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Alessi, Cathy Ann

Title(s)Professor-in-Residence, Medicine
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    Novel Treatment of Comorbid Insomnia and Sleep Apnea in Older Veterans
    VA I01HX001070Feb 1, 2014 - Jun 30, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Treatment of Insomnia in Older Veterans: Identifying Obstacles to Best Practices
    VA I01HX000235Aug 1, 2010 - Apr 30, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator
    ENVIRONMENTAL INTERVENTIONS ON SLEEP IN THE NURSING HOME
    NIH/NIA R29AG013885Sep 1, 1998 - Aug 31, 2004
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Song Y, Carlson GC, McGowan SK, Fung CH, Josephson KR, Mitchell MN, McCurry SM, Teng E, Irwin MR, Alessi CA, Martin JL. Sleep Disruption Due to Stress in Women Veterans: A Comparison between Caregivers and Noncaregivers. Behav Sleep Med. 2020 Feb 29; 1-12. PMID: 32116050.
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    2. Song Y, McCurry SM, Lee D, Josephson KR, McGowan SK, Fung CH, Irwin MR, Teng E, Alessi CA, Martin JL. Development of a dyadic sleep intervention for Alzheimer's disease patients and their caregivers. Disabil Rehabil. 2019 Oct 26; 1-11. PMID: 31656109.
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    3. Fung CH, Martin JL, Alessi C, Dzierzewski JM, Cook IA, Moore A, Grinberg A, Zeidler M, Kierlin L. Hypnotic Discontinuation Using a Blinded (Masked) Tapering Approach: A Case Series. Front Psychiatry. 2019; 10:717. PMID: 31708806.
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    4. Schweizer CA, Hoggatt KJ, Washington DL, Bean-Mayberry B, Yano EM, Mitchell MN, Alessi CA, Martin JL. Use of alcohol as a sleep aid, unhealthy drinking behaviors, and sleeping pill use among women veterans. Sleep Health. 2019 10; 5(5):495-500. PMID: 31416799.
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    5. Fung CH, Martin JL, Hays RD, Col N, Patterson ES, Josephson K, Mitchell MN, Grinberg A, Aysola R, Song Y, Dzierzewski JM, Liang LJ, Huang D, Zeidler M, Alessi C. Development of a Program Promoting Person-Centered Care of Older Adults with Sleep Apnea. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Oct; 67(10):2204-2207. PMID: 31348531.
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    6. Ryden AM, Martin JL, Matsuwaka S, Fung CH, Dzierzewski JM, Song Y, Mitchell MN, Fiorentino L, Josephson KR, Jouldjian S, Alessi CA. Insomnia Disorder Among Older Veterans: Results of a Postal Survey. J Clin Sleep Med. 2019 Apr 15; 15(4):543-551. PMID: 30952212.
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    7. Dzierzewski JM, Martin JL, Fung CH, Song Y, Fiorentino L, Jouldjian S, Rodriguez JC, Mitchell M, Josephson K, Alessi CA. CBT for late-life insomnia and the accuracy of sleep and wake perceptions: Results from a randomized-controlled trial. J Sleep Res. 2019 Aug; 28(4):e12809. PMID: 30609099.
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    8. Yeung T, Martin JL, Fung CH, Fiorentino L, Dzierzewski JM, Rodriguez Tapia JC, Song Y, Josephson K, Jouldjian S, Mitchell MN, Alessi C. Sleep Outcomes With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Are Similar Between Older Adults With Low vs. High Self-Reported Physical Activity. Front Aging Neurosci. 2018; 10:274. PMID: 30271340.
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    9. Alessi CA, Martin JL. Sleep in Older Adults: Challenges and Opportunities. Sleep Med Clin. 2018 03; 13(1):xv-xviii. PMID: 29412993.
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    10. Hughes JM, Song Y, Fung CH, Dzierzewski JM, Mitchell MN, Jouldjian S, Josephson KR, Alessi CA, Martin JL. Measuring Sleep in Vulnerable Older Adults: A Comparison of Subjective and Objective Sleep Measures. Clin Gerontol. 2018 Mar-Apr; 41(2):145-157. PMID: 29283797.
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    11. Song Y, Harrison SL, Martin JL, Alessi CA, Ancoli-Israel S, Stone KL, Fredman L. Changes in Caregiving Status and Intensity and Sleep Characteristics Among High and Low Stressed Older Women. J Clin Sleep Med. 2017 12 15; 13(12):1403-1410. PMID: 29065957.
