Nursing Home Bibliography: 2006-2007

Statutory, Regulatory and Administrative References

  • 42 U.S.C. § 1395i-3. Medicare: Requirements for, and assuring quality of care in, skilled nursing facilities
  • 42 U.S.C. § 1396r. Medicaid: Requirements for nursing facilities.
  • 42 C.F.R. § 483.1 to 483.75. Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities.
  • Proposed Rules, 71 F.R. 62957 (10/27/2006), Medicare and Medicaid Program; Fire Safety Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities, Automatic Sprinkler Systems.
  • Rules and Regulations, 71 F.R. 55326 (9/22/2006), Medicare and Medicaid Programs, Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities; Amendments.
  • State Operations Manual, Appendix P, Survey Protocol for Long-Term Care Facilities.
  • State Operations Manual, Appendix PP – Guidance to Surveyors, http://cms.hhs.gov/manuals/Downloads/som107ap_pp_guidelines_ltcf.pdf.
  • State Operations Manual, Appendix Q, Determining Immediate Jeopardy.
  • State Operations Manual, Appendix R, Resident Assessment Instrument for Long-Term Care Facilities.
  • Corporate Integrity Agreements, Certification of Compliance Agreements and Settlement Agreements with Integrity Provisions, HHS Office of Inspector General, at http://oig.hhs.gov/fraud/cia/index.html
  • CBO, Medical Malpractice Tort Limits and Health Care Spending (April 2006), at http://www.cbo.gov/showdoc.cfm?index=7174&sequence=0
  • GAO, Despite Increased Oversight, Challenges Remain in Ensuring High-Quality Care and Resident Safety (December 2005), at http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d06117high.pdf
  • GAO, Information on Residents Who Are Registered Sex Offenders or Are Paroled for Other Crimes (March 2006), at http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d06326high.pdf
  • Nursing Home Selection: How Do Consumers Choose?, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disability, Aging and Lont-Term Care Policy (December 2006), http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2006/chooseI.pdf

Law Reviews, Journals, Periodicals & CLE

  • L. Owens and M. Geller, The Inherent Unfairness of Arbitration Agreements in Nursing Home Admission Contracts, 43 Tenn. B.J. 20 (2007).
  • M.L. Rustad, Negliecting the Neglected: The Impact of Noneconomic Damage Caps on Meritorious Nursing Home Lawsuits, 14 Elder L.J. 331 (2006).
  • K. Palm, Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Admission Agreements: Framing the Debate, 14 Elder L.J. 453 (2006).
  • H.J. Stampalia, Inadequate Staffing Kills, 25 Quinnipiac L. Rev. 173 (2006).
  • J. Young & D. Marks, The Nursing Home Conundrum: Advising the Client on Nursing Home Selection, Resident Rights and Actionable Neglect, 48 Houston Lawyer 48 (May/June 2006).
  • Personal Injury Verdict Reviews, Nursing Home Negligence: Supervision $450,000 Settlement: Sexual Assault (June 19, 2006).
  • Personal Injury Verdict Reviews, Negligent Supervision Defense Verdict (February 12, 2007).
  • Personal Injury Verdict Reviews, Nursing Home Negligence: Treatment Defense Verdict (September 11, 2006).
  • Personal Injury Verdict Review, Nursing Home Negligence: Supervision Defense Verdict: Kidney Dysfunction (September 11, 2006).
  • Personal Injury Verdict Reviews, Nursing Home Negligence: Supervision $116,521 Verdict: Hip Fracture (September 11, 2006).
  • Personal Injury Verdict Reviews, Nursing Home Negligence: Supervision $325,000 Settlement: Death (September 11, 2006).
  • Personal Injury Verdict Reviews, Nursing Home Negligence: Treatment $1,160,000 Verdict: Death (September 11, 2006).
  • C. Barrett, Dealing with Facility Admissions Agreements, ALI-ABA Course Study Materials (Course No. SM054 September 2006).
  • B. Rurwell & E. Tell, The Nursing Home Liability Insurance Market: A Case Study of California, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (June 1, 2006), at http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2006/NHliab-CA.htm.
  • D. Fudge, Top 10 Ways to Keep Your ALF Out of the Courtroom (Initer Group, Undaed), at http://www.uni-ter.com/index.cfm?a=33.
