Ram R Miller

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Repeat falls and the recovery of social participation in the year post-hip fracture
    Ram R Miller
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Age Ageing 38:570-5. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Persistent changes in interleukin-6 and lower extremity function following hip fracture
    Ram R Miller
    University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, 660 W Redwood St, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1053-8. 2006
  3. pmc Association between interleukin-6 and lower extremity function after hip fracture--the role of muscle mass and strength
    Ram R Miller
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1050-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of serum vitamin D levels with inflammatory response following hip fracture: the Baltimore Hip Studies
    Ram R Miller
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1402-6. 2007
  5. pmc Higher serum concentrations of dietary antioxidants are associated with lower levels of inflammatory biomarkers during the year after hip fracture
    Christopher R D'Adamo
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard Street, East Hall, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Nutr 31:659-65. 2012
  6. pmc Serum vitamin E concentrations and recovery of physical function during the year after hip fracture
    Christopher R D'Adamo
    Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:784-93. 2011
  7. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, transitions between frailty states, and mortality in older adults: the Invecchiare in Chianti Study
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:256-64. 2012
  8. pmc Prolonged colonization with the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain USA300 among residents of extended care facilities
    Simone M Shurland
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, Maryland 20201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:838-41. 2010
  9. pmc Pattern-mixture models for analyzing normal outcome data with proxy respondents
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, U S A
    Stat Med 29:1522-38. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Serum vitamin E concentrations among highly functioning hip fracture patients are higher than in nonfracture controls
    Christopher R D'Adamo
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Nutr Res 31:205-14. 2011

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Repeat falls and the recovery of social participation in the year post-hip fracture
    Ram R Miller
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Age Ageing 38:570-5. 2009
    ..although the majority of hip fractures are the result of a fall, whether repeated falls in the year post-fracture adversely influence recovery of social participation is not known...
  2. ncbi request reprint Persistent changes in interleukin-6 and lower extremity function following hip fracture
    Ram R Miller
    University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, 660 W Redwood St, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1053-8. 2006
    ..Although an inflammatory reaction would be expected following a hip fracture, whether the degree of this response is associated with adverse functional outcomes is unknown...
  3. pmc Association between interleukin-6 and lower extremity function after hip fracture--the role of muscle mass and strength
    Ram R Miller
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1050-6. 2008
    ..To examine whether an effect on muscle mass or strength explains the association between interleukin-6 (IL-6) and lower extremity function in the year after hip fracture...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of serum vitamin D levels with inflammatory response following hip fracture: the Baltimore Hip Studies
    Ram R Miller
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1402-6. 2007
    ..Vitamin D, known for its role in calcium homeostasis, may also regulate immune function. Whether vitamin D deficiency at the time of hip fracture is associated with the inflammatory response postfracture is not known...
  5. pmc Higher serum concentrations of dietary antioxidants are associated with lower levels of inflammatory biomarkers during the year after hip fracture
    Christopher R D'Adamo
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard Street, East Hall, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Nutr 31:659-65. 2012
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  6. pmc Serum vitamin E concentrations and recovery of physical function during the year after hip fracture
    Christopher R D'Adamo
    Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:784-93. 2011
    ..Low serum concentrations of vitamin E have been associated with decline in physical function among older adults, but the role of vitamin E in physical recovery from hip fracture has never been explored...
  7. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, transitions between frailty states, and mortality in older adults: the Invecchiare in Chianti Study
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:256-64. 2012
    ..To assess whether serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations relate to transitions between the states of robustness, prefrailty, and frailty and to mortality in older adults...
  8. pmc Prolonged colonization with the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain USA300 among residents of extended care facilities
    Simone M Shurland
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, Maryland 20201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:838-41. 2010
    ..We found no difference in prolonged colonization (adjusted odds ratio, 1.1 [95% confidence interval, 0.5-2.4])...
  9. pmc Pattern-mixture models for analyzing normal outcome data with proxy respondents
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, U S A
    Stat Med 29:1522-38. 2010
    ..The methods are applied to a cohort of elderly hip-fracture patients...
  10. doi request reprint Serum vitamin E concentrations among highly functioning hip fracture patients are higher than in nonfracture controls
    Christopher R D'Adamo
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Nutr Res 31:205-14. 2011
    ..Thus, the relatively high degree of function among this cohort of hip fracture patients may explain their higher-than-expected vitamin E concentrations...
