Transfer of nursing home residents to emergency departments: organizational differences between nursing homes with high vs. low transfer rates

@inproceedings{Kirsebom2017TransferON,
  title={Transfer of nursing home residents to emergency departments: organizational differences between nursing homes with high vs. low transfer rates},
  author={Marie Kirsebom and Mariann Hedstr{\"o}m and Ulrika P{\"o}der and Barbro Wadensten},
  booktitle={Nursing open},
  year={2017}
}
AIM To explore possible factors in the organization of nursing homes that could be related to differences in the rate of transfer of residents from nursing homes to emergency department. DESIGN Explorative. METHOD In a single municipality, qualitative and quantitative data were collected from documents and through semi-structured interviews with 11 RNs from five nursing homes identified as having the highest vs. six identified as having the lowest transfer rates to emergency department… CONTINUE READING
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