Philip Sloane

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effect of a person-centered mouth care intervention on care processes and outcomes in three nursing homes
    Philip D Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1158-63. 2013
  2. pmc Hypertensive patients' use of blood pressure monitors stationed in pharmacies and other locations: a cross-sectional mail survey
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:216. 2008
  3. pmc Accounting for the sedative and analgesic effects of medication changes during patient participation in clinical research studies: measurement development and application to a sample of institutionalized geriatric patients
    Philip Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:140-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of person-centered showering and the towel bath on bathing-associated aggression, agitation, and discomfort in nursing home residents with dementia: a randomized, controlled trial
    Philip D Sloane
    Department of Family Medicine, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27499, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1795-804. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the quality of life of long-term care residents with dementia
    Philip D Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Gerontologist 45:37-49. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Provision of morning care to nursing home residents with dementia: opportunity for improvement?
    Philip D Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 22:369-77. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Brief communication: physician interest in volunteer service during retirement
    Philip D Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Department of Family Medicine, and School of Social Work, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:317-22. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Nutritional issues in long-term care
    Philip D Sloane
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC CH, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:476-85. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Health and functional outcomes and health care utilization of persons with dementia in residential care and assisted living facilities: comparison with nursing homes
    Philip D Sloane
    Program on Aging, Disability, and Long Term Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Gerontologist 45:124-32. 2005
  10. pmc Syndromic surveillance for emerging infections in office practice using billing data
    Philip D Sloane
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:351-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications82

  1. doi request reprint Effect of a person-centered mouth care intervention on care processes and outcomes in three nursing homes
    Philip D Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1158-63. 2013
    ..To develop and test a person-centered, evidence-based mouth care program in nursing homes...
  2. pmc Hypertensive patients' use of blood pressure monitors stationed in pharmacies and other locations: a cross-sectional mail survey
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:216. 2008
    ..We sought to estimate the proportion of hypertensive patients who use these types of monitors and examine whether use varies by demographic or health characteristics...
  3. pmc Accounting for the sedative and analgesic effects of medication changes during patient participation in clinical research studies: measurement development and application to a sample of institutionalized geriatric patients
    Philip Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:140-8. 2008
    ..This paper describes the development, and illustrates the use, of a method we developed to address this issue, in which we generate single continuous variables to represent the daily sedative and analgesic loads of multiple medications...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of person-centered showering and the towel bath on bathing-associated aggression, agitation, and discomfort in nursing home residents with dementia: a randomized, controlled trial
    Philip D Sloane
    Department of Family Medicine, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27499, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1795-804. 2004
    ..The techniques evaluated were person-centered showering and the towel bath (a person-centered, in-bed bag-bath with no-rinse soap)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the quality of life of long-term care residents with dementia
    Philip D Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Gerontologist 45:37-49. 2005
    ..This study's purpose was to better understand existing measures of quality of life in dementia residents of long-term care facilities...
  6. ncbi request reprint Provision of morning care to nursing home residents with dementia: opportunity for improvement?
    Philip D Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 22:369-77. 2007
    ..Much could be done to make morning care more an activity to be enjoyed rather than a task to be completed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Brief communication: physician interest in volunteer service during retirement
    Philip D Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Department of Family Medicine, and School of Social Work, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:317-22. 2008
    ..Baby boomers approaching retirement will include unprecedented numbers of physicians, many of whom want to remain productive...
  8. doi request reprint Nutritional issues in long-term care
    Philip D Sloane
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNC CH, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:476-85. 2008
    ..Optimal practice at a facility level would involve a systematic approach to applying the best evidence-based approaches, with a focus on individualizing each resident's nutritional management...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health and functional outcomes and health care utilization of persons with dementia in residential care and assisted living facilities: comparison with nursing homes
    Philip D Sloane
    Program on Aging, Disability, and Long Term Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Gerontologist 45:124-32. 2005
    ..This study compares health and functional outcomes and health care utilization of persons with dementia residing in residential care/assisted living (RC/AL) facilities and nursing homes...
  10. pmc Syndromic surveillance for emerging infections in office practice using billing data
    Philip D Sloane
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:351-8. 2006
    ..We wanted to evaluate the feasibility of conducting syndromic surveillance in a primary care office using billing data...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of specialized bathing systems on resident cleanliness and water quality in nursing homes: a randomized controlled trial
    Philip D Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Airport Road, Chapel Hill NC 27599, USA
    J Water Health 5:283-94. 2007
    ..In addition, staff reported that the ultrasound tub using enhanced skin cleansers made bathing residents easier and faster than the same tub using standard cleansers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dementia care mapping as a research tool
    Philip D Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:580-9. 2007
    ..DCM coding involves continuous observation over a 6-h period, with observers recording a Behavior Category Code (BCC, a recording of activity/interaction) and a Well/Ill Being (WIB) score at 5 min intervals...
