Affiliation: University of California
- Meta-analysis: chronic disease self-management programs for older adultsJoshua Chodosh
Southern California Evidence Based Practice Center, RAND Health Division, Santa Monica, USA
Ann Intern Med 143:427-38. 2005..Although enthusiasm is growing for self-management programs for chronic conditions, there are conflicting data regarding their effectiveness and no agreement on their essential components...
- A dementia care management intervention: which components improve quality?Joshua Chodosh
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Systems, Sepulveda, CA, USA
Am J Manag Care 18:85-94. 2012..To analyze whether types of providers and frequency of encounters are associated with higher quality of care within a coordinated dementia care management (CM) program for patients and caregivers...
- Depressive symptoms, chronic diseases, and physical disabilities as predictors of cognitive functioning trajectories in older AmericansJoshua Chodosh
Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2350-7. 2010..To determine the concurrent influence of depressive symptoms, medical conditions, and disabilities in activities of daily living (ADLs) on rates of decline in cognitive function of older Americans...
- Nursing home assessment of cognitive impairment: development and testing of a brief instrument of mental statusJoshua Chodosh
Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2069-75. 2008..To test the accuracy of a brief cognitive assessment of nursing home (NH) residents and to determine whether facility nurses can reliably perform this assessment...
- Caring for patients with dementia: how good is the quality of care? Results from three health systemsJoshua Chodosh
Department of Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1260-8. 2007..To describe the quality of dementia care within one U.S. metropolitan area and to investigate associations between variations in quality and patient, caregiver, and health system characteristics...
- Memory impairment among primary care veteransJoshua Chodosh
VA Greater Los Angeles Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Sepulveda, CA, USA
Aging Ment Health 11:444-50. 2007..Memory impairment is common among older primary care patients without diagnosed dementia. Knowing patients' concerns about memory impairment and their desire to discuss these concerns may facilitate cognitive screening in this setting...
- Depressive symptoms as a predictor of cognitive decline: MacArthur Studies of Successful AgingJoshua Chodosh
VA Greater Los Angeles Health System, HSR and D COE and GRECC, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:406-15. 2007..Our objective was to examine the association between depressive symptoms and longitudinal cognitive changes in older adults who were high-functioning at baseline...
- Effect of a dementia care management intervention on primary care provider knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions of quality of careJoshua Chodosh
Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 54:311-7. 2006..To evaluate the effect of a multicomponent dementia care management program on primary care provider knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions of quality of dementia care...
- How the question is asked makes a difference in the assessment of depressive symptoms in older personsJoshua Chodosh
UCLA Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:75-83. 2004..The authors examined whether older adults respond comparably to two standard depression instruments rating symptoms by frequency/duration or degree of severity/"bother."..
- The quality of medical care provided to vulnerable older patients with chronic painJoshua Chodosh
Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:756-61. 2004..To assess the quality of chronic pain care provided to vulnerable older persons...
- Physician recognition of cognitive impairment: evaluating the need for improvementJoshua Chodosh
Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1051-9. 2004..To assess physician recognition of dementia and cognitive impairment, compare recognition with documentation, and identify physician and patient factors associated with recognition...
- Cognitive decline in high-functioning older persons is associated with an increased risk of hospitalizationJoshua Chodosh
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1456-62. 2004..To examine hospital use for patients with evidence of cognitive decline indicative of early cognitive impairment...
- Predicting cognitive impairment in high-functioning community-dwelling older persons: MacArthur Studies of Successful AgingJoshua Chodosh
Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1051-60. 2002..To examine whether simple cognitive tests, when applied to cognitively intact older persons, are useful predictors of cognitive impairment 7 years later...
- Dementia and life expectancy: what do we know?Michelle Lee
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:466-71. 2009..Dementia is a common geriatric syndrome. It is unclear how best to predict survival among dementia patients, which leaves clinicians, patients, and families uncertain as to how to proceed with medical decisions and reassessing goals...
- Primary care providers' views of challenges and rewards of dementia care relative to other conditionsDorothy P Harris
Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2209-16. 2009..To compare primary care providers' (PCPs') perceptions about dementia and its care within their healthcare organization with perceptions of other common chronic conditions and to explore factors associated with differences...
- Cost evaluation of a coordinated care management intervention for dementiaO Kenrik Duru
Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Am J Manag Care 15:521-8. 2009..To calculate intervention costs and the potential cost offset of a care management intervention that substantially improved the quality of dementia care...
- Trajectories of cognitive function in late life in the United States: demographic and socioeconomic predictorsArun S Karlamangla
UCLA Division of Geriatrics, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Am J Epidemiol 170:331-42. 2009....
- Urinary cortisol excretion as a predictor of incident cognitive impairmentArun S Karlamangla
Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10945 Le Conte 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
Neurobiol Aging 26:80-4. 2005..07-5.14). There was no effect modification by gender; the association was equally strong in men and women. We conclude that urinary excretion of cortisol predicts incident cognitive impairment in older men and women...
- Determining care management activities associated with mastery and relationship strain for dementia caregiversKaren I Connor
School of Nursing, and Department of Neurology, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:891-7. 2008..To identify specific care management activities within a dementia care management intervention that are associated with 18-month change in caregiver mastery and relationship strain...
- Evaluating early dementia with and without assessment of regional cerebral metabolism by PET: a comparison of predicted costs and benefitsDaniel H S Silverman
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology and Ahmanson Biological Imaging Center, UCLA School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 6942, USA
J Nucl Med 43:253-66. 2002..The precise diagnostic role of PET and its economic impact in this context, however, have not been systematically examined previously...
- Quality indicators for pain management in vulnerable eldersShiri Etzioni
Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 55:S403-8. 2007
- The effect of a disease management intervention on quality and outcomes of dementia care: a randomized, controlled trialBarbara G Vickrey
Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
Ann Intern Med 145:713-26. 2006..Adherence to dementia guidelines is poor despite evidence that some guideline recommendations can improve symptoms and delay institutionalization of patients...
- Controversy in heart failure management: Digoxin use in the elderlyJeremy Chun
UCLA School of Medicine, Multicampus Program in Geriatrics and Gerontology, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:581-6. 2006
- Advance care planning among the oldest oldPauline Wu
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA
J Palliat Med 11:152-7. 2008..To describe end-of-life advance care planning among the oldest-old (those >/= 85 years) and to identify patient characteristics and healthcare utilization patterns associated with likelihood of care planning documentation...