S K Rigler
Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center
- Fracture risk in nursing home residents initiating antipsychotic medicationsSally K Rigler
Department of Medicine and, School of Medicine, University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas
J Am Geriatr Soc 61:715-22. 2013....
- Impact of a modified data capture period on Liu comorbidity index scores in Medicare enrollees initiating chronic dialysisSally K Rigler
Department of General and Geriatric Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, MS 1037, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
BMC Nephrol 14:51. 2013..The 270 day survival requirement results in sample size reductions and potential survivor bias. An earlier and shorter time-frame for data capture could be beneficial, if sufficiently similar comorbidity information could be ascertained...
- Use of antihypertensive and antithrombotic medications after stroke in community-based careS K Rigler
School of Medicine, University of Kansas, and Center on Aging, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7117, USA
Ann Pharmacother 35:811-6. 2001..Secondary stroke prevention strategies include pharmacologic approaches to control hypertension and reduce thromboembolic risk...
- Co-morbidity adjustment for functional outcomes in community-dwelling older adultsSally K Rigler
Department of Internal Medicine and Center on Aging, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City 66160 7376, USA
Clin Rehabil 16:420-8. 2002..To characterize relationships between self-reported co-morbidity and functional outcomes in community-dwelling older adults, and to assess whether the impact of co-morbidity persists even after adjustment for baseline functional status...
- Predictors of long-acting opioid use and oral versus transdermal route among older Medicaid beneficiariesSally K Rigler
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 5:91-9. 2007..The availability of long-acting (LA) opioid medications represents an advance in the treatment of persistent pain, raising the question of what factors predict receipt of this newer treatment approach...
- Comparing methods to identify hip fracture in a nursing home population using Medicare claimsS K Rigler
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, USA
Osteoporos Int 22:57-61. 2011..The inpatient principal diagnosis in Medicare claims identified 96% of hip fractures in hospitalized nursing home residents with high rates of confirmation by other claims files...
- Patterns of potentially inappropriate medication use across three cohorts of older Medicaid recipientsSally K Rigler
Department of Medicine, Research Faculty, Landon Center on Aging, School of Medicine, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS 66160 7117, USA
Ann Pharmacother 39:1175-81. 2005..Potentially inappropriate medication use is a serious quality concern, especially when it occurs in more vulnerable older adults or for extended durations...
- Comparison of the association between disease burden and inappropriate medication use across three cohorts of older adultsSally K Rigler
Department of Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:239-47. 2004..Frail elderly (FE) adults who are nursing home eligible but are receiving home- and community-based services (HCBS) constitute a distinct group sharing a high disease burden and high levels of medication use with the NF population...
- Penny wise, pound wise: a comparison of Medicaid expenditures for home and community-based services versus nursing facility care for older adultsTheresa I Shireman
Center on Aging, University of Kansas, 1251 Wescoe Hall Drive, Room 6050, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Home Health Care Serv Q 23:15-28. 2004..Since NH and FE populations are dissimilar, these care options may not be easily interchangeable at the individual level...
- Urban-rural patterns of increasing antidepressant use among nursing facility residentsSally K Rigler
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS 66160 7117, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:67-73. 2003..To characterize changing patterns of antidepressant use in nursing facilities across the urban-rural continuum during the mid-1990s...
- Medicaid's expenditures for newer pharmacotherapies for adults with disabilitiesTheresa I Shireman
University of Kansas, Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, KS 66160, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 28:31-41. 2007....
- Identification and management of depression in nursing facility residentsLynne E Kallenbach
Division of General and Geriatric Medicine, Landon Center on Aging, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:448-55. 2006
- Predictors of the selection of coxibs over nonselective NSAIDs in an older Medicaid cohortTheresa I Shireman
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:210-8. 2006..Cyclooxygenase-2-selective inhibitors (coxibs) have been widely adopted, despite study findings suggesting that they are cost-effective only in certain populations...
- Weight outcomes among antidepressant users in nursing facilitiesS K Rigler
Center on Aging, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160-7376, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 49:49-55. 2001..Clinicians may wish to reconsider the widely held notions that TCAs facilitate weight gain and that SSRIs place depressed older nursing facility residents at disproportionate risk for weight loss...
- Differing patterns of antiresorptive pharmacotherapy in nursing facility residents and community dwellersCarolyn M Jachna
Division of General and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1275-81. 2005..Little is known about differences between current patterns of antiresorptive therapy (ART) use in nursing facility (NF) residents and by community-dwelling older adults (CDs). ART use was compared in older NF residents and CDs...
- Considering health insurance: how do dialysis initiates with Medicaid coverage differ from persons without Medicaid coverage?James B Wetmore
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, KS, USA
Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:198-205. 2010..How these patients differ from non-Medicaid-enrolled incident dialysis patients and how these differences have changed over time have not been systematically examined...
- The cost effect of newer medication adoption in an older Medicaid cohortTheresa I Shireman
Pharmacy Practice Department, School of Pharmacy, University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas 66045, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1366-73. 2005..This article demonstrates how the adoption of newer drugs across diverse therapeutic classes contributed to one state's Medicaid expenditures over a 3-year period...
- Do ACE Inhibitors/Angiotensin II type 1 receptor antagonists reduce hospitalisations in older patients with heart failure? A propensity analysisCoraLynn B Trewet
University of Iowa, College of Pharmacy and Broadlawns Family Health Center, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Drugs Aging 24:945-55. 2007..Some observational studies have also demonstrated reductions in hospitalisation but are potentially affected by non-random treatment selection...
- Psychotropic medication use among Kansas Medicaid youths with disabilitiesTheresa I Shireman
University of Kansas School of Pharmacy and Landon Center on Aging, Lawrence, Kansas 66045 7582, USA
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:107-15. 2005..Future work should explore the appropriateness and effectiveness of these medications within specifically targeted subgroups...
- The impact of self-reported cumulative comorbidity on stroke recoveryStephanie A Studenski
Age Ageing 33:195-8. 2004
- Urban-Rural Sedative & Anxiolytic Use in Long Term CareSally Rigler; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Current Antipsychotics and Fractures in Nursing HomesSally Rigler; Fiscal Year: 2007..Implications: Improved understanding of fracture patterns among NH residents using current AP drugs may contribute to improved AP prescribing decisions and enhanced quality of care for older adults with dementia. ..