Christophe Bula

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Use of the Cognitive Performance Scale (CPS) to detect cognitive impairment in the acute care setting: concurrent and predictive validity
    Christophe J Büla
    Service of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation CUTR Sylvana, Department of Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, CH 1066 Epalinges, Switzerland
    Brain Res Bull 80:173-8. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint [Older patients at the emergency department: current and future challenges]
    C Bula
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, CHUV et Universite de Lausanne, CUTR Sylvana
    Rev Med Suisse 8:1534-8. 2012
  3. pmc Emergency department use by oldest-old patients from 2005 to 2010 in a Swiss university hospital
    Sarah Vilpert
    Swiss Health Observatory, Espace de l Europe 10, CH 2010 Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:344. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint [Review in geriatric medicine 2013]
    Christophe Bula
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Département de médecine CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 10:45-8. 2014
  5. pmc The spiritual distress assessment tool: an instrument to assess spiritual distress in hospitalised elderly persons
    Stefanie M Monod
    Service of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation, University of Lausanne Medical Center CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 10:88. 2010
  6. pmc The Lausanne cohort Lc65+: a population-based prospective study of the manifestations, determinants and outcomes of frailty
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, 52 route de Berne, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 8:20. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint [Driving and cognitive impairment: how best to anticipate?]
    C Bula
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Departement de Medecine, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 7:2184-9. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint [Geriatry]
    C Bula
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Centre universitaire de traitements et de readaptation Sylvana, Department de Medecine, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:18-20, 22-3. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Validation of an adapted falls efficacy scale in older rehabilitation patients
    Christophe J Büla
    Service of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:291-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint [Geriatrics]
    C Bula
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Centre universitaire de traitements et de readaptation CUTR Sylvana, Departement de Medecine, CHUV CUTR Sylvana, 1066 Epalinges
    Rev Med Suisse 3:14-7. 2007

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Use of the Cognitive Performance Scale (CPS) to detect cognitive impairment in the acute care setting: concurrent and predictive validity
    Christophe J Büla
    Service of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation CUTR Sylvana, Department of Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, CH 1066 Epalinges, Switzerland
    Brain Res Bull 80:173-8. 2009
    ..Combining CPS and MMSE provided additional predictive information, suggesting that domains other than cognition are assessed by professionals when using the CPS in elderly medical inpatients...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Older patients at the emergency department: current and future challenges]
    C Bula
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, CHUV et Universite de Lausanne, CUTR Sylvana
    Rev Med Suisse 8:1534-8. 2012
    ..Key components of these successful models have been identified that require a high level of integration between geriatric and emergency teams...
  3. pmc Emergency department use by oldest-old patients from 2005 to 2010 in a Swiss university hospital
    Sarah Vilpert
    Swiss Health Observatory, Espace de l Europe 10, CH 2010 Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:344. 2013
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint [Review in geriatric medicine 2013]
    Christophe Bula
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Département de médecine CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 10:45-8. 2014
    ..Finally, a study challenges the benefits of hydration in terminally ill patients...
  5. pmc The spiritual distress assessment tool: an instrument to assess spiritual distress in hospitalised elderly persons
    Stefanie M Monod
    Service of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation, University of Lausanne Medical Center CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 10:88. 2010
    ..This study describes the first steps in the development of a clinically acceptable instrument to assess spiritual distress in hospitalized elderly patients...
  6. pmc The Lausanne cohort Lc65+: a population-based prospective study of the manifestations, determinants and outcomes of frailty
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, 52 route de Berne, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 8:20. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint [Driving and cognitive impairment: how best to anticipate?]
    C Bula
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Departement de Medecine, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 7:2184-9. 2011
    ..Primary care physicians have the difficult task to assess these persons' driving capacity. This paper briefly describes the consequences of altered cognition on driving capacity and proposes an algorithm to address this challenge...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Geriatry]
    C Bula
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Centre universitaire de traitements et de readaptation Sylvana, Department de Medecine, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:18-20, 22-3. 2008
    ..Finally, several studies report prognostic information that will prove important to improve preparation plan for future heat wave...
