Gail J McAvay

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and the risk of incident delirium in older hospitalized adults
    Gail J McAvay
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:684-91. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of depression in older home-care patients: patient and informant reports
    Gail J McAvay
    Program on Aging, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:507-18. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Older adults discharged from the hospital with delirium: 1-year outcomes
    Gail J McAvay
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1245-50. 2006
  4. pmc Health outcome priorities among competing cardiovascular, fall injury, and medication-related symptom outcomes
    Mary E Tinetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1409-16. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive medications and serious fall injuries in a nationally representative sample of older adults
    Mary E Tinetti
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut2Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut
    JAMA Intern Med 174:588-95. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of chronic illnesses on the use and effectiveness of adjuvant chemotherapy for colon cancer
    Cary P Gross
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Cancer 109:2410-9. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Anti-hypertensive medications and cardiovascular events in older adults with multiple chronic conditions
    Mary E Tinetti
    Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e90733. 2014
  8. pmc Contribution of multiple chronic conditions to universal health outcomes
    Mary E Tinetti
    Department of Medicine, School of MedicineSchool of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1686-91. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of β-blockers on cardiac and pulmonary events and death in older adults with cardiovascular disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    David S H Lee
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Oregon State University Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT
    Med Care 52:S45-51. 2014
  10. pmc Contribution of individual diseases to death in older adults with multiple diseases
    Mary E Tinetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1448-56. 2012

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and the risk of incident delirium in older hospitalized adults
    Gail J McAvay
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:684-91. 2007
    ..To determine whether specific subsets of symptoms from the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS), assessed at hospital admission, were associated with the incidence of delirium...
  2. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of depression in older home-care patients: patient and informant reports
    Gail J McAvay
    Program on Aging, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:507-18. 2005
    ..The patterns of these discrepancies may reflect age- and cohort-related response bias in the reports of depressive symptoms obtained from older adults...
  3. ncbi request reprint Older adults discharged from the hospital with delirium: 1-year outcomes
    Gail J McAvay
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1245-50. 2006
    ..To compare 1-year institutionalization and mortality rates of patients who were delirious at discharge, patients whose delirium resolved by discharge, and patients who were never delirious in the hospital...
  4. pmc Health outcome priorities among competing cardiovascular, fall injury, and medication-related symptom outcomes
    Mary E Tinetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1409-16. 2008
    ..To determine the priority that older adults with coexisting hypertension and fall risk give to optimizing cardiovascular outcomes versus fall- and medication symptom-related outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive medications and serious fall injuries in a nationally representative sample of older adults
    Mary E Tinetti
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut2Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut
    JAMA Intern Med 174:588-95. 2014
    ..The potential harms vs benefits of antihypertensive medications should be weighed in deciding to continue treatment with antihypertensive medications in older adults with multiple chronic conditions. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of chronic illnesses on the use and effectiveness of adjuvant chemotherapy for colon cancer
    Cary P Gross
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Cancer 109:2410-9. 2007
    ..It is unclear how noncancer conditions affect the use or effectiveness of adjuvant therapy among older patients with colon cancer...
  7. doi request reprint Anti-hypertensive medications and cardiovascular events in older adults with multiple chronic conditions
    Mary E Tinetti
    Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e90733. 2014
    ..Whether these results generalize to all older adults, most of whom have multiple chronic conditions, is uncertain...
  8. pmc Contribution of multiple chronic conditions to universal health outcomes
    Mary E Tinetti
    Department of Medicine, School of MedicineSchool of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1686-91. 2011
    ..To determine the relative effect of five chronic conditions on four representative universal health outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of β-blockers on cardiac and pulmonary events and death in older adults with cardiovascular disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    David S H Lee
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Oregon State University Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT
    Med Care 52:S45-51. 2014
    ..Furthermore, medications given for one condition may adversely affect other outcomes. β-Blocker use with coexisting cardiovascular disease (CVD) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is such a situation...
  10. pmc Contribution of individual diseases to death in older adults with multiple diseases
    Mary E Tinetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1448-56. 2012
    ..To determine empirically the diseases contributing most commonly and strongly to death in older adults, accounting for coexisting diseases...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relation between Medicare screening reimbursement and stage at diagnosis for older patients with colon cancer
    Cary P Gross
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, Primary Care Center, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    JAMA 296:2815-22. 2006
    ..Medicare's reimbursement policy was changed in 1998 to provide coverage for screening colonoscopies for patients with increased colon cancer risk, and expanded further in 2001 to cover screening colonoscopies for all individuals...
  12. pmc Effect of coexisting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cognitive impairment on health outcomes in older adults
    SANDY S CHANG
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1839-46. 2012
    ..To determine the extent to which the co-occurrence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cognitive impairment affect adverse health outcomes in older adults...
  13. ncbi request reprint Multimorbidity and survival in older persons with colorectal cancer
    Cary P Gross
    General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1898-904. 2006
    ..To ascertain the effect of common chronic conditions on mortality in older persons with colorectal cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Depression in elderly homecare patients: patient versus informant reports
    Gail J McAvay
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Psychol Med 34:1507-17. 2004
    ..The associations between specific patterns of agreement/disagreement and other patient and informant characteristics are examined...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of age and chronic illness on life expectancy after a diagnosis of colorectal cancer: implications for screening
    Cary P Gross
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and Primary Care Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:646-53. 2006
    ..Older adults with shorter life expectancies may receive less benefit from colorectal cancer screening than younger, healthier patients...
  16. pmc Development of a tool for eliciting patient priority from among competing cardiovascular disease, medication-symptoms, and fall injury outcomes
    Mary E Tinetti
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8025, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:730-6. 2008
    ..To develop a choice task for eliciting priorities in the face of competing cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes, medication-related symptoms, and fall injuries...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reducing suicidal ideation and depressive symptoms in depressed older primary care patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Martha L Bruce
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY, USA
    JAMA 291:1081-91. 2004
    ..Depression is the strongest risk factor for late-life suicide and for suicide's precursor, suicidal ideation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Recognition of late-life depression in home care: accuracy of the outcome and assessment information set
    Ellen L Brown
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, New York 10605, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:995-9. 2004
    ..6%; negative predictive value=88.8%). This study indicates that home care nurses often do not accurately rate OASIS depression items for older adult patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Major depression in elderly home health care patients
    Martha L Bruce
    Department of Psychiatry and the Division of Geriatrics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1367-74. 2002
    ..The authors report the distribution, correlates, and treatment status of DSM-IV major depression in a random sample of elderly patients receiving home health care for medical or surgical problems...
  20. ncbi request reprint One-month stability of depression among elderly home-care patients
    Patrick J Raue
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:543-50. 2003
    ..The stability of depression among home care recipients has not been investigated. The authors examined the 1-month stability of major depression in a representative sample of elderly adults shortly after their admission to home care...