Appendix to Application of ACOVE-3 Quality Indicators to Patients with Advanced Dementia and Poor Prognosis (Appendices 1 & 2 and Figures 1 & 2)

by Neil S. Wenger, David Solomon

Contributors: Alpesh Amin, Richard K. Besdine, Dan G. Blazer, Harvey Cohen, Terry Fulmer, Patricia A. Ganz, Mark Grunwald, William J. Hall, Paul R. Katz, Dalane W. Kitzman, et al.

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This is the technical appendix to “Application Of ACOVE-3 Quality Indicators to Patients with Advanced Dementia and Poor Prognosis,” published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Volume 55 Issue s2 Page S247-S252, October 2007. It contains Appendices 1 & 2 that present the reasoning underlying the exclusion of quality indictors from application to selected patients and a description of all exclusions.

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