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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Chronic Care in Nursing Facilities

Long stay nursing home residents who have moderate to severe pain

Measure Source

CMS Nursing Home Quality Initiative.

Tables

79 Long stay nursing home residents who have moderate to severe pain, United States, 2003, by

  • Race

Data Source

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Minimum Data Set extract. Nursing Home Resident Profile Table.

Denominator

Long-term care residents with a valid target assessment.

Numerator

Residents with moderate pain at least daily or horrible/excruciating pain at any frequency on the target assessment.

Comments

Excludes admission assessments and assessments with inconsistent responses regarding the measure.

 

 

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