Kenneth Covinsky, MD, MPH

06/1991 - General Internal Medicine Fellowship, Beth Israel Hospital
M.P.H., 06/1991 - Quantitative Methods, Harvard University School of Public Health
06/1991 - Internal Medicine Residency, Johns Hopkins University
M.D., 1988 - Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
B.S., 05/1984 - Biochemistry, University of Illinois
Honors and Awards
  • Academic Senate Distinction In Mentoring Award, University of California, San Francisco, 2018
  • Hal Luft Award for Mentoring in Outcomes and Policy Research, University of California, San Francisco, 2015
  • American Society For Clinical Investigation, 2007
  • Mid Career Research Mentorship Award, Society of General Internal Mediine, 2007
  • Clinical Research Mentor of the Year, Bay Area Clinical Research Symposium, 2005
  • Paul Beeson Faculty Scholar in Aging Research, 1999
  1. Lam K, Kleijwegt H, Bollens-Lund E, Nicholas LH, Covinsky KE, Ankuda CK. Long-term outcomes after rehabilitation in Medicare Advantage and fee-for-service beneficiaries. 2024. PMID: 38597342

  2. Makam AN, Burnfield J, Prettyman E, Nguyen OK, Wu N, Espejo E, Blat C, Boscardin WJ, Ely EW, Jackson JC, Covinsky KE, Votto J, Recovery After Transfer to an LTACH for COVID-19 (RAFT COVID) Study. One-Year Recovery Among Survivors of Prolonged Severe COVID-19: A National Multicenter Cohort. 2024. PMID: 38597793

  3. Kata A, Dillon EC, Christina Keny RN, Yank V, Covinsky KE, Raue PJ, Sandhu HK, Tang VL. "There's So Much That They're Enduring": Experiences of Older Adults Undergoing Major Elective Surgery. 2024. PMID: 38591223

  4. Shah SJ, van Walraven C, Jeon SY, Boscardin J, Hobbs FDR, Connolly SJ, Ezekowitz MD, Covinsky KE, Fang MC, Singer DE. Estimating Vitamin K Antagonist Anticoagulation Benefit in People With Atrial Fibrillation Accounting for Competing Risks: Evidence From 12 Randomized Trials. 2024. PMID: 38525596

  5. Grady D, Allore HG, Corbie G, Covinsky KE, Durant RW, Ganguli I, Gross CP, Katz MH, Mody L, Wang T, Tripodis Y, Inouye SK. Improving Women's Health Across the Life Span-JAMA Internal Medicine Call for Papers. 2024. PMID: 38497973

  6. Covinsky KE. Listening Deeply. 2024. PMID: 38436964

  7. Incze MA, Covinsky KE, Inouye SK. Introducing the Expanded JAMA Internal Medicine Editorial Fellowship. 2024. PMID: 38285596

  8. Santoyo-Olsson J, Covinsky KE, Chesla CA, Lorig K, Gallagher Thompson D, Cheng J, Luzanilla M, Macias Romo E, Aguayo Ramirez G, Karliner L, Yank V. Predictors of psychological distress among rural family/friend caregivers of people living with dementia in the United States: Consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. 2023. PMID: 37897201

  9. Langston ME, Cawthon PM, Lu K, Scherzer R, Newman JC, Covinsky K, Ferrucci L, Simonsick EM, Bauer SR. Associations of Lower Extremity Muscle Strength, Area, and Specific Force with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Older Men: the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. 2024. PMID: 38195151

  10. Deardorff WJ, Jeon SY, Barnes DE, Boscardin WJ, Langa KM, Covinsky KE, Mitchell SL, Lee SJ, Smith AK. Development and External Validation of Models to Predict Need for Nursing Home Level of Care in Community-Dwelling Older Adults With Dementia. 2023. PMID: 38048097

  11. Miller MJ, Cenzer I, Barnes DE, Kelley AS, Covinsky KE. The Prevalence of Cognitive Impairment among Medicare Beneficiaries Who Use Outpatient Physical Therapy. 2023. PMID: 37615482

  12. Allison TA, Gubner JM, Harrison KL, Smith AK, Barnes DE, Covinsky KE, Yaffe K, Johnson JK. Music engagement as part of everyday life in dementia caregiving relationships at home. 2023. PMID: 38158775

  13. Miller MJ, Cenzer I, Barnes DE, Ankuda CK, Covinsky KE. Prevalence of cognitive impairment in home health physical therapy. 2023. PMID: 38152855

  14. Lam K, Cenzer I, Levy CR, Matlock DD, Smith AK, Covinsky KE. The Natural History of Disability and Caregiving Before and After Long-Term Care Entry. 2023. PMID: 37930717

  15. Tang VL, Cenzer I, Keny C, John Boscardin W, Covinsky K, Finlayson E, Kotwal A. Social Strain is associated with Functional Decline in Older Adults after Surgery. 2023. PMID: 37946019

  16. Andrews JS, Gold LS, Reed MJ, Hough CL, Garcia JM, McClelland RL, Fitzpatrick AL, Covinsky KE, Crane PK, Yaffe K, Cawthon PM. Appendicular Lean Mass, Grip Strength, and the Incidence of Dementia among Older Adults in the Health ABC Study. 2022. PMID: 36548124

  17. Kumar RG, Lund EB, Ornstein KA, Li J, Covinsky KE, Kelley AS. Health care utilization and costs in the years preceding dementia identification. 2023. PMID: 37718630

  18. Bauer SR, Parker-Autry C, Lu K, Cummings SR, Hepple RT, Scherzer R, Covinsky K, Cawthon PM, Study of Muscle, Mobility and Aging (SOMMA) Research Group. Skeletal Muscle Health, Physical Performance, and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Older Adults: the Study of Muscle, Mobility and Aging (SOMMA). 2023. PMID: 37694941

  19. Portacolone E, Nguyen TT, Bowers BJ, Johnson JK, Kotwal AA, Stone RI, Keiser S, Tran T, Rivera E, Martinez P, Yang Y, Torres JM, Covinsky KE. Perceptions of the Role of Living Alone in Providing Services to Patients With Cognitive Impairment. 2023. PMID: 37594759

  20. Jensen MS, Cenzer I, Kelley AS, Covinsky KE. Heart failure with comorbid dementia: Association with clinical characteristics and outcomes. 2023. PMID: 37306116

  21. Shah SJ, van Walraven C, Jeon SY, Boscardin WJ, Hobbs FR, Connolly S, Ezekowitz M, Covinsky KE, Fang MC, Singer DE. Overestimation of anticoagulant benefit in patients with atrial fibrillation and low life expectancy: evidence from 12 randomized trials. 2023. PMID: 36993304

  22. Kuffel RL, Morin RT, Covinsky KE, Boscardin WJ, Lohman MC, Li Y, Byers AL. Association of Frailty With Risk of Suicide Attempt in a National Cohort of US Veterans Aged 65 Years or Older. 2023. PMID: 36811913

  23. Nothelle S, Bollens-Lund E, Covinsky KE, Kelley A. Frequency and implications of coexistent manifestations of serious illness in older adults with dementia. 2023. PMID: 36914983

  24. Singer JP, Christie JD, Diamond JM, Anderson MA, Benvenuto LA, Gao Y, Arcasoy SM, Lederer DJ, Calabrese D, Wang P, Hays SR, Kukreja J, Venado A, Kolaitis NA, Leard LE, Shah RJ, Kleinhenz ME, Golden J, Betancourt L, Oyster M, Zaleski D, Adler J, Kalman L, Balar P, Patel S, Medikonda N, Koons B, Tevald M, Covinsky KE, Greenland JR, Katz PK. Development of the Lung Transplant Frailty Scale (LT-FS). 2023. PMID: 36925382

