A randomized, controlled trial of outpatient geriatric evaluation and management in a large public hospital.

@article{Rubin1993ARC,
  title={A randomized, controlled trial of outpatient geriatric evaluation and management in a large public hospital.},
  author={Craig D Rubin and Mark T. Sizemore and P A Loftis and N L de Mola},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1993},
  volume={41 10},
  pages={
          1023-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To study the effect of outpatient geriatric evaluation and management on physical function, mental status, and subjective well-being. DESIGN Prospective randomized controlled trial with a 1-year study period. SETTING Large medical school-affiliated public hospital in an urban community. SUBJECTS Patients at least 70 years old admitted to the medicine service were screened, randomized, and completed a 1-year follow-up interview. INTERVENTIONS Comprehensive geriatric evaluation… CONTINUE READING

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