Controlled trial of multidisciplinary care teams for acutely ill medical inpatients: enhanced multidisciplinary care.

@article{Mudge2006ControlledTO,
  title={Controlled trial of multidisciplinary care teams for acutely ill medical inpatients: enhanced multidisciplinary care.},
  author={Alison M Mudge and Seth D Laracy and Kimber P Richter and Charles P Denaro},
  journal={Internal medicine journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 9},
  pages={558-63}
}
BACKGROUND Acute hospital general medicine services care for ageing complex patients, using the skills of a range of health-care providers. Evidence suggests that comprehensive early assessment and discharge planning may improve efficiency and outcomes of care in older medical patients. AIM To enhance assessment, communication, care and discharge planning by restructuring consistent, patient-centred multidisciplinary teams in a general medicine service. METHODS Prospective controlled trial… CONTINUE READING