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Acute hospital admissions among nursing home residents: a population-based observational study
(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 ...
Reducing hospital admissions from nursing homes: a systematic review
(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 ...