Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 The current landscape of Acute Care for Elders units in the United StatesJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  70:3012-3020. 2022
2022 Accountable care team membership and distress: is accountable care team membership associated with lower distress during a crisis? 2022
2022 An Implementation Assessment of the Virtual Acute Care for Elders Program From the Perspective of Key StakeholdersAnnals of Surgery.  275:E752-E758. 2022
2019 Improving Geriatric Care Processes on Two Medical-Surgical Acute Care Units: A Pilot StudyJournal for Healthcare Quality.  41:23-31. 2019
2018 Acute Care for Elders (ACE) team model of care: A clinical overviewGeriatrics.  3. 2018
2018 A Performing Arts Intervention Improves Cognitive Dysfunction in 50 Hospitalized Older AdultsInnovation in Aging.  2. 2018
2017 Factors Associated with Hospital Admission for Older Adults Receiving Care in U.S. Emergency DepartmentsJournal of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences.  72:1105-1109. 2017
2017 Meals Enhancing Nutrition After Discharge: Findings from a Pilot Randomized Controlled TrialJournal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  117:599-608. 2017
2016 Geriatric assessment factors are associated with mortality after hospitalization in older adults with cancerSupportive Care in Cancer.  24:4807-4813. 2016
2015 The Association Between Life-Space and Health Care Utilization in Older Adults with Heart FailureJournal of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences.  70:1442-1447. 2015
2015 Geriatric assessment as predictors of hospital readmission in older adults with cancerJournal of Geriatric Oncology.  6:254-261. 2015
2013 Mobility limitation in the older patient: A clinical reviewJAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association.  310:1168-1177. 2013
2013 Effects of an acute care for elders unit on costs and 30-day readmissionsJAMA Internal Medicine.  173:981-987. 2013
2013 Mealtime assistance for hospitalized older adults - A report on the spoons volunteer programJournal of Gerontological Nursing.  39:18-22. 2013
2011 Nutritional processes of care for older adults admitted to an oncology-acute care for elders unitCritical Reviews in Oncology Hematology.  78:73-78. 2011
2010 Another in a Continuing Series of Articles Highlighting Geriatric Care Innovations Developed By NICHE Designated HospitalsGeriatric Nursing.  31:472-473. 2010
2009 The underrecognized epidemic of low mobility during hospitalization of older adultsJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  57:1660-1665. 2009
2009 Polypharmacy in hospitalized older adult cancer patients: Experience from a prospective, observational study of an Oncology-Acute care for elders unitAmerican Journal of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy.  7:151-158. 2009
2009 Management of osteoporosis among home health and long-term care patients with a prior fractureSouthern Medical Journal.  102:397-404. 2009
2008 The changing prevalence of comorbidity across the age spectrumCritical Reviews in Oncology Hematology.  67:124-132. 2008
2007 Geriatric syndromes in elderly patients admitted to an inpatient cardiology wardJournal of Hospital Medicine.  2:394-400. 2007
2006 Characteristics of frail older adult driversJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  54:1125-1129. 2006
2006 Geriatric syndromes in elderly patients admitted to an oncology-acute care for elders unitJournal of Clinical Oncology.  24:2298-2303. 2006
2004 Nutrition in the elderlyCurrent Opinion in Gastroenterology.  20:125-129. 2004


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2001 The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics 2001


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2015 Acute Care for Elders 2015
2015 Care Transitions 2015
2014 Challenges of Hospital Care 2014
2014 Models of care to transition from hospital to home.  175-202. 2014
2004 Standards of Care for Hyperlipidemia 2004
2003 Settings for Geriatric Care 2003

Education And Training

  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Residency
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas System : Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 1996
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Physics, Baylor University 1992
  • Full Name

  • Kellie Flood