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Dementia and transitional care: Gaps in research and practice

20:00 EDT 15 Jul 2019 | AAAS

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) In a new study published in the Journal of Gerontological Nursing, Prusaczyk and colleagues showed that older patients with dementia at one major teaching hospital were less often provided with transitional care steps including patient education, discharge planning, and documentation of medication history, as compared to patients without dementia.

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