geriatrics

Summary

Summary: The branch of medicine concerned with the physiological and pathological aspects of the aged, including the clinical problems of senescence and senility.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Research agenda for frailty in older adults: toward a better understanding of physiology and etiology: summary from the American Geriatrics Society/National Institute on Aging Research Conference on Frailty in Older Adults
    Jeremy Walston
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 5505 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:991-1001. 2006
  2. ncbi Diabetes mellitus in older people: position statement on behalf of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG), the European Diabetes Working Party for Older People (EDWPOP), and the International Task Force of Experts in Diabetes
    Alan Sinclair
    Institute of Diabetes for Older People IDOP, University of Bedfordshire, UK
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:497-502. 2012
  3. ncbi How to manage recurrent falls in clinical practice: guidelines of the French Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology
    Olivier Beauchet
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Angers University Hospitals, 49933 Angers Cedex 9, France
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:79-84. 2011
  4. ncbi Validity of the Medication-based Disease Burden Index compared with the Charlson Comorbidity Index and the Cumulative Illness Rating Scale for geriatrics: a cohort study
    Yichayaou Beloosesky
    Department of Geriatrics, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikvah, Israel
    Drugs Aging 28:1007-14. 2011
  5. ncbi Geriatrics index of comorbidity was the most accurate predictor of death in geriatric hospital among six comorbidity scores
    Dina Zekry
    Rehabilitation and Geriatrics Department, Geneva University, chemin du Pont Bochet, Thonex, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:1036-44. 2010
  6. ncbi Replicating the Hospital Elder Life Program in a community hospital and demonstrating effectiveness using quality improvement methodology
    Fred H Rubin
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Shadyside, 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:969-74. 2006
  7. ncbi Consequences of preventing delirium in hospitalized older adults on nursing home costs
    Douglas L Leslie
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:405-9. 2005
  8. ncbi A systematic review of comprehensive geriatric assessment to improve outcomes for frail older people being rapidly discharged from acute hospital: 'interface geriatrics'
    Simon Paul Conroy
    University of Leicester School of Medicine, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK
    Age Ageing 40:436-43. 2011
  9. ncbi Designing randomized, controlled trials aimed at preventing or delaying functional decline and disability in frail, older persons: a consensus report
    Luigi Ferrucci
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:625-34. 2004
  10. ncbi "But I see old people everywhere": dispelling the myth that eldercare is learned in nongeriatric clerkships
    Laura Diachun
    Department of Medicine, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Acad Med 85:1221-8. 2010

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  1. ncbi Research agenda for frailty in older adults: toward a better understanding of physiology and etiology: summary from the American Geriatrics Society/National Institute on Aging Research Conference on Frailty in Older Adults
    Jeremy Walston
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 5505 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:991-1001. 2006
    ..This article reports on the results of the 2004 American Geriatrics Society/National Institute on Aging conference on a Research Agenda on Frailty in Older Adults, which brought ..
  2. ncbi Diabetes mellitus in older people: position statement on behalf of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG), the European Diabetes Working Party for Older People (EDWPOP), and the International Task Force of Experts in Diabetes
    Alan Sinclair
    Institute of Diabetes for Older People IDOP, University of Bedfordshire, UK
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:497-502. 2012
    ..These form a foundation for future policy development in this area and should influence the clinical behavior and approach of all health professionals engaged in delivering diabetes care to older people...
  3. ncbi How to manage recurrent falls in clinical practice: guidelines of the French Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology
    Olivier Beauchet
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Angers University Hospitals, 49933 Angers Cedex 9, France
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:79-84. 2011
    ..Health care professionals need a simple and pragmatic clinical approach for the management of recurrent fallers in clinical routine...
  4. ncbi Validity of the Medication-based Disease Burden Index compared with the Charlson Comorbidity Index and the Cumulative Illness Rating Scale for geriatrics: a cohort study
    Yichayaou Beloosesky
    Department of Geriatrics, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikvah, Israel
    Drugs Aging 28:1007-14. 2011
    ..A co-morbidity index reduces coexisting illnesses and their severity to a single numerical score, allowing comparison with scores from other patients. Recently, the Medication-Based Disease Burden Index (MDBI) was developed...
  5. ncbi Geriatrics index of comorbidity was the most accurate predictor of death in geriatric hospital among six comorbidity scores
    Dina Zekry
    Rehabilitation and Geriatrics Department, Geneva University, chemin du Pont Bochet, Thonex, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:1036-44. 2010
    ..indices (Charlson index, cumulative illness rating scale [CIRS], index of coexistent diseases, Kaplan scale, geriatrics index of comorbidity [GIC], and chronic disease score) to predict adverse hospitalization outcomes (death during ..
  6. ncbi Replicating the Hospital Elder Life Program in a community hospital and demonstrating effectiveness using quality improvement methodology
    Fred H Rubin
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Shadyside, 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:969-74. 2006
    ..To evaluate a replication of the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP), a quality-improvement model, in a community hospital without a research infrastructure, using administrative data...
  7. ncbi Consequences of preventing delirium in hospitalized older adults on nursing home costs
    Douglas L Leslie
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:405-9. 2005
    ..To determine whether costs of long-term nursing home (NH) care for patients who received a multicomponent targeted intervention (MTI) to prevent delirium while hospitalized were less than for those who did not receive the intervention...
  8. ncbi A systematic review of comprehensive geriatric assessment to improve outcomes for frail older people being rapidly discharged from acute hospital: 'interface geriatrics'
    Simon Paul Conroy
    University of Leicester School of Medicine, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK
    Age Ageing 40:436-43. 2011
    ..many frail older people who attend acute hospital settings and who are discharged home within short periods (up to 72 h) have poor outcomes. This review assessed the role of comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) for such people...
  9. ncbi Designing randomized, controlled trials aimed at preventing or delaying functional decline and disability in frail, older persons: a consensus report
    Luigi Ferrucci
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:625-34. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi "But I see old people everywhere": dispelling the myth that eldercare is learned in nongeriatric clerkships
    Laura Diachun
    Department of Medicine, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Acad Med 85:1221-8. 2010
    To test the assumption that knowledge, attitudes, and skills (KAS) in geriatrics are learned via exposure to elderly patients in nongeriatric clerkships...
