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Table 1 Distribution of GCT items that met the predetermined threshold for acceptable reliability by health care professional and by section of the GCT

From: Quality of care assessment in geriatric evaluation and management units: construction of a chart review tool for a tracer condition

  Total of items evaluated Total number of items meeting reliability threshold Percentage of items meeting reliability threshold
Summary by specific health care professional
Physician 108 82 75.9
Nurse 13 11 84.6
Physiotherapist 49 41 83.7
Occupational therapist 41 36 87.8
Social worker 23 12 52.2
Nutritionist 5 5 100
Pharmacist 4 3 75.0
Summary by section of the GCT considering all health care professionals 1
Case history 20 18 88.9
Review of systems 17 8 47.1
Physical examination and laboratory assessment 39 37 94.9
Functional and environmental assessment 12 10 83.3
Physical performance 15 14 93.3
Psycho-social assessment 9 5 55.6
General interventions 8 7 87.5
Specific interventions 42 22 52.3
Discharge planning 7 5 71.4
Total 169 126 74.6
  1. 1Items relating to patient characteristics and process of care dates were all reliable except the identification of a family physician.