The PHQ-2 on Oasis-C: A new resource for identifying geriatric depression among home health patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Depressive Disorder
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Home Care Services
  • Mass Screening
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Surveys and Questionnaires

abstract

  • Since Medicare first implemented the home care Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) in 1999, we have learned a great deal about depression among the homebound elderly. First, we know that major depression is a highly prevalent illness in home care. With depression rates at almost 15%, home care-along with nursing homes-has among the highest rates of any healthcare setting.

publication date

  • February 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2854827

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/NHH.0b013e3181cb560f

PubMed ID

  • 20147803

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 92

end page

  • 102; quiz 102-4

volume

  • 28

number

  • 2