  • CANHR, Arbitration Agreements: Why They Should be Prohibited in Admission Agreements (Undated) at http://www.canhr.org/factsheets/PDF_FactSheets/FS_ArbitrationAgrmnt200601.pdf.
  • CANHR, Nursing Home Admission Agreements (Undated), at http://www.canhr.org/factsheets/PDF_FactSheets/fs_AdmissionAgreement200610.pdf.
  • W. Horsley, Looking Ahead: The Future of Medical Malpractice (2006), at http://www.horsleylawfirm.com/Future_of_Medical_Malpractice.pdf.

News Articles

  • Tennessee Jury Awards $4.2 Million in Nursing Home Death Case (Insurance Journal, 2/27/07), at http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2007/02/27/77226.htm.
  • Nursing Home Employee Accused of Molesting Resident (Fox 13, Tampa Bay 2/28/2007), at http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/myfox/pages/News/Detail?contentId=2526119&version=6&locale=EN-US&layoutCode=TSTY&pageId=3.2.1
  • Illinois Nursing Home Violations for the Month of September (All American Patriots, 2/27/2007), at http://www.allamericanpatriots.com/m-news+article+storyid-20198.html (indicating violations are posted at http://www.idph.state.il.us/).
  • S. Vos, Nursing Home Bills Likely Won’t Get to a Vote: Reforms Address Drug Testing, Staffing Levels (Lexington Herald-Leader, 3/2/07), http://www.kentucky.com/mld/kentucky/16816083.htm.
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Choosing Long-Term Care, at http://www.ahrq.gov/consumer/qnt/qntltc.htm.
  • A. DeMatteo, Daughter of Nursing-Home Rape Victim to Push for New State Law (Financial News & Daily Record, 3/7/08), at http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=47044
  • M. Heine, Study: Cut Nursing Home Staff (Gazettextra, 3/7/07), at http://www.gazetteextra.com/lakeland030707.asp
  • Nursing Home Says Investigation Underway After Report of Abuse (Helena Independent Record) at http://www.helenair.com/articles/2007/03/07/ap-state-mt/d8nng4301.txt
  • K. Burtner, Ranks of Disabled Elderly Drop Sharply, in 22 Year Trend (Hillsboro Argus, 3/6/07), at http://www.oregonlive.com/news/argus/index.ssf?/base/news/117320703315460.xml&coll=6. (study available at http://www.pnas.org/cgi/reprint/103/48/18374).
  • Fire Forces Evacuation of Assisted Living Facility: Crews Evacuate 80 Residents (Indianapolis 3/6/07), at http://www.theindychannel.com/news/11182857/detail.html
  • Man Dies Five Days After Nursing Home Fire (Louisville, 3/6/07), at http://www.wave3.com/Global/story.asp?S=6184797&nav=menu31_3
  • B. Ostrov, S.J. Nursing Home Fined $100,000 in Death of Patient (Mercury News, 3/7/07), at http://www.mercurynews.com/healthandscience/ci_5377566.
  • T. Organ, Medicare Deters Geriatric Physicians (Kingman Daily Miner, 3/7/07), at http://www.kingmandailyminer.com/main.asp?SectionID=13&SubSectionID=18&ArticleID=11502&TM=72133.57.
  • AP, Nursing Home Where Woman Infested with Maggots In Trouble Again (News-Sentinel, 3/8/07), at http://www.fortwayne.com/mld/newssentinel/news/local/16861315.htm
  • N. Dick, State Investigating Nursing Home Death (WCNC, 3/9/07), at http://www.wcnc.com/news/topstories/stories/wcnc-030807-jmn-union_nursing_home.2f33278b.html
  • B. Ostrov, IRS Nails Owner of Nursing Homes (Daily Review, 3/9/07), at http://origin.insidebayarea.com/dailyreview/localnews/ci_5393986
  • Nursing Home Sued After Woman’s Leg Amputated (WHDH-TV, 3/10/07), at http://www3.whdh.com/news/articles/local/BO45762/
  • N. Osterwell, BMI Weighs Heavily on Ischemic Stroke Outcomes (Medpage Today, 3/12/07), at http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Strokes/tb/5235
  • Nursing Home Rejects Sex Predator, 84 (Des Moines Register, 3/13/07), at http://desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070313/NEWS01/703130385/-1/BUSINESS04
  • AP, Nursing Home to Pay for Ignoring Living Will (St. Petersburg Times, 3/18/2007), at http://www.sptimes.com/2007/03/18/State/Nursing_home_to_pay_f.shtml
  • B. Paynter, Nursing Home Industry Has Powerful Grip on Legislature (Cleveland Plain Dealer, 3/18/07), at http://www.cleveland.com/news/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/cuyahoga/1174207302212470.xml&coll=2
  • Wandering is Health Risk for 1 in 5 Cognitively Impaired Nursing Home Patients (Medical News Today, 3/23/07), at http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=65998
  • E. Pringle, A Hidden Tragedy of Neglect and Abuse: Inside America’s Nursing Homes (Counterpunch 9/28/2006), at http://www.counterpunch.org/pringle09282006.html
  • M. Hochman, MD, Bed Sores Aren’t Always A Sign of Negligent Care (Boston Globe, 4/9/07), at http://www.boston.com:80/news/globe/health_science/articles/2007/04/09/bed_sores_arent_always_a_sign_of_negligent_care/.
