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Atrial fibrillation and heart failure in seven nursing homes
(Sciedu Press, 2012-11-01)
Objectives: Previous research suggests that blood-thinning treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation as well as treatment for patients with heart failure is not adequate among the elderly. We tested this among long-term ...
Can Electronic Tools Help Improve Nursing Home Quality?
Background: Nursing homes face challenges in the coming years due to the increased number of elderly. Quality will be under pressure, expectations of the services will rise, and clinical complexity will grow. New strategies ...
Hospital Admissions from Nursing Homes: Rates and Reasons
Hospital admissions from nursing homes have not previously been investigated in Norway. During 12 months all hospital admissions (acute and elective) from 32 nursing homes in Bergen were recorded via the Norwegian ambulance ...
Psychoactive drugs in seven nursing homes
(Cambridge University Press, 2012-07)
Aims: We wanted to pinpoint any differences in treatment between participating nursing homes, investigate which drugs are currently prescribed most frequently for long-term patients in nursing homes, estimate prevalence ...