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Pra™ and PraPlus™ References

Development and Testing |  Using the Pra™ and PraPlus™

Development and Testing of the Pra™ and PraPlus™

Wagner JT, Bachmann LM, Boult C, Harari D, von Renteln-Kruse W, Egger M, Beck JC, Stuck AE. Predicting the risk of hospital admission in older persons – validation of a brief self-administered questionnaire in three European countries. J Am Geriatr Soc 2006;54(8):1271-1276.

Coleman EA, Wagner EH, Grothaus LC, Hecht J, Savarino J, Buchner DM. Predicting Hospitalization and functional decline in older health plan enrollees: Are administrative data as accurate as self-report? J Am Geriatr Soc 1998;46:419-425.

Boult C, Boult LB, Morishita L, Dowd B, Kane RL, Urdangarin CF. (2001) A randomized clinical trial of outpatient geriatric evaluation and management. J Am Geriatr Soc 2001 Apr;49(4):351-9.

Boult C, Pualwan TF, Fox PD, Pacala JT. (1998) Identification and assessment of high-risk seniors. Am J Managed Care 4;1137-1146.

Pacala JT, Boult C, Reed RL, Aliberti E.(1997) Predictive validity of the Pra Instrument among older recipients of managed care. J Am Geriatr Soc 45:614-617.

Chronic Care Initiative in HMO's. Identifying High-Risk Medicare HMO Members: A Report from the HMO Workgroup on Care Management. April 1996. Group Health Foundation, Washington D.C.

Boult C, Pacala JT, Boult LB. (1995) Targeting elders for geriatric evaluation and management: Reliability, validity, and practicality of a questionnaire. Aging Clin Exp Res 7(3);159-164.

Pacala JT, Boult C, Boult L. (1995) Predictive validity of a questionnaire that identifies elders at risk for hospital admission. J Am Geriatr Soc 43:374-377.

Boult LB, Boult C, Pirie P, Pacala JT, (1994) Test-retest reliability of a questionnaire that identifies elders at risk for hospital admission. J Am Geriatr Soc 42:707-711.

Boult C, Dowd B, McCaffrey D, Boult L, Hernandez R, Krulewitch H (1993) Screening elders for risk of hospital admission. J Am Geriatr Soc 41:811-817.

Use of the Pra™ and PraPlus™

Jensen GL, Friedmann JM, Coleman CD, Smiciklas-Wright H.  Screening for hospitalization and nutritional risks among community-dwelling older persons.  Am J Clin Nutr. 2001 Aug;74(2):201-5.

Miller EA, Weissert WG.  Incidence of four adverse outcomes in the elderly population: Implications for home care policy and research. Home Health Care Serv Q. 2001;20(4):17-47.

Studenski S, Perera S, Wallace D, Chandler JM, Duncan PW, Rooney E et al.  Physical performance measures in the clinical setting. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2003 Mar;51(3):314-22.

Holland DE, Harris MR, Pankratz VS, Closson DC, Matt-Hensrud NN, Severson MA.  Prospective evaluation of a screen for complex discharge plannin in hospitalized adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2003 May;51(5):678-82.

Bowles KH, Cater JR.  Screening for risk of rehospitalization from home care: Use of the Outcomes Assessment Information Set and the Probability of Readmission instrument. Res Nurs Health. 2003 Apr;26(2):118-27.

Sidorov J, Shull R.  'My patients are sicker': Using the Pra risk survey for case finding and examining primary care site utilization patterns in a Medicare-risk MCO. Am J Manag Care. 2002 Jun;8(6):569-75.