  9. doi request reprint Validation of an adapted falls efficacy scale in older rehabilitation patients
    Christophe J Büla
    Service of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:291-6. 2008
    ..To determine the psychometric properties of an adapted version of the Falls Efficacy Scale (FES) in older rehabilitation patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Geriatrics]
    C Bula
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Centre universitaire de traitements et de readaptation CUTR Sylvana, Departement de Medecine, CHUV CUTR Sylvana, 1066 Epalinges
    Rev Med Suisse 3:14-7. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint [General internal medicine and geriatrics in the acute care setting: opportunities for collaboration]
    C Bula
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, CUTR Sylvana, Departement de Medecine, CHUV, 1066 Epalinges
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2540-3. 2006
    ..Internists and geriatricians can benefit from each other skills and competencies to develop together new models of acute care that would better match the elderly population needs...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Geriatrics]
    Christophe Bula
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Departement de Medecine, CHUV CUTR Sylvana, Epalinges
    Rev Med Suisse 2:19, 21-4. 2006
    ..Finally, one study showed the potential pifalls of guidelines developed for specific chronic medical conditions when applied simultaneously to older patients with complex comorbidities...
  13. ncbi request reprint [How to prevent functional decline: an acute care integrated model for the elderly]
    Céleste Joly Schwartz
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, CHUV, CUTR Sylvana, Epalinges
    Rev Med Suisse 8:2128-32. 2012
    ..Globally, patients' cares are organized to preserve and improve functional performances. This article presents a pilot unit inspired by this model...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Assessment of life expectancy in older people]
    Yves Vaucher
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, CHUV, CUTR Sylvana, Chemin de Sylvana 10, 1066 Epalinges
    Rev Med Suisse 8:2115-8. 2012
    ..Despite some limitations, these scores are useful in establishing individualized treatment plans...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Principles for the assessment and management of polymorbid elderly patients: a guide for clinicians]
    Fabienne Riat
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, CUTR Sylvana, CHUV, Epalinges
    Rev Med Suisse 8:2109-14. 2012
    ..The use of this guide is illustrated by a clinical case...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Cognitive impairment in elderly patients: what to do in primary care?]
    Florence Brulhart Gremaud
    Departement de Medecine, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 9:2029-33. 2013
    ..Unclear situations benefit from an assessment in a memory clinic...
  17. ncbi request reprint [What's new in geriatric medicine]
    Stephan Eyer
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Departement de Medecine, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 6:24-7. 2010
    ..A retrospective study evaluated the diagnostic yield of different tests and emphasized the importance to actively seek orthostatic hypotension in older patients. Finally, advances remain modest in the field of dementias...
  18. ncbi request reprint [The differential diagnosis of cognitive disorders in general practice: dementia and delirium]
    Armin von Gunten
    Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé, Departement de Psychiatrie, CHUV, Prilly
    Rev Med Suisse 3:389-90, 392, 394-5. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint [Spirituality and elderly patients]
    S Monod
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique CUTR Sylvana, Departement de Medecine, CHUV, 1066 Epalinges
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2488-90, 2492-3. 2006
    ..Several ongoing studies investigate the benefits to expect from such intervention...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Oral anticoagulation in elderly people]
    S Rochat
    Service de gériatrie et readaptation gériatrique Département de médecine CHUV, 101 I Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2505-6, 2509-11. 2005
    ..Patients aged 65 to 75 years should also receive an anticoagulation, especially those with cardio-vascular risk factors...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Assessment of gait disorders in older people]
    S Rochat
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Departement de Medecine, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:2387-8, 2390-1. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint [Should we treat dyslipidemia in the elderly and the oldest old?]
    N Doser Joz-Roland
    Service de gériatrie et de réadaptation gériatrique, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 5:2211-2, 2214-6, 2218. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint [How to decide when a situation is too complex?]
    S Monod
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique CUTR Sylvana, Département de médecine CHUV, 1066 Epalinges
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2468, 2470-2. 2006
    ..In these situations, a pragmatic, structured ethical approach could be very helpful in defining ethical conflicts, systematically listing all possible options, and determining ethical justifications to their decisions...
  24. ncbi request reprint Major depressive disorder in the general hospital: adaptation of clinical practice guidelines
    Rachel Voellinger
    Clinical Epidemiology Center CepiC, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:185-93. 2003
    ..Easier ways for the adaptation and use of high quality guidelines at the local level may result from better coordination, organization and updating of guidelines at a national or supranational level...
