MDS 3.0: A Giant Step Forward, but What About Items on Resident-to-Resident Aggression?

      The editorial by John E. Morley
      • Morley J.E.
      MDS 3.0: A giant step forward.
      provides an excellent overview of the main changes in the transition from MDS 2.0 to MDS 3.0. The piece makes a strong case that the MDS 3.0 represents a substantial improvement on its earlier version. It described the new tool as “a giant step forward,” “resounding success,” and “that will improve care and outcomes.”
      • Morley J.E.
      MDS 3.0: A giant step forward.
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        MDS 3.0: A giant step forward.
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