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Reduction in hospital readmission stay of elderly patients by a community based hospital discharge scheme
 — a randomised controlled trial
Author(s)Joy Townsend
Journal titleBritish Medical Journal, vol 297, no 6647, 20 August 1988
Pagespp 544-547
KeywordsDischarge [hospitals] ; Aftercare ; Usage [services].
AnnotationCompares a community support scheme using care attendants with standard aftercare for their effects on independence and morale of older patients discharged from hospital and on their use of health and social services.
Accession NumberCPA-901003072 A
ClassmarkLD:QKJ: LN: QLD*

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