End-of-life care in nursing homes: 2004 National Nursing Home Survey.

@article{Bercovitz2008EndoflifeCI,
  title={End-of-life care in nursing homes: 2004 National Nursing Home Survey.},
  author={Anita R Bercovitz and Frederic H Decker and Adrienne L Jones and Robin E Remsburg},
  journal={National health statistics reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={1-23}
}
OBJECTIVES This report presents information on nursing home residents receiving end-of-life (EOL) care in nursing homes. Residents receiving EOL care are compared with those not receiving EOL care on demographics, functional and cognitive status, reported pain, medications, and diagnoses. Residents receiving EOL care are further categorized by whether they started EOL care on or prior to admission to the nursing home or after admission to the nursing home. These two groups receiving EOL care… CONTINUE READING

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