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    12. Song Y, McCurry SM, Fung CH, Josephson KR, Teng E, Irwin MR, Alessi CA, Martin JL. Sleep and Caregiving Experiences among Caregivers of Veterans in an Adult Day Health Care Program: A Pilot Study. Clin Gerontol. 2018 Mar-Apr; 41(2):167-171. PMID: 28990862.
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    13. Fung CH, Martin JL, Josephson K, Fiorentino L, Dzierzewski JM, Jouldjian S, Song Y, Rodriguez Tapia JC, Mitchell MN, Alessi CA. Cognitive Expectancies for Hypnotic Use among Older Adult Veterans with Chronic Insomnia. Clin Gerontol. 2018 Mar-Apr; 41(2):130-135. PMID: 28960164.
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    14. Fung CH, Vaughan CP, Markland AD, Huang AJ, Mitchell MN, Bliwise DL, Ancoli-Israel S, Redline S, Alessi CA, Stone K. Nocturia is Associated with Poor Sleep Quality Among Older Women in the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Nov; 65(11):2502-2509. PMID: 28914959.
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    15. Martin JL, Song Y, Hughes J, Jouldjian S, Dzierzewski JM, Fung CH, Rodriguez Tapia JC, Mitchell MN, Alessi CA. A Four-Session Sleep Intervention Program Improves Sleep for Older Adult Day Health Care Participants: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Sleep. 2017 08 01; 40(8). PMID: 28482053.
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    16. Fung CH, Martin JL, Hays RD, Patterson ES, Aysola R, Col N, Mitchell MN, Truong C, Dzierzewski JM, Jouldjian S, Song Y, Rodriguez JC, Josephson K, Alessi C. Patient-Reported Usability of Positive Airway Pressure Equipment Is Associated With Adherence in Older Adults. Sleep. 2017 Mar 01; 40(3). PMID: 28364429.
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    17. Martin JL, Schweizer CA, Hughes JM, Fung CH, Dzierzewski JM, Washington DL, Kramer BJ, Jouldjian S, Mitchell MN, Josephson KR, Alessi CA. Estimated Prevalence of Insomnia among Women Veterans: Results of a Postal Survey. Womens Health Issues. 2017 May - Jun; 27(3):366-373. PMID: 28110799.
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    18. Fung CH, Vitiello MV, Alessi CA, Kuchel GA. Report and Research Agenda of the American Geriatrics Society and National Institute on Aging Bedside-to-Bench Conference on Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, and Aging: New Avenues for Improving Brain Health, Physical Health, and Functioning. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 12; 64(12):e238-e247. PMID: 27858974.
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    19. Culver NC, Song Y, Kate McGowan S, Fung CH, Mitchell MN, Rodriguez JC, Dzierzewski JM, Josephson KR, Jouldjian S, Washington DL, Yano EM, Schweizer CA, Alessi CA, Martin JL. Acceptability of Medication and Nonmedication Treatment for Insomnia Among Female Veterans: Effects of Age, Insomnia Severity, and Psychiatric Symptoms. Clin Ther. 2016 Nov; 38(11):2373-2385. PMID: 28314434.
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    20. Carballo NJ, Alessi CA, Martin JL, Mitchell MN, Hays RD, Col N, Patterson ES, Jouldjian S, Josephson K, Fung CH. Perceived Effectiveness, Self-efficacy, and Social Support for Oral Appliance Therapy Among Older Veterans With Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Clin Ther. 2016 Nov; 38(11):2407-2415. PMID: 27751674.
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    21. Song Y, Washington DL, Yano EM, McCurry SM, Fung CH, Dzierzewski JM, Rodriguez JC, Jouldjian S, Mitchell MN, Alessi CA, Martin JL. Caregiving-Related Sleep Problems and Their Relationship to Mental Health and Daytime Function in Female Veterans. Behav Sleep Med. 2018 Jul-Aug; 16(4):371-379. PMID: 27690634.
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    22. Alessi C, Martin JL, Fiorentino L, Fung CH, Dzierzewski JM, Rodriguez Tapia JC, Song Y, Josephson K, Jouldjian S, Mitchell MN. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Older Veterans Using Nonclinician Sleep Coaches: Randomized Controlled Trial. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 09; 64(9):1830-8. PMID: 27550552.
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    23. Fung CH, Martin JL, Josephson K, Fiorentino L, Dzierzewski JM, Jouldjian S, Tapia JC, Mitchell MN, Alessi C. Efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Older Adults With Occult Sleep-Disordered Breathing. Psychosom Med. 2016 06; 78(5):629-39. PMID: 27136498.