  25. Barry LC, Steffens DC, Covinsky KE, Conwell Y, Boscardin J, Li Y, Byers AL. High Risk of Substance Use Disorder-Related Outcomes in Veterans Released from Correctional Facilities in Mid to Late Life. 2023. PMID: 36781577

  26. Wang M, Huang CY, Cullaro G, Covinsky K, Lai JC. Women with cirrhosis have lower self-rated health than men. 2023. PMID: 36757393

  27. Shah SJ, Oreper S, Jeon SY, Boscardin WJ, Fang MC, Covinsky KE. Social Frailty Index: Development and validation of an index of social attributes predictive of mortality in older adults. 2023. PMID: 36749720

  28. Bauer SR, McCulloch CE, Cawthon PM, Ensrud KE, Suskind AM, Newman JC, Harrison SL, Senders A, Covinsky K, Marshall LM. Longitudinal Associations between Concurrent Changes in Phenotypic Frailty and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms among Older Men. 2023. PMID: 36946708

  29. Smith EJT, Gasper WJ, Schneider PA, Finlayson E, Walter LC, Covinsky KE, Conte MS, Iannuzzi JC. Cognitive Impairment is Common in a�Veterans Affairs Population with Peripheral Arterial Disease. 2022. PMID: 36581154

  30. Hunt LJ, Covinsky KE, Cenzer I, Espejo E, Boscardin WJ, Leutwyler H, Lee AK, Cataldo J. The Epidemiology of Smoking in Older Adults: A National Cohort Study. 2022. PMID: 36538157

  31. Bauer SR, Le T, Ensrud KE, Cawthon PM, Newman JC, Suskind AM, Covinsky K, Marshall LM, Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Research Group. Lower urinary tract symptom severity, urinary bother, and incident life-space mobility restriction among older men. 2022. PMID: 36522685

  32. Ankuda CK, Covinsky K, Freedman VA, Langa K, Aldridge MD, Yee C, Kelley AS. The devil's in the details: Variation in estimates of late-life activity limitations across national cohort studies. 2022. PMID: 36511646

  33. Harrison KL, Cenzer I, Smith AK, Hunt LJ, Kelley AS, Aldridge MD, Covinsky KE. Functional and clinical needs of older hospice enrollees with coexisting dementia. 2022. PMID: 36420734

  34. Deardorff WJ, Barnes DE, Jeon SY, Boscardin WJ, Langa KM, Covinsky KE, Mitchell SL, Whitlock EL, Smith AK, Lee SJ. Development and External Validation of a Mortality Prediction Model for Community-Dwelling Older Adults With Dementia. 2022. PMID: 36156062

  35. Steinman MA, Jing B, Shah SJ, Rizzo A, Lee SJ, Covinsky KE, Ritchie CS, Boscardin WJ. Development and validation of novel multimorbidity indices for older adults. 2022. PMID: 36282202

  36. Bauer SR, Harrison SL, Cawthon PM, Senders A, Kenfield SA, Suskind AM, McCulloch CE, Covinsky K, Marshall LM, Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Research Group. Longitudinal Changes in Adiposity and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Among Older Men. 2021. PMID: 34375402

  37. Lam K, Covinsky KE. Ensuring Assisted Living Provides the Assistance Residents Need. 2022. PMID: 36173635

  38. Santoyo-Olsson J, Lorig K, Romo EM, Luzanilla M, Ramirez GA, Cheng J, Chesla C, Covinsky KE, Karliner L, Thompson DG, Fahrenwald N, Yank V. Study protocol for a hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial of the Building Better Caregivers online workshop for rural family/friend caregivers of people living with dementia. 2022. PMID: 36057375

  39. Kotwal AA, Batio S, Wolf MS, Covinsky KE, Yoshino Benavente J, Perissinotto CM, O'Conor RM. Persistent loneliness due to COVID-19 over 18?months of the pandemic: a prospective cohort study. 2022. PMID: 36054661

  40. Andrews JS, Gold LS, Reed MJ, Garcia JM, McClelland RL, Fitzpatrick AL, Hough CL, Cawthon PM, Covinsky KE. Appendicular Lean Mass, Grip Strength, and the Development of Hospital-Associated Activities of Daily Living Disability among Older Adults in the Health ABC Study. 2021. PMID: 34734252

  41. Chou WH, Covinsky K, Zhao S, Boscardin WJ, Finlayson E, Suskind AM. Functional and cognitive outcomes after suprapubic catheter placement in nursing home residents: A national cohort study. 2022. PMID: 35696283

  42. Greene M, Shi Y, Boscardin J, Sudore R, Gandhi M, Covinsky K. Geriatric conditions and healthcare utilisation in older adults living with HIV. 2022. PMID: 35511728

  43. Van Kuiken ME, Zhao S, Covinsky K, Boscardin J, Finlayson E, Suskind AM. Reply by Authors. 2022. PMID: 35232227

  44. Parks AL, Jeon SY, Boscardin WJ, Steinman MA, Smith AK, Covinsky KE, Fang MC, Shah SJ. Long-term functional outcomes and mortality after hospitalization for extracranial hemorrhage. 2022. PMID: 35535921

  45. Van Kuiken ME, Zhao S, Covinsky K, Boscardin J, Finlayson E, Suskind AM. Frailty is Associated with an Increased Risk of Complications and Need for Repeat Procedures after Sling Surgery in Older Adults. 2022. PMID: 35060760

  46. Shah SJ, Fang MC, Wannier SR, Steinman MA, Covinsky KE. Association of Social Support With Functional Outcomes in Older Adults Who Live Alone. 2021. PMID: 34779818

  47. Seib CD, Meng T, Suh I, Harris AHS, Covinsky KE, Shoback DM, Trickey AW, Kebebew E, Tamura MK. Risk of Fracture Among Older Adults With Primary Hyperparathyroidism Receiving Parathyroidectomy vs Nonoperative Management. 2021. PMID: 34842909

  48. Bauer SR, Cawthon PM, Ensrud KE, Suskind AM, Newman JC, Fink HA, Lu K, Scherzer R, Hoffman AR, Covinsky K, Marshall LM, Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Research Group. Lower urinary tract symptoms and incident functional limitations among older community-dwelling men. 2021. PMID: 34951697

  49. Ward E, Covinsky KE. COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Nursing Home Staff. 2021. PMID: 34529001

  50. Boccaccio DE, Cenzer I, Covinsky KE. Life satisfaction among older adults with impairment in activities of daily living. 2021. PMID: 34510173

  51. Bauer SR, Walter LC, Ensrud KE, Suskind AM, Newman JC, Ricke WA, Liu TT, McVary KT, Covinsky K. Assessment of Frailty and Association With Progression of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Symptoms and Serious Adverse Events Among Men Using Drug Therapy. 2021. PMID: 34817584

  52. Miller MJ, Cenzer I, Barnes DE, Covinsky KE. Physical inactivity in older adults with cognitive impairment without dementia: room for improvement. 2021. PMID: 34674188

  53. Allison TA, Gubner JM, Oh A, Harrison KL, Pham K, Barnes DE, Johnson JK, Covinsky KE, Smith AK. Meaningful Activities and Sources of Meaning for Community-Dwelling People Living with Dementia. 2021. PMID: 34481793

  54. Maheshwari JA, Kolaitis NA, Anderson MR, Benvenuto L, Gao Y, Katz PP, Greenland J, Wolters PJ, Covinsky K, Hays SR, Kukreja J, Calabrese DR, Venado A, Shah RJ, Leard LE, Trinh B, Huang CY, Glidden D, Kleinhenz ME, Golden JA, Sutter N, Tietje-Ulrich G, Criner RN, Arcasoy SM, Christie JD, Diamond J, Singer JP. Construct and Predictive Validity of Sarcopenia in Lung Transplant Candidates. 2021. PMID: 33565917