  25. pmc Validation of the Spiritual Distress Assessment Tool in older hospitalized patients
    Stéfanie Monod
    Service of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation, University of Lausanne Medical Center CHUV, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 12:13. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the SDAT psychometric properties...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Preventive approaches to dementia]
    Stephan Eyer
    Department de Medecine, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 6:2141-5. 2010
    ..Cognitive training and physical activity seem promising. This paper describes recent studies that assessed the benefits of preventive strategies in the domain of dementia, especially in Alzheimer's disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Review in geriatric medicine]
    Stéfanie Monod
    D Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, Centre universitaire de traitements et de readaptation CUTR Sylvana, Departement de Medecine, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 5:19-24. 2009
    ..Finally, mixed results were observed in the field of dementia...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Geriatric assessment in old patients candidate to transcatheter aortic implantation]
    Céline Guggiari
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 9:2040-3. 2013
    ..Collaboration between cardiologists and geriatricians will likely become a standard approach to enhance the assessment of these frail patients and identify those most likely to benefit from TAVI...
  29. doi request reprint Ethical issues in nutrition support of severely disabled elderly persons: a guide for health professionals
    Stéfanie Monod
    Service of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation, University of Lausanne Medical Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 35:295-302. 2011
    ..A vignette is presented to illustrate the use of this guide when analyzing a clinical situation...
  30. doi request reprint Universal screening and decolonization for control of MRSA in nursing homes: a cluster randomized controlled study
    Cristina Bellini
    1Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36:401-8. 2015
    ..In this study, we compared the impact of standard precautions either alone (control) or combined with screening of residents and decolonization of carriers (intervention) to control MRSA in NHs...
  31. doi request reprint Measurement with an automated oscillometric wrist device with position sensor leads to lower values than measurements obtained with an automated oscillometric arm device from the same manufacturer in elderly persons
    Céline Guggiari
    aDepartment of Medicine, Service of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Rehabilitation bDepartment of Training and Research, Clinical Research Center cDepartment of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pathophysiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Blood Press Monit 19:32-7. 2014
    ..Wrist manometers have recently been proposed for such home BP measurement, but their accuracy has not been previously assessed in elderly patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Screening and prevention in the elderly: which interventions should be proposed, to whom, and up to what age?]
    Laurence Seematter-Bagnoud
    Division de Gériatrie et Réadaptation Gériatrique, CUTR Sylvana, CHUV, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 123:665-9. 2003
    ..This article focuses on primary and secondary prevention, and discusses specific criteria to consider in each patient. A table summarizes the appropriate recommendations...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Acute confusional state in the elderly]
    Stephane Rochat
    Division de gériatrie et Réadaptation gériatrique CUTR Sylvana, Departement de Medecine Interne, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 123:685-9. 2003
    ..Delirium management combines specific treatments of precipitating factors with the symptomatic treatment of delirium manifestations, based on nonpharmacologic as well as pharmacologic approaches...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Miliary tuberculosis: unexpected autopsy finding in an elderly person]
    Benoît Dischl
    Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, CUTR Sylvana, Epalinges
    Rev Med Suisse 6:2135-9. 2010
    ..Finally, we discuss criteria to perform epidemiological investigations among close contacts in this situation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Delirium: guidelines for general hospitals
    Laurent Michaud
    Clinical Epidemiology Center, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 62:371-83. 2007
    ..To enhance its management, we developed guidelines covering all aspects, from risk factor identification to preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic interventions in adult patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Gerontology]
    C Bula
    Service de gériatrie et readaptation gériatrie, Centre universitaire de traitements et de readaptation Sylvana, Departement de Medecine, CHUV, 1066 Epalinges
    Rev Med Suisse 1:27-30. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Composition and cost of drugs stored at home by elderly patients
    Jean Blaise Wasserfallen
    University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Pharmacother 37:731-7. 2003
    ..Excessive prescribing, imperfect therapeutic adherence, treatment modifications after hospitalization, and oversized drug packages result in home storage of leftover drugs, resulting in a waste of healthcare resources...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Is there a treatment for Alzheimer's disease?]
    S Joray
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 1:1201-2, 1205-6, 1208. 2005
    ..In the near future, the improved comprehension of the underlying mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease will hopefully bring new treatments, thats will delay or modify its course...