C S Ritchie

Summary

Affiliation: University of Louisville
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Oral health problems and significant weight loss among community-dwelling older adults
    C S Ritchie
    Department of Medicine, University of Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M366-71. 2000
  2. ncbi Does use of CAM for specific health problems increase with reduced access to care?
    Christine S Ritchie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Health Policy Research, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    J Med Syst 29:143-53. 2005
  3. ncbi Nutrition, inflammation, and periodontal disease
    Christine S Ritchie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Health Policy, University of Louisville, and the Louisville VA Medical Center, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Nutrition 19:475-6. 2003
  4. ncbi Oral health, taste, and olfaction
    Christine S Ritchie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Health Policy, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 18:709-17. 2002
  5. ncbi Talking to patients about aerobic exercise for disease prevention: an educational exercise for medical students
    Christine S Ritchie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Health Policy, University of Louisville, Louisville VA Medical Center, 502 East Broadway, Med Center One, Suite 320 06, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Nutr Clin Care 5:103-14. 2002
  6. ncbi Nutrition as a mediator in the relation between oral and systemic disease: associations between specific measures of adult oral health and nutrition outcomes
    Christine S Ritchie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Health Policy, University of Louisville, and Louisville VA Medical Center, KY 40202, USA
    Crit Rev Oral Biol Med 13:291-300. 2002
  7. ncbi Coordination and advocacy for rural elders (CARE): a model of rural case management with veterans
    Christine Ritchie
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, University of Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Gerontologist 42:399-405. 2002
  8. ncbi Association between aspects of oral health-related quality of life and body mass index in community-dwelling older adults
    Sonia K Makhija
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1808-16. 2007
  9. ncbi Ethical and medicolegal issues related to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement
    Christine S Ritchie
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, UAB Center for Palliative CareBirmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 17:805-15. 2007
  10. ncbi Nutrition and inflammatory markers
    Cyril O Enwonwu
    School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:70-3. 2007

