P1: Lagtime to Benefit for Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Survival Meta-Analysis.
P2: Preferences for Deactivation of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators in the Setting of Advanced Illness.
P3: Encore Presentation: Self-rated Health and Walking Ability Predict 10-year Mortality in Older Women with Breast Cancer.
P4: Encore Presentation: Relationship between components of the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA), chemotherapy dose intensity and overall survival in a colorectal cancer (CRC) cohort age 65 and over.
P5: Encore Presentation: Preparing for Decision Making Beyond Advance Directives: Perspectives from Patients and Surrogates.
P6: CRASH: A Brief Screening Tool to Identify High-Risk Older Drivers.
P7: Out of Pocket Spending in the Last 5 Years of Life.
P8: Encore Presentation: Geriatric versus General Medical Conditions have Opposite Effects on Overall Quality of Ambulatory Care.
P9: Efficacy of a Computer-based Intervention to Promote Walking in Older Adults.
P10: Veterans Using Primary Care Housecalls Outside the VA: Still Better than Expected.
P11: Growth of Nurse Practitioners As Primary Care Providers For The Elderly.
P12: Factors Associated with the Timing of Hospice Referral for Patients with Cancer.
P13: Impact of a Hospital Mobility Program on Function after Discharge.
P14: Impact of GRACE Team Care on Hospital Readmissions at aVAMC.
P15: The Falls and Fractures Clinic: Testing an Integrated Model of Secondary Prevention in a High-Risk Older Population.
P16: Investigation into the effects of resveratrol on aging in the colon: Implications for colon cancer prevention.
P17: The Role of SIRT3-dependent Autophagy in Age-Related Hearing Loss.
P18: Encore Presentation: Lipid-depleted apolipoproteins and amyloid peptides are influenced by APOE genotype and cognitive diagnosis.
P19: Collagen Extracted from Aged Mice Exposed to Short-term Caloric Restriction and Rapamycin Display Unique Properties.
P20: Platelet and Monocyte Responses are Impaired in Elderly Septic Patients.
P21: Identification of differentially expressed microRNAs in a progeroid mouse model.
P22: A Randomized Controlled Trial of High Dose Vitamin D3 in Older Adults with Heart Failure.
P23: Improving 25-hydroxyvitamin D Status in Home-bound Elders and its Effect on Falls.
P24: Motor Skill versus Standard Exercise in Older Adults with Subclinical Gait Dysfunction.
P25: Encore Presentation: Simple Diagnosis and Pharmacologic Treatment for Urgency Incontinence in Women.
P27: Propofol induction and aging: are we routinely overdosing our patients, and with what effect?
P28: Risk Factors for Restricting Back Pain in Community-Living Older Persons.
P29: Falls and Orthostatic Hypotension: Re-examining Limits.
P30: Sensory and motor nerve function differentially relate to gait parameters: the Health ABC Study.
P31: Anticholinergic Medication Use, Falls and Fracture in Postmenopausal Women: Results from the Women's Health Initiative.
P32: Falls among Adult Patients Hospitalized in the United States: Prevalence and Trends.
P33: Psychotropic Drug Changes and Falls in the Nursing Home.
P34: Impact of a Multi-modal Education Intervention on Urinary Catheter Utilization in Older Adult Inpatients.
P35: A Geriatrics rotation as a Medicine elective: A smart option for medical students?
P36: Case Presentation as a Direct Observation Method to Evaluate Internal Medicine Residents’ Systems-Based Practice Competency.
P37: Replicating a Chief Resident Immersion Training in Geriatrics (CRIT).
P38: Development and validation of a geriatrics knowledge test to evaluate geriatrics fellowship programs.
P39: Encore Presentation: The UCSF Interprofessional Aging and Palliative Care Elective.
P40: HOSPITALIZATIONS IN PACE.
P41: Evaluation of a National Care Transition Program.
P42: The Epidemiology of Physically and Verbally Aggressive Behaviors of Nursing Home Residents Directed at Staff.
P43: Defining medically complex patients using chronic conditions, healthcare utilization and functional status.
P44: Risk Factors for Early Hospital Readmission among Low Income Seniors.
P45: Cost-effectiveness analysis of screening for vitamin D insufficiency to prevent falls and fractures among community-dwelling older adults.
A1: FROZEN WITH PAIN.
A2: Do Not Record (DNR) code status = RESUSCITATE.
A3: Encore Presentation: Delirious and Constipated: Cases of Non-hepatic Hyperammonemia.
A4: Encore Presentation: Delirious Because of Treatment: An Adverse Effect of Imipenem.
A5: Title: Multiple myeloma with spontaneous tumor lysis syndrome in an elderly patient; a rare entity.
A6: A case of atypical Gastro-intestinal bleeding (GIB) in an elderly; not just diverticulosis.
A7: The four-year mystery diagnosis.
A8: Encore Presentation: Worming Through a Case of Failure to Thrive.
A9: Arteriovenous malformations in End Stage Renal disease.
A10: Old habits die hard.
A11: Encore Presentation: Case Report: Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) Triggered by Allopurinol Refractory to Steroids and Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Responded to Rituximab.
A12: Case of nephrogenic diabetes inspidus due to chronic Lithium use.
A13: Clinical Challenge of diagnosing Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in Elderly Patients.
A14: A Stuttering Discovery of Lithium Toxicity.
A15: Elderly Female with Hypercalcemia: Hodgkin Lymphoma Masquerading as Relapsed Breast Cancer.
A16: Describing an atypical variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome.
A17: Recognize the likely association between herpes encephalitis and cardiac arrhythmias.
A18: An unusual presentation of deep vein thrombosis due to May- Thurner syndrome in an elderly man.
A19: The Importance of Goals of Care in Elders with Mild Dementia.
A20: Femoral Spontaneous fracture Associated with Bisphosphonate Therapy.
A21: A Doggone Cough-an unusual complication of pet ownership-a case report. Nathan S, Gorbien M, Olson J, Leiding M, Bednarzcyk M.
A22: Aphasia vs. Dementia: A Case of Primary Progressive Aphasia.
A23: Aspergilloma: association with chronic bronchiectasis and IgG2 deficiency.
A24: CADASIL Disease: a case report of a rare, genetic early onset dementia.
A25: Space Occupying Lesions of the Brain Presenting with Neuropsychiatric Symptoms.
A26: Clinical significance of measuring Blood Pressures in bilateral arms in patients with dizziness.
A27: Closed head injury with multisensory loss in a 74 year old athlete while playing senior league basketball.
A28: Hands Tell All.
A29: Encore Presentation: Metformin-associated severe hypomagnesemia; A Case report.
A30: Birds Don't Make the Best Companions: Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis In The Elderly.
A31: Lipedema, a frequently misdiagnosed problem in elderly patient.
A32: “We need an interpreter!”
A33: Heart failure in hospitalized elderly subjects in geriatric department: poor and unusual clinical signs.
A34: Encore Presentation: Age Analysis of Long-Term Safety of Diclofenac Sodium 1% Gel for Patients With Osteoarthritis of the Knee.
A35: Encore Presentation: Effect of Age and Sex on the Pharmacokinetics and Metabolism of Oxymorphone Extended-Release Tablets.
A36: Determinants of Length of Stay for Stroke Patients in Rural North Carolina.
A37: Correlation of health professional (KPS) and patient-rated (pKPS) Karnofsky Performance Status and associations with measures of geriatric assessment (GA) domains.
A38: Mouth Care without a Battle: Designing a Training Video to Individualize Mouth Care for Persons with Cognitive and Physical Impairments.
A39: Oral Health Care in Older Adults with Dementia.
A40: Counting Pop-Drops: Emergency Department Re-Visits by Persons with Dementia.
A41: Absence of Allergy Assessments in Veterans: A Patient Safety Issue.
A42: From the Wellderly to the Sickest Elderly: Classifying Older ED Patients According to Patterns of Health Service Use.
A43: Determination of excess costs attributable to inappropriate antimicrobial prescribing practices in a long-term acute care facility.
A44: Antibiotic stewardship in long-term acute care facilities - it's time.
A45: Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing for Insomnia.
A46: Differences in Vitamin D Deficiency by Ethnic/Racial Background in a Geriatric Clinic, Houston, TX.
A47: Impact of race on cognitive assessment among hospitalized elders.
A48: Ninety-Day Mortality Among Older Adults Following Hospital Admission for Pneumonia.
A49: DRIVING CESSATION: NOT A ONE WAY DECISION.
A50: Differential impact of hypertension and diabetes on cognitive tests over 4 years.
A51: THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN GLUCOCORTICOID USE AND NEW OSTEOPOROTIC FRACTURES OVER A 10 YEAR PERIOD: THE CANADIAN MULTICENTRE OSTEOPOROSIS STUDY (CAMOS).