  • J. Lerner, Nursing Home to Pay $300G In Suit Over Fall (Lower Hudson Online, 4/14/07), at http://www.thejournalnews.com:80/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070414/NEWS03/704140342/1027/NEWS11.
  • N. White, Top Ten Jury Verdicts of 2006, #2: Nursing Home Resident With Violent History Attacks Roommate (LawyersUSA), at http://www.lawyersusaonline.com/2topten2006.cfm.

Selected Medical Articles

  • Risk factors for nursing home placement in older adults with and without dementia. Andel Ross; Hyer Kathryn; Slack April, J Aging Health. 2007 Apr; 19 (2): 213-28.
  • Economic burden of osteoporosis-related fractures in medicaid, Rousculp Matthew D; Long Stacey R; Wang Shaohung; Schoenfeld Michael J; Meadows Eric S, Value Health. 2007 Mar-Apr; 10 (2): 144-52.
  • Differences in resident characteristics and prevalence of urinary incontinence in nursing homes in the southeastern United States, Boyington Josephine E A; Howard Daniel L; Carter-Edwards Lori; Gooden Kyna M; Erdem Nurum; Jallah Yhenneko; Busby-Whitehead Jan, Nurs Res. 2007 Mar-Apr; 56 (2): 97-107.
  • Eliciting goals of care in a nursing home, Furman Christian Davis; Kelly Susan E; Knapp Keith; Mowery Robyn L; Miles Toni, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2007 Mar; 8 (3 Suppl 2): e35-41.
  • Decisions to forgo hospitalization in advanced dementia: a nationwide study, Mitchell Susan L; Teno Joan M; Intrator Orna; Feng Zhanlian; Mor Vincent, J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Mar; 55 (3): 432-8.
  • Implementing best practices in pressure ulcer care: the role of continuous quality improvement. (33 REFS), Berlowitz Dan R; Frantz Rita A, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2007 Mar; 8 (3 Suppl): S37-41.
  • Substantial daily pain among nursing home residents, Sawyer Patricia; Lillis J Porter; Bodner Eric V; Allman Richard M, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2007 Mar; 8 (3): 158-65.
  • Effectiveness of turning with unequal time intervals on the incidence of pressure ulcer lesions, Vanderwee K; Grypdonck M H F; De Bacquer D; Defloor Tom, J Adv Nurs. 2007 Jan; 57 (1): 59-68.
  • Depression as a risk factor for nursing home admission among older individuals, Harris Yael, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2007 Jan; 8 (1): 14-20. Epub 2006 Sep 29.
  • Silent no more: elderly women’s stories of living with urinary incontinence in long-term care, MacDonald Cathy D; Butler Lorna, J Gerontol Nurs. 2007 Jan; 33 (1): 14-20.
  • Nursing home staff’s views on quality improvement interventions: a follow-up study, Grando Victoria T; Rantz Marilyn J; Maas Meridean, J Gerontol Nurs. 2007 Jan; 33 (1): 40-7.
  • Predictors of resident outcome improvement in nursing homes, Wan Thomas T H; Zhang Ning Jackie; Unruh Lynn, West J Nurs Res. 2006 Dec; 28 (8): 974-93.
  • The Discomfort Behavior Scale: a measure of discomfort in the cognitively impaired based on the Minimum Data Set 2.0, Stevenson Karen M; Brown Roger L; Dahl June L; Ward Sandra E; Brown Mary Skemp, Res Nurs Health. 2006 Dec; 29 (6): 576-87.
