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Improving end of life care for nursing home residents: an analysis of hospital mortality and readmission rates
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    Re: Improving end of life care for nursing home residents: an analysis of hospital mortality and readmission rates
    • Lynne Partington, Senior Lecturer/Researcher, Cheshire Hospices Education/St Luke's (Cheshire) Hospice, Cheshire
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      • Julie Kinley, Research Practice Nurse, St Christophers Hospice, London, Jean Hennings, PhD student, Lancaster University and Katherine Froggatt, Senior Lecturer, Lancaster University

    We were very pleased to see this paper on improving end of life care for nursing home residents. Drawing upon our experience as clinicians and researchers active in nursing home work we would like to identify a number of methodological issues that the paper raises for us. Firstly, in order to better understand the implications of the findings presented here, more information about the population in general and not only the...

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