To what extent do pre discharge tests of competence predict later performance at home in elderly patients, and what factors are influential?

Mackenzie, Mathew and Partridge, Cecily (2000) To what extent do pre discharge tests of competence predict later performance at home in elderly patients, and what factors are influential? Centre for Health Services Studies, 40 pp. (Full text available)

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Abstract

Main research questions 1. Can pre-discharge Barthel Activities of Daily Living scores be used to predict the functional performance of elderly people 6 weeks after discharge from hospital? 2. What other factors are relevant to the prediction of functional performance of elderly people in the home after discharge from hospital? 3. What are the key domains of importance to patients, carers and relatives regarding discharge from hospital ?

Item Type: Research report (external)
Uncontrolled keywords: Daily Living scores, functional performance, elderly people
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2010 14:36
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2014 12:47
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24496 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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