An in-home preventive assessment program for independent older adults: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Fabacher1994AnIP,
  title={An in-home preventive assessment program for independent older adults: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={D A Fabacher and Karen C Josephson and Fern M Pietruszka and K M Linderborn and J Eileen Morley and Laurence Z. Rubenstein},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1994},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={630-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of in-home geriatric assessments as a means of providing preventive health care and improving health and functional status of community-living elderly veterans. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial with 1-year follow-up. SETTING Home visits performed in a suburb of Los Angeles. PARTICIPANTS Community-living veterans 70 years and older not currently receiving health care at the Sepulveda VA Medical Center (n = 131 intervention; 123 controls… CONTINUE READING

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