Dawn M Bravata

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Processes of care associated with acute stroke outcomes
    Dawn M Bravata
    Veterans Affairs VA Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice and the HSR and D Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, HSR and D Mail Code 11H, 1481 W 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:804-10. 2010
  2. pmc Continuous positive airway pressure: evaluation of a novel therapy for patients with acute ischemic stroke
    Dawn M Bravata
    Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Sleep 34:1271-7. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Does inpatient quality of care differ by age among US veterans with ischemic stroke?
    Neale R Chumbler
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:844-51. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, predictors, and outcomes of poststroke falls in acute hospital setting
    Arlene A Schmid
    Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:553-62. 2010
  5. pmc Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea in patients' homes: the rationale and methods of the "GoToSleep" randomized-controlled trial
    Dawn M Bravata
    VA Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative QUERI, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 8:27-35. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two approaches to screen for dysphagia among acute ischemic stroke patients: nursing admission screening tool versus National Institutes of Health stroke scale
    Dawn M Bravata
    Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, HSR and D 11H, 1481 W 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:1127-34. 2009
  7. pmc Derivation and validation of a clinical system for predicting pneumonia in acute stroke
    Neale R Chumbler
    VA HSR and D Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VAMC, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 34:193-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint An economic analysis of robot-assisted therapy for long-term upper-limb impairment after stroke
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Economics Resource Center and Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, 795 Willow Road, 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Stroke 42:2630-2. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Robot-assisted therapy for long-term upper-limb impairment after stroke
    Albert C Lo
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Brown University, Providence, RI 02909, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1772-83. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Multicenter randomized trial of robot-assisted rehabilitation for chronic stroke: methods and entry characteristics for VA ROBOTICS
    Albert C Lo
    Providence VA Medical Center, Brown University, VA RR and D Center of Excellence Center for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:775-83. 2009

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Processes of care associated with acute stroke outcomes
    Dawn M Bravata
    Veterans Affairs VA Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice and the HSR and D Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, HSR and D Mail Code 11H, 1481 W 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:804-10. 2010
    ..We sought to identify processes of stroke care that are associated with improved patient outcomes after adjustment for both patient characteristics and other process measures...
  2. pmc Continuous positive airway pressure: evaluation of a novel therapy for patients with acute ischemic stroke
    Dawn M Bravata
    Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Sleep 34:1271-7. 2011
    ..A secondary objective was to examine the effect of auto-CPAP on stroke severity...
  3. doi request reprint Does inpatient quality of care differ by age among US veterans with ischemic stroke?
    Neale R Chumbler
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:844-51. 2012
    ..We examined whether age-related differences in inpatient quality of care exist among US veterans with ischemic stroke...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, predictors, and outcomes of poststroke falls in acute hospital setting
    Arlene A Schmid
    Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:553-62. 2010
    ..Given the association between falls and poor patient outcomes, rehabilitation interventions should be implemented to prevent falls poststroke...
  5. pmc Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea in patients' homes: the rationale and methods of the "GoToSleep" randomized-controlled trial
    Dawn M Bravata
    VA Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative QUERI, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 8:27-35. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two approaches to screen for dysphagia among acute ischemic stroke patients: nursing admission screening tool versus National Institutes of Health stroke scale
    Dawn M Bravata
    Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, HSR and D 11H, 1481 W 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:1127-34. 2009
    ..The NIHSS had better test characteristics in predicting dysphagia than the nursing dysphagia screening tool. Future research should evaluate the use of the NIHSS as a screening tool for dysphagia...
  7. pmc Derivation and validation of a clinical system for predicting pneumonia in acute stroke
    Neale R Chumbler
    VA HSR and D Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VAMC, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 34:193-9. 2010
    ..We derived and validated a clinical prediction rule that can be used to predict post-stroke pneumonia...
  8. doi request reprint An economic analysis of robot-assisted therapy for long-term upper-limb impairment after stroke
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Economics Resource Center and Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, 795 Willow Road, 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Stroke 42:2630-2. 2011
    ..Stroke is a leading cause of disability. Rehabilitation robotics have been developed to aid in recovery after a stroke. This study determined the additional cost of robot-assisted therapy and tested its cost-effectiveness...
  9. doi request reprint Robot-assisted therapy for long-term upper-limb impairment after stroke
    Albert C Lo
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Brown University, Providence, RI 02909, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1772-83. 2010
    ..Effective rehabilitative therapies are needed for patients with long-term deficits after stroke...
  10. doi request reprint Multicenter randomized trial of robot-assisted rehabilitation for chronic stroke: methods and entry characteristics for VA ROBOTICS
    Albert C Lo
    Providence VA Medical Center, Brown University, VA RR and D Center of Excellence Center for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:775-83. 2009
    ..Chronic upper extremity impairment due to stroke has significant medical, psychosocial, and financial consequences, but few studies have examined the effectiveness of rehabilitation therapy during the chronic stroke period...
