Coronavirus Disease 2019
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2020). Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Safety of Older Adults. (Added 4/29/2020.) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
This patient safety primer provides background information on the increased risks to older adults infected by COVID-19. It identifies patient safety problems associated with infection control and prevention, transitions of care, telehealth and telemedicine, and federal guidance and highlights tools and resources for nursing homes.