A52: Unsteadiness in Post-acute Care (PAC): Prevalence and Associated Characteristics.
A53: Herpes zoster vaccination rates among adults aged 60 and older in the United States: disparities by access to healthcare.
A54: Older adults in the emergency room: description of a retrospective cohort.
A55: Nonagenarians: an increasing reality in the emergency room.
A56: Cause of Death among Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment with and without Dementia: The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study.
A57: Alcohol and Injury in Older Adults.
A58: Long term treatment with metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes and risk of vitamin B-12 deficiency.
A59: A single educational encounter can improve the rate of code status discussions with geriatric patients by family medicine residents.
A60: Providing End-of-Life Care to the Underrepresented and Underserved: Review of a Decade of Palliative Care Services in a Safety Net Health System.
A61: Physical Restraints of Home-dwelling Elders: Perception by Home Care Providers.
A62: Bradycardia Highlights Age-Related Ventricular Stiffness in Mice Regardless of Cause.
A63: The relationship between tumor necrosis factor-α receptor 1 (TNFR1) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) in HIV-infected and uninfected injection drug users (IDUs): Preliminary results from theALIVE Study.
A64: Care of the Vulnerable Elder Practice Improvement Module: Chart Review Alone as a Valuable Educational Experience.
A65: Integration of Geriatric Medicine into a Multi-Year Ambulatory Care Block Curriculum.
A66: Development and Validation of a Novel Geriatric Skills Assessment Tool (GSAT) to Identify Training Needs of Internal Medicine Residents and Faculty.
A67: An Alternative to the Geriatric Physical Diagnosis Lab for Second Year Medical Students.
A68: Image Atlas of Aging: Highlighting Normal Age-Related Gross and Histologic Changes.
A69: The Effects of a Pre-Clinical Geriatrics Curriculum on Attitudes Towards and Interest in Geriatric Medicine.
A70: Fulfilling an ACGME Competency: Impact of a Novel Communication Skills Curriculum.
A71: An Intervention to Improve Medical Students’ Interprofessional Acumen.
A72: Teaching Fall Risk Assessment to Medical Students Using Meals on Wheels.
A73: Evaluation of Medical Student Training and Attitudes towards Geriatrics at Wuhan Medical School.
A74: Effects of an interprofessional educational program on collaboration among primary care professionals caring for frail elderly.
A75: Geriatrics and Aging through Transitional Environments (GATE): A Longitudinal, Competency-Based Medical Student Curriculum.
A76: Geriatrics and Aging through Transitional Environments (GATE) MS1 Curriculum: Obtaining a Functional History.
A77: Systems-Based Geriatrics:A Novel Approach for Internal Medicine Residents.
A78: Health professional students’ perceived need for interprofessional geriatric education.
A79: Geriatrics and Aging through Transitional Environments (GATE) MS2 Curriculum: Introduction to Geriatric Assessments.
A80: Increasing Residency Training of Goal-oriented Treatment Options in Patients with Life-Limiting Illnesses.
A81: Implementing the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in a Geriatrics Fellowship Program - a three-year experience.
A82: Family Medicine Residents’ Performance on a Geriatric Functional Assessment OSCE Does Not Correlate with Self-Efficacy in the IM/FM Residents’ Geriatrics Competencies.
A83: Preparing to Care for an Aging Population: Medical Student Reflections on their Clinical Mentors within a New Geriatrics Curriculum.
A84: A New Strategy for Teaching Residents Roles of Interprofessional Teams.
A85: Quality Improvement Curriculum for Geriatrics Fellows Using Lean Methodology.
A86: Incremental Value of Cardiovascular Assessment in Patients with Unexplained Non-Accidental Falls: The Faint and Fall Clinic Experience.
A87: Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 and the Geriatric Syndrome of Frailty.
A88: Interventions and barriers to medication adherence in cognitively impaired older adults: a systematic review.
A89: Encore Presentation: Atypical presentation is common in Late Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis.
A90: Encore Presentation: Factors Associated with Geriatric Syndromes in Older Homeless Adults.
A91: A Mystery of Vision & Thrombosis.
A92: Spontaneous Retroperitoneal Bleed Presenting as Right leg pain: Psoas sign.
A93: The Functional Performance Predictors of Adverse Health Outcomes in Community-Dwelling Older Adults:A preliminary study.
A94: Older Minority Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) The Influence of Social Support on Willingness to Participate in HIV Clinical Trials.
A95: Encore Presentation: Hypertension Control in all Age Groups - a VA 10 Year Multicenter Analysis.
A96: Use of Health Services in Older Homeless Adults.
A97: The US and International Asian Perspective of Palliative and End of Life Care.
A98: Neighborhood Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Walking: the Cardiovascular Health Study.
A99: Prognosis of nursing home patients with dementia: a systematic review.
A100: Non-malignant pain management and NSAIDs use in older patients: US outpatient settings.
A101: Effect of “as needed” dosing of antipsychotics and benzodiazepines for delirium on hospital length of stay and readmissions N. Rodgers,1 K.Young 1, V. Argento, Department of Medicine Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT.
A102: A Retrospective Study of Basal Insulin Analogs in Elderly Nursing Home Residents with Type-2 Diabetes.
A103: Eye contact between physicians and older-patients during prostate cancer communication: A qualitative study of nonverbal communication.
A104: QI Reducing 25 OH Vitamin D Ordering.
A105: Does Low Social Support Predict Hospitalization and Outcomes among Aging Veterans with and without HIV?
A106: First experiences with a new method for discussing goals with community-dwelling frail older people.
A107: The Relationships between the Type of Long-Term Care Benefits and Cognitive Function among Long-Term Care Insurance Beneficiaries with Dementia in Korea, 2008–2010.
A108: Lower Cost of Care for Serious Chronic Disease by Increasing Services Not Restrictions.
A109: Encore Presentation: Geriatric Surgery: The Association between Adherence to Processbased Quality Indicators and Postoperative Complications.
A110: Depressive symptoms and high levels of stress significantly lower PSA screening rates in men with long life-expectancies in a nationally-representative sample.
A111: Elder Self-Neglect and Hospitalization: Findings from the Chicago Health and Aging Project.
A112: The Discharge Huddle Promotes Effective Handovers.
A113: Geriatrics in Primary Care: Integrating Comprehensive Geriatric Care into the Medical Home.
A114: Subset analysis of antidepressant medication utilization among geriatric patients with depression: Comparison between usual care and collaborative care using care managers.
A115: Incorporating INTERACT II Tools In Daily NH Practice, Recognizing Areas of Improvement.
A116: Geriatric Medicine Transfer-of-Care for Older Surgical Inpatients: Our Experience and Current Trends (2006–2009).
A117: Impact of Palliative Care Consults on Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation.
A118: Long-term Outcomes and Hospital Readmissions of Older Adults on Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation at a Long-term Care Facility.
A119: Improving Transitions to Home in Older Veterans after Hospitalization.
A120: Improving Care of the Geriatric Trauma Patient.
A121: Transition Coaching to Reduce Hospitalization and Emergency Department Use.
A122: Use of the Frailty Index to evaluate the risk of death in older patients presenting to hospital.
A123: GHEST-3D: Greenwich Hospital Executive Screening Tool for Delirium, Depression and Executive Dysfunction. Report on an observational quality improvement study.
A124: Safety in Transitions of Care; Identifying Needs Among Key Providers in an Urban Academic Hospital.
A125: Understanding the Southern Arizona Dual-Eligible Special Needs Patient (SNP) population.
A126: Encore Presentation: Improving quality of care for older veterans through a RHIOenhanced Care Transitions Intervention (CTI).
A127: Access to Primary Care Using a Care Transitions Program: a Cohort Study.
A128: The PCRS is a Useful Measure of Anosognosia in Neurodegenerative Disease.
A129: Loss of Apoptotic function in skin tumors in Nicastrin Knockout Mice Supports Role of Gamma Secretase as a Tumor Suppressor.
A130: The effect of Thai traditional music on cognitive function, psychological health and quality of sleep among older Thai individuals with dementia.
A131: Encore Presentation: Systemic inflammation inhibits low-density lipoprotein receptorrelated protein-1 mediated clearance of amyloid-β from blood: implications for Alzheimer's disease.
A132: Age, gender and blood pressure predict cerebral cortical thickness in normotensive and prehypertensive middle-aged adults.
A133: Encore Presentation: A Driving Assessment Clinic: Structure and Statistics.
A134: Identifying the malady of synaptic plasticity-related genes in human Alzheimer's Disease.
A135: Defining Dementia Multimorbidity in a National Sample.
A136: Reliability of the Rey Complex Figure Test for Identifying Mild Cognitive Impairment.
