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The ageing society and emergency hospital admissions

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There is strong policy interest, in England as elsewhere, in slowing the growth in emergency hospital admissions, which for older people increased by 3.3% annually between 2001/2 and 2012/3. Resource constrains have increased the importance of understanding rising emergency admissions, which in policy discourse is often explained by population aging. This study examines how far the rise in emergency admissions of people over 65 was due to population ageing, how far to the changing likelihood ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.05.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Health Policy More from this journal
Volume:
121
Issue:
8
Pages:
923-928
Publication date:
2017-05-29
Acceptance date:
2017-05-15
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0168-8510
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pubs:701503
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uuid:913b513f-8d61-494c-8dd2-d3f95f9bcb30
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701503
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2017-06-21

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