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Long and short hospice stays among nursing home residents at the end of life



Long and short hospice stays among nursing home residents at the end of life



Journal of Palliative Medicine 13(8): 957-964



To identify characteristics of nursing homes and residents associated with particularly long or short hospice stays. Observational study using administrative data on resident characteristics and hospice utilization from a large regional hospice linked with publicly available data on nursing home characteristics. A total of 13,479 residents who enrolled in hospice during 2001-2008. Logistic regression models of the probability of a long (>180 days) or very short (

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Accession: 054158063

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PMID: 20666661

DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2009.0387


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