A predictive score to identify hospitalized patients' risk of discharge to a post-acute care facility

@article{Simonet2008APS,
  title={A predictive score to identify hospitalized patients' risk of discharge to a post-acute care facility},
  author={Martine Louis Simonet and Michel Picard Kossovsky and Pierre Chopard and Philippe Sigaud and Thomas Perneger and J M Gaspoz},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={154 - 154}
}
BACKGROUND Early identification of patients who need post-acute care (PAC) may improve discharge planning. The purposes of the study were to develop and validate a score predicting discharge to a post-acute care (PAC) facility and to determine its best assessment time. METHODS We conducted a prospective study including 349 (derivation cohort) and 161 (validation cohort) consecutive patients in a general internal medicine service of a teaching hospital. We developed logistic regression models… CONTINUE READING

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