A137: Normal aging, neuroinflammation, and the brain-a sheep in wolf's clothing?
A138: Effects of Multimedia Fall Prevention Training in Persons with Dementia.
A139: A Retrospective Review of Clinical and Psychometric Characteristics of Patients with and without Capgras syndrome in Dementia with Lewy Bodies.
A140: Computational Modeling of Aging in Cardiac Myocytes.
A141: Isolated CNS Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder in a Kidney Transplant Recipient.
A142: Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism (DVT/PE) with JAK2 positive Polycythemia Vera (PCV) and mild hematologic findings.
A143: JAK2 positive Polycythemia Vera in a patient with sleep apnea. Competing causes for erythrocytosis.
A144: Calcium Supplement May be Associated with Optimal Responses to Vitamin D Supplementation in Adults.
A145: Encore Presentation: Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in elderly patients with rheumatological diseases.
A146: Lack of Effort Towards Removal of Foley Catheters Before Transferring Patients For Rehabilitation (Rehab).
A147: Hyponatremia and falls in the elderly in hospital setting Neychelle Fernandes MD,Mary Musuku MD, Arnold Eiser Md,FACP.
A148: Osteoporosis awareness in men at risk for fragility fracture and osteoporosis.
A149: The Effects of Aerobic Exercise and Stretching on Self-Reported Sleep Quality in Community Dwelling Older Adults with Cognitive Complaints: A Randomized, Controlled Trial.
A150: Encore Presentation: Positive Aging Phenotypes in Older Women: Observations from the Women's Health Initiative Study.
A151: Family Members’ Experiences About Communication with Healthcare Providers in End-of-Life Care for Older Adults.
A152: Adjustment to Aging: A Validation for Adjustment to Aging Schedule (ATAS-33).
A153: Older Adults’ Quality of Life and Adjustment to Aging: Outcomes from SF-6D.
A154: Optimal Healing Environment in a Continuing Care Retirement Community: A Feasibility Study.
A155: Intensity and Impact of Pain in Military Veterans Following Cancer Treatment.
A156: Improving Management of Osteoporosis at the Rehabilitation Center.
A157: Encore Presentation: Occupational therapy improve the quality of life for older people with mild to moderate dementia in a memory clinic.
A158: Curved Path Walking Predicts 12-Month Physical Function in Older Adults without Mobility Limited Physical Function.
A159: Dementia, Delirium, and Capacity to Consent to Research among Older Post-acute Care Recipients.
A160: Events that impair continuation of exercise in patients in the year following completion of cardiac rehabilitation.
A161: Discharge to subacute rehabilitation as a predictor of 30 day readmission in elderly patients with acute decompensated heart failure.
A162: Encore Presentation: Fighting the weekend trend: increased mortality in older adult TBI patients admitted on weekends.
A163: Postoperative Cognitive Complications in the Elderly: Risks and Outcomes.
A164: Can a simple frailty score predict outcomes in elderly patients undergoing cardiac surgery?
A165: Functional capacity as possible predictor of outcome in older patients who are undergoing surgery for urological malignancies.
A166: Relationship between age and incidence of chronic pain developing after cardiothoracic surgery.
B1: Are osteosarcopenia, sarcopenia and osteoporosis different syndromes? Results from the Women's Health and Aging Study (WHAS) II.
B2: Sarcodynapenia, Sarcopenia, Dynapenia in Community-Dwelling Very Old Women: Results from the Women's Health and Aging Study (WHAS) II.
B3: A Novel Physical Activity Intervention Using Wii-Fit Improves Physical Performance In Older Prostate Cancer Patients on Androgen Deprivation Therapy: An RCT.
B4: REDD in the elderly.
B5: Fever of Unknown Origin in women with osteoporosis.
B6: 81 year old man hospitalized with hypercalcemia - of course its cancer!
B7: Itching for a diagnosis: A case of leukemia cutis in a nursing home resident.
B8: How Many Times Have You Missed This Diagnosis in Your Clinic?
B9: Encore Presentation: Bilateral popliteal vein aneurysms: a rare cause of leg pain.
B10: Challenges in diagnosing Creutzfeldt - Jakob disease.
B11: Encephalopathy Responsive to Zolpidem.
B12: ATRIAL TACHYARRHYTHMIA PRESENTING AS POLYURIA.
B13: Diffuse Lewy Body Dementia (DLBD): Missed diagnosis can be life threatening.
B14: Encore Presentation: Getting the Patient Out of the Woods - Near Death from Babesiosis in an Elder.
B15: An Unusual Case of a Prosthetic Joint Infection with Lactobacillus.
B16: POEMS Syndrome: A Rare Cause of Gait Imbalance.
B17: Encore Presentation: A Rare Etiology of Acute Cardiomyopathy and Respiratory Failure.
B18: Dysphagia with a Large Goiter: What You See Is Not Necessarily What You Get.
B19: Transitioning into theWeekend, Staffing Constraints and Delayed Care.
B20: Understanding Surrogate Decision-makers’ Perceptions of Feeding Options for Patients with Dementia.
B21: The Association between Australian/Canadian Hand Osteoarthritis Index (AUSCAN) and Biomarkers of Joint Metabolism.
B22: Does antipsychotic dose reduction result in worsening behavior among nursing home residents with dementia: a systematic review of the literature.
B23: Is Fracture Risk Assessment Index (HFRAI), an Electronic Medical Database Derived Tool, comparable to Femur neck Bone Mineral Density (FNBMD)?
B24: Encore Presentation: Use of an Electronic Medical Database for Hip Fracture Risk Stratification in Community Dwelling Older Adults.
B25: Comparative impact of continence promotion interventions targeting older women reluctant to seek care for urinary incontinence.
B26: The effects of life review writing on depressive symptoms: A randomized control trial.
B27: Shared Decision Making in the Selection of Outpatient Analgesics for Older Emergency Department Patients.
B28: Older Adult Fallers in the Emergency Department.
B29: Screening for Delirium in the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review.
B30: Pain Care in the Emergency Department: Is it Satisfactory?
B31: Functional Impairment and Disability during the Last Two Years of Life.
B32: Adiposity as a Potential Mediator of Socioeconomic Differences in Cognitive Functioning.
B33: Prediction of 5-Year Risk of Becoming Dependent in Activities of Daily Living in Community-Dwelling Older Adults.
B34: The Utilization of HEDIS High-Risk Medications in Veteran's Administration Nursing Homes.
B35: Risk Factors for Readmissions in Patients 65 or Older Admitted For Pneumonia.
B36: IS LENS TRANSPARENCY ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIOVASCULAR OR METABOLIC DISEASE OR COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN OLDER WOMEN? DEFINING A NEW BIOMARKER OF AGING.
B37: Sarcopenic Obesity and Mortality: Data from NHANES III.
B38: Outcomes associated with exposure to high risk medications in elderly with chronic pain.
B39: Novel predictors of new antibiotic resistant organism (ARO) colonization in nursing home (NH) residents.
B40: Encore Presentation: Functional Status after Lung Transplantation in Older Adults in the Allocation Score Era.
B41: Percutaneous coronary intervention is less used, but more effective, in frail older patients with acute coronary syndromes.
B42: A meta-analysis of mortality rates associated with comorbid depression among older adults with diabetes.
B43: Epidemiology of Restricting Fatigue in Older Adults.
B44: Encore Presentation: Trajectories of Positive Aging: Observations from the Women's Health Initiative Study.
B45: Patterns of Comorbid Chronic Diseases and Geriatric Conditions Associated with Greater Severity of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Older Adults.
B46: Cognitive Status and Care-seeking Behavior in Elderly Patients with Acute Heart Failure.
B47: The Impact of Cognitive Impairment on Mortality in Older Adults with Heart Failure.
B48: 25-hydroxyvitamin D and Cardiovascular Disease in the Health ABC Study.
B49: Prevalence and Correlates of Self-Reported Medication Non- Adherence among Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus, Coronary Heart Disease, and/or Hypertension.
B50: Health Care Proxy Involvement and Satisfaction in Decision- Making for the Treatment of Infections in Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia.
B51: Can a patient navigator get older patients and their oncologists on the same page?
B52: Association of Experience with Illness and End-of-life Care with Advance Care Planning.
B53: Views of Older Persons with Advanced Illness on Their Probable Course of Final Illness.
B54: A Screening Tool for Capacity to Live Safely and Independently in the Community.
B55: Differential regulation of mitochondrial biogenesis with Losartan in the heart and liver of young and aged mice.
B56: Encore Presentation: Cellular Senescence in Patients with Barrett's Esophagus:APilot Study.
B57: Encore Presentation: Age-dependent changes in expression of regulatory cell surface ligands in T cells.
