Evelyn Hutt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Precipitants of emergency room visits and acute hospitalization in short-stay medicare nursing home residents
    Evelyn Hutt
    Center on Aging Research Section, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80206, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:223-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based guidelines for management of nursing home-acquired pneumonia
    Evelyn Hutt
    Center on Aging Research Section, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Campus Box B179, 3570 East 12th Avenue, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:709-16. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Associations among processes and outcomes of care for Medicare nursing home residents with acute heart failure
    Evelyn Hutt
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, 80206, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:195-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint A September tale
    Evelyn Hutt
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Veterans Program for Research in Long Term Care, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1323. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Associations among nurse and certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day and adherence to guidelines for treating nursing home-acquired pneumonia
    Evelyn Hutt
    Denver VA Medical Center 151, 1055 Clermont St, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1105-11. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving care for nursing home-acquired pneumonia in a managed care environment
    Evelyn Hutt
    Denver VA Medical Center and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:681-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint A multifaceted intervention to implement guidelines improved treatment of nursing home-acquired pneumonia in a state veterans home
    Evelyn Hutt
    Department of Medicine, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1694-700. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing the appropriateness of pain medication prescribing practices in nursing homes
    Evelyn Hutt
    Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:231-9. 2006
  9. doi request reprint A multifaceted intervention to implement guidelines did not affect hospitalization rates for nursing home-acquired pneumonia
    Evelyn Hutt
    Denver VA Medical Center, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:499-507. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Impact of NHAP guideline implementation intervention on staff and resident vaccination rates
    Evelyn Hutt
    Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:365-70. 2010

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Precipitants of emergency room visits and acute hospitalization in short-stay medicare nursing home residents
    Evelyn Hutt
    Center on Aging Research Section, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80206, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:223-9. 2002
    ..To determine what precipitates rehospitalization for residents who become acutely ill in the first 90 days of a nursing home (NH) admission...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based guidelines for management of nursing home-acquired pneumonia
    Evelyn Hutt
    Center on Aging Research Section, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Campus Box B179, 3570 East 12th Avenue, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:709-16. 2002
    ..An antibiotic covering Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, common gram-negative rods, and Staphylococcus aureus should be given for 10 to 14 days, orally if the patient is able to take medications by mouth...
  3. ncbi request reprint Associations among processes and outcomes of care for Medicare nursing home residents with acute heart failure
    Evelyn Hutt
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, 80206, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:195-9. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint A September tale
    Evelyn Hutt
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Veterans Program for Research in Long Term Care, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1323. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Associations among nurse and certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day and adherence to guidelines for treating nursing home-acquired pneumonia
    Evelyn Hutt
    Denver VA Medical Center 151, 1055 Clermont St, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1105-11. 2008
    ..Care structures like nurse/resident staffing ratios can impede or abet quality care. This study examines the relationship between nurse/resident staffing ratios, turnover, and adherence to evidence-based guidelines for treating NHAP...
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving care for nursing home-acquired pneumonia in a managed care environment
    Evelyn Hutt
    Denver VA Medical Center and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:681-6. 2004
    ..To characterize care of nursing home residents who became ill with nursing home-acquired pneumonia (NHAP) in a group-model, nonprofit HMO, and to pilot-test a strategy to implement evidence-based NHAP care guidelines...
  7. ncbi request reprint A multifaceted intervention to implement guidelines improved treatment of nursing home-acquired pneumonia in a state veterans home
    Evelyn Hutt
    Department of Medicine, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1694-700. 2006
    ..To assess the feasibility of a multifaceted strategy to translate evidence-based guidelines for treating nursing home-acquired pneumonia (NHAP) into practice using a small intervention trial...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing the appropriateness of pain medication prescribing practices in nursing homes
    Evelyn Hutt
    Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:231-9. 2006
    ..To test a tool for screening the quality of nursing home (NH) pain medication prescribing...
  9. doi request reprint A multifaceted intervention to implement guidelines did not affect hospitalization rates for nursing home-acquired pneumonia
    Evelyn Hutt
    Denver VA Medical Center, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:499-507. 2011
    ..Determine whether a comprehensive approach to implementing national consensus guidelines for nursing home-acquired pneumonia (NHAP) affected hospitalization rates...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of NHAP guideline implementation intervention on staff and resident vaccination rates
    Evelyn Hutt
    Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:365-70. 2010
    ..Determine whether a comprehensive approach to implementing national consensus guidelines for nursing home acquired pneumonia (NHAP), including influenza and pneumococcal vaccination, improves resident subject and staff vaccination rates...