  13. ncbi request reprint High-intensity environmental light in dementia: effect on sleep and activity
    Philip D Sloane
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1524-33. 2007
    ..To determine whether high-intensity ambient light in public areas of long-term care facilities will improve sleeping patterns and circadian rhythms of persons with dementia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Medication undertreatment in assisted living settings
    Philip D Sloane
    Program on Aging, Disability, and Long Term Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2031-7. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence and predictors of nonprescribing of selected medications whose value in decreasing morbidity has been established in clinical trials...
  15. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate medication prescribing in residential care/assisted living facilities
    Philip D Sloane
    Sheps Center for Health Services Research, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Airport Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1001-11. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint The Therapeutic Environment Screening Survey for Nursing Homes (TESS-NH): an observational instrument for assessing the physical environment of institutional settings for persons with dementia
    Philip D Sloane
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S69-78. 2002
    ..To develop an observational instrument that describes the ability of physical environments of institutional settings to address therapeutic goals for persons with dementia...
  17. ncbi request reprint End-of-life care in assisted living and related residential care settings: comparison with nursing homes
    Philip D Sloane
    Department of Family Medicine School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1587-94. 2003
    ..To define the current state of end-of-life care in residential care/assisted living (RC/AL) facilities and nursing homes (NHs) and to compare these two types of care settings...
  18. ncbi request reprint The public health impact of Alzheimer's disease, 2000-2050: potential implication of treatment advances
    Philip D Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chaper Hill, 27599, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 23:213-31. 2002
    ..Therefore, Alzheimer's care is likely to remain a major public health problem during the coming decades...
  19. pmc Dying with dementia in long-term care
    Philip D Sloane
    Abt Associates, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Gerontologist 48:741-51. 2008
    ..To better understand the experiences and potential unmet need of persons who die in long-term care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dizziness: state of the science
    P D Sloane
    Department of Family Medicine, C B 7595, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:823-32. 2001
    ..In the elderly, a function-oriented approach should be studied and compared with current diagnosis-focused strategies. Alternative therapies for chronic and recurrent dizziness also merit investigation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Behavioral coding for evaluation of medical student communication: clarification or obfuscation?
    Philip D Sloane
    Department of Family Medicine, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3376, USA
    Acad Med 79:162-70. 2004
    ..To understand which specific student behaviors predict performance ratings from standardized patients and behavioral scientist preceptors...
  22. doi request reprint Immigrant status and intention to leave of nursing assistants in U.S. nursing homes
    Philip D Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:731-7. 2010
    ..To better understand the characteristics and perceptions of immigrants working as nursing assistants in U.S. nursing homes and to determine whether immigrant status is linked to job turnover...
  23. doi request reprint How eight primary care practices initiated and maintained quality monitoring and reporting
    Philip D Sloane
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:360-9. 2011
    ..Primary care medical practices increasingly are asked by payers, employers, and government agencies to report quality data, but the process of doing so is not well delineated...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assisting cognitively impaired nursing home residents with bathing: effects of two bathing interventions on caregiving
    Beverly Hoeffer
    School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, and Department of Psychology, John Umstead Hospital, Butner, NC, USA
    Gerontologist 46:524-32. 2006
    ....
  25. pmc Preferences versus practice: life-sustaining treatments in last months of life in long-term care
    Holly Biola
    Geriatrics Division, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:42-51. 2010
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Medication administration errors in assisted living: scope, characteristics, and the importance of staff training
    Sheryl Zimmerman
    Program on Aging, Disability, and Long Term Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, School of Social Work, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1060-8. 2011
    ..To compare rates of medication errors committed by assisted living staff with different training and to examine characteristics of errors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Physician-patient communication in the primary care office: a systematic review
    Rainer S Beck
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 15:25-38. 2002
    ....
  28. pmc Distribution of African Americans in residential care/assisted living and nursing homes: more evidence of racial disparity?
    Daniel L Howard
    Department of Natural and Physical Sciences, Environmental Science Program, Shaw University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1272-7. 2002
    ..In this study, we examined racial separation in long-term care...