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    24. Fung CH, Alessi C, Truong C, Josephson K, Hays RD, Col N, Patterson ES, Martin JL. Patient-Provider Communication With Older Adults About Sleep Apnea Diagnosis and Treatment. Behav Sleep Med. 2017 Nov-Dec; 15(6):423-437. PMID: 27144908.
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    25. Rodriguez JC, Dzierzewski JM, Fung CH, Jouldjian S, Josephson KR, Mitchell MN, Song Y, Martin JL, Alessi CA. Association Between Pain and Functional Independence in Older Adults During and After Admission to Rehabilitation After an Acute Illness or Injury. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Nov; 63(11):2275-81. PMID: 26531809.
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    26. Song Y, Dzierzewski JM, Fung CH, Rodriguez JC, Jouldjian S, Mitchell MN, Josephson KR, Alessi CA, Martin JL. Association Between Sleep and Physical Function in Older Veterans in an Adult Day Healthcare Program. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Aug; 63(8):1622-7. PMID: 26200520.
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    27. Dzierzewski JM, Song Y, Fung CH, Rodriguez JC, Jouldjian S, Alessi CA, Breen EC, Irwin MR, Martin JL. Self-reported sleep duration mitigates the association between inflammation and cognitive functioning in hospitalized older men. Front Psychol. 2015; 6:1004. PMID: 26257670.
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    28. Fung CH, Martin JL, Merrill R, Alessi C. A Brief Report on the Development of The Usability of Sleep Apnea Equipment-Oral Appliance (USE-OA) Questionnaire: A Pilot Study. J Dent Sleep Med. 2015 Jul 10; 2(3):67-70. PMID: 27453918.
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    29. Alessi C, Vitiello MV. Insomnia (primary) in older people: non-drug treatments. BMJ Clin Evid. 2015 May 13; 2015. PMID: 25968443.
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    30. Fung CH, Martin JL, Hays RD, Rodriguez JC, Igodan U, Jouldjian S, Dzierzewski JM, Kramer BJ, Josephson K, Alessi C. Development of the Usability of Sleep Apnea Equipment-Positive Airway Pressure (USE-PAP) questionnaire. Sleep Med. 2015 May; 16(5):645-51. PMID: 25890783.
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    31. Dzierzewski JM, Mitchell M, Rodriguez JC, Fung CH, Jouldjian S, Alessi CA, Martin JL. Patterns and predictors of sleep quality before, during, and after hospitalization in older adults. J Clin Sleep Med. 2015 Jan 15; 11(1):45-51. PMID: 25325580.
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    32. Rodriguez JC, Dzierzewski JM, Alessi CA. Sleep problems in the elderly. Med Clin North Am. 2015 Mar; 99(2):431-9. PMID: 25700593.
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    33. Fung CH, Igodan U, Alessi C, Martin JL, Dzierzewski JM, Josephson K, Kramer BJ. Human factors/usability barriers to home medical devices among individuals with disabling conditions: in-depth interviews with positive airway pressure device users. Disabil Health J. 2015 Jan; 8(1):86-92. PMID: 25126995.
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    34. Dzierzewski JM, Fung CH, Jouldjian S, Alessi CA, Irwin MR, Martin JL. Decrease in daytime sleeping is associated with improvement in cognition after hospital discharge in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jan; 62(1):47-53. PMID: 25093233.
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    35. Fung CH, Martin JL, Dzierzewski JM, Jouldjian S, Josephson K, Park M, Alessi C. Prevalence and symptoms of occult sleep disordered breathing among older veterans with insomnia. J Clin Sleep Med. 2013 Nov 15; 9(11):1173-8. PMID: 24235899.
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    36. Martin JL, Dzierzewski JM, Mitchell M, Fung CH, Jouldjian S, Alessi CA. Patterns of sleep quality during and after postacute rehabilitation in older adults: a latent class analysis approach. J Sleep Res. 2013 Dec; 22(6):640-7. PMID: 23834036.
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    37. Hughes J, Jouldjian S, Washington DL, Alessi CA, Martin JL. Insomnia and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder among women veterans. Behav Sleep Med. 2013; 11(4):258-74. PMID: 23205531.
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    38. Fung CH, Martin JL, Igodan U, Jouldjian S, Alessi C. The association between difficulty using positive airway pressure equipment and adherence to therapy: a pilot study. Sleep Breath. 2013 May; 17(2):853-9. PMID: 23149875.
