The Minimum Data Set bedfast quality indicator: differences among nursing homes.

@article{BatesJensen2004TheMD,
  title={The Minimum Data Set bedfast quality indicator: differences among nursing homes.},
  author={Barbara Bates-Jensen and Cathy A. Alessi and Mary P. Cadogan and Lene F Levy-Storms and Jennifer Jorge and June Yoshii and Nahla R Al-Samarrai and John F. Schnelle},
  journal={Nursing research},
  year={2004},
  volume={53 4},
  pages={260-72}
}
BACKGROUND Excessive time in bed has negative effects on both physical conditioning and functioning. There are no data or practice guidelines relevant to how nurses should manage the in-bed times of nursing home residents, although all nursing homes receive a bedfast prevalence quality indicator report generated from the Minimum Data Set. OBJECTIVES To compare nursing homes that score in the upper and lower quartiles on the Minimum Data Set bedfast prevalence quality indicator for proportion… CONTINUE READING

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