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Delayed hospital discharges of older patients: a systematic review on prevalence and costs

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Purpose of the Study: To determine the prevalence of delayed discharges of elderly inpatients and associated costs. Design and Methods: We searched Medline, Embase, Global Health, CAB Abstracts, Econlit, Web of Knowledge, EBSCO - CINAHL, The Cochrane Library, Health Management Information Consortium, and SCIE - Social Care Online for evidence published between 1990 and 2015 on number of days or proportion of delayed discharges for elderly inpatients in acute hospitals. Descriptive and regress...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/geront/gnx028

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Dept of Population Health
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Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Dept of Population Health, Population Health
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Dept of Population Health, Population Health
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Gerontologist Journal website
Volume:
59
Issue:
2
Pages:
e86–e9
Publication date:
2017-05-23
Acceptance date:
2017-03-02
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EISSN:
1758-5341
ISSN:
0016-9013
Pubs id:
pubs:698123
URN:
uri:8a4c2a22-084f-4448-82d6-4182e4d4b14b
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uuid:8a4c2a22-084f-4448-82d6-4182e4d4b14b
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pubs:698123
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English
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