Michael A. LaMantia

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INTRODUCTION Triage of patients is critical to patient safety, yet no clear information exists as to the utility of initial vital signs in identifying critically ill older emergency department (ED) patients. The objective of this study is to evaluate a set of initial vital sign thresholds as predictors of severe illness and injury among older adults(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of the Aging Brain Care (ABC) Medical Home program's depression module on patients' depression severity measurement over time. DESIGN Retrospective chart review. SETTING Public hospital system. PARTICIPANTS Patients enrolled in the ABC Medical Home program between October 1, 2012 and March 31, 2014. METHODS The(More)
The objectives of this report are to determine the association between performance-based measures of physical function with caregiver reports of physical function in older adults with Alzheimer disease (AD) and to examine whether those associations vary by the level of patients' cognitive functioning. Subjects included 180 patient-caregiver dyads who are(More)
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