Dan K Kiely

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association between psychomotor activity delirium subtypes and mortality among newly admitted post-acute facility patients
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:174-9. 2007
  2. pmc Health care proxy grief symptoms before the death of nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew Senior Life, Institute for Aging Research, Center for Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:664-73. 2008
  3. pmc Persistent delirium predicts greater mortality
    Dan K Kiely
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131 1097, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:55-61. 2009
  4. pmc Validation and comparison of two frailty indexes: The MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Dan K Kiely
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre St, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1532-9. 2009
  5. pmc Hospice use and outcomes in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2284-91. 2010
  6. pmc The clinical course of advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1529-38. 2009
  7. pmc Are changes in leg power responsible for clinically meaningful improvements in mobility in older adults?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2363-8. 2010
  8. pmc Chronic musculoskeletal pain and the occurrence of falls in an older population
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    JAMA 302:2214-21. 2009
  9. pmc Phenomenological subtypes of delirium in older persons: patterns, prevalence, and prognosis
    Frances M Yang
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Psychosomatics 50:248-54. 2009
  10. pmc Frailty and the degradation of complex balance dynamics during a dual-task protocol
    Hyun Gu Kang
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:1304-11. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Association between psychomotor activity delirium subtypes and mortality among newly admitted post-acute facility patients
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:174-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the association between psychomotor activity delirium subtypes and 1-year mortality among 457 newly admitted delirious PAC patients...
  2. pmc Health care proxy grief symptoms before the death of nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew Senior Life, Institute for Aging Research, Center for Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:664-73. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Persistent delirium predicts greater mortality
    Dan K Kiely
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131 1097, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:55-61. 2009
    ..To examine the association between persistent delirium and 1-year mortality in newly admitted postacute care (PAC) facility patients with delirium who were followed regardless of residence...
  4. pmc Validation and comparison of two frailty indexes: The MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Dan K Kiely
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre St, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1532-9. 2009
    ..To validate two established frailty indexes and compare their ability to predict adverse outcomes in a diverse, elderly, community-dwelling sample of men and women...
  5. pmc Hospice use and outcomes in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2284-91. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc The clinical course of advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1529-38. 2009
    ..Dementia is a leading cause of death in the United States but is underrecognized as a terminal illness. The clinical course of nursing home residents with advanced dementia has not been well described...
  7. pmc Are changes in leg power responsible for clinically meaningful improvements in mobility in older adults?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2363-8. 2010
    ..From among physiological attributes commonly targeted in rehabilitation, to identify those in which changes led to clinically meaningful differences (CMDs) in mobility outcomes...
  8. pmc Chronic musculoskeletal pain and the occurrence of falls in an older population
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    JAMA 302:2214-21. 2009
    ..Chronic pain is a major contributor to disability in older adults; however, the potential role of chronic pain as a risk factor for falls is poorly understood...
  9. pmc Phenomenological subtypes of delirium in older persons: patterns, prevalence, and prognosis
    Frances M Yang
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Psychosomatics 50:248-54. 2009
    ..Delirium is an acute confusional state that is common, preventable, and life-threatening...
  10. pmc Frailty and the degradation of complex balance dynamics during a dual-task protocol
    Hyun Gu Kang
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:1304-11. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Increased Velocity Exercise Specific to Task (InVEST) training: a pilot study exploring effects on leg power, balance, and mobility in community-dwelling older women
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:799-804. 2004
    ..To evaluate a dynamic form of weighted vest exercise suitable for home use and designed to enhance muscle power, balance, and mobility...
  12. pmc Telephone interview for cognitive status: Creating a crosswalk with the Mini-Mental State Examination
    Tamara G Fong
    Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 5:492-7. 2009
    ..Screening instruments such as the Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status (TICS) were developed to provide a valid alternative, with comparable cut-point scores to rate global cognitive function...
  13. pmc Survival and comfort after treatment of pneumonia in advanced dementia
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1102-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effect of antimicrobial treatment for suspected pneumonia on survival and comfort in patients with advanced dementia...
  14. pmc Participation in activity and risk for incident delirium
    Frances M Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Woman s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1479-84. 2008
    ..To examine the mediating role between educational attainment and risk for incidence delirium of activity participation and to examine the contribution of participation in specific activities to the development of delirium...
  15. doi request reprint Which impairments are most associated with high mobility performance in older adults? Implications for a rehabilitation prescription
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2278-84. 2008
    ..To test which rehabilitative impairments are associated with higher mobility performance among community-dwelling, mobility-limited older adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of older people admitted to postacute facilities with delirium
    Edward R Marcantonio
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:963-9. 2005
    ..To compare outcomes of patients admitted to postacute skilled nursing facilities with delirium, subsyndromal delirium, and no delirium...