  11. ncbi A multimodal aging and dying course for first-year medical students improves knowledge and attitudes
    Manuel A Eskildsen
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1492-7. 2009
    ..Students completed a survey including demographics, the University of California at Los Angeles Geriatrics Attitudes Scale (UCLA-GAS), and the Facts on Aging Quiz-1 (FAQ1) before and after the course...
  12. ncbi Systematic review: helping the young to understand the old. Teaching interventions in geriatrics to improve the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of undergraduate medical students
    Ellen StC Tullo
    Institute of Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1987-93. 2010
    It is unclear whether geriatrics-specific educational interventions lead to improvement in students' knowledge, skills, and attitudes and whether successful interventions possess any consistent features...
  13. ncbi Developing and evaluating complex healthcare interventions in geriatrics: the use of the medical research council framework exemplified on a complex fall prevention intervention
    Miriam C Faes
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2212-21. 2010
    b>Geriatrics focuses on a variety of multiorgan problems in a heterogeneous older population. Therefore, most geriatric healthcare interventions are complex interventions...
  14. ncbi Knowledge and attitudes about geriatrics of medical students, internal medicine residents, and geriatric medicine fellows
    Mitsumasa Kishimoto
    Department of Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:99-102. 2005
    ..the attitudes and knowledge of medical students (MS1-3), internal medicine residents (postgraduate years 1 to 3 (PGY1-3)), and geriatric medicine fellows about elderly patients before implementation of a new geriatrics curriculum.
  15. pmc Closing the osteoporosis care gap: increased osteoporosis awareness among geriatrics and rehabilitation teams
    Derek A Haaland
    McMaster University, Department of Medicine, Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 9:28. 2009
    ..patients admitted with fragility hip fractures, and to assess differences in these rates since the outset of the multipronged "Fracture? Think Osteoporosis" (FTOP) Program, which includes education of geriatrics and rehabilitation teams.
  16. ncbi Primary care guidelines for geriatric assessment. A structured, comparative analysis
    T Frese
    Department of Primary Care of the Leipzig Medical School, Philipp Rosenthal Str 55, 04103, Leipzig, Deutschland
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 45:224-9. 2012
    ..Differences were identified in profession, instruments, aims, and "tailoring." The quality of primary care guidelines for GA may be improved. Details of organization of a GA require further research...
  17. ncbi Promoting access to innovation for frail old persons. IAGG (International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics), WHO (World Health Organization) and SFGG (Société Française de Gériatrie et de Gérontologie) Workshop--Athens January 20-21, 2012
    G Berrut
    Pr Athanase Benetos, MD, PhD, Département de Médecine Gériatrique, CHU de Nancy, Avenue de Bourgogne, BP 217, 54511 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:688-93. 2013
    ..Frailty tends to be considered as a major risk for adverse outcomes in older persons, but some important aspects remain matter of debate...
  18. ncbi Medical student attitudes toward older people and willingness to consider a career in geriatric medicine
    Niall J Hughes
    Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:334-8. 2008
    ..To examine the effects of an intensive geriatric medicine (GM) teaching program on these attitudes and career aspirations...
  19. ncbi Effects of an inpatient geriatrics rotation on internal medicine residents' knowledge and attitudes
    M C Lindberg
    Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Conn. 06105, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:397-400. 1996
    OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of a geriatrics-focused acute medicine inpatient rotation and the presence or absence of a geriatrician as attending physician on knowledge about and attitudes toward older ..
  20. ncbi Multidimensional attitudes of medical residents and geriatrics fellows toward older people
    Ming Lee
    Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of the West, Rosemead, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:489-94. 2005
    ..To examine dimensions of a validated instrument measuring geriatric attitudes of primary care residents and performances on these dimensions between residents and fellows...
  21. ncbi Are internal medicine residency programs adequately preparing physicians to care for the baby boomers? A national survey from the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs Status of Geriatrics Workforce Study
    Gregg A Warshaw
    Office of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of Cincinnati, and Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Ohio 45267, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1603-9. 2006
    ..preceptors in nongeriatric clinical ambulatory settings, and outpatient geriatric assessment centers for their geriatrics training. Training was most often offered in a block format...
  22. ncbi Relating medical students' knowledge, attitudes, and experience to an interest in geriatric medicine
    James T Fitzgerald
    Department of Medical Education, The University of Michigan Medical School, 1107 Towsley Center, Box 0201, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0201, USA
    Gerontologist 43:849-55. 2003
    This study examined medical students' interest in geriatrics: Are knowledge, positive attitudes, and prior experience with older adults associated with an interest in geriatric medicine?
  23. pmc AcuteCare for Elders (ACE) tracker and e-Geriatrician: methods to disseminate ACE concepts to hospitals with no geriatricians on staff
    Michael L Malone
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:161-7. 2010
    ..There were significant improvements in urinary catheter and physical therapy referrals but no significant changes in the other outcomes. There was no change in the length of stay or in the rate of hospital readmission within 30 days...
  24. ncbi Interventions to reduce fear of falling in community-living older people: a systematic review
    G A Rixt Zijlstra
    Department of Health Care Studies, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:603-15. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi Effect of a collaborative approach on the quality of prescribing for geriatric inpatients: a randomized, controlled trial
    Anne Spinewine
    Center for Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:658-65. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of pharmaceutical care provided in addition to acute Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) care on the appropriateness of prescribing...
  26. ncbi Toward the realization of a better aged society: messages from gerontology and geriatrics
    Hidenori Arai
    Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 12:16-22. 2012
    ..1...
  27. ncbi Joint geriatric and psychiatric wards: a review of the literature
    Jim George
    Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Cumberland Infirmary, Newtown Road, Carlisle CA2 7HY, UK
    Age Ageing 40:543-8. 2011
    ..Further research is needed, particularly regarding cost-effectiveness...
  28. pmc Patterns of diffusion of evidence-based clinical programmes: a case study of the Hospital Elder Life Program
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:334-8. 2006
    ..The effective translation of scientific evidence into clinical practice is paramount to improving the quality and safety of patient care. However, little is known about the patterns of diffusion of evidence-based programmes in healthcare...
  29. pmc Geriatric syndromes: clinical, research, and policy implications of a core geriatric concept
    Sharon K Inouye
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:780-91. 2007
    ..National strategic initiatives are required to overcome barriers and to achieve clinical, research, and policy advances that will improve quality of life for older persons...
  30. pmc Will older persons and their clinicians use a shared decision-making instrument?
    Aanand D Naik
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:640-3. 2005
    ..To examine experiences of older persons and their clinicians with shared decision making (SDM) and their willingness to use an SDM instrument...
