Rebecca L. Miller

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OBJECTIVE To describe the structure and implementation of the Yale Geriatric Care Program, an innovative, nursing-centered model for developing geriatric nursing expertise throughout an acute-care hospital. DESIGN Descriptive study of an intervention in a prospective cohort of patients. SETTING University teaching hospital. PATIENTS Two hundred forty(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare cognitive function and the prevalence of selected behavioral problems in delusional and non-delusional dementia patients. DESIGN Retrospective medical record review. SETTING An outpatient geriatric assessment center. PARTICIPANTS 114 consecutive patients with dementia. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Delusions as recorded in a(More)
Quid pro quo (QPQ) sexual harassment, in which sexual compliance is tied to some consequent behavior of the harassing party, can involve two types of social interactions: social exchanges or threats. Two experiments (N=260) evaluated how QPQ sexual harassment statements were perceived as different types of social interactions due to the manipulation of(More)
BACKGROUND Child mortality in the United States has decreased over time, with advance in biomedicine. Little is known about patterns of current pediatric health care delivery for children with the leading causes of child death (high-impact conditions). We described patient and hospital characteristics, and hospital resource use, among children hospitalized(More)
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