Susan E Hardy

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Explaining the effect of gender on functional transitions in older persons
    Susan E Hardy
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gerontology 54:79-86. 2008
  2. pmc Fatigue and function over 3 years among older adults
    Susan E Hardy
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1389-92. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Improvement in usual gait speed predicts better survival in older adults
    Susan E Hardy
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1727-34. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of prior disability history on subsequent functional transitions
    Susan E Hardy
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:272-7. 2006
  5. pmc Missing data: a special challenge in aging research
    Susan E Hardy
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:722-9. 2009
  6. pmc Biopsychosocial characteristics of community-dwelling older adults with limited ability to walk one-quarter of a mile
    Susan E Hardy
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:539-44. 2010
  7. pmc Qualities of fatigue and associated chronic conditions among older adults
    Susan E Hardy
    Division of Geriatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:1033-42. 2010
  8. pmc Fatigue predicts mortality in older adults
    Susan E Hardy
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1910-4. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Resilience of community-dwelling older persons
    Susan E Hardy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:257-62. 2004
  10. pmc Ability to walk 1/4 mile predicts subsequent disability, mortality, and health care costs
    Susan E Hardy
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:130-5. 2011

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Publications22

  1. pmc Explaining the effect of gender on functional transitions in older persons
    Susan E Hardy
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gerontology 54:79-86. 2008
    ..Women live longer but experience greater disability than men. The reasons for this gender difference in disability are not well understood...
  2. pmc Fatigue and function over 3 years among older adults
    Susan E Hardy
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1389-92. 2008
    ..Fatigue is a common complaint among older adults, but the association of fatigue with subsequent function is not well known...
  3. ncbi request reprint Improvement in usual gait speed predicts better survival in older adults
    Susan E Hardy
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1727-34. 2007
    ..To estimate the relationship between 1-year improvement in measures of health and physical function and 8-year survival...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of prior disability history on subsequent functional transitions
    Susan E Hardy
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:272-7. 2006
    ..Our objective was to determine the effect of prior disability on subsequent transitions between no disability, mild disability, severe disability, and death...
  5. pmc Missing data: a special challenge in aging research
    Susan E Hardy
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:722-9. 2009
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  6. pmc Biopsychosocial characteristics of community-dwelling older adults with limited ability to walk one-quarter of a mile
    Susan E Hardy
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:539-44. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Qualities of fatigue and associated chronic conditions among older adults
    Susan E Hardy
    Division of Geriatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:1033-42. 2010
    ..Although fatigue is a common and distressing symptom, a well-specified definition of fatigue is lacking. One of the least well-defined aspects of fatigue is its quality, which might reflect the underlying pathophysiology...
  8. pmc Fatigue predicts mortality in older adults
    Susan E Hardy
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1910-4. 2008
    ..To determine the association between fatigue and survival over 10 years in a population of older community-dwelling primary care patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Resilience of community-dwelling older persons
    Susan E Hardy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:257-62. 2004
    ..To assess resilience of community-dwelling older persons using a new scale based on response to a stressful life event and to identify the demographic, clinical, functional, and psychosocial factors associated with high resilience...
  10. pmc Ability to walk 1/4 mile predicts subsequent disability, mortality, and health care costs
    Susan E Hardy
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:130-5. 2011
    ..For mobility to be successfully integrated into clinical practice and health policy, an easily assessed marker that predicts subsequent health outcomes is required...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estimates of active and disabled life expectancy based on different assessment intervals
    Thomas M Gill
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1013-6. 2005
    ..We performed a prospective cohort study to compare estimates of active and disabled life expectancy based on traditional assessment intervals of 1--2 years with those based on more frequent assessments at 1-month intervals...
  12. ncbi request reprint The dynamic nature of mobility disability in older persons
    Thomas M Gill
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Dprothy Adler Geriatric Assesment Center, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:248-54. 2006
    ..To determine the rates of clinically meaningful transitions in mobility disability; evaluate how these transitions differ according to age, sex, and physical frailty; and depict the duration of the resulting episodes of mobility disability...
  13. pmc Arterial stiffness and cognitive decline in well-functioning older adults
    Nora L Watson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 3545, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:1336-42. 2011
    ..Few studies of older adults have evaluated the association of central arterial stiffness with longitudinal cognitive decline...
  14. pmc Early hospital readmission is a predictor of one-year mortality in community-dwelling older Medicare beneficiaries
    Hillary D Lum
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1467-74. 2012
    ..Hospital readmission within thirty days is common among Medicare beneficiaries, but the relationship between rehospitalization and subsequent mortality in older adults is not known...
  15. ncbi request reprint Transitions between states of disability and independence among older persons
    Susan E Hardy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 20 York Street, Tompkins Basement 15, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:575-84. 2005
    ..To fully understand the disabling process, investigators and clinicians must consider the episodic and recurrent nature of disability...
  16. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with recovery of independence among newly disabled older persons
    Susan E Hardy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:106-12. 2005
    ..The aims of this study were to identify independent predictors of time to and duration of recovery of independent ADL function among newly disabled community-dwelling older persons...
  17. ncbi request reprint Recovery from disability among community-dwelling older persons
    Susan E Hardy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    JAMA 291:1596-602. 2004
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  18. pmc Methylphenidate for the treatment of depressive symptoms, including fatigue and apathy, in medically ill older adults and terminally ill adults
    Susan E Hardy
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA hardysdom pitt edu
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:34-59. 2009
    ..Despite the long history of methylphenidate use for the treatment of depressive symptoms, fatigue, and apathy, there is little definitive evidence to support its use...
  19. ncbi request reprint Stressful life events among community-living older persons
    Susan E Hardy
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06504, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:832-8. 2002
    ....
  20. pmc Arterial stiffness and gait speed in older adults with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Nora L Watson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:90-5. 2011
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  21. ncbi request reprint Root growth and metal uptake in four grasses grown on zinc-contaminated soils
    Antonio J Palazzo
    U S Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, 72 Lyme Road, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Environ Qual 32:834-40. 2003
    ..Thus, the best long-term survivors in high-Zn soils should be wheatgrass, due to its ability to root deeply into Zn-contaminated soils, and hard fescue, with its ability to effectively exclude toxic Zn uptake...
  22. ncbi request reprint Underestimation of disability in community-living older persons
    Thomas M Gill
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06504
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1492-7. 2002
    ..Our objective was to compare the rates of disability obtained from single follow-up assessments with those obtained from monthly assessments for intervals up to 24 months...