  31. pmc Effectiveness of acute geriatric units on functional decline, living at home, and case fatality among older patients admitted to hospital for acute medical disorders: meta-analysis
    Juan J Baztán
    Department of Geriatrics, Hospital Central Cruz Roja, Madrid, Spain
    BMJ 338:b50. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of acute geriatric units compared with conventional care units in adults aged 65 or more admitted to hospital for acute medical disorders...
  32. pmc Transitions of Care Consensus Policy Statement American College of Physicians-Society of General Internal Medicine-Society of Hospital Medicine-American Geriatrics Society-American College of Emergency Physicians-Society of Academic Emergency Medicine
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:971-6. 2009
    ....
  33. ncbi Keeping granny safe on July 1: a consensus on minimum geriatrics competencies for graduating medical students
    Rosanne M Leipzig
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Acad Med 84:604-10. 2009
    ..There are currently no geriatrics-specific, competency-based consensus performance standards for medical students...
  34. ncbi Effect of extracurricular geriatric medicine training: a model based on student reflections on healthcare delivery to elderly people
    Linda M Goldenhar
    Office of Medical Education, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:548-52. 2008
    ..One possible solution is to let students participate in geriatrics-related extracurricular educational and clinical activities and ask them to reflect on their experiences...
  35. ncbi Interdisciplinary collaboration in geriatrics: advancing health for older adults
    Heather M Young
    University of California Davis Health System, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Nurs Outlook 59:243-50. 2011
    ..issues in caring for older adults, interdisciplinary collaboration is particularly salient to the field of geriatrics. However, despite interest in this approach for several decades, adoption has been slow and dissemination is not ..
  36. ncbi A thematic summary of the geriatrics curricula at 40 U S Medical schools
    M Brownell Anderson
    Division of Medical Education Association of American Medical Colleges
    Acad Med 79:S213-26. 2004
  37. pmc Brief report: Brief instrument to assess geriatrics knowledge of surgical and medical subspecialty house officers
    Brent C Williams
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:490-3. 2006
    Initiatives are underway to increase geriatrics training in nonprimary care disciplines. However, no validated instrument exists to measure geriatrics knowledge of house officers in surgical specialties and medical subspecialties.
  38. ncbi Health care workforce development in rural america: when geriatrics expertise is 100 miles away
    Nina Tumosa
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center GRECC, St Louis VA Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 33:133-51. 2012
    ..Scholar Program (GSP) is a Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) workforce development program to infuse geriatrics competencies in primary care...
  39. ncbi The effect of a 12-month longitudinal long-term care rotation on knowledge and attitudes of internal medicine residents about geriatrics
    Elizabeth E Baum
    Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine NEOUCOM, Affiliated Hospitals at Canton, Canton, OH 44708, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:105-9. 2007
    To determine if participation in a 12-month longitudinal long-term care (LTC) rotation resulted in improved knowledge and attitudes about geriatrics.
  40. ncbi Geriatric education for the physicians of tomorrow
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:S17-20. 2009
    ..number of geriatricians to meet that need, largely because students and residents lack interest in a career in geriatrics. A variety of reasons have been suggested to explain that lack of interest, and several changes in geriatrics ..
  41. ncbi Geriatrics attitudes and knowledge among surgical and medical subspecialty house officers
    Lewis P Krain
    Department of Psychiatry, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:2056-60. 2007
    To examine geriatrics knowledge and attitudes of non-primary care house officers (HOs) before and after a multidisciplinary faculty development program.
  42. pmc Health information technologies in geriatrics and gerontology: a mixed systematic review
    Isabelle Vedel
    Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Solidage Research Group on Frailty and Aging, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:1109-19. 2013
    To review, categorize, and synthesize findings from the literature about the application of health information technologies in geriatrics and gerontology (GGHIT).
  43. ncbi Prevalence and outcomes of anemia in geriatrics: a systematic review of the literature
    Claudia Beghe
    Division of Geriatrics, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Am J Med 116:3S-10S. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi The disappearing subject: exclusion of people with cognitive impairment and dementia from geriatrics research
    Janelle S Taylor
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:413-9. 2012
    To evaluate exclusion of persons with cognitive impairment from research in geriatrics by determining its frequency, method, and rationale and treatment in the resulting publications.
  45. ncbi [Assessment of drug treatment in geriatrics with the new FORTA criteria]
    H Frohnhofen
    Klinik für Geriatrie und Zentrum für Altersmedizin, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Duisburg Essen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 136:1417-21. 2011
    ..A new approach is the FORTA assessments system ( Fit f OR The Aged) in which drugs are graded as positive (A, should be given), intermediate (B or C), and negative (D should not be given)...
  46. ncbi [Geriatrics neglected in Swedish medical education. "The elderly paradox" requires a substantial effort]
    Johan Axelsson
    Lakartidningen 103:3361-5. 2006
  47. ncbi [Geriatrics: an introduction from a gerontological point of view]
    A Simm
    Klinik für Herz und Thoraxchirurgie, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Altern Halle IZAH, Universitätsklinikum Halle Saale, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 136:2549-53. 2011
    b>Geriatrics is in comparison to the other medical professions a relatively new discipline...
  48. ncbi Expert consensus of the French Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology and the French Society of Cardiology on the management of atrial fibrillation in elderly people
    Olivier Hanon
    Société française de gériatrie et gérontologie, Suresnes, France AP HP, Hopital Broca, Service de Gerontologie, Paris, France
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 106:303-23. 2013
    ..Antiarrhythmic drugs should be used carefully in elderly patients because of the frequency of metabolic abnormalities and higher risk of drug interactions and bradycardia...
  49. ncbi Practicing physician education in geriatrics: lessons learned from a train-the-trainer model
    Sharon A Levine
    Geriatrics Section, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1281-6. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi Geriatric syndromes: medical misnomer or progress in geriatrics?
    M G M Olde Rikkert
    Department of Geriatrics 318, University Medical Centre St Radboud, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 61:83-7. 2003
    ..pathway, geriatric syndrome primarily refers to one symptom or a complex of symptoms with high prevalence in geriatrics, resulting from multiple diseases and multiple risk factors...
  51. ncbi An evaluation of a low-intensity intervention to introduce medical students to healthy older people
    Marie A Bernard
    Donald W Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 921 N E 13th 11G, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:419-23. 2003
    ..once per semester for the first 2 preclinical years and to discuss these interviews in small groups mediated by geriatrics faculty. Members of the Class of 2001 were controls...
