Mukaila Raji, MD, FACP

Division Chief, Geriatrics and Palliative Care Medicine

  • 2674 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
1992 …2019
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Research Output 1992 2019

  • 2674 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
  • 107 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Conference contribution
2012
23 Citations (Scopus)
Albuminuria
Nutrition Surveys
Activities of Daily Living
C-Reactive Protein
Cardiovascular Diseases
67 Citations (Scopus)

Concurrent use of warfarin and antibiotics and the risk of bleeding in older adults

Baillargeon, J., Holmes, H. M., Lin, Y. L., Raji, M., Sharma, G. & Kuo, Y. F., Feb 2012, In : American Journal of Medicine. 125, 2, p. 183-189 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Warfarin
Confidence Intervals
Hemorrhage
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Azoles
24 Citations (Scopus)

Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation following electronic cigarette use in an elderly woman

Monroy, A. E., Hommel, E., Smith, S. T. & Raji, M., Mar 2012, In : Clinical Geriatrics. 20, 3, p. 28-32 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Electronic Cigarettes
7 Citations (Scopus)
Hispanic Americans
Epidemiologic Studies
Sleep
Mortality
Population
14 Citations (Scopus)

Sleep quality and sleep problems in Mexican Americans aged 75 and older

Pedraza, S., Al Snih al snih, S., Ottenbacher, K., Markides, K. & Raji, M., Aug 2012, In : Aging clinical and experimental research. 24, 4, p. 391-397 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sleep
Depression
Myocardial Infarction
Population
Neoplasms
2011
10 Citations (Scopus)
Albuminuria
Activities of Daily Living
C-Reactive Protein
Lower Extremity
Odds Ratio
51 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of mental disorders on diagnosis, treatment, and survival of older adults with colon cancer

Baillargeon, J., Kuo, Y. F., Lin, Y. L., Raji, M., Singh, A. & Goodwin, J., Jul 2011, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 59, 7, p. 1268-1273 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Disorders
Colonic Neoplasms
Preexisting Condition Coverage
Confidence Intervals
Therapeutics
5 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of mammography use in older women with disability: The patients' perspectives

Caban, M., Kuo, Y. F., Raji, M., Tan, A. & Freeman, J., Dec 2011, In : Medical Oncology. 28, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mammography
Medicare
Independent Living
Physicians
Pain
143 Citations (Scopus)

The basis for diminished functional recovery after delayed peripheral nerve repair

Gordon, T., Tyreman, N. & Raji, M., Apr 6 2011, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 31, 14, p. 5325-5334 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denervation
Peripheral Nerves
Axotomy
Muscles
Autografts
23 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment and Control in Older Mexican Americans, 1993-2005

Al Ghatrif, M., Kuo, Y. F., Al Snih al snih, S., Raji, M., Ray, L. A. & Markides, K., Jan 2011, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 21, 1, p. 15-25 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypertension
Southwestern United States
Cohort Studies
Therapeutics
Multivariate Analysis
2010
75 Citations (Scopus)
Cognition
Marital Status
Medical Education
Arthritis
Weight Loss
12 Citations (Scopus)

Education and physical activity mediate the relationship between ethnicity and cognitive function in late middle-aged adults

Masel, M. C., Raji, M. & Peek, M., Jun 2010, In : Ethnicity and Health. 15, 3, p. 283-302 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
ethnicity
Exercise
Education
education
5 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in diabetes medication use and prevalence of geriatric syndromes in older Mexican Americans from 1993/1994 to 2004/2005

Beard, H. A., Markides, K., Al Ghatrif, M., Kuo, Y. F. & Raji, M., Sep 2010, In : Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 44, 9, p. 1376-1383 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geriatrics
Insulin
Activities of Daily Living
Hispanic Americans
Cognition
2009
Colonic Neoplasms
Dementia
Prostatic Neoplasms
Breast Neoplasms
Survival
85 Citations (Scopus)
Hispanic Americans
Epidemiologic Studies
Population
Hand Strength
Cognition
35 Citations (Scopus)

Pain and disability in older Mexican-American adults

Weaver, G. D., Kuo, Y. F., Raji, M., Al Snih al snih, S., Ray, L., Torres, E. & Ottenbacher, K., Jun 2009, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 57, 6, p. 992-999 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pain
Activities of Daily Living
Comorbidity
Interviews
Health
12 Citations (Scopus)