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    39. Supiano MA, Alessi C, Chernoff R, Goldberg A, Morley JE, Schmader KE, Shay K. Department of Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Centers: translating aging research into clinical geriatrics. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Jul; 60(7):1347-56. PMID: 22703441.
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    40. Alessi CA, Vitiello MV. Sleep disturbance among older adults in long-term care: a significant problem in an important clinical setting. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2012 Jun; 20(6):457-9. PMID: 22517060.
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    41. Fung CH, Martin JL, Chung C, Fiorentino L, Mitchell M, Josephson KR, Jouldjian S, Alessi C. Sleep disturbance among older adults in assisted living facilities. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2012 Jun; 20(6):485-93. PMID: 22531104.
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    42. Martin JL, Jouldjian S, Mitchell MN, Josephson KR, Alessi CA. A longitudinal study of poor sleep after inpatient post-acute rehabilitation: the role of depression and pre-illness sleep quality. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2012 Jun; 20(6):477-84. PMID: 22617164.
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    43. Fiorentino L, Saxbe D, Alessi CA, Woods DL, Martin JL. Diurnal cortisol and functional outcomes in post-acute rehabilitation patients. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012 Jun; 67(6):677-82. PMID: 22219521.
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    44. Martin JL, Fiorentino L, Jouldjian S, Mitchell M, Josephson KR, Alessi CA. Poor self-reported sleep quality predicts mortality within one year of inpatient post-acute rehabilitation among older adults. Sleep. 2011 Dec 01; 34(12):1715-21. PMID: 22131610.
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    45. Alessi C, Vitiello MV. Insomnia (primary) in older people. BMJ Clin Evid. 2011 Oct 11; 2011. PMID: 22030082.
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    46. Razani J, Bayan S, Funes C, Mahmoud N, Torrence N, Wong J, Alessi C, Josephson K. Patterns of deficits in daily functioning and cognitive performance of patients with Alzheimer disease. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2011 Mar; 24(1):23-32. PMID: 21164171.
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    47. Skibitsky M, Edelen MO, Martin JL, Harker J, Alessi C, Saliba D. Can standardized sleep questionnaires be used to identify excessive daytime sleeping in older post-acute rehabilitation patients? J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2012 Feb; 13(2):127-35. PMID: 21450184.
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    48. Martin JL, Fiorentino L, Jouldjian S, Josephson KR, Alessi CA. Sleep quality in residents of assisted living facilities: effect on quality of life, functional status, and depression. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 May; 58(5):829-36. PMID: 20722819.
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    49. Ezra N, Alessi CA. Clinical observation: hyponatremia associated with diuretic use and urinary retention in an older man. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Dec; 57(12):2353-4. PMID: 20169630.
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    50. Bloom HG, Ahmed I, Alessi CA, Ancoli-Israel S, Buysse DJ, Kryger MH, Phillips BA, Thorpy MJ, Vitiello MV, Zee PC. Evidence-based recommendations for the assessment and management of sleep disorders in older persons. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 May; 57(5):761-89. PMID: 19484833.
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    51. Razani J, Wong JT, Dafaeeboini N, Edwards-Lee T, Lu P, Alessi C, Josephson K. Predicting everyday functional abilities of dementia patients with the Mini-Mental State Examination. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2009 Mar; 22(1):62-70. PMID: 19196632.
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    52. Martin JL, Alam T, Harker JO, Josephson KR, Alessi CA. Sleep in assisted living facility residents versus home-dwelling older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2008 Dec; 63(12):1407-9. PMID: 19126856.
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    53. Alessi CA, Martin JL, Webber AP, Alam T, Littner MR, Harker JO, Josephson KR. More daytime sleeping predicts less functional recovery among older people undergoing inpatient post-acute rehabilitation. Sleep. 2008 Sep; 31(9):1291-300. PMID: 18788654.
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    54. Morgenthaler TI, Aurora RN, Brown T, Zak R, Alessi C, Boehlecke B, Chesson AL, Friedman L, Kapur V, Maganti R, Owens J, Pancer J, Swick TJ. Practice parameters for the use of autotitrating continuous positive airway pressure devices for titrating pressures and treating adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: an update for 2007. An American Academy of Sleep Medicine report. Sleep. 2008 Jan; 31(1):141-7. PMID: 18220088.
