Value-added outcomes: the use of advanced practice nurses in long-term care facilities.

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the effect on clinical outcomes for newly admitted nursing home residents when advanced practice gerontological nurses (APNs) worked with staff to implement scientifically based protocols for incontinence, pressure ulcers, depression, and aggressive behavior. Use of APNs in this manner differs from the usual way… (More)

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