Mukaila Raji, MD, FACP

Division Chief, Geriatrics and Palliative Care Medicine

  • 2637 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
1992 …2019
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Research Output 1992 2019

  • 2637 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
  • 106 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Comment/debate
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2019
Open Access
Clinical Trials, Phase I
Geriatrics
Hospitalization
Randomized Controlled Trials
Placebos

Association between cannabis laws and opioid prescriptions among privately insured adults in the US

Raji, M., Abara, N. O., Salameh, H., Westra, J. R. & Kuo, Y. F., Aug 1 2019, In : Preventive Medicine. 125, p. 62-68 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cannabis
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Odds Ratio
Age Groups
Benzodiazepines
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Opioid Analgesics
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Hospitalization
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cohort Differences in Cognitive Impairment and Cognitive Decline Among Mexican-Americans Aged 75 Years or Older

Downer, B., Garcia, M. A., Raji, M. & Markides, K., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 188, 1, p. 119-129 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Confidence Intervals
Odds Ratio
Cognitive Dysfunction
Hispanic Americans
Research

Effect of Retail Clinic Use on Continuity of Care Among Medicare Beneficiaries

Abara, N. O., Huang, N., Raji, M. & Kuo, Y. F., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 32, 4, p. 531-538 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Continuity of Patient Care
Primary Care Physicians
Medicare
Odds Ratio
Ambulatory Care

Long-Term Opioid Therapy in Older Cancer Survivors: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Shah, R., Chou, L. N., Kuo, Y. F. & Raji, M., May 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 67, 5, p. 945-952 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Survivors
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Neoplasms

Use of Medicare Data to Identify Team-based Primary Care: Is it Possible?

Kuo, Y. F., Raji, M. A., Lin, Y. L., Ottenbacher, M. E., Jupiter, D. & Goodwin, J. S., Nov 1 2019, In : Medical care. 57, 11, p. 905-912 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicare
Primary Health Care
Social Support
Physician Assistants
Nurse Practitioners
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)
Hospitalization
Randomized Controlled Trials
Geriatrics
Rehabilitation
Testosterone
11 Citations (Scopus)

Association of Chronic Opioid Use With Presidential Voting Patterns in US Counties in 2016

Goodwin, J., Kuo, Y. F., Brown, D., Juurlink, D. & Raji, M., Jun 1 2018, In : JAMA network open. 1, 2, p. e180450

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Politics
Opioid Analgesics
Medicare Part D
Prescriptions
Linear Models
Mortality
Hispanic Americans
Proportional Hazards Models
Cognition
Cognitive Dysfunction

Neurocognitive sequela of burn injury in the elderly

Esechie, A., Bhardwaj, A., Masel, T. & Raji, M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Polypharmacy
Premature Mortality
Age Factors
Peripheral Nervous System
4 Citations (Scopus)
Hydrocodone
Medicare
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Hospitalization

Pain Clinic Laws and Prescription-Opioid Toxicity Among Texas Medicare Enrollees

Raji, M., Westra, J. R. & Kuo, Y. F., May 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pharmacy Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pain Clinics
Medicare
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
5 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of Advanced Age on Driving Safety in Adults with Medical Conditions

Moon, S., Ranchet, M., Akinwuntan, A. E., Tant, M., Carr, D. B., Raji, M. & Devos, H., Feb 14 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Gerontology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety
Motor Vehicles
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Age Groups
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

Age of Migration Life Expectancy with Functional Limitations and Morbidity in Mexican Americans

Garcia, M. A., Valderrama-Hinds, L. M., Chiu, C. T., Mutambudzi, M. S., Chen, N. W. & Raji, M., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Life Expectancy
Morbidity
Healthcare Disparities
Population
Mobility Limitation
10 Citations (Scopus)

Decline in opioid prescribing after federal rescheduling of hydrocodone products

Raji, M., Kuo, Y. F., Adhikari, D., Baillargeon, J. & Goodwin, J., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrocodone
Opioid Analgesics
Appointments and Schedules
Comorbidity
Tramadol
11 Citations (Scopus)
Southwestern United States
Activities of Daily Living
Hispanic Americans
Social Support
Sample Size
28 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of Long Term Opioid Use following Lumbar Fusion Surgery

Connolly, J., Javed, Z., Raji, M., Chan, W., Kuo, Y. F. & Baillargeon, J., Mar 3 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Spine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Odds Ratio
Spinal Fusion
Prescriptions
Cohort Studies
3 Citations (Scopus)

Processes and Outcomes of Congestive Heart Failure Care by Different Types of Primary Care Models

Kuo, Y. F., Adhikari, D., Eke, C. G., Goodwin, J. & Raji, M., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cardiac Failure.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Care Physicians
Nurse Practitioners
Primary Health Care
Heart Failure
Hospital Emergency Service
8 Citations (Scopus)
Physician Assistants
Nurse Practitioners
Medicare
Primary Health Care
Physicians
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)
Cognition
Longitudinal Studies
Hispanic Americans
Population
Epidemiologic Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)
Chamomile
Prospective Studies
Mortality
Confidence Intervals
Population
7 Citations (Scopus)
Diabetes Mellitus
Depression
Cognitive Dysfunction
Epidemiologic Studies
Hispanic Americans
1 Citation (Scopus)
Nurse Practitioners
Medicare
Primary Health Care
Physicians
Odds Ratio
10 Citations (Scopus)