  11. doi request reprint Are screening guidelines for abdominal aortic aneurysms being implemented within a large VA primary health care system?
    Daniel G Federman
    VA Connecticut Health Care System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Postgrad Med 121:132-5. 2009
    ..However, it is unknown whether the evidence-based recommendation has been implemented within primary care...
  12. doi request reprint Dependence in prestroke mobility predicts adverse outcomes among patients with acute ischemic stroke
    Mary I Dallas
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Conn 06516, USA
    Stroke 39:2298-303. 2008
    ..The secondary objective was to evaluate the association between prestroke mobility impairment and a plan for physical therapy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease. A marker of morbidity and mortality
    Daniel G Federman
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Postgrad Med 119:21-7. 2006
    ..This article describes the various symptoms, diagnostic tests, and therapies for this common, underdiagnosed, undertreated disease...
  14. pmc Identification and management of overweight and obesity by internal medicine residents
    Christopher B Ruser
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1139-41. 2005
    ..Obesity is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lipid-lowering therapy in patients with peripheral arterial disease: are guidelines being met?
    Daniel G Federman
    Department of Internal Medicine, West Haven Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Haven, Conn, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:494-8. 2005
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  16. pmc Using administrative databases to calculate Framingham scores within a large health care organization
    Olaniyi James Ekundayo
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Stroke 42:1982-7. 2011
    ..Because health care administrative datasets are including more clinical information, we explored how well administrative data-derived Framingham scores could identify persons who would have stroke develop in the next year...
  17. doi request reprint Joint model of recurrent events and a terminal event with time-varying coefficients
    Zhangsheng Yu
    Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Biom J 56:183-97. 2014
    ..A simulation study shows that the proposed estimators perform well. The model is used to analyze the readmission rate and mortality jointly for stroke patients admitted to Veterans Administration (VA) Hospitals. ..
  18. doi request reprint Poststroke balance improves with yoga: a pilot study
    Arlene A Schmid
    OTR, Roudebush VA Medical Center, 1481 W 10th Street, 11H, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Stroke 43:2402-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of a yoga-based rehabilitation intervention on balance, balance self-efficacy, fear of falling (FoF), and quality of life after stroke...
  19. doi request reprint Auto-titrating continuous positive airway pressure for patients with acute transient ischemic attack: a randomized feasibility trial
    Dawn M Bravata
    Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Ind 46202, USA
    Stroke 41:1464-70. 2010
    ..The secondary objective was to describe among TIA patients with sleep apnea the recurrent vascular event rate by auto-CPAP use category...
  20. ncbi request reprint Strategic planning to reduce the burden of stroke among veterans: using simulation modeling to inform decision making
    Kristen Hassmiller Lich
    From the Department of Health Policy and Management, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill K H L Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore Y T, D B M Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, NC C A B, H B B VHA Health Services Research and Development Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Indianapolis, IN L S W, D M B VHA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VHA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN L S W D M B Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN L S W, D M B Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Engineering Resource Center, VA Center for Applied Systems Engineering, Indianapolis, IN L S W Department of Internal Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis D M B Department of Neurology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA E M C Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles E M C Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC H B B, D B M Homer Consulting, Voorhees, NJ J B H and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, University of Texas Health Science Center
    Stroke 45:2078-84. 2014
    ..To inform the initiative's strategic planning, we estimated the relative population-level impact and efficiency of distinct approaches to improving stroke care in the US Veteran population to inform policy and practice...
  21. ncbi request reprint A semiparametric recurrent events model with time-varying coefficients
    Zhangsheng Yu
    Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Stat Med 32:1016-26. 2013
    ..We conduct simulations to evaluate the performance of the estimates for both time-varying and time-independent coefficients. We apply this method to analyze two data sets: a stroke study and a child wheeze study...
  22. pmc Estimating and reporting on the quality of inpatient stroke care by Veterans Health Administration Medical Centers
    Greg Arling
    VHA Health Services Research and Development Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:44-51. 2012
    ..We applied multilevel modeling and empirical Bayes (EB) estimation in addressing this issue in performance reporting of stroke care quality in the Medical Centers...
  23. doi request reprint Association between stroke severity and fall risk among stroke patients
    Arlene A Schmid
    Health Services Research and Development Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5199, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 34:158-62. 2010
    ..Simple, clinically practical tools are needed to easily identify patients with stroke who are at risk of falls. The objective of this study was to identify the factors associated with increased fall risk in a poststroke population...
  24. pmc Hospital admissions for stroke among the very old in the USA
    Paul B Tabereaux
    Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 31:93-9. 2008
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