Identifying patient-level health and social care costs for older adults discharged from acute medical units in England

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Acute medical units allow for those who need admission to be correctly identified, and for those who could be managed in ambulatory settings to be discharged. However, re-admission rates for older people following discharge from acute medical units are high and may be associated with substantial health and social care costs.

Franklin M, Berdunov V, Edmans J, Conroy S, Gladman J, Tanajewski L, Gkountouras G, Elliott RA. Identifying patient-level health and social care costs for older adults discharged from acute medical units in England. Age Ageing. 2014 Sep;43(5):703-7. Available at: http://ageing.oxfordjournals.org/content/43/5/703.abstract?sid=27203fae-b57c-47fc-bf89-b3e3bcd6caf8


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Franklin M, Berdunov V, Edmans J, Conroy S, Gladman J, Tanajewski L, Gkountouras G, Elliott RA.

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