  17. pmc Randomized trial of a delirium abatement program for postacute skilled nursing facilities
    Edward R Marcantonio
    Divisions of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02446, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1019-26. 2010
    ..To determine whether a delirium abatement program (DAP) can shorten duration of delirium in new admissions to postacute care (PAC)...
  18. pmc Advanced dementia research in the nursing home: the CASCADE study
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Senior Life Institute for Aging Research, Department of Medicine of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:166-75. 2006
    ..The CASCADE experience establishes the feasibility of conducting rigorous, multisite dementia NH research, and the described methodology serves as a detailed reference for subsequent CASCADE publications as results from the study emerge...
  19. pmc Grief among family members of nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Jane L Givens
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Gerontology, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:543-50. 2011
    ..To describe preloss and postloss grief symptoms among family members of nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia, and to identify predictors of greater postloss grief symptoms...
  20. pmc Prediction of 6-month survival of nursing home residents with advanced dementia using ADEPT vs hospice eligibility guidelines
    Susan L Mitchell
    The Hebrew Senior Life, Institute for Aging Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 304:1929-35. 2010
    ..Estimating life expectancy is challenging in advanced dementia, potentially limiting the use of hospice care in these patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with delirium persistence among newly admitted post-acute facility patients
    Dan K Kiely
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:344-9. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Associating the onset of motor impairments with disability progression in nursing home residents
    Jonathan Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81:696-704; quiz 705-7, 720. 2002
    ..To evaluate the association between the onset of movement impairments and disability progression in nursing home residents...
  23. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and treatment of suspected pneumonia in long-term care residents dying with advanced dementia
    Jen Hau Chen
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Research and Training Institute and Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:290-5. 2006
    ..To describe the occurrence and management of suspected pneumonia in end-stage dementia and to identify factors associated with aggressiveness of antibiotic treatment...
  24. pmc Trunk muscle attributes are associated with balance and mobility in older adults: a pilot study
    Pradeep Suri
    Department of PM and R, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    PM R 1:916-24. 2009
    ..To determine whether trunk muscle attributes are associated with balance and mobility performance among mobility-limited older adults...
  25. pmc Increased trunk extension endurance is associated with meaningful improvement in balance among older adults with mobility problems
    Pradeep Suri
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1038-43. 2011
    ..To determine whether trunk extension endurance changes with training are associated with clinically meaningful improvements in balance among mobility-limited older adults...
  26. pmc Increased velocity exercise specific to task training versus the National Institute on Aging's strength training program: changes in limb power and mobility
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:983-91. 2009
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the benefits of InVEST (Increased Velocity Specific to Task) training on limb power and mobility among mobility-limited older adults...
  27. pmc Scales for the evaluation of end-of-life care in advanced dementia: sensitivity to change
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:358-63. 2012
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for delirium at discharge: development and validation of a predictive model
    Sharon K Inouye
    Aging Brain Center, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre St, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1406-13. 2007
    ..Persistent delirium at the time of hospital discharge is associated with poor outcomes. The objectives of this study were to develop and validate a predictive model for persistent delirium at hospital discharge...
  29. ncbi request reprint Dying with advanced dementia in the nursing home
    Susan L Mitchell
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:321-6. 2004
    ..Nursing homes are important providers of end-of-life care to persons with advanced dementia...
  30. ncbi request reprint Upper and lower limb muscle power relationships in mobility-limited older adults
    Seth Herman
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:476-80. 2005
    ..This study examined relationships between upper and lower limb muscle power and their role in predicting mobility performance among community-dwelling older adults...
  31. pmc Prevalence of delirium on admission to postacute care is associated with a higher number of nursing home deficiencies
    Richard N Jones
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:253-6. 2010
    ..To examine the association between the prevalence of delirium among patients admitted to postacute care and the quality of nursing home care as reflected in deficiency counts...
  32. ncbi request reprint A model for management of delirious postacute care patients
    Margaret A Bergmann
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1817-25. 2005
    ..Program adoption challenges and corresponding model refinements to enhance adherence and overall care quality are highlighted. Last, clinical adaptation of this research-derived program is discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint The 6-minute walk test in mobility-limited elders: what is being measured?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M751-6. 2002
    ..Though commonly utilized as an outcome measure among otherwise healthy mobility-limited elders, it is not clear whether the 6mw best represents a measure of functional limitation, aerobic capacity, or both...