  11. ncbi request reprint Determining mild, moderate, and severe pain equivalency across pain-intensity tools in nursing home residents
    Katherine R Jones
    School of Nursing, University of Colorado at Denver and the Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:305-14. 2007
    ..A modification of scoring for the FPS led to greater agreement across the three tools. The findings have implications for use of these tools for quality improvement and public reporting of pain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Which clinical indicators and resident characteristics are associated with health care practitioner nursing home visits or hospital transfer for urinary tract infections?
    Cari R Levy
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80011, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:493-8. 2006
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction in nursing home residents: adherence to treatment guidelines reduces mortality, but why is adherence so low?
    Cari R Levy
    VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System, HSR and D TREP for Long term Care Research, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:56-61. 2009
    ..To investigate the applicability of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) to the care of nursing home (NH) residents who experience acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  14. doi request reprint Site of death among veterans living in Veterans Affairs nursing homes
    Cari Levy
    University of Colorado Denver, Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1055 Clermont, Mailstop 151, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:199-201. 2012
    ..To determine predictors of dying in VA nursing homes, community living centers (CLCs), compared with dying in a hospital...
  15. pmc Giving voice to patients' and family caregivers' needs in chronic heart failure: implications for palliative care programs
    David B Bekelman
    Research and Genetics Sections, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:1317-24. 2011
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Defining the role of palliative care in older adults with heart failure
    David B Bekelman
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, USA
    Int J Cardiol 125:183-90. 2008
    ..This care is complementary to contemporary heart failure care and can be provided concurrently at any point during the illness based on patient and caregiver needs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Suboptimal pharmacotherapy in a tribal nursing home
    Lori L Jervis
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:1-7. 2007
    ..NH residents tend to be older, suffer from multiple conditions, and take numerous medications, increasing their risk of serious complications. This article examines pharmacotherapy in a rural, tribally owned NH...
  18. ncbi request reprint What a difference a point makes! Scaling issues
    Carol P Vojir
    Emerita School of Nursing University of Colorado at Denver and the Health Sciences Center Denver, CO, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 11:257-9. 2006
  19. doi request reprint Improving hip fractures outcomes for COPD patients
    Elizabeth A Regan
    VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System, Denver, Colorado, USA
    COPD 10:11-9. 2013
    ..Osteoporosis was rarely identified preoperatively. Improving diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis in COPD patients could reduce the incidence of hip fractures...
  20. doi request reprint Regional variation in mortality and subsequent hospitalization of nursing residents with heart failure
    Evelyn Hutt
    Colorado Research in Care Coordination, Eastern Colorado VA Health Care System, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:595-601. 2011
    ..Do demographics, clinical characteristics, care structures, mortality, and rehospitalization differ by region among a national sample of nursing home (NH) residents with heart failure (HF)?..
  21. doi request reprint Patient risk factors, operative care, and outcomes among older community-dwelling male veterans with hip fracture
    Tiffany A Radcliff
    Colorado REAP to Improve Care Coordination, VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, 1055 Clermont Street MS 151, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:34-42. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to test whether perioperative care impacts thirty-day outcomes, with patient characteristics being taken into account...
  22. doi request reprint Increased use of intramedullary nails for intertrochanteric proximal femoral fractures in veterans affairs hospitals: a comparative effectiveness study
    Tiffany A Radcliff
    Colorado REAP to Improve Care Coordination, VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:833-40. 2012
    ..Still, use of intramedullary nails is becoming more common. The goal of this study was to examine trends in the use and associated outcomes of intramedullary nailing compared with sliding hip screws in Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals...
  23. pmc Symptom burden, depression, and spiritual well-being: a comparison of heart failure and advanced cancer patients
    David B Bekelman
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:592-8. 2009
    ..A lower proportion of patients with chronic heart failure receive palliative care compared to patients with advanced cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Translation research in long-term care: improving pain management in nursing homes
    Katherine R Jones
    School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 1:S13-20. 2004
    ..Pain prevalence in nursing homes remains high, with multiple resident, staff, and physician barriers presenting serious challenges to its improvement...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nursing home resident barriers to effective pain management: why nursing home residents may not seek pain medication
    Katherine R Jones
    Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 6:10-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to determine the extent to which residents in pain declined to request pain medication from the staff, and the reasons provided by the residents to explain this behavior...
  26. ncbi request reprint Improving nursing home staff knowledge and attitudes about pain
    Katherine R Jones
    School of Nursing, Yale University, 100 Church St S, Box 9740, New Haven, CT 06536 0740, USA
    Gerontologist 44:469-78. 2004
    ..Barriers to achieving optimal pain practices include staff knowledge deficits, biases, and attitudes that influence assessment and management of the residents' pain...
  27. ncbi request reprint Measuring pain intensity in nursing home residents
    Katherine R Jones
    Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut 06536, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:519-27. 2005
    ..To improve pain assessment and management in nursing homes, residents should be given a choice of pain intensity scales and observed for possible pain behaviors...

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