K L Lapane

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Generalizability of guidelines and physicians' adherence. Case study on the Sixth Joint National Commitee's guidelines on hypertension
    Claudio Pedone
    Centro di Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Roma, Italia
    BMC Public Health 3:24. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy interventions undertaken by pharmacists in the Fleetwood phase III study: the role of process control
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1522-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of pharmaceutical care planning software for nursing homes based on the Fleetwood Model
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:2483-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Considering the employee point of view: perceptions of job satisfaction and stress among nursing staff in nursing homes
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:8-13. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Adherence to the components of the Fleetwood model: self-reported process measures in the Fleetwood Phase III study
    Kate L Lapane
    Medical Science, Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Consult Pharm 21:981-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Does incorporating medications in the surveyors' interpretive guidelines reduce the use of potentially inappropriate medications in nursing homes?
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:666-73. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The power and limitations of pharmacogenetic epidemiology
    Kate Lapane
    Brown Medical School Community Health, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 127:1851-2. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the impact of the prospective payment system on antidepressant use in nursing home residents
    Kate L Lapane
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Med Care 42:48-58. 2004
  9. pmc A mixed method study of the merits of e-prescribing drug alerts in primary care
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:442-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Misperceptions of patients vs providers regarding medication-related communication issues
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown Medical School, Box G SM 121, Rm 225, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:613-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. pmc Generalizability of guidelines and physicians' adherence. Case study on the Sixth Joint National Commitee's guidelines on hypertension
    Claudio Pedone
    Centro di Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Roma, Italia
    BMC Public Health 3:24. 2003
    ..Physicians' adherence to guidelines is reported to be poor. We evaluated the relationship between generalizability of guidelines on hypertension and physicians' adherence to guidelines' recommendations for pharmacological treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy interventions undertaken by pharmacists in the Fleetwood phase III study: the role of process control
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1522-6. 2006
    ..The Fleetwood Model incorporates prospective review, direct communication with the prescriber, and formalized pharmacotherapy planning in patients at highest risk for medication-related problems...
  3. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of pharmaceutical care planning software for nursing homes based on the Fleetwood Model
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:2483-7. 2006
    ..The effectiveness of pharmaceutical care planning software for nursing homes and the extent to which the software assisted in the implementation of the Fleetwood Model are described...
  4. ncbi request reprint Considering the employee point of view: perceptions of job satisfaction and stress among nursing staff in nursing homes
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:8-13. 2007
    ..To document job satisfaction and sources of stress among nursing staff working in nursing homes and to evaluate the extent to which the reasons of stress differ by type of nursing staff...
  5. ncbi request reprint Adherence to the components of the Fleetwood model: self-reported process measures in the Fleetwood Phase III study
    Kate L Lapane
    Medical Science, Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Consult Pharm 21:981-7. 2006
    ..To compare the pharmacist-reported adherence to Fleetwood model process components in intervention with control groups in the Fleetwood Phase III study...
  6. ncbi request reprint Does incorporating medications in the surveyors' interpretive guidelines reduce the use of potentially inappropriate medications in nursing homes?
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:666-73. 2007
    ..To quantify the association between including specific medications deemed potentially inappropriate in the surveyors' interpretive guidelines for nursing homes and the prevalence of use...
  7. ncbi request reprint The power and limitations of pharmacogenetic epidemiology
    Kate Lapane
    Brown Medical School Community Health, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 127:1851-2. 2007
    ..2001). Disentangling why this occurs is complex, and two new disciplines are likely to make headway in furthering our understanding of these phenomena...
  8. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the impact of the prospective payment system on antidepressant use in nursing home residents
    Kate L Lapane
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Med Care 42:48-58. 2004
    ..To determine the impact of the prospective payment system (PPS) for skilled nursing facilities on the pharmacologic treatment of depression...
  9. pmc A mixed method study of the merits of e-prescribing drug alerts in primary care
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:442-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this paper was to describe primary care prescribers' perspectives on electronic prescribing drug alerts at the point of prescribing...
  10. ncbi request reprint Misperceptions of patients vs providers regarding medication-related communication issues
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown Medical School, Box G SM 121, Rm 225, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:613-8. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint A comparison of two distribution methods on response rates to a patient safety questionnaire in nursing homes
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:446-52. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Patient perceptions regarding electronic prescriptions: is the geriatric patient ready?
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1254-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the extent to which electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) alters communication about medication use between geriatric patients and their clinicians, as well as geriatric patients' perceptions regarding e-prescribing...
