A multi-centre European study of factors affecting the discharge destination of older people admitted to hospital: analysis of in-hospital data from the ACMEplus project

Susan E Campbell, D Gwyn Seymour, William R Primrose, Joanna E Lynch, Edmund Dunstan, Mireia Espallargues, Giovanni Lamura, Peter Lawson, Ian Philp, Elizabeth Mestheneos, Barbara Politynska, Ismo Raiha, Acmeplus Project Team

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to examine the relationship between seven predictor variables (recorded on Day 3 of hospital admission) and discharge destination in non-elective medical patients aged 65+ years.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)467-75
Number of pages9
JournalAge and Ageing
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2005


  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Cognition
  • Disease
  • Europe
  • Family
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Length of Stay
  • Male
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Patient Discharge
  • Prospective Studies
  • Regression Analysis
  • Sex Factors

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