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Alzheimer's Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations

Fazio, S., Pace, D., Maslow, K., Zimmerman, S. & Kallmyer, B. Jan 18 2018 In : Gerontologist. 58, p. S1-S9

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Dementia
1 Citations

Can Sepsis Be Detected in the Nursing Home Prior to the Need for Hospital Transfer?

Sloane, P. D., Ward, K., Weber, D. J., Kistler, C. E., Brown, B., Davis, K. & Zimmerman, S. Jun 1 2018 In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 19, 6, p. 492-496.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Homes
Sepsis
Vital Signs
Documentation
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

Development of the Emergency Department Senior Abuse Identification (ED Senior AID) tool

Platts-Mills, T. F., Dayaa, J. A., Reeve, B. B., Krajick, K., Mosqueda, L., Haukoos, J. S., Patel, M. D., Mulford, C. F., McLean, S. A., Sloane, P. D., Travers, D. & Zimmerman, S. Apr 14 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect. p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elder Abuse
Hospital Emergency Service
abuse
confidence
Confidence Intervals
3 Citations

Evidence-Based Nonpharmacological Practices to Address Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Scales, K., Zimmerman, S. & Miller, S. J. Jan 18 2018 In : Gerontologist. 58, p. S88-S102

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Behavioral Symptoms
Evidence-Based Practice
Dementia
Psychology
Animal Assisted Therapy

Helping Dementia Caregivers Manage Medical Problems: Benefits of an Educational Resource

Zimmerman, S., Sloane, P. D., Ward, K., Beeber, A., Reed, D., Lathren, C., Matchar, B. & Gwyther, L. May 1 2018 In : American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias. 33, 3, p. 176-183 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caregivers
Dementia
Anxiety
Delivery of Health Care
Education
1 Citations

It's Not a Small World After All

Zimmerman, S. & van der Steen, J. T. Mar 1 2018 In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 19, 3, p. 187-189 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Long-Term Care
Medicine

Language as an Application of Mindfulness

Zimmerman, S., Katz, P. R., Sloane, P. D., Boustani, M., Brown, M., Cesari, M., Duque, G., Hyer, K., Landi, F., Nace, D., Resnick, B., Smalbrugge, M., Smith, D. A., Steinberg, K. E., Volicer, L., Warshaw, G. & White, H. K. May 1 2018 In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 19, 5, p. 375-377 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Mindfulness
Language

Nursing home staff perspectives on adoption of an innovation in goals of care communication

Chisholm, L., Zimmerman, S., Rosemond, C., McConnell, E., Weiner, B. J., Lin, F. C. & Hanson, L. Mar 1 2018 In : Geriatric Nursing. 39, 2, p. 157-161 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diffusion of Innovation
Patient Care Planning
Nursing Staff
Nursing Homes
Communication
2 Citations

Progressive Support for Activities of Daily Living for Persons Living with Dementia

Prizer, L. P. & Zimmerman, S. Jan 18 2018 In : Gerontologist. 58, p. S74-S87

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Bandages
Activities of Daily Living
Dementia
Eating
Guidelines
2017
1 Citations

Assessment of Dentally Related Function in Individuals with Cognitive Impairment: The Dental Activities Test

Chen, X., Zimmerman, S., Potter, G. G., Sloane, P. D., Cohen, L. W. & Reed, D. Mar 1 2017 In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65, 3, p. 580-585 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tooth
Activities of Daily Living
Reproducibility of Results
Cognition
Cognitive Dysfunction

Comparison of the impact of cancer between British and US long-term non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivors

Sarker, S. J., Smith, S. K., Chowdhury, K., Ganz, P. A., Zimmerman, S., Gribben, J. & Korszun, A. Mar 1 2017 In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 25, 3, p. 739-748 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Survivors
Neoplasms
Social Support
Fatigue
2 Citations

Current Prescribing Practices for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Nursing Homes

Feldstein, D., Sloane, P. D., Weber, D., Ward, K., Reed, D. & Zimmerman, S. Mar 1 2017 In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 18, 3, p. 265-270 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soft Tissue Infections
Nursing Homes
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Skin
Prescriptions
1 Citations

Development and Testing of a Measure of Caregiver Confidence in Medical Sign/Symptom Management

Piggott, C. A., Zimmerman, S., Reed, D. & Sloane, P. D. Nov 1 2017 In : American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias. 32, 7, p. 373-381 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Efficacy
Caregivers
Signs and Symptoms
Alzheimer Disease
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
17 Citations

