Short-term functional outcomes of long-term care residents with pneumonia treated with and without hospital transfer.

@article{Fried1997ShorttermFO,
  title={Short-term functional outcomes of long-term care residents with pneumonia treated with and without hospital transfer.},
  author={Terri R. Fried and Muriel R. Gillick and Lewis A. Lipsitz},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1997},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={302-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine 2-month mortality and functional status outcomes after resolution of pneumonia in older long-term care facility (LTCF) patients treated with and without hospital transfer. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, a 725-bed LTCF affiliated with an academic medical center, whose residents are… CONTINUE READING