From nursing home to acute care: signs, symptoms, and strategies used to prevent transfer.

Abstract

Older adults are vulnerable to experiencing physiologic changes that may permanently decrease functional abilities when transferring from the nursing home (NH) to the acute care setting. Making the right decision about who and when to transfer from the nursing home (NH) to acute care is critical for optimizing quality care. The specific aims of this study… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2014.06.007

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