  55. Parks AL, Covinsky KE. Anticoagulation at the End of Life: Time for a Rational Framework. 2021. PMID: 33970183

  56. Kotwal AA, Cenzer IS, Waite LJ, Covinsky KE, Perissinotto CM, Boscardin WJ, Hawkley LC, Dale W, Smith AK. The epidemiology of social isolation and loneliness among older adults during the last years of life. 2021. PMID: 34247388

  57. Blythe JA, Kentish-Barnes N, Debue AS, Dohan D, Azoulay E, Covinsky K, Matthews T, Curtis JR, Dzeng E. An Interprofessional Process for the Limitation of Life-Sustaining Treatments in France. 2021. PMID: 34157398

  58. Whitlock EL, Diaz-Ramirez LG, Smith AK, Boscardin WJ, Covinsky KE, Avidan MS, Glymour MM. Association of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting vs Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With Memory Decline in Older Adults Undergoing Coronary Revascularization. 2021. PMID: 34003225

  59. Lee SJ, Smith AK, Ramirez-Diaz LG, Covinsky KE, Gan S, Chen CL, Boscardin WJ. A Novel Metric for Developing Easy-to-Use and Accurate Clinical Prediction Models: The Time-cost Information Criterion. 2021. PMID: 33528231

  60. Lam K, Shi Y, Boscardin J, Covinsky KE. Unmet Need for Equipment to Help With Bathing and Toileting Among Older US Adults. 2021. PMID: 33749707

  61. Oh A, Gan S, Boscardin WJ, Allison TA, Barnes DE, Covinsky KE, Smith AK. Engagement in Meaningful Activities Among Older Adults With Disability, Dementia, and Depression. 2021. PMID: 33492334

  62. Seib CD, Suh I, Meng T, Trickey A, Smith AK, Finlayson E, Covinsky KE, Kurella Tamura M, Kebebew E. Patient Factors Associated With Parathyroidectomy in Older Adults With Primary Hyperparathyroidism. 2021. PMID: 33404646

  63. Block BL, Martin TM, Boscardin WJ, Covinsky KE, Mourad M, Hu LL, Smith AK. Variation in COVID-19 Mortality Across 117 US Hospitals in High- and Low-Burden Settings. 2021. PMID: 33734977

  64. Claytor J, Covinsky KE. Amplifying Access to Hearing Aids. 2020. PMID: 33284344

  65. Portacolone E, Chodos A, Halpern J, Covinsky KE, Keiser S, Fung J, Rivera E, Tran T, Bykhovsky C, Johnson JK. The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Lived Experience of Diverse Older Adults Living Alone With Cognitive Impairment. 2021. PMID: 33404634

  66. Chen P, Covinsky K. Difficulty Taking Medications: a Corollary to Dementia Risk. 2021. PMID: 33532953

  67. DeJong C, Katz MH, Covinsky K. Deferral of Care for Serious Non-COVID-19 Conditions: A Hidden Harm of COVID-19. 2020. PMID: 33104166

  68. Aliberti MJR, Covinsky KE, Garcez FB, Smith AK, Curiati PK, Lee SJ, Dias MB, Melo VJD, Rego-Júnior OF, Paula Richinho V, Filho WJ, Avelino-Silva TJ. A fuller picture of COVID-19 prognosis: the added value of vulnerability measures to predict mortality in hospitalised older adults. 2020. PMID: 33068099

  69. Ankuda CK, Freedman VA, Covinsky KE, Kelley AS. Population-Based Screening for Functional Disability in Older Adults. 2020. PMID: 33506111

  70. Suskind AM, Zhao S, Boscardin WJ, Covinsky K, Finlayson E. Reply by Authors. 2020. PMID: 33112710

  71. Cohen AB, Parks AL, Whitson HE, Zieman S, Brown CJ, Boyd C, Covinsky KE, Steinman MA. Succeeding in Aging Research During the Pandemic: Strategies for Fellows and Junior Faculty. 2020. PMID: 33047812

  72. Kotwal AA, Holt-Lunstad J, Newmark RL, Cenzer I, Smith AK, Covinsky KE, Escueta DP, Lee JM, Perissinotto CM. Social Isolation and Loneliness Among San Francisco Bay Area Older Adults During the COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Orders. 2020. PMID: 32965024

  73. Amjad H, Mulcahy J, Kasper JD, Burgdorf J, Roth DL, Covinsky K, Wolff JL. Do Caregiving Factors Affect Hospitalization Risk Among Disabled Older Adults? 2020. PMID: 32964422

  74. Bauer SR, Scherzer R, Suskind AM, Cawthon P, Ensrud KE, Ricke WA, Covinsky K, Marshall LM. Co-Occurrence of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Frailty among Community-Dwelling Older Men. 2020. PMID: 32822081

  75. Perry LP, Covinsky KE. I Would Not Be Surprised. What Next? 2020. PMID: 32712612

  76. Edwards RD, Brenowitz WD, Portacolone E, Covinsky KE, Bindman A, Glymour MM, Torres JM. Difficulty and help with activities of daily living among older adults living alone with cognitive impairment. 2020. PMID: 32588985

  77. van Seben R, Covinsky KE, Reichardt LA, Aarden JJ, van der Schaaf M, van der Esch M, Engelbert RHH, Twisk JWR, Bosch JA, Buurman BM. Insight into the post-hospital syndrome: a 3-month longitudinal follow up on geriatric syndromes and their association with functional decline, readmission and mortality. 2020. PMID: 32072168

  78. Venado A, Kolaitis NA, Huang CY, Gao Y, Glidden DV, Soong A, Sutter N, Katz PP, Greenland JR, Calabrese DR, Hays SR, Golden JA, Shah RJ, Leard LE, Kukreja J, Deuse T, Wolters PJ, Covinsky K, Blanc PD, Singer JP. Frailty after lung transplantation is associated with impaired health-related quality of life and mortality. 2020. PMID: 32376733

  79. Kata A, Cenzer I, Sudore RL, Covinsky KE, Tang VL. Advance Care Planning Prior to Death in Older Adults with Hip Fracture. 2020. PMID: 32367390

  80. Tang VL, Jing B, Boscardin J, Ngo S, Silvestrini M, Finlayson E, Covinsky KE. Association of Functional, Cognitive, and Psychological Measures With 1-Year Mortality in Patients Undergoing Major Surgery. 2020. PMID: 32159753

  81. Ankuda CK, Ornstein KA, Covinsky KE, Bollens-Lund E, Meier DE, Kelley AS. Switching Between Medicare Advantage And Traditional Medicare Before And After The Onset Of Functional Disability. 2020. PMID: 32364865

  82. Odden MC, Rawlings AM, Khodadadi A, Fern X, Shlipak MG, Bibbins-Domingo K, Covinsky K, Kanaya AM, Lee A, Haan MN, Newman AB, Psaty BM, Peralta CA. Heterogeneous Exposure Associations in Observational Cohort Studies: The Example of Blood Pressure in Older Adults. 2019. PMID: 31595960

  83. Cenzer I, Berger K, Rodriguez AM, Ostermann H, Covinsky KE. Patient-reported measures of well-being in older multiple myeloma patients: use of secondary data source. 2020. PMID: 31970671

  84. Tang V, Finlayson E, Covinsky K. Including the Family in Perioperative Care of Older Adults-A Call for HELP. 2019. PMID: 31633747

  85. Smith GM, Cenzer IS, Covinsky K, Reuben DB, Smith AK. Who Becomes a High Utilizer? A Case-Control Study of Older Adults in the USA. 2019. PMID: 31768905

  86. Lai JC, Dodge JL, McCulloch CE, Covinsky KE, Singer JP. Frailty and the Burden of Concurrent and Incident Disability in Patients With Cirrhosis: A Prospective Cohort Study. 2019. PMID: 31909360

