Reducing hospital costs for the geriatric patient admitted from the emergency department: a randomized trial.

@article{Naughton1994ReducingHC,
  title={Reducing hospital costs for the geriatric patient admitted from the emergency department: a randomized trial.},
  author={Bruce J. Naughton and Maureen B Moran and Joe Feinglass and John Falconer and Mark E. Williams},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1994},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={1045-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the impact of a geriatric evaluation and management model on the costs of acute hospital management of emergently admitted older adults. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. Patients were followed in the acute hospital from admission through discharge. Results based on both univariate and multiple regression analyses. SETTING Private, nonprofit, academic medical center in a densely populated urban area. PATIENTS Adults 70 years of age and older admitted from the Emergency… CONTINUE READING

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