Reasons for Emergency Hospital Admissions by People With Dementia (Public Health England)

Summary

This Public Health England (PHE) document summarises national data about why people with dementia made use of inpatient general hospital services during the financial year 2012/13. It includes data on short stay emergency admissions, increases in hospital admissions and preventable emergency hospital admissions.

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Reference

Reasons why people with dementia are admitted to a general hospital in an emergency: National Dementia Intelligence Network briefing. London: Public Health England (PHE) [and] National Dementia Intelligence Network, [March 2015] July 14th 2015. PHE Publications Gateway No. 2014780.

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O’Cathain, A. Knowles, E. [and] Turner, J. [et al] (2015). Variation in avoidable emergency admissions: multiple case studies of emergency and urgent care systems. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy. August 5th 2015. [Epub ahead of print].

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