  34. pmc Enhanced vasoreactivity and its response to antihypertensive therapy in hypertensive elderly women
    Lewis A Lipsitz
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Hypertension 47:377-83. 2006
    ..These results highlight the beneficial effects of antihypertensive therapy on the systemic vasculature, particularly for elderly women in whom enhanced vasoreactivity may contribute to excessive cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  35. ncbi request reprint Association between delirium resolution and functional recovery among newly admitted postacute facility patients
    Dan K Kiely
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:204-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the association between delirium resolution and functional recovery in skilled nursing facilities specializing in PAC...
  36. ncbi request reprint Nursing home patients in the intensive care unit: Risk factors for mortality
    Melissa L P Mattison
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:2583-7. 2006
    ..To determine intensive care unit (ICU) admission characteristics predictive of mortality among older nursing home residents...
  37. pmc The validity and reliability of scales for the evaluation of end-of-life care in advanced dementia
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:176-81. 2006
    ..50 to 0.81). The results of this study demonstrate that the 3 EOLD scales demonstrate "internal consistency" reliability and demonstrate convergent validity, and further establish their utility in palliative care dementia research...
  38. ncbi request reprint Terminal trajectories of functional decline in the long-term care setting
    Jen Hau Chen
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Institute for Aging Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:531-6. 2007
    ..Little is known about the terminal trajectories of functional decline among long-term care (LTC) residents dying with different diseases...
  39. pmc The association of educational attainment and SBP among older community-living adults: the Maintenance of Balance, Independent Living, Intellect and Zest in the Elderly (MOBILIZE) Boston Study
    Dan K Kiely
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew Senior Life, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Hypertens 30:1518-25. 2012
    ..Educational attainment is inversely associated with SBP level in young adulthood. This association has not been studied in an older cohort, and confounding and mediating factors are not well known...
  40. pmc Geriatric syndromes in older homeless adults
    Rebecca T Brown
    Division of Gerontology of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:16-22. 2012
    ..The average age of the US homeless population is increasing. Little is known about the prevalence of geriatric syndromes in older homeless adults...
  41. pmc Do attitudes toward exercise vary with differences in mobility and disability status? - a study among low-income seniors
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department PM and R, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 29:1215-20. 2007
    ..To examine attitudes toward exercise among a vulnerable aged population characterized by low socioeconomic status, poor functional status and lack of available therapeutic exercise resources...
  42. pmc Healthcare proxies of nursing home residents with advanced dementia: decisions they confront and their satisfaction with decision-making
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1149-55. 2009
    ..To describe the medical decisions confronting healthcare proxies (HCPs) of nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia and to identify factors associated with greater decision-making satisfaction...
  43. ncbi request reprint Decisions to hospitalize nursing home residents dying with advanced dementia
    Jennifer L Lamberg
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1396-401. 2005
    ..To describe the prevalence of, timing of, and factors associated with decisions not to hospitalize nursing home residents with advanced dementia who were dying...
  44. ncbi request reprint Is stair climb power a clinically relevant measure of leg power impairments in at-risk older adults?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of PM and R, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:604-9. 2007
    ..To test the clinical relevance of the stair climb power test (SCPT) as a measure of leg power impairments in mobility-limited older adults...
  45. pmc Hypertension, orthostatic hypotension, and the risk of falls in a community-dwelling elderly population: the maintenance of balance, independent living, intellect, and zest in the elderly of Boston study
    Anupama Gangavati
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:383-9. 2011
    ..1)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Estimating prognosis for nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, The Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02131, USA
    JAMA 291:2734-40. 2004
    ..Survival varies for patients with advanced dementia, and accurate prognostic tools have not been developed. A small proportion of patients admitted to hospice have dementia, in part because of the difficulty in predicting survival...
  47. pmc Preliminary data from an advanced dementia consult service: integrating research, education, and clinical expertise
    Angela G Catic
    Department of Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:2008-12. 2013
    ..Targeted consultation for advanced dementia is feasible and may promote greater engagement of proxies and goal-directed care after discharge...
  48. pmc Is kyphosis related to mobility, balance, and disability?
    Regina Eum
    From the Pioneer Spine and Sports Physicians, West Springfield, Massachusetts RE University of Massachusetts Boston SGL Hebrew Senior Life, Roslindale, Massachusetts DKK, DPK, EJS Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts DPK, JFB and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts JFB
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 92:980-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association of increased kyphosis with declines in mobility, balance, and disability among community-living older adults...
  49. pmc The study of pathogen resistance and antimicrobial use in dementia: study design and methodology
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, United States
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 56:16-22. 2013
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Hospice care for patients with dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:7-16. 2007
    ..These data suggest that the evaluation of hospice care for older patients is generally high, and does not vary with respect to terminal diagnoses...
  51. ncbi request reprint Influence of poststroke urinary incontinence on disability: the nursing home setting
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 82:175-81. 2003
    ..To characterize the association of poststroke urinary incontinence with disability progression in nursing home residents...
