Depression in patients with advanced illness: an examination of Ontario complex continuing care using the Minimum Data Set 2.0.

@article{Gruneir2005DepressionIP,
  title={Depression in patients with advanced illness: an examination of Ontario complex continuing care using the Minimum Data Set 2.0.},
  author={Andrea Gruneir and Trevor Frise Smith and John P. Hirdes and Roy Cameron},
  journal={Palliative & supportive care},
  year={2005},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={99-105}
}
OBJECTIVE In this study, we examined the prevalence of depression, its recognition, and its treatment in continuing care patients with advanced illness (AI). METHODS All data were obtained from the Ontario (Canada) provincially-mandated MDS 2.0 form for chronic care. Of 3,801 patients, 524 met our empiric definition of AI, which was predicated on a… CONTINUE READING