  11. pmc Semiparametric regression models for repeated measures of mortal cohorts with non-monotone missing outcomes and time-dependent covariates
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Stat Med 29:2282-96. 2010
    ..The approach is applied to a cohort of elderly female hip fracture patients to estimate the prevalence of walking disability over time as a function of body composition, inflammation, and age...
  12. pmc Comparing reports from hip-fracture patients and their proxies: implications on evaluating sex differences in disability and depressive symptoms
    Michelle Shardell
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Aging Health 24:367-83. 2012
    ..This study compared sex differences in disability and depressive symptoms using reports from hip fracture patients and their proxies...
  13. pmc Inflammatory cytokine levels and depressive symptoms in older women in the year after hip fracture: findings from the Baltimore Hip Studies
    Maya E Matheny
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:2249-55. 2011
    ..To determine whether interleukin (IL)-6 or soluble tumor necrosis factor alpha receptor 1 (sTNF-αR1) is associated with depressive symptoms in the year after hip fracture...
  14. pmc Colonization sites of USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in residents of extended care facilities
    Simone M Shurland
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:313-8. 2009
    ..The anterior nares are the most sensitive single site for detecting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonization. Colonization patterns of USA300 MRSA colonization are unknown...
  15. pmc Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Acinetobacter baumannii in a long-term acute care facility
    Jon P Furuno
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:468-71. 2008
    ..Patients in long-term acute care (LTAC) facilities often have many known risk factors for acquisition of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. However, the prevalence of resistance in these facilities has not been well described...
  16. pmc Frequent manual repositioning and incidence of pressure ulcers among bed-bound elderly hip fracture patients
    Shayna E Rich
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 19:10-8. 2011
    ..1, 95% confidence interval 0.5-2.4). No association was found between frequent repositioning of bed-bound patients and lower pressure ulcer incidence, calling into question the allocation of resources for repositioning...
  17. pmc Delivery and outcomes of a yearlong home exercise program after hip fracture: a randomized controlled trial
    Denise L Orwig
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:323-31. 2011
    ..Our objective was to determine whether a yearlong home-based exercise program initiated following UC could be administered to older patients with hip fracture and improve outcomes...
  18. pmc Low-serum carotenoid concentrations and carotenoid interactions predict mortality in US adults: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Michelle D Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Nutr Res 31:178-89. 2011
    ..Interventions of balanced carotenoid combinations are needed for confirmation...
  19. pmc Hepatitis C in the elderly: epidemiology, natural history, and treatment
    Ayse L Mindikoglu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1595, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:128-34; quiz 124. 2009
    ..This review discusses the epidemiology, natural history, and treatment of chronic hepatitis C in older adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint Statistical analysis and application of quasi experiments to antimicrobial resistance intervention studies
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:901-7. 2007
    ..An example of a hospital-based intervention to reduce methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection rates and reduce overall length of stay is used to explore these methods...
  21. pmc Association of low vitamin D levels with the frailty syndrome in men and women
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:69-75. 2009
    ..Vitamin D insufficiency can result in hyperparathyroidism, and thus, parathyroid hormone (PTH) was explored as a potential mediator in the relationship between 25(OH)D levels and frailty...
  22. pmc Falls: epidemiology, pathophysiology, and relationship to fracture
    Sarah D Berry
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 West Redwood Street, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Curr Osteoporos Rep 6:149-54. 2008
    ..In recent years, numerous studies have been directed toward the development of effective fall and fall-related fracture prevention interventions...
  23. pmc Weighted estimating equations for longitudinal studies with death and non-monotone missing time-dependent covariates and outcomes
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, U S A
    Stat Med 27:1008-25. 2008
    ..We present methods for both random and non-random missing-data mechanisms. A study of functional recovery in a cohort of elderly female hip-fracture patients motivates the approach...
  24. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the methods used to assess the association between appropriate antibiotic therapy and mortality in bacteremic patients
    Jessina C McGregor
    Oregon State University College of Pharmacy, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:329-37. 2007
    ..In brief, future studies should define "inappropriate" therapy on the basis of in vitro susceptibility data, should separately evaluate empiric and definitive therapy, and should control for the baseline severity of illness...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of medical conditions on improvement in self-reported and observed functional performance of elders
    Ram R Miller
    Geriatrics Section, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:217-23. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effect of nine disabling medical conditions upon recovery from functional limitations by elders...