Browsing Faculty of Medicine by Subject "Elderly"
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Diabetes knowledge in nursing homes and home-based care services: a validation study of the Michigan Diabetes Knowledge Test adapted for use among nursing personnel (BioMed Central, 2016-06-29)Background: Providing high-quality diabetes care in nursing homes and home-based care facilities requires suitable instruments to evaluate the level of diabetes knowledge among the health-care providers. Thus, the aim of ...Journal article
Inappropriate prescribing for older people admitted to an intermediate-care nursing home unit and hospital wards (Informa Healthcare, 2012)Objective: To identify inappropriate prescribing among older patients on admission to and discharge from an intermediatecare nursing home unit and hospital wards, and to compare changes during stay within and between these ...Journal article
Intermediate care in nursing home after hospital admission: a randomized controlled trial with one year follow-up (BioMed Central, 2014-12-09)Background: Intermediate care is intended to reduce hospital admissions and facilitate early discharge. In Norway, a model was developed with transfer to intermediate care shortly after hospital admission. Efficacy and ...Journal article
(BioMed Central, 2015-06-03)Background: Comparison of survival and quality of life in a mixed ICU population of patients 80 years of age or older with a matched segment of the general population. Methods: We retrospectively analyzed survival of ICU ...Journal article