Research Platform  |   November 2018
Item-Level Psychometric Properties of the Brief Interview for Mental Status for Patients Discharged to Skilled Nursing Facilities
Author Affiliations
  • University of Texas Medical Branch
Article Information
Assessment Development and Testing / Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Long-Term Care/Skilled Nursing Facilities / Health Services Research and Education
Research Platform   |   November 2018
Item-Level Psychometric Properties of the Brief Interview for Mental Status for Patients Discharged to Skilled Nursing Facilities
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211510215p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-RP402C
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211510215p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-RP402C
Abstract

Date Presented 4/22/2018

This study examined the item-level psychometric properties of the Brief Interview for Mental Status (BIMS) for patients discharged to a skilled nursing facility. We suggest that rehabilitation practitioners, including occupational therapists, interpret BIMS assessment results cautiously.

Primary Author and Speaker: Chih-Ying (Cynthia) Li

Additional Authors and Speakers: Brian Downer, Amol Karmarkar, Kenneth Ottenbacher