  52. ncbi Disciplinary split: a threat to geriatrics interdisciplinary team training
    David B Reuben
    UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1000-6. 2004
    ..Others will require local and national efforts of leaders in the different disciplines to model and support good team care...
  53. ncbi The intersection of geriatrics and chronic kidney disease: frailty and disability among older adults with kidney disease
    Wendy L Cook
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of British Columbia and St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 16:420-9. 2009
    ..Further work is needed to characterize the relationship between kidney disease and frailty and to identify opportunities to intervene...
  54. ncbi Mi Casa o Su Casa? Assessing function and values in the home
    Annette Medina-Walpole
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:336-42. 2005
    ..The authors sought to incorporate geriatrics, primary care, and palliative care into house calls for medical students by integrating a home visit experience ..
  55. ncbi Advocating vaccination of adults aged 60 years and older in Western Europe: statement by the Joint Vaccine Working Group of the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society and the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics-European Region
    Jean Pierre Michel
    Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva Medical School and Univeristy Hospitals, Thonex Geneve, Switzerland
    Rejuvenation Res 12:127-35. 2009
    ..societies (European Union Geriatric Medicine Society [EUGMS] and International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics-European Region [IAGG-ER]) convened a Joint Vaccine Working Group to develop a consensus document advocating ..
  56. pmc A prospective controlled trial of the influence of a geriatrics home visit program on medical student knowledge, skills, and attitudes towards care of the elderly
    Gerald D Denton
    Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:599-605. 2009
    To determine the impact of a geriatrics home visit program for third-year medical students on attitudes, skills, and knowledge.
  57. ncbi Medical student perspectives on geriatrics and geriatric education
    Anita S Bagri
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bruce W Carter Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1994-9. 2010
    To ascertain medical students' perspectives on geriatrics.
  58. ncbi Caring for older Americans: the future of geriatric medicine
    Richard Besdine
    American Geriatrics Society, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 801, New York, NY 10118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:S245-56. 2005
    ..The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Task Force on the Future of Geriatric Medicine has identified five goals aimed at optimizing the ..
  59. doi A systematic look at an old problem
    Thomas B L Kirkwood
    Centre for Integrated Systems Biology of Ageing and Nutrition, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Nature 451:644-7. 2008
  60. ncbi Chiropractic and geriatrics: a review of the training, role, and scope of chiropractic in caring for aging patients
    Lisa Zaynab Killinger
    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, 741 Brady Street, Davenport, IA 52803, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 20:223-35. 2004
    ....
  61. ncbi Integration of geriatrics in oncology training--the relationship between the academic center and the community
    S M Lichtman
    Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, New York University School of Medicine, Manhasset 11030, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 33:57-9. 2000
    ..Integration of geriatric and medical oncology training would be an important step in this process. This paper discusses various aspects of a combined educational proposal...
  62. pmc Activating the knowledge-to-action cycle for geriatric care in India
    Jenna M Evans
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Suite 425, Toronto, ON M5T 3M6, Canada
    Health Res Policy Syst 9:42. 2011
    Despite a rapidly aging population, geriatrics--the branch of medicine that focuses on healthcare of the elderly--is relatively new in India, with many practicing physicians having little knowledge of the clinical and functional ..
  63. ncbi Introduction: Older adults in medical education--senior mentor programs in U. S. medical schools
    Thomas Stewart
    Division of Geriatrics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 27:3-10. 2006
  64. ncbi The Senior Mentor Program at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine: an innovative geriatric longitudinal curriculum
    Ellen Roberts
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, OED, 322 MacNider Hall, CB 7530, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7530, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 27:11-23. 2006
    ..The University of South Carolina School of Medicine's major aim in geriatrics is to prepare students to become skilled physicians in care of older adults...
  65. ncbi The Medical College of Wisconsin Senior Mentor Program: experience of a lifetime
    Tovah Bates
    Center for Healthy Communities, Department of Family and Community Medicine, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 27:93-103. 2006
    ..The goals of the course are to increase positive attitudes about aging and geriatrics and to teach basic assessment and interviewing skills in geriatric content areas...
  66. pmc Influence of medical education on students' attitudes towards the elderly
    Mustafa Cankurtaran
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1518-22. 2006
    ..Geriatric education in developing countries needs more attention because the students' attitudes towards elderly and caregiver preference are mostly affected by the students' own experiences and knowledge...
  67. ncbi Care transitions by older adults from nursing homes to hospitals: implications for long-term care practice, geriatrics education, and research
    Louise M Murray
    Department of Educational Leadership, College of Education, University of North Carolina Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:231-8. 2010
    ..risk of potentially avoidable hospitalization, and promoting an interdisciplinary resident-centered approach in geriatrics education...
  68. ncbi Attitudes of first-year medical students in Singapore towards older people and willingness to consider a career in geriatric medicine
    Melvin P W Chua
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:947-51. 2008
    ..This study determined medical students' attitudes towards older people and their willingness to consider a career in Geriatric Medicine...
  69. ncbi The geriatric patient: use of acute geriatrics units in the emergency care of elderly patients in France
    D Somme
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Geriatrics Department, 20 40 rue Leblanc, 75015 Paris, France
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:40-5. 2011
    We studied the factors influencing the choice of admission to Geriatrics units, instead of other acute hospital units after an emergency visit...
  70. pmc Mindfulness: reconnecting the body and mind in geriatric medicine and gerontology
    W Jack Rejeski
    Departments of Health and Exercise Science and Public Health Science, Box 7868, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Gerontologist 48:135-41. 2008
    ..In the final section I discuss why mindfulness may be particularly useful in promoting physical activity among older adults and how physical activity may be used as a vehicle to promote mindfulness...
  71. ncbi Attitudes, experiences, and interest in geriatrics of first-year allopathic and osteopathic medical students
    Shannon J Voogt
    Allopathic Program, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48864, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:339-44. 2008
    ..Interest in geriatrics was measured using a 4-point scale. Overall, students expressed positive attitudes toward older adults...
  72. ncbi Geriatrics and physical medicine and rehabilitation: common principles, complementary approaches, and 21st century demographics
    Dale C Strasser
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1323-4. 2002
    ..In this commentary, we argue that geriatrics and physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) share common principles and complementary approaches...
