Study: Schizophrenia patients more likely to die in nursing home

07/11/2013 | MedWire News (U.K.)

A population-based study of schizophrenia patients found 29.7% died in nursing homes and 55.5% died in hospitals, compared with rates of 13.9% and 70.5%, respectively, for other patients. "For patients with schizophrenia, disease-driven palliation needs and where they die needs to be examined," researchers from the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy wrote in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

View Full Article in:

MedWire News (U.K.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
Pentec Health
Boothwyn, PA
Sr Coordinator Clinical Research (US/TA/00/0073/SL) - 1400000AQX
Abbott
Santa Clara, CA
Senior Director, Biostatistics
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA