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Majority (90.5%) of the elderly living in the community in Singapore had a positive (satisfactory to good) perception of their health. This study found that age (70 years or older), recent hospitalisation, regular medical follow-up, hearing impairment, presence of chronic medical conditions (like musculo-skeletal problems, hypertension, ischaemic heart(More)
OBJECTIVES The relationship between disability and comorbidity on mortality is widely perceived as additive in clinical models of frailty. DESIGN National data were retrospectively extracted from medical records of community hospital. DATA SOURCES There were of 12,804 acutely-disabled patients admitted for inpatient rehabilitation in Singapore(More)
OBJECTIVES To (1) identify social and rehabilitation predictors of nursing home placement, (2) investigate the association between effectiveness and efficiency in rehabilitation and nursing home placement of patients admitted for inpatient rehabilitation from 1996 to 2005 by disease in Singapore. DESIGN National data were retrospectively extracted from(More)
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