Is the acute care of frail elderly patients in a comprehensive geriatric assessment unit superior to conventional acute medical care?

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Ekerstad,Niklas; Karlson,Björn; Dahlin Ivanoff,Synneve; Landahl,Sten; Andersson,David; Heintz,Emelie; Husberg,Magnus; Alwin,Jenny;
  • Publisher: Dove Press
  • Journal: Clinical Interventions in Aging,volume 12,pages1-9 (issn: 1178-1998, eissn: 1178-1998)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2147/CIA.S124003, pmc: PMC5179210
  • Subject: Geriatrics | frailty | Geriatrik | elderly | frailty; elderly; acute care; intervention; comprehensive geriatric assessment | comprehensive geriatric assessment | Original Research | intervention | Clinical Interventions in Aging | acute care | RC952-954.6

Niklas Ekerstad,1,2 Björn W Karlson,3 Synneve Dahlin Ivanoff,4 Sten Landahl,5 David Andersson,6 Emelie Heintz,7 Magnus Husberg,2 Jenny Alwin2 1Department of Cardiology, NU (NÄL-Uddevalla) Hospital Group, Trollhattan, 2Division of Health Care Analysis,... View more
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