Patients With Dementia: Analysis of Excess Costs in Acute Care (CHKS)

Summary

People with dementia are a significant proportion of all patients in English hospitals. They tend to use more resources, and typically have a longer length of stay. Further, dementia is thought to remain widely under-diagnosed and under-reported, despite recent advances.

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Reference

Insight report: an economic analysis of the excess costs for acute care for patients with dementia. London: CHKS, December 19th 2013.

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