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General practitioners’ attitudes and decision making regarding admission for older adults with infection: a UK qualitative interview study

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Background

The world has an ageing population. Infection is common in older adults; serious infection has a high mortality rate and is associated with unplanned admissions. In the UK, general practitioners (GPs) must identify which older patients require admission to hospital and provide appropriate care and support for those staying at home.

Objectives

To explore attitudes of UK GPs towards referring older patients with suspected infe...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/fampra/cmy083

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Exeter College
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Name:
Royal College of General Practitioners
Grant:
SFB 2014 - 14
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Funding agency for:
McKelvie, S
Moore, A
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Family Practice More from this journal
Volume:
36
Issue:
4
Pages:
493-500
Publication date:
2018-09-14
Acceptance date:
2018-08-08
DOI:
EISSN:
1460-2229
ISSN:
0263-2136
Pmid:
30219922
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:920441
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uuid:6c58f442-c96d-4b8c-864c-560dc6056470
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pubs:920441
Source identifiers:
920441
Deposit date:
2018-10-22

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