Origination of Medical Advance Directives Among Nursing Home Residents With and Without Serious Mental Illness
Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) 2011 Jan; 62(1): 61-6
Nursing home residents with serious mental illness need a high level of general medical and end-of-life services. This study tested whether persons with serious mental illness are as likely as other nursing home residents to make informed choices about treatments through medical advance care plans.
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Neufeld, Richard R.; Libow, Leslie S.; Foley, William J.; Dunbar, Joan M.; Cohen, Camille; Breuer, Brenda (1999-10)OBJECTIVES: To describe how removing physical restraints affected injuries in nursing home settings. DESIGN: A 2-year prospective study of an educational intervention for physical restraint reduction. SETTING: Sixteen diverse ...