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    55. Morgenthaler TI, Kapur VK, Brown T, Swick TJ, Alessi C, Aurora RN, Boehlecke B, Chesson AL, Friedman L, Maganti R, Owens J, Pancer J, Zak R. Practice parameters for the treatment of narcolepsy and other hypersomnias of central origin. Sleep. 2007 Dec; 30(12):1705-11. PMID: 18246980.
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    56. Morgenthaler TI, Lee-Chiong T, Alessi C, Friedman L, Aurora RN, Boehlecke B, Brown T, Chesson AL, Kapur V, Maganti R, Owens J, Pancer J, Swick TJ, Zak R. Practice parameters for the clinical evaluation and treatment of circadian rhythm sleep disorders. An American Academy of Sleep Medicine report. Sleep. 2007 Nov; 30(11):1445-59. PMID: 18041479.
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    57. Razani J, Kakos B, Orieta-Barbalace C, Wong JT, Casas R, Lu P, Alessi C, Josephson K. Predicting caregiver burden from daily functional abilities of patients with mild dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Sep; 55(9):1415-20. PMID: 17767684.
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    58. Bates-Jensen BM, McCreath HE, Kono A, Apeles NC, Alessi C. Subepidermal moisture predicts erythema and stage 1 pressure ulcers in nursing home residents: a pilot study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Aug; 55(8):1199-205. PMID: 17661958.
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    59. Morgenthaler T, Alessi C, Friedman L, Owens J, Kapur V, Boehlecke B, Brown T, Chesson A, Coleman J, Lee-Chiong T, Pancer J, Swick TJ. Practice parameters for the use of actigraphy in the assessment of sleep and sleep disorders: an update for 2007. Sleep. 2007 Apr; 30(4):519-29. PMID: 17520797.
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    60. Rubenstein LZ, Alessi CA, Josephson KR, Trinidad Hoyl M, Harker JO, Pietruszka FM. A randomized trial of a screening, case finding, and referral system for older veterans in primary care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Feb; 55(2):166-74. PMID: 17302651.
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    61. Razani J, Casas R, Wong JT, Lu P, Alessi C, Josephson K. Relationship between executive functioning and activities of daily living in patients with relatively mild dementia. Appl Neuropsychol. 2007; 14(3):208-14. PMID: 17848131.
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    62. Martin JL, Marler MR, Harker JO, Josephson KR, Alessi CA. A multicomponent nonpharmacological intervention improves activity rhythms among nursing home residents with disrupted sleep/wake patterns. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007 Jan; 62(1):67-72. PMID: 17301040.
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    63. Morgenthaler T, Kramer M, Alessi C, Friedman L, Boehlecke B, Brown T, Coleman J, Kapur V, Lee-Chiong T, Owens J, Pancer J, Swick T. Practice parameters for the psychological and behavioral treatment of insomnia: an update. An american academy of sleep medicine report. Sleep. 2006 Nov; 29(11):1415-9. PMID: 17162987.
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    64. Morgenthaler TI, Owens J, Alessi C, Boehlecke B, Brown TM, Coleman J, Friedman L, Kapur VK, Lee-Chiong T, Pancer J, Swick TJ. Practice parameters for behavioral treatment of bedtime problems and night wakings in infants and young children. Sleep. 2006 Oct; 29(10):1277-81. PMID: 17068980.
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    65. Morgenthaler TI, Kapen S, Lee-Chiong T, Alessi C, Boehlecke B, Brown T, Coleman J, Friedman L, Kapur V, Owens J, Pancer J, Swick T. Practice parameters for the medical therapy of obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep. 2006 Aug; 29(8):1031-5. PMID: 16944671.
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    66. Martin JL, Alessi CA. Limited validity of minimum data set items on sleep and hypnotic use in predicting falls and hip fracture in nursing home residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Jul; 54(7):1150-1; author reply 152-3. PMID: 16866697.
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    67. Kushida CA, Littner MR, Hirshkowitz M, Morgenthaler TI, Alessi CA, Bailey D, Boehlecke B, Brown TM, Coleman J, Friedman L, Kapen S, Kapur VK, Kramer M, Lee-Chiong T, Owens J, Pancer JP, Swick TJ, Wise MS. Practice parameters for the use of continuous and bilevel positive airway pressure devices to treat adult patients with sleep-related breathing disorders. Sleep. 2006 Mar; 29(3):375-80. PMID: 16553024.
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    68. Kushida CA, Morgenthaler TI, Littner MR, Alessi CA, Bailey D, Coleman J, Friedman L, Hirshkowitz M, Kapen S, Kramer M, Lee-Chiong T, Owens J, Pancer JP. Practice parameters for the treatment of snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea with oral appliances: an update for 2005. Sleep. 2006 Feb; 29(2):240-3. PMID: 16494092.
