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Safety in Nursing Homes, August 2012
An expert on patient safety in nursing homes, Dr. Castle is a Professor at the University of Pittsburgh in the Department of Health Policy and Management.
with commentary by Jerry Gurwitz, MD, Safety in Nursing Homes, August 2012
This piece, written by a national leader in safe use of medications in elderly patients, discusses strategies for improving the quality and safety of medication use in the nursing home setting.
with commentary by Frances Healey, RN, PhD, Fall Prevention, December 2011
This piece discusses the multiple, complex causes of falls in hospitalized patients along with prevention strategies.