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Continuum of care for frail elderly people: Design of a randomized controlled study of a multi-professional and multidimensional intervention targeting frail elderly people.


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Title: Continuum of care for frail elderly people: Design of a randomized controlled study of a multi-professional and multidimensional intervention targeting frail elderly people.
Authors: Wilhelmson, Katarina
Duner, Anna
Eklund, Kajsa
Gosman-Hedström, Gunilla
Blomberg, Staffan
Hasson, Henna
Gustafsson, Helena
Landahl, Sten
Dahlin-Ivanoff, Synneve
Issue Date: 14-May-2011
Publication type: article, peer reviewed scientific
Organization: Vårdalinstitutet, The Swedish Institute for Health Sciences, University of Gothenburg and Lund, Sweden
Department of Public Health and Community Medicine/Social Medicine, Institute of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Department of Social Work, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, The Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Department of Physiology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Citation: BMC Geriatrics. 2011 May 14;11(1):24
Abstract: Abstract Background Frail elderly people need an integrated and coordinated care. The two-armed study "Continuum of care for frail elderly people" is a multi-professional and multidimensional intervention for frail community-dwelling elderly people. It was designed to evaluate whether the intervention programme for frail elderly people can reduce the number of visits to hospital, increase satisfaction with health and social care and maintain functional abilities. The implementation process is ex... more
ISBN: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2318-11-24
ISSN: 1471-2318
Description: © 2011 Wilhelmson et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/25727
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