B58: An Isocaloric Low Protein Diet in Rodents: an Experimental Model of Frailty and/or Sarcopenia.
B59: Osteopontin, a marker of sleep disordered breathing in older individuals.
B60: A calcium channel blocker characteristically prevents endothelial senescence: Possible implication for atherosclerosis.
B61: Losartan increases mitochondrial biogenesis in human fibroblast cells.
B62: The Hospital to Home Program: A Window into Healthcare Transitions for Older Adults.
B63: Enhancing Access to Palliative Care: An Initiative to Improve Advance Care Planning Documentation.
B64: Residency Training in Optimizing Hospital to Nursing Home Transitions.
B65: Inadequate Understanding of Code Status Improved by Case-Based Learning.
B66: Development of an Ambulatory Geriatrics Exam for Internal Medicine Residents.
B67: A Comprehensive Curriculum to Train Internal Medicine Residents on Care Transitions.
B68: “You're Being Paged”: Outcomes of a Nursing Home On-Call Role- Playing Curriculum.
B69: A Novel Geriatrics Pharmacology Curriculum.
B70: Identifying the Training Needs of Internal Medicine Faculty in Geriatrics utilizing the Geriatrics Skills Assessment Tool (GSAT).
B71: Encore Presentation: Assessment of Geriatric Fellows’ Training in Providing Hospice and Palliative Care.
B72: Falls and Falls Efficacy: The Role of Sustained Attention in Older Adults.
B73: Under-recognition of Weight Loss in Community-Dwelling Elders.
B74: Facilitating frailty identification in clinical practice: Comparison of two methods among community-dwelling older adults.
B75: The High Prevalence of Medication Non-Adherence in Community- Dwelling Elders Who Self-Neglect.
B76: Nocturia and overnight polysomnography outcomes among adults with Parkinson disease.
B77: Consumer-Targeted Drug Information to Reduce Inappropriate Prescriptions: Feedback from Older Adults and Preliminary Effectiveness.
B78: Disentangling Frailty and Cognitive Impairment?
B79: Self-report of mobility decline over time is superior to repeated measures of current mobility in detecting performance decline.
B80: Encore Presentation: Prevalence and Correlates of Urinary Incontinence Among Older, Community-Dwelling Californians.
B81: Antihypertensive Drug Class Use Associated with Urinary Incontinence in Community-Dwelling Elderly Women?
B82: Increased Rhythmic Gait Variability May Contribute to Falls Risk in Older Knee Osteoarthritis Patients.
B83: Increase in Anticholinergic Medications is Associated With Delirium in Palliative Care Inpatients.
B84: Screening for osteoporosis in elderly patients admitted to post-acute rehabilitation.
B85: Reasons for not prescribing guideline-recommended medications to veterans with heart failure.
B86: Tai Chi training increases the complexity of standing postural control in frail older adults.
B87: Polypharmacy and Prescribing Quality in Older HIV-Infected Adults.
B88: Encore Presentation: FALL-RELATED INJURY IN THE HOSPITAL RELATED TO NARCOTIC USE BUT NOT AGE.
B89: Sedative-hypnotic Use Among Older Veterans With Insomnia And Unrecognized Sleep Apnea.
B90: Pyridostigmine Improves Orthostatic Tolerance and Symptoms in Patients with Orthostatic Hypotension and Supine Hypertension: The Faint and Fall Clinic Experience.
B91: Cancer, Functional Decline, and the Vulnerable Elders Survey (VES-13) in Older Medicare Beneficiaries.
B92: Arthritis and Life-Space Mobility Among Community Dwelling Older Adults.
B93: Subsets of Executive Function Impairments in Elders Who Self- Neglect: A Cross-Sectional Study.
B94: Prescribing Sleep Hygiene: Effective for Treatment of Nocturia?
B95: Development of a New Comorbidity Tool to Assess Mortality Risk.
B96: Balance Confidence Declines in Community-Dwelling Older Adults on Neurotoxic Chemotherapy.
B97: Medication Discrepancies Upon Discharge: Systems Failures.
B98: Gender and Caregiver Burden at the End of Life among Spouses: A National Perspective.
B99: Do Race-Related Functional Disparities Exist in Well-Educated Financially Secure Older Adults? Findings from the BLSA.
B100: Should We Change The Way We Communicate? A Study on the Availability of Electronic Communication in Older Adult Primary Care Patients.
B101: Improving Advance Care Planning Documentation for Older Veterans.
B102: Rehospitalization of Older Adults Discharged to Hospice Care.
B103: Analysis of patient and clinician complaints related to care transitions in a large, urban teaching hospital.
B104: Improving Documentation of Advance Care Planning in an Electronic Medical Record.
B105: Self-rated Health and Memory Impairment. A Connection?
B106: Team Care to Manage Chronic Illnesses in Older Persons.
B107: Use of mammography in women with limited life expectancy: variation by provider.
B108: Copyright status of clinical assessment tools: a review and call for open-access.
B109: Antilipemic Use and Lipid Control in Older Black and White Adults with Coronary Heart Disease and/or Diabetes Mellitus Pre- and Post- Medicare Part D.
B110: An Analysis of Hospice Use in Nursing Homes.
B111: Can primary care providers estimate remaining life expectancy in older adults with chronic kidney disease and other comorbidities?
B112: Severity of geriatric and general medical conditions: A co-morbidity index that predicts complexity of providing high-quality of care, polypharmacy, and utilization in ambulatory care.
B113: Defining Fever in Nursing Home Patients.
B114: Reducing Potentially Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing in Nursing Homes.
B115: Where Heroes Meet Angels:the Medical Foster Home.
B116: Improving Care for Frail Elders: A Home-Visiting Provider Program for Medicare Advantage Members.
B117: Patients Surviving 6 Months in Hospice Care: Who are they?
B118: Evaluation of the outcomes of COACH: A collaborative care model for patients with dementia.
B119: Knowledge-To-Action for Delirium Prevention: Diffusion of the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP).
B120: Factors associated with Survival after Stroke among Elderly Women in the WHI.
B121: The Effects of Evacuation on Nursing Home Residents with Severe Dementia.
B122: Proteinuria in Mid-Life and Cognitive Function in Late-Life: The Honolulu-Asia Aging Study.
B123: Effect of rapamycin in a mouse model of synucleinopathy.
B124: Does Slow Reaction Time Predict Incident Parkinson's Disease?: The Honolulu-Asia Aging Study.
B125: Neuropsychological and Functional Performance in Adult Protective Services Clients.
B126: Prostatic Acid Phosphatase: A Potential Target for Treating Prostate Cancer Bone Metastases.
B127: Encore Presentation: Lower estimated glomerular filtration is associated with life-space trajectory among older adults.
B128: Chronic kidney disease as defined by cystatin C predicts mobility disability: The Framingham Offspring Study.
B129: Psychiatric Symptoms Explain Part of the Variance in Comorbidity in Patients with IBS.
B130: Early Discontinuation of Adjuvant Chemotherapy among Veterans with Colon Cancer.
B131: Relationship of Aging and the Inflammatory Response on Outcomes following Traumatic Brain Injury.
B132: Encore Presentation: Pelvic Floor Symptoms and Bone Mineral Density in Women Presenting for Osteoporosis Evaluation.
B133: Biomarkers of Joint Metabolism and the Severity of Radiographic Hand Osteoarthritis.
B134: Hypertension and 5-year mortality among 85 year olds: The Jerusalem Longitudinal Study.
B135: Encore Presentation: A Pilot Study to Establish an Assay for Bullous Pemphigoid, a Dermatologic Disease of the Geriatric Population.
B136: Does this Patient have Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy with Bladder Outlet Obstruction?
B137: Predicting Mortality Following Clostridium difficile Infection.
B138: Elevated Ferritin in Hospitalized Patients: Associations with Age and Malignancy.
B139: IL-6 inhibits erythroid maturation in human TF-1 erythroleukemia cells.
B140: Fatty Infiltration of the Pancreas is Associated with Vitamin D Deficiency in Older Men.
B141: Older Age Attenuates the Associations between Immune Activation and T cell Restoration with Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV-1 Infected Subjects: AIDS Clinical Trials Group Study 5015.
B142: Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Deletion Attenuates Age-Related Diastolic Dysfunction and Myocardial Collagen Deposition.
B143: Gender Bias in Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis.
B144: Cancer Screening in Patients with Dementia: Family Caregiver Perspectives.
B145: Older Adult Opinions of “Advanced Driving Directives”
B146: Walking Ability is Associated with Pain, Depression, and Overweight among Community Dwelling Older Adults.
