Multicomponent hospital-led interventions to reduce hospital stay for older adults following elective surgery: a systematic review

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Authors
Hemsley, Anthony
McGrath, John S.
Lovegrove, Chris
Thomas, David
Journal
Health Services Delivery and Research
Type
Journal Article
Systematic review
Publisher
National Institute of Health Research
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Background: Elective older adult inpatient admissions are increasingly common. Older adults are at an elevated risk of adverse events in hospital, potentially increasing with lengthier hospital stay. Hospital-led organisational strategies may optimise hospital stay for elective older adult inpatients. Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of hospital-led multicomponent interventions to reduce hospital stay for older adults undergoing elective hospital admissions.
Citation
Nunns M [et al]. Multicomponent hospital-led interventions to reduce hospital stay for older adults following elective surgery: a systematic review. Health Services Delivery & Research. No. 7 40.
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