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Acute hospital care for frail older people
Project title: Acute hospital care for frail older people
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: Primary Research
Chief investigator: Professor Stuart Parker
Lead Author: Professor Simon Conroy
Contractor: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Started: November 2014 | Status: Published April 2019
Comprehensive geriatric assessment improves outcomes for frail older people at risk in acute hospitals, but toolkits aimed at enhancing its delivery by non-specialists require prolonged geriatrician support.
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