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, F. M. Gloth

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Abstract

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 - Jan 1 1999
Externally publishedYes

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