  13. ncbi request reprint Weighing the relevant issues: obesity in nursing homes
    Kate L Lapane
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 18:1-9. 2006
    ..Policies regarding strategies to improve nursing home access for obese patients, mitigate disparities in quality of care and health outcomes owing to obesity, and better prepare for the growing obesity epidemic are needed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Which organizational characteristics are associated with increased management of depression using antidepressants in US nursing homes?
    Kate L Lapane
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Med Care 42:992-1000. 2004
    ..There is universal agreement that organizational characteristics of nursing facilities can and do influence the quality of care and resident outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Does aspirin attenuate the effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors on health outcomes of very old patients with heart failure?
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1198-204. 2002
    ..We estimated the effect of aspirin use on the rate of mortality, morbidity, and decline in physical functioning in nursing home residents with HF taking angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Obesity in nursing homes: an escalating problem
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1386-91. 2005
    ..To estimate trends in the prevalence of obesity in nursing homes, to characterize the obese nursing home population, and to evaluate the extent to which estimates of the prevalence of obesity varied by facility and geographic location...
  17. ncbi request reprint Job satisfaction and stress among pharmacists in the long-term care sector
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Consult Pharm 21:287-92. 2006
    ..To provide normative information regarding levels of job satisfaction and stress between consulting and dispensing pharmacists in the long-term care arena...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Optimising drug utilisation in long term care
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 20:143-52. 2002
    ..A major cultural shift in the way society views and treats the elderly may be required in order to produce dramatic improvements in long term care for older people...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on the use of gastroprotective medication in people with arthritis
    K L Lapane
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Box G B222, 171 Meeting Street, Providence, RI 02912
    Am J Manag Care 7:402-8. 2001
    ..To estimate the incidence of gastroprotective medication use among users and nonusers of prescription nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) who have arthritis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates and drug treatment of residents with stroke in long-term care
    B J Quilliam
    Brown University Department of Community Health, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Stroke 32:1385-93. 2001
    ..Despite the increased risk of subsequent stroke in the elderly, many are not being treated. The choice to treat or not to treat may be influenced by age, comorbidity, race/ethnicity, and cognitive or physical functioning...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use on the rate of gastrointestinal hospitalizations among people living in long-term care
    K L Lapane
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:577-84. 2001
    ..49-14.58). CONCLUSIONS: Despite the high background rate of GI events, most NSAIDs increased the risk of GI hospitalization. Careful attention to choice of agent and dosing is needed in prescribing NSAIDs in this frail, older population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of antiplatelet and anticoagulant agents on risk of hospitalization for bleeding among a population of elderly nursing home stroke survivors
    B J Quilliam
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Stroke 32:2299-304. 2001
    ..07; 95% CI, 0.96 to 1.18) after adjustment. CONCLUSIONS: Although present, the risk associated with use of these agents is small. The numbers needed to treat to harm 1 resident with aspirin and warfarin were 467 and 126, respectively...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Is donepezil therapy associated with reduced mortality in nursing home residents with dementia?
    Mason C Gasper
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 3:1-7. 2005
    ..These broad-ranging, long-term effects may explain the recent finding that the use of a CEI among nursing home residents with dementia was associated with lower mortality...
  26. ncbi request reprint Tacrine therapy is associated with reduced mortality in nursing home residents with dementia
    Brian R Ott
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, and Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:35-40. 2002
    ..To investigate the extent to which treatment with tacrine is associated with a reduction in mortality in nursing home residents with dementia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of statin (HMG-Co-A-Reductase Inhibitor) use on 1-year mortality and hospitalization rates in older patients with cardiovascular disease living in nursing homes
    Charles B Eaton
    Department of Family Medicine, Brown Medical School, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1389-95. 2002
    ..To quantify the effect of statins on 1-year mortality, hospitalizations, and decline in physical function among patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) aged 65 and older living in nursing homes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Did the introduction of a prospective payment system for nursing home stays reduce the likelihood of pharmacological management of secondary ischaemic stroke?
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Drugs Aging 23:61-9. 2006
    ..Concerns have been expressed that the PPS may affect the quality of care delivered to residents. This study evaluates the impact of the PPS on pharmacological secondary ischaemic stroke prevention in nursing homes...
  29. doi request reprint Antipsychotic use and the risk of hip fracture among older adults afflicted with dementia
    Jessica J Jalbert
    Department of Community Health Epidemiology, Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:120-7. 2010
    ..To quantify the association between use of antipsychotic (AP) medications and the risk of hip fracture among older adults residing in a nursing home (NH) and afflicted with dementia...
