To determine the effectiveness of inpatient interdisciplinary geriatric consultation provided during hospitalization to frail, elderly subjects.
Admission cohort of 197 men admitted from 1985 through 1989, aged 65 years or more, meeting proxy criteria for frailty, living within follow-up area, without terminal illness, and without prolonged nursing home residence.
Randomized controlled trial of inpatient geriatric consultation at a tertiary care Veterans Affairs hospital.
Differences were determined between groups in the Physical Self-Maintenance Scale, Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, Mini-Mental State Examination, Morale Scale, and nursing home and health care utilization.
Mots-clés Pascal : Système santé, Exploration, Vieillard, Gériatrie, Consultation hospitalière, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health system, Exploration, Elderly, Geriatrics, Hospital consultation, Human
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Cote : 94-0067013
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.