Lucinda L Bryant
Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver
- Perceptions of cardiovascular health in underserved communitiesLucinda L Bryant
Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO 80045, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 7:A30. 2010....
- 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....
- Inappropriate prescribing in the hospitalized elderly patient: defining the problem, evaluation tools, and possible solutionsRobert L Page
Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Physical Medicine, Clinical Specialist, Division of Cardiology and Heart Transplantation
Clin Interv Aging 5:75-87. 2010..This article highlights critical issues surrounding PIM prescribing in the acute care setting such as risk factors, screening tools, and potential strategies to minimize this significant public health problem...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...