  • Patient safety culture assessment in the nursing home, Handler S M; Castle N G; Studenski S A; Perera S; Fridsma D B; Nace D A; Hanlon J T, Qual Saf Health Care. 2006 Dec; 15 (6): 400-4.
  • Urinary incontinence, catheters, and urinary tract infections: an overview of CMS tag F 315, (22 REFS), Newman Diane K, Ostomy Wound Manage. 2006 Dec; 52 (12): 34-6, 38, 40-4.
  • Dietary focus. Interview by Jennifer Trueland, Dewar Bonnie, Nurs Older People. 2006 Dec; 18 (11): 23.
  • Pressure ulcer: Prevention protocols and prevalence, Wilborn Doris; Halfens Ruud; Dassen Theo, J Eval Clin Pract. 2006 Dec; 12 (6): 630-8.
  • Adverse events among nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s disease and psychosis, Oliveria Susan A; Liperoti Rosa; L’italien Gilbert; Pugner Klaus; Safferman Allan; Carson William; Lapane Kate, Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2006 Nov; 15 (11): 763-74.
  • Nutrition, hydration, and dysphagia in long-term care: Differing opinions on the effects of aspiration, Smith Pamela A, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Nov; 7 (9): 545-9. Epub 2006 May 30.
  • Nursing home care: whodunit?, Paulus Aggie T G; van Raak Arno J A; Keijzer Femke B, J Clin Nurs. 2006 Nov; 15 (11): 1426-39.
  • Sexuality and Alzheimer’s disease: can the two go together?, Tabak Nili; Shemesh-Kigli Ronit, Nurs Forum. 2006 Oct-Dec; 41 (4): 158-66.
  • Eliciting Goals of Care in a nursing home, Furman Christian Davis; Kelly Susan E; Knapp Keith; Mowery Robyn L; Miles Toni, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Oct; 7 (8): 473-9. Epub 2006 May 11.
  • Nursing home involuntary relocation: clinical outcomes and perceptions of residents and families, Capezuti Elizabeth; Boltz Marie; Renz Susan; Hoffman David; Norman Robert G, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Oct; 7 (8): 486-92. Epub 2006 May 11.
  • Which clinical indicators and resident characteristics are associated with health care practitioner nursing home visits or hospital transfer for urinary tract infections?, Levy Cari R; Eilertsen Terry; Kramer Andrew M; Hutt Evelyn, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Oct; 7 (8): 493-8. Epub 2006 May 30.
  • The new F-tag 314: prevention and management of pressure ulcers, Thomas David R, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Oct; 7 (8): 523-31. Epub 2006 Jul 26.
  • Aggressive behaviour by people with dementia in residential care settings: a review, (71 REFS), Pulsford D; Duxbury J, J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs. 2006 Oct; 13 (5): 611-8.
  • Implementation of discharge management for geriatric patients at risk of readmission or institutionalization, Steeman Els; Moons Philip; Milisen Koen; De Bal Nele; De Geest Sabina; De Froidmont Cecile; Tellier Veronique; Gosset Christiane; Abraham Ivo, Int J Qual Health Care. 2006 Oct; 18 (5): 352-8. Epub 2006 Jul 22.
  • Effect of staff turnover on staffing: A closer look at registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, and certified nursing assistants, Kash Bita A; Castle Nicholas G; Naufal George S; Hawes Catherine, Gerontologist. 2006 Oct; 46 (5): 609-19.
  • Risk assessment in elderly for sensitization to food and respiratory allergens, Bakos Noemi; Scholl Isabella; Szalai Krisztina; Kundi Michael; Untersmayr Eva; Jensen-Jarolim Erika, Immunol Lett. 2006 Sep 15; 107 (1): 15-21. Epub 2006 Jul 10.
  • [The handling of acute life-threatening choking in geriatric and nursing home patients.], De handelwijze bij acute levensbedreigende verstikking bij geriatrische en verpleeghuispatienten, van Poelgeest A; Melis R J F; Ritmeijer C; Olde Rikkert M G M, Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr. 2006 Sep; 37 (4): 147-51.
  • [Prevention of infectious risks in geriatric institutions.], La prevention du risque infectieux en institution geriatrique, Cudennec Tristan, Soins Gerontol. 2006 Sep-Oct; (61): 31-2.
