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- Few hospitals ready for boom in elderly population. // Physician Executive;Jul1995, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p3
Reports on the lack of acute care hospitals addressing the needs of the 50-plus age group in the United States. Percentage of hospitals with available services; Predicted population of elderly by 2010.
- Returning home after acute hospitalization in two French teaching hospitals: Predictive value of... Zureik, Mahmoud; Lang, Thierry // Age & Ageing;May95, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p227
Investigates the roles of aged patients' characteristics and patients' and principal carers' wishes about patients returning home in predicting the outcome of hospitalization for elderly patients admitted to acute medical care units in Paris, France. Definition of the outcome of hospitalization;...
- Predictors of hospital contact by very elderly people: A pilot study from a cohort of people aged... Chi, L.Y.; Brayne, C. // Age & Ageing;Sep95, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p382
Studies the hospital service used in a previously defined cohort of elderly people in Great Britain with different levels of cognitive and physical frailty. Contacts of elderly people with outpatient hospital services; Association of demographic factors with admission to long-term care;...
- Comprehensive geriatric assessment. Which factors are predictive of prolonged stay in hospital? // Age & Ageing;Jan97 Supplement, Vol. 26, p33
Presents an abstract of the study `Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment. Which Factors Are Predictive of Prolonged Stay in Hospital,' by M.T. Alarcon, A. Barcena et al, presented during the communications to the autumn meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on October 3-4, 1996 in London, England.
- The Value of Geriatric Interventions. Campion, Edward W. // New England Journal of Medicine;5/18/95, Vol. 332 Issue 20, p1376
Editorial. Discusses an article by Reuben et al, in the May 18, 1995 issue of the `New England Journal of Medicine.' Geriatric interventions for hospitalized elderly patients; Study by Landefeld, et al which shows that there are benefits from having a specially designed acute care unit; More.
- Assessing the effectiveness of audit in long-stay hospital care for elderly people. Harwood, Rowan H.; Ebrahim, Shah // Age & Ageing;Jul94, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p287
Presents the effectivity of audit packages regarding hospital care of elderly people. Methodology and goals of experiment; Results; Discussion.
- An inpatient bed for acute nursing home admissions. Hutchinson, Stuart G.; Tarrant, J.; Severs, Martin P. // Age & Ageing;Mar1998, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p95
Looks at a study conducted to determine the impact of inpatient assessments of potential nursing home residents from their homes. Background information on nursing home admissions; Placement method for older people; Methodology used to conduct the study; Classification of patients based on...
- Associations between malnutrition, poor general health and oral dryness in hospitalized elderly... Dormenval, Valerie; Budtz-Jorgensen, Ejvind; Mojon, Philppe; Bruyère, André; Rapin, Charles-Henri // Age & Ageing;Mar1998, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p123
Focuses on a study which examines the relationship between indices of malnutrition, general health (serum albumin concentration), salivary secretion rate and dry mouth feeling in elderly hospitalized patients. Methodology used to conduct the study; Complaints of oral dryness and salivary...
- Ready or (probably) not: The elderly are coming. Taylor, Kathryn S. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/20/94, Vol. 68 Issue 24, p54
Reports on the decline of admissions to geriatric rehabilitation programs of hospitals in the United States. Expected increase in the number of elderly; Need for cost-effective, quality care for older adults; Focus on outpatient care; Hospitals's plans for geriatric programs.
- In-hospital care of 90 year olds. Malone, M.; Rosen, L. // Age & Ageing;Sep96 Supplement, Vol. 25, p33
Presents an abstract of the study `In-hospital Care of 90 Years Olds,' by M. Malone, L. Rosen et al, presented during the Communications to the Spring Meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on April 11-13, 1996 in Canterbury, England.