  52. ncbi request reprint Weighted stair climbing in mobility-limited older people: a pilot study
    Jonathan Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:663-70. 2002
    ..To evaluate weighted stair climbing exercise (SCE) as a means of increasing lower extremity muscle power in mobility-limited older people...
  53. ncbi request reprint Delirium among newly admitted postacute facility patients: prevalence, symptoms, and severity
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Research and Training Institute, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M441-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the prevalence of delirium, delirium symptoms, and severity assessed at admission to postacute facilities...
  54. pmc Neurovascular coupling is impaired in slow walkers: the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Farzaneh A Sorond
    Department of Neurology, Stroke Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Neurol 70:213-20. 2011
    ..Our study examines the association between neurovascular coupling in the middle cerebral artery and gait speed in elderly individuals with impaired cerebral vasoreactivity...
  55. ncbi request reprint A comparison of leg power and leg strength within the InCHIANTI study: which influences mobility more?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, and Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:728-33. 2003
    ..There was also evidence that the power-function relationship may be described as curvilinear. However, these findings have never been confirmed in a representative population...
  56. ncbi request reprint Does educational attainment contribute to risk for delirium? A potential role for cognitive reserve
    Richard N Jones
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1307-11. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if level of educational attainment, a marker of cognitive reserve, was associated with the cumulative risk of delirium among hospitalized elders...
  57. ncbi request reprint The protective effect of social engagement on 1-year mortality in a long-stay nursing home population
    Dan K Kiely
    The Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131 1097, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:472-8. 2003
    ..Future studies are needed to understand psychological and other factors related to residents' capacity and motivation for social engagement that could increase quality and quantity of life in nursing home residents...
  58. ncbi request reprint Is pulse pressure a predictor of cardiovascular complications in a frail elderly nursing home population?
    Morad Askari
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:206-11. 2004
    ..The aims of this project are to determine the value of PP in predicting CV complications in a nursing home population, and to compare its predictive value with SBP, DBP, and mean arterial pressure (MAP)...
  59. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of traumatic intracranial hemorrhage in elderly fallers presenting to the emergency department without focal findings
    Anupama S Gangavati
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1470-4. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence and associated characteristics of traumatic intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) in elderly fallers presenting to the emergency department (ED) without focal findings...
  60. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive therapy increases cerebral blood flow and carotid distensibility in hypertensive elderly subjects
    Lewis A Lipsitz
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Hypertension 45:216-21. 2005
    ..Treatment reduced cerebrovascular resistance and did not impair cerebral autoregulation. Therefore, judicious long-term treatment of systolic hypertension in otherwise healthy elderly subjects does not cause cerebral hypoperfusion...
  61. ncbi request reprint Selective impairment of frontal-executive cognitive function in african americans with cardiovascular risk factors
    Kenneth G Pugh
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Gerontology Division, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1439-44. 2003
    ..To determine whether a summary cardiovascular risk score is associated with an increased risk of frontal-executive cognitive impairment...
  62. ncbi request reprint Nursing home characteristics associated with tube feeding in advanced cognitive impairment
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:75-9. 2003
    ..To identify nursing homes factors associated with the use of tube feeding in advanced cognitive impairment...
  63. doi request reprint Factors associated with physician and nurse practitioner pressure ulcer staging practices in rehabilitative and long term care
    E Foy White-Chu
    Department of Medicine, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:748-51. 2012
    ..Future research that is adequately powered is needed to replicate these results and detect other potential factors associated with documentation...
  64. ncbi request reprint The relationship between leg power and physical performance in mobility-limited older people
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:461-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the influence of leg power and leg strength on the physical performance of community-dwelling mobility-limited older people...
  65. doi request reprint Hospice care for patients with dementia: does volume make a difference?
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:283-91. 2008
    ..Further study is needed to understand the nonintuitive negative association between higher volume and lower satisfaction. This study emphasizes the need for examination of quality outcomes by profit status...
  66. ncbi request reprint Mortality-related factors and 1-year survival in nursing home residents
    Jonathan M Flacker
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:213-21. 2003
    ....
  67. pmc Satisfaction with end-of-life care for nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Sharon E Engel
    School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1567-72. 2006
    ..To identify factors associated with satisfaction with care for healthcare proxies (HCPs) of nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia...
  68. ncbi request reprint Does gynecologic surgery contribute to low back problems in later life? An analysis of the women's health and aging study
    Jeffery J Ericksen
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23298, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:172-6. 2006
    ..To examine whether women with potential injuries to the abdominal and pelvic musculature from past gynecologic surgery are at higher risk for low back pain (LBP)...