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Long-term care market competition and nursing home dementia special care units
    Andrea Gruneir
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Med Care 45:739-45. 2007
    ..Dementia special care units (SCUs), which provided NHs a competitive edge in the past, are of interest because they have traditionally served residents who now have other options...
  32. doi request reprint Correlates of weight patterns during middle age characterized by functional principal components analysis
    Molly E Waring
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:201-9. 2010
    ..Describing weight trajectories using functional methods may further our understanding of how weight impacts health. We characterize weight patterns and describe correlates of these patterns...
  33. doi request reprint Effect of discontinuing cholinesterase inhibitor therapy on behavioral and mood symptoms in nursing home patients with dementia
    Lori A Daiello
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:74-83. 2009
    ..Cholinesterase inhibitors (CHEIs) ameliorate some types of behavioral symptoms in patients with Alzheimer's disease. However, there has been little previous study of the outcomes associated with discontinuing these medications...
  34. doi request reprint Residential modifications and decline in physical function among community-dwelling older adults
    Sze Y Liu
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Gerontologist 49:344-54. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to quantify the effect of residential modification on decreasing risk of physical function decline in 2 years...
  35. doi request reprint Home health agency profit orientation and risk for hospitalization: a propensity score analysis of population weighted data
    Laura M Smith
    Department of Community Health, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Box G S1211 6, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 27:240-57. 2008
    ..31 but with a large confidence interval including unity. Results do not support our hypothesis of higher hospitalization risk for for-profit HHA patients...
  36. doi request reprint Association of ACE inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers with keratinocyte cancer prevention in the randomized VATTC trial
    Jennifer B Christian
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1223-32. 2008
    ..We evaluated associations between use of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and of angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) and keratinocyte cancer incidence in a population at high risk of the disease...
  37. doi request reprint Dementia of the Alzheimer type
    Jessica J Jalbert
    Department of Community Health Epidemiology, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, 121 South Main, Box G, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 30:15-34. 2008
    ..Although advances have been made, more research is needed to address the gaps in our understanding of the disease...
  38. doi request reprint Overweight in children and adolescents in relation to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: results from a national sample
    Molly E Waring
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Box G S121, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e1-6. 2008
    ..The current study estimated the prevalence of overweight in children and adolescents in relation to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and medication use...
  39. ncbi request reprint Telithromycin use and spontaneous reports of hepatotoxicity
    David D Dore
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Drug Saf 30:697-703. 2007
    ..Recent reports have described cases of telithromycin-related hepatotoxicity. The objective of this study is to quantify the effect of telithromycin use on the risk of hepatotoxicity...
  40. pmc A profile of concurrent alcohol and alcohol-interactive prescription drug use in the US population
    Jessica J Jalbert
    Department of Community Health Epidemiology, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1318-23. 2008
    ..The risk of adverse events among alcohol-interactive medication users can occur with one standard alcoholic drink. Research on the extent to which this occurs is scant...
  41. ncbi request reprint Does the Y chromosome make a difference? Gender differences in attempts to change cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Annlouise R Assaf
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:321-30. 2003
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Principles for modeling propensity scores in medical research: a systematic literature review
    Sherry Weitzen
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:841-53. 2004
    ..To document which established criteria for logistic regression modeling researchers consider when using propensity scores in observational studies...
  43. ncbi request reprint The use of atypical antipsychotics in nursing homes
    Rosa Liperoti
    Centro di Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1106-12. 2003
    ..We describe the pattern of atypical antipsychotic use among nursing home residents and identify demographic and clinical correlates...
  44. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in receipt of secondary stroke prevention agents among US nursing home residents
    Jennifer B Christian
    Brown University Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Providence, RI, USA
    Stroke 34:2693-7. 2003
    ..We sought to evaluate the extent to which people of color were less likely to receive pharmacological agents in the treatment of recurrent stroke while living in US nursing homes...
  45. pmc Longitudinal study of the inception of perimenopause in relation to lifetime history of sexual or physical violence
    Jenifer E Allsworth
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:938-43. 2004
    ..To investigate of the extent to which violence over the life course accelerates the onset of perimenopause, as measured by menstrual changes...
  46. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in the pharmacologic management of diabetes mellitus among long-term care facility residents
    Jenifer E Allsworth
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:205-12. 2005
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of racial and ethnic disparities of antidiabetic treatment among residents of long-term care facilities in five states...
