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Should I stay or should I go? A retrospective propensity score matched analysis using administrative data of hospital-at-home for older people in Scotland

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Objectives: To compare the characteristics of populations admitted to hospital-at-home services with the population admitted to hospital and assess the association of these services with healthcare costs and mortality. Design: In a retrospective observational cohort study of linked patient level data, we used propensity score matching in combination with regression analysis. Participants: Patients aged 65 years and older admitted to hospital-at-home or hospital. Interventions: Three geriatric...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023350

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
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BMJ Open More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
5
Publication date:
2019-05-09
Acceptance date:
2019-03-18
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2044-6055
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pubs:983307
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uuid:1f2f25a2-b7e0-479a-b936-16804e26d71a
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pubs:983307
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983307
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2019-03-18

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