  73. ncbi An introduction to geriatrics for first-year medical students
    C L Alford
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Community Geriatrics, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:782-7. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To prepare medical students to better serve their older patients while raising awareness of geriatrics as a career choice...
  74. ncbi Web-based training in geriatrics for medical residents: a randomized controlled trial using standardized patients to assess outcomes
    Glenda R Westmoreland
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1163-9. 2010
    ..is an educational tool that medical residents readily accept and can be used to improve knowledge of core geriatrics content as measured using immediate posttesting...
  75. ncbi Psychiatric diagnosis in the elderly referred to a consultation-liaison psychiatry service in a general geriatric hospital in Japan
    Kenshi Yamada
    Department of Psychiatry, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 12:304-9. 2012
    ..Because depression is a common disorder in later life, elderly patients with delirium can be misdiagnosed as having depression. This study aimed to compare psychiatric diagnoses in the elderly made by referring doctors and psychiatrists...
  76. ncbi Transitions of Care Consensus policy statement: American College of Physicians, Society of General Internal Medicine, Society of Hospital Medicine, American Geriatrics Society, American College Of Emergency Physicians, and Society for Academic Emergency M
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:364-70. 2009
    ....
  77. ncbi Models, definitions, and criteria of frailty
    David B Hogan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:1-29. 2003
  78. ncbi Geriatric assessment for oncologists: rationale and future directions
    Arti Hurria
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 59:211-7. 2006
    ..Our eventual goal is to determine if this geriatric assessment measure can identify factors independent of age that predict cancer treatment morbidity and mortality and result in rationale interventions to optimize oncologic care...
  79. ncbi Geriatrics and the IOM: did report forget the elderly?
    Eric Berger
    Ann Emerg Med 48:723-5. 2006
  80. pmc Medical care for the final years of life: "When you're 83, it's not going to be 20 years"
    David B Reuben
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Ste 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    JAMA 302:2686-94. 2009
    ..Systematic approaches, including team care, are needed to adequately manage chronic diseases and coordinate care...
  81. ncbi [What's new in geriatric oncology?]
    Catherine Terret
    Programme d oncogériatrie, Centre Leon Berard, 28 rue Laennec, 69373 Lyon Cedex 08
    Bull Cancer 93:119-23. 2006
    ..This paper focuses on progress observed in the field of geriatric oncology both in France and worldwide...
  82. ncbi [Comprehensive geriatric medicine]
    Hidetoshi Endo
    National Center for Gemiatrics and Gerontology, Department of Comprehensive Geriatric Medicine, Divectorf
    Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 41:375-7. 2004
    This paper is written to make clear the new medical system in the elderly and to standardize of Geriatrics and care...
  83. ncbi ESPEN Guidelines on Enteral Nutrition: Geriatrics
    D Volkert
    Head Medical Science Division, Pfrimmer Nutricia, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Nutr 25:330-60. 2006
    ..Altogether, it is strongly recommended not to wait until severe undernutrition has developed, but to start EN therapy early, as soon as a nutritional risk becomes apparent...
  84. ncbi Priorities in perioperative geriatrics
    David J Cook
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:1823-36. 2003
  85. ncbi Health care for older Americans with multiple chronic conditions: a research agenda
    Susan L Norris
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:149-59. 2008
    ....
  86. ncbi Geriatric care management for low-income seniors: a randomized controlled trial
    Steven R Counsell
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    JAMA 298:2623-33. 2007
    ..Low-income seniors frequently have multiple chronic medical conditions for which they often fail to receive the recommended standard of care...
  87. ncbi Use of comprehensive geriatric assessment in older cancer patients: recommendations from the task force on CGA of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG)
    Martine Extermann
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 55:241-52. 2005
    ..As more and more cancers occur in elderly people, oncologists are increasingly confronted with the necessity of integrating geriatric parameters in the treatment of their patients...
  88. ncbi Antiaging medicine and mild cognitive impairment: practice and policy issues for geriatrics
    Peter J Whitehouse
    Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44120, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1417-22. 2005
    ..Antiaging medicine is the current leader of approaches that even claim that geriatrics as a discipline will become increasingly unnecessary...
  89. ncbi Changing medical students' attitudes about older adults and future older patients
    Carolyn K Shue
    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, 2411 Holmes, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Acad Med 80:S6-9. 2005
    ..This study presents outcomes of a mentors-on-aging program designed to promote positive attitudes toward older adults and older patients among medical students...
  90. ncbi Geriatric consultation: is there a future?
    Len Gray
    Age Ageing 36:1-2. 2007
  91. ncbi Geriatrics in Brazil: a big country with big opportunities
    Luiz E Garcez-Leme
    Department of Orthopedics, Orthogeriatrics, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2018-22. 2005
    ..Although the challenges remain great, there are opportunities for Brazilian geriatrics and gerontology.
  92. ncbi Ten years' experience conducting the Aging Game workshop: was it worth it?
    James T Pacala
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:144-9. 2006
    ..Despite consuming significant personnel resources, the Minnesota version of the Aging Game is an effective tool for stimulating long-lasting awareness and understanding of key issues related to aging and geriatrics.
  93. ncbi Why palliative care needs geriatrics
    Robert M Arnold
    School of Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Institute to Enhance Palliative Care, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:182-3. 2007
  94. ncbi [Health policies for older adults: thoughts for action]
    Pedro Paulo Marin
    Centro de Geriatría y Gerontología UC, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 135:392-8. 2007
    ..of the older population; outpatient health care services; acute care in hospitals with physicians trained in geriatrics; special services for geriatric rehabilitation and restoration of function (short term care) and a variety of ..
  95. ncbi Interest in geriatric medicine in Canada: how can we secure a next generation of geriatricians?
    Laura L Diachun
    Southwestern Ontario Regional Geriatric Program, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:512-9. 2006
    In Canada, there is minimal training of geriatrics for physicians, a shortage of geriatricians, and extremely low numbers of students entering geriatrics...
  96. ncbi Update in geriatrics
    William J Hall
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:538-43. 2006
  97. ncbi The Aging Game: improving medical students' attitudes toward caring for the elderly
    Prathibha Varkey
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:224-9. 2006
    ....
  98. ncbi Introduction to the older patient: a "first exposure" to geriatrics for medical students
    Ronald D Adelman
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1445-50. 2007
    ..This approach to introducing the older patient may be of use at other medical schools. Future studies will need to evaluate the long-term effect of this educational intervention...
  99. pmc From Bedside to Bench: summary from the American Geriatrics Society/National Institute on Aging Research Conference on Comorbidity and Multiple Morbidity in Older Adults
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:181-8. 2008
    ..We report on the 2005 American Geriatrics Society/National Institute on Aging conference on Comorbid Disease and Multiple Morbidity in an Aging Society...
  100. ncbi Interdisciplinary care for older adults with complex needs: American Geriatrics Society position statement
    Lorraine Mion
    American Geriatrics Society, The Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:849-52. 2006

Research Grants75

  1. Comparative Resistance Exercise Effects on Knee Osteoarthritis Pain, Functional I
    KEVIN ROBERT VINCENT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The primary mentor is Dr. Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, from the Department of Aging and Geriatrics. The Co-mentors are Drs. Scott banks and Steven Ghvizzani. Dr...
  2. Characterizing TLR Function of Human Dendritic Cells in the Elderly
    Alexander Panda; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..by a Mentorship Advisory Committee composed of leaders in immunology (Peter Cresswell and Ruslan Medzhitov), geriatrics (Mary Tinetti), and clinical epidemiology and biostatistics (Heather Allore) at Yale...
  3. A rational approach to liver toxicity monitoring in methotrexate users
    Gabriela Schmajuk; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..have access to a rich research environment, including the UCSF Arthritis Research Group and the San Francisco VA Geriatrics division, with their respective "work-in-progress" seminars, biostatisticians, and large faculties with similar ..
  4. Geriatric Conditions and Disablement in the Older Adult Population
    Christine T Cigolle; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Medical School, with appointments in the Institute of Gerontology (UM) and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)...
  5. Multi-Organ Autonomic Electrophysiology in Parkinson Disease
    Samay Jain; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..utilizes resources available with mentors, consultants and coursework in the areas of neurology, physiology, geriatrics, pharmacology and biostatistics...
  6. Predictors of Immunologic Failure in Older Adults
    David H Canaday; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In the last decade Geriatrics researchers have developed, refined, and validated a concept of frailty...
  7. TSQ Vantage Bundle with Acquity UltraPerformance LC
    Nicolaas E Deutz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Reynolds Department of Geriatrics, UAMS), jointly have >50 years expertise interpreting the results of these and related metabolite ..
  8. Comparative effectiveness of Brain Imaging and Blood Biomarkers in Alzheimer??s d
    Orly Lazarov; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Little and Dr. X. Joe Zhou);Diagnosis of Alzheimer's patients with specialty in Neurology and Geriatrics (Dr. Pedalty and Dr...
  9. The Biology of Exercise, Metabolism and Aging
    Andrew P Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with resources for clinical and basic science research, and didactic courses and seminars in gerontology and geriatrics, biostatistics, research ethics and scientific writing...
  10. Toward personalized diabetes care: Understanding hypoglycemia in older adults
    KASIA JOANNA LIPSKA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The candidate's career goal is to become an independent clinical investigator in the field of diabetes and geriatrics, generating knowledge to help guide personalized diabetes treatment...
  11. Behavioral therapy to treat urinary symptoms in Parkinson's disease
    ELIZABETH CAMILLE VAUGHAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Mentors include: Theodore M. Johnson, II, MD, MPH (Primary, geriatrics), Kathryn L. Burgio, PhD (behavioral psychology), and Jorge L. Juncos, MD (movement disorders)...
  12. The Psychosocial &Genetic Basis of Estrogen Metabolism &Blood Pressure in Aging
    CHRISTOPHER MAURICE MASI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Completion of these aims, as well as mentorship by Dr. Cacioppo and additional training in psychology, geriatrics, endocrinology, vascular biology, and genetics, will ensure the PI develops into an independent clinician ..
  13. Coordinated Telehealth Care Program for Rural Elders with Congestive Heart Failur
    Hongtu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Health Group is collaborating with the Reynolds Institute Center on Aging (RICOA) and the Reynolds Department of Geriatrics at the University of Arkansas Medical School, one the largest academic geriatric medicine programs in the ..
  14. Clinico-Genomic Assessment of Performance Status in Elderly AML Patients
    Arati V Rao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in Internal Medicine at Duke University followed by dual fellowship training in both Medical Oncology and Geriatrics at Duke University...
  15. The Predictors and Long-Term Trajectory of Poststroke Cognitive Decline
    Deborah Levine; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the measurement of cognitive outcomes;3) patient treatment adherence and chronic illness interventions;and 4) geriatrics and stroke care...
  16. Physical, Cognitive and Mental Health in Social Context
    Michael Marsiske; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The purpose of this program, consistent with the chief goal of gerontology/geriatrics, is to train predoctoral researchers in strategies related to: (a) identifyig potential antecedents of ..
  17. Pittsburgh Pelvic Floor Research Program
    Halina M Zyczynski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our site brings expertise in urogynecology, physical therapy, geriatrics, urology, gastroenterology and mental health...
  18. Hearing Loss and Aging
    Frank R Lin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Dr. Lin will enhance his research knowledge and skills with coursework in geriatrics and biostatistics, receive directed mentorship by an interdisciplinary team of experienced clinical researchers, ..
  19. Vitamin D and Immunosenescence in Older Long-Term Care Residents
    Adit A Ginde; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Summary: This innovative research plan;strong mentorship from geriatrics, infectious disease, immunology, and vaccine experts;and proposed career development experience will help Dr...
  20. Interdisciplinary Training in Pathobiology and Rehabilitation Medicine
    Marcas M Bamman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..physiology, physical medicine &rehabilitation, neurology, cell biology, pathology, genetics, cardiology, geriatrics), Health Professions (physical therapy, occupational therapy, and nutrition sciences), Public Health (..
  21. A Transdisciplinary Approach to Engage Specialty Investigators in Aging Research
    Kevin P High; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in Aim 1 as a vehicle, ASP will build on this work in Aim 2, to focus more broadly on raising the profile of geriatrics and gerontology in key disciplines by engaging with vital researchers in each specialty as well as rising junior ..
  22. Kidney Function and Aging
    Lesley Ann Inker; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..data collection and human subjects research, and to expand the candidate's kidney function and clinical geriatrics knowledge base...
  23. Technology to Assess Vulnerable Older Adults with Cancer and Their Caregivers
    Arti Hurria; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposal utilizes technology to unite the fields of geriatrics and oncology...