  47. ncbi request reprint Are there gender differences in self-reported smoking practices? Correlation with thiocyanate and cotinine levels in smokers and nonsmokers from the Pawtucket Heart Health Program
    Annlouise R Assaf
    Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of RI, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 11:899-906. 2002
    ..This study compared serum cotinine and thiocyanate in assessment of self-reported smoking behavior among 1400 men and 1809 women from two New England communities...
  48. ncbi request reprint Hospice care in the nursing home: changes in visit volume from enrollment to discharge among longer-stay residents
    Andrea Gruneir
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:478-87. 2006
    ..These patterns of visit volume and configuration confirm that care is most expensive in the earliest and the latest days...
  49. ncbi request reprint Obesity and receipt of personal care assistance for people with mobility impairments
    Linda Resnik
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Obes Res 13:1307-10. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the extent to which level of obesity was associated with hours of personal care among people with mobility impairments...
  50. ncbi request reprint Predictors of mortality among nursing home residents with a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
    Hubert H Fernandez
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Med Sci Monit 8:CR241-6. 2002
    ..Little is known about predictors of mortality among Parkinson patients living in long term care...
  51. pmc Incident diabetes in relation to weight patterns during middle age
    Molly E Waring
    Department of Community Health, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:550-6. 2010
    ..This study underscores the importance of obesity in diabetes risk and the importance of preventing the development of overweight and obesity earlier in life...
  52. pmc Correlates of the stages of change for physical activity in a population survey
    Carol Ewing Garber
    Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:897-904. 2008
    ..Understanding behavioral intentions can be useful in explaining why individuals are physically inactive or active...
  53. ncbi request reprint Context of care and contraceptive method use
    Lori A Boardman
    Division of Ambulatory Care, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Womens Health Issues 14:51-9. 2004
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Is dementia special care really special? A new look at an old question
    Andrea Gruneir
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:199-205. 2008
    ..To quantify differences in care provided to nursing home (NH) residents with dementia living on and off dementia special care units (SCUs)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for unintended versus intended rapid repeat pregnancies among adolescents
    Lori A Boardman
    Division of Ambulatory Care, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:597.e1-8. 2006
    ..Whereas previous research has elucidated a number of risk factors for rapid repeat pregnancies among adolescents, we sought to assess both established and hypothetical risk factors in the context of the intendedness of the repeat pregnancy...
  56. ncbi request reprint Weaknesses of goodness-of-fit tests for evaluating propensity score models: the case of the omitted confounder
    Sherry Weitzen
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:227-38. 2005
    ..We sought to determine if tests used to evaluate logistic model fit and discrimination would be helpful in detecting the omission of an important confounder in the propensity score...
  57. pmc Using small-area estimation to describe county-level disparities in mammography
    Karen L Schneider
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A125. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the extent to which geographic disparities exist in mammography use across counties in the contiguous United States...
  58. ncbi request reprint Cognitive decline among female estrogen users in nursing homes
    Brian R Ott
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M594-8. 2002
    ....
  59. doi request reprint It is time to assess the role of organizational culture in nursing home prescribing patterns
    Andrea Gruneir
    Arch Intern Med 168:238-9; author reply 239. 2008
  60. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism among elderly patients treated with atypical and conventional antipsychotic agents
    Rosa Liperoti
    Centro di Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Dipartimento di Scienze Gerontologiche, Geriatriche e Fisiatriche, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo A Gemelli, 80168 Rome, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 165:2677-82. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the effect of atypical and conventional antipsychotic agents on the risk of hospitalization for VTE among elderly patients...
  61. ncbi request reprint The drive for quality care in US nursing homes in the era of the prospective payment system
    Carmel M Hughes
    School of Pharmacy, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Drugs Aging 19:623-31. 2002
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint The management of depression in older nursing home residents
    Mary N Brown
    College of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:69-76. 2002
    ..Depression remains underrecognized and undertreated in older people. We estimated the prevalence of depression in older nursing home (NH) residents and described its pharmacological management...
  63. ncbi request reprint Donepezil use in US nursing homes
    Claudio Pedone
    Centro di Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:60-7. 2004
    ..We estimate the prevalence of the use of donepezil and the frequency of its initiation, and describe the demographic and clinical characteristics of residents taking this drug...
  64. ncbi request reprint Persistent nonmalignant pain and analgesic prescribing patterns in elderly nursing home residents
    Aida B Won
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:867-74. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence of analgesics used, their prescribing patterns, and associations with particular diagnoses and medications in patients with persistent pain...
  65. ncbi request reprint Use of medication technicians in US nursing homes: part of the problem or part of the solution?
