Algorithm for predicting death among older adults in the home care setting: study protocol for the Risk Evaluation for Support: Predictions for Elder-life in the Community Tool (RESPECT)

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Title: Algorithm for predicting death among older adults in the home care setting: study protocol for the Risk Evaluation for Support: Predictions for Elder-life in the Community Tool (RESPECT)
Authors: Hsu, Amy T
Manuel, Douglas G
Taljaard, Monica
Chalifoux, Mathieu
Bennett, Carol
Costa, Andrew P
Bronskill, Susan
Kobewka, Daniel
Tanuseputro, Peter
Date: 2016
Abstract: Older adults living in the community often have multiple, chronic conditions and functional impairments. A challenge for healthcare providers working in the community is the lack of a predictive tool that can be applied to the broad spectrum of mortality risks observed and may be used to inform care planning.
URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10393/38992
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013666
CollectionPublications en libre accès financées par uOttawa // uOttawa financed open access publications
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