact of model of integrated care and case management for older people living in the community
    R Bernabei
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 00168 Rome, Italy
    BMJ 316:1348-51. 1998
    ..To evaluate the impact of a programme of integrated social and medical care among frail elderly people living in the community...
  8. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and mortality among hospitalized patients
    F Landi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Centro Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 160:2641-4. 2000
    ..However, the effect of age on excess mortality from all causes associated with obesity is controversial. The aim of the present study is to determine the effect of age on the relationship between BMI and mortality...
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional status and clinical correlates in cognitively impaired community-living older people
    F Landi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Centro di Medicina dell'Invecchiamento, , Rome, Italy
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 14:21-7. 2001
    ..The present findings support the possibility that severe cognitive impairment has an independent effect on survival...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of a new assessment system, the MDS-HC, on function and hospitalization of homebound older people: a controlled clinical trial
    F Landi
    Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:1288-93. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The MDS-HC assessment instrument may provide a cost-saving approach to reducing institutionalization and functional decline in older people living in the community...
  11. ncbi request reprint Tacrine use in nursing homes: implications for prescribing new cholinesterase inhibitors. SAGE Study Group. Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Drug Use via Epidemiology
    D R Gifford
    Department of Medicine, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Neurology 52:238-44. 1999
    ..To describe the use of tacrine in nursing home residents using data from a clinically based resident assessment instrument used by all US nursing homes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in predictors of mortality in nursing home residents with AD
    K L Lapane
    Department of Community Health Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Neurology 56:650-4. 2001
    ..To evaluate whether the excess mortality in men with AD can be explained by a gender difference in the predictors of mortality...
  13. ncbi request reprint The comprehensive geriatric assessment: when, where, how
    R Bernabei
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Centro Medicina per l Invecchiamento CE M I, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 33:45-56. 2000
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  14. doi request reprint Pain and depression: the egg and the chicken story revisited
    G Gambassi
    Centro Medicina Invecchiamento, Universita Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:103-12. 2009
    ..Thus, the most promising area of future research is elucidating the neurobiological alterations in pain pathways that intersect with those involved in depression...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association between ACE inhibitors use and headache caused by nitrates among hypertensive patients: results from the Italian group of pharmacoepidemiology in the elderly (GIFA)
    G Onder
    Centro Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Cephalalgia 23:901-6. 2003
    ..44; 95% CI 0.20-0.95). In conclusion, this study suggests that among hypertensive subjects use of ACE inhibitors is associated with a reduced risk of headache caused by nitrates...