David M Blass
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Dementia in hippocampal sclerosis resembles frontotemporal dementia more than Alzheimer diseaseD M Blass
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Neurology 63:492-7. 2004..To characterize the clinical course of pathologically diagnosed hippocampal sclerosis dementia (HSD)...
- Olanzapine-associated hypothermiaDavid M Blass
Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7279, USA
Psychosomatics 45:135-9. 2004
- Depression in frontotemporal dementiaDavid M Blass
Abarbanel Mental Health Center, 15 Keren Kayemet St, Bat Yam, Israel
Psychosomatics 50:239-47. 2009..The authors describe mood abnormalities seen in a case series of patients with frontotemporal dementia (FTD)...
- Medication use in nursing home residents with advanced dementiaDavid M Blass
Abarbanel Mental Health Center, affiliate of The Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:490-6. 2008..To describe medication usage in nursing home residents with advanced dementia, to identify how this usage changed as patients advanced towards death, and to identify correlates of increased medication usage...
- The physician-patient relationship in dementia careDavid M Blass
Abarbanel Mental Health Center, Bat Yam, Israel
Neurotherapeutics 4:545-8. 2007..The present review examines how this relationship may be altered and presents a framework within which these alterations can be considered...
- A pragmatic approach to teaching psychiatry residents the assessment and treatment of religious patientsDavid M Blass
Abarbanel Mental Health Center, 15 Keren Kayemet Street, Bat Yam, Israel, 59436
Acad Psychiatry 31:25-31. 2007..The authors describe a pragmatic and atheoretical frameword for teaching psychiatry residents how to assess and treat religious patients...
- Ethical issues in mobile psychiatric treatment with homebound elderly patients: the Psychogeriatric Assessment and Treatment in City Housing experienceDavid M Blass
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Phoebe R Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 60 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 54:843-8. 2006..Ethical challenges with homebound elderly patients are unique because of patient characteristics as well as features of the treatment environment...
- Surrogate decision makers' understanding of dementia patients' prior wishes for end-of-life careBetty S Black
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Meyer Building, Room 279, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
J Aging Health 21:627-50. 2009..This study examines how surrogate decision makers for dementia patients developed an understanding of patient preferences about end-of-life (EOL) care and patient wishes...
- Quality of life in nursing home residents with advanced dementiaZachary Cordner
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2394-400. 2010..To examine quality of life (QOL) in nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia and identify correlates of QOL near the end of life...
- Prevalence and treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms in advanced dementiaKaran S Kverno
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Center for Nursing Research and Sponsored Projects, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 34:8-15; quiz 16-7. 2008....
- Treatment decisions regarding hospitalization and surgery for nursing home residents with advanced dementia: the CareAD StudyDonovan T Maust
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, U S A
Int Psychogeriatr 20:406-18. 2008..However, little is known about the factors that influence how surrogates make decisions for persons with late-stage dementia...
- Neuropsychiatric symptom patterns in hospice-eligible nursing home residents with advanced dementiaKaran S Kverno
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:509-15. 2008..The purpose of this study was to determine whether specific neuropsychiatric symptom patterns could be identified in a cohort of hospice-eligible nursing home residents with advanced dementia...
- Cell-based interventions for neurologic conditions: ethical challenges for early human trialsD J H Mathews
Johns Hopkins University, 100 North Charles Street, Suite 740, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Neurology 71:288-93. 2008....
- The role of animal models in evaluating reasonable safety and efficacy for human trials of cell-based interventions for neurologic conditionsAlan Regenberg
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 29:1-9. 2009..The goal of this paper is to provide a realistic lens for viewing the role of animal models in the context of CBI-NCs and to provide recommendations for moving forward through this challenging terrain...
- The role of environmental influences on schizophrenia admissions in IsraelAlex Aviv
Abarbanel Mental Health Centre, Bat Yam, Israel
Int J Soc Psychiatry 57:57-68. 2011..This study attempts to relate the pattern of hospital admissions to environmental variables such as season and to social factors such as nationally celebrated holidays...
- Unintended changes in cognition, mood, and behavior arising from cell-based interventions for neurological conditions: ethical challengesP S Duggan
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Am J Bioeth 9:31-6. 2009..Such steps will help better characterize the potential risks and benefits of CBIs as they are tested and potentially used for treatment...
- In the clinic. DementiaDavid M Blass
Ann Intern Med 148:ITC4-1-ITC4-16. 2008
- American Psychiatric Association practice guideline for the treatment of patients with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Second editionPeter V Rabins
Am J Psychiatry 164:5-56. 2007