B147: “SERIOUSLY ILL OCTOGENARIANS & NONAGENARIANS”- ROLE OF PALLIATIVE CARE CONSULTS IN INITIATING “DO NOT ESCALATE CARE” PATHWAY AND DISCHARGE TO HOSPICE IN SERIOUSLY ILL OLDEST OLD PATIENTS ADMITTED TO A TERTIARY ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER.
B148: Predicting Mortality in End Stage Dementia: A Retrospective comparison of Medicare Guidelines and Mitchell Criteria for Hospice Referral.
B149: Encore Presentation: Pain is good for you? Non-cancer pain predicts improved 5-year survival.
B150: Factors associated with enrollment in a randomized controlled trial of oxycodone vs acetaminophen for moderate or greater noncancer pain.
B151: Experiences of informal caregivers of older adults discharged from nursing homes to the community through the Money Follows the Person Demonstration Program.
B152: FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES AND HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE AFTER TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE IMPLANTATION IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH SEVERE AORTIC STENOSIS.
B153: Encore Presentation: Too Many Finger Sticks for Nothing? A Study of Sliding Scale Insulin Use Among Elderly Nursing Home Residents With Type 2 Diabetes.
B154: Attitudes of medical providers regarding the withdrawal of life sustaining interventions during end-of-life care.
B155: The Relationship Between Time Spent Outdoors And Health In Older Adults.
B156: The Impact of Testing Protocol on Recorded Gait Speed.
B157: Factors Associated with Mortality Among Nursing Home Patients: Transitions of Care and Tube Feeding.
B158: Difficulty with Use of Positive Airway Pressure Equipment among Older Adults with Sleep Apnea.
B159: Accuracy of Formulas to Predict Resting Metabolic Rate in Elderly Admitted to a Recuperative Care Unit.
B160: Validity and Reliability of the Computer-Adaptive Version of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument.
B161: Age-related differences in walking skill:the effect of narrow base walking.
B162: Dual-Stiffness Flooring: Does it Reduce Fracture Rates Among Older Fallers ?
B163: Subcortical Hyperintensities and Outcomes of Targeted Gait Interventions for Mobility Impairment.
B164: Mood and Neurocognitive Measures to Predict Intake and Function in Elderly in a Recuperative Care Unit.
B165: Three, Five or Seven Days: How Much is Enough When Measuring Physical Activity with an ActiGraph Accelerometer in Older Adults?
B166: How Do Falls, Fear and Cognition Influence the Association between Physical Performance and Self-Reported Function in Older Adults?
B167: Venous thromboembolism after joint replacement in older veterans with comorbidity.
B168: Psychoactive Medications as Predictors of Post-operative Delirium in Hip Fracture Patients.
B169: Complications Following Cochlear Implantation in Older Adults.
B170: Understanding Postoperative Mortality in Elderly Patients Undergoing Emergency General Surgery.
B171: Age and Preoperative Geriatric Assessments in Predicting Surgical Outcomes in a Prospective Study of Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy.
C1: Association of ERαPvuII and eNOS G894T Polymorphisms With Obesity and Related Diseases in Elderly Postmenopausal Women: A 7-years Prospective Study in a Community in China.
C2: A Review of Research Articles about Acupuncture to Determine the Number Directed to the Geriatric Population.
C3: Thrombolysis Related Intracerebral Hemorrhage due to Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy.
C4: A Case Report Of Lung Cancer With Metastasis To Pancreas.
C5: An Unusual Approach to Aggressive Behavior in Dementia Patients.
C6: Infection Associated Parasthesia: Case of “parasthesias gone wrong”
C7: Case Report of a Purple Rash and Gum Pain.
C8: Blisters from my surgery: clinical history helped by internet pictures.
C9: When Safe is Really Sad: Omeprazole Induced Depression with Psychotic Features.
C10: Follow the polypharmacy leader: medication induced heart block in a frail elderly female after failed cardio version.
C11: Unmasking PTSD in Dementia.
C12: Foot recognition following amputation.
C13: Hip fractures in Elders Nearing End of Life: Is There a Role for Palliative Surgery?
C14: End-of-life Care in Patients with Advanced Dementia or Severe Mental Retardation.
C15: Acute heart failure in an elder with multimorbidities: the “nonlinear patient trap.”.
C16: A Pain in the Neck: An uncommon Cause for Sepsis.
C17: Case Report: A primary mucinous adenocarcinoma with multiple recurrences and a 24 year survival.
C18: Thirteen courses of ECT over 4 years in an Alzheimer's patient. Is it helping?
C19: Alzheimer's Disease versus Hippocampal Sclerosis (HS): Is There a Clinical Imperative to Diagnose HS?
C20: Looking Past the Dementia: Anxiety & Tachycardia Induced Seizure in a Patient with Dementia.
C21: Does Living in a Family Slow Cognitive Decline in Dementia?
C22: A Request by a Septuagenarian to Stay Young.
C23: The Impact of Natural Disasters:Case of a “Delirious” Elder.
C24: Why is Grandma unresponsive?
C25: Dysphagia in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
C26: Stuck Between a Rock and a Bare Metal Stent: Triple Antithrombotic Therapy Resulting in a GI Bleed.
C27: Gastrointestinal Bleeding as a Consequence of Bisphosphonate- Induced Musculoskeletal Pain.
C28: Terminal Suffering: the Complex Interplay of Pain and Delirium at End of Life.
C29: Galantamine Induced Generalized Myoclonus.
C30: Bilateral pulmonary emboli in a patient with renal angiomyolipoma.
C31: Cerebral Infarction: A Rare Presentation of Cryptococcal Meningoencephalitis in an Immunocompetent Patient.
C32: WEIGHT LOSS ASSOCIATED WITH SWITCHING CHOLINESTERASE INHIBITORS.
C33: A PILOT RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF A BEHAVIORAL SLOWBREATHING INTERVENTION TO TREAT URGENCY INCONTINENCE IN WOMEN.
C34: Antimuscarinic Treatment for Incontinence in Vulnerable Elderly: Lessons Learned From the First Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial.
C35: Encore Presentation: Central Nervous System (CNS) Penetration and Memory Effect: Trospium Chloride vs Oxybutynin in Adults with Overactive Bladder and Age-Associated Memory Impairment.
C36: Falls Assessment In Older Patients Treated With Duloxetine.
C37: Encore Presentation: Factors Influencing Time to Resolution of Diarrhea in Patients with Clostridium difficile Infection Treated with Fidaxomicin or Vancomycin.
C38: Factors Predictive of Overall Survival in Older Patients with Leukemia.
C39: Prevalence of the risk of malnutrition and its main associated factors in older adults of a county of San José,Costa Rica.
C40: Outcomes after regional versus general anesthesia for hip fracture surgery in patients ages 90 years and above.
C41: Translating Geriatric Assessment into Community Oncology Clinics: Comparative Results.
C42: Exacerbation of dementia after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
C43: The Association of Cardioprotective Medications with Pneumonia- Related Outcomes.
C44: Encore Presentation: Lower diastolic blood pressure and increased heart rate are independent predictors of mortality for 1 year in elderly outpatients: Data from Frailty in elderly with cardiovascular disease.
C45: Fall-Related Trauma Admissions in Older Patients with Atrial Fibrillation.
C46: Dimensional structure of the oral health-related quality of life in south Brazilian community-dwelling older people.
C47: Mexican-American Elder Post Hip Fracture Survival Study.
C48: Lifetime Manic Spectrum Syndromes and All-Cause Mortality: A 26-year Follow-Up of the US National Epidemiological Catchment Area Study.
C49: Asymptomatic Bacteriuria and Antibiotic Use in Nursing Homes.
C50: Hospital acquired pressure ulcers and markedly decreased survival after a hip fracture.
C51: 6-months mortality score for acute care geriatric patients.
C52: Risk Factors for Incident Disability among Multimorbid Older Adults.
C53: D as in Death - Dietary Vitamin D in Mid-Life and Total Mortality: The Honolulu Heart Program.
C54: Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism in Nursing Home Residents.
C55: TITLE: Vitamin D Levels and Asssociation with Chronic Medical Conditions in Home Based Primary Care (HBPC).
C56: Is the Geriatric Population Represented to an Appropriate Degree in Journals of Infectious Disease?
C57: Potential Barriers to Hospice Referral Among Internal Medicine Residents and Physicians.
C58: Advance Care Planning Documentation: from theory to practice at 2 VA Medical Centers.
C59: Role of Advance Directives in Determining Care for Older Nursing Home (NH) Residents.
C60: Encore Presentation: When Patients without Decision Making Capacity Refuse Treatment: An Ethical Framework.
C61: New Non-Invasive Technique to Assess Arterial Stiffness.
C62: Positive Effect of Restorative Sleep on IL6 and Fibrinogen in Post-Midlife.
