Comparison of long-term care in an acute care institution and in a long-term care institution

Friedman, Ruby; Kalant, Norman
November 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/03/98, Vol. 159 Issue 9, p1107
Academic Journal
Presents the results of a study which was done to determine and compare the quality and cost of long-term care in an acute care hospital and in a long-term care facility. How acute care hospitals, in Quebec are required to reserve 10 percent of their beds for patients receiving long-term care while awaiting transfer to a long-term care facility; Background; Methods; Results; Interpretation.


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