Risk of subsequent dementia diagnoses does not vary by types of adjuvant chemotherapy in older women with breast cancer

Raji, M., Tamborello, L. P., Kuo, Y. F., Ju, H., Freeman, J. L., Zhang, D., Giordano, S. H. & Goodwin, J., Jan 2009, In : Medical Oncology. 26, 4, p. 452-459 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Dementia
Breast Neoplasms
Drug Therapy
Comorbidity
2008
40 Citations (Scopus)
Cognition
Depression
Epidemiologic Studies
Linear Models

Do-not-resuscitate orders in patients with COPD and depression or other mood disorders

Iwuagwu, C. U. & Raji, M., Aug 2008, In : Clinical Geriatrics. 16, 8, p. 33-36 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resuscitation Orders
Mood Disorders
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Depression
74 Citations (Scopus)
Colonic Neoplasms
Dementia
Prostatic Neoplasms
Breast Neoplasms
Survival

Geriatrics in primary care residency training

Raji, M., Jun 1 2008, In : Virtual Mentor. 10, 6, p. 375-378 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geriatrics
Internship and Residency
Geriatrics
Primary Health Care
medicine
1 Citation (Scopus)

Medication-related cognitive impairments in the elderly

Iwuagwu, C. U., Steiner, V., Raji, M. & Lantz, M. S., Aug 2008, In : Clinical Geriatrics. 16, 8, p. 11-14 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognitive Dysfunction
108 Citations (Scopus)
Exercise
Vision Disorders
Hand Strength
Hispanic Americans
Cognition
2007
43 Citations (Scopus)

Depressive symptoms and cognitive change in older Mexican Americans

Raji, M., Reyes-Ortiz, C. A., Kuo, Y. F., Markides, K. & Ottenbacher, K., Sep 2007, In : Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology. 20, 3, p. 145-152 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depression
Epidemiologic Studies
Activities of Daily Living
Cognition
Social Conditions
58 Citations (Scopus)

Does 8-foot walk time predict cognitive decline in older Mexicans Americans?

Alfaro-Acha, A., Al Snih al snih, S., Raji, M., Markides, K. & Ottenbacher, K., Feb 2007, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 55, 2, p. 245-251 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognitive Dysfunction
Sex Education
Age Factors
Vision Disorders
Marital Status
5 Citations (Scopus)
Diabetes Complications
Amputation
Incidence
Renal Circulation
Demography
23 Citations (Scopus)
Hip Fractures
Activities of Daily Living
Hispanic Americans
Population
Osteoporosis
6 Citations (Scopus)

Mirtazapine for depression and comorbidities in older patients with cancer [2]

Raji, M., Barnum, P. D., Freeman, J. & Markowitz, A., Sep 2007, In : Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 41, 9, p. 1548-1549 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mianserin
Antiemetics
Tricyclic Antidepressive Agents
Comorbidity
Neoplasms
86 Citations (Scopus)

Neighborhood deprivation and health risk behaviors in NHANES III

Stimpson, J. P., Ju, H., Raji, M. & Eschbach, K., Mar 2007, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 31, 2, p. 215-222 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nutrition Surveys
Risk-Taking
health risk
health behavior
deprivation
20 Citations (Scopus)

Risk of Mortality Related to Widowhood in Older Mexican Americans

Stimpson, J. P., Kuo, Y. F., Ray, L. A., Raji, M. & Peek, M., Apr 2007, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 17, 4, p. 313-319 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Widowhood
Mortality
Spouses
Survival
Health Behavior
2006
17 Citations (Scopus)
Renal Circulation
Diabetes Complications
Depression
Activities of Daily Living
Amputation
132 Citations (Scopus)
Cognition
Premature Mortality
Age Factors
Vision Disorders
Hispanic Americans
4 Citations (Scopus)

On depression, antidepressant medications, and resuscitation preferences in COPD patients [2]

Raji, M., Jan 2006, In : Chest. 129, 1, p. 211 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resuscitation
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Antidepressive Agents
1 Citation (Scopus)