Effect of the goals of care intervention for advanced dementia: A randomized clinical trial

Hanson, L. C., Zimmerman, S., Song, M. K., Lin, F. C., Rosemond, C., Carey, T. S. & Mitchell, S. L. Jan 1 2017 In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 177, 1, p. 24-31 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care Planning
Dementia
Randomized Controlled Trials
Nursing Homes
Communication
3 Citations

Goals of Care or Goals of Trust? How Family Members Perceive Goals for Dying Nursing Home Residents

Rosemond, C., Hanson, L. C. & Zimmerman, S. Apr 1 2017 In : Journal of palliative medicine. 20, 4, p. 360-365 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care Planning
Nursing Homes
Decision Making
Dementia
Family Nursing
4 Citations

Health of Older Adults in Assisted Living and Implications for Preventive Care

Kistler, C. E., Zimmerman, S., Ward, K. T., Reed, D., Golin, C. & Lewis, C. L. Oct 1 2017 In : Gerontologist. 57, 5, p. 949-954 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preventive Medicine
Health
Mortality
Life Expectancy
Residential Facilities
5 Citations

New or Worsening Symptoms and Signs in Community-Dwelling Persons with Dementia: Incidence and Relation to Use of Acute Medical Services

Sloane, P. D., Schifeling, C. H., Beeber, A. S., Ward, K. T., Reed, D., Gwyther, L. P., Matchar, B. & Zimmerman, S. Apr 1 2017 In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65, 4, p. 808-814 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Independent Living
Caregivers
Signs and Symptoms
Dementia
Behavioral Symptoms
3 Citations

Nurse and Medical Provider Perspectives on Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes

Scales, K., Zimmerman, S., Reed, D., Beeber, A. S., Kistler, C. E., Preisser, J. S., Weiner, B. J., Ward, K., Fann, A. & Sloane, P. D. Jan 1 2017 In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65, 1, p. 165-171 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Homes
Nurses
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Nursing Staff
Self Efficacy

Preventing falls in assisted living: Results of a quality improvement pilot study

Zimmerman, S., Greene, A., Sloane, P. D., Mitchell, M., Giuliani, C., Nyrop, K. & Walsh, E. May 1 2017 In : Geriatric Nursing. 38, 3, p. 185-191 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Risk Reduction Behavior
Posture
Gait
Health Care Costs

Readily Identifiable Risk Factors of Nursing Home Residents’ Oral Hygiene: Dementia, Hospice, and Length of Stay

Zimmerman, S., Austin, S., Cohen, L., Reed, D., Poole, P., Ward, K. & Sloane, P. D. Nov 1 2017 In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65, 11, p. 2516-2521 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geriatric Assessment
Hospice Care
Chronic Periodontitis
Hospices
Oral Hygiene
4 Citations

The Antibiotic Prescribing Pathway for Presumed Urinary Tract Infections in Nursing Home Residents

Kistler, C. E., Zimmerman, S., Scales, K., Ward, K., Weber, D., Reed, D., McClester, M. & Sloane, P. D. Aug 1 2017 In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65, 8, p. 1719-1725 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Homes
Urinary Tract Infections
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Signs and Symptoms
Hospital Emergency Service
Long-Term Care
Nursing Homes
Pneumonia
Odds Ratio
Mortality
4 Citations

Urine culture testing in community nursing homes: Gateway to antibiotic overprescribing

Sloane, P. D., Kistler, C. E., Reed, D., Weber, D. J., Ward, K. & Zimmerman, S. May 1 2017 In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 38, 5, p. 524-531 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbial Colony Count
Medical Audit
Inappropriate Prescribing
Drug Utilization
Bacteriuria
2016
2 Citations

Development and Validation of a Brief Interactive Educational Video to Improve Outpatient Treatment of Older Adults' Acute Musculoskeletal Pain

Platts-Mills, T. F., Quigley, B. R., Duronio, J. P., Hoover, M. V., Burgh, E. T., Lamantia, M. A., Davis, S. M., Weaver, M. A. & Zimmerman, S. Apr 1 2016 In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64, 4, p. 880-881 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Geriatric Assessment
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Musculoskeletal Pain
Video Recording
Program Development
1 Citations

Evaluating measures and instruments for quality improvement in assisted living

Zimmerman, S., Cohen, L. W., Washington, T., Ward, K. & Giorgio, P. Oct 1 2016 In : Annals of Long-Term Care. 24, 9, p. 15-24 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Patient Transfer
Quality Improvement
Psychometrics
Literature
Health Care Reform
1 Citations