  • [Prevention of infectious risks in geriatric institutions.], La prevention du risque infectieux en institution geriatrique, Cudennec Tristan, Soins Gerontol. 2006 Sep-Oct; (61): 31-2.
  • The effect of urinary incontinence on quality of life in older nursing home residents, Dubeau Catherine E; Simon Samuel E; Morris John N, J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Sep; 54 (9): 1325-33.
  • Effects of continuous activity programming on behavioral symptoms of dementia, Volicer Ladislav; Simard Joyce; Pupa Jessica Heartquist; Medrek Rachel; Riordan Mary Ellen, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Sep; 7 (7): 426-31. Epub 2006 May 11.
  • Day care for demented elderly in a dairy farm setting: positive first impressions, Schols Jos M G A; van der Schriek-van Meel Conny, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Sep; 7 (7): 456-9. Epub 2006 Jul 26.
  • Physicians play important role in families’ long-term care decisions. Choice of home care vs. nursing home, Felix H; Dockter N E; Sanderson H A; Holladay S; Stewart M K, J Ark Med Soc. 2006 Sep; 103 (3): 67-9.
  • Transition of new residents to long-term care: basing practice on residents’ perspective, Heliker Diane; Scholler-Jaquish Alwilda, J Gerontol Nurs. 2006 Sep; 32 (9): 34-42.
  • Examining the evidence: Knowing if and when to transfer a resident with pneumonia from the nursing home to the hospital or subacute unit, Jett Kathleen F, Geriatr Nurs. 2006 Sep-Oct; 27 (5): 280.
  • [How to take care of exercise needs of nursing home residents?], Hvordan ivareta sykehjemsbeboernes behov for bevegelse?, Granbo Randi; Helbostad Jorunn L, Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2006 Aug 10; 126 (15): 1934-6.
  • [Falls and their sequelae.], Sturze und ihre Folgen, Nikolaus Thorsten, Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2006 Aug; 39 (4): 259-60.
  • Treatment of pressure ulcers: results of a study comparing evidence and practice, Helberg Dorothea; Mertens Elke; Halfens Ruud Jg; Dassen Theo, Ostomy Wound Manage. 2006 Aug; 52 (8): 60-72.
  • Inappropriate drug use and risk of transition to nursing homes among community-dwelling older adults, Zuckerman Ilene H; Langenberg Patricia; Baumgarten Mona; Orwig Denise; Byrns Patricia J; Simoni-Wastila Linda; Magaziner Jay, Med Care. 2006 Aug; 44 (8): 722-30.
  • Reducing nursing home use through consumer-directed personal care services, Dale Stacy B; Brown Randall, Med Care. 2006 Aug; 44 (8): 760-7.
  • Rural-urban differences in medical care for nursing home residents with severe dementia at the end of life, Gessert Charles E; Haller Irina V; Kane Robert L; Degenholtz Howard, J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Aug; 54 (8): 1199-205.
  • Suicide phenomena in nursing homes: a neglected issue in geriatric research and clinical management?, Scocco Paolo; de Girolamo Giovanni; Pavan Luigi, J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Aug; 54 (8): 1299-300.
  • What are old people for?, Barba Beth E; Coleman Patricia, J Gerontol Nurs. 2006 Aug; 32 (8): 7-8.
  • The effect of state medicaid case-mix payment on nursing home resident acuity. [published erratum appears in Health Serv Res. 2006 Aug;41(4 Pt 1):1337], Feng Zhanlian; Grabowski David C; Intrator Orna; Mor Vincent, Health Serv Res. 2006 Aug; 41 (4 Pt 1): 1317-36.
  • Everyday ethical problems in dementia care: a teleological model, Bolmsjo Ingrid Agren; Edberg Anna-Karin; Sandman Lars, Nurs Ethics. 2006 Jul; 13 (4): 340-59.
  • Effect of non-response bias in pressure ulcer prevalence studies, Lahmann Nils; Halfens Ruud J G; Dassen Theo, J Adv Nurs. 2006 Jul; 55 (2): 230-6.
  • Behavioral manifestations of pain in the demented elderly, Cipher Daisha J; Clifford P Andrew; Roper Kristi D, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Jul; 7 (6): 355-65. Epub 2006 Jan 31.
