D Gifford

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tacrine use in nursing homes: implications for prescribing new cholinesterase inhibitors. SAGE Study Group. Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Drug Use via Epidemiology
    D R Gifford
    Department of Medicine, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Neurology 52:238-44. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Improving adherence to dementia guidelines through education and opinion leaders. A randomized, controlled trial
    D R Gifford
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Ann Intern Med 131:237-46. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of clinical prediction rules for neuroimaging in the evaluation of dementia
    D R Gifford
    Division of Geriatrics, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2855-62. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Public reporting of nursing home quality indicators
    David Gifford
    Med Health R I 85:188-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking and quality in residential and nursing homes: lessons from the US
    Vincent Mor
    Brown University, Department of Community Health, and Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:258-66. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint The quality of quality measurement in U.S. nursing homes
    Vincent Mor
    Department of Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, Box G A418, Providence, RI 02192, USA
    Gerontologist 43:37-46. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Detection of delirium in the intensive care unit: comparison of confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit with confusion assessment method ratings
    Lynn McNicoll
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:495-500. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The employment of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in U.S. nursing homes
    Orna Intrator
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Box G ST, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Gerontologist 45:486-95. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint External threats and nursing home administrator turnover
    J Angelelli
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 26:52-62. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Collaborative clinical quality improvement for pressure ulcers in nursing homes
    Joanne Lynn
    RAND, Arlington, Virginia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1663-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Tacrine use in nursing homes: implications for prescribing new cholinesterase inhibitors. SAGE Study Group. Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Drug Use via Epidemiology
    D R Gifford
    Department of Medicine, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Neurology 52:238-44. 1999
    ..To describe the use of tacrine in nursing home residents using data from a clinically based resident assessment instrument used by all US nursing homes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Improving adherence to dementia guidelines through education and opinion leaders. A randomized, controlled trial
    D R Gifford
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Ann Intern Med 131:237-46. 1999
    ..Educational methods that encourage physicians to adopt practice guidelines are needed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of clinical prediction rules for neuroimaging in the evaluation of dementia
    D R Gifford
    Division of Geriatrics, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2855-62. 2000
    ..Clinical practice guidelines for dementia do not recommend routine neuroimaging but vary in their recommended clinical prediction rules to identify patients who should undergo neuroimaging for potentially reversible causes of dementia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Public reporting of nursing home quality indicators
    David Gifford
    Med Health R I 85:188-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking and quality in residential and nursing homes: lessons from the US
    Vincent Mor
    Brown University, Department of Community Health, and Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:258-66. 2003
    ..It is common to measure the performance of providers and to publicly report these data. This paper examines selected technical challenges facing those who design, implement and disseminate health care quality performance measures...
  6. ncbi request reprint The quality of quality measurement in U.S. nursing homes
    Vincent Mor
    Department of Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, Box G A418, Providence, RI 02192, USA
    Gerontologist 43:37-46. 2003
    ..This article examines various technical challenges inherent in the design, implementation, and dissemination of health care quality performance measures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Detection of delirium in the intensive care unit: comparison of confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit with confusion assessment method ratings
    Lynn McNicoll
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:495-500. 2005
    ..To compare the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) and CAM for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU) methods for detecting delirium in alert, nonintubated older ICU patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint The employment of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in U.S. nursing homes
    Orna Intrator
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Box G ST, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Gerontologist 45:486-95. 2005
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  9. ncbi request reprint External threats and nursing home administrator turnover
    J Angelelli
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 26:52-62. 2001
    ..This article examines administrator turnover from 1970 through 1997 in New York State and describes how turnover increased markedly in the late 1980s and early 1990s...
  10. ncbi request reprint Collaborative clinical quality improvement for pressure ulcers in nursing homes
    Joanne Lynn
    RAND, Arlington, Virginia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1663-9. 2007
    ..The project demonstrated multiple opportunities in collaborative quality improvement, including improving the measurement of quality and identifying research priorities, as well as improving care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reporting quality of nursing home care to consumers: the Maryland experience
    Sören Mattke
    Abt Associates Inc, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:169-77. 2003
    ..To design and implement a reporting system for quality of long-term care to empower consumers and to create incentives for quality improvement. To identify a model to approach this technically and politically difficult task...