Zachary A Marcum

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Regional variation in use of a new class of antidiabetic medication among medicare beneficiaries: the case of incretin mimetics
    Zachary A Marcum
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 49:285-92. 2015
  2. pmc Prevalence and correlates of self-reported medication non-adherence among older adults with coronary heart disease, diabetes mellitus, and/or hypertension
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Res Social Adm Pharm 9:817-27. 2013
  3. pmc Utility of an adverse drug event trigger tool in Veterans Affairs nursing facilities
    Zachary A Marcum
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Consult Pharm 28:99-109. 2013
  4. pmc FDA drug safety communications: a narrative review and clinical considerations for older adults
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:264-71. 2012
  5. pmc Prevalence of potentially preventable unplanned hospitalizations caused by therapeutic failures and adverse drug withdrawal events among older veterans
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:867-74. 2012
  6. pmc Prevalence of unplanned hospitalizations caused by adverse drug reactions in older veterans
    Zachary A Marcum
    Departments of Geriatrics, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:34-41. 2012
  7. pmc Analgesic use for knee and hip osteoarthritis in community-dwelling elders
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pain Med 12:1628-36. 2011
  8. pmc Aging and antihypertensive medication-related complications in the chronic kidney disease patient
    Zachary A Marcum
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 20:449-56. 2011
  9. pmc Medicare Part D and potentially inappropriate medication use in the elderly
    Julie M Donohue
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:e315-22. 2012
  10. pmc Gastroprotective agent underuse in high-risk older daily nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug users over time
    Zachary A Marcum
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1923-7. 2014

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Regional variation in use of a new class of antidiabetic medication among medicare beneficiaries: the case of incretin mimetics
    Zachary A Marcum
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 49:285-92. 2015
    ..Physicians likely had some uncertainty about the role of IMs in the diabetes treatment armamentarium. Regional variation in uptake of IMs may be a marker of such uncertainty...
  2. pmc Prevalence and correlates of self-reported medication non-adherence among older adults with coronary heart disease, diabetes mellitus, and/or hypertension
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Res Social Adm Pharm 9:817-27. 2013
    ..Information about the prevalence and correlates of self-reported medication nonadherence using multiple measures in older adults with chronic cardiovascular conditions is needed...
  3. pmc Utility of an adverse drug event trigger tool in Veterans Affairs nursing facilities
    Zachary A Marcum
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Consult Pharm 28:99-109. 2013
    ..e., positive predictive value [PPV] and time requirement) of an adverse drug event (ADE) trigger tool in Veterans Affairs (VA) nursing facilities and to describe the most common types of potential ADEs detected with the trigger tool...
  4. pmc FDA drug safety communications: a narrative review and clinical considerations for older adults
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:264-71. 2012
    ..It is important to stay abreast of the current literature on drug risks to effectively communicate these risks to patients, other health care providers, and the general public...
  5. pmc Prevalence of potentially preventable unplanned hospitalizations caused by therapeutic failures and adverse drug withdrawal events among older veterans
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:867-74. 2012
    ..Conclusions. TF-related unplanned hospitalizations occur more frequently than ADWE-related admissions among older Veterans. Almost all TFs and/or ADWEs are potentially preventable...
  6. pmc Prevalence of unplanned hospitalizations caused by adverse drug reactions in older veterans
    Zachary A Marcum
    Departments of Geriatrics, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:34-41. 2012
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  7. pmc Analgesic use for knee and hip osteoarthritis in community-dwelling elders
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pain Med 12:1628-36. 2011
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of non-opioid and opioid analgesic use and descriptively evaluate potential undertreatment in a sample of community-dwelling elders with symptomatic knee and/or hip osteoarthritis (OA)...
  8. pmc Aging and antihypertensive medication-related complications in the chronic kidney disease patient
    Zachary A Marcum
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 20:449-56. 2011
    ..We have reviewed the recent literature to describe the potential medication errors and adverse drug events (ADEs) associated with antihypertensives among older adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  9. pmc Medicare Part D and potentially inappropriate medication use in the elderly
    Julie M Donohue
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:e315-22. 2012
    ..Inappropriate medication use, which is common in older adults, may be responsive to out-of-pocket costs. We examined the impact of Medicare Part D on inappropriate medication use among Medicare beneficiaries...
  10. pmc Gastroprotective agent underuse in high-risk older daily nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug users over time
    Zachary A Marcum
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1923-7. 2014
    ..To examine whether older adults taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) decreased the underuse of gastroprotective agents over time...
  11. pmc Year in review: medication mishaps in the elderly
    Emily P Peron
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 9:1-10. 2011
    ..This paper reviews articles from 2010 that examined medication mishaps (ie, medication errors and adverse drug events [ADEs]) in the elderly...
  12. pmc Facility-level variation in potentially inappropriate prescribing for older veterans
    Walid F Gellad
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1222-9. 2012
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  13. pmc Effect of multiple pharmacy use on medication adherence and drug-drug interactions in older adults with Medicare Part D
    Zachary A Marcum
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:244-52. 2014
    ..To assess the association between multiple pharmacy use and medication adherence and potential drug-drug interactions (DDIs) in older adults...
  14. pmc Medication misadventures in the elderly: a year in review
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:77-83. 2010
    ..This paper reviews recent articles examining medication misadventures that can be defined as medication errors and adverse drug events in the elderly...
  15. pmc A systematic review of barriers to medication adherence in the elderly: looking beyond cost and regimen complexity
    Walid F Gellad
    RAND Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 9:11-23. 2011
    ..Medication nonadherence is a common problem among the elderly...
  16. pmc Interventions to improve suboptimal prescribing in nursing homes: A narrative review
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:183-200. 2010
    ..Appropriate medication prescribing for nursing home residents remains a challenge...
  17. pmc Medication adherence to multidrug regimens
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 28:287-300. 2012
    ..Only then can we begin to make significant improvements to the medication use process and, in turn, the health of older adults...
  18. doi request reprint Racial differences in anticholinergic use among community-dwelling elders
    Maria Felton
    School of Pharmacy at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Consult Pharm 30:240-5. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to examine racial disparities in using prescription and/or nonprescription anticholinergics, a type of potentially inappropriate medication, over time...
  19. pmc Determining the incidence of drug-associated acute kidney injury in nursing home residents
    Steven M Handler
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Geriatric Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Geroinformatics Research and Training Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Center for Critical Care Nephrology, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 15:719-24. 2014
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the incidence of drug-associated AKI using the RIFLE (Risk, Injury, Failure, Loss of kidney function, or End-Stage kidney disease) criteria in NH residents...
  20. doi request reprint Prevalence of and factors associated with therapeutic failure-related hospitalizations in the elderly
    Roshni S Patel
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson School of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Consult Pharm 29:376-86. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of and factors associated with TF-related hospitalizations in older adults...
  21. pmc Adverse effects of analgesics commonly used by older adults with osteoarthritis: focus on non-opioid and opioid analgesics
    Christine K O'Neil
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:331-42. 2012
    ..Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of disability in older adults, and although analgesic use can be helpful, it can also result in adverse drug events...
  22. doi request reprint Correlates of gait speed in advanced knee osteoarthritis
    Zachary A Marcum
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pain Med 15:1334-42. 2014
    ..This study aims to evaluate correlates of gait speed, a measure of disability, in older adults with advanced knee osteoarthritis (OA) and chronic pain...