Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
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#1Anna Zhu (Duke University)H-Index: 3
#2Zeng Yi (PKU: Peking University)H-Index: 38
Last. John S. Ji (Duke University)H-Index: 10
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Abstract Objectives Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent among older adults. We aimed to study whether residential greenness could alter serum 25(OH)D concentrations as a possible mechanism of residential greenness's positive health effects. Design A longitudinal cohort study. Setting and Participants We included older adults aged ≥65 years from the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey (CLHLS) with follow-up between 2012 and 2014. Methods We measured residential greenness by calculating an...
#1Hemalkumar B. Mehta (Johns Hopkins University)
#2Yong Fang Kuo (UTMB: University of Texas Medical Branch)H-Index: 54
Last. James S. Goodwin (UTMB: University of Texas Medical Branch)H-Index: 88
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Abstract Objective Current information on opioid use in nursing home residents, particularly those with dementia, is unknown. We examined the temporal trends in opioid use by dementia severity and the association of dementia severity with opioid use in long-term care nursing home residents. Design Repeated measures cross-sectional study. Setting Long-term care nursing homes. Participants Using 20% Minimum Data Set (MDS) and Medicare claims from 2011-2017, we included long-term care residents (n ...
#1Emiliyan Staykov (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
#2Danial QureshiH-Index: 2
Last. Clare Liddy (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)H-Index: 19
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Abstract Objective Older adults value and benefit from the long-standing relationship they have with their family physicians. This dynamic has not been researched in a long-term care (LTC, ie, nursing home) setting. We sought to determine the proportion of LTC residents who retain their community family physician within the first 180 days of LTC, and the resident, physician, and LTC home factors that may influence retention. Design Population-based retrospective cohort study. Setting and Partici...
#1James Alvin Low (Khoo Teck Puat Hospital)H-Index: 3
#2Hui Jin Toh (Khoo Teck Puat Hospital)H-Index: 2
Last. Angeline Tian Seah Soek (Khoo Teck Puat Hospital)
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Abstract Objectives We examined the demographics and the clinical profile of teleconsultations conducted between an acute geriatric medicine department and 8 nursing homes over a period of 6.5 years. Design This is a prospective, descriptive study. Setting and Participants This study was conducted in 8 nursing homes of Singapore. All nursing home patients referred to the program for teleconsultation between December 2010 and May 2017 were enrolled in the study. Measures The unit observed and stu...
#1Sara C. Keller (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 1
#2Ayse P. Gurses (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 28
Last. Alicia I. ArbajeH-Index: 10
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#1Nathalie Frisendahl (KI: Karolinska Institutet)
#2Stina Ek (KI: Karolinska Institutet)H-Index: 4
Last. Anna-Karin WelmerH-Index: 19
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Abstract Objectives The First-time Injurious Fall (FIF) screening tool was created to identify fall risk in community-living older adults who may benefit from primary preventive interventions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the predictive performance of the FIF tool in 2 cohorts of older adults. Design Longitudinal cohort study. Setting and Participants The Swedish National Study on Aging and Care in Skane (SNAC-S) and Blekinge (SNAC-B), Sweden. Community-living people aged ≥60 years (n =...
#1Di Yan (UR: University of Rochester)
#2Sijiu Wang (UR: University of Rochester)
Last. Shubing Cai (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 14
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OBJECTIVES This study aimed to examine the associations between nursing home (NH) quality and prevalence of newly admitted NH residents with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD), and to assess the extent to which market-level wages for certified nursing assistants (CNAs) and state Medicaid behavioral and mental health add-on policy may influence such associations. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS The analytical sample included 2777 NHs with either high or l...
#1Jing-hong Liang (Soochow University (Suzhou))H-Index: 3
#2Lin Lu (Soochow University (Suzhou))
Last. Yong Xu (Soochow University (Suzhou))H-Index: 12
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OBJECTIVE To determine and compare the contributions of modifiable risk factors (RFs) with the prevention of dementia in older adults. DESIGN A systematic review and Bayesian network meta-analysis (NMA). The observational group was set as a reference to collect all existing RFs and compare them with each other. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS An exhaustive and comprehensive literature search strategy was used to identify relevant prospective cohort studies from several online databases from their incep...
#2David A. Nace (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 17
Last. Arif Nazir (University of Louisville)
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Our nation�s nursing home industry has been in need of overhaul for decades � a situation made all the more evident by COVID-19 AMDA � The Society of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is dedicated to quality in post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) process and outcomes This special article presents five keys to solving the COVID-19 crisis in PALTC, related to policy, collaboration, individualization, leadership, and reorganization Taking action during this crisis may prevent sinking back in...
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