Malaz Boustani

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Practical clinical tool to monitor dementia symptoms: the HABC-Monitor
    Patrick O Monahan
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 7:143-57. 2012
  2. pmc Connecting research discovery with care delivery in dementia: the development of the Indianapolis Discovery Network for Dementia
    Malaz A Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 7:509-16. 2012
  3. pmc Enhancing care for hospitalized older adults with cognitive impairment: a randomized controlled trial
    Malaz A Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:561-7. 2012
  4. pmc Alzheimer's disease multiple intervention trial (ADMIT): study protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Christopher M Callahan
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, 410 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    Trials 13:92. 2012
  5. pmc An integrated pharmacokinetics ontology and corpus for text mining
    Heng yi Wu
    Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 14:35. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Patients' attitudes of dementia screening across the Atlantic
    Michael D Justiss
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:632-7. 2009
  7. pmc Measuring primary care patients' attitudes about dementia screening
    Malaz Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:812-20. 2008
  8. pmc Acute care utilization by dementia caregivers within urban primary care practices
    Cathy C Schubert
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1736-40. 2008
  9. pmc Impact and recognition of cognitive impairment among hospitalized elders
    Malaz Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:69-75. 2010
  10. pmc Implementing a screening and diagnosis program for dementia in primary care
    Malaz Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:572-7. 2005

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Publications24

  1. pmc Practical clinical tool to monitor dementia symptoms: the HABC-Monitor
    Patrick O Monahan
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 7:143-57. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the reliability and validity of the Healthy Aging Brain Care Monitor (HABC-Monitor) for measuring and monitoring the severity of dementia symptoms through caregiver reports...
  2. pmc Connecting research discovery with care delivery in dementia: the development of the Indianapolis Discovery Network for Dementia
    Malaz A Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 7:509-16. 2012
    ..The US Institute of Medicine has recommended an integrated, locally sensitive collaboration among the various members of the community, health care systems, and research organizations to improve dementia care and dementia research...
  3. pmc Enhancing care for hospitalized older adults with cognitive impairment: a randomized controlled trial
    Malaz A Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:561-7. 2012
    ..The Institute of Medicine suggests using health information technology to improve the overall safety and quality of the health care system...
  4. pmc Alzheimer's disease multiple intervention trial (ADMIT): study protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Christopher M Callahan
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, 410 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    Trials 13:92. 2012
    ..However, these improvements in quality of life were not associated with delays in subjects' functional decline...
  5. pmc An integrated pharmacokinetics ontology and corpus for text mining
    Heng yi Wu
    Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 14:35. 2013
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Patients' attitudes of dementia screening across the Atlantic
    Michael D Justiss
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:632-7. 2009
    ..Implementation of these strategies will depend on the presence of a viable community or primary care based dementia screening and diagnosis program and patient acceptance of such a program...
  7. pmc Measuring primary care patients' attitudes about dementia screening
    Malaz Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:812-20. 2008
    ..To develop a questionnaire that will capture patients' attitudes about dementia screening in primary care...
  8. pmc Acute care utilization by dementia caregivers within urban primary care practices
    Cathy C Schubert
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1736-40. 2008
    ..However, many questions remain about the characteristics of AD patients and their caregivers that contribute to this stress and how it impacts caregivers' use of healthcare resources...
  9. pmc Impact and recognition of cognitive impairment among hospitalized elders
    Malaz Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:69-75. 2010
    ..Older adults are predisposed to developing cognitive deficits. This increases their vulnerability for adverse health outcomes when hospitalized...
  10. pmc Implementing a screening and diagnosis program for dementia in primary care
    Malaz Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:572-7. 2005
    ..Primary care physicians are positioned to provide early recognition and treatment of dementia. We evaluated the feasibility and utility of a comprehensive screening and diagnosis program for dementia in primary care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Who refuses the diagnostic assessment for dementia in primary care?
    Malaz Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:556-63. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the characteristics of patients who refuse a clinical diagnostic assessment for dementia after screening...
  12. pmc Integrating care for older adults with cognitive impairment
    Christopher M Callahan
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, HITS Building Suite 2000, 410 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    Curr Alzheimer Res 6:368-74. 2009
    ..This requires investments in the design and testing of an improved infrastructure for care that matches our national investment in the search for cure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity profile of dementia patients in primary care: are they sicker?
    Cathy C Schubert
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:104-9. 2006
    ..To compare the medical comorbidity of older patients with and without dementia in primary care...
  14. pmc Association between prescribing of anticholinergic medications and incident delirium: a cohort study
    Noll Campbell
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:S277-81. 2011
    ....
  15. pmc The cognitive impact of anticholinergics: a clinical review
    Noll Campbell
    Wishard Health Services, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 4:225-33. 2009
    ..However, there has been no systematic confirmation that acute or chronic prescribing of such medications lead to transient or permanent adverse cognitive outcomes...
  16. doi request reprint Systematic review of interdisciplinary interventions in nursing homes
    Arif Nazir
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:471-8. 2013
    ..We conducted a systematic evidence review to study the benefits of interdisciplinary interventions on outcomes of NH residents. We also examined the interdisciplinary features of successful trials, including those that used formal teams...
  17. doi request reprint Monitoring quality of care for nursing home residents with behavioral and psychological symptoms related to dementia
    Arif Nazir
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:660-7. 2011
    ..Quality indicators (QI) assessing quality of care for these residents are minimally risk adjusted and can provide inaccurate information regarding the quality of care provided by the facility...
  18. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of nonpharmacologic protocols for the management of patients with Alzheimer's disease and their families in a multiracial primary care setting
    Mary Guerriero Austrom
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, 541 Clinical Dr, CL 590, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Gerontologist 44:548-53. 2004
    ....
  19. pmc The association between cognition and histamine-2 receptor antagonists in African Americans
    Malaz Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1248-53. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association between histamine-2 receptor antagonist (H2A) exposure and incident cognitive impairment in a community-based sample of African Americans...
  20. pmc The challenge of supporting care for dementia in primary care
    Malaz Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 2872, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 2:631-6. 2007
    ..Such a complex adaptive system process would have the best probability of surviving the unknowable future challenges that will face the primary care system...
  21. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with behavioral symptoms related to dementia in long-term care residents
    Malaz Boustani
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, and Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    Gerontologist 45:56-61. 2005
    ..The prevalence of BSRD was associated with staff training and resident cognition, mood, mobility, and psychotropic use. Attention to staff training and depression management might improve BSRD...
  22. pmc A gero-informatics tool to enhance the care of hospitalized older adults with cognitive impairment
    Malaz Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 2:247-53. 2007
    ....
  23. pmc New aQTL SNPs for the CYP2D6 identified by a novel mediation analysis of genome-wide SNP arrays, gene expression arrays, and CYP2D6 activity
    Guanglong Jiang
    Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Biomed Res Int 2013:493019. 2013
    ..Integration of transcriptome data into GWAS may provide clues elucidating the mechanisms by which a genetic variant leads to a disease...
  24. ncbi request reprint Screening for dementia in primary care: a summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Malaz Boustani
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:927-37. 2003
    ..Dementia is a large and growing problem but is often not diagnosed in its earlier stages. Screening and earlier treatment could reduce the burden of suffering of this syndrome...