PATIENT PATTERN: Frailty-Based Clinical Decision Support

Predictors of adverse outcomes on an acute geriatric rehabilitation ward


Multidisciplinary rehabilitation is of proven benefit in the management of older inpatients. However, the identification of patients who will do well with rehabilitation currently lacks a strong evidence base.  The aims of this study were to compare the importance of chronological age, gender, co-morbidities and frailty in the prediction of adverse outcomes for patients admitted to an acute geriatric rehabilitation ward.


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