We discuss the results of a comparison using minimum data set (MDS)-based quality indicators (QIs) for residents in nursing facilities in three countries (Iceland; Ontario, Canada; and Missouri, United States) together with implications regarding nursing practices and resident outcomes in these countries.

Jensdottir, A.B., Rantz, M., Hjaltadottir, I., Guomundsdottir, H., Rook, M., & Grando, V. (2003). International comparison of quality indicators in the United States, Icelandic and Canadian nursing facilities. International Nursing Review, 50(2): 79-84.

International Nursing Review

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