Impact of comprehensive nurse-managed transitional care.

  title={Impact of comprehensive nurse-managed transitional care.},
  author={Ruth Marchand Tappen and Rosemary F Hall and Susan L Folden},
  journal={Clinical nursing research},
  volume={10 3},
The purpose of this study was to test the effect of nurse-managed transitional care on the quality of care and functional ability of individuals following discharge from subacute units. Registered nurses employed on subacute units in a skilled nursing facility provided the nurse-managed transitional care. Using a quasi-experimental design, data were collected on admission to the subacute unit, at the time of discharge, 1 week following discharge, and 3 months following discharge on 242… CONTINUE READING

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