Transitional care of the long-term care patient

S. Liliana Oakes, Suzanne M. Gillespie, Yanping Ye, Margaret Finley, Mathew Russell, Neela K. Patel, David Espino

Producción científica: Review articlerevisión exhaustiva

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Resumen

This article reviews the literature on transitional care to and from the LTC environment, highlighting strategies to improve the quality of care transitions. Several factors are vital in the improvement of systems of care dealing with transitions. Key factors include communication with and among health care providers, effective medication reconciliation, advanced discharge planning, and timely use of palliative care.

Idioma originalEnglish (US)
Páginas (desde-hasta)259-271
Número de páginas13
PublicaciónClinics in Geriatric Medicine
Volumen27
N.º2
DOI
EstadoPublished - may 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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