Joseph V Agostini

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship between number of medications and weight loss or impaired balance in older adults
    Joseph V Agostini
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1719-23. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of a computer-based reminder to improve sedative-hypnotic prescribing in older hospitalized patients
    Joseph V Agostini
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare Center, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:43-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of statin use on muscle strength, cognition, and depressive symptoms in older adults
    Joseph V Agostini
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:420-5. 2007
  4. pmc Association between antihypertensive medication use and non-cardiovascular outcomes in older men
    Joseph V Agostini
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center 151B, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1661-7. 2007
  5. pmc Improving sedative-hypnotic prescribing in older hospitalized patients: provider-perceived benefits and barriers of a computer-based reminder
    Joseph V Agostini
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center 151B, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:32-6. 2008
  6. pmc Assessing multiple medication use with probabilities of benefits and harms
    Terrence E Murphy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Aging Health 20:694-709. 2008
  7. pmc Refill adherence to oral hypoglycemic agents and glycemic control in veterans
    Nancy Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:800-8. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Cumulative anticholinergic exposure is associated with poor memory and executive function in older men
    Ling Han
    Department of Internal Medicine, Program on Aging, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2203-10. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint A chart-based method for identification of delirium: validation compared with interviewer ratings using the confusion assessment method
    Sharon K Inouye
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:312-8. 2005
  10. pmc Views of older persons with multiple morbidities on competing outcomes and clinical decision-making
    Terri R Fried
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1839-44. 2008

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship between number of medications and weight loss or impaired balance in older adults
    Joseph V Agostini
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1719-23. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between cumulative medication exposure and risk of two common manifestations of adverse drug effects: weight loss and impaired balance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of a computer-based reminder to improve sedative-hypnotic prescribing in older hospitalized patients
    Joseph V Agostini
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare Center, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:43-8. 2007
    ..To develop a feasible, inexpensive, point-of-care computerized reminder to improve sedative-hypnotic prescribing in hospitalized older people...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of statin use on muscle strength, cognition, and depressive symptoms in older adults
    Joseph V Agostini
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:420-5. 2007
    ..To determine the relationship between hydroxymethyl glutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor (statin) use and proximal muscle strength, cognition, and depression in older adults...
  4. pmc Association between antihypertensive medication use and non-cardiovascular outcomes in older men
    Joseph V Agostini
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center 151B, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1661-7. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Improving sedative-hypnotic prescribing in older hospitalized patients: provider-perceived benefits and barriers of a computer-based reminder
    Joseph V Agostini
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center 151B, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:32-6. 2008
    ..Older adults are commonly prescribed sedative-hypnotic (SH) medications when hospitalized, yet these drugs are associated with important adverse effects such as falls and delirium...
  6. pmc Assessing multiple medication use with probabilities of benefits and harms
    Terrence E Murphy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Aging Health 20:694-709. 2008
    ..A quantitative framework to assess harms and benefits of candidate medications in the context of drugs that a patient is already taking is proposed...
  7. pmc Refill adherence to oral hypoglycemic agents and glycemic control in veterans
    Nancy Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:800-8. 2010
    ..Persistence, the continuous refill of medications, is one metric that could be integrated into clinical care if associated with glycemic control...
  8. doi request reprint Cumulative anticholinergic exposure is associated with poor memory and executive function in older men
    Ling Han
    Department of Internal Medicine, Program on Aging, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2203-10. 2008
    ..To examine the longitudinal relationship between cumulative exposure to anticholinergic medications and memory and executive function in older men...
  9. ncbi request reprint A chart-based method for identification of delirium: validation compared with interviewer ratings using the confusion assessment method
    Sharon K Inouye
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:312-8. 2005
    ..To validate a chart-based method for identification of delirium and compare it with direct interviewer assessment using the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM)...
  10. pmc Views of older persons with multiple morbidities on competing outcomes and clinical decision-making
    Terri R Fried
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1839-44. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Potential pitfalls of disease-specific guidelines for patients with multiple conditions
    Mary E Tinetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2870-4. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Systolic hypertension in older persons: how aggressive should treatment be?
    John R Kapoor
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 48:397-406. 2006
    ..In addition, issues regarding clinical decision making in older patients with SH are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint The role of adherence on the effectiveness of nonpharmacologic interventions: evidence from the delirium prevention trial
    Sharon K Inouye
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:958-64. 2003
    ..The impact of adherence on outcome for a nonpharmacologic intervention strategy has not been previously examined...
  14. ncbi request reprint Drugs and falls: rethinking the approach to medication risk in older adults
    Joseph V Agostini
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1744-5. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Measuring drug burden: a step forward
    Joseph V Agostini
    Arch Intern Med 167:753-4. 2007
  16. pmc Views of older adults on patient participation in medication-related decision making
    Vernee N Belcher
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:298-303. 2006
    ..While patient input would seem important in the face of this uncertainty and variability, little is known about older patients' views of involvement in medication decision making...
  17. ncbi request reprint Delirium superimposed on dementia: a systematic review
    Donna M Fick
    Department of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1723-32. 2002
    ..This paper highlights the dearth of research on delirium superimposed on dementia and stresses the importance of early recognition and prevention of delirium in persons with dementia...