PATIENT PATTERN: Frailty-Based Clinical Decision Support

Predictors of adverse outcomes on an acute geriatric rehabilitation ward

Summary:

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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