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Sensitivity, specificity and Farsi version of the cut-off point for identifying older people at risk back to the emergency centers (ISAR)
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Introduction: Due to the aging population and the relatively high cost of health care, it is important to have screening programs . ISAR screening tool aimed at seniors who are at risk of readmission to the emergency center is designed.
Objective: Aim of this research was evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of the Persian version of the tool "identify older people at risk in emergency centers (ISAR)" in the ELDERLY Iran.
Method: This was a prospective descriptive study. The number of initial sample of 190 people aged over 60 years were available for selection and were enrolled in emergency departments in Sabzevar. Data were collected using demographic questionnaire, tools ISAR, Barthel Index and GHQ-12 questionnaire at time intervals of 1 month, 3 months and 6 months after discharge samples collected by the software SPSSv-21 and draw ROC curve analysis and statistical analysis to examine the best cut-off point, sensitivity and specificity were ISAR tool.
Results: The sensitivity and specificity of 85% and 75% for 2≤ cut-off point was assessed. AUC ROC (85/0), confirms the high differentiation power of the tool in identifying older people at risk.
Conclusion: ISAR tool is good in Iranians sensitivity and specificity And can be used as a valid tool to identify elderly people at risk of readmission to the emergency centers, geriatric assessment tests in the list of Iran.
 
Keywords: Sensitivity, specificity, At risk, ISAR, the elderly, emergency
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Received: 2017/01/26 | Accepted: 2017/08/19 | Published: 2017/12/20
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Sensitivity, specificity and Farsi version of the cut-off point for identifying older people at risk back to the emergency centers (ISAR). nvj. 2017; 4 (12) :13-27
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