Hospital readmission following discharge from inpatient rehabilitation for older adults with debility

Galloway, R., Karmarkar, A., Graham, J. E., Tan, A., Raji, M., Granger, C. V. & Ottenbacher, K., Feb 1 2016, In : Physical Therapy. 96, 2, p. 241-251 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Readmission
Inpatients
Medicare
Rehabilitation
Comorbidity
13 Citations (Scopus)

Hypogonadism and the risk of rheumatic autoimmune disease

Baillargeon, J., Al Snih, S., Raji, M. A., Urban, R. J., Sharma, G., Sheffield-Moore, M., Lopez, D. S., Baillargeon, G. & Kuo, Y. F., Jun 20 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinical Rheumatology. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypogonadism
Rheumatic Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Testosterone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Mexican-American Dementia Nomogram: Development of a Dementia Risk Index for Mexican-American Older Adults

Downer, B., Kumar, A., Veeranki, S. P., Mehta, H., Raji, M. & Markides, K., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64, 12, p. e265-e269

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nomograms
Dementia
Confidence Intervals
Population
Aptitude
10 Citations (Scopus)
Blood Vessels
Stroke
Cognitive Dysfunction
Hispanic Americans
Dementia
2015
7 Citations (Scopus)
Sulfamethoxazole Drug Combination Trimethoprim
Hypoglycemia
Glipizide
Glyburide
Hospital Emergency Service
21 Citations (Scopus)

Diabetes mellitus care provided by nurse practitioners vs primary care physicians

Kuo, Y. F., Goodwin, J., Chen, N. W., Lwin, K. K., Baillargeon, J. & Raji, M., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63, 10, p. 1980-1988 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nurse Practitioners
Primary Care Physicians
Diabetes Mellitus
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
22 Citations (Scopus)
Nurse Practitioners
Medicare
Primary Health Care
Hospitalization
Physicians

Rapid functional decline after dabigatran toxicity in an elderly patient

Iwuagwu, C. U., Shah, S. & Raji, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of Long-Term Care. 23, 1, p. 20-23 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Warfarin
Atrial Fibrillation
Stroke
Food-Drug Interactions
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
22 Citations (Scopus)

Screening and monitoring in men prescribed testosterone therapy in the U.S., 2001-2010

Baillargeon, J., Urban, R., Kuo, Y. F., Holmes, H. M., Raji, M., Morgentaler, A., Howrey, B., Lin, Y. L. & Ottenbacher, K., 2015, In : Public Health Reports. 130, 2, p. 143-152 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Testosterone
Prostate-Specific Antigen
Therapeutics
Serum
Guidelines
6 Citations (Scopus)

Stability in cognitive function over 18 years: Prevalence and predictors among older Mexican Americans

Howrey, B., Raji, M., Masel, M. M. & Peek, M., 2015, In : Current Alzheimer Research. 12, 7, p. 614-621 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
Hispanic Americans
Population
Epidemiologic Studies
Education
46 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in Opioid Prescriptions Among Part D Medicare Recipients From 2007 to 2012

Kuo, Y. F., Raji, M., Chen, N. W., Hasan, H. & Goodwin, J., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicare Part D
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Appointments and Schedules
Pain Clinics
2014
12 Citations (Scopus)

Falls and cognitive decline in Mexican Americans 75 years and older

Padubidri, A., Al Snih al snih, S., Samper Ternent, R., Markides, K., Ottenbacher, K. & Raji, M., Apr 22 2014, In : Clinical Interventions in Aging. 9, p. 719-726 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
Depression
Muscle Strength
Hand Strength
Education
27 Citations (Scopus)

Hypoglycemia after antimicrobial drug prescription for older patients using sulfonylureas

Parekh, T. M., Raji, M., Lin, Y. L., Tan, A., Kuo, Y. F. & Goodwin, J., Oct 1 2014, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 174, 10, p. 1605-1612 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Prescriptions
Hypoglycemia
Medicare
Odds Ratio
Prescriptions
110 Citations (Scopus)

Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Older Men Receiving Testosterone Therapy

Baillargeon, J., Urban, R., Kuo, Y. F., Ottenbacher, K., Raji, M., Du, F., Lin, Y. L. & Goodwin, J., 2014, In : Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 48, 9, p. 1138-1144 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Testosterone
Myocardial Infarction
Therapeutics
Medicare
Health Maintenance Organizations
11 Citations (Scopus)

Role of physical activity in reducing cognitive decline in older mexican-american adults

Ottenbacher, A. J., Al Snih al snih, S., Bindawas, S. M., Markides, K., Graham, J. E., Samper Ternent, R., Raji, M. & Ottenbacher, K., Sep 1 2014, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 62, 9, p. 1786-1791 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Cognition
Cognitive Dysfunction
Marital Status
Vulnerable Populations
2013
21 Citations (Scopus)
Nursing Homes
Hospitalization
Medicare
Costs and Cost Analysis
Physician Assistants
47 Citations (Scopus)
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Length of Stay
Hospitalization
Canes
27 Citations (Scopus)
Medicare Part D
Warfarin
Atrial Fibrillation
Population
Stroke
2012

Breast implant herniation mimicking coronary artery disease in a postmenopausal woman

Andrade, L., Alamo, J. & Raji, M., May 2012, In : Clinical Geriatrics. 20, 5, p. 38-41 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Implants
Coronary Artery Disease
22 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
23 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