Rebecca S Boxer

Summary

Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A randomized trial of heart failure disease management in skilled nursing facilities: design and rationale
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:710.e5 -11. 2013
  2. pmc The 6-minute walk is associated with frailty and predicts mortality in older adults with heart failure
    Rebecca Boxer
    Department of Medicine, Harrington McLaughlin Heart and Vascular Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 16:208-13. 2010
  3. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration is associated with functional capacity in older adults with heart failure
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am Heart J 160:893-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The utility of the 6-minute walk test as a measure of frailty in older adults with heart failure
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Department of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology and Geriatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 17:7-12. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The association between vitamin D and inflammation with the 6-minute walk and frailty in patients with heart failure
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Department of Family Medicine, Case Western University Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:454-61. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Improving heart failure disease management in skilled nursing facilities: lessons learned
    Mary A Dolansky
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 22:432-47. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of high dose vitamin D3 in patients with heart failure
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
    JACC Heart Fail 1:84-90. 2013
  8. pmc The Bridge Project: improving heart failure care in skilled nursing facilities
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:83.e1-7. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Home health care with telemonitoring improves health status for older adults with heart failure
    Elizabeth Madigan
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 32:57-74. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Frailty and prognosis in advanced heart failure
    Rebecca S Boxer
    aHarrington Heart and Vascular Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center bInternal Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio cProfessor of Medicine, Center on Aging, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 8:25-9. 2014

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint A randomized trial of heart failure disease management in skilled nursing facilities: design and rationale
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:710.e5 -11. 2013
    ..HF disease management has not been studied in skilled nursing facilities, a major site of transitional care for older adults...
  2. pmc The 6-minute walk is associated with frailty and predicts mortality in older adults with heart failure
    Rebecca Boxer
    Department of Medicine, Harrington McLaughlin Heart and Vascular Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 16:208-13. 2010
    ..005) and highly correlated. Physical function is an important predictor of mortality in older adults with HF. The 6MW may be useful as a measure of frailty...
  3. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration is associated with functional capacity in older adults with heart failure
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am Heart J 160:893-9. 2010
    ..Vitamin D is a fat-soluble hormone necessary for calcium homeostasis. Recently, studies have demonstrated that vitamin D may be important to the health of the cardiovascular system...
  4. ncbi request reprint The utility of the 6-minute walk test as a measure of frailty in older adults with heart failure
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Department of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology and Geriatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 17:7-12. 2008
    ..02), weaker grip strength (P=.056), and worse renal function (P=.01) and from those in the F/LE group by faster 8-foot walking speed (P<.001). The 6MWT may be useful to identify frailty and those in transition to frailty...
  5. doi request reprint The association between vitamin D and inflammation with the 6-minute walk and frailty in patients with heart failure
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Department of Family Medicine, Case Western University Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:454-61. 2008
    ..To identify relationships between anabolic hormones, inflammatory markers, and physical function...
  6. doi request reprint Improving heart failure disease management in skilled nursing facilities: lessons learned
    Mary A Dolansky
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 22:432-47. 2013
    ..Barriers were high staff turnover and a hierarchal culture. Opportunities exist to integrate HF management protocols to improve SNF care. ..
  7. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of high dose vitamin D3 in patients with heart failure
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
    JACC Heart Fail 1:84-90. 2013
    ..To investigate the effect of Vitamin D3 on physical performance in patients with HF...
  8. pmc The Bridge Project: improving heart failure care in skilled nursing facilities
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:83.e1-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate in SNF both the (1) current state of HF management (HF admissions, protocols, and staff knowledge) and (2) the acceptability and effect of a HF staff educational program...
  9. doi request reprint Home health care with telemonitoring improves health status for older adults with heart failure
    Elizabeth Madigan
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 32:57-74. 2013
    ..Therefore, for older adults with heart failure, telemonitoring may be an important adjunct to home health care services to improve health status...
  10. doi request reprint Frailty and prognosis in advanced heart failure
    Rebecca S Boxer
    aHarrington Heart and Vascular Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center bInternal Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio cProfessor of Medicine, Center on Aging, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 8:25-9. 2014
    ..The following review summarizes the relationship between heart failure and frailty, and the utility of a frailty assessment in heart failure management...
  11. pmc Initial efficacy of a cardiac rehabilitation transition program: Cardiac TRUST
    Mary A Dolansky
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 37:36-44. 2011
    ..Further evidence of the efficacy of Cardiac TRUST is warranted...