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The impact of day hospital closure on social networks, clinical status, and service use: a naturalistic experiment.

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OBJECTIVE: Little research is conducted on service closures. We examined the social, clinical and service use impact of the closure of a partial hospitalisation service (day hospital) on its users. METHODS: Patients attending the closing day hospital were studied at closure and one year after, and compared to patients at an unchanged day hospital. RESULTS: The closure did not increase use of inpatient beds, primary care or emergency room. Overall clinical improvements were similar for both g...

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Journal:
Community mental health journal
Volume:
40
Issue:
3
Pages:
223-234
Publication date:
2004-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1573-2789
ISSN:
0010-3853
Source identifiers:
176921
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:176921
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uuid:a8000ddd-0cb7-4208-b450-7f51852b64fd
Local pid:
pubs:176921
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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