Effect of single follow-up home visit on readmission in a group of frail elderly patients – a Danish randomized clinical trial

Abstract Background Unplanned hospital admissions are costly and prevention of these has been a focus for research for decades. With this study we aimed to determine whether discharge planning including a single follow-up home visit reduces readmission rate. The intervention is not representing a ne...

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Main Authors: Maurice A. Lembeck, Lau C. Thygesen, Birgitte Dreyer Sørensen, Lisbeth Lumby Rasmussen, Ellen A. Holm
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-10-01
Series:BMC Health Services Research
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12913-019-4528-9