Evaluation and Management of the Nursing Home Resident With Respiratory Symptoms and an Equivocal Chest X-Ray Report

McClester Brown, M., Sloane, P. D., Kistler, C. E., Reed, D., Ward, K., Weber, D. & Zimmerman, S. Dec 1 2016 In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 17, 12, p. 1164.e1-1164.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Homes
Thorax
X-Rays
Pneumonia
Anti-Bacterial Agents
6 Citations

Fidelity to a behavioral intervention to improve goals of care decisions for nursing home residents with advanced dementia

Hanson, L. C., Song, M. K., Zimmerman, S., Gilliam, R., Rosemond, C., Chisholm, L. & Lin, F. C. Dec 1 2016 In : Clinical Trials. 13, 6, p. 599-604 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care Planning
Nursing Homes
Dementia
Decision Support Techniques
Nursing Staff
4 Citations

Financial burden among US households affected by cancer at the end of life

Cagle, J. G., Carr, D. C., Hong, S. & Zimmerman, S. Aug 1 2016 In : Psycho-Oncology. p. 919-926 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
Insurance Coverage
Diagnostic Self Evaluation
Nausea
Buffers
16 Citations

New Evidence on the Green House Model of Nursing Home Care: Synthesis of Findings and Implications for Policy, Practice, and Research

Zimmerman, S., Bowers, B. J., Cohen, L. W., Grabowski, D. C., Horn, S. D. & Kemper, P. Feb 1 2016 In : Health Services Research. 51, p. 475-496 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Home Care Services
Nursing Care
Medicare
Nursing Homes
Organizations
1 Citations

Pneumonia identification using nursing home records

Zimmerman, S., Cohen, L. W., Scales, K., Reed, D., Horsford, C., Weber, D. J. & Sloane, P. D. May 1 2016 In : Research in Gerontological Nursing. 9, 3, p. 109-114 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Records
Nursing Homes
Pneumonia
Quality Improvement
Anti-Bacterial Agents
5 Citations

Prevalence and Medication Management of Dementia by a Medical Practice Providing Onsite Care in Assisted Living

Kronhaus, A., Fuller, S., Zimmerman, S. & Reed, D. Jul 1 2016 In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 17, 7, p. 673.e9-673.e15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dementia
Antipsychotic Agents
Long-Term Care
Primary Health Care
Group Practice
7 Citations

Promoting and protecting against stigma in assisted living and nursing homes

Zimmerman, S., Dobbs, D., Roth, E. G., Goldman, S., Peeples, A. D. & Wallace, B. Jun 19 2016 In : Gerontologist. 56, 3, p. 535-547 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nursing Homes
Independent Living
Privacy
Diagnosis-Related Groups
Interviews

Quality of Life is Similar between Long-term Survivors of Indolent and Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Beaven, A. W., Samsa, G., Zimmerman, S. & Smith, S. K. Jul 2 2016 In : Cancer Investigation. 34, 6, p. 279-285 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Survivors
Quality of Life
Lymphoma
Emotions

Response: Re: Reporting and using near-miss events to improve patient safety in diverse primary care practices: A collaborative approach to learning from our mistakes

Crane, S. D., Sloane, P. D., Elder, N., Cohen, L., Laughtenschlaeger, N., Walsh, K. & Zimmerman, S. Jan 1 2016 In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 29, 1, p. 165-167 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

16 Citations

The Green House Model of Nursing Home Care in Design and Implementation

Cohen, L. W., Zimmerman, S., Reed, D., Brown, P., Bowers, B. J., Nolet, K., Hudak, S. & Horn, S. Feb 1 2016 In : Health Services Research. 51, p. 352-377 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Home Care Services
Nursing Care
Nursing Homes
Interviews
Patients' Rooms
7 Citations

Workforce Characteristics, Perceptions, Stress, and Satisfaction among Staff in Green House and Other Nursing Homes

Brown, P. B., Hudak, S. L., Horn, S. D., Cohen, L. W., Reed, D. A. & Zimmerman, S. Feb 1 2016 In : Health Services Research. 51, p. 418-432 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Homes
Safety
Information Storage and Retrieval
Caregivers
Observational Studies
2015
4 Citations

