Glenna A Dowling
Affiliation: University of California
- Feasibility of adapting a classroom balance training program to a video game platform for people with Parkinson's diseaseGlenna A Dowling
Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Telemed J E Health 19:298-304. 2013..Ease of use, appeal, and safety of the proposed games were tested for both clinic and in-home use...
- Melatonin and bright-light treatment for rest-activity disruption in institutionalized patients with Alzheimer's diseaseGlenna A Dowling
Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:239-46. 2008..To test whether the addition of melatonin to bright-light therapy enhances the efficacy in treating rest-activity (circadian) disruption in institutionalized patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
- Light treatment for neuropsychiatric behaviors in Alzheimer's diseaseGlenna A Dowling
University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
West J Nurs Res 29:961-75. 2007..Interventions that decrease the presence and/or severity of neuropsychiatric behaviors have the potential to significantly decrease caregiver burden...
- Effect of timed bright light treatment for rest-activity disruption in institutionalized patients with Alzheimer's diseaseGlenna A Dowling
University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:738-43. 2005..In most institutional environments, light levels are very low and may not be sufficient to entrain the circadian clock to the 24-hour day...
- Melatonin for sleep disturbances in Parkinson's diseaseGlenna A Dowling
Institute On Aging Research Center, 3330 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA, USA
Sleep Med 6:459-66. 2005..The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of two doses of melatonin to placebo on sleep, daytime sleepiness, and level of function in patients with PD who complained of sleep disturbances...
- Effect of morning bright light treatment for rest-activity disruption in institutionalized patients with severe Alzheimer's diseaseGlenna A Dowling
University of California, San Francisco, Department of Physiological Nursing, 2 Koret Way, Room N631, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
Int Psychogeriatr 17:221-36. 2005..The purpose of this randomized, placebo-controlled, clinical trial was to test the effectiveness of morning bright light therapy in reducing rest-activity (circadian) disruption in institutionalized patients with severe AD...
- Rest-activity patterns in institutionalized Korean older adults with dementia: a pilot studyYeonsu Song
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 35:20-8; quiz 30-1. 2009..These findings emphasize the importance of the institutional environment in care planning to improve sleep and rest-activity rhythm for older adults with dementia...
- Sleep in older adults with Alzheimer's diseaseYeonsu Song
San Francisco Coordinating Center, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Neurosci Nurs 42:190-8; quiz 199-200. 2010..Neuroscience nurses can play an important role in assessing sleep characteristics and related factors, educating caregivers and staff, providing family members with emotional support, and conducting research...
- Characterization of apathy in persons with frontotemporal dementia and the impact on family caregiversJennifer Merrilees
Memory and Aging Center, University of California, 350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 905, San Francisco, CA 94143 1207, USA
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 27:62-7. 2013..Apathy and diminished daytime activity appeared to have an impact on the caregiver. Objective measures of behavioral output may help in formulation of a more precise definition of apathy...
- Behavioral management of auditory hallucinationsMartha D Buffum
VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 47:32-40. 2009..The project demonstrated successful implementation and practice integration with APNs' activities corresponding to Rogers' stages of innovation adoption. Facilitators and barriers to implementation are also described...
- Preliminary results of a longitudinal study of changes in cognitive function in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy with doxorubicin and cyclophosphamideCatherine E Jansen
San Francisco Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Psychooncology 17:1189-95. 2008....
- Older adults' and case managers' perceptions of smoking and smoking cessationEva M Schmitt
Institute On Aging Research Center, 3330 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
J Aging Health 17:717-33. 2005..This study explores older smokers' and case managers' perceptions of smoking and smoking cessation...
- How heel oxygenation changes under pressureVivian K Wong
School of Nursing, San Jose State University, San Jose, California 95192 0057, USA
Wound Repair Regen 15:786-94. 2007..Further work is needed to understand why this short period of external pressure results in decreased oxygenation and why oxygen tension does not return to baseline when pressure is removed...
- MANAGEMENT OF SLEEP-ACTIVITY DISRUPTION IN ALZHEIMERSGlenna Dowling; Fiscal Year: 2001..Differences will be determined in the main effects between groups, main effects within groups over time, and the interaction between group and time. Post-hoc contrasts (Tukey) will be performed as needed. ..