C Christmas

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fitness for reducing osteoporosis
    C Christmas
    Johns Hopkins Geriatric Center, Baltimore, MD, 21224, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 28:33-4. 2000
  2. pmc A model intensive course in geriatric teaching for non-geriatrician educators
    Colleen Christmas
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1048-52. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Systems survivor: voting unsafe patient care practices off the island
    Colleen Christmas
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:200-1. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Tube feeding in patients with advanced dementia: a review of the evidence
    T E Finucane
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 282:1365-70. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Tube feeding in dementia: how incentives undermine health care quality and patient safety
    Thomas E Finucane
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:205-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Preoperative factors associated with postoperative change in confusion assessment method score in hip fracture patients
    Khwaja J Zakriya
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Anesth Analg 94:1628-32, table of contents. 2002
  7. pmc Artificially giving nutrition and fluids is not one action
    Thomas Finucane
    BMJ 326:713. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and involuntary weight loss: a pilot study of an educational intervention for nursing home surveyors
    Joan C Chang
    The Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Baltimore, MD 21239, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:110-4. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Clinical excellence in academia: perspectives from masterful academic clinicians
    Colleen Christmas
    Division of Geriatrics, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:989-94. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Perspective: transforming chronic care for older persons
    Chad Boult
    Roger C Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Acad Med 83:627-31. 2008

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Fitness for reducing osteoporosis
    C Christmas
    Johns Hopkins Geriatric Center, Baltimore, MD, 21224, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 28:33-4. 2000
    ..Many become dependent on others for their care. Finally, the mortality rate of those with hip fractures from osteoporosis is higher than that of their unaffected peers ((4))...
  2. pmc A model intensive course in geriatric teaching for non-geriatrician educators
    Colleen Christmas
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1048-52. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Systems survivor: voting unsafe patient care practices off the island
    Colleen Christmas
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:200-1. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Tube feeding in patients with advanced dementia: a review of the evidence
    T E Finucane
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 282:1365-70. 1999
    ..Further, risks are substantial. The widespread practice of tube feeding should be carefully reconsidered, and we believe that for severely demented patients the practice should be discouraged on clinical grounds...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tube feeding in dementia: how incentives undermine health care quality and patient safety
    Thomas E Finucane
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:205-8. 2007
    ..Realigning incentives in these ways could, we believe, improve the quality of care, quality of life, and safety of these vulnerable individuals, likely with reduced costs of care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Preoperative factors associated with postoperative change in confusion assessment method score in hip fracture patients
    Khwaja J Zakriya
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Anesth Analg 94:1628-32, table of contents. 2002
    ..In particular, two of the risk factors we identified may be amenable to therapy and are abnormal serum sodium and lack of an increase in white blood cell count during the stress of trauma and surgery...
  7. pmc Artificially giving nutrition and fluids is not one action
    Thomas Finucane
    BMJ 326:713. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and involuntary weight loss: a pilot study of an educational intervention for nursing home surveyors
    Joan C Chang
    The Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Baltimore, MD 21239, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:110-4. 2007
    ..To describe the knowledge and attitudes of nursing home (NH) surveyors before and after a brief educational intervention related to nutrition and involuntary weight loss in nursing home residents...
  9. doi request reprint Clinical excellence in academia: perspectives from masterful academic clinicians
    Colleen Christmas
    Division of Geriatrics, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:989-94. 2008
    ..To better understand and characterize clinical excellence in academia by exploring the perspectives of clinically excellent faculty in the top American departments of medicine...
  10. doi request reprint Perspective: transforming chronic care for older persons
    Chad Boult
    Roger C Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Acad Med 83:627-31. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of medical complications in geriatric patients with hip fracture
    Fardin A Khasraghi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    Orthopedics 26:49-53; discussion 53. 2003
    ..Patients who developed medical complications had significantly longer mean hospital stays (10 days) and higher mean hospital costs ($16,203) than patients without such complications (5 days and $10,284, respectively) (P<.001)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Brief postoperative delirium in hip fracture patients affects functional outcome at three months
    Khwaja Zakriya
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:1798-802, table of contents. 2004
    ..We conclude that brief postoperative DEL lasting <6 wk is a determining factor for poor long-term functional outcome after hip fracture repair, because it significantly impacts the ability to live independently...
  13. ncbi request reprint The impact of cognitive impairment on short-term outcomes of hip fracture patients
    Lainie V Moncada
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle Suite 1B 84, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 43:45-52. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary team approach to hip fracture management
    Fardin A Khasraghi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 14:27-31. 2005
    ..35%), and had shorter hospital stays (mean, 5.7 days vs. 8.1 days) than patients treated before the Hip Fracture Service. These findings provide the rationale for a prospective, randomized trial of the service...
  15. ncbi request reprint Medical considerations in older surgical patients
    Colleen Christmas
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:746-51. 2006