  24. Age associated defects in localization and trafficking of Toll-like receptor 1
    Alexander Panda; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..qualified mentors, and with guidance by a Mentorship Advisory Committee composed of leaders in immunology, geriatrics, and clinical epidemiology and biostatistics...
  25. AGS Guiding Principles for the Care of Older Adults with Multimorbidity: A Mobile
    Nancy Lundebjerg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is requesting support from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to develop and disseminate the Multimorbidity Guiding Principles App (MGP app) that is ..
  26. METABOLISM, ENDOCRINOLOGY AND OBESITY TRAINING GRANT
    Shalendar Bhasin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Training will take place in the sections of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Molecular Medicine, Geriatrics and Cardiology in the Department of Medicine, and the departments of Biochemistry and Biophysics-Physiology, the ..
  27. Epidemiology and Development of Alzheimer's Disease (EDAD)
    David Kevin Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..best practices for clinical research that will assess 300 older adult Costa Ricans in the national hospital for geriatrics in San Jose and in two rural hospitals...
  28. Aging and The Renin-Angiotensin System in Elderly Hypertensive Individuals
    Ihab M Hajjar; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Lewis Lipsitz and a multidisciplinary (geriatrics, hypertension, neuropsychology, biostatistics, genetics, endocrinology, and gerontology) advisory committee;..
  29. Primary Care Practice Redesign - Successful Strategies
    Michael K Magill; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The team includes developers of CBD, clinician specialists in geriatrics and pharmacy practice, members with expertise in quality improvement, biostatistics, qualitative research, ..
  30. K07 Leadership Grant
    Sharon K Inouye; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Rehabilitation Center, bringing together world-renowned resources in clinical-translational research, geriatrics/gerontology, and superb interdisciplinary expertise and resources to support the program, which will stimulate ..
  31. Statistical Methods to Correct for Proxy Bias in Studies of Older Adults
    MICHELLE DENISE SHARDELL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with mentors;participation at seminars, workshops, and professional conferences;and exposure to clinical geriatrics settings by shadowing clinician-researchers...
  32. Risks of Warfarin for Elders with Atrial Fibrillation
    Margaret C Fang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..She will obtain training in clinical geriatrics through enrolling in the UCSF Core Geriatrics Curriculum...
  33. Physician Screening of Older Drivers: Decision Rules for Geriatric Injury Prevent
    MARIAN ELIZABETH BETZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Robert Schwartz, a leading researcher in geriatrics with a long track record of mentoring) and co-mentors in Driving (Dr...
  34. Risk Stratification in Older Persons with Acute Myocardial Infarction: SILVER-AMI
    Sarwat I Chaudhry; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposal will address these gaps by melding principles from geriatrics and cardiology to create post-AMI risk models specifically designed for older patients...
  35. Midcareer Mentoring Award for Patient Oriented Research in Geriatric Cardiology
    Mathew S Maurer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..systolic function and a successful record in mentoring residents, cardiology fellows and junior faculty in geriatrics and cardiology...
  36. Neuroimaging Biomarkers for Post-Operative Cognitive Decline in Older Adults
    CATHERINE E PRICE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These aims will be carried out by a multidisciplinary team with expertise in neuropsychology, geriatrics, dementia, post-operative cognitive dysfunction, anesthesiology, and orthopedic surgery...
  37. A Multidimensional Approach to Urogenital Aging in Older Women
    Alison Huang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..With the support of experienced mentors in both geriatrics and women's health, the candidate will also pursue advanced training in geriatric medicine and geriatrics-..
  38. Clostridium difficile Cooperative Research Center
    Vincent B Young; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..microbial ecology, immunology, human genetics, infectious diseases, bioinformatics, clinical medicine and geriatrics. To leverage the expertise of the assembled team, their current research interests and past research ..
  39. Medical Student Training in Aging and Injury Research
    Linda N Meurer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..institutional summer research program infrastructure, and strong collaborations with Internal Medicine's Geriatrics and Gerontology Division, the Departments of Family and Community Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Trauma Surgery ..
  40. Biomarkers for Early Therapeutic Response in Older RA Patients
    Veena K Ranganath; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..5-year training program for the development of an academic career in rheumatology, with a special focus in geriatrics. This principal investigator has shown her firm commitment to an academic career in her specific field of study, ..
  41. Longitudinal Impact of Antihypertensive Polypharmacy on Geriatric Syndromes
    Joseph T Hanlon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Studies of the effects of polypharmacy on health, disease, and disability in older persons are a priority research area for the NIA Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology Program.
  42. The Role of Ankyrin-B Mutations in Premature Senescence
    KENT RONALD NILSSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..division of cardiology has been at the forefront of basic, translational, and clinical research, the division of geriatrics has established itself as one of the preeminent geriatrics programs in the country...
  43. Predicting Acute Brain Dysfunction in Older Patients: A Quality Improvement Tool
    Eduard E Vasilevskis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..biostatistics, and bioinformatics, b) participation in local / national meetings to develop expertise in geriatrics, predictive modeling, and quality improvement, c) a multidisciplinary mentored research experience, and d) a ..
  44. Cognition In Older Breast Cancer Survivors: Treatment Exposure, APOE, &Smoking
    Arti Hurria; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The objective of this application is to unite the fields of geriatrics, neuropsychology, oncology, and genetics to study the prevalence and trajectory of cognitive impairment in a ..
  45. Determinants of fall-related bleeding among older adults with atrial fibrillation
    John A Dodson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Dr. Mary Tinetti, professor and chair of Geriatrics at Yale University School of Medicine, and Dr...
  46. TRAINING OF ARTHRITIS RESEARCH SCIENTISTS
    DAVID ALAN FOX; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..are in the Division of Rheumatology, nine in other Departments or Divisions, and one in both Rheumatology and Geriatrics. The areas of scientific expertise represented include immunology and inflammation, cell and molecular biology, ..
  47. Aging Systems in Geriatrics: the Male Gonadal Axis
    Johannes D Veldhuis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Unraveling the bases of androgen depletion in the aging male should spark new preventive strategies to obviate failure of anabolic drive, and thus preserve quality of life and function in older individuals. ..
  48. PRE- AND POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING IN BIOCHEMISTRY OF AGING
    PETER RUDOLPH POLGAR; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The teaching and clinical strengths of the Geriatrics Section of the Department of Medicine and the ADCC add to the program by instructing the trainees in the social ..
