Look to the OASIS for Signs of Patient Abuse And Neglect

September 2012
Eli's OASIS Alert;Sep2012, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p104
The article focuses on how to determine possible elder patient abuse and neglect by looking to the Outcome & Assessment Information Set (OASIS) for the signs. The National Center on Elder Abuse notes that people age 80 and above are abused and neglected three times more often than younger populations. The discovery of abuse is important to ending or preventing the suffering of the patient.


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