  • Inpatient care for nursing home patients: an opportunity to improve transitional care, (38 REFS), Cheng Huai Y; Tonorezos Emily; Zorowitz Robert; Novotny John; Dubin Shelly; Maurer Mathew S, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Jul; 7 (6): 383-7. Epub 2006 May 09.
  • The nursing home physician workforce, (11 REFS), Katz Paul R; Karuza Jurgis, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Jul; 7 (6): 394-7; discussion 397-8.
  • Managed death. [comment on J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Jul;7(6):339-44] 16843233, Schamp Richard O, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Jul; 7 (6): 401-2. Epub 2006 May 11.
  • Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of Elders (GRACE): a new model of primary care for low-income seniors, Counsell Steven R; Callahan Christopher M; Buttar Amna B; Clark Daniel O; Frank Kathryn I, J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Jul; 54 (7): 1136-41.
  • Pressure ulcers among elderly patients early in the hospital stay, Baumgarten Mona; Margolis David J; Localio A Russell; Kagan Sarah H; Lowe Robert A; Kinosian Bruce; Holmes John H; Abbuhl Stephanie B; Kavesh William; Ruffin Althea, J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2006 Jul; 61 (7): 749-54.
  • Incidence and prevalence of hyponatremia, (29 REFS), Upadhyay Ashish; Jaber Bertrand L; Madias Nicolaos E, Am J Med. 2006 Jul; 119 (7 Suppl 1): S30-5.
  • The effect of cholinesterase inhibitors on risk of nursing home placement among medicaid beneficiaries with dementia, Becker Marion; Andel Ross; Rohrer Lodi; Banks Steven M, Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2006 Jul-Sep; 20 (3): 147-52.
  • Post-acute dispositions of older adults hospitalized for depression, Morrow-Howell N L; Proctor E K; Blinne W R; Rubin E H; Saunders J A; Rozario P A, Aging Ment Health. 2006 Jul; 10 (4): 352-61.
  • Keeping nursing home residents hydrated, Mentes Janet C; Chang Betty L; Morris Joseph, West J Nurs Res. 2006 Jun; 28 (4): 392-406; discussion 407-18.
  • A quality improvement study on calcium and vitamin D supplementation in long-term care, Munir Jawad; Wright Rebecca J; Carr David B, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Jun; 7 (5): 305-9. Epub 2006 Jan 31.
  • Promoting physical activity and exercise in older adults, (55 REFS), Hui Edward Kwok-Ho; Rubenstein Laurence Z, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 Jun; 7 (5): 310-4.
  • Decision making in gerontology: nursing home selection, Shellenbarger Teresa, J Nurs Educ. 2006 Jun; 45 (6): 240.
  • Outcomes in a nursing home transition case-management program targeting new admissions, Newcomer Robert; Kang Taewoon; Graham Carrie, Gerontologist. 2006 Jun; 46 (3): 385-90.
  • Preventable causes of dehydration: nursing home residents are especially vulnerable, Kayser-Jones Jeanie, Am J Nurs. 2006 Jun; 106 (6): 45.
  • Pressure ulcer prevention in black and white nursing home residents: A QI initiative of enhanced ability, incentives, and management feedback, Rosen Jules; Mittal Vikas; Degenholtz Howard; Castle Nick; Mulsant Benoit H; Nace David; Rubin Fred H, Adv Skin Wound Care. 2006 Jun; 19 (5): 262-8.
  • Taking a stand against falls. Interview by Emma Vere_Jones, Robson Janet, Nurs Times. 2006 May 9-15; 102 (19): 16-7.
  • Without prejudice: results and realisation of a training needs audit in nursing homes, Lees Liz; Hill Carol; Coles Tracey, Nurs Older People. 2006 May; 18 (4): 19-27.
  • The accuracy of Minimum Data Set diagnoses in describing recent hospitalization at acute care facilities, Del Rio Richard A; Goldman Myla; Kapella B K; Sulit Loreto; Murray Patrick K, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 May; 7 (4): 212-8. Epub 2006 Mar 03.
  • The application of evidence-based principles of care in older persons (issue 3): management of diabetes mellitus, (38 REFS), Zarowitz Barbara J; Tangalos Eric G; Hollenack Kelly; O’Shea Terry, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 May; 7 (4): 234-40.
  • Physical abuse of the elderly: the medical director’s response, (13 REFS), Liao Solomon; Mosqueda Laura, J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2006 May; 7 (4): 242-5.
