The impact of a geriatrics evaluation and management unit compared to standard care in a community teaching hospital.

M. Stewart, N. Suchak, A. Scheve, V. Popat-Thakkar, E. David, J. Laquinte, Fred Michael Gloth

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A prospective, controlled trial was initiated to determine whether an acute inpatient geriatrics unit located in a community-based teaching hospital provides better care for frail elderly patients at less cost than conventional medical-surgical units.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)62-67
Number of pages6
JournalMaryland medical journal (Baltimore, Md. : 1985)
Volume48
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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The impact of a geriatrics evaluation and management unit compared to standard care in a community teaching hospital. / Stewart, M.; Suchak, N.; Scheve, A.; Popat-Thakkar, V.; David, E.; Laquinte, J.; Gloth, Fred Michael.

In: Maryland medical journal (Baltimore, Md. : 1985), Vol. 48, No. 2, 1999, p. 62-67.

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Stewart, M. ; Suchak, N. ; Scheve, A. ; Popat-Thakkar, V. ; David, E. ; Laquinte, J. ; Gloth, Fred Michael. / The impact of a geriatrics evaluation and management unit compared to standard care in a community teaching hospital. In: Maryland medical journal (Baltimore, Md. : 1985). 1999 ; Vol. 48, No. 2. pp. 62-67.
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