Is comprehensive geriatric assessment admission avoidance hospital at home an alternative to hospital admission for older persons? A randomized trial
Background:Delivering hospital-level care with comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) in the home is one approach to deal with the increased demand for bed-based hospital care, but clinical effectiveness is uncertain.
Objective:To assess the clinical effectiveness of admission avoidance hospital at home (HAH) with CGA for older persons.
Design:Multisite randomized trial. (ISRCTN registry number: ISRCTN60477865)
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