ERIC Number: EJ500983
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Nursing Home Residents at Risk of Hospitalization and the Characteristics of Their Hospital Stays.
Murtaugh, Christopher M.; Freiman, Marc P.
Gerontologist, v35 n1 p35-43 Feb 1995
Analysis of national medical data identified elderly nursing home residents with an elevated risk of hospitalization and the characteristics of their hospital stays. Findings indicate an elevated risk of hospitalization for residents diagnosed with one of several different primary diagnoses. Infections accounted for over 25% of hospital stays. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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