Systematic geriatric assessment for older patients with frailty in the emergency department: a randomised controlled trial

Abstract Background Comprehensive geriatric assessment provided in hospital wards in frail patients admitted to hospital has been shown to reduce mortality and increase the likelihood of living at home later. Systematic geriatric assessment provided in emergency departments (ED) may be effective for...

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Main Authors: Janne Alakare, Kirsi Kemp, Timo Strandberg, Maaret Castrén, Dimitrije Jakovljević, Jukka Tolonen, Veli-Pekka Harjola
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-07-01
Series:BMC Geriatrics
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