Mona Baumgarten

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Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pressure ulcer preventive device use among elderly patients early in the hospital stay
    Shayna E Rich
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, 660 West Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Nurs Res 58:95-104. 2009
  2. pmc Care-related risk factors for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers in elderly adults with hip fracture
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:277-83. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Black/White differences in pressure ulcer incidence in nursing home residents
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1293-8. 2004
  4. pmc Validity of pressure ulcer diagnosis using digital photography
    Mona Baumgarten
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 17:287-90. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pressure ulcers among elderly hip fracture patients
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 11:96-103. 2003
  6. pmc Pressure ulcers in elderly patients with hip fracture across the continuum of care
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School ofMedicine, 660W Redwood Street, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:863-70. 2009
  7. pmc Use of pressure-redistributing support surfaces among elderly hip fracture patients across the continuum of care: adherence to pressure ulcer prevention guidelines
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 West Redwood Street, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Gerontologist 50:253-62. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Adult day care for the frail elderly: outcomes, satisfaction, and cost
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore, USA
    J Aging Health 14:237-59. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcers among elderly patients early in the hospital stay
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Division of Gerontology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:749-54. 2006
  10. pmc Extrinsic risk factors for pressure ulcers early in the hospital stay: a nested case-control study
    Mona Baumgarten
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:408-13. 2008