C63: Attitudes and Knowledge about Resuscitation Discussion in a Community Hospital: A Survey of Physicians and Nurses.
C64: Weaving Aging Education Into The Surgery Clerkship: an opportunity to increase future physician awareness of unique issues in surgical care for the elderly.
C65: ElderQuest: Enhancing Learning with Video Games.
C66: Assessing Communication Skills in Fellows Using a Clinical Examination Tool.
C67: First-year medical students’ knowledge, comfort level, and interest in geriatrics.
C68: An Innovative Long Term Care Training Experience for Dental Residents.
C69: Use of Student-Generated Videos to Teach Geriatrics to Fourth- Year Medical Students.
C71: Outpatient Anticoagulation Management in the Elderly Patients: Attitude and Knowledge Survey in Geriatric Fellows.
C72: “Geriatrics Fellows’ Most Difficult Case Conference”- Knowledge Sharing and Teaching through program networking: a one year experience.
C73: Interprofessional Geriatric Clinical Skills Fair.
C74: Improving Uptake of a Falls Educational Program by Focusing on Staff Interactions.
C75: Community Based Advance Care Planning Education for Older Adults.
C76: Effect of the Health Mentors Program on Student Attitudes toward Team Care.
C77: Do physicians in-training assess for falls among the elderly population in the outpatient setting?
C78: Interdisciplinary Wound Care Curriculum in Long-Term Care.
C79: Interprofessional, Evidence-Based Education to Reduce Falls.
C80: Encore Presentation: The effect of a delirium e-learning program on nurses’ knowledge of delirium.
C81: The Navigator Program: An Enhanced Interprofessional Learning Model.
C82: Geriatric Relocation Syndrome: A Marker for Frailty in Older Adults?
C83: Gait Variability Is Independently Associated With Frailty.
C84: Encore Presentation: Functional mobility improvement after partnered dance therapy does not affect symptoms of overactive bladder among adults with Parkinson disease.
C85: Encore Presentation: Outcomes after Discontinuation of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy in Geriatric Outpatients.
C86: Encore Presentation: Factors associated with the care burden experienced by caregivers of older patients.
C87: Effects of Sub-acute Care on Hospital Acquired Anemia in the Elderly.
C88: C-Reactive Protein Fails to Predict Geriatric Depression: The Cardiovascular Health Study.
C89: Under the radar - previously undocumented dementia among older veterans on an inpatient medical service.
C90: Outpatient medication reconciliation: Does accuracy improve if patients “brown bag” their medications?
C91: Encore Presentation: Group Medical Visits for Alzheimer's Dementia Patients and Their Caregivers.
C92: Gait Speed in Older Patients Admitted to an Acute Care for Elders Hospital Unit.
C93: Warfarin Therapy Patterns among Residents Developing VTE in Nursing Homes.
C94: Exploring the Relationship between Computerized Measures of Gait and Lower Extremity Function, Balance and Fear of Falling.
C95: Exercise and thermal therapy for community-dwelling Japanese elderly women with chronic knee pain:A randomized controlled trial.
C96: Strong Association Between Low Health Literacy and Poor Health Status among Hispanic Elderly Patients.
C98: Effect of level of education on regular physical activity in an elderly population within a Military Health System.
C99: Can a real-time checklist, automatically generated by the electronic medical record, predict 30-day readmissions in hospitalized elderly?
C100: Evaluation of a computerized physician order entry (CPOE) alert program on prescribing of selected drugs among the elderly.
C101: Assessment of knowledge gaps relevant to antibiotic stewardship among health care workers in long term care facilities.
C102: Staff Responses to Resident-to-Resident Elder Mistreatment in Nursing Homes: Results of a Multi-Site Survey.
C103: Care Delivery Consequences of Poor Quality Hospital-to-Skilled Nursing Facility Transitions: A Qualitative Study.
C104: Primary Care Providers’ Experiences of Assessing and Minimizing Treatment Burden of Multimorbid Older Adults.
C105: For a seat at the table, bring the table: A transdisciplinary model for aging-related advocacy in non-health policy.
C106: Knowledge of and perceived need for evidence-based educational materials about antipsychotic medication safety by nursing home staff.
C107: A Discrete Choice Analysis of Older Adults’ Preferences for Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests.
C108: Qualitative Approach to Understanding Medication Challenges among Older Adults after Hospital Discharge.
C109: Effects of a randomized controlled trial comparing reimbursement of care coordination to pay-for-performance in primary care.
C110: Person and Organizational Correlates of HEDIS High-Risk Drug Utilization within Veteran's Administration Nursing Homes.
C111: Food Access in Aging Adults with Impaired Mobility.
C112: Elderly Patients With Diabetes: Patterns of Care and Risk of Hypoglycemia in a University-Affiliated, Public Hospital Geriatrics Clinic.
C113: Baby Boomers Caring for Aging Parents: Pilot Data from a Validated Survey Measuring Caregiving Effect on Attitudes, Expectations and Healthcare Practices of Caregivers.
C114: How similar are Medicaid's PACE payments to its outlays on alternative long-term care for comparable patients?
C115: Hospitalizations and Emergency Room Visits in Older Adults Receiving Care Transition: a Cohort Study.
C116: Discharge, Drugs, and Discrepancies: The Pharmacological Intervention in Late Life (PILL) Project.
C117: The VA Coordinated-Transitional Care (C-TraC) Program: A Registered Nurse Telephone-Based Initiative to Improve Transitions for Hospitalized Veterans with Dementia and Other High-Risk Conditions.
C118: Patient and Family-Centered Rounds on a Geriatric Inpatient Service: Patient Perspectives.
C119: The PACE Approach to Keeping Older Adults with Dementia in Private Homes.
C120: Interventions to Prevent Hospitalizations of Elderly Patients: Quality Care with Cost Benefit.
C121: Transitions Bundle: Ensuring smoother transitions at hospital discharge.
C122: Changing the norms for trainees to prevent inappropriate emergency room referrals.
C123: Facilitating Geriatric-focused Primary Care Electronically: A Follow-up.
C124: Care of the Older Adult Continuing at Home (COACH): Optimizing Medical Resident Understanding of the patient at home.
C125: Safety profile of high dose statin therapy in geriatric patients with stroke.
C126: Measuring the Benefit to the Homebound, Frail Older Adult of a Collaborative Effort Between a Social Services Agency and an Academic Geriatric House Call Program.
C127: A Qualitative Review of Exercise Interventions to Reduce Falls in Older Adults.
C128: The high diagnostic yield of an outpatient geriatric clinic.
C129: The Fracture Care and Prevention Program: an integrated model of care to prevent reoccurrence of minimal trauma fractures.
C130: Profiles and Characteristics Associated with Rehospitalization of Patients in a Sub-Acute Rehabilitation Facility.
C131: EASY-Care Self Assessment UK National Demonstration Project.
C132: Christiana Care's Home Visit Program: Further success in house call medicine.
C133: The Effect of Medication on Brain Size: Polypharmacy is Associated with Gray Matter Atrophy.
C134: MOCA & MMSE Comparison in Detection of Cognitive Impairment & Change in Very Old Age.
C135: Encore Presentation: Wheelchair Wrist Drop among Nursing Home Residents.
C136: The contribution of executive function and brain volume to gait speed in older adults with and without cerebral infarction.
C137: No association between serum anticholinergic activity and cognitive change: a longitudinal study.
C138: Improvement in Functional Independence Measure (FIM) scores of dementia patients on a Medical Psychiatric Unit.
C139: Practice effects: A unique cognitive variable?
C140: Validity of Computer-Based Mental Status Exam Screening in the Geriatric Population.
C141: Contribution of brain imaging to the understanding of Alzheimer disease-related gait disorders, a systematic review.
C142: Does the Veterans Affairs Saint Louis University Mental Status (SLUMS) Exam predict the course of cognitive impairment?
C143: Prognostic Risk Factors of Stroke Caregiver Depression: Race and Lack of Social Support.
C144: The Effect of Isoflurane Anesthesia on Learning and Memory in Young and Aged Rats.
C145: Self-reported school performance and risk for Alzheimer's disease in older adults.
C146: Incidence, Predictors and Prognosis of Delirium in a Geriatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.
C147: An unusual presentation of chronic hip pain.
C148: Association of Vitamin D deficiency and In-Hospital Mortality in Elderly Patients with Heart Failure.
C149: Pulse wave velocity varies within the cardiac cycle.
C150: Antibiotic Utilization in ICU Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation.
C151: Vitamin D Supplementation in Adult Patients of a Rural Geriatrics Clinic.
C152: Encore Presentation: Significance of APACHE Scores in Predicting Mortality of Patients with Healthcare-Acquired Acinetobacter Pneumonia in the ICU.
