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Tool for Predicting Unplanned Readmission of Elderly Patient

Purpose:

To identify an older adult admitted to an internal medicine ward who is at risk for unplanned readmission using the score of Ben-Chetrit et al.

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Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

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Description:

Ben-Chetrit etl al developed a simple tool for identifying an older adult on an internal medicine ward who is at risk for hospital readmission. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Hebrew University and Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem.

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