Steven Charles Castle

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Host resistance and immune responses in advanced age
    Steven C Castle
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center GRECC mail code 11G, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, UCLA School of Medicine, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 23:463-79, v. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of age-related immune dysfunction
    S C Castle
    University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine and Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 31:578-85. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity is a better predictor of impaired immunity than chronological age in older adults
    Steven Charles Castle
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, California 90073, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1565-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of age-related immune dysfunction on risk of infections
    S C Castle
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System GRECC 11 G, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 33:341-9. 2000
  5. doi request reprint Clinical practice algorithms: medication management to reduce fall risk in the elderly--part 2, summary algorithm
    Tatjana Bulat
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 20:1-4. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Clinical practice algorithms: medication management to reduce fall risk in the elderly--Part 3, benzodiazepines, cardiovascular agents, and antidepressants
    Tatjana Bulat
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 20:55-62. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Clinical practice algorithms: medication management to reduce fall risk in the elderly-part 4, anticoagulants, anticonvulsants, anticholinergics/bladder relaxants, and antipsychotics
    Tatjana Bulat
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 20:181-90. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The frail elderly: role of dendritic cells in the susceptibility of infection
    Koichi Uyemura
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Building 113, Room 257, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Mech Ageing Dev 123:955-62. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Immune dysfunction in the elderly and its reversal by antihistamines
    Asif Rafi
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Building 220, Room 312, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Biomed Pharmacother 57:246-50. 2003

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Host resistance and immune responses in advanced age
    Steven C Castle
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center GRECC mail code 11G, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, UCLA School of Medicine, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 23:463-79, v. 2007
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  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of age-related immune dysfunction
    S C Castle
    University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine and Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 31:578-85. 2000
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity is a better predictor of impaired immunity than chronological age in older adults
    Steven Charles Castle
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, California 90073, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1565-9. 2005
    ..To determine whether high level of comorbidity, measured using a standardized instrument, can predict impaired immunity in older adults...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of age-related immune dysfunction on risk of infections
    S C Castle
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System GRECC 11 G, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 33:341-9. 2000
    ..Grouping individuals by disease severity or by level of impairment of specific components of immunity may assist in advancing our ability to improve host defense in an at risk population...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical practice algorithms: medication management to reduce fall risk in the elderly--part 2, summary algorithm
    Tatjana Bulat
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 20:1-4. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Clinical practice algorithms: medication management to reduce fall risk in the elderly--Part 3, benzodiazepines, cardiovascular agents, and antidepressants
    Tatjana Bulat
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 20:55-62. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Clinical practice algorithms: medication management to reduce fall risk in the elderly-part 4, anticoagulants, anticonvulsants, anticholinergics/bladder relaxants, and antipsychotics
    Tatjana Bulat
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 20:181-90. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The frail elderly: role of dendritic cells in the susceptibility of infection
    Koichi Uyemura
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Building 113, Room 257, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Mech Ageing Dev 123:955-62. 2002
    ..Finally, study of immunologic differences between the very healthy and frail elderly may reveal important changes in DC function and regulation influenced by age and/or environment (disease, nutrition, medications, etc.)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Immune dysfunction in the elderly and its reversal by antihistamines
    Asif Rafi
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Building 220, Room 312, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Biomed Pharmacother 57:246-50. 2003
    ..Therefore, we theorize that use of an H2 selective antihistamine will reverse this polarization back to a Th1 type response and therefore improve immune function of the frail elderly...