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Table 2 Concordance rates for reference sample and GNP group

From: The benefit of a geriatric nurse practitioner in a multidisciplinary diagnostic service for people with cognitive disorders

Type of advice Reference sample GNP group
Concordance rate Concordance rate
Adapt medicationa 73/88: 83.0% 96/102: 94.1%
Perform diagnostics 65/84: 77.4% 39/51: 76.5%
Arrange follow-up 18/24: 75.0% 50/59: 84.7%
Give general advice 41/57: 71.9% 74/92: 80.4%
Provide psycho education 9/14: 64.3% 17/19: 89.5%
Arrange home care 27/32: 84.4% 16/20: 80%
Arrange admission to nursing home 14/15: 93.3% 7/7: 100%
Arrange admission to care home 2/2: 100% 13/13: 100%
Arrange daily activities (day care) 23/27: 85.2% 19/26: 73.1%
Refer to MC for AD medication 26/30: 86.7% 33/43: 76.7%
Refer to hospital (not DOC-PG)b 38/70: 54.3% 139/164: 84.8%
Refer to allied healthcare professionalsc 42/87: 48.3% 78/112: 69.6%
Totald 378/530: 71.3% 581/708: 82.1%
  1. Data are: concorded advice/total advice: percentage of concordance, GNP group = cohort with geriatric nurse practitioner.
  2. p = a0.014, b 0.000, 0.002, d 0.000.