Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
- Cadaver treasure hunt: introducing geriatrics concepts in the anatomy classLynn McNicoll
Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 60:962-6. 2012..Evaluations have been mostly positive (82-87% positive responses). The anatomy lecture and "treasure hunt" experience are unique strategies for using cadavers to introduce geriatrics principles into the medical school...
- Delirium in the intensive care unit: occurrence and clinical course in older patientsLynn McNicoll
Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:591-8. 2003..To describe the occurrence of delirium in a cohort of older medical intensive care unit (ICU) patients and its short-term duration in the hospital and to determine the association between preexisting dementia and the occurrence of delirium...
- Underrecognition of preexisting cognitive impairment by physicians in older ICU patientsMargaret A Pisani
Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208057, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
Chest 124:2267-74. 2003..Little is known, however, about physician recognition of preexisting cognitive impairment in the ICU and which patient factors may play a role in physician recognition...
- Short-term outcomes in older intensive care unit patients with dementiaMargaret A Pisani
Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
Crit Care Med 33:1371-6. 2005..To determine the impact of dementia on the outcomes of intensive care unit (ICU) care and use of ICU interventions among older patients...
- Preliminary derivation of a Nursing Home Confusion Assessment Method based on data from the Minimum Data SetDavid Dosa
Department of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1099-105. 2007....
- Cognitive impairment in the intensive care unitMargaret A Pisani
Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
Clin Chest Med 24:727-37. 2003..Moreover, studies that examine the impact of delirium prevention in the ICU on rates of delirium, duration and persistence of delirium, and long-term cognitive and functional outcomes post-ICU stay are greatly needed...
- Detection of delirium in the intensive care unit: comparison of confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit with confusion assessment method ratingsLynn McNicoll
Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:495-500. 2005..To compare the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) and CAM for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU) methods for detecting delirium in alert, nonintubated older ICU patients...
- Infections in the nursing home: a primer for the practicing physicianDavid Dosa
Division of Geriatrics, Rhode Island Hospital, USA
Med Health R I 90:211-2, 216-7. 2007
- Integrating and evaluating geriatrics in medical school: a novel approach for the challengeRichard W Besdine
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
Gerontol Geriatr Educ 32:295-308. 2011..Evaluation includes "tracking" to compute the "dose" of aging content, and "journaling" and focus groups to evaluate students' responses. Integrating geriatrics across a broad range of courses and clinical experiences is feasible...
- Screening for preexisting cognitive impairment in older intensive care unit patients: use of proxy assessmentMargaret A Pisani
Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School ofMedicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:689-93. 2003..To determine the prevalence of preexisting cognitive impairment (CI) in patients admitted to the medical intensive care unit (ICU) and compare two different proxy measures of preexisting CI in ICU patients...
- A multifaceted intervention to improve compliance with process measures for ICU clinician communication with ICU patients and familiesMartin D Black
1Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 2Healthcentric Advisors, Providence, RI 3Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 4Center for Biostatistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 5Division of Palliative Care, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 6Division of Geriatrics, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 7Home and Hospice of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
Crit Care Med 41:2275-83. 2013..We employed a multifaceted behavioral-change intervention to improve communication between families and clinicians in a statewide collaboration of ICUs...
- Improving safety culture results in Rhode Island ICUs: lessons learned from the development of action-oriented plansMargaret Cornell Vigorito
Healthcentric Advisors, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:509-14. 2011....
- The Rhode Island ICU collaborative: a model for reducing central line-associated bloodstream infection and ventilator-associated pneumonia statewideVera A DePalo
Department of Internal Medicine, Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02860, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 19:555-61. 2010....
- The future of delirium research: promising but still room for improvementLynn McNicoll
Aging Clin Exp Res 19:169-71. 2007
- The GENESIS project: culture change at the Miriam HospitalLynn McNicoll
The Miriam Hospital, USA
Med Health R I 88:327-8. 2005
- Patient safety and culture change in hospitalsLynn McNicoll
Quality Partners of Rhode Island, Providence 02908, USA
Med Health R I 88:242-4. 2005
- Working together to improve ICU care in Rhode IslandCathy E Duquette
Hospital Association of Rhode Island, USA
Med Health R I 88:286-8. 2005