Research Grants

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Publications37

  1. pmc Pressure ulcer preventive device use among elderly patients early in the hospital stay
    Shayna E Rich
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, 660 West Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Nurs Res 58:95-104. 2009
    ..Adherence to these guidelines among elderly hospital patients early in the hospital stay has not been examined in prior studies...
  2. pmc Care-related risk factors for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers in elderly adults with hip fracture
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:277-83. 2012
    ..To identify care-related factors associated with hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Black/White differences in pressure ulcer incidence in nursing home residents
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1293-8. 2004
    ....
  4. pmc Validity of pressure ulcer diagnosis using digital photography
    Mona Baumgarten
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 17:287-90. 2009
    ..Since blinded outcome assessment is one of the cornerstones of good clinical trial design, photography offers the potential to strengthen future studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pressure ulcers among elderly hip fracture patients
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 11:96-103. 2003
    ....
  6. pmc Pressure ulcers in elderly patients with hip fracture across the continuum of care
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School ofMedicine, 660W Redwood Street, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:863-70. 2009
    ..To identify care settings associated with greater pressure ulcer risk in elderly patients with hip fracture in the postfracture period...
  7. pmc Use of pressure-redistributing support surfaces among elderly hip fracture patients across the continuum of care: adherence to pressure ulcer prevention guidelines
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 West Redwood Street, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Gerontologist 50:253-62. 2010
    ..To estimate the frequency of use of pressure-redistributing support surfaces (PRSS) among hip fracture patients and to determine whether higher pressure ulcer risk is associated with greater PRSS use...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adult day care for the frail elderly: outcomes, satisfaction, and cost
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore, USA
    J Aging Health 14:237-59. 2002
    ..To assess outcomes and satisfaction among frail elderly day care clients and their informal caregivers and the impact of adult day care on the cost of health services...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcers among elderly patients early in the hospital stay
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Division of Gerontology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:749-54. 2006
    ..The goals of this study were to estimate the incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers in the first 2 days of the hospital stay and to identify patient characteristics associated with higher incidence...
  10. pmc Extrinsic risk factors for pressure ulcers early in the hospital stay: a nested case-control study
    Mona Baumgarten
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:408-13. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Mortality and adverse health events in newly admitted nursing home residents with and without dementia
    Jay Magaziner
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1858-66. 2005
    ..g., infections, fevers, pressure ulcers, falls) than residents without dementia because of communication and self-care difficulties...
  12. ncbi request reprint A retrospective case-control study of the use of hormone-related supplements and association with breast cancer
    Timothy R Rebbeck
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:1523-8. 2007
    ..Additional confirmatory studies are required to determine whether black cohosh could be used to prevent breast cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcers and the transition to long-term care
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 16:299-304. 2003
    ..To estimate the prevalence of pressure ulcers among newly admitted residents of long-term-care facilities and to determine whether patients admitted from hospitals had a higher prevalence than those admitted from home or other settings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Use of photographs for the identification of pressure ulcers in elderly hospitalized patients: validity and reliability
    A Russell Localio
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 14:506-13. 2006
    ..69 and 0.84, respectively. Trained research nurses can accurately classify pressure ulcers from photographs, even when patients are largely non-White and the photographs depict pressure ulcers spanning all pressure ulcer stages...
  15. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy and endometrial cancer
    Brian L Strom
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:775-86. 2006
    ..Thus, if HRT is to be used in women with an intact uterus, this study confirms the benefit of adding progestins to the regimen...
  16. pmc Pressure-redistributing support surface use and pressure ulcer incidence in elderly hip fracture patients
    Shayna E Rich
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1052-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the association between pressure-redistributing support surface (PRSS) use and incident pressure ulcers in older adults with hip fracture...
  17. ncbi request reprint ED predictors of upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding in patients without hematemesis
    Michael D Witting
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:280-5. 2006
    ..In patients with gastrointestinal (GI) tract bleeding, the bleeding source is uncertain in the absence of hematemesis. We sought to identify clinical variables predictive of an upper GI bleeding source...
  18. pmc Prevalence of pressure ulcers on hospital admission among nursing home residents transferred to the hospital
    Eithne Keelaghan
    Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 16:331-6. 2008
    ..The results highlight the importance of continuity of care across transitions between care settings...
  19. pmc Frequent manual repositioning and incidence of pressure ulcers among bed-bound elderly hip fracture patients
    Shayna E Rich
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 19:10-8. 2011
    ..1, 95% confidence interval 0.5-2.4). No association was found between frequent repositioning of bed-bound patients and lower pressure ulcer incidence, calling into question the allocation of resources for repositioning...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dementia as a risk factor for falls and fall injuries among nursing home residents
    Carol van Doorn
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1213-8. 2003
    ..To compare rates of falling between nursing home residents with and without dementia and to examine dementia as an independent risk factor for falls and fall injuries...
  21. ncbi request reprint The incidence and prevalence of pressure ulcers among elderly patients in general medical practice
    David J Margolis
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:321-5. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the period prevalence and incidence of pressure ulcer among those 65 years of age and older...
  22. pmc Inappropriate drug use and risk of transition to nursing homes among community-dwelling older adults
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Med Care 44:722-30. 2006
    ..Adverse events from inappropriate medications are preventable risk factors for nursing home admissions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Measuring the frequency of contact between nursing home residents and their family and friends
    Cynthia L Port
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Nurs Res 52:52-6. 2003
    ..The involvement of family and friends in nursing home care represents an important resource for an overburdened long-term care system. However, little guidance exists for researchers interested in measuring family involvement...
  24. ncbi request reprint Medical conditions as risk factors for pressure ulcers in an outpatient setting
    David J Margolis
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Age Ageing 32:259-64. 2003
    ..the purpose of this study was to evaluate the likelihood that the presence of certain medical conditions in older ambulatory patients are associated with the risk of developing a new pressure ulcer...
  25. ncbi request reprint The use and interpretation of quasi-experimental studies in infectious diseases
    Anthony D Harris
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1586-91. 2004
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Estrogen sulfation genes, hormone replacement therapy, and endometrial cancer risk
    Timothy R Rebbeck
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 904 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1311-20. 2006
    ..To investigate the mechanism of this association, we evaluated whether risk of endometrial cancer was associated with the genotypes involved in steroid hormone metabolism and the duration of exogenous hormone use...
  27. ncbi request reprint Practical aspects of sharing controls between case-control studies
    Greta R Bunin
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:523-30. 2005
    ..We discuss the practical advantages and challenges of sharing controls among two or more concurrently conducted case-control studies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Obesity reduces the risk of pressure ulcers in elderly hospitalized patients
    Charlene Compher
    Penn Nursing, 420 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1310-2. 2007
    ..Both underweight and obesity have been suggested as risk factors for pressure ulcers (PU) development, although data are limited. Our aim was to evaluate the odds of PU in underweight and obese, relative to optimal weight patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Venous leg ulcer: incidence and prevalence in the elderly
    David J Margolis
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:381-6. 2002
    ..Venous leg ulcer is a disease most common in those aged 65 years and older. However, the incidence and prevalence have not been well established...
  30. ncbi request reprint Usefulness and validity of diagnostic nasogastric aspiration in patients without hematemesis
    Michael D Witting
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:525-32. 2004
    ..We estimate the test characteristics of nasogastric aspiration to diagnose upper gastrointestinal tract hemorrhage in patients without hematemesis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Elizabeth K Pradhan
    The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1134-42. 2007
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  32. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in burden and depression among informal caregivers of demented elders in the community
    Lisa Gallicchio
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1596, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:154-63. 2002
    ..Earlier studies have yielded inconsistent findings regarding gender differences with respect to burden and depression among informal community caregivers of dementia patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for hospital-acquired incontinence in elderly female hip fracture patients
    Mary H Palmer
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M672-7. 2002
    ..The study was a secondary analysis of data abstracted from medical records in hospitals in Pennsylvania, Texas, New Jersey, and Virginia...
  34. ncbi request reprint Side effects of opioids during short-term administration: effect of age, gender, and race
    M Soledad Cepeda
    Department of Anesthesiology, and Clinical Epidemiology Unit Javeriana Univeristy, Bogota, Colombia
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 74:102-12. 2003
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the effect of the type of opioid, age, gender, and race on the incidence of side effects from short-term opioid use...
  35. pmc Circulating levels of cytokines during pregnancy: thrombopoietin is elevated in miscarriage
    Brian W Whitcomb
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Insttutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:1795-802. 2008
    ..To evaluate the hypothesis that cytokine levels are associated with miscarriage risk using serum samples collected before report of miscarriage...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pressure Ulcers in America: a commentary
    Mona Baumgarten
    Adv Skin Wound Care 15:E1-3; author reply E-3. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint Circulating chemokine levels and miscarriage
    Brian W Whitcomb
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:323-31. 2007
    ..The observation regarding ENA-78, which has roles in regulation of angiogenesis and leukocyte recruitment, suggests a possible role for this chemokine as an early indicator of miscarriage risk...

