|David M. Dosa, MD, MPH.|
|Assistant Professor, Medicine|
|Department of Biology and Medicine||
Last Updated: 05/14/2007
Dr. Dosa maintains interest in nursing home regulation, emergency preparedness, and quality improvement. He is the principle author of a government report and paper relating to the quaility of the Resident Assessment Protocols. He is a co-investigator on two funded projects to improve and computerize the Pain and Delirium RAPs. Dr. Dosa is also a co-PI on an AHRQ funded grant to evaluate nursing home emergency preparedness. Finally, he is also the co-author of the geriatric section of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine.
Dosa D, McNicoll L. Infections in the Nursing Home: A Primer for the Practicing Physician. Rhode Island Medical Journal (in press)
Dosa D, Intrator O, McNicoll L, et al. Preliminary Derivation of a Nursing Home Confusion Assessment Method (NH-CAM) Based on Data from the MDS. J Am Geriatr Soc (in press).
Dosa D, Grossman N, Wettle T, Mor V. To Evacuate or not to Evacuate? Lessons learned from Louisiana Nursing Home Administrators Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2007; 8:142-149.
Dosa D, Bowers B, Gifford, DR. A Critical Review of the Resident Assessment Protocols (RAPS). J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006; 54:659-666.
Teno J, Dosa D. You Can’t Always Get What You Want. CMAJ. 2006; 174: 643-44.
Dosa D. Should I Hospitalize my Resident with Nursing Home Acquired Pneumonia. JAMDA. 2005;6: 327-333
Dosa D, Bowers B, Gifford, DR. "A Critical Review of the Resident Assessment Protocols (RAPS)" JAGS (in press)
Dosa, D, Gifford DR, Carter D, Bowers, B. Perceptions of the Resident Assessment Protocols (RAPs) in nursing home care planning. JAGS. 2005;53 (Supplement 4): S46.
Dosa, D, Gifford DR. "Critical Review of the Resident Assessment Protocols (RAPs). JAGS. 2005; 53 (Supplement 4): S46.
Resnick NM, Dosa DM. (2004), Geriatric Medicine, in: Braunwald, E. (eds) Harrison's Principles of Medicine, 16th edition, McGraw-Hill, New York.
Dosa D, Gifford DR. "A Critical Review of the Resident Assessment Protocols (RAPS)" Report to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality" September 2004.
Dosa DM, Samsonov ME, Nace DA. A Pilot Study Investigating Bioterrorism Preparedness in Area Nursing Homes. JAGS. 2003; 51 (Supplement 4):S117.
Ordin, DL, Baier RR, Morosco
T, Mattivi K, Dosa D, Gifford DR. "Achieving Nursing Home Targets: Identifying
Achievable Targets for Pressure Ulcer and Restraint Rates in Nursing Homes"
Report to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. November, 2003.