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  1. The outcome of a medical examination for applicants to Leicestershire homes for older people.

    Article - En anglais

    Medical screening of applicants to residential homes for older people has been shown to redirect inappropriate applications, although other outcomes have not been reported.

    This study assessed 117 applicants, of whom 63%, were medically examined and offered medically directed interventions if indicated.

    All applicants were then reassessed at 6 and 12 weeks.

    No significant differences in survival, or changes in cognitive score, disability-, incontinence or self-reported health were found between intervention and control groups.

    Intervention did redirect some applicants to more appropriate care and resulted in significantly greater improvements in morale.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etablissement troisième âge, Dépistage, Exploration, Etat sanitaire, Effet psychologique, Vieillard, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Homes for the aged, Medical screening, Exploration, Health status, Psychological effect, Elderly, Human

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

    Cote : 94-0201351

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.