Possible role of acupuncture in the treatment of post-zoster limb pain and paresis: Case report and literature review

Liu, D. D., Childs, G. V. & Raji, M., Apr 18 2006, In : Journal of Neuropathic Pain and Symptom Palliation. 1, 3, p. 45-49 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acupuncture Therapy
Herpes Zoster
Paresis
Extremities
Pain
2005
85 Citations (Scopus)
Muscle Strength
Cognition
Activities of Daily Living
Interviews
Body Mass Index
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comment: Current options in the management of olanzapine-associated weight gain [5]

Raji, M., May 2005, In : Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 39, 5, p. 976-977 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

olanzapine
Benzodiazepines
Geriatrics
Antipsychotic Agents
Weight Gain
48 Citations (Scopus)
Diabetes Mellitus
Activities of Daily Living
Incidence
Confidence Intervals
Body Weights and Measures
27 Citations (Scopus)

Ethnic differences in herb and vitamin/mineral use in the elderly

Raji, M., Kuo, Y. F., Al Snih al snih, S., Sharaf, B. M. & Loera, J. A., Jun 2005, In : Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 39, 6, p. 1019-1023 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamins
Minerals
Hispanic Americans
Independent Living
Ginkgo biloba
101 Citations (Scopus)

Frailty in older Mexican Americans

Ottenbacher, K., Ostir, G. V., Peek, M., Al Snih al snih, S., Raji, M. & Markides, K., Sep 2005, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 53, 9, p. 1524-1531 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activities of Daily Living
Lower Extremity
Interviews
Hip Fractures
Muscle Strength
6 Citations (Scopus)

Management of chemotherapy-induced side-effects

Raji, M., Jun 2005, In : Lancet Oncology. 6, 6, p. 357 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Histamine H1 Antagonists
Mianserin
Antiemetics
Antineoplastic Agents
Nausea
83 Citations (Scopus)

Near vision impairment predicts cognitive decline: Data from the Hispanic established populations for epidemiologic studies of the elderly

Reyes-Ortiz, C. A., Kuo, Y. F., DiNuzzo, A. R., Ray, L. A., Raji, M. & Markides, K., Apr 2005, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 53, 4, p. 681-686 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hispanic Americans
Epidemiologic Studies
Population
Marital Status
Depression
12 Citations (Scopus)
Muscle Strength
Lower Extremity
Pain
Weight-Bearing
Hip
12 Citations (Scopus)

Screening for cognitive impairment in older adults attending an eye clinic

Raji, M., Tang, R. A., Heyn, P. C., Kuo, Y. F., Owen, S. V., Singh, S. & Ottenbacher, K., Jun 2005, In : Journal of the National Medical Association. 97, 6, p. 808-814 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hispanic Americans
African Americans
Blood Pressure
Cognitive Dysfunction
Vision Disorders

The hazards of good memory

Raji, M., Apr 16 2005, In : BMJ. 330, 7496, p. 913 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
20th Century History
Nervous System
Asthma
Research
4 Citations (Scopus)

Trigeminal neuralgia in an octogenarian: Sustained clinical response to acupuncture

Mishra, D., Raji, M. & Sierpina, V., Jan 2005, In : Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing. 1, 1, p. 46-47 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acupuncture
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Drugs
Pain
Analgesics
35 Citations (Scopus)
Body Weight Changes
Weights and Measures
Activities of Daily Living
Muscle Strength
Body Mass Index
2004
54 Citations (Scopus)
Activities of Daily Living
Hispanic Americans
Epidemiologic Studies
Cognition
Population
1 Citation (Scopus)

Early mental ability may predict future ability to live independently.

Raji, M., Al Snih al snih, S., Ray, L. A., Patel, K. V. & Markides, K., Dec 2004, In : Ethnicity & disease. 14, 1, p. 158-159 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Status Schedule
Cognition Disorders
Southwestern United States
Geriatric Assessment
Disabled Persons
28 Citations (Scopus)

Ethnic Differences in Antihypertensive Medication Use in the Elderly

Raji, M., Kuo, Y. F., Salazar, J. A., Satish, S. & Goodwin, J., Feb 2004, In : Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 38, 2, p. 209-214 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antihypertensive Agents
Hispanic Americans
Blood Pressure
Medicaid
Hypertension