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Impact of assessment and intervention by a health and social care professional team in the emergency department on the quality, safety, and clinical effectiveness of care for older adults: A randomised controlled trial

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posted on 2021-08-11, 09:28 authored by Marica Cassarino, Katie RobinsonKatie Robinson, Dominic Trepel, Íde O'Shaughnessy, Eimear Smalle, Stephen White, Collette Devlin, Rosie Quinn, Fiona Boland, Marie E. Ward, Rosa McNamara, Fiona Steed, Margaret O'Connor, Andrew O'Regan, Gerard McCarthy, Damien Ryan, Rose GalvinRose Galvin
Older adults frequently attend the emergency department (ED) and experience high rates of adverse events following ED presentation. This randomised controlled trial evaluated the impact of early assessment and intervention by a dedicated team of health and social care professionals (HSCPs) in the ED on the quality, safety, and clinical effectiveness of care of older adults in the ED.

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Development of a structure identification methodology for nonlinear dynamic systems

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PLoS Medicine;18(7), e1003711

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Public Library of Science

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peer-reviewed

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English

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