Are Obese Residents More Likely to Be Admitted to Nursing Homes That Have More Deficiencies in Care?

Objectives To determine whether obese older adults who qualify for nursing home (NH) placement are as likely as nonobese adults to be admitted to NHs that provide adequate quality of care. Design Retrospective study. Setting NHs in New York State. Participants Individuals aged 65 and older newly adm...

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Volume: 64
Main Author: Zhang, Ning
Li, Yue
Rodriguez-Monguio, Rosa
Barenberg, Andrew
Temkin-Greener, Helena
Gurwitz, Jerry
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Professional
Place of publication: HOBOKEN Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.05.2016
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published in: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) Vol. 64; no. 5; pp. 1085 - 1090
Edition: J Am Geriatr Soc 64:1085-1090, 2016.
Data of publication: 2016-05
ISSN: 0002-8614
1532-5415
EISSN: 1532-5415
Discipline: Medicine
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