This work was presented in part at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, May 15, 2009; the American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 1, 2009; and the University of North Carolina Aging Exchange, Chapel Hill, NC, September 15, 2009.
Predicting Hospital Admission and Returns to the Emergency Department for Elderly Patients
Article first published online: 1 MAR 2010
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Academic Emergency Medicine
Volume 17, Issue 3, pages 252–259, March 2010
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LaMantia, M. A., Platts-Mills, T. F., Biese, K., Khandelwal, C., Forbach, C., Cairns, C. B., Busby-Whitehead, J. and Kizer, J. S. (2010), Predicting Hospital Admission and Returns to the Emergency Department for Elderly Patients. Academic Emergency Medicine, 17: 252–259. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2009.00675.x
This work received second prize for best poster presentation by a postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina Aging Exchange.
Dr. LaMantia was supported by the Carolina Program for Health and Aging Research of the University of North Carolina Institute on Aging, 2T32AG000272-06A2; the John A. Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine and Training; and the UNC Center for Aging and Health. Additional support for this project was received from an Investments for the Future Grant, Improving the Health of North Carolina’s Underserved Elders, through the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. The authors report no financial conflicts of interest.
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- Received October 19, 2009; revision received November 26, 2009; accepted November 29, 2009.
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