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Use of the interRAI CHESS Scale to Predict Mortality among Persons with Neurological Conditions in Three Care Settings
(Public LIbrary of Science, 2014-06-10)
Background: Persons with certain neurological conditions have higher mortality rates than the population without neurological conditions, but the risk factors for increased mortality within diagnostic groups are less well ...
Adverse events among Ontario home care clients associated with emergency room visit or hospitalization: a retrospective cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2013-06-22)
Background: Home care (HC) is a critical component of the ongoing restructuring of healthcare in Canada. It impacts three dimensions of healthcare delivery: primary healthcare, chronic disease management, and aging at home ...
Addressing Health Care Needs For Frail Seniors In Canada: The Role of InterRAI Instruments
(Canadian Geriatrics Society, 2013-12-30)
Fiscal pressure on the Canadian health care system results from rising numbers of frail seniors with multiple concurrent medical co-morbidities and geriatric syndromes. Improving outcomes in such seniors is contingent on ...
Diagnostic data for neurological conditions in interRAI assessments in home care, nursing home and mental health care settings: a validity study
(BioMed Central, 2013-11-01)
Background: The interRAI suite of assessment instruments can provide valuable information to support person-specific care planning across the continuum of care. Comprehensive clinical information is collected with these ...
Adverse Events Associated with Hospitalization or Detected through the RAI-HC Assessment among Canadian Home Care Clients
(Longwoods Publishing, 2013-08-19)
Background: The occurrence of adverse events (AEs) in care settings is a patient safety concern that has significant consequences across healthcare systems. Patient safety problems have been well documented in acute care ...