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Mortality in elderly patients admitted for respite care
Author(s)Sheila Howarth
Journal titleBritish Medical Journal, vol 300, no 6728, 31 March 1990
Pagespp 844-847
KeywordsShort term patients ; Death.
AnnotationExamines whether admitting older people to hospital to give temporary relief to their informal carers is associated with increased mortality.
Accession NumberCPA-900402004 A
ClassmarkLF7:4P: CW*

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