  87. Ross JS, Covinsky K. Clinical Trial Evidence for the Real World. 2019. PMID: 31282933

  88. Aliberti MJR, Covinsky KE, Apolinario D, Smith AK, Lee SJ, Fortes-Filho SQ, Melo JA, Souza NPS, Avelino-Silva TJ, Jacob-Filho W. 10-Min Targeted Geriatric Assessment Predicts Disability and Hospitalization in Fast-Paced Acute Care Settings. 2019. PMID: 31056669

  89. Allison TA, Balbino RT, Covinsky KE. Caring community and relationship centred care on an end-stage dementia special care unit. 2019. PMID: 31220199

  90. Aliberti MJR, Szlejf C, Covinsky KE, Lee SJ, Jacob-Filho W, Suemoto CK. Prognostic value of a rapid sarcopenia measure in acutely ill older adults. 2019. PMID: 31526610

  91. Harrison KL, Ritchie CS, Patel K, Hunt LJ, Covinsky KE, Yaffe K, Smith AK. Care Settings and Clinical Characteristics of Older Adults with Moderately Severe Dementia. 2019. PMID: 31389002

  92. Perissinotto C, Holt-Lunstad J, Periyakoil VS, Covinsky K. Reply to: Older People's Loneliness in Clinical Work. 2019. PMID: 31381836

  93. Cenzer I, Nkansah-Mahaney N, Wehner M, Chren MM, Berger T, Covinsky K, Berger K, Abuabara K, Linos E. A Multi Year Cross Sectional Study of US National Prescribing Patterns of First Generation Sedating Antihistamines in Older Adults with Skin Disease. 2019. PMID: 31021412

  94. Venado A, McCulloch C, Greenland JR, Katz P, Soong A, Shrestha P, Hays S, Golden J, Shah R, Leard LE, Kleinhenz ME, Kukreja J, Zablotska L, Allen IE, Covinsky K, Blanc P, Singer JP. Frailty trajectories in adult lung transplantation: A cohort study. 2019. PMID: 31005571

  95. Portacolone E, Rubinstein RL, Covinsky KE, Halpern J, Johnson JK. The Precarity of Older Adults Living Alone With Cognitive Impairment. 2018. PMID: 29373676

  96. Perissinotto C, Holt-Lunstad J, Periyakoil VS, Covinsky K. A Practical Approach to Assessing and Mitigating Loneliness and Isolation in Older Adults. 2019. PMID: 30762228

  97. Aliberti MJR, Covinsky KE, Apolinario D, Lee SJ, Fortes-Filho SQ, Melo JA, Viana SSC, Suemoto CK, Jacob-Filho W. A 10-min Targeted Geriatric Assessment Predicts Mortality in Fast-Paced Acute Care Settings: A Prospective Cohort Study. 2019. PMID: 30820518

  98. Linos E, Chren MM, Covinsky K. Creating a Partnership Between Dermatologists and Geriatricians-Reply. 2018. PMID: 30484815

  99. Burgdorf J, Mulcahy J, Amjad H, Kasper JD, Covinsky K, Wolff JL. Family Caregiver Factors Associated With Emergency Department Utilization Among Community-Living Older Adults With Disabilities. 2019. PMID: 31550971

  100. Tang V, Zhao S, Boscardin J, Sudore R, Covinsky K, Walter LC, Esserman L, Mukhtar R, Finlayson E. Functional Status and Survival After Breast Cancer Surgery in Nursing Home Residents. 2018. PMID: 30167636

  101. Aliberti MJR, Cenzer IS, Smith AK, Lee SJ, Yaffe K, Covinsky KE. Assessing Risk for Adverse Outcomes in Older Adults: The Need to Include Both Physical Frailty and Cognition. 2018. PMID: 30468258

  102. Wolff JL, Mulcahy J, Huang J, Roth DL, Covinsky K, Kasper JD. Family Caregivers of Older Adults, 1999-2015: Trends in Characteristics, Circumstances, and Role-Related Appraisal. 2018. PMID: 28637266

  103. Gill TM, McGloin JM, Latham NK, Charpentier PA, Araujo KL, Skokos EA, Lu C, Shelton A, Bhasin S, Bianco LM, Carnie MB, Covinsky KE, Dykes P, Esserman DA, Ganz DA, Gurwitz JH, Hanson C, Nyquist LV, Reuben DB, Wallace RB, Greene EJ. Screening, Recruitment, and Baseline Characteristics for the Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders (STRIDE) Study. 2018. PMID: 30020415

  104. Willham K, Covinsky K, Widera E. Geriatrics Literature 2017 Year in Review. 2018. PMID: 30207597

  105. Byers AL, Lui LY, Vittinghoff E, Covinsky KE, Ensrud KE, Taylor B, Yaffe K. Burden of Depressive Symptoms Over 2 Decades and Risk of Nursing Home Placement in Older Women. 2018. PMID: 30094824

  106. Wolff JL, Mulcahy J, Roth DL, Cenzer IS, Kasper JD, Huang J, Covinsky KE. Long-Term Nursing Home Entry: A Prognostic Model for Older Adults with a Family or Unpaid Caregiver. 2018. PMID: 30094823

  107. Barry LC, Steffens DC, Covinsky KE, Conwell Y, Li Y, Byers AL. Increased Risk of Suicide Attempts and Unintended Death Among Those Transitioning From Prison to Community in Later Life. 2018. PMID: 30146371

  108. Wehner MR, Dalma N, Landefeld C, Pare-Anastasiadou A, Koutelidas I, Chren MM, Aji N, Teng CE, Koenig BA, Tang J, Covinsky K, Linos E. Natural history of lesions suspicious for basal cell carcinoma in older adults in Ikaria, Greece. 2018. PMID: 29741766

  109. Singer JP, Diamond JM, Anderson MR, Katz PP, Covinsky K, Oyster M, Blue T, Soong A, Kalman L, Shrestha P, Arcasoy SM, Greenland JR, Shah L, Kukreja J, Blumenthal NP, Easthausen I, Golden JA, McBurnie A, Cantu E, Sonett J, Hays S, Robbins H, Raza K, Bacchetta M, Shah RJ, D'Ovidio F, Venado A, Christie JD, Lederer DJ. Frailty phenotypes and mortality after lung transplantation: A prospective cohort study. 2018. PMID: 29667786

  110. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Dodge JL, Boscardin WJ, Segev DL, Roberts JP, Feng S. Reply. 2018. PMID: 29377206

  111. Lai JC, Segev DL, McCulloch CE, Covinsky KE, Dodge JL, Feng S. Physical frailty after liver transplantation. 2018. PMID: 29380529

  112. Leng Y, Stone K, Ancoli-Israel S, Covinsky K, Yaffe K. Corrigendum to: "Who Take Naps? Self-Reported and Objectively Measured Napping in Very Old Women". 2018. PMID: 29155930

  113. Leng Y, Stone K, Ancoli-Israel S, Covinsky K, Yaffe K. Who Take Naps? Self-Reported and Objectively Measured Napping in Very Old Women. 2018. PMID: 28329031

  114. Aliberti MJR, Apolinario D, Suemoto CK, Melo JA, Fortes-Filho SQ, Saraiva MD, Trindade CB, Covinsky KE, Jacob-Filho W. Targeted Geriatric Assessment for Fast-Paced Healthcare Settings: Development, Validity, and Reliability. 2018. PMID: 29473941

  115. Portacolone E, Johnson JK, Covinsky KE, Halpern J, Rubinstein RL. The Effects and Meanings of Receiving a Diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment or Alzheimer's Disease When One Lives Alone. 2018. PMID: 29376864

  116. Leung JM, Sands LP, Chen N, Ames C, Berven S, Bozic K, Burch S, Chou D, Covinsky K, Deviren V, Kinjo S, Kramer JH, Ries M, Tay B, Vail T, Weinstein P, Chang S, Meckler G, Newman S, Tsai T, Voss V, Youngblom E. Perioperative Gabapentin Does Not Reduce Postoperative Delirium in Older Surgical Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 2017. PMID: 28727581

