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  1. Fulltext. Reducing the use of physical restraints in nursing homes : will it increase costs ?

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives.

    Reducing the wide-spread use of physical restraints in nursing homes is a primary goal of the federal nursing home reforms enacted as part of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987.

    However, some nursing home operators assert that reducing restraint use could be prohibitively expensive, costing payorts perhaps as much as $1 billion annually.

    We investigated whether nursing home residents free from physical restraint require more care and ressources than similar residents who are restrained.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Contention, Vieillard, Homme, Analyse coût, Contrainte, Appareillage, Etablissement troisième âge, Economie santé, Soin, Gestion personnel, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Restraint, Elderly, Human, Cost analysis, Constraint, Instrumentation, Homes for the aged, Health economy, Care, Staff management, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0353119

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.