Bibliographic details

Graves N, Courtney M, Edwards H, Chang A, Parker A, Finlayson K.  Cost-effectiveness of an intervention to reduce emergency re-admissions to hospital among older patients. PLOS ONE 2009; 4(10):e7455


This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

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Index terms

Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Cost-Benefit Analysis /economics; Emergencies /economics; Female; Health Services for the Aged /economics; Humans; Intervention Studies; Male; Outcome Assessment (Health Care); Patient Discharge /economics; Patient Readmission /economics; Program Development; Program Evaluation; Quality-Adjusted Life Years