Research Grants8

  1. PRESSURE ULCERS IN ELDERLY EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PATIENTS
    Mona Baumgarten; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..They conclude that the present research is a first step towards addressing a common and serious problem, improving the quality of life of elderly hospital patients and reducing the cost of hospital care. ..
  2. PRESSURE ULCERS IN ELDERLY EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PATIENTS
    Mona Baumgarten; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..They conclude that the present research is a first step towards addressing a common and serious problem, improving the quality of life of elderly hospital patients and reducing the cost of hospital care. ..
  3. PRESSURE ULCERS IN ELDERLY EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PATIENTS
    Mona Baumgarten; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They conclude that the present research is a first step towards addressing a common and serious problem, improving the quality of life of elderly hospital patients and reducing the cost of hospital care. ..
  4. Locus of Care & Pressure Ulcers After Hip Fracture
    Mona Baumgarten; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  5. Locus of Care & Pressure Ulcers After Hip Fracture
    Mona Baumgarten; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  6. Locus of Care & Pressure Ulcers After Hip Fracture
    Mona Baumgarten; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  7. Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in Hip Fracture Patients
    Mona Baumgarten; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..At the end of the planning project, we will be poised to submit a proposal that applies rigorous research methods to an important clinical problem. ..
  8. Locus of Care & Pressure Ulcers After Hip Fracture
    Mona Baumgarten; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....