Emergency demand, repeat and frequent presentations by older patients in metropolitan Melbourne: A retrospective cohort study using routinely collected hospital data
Judy Lowthian, Lyle Turner, Angela Joe, Christopher Pearce, Bianca Brijnath, Colette Browning, Marianne Shearer, Danielle Mazza
Emergency Medicine Australasia | WILEY | Published : 2018
The present study was conducted as part of the 'Reducing elderly patients' avoidable presentations for emergency care treatment' (REDIRECT) project funded by the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute. We thank the Centre for VDL for access to the VEMD used in this analysis.