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Geriatrics

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  • Creation of slide sets based on Geriatrics Review Syllabus, published online by the American Geriatrics Society. Creation dates are listed; revised all in 2013. [BAC and FR, writers]
    • Diseases and Disorders
      • Addictions -- March 2008
      • Anxiety Disorders -- March 2008
      • Back and Neck Pain -- January 2007
      • Behavioral Problems in Dementia -- May 2006
      • Cardiovascular Diseases and Disorders -- October 2006
      • Delirium -- March 2006
      • Dementia -- May 2010
      • Dermatologic Diseases and Disorders -- March 2006
      • Diabetes Mellitus -- August 2007
      • Diseases and Disorders of the Foot -- March 2006
      • Disorders of Sexual Function -- July 2006
      • Dizziness and Syncope -- June 2006
      • Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders -- May 2007
      • Falls and Gait Impairment -- March 2006
      • Frailty -- September 2009
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders -- April 2007
      • Hearing Impairment -- March 2006
      • Heart Failure -- May 2010
      • Hematologic Diseases and Disorders -- July 2007
      • Hypertension -- October 2004
      • Infectious Disease -- January 2006
      • Kidney Diseases and Disorders -- May 2009
      • Musculoskeletal Diseases and Disorders -- February 2009
      • Neurologic Diseases and Disorders -- December 2004
      • Nutrition, Malnutrition, and Feeding Issues -- March 2006
      • Oncology -- April 2007
      • Oral Diseases and Disorders -- February 2008
      • Osteoporosis -- May 2006
      • Persistent Pain -- April 2009
      • Personality and Somatoform Disorders -- May 2008
      • Pressure Ulcers and Wound Care -- March 2006
      • Prostate Disease -- December 2007
      • Psychotic Disorders -- April 2008
      • Respiratory Diseases and Disorders -- February 2008
      • Sleep Problems -- September 2006
      • Urinary Incontinence -- April 2006
      • Visual Impairment -- June 2006
    • Settings of Care
      • Community-based Care -- August 2007
      • Hospital Care -- December 2005
      • Nursing Home Care -- March 2005
      • Outpatient Care -- July 2009
      • Palliative Care -- April 2008
      • Perioperative Care -- December 2005
      • Rehabilitation -- April 2005
      • Transitional Care -- March 2013
    • Issues in Normal Aging
      • Assessment -- March 2006
      • Biology of Aging -- January 2005
      • Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- January 2007
      • Cultural Aspects of Care -- November 2005
      • Demography of Older Adults -- March 2010
      • Financing, Coverage and Costs of Health Care -- May 2008
      • Legal and Ethical Issues -- August 2005
      • Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities -- March 2010
      • Mistreatment of Older Adults -- December 2004
      • Multimorbidity -- March 2013
      • Pharmacotherapy -- March 2006
      • Physical Activity -- December 2006
      • Prevention -- March 2006
      • Psychosocial Issues -- December 2007

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  • Newsletter for sales representatives explaining COPD epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Prepared October 2008. [FR, writer]

  • Rennard S, Adcock I, Barnes P, et al. Issues in Combination Therapy for COPD. CME monograph published February 2006. [FR, collaborating writer]

Dementia and mild cognitive impairment

  • 5 slide decks designed to help nurses at long-term-care facilities care for residents with dementia, with special attention to 13 quality measures of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Topics: CNS issues (depression and use of antipsychotics); comfort (pain, pressure ulcers, weight loss); function (activities of daily living, falls, restraints); urinary issues (incontinence, catheterization, UTIs); and vaccinations. Prepared April to May 2013. [BAC and FR, writers]

  • Report on an advisory board meeting about a novel nicotinic receptor agonist and its potential role in the treatment of Alzheimer disease. Prepared April 2012. [FR, writer] 

  • "Behavioral Problems in Dementia" and "Dementia" (slide sets). American Geriatrics Society, May 2005 and March 2006. [BAC and FR, writers]

  • Smart choices can keep you smart [effect of lifestyle on preservation of cognitive function]. Prepared for Men’s Health Advisor, June 2005. [BAC, writer]

  • Review article about the pharmacoeconomics of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors for patients with dementia. Prepared 2003. [FR, collaborating writer]

  • Reidenbach F. Antagonism of gp120 might treat HIV-related cognitive impairment. Reuters news for physicians, 12-6-2002.

  • Reidenbach F. Aricept benefits patients with vascular dementia. Reuters news for the public, 1-28-2002.

  • Reidenbach F. Genetic factors in Alzheimer’s disease have separate effects. Reuters news for physicians, 7-23-1998.

  • Reidenbach F. Age-related decline in dopamine affects motor, cognitive tasks. Reuters news for physicians, 3-16-1998.

  • Whitehouse PJ, Reidenbach F. Guidelines for early identification of Alzheimer disease. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disorder. 1997;11:61-62.

  • Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders (journal). FR was freelance production editor for Lippincott Raven, 1994-1997.

Geriatric psychiatry

  • Reidenbach F. Mental health care lacking for depressed HIV-infected nursing home residents. Reuters news for the public, 10-18-2002.

  • Reidenbach F. Nortriptyline plus psychotherapy prevents recurrent depression in older patients. Reuters news for physicians, 1-6-1999.

  • Reidenbach F. Drugs plus therapy prevent depression in elderly. Reuters news for the public, 1-5-1999.

  • Reidenbach F. Depression tied to cancer risk in elderly. Reuters news for the public, 12-15-1998.

  • Reidenbach F. Severity of late-onset depression correlates with atrophy of prefrontal lobe. Reuters news for physicians, 6-23-1998.

Osteoarthritis

  • Section 3 (supporting clinical evidence) of an AMCP dossier about a system for total knee arthroplasty. Prepared April 2012. [FR, writer]

  • Reidenbach F. Genetic polymorphism associated with arthritis severity and smoking. Reuters news for physicians, 3-18-2002.

  • Reidenbach F. Benefit of tidal irrigation for knee osteoarthritis attributed to placebo effect. Reuters news for physicians, 2-12-2002.

  • Reidenbach F. Nerve damage possible with two arthritis drugs. Reuters news for the public, 1-18-2002.

  • Reidenbach F. Drug duo treats persistent arthritis. Reuters news for the public, 1-27-1999.

Osteopenia and osteoporosis

  • Rianon NJ, Lang TF, Siggeirsdottir K, et al. Fracture risk assessment in older adults using a combination of selected quantitative computed tomography bone measures: a subanalysis of the Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility-Reykjavik Study. J Clin Densitom. 2014;17(1):25-31. [FR, collaborating writer] 

  • Needs assessment for a CME program for endocrinologists on osteoporosis. Prepared December 2010. [BAC, writer]

  • Quantitative literature analysis about an investigational agent for the treatment of osteoporosis. Prepared March 2006. [BAC, researcher]

  • "Osteoporosis" (slide set). American Geriatrics Society, March 2006. [BAC and FR, writers]

  • Quantitative literature analyses about osteoporosis (prepared July 2005) and COX-2 inhibitors (prepared March 2005). [BAC, researcher]

  • Reidenbach F. Parathyroid hormone prevents bone loss. Reuters news for the public, 9-22-1998.

  • Reidenbach F. Alendronate prevents and treats corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis. Reuters news for physicians, 7-30-1998.

Parkinson disease

  • Report on a survey of patients about Parkinson's disease symptoms. Prepared November 2012. [FR, collaborating writer]

  • Slide set about label changes to 2 drugs for Parkinson disease. Prepared March 2009. [BC, writer]

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