    Carmel M Hughes
    School of Pharmacy, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:294-304. 2006
    ..To determine the relation between organizational characteristics and medication technician (MT) use and quantify the impact of MTs on increasing the likelihood of using medications, employing the example of antiosteoporosis medications...
  66. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in pressure ulcer prevalence in nursing homes
    Kate L Lapane
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1077-8. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint Nurses' and nursing assistants' perceptions of patient safety culture in nursing homes
    Carmel M Hughes
    School of Pharmacy, Queen s University Belfast, Antrim, UK
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:281-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether perceptions of patient safety in nursing homes vary by length of employment, type of employee, and shift worked...
  68. ncbi request reprint Administrative initiatives for reducing inappropriate prescribing of psychotropic drugs in nursing homes: how successful have they been?
    Carmel M Hughes
    School of Pharmacy, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Drugs Aging 22:339-51. 2005
    ..Exemplars of innovative prescribing models, involving pharmacists and encouraging resident-centred care, may offer a more palatable approach to improving drug use in this vulnerable population...
  69. ncbi request reprint Cerebrovascular events among elderly nursing home patients treated with conventional or atypical antipsychotics
    Rosa Liperoti
    Centro di Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Dipartimento di Scienze Gerontologiche, Geriatriche e Fisiatriche, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy rosa_liperoti rm unicatt it
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1090-6. 2005
    ..We estimated the effect of atypical and conventional antipsychotics on the risk of CVEs among elderly nursing home patients with dementia...
  70. ncbi request reprint For the patient. Many nursing home patients do not receive diabetes medicine
    Jenifer E Allsworth
    Ethn Dis 15:351. 2005
  71. ncbi request reprint Conventional and atypical antipsychotics and the risk of hospitalization for ventricular arrhythmias or cardiac arrest
    Rosa Liperoti
    Centro di Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Dipartimento di Scienze Gerontologiche, Geriatriche e Fisiatriche, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 165:696-701. 2005
    ..We compared the effect of conventional and atypical antipsychotics on the risk of hospitalization for ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest...
  72. ncbi request reprint Conventional or atypical antipsychotics and the risk of femur fracture among elderly patients: results of a case-control study
    Rosa Liperoti
    Center for Medicine of Aging, Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:929-34. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the effect of atypical and conventional antipsychotics on the risk of hospitalization for femur fracture...
  73. ncbi request reprint Assessment of a United States pharmaceutical care model for nursing homes in the United Kingdom
    Susan M Patterson
    Clinical and Practice Research Group, School of Pharmacy, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7BL, UK
    Pharm World Sci 29:517-25. 2007
    ..To assess the suitability of an American model of pharmaceutical care for nursing home residents (The Fleetwood model) for application in nursing homes in the United Kingdom...
  74. pmc Adult health behaviors
    Karen L Schneider
    Public Health Rep 122:432; author reply 432-3. 2007
  75. ncbi request reprint Undertreatment of osteoporosis in residents of nursing homes: population-based study with use of the Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Drug Use via Epidemiology (SAGE) database
    Carlos H Rojas-Fernandez
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Amarillo, School of Pharmacy, 79106, USA
    Endocr Pract 8:335-42. 2002
    ..To determine the proportion of nursing home residents >65 years of age with osteoporosis who were receiving antiosteoporosis pharmacotherapy and to identify the predictors of administration of such drugs...
  76. ncbi request reprint Do characteristics associated with nursing home residents vary by race/ethnicity?
    Jullet A Davis
    The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 15:251-66. 2004
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Use of potentially inappropriate drugs in nursing homes
    Jyotsna Dhall
    Department of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 22:88-96. 2002
    ..To examine patterns and determine predictors of inappropriate drug use in nursing homes...
  78. ncbi request reprint Appropriate prescribing in elderly people: how well can it be measured and optimised?
    Anne Spinewine
    Center for Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Lancet 370:173-84. 2007
    ....
  79. pmc Women at risk for sexually transmitted diseases: correlates of intercourse without barrier contraception
    Jeffrey F Peipert
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:474.e1-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the correlates of vaginal intercourse without barrier contraception (unprotected intercourse)...

Research Grants2

  1. Optimizing Medication History Value in Clinical Encounters with Elderly Patients
    Kate Lapane; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..5. To develop a "tool-kit" resources that include developed intervention products for use by nonphysician providers in other ambulatory settings (e.g. pharmacists in community pharmacy settings). ..
  2. Tailored DVD to Improve Medication Management for Low Literate Elderly Patients
    Kate Lapane; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..To pre-test these interventions as part of a feasibility study within physician offices likely to service low literate geriatric patients...