Browsing by Author "Graverholt, Birgitte"
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
Acute hospital admissions from nursing homes. Rates and characteristics; unwarranted variation and effects of interventions to reduce them Graverholt, Birgitte (The University of Bergen, 2014-02-28)Background: The geriatric nursing home population is vulnerable to acute incidences in their health condition, due to longevity, multiple chronic illnesses and a low level of physical and mental function.Aims: The overall ...Doctoral thesis
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