Unplanned readmission to hospital: a comparison of the views of general practitioners and hospital staff.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE to compare the views of general practitioners and hospital staff on the reasons for unplanned readmission of older people. METHODS we studied 124 patients aged 65 years or over who were readmitted within 28 days of discharge. We determined the views of hospital staff and the patient's general practitioner on the reasons for readmission and… (More)

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@article{Pearson2002UnplannedRT, title={Unplanned readmission to hospital: a comparison of the views of general practitioners and hospital staff.}, author={Ben Pearson and Robert Skelly and Derek Wileman and Tahir Masud}, journal={Age and ageing}, year={2002}, volume={31 2}, pages={141-3} }