Impact of Frailty and Sociodemographic Factors on Hospital Admission From an Emergency Department Observation Unit.

Understanding factors associated with an increased risk of hospital admission from emergency department (ED) observation units (OUs) could be valuable in disposition decisions. To evaluate the impact of frailty and sociodemographic factors (SDFs) on admission risk, patients in an ED OU were surveyed. Survey measures included SDFs, social habits, and frailty… CONTINUE READING