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How best to deliver Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment in a cost-effective way

Project title: How best to deliver Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment in a cost-effective way

Call to action: 12/5003 12/5003 - Research to test new forms of acute medical care for frail elderly patients how best to deliver Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) hospital-wide in a cost-effective way?

Research type: Evidence Synthesis

Chief investigator: Professor Sasha Shepperd MS DPhilORCID

Lead Author: Dr Michael GardnerORCID

Contractor: University of Oxford

Cost: £595,302.00

Co-investigators: Dr Anthony Hemsley, Dr Graham Ellis, Ms Mary Godfrey, Professor Alastair Gray, Professor Christopher Butler, Professor David Stott, Professor Peter Langhorne, Professor Pradeep Khanna, Professor Rafael Perera-Salazar, Professor Richard Hobbs.

Started: June 2014 | Status: Published March 2019

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment is an effective way to organise health care for older people in hospital, but there may be a risk in mortality in those who received the assessment in hospital at home.

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