CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Recent advances: osteoporosis in the "oldest old"
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center and the Durham VA Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center, 508 Fulton St GRECC 182, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    Curr Osteoporos Rep 11:270-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Establishing faculty needs and priorities for peer-mentoring groups using a nominal group technique
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Med Teach 34:631-4. 2012
  3. pmc CONNECT for quality: protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial to improve fall prevention in nursing homes
    Ruth A Anderson
    School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Implement Sci 7:11. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Can historical and functional risk factors be used to predict fractures in community-dwelling older adults? development and validation of a clinical tool
    C S Colón-Emeric
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University, Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Osteoporos Int 13:955-61. 2002
  5. pmc Barriers to and facilitators of clinical practice guideline use in nursing homes
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1404-9. 2007
  6. pmc Randomized trial to improve fracture prevention in nursing home residents
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Center for Aging and Human Development, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Med 120:886-92. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Potential mediators of the mortality reduction with zoledronic acid after hip fracture
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:91-7. 2010
  8. pmc Development and pilot testing of computerized order entry algorithms for geriatric problems in nursing homes
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1644-53. 2009
  9. pmc Regulation and mindful resident care in nursing homes
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center and the Durham VA GRECC, Durham, NC, USA
    Qual Health Res 20:1283-94. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Association between timing of zoledronic acid infusion and hip fracture healing
    C Colon-Emeric
    Duke University Medical Center and the Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:2329-36. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Evidence-Based Medicine in the Skilled Nursing Facility
    Cathleen Colon Emeric; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Recent advances: osteoporosis in the "oldest old"
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center and the Durham VA Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center, 508 Fulton St GRECC 182, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    Curr Osteoporos Rep 11:270-5. 2013
    ..An appreciation for the relationship between age-related comorbidities, fracture risk, and competing mortality risk is essential for practitioners caring for the oldest-old population. ..
  2. doi request reprint Establishing faculty needs and priorities for peer-mentoring groups using a nominal group technique
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Med Teach 34:631-4. 2012
    ..Items particular to specific academic tracks included integration of non-clinical faculty, and gaining recognition in non-research tracks...
  3. pmc CONNECT for quality: protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial to improve fall prevention in nursing homes
    Ruth A Anderson
    School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Implement Sci 7:11. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Can historical and functional risk factors be used to predict fractures in community-dwelling older adults? development and validation of a clinical tool
    C S Colón-Emeric
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University, Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Osteoporos Int 13:955-61. 2002
    ..Functional status impairment is an important predictor of fracture in older community-dwelling adults. The contribution of risk factors to fracture risk may differ between distinct populations...
  5. pmc Barriers to and facilitators of clinical practice guideline use in nursing homes
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1404-9. 2007
    ..To identify barriers to and facilitators of the diffusion of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and clinical protocols in nursing homes (NHs)...
  6. pmc Randomized trial to improve fracture prevention in nursing home residents
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Center for Aging and Human Development, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Med 120:886-92. 2007
    ..Interventions to improve the fracture prevention in nursing homes are needed...
  7. doi request reprint Potential mediators of the mortality reduction with zoledronic acid after hip fracture
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:91-7. 2010
    ..Zoledronic acid may have an effect on cardiovascular events and pneumonia. Further studies of zoledronic acid in other acute illnesses may be warranted...
  8. pmc Development and pilot testing of computerized order entry algorithms for geriatric problems in nursing homes
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1644-53. 2009
    ..To develop order entry algorithms for five common nursing home problems and to test their acceptance, use, and preliminary effect on nine quality indicators and resource utilization...
  9. pmc Regulation and mindful resident care in nursing homes
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center and the Durham VA GRECC, Durham, NC, USA
    Qual Health Res 20:1283-94. 2010
    ..When managers emphasized the punitive aspects of regulation we observed a decrease in mindful practices in all facilities...
  10. doi request reprint Association between timing of zoledronic acid infusion and hip fracture healing
    C Colon-Emeric
    Duke University Medical Center and the Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:2329-36. 2011
    ..No association was observed between zoledronic acid (ZOL) and delayed healing. We conclude that ZOL has no clinically evident effect on fracture healing, even when the drug is infused in the immediate postoperative period...
  11. doi request reprint Clinical risk factors for recurrent fracture after hip fracture: a prospective study
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center and the Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton St GRECC 182, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 88:425-31. 2011
    ..Baseline risk factors in hip fracture patients were predictive of fracture in both ZOL- and placebo-treated participants, and there is no difference in the risk of subsequent fractures based on index hip fracture type...
  12. doi request reprint Osteoporosis piece of multi-morbidity puzzle in geriatric care
    Cathleen Colon-Emeric
    Duke University Medical Center and the Durham VA Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 78:515-26. 2011
    ..Using depression as a case example, we describe the complex relationship between osteoporosis, mood, and antidepressant medications, and the implications of these interactions for patients and clinicians...
  13. pmc Prevalence and predictors of osteoporosis treatment in nursing home residents with known osteoporosis or recent fracture
    C Colon-Emeric
    Duke University Center for Aging and Human Development, and the Durham VA GRECC, Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Osteoporos Int 18:553-9. 2007
    ..There was wide variation in performance, and both clinical and systems variables predicted use. This study shows that improvement in osteoporosis care is possible and important for many nursing homes...
