Mark Lachs

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Adult protective service use and nursing home placement
    Mark S Lachs
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, The Joan and Sanford Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Gerontologist 42:734-9. 2002
  2. ncbi Predictive value of nonspecific symptoms for acute illness in nursing home residents
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1111-5. 2003
  3. ncbi Resident-to-resident elder mistreatment and police contact in nursing homes: findings from a population-based cohort
    Mark Lachs
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:840-5. 2007
  4. ncbi Violent crime victimization increases the risk of nursing home placement in older adults
    Mark Lachs
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, The Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, Box 39, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Gerontologist 46:583-9. 2006
  5. ncbi Elder abuse
    Mark S Lachs
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 10021, USA
    Lancet 364:1263-72. 2004
  6. ncbi Can hip protector use cost-effectively prevent fractures in community-dwelling geriatric populations?
    Lisa A Honkanen
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1658-65. 2006
  7. pmc Durable responses with the metronomic rituximab and thalidomide plus prednisone, etoposide, procarbazine, and cyclophosphamide regimen in elderly patients with recurrent mantle cell lymphoma
    Jia Ruan
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Center for Lymphoma and Myeloma, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Cancer 116:2655-64. 2010
  8. ncbi The CITRA pilot studies program: mentoring translational research
    Elaine Wethington
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University, MVR Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Gerontologist 47:845-50. 2007
  9. ncbi Lymphoma in elderly patients: novel functional assessment techniques provide better discrimination among patients than traditional performance status measures
    Abby B Siegel
    Departments of Medical Oncology and Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Lymphoma Myeloma 7:65-9. 2006
  10. ncbi Predictors of self-neglect in community-dwelling elders
    Robert C Abrams
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell University Medical Center, Box 140, 525 E 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1724-30. 2002

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi Adult protective service use and nursing home placement
    Mark S Lachs
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, The Joan and Sanford Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Gerontologist 42:734-9. 2002
    ..However, it has been speculated that APS intervention may lead disproportionately to nursing home placement (NHP). These analyses seek to determine if APS use is an independent risk factor for NHP...
  2. ncbi Predictive value of nonspecific symptoms for acute illness in nursing home residents
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1111-5. 2003
    ..To examine the predictive value of nonspecific symptoms for acute illness in nursing home residents...
  3. ncbi Resident-to-resident elder mistreatment and police contact in nursing homes: findings from a population-based cohort
    Mark Lachs
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:840-5. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi Violent crime victimization increases the risk of nursing home placement in older adults
    Mark Lachs
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, The Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, Box 39, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Gerontologist 46:583-9. 2006
    ..We estimate the independent contribution of crime victimization to nursing home placement in a cohort of older adults who were community dwelling at baseline...
  5. ncbi Elder abuse
    Mark S Lachs
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 10021, USA
    Lancet 364:1263-72. 2004
    ..Suggestions for treatment are offered on the basis that elder abuse is multifactorial and needs individual medical and social intervention strategies, preferably in the context of a multidisciplinary team...
  6. ncbi Can hip protector use cost-effectively prevent fractures in community-dwelling geriatric populations?
    Lisa A Honkanen
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1658-65. 2006
    ..To estimate the cost-effectiveness from a societal perspective of a hip protector (HP) program over the remaining lifetime of individuals initially living at home...
  7. pmc Durable responses with the metronomic rituximab and thalidomide plus prednisone, etoposide, procarbazine, and cyclophosphamide regimen in elderly patients with recurrent mantle cell lymphoma
    Jia Ruan
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Center for Lymphoma and Myeloma, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Cancer 116:2655-64. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi The CITRA pilot studies program: mentoring translational research
    Elaine Wethington
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University, MVR Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Gerontologist 47:845-50. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi Lymphoma in elderly patients: novel functional assessment techniques provide better discrimination among patients than traditional performance status measures
    Abby B Siegel
    Departments of Medical Oncology and Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Lymphoma Myeloma 7:65-9. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi Predictors of self-neglect in community-dwelling elders
    Robert C Abrams
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell University Medical Center, Box 140, 525 E 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1724-30. 2002
    ..The study assessed the contribution of depressive symptoms and cognitive impairment to the prediction of self-neglect in elderly persons living in the community...
  11. pmc Resident-to-resident aggression in long-term care facilities: insights from focus groups of nursing home residents and staff
    Tony Rosen
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1398-408. 2008
    ..To more fully characterize the spectrum of resident-to-resident aggression (RRA)...
  12. ncbi Could self-neglect in older adults be a geriatric syndrome?
    Maria P Pavlou
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:831-42. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi Response to commentary by Dr. Oliver and colleagues on hip protectors
    Lisa A Honkanen
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1159-60. 2006
  14. ncbi A cost-benefit analysis of external hip protectors in the nursing home setting
    Lisa A Honkanen
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Joan and Sanford Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:190-7. 2005
    ..To estimate potential cost savings generated by a program of hip protectors in the nursing home from a Medicare perspective...
  15. ncbi Recognition of late-life depression in home care: accuracy of the outcome and assessment information set
    Ellen L Brown
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, New York 10605, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:995-9. 2004
    ..6%; negative predictive value=88.8%). This study indicates that home care nurses often do not accurately rate OASIS depression items for older adult patients...
  16. ncbi Design features to enhance external hip protector adherence in the nursing home setting
    Lisa A Honkanen
    The Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, The Joan and Sanford Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:550-5. 2006
    ..To determine the preferences for external hip protector (EHP) design features of both certified nursing assistants (CNAs) and nursing home laundry personnel, and to test the durability of favored model features...
  17. ncbi Can hip protector use in the nursing home be predicted?
    Lisa A Honkanen
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:350-6. 2007
    ..To identify resident- and caregiver-related factors that influence hip protector (HP) usage...
  18. ncbi Cognitive function of older patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer: a pilot prospective longitudinal study
    Arti Hurria
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:925-31. 2006
    ..To report on the longitudinal cognitive functioning of older women receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer...
  19. ncbi Elder abuse and neglect: what physicians can and should do
    Mahnaz Ahmad
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, The Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 69:801-8. 2002
    ..Multiple barriers to reporting exist. This article reviews the terminology, epidemiology, and clinical signs associated with elder abuse in the community and offers practical strategies for intervention...
  20. ncbi Assessment of cognition in primary care: neuropsychological evaluation of the geriatric patient
    Lisa D Ravdin
    Cornell Neuropsychology Service, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Geriatrics 59:37-40, 42, 44. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi Geriatric assessment for oncologists: rationale and future directions
    Arti Hurria
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 59:211-7. 2006
    ..Our eventual goal is to determine if this geriatric assessment measure can identify factors independent of age that predict cancer treatment morbidity and mortality and result in rationale interventions to optimize oncologic care...
  22. ncbi A prospective, longitudinal study of the functional status and quality of life of older patients with breast cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy
    Arti Hurria
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1119-24. 2006
    ..To examine the toxicity experienced by a cohort of older women receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer and the longitudinal effect on their functional status and quality of life (QOL)...