  29. pmc Health-related quality of life in adults from 17 family practice clinics in North Carolina
    Leigh F Callahan
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, 3300 Thurston Bldg, CB 7280, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A05. 2009
    ..We examined health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in white and African American patients based on their own and their community's socioeconomic status...
  30. ncbi request reprint Residential care/assisted living staff may detect undiagnosed dementia using the minimum data set cognition scale
    Sheryl Zimmerman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1349-55. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Determinants and effects of nurse staffing intensity and skill mix in residential care/assisted living settings
    Sally C Stearns
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Gerontologist 47:662-71. 2007
    ..This study analyzed the intensity and skill mix of nursing staff using data from a four-state study, and their relationship to outcomes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Definition and classification of assisted living
    Sheryl Zimmerman
    University of North Carolina, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, 725 Martin Luther King, Jr Boulevard, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Gerontologist 47:33-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article is to discuss the benefits and limitations of, and considerations in, developing a typology of assisted living (AL)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Symptom experience of dying long-term care residents
    Laura C Hanson
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, and Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:91-8. 2008
    ....
  34. pmc Advance care planning in nursing homes and assisted living communities
    Timothy P Daaleman
    Department of Family Medicine, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:243-51. 2009
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Use of conventional and nonconventional treatments for osteoarthritis in the family medicine setting
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    South Med J 101:252-9. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Use of home blood pressure monitoring by hypertensive patients in primary care: survey of a practice-based research network cohort
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine and the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:280-6. 2008
    ..96; 95% CI, 1.08-3.56). The factor most strongly associated with use of HBPM was recalling a doctor's recommendation to do so (OR, 7.93; 95% CI, 4.96-12.7)...
  37. pmc Cost to primary care practices of responding to payer requests for quality and performance data
    Jacqueline R Halladay
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:495-503. 2009
    ..We wanted to determine how much it costs primary care practices to participate in programs that require them to gather and report data on care quality indicators...
  38. pmc Use of complementary and alternative medicine among patients with arthritis
    Leigh F Callahan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A44. 2009
    ..This study was designed to provide detailed information about use of CAM for symptoms associated with arthritis in patients followed in primary care and specialty clinics in North Carolina...
  39. ncbi request reprint Depression in assisted living: results from a four-state study
    Lea C Watson
    University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:534-42. 2003
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Cognitive screening for dementia and mild cognitive impairment in assisted living: comparison of 3 tests
    Daniel I Kaufer
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7025, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:586-93. 2008
    ..Compare diagnostic characteristics of brief cognitive screening tests in residential care/assisted living (RC/AL) residents...
  41. pmc Perceptions of informed decision making about cancer screening in a diverse primary care population
    Margaret L Gourlay
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Fam Med 42:421-7. 2010
    ..Our objective was to describe primary care patients' perceptions of informed and shared decision making about cancer screening tests in a diverse sample...
  42. doi request reprint High blood pressure knowledge among primary care patients with known hypertension: a North Carolina Family Medicine Research Network (NC-FM-RN) study
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:300-8. 2008
    ..We sought to assess primary care patients' current knowledge about various aspects of high blood pressure (BP)...
  43. doi request reprint Arthritis in the family practice setting: associations with education and community poverty
    Leigh F Callahan
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthritis Rsearch Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1002-8. 2008
    ..To examine associations of self-reported arthritis in 25 urban and rural family practice clinics with education (individual socioeconomic status) and community poverty (community socioeconomic status)...
  44. pmc Physical performance characteristics of assisted living residents and risk for adverse health outcomes
    Carol A Giuliani
    Center for Human Movement Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7135, Bondurant Hall 3030, 301 S Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7135, USA
    Gerontologist 48:203-12. 2008
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  45. pmc Emotional and physical health of informal caregivers of residents at the end of life: the role of social support
    Sharon Wallace Williams
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Bondurant Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S171-83. 2008
    ..We also examined potential mediating effects of social support (informal, staff, and spiritual)...
  46. doi request reprint How and why do patients use home blood pressure monitors?
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7595, USA
    Blood Press Monit 13:133-7. 2008
    ..We also examined whether those using HBPM provide written reports of measurements to their doctor and whether they have ever had their monitor checked...
  47. doi request reprint Pain, dyspnea, and the quality of dying in long-term care
    Anthony J Caprio
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7550, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:683-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the relationship between pain, dyspnea, and family perceptions of the quality of dying in long-term care...
