Improving end of life care for nursing home residents: an analysis of hospital mortality and readmission rates

Alternate title: 
J2 - Postgrad Med J
Secondary title: 
T2 - Postgraduate medical journal
Short title: 
Improving end of life care for nursing home residents: an analysis of hospital mortality and readmission rates
Authors: 
Ahearn, D. J.
Jackson, T. B.
McIlmoyle, J.
Weatherburn, A. J.
Volume: 
86
Start page: 
131-5
Annotations: 
Type D, Priority 3
Date: 
Mar
Year: 
2010
Accession number: 
20237006
Database: 
MEDLINE Cohort
Number: 
M1 - 1013
Serial: 
1469-0756
ID: 
12344
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/pgmj.2008.076430
Notes: 
N1 - Ahearn DJ Jackson TB McIlmoyle J Weatherburn AJ
Key words: 
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
England/ep [Epidemiology]
Female
*Homes for the Aged/st [Standards]
*Hospital Mortality
Humans
Length of Stay
Male
Middle Aged
*Nursing Homes/st [Standards]
Patient Readmission/sn [Statistics & Numerical Data]
*Quality of Health Care
*Terminal Care/st [Standards]
Unnecessary Procedures/sn [Statistics & Numerical Data]
Types of evidence: 
Type D
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 3: Involve