D M Reker

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of an integrated stroke outcomes database within Veterans Health Administration
    Dean M Reker
    VA Medical Center, Research 151, 4801 Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64128, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:77-91. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Stroke: who's counting what?
    D M Reker
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Kansas City, MO 64128, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 38:281-9. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint The hazards of stroke case selection using administrative data
    Dean M Reker
    Kansas City VA Medical Center and Center on Aging, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas, USA
    Med Care 40:96-104. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Adherence to postacute rehabilitation guidelines is associated with functional recovery in stroke
    Pamela W Duncan
    Kansas City VA Medical Center and Center on Aging, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7117, USA
    Stroke 33:167-77. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The structure and structural effects of VA rehabilitation bedservice care for stroke
    D M Reker
    VA Medical Center, Kansas City and the Center on Aging, Kansas University Medical Center, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 37:483-91. 2000
  6. doi request reprint Demographic and clinical variation in Veterans Health Administration provision of assistive technology devices to veterans poststroke
    Sandra L Hubbard Winkler
    Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center Research Enhancement Award Program, North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, Gainesville, FL 32608 1197, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:369-377.e1. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with VHA costs of care for first 12 months after first stroke
    Jeanne Hayes
    Kansas City Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, Research Service, 4801 Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64128, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:1375-84. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple system utilization and mortality for veterans with stroke
    Huanguang Jia
    Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Stroke 38:355-60. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity: who is counting what?
    Huanguang Jia
    Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, Gainesville Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:475-84. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Postacute stroke guideline compliance is associated with greater patient satisfaction
    Dean M Reker
    Kansas City VA Medical Center and Center on Aging, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 64128, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:750-6. 2002

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of an integrated stroke outcomes database within Veterans Health Administration
    Dean M Reker
    VA Medical Center, Research 151, 4801 Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64128, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:77-91. 2005
    ..This integrated database structure will provide valuable support to enhance the VHA capacity to perform stroke rehabilitation research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Stroke: who's counting what?
    D M Reker
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Kansas City, MO 64128, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 38:281-9. 2001
    ..Patients with stroke are often selected for epidemiological reporting and research using ICD-9-CM (ICD-9) diagnostic codes. This study addresses the accuracy of these codes in identifying patients with stroke...
  3. ncbi request reprint The hazards of stroke case selection using administrative data
    Dean M Reker
    Kansas City VA Medical Center and Center on Aging, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas, USA
    Med Care 40:96-104. 2002
    ..Administrative data and ICD-9-CM diagnostic codes are frequently used in research efforts to evaluate risk adjusted patient outcomes, particularly mortality. Varying ICD-9-CM sampling algorithms have been used to identify stroke patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Adherence to postacute rehabilitation guidelines is associated with functional recovery in stroke
    Pamela W Duncan
    Kansas City VA Medical Center and Center on Aging, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7117, USA
    Stroke 33:167-77. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if compliance with poststroke rehabilitation guidelines was associated with better functional outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint The structure and structural effects of VA rehabilitation bedservice care for stroke
    D M Reker
    VA Medical Center, Kansas City and the Center on Aging, Kansas University Medical Center, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 37:483-91. 2000
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  6. doi request reprint Demographic and clinical variation in Veterans Health Administration provision of assistive technology devices to veterans poststroke
    Sandra L Hubbard Winkler
    Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center Research Enhancement Award Program, North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, Gainesville, FL 32608 1197, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:369-377.e1. 2010
    ..To examine variation in provision of assistive technology (AT) devices and the extent to which such variation may be explained by patient characteristics or Veterans Health Administration (VHA) administrative region...
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with VHA costs of care for first 12 months after first stroke
    Jeanne Hayes
    Kansas City Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, Research Service, 4801 Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64128, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:1375-84. 2008
    ..These findings provide broad support for the use of DSS cost data in studies of VA stroke care...
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple system utilization and mortality for veterans with stroke
    Huanguang Jia
    Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Stroke 38:355-60. 2007
    ..This study assessed the likelihood of 12-month poststroke rehospitalization and mortality of veterans who used VHA only versus those who used multiple sources of care...
  9. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity: who is counting what?
    Huanguang Jia
    Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, Gainesville Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:475-84. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Postacute stroke guideline compliance is associated with greater patient satisfaction
    Dean M Reker
    Kansas City VA Medical Center and Center on Aging, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 64128, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:750-6. 2002
    ..To determine if the structure of care or the process of stroke care, as measured by compliance with stroke guidelines published by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), is associated with patient satisfaction...
