Postacute care for older people in community hospitals: a multicenter randomized, controlled trial.

@article{Young2007PostacuteCF,
  title={Postacute care for older people in community hospitals: a multicenter randomized, controlled trial.},
  author={John Young and John Green and Anne Forster and Neil Small and Karin V Lowson and Sue Bogle and James Michael George and David Heseltine and Tilak Jayasuriya and Jed Rowe},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={55 12},
  pages={1995-2002}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the effects of community hospital care on independence for older people needing rehabilitation with that of general hospital care. DESIGN Randomized, controlled trial. SETTING Seven community hospitals and five general hospitals in the midlands and north of England. PARTICIPANTS Four hundred ninety patients needing rehabilitation after hospital admission with an acute illness. INTERVENTION Multidisciplinary team care for older people in community hospitals… CONTINUE READING