  117. Dudley N, Ritchie CS, Wallhagen MI, Covinsky KE, Cooper BA, Patel K, Stijacic Cenzer I, Chapman SA. Characteristics of Older Adults in Primary Care Who May Benefit From Primary Palliative Care in the U.S. Volume 55 of Issue 2. 2017. PMID: 28916294

  118. Willham K, Covinsky K, Widera E. Geriatrics Literature 2016 Year in Review. Volume 65 of Issue 10. 2017. PMID: 28873217

  119. Gardner RC, Peltz CB, Kenney K, Covinsky KE, Diaz-Arrastia R, Yaffe K. Remote Traumatic Brain Injury Is Associated with Motor Dysfunction in Older Military Veterans. 2017. PMID: 28329183

  120. Kelley AS, Bollens-Lund E, Covinsky KE, Skinner JS, Morrison RS. Prospective Identification of Patients at Risk for Unwarranted Variation in Treatment. 2017. PMID: 28772096

  121. Whitlock EL, Diaz-Ramirez LG, Glymour MM, Boscardin WJ, Covinsky KE, Smith AK. Association Between Persistent Pain and Memory Decline and Dementia in a Longitudinal Cohort of Elders. 2017. PMID: 28586818

  122. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Dodge JL, Boscardin WJ, Segev DL, Roberts JP, Feng S. Development of a novel frailty index to predict mortality in patients with end-stage liver disease. 2017. PMID: 28422306

  123. Greysen SR, Stijacic Cenzer I, Boscardin WJ, Covinsky KE. Functional Impairment: An Unmeasured Marker of Medicare Costs for Postacute Care of Older Adults. 2017. PMID: 28636200

  124. Bleijenberg N, Smith AK, Lee SJ, Cenzer IS, Boscardin JW, Covinsky KE. Difficulty Managing Medications and Finances in Older Adults: A 10-year Cohort Study. 2017. PMID: 28378345

  125. Samoylova ML, Covinsky KE, Haftek M, Kuo S, Roberts JP, Lai JC. Disability in patients with end-stage liver disease: Results from the functional assessment in liver transplantation study. 2017. PMID: 27884053

  126. Andrews JS, Trupin L, Yelin EH, Hough CL, Covinsky KE, Katz PP. Frailty and reduced physical function go hand in hand in adults with rheumatoid arthritis: a US observational cohort study. 2017. PMID: 28116570

  127. Greene M, Justice AC, Covinsky KE. Assessment of geriatric syndromes and physical function in people living with HIV. 2016. PMID: 27715455

  128. Tang VL, Sudore R, Cenzer IS, Boscardin WJ, Smith A, Ritchie C, Wallhagen M, Finlayson E, Petrillo L, Covinsky K. Rates of Recovery to Pre-Fracture Function in Older Persons with Hip Fracture: an Observational Study. Volume 32 of Issue 2. 2016. PMID: 27605004

  129. Tang VL, Covinsky K. Frailty and Surgical Decision Making. 2016. PMID: 27548427

  130. Ritchie CS, Kelley AS, Stijacic Cenzer I, Smith AK, Wallhagen ML, Covinsky KE. High Levels of Geriatric Palliative Care Needs in Hip Fracture Patients Before the Hip Fracture. Volume 52 of Issue 4. 2016. PMID: 27521282

  131. Parks AL, Covinsky KE. Anticoagulation in the Very Old. 2016. PMID: 27380387

  132. Linos E, Chren MM, Stijacic Cenzer I, Covinsky KE. Skin Cancer in U.S. Elderly Adults: Does Life Expectancy Play a Role in Treatment Decisions? 2016. PMID: 27303932

  133. Cain KD, Sehgal BR, Covinsky KE, Kaelber DC, Sehgal AR. The Clinical Impact of Medical Journals. 2016. PMID: 27294687

  134. Cenzer IS, Tang V, Boscardin WJ, Smith AK, Ritchie C, Wallhagen MI, Espaldon R, Covinsky KE. One-Year Mortality After Hip Fracture: Development and Validation of a Prognostic Index. Volume 64 of Issue 9. 2016. PMID: 27295578

  135. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Hayssen H, Lizaola B, Dodge J, Roberts JP, Terrault NA, Feng S. Response to clinical assessments of health status as a potential marker to identify patients who are too sick to undergo transplantation. 2016. PMID: 26584013

  136. Kelley AS, Covinsky KE, Gorges RJ, McKendrick K, Bollens-Lund E, Morrison RS, Ritchie CS. Identifying Older Adults with Serious Illness: A Critical Step toward Improving the Value of Health Care. Volume 52 of Issue 1. 2016. PMID: 26990009

  137. Covinsky KE, Redberg RF. An Intervention to Reduce Use of Low-Value Imaging Tests. 2016. PMID: 26641734

  138. Covinsky KE. Risks Associated With Catheters. 2016. PMID: 26571025

  139. Smith AK, Cenzer IS, John Boscardin W, Ritchie CS, Wallhagen ML, Covinsky KE. Increase in Disability Prevalence Before Hip Fracture. Volume 63 of Issue 10. 2015. PMID: 26480970

  140. Greysen SR, Covinsky KE. Physical Function and Hospital Readmissions-Reply. 2015. PMID: 26436747

  141. Hunt LJ, Covinsky KE, Yaffe K, Stephens CE, Miao Y, Boscardin WJ, Smith AK. Pain in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Dementia: Results from the National Health and Aging Trends Study. 2015. PMID: 26200445

  142. Ornstein KA, Leff B, Covinsky KE, Ritchie CS, Federman AD, Roberts L, Kelley AS, Siu AL, Szanton SL. Epidemiology of the Homebound Population in the United States. Volume 175 of Issue 7. 2015. PMID: 26010119

  143. Bautista CA, Covinsky K, Aronson L. Chronic care management for Medicare patients--reply. 2015. PMID: 26057296

  144. Oresanya L, Zhao S, Gan S, Fries BE, Goodney PP, Covinsky KE, Conte MS, Finlayson E. Functional outcomes after lower extremity revascularization in nursing home residents: a national cohort study. Volume 175 of Issue 6. 2015. PMID: 25844523

  145. Greene M, Covinsky KE, Valcour V, Miao Y, Madamba J, Lampiris H, Cenzer IS, Martin J, Deeks SG. Geriatric Syndromes in Older HIV-Infected Adults. 2015. PMID: 26009828

  146. Greysen SR, Stijacic Cenzer I, Auerbach AD, Covinsky KE. Functional impairment and hospital readmission in Medicare seniors. 2015. PMID: 25642907

  147. He S, Craig BA, Xu H, Covinsky KE, Stallard E, Thomas J, Hass Z, Sands LP. Unmet Need for ADL Assistance Is Associated With Mortality Among Older Adults With Mild Disability. 2015. PMID: 25834196

  148. Aronson L, Bautista CA, Covinsky K. Medicare and care coordination: expanding the clinician's toolbox. 2015. PMID: 25710653

  149. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Hayssen H, Lizaola B, Dodge JL, Roberts JP, Terrault NA, Feng S. Clinician assessments of health status predict mortality in patients with end-stage liver disease awaiting liver transplantation. 2015. PMID: 25644788

  150. Greene M, Covinsky K, Astemborski J, Piggott DA, Brown T, Leng S, Galai N, Mehta SH, Guralnik J, Patel KV, Kirk GD. The relationship of physical performance with HIV disease and mortality. 2014. PMID: 25493597

  151. Perissinotto CM, Covinsky KE. Living alone, socially isolated or lonely--what are we measuring? 2014. PMID: 25092012

  152. Lee SJ, Boscardin WJ, Kirby KA, Covinsky KE. Individualizing life expectancy estimates for older adults using the Gompertz Law of Human Mortality. Volume 9 of Issue 9. 2014. PMID: 25265291

