A baseline review of medication provided to older people in nursing care homes in the last month of life.

@article{Kinley2010ABR,
  title={A baseline review of medication provided to older people in nursing care homes in the last month of life.},
  author={Julie Kinley and Jo Hockley},
  journal={International journal of palliative nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={
          216-23
        }
}
AIM Increasing numbers of older people are dying in the nursing care home setting. Little is known about the medication needs of the very old and frail in the last weeks of life and how they might differ from a model of care developed for people dying from cancer. METHOD A baseline review of medication in the last month of life was undertaken to try and establish current practice of prescribing for this population. The notes of 48 deceased residents in seven nursing care homes were examined… CONTINUE READING
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