Reason for withdrawal from publication
This review was withdrawn from The Cochrane Library 2012, Issue 1, because it was out of date. It has been superseded by a more recent review (Shepperd S, Doll H, Angus RM, Clarke MJ, Iliffe S, Kalra L, et al. Hospital at home admission avoidance. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD007491. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007491).