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Decisions about transfer from nursing home to emergency department.

Authors
  • Jablonski, Rita A
  • Utz, Sharon W
  • Steeves, Richard
  • Gray, D Patricia
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing / Sigma Theta Tau
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Volume
39
Issue
3
Pages
266–272
Identifiers
PMID: 17760801
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The findings cannot be generalized to long-term care facilities across the US or to other countries, but they enhance understanding about some of the ways transfer decisions occur and the role of nurses in those transfers, especially when conflict arises.

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