UMMS Affiliation

Meyers Primary Care Institute; Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Publication Date

2020-04-21

Document Type

Article Postprint

Disciplines

Geriatrics | Health Services Administration | Infectious Disease | Virus Diseases

Abstract

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, well-intentioned health policy proposals are being hastily adopted, sometimes at the risk of serious unintended consequences for the most vulnerable among us - residents of long-term care and skilled nursing facilities.

Keywords

COVID-19, pandemic, postacute care, geriatrics, nursing homes, healthy policy, long-term care, skilled nursing facilities

Rights and Permissions

Accepted manuscript posted after 12 months as allowed by publisher's self-archiving policy at https://authorservices.wiley.com/author-resources/Journal-Authors/licensing/self-archiving.html. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions.

DOI of Published Version

10.1111/jgs.16499

Source

Gurwitz J. COVID-19, Postacute Care Preparedness, and Nursing Homes. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Apr 21. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16499. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32315075. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

32315075

Available for download on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

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