  153. Lai JC, Covinsky K, Feng S. The octogenarian donor: can the liver be "younger than stated age"? 2014. PMID: 25307032

  154. Greysen SR, Chin Garcia C, Sudore RL, Cenzer IS, Covinsky KE. Functional impairment and Internet use among older adults: implications for meaningful use of patient portals. Volume 174 of Issue 7. 2014. PMID: 24839165

  155. Lai JC, Feng S, Terrault NA, Lizaola B, Hayssen H, Covinsky K. Frailty predicts waitlist mortality in liver transplant candidates. 2014. PMID: 24935609

  156. Moody SY, Newsom EM, Covinsky KE. Determinants of perceived emotional recovery and perceived change in health after a disaster. Volume 62 of Issue 6. 2014. PMID: 24925556

  157. Lindquist LA, Covinsky K, Langa KM, Petty BG, Williams BC, Kutner JS. Making general internal medicine research relevant to the older patient with multiple chronic comorbidities. 2014. PMID: 24557510

  158. Byers AL, Covinsky KE, Neylan TC, Yaffe K. Chronicity of posttraumatic stress disorder and risk of disability in older persons. 2014. PMID: 24647756

  159. Covinsky KE. Multimorbidity, guidelines, and clinical inertia. 2014. PMID: 24614891

  160. Eubank KJ, Covinsky KE. Delirium severity in the hospitalized patient: time to pay attention. Volume 160 of Issue 8. 2014. PMID: 24733202

  161. Kelley AS, Langa KM, Smith AK, Cagle J, Ornstein K, Silveira MJ, Nicholas L, Covinsky KE, Ritchie CS. Leveraging the health and retirement study to advance palliative care research. Volume 17 of Issue 5. 2014. PMID: 24694096

  162. O'Hare AM, Hotchkiss JR, Kurella Tamura M, Larson EB, Hemmelgarn BR, Batten A, Do TP, Covinsky KE. Interpreting treatment effects from clinical trials in the context of real-world risk information: end-stage renal disease prevention in older adults. 2014. PMID: 24424348

  163. Covinsky KE. Palliative care?=?hope. 2014. PMID: 24217525

  164. Covinsky KE. Using the GO-FAR score. 2013. PMID: 24019128

  165. Zeki Al Hazzouri A, Vittinghoff E, Byers A, Covinsky K, Blazer D, Diem S, Ensrud KE, Yaffe K. Long-term cumulative depressive symptom burden and risk of cognitive decline and dementia among very old women. 2013. PMID: 24097423

  166. Smith AK, Walter LC, Miao Y, Boscardin WJ, Covinsky KE. Disability during the last two years of life. 2013. PMID: 23836120

  167. Covinsky KE. The problem of overuse. 2013. PMID: 23817453

  168. Greysen SR, Horwitz LI, Covinsky KE, Gordon K, Ohl ME, Justice AC. Does social isolation predict hospitalization and mortality among HIV+ and uninfected older veterans? 2013. PMID: 23927911

  169. Andrews JS, Cenzer IS, Yelin E, Covinsky KE. Pain as a risk factor for disability or death. 2013. PMID: 23521614

  170. Cruz M, Covinsky K, Widera EW, Stijacic-Cenzer I, Lee SJ. Predicting 10-year mortality for older adults. Volume 309 of Issue 9. 2013. PMID: 23462780

  171. Perissinotto C, Covinsky KE. Health status in elderly persons living alone--reply. 2013. PMID: 23440237

  172. Odden MC, Peralta CA, Covinsky KE. Walking speed is a useful marker of frailty in older persons--reply. 2013. PMID: 23440241

  173. Covinsky KE. Debating effect sizes. 2013. PMID: 23277310

  174. Aragon K, Covinsky K, Miao Y, Boscardin WJ, Flint L, Smith AK. Use of the Medicare posthospitalization skilled nursing benefit in the last 6 months of life. Volume 172 of Issue 20. 2012. PMID: 23026981

  175. Byers AL, Vittinghoff E, Lui LY, Hoang T, Blazer DG, Covinsky KE, Ensrud KE, Cauley JA, Hillier TA, Fredman L, Yaffe K. Twenty-year depressive trajectories among older women. 2012. PMID: 23026957

  176. Naylor MD, Karlawish JH, Arnold SE, Khachaturian AS, Khachaturian ZS, Lee VM, Baumgart M, Banerjee S, Beck C, Blennow K, Brookmeyer R, Brunden KR, Buckwalter KC, Comer M, Covinsky K, Feinberg LF, Frisoni G, Green C, Guimaraes RM, Gwyther LP, Hefti FF, Hutton M, Kawas C, Kent DM, Kuller L, Langa KM, Mahley RW, Maslow K, Masters CL, Meier DE, Neumann PJ, Paul SM, Petersen RC, Sager MA, Sano M, Schenk D, Soares H, Sperling RA, Stahl SM, van Deerlin V, Stern Y, Weir D, Wolk DA, Trojanowski JQ. Advancing Alzheimer's disease diagnosis, treatment, and care: recommendations from the Ware Invitational Summit. 2012. PMID: 22959699

  177. Depalma G, Xu H, Covinsky KE, Craig BA, Stallard E, Thomas J, Sands LP. Hospital readmission among older adults who return home with unmet need for ADL disability. 2012. PMID: 22859438

  178. Byers AL, Covinsky KE, Barnes DE, Yaffe K. Dysthymia and depression increase risk of dementia and mortality among older veterans. 2012. PMID: 21597358

  179. Perissinotto CM, Stijacic Cenzer I, Covinsky KE. Loneliness in older persons: a predictor of functional decline and death. 2012. PMID: 22710744

  180. Spira AP, Covinsky K, Rebok GW, Stone KL, Redline S, Yaffe K. Objectively measured sleep quality and nursing home placement in older women. 2012. PMID: 22702839

  181. Smith AK, McCarthy E, Weber E, Cenzer IS, Boscardin J, Fisher J, Covinsky K. Half of older Americans seen in emergency department in last month of life; most admitted to hospital, and many die there. 2012. PMID: 22665840

  182. Spira AP, Covinsky K, Rebok GW, Punjabi NM, Stone KL, Hillier TA, Ensrud KE, Yaffe K. Poor sleep quality and functional decline in older women. 2012. PMID: 22690985

  183. Xu H, Covinsky KE, Stallard E, Thomas J, Sands LP. Insufficient help for activity of daily living disabilities and risk of all-cause hospitalization. 2012. PMID: 22587855

  184. Odden MC, Covinsky KE, Neuhaus JM, Mayeda ER, Peralta CA, Haan MN. The association of blood pressure and mortality differs by self-reported walking speed in older Latinos. 2012. PMID: 22389463

  185. Chen B, Covinsky KE, Stijacic Cenzer I, Adler N, Williams BA. Subjective social status and functional decline in older adults. 2012. PMID: 22215272

  186. Covinsky KE, Pierluissi E, Johnston CB. Hospitalization-associated disability: "She was probably able to ambulate, but I'm not sure". 2011. PMID: 22028354

  187. Steinman MA, Handler SM, Gurwitz JH, Schiff GD, Covinsky KE. Beyond the prescription: medication monitoring and adverse drug events in older adults. 2011. PMID: 21797831

  188. Sudore RL, Covinsky KE. Respecting elders by respecting their paid caregivers. Volume 26 of Issue 5. 2011. PMID: 21424164

  189. Smith AK, Ayanian JZ, Covinsky KE, Landon BE, McCarthy EP, Wee CC, Steinman MA. Conducting high-value secondary dataset analysis: an introductory guide and resources. 2011. PMID: 21301985

  190. Smith AK, Cenzer IS, Knight SJ, Puntillo KA, Widera E, Williams BA, Boscardin WJ, Covinsky KE. The epidemiology of pain during the last 2 years of life. 2010. PMID: 21041575

