Effects of a geriatric nurse practitioner on process and outcome of nursing home care.

@article{Kane1989EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a geriatric nurse practitioner on process and outcome of nursing home care.},
  author={RobertL. Kane and Judith M Garrard and Carol L. Skay and David M. Radosevich and Joan L. Buchanan and Suzanne M McDermott and Sharon B. Arnold and L Kepferle},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1989},
  volume={79 9},
  pages={
          1271-7
        }
}
We compared measures of quality of care and health services utilization in 30 nursing homes employing geriatric nurse practitioners with those in 30 matched control homes. Information for this analysis came from reviews of samples of patient records drawn at comparable periods before and after the geriatric NPs were employed. The measures of geriatric nurse practitioner impact were based on comparisons of changes from pre-NP to post-NP periods. Separate analyses were done for newly admitted and… CONTINUE READING
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