  48. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis preventive care in white and black women in community family medicine settings
    Margaret L Gourlay
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    South Med J 100:677-82. 2007
    ..Osteoporosis has been studied predominantly in white postmenopausal women...
  49. ncbi request reprint Dementia care and quality of life in assisted living and nursing homes
    Sheryl Zimmerman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research and the School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Gerontologist 45:133-46. 2005
    ..This study relates elements of dementia care in residential care/assisted living (RC/AL) facilities and nursing homes to resident quality of life and considers the guidance this information provides for practice and policy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with nursing assistant quality-of-life ratings for residents with dementia in long-term care facilities
    Gary S Winzelberg
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7550, USA
    Gerontologist 45:106-14. 2005
    ..We identify resident, nursing assistant, and facility factors associated with nursing assistant quality-of-life ratings for residents with dementia in long-term care...
  51. ncbi request reprint Attitudes, stress, and satisfaction of staff who care for residents with dementia
    Sheryl Zimmerman
    Program on Aging, Disability and Long Term Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC27599 7590, USA
    Gerontologist 45:96-105. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with lower activity involvement in long-term care residents with dementia
    Debra Dobbs
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Gerontologist 45:81-6. 2005
    ..Activity involvement was related to family involvement in care and staff encouragement, after adjusting for resident age, gender, race, cognitive and functional status, and comorbidity...
  53. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with pain in long-term care residents with dementia
    Christianna S Williams
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Gerontologist 45:68-73. 2005
    ..Overall, 21% of residents had pain, and pain was more commonly reported in for-profit facilities, and for those receiving professional assessment and treatment...
  54. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with mobility limitation in long-term care residents with dementia
    Sharon Wallace Williams
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Wing D Medical School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7190, USA
    Gerontologist 45:62-7. 2005
    ..Overall, 89% of residents had some degree of mobility limitation. Mobility limitation was associated with fewer behavioral symptoms, low fluid intake, professional assessment, and professional and informal treatment...
  55. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of primary care physicians' participatory decision-making style and communication about complementary and alternative medicine for arthritis
    Betsy Sleath
    University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:449-53. 2005
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint How good is assisted living? Findings and implications from an outcomes study
    Sheryl Zimmerman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Airport Rd, Campus Box 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S195-204. 2005
    ..The objective of this work was to determine 1-year medical outcomes, nursing home transfer, and functional change of assisted living (AL) residents and their relationship to care...
  57. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in health between white and African American family practice patients: clinical implications
    Remy R Coeytaux
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    N C Med J 65:330-4. 2004
    ..To identify differences in self-reported health status and prevalence of chronic disease between African American and white patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Staff perceptions of end-of-life care in long-term care
    Sheryl Zimmerman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The School of Social Work, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 3386, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:23-6. 2003
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Assisted living and nursing homes: apples and oranges?
    Sheryl Zimmerman
    Program on Aging, Disability, and Long Term Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Airport Road, Campus Box 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Gerontologist 43:107-17. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Nursing home facility risk factors for infection and hospitalization: importance of registered nurse turnover, administration, and social factors
    Sheryl Zimmerman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1987-95. 2002
    ..Determine the relationship between a broad array of structure and process elements of nursing home care and (a) resident infection and (b) hospitalization for infection...
  61. ncbi request reprint Development of a practice-based patient cohort for primary care research
    Philip D Sloane
    Department of Family Medicine, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, USA
    Fam Med 38:50-7. 2006
    ..We sought to develop an alternative model--a representative cohort of adult primary care patients maintained for use in multiple projects...
  62. ncbi request reprint Is hospice associated with improved end-of-life care in nursing homes and assisted living facilities?
    Jean C Munn
    School of Social Work, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:490-5. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Survey of osteoporosis preventive care in community family medicine settings
    Margaret L Gourlay
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Fam Med 38:724-30. 2006
    ..This study's objective was to document and describe osteoporosis preventive care for women age 45 years and older in community family medicine practices...
  64. ncbi request reprint Assisted living policies promoting autonomy and their relationship to resident depressive symptoms
    Cory K Chen
    Carolina Program in Healthcare and Aging Research, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 1030, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:122-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the relationship between facility policies regarding autonomy and depression among residents of residential care/assisted living (RC/AL) facilities...
  65. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of mailing "Bathing Without a Battle" to all US nursing homes
    Diane C Calleson
    Public Health Leadership Program, Department of Family Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 27:67-79. 2006
    ..The long-term outcomes of this educational program continue to be monitored...
  66. pmc Identifying supports and barriers to physical activity in patients at risk for diabetes
    Katrina E Donahue
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Family Medicine, Campus Box 7595 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A119. 2006
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Physician communication with family caregivers of long-term care residents at the end of life
    Holly Biola
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:846-56. 2007
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Sleep problems in primary care: a North Carolina Family Practice Research Network (NC-FP-RN) study
    Maha Alattar
    University of North Carolina, Neurology Sleep and Epilepsy Section, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:365-74. 2007
    ..As part of a survey conducted in 5 family practice offices in North Carolina, we screened adult patients for sleep syndromes and sought to ascertain which demographic status and health status were associated with these disorders...
  69. ncbi request reprint Introduction: dementia care and quality of life in assisted living and nursing homes
    Sheryl Zimmerman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Gerontologist 45:5-7. 2005
  70. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care and hypertension control in a university-based practice
    Michael Fisher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:693-8. 2007
    ..We describe the relationship between continuity of care and control of hypertension...
  71. pmc Do clinicians tell patients they have prehypertension?
    Anthony J Viera
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:117-8. 2011
    ..the clinical utility of the prehypertension label is questionable. We sought to estimate how often patients with prehypertension are being told about it by their primary care clinicians...
  72. ncbi request reprint Behavioral symptoms in residential care/assisted living facilities: prevalence, risk factors, and medication management
    Ann L Gruber-Baldini
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1610-7. 2004
    ..To examine the prevalence, correlates, and medication management of behavioral symptoms in elderly people living in residential care/assisted living (RC/AL) facilities...
  73. ncbi request reprint The bathing of older adults with dementia
    Joanne Rader
    Rader Consulting, Silverton, OR, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:40-8, quiz 48-9. 2006
    ..Research supports this change in philosophy and practice, whereby bathing is not a task to be performed but rather a human interaction. Inexpensive, practical, and evidence-based alternatives are discussed...
  74. ncbi request reprint n-3 Fatty acids, hypertension and risk of cognitive decline among older adults in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    May A Beydoun
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street E2610, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Nutr 11:17-29. 2008
    ..Recent research indicates that n-3 fatty acids can inhibit cognitive decline, perhaps differentially by hypertensive status...
  75. ncbi request reprint Assaultive behavior in Alzheimer's disease: identifying immediate antecedents during bathing
    Wilaipun Somboontanont
    Faculty of Nursing, Department of Community Health Nursing, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Gerontol Nurs 30:22-9; quiz 55-6. 2004
    ..Improved caregiver training and individualized, gentler bathing methods should be investigated as methods of reducing assaults...
  76. ncbi request reprint Measuring the quality of dying in long-term care
    Jean C Munn
    College of Social Work, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1371-9. 2007
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint An observation of assisted living environments: space use and behavior
    Sheryl Zimmerman
    J Gerontol Soc Work 49:185-203. 2007
    ..Residents who are awake and alone in private spaces are less likely to be impaired, but more likely to have medical conditions. Thus, residents needing more oversight seem to be positioned to obtain that oversight...
  78. ncbi request reprint The effect of ambient bright light therapy on depressive symptoms in persons with dementia
    Susan E Hickman
    School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1817-24. 2007
    ..To assess the effect of ambient bright light therapy on depressive symptoms in persons with dementia...
  79. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with behavioral symptoms related to dementia in long-term care residents
    Malaz Boustani
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, and Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    Gerontologist 45:56-61. 2005
    ..The prevalence of BSRD was associated with staff training and resident cognition, mood, mobility, and psychotropic use. Attention to staff training and depression management might improve BSRD...
  80. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with low food and fluid intake in long-term care residents with dementia
    Peter S Reed
    Alzheimer s Association, National Office, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
    Gerontologist 45:74-80. 2005
    ..Staff monitoring of residents, having meals in a public dining area, and the presence of noninstitutional features were each associated with higher food and fluid intake...
  81. ncbi request reprint An empirical typology of residential care/assisted living based on a four-state study
    Nan Sook Park
    School of Social Work, The University of Alabama, Box 870314, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0314, USA
    Gerontologist 46:238-48. 2006
    ..This article derives typologies of assisted living based on theoretically and practically grounded evidence...
  82. ncbi request reprint Prediction of fracture in nursing home residents
    Cynthia J Girman
    Department of Epidemiology, Merck Research Laboratories, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1341-7. 2002
    ..To investigate cross-validated methods of identifying patients at increased risk of fracture in nursing homes using readily available data...