  49. Safety of Opioids for Older Adults: Determinants of Opioid Overdose Risk
    Amy S B Bohnert; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. A special panel for the American Geriatrics Society published guidelines in 2009 that recommended using opioids as a first line treatment of moderate to ..
  50. Effects of Practice Redesign on Falls Health Outcomes and Costs
    David B Reuben; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The study will be guided by an Advisory Panel consisting national experts in falls interventions, geriatrics, and quality improvement...
  51. Sexuality, Aging and Heart Disease: Translating from Population to Patient
    Stacy Tessler Lindau; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..new, training, skills and research experience, including mentored training in clinical cardiology and geriatrics, clinical trials design and implementation, comorbidity and disease severity adjustment, risk stratification ..
  52. A randomized trial to improve surrogate decision-making for critically ill elders
    Douglas B White; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The candidate has assembled a team of accomplished mentors with expertise in geriatrics, critical care medicine, nursing, communication sciences and medical decision-making...
  53. Early CSF detection of FTLD
    WILLIAM TZU LUNG HU; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..formal training in biostatistics, bioinformatics, analytical chemistry, quality control, clinical trial design, geriatrics, and responsible conduct of research...
  54. Functional, Cognitive, and Social Vulnerabilities and Hospital Readmission
    SCOTT RYAN GREYSEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..qualitative techniques (4) to develop leadership in health policy at the intersection of hospital medicine and geriatrics. To achieve these goals, Dr...
  55. Mechanisms of health disparities in parkinsonism
    Nabila Dahodwala; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As part of the education plan, the PI proposes to: 1) Increase her understanding of health behavior theory, geriatrics and health disparities;2) Gain additional epidemiological skills in study design and health measurement;and 3) ..
  56. Ambulatory BP, kidney function, cognitive &physical function in older adults
    DENA EVETTE RIFKIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..She plans to develop her skills in patient recruitment, epidemiology, geriatrics, and health services during the term of the award and develop into an independent researcher in patient-oriented ..
  57. Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Among Seniors and Their Family Caregivers
    Melissa Andrea Simon; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..interventions and health disparities research and her team of collaborators'long standing expertise in geriatrics, palliative care, and health economics...
  58. Predictors of Cognitive Impairment in Survivors of Critical Illness
    Timothy D Girard; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Through an integrated program of didactic activities and course work in geriatrics, clinical and molecular epidemiology, and neuropsychology;intensive mentorship by local experts;and hands-on ..
  59. U C San Diego Medical Student Summer Aging Research Training
    Dilip V Jeste; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, a combination of didactics and clinical exposure to geriatrics will reinforce the skills learned in the direct research experience...
  60. Atrial fibrillation, functional decline, and arrhythmia detection in older adults
    Jared W Magnani; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..study examining subclinical AF in a cohort of home-bound older adults selected from the Boston University Geriatrics Home-Care Program (mean age 84.2, 54% African American)...
  61. The Illumina iScan System
    Kathleen C Barnes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..campus contains the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Hospital, the Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center and Geriatrics Center, the renovated Baltimore City hospital containing 60,000 square feet of renovated research laboratories, ..
  62. Non-cancer pain and cognitive impairment: A disabling relationship
    Joseph W Shega; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..He seeks to apply this paradigm to palliative care and geriatrics populations particularly those with cognitive impairment...
  63. Non-intrusive Locomotion and Gait Stability Analysis Monitoring System for the El
    Sunil Saxena; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is fully responsive to topic areas identified as high-priority by the NIA, specifically the Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology Program, in the 2006 Omnibus Solicitation...
  64. Donepezil-enhanced management of delirium in aged hip fracture patients
    Edward Marcantonio; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With NIH support, we designed and rigorously tested a model of proactive multifactorial geriatrics consultation that reduced the incidence of delirium by over one-third, and severe delirium by one-half...
  65. Recommendations of Inpatient Geriatrics Consultation
    Michael Weiner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in the Department of Medicine at Indiana University (IU) and Scientist in The Regenstrief Institute for Health ..
  66. Geriatricweb: The Geriatric Digital Library Project
    Ihab Hajjar; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Quality and accessibility are the main limitations for the Internet use in these areas. The division of Geriatrics at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine (USC-SOM) provides education and faculty development at ..
  67. Facility renovation to expand mouse barrier space
    LINDA TOTH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..NIH-funded research initiatives of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in areas of cancer, geriatrics, neuroscience, immunology, and infectious disease...
  68. PPARgamma: Biomarker for Breast Cancer in Older Women
    Pearl Seo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Her work towards this goal included training in Geriatrics and Medical Oncology and a Masters of Public Health degree...
  69. CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER STUDY OF SENILE DEMENTIA
    Jerome Yesavage; Fiscal Year: 1992
    This Center is a multi-disciplinary study of Alzheimer's Disease (AD). Our broadly based resources in geriatrics permit us to study AD patients from several perspectives...
  70. NIA DEVELOPMENT AWARD PAIN AND DELIRIUM IN HIP FRACTURE
    R Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Dr. Morrison's interest in quality of life issues at the end-of-life has led him to focus on palliative care and geriatrics. Merging these two areas, his clinical and research work suggest that pain symptoms tend to be overlooked in ..
  71. LONG TERM ADMINISTRATION OF TESTOSTERONE IN ELDERLY MEN
    Randall Urban; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Elderly men (age 60+ yr) will be recruited from 3 sources, the Geriatrics outpatient clinic, a registry of elderly volunteers maintained by the Geriatrics Division at the University of ..
  72. PACIFIC GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDY ON AGING
    J Curb; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..and develop a new genetic network [the Pacific Genetic (PacGen) Network] of experts in genetics, epidemiology, geriatrics, biostatistics and environmental science from the University of Hawaii, Kuakini Medical Center, Queen's Medical ..
  73. Herpes Zoster and Medications in the Elderly
    Kenneth Schmader; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..geriatrician in order to further develop his research and mentoring skills, generate new knowledge in clinical geriatrics and develop other clinical investigators in geriatrics...
  74. Understanding and Implementing End of Life Preferences
    ELIZABETH VIG; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..goal by completing a Master's degree in Public Health, and by obtaining funding through a Pfizer/American Geriatrics Society Postdoctoral Fellowship to fund her initial research project...
  75. Characterizing Human Exceptional Longevity
    Thomas T Perls; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The applicant, Dr. Thomas Perls, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics and Founder and Director of the New England Centenarian Study...