Rollin M Wright

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Use of osteoporosis medications in older nursing facility residents
    Rollin M Wright
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:453-7. 2007
  2. pmc Central nervous system medication use and incident mobility limitation in community elders: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Robert M Boudreau
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:916-22. 2009
  3. pmc Effect of central nervous system medication use on decline in cognition in community-dwelling older adults: findings from the Health, Aging And Body Composition Study
    Rollin M Wright
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:243-50. 2009
  4. pmc Number and dosage of central nervous system medications on recurrent falls in community elders: the Health, Aging and Body Composition study
    Joseph T Hanlon
    Department of Medicine, Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:492-8. 2009
  5. pmc Underuse of indicated medications among physically frail older US veterans at the time of hospital discharge: results of a cross-sectional analysis of data from the Geriatric Evaluation and Management Drug Study
    Rollin M Wright
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:271-80. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of medication-related adverse events in nursing homes
    Steven M Handler
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:264-72. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Geriatric pharmacology: safer prescribing for the elderly patient
    Rollin M Wright
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 94:90-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of medication technicians in US nursing homes: part of the problem or part of the solution?
    Carmel M Hughes
    School of Pharmacy, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:294-304. 2006

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Use of osteoporosis medications in older nursing facility residents
    Rollin M Wright
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:453-7. 2007
    ..Epidemiologic studies demonstrated that 70% to 85% of nursing home residents have osteoporosis. Few studies report comprehensive information about treatment of osteoporosis in nursing facilities...
  2. pmc Central nervous system medication use and incident mobility limitation in community elders: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Robert M Boudreau
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:916-22. 2009
    ..To evaluate whether CNS medication use in older adults was associated with a higher risk of future incident mobility limitation...
  3. pmc Effect of central nervous system medication use on decline in cognition in community-dwelling older adults: findings from the Health, Aging And Body Composition Study
    Rollin M Wright
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:243-50. 2009
    ..To evaluate whether combined use of multiple central nervous system (CNS) medications over time is associated with cognitive change...
  4. pmc Number and dosage of central nervous system medications on recurrent falls in community elders: the Health, Aging and Body Composition study
    Joseph T Hanlon
    Department of Medicine, Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:492-8. 2009
    ..The study objective was to evaluate whether multiple- or high-dose CNS medication use in older adults was associated with a higher risk of recurrent (>or=2) falls...
  5. pmc Underuse of indicated medications among physically frail older US veterans at the time of hospital discharge: results of a cross-sectional analysis of data from the Geriatric Evaluation and Management Drug Study
    Rollin M Wright
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:271-80. 2009
    ..Medication underutilization, or the omission of a potentially beneficial medication indicated for disease management, is common among older adults but poorly understood...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of medication-related adverse events in nursing homes
    Steven M Handler
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:264-72. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Geriatric pharmacology: safer prescribing for the elderly patient
    Rollin M Wright
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 94:90-7. 2004
    ..This article reviews prescribing situations with elderly patients commonly encountered by the podiatric physician. Strategies for medication management are provided to minimize the risk of adverse drug events in the older patient...
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of medication technicians in US nursing homes: part of the problem or part of the solution?
    Carmel M Hughes
    School of Pharmacy, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:294-304. 2006
    ..To determine the relation between organizational characteristics and medication technician (MT) use and quantify the impact of MTs on increasing the likelihood of using medications, employing the example of antiosteoporosis medications...