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National average of how long someone is inpatient

<5 days

2

Acute hospital (Care Setting)

24 hr nursing and medicine and all diagnostic services, at least 3 hrs therapy per day (5-6 days/week)

3

Inpatient rehab (Care Setting)

24 hr nursing, daily MD presence, some diagnostic services

4

Skilled nursing facility (Care Setting)

24 hr nursing, MD on call, few diagnostic services, daily care provided by certified nursing assistants (CNA)

SNF, transitional care unit, subacute rehab, nursing home

Reduced ratio of nursing care, but nurse cares for more patients

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Home care (Care Setting)

intermittent nursing, no diagnostic services

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Outpatient (Care Setting)

outpatient services, primarily therapy services

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