  191. Kelly A, Conell-Price J, Covinsky K, Cenzer IS, Chang A, Boscardin WJ, Smith AK. Length of stay for older adults residing in nursing homes at the end of life. 2010. PMID: 20738438

  192. Yaffe K, Vittinghoff E, Lindquist K, Barnes D, Covinsky KE, Neylan T, Kluse M, Marmar C. Posttraumatic stress disorder and risk of dementia among US veterans. 2010. PMID: 20530010

  193. Byers AL, Yaffe K, Covinsky KE, Friedman MB, Bruce ML. High occurrence of mood and anxiety disorders among older adults: The National Comorbidity Survey Replication. 2010. PMID: 20439830

  194. Covinsky KE, Yaffe K, Lindquist K, Cherkasova E, Yelin E, Blazer DG. Depressive symptoms in middle age and the development of later-life functional limitations: the long-term effect of depressive symptoms. 2010. PMID: 20163486

  195. Schmitt EM, Sands LP, Weiss S, Dowling G, Covinsky K. Adult day health center participation and health-related quality of life. 2010. PMID: 20106933

  196. Ayalon L, Covinsky KE. Spouse-rated vs self-rated health as predictors of mortality. 2009. PMID: 20008702

  197. Kurella Tamura M, Covinsky KE, Chertow GM, Yaffe K, Landefeld CS, McCulloch CE. Functional status of elderly adults before and after initiation of dialysis. 2009. PMID: 19828531

  198. Williams BA, Baillargeon JG, Lindquist K, Walter LC, Covinsky KE, Whitson HE, Steinman MA. Medication prescribing practices for older prisoners in the Texas prison system. 2009. PMID: 19762661

  199. Justice AC, McGinnis KA, Skanderson M, Chang CC, Gibert CL, Goetz MB, Rimland D, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Oursler KK, Brown ST, Braithwaite RS, May M, Covinsky KE, Roberts MS, Fultz SL, Bryant KJ. Towards a combined prognostic index for survival in HIV infection: the role of 'non-HIV' biomarkers. 2009. PMID: 19751364

  200. Mehta KM, Stewart AL, Langa KM, Yaffe K, Moody-Ayers S, Williams BA, Covinsky KE. "Below average" self-assessed school performance and Alzheimer's disease in the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study. Volume 5 of Issue 5. 2009. PMID: 19751917

  201. Covinsky KE, Lindquist K, Dunlop DD, Yelin E. Pain, functional limitations, and aging. 2009. PMID: 19682122

  202. Barnes DE, Covinsky KE, Whitmer RA, Kuller LH, Lopez OL, Yaffe K. Predicting risk of dementia in older adults: The late-life dementia risk index. 2009. PMID: 19439724

  203. Lee SJ, Sudore RL, Williams BA, Lindquist K, Chen HL, Covinsky KE. Functional limitations, socioeconomic status, and all-cause mortality in moderate alcohol drinkers. Volume 57 of Issue 6. 2009. PMID: 19473456

  204. Boyd CM, Landefeld CS, Counsell SR, Palmer RM, Fortinsky RH, Kresevic D, Burant C, Covinsky KE. Recovery of activities of daily living in older adults after hospitalization for acute medical illness. 2008. PMID: 19093915

  205. Schane RE, Walter LC, Dinno A, Covinsky KE, Woodruff PG. Prevalence and risk factors for depressive symptoms in persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 2008. PMID: 18690488

  206. Covinsky KE, Lin F, Bittner V, Hlatky MA, Knight SJ, Vittinghoff E. Health-related quality of life following coronary artery bypass graft surgery in post-menopausal women. 2008. PMID: 18574638

  207. Lee SJ, Go AS, Lindquist K, Bertenthal D, Covinsky KE. Chronic conditions and mortality among the oldest old. Volume 98 of Issue 7. 2008. PMID: 18511714

  208. Yaffe K, Covinsky KE. Coronary bypass surgery and long-term cognitive decline. 2008. PMID: 18481289

  209. Williams BA, Lindquist K, Sudore RL, Covinsky KE, Walter LC. Screening mammography in older women. Effect of wealth and prognosis. Volume 168 of Issue 5. 2008. PMID: 18332298

  210. Covinsky KE, Lindquist K, Dunlop DD, Gill TM, Yelin E. Effect of arthritis in middle age on older-age functioning. 2008. PMID: 18184204

  211. Carey EC, Covinsky KE, Lui LY, Eng C, Sands LP, Walter LC. Prediction of mortality in community-living frail elderly people with long-term care needs. 2007. PMID: 18031487

  212. Ayalon L, Covinsky KE. Late-life mortality in older Jews exposed to the Nazi regime. 2007. PMID: 17767679

  213. Moody-Ayers S, Lindquist K, Sen S, Covinsky KE. Childhood social and economic well-being and health in older age. Volume 166 of Issue 9. 2007. PMID: 17720682

  214. Lee SJ, Moody-Ayers SY, Landefeld CS, Walter LC, Lindquist K, Segal MR, Covinsky KE. The relationship between self-rated health and mortality in older black and white Americans. Volume 55 of Issue 10. 2007. PMID: 17697102

  215. Kurella M, Covinsky KE, Collins AJ, Chertow GM. Octogenarians and nonagenarians starting dialysis in the United States. 2007. PMID: 17283348

  216. Mehta KM, Yaffe K, Brenes GA, Newman AB, Shorr RI, Simonsick EM, Ayonayon HN, Rubin SM, Covinsky KE. Anxiety symptoms and decline in physical function over 5 years in the health, aging and body composition study. 2007. PMID: 17302665

  217. Holroyd-Leduc JM, Sen S, Bertenthal D, Sands LP, Palmer RM, Kresevic DM, Covinsky KE, Seth Landefeld C. The relationship of indwelling urinary catheters to death, length of hospital stay, functional decline, and nursing home admission in hospitalized older medical patients. 2007. PMID: 17302659

  218. O'Hare AM, Bertenthal D, Walter LC, Garg AX, Covinsky K, Kaufman JS, Rodriguez RA, Allon M. When to refer patients with chronic kidney disease for vascular access surgery: should age be a consideration? 2007. PMID: 17245396

  219. Covinsky KE, Johnston CB. Envisioning better approaches for dementia care. 2006. PMID: 17116923

  220. Williams BA, Lindquist K, Moody-Ayers SY, Walter LC, Covinsky KE. Functional impairment, race, and family expectations of death. Volume 54 of Issue 11. 2006. PMID: 17087694

  221. Sink KM, Covinsky KE, Barnes DE, Newcomer RJ, Yaffe K. Caregiver characteristics are associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia. 2006. PMID: 16696746

  222. Covinsky K. Aging, arthritis, and disability. 2006. PMID: 16583390

  223. Steinman MA, McQuaid KR, Covinsky KE. Age and rising rates of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor use. Results from a national survey. 2006. PMID: 16499546

  224. Lee SJ, Lindquist K, Segal MR, Covinsky KE. Development and validation of a prognostic index for 4-year mortality in older adults. Volume 295 of Issue 7. 2006. PMID: 16478903

  225. O'Hare AM, Bertenthal D, Covinsky KE, Landefeld CS, Sen S, Mehta K, Steinman MA, Borzecki A, Walter LC. Mortality risk stratification in chronic kidney disease: one size for all ages? 2006. PMID: 16452492

  226. Sands LP, Wang Y, McCabe GP, Jennings K, Eng C, Covinsky KE. Rates of acute care admissions for frail older people living with met versus unmet activity of daily living needs. 2006. PMID: 16460389

  227. Moody-Ayers SY, Stewart AL, Covinsky KE, Inouye SK. Prevalence and correlates of perceived societal racism in older African-American adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Volume 53 of Issue 12. 2005. PMID: 16398910