  • Tag F315: An Opportunity for WOC Nurses, Hurlow Jennifer, J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2006 May-Jun; 33 (3): 296-304.
  • Assessment of patients in long-term care should be used to improve quality as well as allocate funds. [comment on Age Ageing. 2006 May;35(3):313-6] 16638773, Morrissey Y; Bowman C; Carpenter I, Age Ageing. 2006 May; 35 (3): 212-4.
  • Measuring change in activities of daily living in nursing home residents with moderate to severe cognitive impairment, Carpenter G Iain; Hastie Charlotte L; Morris John N; Fries Brant E; Ankri Joel, BMC Geriatr. 2006 Apr 03; 6: 7.
  • [Fall incident reports in theory and practice: recommendations for developing of practice-oriented fall incident reports in nursing homes.], Sturzereignisprotokolle in Theorie und Praxis: Empfehlungen zur Erstellung eines praxisorientierten Sturzereignisprotokolls fur Einrichtungen der stationaren Altenhilfe, Ebel Judith; Lua Silke; Dassen Theo, Pflege Z. 2006 Apr; 59 (4): 2-10.
  • Deplorable nursing care results in Medicare disqualification, Nurs Law Regan Rep. 2006 Apr; 46 (11): 2.
  • Caring for the frail and dependent elderly, Manchester Anne, Nurs N Z. 2006 Apr; 12 (3): 26-7.
  • A passion for gerontology, Manchester Anne, Nurs N Z. 2006 Apr; 12 (3): 28.
  • Nursing home transition, Curran Carla, NCSL Legisbrief. 2006 Apr-May; 14 (24): 1-2.
  • Bureaucratic policy making on trial: medicaid nursing facility reimbursement, 1988-1998., Miller Edward Alan, Med Care Res Rev. 2006 Apr; 63 (2): 189-216.
  • Role of nurses in institutional ethics policies on euthanasia, Gastmans Chris; Lemiengre Joke; Dierckx de Casterle Bernadette, J Adv Nurs. 2006 Apr; 54 (1): 53-61.
  • Depressive symptoms in older people predict nursing home admission. [comment in J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Nov;54(11):1794-5; author reply 1796] 17087714, Harris Yael; Cooper James K, J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Apr; 54 (4): 593-7.
  • Let’s not call it custodial care. [comment on J Gerontol Nurs. 2006 Apr;32(4):18-25; quiz 26-7] 16615709, Kovach Christine R, J Gerontol Nurs. 2006 Apr; 32 (4): 5-6.
  • The impact of gender and marital status on end-of-life care: evidence from the National Mortality Follow-Back Survey, Wachterman Melissa W; Sommers Benjamin D, J Palliat Med. 2006 Apr; 9 (2): 343-52.
  • Challenging behaviour in the elderly-monitoring violent incidents, Almvik Roger; Rasmussen Kirsten; Woods Phil, Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2006 Apr; 21 (4): 368-74.
  • The impact of the aging population on the health workforce in the United States–summary of key findings, McGinnis Sandra L; Moore Jean, Cah Sociol Demogr Med. 2006 Apr-Jun; 46 (2): 193-220.
  • The bathing of older adults with dementia, Rader Joanne; Barrick Ann Louise; Hoeffer Beverly; Sloane Philip D; McKenzie Darlene; Talerico Karen Amann; Glover Johanna Uriri, Am J Nurs. 2006 Apr; 106 (4): 40-8, quiz 48-9.
  • Treating a pressure ulcer with bio-electric stimulation therapy, (19 REFS), Hampton Sylvie; Collins Fiona, Br J Nurs. 2006 Mar 23-Apr 12; 15 (6): S14-8.
  • [Specifics of night care in the geriatric institution.], Specificites du travail de nuit en institution geriatrique, Rogez Elisabeth, Soins Gerontol. 2006 Mar-Apr; (58): 32-5.
  • [Guidelines for mouth care.], Guide des soins de bouche, Marchand-Buttin Francoise; Elamrani Nadia; Saintier Catherine; Huynh Nhung; Rezai Parimarz; Toury Fabien, Soins Gerontol. 2006 Mar-Apr; (58): 42-3.
  • Functional decline of the elderly in a nursing home, Ang Y H; Au S Y L; Yap L K P; Ee C H, Singapore Med J. 2006 Mar; 47 (3): 219-24.
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