The evolution of nursing homes into comprehensive geriatrics centers: a perspective.

  • John R Burton
  • Published 1994 in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Nursing homes typically have been a relatively isolated component of health care in the United States. Now, however, nursing homes are experiencing a change in the patients they serve. In recent years, nursing home patients have been admitted sicker and after a shorter hospital stay than in the past. Such changes are likely to continue to occur as the size… CONTINUE READING