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IMPACT OF EVACUATING SKILLED NURSING HOME RESIDENTS TESTING POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 TO AN INPATIENT ACUTE CARE SETTING

R.J. Fischer

Jour Nursing Home Res 2020;6:69-72

We report a case series of 38 patients infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) evacuated to Mann-Grandstaff Veterans Affairs Medical Center (MGVAMC) in Spokane, Washington following disease outbreak in a skilled nursing home (SNH). Range of symptoms were none to mild on transfer. Patients were admitted to stem the outbreak, provide enhanced medical care and improve clinical outcome. The nursing home outbreak was arrested within two weeks of the initial patient transfer and mortality in this cohort was 13.2%.

CITATION:
R.J. Fischer ; (2020): Impact of Evacuating Skilled Nursing Home Residents Testing Positive for COVID-19 to an Inpatient Acute Care Setting. The Journal of Nursing Home Research Science (JNHRS). http://dx.doi.org/10.14283/jnhrs.2020.19

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