Home care considerations for chronic and vulnerable populations

Susan Bakewell-Sachs, Heather Carlino, Louise Ash, Frances Thurber, Kim Guyer, Janet A. Deatrick, Dorothy Brooten

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Abstract

Conducting a predischarge home assessment can provide important information to the hospital care team for discharge planning and postdischarge care. In addition, a predischarge home visit assists the family in preparing for the infant or child's care needs. This report describes an Environmental Assessment Guide initially developed and subsequently used in two nursing research studies. Anecdotal information from advanced practice nurse care records is provided to illustrate issues relating to predischarge assessment. Copyright & 2000 by W.B. Saunders Company.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-72
Number of pages8
JournalNurse Practitioner Forum: Current Topics and Communications
Volume11
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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