Nursing Homes

Known as: Home, Nursing, Long-term care facility, Homes, Nursing 
A place that gives care to people who have physical or mental disabilities and need help with activities of daily living (such as taking a bath… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND depression is common but under-diagnosed in nursing-home residents. There is a need for a standardized screening… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVES To examine the rate and predictors of nursing home placement in patients with Parkinson's disease. DESIGN Four-year… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
CONTEXT Although advance directives are commonly used in the community, little is known about the effects of their systematic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Falls warrant investigation as a risk factor for nursing home admission because falls are common and are associated… (More)
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Infections occur frequently in nursing home residents. The most common infections are pneumonia, urinary tract infection, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE To determine the long-term effectiveness of comprehensive support and counseling for spouse-caregivers and families in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The MDS is a core set of items, definitions, and response categories used to assess all of the nation's 1.5 million nursing home… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND A short battery of physical performance tests was used to assess lower extremity function in more than 5,000 persons… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
To determine the prevalence rates of major depressive disorder and of depressive symptoms and their relationship to mortality in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Agitation is a significant problem for elderly persons, their families, and their caregivers. This study describes the agitated… (More)
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