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Title Improving the quality of care in nursing homes : an evidence-based approach / Thomas T.H. Wan [and others]

Publ Info Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010
 CCRI-Prov.  RA997 .I47 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  RA997 .I47 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  RA997 I47 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 137 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p.[119]-132) and index
Contents The quality of care in nursing homes -- Measuring the quality of care -- Factors contributing to the variability of the quality of care -- Persistent citations for the deficiency of pressure ulcers -- Factors influencing resident's outcomes -- Policies regarding minimum staffing levels -- The relationship between efficiency and the quality of care -- Improving performance and the quality of life through health informatics -- Conclusion : synthesis, prospects, and future directions
LC subject Nursing home care -- United States -- Quality control
Mesh Subject Quality Assurance, Health Care -- methods -- United States
Evidence-Based Medicine -- United States
Homes for the Aged -- organization & administration -- United States
Nursing Homes -- organization & administration -- United States
Add Author Wan, Thomas T. H
ISBN 9780801897184 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801897181 (hardcover : alk. paper)