Adverse outcomes in older adults attending emergency departments

Galvin, R. et al. (2017) Age Ageing. 46(2) pp. 179-186. 


Background: older adults are frequent users of emergency services and demonstrate high rates of adverse outcomes following emergency care.

Conclusion: the ISAR has modest predictive accuracy and may serve as a decision-making adjunct when determining which older adults can be safely discharged.

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