C153: Do We Do What We Know? Knowledge of Risk Factors, Understanding and Utilization of Preventative Strategies Against Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer in Mohs Surgery Patients.
C155: Maintaining and Respecting an Older Adults’ Life While It Is Ending: Challenges Faced by Family Members.
C156: Impact of financial exploitation on the health of older women.
C157: Micronutrient Deficiencies in Palliative Care Patients.
C158: Aging with Disabilities: Comparing symptoms and quality of life indicators of individuals aging with disabilities to U.S. general population norms.
C159: Poor Oral Health and Quality of Life in U.S. Older Adults with Diabetes.
C160: Volunteering in the Elderly Population: Who is choosing to engage in volunteering in the hospital-based program?
C161: The Relationship Between Body Weight and Quality of Life in Older Adults with Medicare Supplement Insurance.
C162: The Responsiveness of Quality of Life Measures in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease: Results from the Canadian Alzheimer's Disease Quality of Life Study.
C163: Physical Therapy Interventions Utilizing Dual Task Phenomenon to Decrease Cognitive-motor Interference in a Person Status-post Intercerebral Hemorrhage: a Case Report.
C164: Encore Presentation: Functional Trajectories of Elderly Patients admitted in a Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit after discharge of acute hospitalization.
C165: Factors associated with acute care readmissions from a skilled nursing facility.
D1: Amiodarone-induced Rhabdomyolysis.
D2: Chronic Subdural Hygroma presenting as Dementia.
D3: Actinomyces israelii - A rare cause of prosthetic joint infection in the elderly.
D4: Confusion, ataxia and psychosis - amphetamine toxicity in the elderly.
D5: An Interesting Case of Ankle Pain in an Arthritic Older Adult.
D6: “Doc, I want to die”: the ethical dilemma of a patient's right to refuse life-saving treatment due to a death wish.
D7: Rapid Onset Hyponatremia After Initiating TMP/SMX and Citalopram.
D8: Missed Diagnosis of Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia and Systemic Amyloidosis in a Patient Diagnosed as Follicular Lymphoma.
D9: Topical clindamycin phosphate use for chest wall follicultis complicated by severe Clostridium difficle infection.
D10: Uncommon causes of intractable hallucinations in the demented elderly.
D11: Effect of language in cognitive testing of a bilingual older adult.
D12: Acute Encephalopathy as a complication of Small Bowel Obstruction.
D13: When a Good Story Gives the Wrong Impression: An Atypical Presentation of Complete Heart Block.
D14: Encore Presentation: A fatal case of treatment resistant C. difficile colitis.
D15: Diabetes is Associated with Functional Impairments in HIV+ Older Adults.
D16: Tamsulosin (“Flomax”) use for women with bladder outlet obstruction and urinary incontinence in the nursing home: A demonstrative case and critical discussion of its use.
D17: Breast implant herniation masquerading coronary heart disease in an elderly woman.
D18: Insidious TB Meningitis in the Elderly.
D19: Avoiding snap judgments: decreased oral intake resulting in admission to a geropsychiatric unit.
D20: A Suspicious Case of Syncope: Can Factitious Disorder Occur in Persons with Dementia?
D21: An unexpected death over 3000 miles from home: the importance of advance care planning.
D22: Not Your Ordinary Syncopal Event: A Case of Aortocaval Fistula.
D23: Dementia and “Delirium” Due to Whole Brain Radiation in a Cancer Survivor.
D24: Severe Consequence of Acquired Diaphragmatic Hernia After Reconstructive Surgery for Chest Wound Dehiscence After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
D25: The role of PC-MRI in the differential diagnosis between Alzheimer's disease and NPH.
D26: The First Intervention Study in Elder Self-Neglect: A Randomized Clinical Trial to Improve Vitamin D Levels.
D27: Encore Presentation: Managing functional and cognitive decline in patients with mild-tomoderate Alzheimer's disease: a 48-week, randomized, double-blind evaluation of 13.3 mg/24 h (15 cm2) versus9.5 mg/24 h (10 cm2) rivastigmine patch.
D28: Interactive video dance and cognition: baseline data.
D30: Encore Presentation: Skeletal muscle sampling in elderly research participants with chronic disease.
D31: Encore Presentation: Extended-release memantine (28 mg, once daily) and sustained cognitive improvement: Post hoc responder analysis from a randomized trial in patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease.
D32: Comparison of Three Screening Tools to Predict Hospital Readmission and Mortality in Older Adults.
D33: Increased risk of hospital admission in Patients 65 years and older presenting to the emergency department.
D34: Psychiatric Emergencies in the Suburbs: An EMS Response to the Distressed Senior.
D35: Emergency Department Prescribing and Continuity.
D36: Vitamin D deficiency is associated with fall-related risk factors in home-bound older adults.
D37: Comparative study of demographic data and antipsychotic therapy profile in antipsychotic-receiving elderly inpatients with pneumonia.
D38: The burden of comorbid conditions and symptoms affecting quality of life in nursing home patients with dementia.
D39: GENDER DIFFERENCES IN FUNCTIONAL DECLINE DURING ACUTE ILLNESS AND HOSPITALIZATION.
D40: Encore Presentation: Prognostic Factors of Mortality detected by Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment in Older People Transferred from Acute Hospital to a Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit.
D41: Symptom Burden in Frail Hemodialysis Patients.
D42: Characteristics and Economic Burden of Elderly Patients with Hospital-Acquired Clostridium-difficile in a Managed Care Setting.
D43: Comparison of Hospital Readmission Rates Among Community- Dwelling Elderly and Nursing Home Residents.
D44: Encore Presentation: High Blood Pressure is Associated with Mortality only in Faster Walking Elderly Adults.
D45: Primary care providers’ perspectives on telemedicine in the pharmacologic management of older adults with chronic pain (CP).
D46: Clinician Perspectives on Discussing Prognosis with Frail Older Patients.
D47: Assessment of Advanced Care Planning Documentation for Patients Discharged to Hospice Care.
D48: Assessing the wish to die in elderly people.
D49: ROS-Induced NADPH Oxidase Changes and the Aging Heart.
D50: A Pilot Study of Teaching Medical Interns to Compute Number- Needed to Treat (NNT) and Outcome Assessment.
D51: Will Learners Rate the Curriculum Differently When the Course Instructor Did the Evaluation? A Pilot Study of a New Geriatric Evidence-based Medicine (EBM) Curriculum.
D52: Assessing Interns’ Learning about Geriatrics through Critical Incident Reports.
D53: WWAMI Residency Graduates’ Self-reported Preparedness and Practice Before and After Implementation of a Family Medicine Residency Continuity Nursing Home Requirement.
D54: Preferences, Availability, And Quality Of Interactive Teaching Materials Used By Geriatric Educators.
D55: A Training Model to Strengthen Team-based Primary Care for Older Rural Veterans.
D56: G-FACTS - Point of Care Geriatric Resources with a Basic Science Twist.
D57: Confusion about Delirium.
D58: Living the Life of an Older Adult Resident in a Nursing Home: Applying Learning by Living© Methods.
D59: Development of an Interdisciplinary Curriculum in Frailty.
D60: ASSESSING 5 GERIATRIC DRIVEN BASIC SCIENCE CONCEPTS IN GME.
D61: A Three-Year Competency-Based Geriatrics Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents.
D62: ICE: Introducing First-Year Medical Residents to Interprofessional Teams.
D63: Medical student geriatric education and mentorship: the Student- Senior Connection Project.
D64: Hospice and Palliative Medicine Toolkit of Assessment Methods.
D65: Training health professionals to screen, manage and report age related driving disorders (ARDDs).
D66: An Innovative Approach to Teaching Delirium Using Standardized Patients.
D67: Simulation Fosters Interprofessional Skills among Nursing, Pharmacy and Medical Students.
D68: Hazards of Hospitalization: A Novel Geriatrics Curriculum for Internal Medicine Interns.
D69: Incorporating Evidence-Based Medicine in a Geriatric Medicine Clerkship.
D70: Encore Presentation: Hearing impairment in the elderly - unheard of in basic and further nursing education.
D71: Teaching Safe Transitions of Care: An Interdisciplinary Case Based Approach.
D72: Internal Medicine Resident Senior Community Service Learning Experience.
D73: Pilot Formative Hybrid Simulation for Sub Interns.
D74: Faculty Development Program for Non Geriatricians: Evaluation of Gait and Fall Risk, Function and Cognition.
D75: Frailty and Body Mass Index in Community Dwelling Octogenarians, Nonagenarians and Centenarians.
D76: Orthostatic Hypotension, its risk factors, and the need for its measurements in the hospital.
D77: A comparison of different target criteria for geriatric care.
D78: Fall Stop…MOVE STRONG program to reduce fall risk among community dwelling older adults.