  14. ncbi request reprint The HORIZON Recurrent Fracture Trial: design of a clinical trial in the prevention of subsequent fractures after low trauma hip fracture repair
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Box 3003, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 20:903-10. 2004
    ..Concomitant therapy with calcitonin, hormone replacement therapy, selective estrogen receptor modulators, tibolone, and external hip protectors are allowed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Barriers to providing osteoporosis care in skilled nursing facilities: perceptions of medical directors and directors of nursing
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Center for Aging and Human Development, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:361-6. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for hip fracture in skilled nursing facilities: who should be evaluated?
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Osteoporos Int 14:484-9. 2003
    ..Osteoporosis screening and intervention should focus on the healthiest, most independent subset of residents who have the greatest fracture risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Barriers to providing osteoporosis care in skilled nursing facilities: perceptions of medical directors and directors of nursing
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Center for Aging and Human Development and the Durham VA GRECC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 6:S61-6. 2005
    ....
  18. pmc Translating evidence-based falls prevention into clinical practice in nursing facilities: Results and lessons from a quality improvement collaborative
    Cathleen Colon-Emeric
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1414-8. 2006
    ..To describe the changes in process of care before and after an evidence-based fall reduction quality improvement collaborative in nursing facilities...
  19. ncbi request reprint An economic analysis of external hip protector use in ambulatory nursing facility residents
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Age Ageing 32:47-52. 2003
    ..to evaluate the economic impact of external hip protector use in nursing facilities...
  20. pmc Osteoporotic fractures in older adults
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center and the Durham VA Medical Center Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 20:695-706. 2006
    ..Areas for practice improvement and further research are highlighted...
  21. pmc Connection, regulation, and care plan innovation: a case study of four nursing homes
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, and the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 31:337-46. 2006
    ..Interventions which improve staff connectedness may improve resident outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint The contribution of hip fracture to risk of subsequent fractures: data from two longitudinal studies
    Cathleen Colon-Emeric
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Department of Biometry and Bioinformatics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Osteoporos Int 14:879-83. 2003
    ..The contribution of hip fracture to the risk of subsequent fractures is unclear...
  23. ncbi request reprint Zoledronic acid and clinical fractures and mortality after hip fracture
    Kenneth W Lyles
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1799-809. 2007
    ..Mortality is increased after a hip fracture, and strategies that improve outcomes are needed...
  24. pmc Patterns of medical and nursing staff communication in nursing homes: implications and insights from complexity science
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Qual Health Res 16:173-88. 2006
    ..The patterns of communication between care providers in nursing facilities have an important impact on their ability to provide quality, innovative care...
  25. pmc Exit interview-consultation for research validation and dissemination
    Queen Utley-Smith
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    West J Nurs Res 28:955-73. 2006
    ..Benefits from research participation are often indirect; this study's results suggest that exit interview-consultation can provide direct and immediate benefits to organizations and individuals...
  26. pmc End-stage renal disease in nursing homes: a systematic review
    Rasheeda K Hall
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:242-7. 2013
    ..We completed a systematic review to summarize the literature on NH residents with ESRD...
  27. ncbi request reprint Functional decline in older adults
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Fam Physician 88:388-94. 2013
    ..Interventions for functional decline in older adults are almost always multifactorial because they must address multiple conditions, impairments, and contextual factors. ..
  28. doi request reprint Prioritizing culture change in nursing homes: perspectives of residents, staff, and family members
    Heidi K White
    School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:525-31. 2012
    ..To explore the perspectives and priorities of nursing home residents, family members, and frontline nursing staff concerning a broad range of items representing common targets of culture change initiatives...
  29. doi request reprint CONNECT for better fall prevention in nursing homes: results from a pilot intervention study
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Durham Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:2150-9. 2013
    ..To determine whether an intervention that improves nursing home (NH) staff connections, communication, and problem solving (CONNECT) would improve implementation of a falls reduction education program (FALLS)...
  30. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of oral bisphosphonates for osteoporosis at different ages and levels of life expectancy
    Annalise N Pham
    Division of EndocrinologyGeriatricsGeneral Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1642-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of oral bisphosphonate therapy for osteoporosis in women at different ages and life expectancies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Does this woman have osteoporosis?
    Amanda D Green
    Ambulatory Care Service, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    JAMA 292:2890-900. 2004
    ..We investigated whether physical signs are useful as a screening tool either for early referral to bone densitometry or for occult spinal fractures...
  32. pmc How much vitamin D should I take?
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Clin Invest 122:1598-99. 2012
    ..You find no evidence of malabsorption. What vitamin D supplement regimen should you recommend to reduce her risk of fractures?..
  33. pmc Certified nursing assistants' explanatory models of nursing home resident depression
    Mary Lynn Piven
    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Nursing, NC, USA
    West J Nurs Res 30:653-72. 2008
    ..CNAs hold potential to improve the detection of depression and contribute to the emotional care of residents. Attention to staff knowledge deficits and facility barriers may enhance this potential...

Research Grants2

  1. Evidence-Based Medicine in the Skilled Nursing Facility
    Cathleen Colon Emeric; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Common geriatric syndromes conditions (UTI, fever, osteoporosis, falls, and pneumonia) will be targeted, and both an academic and a community-based Veterans Administration Nursing Home Care Unit will be used. ..