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The effectiveness and efficiency of outpatient geriatric evaluation and management (GEM) was compared to usual outpatient primary care (UPC). Although GEM had no overall impact on health care utilization or cost of care for the entire study period, significant reductions were found during the sixteen- to twenty-four-month study period, suggesting a possible(More)
The effectiveness and efficiency of outpatient geriatric evaluation and management (GEM) was compared with usual outpatient primary care (UPC). One hundred sixty frail elderly outpatients were assigned randomly to GEM or UPC and assessed at baseline and at 8 months on measures of (1) health and functional status, (2) psychosocial well-being, (3) quality of(More)
Long-term population trend data are not available for most butterfly species in many areas. Historically, this has meant that many governmental agencies make conservation decisions affecting this group of organisms with limited knowledge about their existing populations. To remedy this situation in Florida, a statewide database containing locations of(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of geriatric evaluation and management (GEM) with usual primary care (UPC). DESIGN A 2 x 3 randomized controlled group design. SETTING A 450-bed Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) that provides general medical and surgical care to eligible veterans. PARTICIPANTS One-hundred sixty male subjects(More)
Spatial data is complex data composed of hundreds or thousands of attribute/value pairs that define logical, physical, and abstract geographic features. It has traditionally been available to researchers and other users as paper maps, but it is now commonplace to collect and distribute spatial data as structured graphical elements (e.g., vectors) and their(More)
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