D79: Evaluation of Adherence to Suggested Laboratory Monitoring Parameters in Elderly Veterans Treated with Atypical Antipsychotics in Mental Health and Non-Mental Health Settings.
D80: Effect of Age on Recovery Step Kinematics following a Single Unexpected Underfoot Perturbation during Gait.
D81: Can the Timed Up and Go Be Used to Define Severity of Fall Risk?
D82: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors (AchEI): A Potential Nightmare!
D83: Cholinesterase Inhibitor Use in an Inpatient Setting.
D84: Involuntary Emotional Expression Disorder in a Geriatric Patient with Subdural Hematoma Doris M. Iturrino MD FACP, Karla B. Rivera MD, Hospital de la Concepción-Ponce Sch of Med, San Germán.
D85: Encore Presentation: Psychoeducational Interventions for Caregivers of Seniors: A Systematic Review.
D86: Encore Presentation: Medication Reconciliation in Transition of Care: Broken Telephone or Patient Safety Goal?
D87: Prevalence of commonly prescribed medication that can precipitate lower urinary tract symptoms in older adults presenting to an outpatient continence clinic.
D88: Association of executive function impairment, history of falls and physical performance: a population-based study in Eastern France.
D89: A comparison of cognitive and manual dual-task challenges on gait in people with Mild Cognitive Impairment: a cross-sectional study.
D90: CHARACTERISTICS OF FRAIL PATIENTS IN A GERIATRICHIV PROGRAM: THE EXPERIENCE OF AN URBAN ACADEMIC CENTER AT ONE YEAR FOLLOW-UP.
D91: Outcomes for elderly breast cancer patients in Louisiana.
D92: Clinical Characteristics of Elderly Patients with Mortality in Charles Bonnet Syndrome.
D93: Protein Biomarkers for Frailty.
D94: Lower Extremity Function Mediates the Association between Diabetes and Frailty.
D95: Engaging an Invisible Population: African American Elders in Public Housing.
D96: Unique Experiences of Older Adults in an Interactive Computer Training Program.
D97: Encore Presentation: What are Hospice Providers Doing to Reach African Americans … and what works?
D98: Factors Affecting Age of Entry into Long-Term Care.
D99: Regional, Gender and Ethnic Variation in Warfarin Use in Medicare Beneficiaries with Atrial Fibrillation.
D100: Encore Presentation: Outcomes from a Mobile-Phone Study for Heart Failure in an Ethnically Diverse County Hospital.
D101: Caregiver Burden and Health Care Utilization in the Homebound.
D102: Clinician's perception of infections and laboratory utilization at a long term care facility.
D103: Nursing home improvement collaborative to reduce potentially avoidable hospital transfers.
D104: The PEACE Pilot Study: Convergence of Geriatrics and Palliative Care.
D105: Prevalence of Very Low Bed Use to Prevent Bed-Related Fall- Injury in Hospitals: Preliminary Findings.
D106: Geriatric Home Care Reduces Hospitalizations in Very Frail Elderly in Toledo, Spain.
D107: Palliative Oncologic Patients Die at Home and Palliative Nononcologic Patients Die in the Hospital.
D108: Improving care Through Collaboration: The Development of a Post- Acute Care Coordination Network.
D109: A Transformational Model of Caring for independent older adults - The COLLAGE and Vitality 360 Program.
D110: Patient- And Family-Centered Rounds On A Geriatric Inpatient Service: Resident And Staff Perspectives Of Bedside Rounds.
D111: Implementation of a Community-Hospital Partnership to Improve Transitions from Hospital to Home.
D112: The Inpatient Hospital Experience of Caregivers of Older Adults: A Qualitative Study.
D113: Identifying Waste in a Geriatrics Home Care Practice's Laboratory Ordering Process Using Lean Techniques.
D114: Fall Reduction in an ACE Unit-A Model for Quality Improvement 1,2 J.R Ortiz, 1,2T. Efeovbokham, 1 C.Stephens-Kelly, I,Rohner 1,2Theodore Suh 1 UT Health Science Center in San Antonio & 2CSRHCC.
D115: CARE: A Volunteer Approach to Reducing Delirium in the Emergency Department.
D116: Palliative Care Interventions in Advanced Chronic Diseases: A Systematic Review.
D117: Home Based Transitional Care.
D118: Multi-faceted effort to improve Hospitalized senior care at a large Tertiary teaching medical center.
D119: Using Cognitive Screens to Predict Pillbox Organizational Skills.
D120: Geropsychiatric NP Practice in LTC: Not Just a Med Check.
D121: The importance of medication reconciliation in post-hospitalization patients in an ambulatory geriatric clinic in Singapore.
D122: Clostridium difficile-Associated Disease Recurrence in US Long Term Care Facilities.
D123: Encore Presentation: Characteristics and Outcomes Related to Clostridium difficile- Associated Disease in US Long Term Care Facilities.
D124: Characteristics of the Frequent Hospital Visitor.
D125: A Patient-Centered Approach to Assessing the Psychosocial Factors that Impact Geriatric Readmissions.
D126: Identification of medication discrepancies in discharge paperwork among patients in the CO-OPERATE Geriatrics/Surgery comanagement program.
D127: Breaking Down the Silos in Geriatric Inpatient Care.
D128: MEDICAL SERVICE USE IN DEPRESIVE PATIENTS RECRUITED AT A COLLABORATIVE CARE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM IN AMBULATORY ELDERLY.
D129: Does a Palliative Care Consult decrease the cost of caring for hospitalized patients with Dementia?
D130: Geriatric Palliative Care and Medical Intensive Care teams Collaborating to increase Geriatric Palliative Care Services for Older Veterans.
D131: Encore Presentation: The Role of QPR Gatekeeper Training in Elder Suicide Prevention: assessing the impact on attitudes of trainees.
D132: Encore Presentation: A multicomponent delirium management program improves functional outcomes in hospitalized older persons.
D133: Innovative Home-Visit Based Medicine Resident Curriculum Decreases CHF Patients’ 30-Day Readmissions & Improves Patient Education.
D134: Geriatric Palliative Care- A two year review of a new service.
D135: A Retrospective Case Control Study Comparing Actual Total Costs of Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Interdisciplinary Consult Team Patients with Matched Controls at the University of Wisconsin Hosptial and Clinic (UWHC).
D136: Delirium Prevention Protocol Implementation in the Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit: Using a Culturally Competent Approach and Quality Improvement Tools.
D137: Prevalence and Correlates of Alcohol Use Among Older Taiwanese Adults: Analyses of the 2005 Taiwan National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).
D138: Quality of Hospice Care for Patients with Dementia.
D139: Association of Falls and Comorbidities in Parkinson's Disease.
D140: Recognition of Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults Hospitalized for Heart Failure.
D141: Arizona Alzheimer's Registry: Strategy and Outcomes.
D142: Prevalence of Disruptive Behaviors Among PACE Participants.
D143: Guideline quandary in VTE prophylaxis management in elective joint replacement.
D144: The Use of 308nm Excimer Laser as an Effective and Safe Treatment for Psoriasis in the Geriatric Population.
D145: Cardiac structure and function and renal insufficiency in the oldest old.
D146: Mass Houdini:The Case of the Disappearing Duodenal Mass.
D147: The effect of cholinesterase inhibitors on cardiovascular health.
D148: Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Osteoporosis in Patients with Dementia.
D149: High prevalence of osteoporosis in Swiss women aged 60 and older: a 2-year pilot screening campaign.
D150: No Differences in Pain Reported between Older Adults with and without Dementia.
D151: Help seeking for incontinence by adults with heart failure.
D152: Health Related Quality of Life Among Older Adults with Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease.
D153: Diurnal Affect Display of People with Dementia.
D154: Stress in Adult Children Caring for Older Parents with Dementia: A Pilot Study.
D155: Driving Habits of Seniors Over 80 and the Perceptions of Their Relatives: When and How Should They Stop?
D156: Evidence for “accelerated aging” in older adults with disability?
D157: Brain Grey Matter Volume of the Putamen and Clinical Correlates of Motor Skill in Walking.
D158: Aging with Longstanding Physical Disability: A Focus Group Study.
D159: Motor Learning Ability in Walking Relates to Physical Function in Older Adults.
D160: Outcome of Older Patients Undergoing Total Hip or Total Knee Arthroplasty.
D161: Cognitive Dysfunction and Mortality Following Hip Fracture Repair in the Elderly.
D162: Geriatric Assessment of Older Adults Seeking Kidney Transplant.
D163: A Systematic Review of Geriatric Assessments in Surgical Oncology.
D164: Encore Presentation: A Pooled Analysis of Surgical Complications: Results from the RECORD Program.