Hospitalization Risk and Potentially Inappropriate Medications among Medicare Home Health Nursing Patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Health Services for the Aged
  • Hospice Care
  • Hospices
  • Mass Screening

abstract

  • Given the high prevalence of PIM use and the association between PIMs and hospitalization risk, home health episodes represent opportunities to substantially reduce PIM use among older adults and prevent adverse outcomes. Efforts to address medication use during home health episodes, hospitalizations, and care transitions are justified.

publication date

  • August 28, 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11606-017-4157-0

PubMed ID

  • 28849426

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1

end page

  • 8