Mortality in Nursing Homes Following Emergency Evacuation A Systematic Review
Willoughby, M., Kipsaina, C., Ferrah, N., et a.. (2017). Mortality in Nursing Homes Following Emergency Evacuation: A Systematic Review. (Abstract only.) Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 18(8): 664-670.
The authors examined 15 years’ worth of peer-reviewed studies to understand the risk related to mortality among nursing home residents within 6 months after a disaster-related evacuation. More vulnerable patients were over 80 years old, frail, dependent, and male with multiple comorbidities.