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A protocol for the process evaluation of a multi-centre randomised trial to compare the effectiveness of geriatrician-led admission avoidance hospital at home versus inpatient admission

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Attempts to design services to support the delivery of healthcare closer to home have taken various forms as countries respond to an increase in hospital admission rates for older people, who are at risk of hospitalacquired morbidity, prolonged lengths of stay and readmission. Evidence to support the development of these services is limited. We are conducting a process evaluation, alongside a UK multi-site randomised trial, to understand the contexts and practices of i...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13063-018-2929-4

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ORCID:
0000-0002-0938-1175
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Population Health
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Trials Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Pages:
569
Publication date:
2018-10-19
Acceptance date:
2018-09-21
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ISSN:
1745-6215
Pubs id:
pubs:934943
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uri:ee04a53b-ed85-4f9f-94b0-2fe111d15e7d
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uuid:ee04a53b-ed85-4f9f-94b0-2fe111d15e7d
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pubs:934943

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