L L Bryant
Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
- Factors that contribute to positive perceived health in an older populationL L Bryant
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
J Aging Health 12:169-92. 2000..Gender, limitations in daily living activities, dementia, and utilization of services had little effect. The categories of f factors associated with positive perceived health had cumulative, interdependent effects...
- In their own words: a model of healthy agingL L Bryant
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver 80262, USA
Soc Sci Med 53:927-41. 2001..quot;poor me"). By reframing healthy aging in older people's own terms, this model encourages interdisciplinary support of their desired goals and outcomes rather than only medical approaches to deficits and challenges...
- Modifiable risks of incident functional dependence in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white elders: the San Luis Valley Health and Aging StudyLucinda L Bryant
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, USA
Gerontologist 42:690-7. 2002..This study identified modifiable risks associated with incident functional dependence, compared their effects, and estimated the percent risk attributable to each factor, by ethnicity...
- Measuring healthcare outcomes to improve quality of care across post--acute care provider settingsLucinda L Bryant
Center for Health Services Research, Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80011, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 19:368-76. 2004..This article reviews various existing data sets used in PAC settings, examines ongoing projects to create a single set of measures, and suggests some directions for future research...
- Chronic pain increases the risk of decreasing physical performance in older adults: the San Luis Valley Health and Aging StudyLucinda L Bryant
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado at Denver and HSC, 4200 East Ninth Ave, Box C245, Office Annex 2C17, Denver, CO 80262, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:989-96. 2007..This study tests the hypothesis that chronic pain and change in levels of pain over time have associations with worsening physical performance independent of disease conditions...
- Changing functional status in a biethnic rural population: the San Luis Valley Health and Aging StudyLucinda L Bryant
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, Box C245, Denver, CO 80262, USA
Am J Epidemiol 155:361-7. 2002..Greater prevalent disability in the Hispanic cohort, especially in women, may reflect a reservoir accumulated during younger years and related to culture and socioeconomic status as well as to older age...
- Time course and characteristics of symptom distress and quality of life at the end of lifeJean S Kutner
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 34:227-36. 2007..The persistence of significant symptom distress, particularly due to pain, argues for the need for enhanced evidence to guide care provided in the last days and weeks of life...
- Symptom distress and quality-of-life assessment at the end of life: the role of proxy responseJean S Kutner
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, 80262, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 32:300-10. 2006....
- Confirmation of the "disability paradox" among hospice patients: preservation of quality of life despite physical ailments and psychosocial concernsJean S Kutner
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
Palliat Support Care 1:231-7. 2003..The purpose of this study was to describe quality of life (QOL) and psychosocial and spiritual issues among patients receiving hospice care...
- Characteristics of the healthy brain project sample: representing diversity among study participantsLucinda L Bryant
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, 13001 East 17th Place, B119, Aurora, CO 80262, USA
Gerontologist 49:S23-9. 2009....
- Massage therapy versus simple touch to improve pain and mood in patients with advanced cancer: a randomized trialJean S Kutner
School of Medicine, College of Nursing, University of Colorado Denver, Denver and Aurora, Colorado, USA
Ann Intern Med 149:369-79. 2008..Small studies of variable quality suggest that massage therapy may relieve pain and other symptoms...