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    • 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 ...