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi Oral health problems and significant weight loss among community-dwelling older adults
    C S Ritchie
    Department of Medicine, University of Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M366-71. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi Does use of CAM for specific health problems increase with reduced access to care?
    Christine S Ritchie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Health Policy Research, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    J Med Syst 29:143-53. 2005
    ..74). Perceptions of inadequate access to health care may contribute to utilization of CAM therapies; such therapies in this instance appear to be used as an alternative to mainstream medicine...
  3. ncbi Nutrition, inflammation, and periodontal disease
    Christine S Ritchie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Health Policy, University of Louisville, and the Louisville VA Medical Center, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Nutrition 19:475-6. 2003
  4. ncbi Oral health, taste, and olfaction
    Christine S Ritchie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Health Policy, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 18:709-17. 2002
    ..Multidisciplinary studies will be required to understand how to improve nutrition through manipulation of oral characteristics, taste, and smell...
  5. ncbi Talking to patients about aerobic exercise for disease prevention: an educational exercise for medical students
    Christine S Ritchie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Health Policy, University of Louisville, Louisville VA Medical Center, 502 East Broadway, Med Center One, Suite 320 06, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Nutr Clin Care 5:103-14. 2002
    ..We describe an educational activity used to provide medical students with the tools needed to begin to engage patients in activity counseling...
  6. ncbi Nutrition as a mediator in the relation between oral and systemic disease: associations between specific measures of adult oral health and nutrition outcomes
    Christine S Ritchie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Health Policy, University of Louisville, and Louisville VA Medical Center, KY 40202, USA
    Crit Rev Oral Biol Med 13:291-300. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi Coordination and advocacy for rural elders (CARE): a model of rural case management with veterans
    Christine Ritchie
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, University of Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Gerontologist 42:399-405. 2002
    ..To describe a pilot initiative sponsored by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to improve the health and community tenure of frail older veterans living in rural counties 50-100 miles from two host VHA medical centers...
  8. ncbi Association between aspects of oral health-related quality of life and body mass index in community-dwelling older adults
    Sonia K Makhija
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1808-16. 2007
    ..To investigate whether underweight, normal-weight, overweight, and obese older adults differ in aspects of their oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL)...
  9. ncbi Ethical and medicolegal issues related to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement
    Christine S Ritchie
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, UAB Center for Palliative CareBirmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 17:805-15. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi Nutrition and inflammatory markers
    Cyril O Enwonwu
    School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:70-3. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi The relationship between sociodemographic factors and oral health-related quality of life in dentate and edentulous community-dwelling older adults
    Sonia K Makhija
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1701-12. 2006
    ..To quantify the associations between sociodemographic factors and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in dentate and edentulous community-dwelling older adults...
  12. ncbi The role of endoscopically placed feeding or decompression tubes
    Stephen A McClave
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 550 South Jackson Street, KY 40202, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 35:83-100. 2006
    ..Only minor modifications of the basic technique used for PEG placement for nutritional purposes are required to adapt the technique to a variety of other applications in palliative care...
  13. ncbi Prognostication in hospice care: can the palliative performance scale help?
    Barbara Head
    Program for Advanced Chronic Illness and End of Life Care, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:492-502. 2005
    ..Prognostic information facilitates more realistic decision making regarding ongoing treatment, fosters risk-benefit considerations of specific interventions, and contributes to appropriate utilization of health care services...
  14. ncbi Kentucky's palliative care report card
    Barbara Head
    University of Louisville Health Sciences Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Ky Med Assoc 102:57-65. 2004
    ..This manuscript explores Kentucky's deficiencies and accomplishments related to the Last Acts evaluation and addresses opportunities for improving end-of-life care across the Commonwealth...
  15. pmc A multidimensional approach to understanding under-eating in homebound older adults: the importance of social factors
    Julie L Locher
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    Gerontologist 48:223-34. 2008
    ..The focus of the study was on identifying potentially modifiable factors amenable to social and behavioral interventions...
  16. ncbi Unintentional weight loss predicts decline in activities of daily living function and life-space mobility over 4 years among community-dwelling older adults
    Christine S Ritchie
    Department of Medicine Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:67-75. 2008
    ..We sought to study the relationship between BMI and weight loss on the rate of decline in ADL function and life-space mobility over a 4-year period among older African Americans and whites...
  17. pmc Body mass index, weight loss, and mortality in community-dwelling older adults
    Julie L Locher
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1389-92. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi Sarcopenia, weight loss, and nutritional frailty in the elderly
    Connie W Bales
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham VA Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 22:309-23. 2002
    ..Whereas the multiple causes of nutritional frailty are not completely understood, clinical interventions for weight loss, sarcopenia, and cytokine alterations have been used with modest success...
  19. ncbi Part II. Common nutritional issues in older adults
    Christine S Ritchie
    Department of Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky, USA
    Dis Mon 48:713-24. 2002
  20. ncbi Improving end-of-life care for older adults: an international challenge
    Christine S Ritchie
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:393-4. 2007
  21. pmc Social isolation, support, and capital and nutritional risk in an older sample: ethnic and gender differences
    Julie L Locher
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 219 Community Health Services Building, 933 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:747-61. 2005
    ..This research has implications for nutritional policies directed towards older adults...
  22. pmc Patterns and predictors of home health and hospice use by older adults with cancer
    Julie L Locher
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1206-11. 2006
    ..To describe patterns of home health and hospice use by older cancer patients and a comparison group of older persons without cancer. To identify predictors of home care and hospice utilization...
  23. ncbi An examination of the moderating effect of treatment with anti-depressants on the association of heart disease with depression in males with type 2 diabetes attending a Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Thomas S Higgins
    School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 75:220-8. 2007
    ..To examine the association of heart disease with depression and the impact of treatment with anti-depressants on this association in older males with type 2 diabetes...
  24. ncbi Advanced illness care in older adults: many lessons yet to be learned
    Christine S Ritchie
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:949-50. 2008