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  1. Effects of preventive home visits to elderly people.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives-To assess the effect of preventive home visits by public health nurses on the state of health of and use of services by elderly people living at home.

    Design-Randomised controlled trial.

    Setting-General population of elderly people in one of the southern regions of the Netherlands.

    Subjects-580 subjects aged between 75 and 84 years randomly allocated to intervention (292) or control (288) group. interventions-Four visits a year over three years in intervention group.

    Control group received no home visits.

    Main outcome measures-Self rated health, functional state, well being, loneliness, aspects of the mental state (depressive complaints, memory disturbances), and mortality.

    Use of services and costs.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Vieillard, Homme, Prévention, Infirmier, Santé, Influence, Système santé, Visite, Domicile

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Elderly, Human, Prevention, Nurse, Health, Influence, Health system

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0561153

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.