• Geriatric syndromes predict postdischarge outcomes among older emergency department patients: findings from the interRAI Multinational Emergency Department Study.

      Costa, Andrew P; Hirdes, John P; Heckman, George A; Dey, Aparajit B; Jonsson, Palmi V; Lakhan, Prabha; Ljunggren, Gunnar; Singler, Katrin; Sjostrand, Fredrik; Swoboda, Walter; et al. (Wiley, 2014-04)
      Identifying older emergency department (ED) patients with clinical features associated with adverse postdischarge outcomes may lead to improved clinical reasoning and better targeting for preventative interventions. Previous studies have used single-country samples to identify limited sets of determinants for a limited number of proxy outcomes. The objective of this study was to identify and compare geriatric syndromes that influence the probability of postdischarge outcomes among older ED patients from a multinational context.