Browsing Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care by Author "Jamtvedt, Gro"
Graverholt, Birgitte; Riise, Trond; Jamtvedt, Gro; Ranhoff, Anette Hylen; Krüger, Kjell; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen (BioMed Central, 2011-05-26)Background: Nursing home residents are prone to acute illness due to their high age, underlying illnesses and immobility. We examined the incidence of acute hospital admissions among nursing home residents versus ...Journal article
Graverholt, Birgitte; Forsetlund, Signe Louise; Jamtvedt, Gro (BioMed Central, 2014-01-24)Background: The geriatric nursing home population is vulnerable to acute and deteriorating illness due to advanced age, multiple chronic illnesses and high levels of dependency. Although the detriments of hospitalising the ...Journal article