Predictors of Emergent Emergency Department Visits and Costs in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

@inproceedings{Coe2018PredictorsOE,
  title={Predictors of Emergent Emergency Department Visits and Costs in Community-Dwelling Older Adults},
  author={Antoinette B Coe and Leticia R. Moczygemba and Kelechi C Ogbonna and Pamela L Parsons and Patricia W Slattum and Paul E. Mazmanian},
  booktitle={Health services insights},
  year={2018}
}
Background The number of yearly emergency department (ED) visits by older adults in the United States has been increasing. Purpose The objectives were to (1) describe the demographics, health-related variables, and ED visit characteristics for community-dwelling older adults using an urban, safety-net ED; (2) examine the association between demographics, health-related variables, and ED visit characteristics with emergent vs nonemergent ED visits; and (3) examine the association between… CONTINUE READING