Geriatric assessment unit in a teaching hospital.


A geriatric assessment unit has been in operation in a Canadian teaching hospital since October 1979. In the first 15 months of operation there were 203 admissions involving 153 persons aged 65 years or older, many of whom were impaired both physically and mentally. In many cases these patients could be discharged back to the community following assessment… (More)


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@article{Robertson1982GeriatricAU, title={Geriatric assessment unit in a teaching hospital.}, author={D. Robertson and Laura Christ and Lukas Stalder}, journal={Canadian Medical Association journal}, year={1982}, volume={126 9}, pages={1060-4} }