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    69. Martin JL, Webber AP, Alam T, Harker JO, Josephson KR, Alessi CA. Daytime sleeping, sleep disturbance, and circadian rhythms in the nursing home. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2006 Feb; 14(2):121-9. PMID: 16473976.
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    70. Bates-Jensen BM, Simmons SF, Schnelle JF, Alessi C. Evaluating the accuracy of minimum data set bed-mobility ratings against independent performance assessments: systematic error and directions for improvement. Gerontologist. 2005 Dec; 45(6):731-8. PMID: 16326654.
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    71. Webber AP, Martin JL, Harker JO, Josephson KR, Rubenstein LZ, Alessi CA. Depression in older patients admitted for postacute nursing home rehabilitation. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Jun; 53(6):1017-22. PMID: 15935027.
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    72. Alessi CA, Martin JL, Webber AP, Cynthia Kim E, Harker JO, Josephson KR. Randomized, controlled trial of a nonpharmacological intervention to improve abnormal sleep/wake patterns in nursing home residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 May; 53(5):803-10. PMID: 15877555.
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    73. Kushida CA, Littner MR, Morgenthaler T, Alessi CA, Bailey D, Coleman J, Friedman L, Hirshkowitz M, Kapen S, Kramer M, Lee-Chiong T, Loube DL, Owens J, Pancer JP, Wise M. Practice parameters for the indications for polysomnography and related procedures: an update for 2005. Sleep. 2005 Apr; 28(4):499-521. PMID: 16171294.
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    74. Martin JL, Mory AK, Alessi CA. Nighttime oxygen desaturation and symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing in long-stay nursing home residents. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2005 Jan; 60(1):104-8. PMID: 15741291.
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    75. Bates-Jensen BM, Alessi CA, Cadogan M, Levy-Storms L, Jorge J, Yoshii J, Al-Samarrai NR, Schnelle JF. The Minimum Data Set bedfast quality indicator: differences among nursing homes. Nurs Res. 2004 Jul-Aug; 53(4):260-72. PMID: 15266165.
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    76. Bates-Jensen BM, Schnelle JF, Alessi CA, Al-Samarrai NR, Levy-Storms L. The effects of staffing on in-bed times of nursing home residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004 Jun; 52(6):931-8. PMID: 15161457.
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    77. Ancoli-Israel S, Cole R, Alessi C, Chambers M, Moorcroft W, Pollak CP. The role of actigraphy in the study of sleep and circadian rhythms. Sleep. 2003 May 01; 26(3):342-92. PMID: 12749557.
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    78. Alessi CA, Ouslander JG, Maldague S, Al-Samarrai NR, Saliba D, Osterweil D, Beck JC, Schnelle JF. Incidence and costs of acute medical conditions in long-stay incontinent nursing home residents. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2003 Mar-Apr; 4(2 Suppl):S4-S18. PMID: 12807565.
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    79. Bates-Jensen BM, Alessi CA, Al-Samarrai NR, Schnelle JF. The effects of an exercise and incontinence intervention on skin health outcomes in nursing home residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2003 Mar; 51(3):348-55. PMID: 12588578.
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    80. Schnelle JF, Kapur K, Alessi C, Osterweil D, Beck JG, Al-Samarrai NR, Ouslander JG. Does an exercise and incontinence intervention save healthcare costs in a nursing home population? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2003 Feb; 51(2):161-8. PMID: 12558711.
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    81. Alessi CA, Josephson KR, Harker JO, Pietruszka FM, Hoyl MT, Rubenstein LZ. The yield, reliability, and validity of a postal survey for screening community-dwelling older people. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2003 Feb; 51(2):194-202. PMID: 12558716.
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    82. Schnelle JF, Alessi CA, Simmons SF, Al-Samarrai NR, Beck JC, Ouslander JG. Translating clinical research into practice: a randomized controlled trial of exercise and incontinence care with nursing home residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Sep; 50(9):1476-83. PMID: 12383143.
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    83. Littner M, Alessi C. Obstructive sleep apnea: asleep in our consciousness no more. Chest. 2002 Jun; 121(6):1729-30. PMID: 12065327.
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    84. Alessi CA, Schnelle JF. Approach to sleep disorders in the nursing home setting. REVIEW ARTICLE. Sleep Med Rev. 2000 Feb; 4(1):45-56. PMID: 12531160.
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