A community support program for dementia delayed but did not reduce institutionalization over 2 years

Hirsch, Calvin H.
March 2002
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 136 Issue 2, p60
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study which examined the effectiveness of a 2-year support program based on nursing case management for reducing the need for institutionalization in community-living patients with dementia. Methodology of the study; Results; Comments on the study.


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