This case reported in this Teachable Moment emphasizes the importance of catheter care as the responsibility of physicians as well as nurses.
This study evaluates whether overall Medicare fee-for-service readmissions were reduced through an intervention applied to high-risk discharge patients.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of a care transition intervention using remote patient monitoring to reduce 180-day all-cause readmissions among older adults hospitalized with heart failure.
This double-blind, multicenter 6-month randomized clinical trial tests whether an intervention of systematic comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA), followed by the transitional care bridge program, improved activities of daily living compared with systematic CGA alone in older acutely hospitalized patients.
Devlin et al evaluate morning handover practices of overnight trainees by assessing the frequency of omissions of clinically important issues during morning handover and identifying factors that influence such omissions. See the Editor’s Note by Katz.
Horwitz et al conduct a multifaceted evaluation of transitional care from a patient-centered perspective. Rhodes provides an Invited Commentary.
This multiracial/multiethnic observational study finds that frequent vasomotor symptoms lasted more than 7 years during the menopausal transition for more than half of the women and persisted for 4.5 years after the final menstrual period. See the Invited Commentary by Richard-Davis and Manson.