Avoiding hospital admission through provision of hospital care at home: a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual patient data

Sasha Shepperd, Helen Doll, Robert M Angus, Mike J Clarke, Steve Iliffe, Lalit Kalra, Nicoletta Aimonio Ricauda, Vittoria Tibaldi, Andrew D Wilson

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Abstract

For selected patients, avoiding admission through provision of hospital care at home yielded similar outcomes to inpatient care, at a similar or lower cost.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-182
Number of pages8
JournalCMAJ
Volume180
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jan 2009

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