  228. Newcomer RJ, Clay TH, Yaffe K, Covinsky KE. Mortality risk and prospective medicare expenditures for persons with dementia. 2005. PMID: 16274386

  229. Sands LP, Landefeld CS, Ayers SM, Yaffe K, Palmer R, Fortinsky R, Counsell SR, Covinsky KE. Disparities between black and white patients in functional improvement after hospitalization for an acute illness. 2005. PMID: 16181184

  230. Moody-Ayers SY, Mehta KM, Lindquist K, Sands L, Covinsky KE. Black-white disparities in functional decline in older persons: the role of cognitive function. Volume 60 of Issue 7. 2005. PMID: 16079221

  231. Li AK, Covinsky KE, Sands LP, Fortinsky RH, Counsell SR, Landefeld CS. Reports of financial disability predict functional decline and death in older patients discharged from the hospital. 2005. PMID: 15836551

  232. Burton EC, Phillips RS, Covinsky KE, Sands LP, Goldman L, Dawson NV, Connors AF, Landefeld CS. The relation of autopsy rate to physicians' beliefs and recommendations regarding autopsy. 2004. PMID: 15308435

  233. Sink KM, Covinsky KE, Newcomer R, Yaffe K. Ethnic differences in the prevalence and pattern of dementia-related behaviors. 2004. PMID: 15271114

  234. Walter LC, Davidowitz NP, Heineken PA, Covinsky KE. Pitfalls of converting practice guidelines into quality measures: lessons learned from a VA performance measure. 2004. PMID: 15161897

  235. Covinsky KE, Yaffe K. Dementia, prognosis, and the needs of patients and caregivers. 2004. PMID: 15068987

  236. Chuang KH, Covinsky KE, Sands LP, Fortinsky RH, Palmer RM, Landefeld CS. Diagnosis-related group-adjusted hospital costs are higher in older medical patients with lower functional status. 2003. PMID: 14687350

  237. Covinsky KE, Newcomer R, Fox P, Wood J, Sands L, Dane K, Yaffe K. Patient and caregiver characteristics associated with depression in caregivers of patients with dementia. 2003. PMID: 14687259

  238. Yaffe K, Edwards ER, Covinsky KE, Lui LY, Eng C. Depressive symptoms and risk of mortality in frail, community-living elderly persons. 2003. PMID: 14506090

  239. Mehta KM, Yaffe K, Langa KM, Sands L, Whooley MA, Covinsky KE. Additive effects of cognitive function and depressive symptoms on mortality in elderly community-living adults. 2003. PMID: 12730257

  240. Newcomer R, Covinsky KE, Clay T, Yaffe K. Predicting 12-month mortality for persons with dementia. 2003. PMID: 12730320

  241. Lindenberger EC, Landefeld CS, Sands LP, Counsell SR, Fortinsky RH, Palmer RM, Kresevic DM, Covinsky KE. Unsteadiness reported by older hospitalized patients predicts functional decline. 2003. PMID: 12752836

  242. Zimmerer JL, Leon JB, Covinsky KE, Desai U, Sehgal AR. Diet monotony as a correlate of poor nutritional intake among hemodialysis patients. 2003. PMID: 12671828

  243. Covinsky KE, Palmer RM, Fortinsky RH, Counsell SR, Stewart AL, Kresevic D, Burant CJ, Landefeld CS. Loss of independence in activities of daily living in older adults hospitalized with medical illnesses: increased vulnerability with age. 2003. PMID: 12657063

  244. Covinsky KE, Eng C, Lui LY, Sands LP, Yaffe K. The last 2 years of life: functional trajectories of frail older people. 2003. PMID: 12657068

  245. Sands LP, Yaffe K, Covinsky K, Chren MM, Counsell S, Palmer R, Fortinsky R, Landefeld CS. Cognitive screening predicts magnitude of functional recovery from admission to 3 months after discharge in hospitalized elders. 2003. PMID: 12560409

  246. Walter LC, Lui LY, Eng C, Covinsky KE. Risk of hip fracture in disabled community-living older adults. 2003. PMID: 12534845

  247. Covinsky KE. Malnutrition and bad outcomes. 2002. PMID: 12472933

  248. Sands LP, Yaffe K, Lui LY, Stewart A, Eng C, Covinsky K. The effects of acute illness on ADL decline over 1 year in frail older adults with and without cognitive impairment. 2002. PMID: 12084807

  249. Mehta KM, Yaffe K, Covinsky KE. Cognitive impairment, depressive symptoms, and functional decline in older people. 2002. PMID: 12110064

  250. Yaffe K, Fox P, Newcomer R, Sands L, Lindquist K, Dane K, Covinsky KE. Patient and caregiver characteristics and nursing home placement in patients with dementia. 2002. PMID: 11966383

  251. Justice AC, Landefeld CS, Asch SM, Gifford AL, Whalen CC, Covinsky KE. Justification for a new cohort study of people aging with and without HIV infection. 2001. PMID: 11750202

  252. Steinman MA, Sands LP, Covinsky KE. Self-restriction of medications due to cost in seniors without prescription coverage. 2001. PMID: 11903757

  253. Walter LC, Eng C, Covinsky KE. Screening mammography for frail older women: what are the burdens? 2001. PMID: 11722693

  254. Yaffe K, Barnes D, Nevitt M, Lui LY, Covinsky K. A prospective study of physical activity and cognitive decline in elderly women: women who walk. 2001. PMID: 11485502

  255. Walter LC, Brand RJ, Counsell SR, Palmer RM, Landefeld CS, Fortinsky RH, Covinsky KE. Development and validation of a prognostic index for 1-year mortality in older adults after hospitalization. 2001. PMID: 11410097

  256. Covinsky KE, Kahana E, Kahana B, Kercher K, Schumacher JG, Justice AC. History and mobility exam index to identify community-dwelling elderly persons at risk of falling. 2001. PMID: 11283200

  257. Counsell SR, Holder CM, Liebenauer LL, Palmer RM, Fortinsky RH, Kresevic DM, Quinn LM, Allen KR, Covinsky KE, Landefeld CS. Effects of a multicomponent intervention on functional outcomes and process of care in hospitalized older patients: a randomized controlled trial of Acute Care for Elders (ACE) in a community hospital. 2000. PMID: 11129745

  258. Hamel MB, Lynn J, Teno JM, Covinsky KE, Wu AW, Galanos A, Desbiens NA, Phillips RS. Age-related differences in care preferences, treatment decisions, and clinical outcomes of seriously ill hospitalized adults: lessons from SUPPORT. 2000. PMID: 10809472

  259. Lynn J, De Vries KO, Arkes HR, Stevens M, Cohn F, Murphy P, Covinsky KE, Hamel MB, Dawson NV, Tsevat J. Ineffectiveness of the SUPPORT intervention: review of explanations. 2000. PMID: 10809477

  260. Covinsky KE, Chren MM, Harper DL, Way LE, Rosenthal GE. Differences in patient-reported processes and outcomes between men and women with myocardial infarction. 2000. PMID: 10718897

  261. Wright PJ, Fortinsky RH, Covinsky KE, Anderson PA, Landefeld CS. Delivery of preventive services to older black patients using neighborhood health centers. 2000. PMID: 10682940

  262. Covinsky KE, Palmer RM, Counsell SR, Pine ZM, Walter LC, Chren MM. Functional status before hospitalization in acutely ill older adults: validity and clinical importance of retrospective reports. 2000. PMID: 10682945

  263. Covinsky KE, Martin GE, Beyth RJ, Justice AC, Sehgal AR, Landefeld CS. The relationship between clinical assessments of nutritional status and adverse outcomes in older hospitalized medical patients. 1999. PMID: 10323645

  264. Covinsky KE, Kahana E, Chin MH, Palmer RM, Fortinsky RH, Landefeld CS. Depressive symptoms and 3-year mortality in older hospitalized medical patients. 1999. PMID: 10189325

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