The cluster-randomized BRIGHT trial: Proactive case finding for community-dwelling older adults.

@article{Kerse2014TheCB,
  title={The cluster-randomized BRIGHT trial: Proactive case finding for community-dwelling older adults.},
  author={Ngaire Kerse and C. Mclean and Simon Moyes and Kathryn Peri and Terence Ng and Laura Wilkinson-Meyers and Paul M Brown and Nancy K. Latham and Martin J. Connolly},
  journal={Annals of family medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={514-24}
}
PURPOSE People are now living longer, but disability may affect the quality of those additional years of life. We undertook a trial to assess whether case finding reduces disability among older primary care patients. METHODS We conducted a cluster-randomized trial of the Brief Risk Identification Geriatric Health Tool (BRIGHT) among 60 primary care practices in New Zealand, assigning them to an intervention or control group. Intervention practices sent a BRIGHT screening tool to older adults… CONTINUE READING
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