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    • Aging, brain disease, and reserve: Implications for delirium 

      Jones, Richard Norman; Fong, Tamara G; Metzger, Eran Daniel; Tulebaev, Samir Raisovich; Yang, Frances Margaret; Alsop, David C.; Marcantonio, Edward Ralph; Cupples, L; Gottlieb, Gary L.; Inouye, Sharon (2010)
      Cognitive and brain reserve are well studied in the context of age-associated cognitive impairment and dementia. However, there is a paucity of research that examines the role of cognitive or brain reserve in delirium. ...
    • Delirium: An Independent Predictor of Functional Decline After Cardiac Surgery 

      Rudolph, James; Inouye, Sharon; Jones, Richard N.; Yang, Frances Margaret; Fong, Tamara G; Levkoff, Sue E.; Marcantonio, Edward Ralph (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)
      OBJECTIVES: To determine whether patients who developed delirium after cardiac surgery were at risk of functional decline. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Two academic hospitals and a Veterans Affairs ...
    • Developing an African youth psychosocial assessment: an application of item response theory 

      Betancourt, Theresa Stichick; Yang, Frances; Bolton, Paul; Normand, Sharon-Lise Teresa (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014)
      This study aimed to refine a dimensional scale for measuring psychosocial adjustment in African youth using item response theory (IRT). A 60-item scale derived from qualitative data was administered to 667 war-affected ...
    • Development of a unidimensional composite measure of neuropsychological functioning in older cardiac surgery patients with good measurement precision 

      Jones, Richard Norman; Rudolph, James; Inouye, Sharon; Yang, Frances Margaret; Fong, Tamara G; Milberg, William Paul; Tommet, Douglas; Metzger, Eran Daniel; Cupples, L. Adrienne; Marcantonio, Edward Ralph (Informa UK Limited, 2010)
      The objective of this analysis was to develop a measure of neuropsychological performance for cardiac surgery and to assess its psychometric properties. Older patients (n = 210) underwent a neuropsychological battery using ...
    • Persistent Delirium Predicts Greater Mortality 

      Kiely, Dan K.; Marcantonio, Edward Ralph; Inouye, Sharon; Shaffer, Michele L.; Bergmann, Margaret A.; Yang, Frances Margaret; Fearing, Michael A.; Jones, Richard Norman (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)
      OBJECTIVES: To examine the association between persistent delirium and 1-year mortality in newly admitted post-acute care (PAC) facility patients with delirium who were followed regardless of residence. DESIGN: Observational ...
    • Phenomenological Subtypes of Delirium in Older Persons: Patterns, Prevalence, and Prognosis 

      Yang, Frances Margaret; Marcantonio, Edward Ralph; Inouye, Sharon; Kiely, Dan K.; Rudolph, James; Fearing, Michael A.; Jones, Richard Norman (Elsevier BV, 2009)
    • Risk Factors for Delirium at Discharge 

      Inouye, Sharon; Zhang, Ying; Jones, Richard Norman; Kiely, Dan K.; Yang, Frances Margaret; Marcantonio, Edward Ralph (American Medical Association (AMA), 2007)
    • Selecting Optimal Screening Items for Delirium: An Application of Item Response Theory 

      Yang, Frances Margaret; Jones, Richard Norman; Inouye, Sharon; Tommet, Douglas; Crane, Paul K; Rudolph, James; Ngo, Long H.; Marcantonio, Edward Ralph (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: Delirium (acute confusion), is a common, morbid, and costly complication of acute illness in older adults. Yet, researchers and clinicians lack short, efficient, and sensitive case identification tools for ...
    • Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status: Creating a crosswalk with the Mini-Mental State Examination 

      Fong, Tamara G; Fearing, Michael A.; Jones, Richard Norman; Shi, Peilin; Marcantonio, Edward Ralph; Rudolph, James; Yang, Frances Margaret; Kiely, Dan K.; Inouye, Sharon (Elsevier BV, 2009)
      Background Brief cognitive screening measures are valuable tools for both research and clinical applications. The most widely used instrument, the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), is limited in that it must be ...