Depression care for patients at home (Depression CAREPATH): Home care Depression CARE management protocol, part 2 Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Depressive Disorder
  • Home Care Services

abstract

  • High levels of depressive symptoms are common and contribute to poorer clinical outcomes even in geriatric patients who are already taking antidepressant medication. The Depression CARE for PATients at Home (Depression CAREPATH) intervention was designed to meet the needs of medical and surgical patients who suffer from depression. The intervention's clinical protocols are designed to guide clinicians in managing depression as part of routine home care.

publication date

  • September 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3358726

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/NHH.0b013e318229d75b

PubMed ID

  • 21881429

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 480

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 29

number

  • 8