Addressing antipsychotic use in assisted living residents with dementia

Zimmerman, S., Scales, K., Wiggins, B., Cohen, L. W. & Sloane, P. D. Jan 1 2015 In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63, 9, p. 1970-1971 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Assisted Living Facilities
Inappropriate Prescribing
Drug Utilization
Antipsychotic Agents
Dementia
7 Citations

A measure of person-centered practices in assisted living: The PC-PAL

North Carolina-Center for Excellence in Assisted Living Collaborative Jan 1 2015 In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 16, 2, p. 132-137 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atmosphere
Community-Based Participatory Research
Organizations
Social Welfare
Medicaid
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Survivors
Quality of Life
Neoplasms
Comorbidity
6 Citations

Are lifestyle behavioral factors associated with health-related quality of life in long-term survivors of non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Spector, D. J., Noonan, D., Mayer, D. K., Benecha, H., Zimmerman, S. & Smith, S. K. Jan 1 2015 In : Cancer. 121, 18, p. 3343-3351 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Survivors
Life Style
Quality of Life
Guidelines
6 Citations

Effect of home-based light treatment on persons with dementia and their caregivers

Sloane, P. D., Figueiro, M., Garg, S., Cohen, L. W., Reed, D., Williams, C. S., Preisser, J. & Zimmerman, S. Jan 1 2015 In : Lighting Research and Technology. 47, 2, p. 161-176 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dosimetry
Toxicity
Sleep
9 Citations

Effect of tailored antibiotic stewardship programmes on the appropriateness of antibiotic prescribing in nursing homes

Van Buul, L. W., Van Der Steen, J. T., Achterberg, W. P., Schellevis, F. G., Essink, R. T. G. M., De Greeff, S. C., Natsch, S., Sloane, P. D., Zimmerman, S., Twisk, J. W. R., Veenhuizen, R. B. & Hertogh, C. M. P. M. Dec 6 2015 In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 70, 7, p. 2153-2162 10 p., dkv051

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Program Evaluation
Nursing Homes
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Health Services Research
Guidelines
16 Citations

EMPOWER: An intervention to address barriers to pain management in hospice

Cagle, J. G., Zimmerman, S., Cohen, L. W., Porter, L. S., Hanson, L. C. & Reed, D. Jan 1 2015 In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 49, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospices
Pain Management
Caregivers
Pain
Randomized Controlled Trials
16 Citations

Low-Magnitude Mechanical Stimulation to Improve Bone Density in Persons of Advanced Age: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial

Kiel, D. P., Hannan, M. T., Barton, B. A., Bouxsein, M. L., Sisson, E., Lang, T., Allaire, B., Dewkett, D., Carroll, D., Magaziner, J., Shane, E., Leary, E. T., Zimmerman, S. & Rubin, C. T. Jul 1 2015 In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 30, 7, p. 1319-1328 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bone Density
Randomized Controlled Trials
Placebos
Vibration
Bone Remodeling
6 Citations

Measuring end-of-life care and outcomes in residential care/assisted living and nursing homes

Zimmerman, S., Cohen, L., Van Der Steen, J. T., Reed, D., Van Soest-Poortvliet, M. C., Hanson, L. C. & Sloane, P. D. Apr 1 2015 In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 49, 4, p. 666-679 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Terminal Care
Nursing Homes
Dementia
Long-Term Care
Home Care Services
5 Citations

Pneumococcal carriage and vaccine coverage in retirement community residents

Becker-Dreps, S., Kistler, C. E., Ward, K., Killeya-Jones, L. A., Better, O. M., Weber, D. J., Zimmerman, S., Nicholson, B. P., Woods, C. W. & Sloane, P. Jan 1 2015 In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63, 10, p. 2094-2098 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumococcal Vaccines
Retirement
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Immunization
Advisory Committees
7 Citations

Reporting and using near-miss events to improve patient safety in diverse primary care practices: A collaborative approach to learning from our mistakes

Crane, S., Sloane, P. D., Elder, N., Cohen, L., Laughtenschlaeger, N., Walsh, K. & Zimmerman, S. Jan 1 2015 In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 28, 4, p. 452-460 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Safety
Quality Improvement
Primary Health Care
Learning
Electronic Health Records
2 Citations

Validation of the quality of dying-hospice scale

Cagle, J. G., Munn, J. C., Hong, S., Clifford, M. & Zimmerman, S. Feb 1 2015 In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 49, 2, p. 265-276 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospices
Caregivers
Hospice Care
Grief
Social Support