Nursing facility compliance with do-not-hospitalize orders.

@article{Dobalian2004NursingFC,
  title={Nursing facility compliance with do-not-hospitalize orders.},
  author={Aram Dobalian},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2004},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={
          159-65
        }
}
PURPOSE This study sought to determine whether nursing homes comply with residents' do-not-hospitalize (DNH) orders prohibiting inpatient hospitalization. DESIGN AND METHODS With the use of data from the nationally representative 1996 Nursing Home Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, a multivariate logistic regression model was developed. RESULTS Three percent of residents had DNH orders. These residents were half as likely to be hospitalized. Residents in not-for-profit or… CONTINUE READING

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