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Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia (DEM) are prevalent in skilled nursing facilities (SNF), confounding delirium detection. We report characteristics of delirium in a SNF to ascertain distinguishing features for delirium diagnosis, despite challenges of comorbidity with MCI and DEM.
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Name: International journal of geriatric psychiatry
Emergency general surgery can have a profound impact on the functional status of even previously independent patients. The role and influence of discharging a patient to a skilled nursing facility, ho...
Postacute care (PAC) is a major driver of the rising health care costs in the United States (US). There is limited evidence on the causal effect of skilled nursing facility (SNF) use on readmission af...
To date, no study has compared time to skilled nursing facility (SNF) admission and cardiovascular events across medications available to treat Alzheimer disease.
In 2012 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched a multifaceted initiative aimed at reducing the unnecessary use of antipsychotic medications in nursing facilities due to evidence the...
To identify factors associated with 30-day all-cause readmission rates in surgical patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), and derive and validate a risk score.
We seek to pilot a randomized controlled evaluation of skilled nursing facility care at home. We plan to enroll patients who would normally be sent to a skilled nursing facility following ...
This study seeks to improve rehabilitation methods for restoring physical function with skilled nursing facility care. More specifically, this study is designed to evaluate the effectivene...
The purpose of the study is to see if a commercially available hearing assistance device called the PockeTalker has an effect on performance on cognitive (memory and thinking) tests among ...
Study the prevalence of delirium among old persons with home-nursing care living in the community. By recruiting the persons in a stable phase, the investigators wish to study the influenc...
Close to one-third of Medicare decedents use the Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF) benefit in the 6 months prior to death. SNF care often increases the risk for more aggressive, pote...
Extended care facilities which provide skilled nursing care or rehabilitation services for inpatients on a daily basis.
A nursing specialty in which skilled nursing care is provided to patients in their homes by registered or licensed practical NURSES. Home health nursing differs from HOME NURSING in that home health nurses are licensed professionals, while home nursing involves non-professional caregivers.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
Physical surroundings or conditions of a hospital or other health facility and influence of these factors on patients and staff.
Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in an organized facility, institution, or agency.