Hospice and palliative care in nursing homes

Susan C. Miller, Joan Teno, Vincent Mor

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

72 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

This article reviews the challenges inherent in providing high-quality palliative care to dying nursing home residents and summarizes the efforts to address these challenges. It is suggested that a stronger physician presence and oversight of physicians knowledgeable in palliative care in nursing homes are needed to improve the quality of end-of-life care in nursing homes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)717-734
Number of pages18
JournalClinics in Geriatric Medicine
Volume20
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing
Nursing Homes
Physicians
Terminal Care
Quality of Health Care
Palliative Care
Quality of Life

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

Cite this

Hospice and palliative care in nursing homes. / Miller, Susan C.; Teno, Joan; Mor, Vincent.

In: Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, Vol. 20, No. 4, 01.11.2004, p. 717-734.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Miller, Susan C. ; Teno, Joan ; Mor, Vincent. / Hospice and palliative care in nursing homes. In: Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 2004 ; Vol. 20, No. 4. pp. 717-734.
@article{7d2d09474b1f4a169647bb9caaceca76,
title = "Hospice and palliative care in nursing homes",
abstract = "This article reviews the challenges inherent in providing high-quality palliative care to dying nursing home residents and summarizes the efforts to address these challenges. It is suggested that a stronger physician presence and oversight of physicians knowledgeable in palliative care in nursing homes are needed to improve the quality of end-of-life care in nursing homes.",
author = "Miller, {Susan C.} and Joan Teno and Vincent Mor",
year = "2004",
month = "11",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1016/j.cger.2004.07.005",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "20",
pages = "717--734",
journal = "Clinics in Geriatric Medicine",
issn = "0749-0690",
publisher = "W.B. Saunders Ltd",
number = "4",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Hospice and palliative care in nursing homes

AU - Miller, Susan C.

AU - Teno, Joan

AU - Mor, Vincent

PY - 2004/11/1

Y1 - 2004/11/1

N2 - This article reviews the challenges inherent in providing high-quality palliative care to dying nursing home residents and summarizes the efforts to address these challenges. It is suggested that a stronger physician presence and oversight of physicians knowledgeable in palliative care in nursing homes are needed to improve the quality of end-of-life care in nursing homes.

AB - This article reviews the challenges inherent in providing high-quality palliative care to dying nursing home residents and summarizes the efforts to address these challenges. It is suggested that a stronger physician presence and oversight of physicians knowledgeable in palliative care in nursing homes are needed to improve the quality of end-of-life care in nursing homes.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=8444224198&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=8444224198&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1016/j.cger.2004.07.005

DO - 10.1016/j.cger.2004.07.005

M3 - Review article

C2 - 15541622

AN - SCOPUS:8444224198

VL - 20

SP - 717

EP - 734

JO - Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

JF - Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

SN - 0749-0690

IS - 4

ER -