  11. ncbi request reprint Why ethnic designation matters for stroke rehabilitation: comparing VA administrative data and clinical records
    James P Stansbury
    Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, 1601 SW Archer Rd, 151 B, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 41:269-78. 2004
    ..We discuss our results with reference to the literature on ethnic classification and underline the importance of initiatives for improved data collection on ethnicity in VA data sources and in rehabilitation research...
  12. pmc Factors influencing decisions to admit patients to veterans affairs specialized rehabilitation units after lower-extremity amputation
    Barbara E Bates
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center Albany, NY Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:2012-8. 2009
    ..Bates BE, Kwong PL, Kurichi JE, Bidelspach DE, Reker DM, Maislin G, Xie D, Stineman M. Factors influencing decisions to admit patients to Veterans Affairs specialized rehabilitation units after lower-extremity amputation...
  13. doi request reprint Cost, utilization, and policy of provision of assistive technology devices to veterans poststroke by Medicare and VA
    Sandra L Hubbard Winkler
    Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, Research Enhancement Award Program, North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, 1601 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Med Care 48:558-62. 2010
    ..In contrast, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) policy does not limit provision of AT to "in home" use only but rather, states "all enrolled and some non-enrolled veterans are eligible for all needed prosthetics."..
  14. pmc Risk factors associated with mortality in veteran population following transtibial or transfemoral amputation
    Barbara Bates
    Samuel S Stratton Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center VAMC, 113 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:917-28. 2006
    ..Metastatic cancer was associated only at 3 months and 1 year. We concluded that high medical complexity and mortality rates attest to the need for careful medical oversight during the postacute rehabilitation period...
  15. ncbi request reprint Performance of a mail-administered version of a stroke-specific outcome measure, the Stroke Impact Scale
    Pamela W Duncan
    Department of Research, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center on Aging, University of Kansas Medical Center, Room 5026 Wescoe Pavilion, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7117, USA
    Clin Rehabil 16:493-505. 2002
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and concurrent validity of a new, mail-administered, stroke-specific outcome measure, the Stroke Impact Scale (SIS)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in use of colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, and barium enema in Medicare beneficiaries
    Robert J Richards
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 47:2715-9. 2002
    ..Black men had 25% lower use of colonoscopy and 50% decreased use of flexible sigmoidoscopy. Blacks receive less colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy than whites. Black men are particularly vulnerable to the under-use of these tests...
  17. pmc The effectiveness of inpatient rehabilitation in the acute postoperative phase of care after transtibial or transfemoral amputation: study of an integrated health care delivery system
    Margaret G Stineman
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1863-72. 2008
    ..To compare outcomes between lower-extremity amputees who receive and do not receive acute postoperative inpatient rehabilitation within a large integrated health care delivery system...
  18. pmc Clinical factors associated with prescription of a prosthetic limb in elderly veterans
    Jibby E Kurichi
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:900-6. 2007
    ..To determine how advanced age influences prosthetic prescription...
  19. ncbi request reprint Demographic characteristics of veterans who received wheelchairs and scooters from Veterans Health Administration
    Sandra L Hubbard
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center of Excellence, North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, Gainesville, FL, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:831-44. 2006
    ..585) were more likely than Caucasians to receive standard wheelchairs. Hispanics (OR = 0.4), African Americans (OR = 0.7), and American Indians/Asians (OR = 0.4) were less likely than Caucasians to receive scooters...
  20. pmc Assessing and using comorbidity measures in elderly veterans with lower extremity amputations
    Jibby E Kurichi
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    Gerontology 53:255-9. 2007
    ..Understanding comorbidity prevalence and the effects of comorbidities in older veterans with lower extremity amputations may aid in assessing patient outcomes, resource use, and facility-level quality of care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Structure, process, and outcomes in stroke rehabilitation
    Helen Hoenig
    Durham VA Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Med Care 40:1036-47. 2002
    ..However, little empirical work has been done to test this hypothesis, particularly for medical rehabilitation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of proxy responses to the Stroke Impact Scale
    Pamela W Duncan
    Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, University of Florida, and Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, North Florida South Georgia Department of Veteran Affairs, Gainesville, Fla 32610 0185, USA
    Stroke 33:2593-9. 2002
    ..The purposes of this study were to compare proxy-patient responses on each domain of the Stroke Impact Scale (SIS) and the SIS-16, estimate the bias, and evaluate the validity of proxy scores...
  23. ncbi request reprint Re: Reker, D.; Hamilton, B.; Duncan, P.; Yeh, S.; Rosen, A. "Stroke: who's counting what?" Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 38(2):281-289. March/April 2001
    Dean M Reker
    J Rehabil Res Dev 39:vii. 2002