Comprehensive geriatric assessment in the emergency department for the prediction of readmission among older patients: A 3-month follow-up study
Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics
Fecha de publicación: 13 de septiembre de 2020
Autores: Hsien-Hao Huang, Julia Chia-Yu Chang, Chien-Chien Tseng, Yu-Jie Yang, Ju-Sing Fan, Yen-Chia Chen, Li-Ning Peng, David Hung-TsangYen
Background: Older people present to the emergency department (ED) with distinct patterns and emergency care needs. This study aimed to use comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) surveying the patterns of ED visits among older patients and determine frailty associated with the risk of revisits/readmission.